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Cambridge City Council is seeking to award a framework agreement to Arboricultural Association accredited ‘ARB approved contractors’, for the provision of arboricultural services within the city boundaries. The council manages ...

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Cambridgeshire District Councils
Cambridge City Council, Guildhall
Cambridge
CB2 3QJ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Ms Lesley-Ann George
Telephone: +44 1223458178
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKH12

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.cambridge.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.lgssprocurementportal.com

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=a8884821-8977-e711-80e3-005056b64545
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=a8884821-8977-e711-80e3-005056b64545
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Cambridge City Council - Framework Agreement for Arboricultural Service 2017-2021.

Reference number: DN291442
II.1.2)Main CPV code
03400000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Cambridge City Council is seeking to award a framework agreement to Arboricultural Association accredited ‘ARB approved contractors’, for the provision of arboricultural services within the city boundaries.

The council manages around 25 000 trees including those on the highway, communal housing land, open spaces and nature reserves. The framework will encompass a wide range of tree maintenance services for existing trees as well as tree planting and establishment services for new trees. Work tasks under the framework will be raised on an ongoing basis and be very varied in scope and scale ranging from one off specialist tree operations to routine maintenance of batches of a thousand or more trees.

The requirement is split into 3 lots. Each lot will be subject to specific service response times and a minimum number of suppliers on each lot (subject to satisfactory market response).The lot details are as follows:

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 3
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1: Tree maintenance services - Emergency out of hours Service. 3 or more suppliers

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
03450000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH12
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Emergency (Out of normal working hours) service. Service response time on site within 90 minutes.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 42
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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: Tree maintenance services. 3 or more suppliers.

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
03440000
03450000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH12
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

1. Emergency (In normal working hours) service. Service response time on site within 120 minutes

2. High priority. Works to be completed within 24 hours.

3. Priority service. Works to be completed within 5 days.

4. Planned maintenance service. Works to be completed to agreed schedules.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 42
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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: Tree planting and establishment services. Works to be completed to agreed schedules. 3 or more suppliers.

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
03450000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH12
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Tree planting and establishment services.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 42
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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
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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 15
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: no
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: 11/09/2017
Local time: 12:00
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
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 11/09/2017
Local time: 12:15

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Cambridge City Council
Cambridge
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:
02/08/2017