Facility Operations and Maintenance Services for the National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research in Peoria, IL
Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service | Published May 14, 2014 - Deadline May 30, 2014
The USDA, ARS, EBSC intends to award a contract for the subject indicated above. The purpose of this Synopsis is to publicize the upcoming contract action.
NUMBER AND TITLE OF THE PROJECT: Facility Operations and Maintenance Services for the National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research in Peoria, IL.
descriPTION: The National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research (NCAUR) is a research center of the Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The mission of NCAUR is to invent new industrial and food products from agricultural commodities, develop new technologies to improve environmental quality, and provide technical support to Federal regulatory and action agencies.
NCAUR has a requirement for operational and maintenance support services for the research performed at the National Center for Agricultural Research (NCAUR). Facility services provided will ensure a clean, healthy, safe, comfortable and aesthetically pleasing physical environment for the staff and all visitors to the NCAUR in an effective and efficient manner. Services will be provided to the entire complex which includes the existing structures, greenhouse, renovated facilities, new construction, infrastructure and utilities. Services will include labor, supervision, necessary equipment, parts and materials, with the exception of those identified by the Government, sufficient to support the NCAUR mission statement. The requirement will include pre-priced, fully burdened labor categories for an IDIQ portion.
This requirement includes furnishing all labor, equipment, supervision, materials, and incidentals for Operations and Maintenance Services such as, but not intended to be all inclusive,: HVAC, Security, Janitorial, Architectural and Structural, Grounds Maintenance, Electrical, Piped Systems, Utilities, Shipping/Receiving, and administration of Work Management systems.
BIOBASED PRODUCTS:This requirement requires the use of biobased products to the extent that such products are reasonably available, meet Agency or relevant industry performance standards, and are reasonably priced. Where available, these products should be first acquired from among qualified products that fall under the umbrella of items designated through the Federal Biobased Products Preferred Procurement Program (FB4P).
SET ASIDE STATUS: This requirement is 100% set aside for small business. The applicable NAICS is 561210.
FUNDING: The requirement is not funded.
SELECTION CRITERIA: Will be established in the solicitation.
tYPE OF CONTRACT: The Government contemplates that a combination of firm-fixed price and indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity services will be required.
ANTICIPATED AWARD DATE: 1 November 2014
PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: 30 day transition, 9 month base period and 5 options. Total period of performance is sixty (60) months.