Tender for Construction of Civil Engineering Services – UISP Phase 1

Tenders were invited from Contractors with a CIDB grading of 7CE or higher for the construction of the first phase of the upgrading of Informal Settlements Programme (UISP) consisting of 680 serviced erven as well as a temporary relocation area (TRA) within the Mossel Bay Municipal area.

Ref No.TDR199/2020/2021

Closing Date:25/06/2021

MOSSEL BAY MUNICIPALITY

INVITATION TO TENDER

CLOSING TIME:  12:00                                                                                        CLOSING DATE: 25 JUNE 2021

TDR199/2020/2021:  CONSTRUCTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR 680 ERVEN AND TEMPORARY RELOCATION AREA (TRA): PHASE 1

Tenders are hereby invited from Contractors with a CIDB grading of 7CE or higher for the construction of the first phase of the upgrading of Informal Settlements Programme (UISP) consisting of 680 serviced erven as well as a temporary relocation area (TRA) within the Mossel Bay Municipal area. Contractors to sub-contract 30% of the contract to a EME, QSE or Level 1 B-BBEE registered contractor. Preference should be given to local contractors. Contractor to use local labourers according to the EPWP method and regulations. This is a multi-year tender. 

A set of fully completed tender documents must be submitted on the original documents and remain valid for 90 days after the closing date of the tender. Enquiries about the tender can be addressed to Mr Marius Botha of Zutari (Pty) Ltd at telephone (044) 874-2165. 

A set of tender documents can be obtained at a non-refundable cost of R974.15 including VAT. Tender documents can only be obtained at the compulsory site and information meeting which will take place at 10h00 on Thursday, 3 June 2021 at the KwaNonqaba Community Hall, Cnr. Mayixhale & Pakathita Street, KwaNonqaba (opposite KwaNonqaba SAPS).

PLEASE ENSURE THAT ALL PARTNERS OF A JOINT VENTURE ARE CIDB REGISTERED AND ATTEND THIS COMPULSORY MEETING.  FAILURE TO ATTEND THE MEETING WILL RESULT IN THE BID BEING NON-RESPONSIVE.  

Please note: The Municipality prefer that Senior Company Staff members or Contract Managers attend the compulsory site meeting as the Scope of Works, the Design and the Tender Specifications will be discussed in detail along with the Execution phase expectations and possible amendments. It remains the Bidder’s responsibility to familiarize themselves with and fully understand the tender specifications to be able to submit a responsive tender.

Prospective bidders that arrive 15 (fifteen) minutes or more after the advertised time the meeting started will not be allowed to attend the meeting or to sign the attendance register. If a prospective bidder is delayed, he/she must inform the contact person before the meeting commence and will only be allowed to attend the meeting if the chairperson of the meeting, as well as all the other bidders attending the meeting, give permission to do so.

Documents will only be handed to prospective bidders who produce a receipt for the payment of the tender document. Tender documents must be reserved not later than 14h00 on Wednesday 26 May 2021 from  Mr Marius Botha of Zutari (Pty) Ltd at telephone (044) 874-2165 or e-mail to george@zutari.com.

Fully completed tender documents must be placed in a sealed envelope and placed in the tender box on the Lower Ground floor (seaside) at the Mossel Bay Municipality Main Building, 101 Marsh Street, Mossel Bay by not later than 12h00 on 25 June 2021 or be mailed to reach the Tender Box, Mossel Bay Municipality, PO Box 25, Mossel Bay, 6500 before the specified closing date and time. The envelopes must be endorsed clearly with the number, title and closing date of the tender as above.

The tender is subject to functionality criteria.

Bids will be evaluated on the following functionality criteria and bids that score less than 80 out of 100 points will be considered as non-responsive:

Functionality criteria and weight:

  1. Company (or JV) Experience carrying a weight of 30 points.
  2. References Related to Experience carrying a weight of 15 points.
  3. Site Staff & Personnel allocated/reserved for this Tender carrying a weight of 25 points.
  4. Plant/Tools/Equipment carrying a weight of 30 points.

This tender is subject to Regulation 8 “Local Production and Content” of the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act, 2017: Preferential Procurement Regulations, 2017 submitting of MBD 6.2 is compulsory. Please note that designated hardware components, Steel products and components for construction, plastic pipes have been designated with a minimum of 100%, valves products and actuators have been designated with a minimum of 70%, residential electricity and water meters have been designated with a minimum of 40% – 70%  for local content and production.

1.           The exchange rate to be used for the calculation of local production and content must be the exchange rate published by the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) at 12:00 on Friday, 21 May 2021.

2.           Only the South African Bureau of Standards (SANS) approved technical specification number SATS

              1286:2011 must be used to calculate local content.

Responsive bids will then be evaluated on the 80/20 or 90/10 Preference Points system as prescribed by the Preferential Procurement Regulations, 2017.

Receipts will be issued on request only for tenders handed in during office hours from Mondays to Fridays. Receipts will not be issued for tenders placed in the tender box after hours or which are received by mail.

The tender box will be emptied just after 12:00 on the closing date as above, hereafter all bids will be opened in public. Late tenders or tenders submitted by e-mail or fax will under no circumstances be accepted.

The Municipality reserves the right to withdraw any invitation to tender and/or to re-advertise or to reject any tender or to accept a part of it. The Municipality does not bind itself to accepting the lowest tender or award a contract to the bidder scoring the highest number of points.

It is expected of all Bidders who are not yet registered on the Central Supplier Database to register without delay on the prescribed form. The Municipality reserves the right not to award tenders to Bidders who are not registered on the Database.

ADV THYS GILIOMEE

MUNICIPAL MANAGER

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