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Term Contract for Environmental Maintenance 2015.

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Department for Regional Development
TransportNI, Rathkeltair House
For the attention of: Stuart McKinstry
BT30 6AJ Downpatrick
UNITED KINGDOM

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: www.drdni.gov.uk

Electronic access to information: https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
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:
Term Contract for Environmental Maintenance 2015.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 12: Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services

NUTS code UKN0

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Environmental services. Tree-maintenance services. Environmental services; tree-maintenance services. Within each Contract Area, for the Term Contract for Environmental Maintenance 2015 works may include but not be limited to the following which are provided by the way of example: 1. Maintaining grass areas in adopted urban and rural locations. 2. Controlling weed growth in adopted areas. 3. Cleaning and jetting of the road drainage system. 4. Cutting or removing trees and hedges in urban and rural locations. Many of the work activities to be carried out under the Contracts will require the Successful Economic Operator to employ and use skilled personnel and specialist equipment and resources associated with such work activities. Such work activities shall include but not be limited to the following, which are provided by way of examples: 1. Maintaining grass areas using tractor/mowers 2. Maintaining grass areas using small motorised units/strimmers 3. Cleaning of road and footpath gullies 4. Jetting of drainage systems and inspection chambers 5. Weed Control to adopted areas 6. Emergency Responses (Grass Cutting/Gully Cleaning) 7. Traffic Management on Roads as defined in the Roads (NI) Order 1993. 8. Cut or remove trees and hedges and associated works.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90700000, 77211500

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 one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Contract 1 - Southern Division (EMS2) 2015 (North Down and Ards, Down, Newry and Mourne) Estimated Annual Works Value Range: 500 000 GBP - 750 000 GBP. Contract 2 - Eastern Division (EME2) 2015 (Lisburn and Castlereagh) Estimated Annual Works Value Range: 250 000 GBP - 350 000 GBP. Contract 3 - Northern Division (EMN2) 2015 (Ballymena and Larne and Carrickfergus, Antrim and Newtownabbey) Estimated Annual Works Value Range: 175 000 GBP - 350 000 GBP. Contract 4 - Western Division (EMW3) 2016 (Fermanagh and Omagh) (Commences 1.4.2016) Estimated Annual Works Value Range:125 000 GBP - 250 000 GBP. Contract 5 - Eastern Division (EME1) 2016 (Belfast North, Belfast South) (Commences 1.4.2016) Estimated Annual Works Value Range:190 000 GBP - 260 000 GBP. Contract 6 - Western Division (EMW2) 2015 (Londonderry and Strabane) Estimated Annual Works Value Range: 70 000 GBP - 140 000 GBP. Contract 7 - Northern Division (EMN1) 2015 (Limavady and Coleraine, Ballymoney and Moyle) Estimated Annual Works Value Range: 60 000 GBP - 150 000 GBP.
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Contract 1 Southern Division (EMS2) 2015 (North Down and Ards, Down, Newry and Mourne)
1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90700000, 77211500

3)Quantity or scope
Estimated Annual Works Value Range: 500 000 GBP - 750 000 GBP.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Contract 2 Eastern Division (EME2) 2015 (Lisburn and Castlereagh)
1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90700000, 77211500

3)Quantity or scope
Estimated Annual Works Value Range: 250 000 GBP - 350 000 GBP.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Contract 3 Northern Division (EMN2) 2015 (Ballymena and Larne and Carrickfergus, Antrim and Newtownabbey)
1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90700000, 77211500

3)Quantity or scope
Estimated Annual Works Value Range: 175 000 GBP - 350 000 GBP.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 4 Lot title: Contract 4 Western Division (EMW3) 2016 (Fermanagh and Omagh) (Commences 1.4.2016)
1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90700000, 77211500

3)Quantity or scope
Estimated Annual Works Value Range: 125 000 GBP - 250 000 GBP.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 5 Lot title: Contract 5 Eastern Division (EME1) 2016 (Belfast North, Belfast South) (Commences 1.4.2016)
1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90700000, 77211500

3)Quantity or scope
Estimated Annual Works Value Range: 190 000 GBP - 260 000 GBP.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 6 Lot title: Contract 6 Western Division (EMW2) 2015 (Londonderry and Strabane)
1)Short description
Estimated Annual Works Value Range: 70 000 GBP - 140 000 GBP.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90700000, 77211500

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 7 Lot title: Contract 7 Northern Division (EMN1) 2015 (Limavady and Coleraine, Ballymoney and Moyle)
1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90700000, 77211500

3)Quantity or scope
Estimated Annual Works Value Range: 60 000 GBP - 150 000 GBP.
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:
To be advised in the contract documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Joint and several liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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: Refer to III.2.3.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Refer to III.2.3.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Full details of the conditions for participation are included in the Instructions for Tendering document.
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:
T-1040
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
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
21.4.2015 - 15:00
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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: From 3 to 6 years.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender. All documents will only be available on line through the eSourcingNI portal. 1. If you are not already registered on eSourcing NI you must register your company on the eSourcing NI portal which can be found at www.e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk - Follow the link to the eSourcing Portal - Click on the ‘Register' link and follow the instructions on the screen. 2. Express an Interest in the tender and responding to Tenders - Log into the portal with the user-name/password. You will now have access to the documents you need to express an interest, complete a PQQ and/or submit a tender for the opportunities listed - If you require assistance or help to navigate the site please consult the on-line help, or contact the eSourcing help desk. The contact details can be found on the eSourcingNI opening web page at www.e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk The documents may be downloaded up to the closing date and time for the submission. The tender must be completed by all applicants and returned using the online eSourcing NI portal to arrive not later than the time and date as stated in IV.3.4). DRD Transport NI is utilising an electronic tendering system to manage this procurement and communicate with Tenderers. Accordingly, it is intended that all communications with TNI including the accessing and submission of tender responses will be conducted via www.e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk The successful contractor's performance on the contract will be regularly monitored. If a contractor fails to reach satisfactory levels of contract performance they will be given a specified time to improve. If, after the specified time, they still fail to reach satisfactory levels of contract performance, the matter will be escalated to senior management in the Department for Regional Development for further action. If this occurs and their performance still does not improve to satisfactory levels within the specified period, it may be regarded as an act of grave professional misconduct and they may be issued with a Certificate of Unsatisfactory Performance and the contract may be terminated. The issue of a Certificate of Unsatisfactory Performance will result in the contractor being excluded from all procurement competitions being undertaken by Centres of Procurement Expertise on behalf of bodies covered by the Northern Ireland Procurement Policy for a period of 12 months from the date of issue of the certificate.

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GO Reference: GO-2015312-PRO-6435620.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

The High Court
Royal Courts of Justice, Chichester Street
Belfast

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:
12.3.2015