Weed killing services

Weed killing services

Provision of Weed Spraying Services 2012/S 18-029226

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Northumberland County Council
County Hall, Northumberland
Contact point(s): Commercial & Procurement Services
For the attention of: Chris Baty
NE61 2EF Morpeth
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1670533126
E-mail: Chris.baty@northumberland.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA22148

Further information can be obtained from: Northumberland County Council
County Hall, Northumberland
For the attention of: See website below
NE61 2EF Morpeth
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1670533126
Internet address: www.nepoportal.org

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Northumberland County Council
County Hall, Northumberland
For the attention of: See website below
NE61 2EF Morpeth
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1670533126
Internet address: www.nepoportal.org

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Northumberland County Council
County Hall, Northumberland
For the attention of: See website below
NE61 2EF Morpeth
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1670533000
Fax: +44 167053458
Internet address: www.nepoportal.org

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:

Provision of Weed Spraying 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: Northumberland, United Kingdom.
NUTS code UKC21

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)

Northumberlad County Council is seeking to appoint a contractor, or contractors, to provide Weed Spraying Services in three geographical Lots covering the County of Northumberland.
The contract is predominantly for the application of herbicide to footways, edges, and obsatcles to the side of footways.
The service will be in addition to that provided in-house by the Council.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77312100

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all 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:

The estimated total footway requiring treatment for Northumberland is 7 200 km.
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: North Northumberland

1)Short description

Weed spraying services in North Northumberland, incluiding Berwick upon Tweed, Ord, Norham, Cornhill on Tweed, Wooler, Belford, Holy Island, Lowick, Seahouses, Alnwick, Powburn, Craster, Alnmouth, Lesbury Amble, Warkworth, Acklington, Redrow, Hadstone, Rothbury, Longframlington, Longhorsley, Pegswood, Mitford, Scots Gap, Morpeth, Cresswell.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77312100

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated Footway Length 1 200 km.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: South East Northumberland

1)Short description

Weed spraying services in South East Northumberland, including Blyth, Hartford, Cramlington, New Hartley, Seaton Sluice, Seaton Delaval, Holywell, Seghill, Nelson Village, East & West Sleekburn, Stakeford, Guide Post, Choppington, Cambois, Ashington, Bedlington, Newbiggin by the Sea.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77312100

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated Footway Length 5 148 km.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: West Northumberland

1)Short description

Weed killing services in West Northumberland, including Allendale/Catton, Haltwhistle, Greenhead, Gilsland, Bardon Mill/Redburn, Haydon Bridge, Hexham, Corbridge, Riding Mill, Stocksfield/New Ridley, Mickley, Prudhoe, Ovington, Ovingham, Wylam, West Woodburn, Horsley, Heddon on the Wall, Ponteland, Stamfordham, Fourstones/Newbrough, Oakwood, Acomb, Wall, Humshaugh, Barrasford, Wark, Bellingham, Falstone, Kielder, Byrness, Otterburn, Kirkwhelpington, Simonburn, Halton Lea Gate, Matfen, Whalton, Blanchland, Slaley, Whittonstall, Colwell, Hedley on the Hill, Gunnerton.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77312100

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated Footway Length 550 km.
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Full details of the information to be provided are detailed in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire which must be sought, completed and returned by the closing deadline.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Full details of the information to be provided are detailed in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire which must be sought, completed and returned by the closing deadline.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Full details of the information to be provided are detailed in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire which must be sought, completed and returned by the closing deadline.
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

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

Envisaged minimum number 5
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
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

27.2.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

12.3.2012
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: January 2016.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

Please follow these instructions to electronically register your interest in this contract:
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7. Click on ‘Register Interest’
(MT Ref:85363).

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:25.1.2012