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84--SAR EQUIPMENT

Department of the Navy, Naval Supply Systems Command | Published August 16, 2016  -  Deadline August 19, 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 N68836-16-T-0413 and is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ), 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 315220 with a small business size standard of 500.00 employees.This requirement is a [ Small Business ] set-aside and only qualified offerors may submit quotes.The solicitation pricing on www.FedBid.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 2016-08-19 17:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com.FOB Destination shall be JACKSONVILLE, FL 32212 The FLC - Jacksonville requires the following items, Purchase Description Determined by Line Item, to the following: LI 001: PART NUMBER: 33107; DESCRIPT: UDT SHORTS, TAN 28" WAIST; TRUSPECUDT28, 18, EA; LI 002: PART NUMBER: 33106; DESCRIPT: UDT SHORTS, TAN 30" WAIST; TRUSPECUDT30, 30, EA; LI 003: PART NUMBER: 30789; DESCRIPT: UDT SHORTS, TAN 32" WAIST; TRUSPECUDT32, 21, EA; LI 004: PART NUMBER: 30790; DESCRIPT: UDT SHORTS, TAN 34" WAIST; TRUSPECUDT34, 27, EA; LI 005: PART NUMBER: 30791; DESCRIPT: UDT SHORTS, TAN 36" WAIST; TRUSPECUDT36, 27, EA; LI 006: PART NUMBER: 33702; DESCRIPT: UDT SHORTS, TAN 38" WAIST; TRUSPECUDT38, 9, EA; LI 007: UDT SHORTS TAN 40" WAIST TRUSPECUDT40/ SPECIAL ORDER/1OE11004, 13, EA; LI 008: PART NUMBER: BT50005/638170931062; DESCRIPT: 5MM BOOTIE 5, 4, EA; LI 009: PART NUMBER: BT50006/638170931031; DESCRIPT: 5MM BOOTIE 6, 3, EA; LI 010: PART NUMBER: BT50009/638170931093; DESCRIPT: 5MM BOOTIE 9, 25, EA; LI 011: PART NUMBER: BT50010/638170931079; DESCRIPT: 5MM BOOTIE 10, 20, EA; LI 012: PART NUMBER: BT50012/638170931109; DESCRIPT: 5MM BOOTIE 12, 36, EA; LI 013: PART NUMBER: BT50013/638170931130; DESCRIPT: 5MM BOOTIE 13, 12, EA; LI 014: PART NUMBER: 2000BS/24512; DESCRIPT: SEAVISION 2000 ALL BK CL LENS, 12, EA; LI 015: PART NUMBER: 502620/053242173759; WRAP AROUND MASK BK, 25, EA; LI 016: CHEMICAL LIGHT ATTACHMENT BAR, 1, EA; LI 017: PART NUMBER: 358/802108134683; DESCRIPT; RESCUE SWIMMERS KNIFE, 50, EA; LI 018: PART NUMBER: AC273OR/10E12397; DESCRIPT: MARINE WHISTLE W/LANYARD, 18, EA; LI 019: PART NUMBER: 317/1OE1023; DESCRIPT: CSAR STROBE MS2000, 23, EA; LI 020: PART NUMBER: SPECIAL ORDER/1OE11004 DESCRIPT: GLOVES MED, 30, EA; LI 021: PART NUMBER: 1805AHM/33482; DESCRIPT: 5/3MM SAR HOOD M, 25, EA; LI 022: PART NUMBER: 1805AHL/33495; DESCRIPT: 5/3MM SAR HOOD L, 13, EA; LI 023: PART NUMBER: 482/802108134706; DESCRIPT: SAR SWIMMERS VEST LPU/28, 36, EA; LI 024: PART NUMBER: 204SAR/802108010536; DESCRIPT: SURFACE SWIMMER HARNESS, 42, EA; LI 025: PART NUMBER: 974780; DESCRIPT: 4" CYALUME LIGHTSTICK GN (6HR), 1, BX; LI 026: PART NUMBER: 908076/852845001106; DESCRIPT; 6" CYALUME LIGHTSTICK GN (12HR), 1, BX; LI 027: PART NUMBER: 908078/852845001120; DESCRIPT; 6" CYALUME LIGHTSTICK RD (12HR), 1, BX; LI 028: PART NUMBER: 908084; DESCRIPT: 6" CYALUME LIGHTSTICK OR (12HR), 1, BX; LI 029: PART NUMBER: 23.352.000/25.350.000; DESCRIPT: JET FINS BK LG, 18, EA; LI 030: PART NUMBER: 25.352.000/25.352.000; DESCRIPT: JET FINS BK XL, 30, 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, FLC - Jacksonville 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 quotes, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. FLC - Jacksonville 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 quotes.All responsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their quote using the online exchange located at www.FedBid.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a quote 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 quotes, 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. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; a formal, written solicitation will not be issued. PAPER COPIES OF THIS SOLICITATION WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE. This solicitation documents and incorporates provisions and clauses in effect through FAC 2005-60 and DFARS Change Notice 20120724. It is the responsibility of the contractor to be familiar with the applicable clauses and provisions. The clauses may be accessed in full text at these addresses: www.acqnet.gov/far and http://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/dfars/index.htm The NAICS code is 315220 and the Small Business Standard is 750. FAR 52.247-34, F.o.b. Destination applies 52.212-2 Evaluation - Commercial Items. New Equipment ONLY; NO remanufactured or "gray market" items. All items must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty. No partial shipments are permitted unless specifically authorized at the time of award. Bid MUST be good for 30 calendar days after close of Buy. FAR 52.212-3 Offeror Reps and Certs / FAR 52.212-3 Alt1 Offeror Reps and Certs. EFFECTIVE JAN 2005, all offerors are required to use ?Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA) to respond to federal solicitations. To register in ORCA, please go to www.bpn.gov/orca. You must be active in the Central Contractor Registration (www.ccr.gov) and have a Marketing Partner Identification Number (MPIN), to register in ORCA. Failure to register in ORCA may preclude an award being made to your company. The full text of the referenced FAR clauses may be accessed electronically at https://www.acquisition.gov/Far/ 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders?Commercial Items. 52.204-10 Reporting Subcontract Awards. 52.222-3 Convict Labor 52.222-19 Child Labor--Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies 52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity 52.222-35 Equal Opportunity for Special Disabled Veterans, Veterans of the Vietnam Era, and Other Eligible Veterans 52.222-36 Affirmative Action for Workers w/ Disabilities 52.222-37 Employment Reports on Special Disabled Veterans, Veterans of the Vietnam Era, and Other Eligible Veterans. 52.223-18 Contractor Policy to Ban Text Messaging while Driving (SEPT 2010) 52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases. 252.211-7003 Item Identification & Valuation (AUG 2008) 252.212-7001 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Applicable to Defense Acquisitions of Commercial Items. (MAR 2011) 252.232-7003 Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports. 252.247-7023 Transportation of Supplies by Sea (MAY 2002) 252.247-7023 (iv) Alt III - ALTERNATE III (MAY 2002) 252.247-7023. 252.225-7000: Buy American Act-Balance of Payments Program Certificate 252.232-7010: Levies on Contract Payments 5252.NS-046P: Prospective Contractor Responsibility 52.212-4: Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items 52.212-1: Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items 52.252-1:Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference 52.252-2: Clauses Incorporated by Reference 52.237-2: Protection of Government Buildings, Equipment, and Vegetation. Prohibition on Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations Representation (May 2012) Prohibition on Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations (May 2012) Control of Government Personnel Work Product (April 1992) Representation Regarding Conviction of a Felony Criminal Violation Under and Federal or State Law (Mar 2012) Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DOD Officials (Sep 2011) Buy American Act & Balance of Payments (Oct 2011) THIS TERM IS IN EFFECT SHOULD THE BUY BE SET-ASIDE FOR SMALL BUSINESSES : Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act (2015) Prohibition on Contracting with Entities that require Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items

S--LEE COUNTY GROUNDS

Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Bay Pines Health Care System | Published October 5, 2015  -  Deadline October 14, 2015
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FAR 52.203-3 Gratuities (Apr 1984) FAR 52.203-5 Covenant Against Contingent Fees (May 2014) FAR 52.203-6 Restrictions on subcontractors Sales to the Government (Sep 2006) FAR 52.203-7 Anti-Kickback Procedures (May 2014) FAR 52.203-17 Contractor Employee Whistleblower Rights and Requirement to Inform Employee of Whistleblower Rights (Apr 2014) FAR 52.204-4 Printed or Copied Double Sided on Postconsumer Fiber Content Paper (May 2011) FAR 52.204-7 System for Award Management (July 2013) FAR 52.204-8 Annual Representations and Certifications (May 2014), FAR 52.204-9 Personal Identity Verification of Contractor Personnel (Jan 2011) FAR 52.212-1 (Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items (Apr 2014) FAR 52.212-2 (Evaluation - Commercial Items (Jan 1999) FAR 52.212-3 (Offeror Representations and Certifications -- Commercial Items (May 2014) FAR 52.212-4 (Contract Terms and Conditions -- Commercial Items (May 2014), FAR 52.217-5 Evaluation of Options (Jul 1990) FAR 52.217-8 Option to Extend Services (Nov 1999) FAR 52.217-9 Option to Extend the Term of Contract (Mar 2000) FAR 52.219-6 Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside (Nov 2011) FAR 52.219-8 Utilization of Small Business Concerns (Oct 2014) FAR 52.219-14 Limitations on Subcontracting (Nov 2011) FAR 52.222-3 Convict Labor (June 2003) FAR 52.222-19 Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (Mar 2012) FAR 52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Feb 1999) FAR 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity (Mar 2007) FAR 52.222-35 Equal Opportunity for Veterans (Jul 2014) FAR 52.222-36 Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (Jul 2014), FAR 52.222-37 Employment Reports on Veterans, (Jul 2014) FAR 52.222-41 Service Contract Act of 1965 (May 2014) FAR 52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (Jun 2008) FAR 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management (Jul 2013) FAR 52.233-4 Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (OCT 2004) FAR 52.237-1 Site Visit (Apr 1984) FAR 52.237-3 Continuity of Service FAR 52.249-1 Termination for Convenience of the Government (Fixed-Price) (Short Form) (Apr 1984), FAR 52.249-2 Termination for Convenience of the Government (Fixed-Price) (Apr 2012) VAAR 852.203-70 Commercial Advertising (JAN 2008) VAAR 852.215-70 Service-Disabled Veteran Owned/Veteran Owned Small Business Evaluation Factors (DEC 2008) VAAR 852.233-70 Protest Content/Alternative Dispute Resolution (JAN 2008) VAAR 852.233-71 (Alternate Protest Procedure (Jan 1998) VAAR 852.237-70 Contractor Responsibilities (Apr 1984) VAAR 852.270-1 Representatives of Contracting Officers (Jan 2008) VAAR 852.270-70 Solicitation Provisions or Clauses Incorporated by Reference (JAN 2008) VAAR 852.273.74 Award without exchanges (Jan 2003) QUOTATION SUBMISSION Offerors shall submit quotes electronically by the date and time in accordance with the Request for Quote instructions. The Offerors quote shall consist of three (3) volumes: Volume I -Technical; Volume II - Past Performance; and Volume III - Price. Offerors responses shall be submitted in accordance with the following instructions: a) Format. The proposal submission shall be clearly indexed and logically assembled. All pages of each index shall be appropriately numbered and identified by the complete company name, date and solicitation number in the header and/or footer. Quote page limitations are applicable to this procurement. The maximum page count is 25. Page size shall be no greater than 8 1/2" x 11" with printing on one side, only. The top, bottom, left and right margins shall be a minimum of one inch (1") each. Font size shall be no smaller than 12-point using Arial, Calibri, or Times New Roman fonts. Characters shall be set at no less than normal spacing and 100% scale. Tables and illustrations may use a reduced font size not less than 8-point and may be landscape. Line spacing shall be set at no less than single space. Each paragraph shall be separated by at least one blank line. Page numbers, company logos, and headers and footers may be within the page margins ONLY, and are not bound by the 12-point font requirement. Footnotes to text shall not be used. All proprietary information shall be clearly and properly marked. If the Offeror submits annexes, documentation, attachments or the like, not specifically required by this solicitation, such will count against the Offeror's page limitations unless otherwise indicated. Pages in violation of these instructions, either by exceeding the margin, font or spacing restrictions or by exceeding the total page limit for a particular volume, will not be evaluated. Pages not evaluated due to violation of the margin, font or spacing restrictions will not count against the page limitations. The page count will be determined by counting the pages in the order they come up in the print layout view. b) File Packaging. Files may be compressed (zipped) into one file entitled "quote.zip" using a file compression program (i.e. WinZip) or quote files may be submitted individually. c) Content Requirements. The Offeror shall confine submissions to essential matters, sufficient to define the quote and provide an adequate basis for evaluation. Offerors are responsible for including sufficient details, in a concise manner, to permit a complete and accurate evaluation of each quote. 52.212-2 Evaluation-Commercial Items (JAN 1999) The Government will award a firm fixed priced contract to the responsible offeror who is the Lowest Priced Technically Acceptable. In order to be rated Technically Acceptable, the offeror shall demonstrate their ability to meet the minimum qualifications below in order to be evaluated. 1. Detailed planned to perform lawn care service at the Lee County Health Care Clinic outlined in the SOW, to a full understanding of the scope and objectives. 2. Key Personnel a. Personnel identified by the Offeror will be evaluated based on their abilities in areas necessary for the successful completion of their assigned tasks. The evaluation will take into consideration their experience with similar projects and related fields. 3. Past Performance a. Offerors shall provide a minimum of three (3) identified references when submitting their quote. Emphasis will be on recent, relevant past performance. Recent is defines as work performed within the last three (3) years. Relevant is defined as work similar in size and scope to the work described in SOW. 4. Price The offeror shall complete the Price/Schedule and submit a breakdown that shows the basis for pricing including labor, equipment, operating supplies and any additional costs. STATEMENT OF WORK General The Contractor shall provide all supplies, materials, equipment, labor, supervision, management, disposal and transportation to perform all lawn, plant bed, retention pond/retention sway areas; grounds landscape maintenance, sidewalks and parking lots cleanup for the Lee County Healthcare Center (LCHC). The contractor has responsibility for and must demonstrate by an inventory that he/she has all necessary equipment to perform work under this contract. All trash will be picked up prior to use of lawnmowers and ground maintenance equipment or picked up afterwards if visible. All debris from grass clippings, tree trimming, palm fronds, weed control, etc. will be removed from the property at time of service at the expense of the contractor. The contractor is responsible to repair any damages that they or all their sub-contractors may cause at the expense of the contractor. The contractor has the responsibility for providing and applying fertilizer, soil amendments and insecticide materials. The contractor shall develop a schedule for lawn maintenance, fertilization, insect control, sidewalk, and parking lot cleanup for the approval of the contracting officer and/or his/her appointed designee prior to contract award. Schedules should be developed so as not to be a hazard to employees, customers or visitors to the property. A supervisory official or equivalent must speak English to ensure effective communication. The contractor is required to provide a certified arborist to conduct and document quarterly inspections on all living plants and trees throughout the property. Copies of the quarterly inspection of the property will be submitted to the COR within 30 days of completion. The contractor is required to provide a certified horticultural professional with extensive knowledge of pests, disease, and fungus of plants. Pond maintenance is required by someone who has an aquatic license in the state of Florida. The Contractor must include with the offer package, certification or license for any and all employees that will be handling or applying pesticides in performance of this Statement of Work to be considered for award. The Contractor shall promptly remove from the work site any supervisor or employee whose work or conduct is not satisfactory to the COR. The Contractor's supervisor shall be in charge of the work on behalf of the Contractor. The Contractor shall enforce strict discipline and good order among the Contractor's employees. The Contractor shall exercise the necessary supervision and control to prevent Contractor's employees from violating any rules and regulations. Location All worked is to be performed at the Lee County Healthcare Center, located at 2489 Diplomatic Parkway East, Cape Coral, FL 33909. Period of Performance The period of performance shall be November 1, 2015 through October 31, 2016, with four (4) 12-month option years. Conduct of Work All work and services under this contract must be performed in such a way that there will be no interruption to, interference with, the normal operation of Government business on the premises of LCHC. The Contractor shall provide all supplies, materials, equipment, labor, supervision, management and transportation to perform all lawn, grounds, sidewalk and parking lot maintenance for the LCHC. The contractor has responsibility for and must demonstrate by an inventory that he/she has all necessary equipment to perform work under this contract. The contractor has the responsibility for providing and installing fertilizer, soil amendments and insecticide materials. The contractor shall develop a schedule for lawn maintenance, fertilization, insect control, plant bed maintenance, sidewalk, and parking lot cleanup for the approval of the contracting officer and/or his/her appointed designee within 10 days of contract award. Schedules should be developed so as not to be a hazard to employees, customers or visitors to the property. A supervisory official or equivalent must speak English to ensure effective communication. Protection of VA and privately owned assets and equipment is essential as contractor is responsible for any damage as a result of worker negligence. Pesticides or non-regulated waste are prohibited from being stored on-site. Spill containment practices shall be followed when refueling equipment. Spill containment kits must be provided by the contractor; accessible to their workers or sub-contractors every time work is being performed on the property. All cost associated with properly disposing of spill clean-up on this property will be the responsibility of the contractor or his sub-contractors. Requirements: Mowing Mow improved, Semi-Improved Grounds and Native Grassed Areas. Grass cutting of all lawn areas must be completed as per contract schedule. At no time will riding lawn mowers be driven onto or used on parking lot tree islands. Grass clipping discharges shall be blown away from plant beds, mulched or graveled areas at all times. Grass clippings must be removed or mulched when visible after mowing. All improved and semi-improved grounds and native grassed areas must look well-manicured at all times. All turf areas shall be mowed in a manner to maintain a uniform height of no less than 2½"during the peak growing season and no less than 2" during the winter season. Grass shall not be allowed to grow to a height of more than 5" inches before being mowed. All grass areas shall be mowed as needed to keep a well-groomed appearance at all times, which will be monitored by the COR or his/her designated official. No grass clippings shall be left on sidewalks, parking lot surfaces, or the VA and city streets. All clippings blown into street and sidewalks shall be vacuumed up or blown back into grass area. Clippings can be left on the lawn as long as no readily visible clumps remain on the grass surface 36 hours after mowing. Otherwise, large clumps of clippings will be collected and removed by the contractor. In the case of fungal disease outbreaks clippings will be collected until the disease is controlled. Fertilizer Turf areas shall be fertilized no less than three (3) times per year using a fertilizer recommended under the Plant and Turf One (1) Year Guarantee. One application shall be made in the spring, followed by one in mid-summer and one in the fall. All fertilizer to be used shall be inspected by the contracting officer or his/her designee prior to application for quality and quantity. Both plant and turf fertilizer shall be commercial grade, free flowing, uniform in composition, and conforms to applicable state and federal regulations. Any unapproved fertilizer shall be removed and the recommended type of fertilizer purchased by the contractor. When fertilization is performed, a report consisting of the areas fertilized, and the quantity and type of fertilizer used shall be given to the COR. Reports should be deliverable and should be stated in the Request for Proposals. Failure to turn in reports shall be deemed work not performed and deductions made to the contract amount equaling cost of fertilizer plus labor. Soil samples must be taken and analyzed on a periodic basis to determine amounts and type of fertilizer or amendments to be used. Herbicides All herbicides shall be properly labeled and registered with the U.S Department of Agriculture. Keep all herbicides in the original labeled containers. Herbicide selection will be submitted to the COR for approval prior to application. Weed Control Weeds and crabgrass will require ongoing monitoring to ensure the landscaping maintains an aesthetic appeal. The standard of appearance will be determined by the COR, and it is the contractors responsibility to adhere to the level of appearance. The contractor is responsible for pulling or killing any and all weeds and grass growing in paved, concrete, mulched, rock and stone areas. The Contractor must keep all lawns (includes semi-improved and native grassed areas) shrubs, ground-cover beds, flower beds, graveled areas, parking lot, and all other adjacent areas free of weeds at all times. Any herbicides must be applied by certified or licensed personnel. This should take place at a minimum of ten (10) times a year per the "Schedule and Requirements" section. When herbicide is performed, a quarterly report consisting of the areas herbicide, and the quantity and type of herbicide used shall be given to the COR. Reports should be deliverable and should be stated in the Request for Proposal. Grass and weeds must be trimmed around trees, shrubs, buildings, fences, poles, posts, fire hydrants, parking lot bumper blocks, boulders, sidewalks, road shoulders and other fixed obstacles concurrent with mowing schedule. Damage to trees and shrubs from trimming must be repaired by the contractor. A weed control plan shall be submitted as part of the approval package for review by the contracting officer and his/her designee. The plan shall include but is not limited to methods for removal and standard of appearance. Insect Control Insects, to include ants, shall be controlled on an ongoing basis. Damage to turf areas as a result of insect treatment will be the responsibility of the contractor to repair. Only licensed applicators may apply insecticide. Ant mounds shall be identified, reported to the COR and treated monthly, or when requested. Only licensed applicators may apply insecticide. The contractor shall conduct a semi-annual uniform insecticide treatment of the grounds, plant beds and parking lot tree islands in the spring and fall not to exceed seven months between applications, a completion report with quantity and type of insecticide used shall be given to the COR within 30 days of completion. Failure to turn in reports shall be deemed work not performed and deductions made to the contract amount equaling cost of insecticide treatment plus labor. Edging and Property Border Overgrowth Sidewalks, curbs, edges of buildings, asphalt edges located in the improved and semi-improved grounds, bedding/planter areas and tree rings must be edged to maintain a professional appearance. Edging will include removal of vegetation from cracks in sidewalks, driveways, curbs and all other concrete and asphalt joints to maintain a professional neat appearance. The contractor will maintain a three foot clearance of overgrowth from the Northern property security fencing with a six foot clearance of overgrowth from the security fencing boarding the West side of the property. Additionally, the contractor will maintain a minimum six foot clearance of overgrowth from the West side dock yard wall rock bed and will maintain the existing lawn and rock bed beside the West side dock wall. Blowing/Sweeping Sidewalks, curbs, patios and parking lots shall be cleaned of debris and clippings during mowing, weed eating and edging during regularly scheduled days of service. Retention Pond/Low Runoff Areas Retention ponds banks/low runoff areas shall be mowed on the same frequency schedule as other turf areas, and shall be maintained at the same height requirements as the rest of the turf throughout the property especially during the rainy season (May-August). The use of herbicides in retention ponds is not permitted. The wet Retention Ponds shall have annual programs for eradication of Aquatic Weeds and cycles of control. The Dry Retention Ponds will be mowed, trimmed and well maintained. All Biomass debris will be removed and disposed of offsite. Turf Disease/Fungus Any turf disease that appears, must be properly identified, and a permanent corrective action shall be submitted in writing to the COR for approval. The contractor shall maintain trees, plants, lawn, and ground cover free of insects and disease. The treatment of insects and diseases will be provided by the contractor. All turf areas or plants under the contractors responsibility which dies as a result of the contractor's non-performance or negligence, to include application of herbicide or irrigation issues that the contractor is responsible for, will be replaced by the contractor at the discretion of the CO or his/her designee. Plant Beds and Rock Beds Plant beds located on the property will be maintained by the contractor in a neat and professional manner, determined by the COR. An approved method of weed control shall be incorporated to include manual removal during the peak growing season; which will require more frequent maintenance during this time frame (March-November). At no time will plant beds and rock beds be over-run with weeds or grass. The rock beds boarding the building and dock yard wall will be kept free from weeds and grass clippings at all times. Mulching Plant and tree beds shall receive 3 inches of mulch cover during the month of November and an additional 1 ½ inches of mulch cover during the month of April. If needed some old existing mulch in the plant beds may be removed to maintain a neat appearance and maintain an even dispersing of mulch in the existing plant beds. The mulch will not exceed over the existing plant bed or planters boarder. Red or brown mulch will be the only approved color mulch used in the plant beds and this will be approved by the COR in advance. Pruning Trees and shrubs will be trimmed two times per year. The trimmings will be conducted in May and October. Palm fronds will be removed that are not positioned between 9 and 3, pose a safety hazard, or when determined to be no longer ascetically appealing by the COR. The contractor assumes responsibility for any palm frond related injury that results from neglecting the previously mentioned removal criteria. In the event of a storm or hurricane, the contractor has 3 days to clean up debris. No herbicides will be used for this purpose. The Contractor must maintain a neat and well maintained appearance of all plants, shrubs, and trees, by proper pruning, clipping, pinching back and shape maintenance. Also, contractor shall prune trees as necessary and/or at the request of the COR. Shrubs and ground cover should be pruned as necessary to maintain a well-manicured appearance. Shrubs will be pruned as needed to ensure an informal shape, fullness and bloom. Tree and palm pruning will be done twice per year and is limited to branches and/or brown fronds and seed heads below 20 feet in height. No green palm fronds shall be removed. All litter will be removed by the following growth flushes. Branches will be pruned just outside the branch collar. Pruning paint will not be applied. Sucker growth will be removed by hand from the base of trees. No herbicides will be used for this purpose. All dead, diseased or unsightly branches, vines or other growth will be collected and removed by the contractor Irrigation system The Contractor will conduct and complete a semi-annual Irrigation System Tune-up and a report given to the COR upon completion. Failure to turn in reports shall be deemed work not performed and deductions may be made to the contract amount equaling cost of professional irrigation system tune-up plus labor. The contractor will inspect and test all components and zones in the irrigation system monthly and shall reset zones according to seasonal changes. Minor adjustments and repairs such as head/emitter cleaning, replacement, filter cleaning, small leaks and minor timer adjustments shall be made by the contractor. Any parts needed, will be replaced under the irrigation system warranty unless it is found that damage was due to contractor non-performance or negligence, and then the contractor would be responsible for the cost of those parts during weekly maintenance. The contractor will note and report to COR any symptoms of inadequate or excessive irrigation, drainage problems, etc. Upon expiration of the irrigation system warranty, repairs to the system beyond the above scope will be negotiated at the time of occurrence. The government is not obligated to use the contractor for repairs to the system above those stated in the contract. The Contractor is responsible for replacing any and all grass, plants, shrubs, trees, to include palms trees that die from lack of irrigation due to negligence by the contractor. Thatch Removal The Contractor must perform general litter patrol on all grounds. Responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to, the removal and disposal of all natural debris (tree limbs, dry brush, rodent habitats, dead animals, etc.) and manmade debris. All grass clippings must be properly removed and disposed of offsite (not in the office dumpster). Sidewalks and paved areas must be cleaned of all lawn clippings after each mowing. Parking Lots/areas, walks, curb-gutter, sidewalks and concrete flat-work must be kept debris free (includes bark debris, dust and dirt), with the debris properly removed and disposed of offsite. Removal of debris and policing of grounds will be concurrent with mowing schedule. Removal of thatch (a spongy build-up of dead and living grass shoot, stems and roots) should be considered when thatch thickness exceeds one inch. The best time for thatch removal is March through August when the turf-grass is rapidly growing. Storm Drains Storm drains will remain clear of mulch and debris to allow for adequate flow of water. Pond Maintenance The contractor is responsible to cut back all vegetation along the perimeter of the five retention ponds on the property, except for the cattails. This will be completed twice a year in June and November. Sidewalks and Entrance ways Sidewalks, entrance ways, and parking lots shall be kept clear of debris by the contractor. A parking lot automatic sweeper; paid for by the contractor, shall be used at a minimum once per year and services coordinated through the COR. Sidewalks, curbs, signage, rock walls, exterior furniture, facility marquis signs, bus stops/shelters (5), tree planters, concrete safety bollards and the main drop-off/pick-up entrance way overhang shall be pressured washed and treated twice yearly or as needed and be stain free. A detailed report of all pressure washing will be sent to the COR upon completion within 10 working days. All exterior trash cans will be emptied daily. Any dead animals in parking lots, on sidewalks, and on the grounds will be removed within 8 hours of notification by the COR. All work is to be accomplished where it does not interfere with day to day operations of the building. All outside tables, bus stops/shelters (5), trash receptacles and furniture shall be cleaned monthly. Tasks shall be conducted on Monday-Saturday, between 8am and 6pm. Schedule and Requirements: The hours approved for these services are 8am to 6pm and Monday-Saturday. Mowing will take place per the following schedule or on an as needed basis as directed by the COR. Once a week during - March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November Every two weeks during - January, February, December Fertilizer once per month during the following months: February, June and October Chemical Weed Control once per month during the following months: February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November. Federal Holidays The contractor is not required to provide service on the following federal holidays, nor shall the contractor be paid for these holidays: New Year's Day Martin Luther King Day President's Day Memorial Day Independence Day Labor Day Columbus Day Veterans Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day Specific of Services The Contractor will be responsible for satisfactorily managing and performing exterior landscape maintenance services at the LCHC, Cape Coral, Florida. Exterior grounds consist of lawns, native grass areas, gravel, plant beds, parking lot, walks, driveways and curb. The Contractor must provide all labor, tools, equipment, supervision, herbicides, fertilizer, transportation and any other material or services necessary, to maintain the landscaping and grounds in such a manner to present a neat and well maintained appearance. All products used are to be environmentally friendly and a list and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) of these products will be supplied to the MIC for approval. The products are to be non-toxic, biodegradable, and made from renewable sources (not petroleum) to promote a healthy and green environment when possible. The MSDS must be provided by the contractor to the COR where the information will be kept on file in accordance with applicable guidelines of the OSHA Hazard Communications Standard. Requirements pertaining to recordkeeping will be strictly followed, with copy(s) provided to COR as necessary and upon request. Inspections Contractor is responsible for oversight of all work and must perform and document monthly quality control inspections and provide to COR to ensure compliance with all provisions within the contract. The criteria and frequency of reporting will be determined upon contract award. Circumstances to Be Reported The Contractor or Contractor's employees shall report any circumstances of needed repair of the facility or unusual soiling of an area which may affect the performance of the work, present unhealthy or hazardous conditions. In addition, report those which may create any delays or interference with the work caused by the employees of the Government. Such report shall be made immediately upon discovery by the Contractor to the COR. Emergency and Special Event Services Upon notification by the contracting officer, the contractor shall perform emergency or special event grounds maintenance required in areas covered under this contract. Upon notification of an emergency, the contract manager shall respond within one (1) hour to meet with the COR and initiate emergency services. Upon receiving direction by the COR. contractor personnel shall begin emergency work within two hours. The contracting officer will notify the contractor as soon as a special event requirement is known, but no less than 24 hours prior to the event. Quality Control The contractor shall develop, submit for contracting officer approval, and maintain a quality program to ensure grounds maintenance services are performed in accordance with established standards of Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS), National Arborist Association, American Society of Landscape Architects, and the local county extension office. The contractor shall develop and implement procedures to identify, prevent, and ensure non-recurrence of defective services. As a minimum the contractor shall develop quality control procedures addressing the areas identified in paragraph 2, Service Delivery Summary. Quality Assurance The government will periodically evaluate the contractor's performance in accordance with the Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan. Confidentiality and Nondisclosure It is agreed that: 1. The preliminary and final deliverables and all associated working papers, application source code, and other material deemed relevant by the VA which have been generated by the contractor in the performance of this task order are the exclusive property of the U.S. Government and shall be submitted to the COR at the conclusion of the task order. 2. The CO will be the sole authorized official to release verbally or in writing, any data, the draft deliverables, the final deliverables, or any other written or printed materials pertaining to this task order. No information shall be released by the contractor. Any request for information relating to this task order presented to the contractor shall be submitted to the CO for response. 3. Press releases, marketing material or any other printed or electronic documentation related to this project, shall not be publicized without the written approval of the CO. Safety and Security It is agreed that the Vendor shall meet all local, state and federal safety requirements during the entire contract period. All materials must be securely transported with straps or chains in accordance with all local, state, and Federal Department of Health Regulations. Any work stoppages directed by the CO, COR, Facility Safety Officer or VA Police due to safety or security violations by the contractor or his designated sub-contractor, will be promptly corrected. The corrective action shall be reported to the CO or COR prior to permission being granted to recommence work. Damage to Government Property a. Contractors shall be responsible for replacement of any structure, to include: building glass, turf, curb, road pavement, headstone or marker, valve boxes, control markers, sprinkler heads, which is chipped, marred, damaged and/or ruined at the fault of the contractor. The contractor shall bear all costs associated with replacement and reinstallation. Any such damage shall be brought to the immediate attention of the appointed COR prior to repair/replacement/installation. b. At the Government's discretion, the contractor shall either repair or replace the property, or reimburse the Government the full amount for all property damage(s). The contractor shall be aware that Government property - beyond standard structures and equipment - also includes monuments, trees, beds, and turf (i.e., wounded trees or damaged turf). Invoices & Payment The contractor shall submit a monthly invoice in arrears to the COR for all services rendered during the calendar month. Invoices shall reference the appropriate contract and purchase order number. The COR will review each invoice for accuracy and certify for payment. Insurance a. The Contractor shall possess and maintain all necessary insurance, license and permits required for contract performance. Contractor is responsible for any injury to himself/herself, his/her employees, as well as for any damage to personal or public property that occurs during the performance of this contract that is caused by his/her employees fault or negligence, and shall maintain personal liability and property damage insurance having coverage for a limit as required by the laws of the State of Florida. b. Reporting "on-the-job" Injuries: The Contractor is required to report all "on-the-job" injuries incurred by the Contractor, its agents or employees, resulting from performance of this contract. Contractor will notify the COR (either orally or via telephone) within twenty-four (24) hours of the injury and provide details and exact location of the incident. This will be followed up by a written notice to the COR. Performance Objective Performance Standard AQL Maintain Improved and Semi-improved Grounds Grass is maintained within proper height for its area. Sod does not need to be replaced. Sod is healthy and looks well maintained Customer complaints shall not exceed 2 per month Maintain Trees, Shrubs, Broadleaf Evergreens, Hedges, and Perennial Flowers Trees, plants, hedges, flowers, flourish and do not need to be replaced. They have adequate drainage and mulch. They do not show any sign of disease or pests and appear healthy. They are pruned properly and in a timely manner. They are trimmed properly. Bedding is mulched and free of weeds, grass, and debris. Fertilizer and soil amendments are applied. Soil is aerated; Customer complaints shall not exceed 2 per month. Maintain Irrigation System and Replace Parts Irrigation system functions properly. System Functions 95% of time. Police Grounds of Trash and Litter Grounds are free of trash and litter. Customer complaints shall not exceed 2 per month. Pest Control Pest control plan is reviewed and pests are controlled. Pesticide usage is reported to COR Customer complaints shall not exceed 2 per month. Price/Cost Schedule CLIN 0001: Base Year: 11/1/2015 to 10/31/2016 Description UNIT UNIT PRICE TTL AMOUNT Contractor shall provide all supervision, labor, tools, equipment and material necessary to provide lawn care maintenance service for the LCHCC in accordance with SOW. JB CLIN 1001: 1st Option Year: 11/1/2016 to 10/31/2017 Description UNIT UNIT PRICE TTL AMOUNT Contractor shall provide all supervision, labor, tools, equipment and material necessary to provide lawn care maintenance service for the LCHCC in accordance with SOW. JB CLIN 2001: 2nd Option Year: 11/1/2017 to 10/31/2018 Description UNIT UNIT PRICE TTL AMOUNT Contractor shall provide all supervision, labor, tools, equipment and material necessary to provide lawn care maintenance service for the LCHCC in accordance with SOW. JB CLIN 3001: 3rd Option Year: 11/1/2018 to 10/31/2019 Description UNIT UNIT PRICE TTL AMOUNT Contractor shall provide all supervision, labor, tools, equipment and material necessary to provide lawn care maintenance service for the LCHCC in accordance with SOW. JB CLIN 4001: 4th Option Year: 11/1/2019 to 10/31/2020 Description UNIT UNIT PRICE TTL AMOUNT Contractor shall provide all supervision, labor, tools, equipment and material necessary to provide lawn care maintenance service for the LCHCC in accordance with SOW. JB AGGREGATE TOTAL: $ _________________

Acid Free Legal Size Envelopes

National Archives and Records Administration, NAA | Published August 16, 2016  -  Deadline September 16, 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, Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and Solicitation for Commercial Items as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotations are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The solicitation number is NAMA-16-Q-0055 and is issued as a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-89 effective July 14, 2016. This is an unrestricted acquisition under NAICS 424120, Stationery and Office Supplies Merchant Wholesalers. CONTRACT LINE ITEM NUMBER(S): See Attachment 1, Schedule of Prices. REQUIREMENT: The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) has a requirement for Acid Free Legal Size Expansion and Legal Size Plain Envelopes. See Attachment 2, Specifications, and Attachment 3, Shipping Destinations. PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: The period of performance will consist of a base year and four (4) option years. The following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) clauses are incorporated and are to remain in full force in any resultant contract, with the exception of FAR provisions which will be removed prior to award: FAR provision 52.212-1. Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items (Oct 2015). Addenda: Delete paragraph (h), Multiple Awards. - see below for additional quotation submission instructions. EVALUATION (In lieu of FAR provision 52.212-2): Evaluation and award will be in accordance with Simplified Acquisition Procedures at FAR Subpart 13.106, Soliciting Competition, Evaluation of Quotations or Offers, Award and Documentation authorized by FAR Subpart 13.5, Simplified Procedures for Certain Commercial Items as prescribed by FAR 12.301(c)(2). Selection of the Contractor to perform this contract will be based on NARA's assessment of the best overall value to the Government. Accordingly, best value for this contract will be obtained through a lowest price technically acceptable evaluation. Exceptions taken to any terms and conditions stated in the RFQ must be clearly outlined on a separate page of the Contractor's quotation entitled "Exceptions." Exceptions may render a Contractor's quotation technically unacceptable for award. The Contractor must also include complete rationale, justification, and the cost impact of each exception noted. The Government reserves the right to make an award on the initial quotation without discussions of this procurement. For evaluation purposes, the Total Contract Ceiling Price will be used to determine the lowest price. The Total Ceiling Price for each not-to-exceed CLIN will be determined by multiplying the Maximum Quantity by the Firm Fixed Unit Price. The evaluated Total Contract Ceiling Price will be determined by summing the Total Ceiling Price of all performance years (base year and all option years). Contractors must provide pricing (USD) for each CLIN. FOB destination pricing is required. Attachment 6, RFQ Information Sheet, must be submitted with quotations. FAR provision 52.217-5, Evaluation of Options (Jul 1990). FAR provision 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items (Apr 2016) - 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 (r) of this provision. FAR clause 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items (May 2015) - see Attachment 4, Additional NARA Terms and Conditions (Addenda to FAR clause 52.212-4). FAR clause 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders - Commercial Items (Jun 2016) - see Attachment 5, FAR Clauses for the full text of this clause and for additional applicable FAR clauses. Full text provisions and clauses can be found at https://www.acquisition.gov. QUESTIONS: Questions regarding this RFQ must be submitted in writing to the Contract Specialist, Ms. Cynthia Jones at cynthia.jones@nara.gov no later than 4:00 PM ET on September 1, 2016 to be considered. Questions submitted in any other manner will not be answered. The Government will answer questions or requests for clarification via a written RFQ amendment. QUOTATION DUE DATE: Quotations must be received by 4:00 PM ET on September 16, 2016. Failure to submit quotations by the due date and time may result in rejection of the quotation as untimely. Contractors submitting via e-mail are cautioned to allow one extra business day for delivery and confirm receipt of quotation as the e-mail will need to pass through IT security. QUOTATION SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS: NARA requests that contractors email one (1) copy of the quotation to: cynthia.jones@nara.gov. However, contractors may mail one (1) hardcopy and one (1) CD of each quotation. Mailed quotations must be sent to: National Archives and Records Administration, Attention: Ms. Cynthia Jones, 8601 Adelphi Road, Room 3400, College Park, MD 20740-6001.                               ATTACHMENT 1SCHEDULE OF PRICES Base Year - Months 1 -12 CLIN DESCRIPTION MINQTY MAXQTY UNIT FIRM-FIXEDUNITPRICE TOTAL CEILING PRICE0001 Legal Size Expansion Envelopes in accordance with Attachment 2, Specifications 4,000 50,000Each tiny_mce_marker______ tiny_mce_marker______Not to Exceed Price0002 Legal Size Plain Envelopesin accordance with Attachment 2, Specifications 3,000 30,000 Each tiny_mce_marker______ tiny_mce_marker______Not to Exceed Price0003 RESERVED TOTAL BASE YEAR CONTRACT CEILING PRICE:tiny_mce_marker__________     Option Year I - Months 13-24 CLIN DESCRIPTION MINQTY MAXQTY UNIT FIRM-FIXEDUNITPRICE TOTAL CEILING PRICE0004 Legal Size Expansion Envelopes in accordance with Attachment 2, Specifications 4,000 50,000Each tiny_mce_marker______ tiny_mce_marker______Not to Exceed Price0005 Legal Size Plain Envelopesin accordance with Attachment 2, Specifications 3,000 30,000 Each tiny_mce_marker______ tiny_mce_marker______Not to Exceed Price0006 RESERVED TOTAL OPTION YEAR I CONTRACT CEILING PRICE: tiny_mce_marker__________       Option Year II - Months 25-26 CLIN DESCRIPTION MINQTY MAXQTY UNIT FIRM-FIXEDUNITPRICE TOTAL CEILING PRICE0007 Legal Size Expansion Envelopes in accordance with Attachment 2, Specifications 4,000 50,000Each tiny_mce_marker______ tiny_mce_marker______Not to Exceed Price0008 Legal Size Plain Envelopesin accordance with Attachment 2, Specifications 3,000 30,000 Each tiny_mce_marker______ tiny_mce_marker______Not to Exceed Price0009 RESERVED TOTAL OPTION YEAR II CONTRACT CEILING PRICE: tiny_mce_marker__________     Option Year III - Months 37-48 CLIN DESCRIPTION MINQTY MAXQTY UNIT FIRM-FIXEDUNITPRICE TOTAL CEILING PRICE0010 Legal Size Expansion Envelopes in accordance with Attachment 2, Specifications 4,000 50,000Each tiny_mce_marker______ tiny_mce_marker______Not to Exceed Price0011 Legal Size Plain Envelopesin accordance with Attachment 2, Specifications 3,000 30,000 Each tiny_mce_marker______ tiny_mce_marker______Not to Exceed Price0012 RESERVED TOTAL OPTION YEAR III CONTRACT CEILING PRICE: tiny_mce_marker__________           Option Year IV - Months 49-60 CLIN DESCRIPTION MINQTY MAXQTY UNIT FIRM-FIXEDUNITPRICE TOTAL CEILING PRICE0013 Legal Size Expansion Envelopes in accordance with Attachment 2, Specifications 4,000 50,000Each tiny_mce_marker______ tiny_mce_marker______Not to Exceed Price0014 Legal Size Plain Envelopesin accordance with Attachment 2, Specifications 3,000 30,000 Each tiny_mce_marker______ tiny_mce_marker______Not to Exceed Price0015 RESERVED TOTAL OPTION YEAR IV CONTRACT CEILING PRICE: tiny_mce_marker__________   TOTAL CONTRACT CEILING PRICE: tiny_mce_marker__________                           ATTACHMENT 2Specifications for Legal Size Envelopes:Expansion and Plain1.0 Scope This specification covers the requirements for legal size expansion and legal size plain envelopes. 2.0 Requirements 2.1 Construction2.1.1 Expansion Envelope:The expansion envelope shall have the fold in the longer of the two dimensions and the grain (machine direction) must run perpendicular to the fold. The expansion envelope must have an accordion expansion pleat on the bottom and sides and an overlaying flap that is un-gummed extending from the back panel that folds down over the front. The overlaying flap must be scored to fold down over the front and must lay flat when creased. The expansion envelope must be constructed with seams of folded flaps adhered to the outer side and corners of flaps and seams must be rounded. Figure 1: Expansion Envelope (Diagram not to scale) 2.1.2 Plain Envelope:The plain envelope shall have the fold in the longer of the two dimensions and the grain (machine direction) must run perpendicular to the fold. The envelope must have an overlaying flap that is un-gummed extending from the back panel that folds down over the front. The overlaying flap must be scored to fold down over the front and must lay flat when creased. The envelope must be constructed with seams of folded flaps adhered to the outer side and corners of flaps and seams must be rounded.Figure 2: Plain Envelope (Diagram not to scale)2.2 Dimensions 2.2.1 Expansion Envelopes:A legal size expansion envelope with accordion folds on bottom and sides shall measure 14¾ inch by 9 7/8 inch when folded. The expansion pleat on the bottom and sides should be 1 ½ inch. The front overlaying flap extending from the back panel should be 6 ½" overall in length. The first of the score lines on the overlaying flap should be at the top of the back panel then at ½ and 1 inch. The allowable variation for each dimension shall be ±1/16".2.2.2 Plain Envelope:A legal size envelope shall measure 14¾ in by 9 7/8 inch. The front overlaying flap extending from the back panel should be 6 ½" overall in length. The score line on the overlaying flap should be at the top of the back panel. The allowable variation for each dimension shall be ±1/16". 2.3 Paperboard 2.3.1 CompositionIt shall be made from new cotton or linen pulp, fully bleached chemical wood pulp, or a mixture of them. Paperboard shall be free of:• groundwood:- test negative in ASTM D1030 phloroglucinol test with X5 Spot Stains (ASTM has withdrawn this standard in 2011. NARA is following 2007 version)- or Kappa # ≤5 in TAPPI T-236 test • alum rosin sizing (TAPPI T-408 or ASTM D 549). • reducible sulfur (TAPPI T-406, • free of optical whitening agent and fire retardant.• particles or other impurities such as:- metals - waxes - plasticizers (i.e. wet strength additives) - plastics- residual bleach- peroxide- any components that will fail the photographic activity test (ISO 18916)2.3.2 Sizing Only alkaline sizing shall be used (surface, internal, or both). No alum rosin or rosin sizing shall be used (tested by TAPPI T 408 or ASTM D 549).2.3.3 Alkaline ReserveThe paperboard shall contain an alkaline reserve of calcium carbonate, magnesium carbonate, or a combination of both, within a range of 3-6% (calculated as CaCO3) when tested according to TAPPI T-553 or modified by slurrying the sample pulp prior to measurement, and shall be evenly distributed throughout all plies and layers. NARA will provide slurry method procedure upon request.2.3.4 Hydrogen lon Concentration (pH) The pH value of the paperboard shall be between 8.0 and 9.5 when tested according to cold extraction method TAPPI T-509 or modified by slurrying the sample pulp prior to measurement. 2.3.5 Lignin To demonstrate the adequacy of bleaching or lignin removal, all plies and layers of the paperboard shall be: • test negative in ASTM D1030 phloroglucinol test with X5 Spot Stains• or Kappa number ≤5 in TAPPI T-236 test. 2.3.6 Abrasion ResistanceThe outer surfaces of the paperboard must show 2.3.7 Surface Smoothness The paperboard shall reach a smoothness of 175-220 Sheffield units when tested according to TAPPI T-538.2.3.8 ThicknessThe paperboard shall have an average thickness of 0.0095"- 0.015" (10 point), when tested according to TAPPI T-411.2.3.9 Bending Resistance When tested according to TAPPI T-556 (7.5° deflection), the paperboard shall have an internal stiffness of:• ≥80 mN (machine direction), and • ≥40 mN (cross direction)2.3.10 Machine DirectionThe machine direction of the paperboard shall be perpendicular to the primary fold. 2.3.11 Score LinesThe paperboard shall be scored uniformly and deeply enough to permit easy, precise folding and the retention of maximum strength along the fold line. The stock must not fray, crack, or split when folded and/or creased.2.3.12 Folding Endurance≥750 double folds, when tested in the machine direction according to TAPPI T-511, after conditioning according to TAPPI T-402, using 1kg load.2.3.13 FinishThe paperboard shall be plate finished (calendered) on both sides. 2.3.14 Color & Dye Bleed/TransferDyes used to color the paperboard shall show no bleeding or transferring when soaked in distilled water for 48 hours under ambient temperature while held in direct contact with white bond paper.2.4 Adhesive • Water resistant adhesive shall be used to adhere the side flaps to the back. • When aging in a humidity chamber of 50°C and 87% RH for 4 hours, the adhesive shall firmly and evenly adhere the side flaps to the back, not soften or run. • The properties of the adhesive shall not negatively impact the specification of the paperboard, such as reduce the pH or alkaline reserve, increase the sulfur content, decrease the folding endurance, or cause the paperboard to fail the photographic activity test (ISO 18916). • The adhesive shall not contain sulfur, iron, copper or other ingredients that may be detrimental to archival records. • If it is necessary to buffer the adhesive, the same buffer shall be used as those in the paperboard (calcium or magnesium carbonate, or a combination of both).• The adhesive shall be invisible and shall not alter the color of the paperboard. • The adhesive must not yellow, discolor, or fail (causing delamination) over time.• The adhesive shall not contain or generate oxidants. • Pressure‐sensitive or rubber‐based adhesives are not acceptable. • When used, the adhesive must not extend beyond the joined area.2.5 Workmanship Each envelope shall meet the requirements stated in this specification, shall be constructed in accordance with good commercial practice, and shall be free of imperfections that may affect its utility or aesthetic appearance. • Each envelope shall be made to the dimensions specified. • The front overlaying flap must be un-gummed.• All surfaces shall be smooth with no blisters, knots, or shives. Surfaces shall be free of bubbles and abrasive particles. The envelope shall contain no surface dirt (smudges, fingerprints, and the like) and no oozed adhesive and shall not be marred (scuffed, abraded, and the like) in any way. • All edges shall be cut straight and shall be smooth and even. • The corners on both the front and back flaps shall be evenly rounded and smooth. • The paperboard shall be scored and creased uniformly along all folds as well as the accordion pleats in the expansion envelope. • All folded edges and score lines shall be free of fraying, cracks, and breaks. 2.6 Identification Markings (product level)The following information shall be legibly embossed on the back of each envelope: name of manufacturer, year of manufacture, pH range and the words "low lignin". The raised text is to the outside of the folder.3.0 Preparation for Delivery 3.1 Packaging The envelope shall be packed in standard commercial container and sealed with tape to ensure that they arrive dry and undamaged. The number of envelopes to be packed in each container shall be specified in the purchase order. 3.2 Marking (package level)The outside of each packing container shall be legibly marked with: • the purchase order number, and• the type, size, and number of envelopes packed in the container, and • the name of supplier/manufacturer and year of manufacture.4.0 Quality Assurance Provisions 4.1 Tests Test procedures and controls specified in this document shall be used to determine the quality of the product. Other procedures and controls must be approved by the National Archives before test results will be accepted. To sample for testing, shipments will be sampled according to ANSI/ASQ Z1.4, inspection level S‐2, AQL 2.5%.Unless otherwise indicated, the tests shall be performed at, and the samples be conditioned to, standard conditions of 73±3.5 °F and 50±2% RH (TAPPI T-402).4.2 Test Methods The requirements for paperboard quality and characteristics shall be tested in accordance with specified test methods of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), the Technical association of the Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI), the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Publications describing these tests may be ordered directly from the technical associations. 4.3 Responsibility for TestsThe Contractor is responsible for quality control to ensure the specifications of this contract are met. The Contractor shall provide test results to the Contract Specialist (CS) and/or Contracting Officer (CO), for each production lot used to provide supplies under this contract. The test results shall display, at a minimum, the characteristics listed below and shall be provided at least 30 days prior to shipping any items from the production lot under this contract. The Contractor may use its own facilities or any commercial laboratory certified to run quality assurance test methods listed below. NARA reserves the right to perform quality assurance at any time during the contract where such tests are deemed necessary to assure that supplies and services conform to the specifications. Therefore, the test results [pH, alkaline reserve, lignin, sizing, sulfur, abrasion and bending resistances, surface smoothness, thickness, fold endurance, bleeding and PAT], two samples of each item purchased, and a sample of at least 12 inch x 12 inch of the material used to make the item (for example boxboard), shall be sent together to the CS within 14 days after award of the contract. Additionally, the Contractor shall provide a sample of at least 12 inch x 12 inch of the material from a new production lot at any time, upon request of the Government. Table of QC Test Items and SpecificationsTest Items Spec. Targets Notes(test methods, test conditions, etc.)Alum-rosin sizing Negative TAPPI T 408 or ASTM D 549Lignin Negative,orKappa number ≤5 Phloroglucinol test, ASTM D1030 (X5 Spot Stains) TAPPI T-236Reducible Sulfur Alkaline reserve 3 - 6% (calculated as CaCO3) TAPPI T-553 (or slurry method)pH 8.0 - 9.5 TAPPI T-509 (or slurry method)Abrasion Resistance (total weight-loss) TAPPI T-476(#CS10 wheel, 100 wear cycles, on outer surfaces )Surface Smoothness 175 - 220 Sheffield units. TAPPI T 538Thickness 0.0095" - 0.015" TAPPI T-411Bending Resistance ≥80 ±10mN (machine direction)≥40 ±10mN (cross direction) TAPPI T-556 (7.5° deflection)Folding Endurance ≥750 double folds(machine direction) TAPPI T-511(after conditioning according to TAPPI T-402, with 1kg load)Color & Dye Bleed/ Transfer No visible transferring See page 5 for detailed test method and conditionsPhotographic Activity Pass ISO 18916, for both paperboard and adhesive used(see note below) Note: For Photographic Activity, the contractor may wish to send samples to the Image Permanence Institute (Rochester Institute of Technology/IPI, 70 Lomb Memorial Drive, Rochester, NY 14623‐5604; Tel: 585‐475‐5199), or other testing laboratory, to determine conformance prior to submission.5.0 Inspection 5.1 Examination Criteria An examination shall be made to determine whether the completed envelope complies with the Requirements section of this specification (see pages 1-6). The qualities and characteristics that shall be regarded as unacceptable in the completed folder are listed below. 5.1.1 Completed envelopes are:• Not style specified • Not dimensions specified • Not materials (qualities or characteristics) specified • Not color specified • Not construction specified • Not identification markings specified 5.1.2 Workmanship • Edges are not cut straight, not smooth and even • Corners are not evenly rounded and smooth • Surfaces are not clean or smooth, have oozed adhesive, smudges, fingerprints or dirt • Surfaces have blisters, knots, or shives • Surfaces have scuffs and abrasions• Fraying, cracks, or breaks along any folded or scored edges 5.1.3 Packaging for Delivery An examination shall be made to determine whether the packaging of the boxes for delivery complies with the requirements of "Preparation for Delivery Section" of this specification. The characteristics that shall be regarded as unacceptable in the packaging are listed below: • The number of envelopes per container is not as specified in contract• Container is not sealed to ensure they arrive dry and undamaged• Container is not legibly marked with the purchase order number • Container is not legibly marked with the type of envelope within • Container is not legibly marked with size of envelope within • Container is not legibly marked with number of envelope within 5.2 Responsibility for Inspection Unless otherwise specified in the purchase order, the supplier is responsible for the performance of all inspection requirements specified herein. The National Archives reserves the right to perform any of the inspections set forth in the specification where such inspections are deemed necessary to assure that supplies and services conform to the prescribed requirements.5.3 Sampling for ExaminationSampling MethodThe sampling of envelopes in each shipment for examination shall be carried out according to methods specified in ANSI/ASQ Z1.4, inspection level S‐2. Acceptable quality levels• For construction and workmanship at product level, the acceptable quality level shall be ≤4.0% defective from each lot of material delivered.• For QC testing at product level, the acceptable quality level shall be ≤2.5% defective from each lot of material delivered.• For compliance with packaging and marking requirements at package level, the acceptable quality level shall be ≤4.0% defective from each lot of material delivered.                               ATTACHMENT 3SHIPPING DESTINATIONSDeliveries may be made to all NARA Sites and the shipping destinations are below. All Delivery Orders will include a NARA Point of Contact (POC). PRIMARY DESTINATIONS PRIMARY DESTINATIONSNational Archives at College Park3301 Metzerott RoadCollege Park, MD 20740Delivery Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-3:00 PM National Archives BuildingLoading Dock7th & Pennsylvania Ave. (R)Washington, DC 20408 (see Note 1)Delivery Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-3:00 PMNational Archives at Waltham380 Trapelo RoadWaltham, MA 02154Delivery Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30 AM-2:30 PM National Archives at New YorkOne Bowling GreenNew York, NY 10004 (see Note 2)Delivery Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30 AM-2:30 PMJohn F. Kennedy LibraryColumbia PointAbilene, KS 67410Delivery Hours: Mon-Fri. 9:30 AM-2:30 PM Franklin D. Roosevelt Library4079 Albany Post RoadHyde Park, NY 12538Delivery Hours: Mon-Fri. 9:30 AM-2:30 PMNational Archives at Philadelphia14700 Townsend Road Philadelphia, PA 19154-1025Delivery Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30 AM-2:30 PM National Archives at Atlanta5780 Jonesboro RoadMorrow, GA 30260-3087Delivery Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30 AM-2:30 PMJimmy Carter Library441 Freedom ParkwayAtlanta, GA 30307Delivery Hours: Mon-Fri. 9:30 AM-2:30 PM Gerald R. Ford LibraryLibrary: 1000 Beal AvenueAnn Arbor, MI 48109Delivery Hours: Mon-Fri. 9:30 AM-2:30 PMHerbert Hoover Library210 Parkside DriveWest Branch, IA 52358Delivery Hours: Mon-Fri. 9:30 AM-2:30 PM National Archives at Chicago7358 South Pulaski RoadChicago, IL 60629Delivery Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30 AM-2:30 PMDwight D. Eisenhower Library200 Southeast Fourth StreetAbilene, KS 67410Delivery Hours: Mon-Fri. 9:30 AM-2:30 PM National Archives at Denver17101 Huron StreetBroomfield, CO 80023-8909Delivery Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30 AM-2:30 PM National Personnel Records CenterArchival Operations - St. Louis1 Archives DriveSt. Louis, MO 63138Delivery Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30 AM-2:30 PM Kansas City Federal Records Center8600 NE Underground DrivePillar 300-GKansas City, MO 64161Delivery Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30 AM-2:30 PMNational Archives at Kansas City400 West Pershing DriveKansas City, MO 64108 Delivery Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30 AM-2:30 PM William J. Clinton Library1200 President Clinton AvenueLittle Rock, AR 72201 Delivery Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30 AM-2:30 PMNational Archives at Fort Worth1400 John Burgess DriveFort Worth, TX 76140Delivery Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30 AM-2:30 PM George Bush Library1000 George Bush Drive WestCollege Station, TX 77845Delivery Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30 AM-2:30 PMLyndon Baines Johnson Library2313 Red River StreetAustin, TX 78705Delivery Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30 AM-2:30 PM George W. Bush Library2943 SMU BoulevardDallas, TX 75205Delivery Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30 AM-2:30 PMNational Archives at Seattle6125 Sand Point Way, NESeattle, WA 98115Delivery Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30 AM-2:30 PM National Archives at San Bruno1000 Commodore DriveSan Bruno, CA 94066Delivery Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30 AM-2:30 PMNational Archives at Riverside23123 Cajalco RoadPerris, CA 92570Delivery Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30 AM-2:30 PM Ronald Reagan Library40 Presidential DriveSimi Valley, CA 93065Delivery Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30 AM-2:30 PMRichard Nixon Library18001 Yorba Linda BoulevardYorba Linda, CA 92886Delivery Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30 AM-2:30 PM NOTES TO CONTRACTOR: 1. At Delivery Location: National Archives - 7th & Pennsylvania Ave., NW Washington, DC, low boy trailers cannot get into garage.2. At Delivery Location: National Archives New York - 1 Bowling Green, New York, NY 10004, trailers cannot exceed 12 feet - six inches in height. Twenty-four-hour advance notice, prior to delivery, is required.   ATTACHMENT 4ADDITIONAL NARA TERMS AND CONDITIONS (Addenda to FAR Clause 52.212-4) I. GOVERNMENT CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION A. This contract will be administered by: National Archives and Records AdministrationAcquisitions Branch, Code BCN8601 Adelphi Road, Room 3340College Park, MD 20740-6001 B. Contract Specialist (CS): Cynthia Jones Telephone: 301-837-1860Email: cynthia.jones@nara.gov The Contracting Officer (CO) has the overall responsibility for the administration of this contract. Written communication to the Contract Specialist (CS) must make reference to the contract number and must be emailed or mailed with postage prepaid, to the above address. C. Contracting Officer (CO): Any BCN Warranted CO The CO alone, without delegation, is authorized to take actions on behalf of the Government to amend, modify, or deviate from the contract terms, conditions, requirements, specifications, details and/or delivery schedules; make final decisions on disputed deductions from contract payments for non-performance or unsatisfactory performance; terminate the contract for convenience or default; and issue final decisions regarding contract questions or matters under dispute. However, the CO may delegate certain other responsibilities to authorized representatives. D. NARA Point of Contact (POC): POC: TBDTelephone:Email:     II. INVOICE SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS A. The preferred method for invoicing is through the Invoice Processing Platform (IPP) which is a secure web-based electronic invoicing and payment information system. This service is provided by the U.S. Treasury's Bureau of the Fiscal Service free of charge to federal agencies and contractors. IPP allows contractors to view information regarding their contracts and orders, electronically submit invoices and view payment information. B. The IPP website address is https://www.ipp.gov. Contractors can obtain enrollment assistance by contacting the Fiscal Service Accounts Payable Help Desk via e-mail at AccountsPayable@fiscal.treasury.gov or by phone at 304-480-8000, Option 7. C. Contractors that are not able to utilize the IPP system for submitting payment requests may submit invoices electronically by e-mail to AccountsPayable@fiscal.treasury.gov. Microsoft Excel, Adobe Acrobat Portable Document Format (PDF) and Microsoft Word are acceptable formats. D. Invoices for services shall be submitted monthly unless otherwise stated elsewhere in the contract. E. For invoice and payment questions call the Fiscal Service AP Help Desk at 304-480-8000, Option 7. III. DELIVERY Delivery times will be as established in the delivery orders but shall not be sooner than 45 calendar days after receipt of order. Delivery must be made during regular business hours unless mutually agreed upon by NARA and the Contractor. Delivery must be made as ordered, in the specific quantities, to the specified destinations. Items will be shipped FOB Destination to all NARA sites as shown on Delivery Orders. The Contractor shall be responsible for risk of loss and any damages to items during shipment (see FAR 52.212-4(j)).         ATTACHMENT 5FAR ClausesI. FAR 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items (Jun 2016) (a) The Contractor shall comply with the following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) clauses, which are incorporated in this contract by reference, to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items:(1) 52.209-10, Prohibition on Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations (Nov 2015) (2) 52.233-3, Protest After Award (AUG 1996) (31 U.S.C. 3553). (3) 52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (OCT 2004)(Public Laws 108-77 and 108-78 (19 U.S.C. 3805 note)). (b) The Contractor shall comply with the FAR clauses in this paragraph (b) that the Contracting Officer has indicated as being incorporated in this contract by reference to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items:__ (1) 52.203-6, Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government (Sept 2006), with Alternate I (Oct 1995) (41 U.S.C. 4704 and 10 U.S.C. 2402). __ (2) 52.203-13, Contractor Code of Business Ethics and Conduct (Oct 2015) (41 U.S.C. 3509)). __ (3) 52.203-15, Whistleblower Protections under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (June 2010) (Section 1553 of Pub. L. 111-5). (Applies to contracts funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.) __ (4) 52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards (Oct 2015) (Pub. L. 109-282) (31 U.S.C. 6101 note). __ (5) [Reserved].__ (6) 52.204-14, Service Contract Reporting Requirements (Jan 2014) (Pub. L. 111-117, section 743 of Div. C). __ (7) 52.204-15, Service Contract Reporting Requirements for Indefinite-Delivery Contracts (Jan 2014) (Pub. L. 111-117, section 743 of Div. C). __ (8) 52.209-6, Protecting the Government's Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment. (Oct 2015) (31 U.S.C. 6101 note). __ (9) 52.209-9, Updates of Publicly Available Information Regarding Responsibility Matters (Jul 2013) (41 U.S.C. 2313). __ (10) [Reserved].__ (11)(i) 52.219-3, Notice of HUBZone Set-Aside or Sole-Source Award (Nov 2011) (15 U.S.C. 657a). __ (ii) Alternate I (Nov 2011) of 52.219-3. __ (12)(i) 52.219-4, Notice of Price Evaluation Preference for HUBZone Small Business Concerns (OCT 2014) (if the offeror elects to waive the preference, it shall so indicate in its offer) (15 U.S.C. 657a). __ (ii) Alternate I (JAN 2011) of 52.219-4. __ (13) [Reserved]__ (14)(i) 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside (Nov 2011) (15 U.S.C. 644). __ (ii) Alternate I (Nov 2011).__ (iii) Alternate II (Nov 2011).__ (15)(i) 52.219-7, Notice of Partial Small Business Set-Aside (June 2003) (15 U.S.C. 644). __ (ii) Alternate I (Oct 1995) of 52.219-7. __ (iii) Alternate II (Mar 2004) of 52.219-7. __ (16) 52.219-8, Utilization of Small Business Concerns (Oct 2014) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(2) and (3)). __ (17)(i) 52.219-9, Small Business Subcontracting Plan (Oct 2015) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(4)). __ (ii) Alternate I (Oct 2001) of 52.219-9. __ (iii) Alternate II (Oct 2001) of 52.219-9. __ (iv) Alternate III (Oct 2015) of 52.219-9. __ (18) 52.219-13, Notice of Set-Aside of Orders (Nov 2011) (15 U.S.C. 644(r)). __ (19) 52.219-14, Limitations on Subcontracting (Nov 2011) (15 U.S.C. 637(a)(14)). __ (20) 52.219-16, Liquidated Damages-Subcon-tracting Plan (Jan 1999) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(4)(F)(i)). __ (21) 52.219-27, Notice of Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Set-Aside (Nov 2011) (15 U.S.C. 657 f). _X_ (22) 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Rerepresentation (Jul 2013) (15 U.S.C. 632(a)(2)). __ (23) 52.219-29, Notice of Set-Aside for, or Sole Source Award to, Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business Concerns (Dec 2015) (15 U.S.C. 637(m)). __ (24) 52.219-30, Notice of Set-Aside for, or Sole Source Award to, Women-Owned Small Business Concerns Eligible Under the Women-Owned Small Business Program (Dec 2015) (15 U.S.C. 637(m)). _X_ (25) 52.222-3, Convict Labor (June 2003) (E.O. 11755). _X_ (26) 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (Feb 2016) (E.O. 13126). _X_ (27) 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Apr 2015). _X_ (28) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (Apr 2015) (E.O. 11246). _X_ (29) 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (Oct 2015)(38 U.S.C. 4212). __ (30) 52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (Jul 2014) (29 U.S.C. 793). _X_ (31) 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (FEB 2016) (38 U.S.C. 4212). _X_ (32) 52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (Dec 2010) (E.O. 13496). __ (33)(i) 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (Mar 2015) (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 and E.O. 13627). __ (ii) Alternate I (Mar 2015) of 52.222-50 (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 and E.O. 13627). __ (34) 52.222-54, Employment Eligibility Verification (OCT 2015). (Executive Order 12989). (Not applicable to the acquisition of commercially available off-the-shelf items or certain other types of commercial items as prescribed in 22.1803.) __ (35)(i) 52.223-9, Estimate of Percentage of Recovered Material Content for EPA-Designated Items (May 2008) (42 U.S.C. 6962(c)(3)(A)(ii)). (Not applicable to the acquisition of commercially available off-the-shelf items.) __ (ii) Alternate I (May 2008) of 52.223-9 (42 U.S.C. 6962(i)(2)(C)). (Not applicable to the acquisition of commercially available off-the-shelf items.) __ (36)(i) 52.223-13, Acquisition of EPEAT®-Registered Imaging Equipment (JUN 2014) (E.O.s 13423 and 13514). __ (ii) Alternate I (Oct 2015) of 52.223-13. __ (37)(i) 52.223-14, Acquisition of EPEAT®-Registered Televisions (JUN 2014) (E.O.s 13423 and 13514). __ (ii) Alternate I (Jun 2014) of 52.223-14. __ (38) 52.223-15, Energy Efficiency in Energy-Consuming Products (DEC 2007) (42 U.S.C. 8259b). __ (39)(i) 52.223-16, Acquisition of EPEAT®-Registered Personal Computer Products (OCT 2015) (E.O.s 13423 and 13514). __ (ii) Alternate I (Jun 2014) of 52.223-16. _X_ (40) 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (AUG 2011) (E.O. 13513). __ (41) 52.225-1, Buy American-Supplies (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 83). __ (42)(i) 52.225-3, Buy American-Free Trade Agreements-Israeli Trade Act (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 83, 19 U.S.C. 3301 note, 19 U.S.C. 2112 note, 19 U.S.C. 3805 note, 19 U.S.C. 4001 note, Pub. L. 103-182, 108-77, 108-78, 108-286, 108-302, 109-53, 109-169, 109-283, 110-138, 112-41, 112-42, and 112-43. __ (ii) Alternate I (May 2014) of 52.225-3. __ (iii) Alternate II (May 2014) of 52.225-3. __ (iv) Alternate III (May 2014) of 52.225-3. __ (43) 52.225-5, Trade Agreements (FEB 2016) (19 U.S.C. 2501, et seq., 19 U.S.C. 3301 note). _X_ (44) 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (June 2008) (E.O.'s, proclamations, and statutes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury). __ (45) 52.225-26, Contractors Performing Private Security Functions Outside the United States (Jul 2013) (Section 862, as amended, of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008; 10 U.S.C. 2302 Note). __ (46) 52.226-4, Notice of Disaster or Emergency Area Set-Aside (Nov 2007) (42 U.S.C. 5150). __ (47) 52.226-5, Restrictions on Subcontracting Outside Disaster or Emergency Area (Nov 2007) (42 U.S.C. 5150). __ (48) 52.232-29, Terms for Financing of Purchases of Commercial Items (Feb 2002) (41 U.S.C. 4505, 10 U.S.C. 2307(f)). __ (49) 52.232-30, Installment Payments for Commercial Items (Oct 1995) (41 U.S.C. 4505, 10 U.S.C. 2307(f)). _X_ (50) 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management (Jul 2013) (31 U.S.C. 3332). __ (51) 52.232-34, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Other than System for Award Management (Jul 2013) (31 U.S.C. 3332). __ (52) 52.232-36, Payment by Third Party (May 2014) (31 U.S.C. 3332). __ (53) 52.239-1, Privacy or Security Safeguards (Aug 1996) (5 U.S.C. 552a). __ (54)(i) 52.247-64, Preference for Privately Owned U.S.-Flag Commercial Vessels (Feb 2006) (46 U.S.C. Appx. 1241(b) and 10 U.S.C. 2631). __ (ii) Alternate I (Apr 2003) of 52.247-64. (c) The Contractor shall comply with the FAR clauses in this paragraph (c), applicable to commercial services, that the Contracting Officer has indicated as being incorporated in this contract by reference to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items:__ (1) 52.222-17, Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers (May 2014)(E.O. 13495). __ (2) 52.222-41, Service Contract Labor Standards (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67). __ (3) 52.222-42, Statement of Equivalent Rates for Federal Hires (May 2014) (29 U.S.C. 206 and 41 U.S.C. chapter 67). __ (4) 52.222-43, Fair Labor Standards Act and Service Contract Labor Standards-Price Adjustment (Multiple Year and Option Contracts) (May 2014) (29 U.S.C. 206 and 41 U.S.C. chapter 67). __ (5) 52.222-44, Fair Labor Standards Act and Service Contract Labor Standards-Price Adjustment (May 2014) (29 U.S.C. 206 and 41 U.S.C. chapter 67). __ (6) 52.222-51, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Maintenance, Calibration, or Repair of Certain Equipment-Requirements (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67). __ (7) 52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Certain Services-Requirements (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67). __ (8) 52.222-55, Minimum Wages Under Executive Order 13658 (Mar 2016). __ (9) 52.226-6, Promoting Excess Food Donation to Nonprofit Organizations (May 2014) (42 U.S.C. 1792). __ (10) 52.237-11, Accepting and Dispensing of $1 Coin (Sept 2008) (31 U.S.C. 5112(p)(1)). (d) Comptroller General Examination of Record. The Contractor shall comply with the provisions of this paragraph (d) if this contract was awarded using other than sealed bid, is in excess of the simplified acquisition threshold, and does not contain the clause at 52.215-2, Audit and Records-Negotiation. (1) The Comptroller General of the United States, or an authorized representative of the Comptroller General, shall have access to and right to examine any of the Contractor's directly pertinent records involving transactions related to this contract.(2) The Contractor shall make available at its offices at all reasonable times the records, materials, and other evidence for examination, audit, or reproduction, until 3 years after final payment under this contract or for any shorter period specified in FAR Subpart 4.7, Contractor Records Retention, of the other clauses of this contract. If this contract is completely or partially terminated, the records relating to the work terminated shall be made available for 3 years after any resulting final termination settlement. Records relating to appeals under the disputes clause or to litigation or the settlement of claims arising under or relating to this contract shall be made available until such appeals, litigation, or claims are finally resolved. (3) As used in this clause, records include books, documents, accounting procedures and practices, and other data, regardless of type and regardless of form. This does not require the Contractor to create or maintain any record that the Contractor does not maintain in the ordinary course of business or pursuant to a provision of law. (e)(1) Notwithstanding the requirements of the clauses in paragraphs (a), (b), (c), and (d) of this clause, the Contractor is not required to flow down any FAR clause, other than those in this paragraph (e)(1) in a subcontract for commercial items. Unless otherwise indicated below, the extent of the flow down shall be as required by the clause-(i) 52.203-13, Contractor Code of Business Ethics and Conduct (Oct 2015) (41 U.S.C. 3509). (ii) 52.219-8, Utilization of Small Business Concerns (Oct 2014) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(2) and (3)), in all subcontracts that offer further subcontracting opportunities. If the subcontract (except subcontracts to small business concerns) exceeds $700,000 ($1.5 million for construction of any public facility), the subcontractor must include 52.219-8 in lower tier subcontracts that offer subcontracting opportunities. (iii) 52.222-17, Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers (May 2014) (E.O. 13495). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (l) of FAR clause 52.222-17. (iv) 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Apr 2015) (v) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (Apr 2015) (E.O. 11246). (vi) 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (Oct 2015) (38 U.S.C. 4212). (vii) 52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (Jul 2014) (29 U.S.C. 793). (viii) 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (Feb 2016) (38 U.S.C. 4212) (ix) 52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (Dec 2010) (E.O. 13496). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (f) of FAR clause 52.222-40. (x) 52.222-41, Service Contract Labor Standards (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67). (xi) __(A) 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (Mar 2015) (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 and E.O 13627). __(B) Alternate I (Mar 2015) of 52.222-50 (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 and E.O 13627). (xii) 52.222-51, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Maintenance, Calibration, or Repair of Certain Equipment-Requirements (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67). (xiii) 52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Certain Services-Requirements (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67). (xiv) 52.222-54, Employment Eligibility Verification (OCT 2015) (E.O. 12989). (xv) 52.222-55, Minimum Wages Under Executive Order 13658 (Mar 2016). (xvi) 52.225-26, Contractors Performing Private Security Functions Outside the United States (Jul 2013) (Section 862, as amended, of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008; 10 U.S.C. 2302 Note). (xvii) 52.226-6, Promoting Excess Food Donation to Nonprofit Organizations (May 2014) (42 U.S.C. 1792). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (e) of FAR clause 52.226-6. (xviii) 52.247-64, Preference for Privately Owned U.S.-Flag Commercial Vessels (Feb 2006) (46 U.S.C. Appx. 1241(b) and 10 U.S.C. 2631). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (d) of FAR clause 52.247-64. (2) While not required, the Contractor may include in its subcontracts for commercial items a minimal number of additional clauses necessary to satisfy its contractual obligations. II. FAR 52.216-18 Ordering (Oct 1995)(a) Any supplies and services to be furnished under this contract shall be ordered by issuance of delivery orders by a NARA Contracting Officer. Such orders may be issued from date of award through 12 months after date of award (and upon exercise of an option, the period applicable to that option). (b) All delivery orders are subject to the terms and conditions of this contract. In the event of conflict between a delivery order or delivery order and this contract, the contract shall control. (c) If mailed, a delivery order is considered "issued" when the Government deposits the order in the mail. Orders may be issued orally, by facsimile, or by electronic commerce methods only if authorized in the Schedule.III. FAR 52.216-19 Order Limitations (Oct 1995)(a) Minimum order. When the Government requires supplies or services covered by this contract in an amount of less than $500.00, the Government is not obligated to purchase, nor is the Contractor obligated to furnish, those supplies or services under the contract. (b) Maximum order. The Contractor is not obligated to honor --(1) Any order for a single item in excess of $60,000.00;(2) Any order for a combination of items in excess of $150,000.00; or(3) A series of orders from the same ordering office within 7 days that together call for quantities exceeding the limitation in subparagraph (b)(1) or (2) of this section. (c) If this is a requirements contract (i.e., includes the Requirements clause at subsection 52.216-21 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)), the Government is not required to order a part of any one requirement from the Contractor if that requirement exceeds the maximum-order limitations in paragraph (b) of this section. (d) Notwithstanding paragraphs (b) and (c) of this section, the Contractor shall honor any order exceeding the maximum order limitations in paragraph (b), unless that order (or orders) is returned to the ordering office within 30 days after issuance, with written notice stating the Contractor's intent not to ship the item (or items) called for and the reasons. Upon receiving this notice, the Government may acquire the supplies or services from another source. IV. FAR 52.216-22 Indefinite Quantity (Oct 1995) (a) This is an indefinite-quantity contract for the supplies or services specified, and effective for the period stated, in the Schedule. The quantities of supplies and services specified in the Schedule are estimates only and are not purchased by this contract. (b) Delivery or performance shall be made only as authorized by orders issued in accordance with the Ordering clause. The Contractor shall furnish to the Government, when and if ordered, the supplies or services specified in the Schedule up to and including the quantity designated in the Schedule as the "maximum." The Government shall order at least the quantity of supplies or services designated in the Schedule as the "minimum." (c) Except for any limitations on quantities in the Order Limitations clause or in the Schedule, there is no limit on the number of orders that may be issued.