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The Supply of Previously Used Class B Fire Appliances for Louth County Council Fire and Rescue.

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Louth County Council
County Hall, Millennium Centre, Co. Louth
For the attention of: Paddy Donnelly
Dundalk
IRELAND
Telephone: +353 429335457
E-mail:
Fax: +353 429334549

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: http://irl.eu-supply.com/ctm/Supplier/CompanyInformation/Index/381

Electronic access to information: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=91332&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=91332&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE

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:
The Supply of Previously Used Class B Fire Appliances for Louth County Council Fire and Rescue.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Dundalk.

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)
Louth County Council is inviting tenders for the supply of previously used Class B fire appliances (up to 7) for Louth County Council Fire and Rescue over a 2 year period.
Quantities tendered for may vary up to and exceeding the total number required. No guarantee is given that the quantities tendered for will be purchased.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34144213

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:
Louth County Council is inviting tenders for the supply of previously used Class B fire appliances (up to 7) for Louth County Council Fire and Rescue over a 2 year period.
Quantities tendered for may vary up to and exceeding the total number required. No guarantee is given that the quantities tendered for will be purchased.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 250 000 EUR
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: Louth County Council is inviting tenders for the supply of previously used Class B fire appliances (up to 7) for Louth County Council Fire and Rescue over a 2 year period.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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:
Not applicable.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Will be agreed with successful tenderers.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
A grouping if successful must be prepared to contract as a single entity having joint and several liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Meeting the specifications as outlined in RFT.
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: See qualification questionnaire available to download from www.etenders.gov.ie

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See qualification questionnaire available to download from www.etenders.gov.ie

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

See qualification questionnaire available to download from www.etenders.gov.ie

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:
15/0015
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
31.8.2015 - 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
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
until: 29.2.2016
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
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

1. Interested parties must register their interest on the etenders web site (www.etenders.gov.ie) in order to be included on the mailing list for clarifications. All information relating to attachments, including clarifications and changes, will be published on the Irish Government Procurement Opportunities Portal (www.etenders.gov.ie) only. Registration is free of charge. The contracting authority will not accept responsibility for information relayed (or not relayed) via third parties.

2. This is the sole call for competition for these supplies.
3. The contracting authority will not be responsible for any costs, charges or expenses incurred by candidates or tenderers.
4. Contract award will be subject to the approval of the contracting authority.
5. It will be a condition of the award that tenders and all sub-contractors produce a valid tax Clearance Certificate from the Irish Revenue Commissioners or declaration form as part of their application for participation in the competition.
6. At its absolute discretion, the contracting authority may elect to terminate this procurement process.
7. Please note in relation in to all documents, that where reference is made to a particular standard, make, source, process, trademark, type or patent, that this is not regarded as a de facto requirement. In all such cases it should be understood that such indications are to be treated strictly and solely for reference purposes only, to which the words ‘or equivalent’ will always be appended.
8. Without prejudice to the principle of equal treatment, the contracting authority is not obliged to engage in a clarification process in respect of tenders with missing or incomplete information. Therefore tenderers are advised to ensure that they return fully completed tenders in order to avoid the risk of elimination from the competition.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

The High Court
Chief Registrar, Four Courts, Inns Quay
Dublin
IRELAND
Telephone: +353 8886000
Internet address: http://www.courts.ie

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The contracting authority will not conclude this contract to which a standstill period applies in accordance with Irish Statutory Instrument SI 130 of 2010, until the expiry of the standstill period which commences on the day following the date of notification of concerned candidates and tenderers. The duration of the standstill period will be 14 days where notifications are sent electronically or by fax and 16 calendar days where notifications are sent by any other means. The Statutory Instrument mentioned above provides that review procedures are available in the High Court to a person who has or has had an interest in obtaining the contract and alleges that he or she has been harmed or is at risk of being harmed by an infringement of the law in relation to that public contract.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
20.7.2015