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Supply of Class B Fire Appliances.

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Roscommon County Council
N/A
The Court House, Co. Roscommon
For the attention of: Jonathan McGinty
Roscommon
IRELAND
Telephone: +353 9066328360

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.roscommoncoco.ie

Address of the buyer profile: http://irl.eu-supply.com/ctm/Supplier/CompanyInformation/Index/424

Electronic access to information: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=91351&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=91351&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:
Supply of Class B Fire Appliances.
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: Co. Roscommon.

NUTS code IE01

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)
Tender for the purchase of five firefighting water tender appliances for the Irish Fire Services. This RFT applies to Medium Class Pumping Appliances [Class B Appliances] - as defined in I.S. EN 1846 - operating within urban and rural districts, both on and off road and at speed. The minimum required life span of the fire appliance is 15 years. The appliance shall spend most of its life in a laden condition and the design shall take this into account.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34144213, 34144210, 34144212, 35000000, 35100000, 35110000

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: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Tender for the purchase of five firefighting water tender appliances for the Irish Fire Services. This RFT applies to Medium Class Pumping Appliances [Class B Appliances] - as defined in I.S. EN 1846 - operating within urban and rural districts, both on and off road and at speed. The minimum required life span of the fire appliance is 15 years. The appliance shall spend most of its life in a laden condition and the design shall take this into account.
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: 012 (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:
Payment Terms
2 No. Stage Payments shall be made for each appliance as follows:
i) 45 % of overall contract price for each appliance to be paid upon delivery and inspection of chassis:
ii) Balance paid following delivery of each appliance and resolution of all snags on each appliance:
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: yes
Description of particular conditions: (a) Insurance
The successful Tenderer shall be required to hold the following insurances from the time of placement of the official order until delivery of all Fire Appliances:
Type of Insurance Indemnity Limit
Employer's Liability 13 000 000 EUR
Public Liability 6 500 000 EUR
Professional Indemnity 6 500 000 EUR
Product Liability 6 500 000 EUR
By signing the Tenderers' Statement in Appendix B, Tenderers confirm, that if awarded the official order for the supply of Class B Fire Appliances, they will, obtain and hold the levels of insurance as specified above from the time of placement of the official order until delivery of all Fire Appliances. A formal confirmation from the Tenderers' insurance company or broker to this effect may be requested from the successful Tenderer prior to placement of the official order.
The successful Tenderer will during the period from placement of the official order until delivery of all Fire Appliances be required to:
i) Immediately advise the Contracting Authority of any material change to its insured status:
ii) Produce proof of current premiums paid on request:
iii) Produce valid certificates of insurance upon request
(b) Employment Law
The successful Tenderer shall be solely responsible in law for the employment, remuneration, taxes, immigration, and work permits of all personnel retained for the purposes of constructing and delivering these Fire Appliances.
Tenderers must comply with any applicable statutory terms relating to minimum pay and to legally binding sectoral agreements and must take these into account when preparing tenders.
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: Only those Tenderers who have submitted compliant Tenders pursuant to Part 2 above and have not been excluded under Article 45 of EU Council Directive 2004/18/EC, or any subsequent amendment to same, as implemented into Irish Law by Regulation 53 of the European Communities [Award of Public Authorities' Contracts] Regulations 2006 [Statutory Instrument 329 of 2006], or any subsequent amendments to same, will be evaluated in accordance with the Qualification and Award Criteria.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: A) The Tenderer shall have a minimum combined turnover of 3 000 000 EUR for a defined three year period, namely 2012, 2013 & 2014. Proof of this shall be confirmed by the Tenderers Financial Auditors:
b) The Tenderer must have the necessary cash flow to deliver the project within the tendered timescales. Proof of this shall be confirmed by the Tenderers Financial Auditors.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
A) Supplied and delivered, or are in the process of supplying and delivering, a minimum of 2 No. Fire Appliances of a similar size & nature to this Class B [either Class B Water Tender, Emergency Tender, Aerial Appliance or Water Tanker] in the past 2 years.
The Contracting Authority may request details of Appliances supplied. As part of the Tender Evaluation Process, The Contracting Authority may wish to inspect these Fire Appliances to satisfy themselves that the Tenderer has the Technical and Professional Ability to supply Fire Appliances in accordance with this RFT. In such cases, it shall be the responsibility of the Tenderer to facilitate such visits.
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 below

1. Cost. Weighting 250

2. Bodywork Warranty. Weighting 50

3. Vehicle Systems and Drivetime Warranty. Weighting 50

4. Quality of Proposed Solution. Weighting 50

5. Availability of Spare Parts and Technical Assistance. Weighting 50

6. Delivery Programme. Weighting 50

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:
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
7.9.2015 - 16:00
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. Irish.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 006 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
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
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:
23.7.2015