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Lisburn City Council seeks a suitably qualified and experienced artist to prepare, produce and install a permanent half sized stainless steel replica Harry Ferguson plane sculpture with bronze pilot. The project is part financed by the European ...

DESIGN CONTEST NOTICE

This contest is covered by Directive 2004/18/EC

SECTION I: CONTRACTING AUTHORITY/ENTITY

I.1)NAME, ADDRESSES AND CONTACT POINT(S)

Lisburn County Council
Lagan Valley Island, Island Civic Centre, The Island
Attn: Kathryn Cahill
BT27 4RL Lisburn
UNITED KINGDOM
Tel. +44 2892509268
E-mail:

Further information can be obtained at: Lisburn City Council
Lagan Valley Island
Contact: Mr Paddy McKibbin
BT27 4RL Lisburn
UNITED KINGDOM
Tel. +44 2892509384
E-mail:

Specifications and additional documents (including for a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained at: Lisburn City Council
Lagan Valley Island
BT27 4RL Lisburn
UNITED KINGDOM

Tenders, requests to participate or expressions of interest must be sent to: E-Sourcing NI
Internet: http://www.e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk/

I.2)TYPE OF THE CONTRACTING AUTHORITY AND MAIN ACTIVITY OR ACTIVITIES
Regional or local authority
General public services
I.3)MAIN ACTIVITY OR ACTIVITIES OF THE CONTRACTING ENTITY

SECTION II: OBJECT OF THE DESIGN CONTEST/DESCRIPTION OF THE PROJECT

II.1)DESCRIPTION
II.1.1)Title attributed to the design contest/project by the contracting authority/entity
Tender for design, production & installation of a Harry Ferguson public artwork.
II.1.2)Short description
Lisburn City Council seeks a suitably qualified and experienced artist to prepare, produce and install a permanent half sized stainless steel replica Harry Ferguson plane sculpture with bronze pilot. The project is part financed by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EARDF). It is intended that the project will be completed by March 2012.
II.1.3)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

92312000, 92312230

SECTION III: LEGAL, ECONOMIC, FINANCIAL AND TECHNICAL INFORMATION

III.1)CRITERIA FOR THE SELECTION OF PARTICIPANTS
As per the tender documentation.
III.2)PARTICIPATION IS RESERVED TO A PARTICULAR PROFESSION
Yes
Tenderers must have the specified artistic experience of designing, sculptoring and installing a piece of public artwork.

SECTION IV: PROCEDURE

IV.1)TYPE OF CONTEST
Open
IV.2)NAMES OF PARTICIPANTS ALREADY SELECTED
IV.3)CRITERIA TO BE APPLIED IN THE EVALUATION OF PROJECTS
As per the tender documentation.
IV.4)ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION
IV.4.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority/entity
Tourism Dev/ HF Public Artwork Sculpture/ 01
IV.4.2)Conditions for obtaining contractual documents and additional documents
IV.4.3)Time-limit for receipt of projects or requests to participate
12.8.2011 - 12:00
IV.4.4)Date of dispatch of invitations to participate to selected candidates
IV.4.5)Language(s) in which projects or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.5)REWARDS AND JURY
IV.5.1)A prize/prizes will be awarded
IV.5.2)Details of payments to all participants
Not applicable.
IV.5.3)Follow-up contracts:
No
IV.5.4)The decision of the jury is binding on the contracting authority/entity
IV.5.5)Names of the selected members of the jury

SECTION VI: COMPLEMENTARY INFORMATION

VI.1)DESIGN CONTEST RELATED TO A PROJECT AND/OR PROGRAMME FINANCED BY EU FUNDS
Yes
reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Design and build of a Harry Ferguson public artwork.
VI.2)ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Suppliers instructions how to express interest in this tender:

1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once): https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register

- Accept the terms and conditions and click "continue",
- Enter your correct business and user details,
- Note the username you chose and click "save" when complete,
- You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).
2. Express an interest in the tender
- Login to the portal with the username/password,
- Click the "PQQs / ITTs open to all suppliers" link. (these are pre-qualification questionnaires or invitations to tender open to any registered supplier),
- Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content,
- Click the "express interest" button at the top of the page,
- This will move the PQQ /ITT into your "my PQQs/ my ITTs" page. (this is a secure area reserved for your projects only),
-You can now access any attachments by clicking "buyer attachments" in the "PQQ/ ITT details" box.
3. Responding to the tender
- Click "my response" under "PQQ/ ITT details", you can choose to "create response" or to "decline to respond" (please give a reason if declining),
- You can now use the "messages" function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification,
- Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT,
- There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the "submit response" button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.
VI.3)PROCEDURES FOR APPEAL
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Lisburn City Council
Lagan Valley Island
BT28 4RL Lisburn
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Lisburn City council.
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Lisburn City Council

VI.4)DATE OF DISPATCH OF THIS NOTICE:
27.6.2011