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Tenders are being sought for a number of contracted local bus services throughout Angus and to/from Dundee. The requirement is divided into 10 lots covering a diverse range of routes within Angus. Operators may bid for as many of these routes as they ...

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Angus Council
Angus House, Orchardbank Business Park
Forfar
DD8 1AX
United Kingdom
Contact person: Lesley Millar
Telephone: +44 3452777778
E-mail:
Fax: +44 1307476140
NUTS code: UKM21

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.angus.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00236

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Tender for the Supply of the Provision of Tendered Local Bus Services for May 2017.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
60112000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Tenders are being sought for a number of contracted local bus services throughout Angus and to/from Dundee. The requirement is divided into 10 lots covering a diverse range of routes within Angus. Operators may bid for as many of these routes as they wish.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 600 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

A498: Carnoustie - Monifieth - Forfar (Mondays to Fridays)

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
60112000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM21
Main site or place of performance:

Angus.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for the provision of an off-peak shoppers service to operate Monday to Friday.

Operators should note that this contract A498, along with Contract A499, is also being tendered as a combined contract A500. Only one of the contracts A498 OR A500 will be awarded.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Environmental management / Weighting: 3
Quality criterion - Name: Maximisation of Passenger Benefit / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Fair Work Practices / Weighting: 2
Price - Weighting: 90
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 29/05/2017
End: 29/05/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Contract may be renewed on an annual basis for up to 2 further years.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

The total value of the lots if awarded is estimated at 1 600 000 GBP. if the option to extend is taken up.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

A499: Inveraldie - Murroes - Dundee (Mondays to Fridays)

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
60112000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM21
Main site or place of performance:

Angus and to Dundee.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of early morning bus service on Mondays to Fridays from Inveraldie to Dundee.

Operators should note that this contract A499, along with Contract A498, is also being tendered as a combined contract A500. Only one of the contracts A499 OR A500 will be awarded.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Environmental management / Weighting: 3
Quality criterion - Name: Maximisation of Passenger Benefit / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Fair Work Practices / Weighting: 2
Price - Weighting: 90
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 29/05/2017
End: 29/05/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Lot may be extended on an annual basis for up to a further 2 years.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

The total value of the lots if awarded is estimated at 1 600 000 GBP if the option to extend is taken up.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

A500: Carnoustie - Monifieth - Forfar (Mondays to Fridays) / Inveraldie - Murroes - Dundee (Mondays to Fridays)

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
60112000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM21
Main site or place of performance:

Angus and to Dundee.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This contract is for the provision of an off peak shoppers service (Mondays to Fridays) and the provision of an early morning Monday to Friday journey from Angus to Dundee.

Operators should note that this contract A500 is the combined contract for A498 and A499. Not all the contracts will be awarded - either the individual tenders or combined tender will be awarded.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Environmental management / Weighting: 3
Quality criterion - Name: Maximisation of Passenger Benefit / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Fair Work Practices / Weighting: 2
Price - Weighting: 90
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 29/05/2017
End: 29/05/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This lot may be extended on an annual basis for up to 2 further years.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

The total value of the lots if awarded is estimated at 1 600 000 GBP if the option to extend is taken up.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

A501: Downfield - Auchterhouse - Dundee (Monday to Saturday)

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
60112000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM21
Main site or place of performance:

Angus and to/from Dundee.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for the provision of a Monday to Saturday daytime service.

Operators should note that an alternative tender for this service is also being sought as Contract A502 - only one of A501 or A502 will be awarded.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Environmental management / Weighting: 3
Quality criterion - Name: M / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Fair Work Practices / Weighting: 2
Price - Weighting: 90
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 29/05/2017
End: 30/05/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This lot may be extended on an annual basis for up to 2 further years.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

The total value of the lots if awarded is estimated at 1 600 000 GBP if the option to extend is taken up.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

A502: Downfield - Auchterhouse - Dundee (Monday to Saturday)

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
60112000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM21
Main site or place of performance:

Angus and to /from Dundee.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for the provision of a daytime service operating within Angus and to/from Dundee.

Operators should note that an alternative tender for this service is also being sought as Contract A501 - only one of contracts A501 or A502 will be awarded.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Environmental management / Weighting: 3
Quality criterion - Name: Maximisation of Passenger Benefit / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Fair Work Practices / Weighting: 2
Price - Weighting: 90
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 29/05/2017
End: 30/05/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This lot may be extended on an annual basis for up to a further 2 years.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

The total value of the lots if awarded is estimated at 1 600 000 GBP if the option to extend is taken up.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

A503: Arbroath - Auchmithie (Daily) / Arbroath - Friockheim - Brechin - Stracathro (Mondays to Saturdays)

Lot No: 6
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
60112000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM21
Main site or place of performance:

Angus.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for the provision of daily services.

Operators should note that alternative options for this tender are being sought.

A503 is for the current daily service provision.

A504 is for a Monday to Saturday reduced level of service using 1 bus.

A506 is for the current Monday to Saturday service

A507 is for the current Sunday service

Either A503 will be awarded or, A504 and A507, or A506 and A507.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Environmental management / Weighting: 3
Quality criterion - Name: Maximisation of Passenger Benefit / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: F / Weighting: 2
Price - Weighting: 90
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 29/05/2017
End: 31/05/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This lot may be extended on an annual basis for up to a further 2 years.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

The total value of the lots if awarded is estimated at 1 600 000 GBP if the option to extend is taken up.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

A504: Arbroath - Friockheim - Brechin - Stracathro (Mondays to Sundays)

Lot No: 7
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
60112000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM21
Main site or place of performance:

Angus.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for the provision of a Monday to Saturday local bus service.

Operators should note that alternative options for this tender are being sought.

A503 is for the current daily service provision.

A504 is for a Monday to Saturday reduced level of service using 1 bus.

A506 is for the current Monday to Saturday service

A507 is for the current Sunday service

Either A503 will be awarded or, A504 and A507, or A506 and A507.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Environmental management / Weighting: 3
Quality criterion - Name: Maximisation of Passenger Benefit / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Fair Work Practices / Weighting: 2
Price - Weighting: 90
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 29/05/2017
End: 31/05/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This lot may be extended on an annual basis for a maximum of 2 years.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

The total value of the lots if awarded is estimated at 1 600 000 GBP if the option to extend is taken up.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

A505: Arbroath - Auchmithie (Daily)

Lot No: 8
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
60112000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM21
Main site or place of performance:

Angus.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for the provision of a local bus service operating daily in the Arbroath area.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Environmental management / Weighting: 3
Quality criterion - Name: Maximisation of Passenger Benefit / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Fair Work Practices / Weighting: 2
Price - Weighting: 90
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 29/05/2017
End: 31/05/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This lot may be extended on an annual basis for up to 2 further years.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

The total value of the lots if awarded is estimated at 1 600 000 GBP if the option to extend is taken up.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

A506: Arbroath - Friockheim -Brechin - Stracathro (Mondays to Saturdays)

Lot No: 9
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
60112000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM21
Main site or place of performance:

Angus.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for the provision of a Monday to Saturday local bus service.

Operators should note that alternative options for this tender are being sought.

A503 is for the current daily service provision.

A504 is for a Monday to Saturday reduced level of service using 1 bus.

A506 is for the current Monday to Saturday service

A507 is for the current Sunday service

Either A503 will be awarded or, A504 and A507, or A506 and A507.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Environmental management / Weighting: 3
Quality criterion - Name: M / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Fair Work Practices / Weighting: 2
Price - Weighting: 90
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 29/05/2017
End: 30/05/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This lot may be extended on an annual basis for up to a further 2 years.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

The total value of the lots if awarded is estimated at 1 600 000 GBP if the option to extend is taken up.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

A507: Arbroath - Friockheim - Brechin - Stracathro (Sundays)

Lot No: 10
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
60112000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM21
Main site or place of performance:

Angus.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This contract is for the provision of a local bus service operating on Sundays in the Arbroath/Brechin areas.

Operators should note that alternative options for this tender are being sought.

A503 is for the current daily service provision.

A504 is for a Monday to Saturday reduced level of service using 1 bus.

A506 is for the current Monday to Saturday service

A507 is for the current Sunday service

Either A503 will be awarded or, A504 and A507, or A506 and A507.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Environmental management / Weighting: 3
Quality criterion - Name: Maximisation of Passenger Benefit / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Fair Work Practices / Weighting: 2
Price - Weighting: 90
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 04/06/2017
End: 31/05/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This lot may be extended on an annual basis for up to 2 further years.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

The total value of the lots if awarded is estimated at 1 600 000 GBP if the option to extend is taken up.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

Part IV, A: Operators are required to have a PSV Operators Licence/Special Restricted Licence Number (PM Number) at the time of submitting their tender.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Part IV, B: Must meet Angus Council's Insurance Requirements.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

It is a requirement that bidders hold or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any subsequently awarded contract the types of insurance detailed below:

Employers Liability Insurance to the extent of at least 10 000 000 GBP per claim and unlimited in total.

Public Liability Insurance to the extent of at least 5 000 000 GBP per claim and unlimited in total.

Motor Insurance - minimum indemnity limits: for the loss of life or personal injury unlimited; for damage to property 10 000 000 GBP per claim and unlimited in total.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Bus company bidders must declare that they have passed the financial standing test of the Traffic Commissioner and have a PSV Operator Licence/Special Restricted Licence.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Provide PSV Operator Licence/Special Restricted Licence Number.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

Holders of PSV Operators Licence/Special Restricted Licence.

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

See conditions of contract.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 03/03/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 03/03/2017
Local time: 14:00
Place:

County Buildings, Market Street, Forfar DD8 3LG.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Authorised officers of Angus Council.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

October 2017.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=476904.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

The Contracting Authority does not intend to include a sub-contract clause in this contract.

(SC Ref:476904).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Angus Council
Angus House, Orchardbank Business Park
Forfar
DD8 1AX
United Kingdom
Telephone: +00 443452777778

Internet address:http://www.angus.gov.uk/

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
16/01/2017