TENDER : APPOINTMENT OF A PANEL FOR LEGAL SERVICES FOR A PERIOD OF 36 MONTHS

    DANNHAUSER MUNICIPALITY
    INVITATION TO TENDER - TENDER No: 21/11/2019
    DESCRIPTION: APPOINTMENT OF A PANEL FOR LEGAL SERVICES FOR A PERIOD OF 36 MONTHS

    Dannhauser Municipality hereby invites the suitably qualified, competent and professional attorney firms to submit tenders in order to form part of the Dannhauser Local Municipal’s Panel of Attorneys for a period of 36 months, to render specialized legal advice and services, as and when required.

    NON-REFUNDABLE BID document fee of R250.00 is payable in cash at the cashiers office from the 21/11/2019 from 7h30 to 15h00 Monday to Friday.

    This bid will be evaluated in terms of the 80/20 preferential point system as prescribed in the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act (No 5 of 2000 Amended in 2017). Original Certified BBBEE certificate must be submitted.

    In terms of section 13 of the municipal Supply Chain management Policy and the official tender procedures, the Municipality will reject all tenders that do not comply with the following conditions;

    - Bidders must be registered on the Central Supplier Database and proof of registration must be submitted.
    - Price(s) quoted must be valid for at least ninety (90) days from date of offer.
    - Price(s) quoted must be firm and inclusive of VAT
    - Bidders must include both Tax Clearance Certificate and SARS Pin.
    - This bid is subject to the general conditions of contract (GCC) and if applicable, any other specific conditions of contract.
    - Company profile with traceable references.
    - CIPC Registration certificate “CK”
    - Current municipal rates account.
    - Capacity to undertake work within stipulated time frame.
    - Background and experience of the firm in a related field.
    - No bids will be considered from persons in the service of the state.
    - Bidders must fill in the tender register stating the date and time of when they submitted their tender, available at the tender box.
    - The Municipality reserves the right to withdraw any invitation to tenders 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.
    EVALUATION CRITERIA
    Key aspects of criterion Basis for points allocation Max. points Verification Total points
    Previous experience in Municipalities 5 & more completed projects of a similar nature 40 Reference letters 40
    3 - 4 completed projects of a similar nature 20 Reference letters
    1 - 2 completed projects of a similar nature 10 Reference letters
    None of completed projects of a similar nature
    0 No reference letters submitted
    Profile of key staff Certified copy of validly certificate of admission as attorney or Conveyancer or Notary 20 Certified copy of validly certificate of admission as attorney or Conveyancer or Notary 20
    Valid original letter of good standing from Legal Practice Council (formerly known as Law Society) for all Directors and Attorneys within the firm not older than three (3) months 20 Valid original letter of good standing from Legal Practice Council not older than three (3) months 20
    Proof that the lead attorney has at least seven (7) years’ experience in the identified field(s) of service 20 CV with clear durations of previous work 20
    None submission of the above documents 0 No submission 0
    TOTAL 100

    Bidders must obtain at least 75 points to qualify for the last stage (pricing 80/20)

    Tenders must be submitted in a sealed envelope; clearly marked “TENDER NO: 21/11/2019 APPOINTMENT OF A PANEL FOR LEGAL SERVICES FOR A PERIOD OF 36 MONTHS.” and must be deposited into the tender box situated at the reception area of Dannhauser Municipal offices. Tenders should be received no later than 12H00 on 16 January 2020, where after bids will be opened in public. Late, emailed or faxed bids will not be accepted.

    Any enquiries with regards to the above may be directed to Mrs. Sharda Narothum at 08 Church Street or telephonically on 034 621 2666 ext. 731 during working hours, between 07H30 and 16H00 with lunch interval from 13H00 to 13H30, Monday to Friday.

    WB NKOSI TENDER NUMBER: 21/11/2019
    MUNICIPAL MANAGER