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Services Open Procedure Notice



SECTION I: CONTRACTING AUTHORITY

I.1) NAME, ADDRESSES AND CONTACT POINT(S) Official name: Borough of Telford and Wrekin, Postal Address: Business EfficiencyTeam Civic Offices, Town: Telford, Telephone: 01952 382470, E-mail: transport.review@telford.gov.uk, Contact Point(s): , For the attention of: Sarah Bass, Postal Code: TF3 4LF, Country: UNITED KINGDOM, Fax: 01952 384684, General address of the contracting authority (URL): www.telford.gov.uk, Address of the Buyer Profile (URL): www.delta-ets.com
I.1.1) Further information can be obtained at Official name: Borough of Telford and Wrekin, Postal Address: , Town: , Telephone: , E-mail: transport.review@telford.gov.uk, Contact Point(s): , For the attention of: Sarah Bass, Postal Code: , Country: , Fax: , General address of the contracting authority (URL): www.telford.gov.uk, Address of the Buyer Profile (URL):
I.1.2) Specifications and additional documents (including documents for a Dynamic Purchasing System) can be obtained at Official name: Borough of Telford and Wrekin, Postal Address: , Town: , Telephone: , E-mail: transport.review@telford.gov.uk, Contact Point(s): , For the attention of: Sarah Bass, Postal Code: , Country: , Fax: , General address of the contracting authority (URL): www.telford.gov.uk, Address of the Buyer Profile (URL):
I.1.3) Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to Official name: Borough of Telford and Wrekin, Postal Address: , Town: , Telephone: , E-mail: transport.review@telford.gov.uk, Contact Point(s): , For the attention of: Sarah Bass, Postal Code: , Country: , Fax: , General address of the contracting authority (URL): , Address of the Buyer Profile (URL):
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: SEN and Adult Social Care Taxi services
II.1.2) Service Category 2.
II.1.2.1) Main place of performance Borough of Telford and Wrekin Shropshire Telford and Wrekin
NUTS Code UKG21.
II.1.3) The notice involves The establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4) Information on framework agreement (if appropriate)
Framework agreement with several operators
Number
OR, if applicable, maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged 50
II.1.4.1) Duration of the framework agreement (if appropriate)
Period in year(s) 4
OR month(s)
Justification for a framework agreement the duration of which exceeds four years The Framework is for a period of 3 years with an option to extend for a further year at the decision of the Borough of Telford and Wrekin as per section II.2.2
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 750000
and 3000000
Currency GBP
Frequency and value of the contracts to be awarded (if possible)
II.1.5) Short Description of the contract or purchase(s) Private Hire Vehicle Services for adults and childrens who may have a wide range of learning and/or physical disabilites. This includes clients who use wheel chairs or walking aids and may require escorts. Public road transport services.Patient-transport vehicles. Motor vehicles for the transport of fewer than ten persons.Public road transport services.
II.1.6) Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV)
Main Object: 60112000.
Additional Object: 34114122.
Additional Object: 34115200.
Additional Object: 60112000.
II.1.7) Contract covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)? No
II.1.8) Division into lots Yes
If yes, tenders should be submitted for one or more lots
Lot No
ANNEX B - INFORMATION ABOUT LOTS
LOT No. 1
Title: UK-Telford: SEN and Adult Social Care Taxi Services
1) Short Description: Private Hire Vehicle Services for a adults and childrens who have a wide range of learning and/or physical disabilites. This includes clients who use wheel chairs or walking aids and may require escorts. Public road transport services.Patient-transport vehicles. Motor vehicles for the transport of fewer than ten persons.Taxi services.Public road transport services.Patient-transport vehicles. Motor vehicles for the transport of fewer than ten persons.
2) Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV): Main Object: 60120000. Additional Object: 34115200. Additional Object: 34114122. Additional Object: 60112000.
3) Quantity or Scope: On average, the Borough transports around 200 clients per day but this is subject to fluctuation. The total value show below is the total value for all lots
If known, estimated cost (excluding VAT):
OR range: between 750000 and 3000000
Currency: GBP
4) Indication about different date for duration of contracts or starting/completion date (if applicable)
Period in months: or days:
OR Starting / delivery
5) Additional Information About lots: The Council has divided the Borough into Zones for this framework agreement and each Zone represents a Lot. There are five zones (five Lots): Zone 1 - TF1,TF5,TF6 North of the M54. Zone 2 - TF9 TF10 TF 11 North of the M54. Zone 3 - TF2. Zone 4-TF3 TF4 TF6 South of the M54. Zone 5 - TF7, TF8, TF11 South M54. Further information is contained in the Contract documentation.

ANNEX B - INFORMATION ABOUT LOTS
LOT No. 2
Title: UK-Telford: SEN and Adult Social care Taxi Services
1) Short Description: Private Hire Vehicle Services for adults and childrens who have a wide range of learning and/or physical disabilites. This includes clients who use wheel chairs or walking aids and may require escorts. Public road transport services.Patient-transport vehicles. Motor vehicles for the transport of fewer than ten persons.Taxi services.Taxi services.Taxi services.
2) Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV): Main Object: 34115200. Additional Object: 60120000. Additional Object: 34114122. Additional Object: 60120000.
3) Quantity or Scope: On average, the Borough transports around 200 clients per day but this is subject to fluctuation. The range value shown below is the value for all lots
If known, estimated cost (excluding VAT):
OR range: between 750000 and 3000000
Currency: DKK
4) Indication about different date for duration of contracts or starting/completion date (if applicable)
Period in months: or days:
OR Starting / delivery
5) Additional Information About lots: The Council has divided the Borough into Zones for this framework agreement and each Zone represents a Lot. There are five zones (five Lots): Zone 1 - TF1,TF5,TF6 North of the M54. Zone 2 - TF9 TF10 TF 11 North of the M54. Zone 3 - TF2. Zone 4-TF3 TF4 TF6 South of the M54. Zone 5 - TF7, TF8, TF11 South M54. Further information is contained in the Contract documentation.

ANNEX B - INFORMATION ABOUT LOTS
LOT No. 3
Title: UK-Telford: SEN and adult Social Care Taxi Services
1) Short Description: Private Hire Vehicle Services for adults and children's who have a wide range of learning and/or physical disabilities. This includes clients who use wheel chairs or walking aids and may require escortsPublic road transport services.Patient-transport vehicles.Motor vehicles for the transport of fewer than ten persons.Taxi services.
2) Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV): Main Object: 60112000. Additional Object: 34114122. Additional Object: 60120000. Additional Object: 34115200.
3) Quantity or Scope: On average, the Borough transports around 200 clients per day but this is subject to fluctuation. The total value show below is the total value for all lots
If known, estimated cost (excluding VAT):
OR range: between 750000 and 3000000
Currency: GBP
4) Indication about different date for duration of contracts or starting/completion date (if applicable)
Period in months: or days:
OR Starting / delivery
5) Additional Information About lots: The Council has divided the Borough into Zones for this framework agreement and each Zone represents a Lot. There are five zones (five Lots): Zone 1 - TF1,TF5,TF6 North of the M54. Zone 2 - TF9 TF10 TF 11 North of the M54. Zone 3 - TF2. Zone 4-TF3 TF4 TF6 South of the M54. Zone 5 - TF7, TF8, TF11 South M54. Further information is contained in the Contract documentation.

ANNEX B - INFORMATION ABOUT LOTS
LOT No. 4
Title: UK-Telford: SEN and Adults Social Care Taxis
1) Short Description: Private Hire Vehicle Services for adults and children's who have a wide range of learning and/or physical disabilities. This includes clients who use wheel chairs or walking aids and may require escortsTaxi services.Patient-transport vehicles.Motor vehicles for the transport of fewer than ten persons.Public road transport services.
2) Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV): Main Object: 60120000. Additional Object: 34115200. Additional Object: 34114122. Additional Object: 60112000.
3) Quantity or Scope: On average, the Borough transports around 200 clients per day but this is subject to fluctuation. The total value show below is the total value for all lots
If known, estimated cost (excluding VAT):
OR range: between 750000 and 3000000
Currency: GBP
4) Indication about different date for duration of contracts or starting/completion date (if applicable)
Period in months: or days:
OR Starting / delivery
5) Additional Information About lots: The Council has divided the Borough into Zones for this framework agreement and each Zone represents a Lot. There are five zones (five Lots): Zone 1 - TF1,TF5,TF6 North of the M54. Zone 2 - TF9 TF10 TF 11 North of the M54. Zone 3 - TF2. Zone 4-TF3 TF4 TF6 South of the M54. Zone 5 - TF7, TF8, TF11 South M54. Further information is contained in the Contract documentation.

ANNEX B - INFORMATION ABOUT LOTS
LOT No. 5
Title: UK-Telford: SEN and Adult Social Care Taxi Services
1) Short Description: Private Hire Vehicle Services for adults and children's who have a wide range of learning and/or physical disabilities. This includes clients who use wheel chairs or walking aids and may require escortsPublic road transport services. Taxi services.Motor vehicles for the transport of fewer than ten persons. Passenger cars.
2) Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV): Main Object: 60112000. Additional Object: 34110000. Additional Object: 34115200. Additional Object: 60120000.
3) Quantity or Scope: On average, the Borough transports around 200 clients per day but this is subject to fluctuation. The total value show below is the total value for all lots
If known, estimated cost (excluding VAT):
OR range: between 750000 and 3000000
Currency: GBP
4) Indication about different date for duration of contracts or starting/completion date (if applicable)
Period in months: or days:
OR Starting / delivery
5) Additional Information About lots: The Council has divided the Borough into Zones for this framework agreement and each Zone represents a Lot. There are five zones (five Lots): Zone 1 - TF1,TF5,TF6 North of the M54. Zone 2 - TF9 TF10 TF 11 North of the M54. Zone 3 - TF2. Zone 4-TF3 TF4 TF6 South of the M54. Zone 5 - TF7, TF8, TF11 South M54. Further information is contained in the Contract documentation.

II 1.9) Variants will be accepted No
II.2) QUANTITY OR SCOPE OF THE CONTRACT
II.2.1) Total quantity or scope (including all lots and options, if applicable) as detailed in II.1.8 paragragh 3
If known, estimated value excluding VAT (give figures only)
OR range: between
and
Currency
II.2.2) Options (if applicable) Yes
If yes, description of these options This framework will run for 3 years with an option to extend for a further 1 year based on the decision of the Borough of Telford and Wrekin to proceed.
If known, provisional timetable for recourse to these options: Period in month(s)
or day(s) (from the award of the contract)
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 (from the award of the contract)
Or: Starting 04/01/2010
And/or ending 03/01/2013

SECTION III: LEGAL, ECONOMIC, FINANCIAL AND TECHNICAL INFORMATION

III.1) CONDITIONS RELATING TO THE CONTRACT
III.1.1) Deposits and guarantees required (if applicable)
III.1.2) Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions regulating them For each Lot, the finacial provision includes for a minimum fee per Journey plus a rate per mile all as further described it the contract documents
III.1.3) Legal form to be taken by the grouping of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded (if applicable)
Joint and several liability
The Authority however will require to contract with a single legal entity
III.1.4) Other particular conditions to which performance of the contract is subject (if applicable) Yes
If yes, description of particular conditions Suppliers must be Licensed with a Local Authority to provide Private Hire and Hackney Vehicles. Please also see conditions set out in the Contract Documents
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 The Council reserves teh right to call for eveidence and further informationm to demonstrate compliance. Each Tenderer will be required to complete, at the Declaration of Tender, that none of the matter covered in regulation 23 of the procurement regulations 2006 apply
III.2.2) Economic and financial capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met (If applicable)
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable)
III.2.3) Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met (If applicable)
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable)
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 see III.1.4
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 Open procedure.
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) BTW/BET/002
IV.3.2) Previous publication concerning the same contract Yes
If yes: Periodic Indicative Notice
IV.3.2.1) Notice number in OJ: 09/S 142-208104/EN
Of 28/07/2009
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 26/10/2009
Time: 12:00
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 09/11/2009
Time 12:00
IV.3.6) Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up English
Other - third country
IV.3.7) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Until
Or months from the deadline stated for receipt of tenders
Or days from the deadline stated for receipt of tenders 90
IV.3.8) Conditions for opening tenders
IV.3.8.1) Date, time and place
Date 09/11/2009
Time 12:01
Place (if applicable)
IV.3.8.2) Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders (if applicable) Yes
If yes, authorised persons Elected Council Member and Borough of Telford and Wrekin Officer

SECTION VI: COMPLEMENTARY INFORMATION

VI.1) THIS IS A RECURRENT PROCUREMENT (if applicable) Yes
If yes, estimated timing for further notices to be published: It is anticipated that this will continue to be a requirement. Future notices may be issued after 2013
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) Your tender must be completed and submitted electronically by using Vault through BiPs Delta-ets The information and documents for this tender will be accessible at the following website www.delta-ets.com.. To be able to access these documents you will firstly need to register your company details and enter the following Tender Access Code (TAC) 04T846972 at the bottom of the registration page, thereafter you will be issued with a USERNAME and PASSWORD. If you have already registered with Delta previously, please follow the link shown and click on the 'Delta-ets Home' tab instead. This will redirect you to the home page where you can log on using your existing username and password to collect the tender documents. You must then log back into Delta-ets and then click on the Vault tab, if you have added the TAC code to your registration you will automatically view the tender title, click on this link and you will be taken to the tender documents. If you have previously accessed Vault then please enter the TAC code into vault and you will then be able to access the documentation. Please check that you are able to access these online ITT documents, if you are experiencing problems, then please contact the Delta helpdesk @ helpdesk@delta-ets.com or call 0845 270 7050 for further assistance. If you have registered and have forgotten your Username and Password, please click on the forgotten password link on the Delta-ets homepage. Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time. If you are uploading multiple documents you will have to individually load one document at a time or you can opt to zip all the documents in an application like WinZip or WinRar. If you choose to zip your documents please ensure that the price sheets are uploaded as a separate document. Please keep this USERNAME and PASSWORD secure, and do not pass it to any third parties Remember your tender must be completed and submitted electronically by using Vault through BiPs Delta-ets by the due date detailed on the tender documents. GO reference: GO 09093005/01
VI.4) PROCEDURES FOR APPEAL
VI.4.1) Body responsible for appeal procedures
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:
VI.4.3) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5) DATE OF DISPATCH OF THIS NOTICE 30/09/2009


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