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18/04/2015    S76

United Kingdom-Carmarthen: Public road transport services

2015/S 076-134280

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: Carmarthenshire County Council
Postal address: Parc Myrddin
Town: Carmarthen
Postal code: SA31 1HQ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Operations Manager — Passenger Transport
For the attention of: Alwyn Evans
Telephone: +44 1267234567

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.carmarthenshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0281

Electronic access to information: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

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:
Provision of School/College Bus Services and Local Bus Services 2015.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 2: Land transport services [2], including armoured car services, and courier services, except transport of mail
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: The County of Carmarthenshire.

NUTS code UKL14 South West Wales

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)
Carmarthenshire County Council is seeking tenders for the supply of transportation services to transport school children to and from schools and colleges within and around Carmarthenshire, and for local bus services which are provided in areas where the routes are considered by the authority to be socially necessary. Services are to be provided in accordance with the specification and terms and conditions of contract which are attached.
Please note TUPE may apply in this contract. It is the responsibility of the tenderer to ascertain the requirements under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (‘the 2006 TUPE Regulations’).

Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=25173

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000 Public road transport services

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
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:
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: There will be a possible extension for a period of one year subject to agreement by both parties.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: School/College Bus Routes
1)Short description
Transportation of school children to and from schools and colleges within and around Carmarthenshire.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000 Public road transport services

3)Quantity or scope
As detailed in the tender documentation.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Local Bus Service Routes
1)Short description
Transportation of local bus services where the routes are considered by the authority to be socially necessary.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60112000 Public road transport services

3)Quantity or scope
As detailed in the tender documentation.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional 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:
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:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Candidates will be required to provide evidence as specified in Article 47 and 48 of Directive 2004/18/EC

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=CELEX:32004L0018:EN:HTML

III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Candidates will be required to provide evidence as specified in Article 47 and 48 of Directive 2004/18/EC

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=CELEX:32004L0018:EN:HTML

III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
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:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 207-366953 of 28.10.2014

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
15.5.2015 - 14:00
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 18.5.2015 - 10:00

Place:

Carmarthenshire County Council Offices.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Prior Information Notice October / November 2015.
Contract Notice February / March / April 2016.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information
(WA Ref:25173)
Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority's economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:
The Authority endeavours to achieve sustainable development outcomes from all its activities and is committed to contributing to the social, economic and environmental well-being of the wider community in all procurement activity. Accordingly, while the requirement to do so will not be mandatory, the successful contractor(s) will be encouraged to consider opportunities to achieve community benefits through the delivery of this contract.
The Community Benefits will be as detailed in the tender documentation.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: This authority will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calender days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
14.4.2015