Winter Service Assistance Tender

Winter Service Assistance Tender 2012 – 13

Fife Council are inviting applications from suitably experienced Contractors to supplement the resources of Transportation and Environmental Services in the event of winter gritting and snowclearing emergencies.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Fife Council

Transportation and Environmental Services, Bankhead Central, Bankhead Park,

Glenrothes

KY7 6GH

UK

Ian Mackay

+44 08451555555-444335

roadsconstruction.procurement@fife.gov.uk
http://www.fifedirect.org.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:


Fife Council

Resources Co-ordinator, Corporate Services, Fife Council, Fife House (Main Building), North Street,

Glenrothes

KY7 5LT

UK

Michael Noonan

+44 08451555555-442173

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Winter Service Assistance Tender 2012/13 2nd ADVERT

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

NOTE:- IF YOU HAVE PREVIOUSLY RESPONDED TO THE ADVERT PUBLISHED 30/7/12 FOR THE 2012 / 2013 WINTER GRITTING AND SNOWCLEARING EMERGENCIES YOU NEED NOT RE-APPLY

Fife Council are inviting applications from suitably experienced Contractors to supplement the resources of Transportation and Environmental Services in the event of winter gritting and snowclearing emergencies.

Applications should be submitted by downloading, completing and returning the Tender Document attached to this notice. The completed document must be returned to the Resources Co-ordinator, Corporate Services, Fife Council, Fife House (Main Building), North Street, Glenrothes, Fife KY7 5LT using the attached Tender Return Address label.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 24th October 2012.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=241811.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

391200 Roads
391211 Roads – Maintenance
231800 Services
239999 other Highway Equipment and Materials
241511 Tools and Equipment – Hire

140 … Tayside, Central & Fife

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

The estimated value of the work can vary considerably depending on the severity of the winter.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

(1) All candidates will be required to provide evidence of insurances for Snowclearance. Minimum requirements are as follows:

Public Liability of at least 2,500,000 GBP

Motor Vehicle of at least 2,500,000 GBP

Employer’s Liability of at least 10,000,000 GBP

The following information regarding the personal situation of economic operators must be provided on request:-

(2) All candidates may be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to carry out any work under this contract.

(3) All candidates may be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession.

(4) All candidates may be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession.

(5) All candidates may be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the candidate is established.

(6) All candidates may be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the economic operator is established.

Note:- Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to carry out any work under this contract.

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

R99549

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation  24-10-2012

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
24-10-2012  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date  01-11-2012

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

NOTE:- IF YOU HAVE PREVIOUSLY RESPONDED TO THE ADVERT PUBLISHED 30/7/12 FOR THE 2012 / 2013 WINTER GRITTING AND SNOWCLEARING EMERGENCIES YOU NEED NOT RE-APPLY

The deadline for questions regarding this advert and attachments is 17th October 2012.

(SC Ref:241811)

5.2

Additional Documentation

Form of Tender
Locations & Signature sheet
Revised Insurance_Certificate_Appendix_BOccupationIncluded
Schedule of Rates Appendix E
Tender return address label
Winter Maintenance Assistance 2012-13

5.3

Publication date of this notice

10-10-2012