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The Forest Service invites offers from competent tenderers for: Tree Planting Services which will cover restocking on sites as follows: a. Replanting Post clearfelling b. Replanting Post forest fires c. Infill planting of naturally regenerated sites ...

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Department of Finance
303 Airport Road West
Belfast
BT3 9ED
United Kingdom
E-mail:
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.2)Joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendersni.gov.uk/ep
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendersni.gov.uk/ep
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://etendersni.gov.uk/ep
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: forestry services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

DAERA - Forest Service - Tree Planting Services.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
77231600
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Forest Service invites offers from competent tenderers for: Tree Planting Services which will cover restocking on sites as follows: a. Replanting Post clearfelling b. Replanting Post forest fires c. Infill planting of naturally regenerated sites d. Beat up planting of previous planted sites.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 14 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 3
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1 Antrim / Londonderry

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
77231600
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN
Main site or place of performance:

Various sites throughout, Northern Ireland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Forest Service invites offers from competent tenderers for: Tree Planting Services which will cover restocking on sites as follows: a. Replanting Post clearfelling b. Replanting Post forest fires c. Infill planting of naturally regenerated sites d. Beat up planting of previous planted sites.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Price
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

There will be an option to extend for a further period of 24 months.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2 Down / Armagh

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
77231600
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN
Main site or place of performance:

Various sites throughout. Northern Ireland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Forest Service invites offers from competent tenderers for: Tree Planting Services which will cover restocking on sites as follows: a. Replanting Post clearfelling b. Replanting Post forest fires c. Infill planting of naturally regenerated sites d. Beat up planting of previous planted sites.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Price
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

There will be an option to extend for a further period of 24 months.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 3 Fermanagh / Tyrone

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
77231600
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN
Main site or place of performance:

Various sites throughout. Northern Ireland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Forest Service invites offers from competent tenderers for: Tree Planting Services which will cover restocking on sites as follows: a. Replanting Post clearfelling b. Replanting Post forest fires c. Infill planting of naturally regenerated sites d. Beat up planting of previous planted sites.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Price
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

There will be an option to extend for a further period of 24 months.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 12/09/2017
Local time: 15:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until: 11/12/2017
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 12/09/2017
Local time: 15:30
Place:

Clare House, 303 Airport Road West, Belfast, BT3 9ED.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

Contract Monitoring. The successful Contractor's performance on this Framework will be managed as per specification and regularly monitored see Procurement Guidance Note 01/12 - Contract Management - Procedures and Principles. The pricing strategy applied and the setting of cost/profit margins are a commercial decision for economic operators when submitting a bid for this competition.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
The UK does not have any such bodies with responsibility for appeal/mediation procedures
Not Applicable
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
10/08/2017