Web-Casting Framework

Braintree: computer-related services

Web-Casting Framework

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Braintree District Council
Causeway House, Braintree
Contact point(s): Braintree District Council
For the attention of: John Wickes
CM7 9HB Braintree
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1376551414
E-mail: john.wickes@braintree.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
Environment
Recreation, culture and religion

 

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

 

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Web-Casting.

 

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

Services
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
NUTS code UK

 

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

 

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 4
Duration of the framework agreementDuration in years: 4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 500 000 and 5 000 000 GBP

 

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Computer-related services. U.K. National Framework Agreement for Web-Casting services. (See ‘Quantity or Scope’ for potential participants) Whilst a full specification will be available with the Tender documents, contracts let are likely to be scaleable allowing the number of hours to be increased or decreased. Hosting may be by the Contracting Authority or by a 3rd party. All live web-casts to be monitored by the provider. Video and audio streaming over the internet at low and high bandwidths. Files to be uploadable by Contracting Authorities. A content management system is likely to be required. If applicable, micro sites to match the Contracting Authorities web-site in style and structure. Full live interaction with social net-working and media is likely to be a requirement in projects.

 

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72500000

 

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 framework will be available to all United Kingdom public bodies including members of the Procurement Agency for Essex (PAE) The Essex Online Partnership (EOLP) and all Greater London Authorities.
See the following websites for details:
http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/Localcouncils/index.htmhttp://www.edubase.gov.uk/EstablishmentFind.aspx

http://www.schoolswebdirectory.co.uk/localauthorities.php

http://www.hero.ac.uk/uk/universities___colleges/

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

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

http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/AZOfCentralGovernment/index.htm

http://www.charity-commission.gov.uk/registeredcharities/first.asp

http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/DI1/Directories/Localcouncils/AToZOfLocalCouncils/DG_A-Z_LG

http://www.housingcorp.gov.uk/server/show/nav.490

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Statistics/Browser/Labour-Market/

http://new.wales.gov.uk/?lang=en

http://www.northernireland.gov.uk/az2.htm

http://www.police-information.co.uk/police-directory/index.php?cat=6&subcat=29

http://www.fireservice.co.uk/information/ukfrs.php

http://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/index/aboutus/citizens_advice_offices.htm

http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/Localcouncils/DG_4003596

 

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

 

II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

A Performance Bond may be required by some Contracting Authorities.

 

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

In Tender documents.

 

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

N/A.

 

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: In Tender documents.

 

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: In Tender documents.

 

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) Appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.
(b) The presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established.
(c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available.
In Tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: In Tender documents.

 

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(a) A list of the works carried out over the past 5 years, accompanied by certificates of satisfactory execution for the most important works. These certificates shall indicate the value, date and site of the works and shall specify whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade and properly completed. Where appropriate, the competent authority shall submit these certificates to the contracting authority direct.
(c) An indication of the technicians or technical bodies involved, whether or not belonging directly to the economic operator’s undertaking, especially those responsible for quality control and, in the case of public works contracts, those upon whom the contractor can call in order to carry out the work.
(d) A description of the technical facilities and measures used by the supplier or service provider for ensuring quality and the undertaking’s study and research facilities.
(e) Where the products or services to be supplied are complex or, exceptionally, are required for a special purpose, a check carried out by the contracting authorities or on their behalf by a competent official body of the country in which the supplier or service provider is established, subject to that body’s agreement, on the production capacities of the supplier or the technical capacity of the service provider and, if necessary, on the means of study and research which are available to it and the quality control measures it will operate.
(f) The educational and professional qualifications of the service provider or contractor and/or those of the undertaking’s managerial staff and, in particular, those of the person or persons responsible for providing the services or managing the work.
(g) For public works contracts and public services contracts, and only in appropriate cases, an indication of the environmental management measures that the economic operator will be able to apply when performing the contract.
(h) A statement of the average annual manpower of the service provider or contractor and the number of managerial staff for the last 3 years.
(i) A statement of the tools, plant or technical equipment available to the service provider or contractor for carrying out the contract.
In Tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
In Tender documents.

 

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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: Services are to be provided, administered and managed by competent and where applicable professionally trained and/or qualified persons.

 

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

Restricted

 

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:

PROC 11-0149

 

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

27.12.2011 – 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 tenders

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

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. GO Reference: GO-20111116-PRO-2757075.

 

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:16.11.2011