Verge maintenance work Lancashire

Verge maintenance work Lancashire

Verge Maintenance on High Speed Roads 2013 to 2018.

UK-Ormskirk: verge maintenance work

2012/S 190-312692

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

West Lancashire Borough Council
52 Derby Street
For the attention of: Graham Concannon
L39 2DF Ormskirk
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1695585191
E-mail: graham.concannon@westlancs.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

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: 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:

Verge Maintenance on High Speed Roads 2013 to 2018.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
NUTS code UKD

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)

Verge maintenance work. Verge/grass maintenance to major highways with higher speed limits (i.e 50 mph and above).
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45233229

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
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 350 000 and 500 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.4.2013. Completion 31.3.2018

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:

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

Joint and Several Liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: All relevant information contained in ITT.
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: Contained in PQQ.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Contained in PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Contained in PQQ.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Contained in PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Contained in PQQ.
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

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Contained in 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:
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: 26.10.2012 – 23:59
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

2.11.2012 – 23:59
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

30.11.2012
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

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 2017.
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

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.There will be an option to extend the length of the contract by up to an additional three years.The value in the range of £350 000 to £500 000 given at II.2.1 is for the unextended contract period. The date given at IV.3.5 may be subject to change.Should an insufficient number of suitable Organisations apply to be included on the Tender list,the Council reserves the right to reduce the number of tenderers to a number below that given at IV.1.2. The Contract commencement date as given at II.3 may be subject to alteration.
With reference to the information contained at IV.1.2, In evaluating completed PQQ’s the Council will use a scoring system with the top scoring 6 applicants being selected for tender; should a number of applicants have identical scores and therefore should it not be possible to identify the top scoring six, the Council reserves the right to invite more than 6 organisations to tender.
The Council relies on external funding to finance the work contained in this contract; should that external funding reduce the Council may have to reduce the contract work appropriately GO Reference: GO-2012101-PRO-4286877.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

West Lancashire Borough Council
52 Derby Street
L39 2DF Ormskirk
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: terry.broderick@westlancs.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1695585001
Internet address: www.westlancs.gov.uk

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:1.10.2012