M4 SCARE-AWAY LP GAS CANNONS AND M4 CLOCK TIMERS
Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service | Published March 3, 2009 - Deadline March 19, 2009
i. This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial supplies prepared in accordance with Federal Acquisition (FAR) 12.6, and supplemental information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotations are being requested and A WRITTEN SOLICITATION WILL NOT BE ISSUED. This combined synopsis/solicitation will result in a firm fixed price commercial supplies contract.
ii. Simplified procurement procedures will be used for this acquisition per Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 13. This requirement is one hundred percent set aside for small business. The NAICS code is 332994. The small business size standard is 1,000 employees, or less.
iii. This requirement is for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Wildlife Services (WS), 2110 Miriam Circle, Bismarck, North Dakota 58501 for M4 Scare-Away LP Gas Cannons and M4 Clock Timers.
iv. The solicitation number for this effort is 09_260666 and this combined synopsis/solicitation is issued as a request for quotation (RFQ.)
v. The provisions and clauses incorporated by reference have the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. The full text of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) may be accessed on the Internet at http://farsite.hill.af.mil/
vi. REQUIREMENTS AND QUANTITIES: This requirement consists of two (2) line item(s):
CLIN 01- Quantity of up to 85 each, M4 Scare-Aware LP Gas cannons. The M4 Scare-Aare LP Gas Cannons shall produce a single bang which can be regulated from one bang every 30 seconds to one bang every 20 minutes; uses a piezo ignition system which operates on LP gas; produces up to 200,000 ignitions. The LP Gas container is not part of this synopsis/solicitation.
Price shall be Each $ ___________; Total cost of CLIN 001 $ ___________
CLIN 02 � Quantity of up to 85 each, M4 Clock Timers; battery operated which automatically activates and deactivates the M4 Scare-Away LP Gas Cannon on a pre-determined schedule.
Price shall be Each $ _________; Total cost of CLIN 002 $________________
Total cost of CLIN 001 and 002 combined $ ___________________________
The contractor shall supply the quantity of line items listed above, and in accordance with the technical specifications outlined in this combined synopsis/solicitation.
vii. In accordance with FAR 52.216-27, this request for quote may result in multiple contract awards and in any combination of line items. The Government reserves the right to award any combination of line items and may award multiple line items to the same offeror, and will make award decisions based on the most advantageous offer to the Government.
viii. The offerors price must include shipping to the FOB destination, Bismarck, ND.
All M4 Scare-Aware LP Gas Cannons and M4 Clock Timers may be delivered at the same time.
ix. The provision at 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors-commercial applies to this solicitation
x. The provision 52.212-2 Evaluation-Commercial Items apples to this solicitation;
The Government will award a contract resulting from this combined synopsis/solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to this combined synopsis/solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers: (i) technically acceptable, (ii) past performance, and (iii) price. Technical and past performance when combined, are approximately equal when compared to price.
xi. The provision 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial items applies to this solicitation. The contractor shall either complete the online Offeror Representations and Certifications at www.bpn.gov or return a completed copy of the Offer Representations and Certifications with their quotation. A hard copy of the provision may be attained from http://www.arnet.gov/far
xii. The clause at 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items applies to this acquisition.
xiii. The clause at 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders are considered checked and are applicable to this acquisition:
52.222-50 Combating Trafficking in Persons; 52.203-6 Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government, Alternate I; 52.219-6 Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside; 52.219-8 Utilization of Small Business Concerns; 52.219-14 Limitations on Subcontracting; 52.222-3 Convict Labor; 52.222-19 Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies; 52.2222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities; 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity; 52.222-35 Equal Opportunity for Special Disabled Veterans of the Vietnam Era, and Other Eligible Veterans; 52.222-36 Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities; 52.22-37 Employment Reports on Special Disabled Veterans, Veterans of the Vietnam Era, and Other Eligible Veterans; 52.225-1 Buy American Act-Supplies; 52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases ; 52.323-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer Central Contractor Registration (CCR)
xiv. To be awarded this contract, the offeror must be registered in the CCR. CCR information may be found at http://www.ccr.gov
xv. QUOTATIONS ARE DUE the United States Department of Agriculture, Minneapolis Contracting Officer, 100 North 6th Street, Butler Square 5th Floor, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403 by 4:00 P.M. CST, MARCH 19, 2009
Quotes may be sent via e-mail to Joanne.Mann@aphis.usda.gov , by fax to 612 336 3554 or via mail to the above address.
xvi. The point of contact for this synopsis solicitation is Joanne Mann who may be reached at Joanne.Mann@aphis.usda.gov , or by phone at 612 336 3224.
xvii. A COMPLETE QUOTE WILL CONSIST OF THE FOLLOWING:
1) Price for each line item, CLINS 001 and 002, which provides the price per unit, including delivery.
2) Signature of the offeror on the page which lists the price.
3) A detailed narrative address how your offer meets the requirements/specifications outlined in this combined synopsis/solicitation. Quotes should be of sufficient detail to determine their adequacy.
5) A completed copy of the provisions at FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items OR confirmation that this has been completed online.
6) DUNS Number ____________________
Signed Offer ______________________
Name of Company; address; contact name; and contact phone number shall also be included.
If an offerors quote does not contain all of the items listed above, the quote may be considered incomplete for evaluation purposes and no further consideration will be given to the offerors quote, thereby making an offeror ineligible for award.