Supply of Rock Salt to Falkirk Council

Supply of Rock Salt to Falkirk Council

Supply of low moisture rock salt and associated services.

Supply of low moisture rock salt and associated services.

United Kingdom-Falkirk: Rock salt

2014/S 199-351216

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Falkirk Council
Municipal Buildings, West Bridge Street
Contact point(s): Procurement
FK1 5RS Falkirk
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1324506566

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.falkirk.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00184

Further information can be obtained from: Falkirk Council
Municipal Buildings, West Bridge Street
FK1 5RS Falkirk
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1324506566
Internet address: http://www.falkirk.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Supply of low moisture rock salt and associated services.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Falkirk district areas of operations.

NUTS code UKM26

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with a single operator

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 10
Justification for a framework agreement, the duration of which exceeds four years: 6 Year Framework Agreement with the option to extend 2 x 24 months extension.
Market testing indicated facility start up ROi requires minimum 10 year time-frame.

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 3 000 000 GBP
Frequency and value of the contracts to be awarded: Review carried out after year 6 prior to any extension considerations.

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Falkirk council is seeking a provider to provide suitable facilities and supply of rock salt for it’s winter maintenance program as detailed within the tender document.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site athttp://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=323075

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available athttp://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

14410000, 63120000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

As indicated within attached tender documentation.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: 2 x 24 months after initial 6 year framework agreement.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 72 (from the award of the contract)

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.4.2015. Completion 31.3.2021

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Legal form to be taken by the grouping of suppliers, contractors or service providers to whom legal contract is awarded. If applying on behalf of a consortium, all names must be submitted. Any contract will be entered into with nominated lead organisation and all members of the consortium, who will in these circumstances each be required to execute said contract together with all ancillary documentation, evidencing their joint and severally liability in respect of the obligations and liabilities of the contract. It will be for the members of the consortium to sort out their respective duties and liabilities amongst each other and noted before contract commencement. All associated documentation will be made to the nominated lead organisation.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Under this procurement the contractor will be required to support the authority’s economic and social regeneration objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to sustainable, social and environmental considerations.
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please see PQQ / ITT documentation in regard to specific requirements.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please see PQQ / ITT documentation in regard to specific requirements.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please see PQQ / ITT documentation in regard to specific requirements.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

DEV/054/15

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 70-120113 of 9.4.2014

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 3.12.2014

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

3.12.2014 – 11:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 3.12.2014 – 11:00

Place:

Falkirk Council Offices.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 6 years time form framework agreement award.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

Please See all Attached Documents and Complete Where Indicated. Only Documentation Returned Electronically Via Post Box Will be Accepted.
(SC Ref:323075)
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

13.10.2014