Weed control contract Newcastle
The service will include the application of a glyphosate based herbicide to carriageway channels, footpaths, highway verges, hard standing areas, parks and public open spaces.
UK-Newcastle-under-Lyme: horticultural services
Section I: Contracting authority
Newcastle-under- Lyme Borough Council
Civic Offices, Merrial Street
For the attention of: Steve Middlehurst (Community Manager)
ST5 2AG Newcastle-under-Lyme
Telephone: +44 1782744639
Fax: +44 1782710368
General address of the contracting authority: www.newcastle-staffs.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)
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 27: Other services
NUTS code UKG23
77300000, 77312000, 77312100
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 280 000 and 340 000 GBP
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Description of particular conditions: Any tender may be rejected from a company/organisation who interalla:
(a) Is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) Is the subject to proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order for compulsory winding up or administration by the court or an arrangement with creditors or any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) Has been convicted by a judgement which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) Has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by means which the contracting authorities can demonstrate;
(e) Has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) Has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) Is guilty of a serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) Has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organisation, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) Has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in article 3 of the Council Act of 26.5.1997 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA respectively;
(j) Has been subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) Has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of the Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering, please refer to Regulation no 23 of the Public Procurement Regulations 2006 (SI No 5) for additional rejection criteria (see link).http://www.opsi.gov.uk/si/si2006/20060005.htm.
Section IV: Procedure
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Some sections of the PQQ involve a numerical scoring system whilst others require a Pass or Fail decision. If any bidder receives a Fail mark in any of the sections, they will be eliminated from the next stage of the process. Further information can be found in the PQQ and tender packs.
Payable documents: no
Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council, Civic Offices.
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no
Section VI: Complementary information
The contract period is 3 years plus the possibility to extend for a further 2 times 1 year periods on should the successful service provider deliver a satisfactory (assessed by the Council) service in the initial contract term. The indicative value in this contract notice is estimated for the full contract term i.e. 5 years.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:17.9.2012