Supporting West Cumbria managing waste safely partnership

Supporting West Cumbria managing waste safely partnership

Copeland Borough Council.

UK-Whitehaven: project management consultancy services

2012/S 19-030925

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Copeland Borough Council
The Copeland Centre, Catherine Street
Contact point(s): Corporate Resources
For the attention of: Chris Lloyd
CA28 7SJ Whitehaven
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1946598300
E-mail: clloyd@copelandbc.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1946598312

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.copeland.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA1248

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

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: Copeland Borough Council
The Copeland Centre, Catherine Street
Contact point(s): Development Operations
For the attention of: Chris Lloyd
CA28 7SJ Whitehaven
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1946598300
E-mail: clloyd@copelandbc.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1946598312
Internet address: www.copeland.gov.uk

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:

Programme management and facilitator services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 11: Management consulting servicesĀ [6] and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Whitehaven Cumbria.
NUTS code UK

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

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The Council wishes to appoint a service provider for a follow on contract to a previous contract for services to support the West Cumbria managing waste safely partnership. This comprises principally the provision of services for facilitation for partnership meetings, and Steering Group meetings, and programme management for the partnership programme. The appointment will be for up to a 12 month period. Tenders are expected to be invited on the basis of hourly rates for staff for the various activities required. Hours spent per day shall not be less than 4 or more than 8 with a standard full day of 7 hrs. Tenderers will be required to provide a range of hourly rates against sample tasks to enable comparison of bids on a like for like basis.
Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders web site at http://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=84434.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72224000

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:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 140 000 and 150 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 10 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Not required.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Monthly payment in arrears based on time worked at agreed rates, plus expenses incurred during the working day in the performance of duties.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Not applicable.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: Interested parties to apply for a pre-qualification questionnaire to be returned for evaluation.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Interested parties to apply for a pre-qualification questionnaire to be returned for evaluation.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Interested parties to apply for a pre-qualification questionnaire to be returned for evaluation.
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

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Accelerated restricted
Justification for the choice of accelerated procedure: Consultant currently appointed but contract value will be reached by February 2011, and a new contract will need to be entered into. The service is essential to be continued without losing momentum as it involves consultation with and promoting the views of local residents and local councils to respond to the Government on their search for a suitable site for the disposal of high level radioactive waste. A new contract has to be in place to ensure compliance with OJEU legislation, and continuity of service as a matter of urgency.
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Pre-qualification questionnaire to be issued with evaluation matrix to enable comparable scores to be identified – 5 best to go forward.
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:

577
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Other previous publications

Notice number in the OJEU: 2010/S 82-123462 of 28.4.2010

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: 3.2.2012
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

10.2.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

17.2.2012
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

(MT Ref:84434).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

President of the RICS
RICS Contact Centre Surveyor Court Westwood Way UK
CV4 8JE Coventry
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: contactrics@rics.org
Telephone: +44 087033316000
Internet address: http://www.rics.org
Fax: +44 20733438110

Body responsible for mediation procedures

President of the RICS
RICS Contact Centre Surveyor Court Westwood Way UK
CV4 8JE Coventry
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: contactrics@rics.org
Telephone: +44 087033316000
Internet address: http://www.rics.org
Fax: +44 20733438110

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: An appeal must be made within 10 days of any communication relating to selection for an Ad Hoc list.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

The Local Government Ombudsman
PO Box 4771
CV4 0EH Coventry
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: advice@lgo.org.uk
Telephone: +44 3000610614
Internet address: http://www.lgo.org.uk/ContactUs/
Fax: +44 2476820001

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:24.1.2012