What to expect in Council's Tender Documents
Council uses a mixture of the following Tender documents subject to being fit for the purpose of the project (Construction based, Australian Standards, Goods, Services or Design and Construct requirements, etc) that includes but is not limited to:
MW21 Contract Conditions and Suite
The MW21 standard form is provided to assist NSW Government agencies to document and manage construction contracts valued at up to $1 million, with relatively simple contractual arrangements.
GC 21 Contract Conditions and Suite
The GC21 standard form is suitable for construction contracts valued at more than $1 million. GC21 may also be appropriate for construction contracts valued at less than $1 million when special circumstances and/or requirements exist (e.g. the use of milestones).
MMW ‘Mini Minor Works Documents and Suite
The Mini Minor Works (MMW) standard form is provided to help Council to document and manage construction contracts where the work has:
- An estimated value of $50,000 or less (general engagements),
- Low commercial and technical complexity,
- Low inherent risk and low risk of consequential damage.
RFT Templates (General)
Local Government Specific Tender Documentation Suite for non construction specific goods or services that require the robustness and fit for purpose clauses in the protections and contract management of the project.
Such as AS 2124 or AS 4000 subject to the fit for the purpose of the risk and documentation applicable to the Procurement Project.
Council tender documents
Council tender documents include:
- Introductory notes.
- Tender conditions.
- General contract conditions.
- Occupational Health and Safety Guidelines.
The tender conditions are where you need to fill in details relating to your business and supply a schedule of rates or total cost in the tender schedules provided in word format.
Documentation that Council receives from you will form part of the evaluation process. During this process each submission is scored against the evaluation criteria as shown in the tender documents for eventual recommendations to Council and award.