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UK-Basildon: Refuse recycling services.

Section I: Contracting Authority
I.1)Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
Basildon Borough Council
The Basildon Centre, St Martin's Square, Basildon, SS14 1DL, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1268294339, Email: Colin.messom@basildon.gov.uk
Contact: Corporate Procurement Team, Attn: Colin Messom

Further information can be obtained at: As Above
Specifications and additional documents: As Above
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: As Above

I.2)Type of the contracting authority:
Regional or local authority

I.3) Main activity:
Environment

I.4) Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities:
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: Yes

Section II: Object Of The Contract: SERVICES
II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Receipt, transport and treatment of co-mingled dry reyclates
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance: SERVICES
Service Category: 16

Region Codes: UKH3 - Essex
II.1.3) Information about a public contract, a framework or a dynamic purchasing system:The notice involves a public contract

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase:
Refuse recycling services. Refuse transport services. Basildon Borough Council requires arrangements (split by Lots) variously for the receipt, haulage and treatment of bulked co-mingled dry recyclate from the named Essex waste collection authorities as detailed in Information about Lots below. Total contract value for each Lot is estimated as follows:Lot 1Basildon Borough Council and Brentwood Borough Council£0 per yearLot 2Rochford District Council (involving glass and transfer point) £180,000 per yearLot 3Uttlesford District Council (involving glass and transfer point) £180,000 per year Maximum total value for the maximum 4 year contract is £1,440,000 (all Lots)The contract period will be 4 years. The Authorities give no guarantee or warranty nor make any representation as to the accuracy of any indicative volumes or as to the value of the work during the contract period, other than that the appointed Contractor alone shall be responsible for the recyclates collected by the authorities¿ services in connection with each Lot. This contract specifically excludes contractor responsibility for the collection of materials directly from households.

II.1.6)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
90514000 - Refuse recycling services.

90512000 - Refuse transport services.


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
If yes, tenders should be submitted for: One or more lots

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:
Basildon Borough Council requires arrangements for four named Essex waste collection authorities for the collection, haulage, treatment, processing and reuse of co-mingled dry recyclate waste, collected from households in their areas

II.2.2)Options: No
II.2.3)Information about renewals:
This contract is subject to renewal: Not Provided
II.3)Duration Of The Contract Or Time-Limit For Completion
Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information About Lots

Lot No: 1

1)Short Description:
The contract will be based on three Lots which may be awarded separately, together, or not at all:Lot 1Collection by the Contractor from a transfer facility at Barleylands depot of dry recyclables co-mingled in sacks (with the mix excluding glass collected by Basildon Borough Council and Brentwood Borough Council. Depot manager Basildon Borough Council to provide loading of Contractor¿s vehicles. Tonnage for Contractor¿s onward haulage and treatment by recycling is approximately 20,500 tonnes each year

2)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
90514000 - Refuse recycling services.
90512000 - Refuse transport services.

3)Quantity Or Scope: Not Provided

4)Indication About Different Date For Start Of Award Procedures And/Or Duration Of The Contract Not Provided


5)Additional Information About Lots: Not Provided

Lot No: 2

1)Short Description:
Lot 2A Provision by the Contractor of a delivery point within, or within reasonable reach of Rochford District Council for the receipt of all dry recyclables co-mingled in sacks (with the mix including glass) collected by that Council. Contractor also responsible for the provision of weighing services, and the onward haulage and treatment by recycling of approximately 9,200 tonnes each yearORLot 2BCollection by the Contractor from a transfer facility at Barleylands depot all dry recyclables collected co-mingled in sacks (with the mix including glass) collected by Rochford District Council. Depot manager Basildon Borough Council to provide loading of Contractor¿s vehicles. Tonnage for Contractor¿s onward haulage and treatment by recycling is approximately 9,200 tonnes each year

2)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
90514000 - Refuse recycling services.
90512000 - Refuse transport services.

3)Quantity Or Scope: Not Provided

4)Indication About Different Date For Start Of Award Procedures And/Or Duration Of The Contract Not Provided


5)Additional Information About Lots: Not Provided

Lot No: 3

1)Short Description:
Lot 3AProvision by the Contractor of a delivery point within, or within reasonable reach of Uttlesford District Council for the receipt of all dry recyclables co-mingled in sacks (with the mix including glass) collected by that Council. Contractor also responsible for the provision of weighing services, and the onward haulage and treatment by recycling of approximately 9,500 tonnes each yearORLot 3BCollection by the Contractor from a transfer facility at Great Dunmow of all dry recyclables co-mingled in sacks (with the mix including glass) collected by Uttlesford DC. Depot manager to provide loading of Contractor¿s vehicles. Contractor to ensure onward haulage and treatment by recycling of approximately 9,500 tonnes each year

2)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
90514000 - Refuse recycling services.
90512000 - Refuse transport services.

3)Quantity Or Scope: Not Provided

4)Indication About Different Date For Start Of Award Procedures And/Or Duration Of The Contract Not Provided


5)Additional Information About Lots:
NB.The tender evaluation models for Lots 2A and 3A will include a calculation to fairly reflect any costs and savings arising for the authorities from the adoption of the Tenderer¿s proposed transfer station. This mechanism will be detailed and quantified in the invitation to participate in dialogue to be issued to qualifying organisations.
Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial And Technical Information
III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
Independent financial appraisals will be used to assess companies¿ financial standing. Parent Company guarantees, bonds and /or collateral warranties from the principal as well as sub-contractors may be required. The Council¿s Authorities¿ requirements will be detailed in the tender documents.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Full details will be provided in the invitation to tender.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
The contracting entity¿s specific requirements are to be determined but it does require that any contract(s) awarded be entered into by a single legal entity on behalf of the successful candidate(s). Any legal entity comprising a group of entities will be required to provide an undertaking to be jointly and severally liable for the use and performance of the services.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions:
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions:Yes
If Yes, description of particular conditions:
These shall be detailed within the tender documents.
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 requirements are met: Any supplier may be disqualified who: (a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations; (b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations; (c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct; (d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate; (e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority; (f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority; (g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information; (h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA; (i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.5.1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively; (j)has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities; (k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
III.2.2)Economic and financial capacity
Economic and financial capacity - means of proof required:

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met: these shall be fully detailed in the PQQ.

III.2.3)Technical capacity
Technical capacity - means of proof required

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met: companies will be initially assessed on their technical capability to carry out the contract by the completion and evaluation of a pre-qualification questionnaire. The means of tender evaluation thereafter shall be published within the invitation to participate in dialogue..
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts: Not Provided
III.3)Conditions Specific To Service Contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession:
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: No
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service:
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: Yes
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1)Type Of Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Competitive Dialogue

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate:
Envisaged minimum number: 6 and maximum number: 10
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue: No
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: CP-2014-0076
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract: No

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document:



Payable documents: No

IV.3.4)Time-limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 18/11/2014
Time: 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates: 28/11/2014
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up: English



Section VI: Complementary Information

VI.1)This Is A Recurrent Procurement: No
VI.2)Information about European Union funds:
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No
VI.3)Additional Information: The Contracting Entity (Basildon Borough Council) reserves the right to award the contract in whole or in part or not at all as a result of this call for competition. The Contracting Entity shall not be liable for any costs or expenses incurred by any bidders in responding to this notice or in tendering for the proposed contract(s).Economic and Financial Standing: Organisations that are independently assessed as being a high financial risk based on a contract value of 360,000 GBP per annum; or organisations with less than 700,000GBP turnover per annum will be assessed as unsuitable.The Contracting Entity shall not be liable for any costs incurred howsoever in the event that the Contracting Entity decides to abandon the tender process in whole or in part, either before or after the tender process is complete. The authorities are subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act, 2000 (as amended). If the tenderer considers that any information supplied by it is either commercially sensitive or confidential in nature then this should be highlighted, and the reasons for its sensitivity given. However, final determinations will be made at the authorities¿ sole discretion.To register your expression of interest in this notice please Follow instructions in etendering access codeThe Contracting Entity reserves the right to disqualify any candidate which provides information or confirmations which later prove to be untrue or incorrect, or does not supply information required by this notice, by any PQQ form sent, or by the Invitation to participate in dialogue or any subsequent enquiries by the authorities.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Basildon:-Refuse-recycling-services./BYA6V78C4W

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/BYA6V78C4W
GO-20141016-PRO-6093878 TKR-20141016-PRO-6093877

VI.4)Procedures For Appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures:
Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand, London, WC2A 2LL, United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals: Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: the Contracting Authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period (or 15 days where non-electronic or fax methods are used) at the point that an award decision notice is communicated to tenderers. The award decision notice will specify the criteria for the award of the contract/framework agreement, the reasons for the decision, including the characteristics and relative advantages, the name and score of the successful tender; and will specify when the standstill period is expected to end or the date before which the contracting authority will not conclude the contract/framework agreement. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract/framework agreement has not been successfully resolved, the Public Contracts (Amendment) Regulations 2009 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). The Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or may order the Contracting entity to amend any document and may award damages. If a framework agreement has been entered into the Court may make a declaration of ineffectiveness or may order that the duration of any relevant specific contract be shortened and additionally may award damages. The time limit for seeking such a declaration is generally 30 days from notification of the award (either by award decision notification or contract award notice depending upon the circumstances) or otherwise 6 months.

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Royal Courts of Justice
The Stand, London, WC2A 2LL, United Kingdom

VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 16/10/2014

ANNEX A

IV) Address of the other contracting authority on behalf of which the contracting authority is purchasing
Purchased on behalf of other contracting authority details:
1: Contracting Authority
Brentwood Borough Council
Town Hall, Ingrave road, Brentwood, CM15 8AY, United Kingdom

IV) Address of the other contracting authority on behalf of which the contracting authority is purchasing
Purchased on behalf of other contracting authority details:
2: Contracting Authority
Rochford District Council
South Street, Rochford, SS4 1BW, United Kingdom

IV) Address of the other contracting authority on behalf of which the contracting authority is purchasing
Purchased on behalf of other contracting authority details:
3: Contracting Authority
Uttlesford District Council
Council Offices, London Road, Saffron Walden, CB11 4ER, United Kingdom


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