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Recycling and Recovery of Residual Civic Amenity Waste. ITT Reference 16828. Project Reference 11802

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Larne Borough Council
Smiley Buildings, Victoria Road
For the attention of: Helen Mckinney
BT40 1RU Larne
Telephone: +44 2828272313
Fax: +44 2828260660

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
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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Recycling and Recovery of Residual Civic Amenity Waste. ITT Reference 16828. Project Reference 11802
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 16: Sewage and refuse disposal services; sanitation and similar services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Redlands Civic amenity Site, Harbour highway, Larne, BT40 1SX.

NUTS code UKN02

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)
Larne Borough Council proposes to procure a Contractor or Contractors to:
provide a service to treat and/or recover residual civic amenity waste ("Contract Waste”) delivered by the Council and contractor to a single nominated delivery point so that at least 70 % of such Contract Waste is diverted from landfill by means of recycling and/or recovery. The tenderer's proposal should be supported by sufficient detail in relation to its assumptions on the composition of the Contract Waste and the information on which this is based to allow the Authority to be assured that the Tenderer's proposed diversion level is achievable.
to collect data and produce quarterly reports detailing:
Total quantity of waste delivered and breakdown of tonnage received from each site and waste delivered by LBC. Although each container will be hauled from Redlands, their site of origin (Redlands, Larne South or Glenarm) will be detailed on the weighbridge docket accompanying the container.
% breakdown of materials recycled/recovered/landfilled.
Final destination of materials.
In respect of the Tender, the waste shall be brought by Larne Borough Council (est. 760 tonnes, 33 %) and the compacted container waste (est. 1 550 tonnes, 67 %) shall be brought by the contractor directly to and deposited at a single, delivery point nominated by the appointed contractor.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90000000, 90513000, 90510000, 90000000, 90511000, 90512000, 90514000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
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:
Estimated value excluding VAT: 400 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Starting 30.4.2013. Completion 30.7.2015

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:
Further information will be set out in the Instructions to Tenderers.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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: The contract commencement date is the 1.5.2013 to 30.4.2014 with the option to extend for one year plus a further option to extend for 1 period of 3 months until 31.7.2015.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Tenderers will be assessed in accordance with Part 4 of the Public contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended)on the basis of the information porvided in response to technical ability. Tenderers must demonstrate that they hold Waste Management Licences, Permits, Exemptions and Waste Carrier licences.
Tenderers must demonstrate that they have the ability to service this contract by providing details fo their relevant experience in the last 3 years. Tenderers must demonstrate their ability to provide the size and scale as outlined in the specification.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
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. Price. Weighting 70

2. Technical 30%

3. Subdivided into:

4. Transport plan. Weighting 2

5. Proposed recycling and or recovery operations. Weighting 12

6. Contract Waste Acceptance Arrangements. Weighting 6

7. Recording of Contract Waste / Reporting. Weighting 6

8. Contingency Arrangements. Weighting 4

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:
Project 11802
ITT 16828
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 11.3.2013 - 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
11.3.2013 - 12:00
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
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
in days: 120 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 15.3.2013 - 12:00


An electronic tendering system is used and hosted by Bravo Solutions. Documents can only be accessed after the closing date. As such no opening panel is used.

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

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once): Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once): and click the link to register - Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue' - Enter your correct business and user details - Note the username you chose and click ‘Save' when complete - You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender - Login to the portal with the username/password - Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers' link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) - Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. - Click the ‘Express Interest' button at the top of the page. - This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs' page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments' in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details' box 3. Responding to the tender - Click ‘My Response' under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details', you can choose to ‘Create Response' or to ‘Decline to Respond' (please give a reason if declining) - You can now use the ‘Messages' function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification - Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT - There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response' button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

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: CPD 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 calendar 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)/ Utilities Contracts
Regulations (SI 2005 No 6) ***(DELETE AS APPROPRIATE)*** 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: