Weather Forecasting Services Lancashire

Weather Forecasting Services Lancashire

ENV weather forecasting services, ice prediction services, bureau data services and refurbishment of and/or replacement of weather-related equipment and maintenance of and/or calibration of weather-related equipment.

UK-Preston: weather stations

2012/S 136-226900

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Lancashire County Council
Corporate Procurement, E38, PO Box 100, County Hall
Contact point(s): www.lancashire.gov.uk/tendering
For the attention of: Fiona Jackson
PR1 0LD Preston
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1772530414
E-mail: ffiona.jackson@oneconnectlimited.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.lancashire.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: yes

See Section VI.3

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

ENV weather forecasting services, ice prediction services, bureau data services and refurbishment of and/or replacement of weather-related equipment and maintenance of and/or calibration of weather-related equipment.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
NUTS code UKD43

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)

LCC is inviting tenders from supplier(s), on the terms set out in this ITT for the supply and delivery of (lot 1) weather forecasting services, ice prediction services; (lot 2) bureau data services and (lot 3) refurbishment of and/or replacement of weather-related equipment and maintenance of and/or calibration of weather-related equipment.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

38127000, 38120000, 38121000, 38123000, 38125000, 38126000, 38126100, 38126200, 38126300, 38126400

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
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: 440 000,00 EUR
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Weather forecasting services, ice prediction services

1)Short description

See specification in tender documentation.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

38127000, 38120000, 38121000, 38123000, 38125000, 38126000, 38126100, 38126200, 38126300, 38126400

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Bureau data services

1)Short description

See specification in documentation.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

38127000, 38120000, 38121000, 38123000, 38125000, 38126000, 38126100, 38126200, 38126300, 38126400

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Refurbishment of and/or replacement of weather-related equipment and maintenance of and/or calibration of weather-related equipment

1)Short description

See specification in documentation.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

38127000, 38120000, 38121000, 38123000, 38125000, 38126000, 38126100, 38126200, 38126300, 38126400

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
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:

LCC/Ice Prediction and Weather Forecasting/ 2012-2015/JMR
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

24.8.2012 – 10:00
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 tenders

Date: 24.8.2012

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
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 Purchasing Authority is acting on behalf of the following organisations:
Where a successful tenderer’s capacity and capability permits, Lancashire County Council will expect the successful tenderer, if and when approached, to be willing to contract with other UK public sector bodies for the products tendered herein, at the terms agreed as a result of this competition. The list of possible Local authorities, educational establishments (colleges, schools, academies, higher education), police and emergency services & NHS bodies, that are eligible to join the contract are listed in the following websites:
http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/Localcouncils/index.htm.

http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Diol1/DoItOnline/DG_10027464.

http://www.policeinformation.co.uk/police-directory.

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspx.

http://www3.lancashire.gov.uk/corporate/web/view.asp?siteid=2801&pageid=4661&e=ee.

http://www.edubase.gov.uk/search.xhtml;jsessionid=4767F89630A039E98FE593093D577013?clear=true.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
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:13.7.2012