Tender for Funding Programme for Innovative and Preventative Services

Tender for Funding Programme for Innovative and Preventative Services

This initiative will encourage the development of an organisation and service that can support the voluntary sector in adjusting to a more business focussed approach.

United Kingdom-Northallerton: Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security

2013/S 187-322785

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

North Yorkshire County Council
NYCC/HAS – Procurement, Partnerships and Quality Assurance, NYCC / White Rose House, Thurston Road
For the attention of: Matt Clothier
DL6 2NA Northallerton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1609532074
E-mail: matt.clothier@northyorks.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.yortender.co.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
Other: Local Authority
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:

Tender for Provision of a Funding Programme for Innovative and Preventative Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services
NUTS code UKE2

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 award a contract for the provision of a funding programme for innovative and preventative services.
The Council is keen to assist providers to develop their organisations and to promote sustainability in service development. The Provider will be responsible for the co-ordination of the Innovation Fund, HAS Prevention funding and Supporting People prevention funding.
This initiative will encourage the development of an organisation and service that can support the voluntary sector in adjusting to a more business focussed approach.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79000000, 79400000, 79410000, 79411100, 79900000

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:

The contract is planned to operate for three years with the option to extend for periods up to a further 2 years.
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The contract will be in place for 3 years with the option to extend for periods up to a further 2 years.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 18.11.2013. Completion 17.8.2016

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

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

Further and more detailed information will be contained in the Invitation to Tender.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Further and more detailed information will be contained in the Invitation to Tender.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Further and more detailed information will be contained in the Invitation to Tender.
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: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Further and more detailed information will be contained in the Invitation to Tender.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Further and more detailed information will be contained in the Invitation to Tender.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Further and more detailed information will be contained in the Invitation to Tender.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Further and more detailed information will be contained in the Invitation to Tender.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Further and more detailed information will be contained in the Invitation to Tender.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
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: no

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
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

YORE-9AKNAP
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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: 17.10.2013 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

17.10.2013 – 12:00
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 17.10.2013 – 12:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

To access the tender documents you must register your organisation details on the Yortender system on the following the link https://www.yortender.co.uk/ by creating a username, password and Company profile.

To view details of this contract, click on the Current Opportunities icon, the Opportunity should be displayed on the page; alternatively use the Opportunity Search icon to find the opportunity. In the search criteria set:
— Organisation to: North Yorkshire County Council,
— Use the ‘Contains’ search to search by key word or the contract ID: YORE-9AKNAP,
— Display tenders to: All,
— Matching categories to: All.
Click search and the details of this contract should be displayed. Once you locate the tender you will need to express your interest in this tender by clicking the Register tab which will then allow you to download any documentation required, complete and re-attach the documents to the system. This should be done in advance of the deadline date. If you require further information, guidance or support using Yortender please visit thewebsite link https://www.yortender.co.uk/procontract/help.nsf/frm_banner_help?openform, which contains an overview of the system as well as detailed guidance for registering and participating in procurement projects.

If you have specific system issues please contact the Yortender Helpdesk; tel: 0844 5434579 or email:yorkshiresupport@due-north.com

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

North Yorkshire County Council
County Hall
DL7 8AD Northallerton
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: http://www.northyorks.gov.uk

Body responsible for mediation procedures

North Yorkshire County Council
County Hall
DL7 8AD Northallerton
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: http://www.northyorks.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: North Yorkshire County Council shall in accordance with the Public Contracts (amendment) Regulations 2009, incorporate a minimum 10 day standstill period commencing at the point that information on the intention to award the contract is sent to tenderers. The Council shall, as soon as possible after the decision has been made, inform the tenderers and candidates of its decision, and shall do so by notice in writing by the most rapid means of communication practicable. The information will include;
a) the criteria for the award of the contract;
b) the reasons for the decision;
c) the name of the economic operator to be awarded;
d) a precise statement when the standstill period is expected to end.
Should additional information be required, please contact the person cited in paragraph 1.1 of this form. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved, Public Contracts Regulations2006 (SI2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach ofthe rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not been entered into the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any documentand may award damages. Following the 10 day standstill period, if no further debriefing has been requested, the court may only award damages once the contract has been entered into.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

North Yorkshire Councy Council
County Hall
DL7 8AD Northallerton
Internet address: http://www.northyorks.gov.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:23.9.2013