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Civil A-E Design Small Business Set Aside

Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers | Published December 18, 2015  -  Deadline January 26, 2016
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R--Security Business Transformation (SBT)

Department of the Army, U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command | Published July 17, 2015  -  Deadline July 30, 2015
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This effort focuses primarily on the transformation of Army security programs in support of the Army Personnel Security, Suitability and Insider Threat mission to include; 1) process improvement and process optimization; 2) evaluating new mission requirements and providing project schedule to incorporate required systems enhancements; and 3) providing technology planning and analysis, including related support tasks. Awarding this contract will ensure continuation of critical services and embedded contractor effort within the Personnel Security Investigation Center of Excellence (PSI-CoE), while satisfying increased tempo/volume of functional requirements related to the personnel security and suitability mission. The contractor shall provide full-scope project management support; Information Technology (IT) operation and maintenance support activities for the current Army Investigative Enterprise Solution (AIES) that include front end portal and back end integration with other DOD and Federal systems of record and; support to the PSI-CoE team in establishing and running its change control board (CCB) and process review board (PRB). The period of performance for this effort will be a base period of eight (8) months from 16 August 2015 to 15 April 2016. Place of Contract Performance: Government Facility - PSI-CoE #3240, Raritan Avenue, APG, MD 21005-5001 Set-aside Status. Sole Source - The Government will issue a J&A citing appropriate authority to execute a sole source award to the incumbent contractor that is a small business. The SBT system is currently undergoing an upgrade to modernize and increase efficiencies. Transition of this system to another contractor at this critical time may result in a loss of the current project momentum. Future gains in efficiency will be delayed also causing a delay in realizing potential reductions in operational costs. Contracting for continued services is essential to maintain the PSI-CoE's current production system, prevent unacceptable delays and duplication of cost to the Government in fulfilling agency requirements until the Personnel Security Investigation Portal 2.0 (PSIP 2.0) is complete and the effort can be re-competed. The PSI-CoE relies on the PSIP system to receive and process more than 120,000 PSI requests annually. If one or both components of the PSIP system were to fail or have significant downtime, customers across the Army would be impacted. The PSI-CoE relies on the Remedy database for processing all PSI requests received. When the Remedy program or associated database is non-accessible, work essentially stops at the PSI-CoE. Depending on the downtime involved, Civilian and Contractor employees are sent home until the issue is resolved. Additionally, the backlog caused by system downtime can take weeks and even months to overcome depending on the length and extent of the outage. This negatively affects Army readiness with Soldiers, Civilians, and Contractors that are unable to perform their required mission because they are unable to meet the investigation requirements. The completion timeline is projected to span the performance period of this contract. Once the current upgrade is completed, codified for transition to a Government system, and achieves full operational capability to support assumption of system operations and sustainment by the Government, any follow-on support services will be competed under existing INSCOM contract vehicles or full and open via FedBizOpps. Type of Award: Firm Fixed Price Labor CLIN 0001 ODC CLIN 0002 Manpower Reporting CLIN 0003 Labor CLIN 1001 ODC CLIN 1002 Manpower Reporting CLIN 1003 Labor CLIN 2001 ODC CLIN 2002 Manpower Reporting CLIN 2003

R--Business Operations Support Services for the Office of the Provost Marshal General

Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command | Published June 30, 2015  -  Deadline November 30, 2015
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The United States (U.S.) Army, Army Contracting Command - New Jersey (ACC-NJ) intends to issue and solicit and award Firm-Fixed Price (FFP) contract to for a period of eight (8) month with two (2) twelve (12) month optional periods. This acquisition will provide Business Operations Support Services to the Office of the Provost Marshal General (OPMG) and its subordinate commands the Defense Forensics and Biometrics Agency (DFBA) and the Army Corrections Command (ACC). The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is 541611 for Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services, which applies a $15M size standard for small business. This acquisition will be 8(a) set-aside, therefore, only proposals from certified 8(a) small businesses will be considered for award. The award will be made upon the best overall proposal, which is determined to be the Best Value to the Government. Specifications will be identified within the solicitation. Any interested offerors should monitor Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps) page for updated schedules including the anticipated solicitation release date. Solicitation W15QKN-15-R-0128 is estimated to be release on or about 15 July 2015.

Business & Economic Development

Other Defense Agencies, U.S. Special Operations Command | Published March 21, 2016  -  Deadline April 18, 2016
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70--HP Business Desktop 280 G1

Department of Justice, Bureau of Prisons | Published August 16, 2016  -  Deadline August 18, 2016
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Bids are being solicited under solicitation number RFQ0206RG31006. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; bids are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The solicitation is issued as an invitation for bids (IFB), unless otherwise indicated herein.If your company can provide the product/services listed on the solicitation and comply with all of the solicitation instructions, please respond to this notice. To view the specifications, please go to www.FedBid.com and reference Buy No. 816907. GSA Schedule Bids Only: Sellers bidding on this opportunity MUST have the items requested on an existing GSA Schedule. The Schedule must either be in the Seller's name or the Seller must be able to document its ability to act as an agent of a partner's Schedule. Sellers must not bid more than their applicable contract ceiling price, excluding the FedBid Fee, for contract-specific items. If FedBid receives notice that, due to inclusion of the FedBid Fee, the Selected Bid's line item pricing is higher than the Selected Seller's applicable published government contract pricing, the FedBid Fee will be reduced to ensure the Selected Bid's line item pricing does not exceed the Selected Seller's applicable contract pricing. Sellers may offer Open Market items only in accordance with the approved Terms and Conditions of their respective GSA Schedule AND upon approval from the soliciting Contracting Officer. Information regarding GSA Schedules can be found at www.GSA.gov. This requirement is a [ Small Business ] set-aside and only qualified sellers may submit bids.The solicitation pricing on www.FedBid.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 2016-08-18 17:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com.FOB Destination shall be JOINT BASE MDL, NJ 08640 The FCI FORT DIX requires the following items, Brand Name Only (Exact Match), to the following: LI 001: HP POC87UT#ABA SMART BUY 280 G1 DESKTOP COMPUTER-INTEL CORE I3-4170 3.70 GHz-MICRO TOWER- 4GM DDR SDRAM RAM-500 GB HADD-DVD-WRITER DVD RAM/+-R/+-RW-INTEL HD GRAPHICS 4400-WINDOWS 7 PROFESSIONAL 64-BIT(ENGLISH) KEYBOARD-8X TOTAL NUMBER OF USBG PORT9S) -6 USB 2.00 PORT(s0 -2X USB 3.0, 60, EA; LI 002: M1737A6#ABA HP BUSINESS V233 21.5 LED LCD MONITOR-16:9-5 MS-1920X1080 200 NIT-5,000,000:1- FULL HD-DVI-VGA-25 W- ENERGERY STAR, SMARTWAY, CECP, CHINA LABLE(CEL)MEPS, TOV EPEAT SILER RUV, 64, EA; Solicitation and Buy Attachments ***Question Submission: Interested offerors must submit any questions concerning the solicitation at the earliest time possible to enable the Buyer to respond. Questions must be submitted by using the 'Submit a Question' feature at www.fedbid.com. Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered.*** For this solicitation, FCI FORT DIX intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid, Inc. FedBid has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. A Seller may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. FCI FORT DIX is taking this action in an effort to improve both seller access and awareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, completed, real-time bids.All responsible Sellers that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at www.FedBid.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on www.FedBid.com.Sellers that are not currently registered to use www.FedBid.com should proceed to www.FedBid.com to complete their free registration. Sellers that require special considerations or assistance may contact the FedBid Helpdesk at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or via email at clientservices@fedbid.com. Sellers may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on www.FedBid.com by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the www.FedBid.com process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive www.FedBid.com process.Should Sellers require additional clarification, contact FedBid at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or clientservices@fedbid.com. Use of FedBid: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with the FedBid Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive. Unless the Buyer indicates otherwise within a particular line item description, each Seller shall include in its online Bid individual pricing for all required line items in order to be considered for award (i.e., Do not use the ?Included in another line item? function when pricing each line item). If a line item cannot be separately priced, you must notify the buyer through the FedBid ?Submit a Question? feature regarding which line item(s) should be included in which other line item(s) and request reposting. Failure to comply with this term may result in the Bid being determined to be non-responsive. New Equipment ONLY; NO remanufactured or "gray market" items. All items must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty. Bid MUST be good for 30 calendar days after close of Buy. Shipping must be free on board (FOB) destination CONUS (Continental U.S.), which means that the seller must deliver the goods on its conveyance at the destination specified by the buyer, and the seller is responsible for the cost of shipping and risk of loss prior to actual delivery at the specified destination. This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to award, pursuant to applicable regulations and guidelines. Registration information can be found at www.sam.gov. ORCA Requirement - Company must be registered on Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA) before an award could be made to them. If company is not registered with ORCA, they may do so by going to ORCA web site at https://orca.bpn.gov/. No partial shipments are permitted unless specifically authorized at the time of award. Q&A -Please submit all questions by using the 'Submit a Question' button. This buy will then be reposted with Q&A based on the questions that come in (if applicable). Award Criteria-An award will be made to a responsive offeror (who submits all required submissions on time), whose past performance does not pose a risk to the Government, and whose offer is the Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA). An offer is technically acceptable if its technical capabilities conform to the Government's Statement of Work or listed specs whichever is applicable to the buy. Supplemental Bid Information In addition to providing pricing at www.FedBid.com for this solicitation, each Offeror must provide any required, NON-PRICING responses (e.g. technical proposal, representations and certifications, etc.) so that they are received no later than the closing date and time for this solicitation. Submissions can be sent to clientservices@fedbid.com. For Exact Match Only Commodity Buys- NO SUBSTITUTIONS, EXACT MATCH ONLY. The vendor may not substitute any item/service listed on this order without prior written approval from the DHS/CBP Contracting Officer. No other individual is authorized, either verbally or in writing to change part numbers, manufacturer, quantity, delivery dates, or any other specifications of this RFQ. Items/services that do not conform to descriptions and part numbers found in this RFQ will be rejected at the time of delivery causing a return at the vendor's expense. For Exact Match Services Buys Only- In order for a sellers bid to be 'responsive' and considered for award, the seller is REQUIRED to document exactly how they intend to meet the requirements of the SOW. They shall document statement detailing the service for evaluation. Failure to do this may be cause for termination. This information is REQUIRED in order for a sellers bid to be deemed 'responsive' and to be considered for award. For all buys other than Exact Match Sellers MUST document what they are bidding for evaluation for award. Sellers must include, extended specs and/or manufacturer name and part numbers (if applicable). Failure to do this may be cause for termination. This information is REQUIRED in order for a sellers bid to be deemed 'responsive' and to be considered for award. FAR 52.211-6 To be considered for award, all Sellers must be manufacturer/ Federally authorized distributors of the equipment/services they are offering with a demonstrated capability of delivering the entire order within the time frames specified by the Buyer on the award. Sellers may be required to provide documentation as proof of authorization to be considered for award.

Cost/Business Analysis and Financial Support

Defense Information Systems Agency, Procurement Directorate | Published April 11, 2016  -  Deadline January 19, 2016
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70--HP Business Desktop 280 G1

Department of Justice, Bureau of Prisons | Published August 17, 2016  -  Deadline August 18, 2016
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C--Indefinite Delivery Contract for A-E Services, Nation-Wide Small Business

Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers | Published February 12, 2015  -  Deadline July 23, 2014
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1. CONTRACT INFORMATION: a. General. This nation-wide A-E Services contract is being procured in accordance with the Brooks Act (Public Law [P.L.] - 92-582) and implemented in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 36. Firms will be selected for negotiation based on demonstrated competence and qualifications for the required work. This announcement is set-aside for Small Business firms. The contract is anticipated to be awarded on or about April 2015. Solicitation period at minimum will be 30 calendar days from the posting date. It is anticipated that two contracts will be awarded from this announcement for an estimated $35,000,000 for each contract and will have a 1-year base period and four 1-year option periods. A Minimum Guarantee amount of $2,500 will apply to the Base Period only. The contract awarded under this announcement will be administered by the Fort Worth District and the Fort Worth District may elect to transfer capacity to other USACE Districts in support of the Department of Homeland Security, as well as military, civil works, and International and Interagency Support (IIS) Customers. North American Industrial Classification System code is 541330, which has standard size of $15Million. Projects are anticipated to be Nationwide, in support of the Department of Homeland Security and the Fort Worth District, Southwestern Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. However, Task Orders under the resultant IDC may be awarded for projects anywhere in the U.S. or its territories or possessions. b. Contract Award Procedure: To be eligible for contract award, a firm must be registered with the System for Award Management (SAM) database. For instruction on registering with the SAM, please see the SAM Web site at https://www.sam.gov/. NO STATE-LEVEL certifications shall be accepted. The Service Contract Act will apply to this acquisition. The proposed services will be obtained by a Negotiated Firm-Fixed Price Contract. c. Nature of Work: The services necessary for each requirement will be negotiated and awarded as individual Task Orders. The A-E shall furnish all services, materials, supplies, and supervision required to fully complete each Task Order. 2. PROJECT INFORMATION: A-E Services are expected for but not limited to facilities and infrastructure engineering, design and construction projects for the agencies under Department of Homeland Security (e.g. Border Patrol Stations, Highway Checkpoints, Detention facilities, administration facilities, Vehicle Maintenance Facilities, Drug Seizure Vault, Communication towers, Forward Operating Bases, roads and lighting, border fence and gates, hangers). A-E Services are expected for primarily engineering and design services to include but not be limited to any or all of the following related services: Program and Project Management; Development of Request for Proposal (RFP) packages; multi-disciplined design support and consultant services; scoping, design, drafting, and planning services for new construction and/or renovation, demolition and alterations of existing facilities; construction programming; construction cost estimating; topographic or boundary surveys; on site construction oversight; various engineering studies and site investigations; facility condition assessments using the BUILDER Sustainment Management System; ASHRAE Level I, II & III Energy Audits; value engineering services; subsurface geotechnical investigation and testing. Environmental studies/surveys and abatement design may also be required. Services also may include, but not be limited to any or all of the following: research analysis; pre-design site-assessment; feasibility and concept studies; interior design; space planning and programming; development of design concepts/standards; value engineering; life cycle cost analysis; and post award shop drawing review. Additional services include but not limited to: construction inspection; preparation of record drawings; soils engineering; preparation of operational maintenance manuals; environmental studies; National Historic Preservation Act analysis and documentation; historic and cultural resource studies - site identification surveys; design review; seismic analysis; design construction cost reconciliation; environmental testing; site evaluation; remediation design; state regulator or EPA compliance for hazardous materials such as petroleum products, automotive chemicals, asbestos, lead, and radon; design security and communications systems; designing fire protection and life safety systems; and other technical services related to project requirements as specified in individual contract Task Orders. Other Studies and Related Services: The A-E shall have knowledge and experience of spatial concepts and state-of-the art Geographic Information System (GIS) and the performance of complex spatial data management and analyses. A-E must be capable of the acquisition, storage, retrieval, analysis, manipulation, dissemination, display and management of geospatial data using a desktop based platform; developing, managing, and manipulating digital data bases; developing and executing customized software applications; developing and executing computer modeling/simulations depicting end-state conditions; preparing maps and graphics; CADD conversion; CADD/GIS interoperability; developing, implementing and maintaining enterprise GIS systems; designing, implementing, and maintaining web pages and portals meeting DoD regulations; Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) metadata standards compliance; SDSFIE (Spatial Data Standard) and AEC (Architectural Engineering CADD Standard) compliance; and on-site geospatial management. Other services included such things as planning services, site selection services, relocation services, document processing, testing services, professional experts at hearings, and photographs. Design considerations may include landscaping, architectural hardware, architectural evaluations, electronic and communications systems, force protection, environmental or EPA regulatory considerations including storm water pollution prevention plans and Section 404 Permit considerations. NEPA compliance includes but not be limited to preparing Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). Project deliverables may include engineering studies, environmental surveys (wetlands/waters of the U.S., asbestos, lead based paint, soil, etc.),soil borings/samples for testing, boring logs, CADD produced plans specifications prepared utilizing Specsintact software (government furnished software) using Unified Facilities Guide Specifications, construction cost estimates prepared utilizing MII (government furnished software)(MII cost estimating software will be provided by the Government with data base information purchased by the A-E), and design analysis. All work must be done by or under the direct supervision of licensed professional engineers or registered architects. The selected small business A-E firms will need to demonstrate capability to perform at least 50 percent of the contract work listed below in accordance with EP 715-1, Chapter 3-8c which can be found at: http://www.publications.usace.army.mil/Portals/76/Publications/EngineerPamphlets/EP_715-1-7.pdf. In particular, in order to be awarded a small business contract the A-E firm will perform at least 50 percent of the cost of the contract incurred from personnel with its own employees. 3. SELECTION CRITERIA: Selection criteria for this acquisition are listed below in descending order of importance (first by major criterion and then by each sub-criterion), Criteria: (a)-(d) are primary criteria; item (e) is the secondary criteria and will only be used as tie-breakers among technically equal firms. (a) Specialized Experience and Technical Competence (Ensure that all special experience requirements are reflected on appropriate personnel resumes at Section E, Part I, SF 330). The contractor must demonstrate expertise in the following: (i) Recent experience (within the past 5 years) and performing work on a wide variety of sites located within the United States, its territories and possessions in a manner that complies with Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations. Demonstrate a minimum of three (3) examples within the past 5 years showing specialized experience and technical competence in the design of Government facilities with over One Million dollars ($1,000,000) construction costs. (ii) Demonstrate the capability to design projects incorporating the latest DoD Force Protection/Anti-Terrorism criteria (including any additional service requirements by the Department of Homeland Security), IBC and UFC codes, and LEED certification criteria. (iii) Demonstrate experience completing facility condition assessments using the BUILDER Sustainment Management System and ASHRAE Level I, II & III Energy Audits. (iv) Demonstrate specialized experience in the design of Department of Homeland Security and Border Patrol facilities or comparable non-government facilities. Specialized experience in the design of Government and DOD facilities will also be considered. (v) Firms must demonstrate experience in evaluating contractor's submittals and performing construction surveillance. (vi) Firms must demonstrate experience in design and survey for abatement of asbestos, lead-based paint, and the handling/disposal of other toxic and regulated substances. A HTRW survey team member must have demonstrated experience in use of a suitable X-ray fluorescence device during on-site surveys for lead-based paint and have access to same. (vii) Firms must demonstrate success in prescribing the use of recovered materials, achieving waste reduction, pollution prevention, energy efficiency and conservation in facility design. (viii) Firms must demonstrate the ability to prepare construction cost estimates using the program MII, latest version. (ix) Firms must demonstrate prior experience in use of Government-furnished Specsintact software in preparing project specifications. (x) Firms must demonstrate the ability to submit drawings in AutoCAD, Revit and Bently Microstation utilizing current versions. (xi) Firms must demonstrate the following expertise: a) using ArcGIS and/or Web services and associated extensions; b) building and maintaining multi-user geo-database in SQL and/or Oracle; c) executing ArcGIS Server Enterprise for Oracle and SQL server; d) developing and implementing geoprocessing scripts suing Python, Java, VB, Secure Socket Laser, VB.NET, C#(2005), Visual Basic, and AML; e) developing, implementing, and maintaining web-pages and web portals; f) CADD conversion and CADD/GIS interoperatability; g) operating map survey-grade GPS unit; h) the ability to provide on-site GIS support; i) Building information modeling (BIM). (b) Professional Qualifications: This Indefinite Delivery Contract will require the A-E Contractor to demonstrate that all expertise requirements are reflected on key personnel resumes in section E, Part I, SF330. None of the required personnel can be dual disciplined (except that the Life Safety Specialist can be one of the required registered Architects if qualified) and the Certified Energy Manager can be one of the Mechanical or Electrical Engineers, i.e. a separate employee must be on the Design Team except as noted for each stated requirement above to meet the personnel required. Ensure that resumes are provided for each of the required Architects, Engineers, and other personnel specifically required. Evaluation of each discipline will consider education, registration, relevant project experience within the last five years, and longevity with the firm. Resumes for the survey crew and testing lab are not required. Resumes for the asbestos/lead-based paint survey personnel are required. Repeat Resume Page as needed to provide all required resumes. Following is a list of the key personnel, minimum requirements and the minimum number required under the acquisition: (i) Two Project Managers; minimum of five years of experience on DoD projects and PMP Certification is highly desired; (ii) Three Registered Architects, one Registered Landscape Architect, one Registered Interior Designer, Three licensed Electrical Engineers, Three licensed Mechanical Engineers, One licensed Geotech Engineer, One Foundation Engineer, One AEE Certified Energy Manager, Three licensed Civil Engineers, Two Environmental Engineers, Two licensed Structural Engineers - with degree from an accredited university engineering program (ABET, NAAB), plus a minimum of 5 years work experience in their field of expertise for all positions listed in this paragraph; (iii) One GIS Analyst, One Geographic Data Processor, One Database Manager, One Web Programmer, One Web Administrator, One System Administrator, One Application Programmer - minimum of five years of experience in related field and certification is highly desired for all positions listed in this paragraph; (iv) One Qualified Fire Protection Engineer (A qualified fire protection engineer is defined as an individual meeting one of the following conditions: 1) An engineer having a Bachelor of Science or Master of Science Degree in Fire Protection Engineering from an accredited university engineering program, plus a minimum of 5 years work experience in fire protection engineering; 2) A licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) who has passed the fire protection engineering written examination administered by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveys (NCEES); or 3) A registered professional P.E. in a related engineering discipline with a minimum of 5 years experience, dedicated to fire protection engineering that can be verified with documentation), (v) One Life Safety Specialist, Two certified environmental survey personnel (asbestos, lead-based paint, soil, etc.), Two environmental design personnel (asbestos, lead-based paint, soil, etc.) - minimum of five years of experience in the field of expertise for all positions listed in this paragraph; (vi) One certified Value Engineer, One experienced MII Cost Engineers, One Professional Land Surveyor and survey crew, a geologist or soils engineer; minimum of five years of experience in related field of expertise for all positions listed in this paragraph except the survey crew. (c) Past Performance: Past performance on DoD contracts with respect to compliance with contract and task order terms, quality of work, adherence to schedules, cost control, communication, and issue resolution as determined by ACASS and other sources. (d) Capacity: Firms must demonstrate adequate team capacity to perform three task orders concurrently, at three separate locations, not within the same state; firm's capacity is an important consideration because of the potential for unforeseen schedule changes. The following item (e) is the secondary criteria: (e)Volume of DoD contract awards: In Section H, Part I, SF 330, firms must show their past 12 months DoD contract awards stated in dollars (see details in a subsequent paragraph). Include awards to all branch offices. In your calculation, do not consider awards to overseas offices for projects outside the United States, its territories, and possessions. Do not consider awards to a subsidiary if the subsidiary is not normally subject to management decisions, bookkeeping, and policies of a holding or parent company. 4. SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENT: In an effort to reduce paperwork and cost, ALL SF 330s shall be submitted electronically via the AMRDEC SAFE website at: https://safe.amrdec.army.mil/safe/. At the AMRDEC SAFE website, select the link: For users without a CAC OR if your computer is not configured to read your CAC. Using this option will allow you to access the SAFE as a guest. When completing the information for transmittal at the AMRDEC SAFE website, notification should be submitted to Contract Specialist, Julianne Bowersock, e-mail address: Julianne.L.Bowersock@usace.army.mil. (a) Interested firms (single firms or joint ventures) having the capabilities to perform this work must submit an SF 330 (6/2004 Edition), to the site stated above not later than 2:00 P.M. (Central Time) on the response date indicated above. If the response date is a Saturday, Sunday or Federal Holiday, the deadline is 2:00 P.M. the next business day. Late proposal rules found in FAR 15.208 will be followed for late submittals. Submission by telephonic facsimile will not be accepted. Personal visits to discuss this announcement will not be allowed; (b) Submit a compiled SF 330, Part I from the Prime, completed in accordance with the SF 330 instructions and additional instructions herein. It must contain information in sufficient detail to identify the team (prime, other offices of the prime firm and sub-consultants) proposed for the contract. Do not include company literature with the SF 330; (c) Use no smaller than 10 font type using Standard English. Front and back side use of a single page will count as two (2) pages. Pages in excess of the maximums listed will not be used in evaluation of the selection criteria. SF330, Part I, ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS: (a) In Section C, identify the discipline/service to be supplied by each consultant; (b) In Section D, include a Team Project Organization Chart to indicate how each firm on the proposed team (prime and each sub-contractor is identified in Section C) integrates into the composite team; (c) In Section E, provide brief resumes of the on-staff or sub-consultant employees you intend to use to perform the work. Resumes must be submitted for each employee required to meet the minimums stated above in paragraph 3(b); (d) In Section F, a maximum of 10 projects including the prime and sub-consultants will be reviewed. Use no more than one page per project; (e) In Section G, Block 26, include the firm and location the person is associated with. The names of all individuals included in the resumes in Section E shall be listed in Block G-26 along with their firm location and their roles even if example project experience in Block G-28 is not applicable; (f) In Section H, provide a narrative to address each of the requirements, including subparagraphs, of items listed in Section 3, Selection Criteria, of this synopsis. When addressing team capabilities, clarify planned capability, existing capability and prior experiences, if any. Include any other relevant information including a short discussion of why the firm is especially qualified based upon the specific selection criteria listed in Section 3 herein. Under paragraph 3(e) above, provide an itemized summary of DoD contract awards to include Agency, Contract Number/Task Order No., and Project Title and amount. (Note: award of Indefinite Delivery Contracts should not be counted as award amounts; only actual Task Orders.) Generally, provide a brief presentation of internal controls and procedures that demonstrate the firms overall Design Quality Management Plan (DQMP) which provides sufficient information about this plan that clearly explains the ability of the firm to control costs, schedule and quality of work to be submitted to the Government. (A project-specific detailed quality control plan must be prepared and approved by the Government as a condition of contract award, but is not required with this submission). Indicate the estimated percentage involvement of each firm on the proposed team. Do not exceed 20 pages for Block H. SF330, PART II, ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS (a) Responding firms must submit a copy of a current and accurate SF 330, Part II for the specific prime, other offices of the prime and subcontractor offices proposed to perform the work even if one is already on file. All Part IIs MUST be signed (signed within the past 12 months) and dated either by an original handwritten signature or a cut and pasted facsimile of an original signature. Indicate in Block 5b of each Part II if the firm is a Small Business, HUBZone, Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, or Woman-Owned Small Business. To be classified as a small business, a firm's average annual receipts or sales for the preceding three fiscal years must not exceed $14 million; (b) In Block No. 4, Part II, provide the Data Universal Numbering system (DUNS) number issued by Dun and Bradstreet Information System (1-866-705-5711) for the prime A-E or Joint Venture. The DUNS number must be for the firm or joint venture performing the work (i.e., not the parent company DUNS number, but a DUNS number specifically for the office performing the work. Each branch office and/or joint venture must have their own DUNS number); and (c) Solicitation packages are not provided for A-E contracts and no additional project information will be given to firms during the announcement period. Facsimile transmissions will not be accepted. Points of Contact: Contracting - Ms. Julianne Bowersock OFFERORS QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS (a) Technical inquiries and questions relating to proposal procedures or bonds are to be submitted via Bidder Inquiry in ProjNet at http://www.projnet.org/projnet. (b) To submit and review bid inquiry items, bidders will need to be a current registered user or self-register into the system. To self-register go to web page, click BID tab select Bidder Inquiry, select agency USACE, enter Key for this solicitation listed below, and your e-mail address, click login. Fill in all required information and click create user. Verify that information on next screen is correct and click to continue. (c) From this page you may view all bidder inquiries or add inquiry. Only one question will be allowed per inquiry. If multiple questions are included in a single inquiry, only the first question will be answered. All others will remain unanswered until entered in as single inquiries. (d) Bidders will receive an acknowledgement of their question via email, followed by an answer to their question after it has been processed by our technical team. (e) The Solicitation Number is: W9126G-14-R-0071. (f) The Bidder Inquiry Key is: 64NPS3-655VSN. (g) The Bidder Inquiry System will be closed to new inquiries seven (7) calendar days prior to proposal submission in order to ensure adequate time is allotted to form an appropriate response and amend the solicitation, if necessary. If the System is not closed in a timely manner, an inquiry posted within seven calendar days of the receipt of proposals will still be regarded as untimely and will not be afforded a substantive response. (h) Offerors are requested to review the specification in its entirety, review the Bidder Inquiry System for answers to questions prior to submission of a new inquiry. (i) The bidder call center operates weekdays from 8am to 5pm U.S. Central Time Zone (Chicago). The telephone number for the Call Center is 1-800-428-HELP (1-800-428-4357). (j) Offers will NOT be publicly opened. Information concerning the status of the evaluation and/or award will NOT be available after receipt of proposals. This is not a request for proposal. Phone calls to discuss the solicitation are discouraged unless absolutely necessary. Personal visits for the purpose of discussing this solicitation are not allowed. To verify your proposal has been delivered you may e-mail Julianne.L.Bowersock@usace.army.mil.

C--Indefinite Delivery Contracts for A-E Services, Nation-Wide Small Business

Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers | Published March 3, 2015
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1. CONTRACT INFORMATION: a. General. This nation-wide A-E Services contract is being procured in accordance with the Brooks Act (Public Law [P.L.] - 92-582) and implemented in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 36. Firms will be selected for negotiation based on demonstrated competence and qualifications for the required work. This announcement is set-aside for Small Business firms. The contract is anticipated to be awarded on or about April 2015. Solicitation period at minimum will be 30 calendar days from the posting date. It is anticipated that two contracts will be awarded from this announcement for an estimated $35,000,000 for each contract and will have a 1-year base period and four 1-year option periods. A Minimum Guarantee amount of $2,500 will apply to the Base Period only. The contract awarded under this announcement will be administered by the Fort Worth District and the Fort Worth District may elect to transfer capacity to other USACE Districts in support of the Department of Homeland Security, as well as military, civil works, and International and Interagency Support (IIS) Customers. North American Industrial Classification System code is 541330, which has standard size of $15Million. Projects are anticipated to be Nationwide, in support of the Department of Homeland Security and the Fort Worth District, Southwestern Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. However, Task Orders under the resultant IDC may be awarded for projects anywhere in the U.S. or its territories or possessions. b. Contract Award Procedure: To be eligible for contract award, a firm must be registered with the System for Award Management (SAM) database. For instruction on registering with the SAM, please see the SAM Web site at https://www.sam.gov/. NO STATE-LEVEL certifications shall be accepted. The Service Contract Act will apply to this acquisition. The proposed services will be obtained by a Negotiated Firm-Fixed Price Contract. c. Nature of Work: The services necessary for each requirement will be negotiated and awarded as individual Task Orders. The A-E shall furnish all services, materials, supplies, and supervision required to fully complete each Task Order. 2. PROJECT INFORMATION: A-E Services are expected for but not limited to facilities and infrastructure engineering, design and construction projects for the agencies under Department of Homeland Security (e.g. Border Patrol Stations, Highway Checkpoints, Detention facilities, administration facilities, Vehicle Maintenance Facilities, Drug Seizure Vault, Communication towers, Forward Operating Bases, roads and lighting, border fence and gates, hangers). A-E Services are expected for primarily engineering and design services to include but not be limited to any or all of the following related services: Program and Project Management; Development of Request for Proposal (RFP) packages; multi-disciplined design support and consultant services; scoping, design, drafting, and planning services for new construction and/or renovation, demolition and alterations of existing facilities; construction programming; construction cost estimating; topographic or boundary surveys; on site construction oversight; various engineering studies and site investigations; facility condition assessments using the BUILDER Sustainment Management System; ASHRAE Level I, II & III Energy Audits; value engineering services; subsurface geotechnical investigation and testing. Environmental studies/surveys and abatement design may also be required. Services also may include, but not be limited to any or all of the following: research analysis; pre-design site-assessment; feasibility and concept studies; interior design; space planning and programming; development of design concepts/standards; value engineering; life cycle cost analysis; and post award shop drawing review. Additional services include but not limited to: construction inspection; preparation of record drawings; soils engineering; preparation of operational maintenance manuals; environmental studies; National Historic Preservation Act analysis and documentation; historic and cultural resource studies - site identification surveys; design review; seismic analysis; design construction cost reconciliation; environmental testing; site evaluation; remediation design; state regulator or EPA compliance for hazardous materials such as petroleum products, automotive chemicals, asbestos, lead, and radon; design security and communications systems; designing fire protection and life safety systems; and other technical services related to project requirements as specified in individual contract Task Orders. Other Studies and Related Services: The A-E shall have knowledge and experience of spatial concepts and state-of-the art Geographic Information System (GIS) and the performance of complex spatial data management and analyses. A-E must be capable of the acquisition, storage, retrieval, analysis, manipulation, dissemination, display and management of geospatial data using a desktop based platform; developing, managing, and manipulating digital data bases; developing and executing customized software applications; developing and executing computer modeling/simulations depicting end-state conditions; preparing maps and graphics; CADD conversion; CADD/GIS interoperability; developing, implementing and maintaining enterprise GIS systems; designing, implementing, and maintaining web pages and portals meeting DoD regulations; Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) metadata standards compliance; SDSFIE (Spatial Data Standard) and AEC (Architectural Engineering CADD Standard) compliance; and on-site geospatial management. Other services included such things as planning services, site selection services, relocation services, document processing, testing services, professional experts at hearings, and photographs. Design considerations may include landscaping, architectural hardware, architectural evaluations, electronic and communications systems, force protection, environmental or EPA regulatory considerations including storm water pollution prevention plans and Section 404 Permit considerations. NEPA compliance includes but not be limited to preparing Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). Project deliverables may include engineering studies, environmental surveys (wetlands/waters of the U.S., asbestos, lead based paint, soil, etc.),soil borings/samples for testing, boring logs, CADD produced plans specifications prepared utilizing Specsintact software (government furnished software) using Unified Facilities Guide Specifications, construction cost estimates prepared utilizing MII (government furnished software)(MII cost estimating software will be provided by the Government with data base information purchased by the A-E), and design analysis. All work must be done by or under the direct supervision of licensed professional engineers or registered architects. The selected small business A-E firms will need to demonstrate capability to perform at least 50 percent of the contract work listed below in accordance with EP 715-1, Chapter 3-8c which can be found at: http://www.publications.usace.army.mil/Portals/76/Publications/EngineerPamphlets/EP_715-1-7.pdf. In particular, in order to be awarded a small business contract the A-E firm will perform at least 50 percent of the cost of the contract incurred from personnel with its own employees. 3. SELECTION CRITERIA: Selection criteria for this acquisition are listed below in descending order of importance (first by major criterion and then by each sub-criterion), Criteria: (a)-(d) are primary criteria; item (e) is the secondary criteria and will only be used as tie-breakers among technically equal firms. (a) Specialized Experience and Technical Competence (Ensure that all special experience requirements are reflected on appropriate personnel resumes at Section E, Part I, SF 330). The contractor must demonstrate expertise in the following: (i) Recent experience (within the past 5 years) and performing work on a wide variety of sites located within the United States, its territories and possessions in a manner that complies with Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations. Demonstrate a minimum of three (3) examples within the past 5 years showing specialized experience and technical competence in the design of Government facilities with over One Million dollars ($1,000,000) construction costs. (ii) Demonstrate the capability to design projects incorporating the latest DoD Force Protection/Anti-Terrorism criteria (including any additional service requirements by the Department of Homeland Security), IBC and UFC codes, and LEED certification criteria. (iii) Demonstrate experience completing facility condition assessments using the BUILDER Sustainment Management System and ASHRAE Level I, II & III Energy Audits. (iv) Demonstrate specialized experience in the design of Department of Homeland Security and Border Patrol facilities or comparable non-government facilities. Specialized experience in the design of Government and DOD facilities will also be considered. (v) Firms must demonstrate experience in evaluating contractor's submittals and performing construction surveillance. (vi) Firms must demonstrate experience in design and survey for abatement of asbestos, lead-based paint, and the handling/disposal of other toxic and regulated substances. A HTRW survey team member must have demonstrated experience in use of a suitable X-ray fluorescence device during on-site surveys for lead-based paint and have access to same. (vii) Firms must demonstrate success in prescribing the use of recovered materials, achieving waste reduction, pollution prevention, energy efficiency and conservation in facility design. (viii) Firms must demonstrate the ability to prepare construction cost estimates using the program MII, latest version. (ix) Firms must demonstrate prior experience in use of Government-furnished Specsintact software in preparing project specifications. (x) Firms must demonstrate the ability to submit drawings in AutoCAD, Revit and Bently Microstation utilizing current versions. (xi) Firms must demonstrate the following expertise: a) using ArcGIS and/or Web services and associated extensions; b) building and maintaining multi-user geo-database in SQL and/or Oracle; c) executing ArcGIS Server Enterprise for Oracle and SQL server; d) developing and implementing geoprocessing scripts suing Python, Java, VB, Secure Socket Laser, VB.NET, C#(2005), Visual Basic, and AML; e) developing, implementing, and maintaining web-pages and web portals; f) CADD conversion and CADD/GIS interoperatability; g) operating map survey-grade GPS unit; h) the ability to provide on-site GIS support; i) Building information modeling (BIM). (b) Professional Qualifications: This Indefinite Delivery Contract will require the A-E Contractor to demonstrate that all expertise requirements are reflected on key personnel resumes in section E, Part I, SF330. None of the required personnel can be dual disciplined (except that the Life Safety Specialist can be one of the required registered Architects if qualified) and the Certified Energy Manager can be one of the Mechanical or Electrical Engineers, i.e. a separate employee must be on the Design Team except as noted for each stated requirement above to meet the personnel required. Ensure that resumes are provided for each of the required Architects, Engineers, and other personnel specifically required. Evaluation of each discipline will consider education, registration, relevant project experience within the last five years, and longevity with the firm. Resumes for the survey crew and testing lab are not required. Resumes for the asbestos/lead-based paint survey personnel are required. Repeat Resume Page as needed to provide all required resumes. Following is a list of the key personnel, minimum requirements and the minimum number required under the acquisition: (i) Two Project Managers; minimum of five years of experience on DoD projects and PMP Certification is highly desired; (ii) Three Registered Architects, one Registered Landscape Architect, one Registered Interior Designer, Three licensed Electrical Engineers, Three licensed Mechanical Engineers, One licensed Geotech Engineer, One Foundation Engineer, One AEE Certified Energy Manager, Three licensed Civil Engineers, Two Environmental Engineers, Two licensed Structural Engineers - with degree from an accredited university engineering program (ABET, NAAB), plus a minimum of 5 years work experience in their field of expertise for all positions listed in this paragraph; (iii) One GIS Analyst, One Geographic Data Processor, One Database Manager, One Web Programmer, One Web Administrator, One System Administrator, One Application Programmer - minimum of five years of experience in related field and certification is highly desired for all positions listed in this paragraph; (iv) One Qualified Fire Protection Engineer (A qualified fire protection engineer is defined as an individual meeting one of the following conditions: 1) An engineer having a Bachelor of Science or Master of Science Degree in Fire Protection Engineering from an accredited university engineering program, plus a minimum of 5 years work experience in fire protection engineering; 2) A licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) who has passed the fire protection engineering written examination administered by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveys (NCEES); or 3) A registered professional P.E. in a related engineering discipline with a minimum of 5 years experience, dedicated to fire protection engineering that can be verified with documentation), (v) One Life Safety Specialist, Two certified environmental survey personnel (asbestos, lead-based paint, soil, etc.), Two environmental design personnel (asbestos, lead-based paint, soil, etc.) - minimum of five years of experience in the field of expertise for all positions listed in this paragraph; (vi) One certified Value Engineer, One experienced MII Cost Engineers, One Professional Land Surveyor and survey crew, a geologist or soils engineer; minimum of five years of experience in related field of expertise for all positions listed in this paragraph except the survey crew. (c) Past Performance: Past performance on DoD contracts with respect to compliance with contract and task order terms, quality of work, adherence to schedules, cost control, communication, and issue resolution as determined by ACASS and other sources. (d) Capacity: Firms must demonstrate adequate team capacity to perform three task orders concurrently, at three separate locations, not within the same state; firm's capacity is an important consideration because of the potential for unforeseen schedule changes. The following item (e) is the secondary criteria: (e)Volume of DoD contract awards: In Section H, Part I, SF 330, firms must show their past 12 months DoD contract awards stated in dollars (see details in a subsequent paragraph). Include awards to all branch offices. In your calculation, do not consider awards to overseas offices for projects outside the United States, its territories, and possessions. Do not consider awards to a subsidiary if the subsidiary is not normally subject to management decisions, bookkeeping, and policies of a holding or parent company. 4. SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENT: In an effort to reduce paperwork and cost, ALL SF 330s shall be submitted electronically via the AMRDEC SAFE website at: https://safe.amrdec.army.mil/safe/. At the AMRDEC SAFE website, select the link: For users without a CAC OR if your computer is not configured to read your CAC. Using this option will allow you to access the SAFE as a guest. When completing the information for transmittal at the AMRDEC SAFE website, notification should be submitted to Contract Specialist, Julianne Bowersock, e-mail address: Julianne.L.Bowersock@usace.army.mil. (a) Interested firms (single firms or joint ventures) having the capabilities to perform this work must submit an SF 330 (6/2004 Edition), to the site stated above not later than 2:00 P.M. (Central Time) on the response date indicated above. If the response date is a Saturday, Sunday or Federal Holiday, the deadline is 2:00 P.M. the next business day. Late proposal rules found in FAR 15.208 will be followed for late submittals. Submission by telephonic facsimile will not be accepted. Personal visits to discuss this announcement will not be allowed; (b) Submit a compiled SF 330, Part I from the Prime, completed in accordance with the SF 330 instructions and additional instructions herein. It must contain information in sufficient detail to identify the team (prime, other offices of the prime firm and sub-consultants) proposed for the contract. Do not include company literature with the SF 330; (c) Use no smaller than 10 font type using Standard English. Front and back side use of a single page will count as two (2) pages. Pages in excess of the maximums listed will not be used in evaluation of the selection criteria. SF330, Part I, ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS: (a) In Section C, identify the discipline/service to be supplied by each consultant; (b) In Section D, include a Team Project Organization Chart to indicate how each firm on the proposed team (prime and each sub-contractor is identified in Section C) integrates into the composite team; (c) In Section E, provide brief resumes of the on-staff or sub-consultant employees you intend to use to perform the work. Resumes must be submitted for each employee required to meet the minimums stated above in paragraph 3(b); (d) In Section F, a maximum of 10 projects including the prime and sub-consultants will be reviewed. Use no more than one page per project; (e) In Section G, Block 26, include the firm and location the person is associated with. The names of all individuals included in the resumes in Section E shall be listed in Block G-26 along with their firm location and their roles even if example project experience in Block G-28 is not applicable; (f) In Section H, provide a narrative to address each of the requirements, including subparagraphs, of items listed in Section 3, Selection Criteria, of this synopsis. When addressing team capabilities, clarify planned capability, existing capability and prior experiences, if any. Include any other relevant information including a short discussion of why the firm is especially qualified based upon the specific selection criteria listed in Section 3 herein. Under paragraph 3(e) above, provide an itemized summary of DoD contract awards to include Agency, Contract Number/Task Order No., and Project Title and amount. (Note: award of Indefinite Delivery Contracts should not be counted as award amounts; only actual Task Orders.) Generally, provide a brief presentation of internal controls and procedures that demonstrate the firms overall Design Quality Management Plan (DQMP) which provides sufficient information about this plan that clearly explains the ability of the firm to control costs, schedule and quality of work to be submitted to the Government. (A project-specific detailed quality control plan must be prepared and approved by the Government as a condition of contract award, but is not required with this submission). Indicate the estimated percentage involvement of each firm on the proposed team. Do not exceed 20 pages for Block H. SF330, PART II, ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS (a) Responding firms must submit a copy of a current and accurate SF 330, Part II for the specific prime, other offices of the prime and subcontractor offices proposed to perform the work even if one is already on file. All Part IIs MUST be signed (signed within the past 12 months) and dated either by an original handwritten signature or a cut and pasted facsimile of an original signature. Indicate in Block 5b of each Part II if the firm is a Small Business, HUBZone, Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, or Woman-Owned Small Business. To be classified as a small business, a firm's average annual receipts or sales for the preceding three fiscal years must not exceed $14 million; (b) In Block No. 4, Part II, provide the Data Universal Numbering system (DUNS) number issued by Dun and Bradstreet Information System (1-866-705-5711) for the prime A-E or Joint Venture. The DUNS number must be for the firm or joint venture performing the work (i.e., not the parent company DUNS number, but a DUNS number specifically for the office performing the work. Each branch office and/or joint venture must have their own DUNS number); and (c) Solicitation packages are not provided for A-E contracts and no additional project information will be given to firms during the announcement period. Facsimile transmissions will not be accepted. Points of Contact: Contracting - Ms. Julianne Bowersock OFFERORS QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS (a) Technical inquiries and questions relating to proposal procedures or bonds are to be submitted via Bidder Inquiry in ProjNet at http://www.projnet.org/projnet. (b) To submit and review bid inquiry items, bidders will need to be a current registered user or self-register into the system. To self-register go to web page, click BID tab select Bidder Inquiry, select agency USACE, enter Key for this solicitation listed below, and your e-mail address, click login. Fill in all required information and click create user. Verify that information on next screen is correct and click to continue. (c) From this page you may view all bidder inquiries or add inquiry. Only one question will be allowed per inquiry. If multiple questions are included in a single inquiry, only the first question will be answered. All others will remain unanswered until entered in as single inquiries. (d) Bidders will receive an acknowledgement of their question via email, followed by an answer to their question after it has been processed by our technical team. (e) The Solicitation Number is: W9126G-14-R-0071. (f) The Bidder Inquiry Key is: 64NPS3-655VSN. (g) The Bidder Inquiry System will be closed to new inquiries seven (7) calendar days prior to proposal submission in order to ensure adequate time is allotted to form an appropriate response and amend the solicitation, if necessary. If the System is not closed in a timely manner, an inquiry posted within seven calendar days of the receipt of proposals will still be regarded as untimely and will not be afforded a substantive response. (h) Offerors are requested to review the specification in its entirety, review the Bidder Inquiry System for answers to questions prior to submission of a new inquiry. (i) The bidder call center operates weekdays from 8am to 5pm U.S. Central Time Zone (Chicago). The telephone number for the Call Center is 1-800-428-HELP (1-800-428-4357). (j) Offers will NOT be publicly opened. Information concerning the status of the evaluation and/or award will NOT be available after receipt of proposals. This is not a request for proposal. Phone calls to discuss the solicitation are discouraged unless absolutely necessary. Personal visits for the purpose of discussing this solicitation are not allowed. To verify your proposal has been delivered you may e-mail Julianne.L.Bowersock@usace.army.mil.

U--Intent to solicit, negotiate, and award a contract that is Sole Sourced to a Large Business, Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation Inc.

Department of the Army, U.S. Army Medical Command | Published May 6, 2015  -  Deadline May 29, 2015
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The Northern Region Contract Office, Womack Army Medical Center (WAMC), Fort Bragg, NC 28310, intends to solicit, negotiate, and award a contract that is Sole Sourced to a Large Business, Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation Inc., 1900 South Ave, La Crosse, WI 54601-5467. The requirement is for Resolve Through Sharing (RTS) bereavement training for the Womack Army Medical Center health care professionals. ***** See the attached W91YTZ-15-T-0077 Combined Synopsis/Solicitation for details.

70--SMALL BUSINESS SET-ASIDE, FIRM FIXED PRICE RFQ

Department of the Army, National Guard Bureau | Published February 24, 2015
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USB RECEIVER AND SOFTWARE

Alfresco Software Maintenance - OCIO/NITC on behalf of NRCS, Brand Name, Total Small Business Set-Aside

Department of Agriculture, Office of Procurement and Property Management | Published June 30, 2015  -  Deadline June 30, 2015
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.6 as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. See restrictions below for brand name only. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The solicitation number is AG-3144-S-15-CW10 and shall be referenced on all quotes and is issued as a Request for Quotes (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-82, dated June 08, 2015. All future information about this acquisition including solicitation amendments will also be distributed solely through this site. Interested parties are responsible for monitoring this site to ensure that they have the most up-to-date information about this acquisition. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 541519 OTHER COMPUTER RELATED SERVICES. This requirement is a total small business set-aside and only qualified Offerors will be considered. Interested parties are required to submit quotes by the closing date and time identified within this posting. The following brand name only items are being sought, POP: 7/1/15 - 6/30/16: BRAND NAME ONLY: 130-ENT-BASE-1000, Alfresco One-Enterprise Base License (up to 8 cores, 1,000 users), 1 each. BRAND NAME ONLY: 130-ENT-ADD-USR, Alfresco One-Enterprise Additional User (100 users), 20 each. PLEASE SEE ATTACHED RFQ DOCUMENT FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND SUBMITTAL INSTRUCTIONS.

65--Intends to solicit, negotiate, and award a contract that is Sole Sourced to a Small Business Metro Medical Equipment & Supply, Inc.

Department of the Army, U.S. Army Medical Command | Published January 30, 2015  -  Deadline February 23, 2015
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The Northern Region Contract Office, Womack Army Medical Center (WAMC), Fort Bragg, NC 28310, intends to solicit, negotiate, and award a contract that is Sole Sourced to a Small Business Metro Medical Equipment & Supply, Inc., 1600 N. Warson Rd, Saint Louis, MT, 63132 . The requirement is for five each, Zeiss/Cirrus HD-OCT Software Version 7.0 Upgrade Kits, to include Solid State Drive, License for Microsoft Windows, five each Zeiss O/S FASTRAC License with Multiple Features (Model 4000 Quad Core Only) and five each Zeiss/ Cirrus Review 7.0 with Adv RPE, GCA, Adv Export, IMG Export for the Department of Optometry's retinal scanner software upgrades. ***See attached W91YTZ-15-T-0042 Combined Synopsis/Solicitation for Details****

Tele-radiology

Department of the Army, U.S. Army Medical Command | Published March 18, 2016  -  Deadline March 25, 2016
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Link To Document Woman Owned Small Business US 79920 William Beaumont Army Medical Center and Weed Army Community Hospital, Fort Irwin, California, 92310 Fort Bliss, TX

J--GSL Pharmacy Cabinet Maintenance

Department of the Army, U.S. Army Medical Command | Published December 16, 2014  -  Deadline January 19, 2015
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William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, Texas, has a requirement for a full service on-site maintenance contract. Contractor shall furnish all parts, labor, equipment, materials, travel, and transportation to perform all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance for 15 different GSL Pharmacy Cabinets. The Western Regional Contracting Office (WRCO) intends to solicit a Request for Quotes (RFQ). The Request for Quotes (RFQ) number is W91YU0-15-T-0044. The RFQ will be posted in Federal Business Operations (FBO) and the Army Single Face to Industry (ASFI) Acquisition Business Web Site as full and open competition. The solicitation posting date will be on or around 12/18/2014.

Small Business $45M Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC) For Vertical Construction Services in support of Fort Polk, Louisiana

Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers | Published January 18, 2017  -  Deadline April 3, 2017
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Award Notice The following five (5) contractors were selected by the Government to enter into the new MATOC Pool established under Solicitation W9126G-17-R-0049, Small Business $45M Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC) for Vertical Construction Services in support of Fort Polk, Louisiana and were issued the following base MATOC contracts: Base MATOC Award Contract W9126G17D0058CCI Energy and Construction Services, LLC.Attn: Mr. John D. Morrison, President/CEO19315 FM 2252Garden Ridge, TX 78266-2516207-557-3339dmorrison@cci-alliance.com Base MATOC Award Contract W9126G17D0059A&H-Ambica JV, LLC.Attn: Mr. Jignesh Patel, Member5118 Park Avenue, Suite 315Memphis, TN 38117313-215-7318jignesh.patel@ambicags.com Base MATOC Award Contract W9126G17D0060DOT Construction Inc.Attn: Mr. Dennis Boone, Vice-President907-B Arendell Street Morehead City, NC 28557(252) 838-1425www.dotconstructioninc.com Base MATOC Award Contract W9126G17D0061MOWA Barlovento JV-2Attn: Mr. Steve Jordan, President2700 Old Spanish TrailGautier, MS 39553228-497-9262mowabarlovento@barloventollc.com Base MATOC Award Contract W9126G17D0062Pacific Tech Construction, Inc.Attn: Mr. Joseph Lane, President1302 Walnut StreetKelso, WA 98626360.414.8084WWW.PACIFICTECH.INFO The single Seed Project Task Order will be announced in the contract award section above.

68--Indian Small Business Economic Enterprise Set-Aside for Herbicides for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Crow Creek Agency in Fort Thompson, SD

Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs | Published May 5, 2015  -  Deadline May 20, 2015
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice.The solicitation number is 15-264 and is issued as an invitation for bids (IFB), unless otherwise indicated herein.The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular FAC 2005-81. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 325320 with a small business size standard of 500.00 employees.This requirement is a [ Small Business ] set-aside and only qualified offerors may submit bids.The solicitation pricing on www.FedBid.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 2015-05-20 17:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com.FOB Destination shall be Fort Thompson, SD 57339 The Bureau of Indian Affairs requires the following items, Exact Match Only, to the following: LI 001: Milestone (for Government Agencies in SD) (Box = 2x2.5 gallon jugs) - See attached Specifications, 20, BOX; LI 002: GrazonNext HL (Box = 2x2 gallon jugs) - See attached Specifications, 200, BOX; LI 003: Tordon 22K (Box = 2x2.5 gallon jugs) - See attached Specifications, 70, BOX; LI 004: Brewer 90-10 (90%NIS) (Box = 2x2.5 gallon jugs) - See attached Specifications, 10, BOX; LI 005: Cornbelt, 6# LV Ester, 2,4-D (Box = 2x2.5 gallon jugs) - See attached Specifications, 25, BOX; LI 006: Cornbelt, 4# Amine, 2,4-D (Box = 2x2.5 gallon jugs) - See attached Specifications, 25, BOX; Solicitation and Buy Attachments ***Question Submission: Interested offerors must submit any questions concerning the solicitation at the earliest time possible to enable the Buyer to respond. Questions must be submitted by using the 'Submit a Question' feature at www.fedbid.com. Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered.*** For this solicitation, Bureau of Indian Affairs intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid, Inc. FedBid has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. An Offeror may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. Bureau of Indian Affairs is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, competed, real-time bids.All responsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at www.FedBid.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on www.FedBid.com.Offerors that are not currently registered to use www.FedBid.com should proceed to www.FedBid.com to complete their free registration. Offerors that require special considerations or assistance may contact the FedBid Helpdesk at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or via email at clientservices@fedbid.com. Offerors may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on www.FedBid.com by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the www.FedBid.com process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive www.FedBid.com process.Should offerors require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or FedBid at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or clientservices@fedbid.com.Use of FedBid: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with the FedBid Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive. (a) In accordance with section 743 of Division E, Title VII, of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Resolution Appropriations Act, 2015 (Pub. L. 113-235), Government agencies are not permitted to use funds appropriated (or otherwise made available) under that or any other Act for contracts with an entity that requires employees or subcontractors of such entity seeking to report fraud, waste, or abuse to sign internal confidentiality agreements or statements prohibiting or otherwise restricting such employees or subcontractors from lawfully reporting such fraud, waste, or abuse to a designated investigative or law enforcement representative of a Federal department or agency authorized to receive such information. (b) The prohibition in paragraph (a) of this provision does not contravene requirements applicable to Standard Form 312, Form 4414, or any other form issued by a Federal department or agency governing the nondisclosure of classified information. (c) Representation. By submission of its offer, the Offeror represents that it does not require employees or subcontractors of such entity seeking to report fraud, waste, or abuse to sign internal confidentiality agreements or statements prohibiting or otherwise restricting such employees or subcontractors from lawfully reporting such waste, fraud, or abuse to a designated investigative or law enforcement representative of a Federal department or agency authorized to receive such information. (End of provision) (a) The contractor shall not require employees or subcontractors seeking to report fraud, waste, or abuse to sign or comply with internal confidentiality agreements or statements prohibiting or otherwise restricting such employees or subcontractors from lawfully reporting such fraud, waste, or abuse to a designated investigative or law enforcement representative of a Federal department or agency authorized to receive such information. (b) The contractor shall notify employees that the prohibition and restrictions of any internal confidentiality agreements covered by this clause are no longer in effect. (c) The prohibition in paragraph (a) of this clause does not contravene requirements applicable to Standard Form 312, Form 4414, or any other form issued by a Federal department or agency governing the nondisclosure of classified information. (d)(1) In accordance with section 743 of Division E, Title VII, of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Resolution Appropriations Act, 2015 (Pub. L. 113-235), use of funds appropriated (or otherwise made available) under that or any other Act may be prohibited, if the Government determines that the contractor is not in compliance with the provisions of this clause. (2) The Government may seek any available remedies in the event the contractor fails to comply with the provisions of this clause. (End of clause) As required by the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976 (42 U.S.C. 6962(c)(3)(A)(i)), the offeror certifies, by signing this offer, that the percentage of recovered materials content for EPA-designated items to be delivered or used in the performance of the contract will be at least the amount required by the applicable contract specifications or other contractual requirements. (a) Definitions. As used in this provision-- Person-- (1) Means-- (i) A natural person; (ii) A corporation, business association, partnership, society, trust, financial institution, insurer, underwriter, guarantor, and any other business organization, any other nongovernmental entity, organization, or group, and any governmental entity operating as a business enterprise; and (iii) Any successor to any entity described in paragraph (1)(ii) of this definition; and (2) Does not include a government or governmental entity that is not operating as a business enterprise. Sensitive technology? (1) Means hardware, software, telecommunications equipment, or any other technology that is to be used specifically? (i) To restrict the free flow of unbiased information in Iran; or (ii) To disrupt, monitor, or otherwise restrict speech of the people of Iran; and (2) Does not include information or informational materials the export of which the President does not have the authority to regulate or prohibit pursuant to section 203(b)(3) of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1702(b)(3)). (b) The offeror shall email questions concerning sensitive technology to the Department of State at CISADA106@state.gov. (c) Except as provided in paragraph (d) of this provision or if a waiver has been granted in accordance with 25.703-4, by submission of its offer, the offeror-- (1) Represents, to the best of its knowledge and belief, that the offeror does not export any sensitive technology to the government of Iran or any entities or individuals owned or controlled by, or acting on behalf or at the direction of, the government of Iran; (2) Certifies that the offeror, or any person owned or controlled by the offeror, does not engage in any activities for which sanctions may be imposed under section 5 of the Iran Sanctions Act. These sanctioned activities are in the areas of development of the petroleum resources of Iran, production of refined petroleum products in Iran, sale and provision of refined petroleum products to Iran, and contributing to Iran's ability to acquire or develop certain weapons or technologies; and (3) Certifies that the offeror, and any person owned or controlled by the offeror, does not knowingly engage in any transaction that exceeds $3,000 with Iran?s Revolutionary Guard Corps or any of its officials, agents, or affiliates, the property and interests in property of which are blocked pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) (see OFAC?s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List at http://www.treasury.gov/ofac/downloads/t11sdn.pdf ). (d) Exception for trade agreements. The representation requirement of paragraph (c)(1) and the certification requirements of paragraphs (c)(2) and (c)(3) of this provision do not apply if? (1) This solicitation includes a trade agreements notice or certification (e.g., 52.225-4, 52.225-6, 52.225-12, 52.225-24, or comparable agency provision); and (2) The offeror has certified that all the offered products to be supplied are designated country end products or designated country construction material. (a) Upon receipt of accelerated payments from the Government, the Contractor shall make accelerated payments to its small business subcontractors under this contract, to the maximum extent practicable and prior to when such payment is otherwise required under the applicable contract or subcontract, after receipt of a proper invoice and all other required documentation from the small business subcontractor. (b) The acceleration of payments under this clause does not provide any new rights under the Prompt Payment Act. (c) Include the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (c), in all subcontracts with small business concerns, including subcontracts with small business concerns for the acquisition of commercial items. Payment requests must be submitted electronically through the U.S. Department of the Treasury?s Invoice Processing Platform System (IPP). ?Payment request? means any request for contract financing payment or invoice payment by the Contractor. To constitute a proper invoice, the payment request must comply with the requirements identified in the applicable Prompt Payment clause included in the contract, or the clause 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions ? Commercial Items included in commercial item contracts. The IPP website address is: https://www.ipp.gov. Under this contract, the following documents are required to be submitted as an attachment to the IPP invoice: Scanned Invoice(s) The Contractor must use the IPP website to register access and use IPP for submitting requests for payment. The Contractor Government Business Point of Contact (as listed in SAM) will receive enrollment instructions via email from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (FRBB) prior to the contract award date, but no more than 3 ? 5 business days of the contract award date. Contractor assistance with enrollment can be obtained by contacting the IPP Production Helpdesk via email ippgroup@bos.frb.org or phone (866) 973-3131. If the Contractor is unable to comply with the requirement to use IPP for submitting invoices for payment, the Contractor must submit a waiver request in writing to the Contracting Officer with its proposal or quotation. New Equipment ONLY; NO remanufactured or "gray market" items. All items must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty. Bid MUST be good for 30 calendar days after close of Buy. Shipping must be free on board (FOB) destination CONUS (Continental U.S.), which means that the seller must deliver the goods on its conveyance at the destination specified by the buyer, and the seller is responsible for the cost of shipping and risk of loss prior to actual delivery at the specified destination. This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to award, pursuant to applicable regulations and guidelines. Registration information can be found at www.sam.gov. The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions, which are incorporated herein by reference: FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition; FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items - the selected offeror must submit a completed copy of the listed representations and certifications; FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, paragraph (a), the following clauses in paragraph (b): 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set Aside (15 U.S.C. 644); 52.222-3, Convict Labor (E.O. 11755); 52.222-19, Child Labor?Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (E.O. 13126); 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities; 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (E.O. 11246); 52.223-9, Estimate of Percentage of Recovered Material Content for EPA-Designated Items (42 U.S.C. 6962(c)(3)(A)(ii)); 52.223-15, Energy Efficiency in Energy-Consuming Products (42 U.S.C. 8259b); 52.223-16, IEEE 1680 Standard for the Environmental Assessment of Personal Computer Products (E.O. 13423); 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging while Driving; 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (E.O.?s, proclamations, and statutes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury); 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer?System for Award Management (31 U.S.C. 3332). The full text of the referenced FAR clauses may be accessed electronically at https://www.acquisition.gov/far/. As required by the DIAR 1480.503, this acquisition is 100% set aside for Indian Small Business Economic Enterprises (ISBEE) as defined by DIAR 1480.503. Only quotes received from ISBEE's will be considered for award. Quoters who do not qualify under the ISBEE set aside will be immediately removed from the competitive range. (a) The Contractor agrees to give preferences to Indians who can perform the work required regardless of age (subject to existing laws and regulations), sex, religion, or tribal affiliation for training and employment opportunities under this contract and, to the extent feasible consistent with the efficient performance of this contract, training and employment preferences and opportunities shall be provided to Indians regardless of age (subject to existing laws and regulations), sex, religion, or tribal affiliation who are not fully qualified to perform under this contract. The Contractor also agrees to give preference to Indian organizations and Indian-owned economic enterprises in the awarding of any subcontracts consistent with the efficient performance of this contract. The Contractor shall maintain such records as are necessary to indicate compliance with this paragraph. (b) In connection with the Indian employment preference requirements of this clause, the Contractor shall also provide opportunities for training incident to such employment. Such training shall include on-the-job, classroom, or apprenticeship training which is designed to increase the vocational effectiveness of an Indian employee. (c) If the Contractor is unable to fill its training and employment needs after giving full consideration to Indians as required by this clause, those needs may be satisfied by selection of persons other than Indians in accordance with the clause of this contract entitled ?Equal Opportunity.? (d) If no Indian organizations or Indian-owned economic enterprises are available for awarding of subcontracts in connection with the work performed under this contract, the Contractor agrees to comply with the provisions of this contract involving utilization of small business concerns, small business concerns owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals, or labor surplus area concerns. (e) As used in this clause: (1) ?Indian? means a person who is a member of an Indian Tribe. If the Contractor has reason to doubt that a person seeking employment preference is an Indian, the contractor shall grant the preference but shall require the individual within thirty (30) days to provide evidence from the Tribe concerned that the person is a member of that Tribe. (2) ?Indian organization? means the governing body of any Indian Tribe or entity established or recognized by such governing body in accordance with the Indian Financing Act of 1974 (88 Stat. 77; 25 U.S.C. 1451); and (3) ?Indian-owned economic enterprise? means any Indian-owned commercial, industrial, or business activity established or organized for the purpose of profit provided that such Indian ownership shall constitute not less than 51 percent of the enterprise. (4) ?Indian Tribe? means an Indian Tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community, including any Alaska Native village or regional or village corporation as defined in or established pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (85 Stat. 668; 43 U.S.C. 1601) which is recognized as eligible for the special programs and services provided by the United States to Indians because of their status as Indians. (f) The Contractor agrees to include the provisions of the clause including this paragraph (f) in each subcontract awarded under this contract. (g) In the event of noncompliance with this clause, the Contractor's right to proceed may be terminated in whole or in part by the Contracting Officer and the work completed in a manner determined by the Contracting Officer to be in the best interests of the Government. Under the Buy Indian Act, 25 U.S.C. 47, offers are solicited only from Indian economic enterprises (Subpart 1480.8) that are also small business concerns. Any acquisition resulting from this solicitation will be from such a concern. Offers received from enterprises that are not both Indian economic enterprises and small business concerns will not be considered and will be rejected. (a) Definitions as used in this clause. (1) Concern means any business entity organized for profit (even if its ownership is in the hands of a nonprofit entity) with a place of business located in the United States or its outlying areas and that makes a significant contribution to the U.S. economy through payment of taxes and/or use of American products, material and/or labor, etc. It includes but is not limited to an individual, partnership, corporation, joint venture, association, or cooperative. For the purpose of making affiliation findings (see 19.101) any business entity, whether organized for profit or not, and any foreign business entity, i.e., any entity located outside the United States and its outlying areas. 23 (2) Subcontract means any agreement (other than one involving an employer-employee relationship) entered into by a Government prime contractor or subcontractor calling for supplies and/or services required for performance of the contract, contract modification, or subcontract. (3) Subcontractor means a concern to which a contractor subcontracts any work under the contract. It includes subcontractors at any tier who perform work on the contract. (b) Required Percentages of work by the concern. The contractor must comply with FAR 52.219-14 Limitations on Subcontracting clause in allocating what percentage of work to subcontract. Of the work subcontracted, no more than 50 percent may be subcontracted to a concern other than a responsible Indian economic enterprise. (c) Indian Preference. Regardless of the contract type for services, supplies, or covered construction, the contractor agrees to give preference to Indian organizations and Indian owned economic enterprises in awarding subcontracts under this contract in accordance with DIAR 1452.226-71, Indian Preference. (d) Cooperation. The contractor must: (1) Carry out the requirements of this clause to the fullest extent; and (2) Cooperate in any study or survey that the CO, Indian Affairs, or its agents may conduct to verify the contractor's compliance with this clause. (e) Incorporation in Subcontracts. The contractor must incorporate die substance of this clause, including this paragraph (e), in all subcontracts for supplies, services, and construction awarded under this contract. The offeror represents as part of its offer that it does meet the definition of Indian economic enterprise as defined in 1480.201. (a) In addition to the requirements of the clause of this contract entitled "Indian Preference-Department of the Interior," the Contractor agrees to establish and conduct an Indian preference program which will expand the opportunities for Indian organizations and Indian-owned economic enterprises to receive a preference in the awarding of subcontracts and which will expand opportunities for Indians to receive preference for training and employment in connection with the work to be performed under this contract. In this connection, the Contractor shall ? (1) Designate a liaison officer who will: (i) Maintain liaison with the Government and Tribe(s) on Indian preference matters; (ii) Supervise compliance with the provisions of this clause; and (iii) Administer the Contractor's Indian preference program. (2) Advise its recruitment sources in writing and include a statement in all advertisements for employment that Indian applicants will be given preference in employment and training incident to such employment. (3) Not less than twenty (20) calendar days prior to commencement of work under this contract, post a written notice in the Tribal office of any reservations on which or near where the work under this contract is to be performed, which sets forth the Contractor's employment needs and related training opportunities. The notice shall include the approximate number and types of employees needed, the approximate dates of employment; the experience or special skills required for employment, if any; training opportunities available; and all other pertinent information necessary to advise prospective employees of any other employment requirements. The Contractor shall also request the Tribe(s) on or near whose reservation(s) the work is to be performed to provide assistance to the Contractor in filling its employment needs and training opportunities. The Contracting Officer will advise the Contractor of the name, location, and phone number of the Tribal officials to contact in regard to the posting of notices and requests for Tribal assistance. (4) Establish and conduct a subcontracting program which gives preference to Indian organizations and Indian-owned economic enterprises as subcontractors and suppliers under this contract. Consistent with the efficient performance of this contract, the Contractor shall give public notice of existing subcontracting opportunities by soliciting bids or proposals only from Indian organizations or Indian-owned economic enterprises. The Contractor shall request assistance and information on Indian firms qualified as suppliers or subcontractors from the Tribe(s) on or near whose reservation(s) the work under the contract is to be performed. The Contracting Officer will advise the Contractor of the name, location, and phone number of the Tribal officials to be contacted in regard to the request for assistance and information. Public notices and solicitations for existing subcontracting opportunities shall provide an equitable opportunity for Indian firms to submit bids or proposals by including? (i) A clear description of the supplies or services required including quantities, specifications, and delivery schedules which facilitate the participation of Indian firms; (ii) A statement indicating the preference will be given to Indian organizations and Indian-owned economic enterprises in accordance with Section 7(b) of Public Law 93?638; (88 Stat. 2205; 25 U.S.C. 450e(b)); (iii) Definitions for the terms ?Indian organization? and ?Indian-owned economic enterprise? as prescribed under the ?Indian Preference?Department of the Interior? clause of this contract; (iv) A representation to be completed by the bidder or offeror that it is an Indian organization or Indian-owned economic enterprise; and (v) A closing date for receipt of bids or proposals which provides sufficient time for preparation and submission of a bid or proposal. If after soliciting bids from Indian organizations and Indian-owned economic enterprises, no responsible bid is received, the Contractor shall comply with the requirements of paragraph (d) of the ?Indian Preference?Department of the Interior? clause of this contract. If one or more responsible bids are received, award shall be made to the low responsible bidder if the bid price is determined to be reasonable. If the low responsive bid is determined to be unreasonable as to price, the Contractor shall attempt to negotiate a reasonable price and award a subcontract. If a reasonable price cannot be agreed upon, the Contractor shall comply with the requirements of paragraph (d) of the ?Indian Preference?Department of the Interior? clause of the contract. (5) Maintain written records under this contract which indicate: (i) The names and addresses of all Indians seeking employment for each employment position available under this contract; (ii) The number and types of positions filled by Indians and non-Indians, and the name, address and position of each Indian employed under this contract; (iii) For those positions where there are both Indian and non-Indian applicants, and a non-Indian is selected for employment, the reason(s) why the Indian applicant was not selected; (iv) Actions taken to give preference to Indian organizations and Indian-owned economic enterprises for subcontracting opportunities which exist under this contract; (v) Reasons why preference was not given to Indian firms as subcontractors or suppliers for each requirement where it was determined by the Contractor that such preference would not be consistent with the efficient performance of the contract, and (vi) The names and addresses of all Indian organizations and Indian-owned economic enterprises contacted, and receiving subcontract awards under this contract. (6) The Contractor shall submit to the Contracting Officer for approval a semiannual report which summarizes the Contractor's Indian preference program and indicates the number and types of available positions filled and dollar amounts of all subcontracts awarded to Indian organizations and Indian-owned economic enterprises and all other firms. (7) Records maintained pursuant to this clause will be kept available for review by the Government until expiration of one (1) year after final payment under this contract, or for such longer period as may be required by any other clause of this contract or by applicable law or regulation. (b) For purpose of this clause, the following definitions of terms shall apply: (1) The terms Indian, Indian Tribe, Indian Organization, and Indian-owned economic enterprise are defined in the clause of this contract entitled Indian Preference. (2) Indian reservation includes Indian reservations, public domain Indian allotments, former Indian reservations on Oklahoma, and land held by incorporated Native groups, regional corporations, and village corporations under the provisions of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, (85 Stat. 688; 43 U.S.C. 1601 et seq. ). (3) On or near an Indian Reservation means on a reservation or reservations or within that area surrounding an Indian reservation(s) where a person seeking employment could reasonably be expected to commute to and from in the course of a work day. (c) Nothing in the requirements of this clause shall be interpreted to preclude Indian Tribes from independently developing and enforcing their own Indian preference requirements. Such requirements must not hinder the Government's right to award contracts and to administer their provisions. (d) The Contractor agrees to include the provisions of this clause including this paragraph (d) in each subcontract awarded under this contract and to notify the Contracting Officer of such subcontracts. (e) In the event of noncompliance with this clause, the Contractor's right to proceed may be terminated in whole or in part by the Contracting Officer and the work completed in a manner determined by the Contracting Officer to be in the best interest of the Government. (End of clause)

Sit to Stand Desks

Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command, MICC | Published February 22, 2016  -  Deadline March 4, 2016
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W911SG-16-T-9049 Sit to Stand Desks This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The solicitation number is W911SG-16-T-9049 and is issued as a request for quotes. The Sit to Stand Desks shall be provided by a single vendor. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-83 dated July 02, 2015. This requirement will be 100% small business set aside. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code for this requirement is 337214 Office Furniture (except Wood) Manufacturing with a corresponding Small Business Size standard of 500 employees. The Mission Installation Contracting Command Fort Bliss, TX 79916 intends to award a firm-fixed price type contract. Requirements are as follows (SEE ATTACHMENT): CLIN 0001 - Sit to Stand Desks QTY 20 eachA copy of the Minimum Specifications is available on the attachment Minimum Specification for Sit to Stand Desks. **Please submit all questions in writing to larry.d.stephney.civ@us.army.mil. No questions will be taken over the phone; all questions must be submitted in writing. Questions are due no later than close of business February 25h, 2016. Answers will be posted no later than close of business Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016. This combined synopsis/solicitation incorporates one or more clauses and provisions by reference with the same force and effect as if they were stated in full text. Full text provisions and clauses can be viewed at http://farsite.hill.af.mil. The offeror must be actively registered in the System for Award Management Registration to be considered for award. The website is http://www.sam.gov. Instructions to Offeror: Offeror shall submit by e-mail: (1) A complete proposal using pricing schedule above (see CLIN 0001). Failure to fully complete the provided pricing schedule will cause an offeror's proposal to be deemed nonresponsive. Proposals are due by March 4th 2016, 2:00 p.m. MST and must be emailed to larry.d.stephney.civ@mail.mil. Offers will be evaluated in accordance with 52.212-2 Evaluation - - Commercial Items (a) The Government will award one contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation is determined to be the lowest price technically acceptable (LPTA) proposal with acceptable past performance. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers: (1) Price; (2) Technical capability of the items to meet the Government's requirements as listed above. (3) Past Performance. A written notice of award or acceptance of an offer mailed or otherwise furnished to the successful offeror within the time for acceptance specified in the offer, shall result in a binding contract without further action by either party. Before the offer's specified expiration time, the Government may accept an offer (or part of an offer), whether or not there are negotiations after its receipt, unless a written notice of withdrawal is received before award. (End of Provision). The following provisions apply to this acquisition: Provisions Incorporated by Full text 52.212-2 -- Evaluation -- Commercial Items. (a) The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers: Technical capability of the item offered to meet the Government requirement, price, past performance; Technical and past performances, when combined, are approximately equal to cost or price. (b) Options. The Government will evaluate offers for award purposes by adding the total price for all options to the total price for the basic requirement. The Government may determine that an offer is unacceptable if the option prices are significantly unbalanced. Evaluation of options shall not obligate the Government to exercise the option(s). (c) A written notice of award or acceptance of an offer, mailed or otherwise furnished to the successful offeror within the time for acceptance specified in the offer, shall result in a binding contract without further action by either party. Before the offer's specified expiration time, the Government may accept an offer (or part of an offer), whether or not there are negotiations after its receipt, unless a written notice of withdrawal is received before award. (End of Provision) 52.212-3 -- Offeror Representations and Certifications -- Commercial Items. As prescribed in 12.301(b)(2), insert the following provision: Offeror Representations and Certifications -- Commercial Items (Oct 2015) The offeror shall complete only paragraphs (b) of this provision if the Offeror has completed the annual representations and certification electronically via the System for Award Management (SAM) Web site accessed through http://www.acquisition.gov . If the Offeror has not completed the annual representations and certifications electronically, the Offeror shall complete only paragraphs (c) through (p) of this provision. (a) Definitions. As used in this provision-- "Economically disadvantaged women-owned small business (EDWOSB) concern" means a small business concern that is at least 51 percent directly and unconditionally owned by, and the management and daily business operations of which are controlled by, one or more women who are citizens of the United States and who are economically disadvantaged in accordance with 13 CFR part 127. It automatically qualifies as a women-owned small business eligible under the WOSB Program. "Forced or indentured child labor" means all work or service- (1) Exacted from any person under the age of 18 under the menace of any penalty for its nonperformance and for which the worker does not offer himself voluntarily; or (2) Performed by any person under the age of 18 pursuant to a contract the enforcement of which can be accomplished by process or penalties. "Highest-level owner" means the entity that owns or controls an immediate owner of the offeror, or that owns or controls one or more entities that control an immediate owner of the offeror. No entity owns or exercises control of the highest level owner. "Immediate owner" means an entity, other than the offeror, that has direct control of the offeror. Indicators of control include, but are not limited to, one or more of the following: Ownership or interlocking management, identity of interests among family members, shared facilities and equipment, and the common use of employees. "Inverted domestic corporation," means a foreign incorporated entity that meets the definition of an inverted domestic corporation under 6 U.S.C. 395(b), applied in accordance with the rules and definitions of 6 U.S.C. 395(c). "Manufactured end product" means any end product in product and service codes (PSCs) 1000-9999, except- (1) PSC 5510, Lumber and Related Basic Wood Materials; (2) Product or Service Group (PSG) 87, Agricultural Supplies; (3) PSG 88, Live Animals; (4) PSG 89, Subsistence; (5) PSC 9410, Crude Grades of Plant Materials; (6) PSC 9430, Miscellaneous Crude Animal Products, Inedible; (7) PSC 9440, Miscellaneous Crude Agricultural and Forestry Products; (8) PSC 9610, Ores; (9) PSC 9620, Minerals, Natural and Synthetic; and (10) PSC 9630, Additive Metal Materials. "Place of manufacture" means the place where an end product is assembled out of components, or otherwise made or processed from raw materials into the finished product that is to be provided to the Government. If a product is disassembled and reassembled, the place of reassembly is not the place of manufacture. "Restricted business operations" means business operations in Sudan that include power production activities, mineral extraction activities, oil-related activities, or the production of military equipment, as those terms are defined in the Sudan Accountability and Divestment Act of 2007 (Pub. L. 110-174). Restricted business operations do not include business operations that the person (as that term is defined in Section 2 of the Sudan Accountability and Divestment Act of 2007) conducting the business can demonstrate- (1) Are conducted under contract directly and exclusively with the regional government of southern Sudan; (2) Are conducted pursuant to specific authorization from the Office of Foreign Assets Control in the Department of the Treasury, or are expressly exempted under Federal law from the requirement to be conducted under such authorization; (3) Consist of providing goods or services to marginalized populations of Sudan; (4) Consist of providing goods or services to an internationally recognized peacekeeping force or humanitarian organization; (5) Consist of providing goods or services that are used only to promote health or education; or (6) Have been voluntarily suspended. Sensitive technology- (1) Means hardware, software, telecommunications equipment, or any other technology that is to be used specifically- (i) To restrict the free flow of unbiased information in Iran; or (ii) To disrupt, monitor, or otherwise restrict speech of the people of Iran; and (2) Does not include information or informational materials the export of which the President does not have the authority to regulate or prohibit pursuant to section 203(b)(3) of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1702(b)(3)). "Service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern"- (1) Means a small business concern- (i) Not less than 51 percent of which is owned by one or more service-disabled veterans or, in the case of any publicly owned business, not less than 51 percent of the stock of which is owned by one or more service-disabled veterans; and (ii) The management and daily business operations of which are controlled by one or more service-disabled veterans or, in the case of a service-disabled veteran with permanent and severe disability, the spouse or permanent caregiver of such veteran. (2) Service-disabled veteran means a veteran, as defined in 38 U.S.C. 101(2), with a disability that is service-connected, as defined in 38 U.S.C. 101(16). "Small business concern" means a concern, including its affiliates that is independently owned and operated, not dominant in the field of operation in which it is bidding on Government contracts, and qualified as a small business under the criteria in 13 CFR Part 121 and size standards in this solicitation. "Small disadvantaged business concern, consistent with 13 CFR 124.1002," means a small business concern under the size standard applicable to the acquisition, that-- (1) Is at least 51 percent unconditionally and directly owned (as defined at 13 CFR 124.105) by-- (i) One or more socially disadvantaged (as defined at 13 CFR 124.103) and economically disadvantaged (as defined at 13 CFR 124.104) individuals who are citizens of the United States; and (ii) Each individual claiming economic disadvantage has a net worth not exceeding $750,000 after taking into account the applicable exclusions set forth at 13 CFR 124.104(c)(2); and (2) The management and daily business operations of which are controlled (as defined at 13.CFR 124.106) by individuals, who meet the criteria in paragraphs (1)(i) and (ii) of this definition. "Subsidiary" means an entity in which more than 50 percent of the entity is owned- (1) Directly by a parent corporation; or (2) Through another subsidiary of a parent corporation. "Veteran-owned small business concern" means a small business concern- (1) Not less than 51 percent of which is owned by one or more veterans(as defined at 38 U.S.C. 101(2)) or, in the case of any publicly owned business, not less than 51 percent of the stock of which is owned by one or more veterans; and (2) The management and daily business operations of which are controlled by one or more veterans. "Women-owned business concern" means a concern which is at least 51 percent owned by one or more women; or in the case of any publicly owned business, at least 51 percent of the its stock is owned by one or more women; and whose management and daily business operations are controlled by one or more women. "Women-owned small business concern" means a small business concern -- (1) That is at least 51 percent owned by one or more women or, in the case of any publicly owned business, at least 51 percent of the stock of which is owned by one or more women; and (2) Whose management and daily business operations are controlled by one or more women. "Women-owned small business (WOSB) concern eligible under the WOSB Program (in accordance with 13 CFR part 127)," means a small business concern that is at least 51 percent directly and unconditionally owned by, and the management and daily business operations of which are controlled by, one or more women who are citizens of the United States. (b) (1) Annual Representations and Certifications. Any changes provided by the offeror in paragraph (b)(2) of this provision do not automatically change the representations and certifications posted on the SAM website. (2) The offeror has completed the annual representations and certifications electronically via the SAM website accessed through https://www.acquisition.gov. After reviewing the SAM database information, the offeror verifies by submission of this offer that the representation and certifications currently posted electronically at FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items, have been entered or updated in the last 12 months, are current, accurate, complete, and applicable to this solicitation (including the business size standard applicable to the NAICS code referenced for this solicitation), as of the date of this offer and are incorporated in this offer by reference (see FAR 4.1201), except for paragraphs ____________. [Offeror to identify the applicable paragraphs at (c) through (p) of this provision that the offeror has completed for the purposes of this solicitation only, if any. These amended representation(s) and/or certification(s) are also incorporated in this offer and are current, accurate, and complete as of the date of this offer. Any changes provided by the offeror are applicable to this solicitation only, and do not result in an update to the representations and certifications posted electronically on SAM.] (c) Offerors must complete the following representations when the resulting contract is to be performed in the United States or its outlying areas. Check all that apply. (1) Small business concern. The offeror represents as part of its offer that it [_] is, [_] is not a small business concern. (2) Veteran-owned small business concern. [Complete only if the offeror represented itself as a small business concern in paragraph (c)(1) of this provision.] The offeror represents as part of its offer that it [_] is, [_] is not a veteran-owned small business concern. (3) Service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern. [Complete only if the offeror represented itself as a veteran-owned small business concern in paragraph (c)(2) of this provision.] The offeror represents as part of its offer that it [_] is, [_] is not a service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern. (4) Small disadvantaged business concern. [Complete only if the offeror represented itself as a small business concern in paragraph (c)(1) of this provision.]The offeror represents that it [_] is, [_] is not, a small disadvantaged business concern as defined in 13 CFR 124.1002. (5) Women-owned small business concern. [Complete only if the offeror represented itself as a small business concern in paragraph (c)(1) of this provision.]The offeror represents that it [_] is, [_] is not a women-owned small business concern. Note: Complete paragraphs (c)(8) and (c)(9) only if this solicitation is expected to exceed the simplified acquisition threshold. (6) WOSB concern eligible under the WOSB Program. [Complete only if the offeror represented itself as a women-owned small business concern in paragraph (c)(5) of this provision.] The offeror represents that- (i) It [_] is, [_] is not a WOSB concern eligible under the WOSB Program, has provided all the required documents to the WOSB Repository, and no change in circumstances or adverse decisions have been issued that affects its eligibility; and (ii) It [_] is, [_] is not a joint venture that complies with the requirements of 13 CFR part 127, and the representation in paragraph (c)(6)(i) of this provision is accurate for each WOSB concern eligible under the WOSB Program participating in the joint venture. [The offeror shall enter the name or names of the WOSB concern eligible under the WOSB Program and other small businesses that are participating in the joint venture: _________.] Each WOSB concern eligible under the WOSB Program participating in the joint venture shall submit a separate signed copy of the WOSB representation. (7) Economically disadvantaged women-owned small business (EDWOSB) concern. [Complete only if the offeror represented itself as a WOSB concern eligible under the WOSB Program in (c)(6) of this provision.] The offeror represents that- (i) It [_] is, [_] is not an EDWOSB concern, has provided all the required documents to the WOSB Repository, and no change in circumstances or adverse decisions have been issued that affects its eligibility; and (ii) It [_] is, [_] is not a joint venture that complies with the requirements of 13 CFR part 127, and the representation in paragraph (c)(7)(i) of this provision is accurate for each EDWOSB concern participating in the joint venture. [The offeror shall enter the name or names of the EDWOSB concern and other small businesses that are participating in the joint venture: _____________.] Each EDWOSB concern participating in the joint venture shall submit a separate signed copy of the EDWOSB representation. (8) Women-owned business concern (other than small business concern). [Complete only if the offeror is a women-owned business concern and did not represent itself as a small business concern in paragraph (c)(1) of this provision.] The offeror represents that it [_] is, a women-owned business concern. (9) Tie bid priority for labor surplus area concerns. If this is an invitation for bid, small business offerors may identify the labor surplus areas in which costs to be incurred on account of manufacturing or production (by offeror or first-tier subcontractors) amount to more than 50 percent of the contract price: ___________________________________________ (10) HUBZone small business concern. [Complete only if the offeror represented itself as a small business concern in paragraph (c)(1) of this provision.] The offeror represents, as part of its offer, that-- (i) It [_] is, [_] is not a HUBZone small business concern listed, on the date of this representation, on the List of Qualified HUBZone Small Business Concerns maintained by the Small Business Administration, and no material changes in ownership and control, principal office, or HUBZone employee percentage have occurred since it was certified in accordance with 13 CFR part 126; and (ii) It [_] is, [_] is not a HUBZone joint venture that complies with the requirements of 13 CFR part 126, and the representation in paragraph (c)(10)(i) of this provision is accurate for each HUBZone small business concern participating in the HUBZone joint venture. [The offeror shall enter the names of each of the HUBZone small business concerns participating in the HUBZone joint venture: __________.] Each HUBZone small business concern participating in the HUBZone joint venture shall submit a separate signed copy of the HUBZone representation. (d) Representations required to implement provisions of Executive Order 11246 -- (1) Previous contracts and compliance. The offeror represents that -- (i) It [_] has, [_] has not, participated in a previous contract or subcontract subject to the Equal Opportunity clause of this solicitation; and (ii) It [_] has, [_] has not, filed all required compliance reports. (2) Affirmative Action Compliance. The offeror represents that -- (i) It [_] has developed and has on file, [_] has not developed and does not have on file, at each establishment, affirmative action programs required by rules and regulations of the Secretary of Labor (41 CFR parts 60-1 and 60-2), or (ii) It [_] has not previously had contracts subject to the written affirmative action programs requirement of the rules and regulations of the Secretary of Labor. (e) Certification Regarding Payments to Influence Federal Transactions (31 U.S.C. 1352). (Applies only if the contract is expected to exceed $150,000.) By submission of its offer, the offeror certifies to the best of its knowledge and belief that no Federal appropriated funds have been paid or will be paid to any person for influencing or attempting to influence an officer or employee of any agency, a Member of Congress, an officer or employee of Congress or an employee of a Member of Congress on his or her behalf in connection with the award of any resultant contract. If any registrants under the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 have made a lobbying contact on behalf of the offeror with respect to this contract, the offeror shall complete and submit, with its offer, OMB Standard Form LLL, Disclosure of Lobbying Activities, to provide the name of the registrants. The offeror need not report regularly employed officers or employees of the offeror to whom payments of reasonable compensation were made. (f) Buy American Certificate. (Applies only if the clause at Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 52.225-1, Buy American - Supplies, is included in this solicitation.) (1) The offeror certifies that each end product, except those listed in paragraph (f)(2) of this provision, is a domestic end product and that for other than COTS items, the offeror has considered components of unknown origin to have been mined, produced, or manufactured outside the United States. The offeror shall list as foreign end products those end products manufactured in the United States that do not qualify as domestic end products, i.e., an end product that is not a COTS item and does not meet the component test in paragraph (2) of the definition of "domestic end product." The terms "commercially available off-the-shelf (COTS) item," "component," "domestic end product," "end product," "foreign end product," and "United States" are defined in the clause of this solicitation entitled "Buy American-Supplies." (2) Foreign End Products:LINE ITEM NO. COUNTRY OF ORIGIN [List as necessary] (3) The Government will evaluate offers in accordance with the policies and procedures of FAR Part 25. (g) (1) Buy American -- Free Trade Agreements -- Israeli Trade Act Certificate. (Applies only if the clause at FAR 52.225-3, Buy American -- Free Trade Agreements -- Israeli Trade Act, is included in this solicitation.) (i) The offeror certifies that each end product, except those listed in paragraph (g)(1)(ii) or (g)(1)(iii) of this provision, is a domestic end product and that for other than COTS items, the offeror has considered components of unknown origin to have been mined, produced, or manufactured outside the United States. The terms "Bahrainian, Moroccan, Omani, Panamanian, or Peruvian end product," "commercially available off-the-shelf (COTS) item," "component," "domestic end product," "end product," "foreign end product," "Free Trade Agreement country," "Free Trade Agreement country end product," "Israeli end product," and "United States" are defined in the clause of this solicitation entitled "Buy American--Free Trade Agreements--Israeli Trade Act." (ii) The offeror certifies that the following supplies are Free Trade Agreement country end products (other than Bahrainian, Moroccan, Omani, Panamanian, or Peruvian end products) or Israeli end products as defined in the clause of this solicitation entitled "Buy American-Free Trade Agreements-Israeli Trade Act": Free Trade Agreement Country End Products (Other than Bahrainian, Moroccan, Omani, Panamanian, or Peruvian End Products) or Israeli End ProductLINE ITEM NO. COUNTRY OF ORIGIN [List as necessary] (iii) The offeror shall list those supplies that are foreign end products (other than those listed in paragraph (g)(1)(ii) or this provision) as defined in the clause of this solicitation entitled "Buy American-Free Trade Agreements-Israeli Trade Act." The offeror shall list as other foreign end products those end products manufactured in the United States that do not qualify as domestic end products, i.e., an end product that is not a COTS item and does not meet the component test in paragraph (2) of the definition of "domestic end product." Other Foreign End Products:___________________________________________ [List as necessary] (3) Buy American-Free Trade Agreements-Israeli Trade Act Certificate, Alternate II. If Alternate II to the clause at FAR 52.225-3 is included in this solicitation, substitute the following paragraph (g)(1)(ii) for paragraph (g)(1)(ii) of the basic provision: (g)(1)(ii) The offeror certifies that the following supplies are Canadian end products or Israeli end products as defined in the clause of this solicitation entitled "Buy American--Free Trade Agreements--Israeli Trade Act'': Canadian or Israeli End Products:LINE ITEM NO. Country Of Origin [List as necessary] (4) Buy American-Free Trade Agreements-Israeli Trade Act Certificate, Alternate III. If Alternate III to the clause at 52.225-3 is included in this solicitation, substitute the following paragraph (g)(1)(ii) for paragraph (g)(1)(ii) of the basic provision: (g)(1)(ii) The offeror certifies that the following supplies are Free Trade Agreement country end products (other than Bahrainian, Korean, Moroccan, Omani, Panamanian, or Peruvian end products) or Israeli end products as defined in the clause of this solicitation entitled "Buy American-Free Trade Agreements-Israeli Trade Act":Free Trade Agreement Country End Products (Other than Bahrainian, Korean, Moroccan, Omani, Panamanian, or Peruvian End Products) or Israeli End ProductsLINE ITEM NO. Country Of Origin [List as necessary] (5) Trade Agreements Certificate. (Applies only if the clause at FAR 52.225-5, Trade Agreements, is included in this solicitation.) (i) The offeror certifies that each end product, except those listed in paragraph (g)(5)(ii) of this provision, is a U.S.-made or designated country end product as defined in the clause of this solicitation entitled "Trade Agreements." (ii) The offeror shall list as other end products those end products that are not U.S.-made or designated country end products. Other End ProductsLINE ITEM NO. Country Of Origin [List as necessary] (iii) The Government will evaluate offers in accordance with the policies and procedures of FAR Part 25. For line items covered by the WTO GPA, the Government will evaluate offers of U.S.-made or designated country end products without regard to the restrictions of the Buy American statute. The Government will consider for award only offers of U.S.-made or designated country end products unless the Contracting Officer determines that there are no offers for such products or that the offers for such products are insufficient to fulfill the requirements of the solicitation. (h) Certification Regarding Responsibility Matters (Executive Order 12689). (Applies only if the contract value is expected to exceed the simplified acquisition threshold.) The offeror certifies, to the best of its knowledge and belief, that the offeror and/or any of its principals-- (1) [_] Are, [_] are not presently debarred, suspended, proposed for debarment, or declared ineligible for the award of contracts by any Federal agency; (2) [_] Have, [_] have not, within a three-year period preceding this offer, been convicted of or had a civil judgment rendered against them for: commission of fraud or a criminal offense in connection with obtaining, attempting to obtain, or performing a Federal, state or local government contract or subcontract; violation of Federal or state antitrust statutes relating to the submission of offers; or commission of embezzlement, theft, forgery, bribery, falsification or destruction of records, making false statements, tax evasion, violating Federal criminal tax laws, or receiving stolen property; and (3) [_] Are, [_] are not presently indicted for, or otherwise criminally or civilly charged by a Government entity with, commission of any of these offenses enumerated in paragraph (h)(2) of this clause; and (4) [_] Have, [_] have not, within a three-year period preceding this offer, been notified of any delinquent Federal taxes in an amount that exceeds $3,500 for which the liability remains unsatisfied. (i) Taxes are considered delinquent if both of the following criteria apply: (A) The tax liability is finally determined. The liability is finally determined if it has been assessed. A liability is not finally determined if there is a pending administrative or judicial challenge. In the case of a judicial challenge to the liability, the liability is not finally determined until all judicial appeal rights have been exhausted. (B) The taxpayer is delinquent in making payment. A taxpayer is delinquent if the taxpayer has failed to pay the tax liability when full payment was due and required. A taxpayer is not delinquent in cases where enforced collection action is precluded. (ii) Examples. (A) The taxpayer has received a statutory notice of deficiency, under I.R.C. §6212, which entitles the taxpayer to seek Tax Court review of a proposed tax deficiency. This is not a delinquent tax because it is not a final tax liability. Should the taxpayer seek Tax Court review, this will not be a final tax liability until the taxpayer has exercised all judicial appear rights. (B) The IRS has filed a notice of Federal tax lien with respect to an assessed tax liability, and the taxpayer has been issued a notice under I.R.C. §6320 entitling the taxpayer to request a hearing with the IRS Office of Appeals Contesting the lien filing, and to further appeal to the Tax Court if the IRS determines to sustain the lien filing. In the course of the hearing, the taxpayer is entitled to contest the underlying tax liability because the taxpayer has had no prior opportunity to contest the liability. This is not a delinquent tax because it is not a final tax liability. Should the taxpayer seek tax court review, this will not be a final tax liability until the taxpayer has exercised all judicial appeal rights. (C) The taxpayer has entered into an installment agreement pursuant to I.R.C. §6159. The taxpayer is making timely payments and is in full compliance with the agreement terms. The taxpayer is not delinquent because the taxpayer is not currently required to make full payment. (D) The taxpayer has filed for bankruptcy protection. The taxpayer is not delinquent because enforced collection action is stayed under 11 U.S.C. §362 (the Bankruptcy Code). (i) Certification Regarding Knowledge of Child Labor for Listed End Products (Executive Order 13126). [The Contracting Officer must list in paragraph (i)(1) any end products being acquired under this solicitation that are included in the List of Products Requiring Contractor Certification as to Forced or Indentured Child Labor, unless excluded at 22.1503(b).]

Emergency/On Call Catholic Priest

Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command, MICC | Published February 16, 2016  -  Deadline February 24, 2016
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W911SG-16-T-9005-1 Emergency/On Call Catholic Priest This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The solicitation number is W911SG-16-T-9005-1 and is issued as a request for quotes. The Emergency/On Call Catholic Priest shall be provided by a single vendor. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-83 dated July 02, 2015. This requirement will be 100% small business set aside. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code for this requirement is 813110 Religious Organizations with a corresponding Small Business Size standard of $7.0 million. The Mission Installation Contracting Command Fort Bliss, TX 79916 intends to award a firm-fixed price type contract. Requirements are as follows: CLIN 0001 - Emergency On-Call Weekdays NTE 250 eachCLIN 0002 - Emergency On-Call Holidays NTE 12 eachCLIN 0003 - Emergency On-Call Weekends NTE 104 eachCLIN 0004 - CMR FY 16 1 each - Contractor manpower reporting FY 16 A copy of the Performance Work Statement (PWS) is available on the attachment PWS Emergency on Call Priest. Contractor shall provide all necessary labor and material to provide Emergency/On Call Catholic Priest. **Please submit all questions in writing to larry.d.stephney.civ@us.army.mil. No questions will be taken over the phone; all questions must be submitted in writing. Questions are due no later than close of business February 19th, 2016. Answers will be posted no later than close of business Wednesday, February 23rd, 2016. This combined synopsis/solicitation incorporates one or more clauses and provisions by reference with the same force and effect as if they were stated in full text. Full text provisions and clauses can be viewed at http://farsite.hill.af.mil. The offeror must be actively registered in the System for Award Management Registration to be considered for award. The website is http://www.sam.gov. Instructions to Offeror: Offeror shall submit by e-mail: (1) A complete proposal using pricing schedule above (see CLIN 0001 - CLIN 0004). Failure to fully complete the provided pricing schedule will cause an offeror's proposal to be deemed nonresponsive. Proposals are due by 24 February 2016, 2:00 p.m. MST and must be emailed to larry.d.stephney.civ@mail.mil. Offeror will be a fully ordained Catholic Priest endorsed by the Arch Diocese for Military Services, have a minimum of two years full time experience in a hospital ministry and speak, read and write English fluently. Quotes must be valid for 30 days. Offers will be evaluated in accordance with 52.212-2 Evaluation - - Commercial Items (a) The Government will award one contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation is determined to be the lowest price technically acceptable (LPTA) proposal with acceptable past performance. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers: (1) Price; (2) Technical capability of the items to meet the Government's requirements as listed above. (3) Past Performance. A written notice of award or acceptance of an offer mailed or otherwise furnished to the successful offeror within the time for acceptance specified in the offer, shall result in a binding contract without further action by either party. Before the offer's specified expiration time, the Government may accept an offer (or part of an offer), whether or not there are negotiations after its receipt, unless a written notice of withdrawal is received before award. (End of Provision). The following provisions apply to this acquisition: Provisions Incorporated by Full text 52.212-2 -- Evaluation -- Commercial Items. (a) The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers: Technical capability of the item offered to meet the Government requirement, price, past performance; Technical and past performances, when combined, are approximately equal to cost or price. (b) Options. The Government will evaluate offers for award purposes by adding the total price for all options to the total price for the basic requirement. The Government may determine that an offer is unacceptable if the option prices are significantly unbalanced. Evaluation of options shall not obligate the Government to exercise the option(s). (c) A written notice of award or acceptance of an offer, mailed or otherwise furnished to the successful offeror within the time for acceptance specified in the offer, shall result in a binding contract without further action by either party. Before the offer's specified expiration time, the Government may accept an offer (or part of an offer), whether or not there are negotiations after its receipt, unless a written notice of withdrawal is received before award. (End of Provision) 52.212-3 -- Offeror Representations and Certifications -- Commercial Items. As prescribed in 12.301(b)(2), insert the following provision: Offeror Representations and Certifications -- Commercial Items (Oct 2015) The offeror shall complete only paragraphs (b) of this provision if the Offeror has completed the annual representations and certification electronically via the System for Award Management (SAM) Web site accessed through http://www.acquisition.gov . If the Offeror has not completed the annual representations and certifications electronically, the Offeror shall complete only paragraphs (c) through (p) of this provision. (a) Definitions. As used in this provision-- "Economically disadvantaged women-owned small business (EDWOSB) concern" means a small business concern that is at least 51 percent directly and unconditionally owned by, and the management and daily business operations of which are controlled by, one or more women who are citizens of the United States and who are economically disadvantaged in accordance with 13 CFR part 127. It automatically qualifies as a women-owned small business eligible under the WOSB Program. "Forced or indentured child labor" means all work or service- (1) Exacted from any person under the age of 18 under the menace of any penalty for its nonperformance and for which the worker does not offer himself voluntarily; or (2) Performed by any person under the age of 18 pursuant to a contract the enforcement of which can be accomplished by process or penalties. "Highest-level owner" means the entity that owns or controls an immediate owner of the offeror, or that owns or controls one or more entities that control an immediate owner of the offeror. No entity owns or exercises control of the highest level owner. "Immediate owner" means an entity, other than the offeror, that has direct control of the offeror. Indicators of control include, but are not limited to, one or more of the following: Ownership or interlocking management, identity of interests among family members, shared facilities and equipment, and the common use of employees. "Inverted domestic corporation," means a foreign incorporated entity that meets the definition of an inverted domestic corporation under 6 U.S.C. 395(b), applied in accordance with the rules and definitions of 6 U.S.C. 395(c). "Manufactured end product" means any end product in product and service codes (PSCs) 1000-9999, except- (1) PSC 5510, Lumber and Related Basic Wood Materials; (2) Product or Service Group (PSG) 87, Agricultural Supplies; (3) PSG 88, Live Animals; (4) PSG 89, Subsistence; (5) PSC 9410, Crude Grades of Plant Materials; (6) PSC 9430, Miscellaneous Crude Animal Products, Inedible; (7) PSC 9440, Miscellaneous Crude Agricultural and Forestry Products; (8) PSC 9610, Ores; (9) PSC 9620, Minerals, Natural and Synthetic; and (10) PSC 9630, Additive Metal Materials. "Place of manufacture" means the place where an end product is assembled out of components, or otherwise made or processed from raw materials into the finished product that is to be provided to the Government. If a product is disassembled and reassembled, the place of reassembly is not the place of manufacture. "Restricted business operations" means business operations in Sudan that include power production activities, mineral extraction activities, oil-related activities, or the production of military equipment, as those terms are defined in the Sudan Accountability and Divestment Act of 2007 (Pub. L. 110-174). Restricted business operations do not include business operations that the person (as that term is defined in Section 2 of the Sudan Accountability and Divestment Act of 2007) conducting the business can demonstrate- (1) Are conducted under contract directly and exclusively with the regional government of southern Sudan; (2) Are conducted pursuant to specific authorization from the Office of Foreign Assets Control in the Department of the Treasury, or are expressly exempted under Federal law from the requirement to be conducted under such authorization; (3) Consist of providing goods or services to marginalized populations of Sudan; (4) Consist of providing goods or services to an internationally recognized peacekeeping force or humanitarian organization; (5) Consist of providing goods or services that are used only to promote health or education; or (6) Have been voluntarily suspended. Sensitive technology- (1) Means hardware, software, telecommunications equipment, or any other technology that is to be used specifically- (i) To restrict the free flow of unbiased information in Iran; or (ii) To disrupt, monitor, or otherwise restrict speech of the people of Iran; and (2) Does not include information or informational materials the export of which the President does not have the authority to regulate or prohibit pursuant to section 203(b)(3) of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1702(b)(3)). "Service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern"- (1) Means a small business concern- (i) Not less than 51 percent of which is owned by one or more service-disabled veterans or, in the case of any publicly owned business, not less than 51 percent of the stock of which is owned by one or more service-disabled veterans; and (ii) The management and daily business operations of which are controlled by one or more service-disabled veterans or, in the case of a service-disabled veteran with permanent and severe disability, the spouse or permanent caregiver of such veteran. (2) Service-disabled veteran means a veteran, as defined in 38 U.S.C. 101(2), with a disability that is service-connected, as defined in 38 U.S.C. 101(16). "Small business concern" means a concern, including its affiliates that is independently owned and operated, not dominant in the field of operation in which it is bidding on Government contracts, and qualified as a small business under the criteria in 13 CFR Part 121 and size standards in this solicitation. "Small disadvantaged business concern, consistent with 13 CFR 124.1002," means a small business concern under the size standard applicable to the acquisition, that-- (1) Is at least 51 percent unconditionally and directly owned (as defined at 13 CFR 124.105) by-- (i) One or more socially disadvantaged (as defined at 13 CFR 124.103) and economically disadvantaged (as defined at 13 CFR 124.104) individuals who are citizens of the United States; and (ii) Each individual claiming economic disadvantage has a net worth not exceeding $750,000 after taking into account the applicable exclusions set forth at 13 CFR 124.104(c)(2); and (2) The management and daily business operations of which are controlled (as defined at 13.CFR 124.106) by individuals, who meet the criteria in paragraphs (1)(i) and (ii) of this definition. "Subsidiary" means an entity in which more than 50 percent of the entity is owned- (1) Directly by a parent corporation; or (2) Through another subsidiary of a parent corporation. "Veteran-owned small business concern" means a small business concern- (1) Not less than 51 percent of which is owned by one or more veterans(as defined at 38 U.S.C. 101(2)) or, in the case of any publicly owned business, not less than 51 percent of the stock of which is owned by one or more veterans; and (2) The management and daily business operations of which are controlled by one or more veterans. "Women-owned business concern" means a concern which is at least 51 percent owned by one or more women; or in the case of any publicly owned business, at least 51 percent of the its stock is owned by one or more women; and whose management and daily business operations are controlled by one or more women. "Women-owned small business concern" means a small business concern -- (1) That is at least 51 percent owned by one or more women or, in the case of any publicly owned business, at least 51 percent of the stock of which is owned by one or more women; and (2) Whose management and daily business operations are controlled by one or more women. "Women-owned small business (WOSB) concern eligible under the WOSB Program (in accordance with 13 CFR part 127)," means a small business concern that is at least 51 percent directly and unconditionally owned by, and the management and daily business operations of which are controlled by, one or more women who are citizens of the United States. (b) (1) Annual Representations and Certifications. Any changes provided by the offeror in paragraph (b)(2) of this provision do not automatically change the representations and certifications posted on the SAM website. (2) The offeror has completed the annual representations and certifications electronically via the SAM website accessed through https://www.acquisition.gov. After reviewing the SAM database information, the offeror verifies by submission of this offer that the representation and certifications currently posted electronically at FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items, have been entered or updated in the last 12 months, are current, accurate, complete, and applicable to this solicitation (including the business size standard applicable to the NAICS code referenced for this solicitation), as of the date of this offer and are incorporated in this offer by reference (see FAR 4.1201), except for paragraphs ____________. [Offeror to identify the applicable paragraphs at (c) through (p) of this provision that the offeror has completed for the purposes of this solicitation only, if any. These amended representation(s) and/or certification(s) are also incorporated in this offer and are current, accurate, and complete as of the date of this offer. Any changes provided by the offeror are applicable to this solicitation only, and do not result in an update to the representations and certifications posted electronically on SAM.] (c) Offerors must complete the following representations when the resulting contract is to be performed in the United States or its outlying areas. Check all that apply. (1) Small business concern. The offeror represents as part of its offer that it [_] is, [_] is not a small business concern. (2) Veteran-owned small business concern. [Complete only if the offeror represented itself as a small business concern in paragraph (c)(1) of this provision.] The offeror represents as part of its offer that it [_] is, [_] is not a veteran-owned small business concern. (3) Service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern. [Complete only if the offeror represented itself as a veteran-owned small business concern in paragraph (c)(2) of this provision.] The offeror represents as part of its offer that it [_] is, [_] is not a service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern. (4) Small disadvantaged business concern. [Complete only if the offeror represented itself as a small business concern in paragraph (c)(1) of this provision.]The offeror represents that it [_] is, [_] is not, a small disadvantaged business concern as defined in 13 CFR 124.1002. (5) Women-owned small business concern. [Complete only if the offeror represented itself as a small business concern in paragraph (c)(1) of this provision.]The offeror represents that it [_] is, [_] is not a women-owned small business concern. Note: Complete paragraphs (c)(8) and (c)(9) only if this solicitation is expected to exceed the simplified acquisition threshold. (6) WOSB concern eligible under the WOSB Program. [Complete only if the offeror represented itself as a women-owned small business concern in paragraph (c)(5) of this provision.] The offeror represents that- (i) It [_] is, [_] is not a WOSB concern eligible under the WOSB Program, has provided all the required documents to the WOSB Repository, and no change in circumstances or adverse decisions have been issued that affects its eligibility; and (ii) It [_] is, [_] is not a joint venture that complies with the requirements of 13 CFR part 127, and the representation in paragraph (c)(6)(i) of this provision is accurate for each WOSB concern eligible under the WOSB Program participating in the joint venture. [The offeror shall enter the name or names of the WOSB concern eligible under the WOSB Program and other small businesses that are participating in the joint venture: _________.] Each WOSB concern eligible under the WOSB Program participating in the joint venture shall submit a separate signed copy of the WOSB representation. (7) Economically disadvantaged women-owned small business (EDWOSB) concern. [Complete only if the offeror represented itself as a WOSB concern eligible under the WOSB Program in (c)(6) of this provision.] The offeror represents that- (i) It [_] is, [_] is not an EDWOSB concern, has provided all the required documents to the WOSB Repository, and no change in circumstances or adverse decisions have been issued that affects its eligibility; and (ii) It [_] is, [_] is not a joint venture that complies with the requirements of 13 CFR part 127, and the representation in paragraph (c)(7)(i) of this provision is accurate for each EDWOSB concern participating in the joint venture. [The offeror shall enter the name or names of the EDWOSB concern and other small businesses that are participating in the joint venture: _____________.] Each EDWOSB concern participating in the joint venture shall submit a separate signed copy of the EDWOSB representation. (8) Women-owned business concern (other than small business concern). [Complete only if the offeror is a women-owned business concern and did not represent itself as a small business concern in paragraph (c)(1) of this provision.] The offeror represents that it [_] is, a women-owned business concern. (9) Tie bid priority for labor surplus area concerns. If this is an invitation for bid, small business offerors may identify the labor surplus areas in which costs to be incurred on account of manufacturing or production (by offeror or first-tier subcontractors) amount to more than 50 percent of the contract price: ___________________________________________ (10) HUBZone small business concern. [Complete only if the offeror represented itself as a small business concern in paragraph (c)(1) of this provision.] The offeror represents, as part of its offer, that-- (i) It [_] is, [_] is not a HUBZone small business concern listed, on the date of this representation, on the List of Qualified HUBZone Small Business Concerns maintained by the Small Business Administration, and no material changes in ownership and control, principal office, or HUBZone employee percentage have occurred since it was certified in accordance with 13 CFR part 126; and (ii) It [_] is, [_] is not a HUBZone joint venture that complies with the requirements of 13 CFR part 126, and the representation in paragraph (c)(10)(i) of this provision is accurate for each HUBZone small business concern participating in the HUBZone joint venture. [The offeror shall enter the names of each of the HUBZone small business concerns participating in the HUBZone joint venture: __________.] Each HUBZone small business concern participating in the HUBZone joint venture shall submit a separate signed copy of the HUBZone representation. (d) Representations required to implement provisions of Executive Order 11246 -- (1) Previous contracts and compliance. The offeror represents that -- (i) It [_] has, [_] has not, participated in a previous contract or subcontract subject to the Equal Opportunity clause of this solicitation; and (ii) It [_] has, [_] has not, filed all required compliance reports. (2) Affirmative Action Compliance. The offeror represents that -- (i) It [_] has developed and has on file, [_] has not developed and does not have on file, at each establishment, affirmative action programs required by rules and regulations of the Secretary of Labor (41 CFR parts 60-1 and 60-2), or (ii) It [_] has not previously had contracts subject to the written affirmative action programs requirement of the rules and regulations of the Secretary of Labor. (e) Certification Regarding Payments to Influence Federal Transactions (31 U.S.C. 1352). (Applies only if the contract is expected to exceed $150,000.) By submission of its offer, the offeror certifies to the best of its knowledge and belief that no Federal appropriated funds have been paid or will be paid to any person for influencing or attempting to influence an officer or employee of any agency, a Member of Congress, an officer or employee of Congress or an employee of a Member of Congress on his or her behalf in connection with the award of any resultant contract. If any registrants under the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 have made a lobbying contact on behalf of the offeror with respect to this contract, the offeror shall complete and submit, with its offer, OMB Standard Form LLL, Disclosure of Lobbying Activities, to provide the name of the registrants. The offeror need not report regularly employed officers or employees of the offeror to whom payments of reasonable compensation were made. (f) Buy American Certificate. (Applies only if the clause at Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 52.225-1, Buy American - Supplies, is included in this solicitation.) (1) The offeror certifies that each end product, except those listed in paragraph (f)(2) of this provision, is a domestic end product and that for other than COTS items, the offeror has considered components of unknown origin to have been mined, produced, or manufactured outside the United States. The offeror shall list as foreign end products those end products manufactured in the United States that do not qualify as domestic end products, i.e., an end product that is not a COTS item and does not meet the component test in paragraph (2) of the definition of "domestic end product." The terms "commercially available off-the-shelf (COTS) item," "component," "domestic end product," "end product," "foreign end product," and "United States" are defined in the clause of this solicitation entitled "Buy American-Supplies." (2) Foreign End Products:LINE ITEM NO. COUNTRY OF ORIGIN [List as necessary] (3) The Government will evaluate offers in accordance with the policies and procedures of FAR Part 25. (g) (1) Buy American -- Free Trade Agreements -- Israeli Trade Act Certificate. (Applies only if the clause at FAR 52.225-3, Buy American -- Free Trade Agreements -- Israeli Trade Act, is included in this solicitation.) (i) The offeror certifies that each end product, except those listed in paragraph (g)(1)(ii) or (g)(1)(iii) of this provision, is a domestic end product and that for other than COTS items, the offeror has considered components of unknown origin to have been mined, produced, or manufactured outside the United States. The terms "Bahrainian, Moroccan, Omani, Panamanian, or Peruvian end product," "commercially available off-the-shelf (COTS) item," "component," "domestic end product," "end product," "foreign end product," "Free Trade Agreement country," "Free Trade Agreement country end product," "Israeli end product," and "United States" are defined in the clause of this solicitation entitled "Buy American--Free Trade Agreements--Israeli Trade Act." (ii) The offeror certifies that the following supplies are Free Trade Agreement country end products (other than Bahrainian, Moroccan, Omani, Panamanian, or Peruvian end products) or Israeli end products as defined in the clause of this solicitation entitled "Buy American-Free Trade Agreements-Israeli Trade Act": Free Trade Agreement Country End Products (Other than Bahrainian, Moroccan, Omani, Panamanian, or Peruvian End Products) or Israeli End ProductLINE ITEM NO. COUNTRY OF ORIGIN [List as necessary] (iii) The offeror shall list those supplies that are foreign end products (other than those listed in paragraph (g)(1)(ii) or this provision) as defined in the clause of this solicitation entitled "Buy American-Free Trade Agreements-Israeli Trade Act." The offeror shall list as other foreign end products those end products manufactured in the United States that do not qualify as domestic end products, i.e., an end product that is not a COTS item and does not meet the component test in paragraph (2) of the definition of "domestic end product." Other Foreign End Products:___________________________________________ [List as necessary] (3) Buy American-Free Trade Agreements-Israeli Trade Act Certificate, Alternate II. If Alternate II to the clause at FAR 52.225-3 is included in this solicitation, substitute the following paragraph (g)(1)(ii) for paragraph (g)(1)(ii) of the basic provision: (g)(1)(ii) The offeror certifies that the following supplies are Canadian end products or Israeli end products as defined in the clause of this solicitation entitled "Buy American--Free Trade Agreements--Israeli Trade Act'': Canadian or Israeli End Products:LINE ITEM NO. Country Of Origin [List as necessary] (4) Buy American-Free Trade Agreements-Israeli Trade Act Certificate, Alternate III. If Alternate III to the clause at 52.225-3 is included in this solicitation, substitute the following paragraph (g)(1)(ii) for paragraph (g)(1)(ii) of the basic provision: (g)(1)(ii) The offeror certifies that the following supplies are Free Trade Agreement country end products (other than Bahrainian, Korean, Moroccan, Omani, Panamanian, or Peruvian end products) or Israeli end products as defined in the clause of this solicitation entitled "Buy American-Free Trade Agreements-Israeli Trade Act":Free Trade Agreement Country End Products (Other than Bahrainian, Korean, Moroccan, Omani, Panamanian, or Peruvian End Products) or Israeli End ProductsLINE ITEM NO. Country Of Origin [List as necessary] (5) Trade Agreements Certificate. (Applies only if the clause at FAR 52.225-5, Trade Agreements, is included in this solicitation.) (i) The offeror certifies that each end product, except those listed in paragraph (g)(5)(ii) of this provision, is a U.S.-made or designated country end product as defined in the clause of this solicitation entitled "Trade Agreements." (ii) The offeror shall list as other end products those end products that are not U.S.-made or designated country end products. Other End ProductsLINE ITEM NO. Country Of Origin [List as necessary] (iii) The Government will evaluate offers in accordance with the policies and procedures of FAR Part 25. For line items covered by the WTO GPA, the Government will evaluate offers of U.S.-made or designated country end products without regard to the restrictions of the Buy American statute. The Government will consider for award only offers of U.S.-made or designated country end products unless the Contracting Officer determines that there are no offers for such products or that the offers for such products are insufficient to fulfill the requirements of the solicitation. (h) Certification Regarding Responsibility Matters (Executive Order 12689). (Applies only if the contract value is expected to exceed the simplified acquisition threshold.) The offeror certifies, to the best of its knowledge and belief, that the offeror and/or any of its principals-- (1) [_] Are, [_] are not presently debarred, suspended, proposed for debarment, or declared ineligible for the award of contracts by any Federal agency; (2) [_] Have, [_] have not, within a three-year period preceding this offer, been convicted of or had a civil judgment rendered against them for: commission of fraud or a criminal offense in connection with obtaining, attempting to obtain, or performing a Federal, state or local government contract or subcontract; violation of Federal or state antitrust statutes relating to the submission of offers; or commission of embezzlement, theft, forgery, bribery, falsification or destruction of records, making false statements, tax evasion, violating Federal criminal tax laws, or receiving stolen property; and (3) [_] Are, [_] are not presently indicted for, or otherwise criminally or civilly charged by a Government entity with, commission of any of these offenses enumerated in paragraph (h)(2) of this clause; and (4) [_] Have, [_] have not, within a three-year period preceding this offer, been notified of any delinquent Federal taxes in an amount that exceeds $3,500 for which the liability remains unsatisfied. (i) Taxes are considered delinquent if both of the following criteria apply: (A) The tax liability is finally determined. The liability is finally determined if it has been assessed. A liability is not finally determined if there is a pending administrative or judicial challenge. In the case of a judicial challenge to the liability, the liability is not finally determined until all judicial appeal rights have been exhausted. (B) The taxpayer is delinquent in making payment. A taxpayer is delinquent if the taxpayer has failed to pay the tax liability when full payment was due and required. A taxpayer is not delinquent in cases where enforced collection action is precluded. (ii) Examples. (A) The taxpayer has received a statutory notice of deficiency, under I.R.C. §6212, which entitles the taxpayer to seek Tax Court review of a proposed tax deficiency. This is not a delinquent tax because it is not a final tax liability. Should the taxpayer seek Tax Court review, this will not be a final tax liability until the taxpayer has exercised all judicial appear rights. (B) The IRS has filed a notice of Federal tax lien with respect to an assessed tax liability, and the taxpayer has been issued a notice under I.R.C. §6320 entitling the taxpayer to request a hearing with the IRS Office of Appeals Contesting the lien filing, and to further appeal to the Tax Court if the IRS determines to sustain the lien filing. In the course of the hearing, the taxpayer is entitled to contest the underlying tax liability because the taxpayer has had no prior opportunity to contest the liability. This is not a delinquent tax because it is not a final tax liability. Should the taxpayer seek tax court review, this will not be a final tax liability until the taxpayer has exercised all judicial appeal rights. (C) The taxpayer has entered into an installment agreement pursuant to I.R.C. §6159. The taxpayer is making timely payments and is in full compliance with the agreement terms. The taxpayer is not delinquent because the taxpayer is not currently required to make full payment. (D) The taxpayer has filed for bankruptcy protection. The taxpayer is not delinquent because enforced collection action is stayed under 11 U.S.C. §362 (the Bankruptcy Code). (i) Certification Regarding Knowledge of Child Labor for Listed End Products (Executive Order 13126). [The Contracting Officer must list in paragraph (i)(1) any end products being acquired under this solicitation that are included in the List of Products Requiring Contractor Certification as to Forced or Indentured Child Labor, unless excluded at 22.1503(b).]

38--Indian Small Business Economic Enterprise Set-Aside for a Skid Steer for the BIA, Standing Rock Agency, Fort Yates, ND

Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs | Published August 3, 2016  -  Deadline August 12, 2016
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice.The solicitation number is 40295164 and is issued as an invitation for bids (IFB), unless otherwise indicated herein.The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-89. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 333120 with a small business size standard of 750.00 employees.This requirement is an [ Indian Small Business Economic Enterprises ] set-aside and only qualified offerors may submit bids.The solicitation pricing on www.FedBid.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 2016-08-12 17:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com.FOB Destination shall be Fort Yates, ND 58538 The Bureau of Indian Affairs requires the following items, Brand Name or Equal, to the following: LI 001: Skid Steer (See attached Specifications document), 1, EA; Solicitation and Buy Attachments ***Question Submission: Interested offerors must submit any questions concerning the solicitation at the earliest time possible to enable the Buyer to respond. Questions must be submitted by using the 'Submit a Question' feature at www.fedbid.com. Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered.*** For this solicitation, Bureau of Indian Affairs intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid, Inc. FedBid has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. An Offeror may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. Bureau of Indian Affairs is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, competed, real-time bids.All responsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at www.FedBid.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on www.FedBid.com.Offerors that are not currently registered to use www.FedBid.com should proceed to www.FedBid.com to complete their free registration. Offerors that require special considerations or assistance may contact the FedBid Helpdesk at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or via email at clientservices@fedbid.com. Offerors may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on www.FedBid.com by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the www.FedBid.com process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive www.FedBid.com process.Should offerors require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or FedBid at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or clientservices@fedbid.com.Use of FedBid: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with the FedBid Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive. (a) Definitions. As used in this clause-- ?Commercially available off-the-shelf (COTS) item?? (1) Means any item of supply (including construction material) that is? (i) A commercial item (as defined in paragraph (1) of the definition at FAR 2.101); (ii) Sold in substantial quantities in the commercial marketplace; and (iii) Offered to the Government, under a contract or subcontract at any tier, without modification, in the same form in which it is sold in the commercial marketplace; and (2) Does not include bulk cargo, as defined in 46 U.S.C. 40102(4), such as agricultural products and petroleum products. ?Component? means an article, material, or supply incorporated directly into an end product. ?Cost of components? means-- (1) For components purchased by the Contractor, the acquisition cost, including transportation costs to the place of incorporation into the end product (whether or not such costs are paid to a domestic firm), and any applicable duty (whether or not a duty-free entry certificate is issued); or (2) For components manufactured by the Contractor, all costs associated with the manufacture of the component, including transportation costs as described in paragraph (1) of this definition, plus allocable overhead costs, but excluding profit. Cost of components does not include any costs associated with the manufacture of the end product. ?Domestic end product? means? (1) An unmanufactured end product mined or produced in the United States; (2) An end product manufactured in the United States, if? (i) The cost of its components mined, produced, or manufactured in the United States exceeds 50 percent of the cost of all its components. Components of foreign origin of the same class or kind as those that the agency determines are not mined, produced, or manufactured in sufficient and reasonably available commercial quantities of a satisfactory quality are treated as domestic. Scrap generated, collected, and prepared for processing in the United States is considered domestic; or (ii) The end product is a COTS item. ?End product? means those articles, materials, and supplies to be acquired under the contract for public use. ?Foreign end product? means an end product other than a domestic end product. ?United States? means the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and outlying areas. (b) 41 U.S.C. chapter 83, Buy American, provides a preference for domestic end products for supplies acquired for use in the United States. In accordance with 41 U.S.C. 1907, the component test of the Buy American statute is waived for an end product that is a COTS item (See 12.505(a)(1)). (c) Offerors may obtain from the Contracting Officer a list of foreign articles that the Contracting Officer will treat as domestic for this contract. (d) The Contractor shall deliver only domestic end products except to the extent that it specified delivery of foreign end products in the provision of the solicitation entitled ?Buy American Certificate.? (End of clause) (a) The offeror certifies that each end product, except those listed in paragraph (b) of this provision, is a domestic end product and that for other than COTS items, the offeror has considered components of unknown origin to have been mined, produced, or manufactured outside the United States. The offeror shall list as foreign end products those end products manufactured in the United States that do not qualify as domestic end products, i.e., an end product that is not a COTS item and does not meet the component test in paragraph (2) of the definition of ?domestic end product.? The terms ?commercially available off-the-shelf (COTS) item,? ?component,? ?domestic end product,? ?end product,? ?foreign end product,? and ?United States? are defined in the clause of this solicitation entitled ?Buy American?Supplies.? (b) Foreign End Products: Line Item No.: Country of Origin: [List as necessary] (c) The Government will evaluate offers in accordance with the policies and procedures of Part 25 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation. (End of Provision) Prohibition on Contracting with Entities that Require Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements?Representation (DEVIATION 2015-02) (a) In accordance with section 743 of Division E, Title VII, of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Resolution Appropriations Act, 2015 (Pub. L. 113-235), Government agencies are not permitted to use funds appropriated (or otherwise made available) under that or any other Act for contracts with an entity that requires employees or subcontractors of such entity seeking to report fraud, waste, or abuse to sign internal confidentiality agreements or statements prohibiting or otherwise restricting such employees or subcontractors from lawfully reporting such fraud, waste, or abuse to a designated investigative or law enforcement representative of a Federal department or agency authorized to receive such information. (b) The prohibition in paragraph (a) of this provision does not contravene requirements applicable to Standard Form 312, Form 4414, or any other form issued by a Federal department or agency governing the nondisclosure of classified information. (c) Representation. By submission of its offer, the Offeror represents that it does not require employees or subcontractors of such entity seeking to report fraud, waste, or abuse to sign internal confidentiality agreements or statements prohibiting or otherwise restricting such employees or subcontractors from lawfully reporting such waste, fraud, or abuse to a designated investigative or law enforcement representative of a Federal department or agency authorized to receive such information. (End of provision) Prohibition on Contracting with Entities that Require Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements (DEVIATION 2015-02) (a) The contractor shall not require employees or subcontractors seeking to report fraud, waste, or abuse to sign or comply with internal confidentiality agreements or statements prohibiting or otherwise restricting such employees or subcontractors from lawfully reporting such fraud, waste, or abuse to a designated investigative or law enforcement representative of a Federal department or agency authorized to receive such information. (b) The contractor shall notify employees that the prohibition and restrictions of any internal confidentiality agreements covered by this clause are no longer in effect. (c) The prohibition in paragraph (a) of this clause does not contravene requirements applicable to Standard Form 312, Form 4414, or any other form issued by a Federal department or agency governing the nondisclosure of classified information. (d)(1) In accordance with section 743 of Division E, Title VII, of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Resolution Appropriations Act, 2015 (Pub. L. 113-235), use of funds appropriated (or otherwise made available) under that or any other Act may be prohibited, if the Government determines that the contractor is not in compliance with the provisions of this clause. (2) The Government may seek any available remedies in the event the contractor fails to comply with the provisions of this clause. (End of clause) As required by the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976 (42 U.S.C. 6962(c)(3)(A)(i)), the offeror certifies, by signing this offer, that the percentage of recovered materials content for EPA-designated items to be delivered or used in the performance of the contract will be at least the amount required by the applicable contract specifications or other contractual requirements. Prohibition on Contracting with Entities Engaging in Certain Activities or Transactions Relating to Iran?Representation and Certification (a) Definitions. As used in this provision-- Person-- (1) Means-- (i) A natural person; (ii) A corporation, business association, partnership, society, trust, financial institution, insurer, underwriter, guarantor, and any other business organization, any other nongovernmental entity, organization, or group, and any governmental entity operating as a business enterprise; and (iii) Any successor to any entity described in paragraph (1)(ii) of this definition; and (2) Does not include a government or governmental entity that is not operating as a business enterprise. Sensitive technology? (1) Means hardware, software, telecommunications equipment, or any other technology that is to be used specifically? (i) To restrict the free flow of unbiased information in Iran; or (ii) To disrupt, monitor, or otherwise restrict speech of the people of Iran; and (2) Does not include information or informational materials the export of which the President does not have the authority to regulate or prohibit pursuant to section 203(b)(3) of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1702(b)(3)). (b) The offeror shall email questions concerning sensitive technology to the Department of State at CISADA106@state.gov. (c) Except as provided in paragraph (d) of this provision or if a waiver has been granted in accordance with 25.703-4, by submission of its offer, the offeror-- (1) Represents, to the best of its knowledge and belief, that the offeror does not export any sensitive technology to the government of Iran or any entities or individuals owned or controlled by, or acting on behalf or at the direction of, the government of Iran; (2) Certifies that the offeror, or any person owned or controlled by the offeror, does not engage in any activities for which sanctions may be imposed under section 5 of the Iran Sanctions Act. These sanctioned activities are in the areas of development of the petroleum resources of Iran, production of refined petroleum products in Iran, sale and provision of refined petroleum products to Iran, and contributing to Iran's ability to acquire or develop certain weapons or technologies; and (3) Certifies that the offeror, and any person owned or controlled by the offeror, does not knowingly engage in any transaction that exceeds $3,000 with Iran?s Revolutionary Guard Corps or any of its officials, agents, or affiliates, the property and interests in property of which are blocked pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) (see OFAC?s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List at http://www.treasury.gov/ofac/downloads/t11sdn.pdf ). (d) Exception for trade agreements. The representation requirement of paragraph (c)(1) and the certification requirements of paragraphs (c)(2) and (c)(3) of this provision do not apply if? (1) This solicitation includes a trade agreements notice or certification (e.g., 52.225-4, 52.225-6, 52.225-12, 52.225-24, or comparable agency provision); and (2) The offeror has certified that all the offered products to be supplied are designated country end products or designated country construction material. (a) Upon receipt of accelerated payments from the Government, the Contractor shall make accelerated payments to its small business subcontractors under this contract, to the maximum extent practicable and prior to when such payment is otherwise required under the applicable contract or subcontract, after receipt of a proper invoice and all other required documentation from the small business subcontractor. (b) The acceleration of payments under this clause does not provide any new rights under the Prompt Payment Act. (c) Include the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (c), in all subcontracts with small business concerns, including subcontracts with small business concerns for the acquisition of commercial items. Payment requests must be submitted electronically through the U.S. Department of the Treasury?s Invoice Processing Platform System (IPP). ?Payment request? means any request for contract financing payment or invoice payment by the Contractor. To constitute a proper invoice, the payment request must comply with the requirements identified in the applicable Prompt Payment clause included in the contract, or the clause 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions ? Commercial Items included in commercial item contracts. The IPP website address is: https://www.ipp.gov. Under this contract, the following documents are required to be submitted as an attachment to the IPP invoice: Scanned Invoice(s) The Contractor must use the IPP website to register access and use IPP for submitting requests for payment. The Contractor Government Business Point of Contact (as listed in SAM) will receive enrollment instructions via email from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (FRBB) prior to the contract award date, but no more than 3 ? 5 business days of the contract award date. Contractor assistance with enrollment can be obtained by contacting the IPP Production Helpdesk via email ippgroup@bos.frb.org or phone (866) 973-3131. If the Contractor is unable to comply with the requirement to use IPP for submitting invoices for payment, the Contractor must submit a waiver request in writing to the Contracting Officer with its proposal or quotation. New Equipment ONLY; NO remanufactured or "gray market" items. All items must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty. Bid MUST be good for 30 calendar days after close of Buy. Shipping must be free on board (FOB) destination CONUS (Continental U.S.), which means that the seller must deliver the goods on its conveyance at the destination specified by the buyer, and the seller is responsible for the cost of shipping and risk of loss prior to actual delivery at the specified destination. This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to award, pursuant to applicable regulations and guidelines. Registration information can be found at www.sam.gov. The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions, which are incorporated herein by reference: FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition; FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items - the selected offeror must submit a completed copy of the listed representations and certifications; FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, paragraph (a), the following clauses in paragraph (b): 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set Aside (15 U.S.C. 644); 52.222-3, Convict Labor (E.O. 11755); 52.222-19, Child Labor?Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (E.O. 13126); 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities; 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (E.O. 11246); 52.223-9, Estimate of Percentage of Recovered Material Content for EPA-Designated Items (42 U.S.C. 6962(c)(3)(A)(ii)); 52.223-15, Energy Efficiency in Energy-Consuming Products (42 U.S.C. 8259b); 52.223-16, IEEE 1680 Standard for the Environmental Assessment of Personal Computer Products (E.O. 13423); 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging while Driving; 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (E.O.?s, proclamations, and statutes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury); 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer?System for Award Management (31 U.S.C. 3332). The full text of the referenced FAR clauses may be accessed electronically at https://www.acquisition.gov/far/. As required by the DIAR 1480.503, this acquisition is 100% set aside for Indian Small Business Economic Enterprises (ISBEE) as defined by DIAR 1480.503. Only quotes received from ISBEE's will be considered for award. Quoters who do not qualify under the ISBEE set aside will be immediately removed from the competitive range. (a) The Contractor agrees to give preferences to Indians who can perform the work required regardless of age (subject to existing laws and regulations), sex, religion, or tribal affiliation for training and employment opportunities under this contract and, to the extent feasible consistent with the efficient performance of this contract, training and employment preferences and opportunities shall be provided to Indians regardless of age (subject to existing laws and regulations), sex, religion, or tribal affiliation who are not fully qualified to perform under this contract. The Contractor also agrees to give preference to Indian organizations and Indian-owned economic enterprises in the awarding of any subcontracts consistent with the efficient performance of this contract. The Contractor shall maintain such records as are necessary to indicate compliance with this paragraph. (b) In connection with the Indian employment preference requirements of this clause, the Contractor shall also provide opportunities for training incident to such employment. Such training shall include on-the-job, classroom, or apprenticeship training which is designed to increase the vocational effectiveness of an Indian employee. (c) If the Contractor is unable to fill its training and employment needs after giving full consideration to Indians as required by this clause, those needs may be satisfied by selection of persons other than Indians in accordance with the clause of this contract entitled ?Equal Opportunity.? (d) If no Indian organizations or Indian-owned economic enterprises are available for awarding of subcontracts in connection with the work performed under this contract, the Contractor agrees to comply with the provisions of this contract involving utilization of small business concerns, small business concerns owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals, or labor surplus area concerns. (e) As used in this clause: (1) ?Indian? means a person who is a member of an Indian Tribe. If the Contractor has reason to doubt that a person seeking employment preference is an Indian, the contractor shall grant the preference but shall require the individual within thirty (30) days to provide evidence from the Tribe concerned that the person is a member of that Tribe. (2) ?Indian organization? means the governing body of any Indian Tribe or entity established or recognized by such governing body in accordance with the Indian Financing Act of 1974 (88 Stat. 77; 25 U.S.C. 1451); and (3) ?Indian-owned economic enterprise? means any Indian-owned commercial, industrial, or business activity established or organized for the purpose of profit provided that such Indian ownership shall constitute not less than 51 percent of the enterprise. (4) ?Indian Tribe? means an Indian Tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community, including any Alaska Native village or regional or village corporation as defined in or established pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (85 Stat. 668; 43 U.S.C. 1601) which is recognized as eligible for the special programs and services provided by the United States to Indians because of their status as Indians. (f) The Contractor agrees to include the provisions of the clause including this paragraph (f) in each subcontract awarded under this contract. (g) In the event of noncompliance with this clause, the Contractor's right to proceed may be terminated in whole or in part by the Contracting Officer and the work completed in a manner determined by the Contracting Officer to be in the best interests of the Government. Under the Buy Indian Act, 25 U.S.C. 47, offers are solicited only from Indian economic enterprises (Subpart 1480.8) that are also small business concerns. Any acquisition resulting from this solicitation will be from such a concern. Offers received from enterprises that are not both Indian economic enterprises and small business concerns will not be considered and will be rejected. (a) Definitions as used in this clause. (1) Concern means any business entity organized for profit (even if its ownership is in the hands of a nonprofit entity) with a place of business located in the United States or its outlying areas and that makes a significant contribution to the U.S. economy through payment of taxes and/or use of American products, material and/or labor, etc. It includes but is not limited to an individual, partnership, corporation, joint venture, association, or cooperative. For the purpose of making affiliation findings (see 19.101) any business entity, whether organized for profit or not, and any foreign business entity, i.e., any entity located outside the United States and its outlying areas. 23 (2) Subcontract means any agreement (other than one involving an employer-employee relationship) entered into by a Government prime contractor or subcontractor calling for supplies and/or services required for performance of the contract, contract modification, or subcontract. (3) Subcontractor means a concern to which a contractor subcontracts any work under the contract. It includes subcontractors at any tier who perform work on the contract. (b) Required Percentages of work by the concern. The contractor must comply with FAR 52.219-14 Limitations on Subcontracting clause in allocating what percentage of work to subcontract. Of the work subcontracted, no more than 50 percent may be subcontracted to a concern other than a responsible Indian economic enterprise. (c) Indian Preference. Regardless of the contract type for services, supplies, or covered construction, the contractor agrees to give preference to Indian organizations and Indian owned economic enterprises in awarding subcontracts under this contract in accordance with DIAR 1452.226-71, Indian Preference. (d) Cooperation. The contractor must: (1) Carry out the requirements of this clause to the fullest extent; and (2) Cooperate in any study or survey that the CO, Indian Affairs, or its agents may conduct to verify the contractor's compliance with this clause. (e) Incorporation in Subcontracts. The contractor must incorporate die substance of this clause, including this paragraph (e), in all subcontracts for supplies, services, and construction awarded under this contract. The offeror represents as part of its offer that it does meet the definition of Indian economic enterprise as defined in 1480.201. (a) If an item in this solicitation is identified as ?brand name or equal,? the purchase description reflects the characteristics and level of quality that will satisfy the Government?s needs. The salient physical, functional, or performance characteristics that ?equal? products must meet are specified in the solicitation. (b) To be considered for award, offers of ?equal? products, including ?equal? products of the brand name manufacturer, must? (1) Meet the salient physical, functional, or performance characteristic specified in this solicitation; (2) Clearly identify the item by? (i) Brand name, if any; and (ii) Make or model number; (3) Include descriptive literature such as illustrations, drawings, or a clear reference to previously furnished descriptive data or information available to the Contracting Officer; and (4) Clearly describe any modification the offeror plans to make in a product to make it conform to the solicitation requirements. Mark any descriptive material to clearly show the modification. (c) The Contracting Officer will evaluate ?equal? products on the basis of information furnished by the offeror or identified in the offer and reasonably available to the Contracting Officer. The Contracting Officer is not responsible for locating or obtaining any information not identified in the offer. (d) Unless the offeror clearly indicates in its offer that the product being offered is an ?equal? product, the offeror shall provide the brand name product referenced in the solicitation. (a) In addition to the requirements of the clause of this contract entitled "Indian Preference-Department of the Interior," the Contractor agrees to establish and conduct an Indian preference program which will expand the opportunities for Indian organizations and Indian-owned economic enterprises to receive a preference in the awarding of subcontracts and which will expand opportunities for Indians to receive preference for training and employment in connection with the work to be performed under this contract. In this connection, the Contractor shall ? (1) Designate a liaison officer who will: (i) Maintain liaison with the Government and Tribe(s) on Indian preference matters; (ii) Supervise compliance with the provisions of this clause; and (iii) Administer the Contractor's Indian preference program. (2) Advise its recruitment sources in writing and include a statement in all advertisements for employment that Indian applicants will be given preference in employment and training incident to such employment. (3) Not less than twenty (20) calendar days prior to commencement of work under this contract, post a written notice in the Tribal office of any reservations on which or near where the work under this contract is to be performed, which sets forth the Contractor's employment needs and related training opportunities. The notice shall include the approximate number and types of employees needed, the approximate dates of employment; the experience or special skills required for employment, if any; training opportunities available; and all other pertinent information necessary to advise prospective employees of any other employment requirements. The Contractor shall also request the Tribe(s) on or near whose reservation(s) the work is to be performed to provide assistance to the Contractor in filling its employment needs and training opportunities. The Contracting Officer will advise the Contractor of the name, location, and phone number of the Tribal officials to contact in regard to the posting of notices and requests for Tribal assistance. (4) Establish and conduct a subcontracting program which gives preference to Indian organizations and Indian-owned economic enterprises as subcontractors and suppliers under this contract. Consistent with the efficient performance of this contract, the Contractor shall give public notice of existing subcontracting opportunities by soliciting bids or proposals only from Indian organizations or Indian-owned economic enterprises. The Contractor shall request assistance and information on Indian firms qualified as suppliers or subcontractors from the Tribe(s) on or near whose reservation(s) the work under the contract is to be performed. The Contracting Officer will advise the Contractor of the name, location, and phone number of the Tribal officials to be contacted in regard to the request for assistance and information. Public notices and solicitations for existing subcontracting opportunities shall provide an equitable opportunity for Indian firms to submit bids or proposals by including? (i) A clear description of the supplies or services required including quantities, specifications, and delivery schedules which facilitate the participation of Indian firms; (ii) A statement indicating the preference will be given to Indian organizations and Indian-owned economic enterprises in accordance with Section 7(b) of Public Law 93?638; (88 Stat. 2205; 25 U.S.C. 450e(b)); (iii) Definitions for the terms ?Indian organization? and ?Indian-owned economic enterprise? as prescribed under the ?Indian Preference?Department of the Interior? clause of this contract; (iv) A representation to be completed by the bidder or offeror that it is an Indian organization or Indian-owned economic enterprise; and (v) A closing date for receipt of bids or proposals which provides sufficient time for preparation and submission of a bid or proposal. If after soliciting bids from Indian organizations and Indian-owned economic enterprises, no responsible bid is received, the Contractor shall comply with the requirements of paragraph (d) of the ?Indian Preference?Department of the Interior? clause of this contract. If one or more responsible bids are received, award shall be made to the low responsible bidder if the bid price is determined to be reasonable. If the low responsive bid is determined to be unreasonable as to price, the Contractor shall attempt to negotiate a reasonable price and award a subcontract. If a reasonable price cannot be agreed upon, the Contractor shall comply with the requirements of paragraph (d) of the ?Indian Preference?Department of the Interior? clause of the contract. (5) Maintain written records under this contract which indicate: (i) The names and addresses of all Indians seeking employment for each employment position available under this contract; (ii) The number and types of positions filled by Indians and non-Indians, and the name, address and position of each Indian employed under this contract; (iii) For those positions where there are both Indian and non-Indian applicants, and a non-Indian is selected for employment, the reason(s) why the Indian applicant was not selected; (iv) Actions taken to give preference to Indian organizations and Indian-owned economic enterprises for subcontracting opportunities which exist under this contract; (v) Reasons why preference was not given to Indian firms as subcontractors or suppliers for each requirement where it was determined by the Contractor that such preference would not be consistent with the efficient performance of the contract, and (vi) The names and addresses of all Indian organizations and Indian-owned economic enterprises contacted, and receiving subcontract awards under this contract. (6) The Contractor shall submit to the Contracting Officer for approval a semiannual report which summarizes the Contractor's Indian preference program and indicates the number and types of available positions filled and dollar amounts of all subcontracts awarded to Indian organizations and Indian-owned economic enterprises and all other firms. (7) Records maintained pursuant to this clause will be kept available for review by the Government until expiration of one (1) year after final payment under this contract, or for such longer period as may be required by any other clause of this contract or by applicable law or regulation. (b) For purpose of this clause, the following definitions of terms shall apply: (1) The terms Indian, Indian Tribe, Indian Organization, and Indian-owned economic enterprise are defined in the clause of this contract entitled Indian Preference. (2) Indian reservation includes Indian reservations, public domain Indian allotments, former Indian reservations on Oklahoma, and land held by incorporated Native groups, regional corporations, and village corporations under the provisions of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, (85 Stat. 688; 43 U.S.C. 1601 et seq. ). (3) On or near an Indian Reservation means on a reservation or reservations or within that area surrounding an Indian reservation(s) where a person seeking employment could reasonably be expected to commute to and from in the course of a work day. (c) Nothing in the requirements of this clause shall be interpreted to preclude Indian Tribes from independently developing and enforcing their own Indian preference requirements. Such requirements must not hinder the Government's right to award contracts and to administer their provisions. (d) The Contractor agrees to include the provisions of this clause including this paragraph (d) in each subcontract awarded under this contract and to notify the Contracting Officer of such subcontracts. (e) In the event of noncompliance with this clause, the Contractor's right to proceed may be terminated in whole or in part by the Contracting Officer and the work completed in a manner determined by the Contracting Officer to be in the best interest of the Government. (End of clause)
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