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Extension and refurbishment of existing school buildings.

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Carrig National School
16276H
Ballycommon, Co.Tipperary
Contact point(s): Denis Byrne Architects
For the attention of: Denis Byrne
Nenagh
IRELAND
Telephone: +353 18788535
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
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Education
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:
Extension and refurbishment of existing school buildings.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Works
Execution
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Carrig NS, Ballycommon, Nenagh, Co Tipperary.

NUTS code IE

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)
Extension and refurbishment of existing school buildings
New build extension 1 500 m², existing building (Protected Structure) refurbished 160 m².
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45214210

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
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:
(a) Phased demolition of existing school buildings, with retention of Protected Structures, and removal of associated prefabricated temporary teaching accommodation units.
(b) Provision of temporary covered access connection between school buildings through adjacent churchyard.
(c) Construction of 2 storey, part single storey, building containing 8 classrooms, 2 special education units, a general purpose room, stores, plant room and toilets.
(d) Refurbishment of existing building (a Protected Structure) to provide offices, library, resource room and staff room.
(e) Partial demolition of existing boundary wall to provide new bus bay, set down area and footpath.
(f) All ancillary associated site works, including re-levelling of playing field following installation of waste water treatment system and accessibility works to front entrance area at Carrig NS, Ballycommon, Nenagh, Co Tipperary.
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 015 (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:
Contract is intended to be awarded to a single main contractor. If a number of contractors apply as a group or joint venture and are successful, either a lead contractor must be nominated who will be responsible for providing the service or a Joint Venture must be formed or have been in existence prior to the date of the contract notice with whom the Awarding Authority will sign the contract.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Public Works Contracts for Building Works Designed by the Employer.
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 DoES-QW1 Suitability Assessment questionnaire (Restricted) 2012 (available at www.education.ie or by e-mail to the Contact person listed) - Candidates must declare that none of the circumstances specified in Directive 2004/18/EC Article 45 and 51 apply to the applicant.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Evidence of Turnover, Public and Employer Liability Insurance, and capacity to obtain Performance Bond all as stated in As DoES-QW1 Suitability Assessment questionnaire (Restricted) 2012 (available at www.education.ie or by e-mail to the Contact person listed).

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Average Turnover EUR 3 375 000

Public Liability Insurance; Employer Liability; Bond all as stated in DoES-QW1 Suitability Assessment questionnaire (Restricted) 2012 (available at www.education.ie or by e-mail to the Contact person listed).

III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:

Educational and Professional qualifications Management, Educational and Professional qualifications Personnel; Previous Experience; Measures for Quality, Manpower, and H&S competency all as stated in As DoES-QW1 Suitability Assessment questionnaire (Restricted) 2012 (available at www.education.ie or by e-mail to the Contact person listed).

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Minimum Standards all as stated in DoES-QW1 Suitability Assessment questionnaire (Restricted) 2012 (available at www.education.ie or by e-mail to the Contact person listed).

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
Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged number of operators: 10
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 below

1. As stated in contract documents

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:
RFT16276H
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
27.2.2015 - 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
28.4.2015
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 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 envisaged number of operators to be short-listed to tender is as stated at IV.1.2 above. All applicants having an equal suitability assessment score to the lowest qualifying Candidate will also be deemed to be qualified.
Candidates will be pre-qualified on the basis of the information submitted in response to this notice (All criteria have a minimum standard). The submissions of the apparently successful applicants will be validated prior to completing the short-list.
Where a candidate having qualified for the short-list withdraws prior to the completion of the Tender Process or is subsequently found to have provided inaccurate information sufficient to justify exclusion (at any stage after the short-list is formed), the competition will proceed with the remaining number of candidates. Applicants who failed to be short-listed will not be subsequently added to the list.
The contract will be awarded on the basis of most economically advantageous tender.
The Works requirements may be extended to include additional works of a similar nature including the provision of an additional school (on the same site or sites) at the discretion of the Contracting Authority. All additional Works requirements are subject to the restrictions as set out in Article 31. 4 (a) or Article 31. 4 (b) of Directive 2004/18/EC
There are no Contractor or Employer named specialists. All sub-contractors are domestic.
The successful applicant will be appointed Works Contractor and Project Supervisor for the Construction Stage (PSCS) on the project in accordance with the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations.
The Project categorisation for assessment of H&S competence as Works Contractor and PSCS is Intermediate Works
The Areas of work involving Particular Risks known to Contracting Authority at this time are: [none if not otherwise stated]
Expressions of Interest or tender competitions have been or are being conducted separately for: [list any other concurrent Contracts on site (None if not otherwise stated)]
It is a condition precedent to the award of the Contract that the successful Tenderer will provide:
1. A current tax clearance certificate or in the case of a non-resident Contractor a statement of suitability on tax grounds from the Revenue Commissioners of Ireland.
2. Evidence showing that they are in compliance with the registered employment agreement (Construction Industry Pensions Assurance and Sick Pay) including death in service.
The Funding Agency, the Department of Education and Skills is subject to the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act, 1997 and 2003. If a candidate considers that any of the information supplied in response to this notice is either commercially sensitive or confidential, this should be highlighted and reasons for its sensitivity given. The relevant material will, in response to a request under the Act, be examined in the light of exemptions provided for in the Act.
(ET Ref:72802).
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:
28.1.2015