Cardiff Council are looking at putting in place a framework contract for services to undertake work to eradicate weeds by the appropriate application of pesticides within defined areas and the contractor may also be required to apply fertilizer to turf areas etc.
Cardiff Council will be conducting this procurement exercise using the Alito E-tendering portal. This can be found at http://appswales.alito.co.uk. To express an interest and enable you to access the tender documents, you will need to visit this site and perform a simple free registration for your organisation. You may already be registered on the alito system, therefore please check to avoid making a duplicate record.
Once registration is complete you will be able to register your interest in the tender in order to download the documents. *** All suppliers must select category SE50 - Weed Control and Horticultural Contractors and must have selected this on their supplier profile to access the tender documents*** Please note the successful company will need to be fully registered and approved for this category before the Contract can commence. If you have any problems accessing the information then please contact Josslyn Stephens on 029 2087 3740 and she should be able to assist you.
TUPE regulations may apply to this Contract, details within the Tender Specifications. There is also a Mandatory Question & Company Details Document - Number 5 and you must be able to answer YES to questions 1, 2 and 3 (and show Contracts) as well as answering NO to questions 4 and 5; if you can do this you can downlaoad the rest of the Tender documents and submit your Tender in accordance with document 4 the Invitation To Tenderers. Also note that you will need to start Appendix 11 (Document 6) as a matter of urgency, as your completed reference sheets will need to be submitted to us at the same time as your Tender document!
The deadline for expressing an interest and downloading the documents is 23:00 on Wednesday 3rd March, 2010 and the deadline for the receipt of the completed Tender documents, by the Council, is 12:00, Noon on Wednesday 10th March, 2010. Please be aware that the user who registers your expressions of interest will be the only point of contact for the Tender and receive all communications and documents through Alito, please note that you must download the documents yourself they will NOT be sent to you,after you have expressed an interest.