Dacorum Borough Council : Fire Alarm Maintenance & Installation

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Notice Summary
Title: Fire Alarm Maintenance & Installation
Notice type: Contract Notice
Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
Nature of contract: Services
Procedure: Restricted
Short Description: The services will comprise the servicing, maintenance and replacement of fire alarm installations and equipment.The services required will be for the Council's corporate asset portfolio and housing assets. The contract term will be for a period of 5 years, extendable up to a maximum of 10 years and is subject to performance and the delivery of the required services in accordance with the overall asset management strategy. The contract to be entered into by the successful operator will be the ACA Term Partnering Contract TPC2005 (Amended 2008).
Published: 03/10/2014 09:13
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UK-Hemel Hempstead, Herts: Fire-alarm system installation work.

Section I: Contracting Authority
   I.1)Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
      Dacorum Borough Council
      Civic Centre, Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead, Herts, HP1 1HH, United Kingdom
      Tel. +44 1442228263, Email: Andrew.Linden@dacorum.gov.uk, URL: www.dacorum.gov.uk, URL: www.dacorum.gov.uk/procurement
      Contact: Commissioning, Procurement & Compliance, Attn: Andrew Linden

      Further information can be obtained at: As Above       
      Specifications and additional documents: As Above       
      Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: As Above       
   
   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: SERVICES
   II.1)Description
      II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Fire Alarm Maintenance & Installation
      II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance: SERVICES         
         Service Category: 1

         Region Codes: UKH23 - Hertfordshire         
      II.1.3) Information about a public contract, a framework or a dynamic purchasing system:The notice involves a public contract                                                       
      
      II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase:
      Fire-alarm system installation work. Fire-alarm systems. Burglar and fire alarms. Installation services of fire protection equipment. Miscellaneous fire-protection equipment. Repair and maintenance services of firefighting equipment. Fire-detection systems. Fire-prevention installation works. Firefighting equipment installation work. CO2 fire-extinguishing equipment installation work. Fire-extinguishers installation work. The services will comprise the servicing, maintenance and replacement of fire alarm installations and equipment.The services required will be for the Council's corporate asset portfolio and housing assets. The contract term will be for a period of 5 years, extendable up to a maximum of 10 years and is subject to performance and the delivery of the required services in accordance with the overall asset management strategy. The contract to be entered into by the successful operator will be the ACA Term Partnering Contract TPC2005 (Amended 2008).
         
      II.1.6)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
         45312100 - Fire-alarm system installation work.
         
         31625200 - Fire-alarm systems.
         
         31625000 - Burglar and fire alarms.
         
         51700000 - Installation services of fire protection equipment.
         
         44480000 - Miscellaneous fire-protection equipment.
         
         50413200 - Repair and maintenance services of firefighting equipment.
         
         31625100 - Fire-detection systems.
         
         45343000 - Fire-prevention installation works.
         
         45343200 - Firefighting equipment installation work.
         
         45343210 - CO2 fire-extinguishing equipment installation work.
         
         45343220 - Fire-extinguishers installation work.
         

      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:
      The total estimated value of the contract over the anticipated maximum duration of 10 years is between 850,000 and2,000,000 GBP. Dacorum Borough Council (DBC) reserves the right to commission works and services outside of the term contract and the term contract does not guarantee any minimum levels of work.Estimated value range between850000and 2000000Currency: GBP                  
         Estimated value excluding VAT:
         Range between: 850,000 and 2,000,000
         Currency: GBP
               
      
      II.2.2)Options: Yes
         If yes, description of these options: The contract term will be for a period of 5 years, extendable up to a maximum of 10 years and is subject to performance and the delivery of the required services in accordance with the overall asset management strategy.       
      If known, Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
                  
         Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
                            
         II.2.3)Information about renewals:
            This contract is subject to renewal: Yes
                  
         Number of possible renewals: 5
                            
   II.3)Duration Of The Contract Or Time-Limit For Completion      
         Starting: 01/07/2015
         Completion: 30/06/2025

   Information About Lots
               
Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial And Technical Information
   III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
      III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
      A Parent Company Guarantee and/or Performance Bond may be required by DBC, the details of which will be set out in the Invitation to Tender (ITT) and accompanying documentation.
      
      III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
      The terms of payment will be set out in the Invitation to Tender (ITT) and accompanying documentation.
      
      III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
      Expressions of interest in response to this contract notice may be submitted by a single bidder or a consortium. The Council reserves the right to require groupings of contractors to take a particular legal form or to require a single contractor to take primary liability or to require that each party undertakes joint and several liabilities.
      
      III.1.4)Other particular conditions:
         The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions:Yes       
      If Yes, description of particular conditions:
      The selected Bidder will be required to perform the services to the required standards set out in the Invitation to Tender (ITT). Under the contract the Service Provider and their supply chain will be required to participate in theachievement of social and/or environmental policy objectives relating to recruitment and training and supply chain initiatives. Accordingly, the contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations to be detailed 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:

      In accordance with Articles 45 to 50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulations 23 to 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) and as set out in the pre qualification questionnaire, applicants will be required to complete a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ). The PQQ is available from the address in Annex A, 1 above and must be returned to that address by the date stipulated in IV.3.4. Expressions of Interest must be in the form of a completed Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) to be received by the Council via the Council's e-tendering portalat https://www.delta-esourcing.com      
      III.2.2)Economic and financial capacity
         Economic and financial capacity - means of proof required:         
         
         Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
         In accordance with Article 47 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 24 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) and as set out in the prequalification questionnaire, applicants will be required to complete a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ). The PQQ is available from the address in Annex A, 1 above and must be returned to that address by the date stipulated in IV.3.4. Expressions of Interest must be in the form of a completed Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) to be received by the Council via the Council's e-tendering portal athttps://www.delta-esourcing.com
      
      III.2.3)Technical capacity
         Technical capacity - means of proof required         
         
         Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
         In accordance with Articles 48 to 50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) and as set out in the prequalification questionnaire, applicants will be required to complete a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ). The PQQ is available from the address in Annex A, 1 above and must be returned to that address by the date stipulated in IV.3.4. Expressions of Interest must be in the form of a completed Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) to be received by the Council via the Council's e-tendering portal athttps://www.delta-esourcing.com      
      III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts: Not Provided   
   III.3)Conditions Specific To Service 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: Yes
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: 6
         
         Objective Criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:
         Envisaged number of 6 bidders will be invited to tender. Bidders will be shortlisted based on criteria set out in the PQQ.   
   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: CPU00300      
      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
         Date: 14/11/2014
         Time: 12:00      
      IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates: 09/01/2015      
      IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up:         English
         


Section VI: Complementary Information

   VI.1)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: Expressions of Interest must be in the form of a completed Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) to be received by the Council via the Council's e-tendering portal at https://www.delta-esourcing.com. You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. The deadline for submitting your response is 14/11/14 12:00. Please ensure that you allow yourself plentyof time when responding to this invitation prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents. If you experience any technical difficulties please contact the Delta eSourcing Helpdesk on +448452707050 or email helpdesk@delta-esourcing.com. Expressions of interest not submitted in the required format orcontaining all the requested information may be rejected. All communications shall be in English. Tenders, when invited, and all supporting documentation must be priced in Sterling and all payments under the Contract will be in Sterling. Any contract or agreement resulting from the Invitation to Tender (ITT) will be considered as a Contract made in England according to English Law and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. Thecontracting authority does not bind itself to accept any tender and reserves the right to accept any part of any tender unless the tenderer expressly stipulates to the contrary. DBC is of the view that the EU Business Transfers Directive 2001/23/EC may apply to this procurement.The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Hemel-Hempstead%2C-Herts:-Fire-alarm-system-installation-work./56XNUB6Y94

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
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GO-2014103-PRO-6062600 TKR-2014103-PRO-6062599
   
   VI.4)Procedures For Appeal
      VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures:
      Royal Court of Justice
      The Strand, London, WC2A 2LL, United Kingdom
      Tel. +44 2079476000, URL: www.hmcourts-service.gov.uk

      Body responsible for mediation procedures:
               Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR)
         70 Fleet Street, London, EC4Y 1EU, United Kingdom
         Tel. +44 2075366000, Email: info@cedr.com, URL: www.cedr.com

      VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals: In accordance with Regulation 32 and 32A of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended), the Authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period starting from the date when the contract award was notified to bidders. Unsuccessful bidders will be provided with a debrief in the “Award Decision Notice” at the start of the standstill period including details of their bid in relation to the winning bid comprising the reasons for the decision, the characteristics and relative advantages of the successful tender, the score of the economic operator and the name of the economic operator to be awarded the contract. Tenderers have a right of appeal provided for within the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended). Any such proceedings must be brought in the High Court of England & Wales.   
   
      VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
            Dacorum Borough Council
      Civic Centre, Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead, Herts, HP1 1HH, United Kingdom
      Tel. +44 1442228263, Email: Andrew.Linden@dacorum.gov.uk, URL: www.dacorum.gov.uk

   VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 03/10/2014

ANNEX A

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