PUBLIC INVITATION for the collection of bids entrusting of local urban and suburban transportation of passengers on the territory of the Municipality of Sokobanja –

in the process of granting of the public contract of public-private partnership  with concession elements, no. 6/19
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Based on article. 9. paragraph 7. Law on Utility Services (''The Official Gazette of Republic of Serbia'', no. 88/2011 104/2016 and 95/2018), article. 10. paragraph 1., article. 11. paragraph 1. item 6), article. 22. and article. 35. Law on public-private partnership and concession  (''The Official Gazette of Republic of Serbia'' no. 88/2011, 15/2016 и 104/2016, in further text: LPPPC), article 57. Law on transportation of passengers in the road traffic (''The Official Gazette of Republic of Serbia'' no. 68/15,41/18, 44/18 и 83/18)) and article 2. 3. и 4. decision on public transportation of passengers in on the territory of the Municipality of Sokobanja (''The Official Gazette of Sokobanja'', no 49/2016), and in connection with  the Concessions act for entrusting of local transportation of passengers on the territory of the Municipality of Sokobanja (''The Official Gazette of Sokobanja', no. 40/2018), Municipality of Sokobanja –Municipal government of Municipality of Sokobanja, Svetog Save 23, Sokobanja, announces:

PUBLIC INVITATION

for the collection of bids entrusting of local urban and suburban transportation of passengers on the territory of the Municipality of Sokobanja – in the process of granting of the public contract of public-private partnership  with concession elements, no. 6/19

 

1. Announcing a Public invitation for the collection of bids for the most favourable offer and granting of concessions for carrying out Local urban and suburban passenger transportation on the territory of the Municipality of Sokobanja for the period of 5 years- the process of granting of the public contract of public-private partnership with concession elements, no. 6/19.

 

2. The subject of concession is entrusting of local transportation of passengers on the territory of the Municipality of Sokobanja, completely, to a single private partner. The service is to be provided on the territory of the Municipality of Sokobanja, in the volume specified in the competition documents. The contract period is  5 years.

 

3. The participant in the bidding process can be a bidder who fulfils the conditions required for participating in the public procurement process as defined in the article 75. of the Public Procurement law:

1.1. that the bidder is registered with the competent authority, i.e. that the bidder is registered in a required registry (article 75.paragraph 1. Item 1. of the Law)

1.2. that the bidder or his public representative has not been convicted of a crime as a member of an organised criminal group, has not been convicted of an economic crime, environmental crime, bribery (giving or receiving) or criminal fraud (article 75.paragraph 1. Item 2. of the Law)

1.3. that the bidder has payed the required taxes and other public debts in accordance with the regulations of the Republic of Serbia or other foreign countries where the bidder has its headquarters in (article 75.paragraph 1. Item 4. of the Law)

1.4. that the bidder has fulfilled the requirements in accordance with the current health and safety regulations, employment and work condition regulations, environment protection regulations and that the bidder has not been issued a ban on performing an activity that is in power during the time of offer placement (article 75.paragraph 2. Of the Law)

1.5. that the bidder has a valid permit issued by the competent authority for carrying out the activities that are the subject of the public procurement (article 75.paragraph 1. Item 5 of the Law)- Conclusion of issuing a licence for domestic passenger transportation, (article 17.Law on Passenger Road Transport) issued by the Ministry regulating traffic (article 28. of the Law).

 

4. Local urban and suburban passenger transportation will be conducted on already established public transport routes, closely defined in specified in the competition documents, together with departure and arrival times distances and other elements.

 

5. Local urban and suburban public passenger transportation will be conducted for the period of 5 years and will be more closely defined in the final contract of entrusting of the local transportation services in the territory of the Municipality of Sokobanja, which will closely regulate contract termination conditions before the end of the contract period and the contractual rights and obligations. The process is conducted without pre-selection criteria, in accordance with articles 35-41. LPPPC.

 

6. The funds for local urban and suburban passenger transportation for the territory of the Municipality of Sokobanja will allocate from the budget of the Municipality of Sokobanja. The passenger transport itself will be free and available to all,  but with the elementary school students from the territory of the Municipality of Sokobanja  as priority passengers.

 

7. The bidder whose offer is accepted has to match the criteria required by the binding legal and other regulations, municipal acts, Concessions act of entrusting of local transportation of passengers on the territory of the Municipality of Sokobanja (''The Official Gazette of Sokobanja', no. 40/2018), competition documents and concluded public contract.

 

8. The bidder is required to, along with fulfilling the conditions laid down in article 75. Public procurement law (''The Official Gazette of Republic of Serbia'', no. 124/2012, 14/2015 and 68/2015), prove that they meet the financial, professional, technical, personal and ecological conditions for carrying out required local public passenger transportation activities in the territory of the Municipality of Sokobanja, by providing:

a) Proof that bidder fulfils the required financial conditions:

1. That the bidder has, in the last three years (2015, 2016. and 2017.) had an income not less than 84.000.000 dinars, which will be proven a  good standing certificate, issued by the Serbian Business Registers Agency, profit and loss account and balance sheet, for the years 2015, 2016. and 2017.

2. That the bidder’s account has not been frozen in the period from 01.01.2017 to the day of Public invitation announcement, proven by providing a certificate issued by National Bank of Serbia.

b) Proof that bidder fulfils the required professional conditions:

1. That the bidder has experience providing urban and suburban local public passenger transportation services 3 years  before the day of announcement of this public invitation, or that in the same period has had at least 3 (three) concluded contracts the subject of which is  local public passenger transportation on the territory of a city or local municipality, as a selected bidder or a member of a group of bidders, or a member of a consortium, with at least 2 public private partnership contracts with or without concession elements, which is proven with a photocopy of the contract.

2. That the bidder has an  ISO 9001 quality control system and ОHSAS 18001- health and safety working conditions, proven by providing photocopies of ISO 9001 and ОHSAS 18001 certificates.

c) Proof that bidder fulfils the required technical conditions:

1. That the bidder owns or has  rented or leased the minimum of  8 autobuses,  7 of which have 44 to 54 sitting seats and 1 minibus, which has 20 to 25 seats, as well as reserve vehicles with he same number of seats- 1 autobus and 1 minibus, proven by providing electronic drivers licence readings. If the vehicle owner in the vehicle registration is not the bidder or a member of the consortium, contract of lease or rent agreement photocopies are required for that/those vehicle/Es (legal grounds for owning of vehicles is not required for vehicles owned by the bidder) as well as photocopies of the vehicle registration stickers for vehicles in question.

2. That the bidder owns or has a rented Autobus station in Sokobanja or a similar suitable area in town that contains, a space for selling tickets and other transportation documents and giving out transportation information of at least 6m2; a waiting room of at least 20m2; dressing room; public sanitary block with running water; an area for arivals and departures of the autobuses and video surveillance device for the platforms.  The proof of ownership of a autobus station or a similar suitable area is certificate of title or a contract, authenticated by a notary or a competent court. If the autobus station or a similar suitable area is rented, the rent agreement is required to be provided as proof, and the agreement must be concluded for the period of at least five (5) years and three (3) months, if the agreement has been concluded after the publication date of this public invitation.

3. For the purposes of vehicle maintenance, the bidder has to own, or has rented, or has contracted access to, on the territory of the Municipality of Sokobanja, a workshop for vehicle maintenance, the minimum surface of which must be at least 500m2, with  minimum of three canals, at least 12m long, at least 0,80m wide, at least 1,50m deep. Ownership of the vehicle maintenance workshop is proven by a certificate of title or a contract, authenticated by a notary or a competent court. If the workshop is rented, the rent agreement is required as proof, and must be concluded for the period of at least five (5) years and three (3) months, if the agreement has been concluded after the publication date of this public invitation. If the workshop is used on the grounds of a contract, the contract must be presented as proof, and does not need to be authenticated by a notary or a competent court.

4. That the bidder has to, in accordance with article 92. Law on consumer protection (''The Official Gazette of Republic of Serbia'', no. 62/2014, 6/2016-other law and 44/2018 – other law) secure the use of a free telephone number for giving out information related to departure and arrival of buses and other services provided by the transporter, which is proven by providing a contract concluded with one of the telecommunication providers that operate in the territory of the Republic of Serbia.

d) Proof that bidder fulfils the required personal conditions - That the bidder employs at least  9 persons, 8 of which with a  ''D'' category drivers licence (autobus drivers) and 1 auto mechanic for  carrying out daily checks of technical validity of the vehicles, which is proven by providing of a photocopy of employment contract and a photocopy of an ''М-А'' form (mandatory social insurance confirmation certificate) for the autobus drivers and the auto mechanic, photocopies of drivers licences for the autobus drivers;  auto mechanic degree or auto mechanic certification (photocopy) for the auto mechanic.

e) Proof that bidder fulfils the required ecological conditions – That the bidder has ISO 14001 quality control system- environment protection  management system, which is proven by providing a photocopy of ISO 14001 certificate.

 

8a. The bidder, alongside the offer, has to submit an original banking guarantee as a guarantee for the seriousness of the offer of 300.000,00 dinars, without VAT, issued by a commercial bank. The bidder alongside the offer also has to submit an original letter of intent for giving a banking guarantee for performance security in the amount of  800.000,00 dinars, without VAT, issued by a commercial bank. The bidder has to,  with the conclusion of the contract, provide the  ordering party with a banking guarantee for performance security in the amount of  800.000,00 dinars without VAT. More about the funds needed is specified in the competition documents.

9. The criteria for the selection of the most favourable offer is the economically most favourable offer.

number Criteria ponderations
1. Offered price up to 84
2. Vehicle age up to 16
Total:   100
  1. Offered price – up to 84 ponderations:

Proportional balance between the lowest offered price and concretely offered price that is ponderated, in relation to 76 ponderations, according to the formula:

Nop=84 x Plo/Po

Nop-number of ponderations

Plo - Price, lowest offered

Po- Price, offered

Vehicle age up to 16 ponderations:

a. Vehicle manufactured before 2003, per vehicle – 0 ponderations

b. Vehicle manufactured from 2003 to 2006, per vehicle – 0,5 ponderations

c. Vehicle manufactured from 2007 to 2010, per vehicle – 1 ponderation

d. Vehicle manufactured from 2011 to 2014, per vehicle – 1,5 ponderations

e. Vehicle manufactured from 2015, per vehicle – 2 ponderations

 

10. The deadline for making a decision on the most favourable offer, or decision of nullifying of the process and giving the concession is 30 days, аnd starts  the day of expiry offer collection deadline. The concessor will, within three days of the end of the deadline for making the decision of selecting the most favourable offer, nullifying  the process and giving the concession, inform of its decision every bidder via e-mail and without delay publish the winning offer on the Public procurement portal on the internet page www.opstinasokobanja.com, and in doing so will be considered informed of the outcome of the process.

 

11. Legal protection in the process of selecting a winning offer is in accordance with the law that regulates public procurements. All parties interested in participating or are participating in the bidding process can submit a request to the  Republic Commission for Protection of Rights in Public Procurement Procedures, through the ordering party, for protection of rights request throughout the duration of the process, within the deadlines specified in the Public procurement law, against the decisions of the public body conducting the process. The deadline for submitting the Protection of Rights request against the decision of selecting the most favourable offer, or decision of nullifying of the process and giving the concession is 10 days from the day of publishing the decision on the Public procurement portal. The public concession contract cannot be signed before the expiration of the cure period, which is  15 days from the day of  informing the all bidders of the decision of choosing the most favourable offer, in accordance with regulations and laws. The address of the Republic Commission for Protection of Rights in Public Procurement Procedures is: Government of Republic of Serbia, Republic Commission for Protection of Rights in Public Procurement Procedures, Nemanjina 22-26, Belgrade.

 

12. Interested parties can acquire the necessary Competition documents in the premisses of the Municipal government building of the Municipality of Sokobanja, Svetog Save street, no. 23, office no. 15, work days between  8h and 14h. The competition documents can be acquired after providing proof  of payment of 1.000,00 dinars, account number 840-745151843-03, model 97 –reference number 10-094, with designation – purchase of competition documents.

Interested parties can access the Competition documents in the  premisses of the Municipal government building of the Municipality of Sokobanja, Svetog Save street, no. 23, office no. 15, work days between  8h and 14h.  after providing proof  of payment of 800,00 dinars, account number 840-745151843-03, model 97 reference number 10-094, with designation – access to the competition documents.

Additional information related to purchase or competition documents can be ascertained in the office number 15, phone number 018/830-173, office. 615. contact person: Dušica Stanković.

13. The public invitation is published in ''The Official Gazette of Republic of Serbia'' no   2/2019, on the day 16.01.2019. as well as through the means of Public Information Services - daily newspaper Kurir, 17. 01.2019., internet page of the Municipality of Sokobanja and the Public procurements Portal. The final deadline for making an offer is 18.03.2019. at10h. The offers are to be delivered personally, or posted in sealed envalopes with the designation ''OFFER FOR PROVIDING LOCAL URBAN AND SUBURBAN TRANSPORTATION OF PASSANGERS ON THE TERRITORY OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF SOKOBANJA IN THE PROCESS OF GRANTING OF THE PUBLIC CONTRACT OF PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP WITH CONCESSION ELEMENTS NO. 6/19- DO NOT OPEN, to the address: Municipality of Sokobanja, Svetog Save street no. 23. On the back of the letter write: the name of the bidder, address, phone number, contact person. All offers must be presented in Serbian language and Cyrilic alphabet, except for the parts of the offer that have to be in Latin alphabet (vehicle registration, etc.).

14. Public opening of the offers will be carried out by the Commission on the same day, after the expiration of the delivery deadline at 11h premisses of the Municipal government building of the Municipality of Sokobanja, Svetog Save street, no. 23, office no. 15. Bidders representative can attend the public opening of the offers, but must present authorisation, an authenticated  and signed by the correct authorised person.

 

Number: 404-16-4/2019-01

Sokobanja, 10.01.2019.

 

Specialist team for the preparation of projects of entrusting of the local urban and suburban transportation services in the territory of the Municipality of Sokobanja of public-private partnership with or without concession elements  and other duties

Commision for carrying out the process of public-private partnership with  concession elements for selecting a private partner entrusting of the utility service of  local urban and suburban transportation

 

 

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