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Supply, maintenance, repair and replacement of bus shelters within the Exeter City Council administrative area.

Contract notice

Services

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Devon County Council
Devon Procurement Service, County Hall room 248, Topsham Road
For the attention of: Miss Louise Baker
EX2 4QU Exeter
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1392384662
E-mail:

Internet address(es)

General address of the contracting authority www.devontenders.gov.uk

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:
Supply, maintenance, repair and replacement of bus shelters within the Exeter City Council administrative area.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main place of performance: Within the Exeter City Counil administrative area.

NUTS code UKK

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

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 240
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Devon County Council as a highway authority and local transport authority seeks a contractor for the provision and maintenance of bus shelters within the Exeter City Council administrative area.
Exeter City Council will be a party to the contract as some of the locations are situated on its land rather than the public highway. The desired outcome is a contract in which the advertising revenue produced by the shelters covers the costs of supply, maintenance, repair and replacement of the shelters thereby resulting in no cost to the Authority. A list of existing shelters with their location and their advertising provision is attached in the ITT document.
This contract is anticipated to be for a period of 20 years assuming this will result in a nil cost contract to the Councils.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79340000, 44212300, 22400000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
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
The Authority seeks a contractor for the provision and maintenance of bus shelters within the Exeter City Council administrative area. The desired outcome is a contract in which the advertising revenue produced by the shelters covers the costs of supply, maintenance, repair and replacement of the shelters thereby resulting in no cost to the Councils.
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 240 (from the award of the contract)

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
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
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: 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 ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;
(b) the presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) a statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last 3 financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information of these turnovers is available.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required
As set out within the terms and conditions and tender documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services 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: no

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:
CP746-11
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 19.12.2011 - 11:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
19.12.2011 - 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
4.11.2011
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 tenders
Date: 19.12.2011 - 12:30
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

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
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:
31.10.2011