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Gardening Services, U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru

Department of State, Western Hemisphere Posts | Published February 28, 2017
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Description: (Please note that this solicitation is not ready to be issued as of this date.) The Embassy of the United States in Lima, Peru will issue a solicitation for gardening and external cleaning services. These requirements may change depending on funding availability in forth coming periods. Anticipated performance is for one base period and four one-year periods at the option of the Government. Major duties and responsibilities are to perform gardening, composting and exterior cleaning services for real property owned or managed by the U.S. Embassy in Peru. The Contractor shall furnish managerial, administrative and direct labor personnel to accomplish all work as required in this contract. Contractor employees shall be on site only for contractual duties and not for other business purposes. All responsible sources may submit an offer, which shall be considered. The Government plans to issue the solicitation tentatively in March, 2017. This solicitation will be advertised in FED BIZOPPS and Embassy website - no paper copies will be mailed. Note: The response date in this synopsis is not a firm date please see the solicitation for the actual date.

Janitorial and Related Services

General Services Administration, Public Buildings Service (PBS) | Published April 2, 2015
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The intent of this project is to provide janitorial and related services at the following locations: Location 1: Theodore Levin U.S. Courthouse, 231 W. Lafayette Blvd., Detroit, MI 48226 Location 2: Rosa Parks Federal Building, 333 Mt. Elliott, Detroit, MI 48207 Location 3: Rosa Parks Federal Garage, 333 Mt. Elliott, Detroit, MI 48207 Location 4: Customs Cargo Inspection Facility, 2810 W. Fort St, Detroit, MI 48216 Location 5: Non-Intrusive Inspection Facility, 2810 W. Fort St, Detroit, MI 48216 Location 6: Broker's Building, 2810 W. Fort St, Detroit, MI 48216 Location 7: USDA Canopy, 2810 W. Fort St, Detroit, MI 48216 Location 8: Gantry Building, 2810 W. Fort St, Detroit, MI 48216-2061 The required janitorial and related services included, but are not limited to the following: interior and exterior cleaning, window washing, trash removal, recycling, grounds maintenance (location 2 only), and snow and ice removal at the above mentioned locations. The contract term shall be a year base, with four, one year options. The estimated start date is August 1, 2015. This procurement is set-aside for 8(a) small business concerns. The NAICS Code is 561720 with a size standard of $18 million. This is a negotiated, best-value procurement. Proposals will be evaluated on past performance and price. There will be a pre-proposal conference. The date and time for the conference will be stated in the solicitation package. The solicitation will be available on or about April 17, 2015; the actual date for receipt of proposals will be stated in the solicitation. The solicitation will be available for download through the Federal Business Opportunities (FBO) (fbo.gov) website. All interested vendors must register with this website. Offerors will be responsible for downloading the solicitation and for monitoring FBO for amendments and/or additional information. All responsible 8(a) sources may submit a proposal, which shall be considered by the agency. All offerors must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM), located at www.sam.gov, in order to be considered for award. See the solicitation for more information. These services in Detroit, Michigan are currently being performed by Tate-Byles JV, Hendersonville, Tennessee. The current monthly price is $112,087.31 for all eight locations combined. Because these specifications are performance based, it is the responsibility of the offeror to review the entire solicitation and base their proposal on THIS forthcoming solicitation.

Janitorial and Related Services, Saginaw, MI

General Services Administration, Public Buildings Service (PBS) | Published June 28, 2010
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The intent of this procurement is a contract to provide janitorial and related services at the Social Security Administration Building in Saginaw, Michigan. The contractor shall provide the management, supervision, manpower, equipment and supplies necessary to provide janitorial and related services as described in the solicitation. The contractor is responsible for performing all work under this contract in accordance with Federal, State, County, and City laws and codes and shall follow the most stringent of them. In addition to compliance with these laws, the Contractor shall follow all applicable standard industry practices including, but not limited to the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) and NIBS. This will be a performance-based contract. The required janitorial and related services include but are not limited to the following: interior and exterior cleaning, window washing, trash removal, recycling, pest management, snow and ice removal, exterior policing and weed control. The contract term shall be one year with four, one-year options. The estimated start date is November 1, 2010. This procurement is a total set-aside for small business concerns. The NAICS Code is 561720 with a size standard of $16.5 million. This is a negotiated best value procurement. Proposals will be evaluated on price and non-price factors. A pre-proposal conference is tentatively scheduled for July 20, 2010 (the actual date and details will be stated in the solicitation). The solicitation will be available on or about July 13, 2010; the actual date for receipt of proposals will be stated in the solicitation. The solicitation will be available for download through the Federal Business Opportunities (FBO) (fedbizopps.gov) website. All interested vendors must be registered with this website in order to download the solicitation and amendments. Offerors will be responsible for downloading the solicitation and for monitoring FBO for amendments and/or additional information. All responsible small business sources may submit a proposal with shall be considered by the agency. See the solicitation for more information.

Custodial and Janitorial Related Services

Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | Published December 23, 2008
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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requires custodial i.e. janitorial and related services in support of the IRS-Enterprise Computing Center in Martinsburg, WV. Services are to be at the Enterprise Computing Center (ECC) Annex which includes the Child Care Building, Credit Union Building and Mail Trailer located at 250 Murall Drive and the Annex Office Addition (AOE) Building located at 145 Murall Drive, WV. The building population is approximately 900 for the location at 250 Murall Drive and the building population is approximately 350 for the location at 145 Mural Drive. Services include but are not limited to: toilet rooms; rooms i.e. executive spaces; main and secondary entrances, lobbies, patios, terraces, corriders; stairways; warehouse/loading area; passenger and freight elevators; guard booths; drinking fountains; ash receptacles; clinical and laboratory areas; cafeteria and break areas; child care facility; exterior cleaning; storage space; entrance and elevator rugs and floor mats; windows and glass; venetian blinds, high cleaning; hard floor maintenance; wall washing; floors; carpet cleaning; ADP Subflooring and floor tracks cleaning; trash and solid waste disposal and removal; destructor/shredder operation; insect and rodent control; interim snow removal; utility work and additional services related to an Annual COOP Exercise. A Firm Fixed Price (FFP) contract with a base period and four one year option periods is anticipated. The NAICS code is 561720 with a small business size standard of $15 Million. SEE NOTE 1. The anticipated release date for Solicitation TIRNO-09-R-00003 is on or around January 15, 2009.

Y--Childcare Developement Center Repair and Renovation

Department of the Navy, Naval Facilities Engineering Command | Published September 9, 2010
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CONTRACTOR TO PROVIDE DEMOLITION, EXTERIOR CLEANING AND WATER PROOFING, SEAMLESS VINYL FLOOR, VINYL COMPOSITION TILE, VINYL BASE, CARPET, GYPSUM BOARD, INSULATION, STEEL STUDS, PAINT, SUSPENDED ACOUTICAL TILE CEILINGS, AND REMOVAL OF ALL HVAC FIXTURES AND EQUIPMENT.

Janitorial and Related Services, Detroit, MI

General Services Administration, Public Buildings Service (PBS) | Published June 21, 2010
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The intent of this procurement is a contract to provide janitorial and related services at the following locations: Location 1: Patrick V. McNamara Federal Building, 477 Michigan Avenue, Detroit, MI Location 2: Patrick V. McNamara Federal Parking Facility, 477 Michigan Avenue, Detroit, MI Location 3: Howard Street Parking Lot, 530 Howard Street, Detroit, MI The contractor shall provide the management, supervision, labor, equipment, and supplies necessary to provide janitorial and related services as described in the solicitation. The contractor shall be responsible for performing all work under this contract in accordance with all Federal, State, County, and City laws and codes, following the most stringent of them. In addition to compliance with these laws, the Contractor shall follow all applicable stand industry practices including, but not limited to Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) and the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS). This will be a performance-based contract. The required janitorial and related services include, but are not limited to the following: interior and exterior cleaning, window washing, trash removal, recycling, pest management, snow and ice removal, exterior policing and weed control. The contract term shall be a one-year base with four, one-year options. The estimated start date is February 1, 2011. This procurement is set-aside for 8(a) small business concerns. The NAICS Code is 561720 with a size standard of $16.5 million. This is a negotiated, best-value procurement. Proposals will be evaluated on price and non-price factors. A pre-proposal conference is tentatively scheduled for July 15, 2010 (the actual date along with site visit details will be stated in the solicitation). The solicitation will be available o/a July 6, 2010; the actual date for receipt of proposals will be stated in the solicitation. The solicitation will be available for download through the Federal Business Opportunities (FBO) (www.fedbizopps.gov) website. All interested vendors must be registered with this website in order to download the solicitation and amendments. Offerors will be responsible for downloading the solicitation and for monitoring FBO for amendments and/or additional information. All responsible 8(a) sources may submit a proposal, which shall be considered by the agency. See the solicitation for more information.

RECOVERY ACT - DOI General Construction Services

General Services Administration, Public Buildings Service (PBS) | Published March 30, 2010
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RECOVERY - This notice is provided for INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 ("ARRA"), the Grunley Construction Co., Inc. existing contract #GS-11P-01-MAC-0540 was modified under Modification PCX9 for building exterior cleaning and stone repairs for the Department of Interior Modernization project, located in Washington, DC. This was fully funded by the ARRA in the amount of $4,596,000. This project is a complete modernization project to create a Class A office facility.

Janitorial Services, White Plains, NY

General Services Administration, Public Buildings Service (PBS) | Published June 24, 2010
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The intent of this procurement is a contract to provide janitorial and related services at the location below: Charles L. Brieant, Jr. Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse 300 Quarropas Street White Plains, NY 10601 The contractor shall provide the management, supervision, labor, equipment, and supplies necessary to provide janitorial and related services as described in the solicitation. The contractor shall be responsible for performing all work under this contract in accordance with all Federal, State, County, and City laws and codes, following the most stringent of them. In addition to compliance with these laws, the Contractor shall follow all applicable standard industry practices including, but not limited to Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) and the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS). This will be a performance-based contract. The required janitorial and related services include, but are not limited to the following: interior and exterior cleaning, window washing, trash removal, recycling, pest management, snow and ice removal, exterior policing and weed control. The contract term shall be a one-year base with four, one-year options. The estimated start date is October 1, 2010. This procurement is set-aside for 8(a) small business concerns. The NAICS Code is 561720 with a size standard of $16.5 million. Award will be made to the lowest priced responsible offeror. The solicitation will be available o/a July 12, 2010; the actual date for receipt of proposals will be stated in the solicitation. The solicitation will be available for download through the Federal Business Opportunities (FBO) (www.fedbizopps.gov) website, or directly from Joyce Taylor, (212) 264-3581 or joyce.taylor@gsa.gov. All interested vendors must be registered with this website in order to download the solicitation and amendments. Offerors will be responsible for downloading the solicitation and for monitoring FBO for amendments and/or additional information. All responsible 8(a) sources may submit a proposal, which shall be considered by the agency. In order to be considered for award, all Contractors must be registered in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) System www.ccr.gov. Offerors must complete the attached Document Security Notice Forms and return to Joyce Taylor, (212) 264-5381, joyce.taylor@gsa.gov, in order to receive a copy of the solicitation. The solicitation will be available o/a July 12, 2010. See the solicitation for more information.

Y -- DHS/CBP/USBP DRT NEW CONSTRUCTION & RENOVATION-6000 AGENT PROGRAM, DHS/CBP USBPS, UVALDE, TEXAS 78801

General Services Administration, Public Buildings Service (PBS) | Published February 19, 2008
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This project is located in Uvalde, Texas and is set-aside exclusively for 8(a) firms with NAICS Code 236220 that lie within the geographical boundaries of the Small Business Administration's (SBA) San Antonio, Texas district office. The General Services Administration (GSA) shall only issue the solicitation for this project in an electronic (PDF) format. Access to the complete solicitation, which includes all contract clauses, specifications and drawings, will be made available only through a secured extranet site. Interested parties need to email all requests for access to the restricted extranet site to the attention of the Point of Contact (POC) indicated below in this synopsis. The email request must include a completed Document Security Notice (DSN - PBS 3490.1), which is available as an attachment to this synopsis. As required by the DSN directive, the requesting contractor must include: 1) the name of the contractor's company, 2) a copy of a valid business license or other documentation granted by the state or local jurisdiction to conduct business, 3) a valid DUNS Number, 4) a valid IRS Tax ID Number, 5) a valid picture state driver's license and an email address for each of the person(s) requesting access to the extranet site. Upon receipt of the completed DSN, and acceptance of the firm's request for access to the restricted site and the solicitation, two separate emails will be transmitted to the new user at the email address provided, assigning a User ID and password. These emails will provide instructions and requirements for entry into the secured extranet site and access to the solicitation. The General Services Administration (GSA) is soliciting proposals on behalf of the DHS/CBP/USBP DRT for Design, Construction and Renovation services in support of the new 6000 Agent Program, located at 30 Industrial Park, Uvalde, Texas 78801. The Contractor shall furnish all of the necessary labor, materials, equipment, tools and supervision to accomplish the work, as noted below. This work shall include, but not be limited to, furnishing and installing the following: 1. Professional A/E services required for the completion of the project Design. The design intent documents (35 percent) will be included in the specifications. 2. Asphalt Paving for Approximately fifty (50) vehicle parking spaces, with approximately nine hundred (900) linear feet of additional security chain link fencing 3. USBP Security Clearance Processing will be required. 4. Upgraded utilities (electrical, domestic water, storm water drainage, sanitary sewer, and OIT/Security Infrastructure). 5. Two (2) new emergency generators required to service the existing two (2) buildings and two (2) new proposed buildings. 6. Existing furniture moves will be considered with an alternate price (refer to Option Number six (6)). 7. The A/E will use an interior designer/space planner to have a final furniture layout included in the final drawings. 8. Review and correction of on-site water pressure, which is very low at the present time. 9. Provide pole lighting and security cameras for the two (2) new buildings 10. One (1) approximately six thousand (6,000) square foot Processing Pre-Engineered Metal Building (dimensions indicated in the 35% project drawings). 11. One (1) approximately six thousand (6,000) square foot Agent Pre-Engineered Metal Building (dimensions indicated in the 35% project drawings). (note: both buildings - the Processing Building and the Agent Building - will be considered to be combined into one overall building). 12. Renovation and upgrading of the existing USBPS station building into all Administration utilization. 13. Modular furniture procurement will be done via GSA FAS via the National Furniture Center. The contractor shall not be responsible for ordering furniture. 14. Design submittals at 65%, 95% and 100%, to include updated schedules and cost estimates. 15. Coordination of infrastructural work with the DHS OIT (Telecommunications: Telephone and data) program personnel and contractor. 16. OIT (Telecommunications: Telephone and data). The contractor will need to provide only infrastructure, conduit and boxes. 17. Security. The contractor will need to provide only infrastructure, conduit and boxes. 18. The Design Phase of the project will include a cost proposal for design and a construction schedule for Construction Phases I, II and III. 19. During the design and construction phase, the contractor will provide an updated design and construction schedule every two weeks, along with progress photos. 20. The project shall be scheduled using Microsoft Office Project. 21. The Geotechnical Report will be provided by the GSA. 22. The fire protection design for the new buildings is to be coordinated with the local Fire Marshall and the GSA Fire Protection Engineer. 23. A two (2) year warranty will be provided for all work. 24. A phone system will be provided throughout all buildings. 25. The following price options will be required: OPTION #1 - Provide a security system for the two (2) new buildings. OPTION #2 - Move and upgrade the existing fuel system to a coordinated location, with a system similar to the Sanderson USBPS. OPTION #3 - Provide the relocated existing fuel tank with two (2) dispensers and provide a new twelve-thousand (12,000) gallon tank with four (4) dispensers, and provide a canopy for the fueling station with a sixteen (16) foot clearance. OPTION #4 - Provide a car wash facility with a dirt and oil separator in a coordinated location. OPTION #5 - Provide the Design and Construction of a sally port, according to the USBPS standards. OPTION #6 - Provide a price for moving the existing furniture out for the renovation of the existing USBPS. OPTION #7 - Provide exterior restoration of the existing USBPS Administration Building. Include exterior cleaning, painting of wall panels, door and window trim, exterior exposed metal, caulking of doors and windows, and repair of dryvit/stone/masonry walls. Existing USBPS Station Renovation: 1. The A/E shall provide a full interior and exterior survey of the existing building. 2. The A/E shall provide demolition and phasing drawings. 3. The A/E shall provide a new lighting and ceiling grid throughout the facility. 4. The A/E shall provide new exterior doors and frames. 5. The existing windows and roof shall remain. 6. The A/E shall provide updated furniture layout drawings. 7. The A/E shall provide design specifications and a location for two (2) generators. One (1) to serve the existing USBPS facility and one (1) to serve the new facilities. 8. The A/E shall review the location of the building and ensure that the building does not encroach on existing setbacks and/or easements. 9. Additional site lighting will be required for the new Agent Office Building and the Processing Building. 10. The A/E shall provide design specifications and a location for lightning protection for the new building(s). 11. The A/E shall incorporate an "entrance" canopy for the new building(s). 12. The A/E shall consider providing a separate manhole for the domestic water and sanitary sewer. All architectural millwork, architectural finishes, mechanical, plumbing and electrical systems for the new Construction & Renovation - 600 Agent Program will be indicated in the proposed design drawings, specifications, and amendment(s) to the solicitation. The majority of the work will be estimated to be performed during and after normal business hours and weekends, so as not to disrupt the operations of the existing Government tenants presently residing in the existing USBPS Facilities. The magnitude of this construction project, including all options, is estimated to be between $3,400,000 and $3,800,000. The solicitation issue date will be on or about Thursday, March 20, 2008. The proposal due date will be on or about Tuesday, April 22, 2008. A pre-proposal conference will be held on or about Tuesday, April 08, 2008, at the Uvalde Border Patrol Station, located at 30 Industrial Park, Uvalde, TX 78801; notification of proposed attendance is requested. Attendance at this conference is considered to be vital to the preparation of a competitive and cost effective proposal and to understanding the total result desired by the Government. Failure to attend this meeting may not be used as an excuse for omissions and miscalculations in offers. Performance and Payment Bonds will be required following award, pursuant to the Miller Act. This procurement is 100% set-aside for 8(a) small business concerns that fall within the boundaries of the San Antonio, Texas SBA district office and all responsible 8(a) sources within those boundaries may submit an offer, which shall be considered by the agency. Offers from other than 8(a) small business concerns, as well as offers from firms outside of the San Antonio SBA district office, will not be considered. The required Design completion date is sixty (60) calendar days, commencing one (1) day after the design full notice to proceed (NTP) is issued by the GSA Contracting Officer. Upon GSA acceptance of the final design, a construction full notice to proceed (NTP) will be issued. The required Construction completion date is two-hundred and forty (240) calendar days, commencing one (1) day after the construction full notice to proceed (NTP) is issued by the GSA Contracting Officer. Liquidated damages will be incurred for each day of delay beyond the total time allowed for this project, which shall not exceed three hundred (300) total calendar days between design and construction. Liquidated Damages for the Construction Project will be five-hundred dollars ($500) per calendar day of delay. If you have any questions, please call David Matthews on (817) 978-0229 or email your request to david.matthews@gsa.gov. The correct address for all inquiries is as follows: Attn: David A. Matthews, General Services Administration (GSA), Public Buildings Service (PBS), 7PMO, 819 Taylor Street, Room 12B, Fort Worth, TX, 76102-6114.

Janitorial Services for the US Consulate in DUBAI

Department of State, Near Eastern Posts | Published October 3, 2017
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Please note this solicitation is not ready to be issued as of this date. The Consulate of the United States in DUBAI, UAE will launch the solicitation on the Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps) website when it is available. Janitorial Services for the US Consulate in Dubai including interior and exterior cleaning.

Y -- DHS/CBP/USBP DRT NEW CONSTRUCTION & RENOVATION - 6000 AGENT PROGRAM, DHS/CBP USBPS, UVALDE, TEXAS 78801.

General Services Administration, Public Buildings Service (PBS) | Published August 31, 2007  -  Deadline October 12, 2007
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This project is located in Uvalde, Texas and is set-aside exclusively for 8(a) small business firms in the geographical boundaries of the Small Business Administration's (SBA) San Antonio, TX office. The General Services Administration (GSA) shall issue the solicitation for this project in an electronic format only. Access to the complete solicitation, specifications, drawings, and amendments to the solicitation will be made available only through a secured extranet site. Interested parties shall email all requests for access to the restricted Internet site, and for the complete solicitation, to the attention of the Point of Contact (POC) indicated in this synopsis. This email request should include the name of the contractor's company and its DUNS Number, the name of the individual designated by the company to access the solicitation and his or her respective email address (if different from the requester). Additionally, the contractor must review, complete, and return the Document Security Notice (DSN) to the POC. Please contact the POC for a copy of the DSN. Upon receipt of the completed DSN, and acceptance of the firm's request for access to the restricted site and the solicitation, two separate emails will be transmitted to the new user at the email address provided, assigning a User ID. These emails will provide instructions and requirements for entry into the secured extranet site and access to the solicitation. The General Services Administration (GSA) is soliciting proposals on behalf of the DHS/CBP/USBP DRT for Design, Construction and Renovation services in support of the new 6000 Agent Program, located at 30 Industrial Park, Uvalde, Texas 78801. The Contractor shall furnish all of the necessary labor, materials, equipment, tools and supervision to accomplish the work, as noted below. This work shall include, but not be limited to, furnishing and installing the following: 1. Professional A/E Design and Management and Inspection Services (M. & I.) 2. Asphalt Paving for Approximately fifty (50) parking spaces. 3. Approximately nine-hundred (900) lineal feet of Security Chain Link Fencing. 4. Upgraded utilities (electrical, domestic water and sanitary sewer systems). 5. Lightning Protection, pole lighting and security cameras. 6. Site Work. 7. One (1) approximately six thousand (6,000) square foot Processing Pre-Engineered Metal Building. 8. One (1) approximately six thousand (6,000) square foot Agent Pre-Engineered Metal Building. 9. Two (2) back-up Electrical Emergency Generators to service two (2) existing station facility buildings and two (2) new Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings. 10. Renovation of the existing station building into all Administration utilization. 11. Furniture Procurement and installation for the existing station building and the two (2) new Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings. 12. Providing cost proposals for the following Options: OPTION #1 - Furnish and Install two (2) six thousand (6,000) square foot Modular Buildings in lieu of the two (2) pre-engineered Metal Buildings. OPTION #2 - Provide a security system for the two (2) new buildings. OPTION #3 - Move and upgrade the existing fuel system to a coordinated location with the system, similar to the Sanderson USBPS. OPTION #4 - Provide the relocated existing fuel tank with two (2) dispensers and provide a new twelve-thousand (12,000) gallon tank with four (4) dispensers, and provide a canopy for the fueling station with a sixteen (16) foot clearance. OPTION #5 - Provide a car wash facility with a dirt and oil separator in a coordinated location. OPTION #6 - Provide the Design and Construction of a sally port, according to the USBPS standards. OPTION #7 - Provide a price for moving the existing furniture out for the renovation of the existing USBPS. OPTION #8 - Provide exterior restoration of the existing USBPS Administration Bldg. Include exterior cleaning, painting of wall panels, door and window trim, exterior exposed metal, caulking of doors and windows, and repair of dryvit/stone/masonry walls. All architectural millwork, architectural finishes, mechanical, plumbing and electrical systems for the new Construction and Renovation - 6000 Agent Program will be indicated in the proposed design drawings, specifications, amendment(s) and solicitation for this project. The majority of the work will be estimated to be performed during and after normal business hours and weekends, so as not to disrupt the operations of the existing Government tenants presently residing in the existing USBPS Facilities. The magnitude of this construction project is estimated to be between $3,000,000 and $3,500,000. The solicitation issue date will be on or about Friday, September 14, 2007. The proposal due date will be on or about Friday, October 12, 2007. A pre-proposal conference will be held on or about Wednesday, September 19, 2007, at 1:00 pm, at the Uvalde Border Patrol Station, located at 30 Industrial Park, Uvalde, TX 78801; notification of proposed attendance is requested. Attendance at this conference is considered to be vital to the preparation of a competitive and cost effective proposal and to understanding the total result desired by the Government. Failure to attend this meeting may not be used as an excuse for omissions and miscalculations in offers. Performance and Payment Bonds will be required following award, pursuant to the Miller Act. A bid guarantee shall also be required. This procurement is one hundred (100) percent set-aside for 8(a) small business concerns located within the geographical boundaries fo the San Antonio, Texas Small Business Administration (SBA) District Office's responsibility, to include 8(a) firms with a bona fide place of business. Offers from other than 8(a) small business concerns, as indicated above, will not be considered. All responsible 8(a) sources within the area of responsibility of the SBA office shown above may submit an offer, which shall be considered by the agency. The required Design completion date is ninety (90) calendar days, commencing one (1) day after the notice to proceed (NTP) is issued by the GSA Contracting Officer. The required Construction completion date is two-hundred and forty (240) calendar days, commencing one (1) day after the notice to proceed (NTP) is issued by the GSA Contracting Officer. Liquidated Damages for the Construction Project will be five-hundred dollars ($500) per calendar day of delay. If you have any questions, please call David Matthews on (817) 978-0229 or email your request to david.matthews@gsa.gov. The correct address for all inquiries is as follows: General Services Administration (GSA), Public Buildings Service (PBS), Border Service Center (7PMO), 819 Taylor Street, Room 12B14, Fort Worth, TX, 76102-6114.

S -- Brownsville, TX - custodial services

General Services Administration, Public Buildings Service (PBS) | Published November 28, 2007  -  Deadline January 18, 2008
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NAICS Code 561720: Provide management, supervision, labor, materials, equipment and supplies necessary to provide custodial and related services, including exterior cleaning and lawn and grounds maintenance at multiple buildings, i.e., Federal Building/U. S. Courthouse, B&M Bridge Border Station, Gateway Bridge Border Station, Los Tomates Border Station, Harbor Masters Building, Border Patrol, etc., in the Laredo, TX, area. Contract period: April 1, 2008 through March 31, 2009, with four (4) 1-year options. This contract will be acquired utilizing SOURCE SELECTION procedures with award based on the "GREATEST VALUE" concept. Anticipated release date of the request for proposal is on or about December 18, 2007, with an anticipated receipt of proposals date of January 18, 2008. GSA is issuing this solicitation only electronically. Interested parties may access the solicitation at www.fedbizopps.gov . This site provides instructions for downloading the solicitation file. Prospective offerors shall notify this office, either by electronic mail (cindy.pittinger@gsa.gov) or facsimile (817-978-6152) of their intent to submit an offer. It is the offeror's responsibility to monitor this site for the release of the solicitation and amendments (if any). Potential offerors will be responsible for downloading their own copy of the solicitation and amendments (if any). This solicitation is set aside for qualified SBA 8(a) firms ONLY. Contractor currently performing these services is J B Tree Maintenance Services, at approximately $85,773.00 per month. All responsive offers from responsible sources will be considered.

S -- Bownsville 8(a) custodial

General Services Administration, Public Buildings Service (PBS) | Published December 20, 2007  -  Deadline February 5, 2008
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NAICS Code 561720: Provide management, supervision, labor, materials, equipment and supplies necessary to provide custodial and related services, including exterior cleaning and lawn and grounds maintenance at multiple buildings, i.e., Federal Building/U. S. Courthouse, B&M Bridge Border Station, Gateway Bridge Border Station, Los Tomates Border Station, Harbor Masters Building, Border Patrol, etc., in the Brownsville, TX, area. Contract period: April 1, 2008 through March 31, 2009, with four (4) 1-year options. This contract will be acquired utilizing SOURCE SELECTION procedures with award based on the GREATEST VALUE concept. Anticipated release date of the request for proposal is on or about December 20, 2007, with an anticipated receipt of proposals date of February 5, 2008. GSA is issuing this solicitation only electronically. Interested parties may access the solicitation at www.fedbizopps.gov . This site provides instructions for downloading the solicitation file.

Z--WINDOW WASHING

Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Northern Indiana Health Care System (Marion Campus) | Published May 9, 2008  -  Deadline May 23, 2008
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GENERAL: Furnish all labor, supervision, management, management support, transportation, supplies, equipment, and materials necessary to accomplish a complete washing maintenance service as described herein.PRIMARY TASK GENERAL: Cleaning of window frames, sills and sashes to include discoloration due to nicotine, grease, and oils both interior and exterior. Cleaning of insect and solar screens to including the removal of rust, paint, bee hives, bird nest, etc. Replacement of component elements of window units damaged during accomplishment of contractual services.LOCATION SPECIFIC TASKS:Marion Campus shall clean exterior of the following areas: Library building #49, building #41, warehouse building #55, mailroom building #59, engineering building living quarters: 38, 36, 30, 29, 26, 34, 32, 33, 31, 28, 27, the police station building #14, Chapel, building #65, buildings 2, 5, 6, 12, fire station building #173, 185, 124, 15, 16, 174, 172, and building 138.Fort Wayne Campus. The contractor shall clean exterior of the following buildings: 1, 3, and 6. Screens are to be pulled out, cleaned and replaced.HOURS OF OPERATION: Normal business hours are 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday, excluding federal holidays. In no event shall the contractor carry on work outside of regular agreed upon working hours without prior approval of the contracting officer and/or his/her designee.SCHEDULINGSTART/FINISH DATES. An anticipated work schedule detailing when work is to be performed shall be submitted to ADMINISTRATIVE CONTRACTOR OFFICER or his/her representative (COTR) no later than the contract start date.DAILY WORK SCHEUDLE. Contractor shall provide a schedule of the specific areas in which the contractor will be working twenty-four (24) hours in advance. This schedule will be submitted to the chief of Environmental Management Services and/or his/her representative.Postponement/Delays: In the event climate or weather conditions become unsuitable for work or may induce an environmental hazard, then the entire work shall be rescheduled to a date and time satisfactory to the contractor and the Department of Veterans Affairs. Postponement will not reflect any penalties assessed to the contractor nor shall there be an additional cost to the government.QUALITY CONTROL /ASSURANCE: The contractor shall have a quality control program to assure the requirements of this contract are provided as specified. One copy of the contractors basic Quality Control Program shall be submitted to the contracting officer prior to award.The chief of Environmental Services or his/her designee will make daily inspections of the completed areas. The contractor will be notified no later than the following work day of any unsatisfactory work and such work will be redone to meet the specifications as stated.Contractor personnel shall not lend keys or open locked rooms or areas to permit entrance by persons other than contractor personnel performing assigned duties. All rooms found locked are not to be left unattended while performing duties under this contract and shall be relocked by the contractors personnel upon completion of duties. There may be certain areas identified by the COTR in which contractor personnel must immediately notify the COTR or security/medical center police if a door is found unlocked.Clearance/Access Controls: Contractor and all personnel shall comply with the security clearances of access controls of areas within the medical center. In the event that the contractor has to obtain access to areas that require special security precautions, the COTR will notify the contractor prior to access. PERSONNEL QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:Supervision: The contractor shall specify a project manager who will have the responsibility for performance of contract services. The project manager shall be competent to supervise all aspects of the contract and shall be available on site within hours after notification during the performance of contract work. The contracting officer shall be notified in writing of the name of the project manager and any changes in personnel appointed to act for the contractor as the contractors representative in the absence of the contractor. Training: No employee may be assigned to work under the provision of this contract until certification has been provided from the contracting officer that all personnel have received the required orientation and training.Uniforms and Employee Identification: The Contractor shall provide to all personnel assigned to the performance of this contract standard distinctive uniforms that are clearly distinguishable from all Department of Veterans Affairs uniforms. All uniforms are to be worn as designed by the manufacturer. Uniforms are to be clean and maintained in good repair.The Contractor shall provide identification for each employee consisting of the employees name and the company name. Identification shall be worn on or in the area of the left breast pocket.Conformity to Regulations: The contractor shall conform to all regulations (federal, state and local) governing, examining the licensing of the glazing maintenance operators, performance of the glazing maintenance and the use of chemicals and equipment which may be in effect in the area in which the work under this contract will be performed.Workers Compensation: The contractor agrees to procure and maintain for the contract period Workers Compensation and Employers Public Liability Insurance in accordance with the laws of the State of Indiana. The policy shall provide coverage for public liability limits of not less than $100,000 for each accident and at least $500,000 if more than one person is involved.The Contractor shall obtain all necessary licenses and/or permits required to perform this work. He/she shall take all reasonable precautions necessary to protect persons and property from injury or damage during the performance of this contract. He/she shall be 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 Indiana. Further, it is agreed that any negligence of the government, its officers, agents, servants and employees shall not be the responsibility of the contractor here-under with the regard to any claims, loss, damage, injury and liability resulting there-from.EVIDENCE OF INSURANCE COVERAGEBefore commencing work under this contract, the contractor shall furnish the contracting officer a certificate of insurance indicating the coverage and containing a clause specifying that cancellation of or any material change in the policies which adversely affect the interests of the government with such issuance shall not be effective unless a 30 days notice of the cancellation or change is furnished by the contracting officer.Payment: Contractor will submit an invoice to the medical center for services performed under this contract for each cleaning cycle and only one payment per cycle will be made by the respective medical center.SAFETY AND FIRE PREVENTIONIn the performance of this contract, the contractor shall take such safety precaution necessary to protect the lives and health of occupants of the building.The contractor shall immediately correct any fire and safety deficiencies caused by his/her personnel. If the contractor fails or refuses to correct deficiencies promptly, the contracting officer may issue an order stopping all or any part of the work and hold the contractor in default of the contract.The contractor shall comply with applicable federal, state and local safety and fire regulations and codes which are applicable to the work required under any contract resulting from this solicitation. The contractor shall keep abreast of and comply with changes in these requirements and codes applicable to the contract. The contractors personnel shall follow all applicable facility policies concerning fire/disaster programs.All materials and equipment will be removed from the facility or stored properly at the end of the work day and secured during the work day.DAMAGE AND EQUIPMENT LOSS:All tasks accomplished by the contractors personnel will be performed to preclude damage or disfigurement of government owned furnishing, fixtures, equipment, architectural and/or building structures. Contractor will report any damage or disfigurement of these items when caused by the contractors personnel and will perform repairs or replace government-owned equipment, fixtures, furnishings, ground, architectural and/or building structures to their previous existing condition.CONSERVATION OF UTILITIESThe contractor shall instruct his/her personnel in utilities conservation practices. The contractor shall be responsible for operations under conditions which preclude the waste of utilities which shall include but not necessarily limited to: Lights shall be used only in areas where at the time when work is actually is being performed unless otherwise directed. Mechanical equipment controls for heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems will not be adjusted by contractors personnel. Water faucets or valves shall be turned off after use. Government telephones shall not be used for personal reasons or for any toll or long distance calls.INTERFERENCE TO NORMAL FUNCTIONS:The contractors personnel shall be required to interrupt their work at any time to avoid interference with patient care procedures and normal functions of the facility including utility services, fire protection systems, and passage of facility patients, personnel, equipment and carts. MATERIALS, EQUIPMENT AND TOOLS:Technical literature and/or descriptions of all materials, equipment, and tools proposed for use by the contractor shall be submitted to the contracting officer or his/her designee for approval prior to start of contract and whenever a change is requested. All contractor furnished materials, equipment and tools used shall be standard products from manufacturers regularly engaged in the production of such items. The contractor shall secure all materials. The government assumes no liability for loss or damage to contractor-owned property held on government premises.REPORTS:A proposed daily time schedule indicating where and when they will be performing the service shall be submitted prior to commencing any work. The contractor shall submit a daily progress report to the Contracting Officers Technical Representative (COTR) at the competing of the daily routine.CONTRACTING OFFICERS TECHNICAL REPRESENTATIVE (COTR):A COTR will be designated by the chief of Environmental Management Services at each facility. The contracting officer will delegate limited authority to the COTR to generally direct the work of the contract, including but not limited to: work schedules, inspections of services, acceptance of services and certification of payments. The COTR will coordinate access to required areas in a timely manner and report to the contracting officer issues involving performance or other problems encountered.Contractor shall notify the COTR in a timely manner of any area his/her personnel are unable to access and any other problems encountered which prevents the satisfactory performance of any part of the work specified herein. The contractor shall be responsible for damages caused by his/her personnel and shall notify the COTR promptly of any damage to government property.NOTEAll work is to be performed in accordance with the guidelines established by the federal, state and local ordinances and with the contractors Procedures Manual and Quality Control Manual.Belted positions are not acceptable. Outside windows shall be cleaned by scaffolding when working beyond three floors in accordance with state and federal safety codes.Building Number South Campus - Marion Function Number of Windows Number of Window Cleaning2 Administrative 78 15 Administrative 77 16 Administrative 77 112 Patient Area 116 115 Patient Area 77 116 Patient Area 110 117 Patient Area 84 142 Administrative 25 147 Administrative 47 149 Theatre 75 150 Administrative 43 151 Administrative 40 152 Administrative 40 179 Laundry 40 1114 Administrative 8 1138 Administrative/Patient 77 1172 Patient Area 78 1174 Dietetics 30 1185 Patient Area 82 1Q-25 Quarters 58 1Q-27 Household Quarters 58 1Q-28 Household Quarters 58 1Q-29 Household Quarters 58 1Q-30 Household Quarters 58 1Q-31 Household Quarters 58 1Q-32 Household Quarters 58 1Q-33 Household Quarters 42 1Q-34 Household Quarters 53 1Q-35 Household Quarters 29 1Q-36 Household Quarters 28 1Q-37 Household Quarters 47 1Q-38 Household Quarters 29 1North Campus - Fort Wayne 1 Patient Area 950 1Outpatient / Ambulatory Patient Area 44 13 Administrative 52 14 Administrative 39 15 Administrative 32 16 Administrative 48 1

Exterior Cleaning

General Services Administration, Public Buildings Service (PBS) | Published August 1, 2008  -  Deadline September 2, 2008
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General Services Administration (GSA) has a need for a contractor to provide all management, supervision, labor, materials, supplies and equipment, and shall plan, schedule, coordinate and assure effective performance of all work to clean the windows at the Kastenmeier U.S. Courthouse in Madison, Wisconsin. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to cleaning the exterior surfaces of the building including the metal panels, chrome surfaces, columns and glass surfaces; polish the exterior chrome surfaces; clean the exterior architectural sculpture; pressure wash, strip and reseal the exterior terrazzo and steps. This procurement is open to all business concerns in accordance with the Small Business Competitiveness Demonstration Program. The North American Industry Classification System code is 561720 with a size standard of $15 million. This is a negotiated procurement; there will not be a public bid opening. Best value method will be used to determine the awardee. Evaluation factors will consist of past performance and price. The solicitation will be available on or about August 16, 2008. The solicitation cited above can only be obtained by accessing a secure website known as the Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps). FedBizOpps is a secure website designed to safeguard sensitive but unclassified (SBU) acquisition information. In order to obtain information from FedBizOpps, you will first be required to register with the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) database. You may access CCR at the following URL www.bpn.gov. Once you have registered with CCR you will be required to register with FedBizOpps. No federal materials can be downloaded until you have registered under both sites. You may access FedBizOpps via the following URL https://www.fbo.gov/. Also, effective January 1, 2005, as required by the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) all vendors are required to use the Online Representations and Certifications Applications (ORCA) in federal solicitations as a part of the proposal submission process. You may access ORCA via the Internet at http://orca.bpn.gov. Potential offerors should refer to the solicitation package regarding instructions involving the use of ORCA. Potential offerors will be responsible for downloading the solicitation and monitoring the FedBizOpps website for amendment(s), if any, to the solicitation. All responsive offers from responsible offerors will be considered. Small business concerns, including HUBZone, veteran-owned, service-disabled veteran-owned, disadvantaged, and women-owned businesses are encouraged to submit proposals. Offer due date and time for receipt of proposals will be on or about September 2, 2008 at 3:00 P.M. (Central Standard Time). All responses must be submitted to General Services Administration, Public Buildings Service, Property Management Division, Minnesota/Wisconsin Service Center, Attn: Ms. Nicole Lee, Program Analyst, 1 Federal Drive Room G760 Fort Snelling, Minnesota 55111. Any questions regarding this notification should be directed to the Program Analyst whose name appears herein.

S--Window washing

Department of Veterans Affairs, Coatesville VAMC | Published October 30, 2008  -  Deadline November 12, 2008
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The Coatesville VA Medical Center, located at 1400 Black Horse Hill Road, Coatesville, PA is seeking competitive quotations for exterior window cleaning services. Services required include, but are not limited to, furnishing of all materials, equipment, labor and supervision necessary to perform exterior cleaning of 4,132 windows and sashes located throughout the Medical Center. Window washing is to be performed twice per year in accordance with the scope of work.This solicitation is 100 percent set-aside for small business concerns. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code is 561720 with a small business size standard of $16.5 Million. The Request for Quotations (RFQ), number VA-244-09-RQ-0035, will be available on or about November 5, 2008. Questions concerning the Statement of Work must be addressed in writing and sent to the Contract Specialist by 10:00 a.m. November 12, 2008. Quotations are due by 2:00 p.m. November 12, 2008 to the VA Medical Center, 1400 Blackhorse Hill Road, Building 19 South, 542/90C, Coatesville, PA 19320-2096.

Limestone Project

Other Defense Agencies, Washington Headquarters Services | Published May 14, 2009  -  Deadline May 29, 2009
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Pentagon Construction � Limestone Project General Information Document Type: Presolicitation Notice Solicitation Number: Reference Number � N0034-07-R-1044 (Presolicitation Number) Posted Date: 14 May 2009 Archive Date: 29 May 2009 Classification Code: 38 Construction, mining, excavating & highway maintenance equipment Set Aside: 8(a) Small Business NAICS: 237310 Contracting Office Address Other Defense Agencies, Washington Headquarters Services, Acquisition and Procurement Office, Roslyn Plaza North, Suite 12063 1155 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC, 20301-1155, United States. Description Washington Headquarters Services (WHS) Acquisition and Procurement Office (A&PO), will award a contract to a qualified 8(a) contractor from the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) certified 8(a) program. Only local firms located in the Washington Metropolitan area should apply. These firms should have current relevent qualifications, past performance, experience, personnel and capability for limestone repair of the Pentagon building fa�ade and exterior cleaning as well as masonry joints, joint mortar repair of weathered and deteriorated joint. The resulting solicitation will result in one Firm-Fixed Price Contract to one 8(a) owned Small Business who provides the most advantageous, responsive, responsible proposal resulting in the best value to the Government, price and other factors considered. In accordance with FAR 28.103-1 bonding is required 20% of the base price, a performance bond of 100% and and a payment bond of 100%. The anticipated period of performance is 275 days from date of award. DO NOT REQUEST SOLICITATION DOCUMENTS UNTIL THE REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL IS ISSUED. The proposed solicitation will be issued on or about 29 May 2009. A copy of the solicitation can be obtained from www.FedBizOpps.gov . Proposals will be due approximately 30 days later on or about 29 June 2009. Award is expected to be made on or about 27 Jul 2009. For any inquiried, please contact Anthony Williams, Contracting Officer, via email: anthony.williams@whs.mil or phone (703) 588-8220 or contact Keith Johnson at keith.johnson@whs.mil or by phone at 703-588-8207. . How to participate: Electronic version of the solicitation can be retrieved by accessing FEDBIZOPPS website: www.FedBizOpps.gov and searcing for the specified Solicitation Number. The Description/Specification are posted with the RFP and may be viewed and downloaded by using the "Clauses&Attachments" button.

Limestone Phase II

Other Defense Agencies, Washington Headquarters Services | Published May 15, 2009  -  Deadline June 15, 2009
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Contracting Office Address Other Defense Agencies, Washington Headquarters Services, Acquisition and Procurement Office, Roslyn Plaza North, Suite 12063 1155 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC, 20301-1155, United States. Description Washington Headquarters Services (WHS) Acquisition and Procurement Office (A&PO), will award a contract to a qualified 8(a) contractor from the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) certified 8(a) program. Only local firms located in the Washington Metropolitan area should apply. These firms should have current relevent qualifications, past performance, experience, personnel and capability for limestone repair of the Pentagon building fa�ade and exterior cleaning as well as masonry joints, joint mortar repair of weathered and deteriorated joint. The resulting solicitation will result in one Firm-Fixed Price Contract to one 8(a) owned Small Business who provides the most advantageous, responsive, responsible proposal resulting in the best value to the Government, price and other factors considered. In accordance with FAR 28.103-1 bonding is required 20% of the base price, a performance bond of 100% and and a payment bond of 100%. The anticipated period of performance is 275 days from date of award.

Multistop Van

Department of the Air Force, Direct Reporting Unit - Air Force District of Washington | Published July 22, 2009  -  Deadline July 31, 2009
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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. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotations are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. This solicitation is issued as Request for Quotation (RFQ) No. FA4416-09-T-0027. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through the Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-33. The North American Industry Classification System Code (NAICS) for this acquisition is 532120 with a size standard of $25.5 million. The proposed contract is 100 percent set aside for small business. CONTRACT LINE ITEM NUMBERS: 0001: BASE YEAR: Lease of one (1) new 2009 multistop maintenance utility van, 4X2, 1 ton gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR). Box measurements: width - 80" length: 126.5" height: 85.5". Sliding door: 27" wide, rear door 37" COLOR: Dark Blue MAKE: Chevrolet, Ford, or equivalent from an American manufacturer. QTY: 12 MONTHS, UNIT PRICE: tiny_mce_marker _____________, EXTENDED PRICE: tiny_mce_marker ________________, MFR/MODEL: ___________________________. Period of Performance for Base Year: 30 September 2009 through 29 September 2010. 1001: OPTION YEAR I: Lease of one (1) new 2009 multistop maintenance utility van, 4X2, 1 ton gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR). Box measurements: width - 80" length: 126.5" height: 85.5". Sliding door: 27" wide, rear door 37" COLOR: Dark Blue MAKE: Chevrolet, Ford, or equivalent from an American manufacturer. QTY: 12 MONTHS, UNIT PRICE: tiny_mce_marker _____________, EXTENDED PRICE: tiny_mce_marker ________________, MFR/MODEL: ___________________________. Period of Performance for Option Year I: 30 September 2010 through 29 September 2011. 2001: OPTION YEAR II: Lease of one (1) new 2009 multistop maintenance utility van, 4X2, 1 ton gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR). Box measurements: width - 80" length: 126.5" height: 85.5". Sliding door: 27" wide, rear door 37" COLOR: Dark Blue MAKE: Chevrolet, Ford, or equivalent from an American manufacturer. QTY: 12 MONTHS, UNIT PRICE: tiny_mce_marker _____________, EXTENDED PRICE: tiny_mce_marker ________________, MFR/MODEL: ___________________________. Period of Performance for Option Year II: 30 September 2011 through 29 September 2012. If offering an equivalent model, interested parties must submit clear and convincing documentation demonstrating the capabilities to satisfy the requirement specified above. The documentation shall include prices and descriptive literature containing sufficient technical documentation to establish a bona fide capability to meet this requirement. Only written responses will be considered. Required delivery is located at the Visitors Control Center, 1832 Robert M. Bond Drive, Andrews, AFB MD 20762 by 30 September 2009. FOB is destination and the resulting contract will be a firm fixed price. 1. SCOPE OF CONTRACT 1.1. The contractor shall provide for lease one Multistop van to the 316th Logistics Readiness Squadron (316 LRS), Andrews AFB, Maryland for a period of one 12 month base period and two-year renewal option period. These vehicles shall be used in support of the 89th Presidential Airlift Group (PAG) mission. The vehicle must be manufactured in accordance with all State of Maryland, the United States Department of Transportation, Interstate Commerce Commission Regulations and Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards. 1.2. The vehicles required under this contract shall be authorized in accordance with AFI 23-302, Vehicle Management and be listed in the Federal Vehicle Standards. 1.2.1. The contractor shall deliver the vehicle 30 September 2009 in brand new condition. 1.2.2. The contractor shall provide monthly invoices between the first and fifth of each month. 2. VEHICLE REQUIREMENTS 2.1. Multi-stop van must be new when delivered. Exterior color shall be dark blue. CLIN Quantity Item Description Transmission Battery Suspension 0001 1 Multistop Automatic Heaviest duty available Performance Handling 2.1.2. At a minimum, the Multi-stop must include the features shown in the table below. Multistop Rear window wiper/defogger Power adjustable Mirrors X Flex Fuel X Front Controlled A/C X Rear Controlled A/C Lug Wrench X Spare tire with jack X Remote keyless entry X Power door locks X Power windows X Front and rear floor mats X 2.1.3. Multistop/Maintenance Utility Van Specifications: 4x2, 1 Ton Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR). Box measurements: Width-80", Length - 126.5", Height-85.5". Sliding door 27" wide. Rear Door 37" wide. 2.1.4. The expected mileage for this van is not expected to exceed 20,000 miles per year. 2.3 INSTALLATION OF SPECIAL EQUIPMENT OR MARKINGS 2.3.1. The Government may install special equipment (i.e. siren, light bar, radio, pintle-hook, etc...) required by the using activity. The Government shall use portable or non-fixed radios and lights when feasible. 2.3.2. The Government may place non-permanent markings or decals, identifying the using activity, on each side, and or on the front and rear bumpers, of any motor vehicle leased under this contact. The Government shall use markings or decals that are removable without damage to the vehicle. 2.3.3. The contractor may use placards for temporary identification of vehicles except that the placards may not contain any reference to the contract that may be construed as advertising or endorsement by the Government of the contractor. 2.3.4. Installation and removal of special equipment and or markings and decals shall be at the Government's expense. 3. TAGS AND TITLE 3.1. Vehicle leased under this contract shall operate on federal tags; however, the Government reserves the right to utilize state tags, if necessary, to accomplish its mission. Should state tags be required, the contractor shall furnish the tags and provide the Government (title of certification) necessary to validate acquisition of such tags. 3.2. Federal tags are the responsibility of the Government. 4. INSURANCE COVERAGE 4.1. The Air Force is self-insured. 5. MAINTENANCE 5.1. The contractor shall provide all maintenance on Multi-stop van leased under this contract. The cost for all maintenance shall be included in the unit prices. Multi-stop van shall be maintained at the facilities identified in the contractor's proposal. Maintenance services shall be performed at facilities located no further than 20 miles outside of Andrews Air Force Base. The Contractor shall inspect the leased vehicle periodically at the contractor designated maintenance shop or dealer. 5.1.2. The contractor shall submit a written preventative maintenance inspection schedule, in English, within five days after receipt of purchase order. The schedule shall be in accordance with the manufacturer's mileage intervals. 5.1.3. Upon completion of each periodic maintenance or inspection, the contractor shall prepare and submit a written English report to the Government within two business days. The report shall include the date and time of the maintenance/inspection, its location, description of repairs, and the name of the personnel performing the maintenance/inspection. 5.1.4. The contractor shall repair any defects, and replace consumed oils, parts, and components identified in the periodical inspection. This includes, but is not limited to, tires and batteries. 5.2. The contractor shall repair any defects on the leased vehicle caused by vehicle malfunction(s) at no cost to the Government within five working days. The contractor shall prepare and submit a written report in the same way as described in the maintenance section 5.1.3. for on-call repairs. 5.3. UNSCHEDULED MAINTENANCE 5.3.1. The contractor shall accomplish all unscheduled maintenance for vehicles leased under this contract for maintenance items covered/not covered by the manufacturer's warranty at a facility of the contractor's choice. The contractor shall prepare and submit a written report in the same way as described in the maintenance section 5.1.3. 5.3.2. The contractor is responsible for all towing and towing cost to/from the maintenance facility if the leased vehicle is inoperable due to mechanical malfunctions/failure. 5.4. ACCIDENT DAMAGES 5.4.1. In case of an accident where the cost of repair is less than the cost of replacing the vehicle and requires the repair of the leased vehicle, the Government representative shall notify the contractor and contracting officer of the accident. 5.4.2 The Government shall obtain repair cost from at least three repair facilities approved by the contractor. The Government will only select repair vendors authorized by the contractor to make the repairs. The contractor agrees to accept repairs made by an authorized repair facility as complete, and agrees to release any demand or claim from the Government on all repairs made when the leased vehicle is returned to the contractor upon expiration of the contract. 5.4.3 The contractor shall provide to the Government an invoice of all parts, costs and labor hours required to complete repairs on the damaged vehicle. 5.4.4. In case of need for towing service, the Government shall contact 24-hour support towing services provided by the contractor. When the vehicle is located in a controlled area on the base, the Government shall tow the vehicle to the nearest accessible area for pickup by the vendor. 5.4.5. In case of an accident where the cost of repair is greater than the cost of replacing the damaged vehicle, the Government may terminate the contract for the convenience of the Government. Compensation for the value of the damaged vehicle will be paid to the contractor for the purchase price of the vehicle less the depreciated value during the lapsed contract period. 6. GOVERNMENT FURNISHED MATERIALLS/TOOLS 6.1 The Government shall provide standard operator care, limited operator maintenance (check fluids, lights) and interior/exterior cleaning of the vehicles 6.2. The Government shall furnish fuel for the normal daily operations of the vehicles. 7. QUALITY CONTROL 7.1. The Government shall employ quality control program/procedures to identify, prevent and ensure non-recurrence of defective services. Through implementation of the Government's quality control program and procedures, the Government shall receive quality services meeting the requirements of this contract. 8. QUALITY ASSURANCE 8.1. The Government shall periodically evaluate the contractor's performance by appointing a representative(s) to monitor performance to ensure services are received. The Government shall also receive and investigate complaints from various customers located on the installation. The Government representative shall evaluate the contractor's performance through intermittent on-site inspections of the contractor's quality control program and receipt of complaints from base personnel. The Government may inspect each task as completed or increase the number of quality control inspections if deemed appropriate because of repeated customer complaints. Likewise, the Government may decrease the number of quality control inspections if performance dictates. The contractor shall be responsible for initially validating customer complaints. However, the Government representative shall make final determination of the validity of customer complaint(s) in cases of disagreement with customer(s). 9. SECURITY REQUIREMENTS 9.1. The contractor's employees shall conform to all base regulations and directives pertaining to security, traffic and fire while on this installation. 9.2. The contractor shall be responsible for the action of any of his subcontractor and his employees who are working on Andrews AFB. 10. FEDERAL HOLIDAYS 10.1. The contractor is not required to provide services on the observed Federal holiday. The following is the federal holidays observed by this installation. New Years Day 1 January Martin Luther King Third Monday in January Washington's Birthday Third Monday in February Memorial Day Last Monday in May Independence Day 4 July Labor Day First Monday in September Columbus Day Second Monday in October Veterans Day 11 November Thanksgiving Day Fourth Thursday in November Christmas Day 25 December 11. BASE PASSES 11.1. Should the contractor and/or subcontractors need a base identification card or vehicle pass; each employee must have possession of his/her pass at all times while working on this contract. Contract employees will not enter any restricted areas. No security clearance is required, but the contractor shall provide, on company letterhead, the names of each employee with the following information: Social Security, date of birth, vehicle tag number, and home address not later than five business days if access is needed to the installation. The contractor shall be responsible for the return of passes issued to employees who separate from the contract before the expiration date of each contract period including any extensions to the contract. Lost or stolen passes shall be reported immediately to the contracting officer with a written follow up to the contracting officer within 72 hours. 12. HOURS OF OPERATION 12.1. After normal duty hours/weekends (24 hours a day), the contractor shall provide the Government with a local or toll free phone number. 12.2. During normal duty hours: 0700 - 1545 hours Monday - Friday, the contractor shall provide a cell phone, pager number. 12.3. Services call system: The Government requires that the contractor submit a plan to accomplish service calls and requests. 13. APPLICABLE PUBLICATIONS AND FORMS 13.1. Contractor shall provide operator manuals. 14. PERFORMANCE OF SERVICES DURING CRISIS DECLARED BY THE COMMANDER OF THE 316 WING 14.1. In the event the contractor is unable to provide his services due to peacetime emergency and/or wartime contingency disturbances, etc. neither the Government nor the contractor shall take action for non-compliance with contact requirements. 15. CONTRACTOR REPRESENTATIVE 15.1. The contractor shall provide a representative to be contacted for all contract administration matters. The following information shall be provided with the contractor's offer: • Name • Address • Telephone • Fax • E-mail • an afterhours/emergency telephone number to be filled in at time of award. 15.2. The contractor's representative shall be responsible for all contract administration issues and shall act as the central point of contact with the Government for all such issues. The representative shall have full authority to act for the contractor in all contractual matters. The representative shall be able to fluently read, write, and speak the English language. INSPECTION AND ACCEPTANCE TERMS: SERVICES/INSTALLATION OF WORK SHALL TAKE PLACE NO LATER THAN 30 SEP 09. Supplies/Materials shall be delivered to the Visitors Control Center, 1832 Robert M. Drive, Andrews AFB, MD 20762. Services will be inspected by Quality Assurance Personnel at the job site. The contracting officer shall follow FAR 52.212.4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items for contractor's failure to perform satisfactory services or failure to correct non-conforming services. FAR PROVISIONS: The provisions at 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items and Addendum to FAR CLAUSE 52.212-1 applies to this acquisition are as follows: 52.252-1 http://farsite.hill.af.mil, 52.252-5: (b) DFARS (Chapter 2), and 252.225-7000. FAR 52.212-2, Evaluations-Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. EVALUATION PROCEDURES: The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer, conforms to the solicitation and price is deemed most advantageous to the Government in accordance with the requirement. Only those offerors determined to be in compliance with the requirements as stated in this solicitation will be considered for award. If additional information is required to support price reasonableness, each offeror may be required to provide a hard copy of their price break-down. Non-conformance with this requirement may result in the offerors quote being determined unacceptable. FAR 52.212-3, "Offeror Representatives and Certifications-Commercial Items" applies to this acquisition and offeror(s) must include, a completed copy with its offer. FAR 52.212-3 can be obtained from http://farsite.hill.af.mil or from http://orca.bpn.gov if registered in ORCA (Online Representation and Certifications application). FAR CLAUSES: The clause at 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items is hereby incorporated. Addendum to FAR Clause 52.212-4 applies to this acquisition, specifically the following cited clauses: 52.208-4, 52.208-5, 52.208-6, 52.208-7, 52.209-6, 52.211-6, 52.214-31, 52.214-34, 52.214-35, 52.217-5, 52.217-8: 15 days, 52.217-9: (a) 15 days; 60 days (c) 36 months, 52.223-6, 52.223-11, 52.225-13, 52.232-19, 52.237-2, 52.247-34, 52.252-2 http://farsite.hill.af.mil, 52.252-6:(b) DFARS (Chapter 2), 52.253-1, 252.204-7003, 252.204-7004, ALT A, 252.212-7001 (DEV), 252.223-7006, 252.232-7003, 252.232-7010, 252.247-7023, ALT III, 52.243-7001, 252.246-7000, 5352.201-9101 (c): Mrs. Diane Dade, 1535 Command Drive, Suite 202, Andrews AFB, Camp Springs, MD 20762, phone #301-981-7342. FAR CLAUSE 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, including the following sub-clauses apply to this acquisition: 52.219-6, 52.222-3, 52.222-21, 52-222-22, 52.222-25, 52.222-26, 52.222-36, 52.222-43, 52.223-5, 52.232-33, 52.233-3 and 52.233-4. To be eligible for an award, contractor must be registered in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) database. A contractor can contact the CCR by calling 1-888-227-2423 or e-mail at http://www.ccr.gov. NO EXCEPTIONS. A DUNS (Dun and Bradstreet) number is required in order to register. All invoices shall be submitted through Wide Area Work Flow (WAWF). You can register at https://wawf.eb.mil/. All quotations must be received by 8:00 A.M. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on 31 July 2009. Quotations can be mailed to the 316th Contracting Squadron/LGCBA, 1535 Command Drive, Suite E-210, Andrews AFB, MD 20762, faxed to (301) 981-3395 or e-mailed to adriana.carmona@afncr.af.mil. An official authorized to bind your company shall sign and date the quote. Questions concerning this solicitation should be addressed to Adriana Carmona, Contract Specialist, Phone (301) 981-3395.

S--WINDOW CLEANING FALL/SPRING

Department of Veterans Affairs, Coatesville VAMC | Published August 4, 2009  -  Deadline August 11, 2009
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The Coatesville VA Medical Center 1400 Blackhorsehill Road, Coatesville, PA., intends to award this contract for exterior window cleaning. The solicitation will be available ON or ABOUT Thursday, August 7, 2009 to the Federal Business Opportunity Website.Notice of Set-Aside for Veteran-Owned Small Business Concerns: (a) the proposed contract is 100% set aside for award to veteran-owned small business concerns. Offers or proposals from other than service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns will not be considered and shall be rejected.1. Vendor will furnish all materials, equipment and labor required to perform exterior cleaning of the windows and sashes of all windows located at the Coatesville VA Medical Center, Coatesville, PA. Exterior window cleaning shall include the removal, cleaning and proper replacement of any window screens and/or storm windows and doors.2. The estimated number of exterior windows is 4,132. A more detailed breakdown as to number of windows having screens and/or storm windows is not available. Contractor is highly encouraged to visit the site to determine a more accurate count. Upon award of Contract, Contractor shall conduct a survey and provide the Contracting Officer and their designated representative with a detailed count of the number of exterior windows, by building. The report shall be provided no later than 30 calendar days following Contract Award. The report shall provide, at minimum, the following detail:a. Total number of windows by buildingb. Number of windows with screensc. Number of windows with storm windows3. Window cleaning shall be performed from the exterior of the building and will be accomplished by the use of scaffold/platform, boatswain's chair or other means as standard for the industry. Equipment needed to clean windows shall be the responsibility of the Contractor. The equipment used must conform to all Federal, State and Local safety requirements. One building is five stories and the other buildings are three or less. (Including our passage way) 4. Period of performance shall be between October 1, 2009 and September 30, 2010, with an option to extend the period by up to four additional years. Exercising the option to extend the contract is at the sole discretion of the VA Contracting Officer. Service shall be provided twice (2 times) per year. The exact dates and times shall be coordinated and approved by the Contracting Officer or their designated representative.5. For the purposes of this contract, a window shall be defined as all of the area enclosed by casements or sashes containing transparent material which will allow light to pass. It may or may not be opened to allow air to enter or exit. It may or may not be in an occupied area. It shall include any exterior stained glass windows as may be found, but not limited to, the chapel.6. Contractor shall make note of any existing damage, not caused by the contractor, its employees or subcontractors, such as torn screens, broken windows, damaged storm windows, etc. Contractor shall provide the Contracting Officer or their designated representative of all damages, by location. Routine repairs are not a part of this Contract. However, the Contractor may be asked to provide a quotation to make such repairs and, if accepted by the Contracting Officer, will be authorized under separate purchase order.PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:1. Requirements: These specifications cover the furnishing of all necessary labor, material, equipment and supplies to satisfactorily clean all exterior windows located on the Coatesville VA Medical Center campus. This includes exterior windows of exterior doors and both sides of storm windows/doors and screens. 2. Workmanship:a. All exterior glass surfaces shall be washed thoroughly in accordance with good commercial practice. Exterior glass surfaces are to be clean and free from dirt, streaks, water compounds and other substances.b. All storm windows/doors are to be washed thoroughly on each side in accordance with good commercial practice. Storm windows are to be properly removed, cleaned and properly replaced. Surfaces are to be clean and free from dirt, streaks, water compounds and other substances.c. All screens are to be properly removed, cleaned and left free from dirty and other substances, properly replaced and securely fastened.d. All outside sills on all windows, including areas between screens and windows are to be cleaned and left free from dirt and other substances.e. Any stains or discolorations, which were caused by window cleaning, shall be thoroughly cleaned and corrected.f. Any damages by the Contractor's personnel or subcontractors during the performance of this contract shall be replaced to the satisfaction of the Contracting Officer or their designated representative. Within twenty-four (24) hours.3. ID Badges. Contractor personnel working on station shall be required to obtain Government issued ID cards. Contractor personnel are subject to fingerprinting and background investigations, depending on current policy.4. Standards. All cleaning tasks shall be accomplished to meet the standards of the Performance Requirements Summary.5. Performance Requirement Summary. The following table identifies specific required services with its performance standard. (This table will be in the solicitation notice).Site visits will be scheduled on 8-20-2009, 9:00AM in front of building 5.