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RGF Procurement of buses.

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
Hinckley Hub, Rugby Road
LE10 0FR Hinckley
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1455255654
E-mail:

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
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:
RGF Procurement of buses.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Supplies
Purchase

NUTS code UKF22

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)
Motor vehicles for the transport of 10 or more persons. Buses and Coaches. Public-service buses. Low-floor buses. Electric buses. Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council in partnership with MIRA have secured funding through the Regional Growth Fund (RGF) for improvements for road infrastructure, power and sustainable transport solutions. This procurement relates to one element of the sustainable transport solution, the provision of up to three buses to increase public transport connections in the Borough and connect the local centres to the Technology Park.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34120000, 34121000, 34121100, 34121400, 34144910

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
It is expected that this procurement will be for up to three buses.
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
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:
The right to require the provision of appropriate guarantees, bonds, warranties and insurances is reserved and if required, further details will be provided within the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire or any other documentation issued throughout the procurement process.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
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
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: As set out in the Prequalification Questionnaire.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the Prequalification Questionnaire.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the Prequalification Questionnaire.
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
Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As set out in the Prequalification Questionnaire.
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
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
27.5.2014 - 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
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: 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 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.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Hinckley:-Motor-vehicles-for-the-transport-of-10-or-more-persons./RER2WNE2ZE

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/RER2WNE2ZE

GO Reference: GO-2014417-PRO-5613276
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
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:
17.4.2014