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Notice Summary

United Kingdom-Leicester: Air Quality Assessment and Associated Services
424428-2019
Leicester City Council
10 September 2019
07 October 2019
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
No

Notice Abstract

Leicester City Council (LCC) has been committed to make Leicester 1 of the best places to live, work and visit. To deliver this promise an Air Quality Action Plan ‘Healthier Air for Leicester’ (AQAP) was devised and adopted in 2015, https://www.leicester.gov.uk/media/180653/air-quality-action-plan.pdfThis plan is focused on particulate matter of 10 microns or less (PM10) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) measures. This procurement would go some way to identify and formulate new measures which would address our particulate matter levels of 2,5 microns or less (PM2.5).The project requires the procurement of eight packages under separate lots to address the different elements of the work to be delivered as detailed in section 3 Services Requirements.

Notice Details

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

Leicester City Council

Bosworth House, 9-15 Princess Road West

Leicester

LE1 6TH

UK

Contact person: Mrs Rebecca Cowan

Telephone: +44 1164541272

E-mail: rebecca.cowan@leicester.gov.uk

NUTS: UKF21

Internet address(es)

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.leicester.gov.uk

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=762fc077-a0d0-e911-80f8-005056b64545


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=762fc077-a0d0-e911-80f8-005056b64545


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

Air Quality Assessment and Associated Services

Reference number: 0555RCPTED

II.1.2) Main CPV code

90730000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Leicester City Council (LCC) has been committed to make Leicester 1 of the best places to live, work and visit. To deliver this promise an Air Quality Action Plan ‘Healthier Air for Leicester’ (AQAP) was devised and adopted in 2015, https://www.leicester.gov.uk/media/180653/air-quality-action-plan.pdf

This plan is focused on particulate matter of 10 microns or less (PM10) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) measures. This procurement would go some way to identify and formulate new measures which would address our particulate matter levels of 2,5 microns or less (PM2.5).

The project requires the procurement of eight packages under separate lots to address the different elements of the work to be delivered as detailed in section 3 Services Requirements.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

Tenders may be submitted for all lots

II.2) Description

Lot No: 1

II.2.1) Title

Assessing, Modelling and Quantifying Pollution

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

90731100

90731700

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKF21

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

— produce 10 metre resolution near real time (NRT) pollution map of Leicester using data from sources including, but not limited to, traffic, satellite, automatic air quality stations and portable air quality monitors (see work package 4),

— provide a detailed representation of PM2.5 concentrations, which shall include pollution sources (such as domestic wood and coal burning emissions) and topographical effects (such as artificial aspects such as canyons), in the form of a data set which can be viewed and manipulated within the Council’s Geographical Information System (GIS),

— deliver a ‘source-apportionment module’ to inform understanding of the various contributions from each source of PM2.5 in each 100 m x 100 m cell in the city with critical emphasis on solid-fuel contributions,

— provide emission factors to be used in Airviro air quality dispersion model for PM2.5 and possibly other pollutants such as PM10 and NO2 using the latest Defra’s Emission Factors Toolkit. The years to be included are: 2017- 2030.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 70

Price / Weighting:  30

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 60

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

Initial period of 1 year with option to extend for a further 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 year(s).

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.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: Yes

Lot No: 2

II.2.1) Title

Monitoring of Pollution

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

38341500

38344000

90731000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKF21

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

— to provide and deploy eleven portable air quality monitors. It is suggested these be located as:

—— 6 static within the Leicester City boundary (Appendix D),

—— 2 mobile monitors to be deployed on LCC electric vehicles,

—— 2 on volunteer cyclists,

—— 1 on A6 outside the city boundary,

— provide advice on PM2.5 monitoring strategies in residential areas, using modelling and monitoring technologies.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 70

Price / Weighting:  30

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 60

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

Initial period of 1 year with option to extend for a further 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 year(s).

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.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: Yes

Lot No: 3

II.2.1) Title

Informing and Engaging the Public and Enabling the Public to make Informed Decisions

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

90730000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKF21

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Deliver a mobile phone app to provide services for Leicester citizens to assist with understandings of exposure of PM2.5.

Provide behavioural change advice to public through various information systems such as phone App or website on how to reduce pollution emissions from woodsmoke, stoves and through changing the mode of travel.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 70

Price / Weighting:  30

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 60

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

Initial period of 1 year with option to extend for a further 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 year(s).

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.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: Yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 07/10/2019

Local time: 10:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

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: 07/10/2019

Local time: 10:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Leciester City Council

Leicester

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

06/09/2019