Tender for Seasonal Grass Cutting for Bridgend County Borough Council

Tender for Seasonal Grass Cutting for Bridgend County Borough Council

Bridgend County Borough Council is currently reviewing the way the Council undertakes the ‘seasonal’ grass cutting of communal and highway areas and wishes to examine the options available.

United Kingdom-Bridgend: Grounds maintenance services

2014/S 196-346770

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Bridgend County Borough Council
Bridgend County Borough Council, Civic Offices, Angel Street
For the attention of: Helen Watkins
CF31 4WB Bridgend
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1656664529
E-mail: helen.watkins@bridgend.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0417

Electronic access to information: www.sell2wales.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Bridgend County Borough Council
Innovation Centre, Bridgend Science Park, Ewenny Road
For the attention of: Helen Watkins
CF31 3NA Bridgend
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1656664531
E-mail: helen.watkins@bridgend.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: Bridgend County Borough Council
Procurement Unit, Innovation Centre, Bridgend Science Park, Ewenny Road
Contact point(s): Procurement Unit
CF31 3NA Bridgend
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1656664529
E-mail: helen.watkins@bridgend.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:

Tender for Seasonal Grass Cutting for Bridgend County Borough Council.

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

Services
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Bridgend County Borough.

NUTS code UKL17

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)

Bridgend County Borough Council is currently reviewing the way the Council undertakes the ‘seasonal’ grass cutting of communal and highway areas and wishes to examine the options available.
The Council will retain responsibility of non-seasonal grass cutting.
The Council will be considering setting up a contract to undertake the ‘seasonal’ grass cutting for the authority.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site athttp://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=16164

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77314000

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:

Due to budgetary constraints the Invitation to Tender will be divided into various options that will all need to be priced by bidders. The tenders received will be evaluated and the Authority will award on a particular option which will match the available budget.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Option to extend for 12 months.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Starting 1.3.2015. Completion 29.2.2016

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:

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: See PQQ.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See PQQ.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See PQQ.
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

Restricted

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 7
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Criteria within PQQ.
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:

B413/14
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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: 3.11.2014

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

10.11.2014 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

15.12.2014

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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

(WA Ref:16164)
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Bridgend County Borough Council
Monitoring Officer, Civic Offices, Angel Street
CF31 4AP Bridgend
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: helen.watkins@bridgend.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1656664531

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:

9.10.2014