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Essex County Council (ECC) and Southend-on-Sea Borough Council (Southend) are responsible for arranging for the disposal of all waste collected by the waste collection authorities, in their respective areas under their duties as waste disposal ...

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Essex County Council
County Hall, Market Road
Chelmsford
CM1 1QH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Claire Turner
Telephone: +44 3330136618
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKH3

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.essex.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.delta-esourcing.com

I.1)Name and addresses
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council
Civic Centre, Victoria Avenue
Southend-on-Sea
SS2 6ER
United Kingdom
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKH31

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.southend.gov.uk

I.2)Joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Chelmsford:-Refuse-disposal-and-treatment./58X89A7962
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
Social protection

Section II: Object

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

Medium Term Residual Waste Disposal Framework.

Reference number: 0538
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90510000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Essex County Council (ECC) and Southend-on-Sea Borough Council (Southend) are responsible for arranging for the disposal of all waste collected by the waste collection authorities, in their respective areas under their duties as waste disposal authorities. ECC and Southend are also responsible for arranging the disposal of waste collected at Recycling Centres for Household Waste,(Household Waste Recycling Centres in Southend) and the disposal of litter and refuse collected by litter authorities. This procurement is to appoint providers for the disposal of refuse derived fuel (RDF) and mixed residual municipal solid waste (MSW) to a framework for various lots as described in the Services Specification set out in the Framework Agreement, namely:(1)Disposal Only of RDF and/or MSW;(2)Disposal Only of MSW (Contingency);(3)Disposal Only of bulky waste (Contingency);(4) Transfer & Disposal of direct-delivered waste(Contingency)and (5)Transfer & Haulage of direct-delivered waste (Contingency).

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 200 000 000.00 GBP
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: 5
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Disposal Only of RDF and/or MSW

Lot No: Lot 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90500000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90510000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90511000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90511100 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90511200 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90513000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90513100 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90513200 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90513300 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90530000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90531000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90533000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH3
Main site or place of performance:

Essex.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Accept and dispose, on behalf of ECC and/or Southend, a combination of RDF and untreated mixed residual MSW. ECC and Southend are unable to guarantee which waste stream will be provided on any specific day and the Contractor shall provide a solution capable of receiving either material. Material will be delivered to the Contractor by way of bulk haulage vehicles. Disposal solutions shall be provided by the Contractor by way of a facility(ies) with the appropriate Environmental Permit and in compliance with all relevant Legislation, and are not technology-limited, e.g. may include IED compliant incineration processes, or further treatment prior to disposal.

We estimate that Lot 1 will consist of circa 200 000 tonnes per annum based on current arising.

Services orders will be awarded to those Contractors offering the most economically advantageous bids in quantities between 25 000 and 200 000 tonnes as set out in the procurement documents.

See also Additional Information section.

ECC may at its sole discretion open the framework at such times as it deems appropriate to respond to market changes for this Lot to: (1) new providers subject to complying with the conditions of award set out in the invitation to tender relating to this framework; and (2) to existing providers to add new disposal point(s) subject to complying with the conditions of award set out in Part B of the invitation to tender relating to this framework.

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
Value excluding VAT: 200 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
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:

Disposal Only of MSW (Contingency)

Lot No: Lot 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90500000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90510000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90511000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90511100 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90511200 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90512000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90513000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90513100 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90513200 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90513300 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90530000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90531000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90533000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH3
Main site or place of performance:

Essex.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Accept and dispose, on behalf of ECC and/or Southend, untreated mixed residual MSW. Material may be delivered to the Contractor by way of bulk haulage vehicles or by local authority waste collection vehicles on behalf of ECC and/or Southend. Disposal solutions shall be provided by way of a facility with the appropriate Environmental Permit and in compliance with all relevant Legislation, and are not technology-limited, e.g. may include IED compliant incineration processes, or further treatment prior to disposal.

Lot 2 is a contingency arrangement. Guaranteed tonnages will be set out, if applicable, at the time of a relevant mini-competition.

ECC may at its sole discretion open the framework at such times as it deems appropriate to respond to market changes for this Lot to: (1) new providers subject to complying with the conditions of award set out in the invitation to tender relating to this framework; and (2) to existing providers to add new disposal point(s) subject to complying with the conditions of award set out in Part B of the invitation to tender relating to this framework.

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
Value excluding VAT: 200 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
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:

Disposal Only of bulky waste (Contingency)

Lot No: Lot 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90500000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90510000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90511000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90511100 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90511200 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90512000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90513000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90513100 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90513200 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90513300 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH3
Main site or place of performance:

Essex.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Accept and dispose, on behalf of The ECC and/or Southend, of bulky MSW arising at Recycling Centres for Household Waste (Household Waste and Recycling Centres in Southend) and source-segregated bulky waste from kerbside collections. This material will be delivered direct to the Contractor's disposal facility by a combination of bulk haulage vehicles and Ro-Ro hook-lift vehicles. Disposal solutions shall be provided by way of a facility with the appropriate Environmental Permit and in compliance with all relevant Legislation, and are not technology-limited, e.g. may include IED compliant incineration processes, or further treatment prior to disposal.

Lot 3 is a contingency arrangement. Guaranteed tonnages will be set out, if applicable, at the time of a relevant mini-competition.

See also Additional Information section

ECC may at its sole discretion open the framework at such times as it deems appropriate to respond to market changes for this Lot to: (1) new providers subject to complying with the conditions of award set out in the invitation to tender relating to this framework; and (2) to existing providers to add new disposal point(s) subject to complying with the conditions of award set out in Part B of the invitation to tender relating to this framework.

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
Value excluding VAT: 200 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
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:

Transfer and Disposal of direct-delivered waste (Contingency)

Lot No: Lot 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90500000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90510000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90511000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90511100 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90511200 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90512000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90513000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90513100 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90513300 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90530000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90531000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90533000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH3
Main site or place of performance:

Essex.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Accept, transfer, transport and dispose of MSW delivered to the Contractor's Waste Transfer Facility by local authority waste collection vehicles on behalf of ECC and/or Southend, where the Contractor is responsible for handling, bulk storage, transport and final disposal (at a disposal location agreed by ECC and/or Southend (as the case may be)) on behalf of ECC and/or Southend (as the as the case may be (the Contractor being responsible for the cost of final disposal). Disposal solutions shall be provided by way of a facility with the appropriate Environmental Permit and in compliance with all relevant Legislation, and are not technology-limited, e.g. may include IED compliant incineration processes, or further treatment prior to disposal.

Lot 4 is a contingency arrangement. Guaranteed tonnages will be set out, if applicable, at the time of a relevant mini-competition.

See also Additional Information section

ECC may at its sole discretion open the framework at such times as it deems appropriate to respond to market changes for this Lot to: (1) new providers subject to complying with the conditions of award set out in the invitation to tender relating to this framework; and (2) to existing providers to add new disposal point(s) subject to complying with the conditions of award set out in Part B of the invitation to tender relating to this framework.

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
Value excluding VAT: 200 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
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:

Transfer and Haulage of direct-delivered waste (Contingency)

Lot No: Lot 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90500000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90510000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90511000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90511100 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90511200 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90512000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90513000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90513100 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90513200 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90513300 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90530000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90531000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
90533000 - FC03 - FC02 - FC01
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH3
Main site or place of performance:

Essex.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Accept, transfer and transport MSW delivered to the Contractor's Waste Transfer Facility by local authority waste collection vehicles on behalf of ECC and/or Southend, where the Contractor is responsible for handling, bulk storage and transport to a to a disposal location agreed by ECC and/or Southend, on behalf of ECC and/or Southend (ECC and/or Southend being responsible for the cost of final disposal)

The Contractor may not sort or recycle this waste, nor mix it with waste from sources other than ECC.

Lot 5 is a contingency arrangement. Guaranteed tonnages will be set out, if applicable, at the time of a relevant mini-competition.

ECC may at its sole discretion open the framework at such times as it deems appropriate to respond to market changes for this Lot to: (1) new providers subject to complying with the conditions of award set out in the invitation to tender relating to this framework; and (2) to existing providers to add new disposal point(s) subject to complying with the conditions of award set out in Part B of the invitation to tender relating to this framework.

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
Value excluding VAT: 200 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
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
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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:

Stated within the procurement documents. The Authority reserves the right to require deposits, bonds or security.

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
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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 095-186742
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 08/09/2017
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
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 08/09/2017
Local time: 12:01
Place:

Essex County Hall.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

The tender opening procedure is via the secure BiP Delta eTendering portal.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
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. It is anticipated that the value of the services will be in the range of 73- 200 000 000 GBP across all Lots over the life of the framework - the estimated spend for this procurement includes United Kingdom Landfill Tax. 4 of the 5 available lots are contingency lots. Guaranteed minimum tonnages apply to some lots - see the published rate schedule table. Call-offs under this framework will be weighted 100 % price competed in accordance with the terms of the Framework Agreement and awarded in accordance with the published evaluation/award model set out in the procurement documents (in particular note the instructions to completion of the rate schedule table set out in the Framework Agreement). The value and duration of any services order will be confirmed when the call-off is run - any value and duration set out in the rate schedule table is by way of example only. ECC and SBC reserve the right to opt to run a call-off by way of an e-auction instead but using the same published evaluation/award model. The framework competition will not include an integrated call-off process. Individual services orders for any Lot may be extended by up to 18 months at the contracting authority's option. The contracting authority may voluntarily terminate any individual services order in accordance with the terms set out in the Framework Agreement. For this tender Essex County Council will be using the BIP Delta eSourcing portal https://www.deltaesourcing.com throughout the procurement process, and all communications with Essex County Council relating to this procurement exercise must be via the portal message system. To access and respond to this opportunity, please go to www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Chelmsford:-Refuse-disposal-and-treatment./498257M97U

Alternatively potential bidders can use http://www.delta-esourcing.com and input access code 498257M97U to gain access to the tender documentation. Please note that potential bidders will need to register on the delta eSourcing system to view the procurement documentation for this tender, registration is free of charge. If you experience any technical difficulties from accessing the above url, then please contact the Delta eSourcing Helpdesk on call 0845 270 7050 or email

The tender documents are available on:

a) the eSourcing portal ‘BIP Delta’, via the links detailed above;

b) the Government Contracts Finder website: https://www.gov.uk/contracts-finder

c) ECC's Opportunities Listing: http://www.essex.gov.uk/Business-Partners/Supplying-Council/Pages/default.aspx

It is recommended that any bidder not already registered on the BIP Delta eSourcing, register at the earliest opportunity. Essex County Council and Southend reserve the right to amend timescales and change the evaluation criteria if there are genuine omissions or mistakes. We also reserve the right to cancel the procurement exercise and/or not to award all or part of a contract. Essex County Council and Southend will not be responsible for any costs incurred by bidders in relation to this procurement exercise. This procurement is subject at all times to the terms and conditions set out in the procurement documents.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Chelmsford:-Refuse-disposal-and-treatment./58X89A7962

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/58X89A7962

GO Reference: GO-201784-PRO-10766849.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
High Court, Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
High Court, Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000
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:
04/08/2017