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Published 18/05/2020

North Yorkshire

Country UK

Status Contract notice

CType Services

Tender Details
Reference2020/S 096-230696
Award CriteriaThe most economic tender
ProcurementCompetitive procedure with negotiation
Main ActivitiesGeneral public services
Common Procurement VocabularyInternet services
Construction structures and materials; auxiliary products to construction (except electric apparatus)
Construction work
Repair and maintenance services
Postal and telecommunications services
IT services: consulting
software development
Internet and support
Date Published18th May 2020

North Yorkshire

Country UK

Status Contract notice

CType Services

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: North Yorkshire County Council
Postal address: North Yorkshire County Council, County Hall
Town: Northallerton
NUTS code: UKE2
Postal code: DL7 8AD
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Miss Rebecca Shenton
E-mail: rebecca.shenton@northyorks.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1609532087

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.yortender.co.uk

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: NYNet Ltd
Postal address: 80 High Street, Starbeck
Town: Harrogate
NUTS code: UKE2
Postal code: HG2 8LQ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Alex Yates
E-mail: alex.yates@nynet.co.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.nynet.co.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.yortender.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.yortender.co.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:

Phase 4 — Superfast North Yorkshire

Reference number: DN476868
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72400000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

NYnet and NYCC (together the ‘Authorities’) have secured funding of GBP 12.5 m to roll out Phase 4 of the Superfast North Yorkshire programme. Additional funding may be available throughout the term of the contract. The project aims to deliver against a vision to secure as close to 100 % coverage as possible of next generation access (‘NGA’) broadband in North Yorkshire (‘the County’).

The project recognises that the broad geography of North Yorkshire and its sparsity of population means NGA infrastructure of 30 Mbps and above may be limited in scope. However, with the application of public sector funds to stimulate the market, suppliers’ are invited to propose the most extensive coverage possible delivering 30 Mbps and above using whatever range of NGA compliant technologies they consider most appropriate.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 25 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
44000000
45000000
50000000
64000000
72000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKE2
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The contract will be awarded through the competitive procedure with negotiation as set out in Regulation 29 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015. This will involve a selection stage (the ‘SQ’) following which selected suppliers will be invited to submit an initial tender for the contract.

The term of the contract will be the planned period of works plus 10-years.

With regard to the scope of the properties that fall within this project; in short, any property within the County is eligible to be included in the project, provided, irrespective of technology, they are not in receipt of NGA broadband services with a speed of at least 30 Mbps as defined by the European Commission and BDUK guidelines.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 50
Price - Weighting: 50
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 25 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 10/12/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
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

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Competitive procedure with negotiation
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.1.5)Information about negotiation
The contracting authority reserves the right to award the contract on the basis of the initial tenders without conducting negotiations
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2020/S 014-028343
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 15/06/2020
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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

Please register your organisation details on the YORtender (ProContract) system at https://procontract.due-north.com/Login/ by creating a username, password and company profile.

To view details, click on the find opportunities icon within the opportunities section. Select North Yorkshire County Council from the organisations drop down in the filter section and click update. The open market engagement record should then be displayed on the page. Alternatively use the find opportunities icon and:

— change the all data drop down to Reference Number in the search drop down,

— enter the contract ID: DN476868— click Go, and the details of this contract should be displayed.

Once you have selected the opportunity by clicking on the project title, you will need to express your interest by clicking the register interest in this opportunity button.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: High Court of England and Wales
Postal address: Strand, City of Westminster
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

North Yorkshire County Council shall in accordance with the Public Contracts (Amendment) Regulations 2015, incorporate a minimum 10 day standstill period commencing at the point that information on the intention to award the contract is sent to tenderers.

The Council shall, as soon as possible after the decision has been made, inform the tenderers and candidates of its decision, and shall do so by notice in writing by the most rapid means of communication practicable.

Should additional information be required, please contact the person cited in paragraph I.1) of this form. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved, Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No 6) 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 and Wales).

Any such action must be started within 30 days beginning with the date when the aggrieved party first knew or ought to have known that grounds for starting the proceedings had arisen. Where a contract has not been entered into the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. Following the 10 day standstill period, if no further debriefing has been requested, the Court may only award damages once the contract has been entered into.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: High Court of England and Wales
Postal address: Strand, City of Westminster
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
14/05/2020
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Tender Details
Reference2020/S 096-230696
Award CriteriaThe most economic tender
ProcurementCompetitive procedure with negotiation
Main ActivitiesGeneral public services
Common Procurement VocabularyInternet services
Construction structures and materials; auxiliary products to construction (except electric apparatus)
Construction work
Repair and maintenance services
Postal and telecommunications services
IT services: consulting
software development
Internet and support
Date Published18th May 2020