C--PROJECT 512-12-202 - BACKFILL LOCH RAVEN COMMUNITY LIVING CENTER FORMER THERAPY SPACE FOR CANTEEN SERVICES (DESIGN)
Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Maryland Health Care System | Published January 8, 2013 - Deadline February 8, 2013
ARCHITECT-ENGINEER (A/E) DESIGN SERVICES: This A/E Services contract is being procured in accordance with the Brooks Act (Public Law [PL] - 582) and implemented by in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 36. Firms will be selected for negotiation based on demonstrated competence and qualifications for the required work. VA Maryland Healthcare System is seeking qualified A/E firms to furnish professional services to design, provide construction documents and drawings for renovations for the Loch Raven Community Living Center to expand the Canteen into the former therapy space located at Loch Raven Community Living Center (CLC), 3900 Loch Raven Blvd., Baltimore, MD 21218.
This project consists of preparing complete construction and demolition drawings with specifications for bid purposes. The drawings shall meet all applicable federal, state, and local governing codes. Drawing shall be stamped by discipline by registered architects and engineers of the prime SDVOSB Firm.
THIS PROCUREMENT IS A 100% SET-ASIDE FOR SERVICE DISABLED VETERANS OWNED SMALL BUSINESS FIRMS. Before a SDVOSB is proposed as a potential contractor, they must be verified by VETBIZ and registered in System for Award Management (SAM) (www.sam.gov). Failure of a proposed SDVOSB to be verified by the CVE at the time the SF330 is submitted will result in their elimination as a proposed contractor. The proposed services will be obtained by a Negotiated Firm-Fixed Price Contract. The NAICS Code for this acquisition is 541330 and the applicable Small Business Size Standard is not more than $14.0 Million average annual gross revenues for the past three fiscal years. The construction cost range for this project is between $250,000 and $500,000.
The following evaluation criteria in accordance with FAR 36.6 will be used during the A/E selection process: (1) Professional qualifications necessary for satisfactory performance of required services; (2) Specialized experience and technical competence in the type of work required, including, where appropriate, experience in energy conservation, pollution prevention, waste reduction, and the use of recovered materials; (3) Capacity to accomplish the work in the required time; (4) Past performance on contracts with government agencies and private industry in terms of cost control, quality of work, and compliance with performance schedules; (5) Location in the general geographical area of the project and knowledge of local conditions and codes. Firms will be evaluated by the A/E Evaluation Board, scored, and ranked according to score. The three most qualified firms will be invited to interview with the selection board, and will again be scored. The firm with the highest score will be selected and asked to negotiate a fair and reasonable price. Due to the need of multiple site visits and coordination on design reviews, consideration is limited to A/E firms with a working office located within a 100 mile radius of the VA Medical Center, 10 N. Greene Street, Maryland 21201. This distance is determined according to www.randmcally.com.
Interested firms that meet the requirements listed in this announcement are invited to submit one (1) copy and one CD-ROM of SF 330 Part I and Part II to the Contracting Officer, Attn: Sandra Anderson, VA Medical Center, Building 101B, Room 9, Laundry Drive, Perry Point, MD 21902, and reference the announcement number and project title listed NLT 2:30 PM (EDT), February 8, 2013. SF 330 Forms can be obtained at http://www.gsa.gov/Portal/gsa/ep/formslibrary. Fax or electronic submissions will not be accepted. Interested parties shall ensure current State Licensing, and shall have current registration in the System for Award Management (SAM) database at www.sam.gov at the time of submission of SF 330 Forms. THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL. A solicitation will only be issued to the most highly ranked, qualified SDVOSB A/E firm. Point of Contact is Sandra Anderson, 410-642-2411 x6005, or email@example.com
THIS REQUIREMENT IS SUBJECT TO AVAILABLITY OF FUNDS.