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Louth County Council - Single Party Framework Agreement for Oil and Gas Boiler Servicing in Domestic Dwellings.

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Louth County Council
N/A
Council Offices, Fair Street, Co. Louth
For the attention of: Hugh James
Drogheda
IRELAND
Telephone: +353 419876100
E-mail:

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=92836&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=92836&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:
Louth County Council - Single Party Framework Agreement for Oil and Gas Boiler Servicing in Domestic Dwellings.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Throughout the county of Louth.

NUTS code IE

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Louth County Council wish to establish a Single Party Framework for the Serving of Oil and Gas Boilers in their housing stock throughout the whole of the county.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

50000000, 50500000, 50530000, 50531000, 50531100, 50700000, 50720000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
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:
Service of approximately 3 425 Gas and Oil Fired Domestic Boilers. 2 year contract with option to extend for 1 year + 1 year (4 years).
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 400 000 and 600 000 EUR
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: Contract for 2 years with the option to renew for +1 year and +1 year (4 years).
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Starting 4.12.2015. Completion 15.4.2016

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:
To be agreed with successful tenderer.
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: Successful tenderer will be required to sign framework agreement.
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: Refer to Suitability Assessment Questionnaire in Tender Documents attached.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Refer to Suitability Assessment Questionnaire in Tender Documents attached.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Refer to Suitability Assessment Questionnaire in Tender Documents attached.
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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: In the case of Gas Boilers - The appointed Contractor shall be currently registered as a Registered Gas Installer (RGI) with the Register of Gas Installers of Ireland (RGII) or equivalent and as being competent to carry out works and all works shall comply with IS 813:2002, Domestic Gas Installations. The Contractor must hold a Level 6 National Craft Certificate in Plumbing or equivalent such as an award by a recognised international body.
In the case of Oil Boilers - The appointed Contractor must be OFTEC Registered or equivalent to carry out such works and use only maintenance engineers who are trained and qualified. The servicing/maintenance of Oil Boilers must be carried out by suitably qualified individuals in accordance with the manufacturer's guidelines and industry best practice as a minimum. The Contractor must hold a Level 6 National Craft Certificate in Plumbing or equivalent such as an award by a recognised international body.
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: yes

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:
15/0023
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
30.10.2015 - 15:00
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
in days: 365 (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

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. It is a condition of award that candidates are tax compliant and are in a position to produce a valid tax clearance certificate from the Revenue Commissioners when requested.
3. If for any reason it is not possible to admit to the framework agreement one of the tenderers invited following the conclusion of this competitive process, the contracting authority reserves the right to invite the next highest scoring tenderer to join the framework agreement as appropriate.
4. At its absolute discretion, the contracting authority may elect to terminate this procurement process, the framework agreement or any contract awarded under the framework agreement any time.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court
Inns Quay
7 Dublin
E-mail:

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The contracting authority will not conclude this framework agreement (and the reviewable public contract) to which a standstill period applies in accordance with Irish Statutory Instrument SI 130 of 2010, until after 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 calendar days where notifications are sent electronically or 16 calendar days where these are sent by other means. The Statutory Instruments 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 framework agreement (including the reviewable public contract and alleges that he or she has harmed or is at risk of being harmed by an infringement of the law in relation to that framework agreement and reviewable public contract.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Please consult a legal advisor.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
18.9.2015