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Services Restricted Procedure Notice



SECTION I: CONTRACTING AUTHORITY

I.1) NAME, ADDRESSES AND CONTACT POINT(S) Official name: Borough of Telford & Wrekin, Postal Address: Darby House, PO Box 212, Lawn Central, Town: TELFORD, Telephone: 01952 384619, E-mail: martyn.withnall@telford.gov.uk, Contact Point(s): Transport Business Unit, For the attention of: Martyn Withnall, Postal Code: TF3 4LB, Country: UNITED KINGDOM, Fax: 01952 384634, General address of the contracting authority (URL): www.telford.gov.uk, Address of the Buyer Profile (URL):
I.1.1) Further information can be obtained at
I.1.2) Specifications and additional documents (including documents for a Dynamic Purchasing System) can be obtained at
I.1.3) Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to
I.2.1) Type of contracting authority Regional or local authority
If 'other' please specify
I.2.2) Main activity or activities
General Public Services
If 'other' please specify
I.2.2) 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 UK-TELFORD: Public Bus Service
II.1.2) Service Category 2.
II.1.2.1) Main place of performance Telford and Wrekin bus services operating between Wellington and Telford Town Centre.
NUTS Code UKG21.
II.1.3) The notice involves A public contract
II.1.4) Information on framework agreement (if appropriate)

Number
OR, if applicable, maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged
II.1.4.1) Duration of the framework agreement (if appropriate)
Period in year(s)
OR month(s)
Justification for a framework agreement the duration of which exceeds four years
II.1.4.2) Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement (give figures only)
Estimated value excluding VAT
OR range: between
and
Currency
Frequency and value of the contracts to be awarded (if possible)
II.1.5) Short Description of the contract or purchase(s) Public bus service to serve west Telford area operating to the frequency shown in timetables contained within the tender documents. The Authority reserves the right to add additional bus routes to this Public Bus service during the term of the contract.
II.1.6) Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV)
Main Object: 60112000.
II.1.7) Contract covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)? No
II.1.8) Division into lots No
If yes, tenders should be submitted for one lot only
Lot No
II 1.9) Variants will be accepted Yes
II.2) QUANTITY OR SCOPE OF THE CONTRACT
II.2.1) Total quantity or scope (including all lots and options, if applicable) The contract will run for two years with a possible extension of two, twelve month periods.
If known, estimated value excluding VAT (give figures only)
OR range: between 500000
and 1000000
Currency GBP
II.2.2) Options (if applicable) Yes
If yes, description of these options The contract will run for 2 years with a possible extension of 2, 12 month periods.
If known, provisional timetable for recourse to these options: Period in month(s)
or day(s)
Number of possible renewals (if any):
or Range: between
and
If known, in the case of renewable contracts, estimated time-frame for subsequent contracts: in month(s)
and/or days (from the award of the contract)
II.3) DURATION OF THE CONTRACT OR TIME PERIOD FOR COMPLETION
Either: Period in months
And / or days
Or: Starting 31/05/2009
And/or ending 30/05/2013

SECTION III: LEGAL, ECONOMIC, FINANCIAL AND TECHNICAL INFORMATION

III.1) CONDITIONS RELATING TO THE CONTRACT
III.1.1) Deposits and guarantees required (if applicable) As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.1.2) Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions regulating them As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.1.3) Legal form to be taken by the grouping of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded (if applicable)
Limited company
As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.1.4) Other particular conditions to which performance of the contract is subject (if applicable) Yes
If yes, description of particular conditions As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.2) CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATION
III.2.1) Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
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 for compulsory winding up or 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 contracting 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 organisation, 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 May 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 June 1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met Candidates will be required to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire. The Authority will be assessing candidates' responses in this respect by reference to the criteria for qualitative selection detailed in articles 45 to 50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulations 23 to 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and as set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.2.2) Economic and financial capacity
(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 three 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 on these turnovers is available.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met (If applicable) Candidates will be required to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire. The Authority will be assessing candidates' responses in this respect by reference to the criteria for qualitative selection detailed in articles 47 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulations 24 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and as set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) As set out in the pre-qualification questionniare
III.2.3) Technical capacity
(c) an indication of the technicians or technical bodies involved, whether or not belonging directly to the economic operator's undertaking, especially those responsible for quality control and, in the case of public works contracts, those upon whom the contractor can call in order to carry out the work;
(d) a description of the technical facilities and measures used by the supplier or service provider for ensuring quality and the undertaking's study and research facilities;
(f) the educational and professional qualifications of the service provider or contractor and/or those of the undertaking's managerial staff and, in particular, those of the person or persons responsible for providing the services or managing the work;
(h) a statement of the average annual manpower of the service provider or contractor and the number of managerial staff for the last three years;
(i) a statement of the tools, plant or technical equipment available to the service provider or contractor for carrying out the contract;
(j) an indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract;
(k) with regard to the products to be supplied: (i) samples, descriptions and/or photographs, the authenticity of which must be certified if the contracting authority so requests; (ii) certificates drawn up by official quality control institutes or agencies of recognised competence attesting the conformity of products clearly identified by references to specifications or standards.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met (If applicable) Candidates will be required to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire. The Authority will be assessing candidates' responses in this respect by reference to the criteria for qualitative selection detailed in articles 48 to 50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulations 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and as set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.2.4) Reserved Contracts (if applicable) No

III.3) CONDITIONS SPECIFIC TO SERVICES CONTRACTS
III.3.1) Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession Yes
If yes, reference of the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision Transport Act 1985 and 2006 relating to operation of Public Bus services
III.3.2) Legal entities 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 Restricted procedure.
IV.1.2) Limitations on the number of operators that will be invited to tender or to participate (when applicable)
Envisaged number of operators 5
Or Envisaged minimum number
and, if appropriate, maximum number
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Responses to the pre-qualification questionnaire will determine a shortlist of candidates to be taken forward to tender.
IV.2) AWARD CRITERIA
IV.2.1) Award criteria (please tick the relevant box(es)) B) The most economically advantageous tender in terms of: B2) the criteria as stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document.
IV.2.2) An electronic auction will be used No
If yes, additional information about electronic auction (if appropriate)
IV.3) ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION
IV.3.1 File reference number attributed by the contracting entity (if applicable) NSP66/08
IV.3.2) Previous publication concerning the same contract No
If yes:
IV.3.2.1) Notice number in OJ:
Of
IV.3.2.2) Other previous publications
Notice number in OJ:
Of
IV.3.3) Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents (except for a DPS)
Time-limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents
Time:
Payable documents No
If yes, Price (give figures only):
Currency
Terms and method of payment
IV.3.4) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date 12/01/2009
Time 16:00
IV.3.5) Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates 30/01/2009
IV.3.6) Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up English
Other - third country
IV.3.8) Conditions for opening tenders
IV.3.8.1) Date, time and place
Date 02/03/2009
Time 12:00
Place (if applicable) Via the e-Tendering Vault
IV.3.8.2) Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders (if applicable)
If yes, authorised persons

SECTION VI: COMPLEMENTARY INFORMATION

VI.1) THIS IS A RECURRENT PROCUREMENT (if applicable) No
If yes, estimated timing for further notices to be published:
VI.2) CONTRACT(S) RELATED TO A PROJECT AND / OR PROGRAMME FINANCED BY EU FUNDS No
If yes, reference to project(s) and / or programme(s)
VI.3) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION (if applicable) Please note this contract will be tendered online using the Select and Vault e Tendering service of BiP Ltd. Suppliers must read through this complete set of instructions and follow the process before responding to this tender. For suppliers to participate in the tendering exercise they must firstly register on Delta at www.delta-ets.com.. Telford and Wrekin Council has a supplier list set up on Select and suppliers should join this list. The List Number is 13225-1920. Once you have joined the list you can access the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire in the vault by using the following Tenderbox Access Code -04T382236. The Tender Access Code should be inserted at the bottom of the registration page. If you experience any problems, then please contact the Delta helpdesk at helpdesk@delta-ets.com or call 0845 2707050 for further assistance. The Pre-Qualification Questionnaire must be completed and submitted electronically by using Vault through BiP's Delta-ets. The deadline for the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire submission is 4pm on Friday 12th January 2009. GO reference: GO 08120309/01
VI.4) PROCEDURES FOR APPEAL
VI.4.1) Body responsible for appeal procedures Official name: Borough of Telford & Wrekin, Postal Address: Civic Offices, PO Box 440, Town: Telford, Telephone: 01952 383255, E-mail: , Contact Point(s): Legal Services, For the attention of: Head of Legal Services, Postal Code: TF3 4WF, Country: UNITED KINGDOM, Fax: , General address of the contracting authority (URL): www.telford.gov.uk, Address of the Buyer Profile (URL):
Body responsible for mediation procedures (if applicable)
VI.4.2) Lodging of appeals (please fill heading VI.4.2 OR if need be, heading VI.4.3)
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: In accordance with Regulation 32 (information about contract award procedures and the application of the standstill period prior to contract award) and Regulation 47 (Enforcement of Obligations) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.
VI.4.3) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained Official name: Borough of Telford & Wrekin, Postal Address: Civic Offices, PO Box 440, Town: TELFORD, Telephone: 01952 383255, E-mail: , Contact Point(s): Legal Services, For the attention of: Head of Legal Services, Postal Code: TF3 4WF, Country: UNITED KINGDOM, Fax: , General address of the contracting authority (URL): www.telford.gov.uk, Address of the Buyer Profile (URL):
VI.5) DATE OF DISPATCH OF THIS NOTICE 03/12/2008


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