Tree Maintenance Services Tender

Tree Maintenance Services Tender

Tree Maintenance Services to include cutting, pruning, stump grinding and Storm rectification at various sites throughout the Lisburn City area.

United Kingdom-Lisburn: Tree-maintenance services

2014/S 014-020996

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Lisburn City Council
Lagan Valley Island
For the attention of: Amanda Culbert
BT27 4RL Lisburn
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2892509224
E-mail: amanda.culbert@lisburn.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

Electronic access to information: http://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml

Further information can be obtained from: Lisburn City Council
Lagan Valley Island
For the attention of: Amanda Culbert
BT27 4RL Lisburn
UNITED KINGDOM

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Lisburn City Council
Lagan Valley Island
For the attention of: Amanda Culbert
BT27 4RL Lisburn
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Lisburn City Council
Lagan Valley Island
Lisburn
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.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:

Tree Maintenance Services.

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: Lisburn City Council area.
NUTS code

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)

Tree Maintenance Services to include cutting, pruning, stump grinding and Storm rectification at various sites throughout the Lisburn City area.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77211500

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:

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: 1 year with 2 possible options to extend for 12 months each.

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

Duration in months: 36 (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:
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:

Obliged to enter into a letter of offer with Lisburn City Council.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Ongoing delivery of the service in 2015 and 2016 will be subject to satisfactory performance.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Insurance Requirements to apply as per the tender documents.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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:

esourcing ITT_21874

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

no

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

Payable documents: no

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

6.3.2014 – 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

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Procurement Officer and Assistant Director of Environmental Services.

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
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Lisburn City Council
Lagan Valley Island
BT27 4RL Lisburn
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2892509250

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Lisburn City Council will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5)/ Utilities Contracts Regulations (SI 2005 No 6) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Lisburn City Council
Lagan Valley Island
BT27 4RL Lisburn
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2892509250

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:20.1.2014