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Notice Summary

Title:
IE-Ireland: Provision of Turf for Domestic Home Heating (OJEU)
Document Ref:
GB003ZM326138
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Other
Published By:
Department of Culture, Heritage & the Gaeltacht
Date Published:
09 March 2020
Deadline Date:
09 April 2020
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
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Notice Abstract

The provision of turf for domestic home heating as part of the Cessation of Turf Cutting Compensation Scheme (CTCCS) The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) of the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht manage the Irish State's nature conservation responsibilities under National and European law. A particular responsibility of the NPWS is the designation and protection of Special Areas of Conservation (SACs), Special Protection Areas (SPAs) and Natural Heritage Areas (NHAs). Further to Ireland’s obligations under EU law to protect rare and threatened natural habitats, turf cutting on 53 raised bog special areas of conservation (SACs) and 36 raised bog natural heritage areas (NHAs) is no longer permitted. The Cessation of Turf Cutting Compensation Scheme is in place for those affected by the cessation of turf cutting on these sites. The scheme offers qualifying applicants the option of a payment of €1,500 per year; index linked, for a period of 15 years or, where feasible, relocation to a non-designated bog where they can continue to cut turf. Qualifying applicants may avail of the annual payment or the delivery of 15 tonnes of turf to their homes while awaiting relocation to non-designated bog where they can continue to cut turf. The Department is seeking tenders from suppliers of cut turf who can make an annual delivery of an amount equivalent to 15 tonnes of turf suitable for domestic heating and who have a Depot within either LOT region as outlined herein.

Notice Details

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

UNKNOWN

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address

Department of Culture, Heritage & the Gaeltacht
N/A, Dublin
Ireland IE
Audrey Carroll N/A
N/A

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Provision of Turf for Domestic Home Heating (OJEU)

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

The provision of turf for domestic home heating as part of the Cessation of Turf Cutting Compensation Scheme (CTCCS)

The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) of the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht manage the Irish State's nature conservation responsibilities under National and European law. A particular responsibility of the NPWS is the designation and protection of Special Areas of Conservation (SACs), Special Protection Areas (SPAs) and Natural Heritage Areas (NHAs).

Further to Ireland’s obligations under EU law to protect rare and threatened natural habitats, turf cutting on 53 raised bog special areas of conservation (SACs) and 36 raised bog natural heritage areas (NHAs) is no longer permitted.

The Cessation of Turf Cutting Compensation Scheme is in place for those affected by the cessation of turf cutting on these sites. The scheme offers qualifying applicants the option of a payment of €1,500 per year; index linked, for a period of 15 years or, where feasible, relocation to a non-designated bog where they can continue to cut turf.

Qualifying applicants may avail of the annual payment or the delivery of 15 tonnes of turf to their homes while awaiting relocation to non-designated bog where they can continue to cut turf.

The Department is seeking tenders from suppliers of cut turf who can make an annual delivery of an amount equivalent to 15 tonnes of turf suitable for domestic heating and who have a Depot within either LOT region as outlined herein.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

The procedure type is unknown.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

Turf Tender 2020

4.3

Time Limits

   09-04-2020  Time 12:00

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

Please visit the following portal to view this notice:

https://irl.eu-supply.com/ctm/Supplier/PublicPurchase/163277/0/0?returnUrl=ctm/Supplier/PublicTenders&b=ETENDERS_SIMPLE

Response deadline (Irish time): 09/04/2020 at 12:00 hrs

(MT Ref:326138)

5.2

Additional Documentation

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 09-03-2020

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