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Laughter Builds Friendships.

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Banbridge District Council
Civic Building, Downshire Road, Banbridge
Contact point(s): Leisure and Development
For the attention of: Mildred Mawhinney
BT32 3JY Banbridge
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2840660605
E-mail:

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA22250

Further information can be obtained from: Banbridge District Council
Civic Building, Downshire Road, Banbridge
Contact point(s): Leisure and Development
For the attention of: Mildred Mawhinney
BT32 3JY Banbridge
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2840660605
E-mail:
Internet address: www.banbridgedc.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Banbridge District Council
Civic Building, Downshire Road, Banbridge
Contact point(s): Leisure and Development
For the attention of: Mildred Mawhinney
BT32 3JY Banbridge
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2840660605
E-mail:
Internet address: www.banbridgedc.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Banbridge District Council
Civic Building, Downshire Road, Banbridge
For the attention of: Member Services
BT32 3JY Banbridge
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2840660605
Internet address: www.banbridgedc.gov.uk

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:
Laughter Builds Friendships.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: PEACE III Southern Cluster area.

NUTS code UKN

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)
Banbridge District Council wish to appoint a provider to design and deliver a Good Relations Programme called 'Laughter Builds Friendship' - a programme of Public Comedy and Drama, Primary Schools Creative Writing Workshops, Post-primary Schools Drama and Film Workshops and Youth Good Relations Forum programme.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

98000000

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: no
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:
This is a voluntary listing in the Open Journal.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 70 000 and 90 000 GBP
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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
Confirmation that your organisation has the capacity to successfully deliver on the Tender will be required - see tender documents for further detail.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
A staged payment structure will be agreed with the successful tenderer.
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: yes
Description of particular conditions: See tender specification and instructions to tenderers documents.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
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
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 18.1.2013
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
18.1.2013 - 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
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 of tenders
Date: 18.1.2013 - 14:00

Place:

Library, Civic Building, Banbridge District Council, Downshire Road, Banbridge BT32 3JY.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): This programme is to be financed by EU funds through the PEACE III Southern Partnership strategic grants programme.
VI.3)Additional information
(MT Ref:96161).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Banbridge District Council
Civic Building, Downshire Road
BT32 3JY Banbridge
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Community Services, Banbridge District Council
Civic Building, Downshire Road
BT32 3JY Banbridge
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
18.12.2012