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ELECTRICAL CONSTRUCTION UPS

Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command | Published March 9, 2016  -  Deadline March 25, 2016
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ELECTRICAL CONSTRUCTION UPS

CONSTRUCTION OF VTC ROOM

Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command | Published April 13, 2016  -  Deadline May 2, 2016
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CONSTRUCTION OF LEGAL CONFERENCE ROOM SVTC

Construction Trench Drain Replacement

Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command | Published April 5, 2016  -  Deadline April 26, 2016
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Construction Trench Drain Replacement - SEE Statement of Work and Drawing

Y--Tobyhanna Construction MATOC

Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command | Published March 6, 2015  -  Deadline April 30, 2015
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Solicitation Number: W25G1V-15-R-0004 Notice Type: Presolicitation Synopsis: SB MATOC SYNOPSIS W25G1V-15-R-0004 AMENDMENT 002: ANTICIPATED SOLICITATION RELEASE - Date was delayed longer than expected. Updated anticipated release date on or about 13 March, pending final approval. PRE-PROPOSAL CONFERENCES are scheduled for Monday 23 March from 12:00-4:00pm and on Tuesday 24 March from 8:00am - 12:00pm. Both pre-proposal conferences will be the same. Both will contain a prototypical project site walk through. NOTE: No materials will be handed out at the Pre-Proposal Conference, please bring your own copy of the solicitation once it is posted and/or drawing for the prototypical project. Solicitation will be posted for a minimum of 30 days. All information will be posted on this site as soon as it is available. AMENDMENT 001: ANTICIPATED SOLICITATION RELEASE DATE has been delayed. Estimated delay approximately 2 weeks. No anticipated release date has been set. PRE-PROPOSAL CONFERENCE is being postponed. (Originally scheduled date of 29 January is CANCELLED). No new date has been set. Notification will be posted on this site no less than 10 days prior to newly scheduled date for the conference. All efforts will be made to have 2 scheduled dates available for the pre-proposal conference. Solicitation will be posted before the Pre-Proposal Conference and will be posted for a minimum of 30 days. ALL information will be posted on this site as soon as it is available. ORIGINAL: Army Contracting Command APG - Tobyhanna Division intends to issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) No. W25G1V-15-R-0004 for an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC) for real property maintenance, alterations, repair or minor construction at the installation level. The firm-fixed price task orders issued under this MATOC will require performance of work at Tobyhanna Army Depot, Tobyhanna, PA FOR INFORMATION ONLY: This Synopsis is ONLY A NOTIFICATION that a solicitation is anticipated and forthcoming; no proposals are being accepted at this time. All questions regarding this SYNOPSIS should be submitted in writing via email to the Contract Specialist as noted below. This acquisition is being offered as a 100% Small Business Set-Aside under NAICS code 236220 (size standard $36.5M). The life of the basic contract is for a base period of one (1) year and four (4) one-year options. The intent of this solicitation is to select approximately ten (10) contractors for the IDIQ MATOC pool, providing sufficient qualified contractors present offers. Estimated value for this MATOC pool is $50 Million each contract period. Projects will vary in size but the order limitation of task orders will normally be between $2,000.00 and $5,000,000.00. Task orders issued under this MATOC will be competitive firm-fixed price and may include optional bid items. This MATOC will have a minimum guarantee of $200. The Government will use Best Value selection procedures in accordance with solicitation and FAR Part 15, source selection procedures. Proposals will be evaluated on Past Performance, Technical, and Price Evaluation of a Prototypical Project. Prospective offerors must submit a written past performance and technical proposal and a price proposal for the prototypical project to be considered for award. The prototypical project will be used to evaluate the price proposal and portions of the technical proposal and may be awarded if funds are available. DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Task orders placed under this MATOC shall be to provide basic facility maintenance, repair and minor construction work. Orders will primarily include Construction, Repair and Maintenance projects but may also include Military Construction (MILCON) projects involving a variety of trades or design-build construction services. Typical work includes, but is not be limited to: interior and exterior renovations, heating and air-conditioning, HVAC controls, plumbing, fire suppression, interior and exterior electrical and lighting, fire and intrusion alarms, communications, limited utilities, site-work, landscaping, fencing, masonry, roofing, concrete, asphalt paving, storm drainage, limited environmental remediation, construction of new facilities, surveys, studies, design-build and other related work. Task orders placed under this MATOC are intended to provide rapid response for General Construction: new construction, major rehabilitation, maintenance or repair of situations relating, but not limited to, site work, earth work, infrastructure, mechanical systems, utility systems, structural, electrical, and/or HVAC of Government facilities. Prospective contractors must be able to respond within 24 hours (may be less in emergency situations) in response to immediate requirements via the prospective contractors main office or a staffed satellite office. Work may involve Vertical Construction to include new construction and/or Design Build of various types of facilities. Work under this MATOC may also include rehabilitation, renovation and repair of buildings, and building additions, in addition to; Horizontal Construction including, but not limited to, new construction. Work could include secure area construction and require the ability to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance. ANTICIPATED SOLICITATION RELEASE DATE: The Government anticipates releasing the solicitation on or about 20 January 2015. Note: The Response Date referenced under General Information for this announcement does not refer to the PROPOSAL DUE DATE. Information on the PROPOSAL DUE DATE will be stated in the solicitation. A PRE-PROPOSAL Conference is being planned for 29 January, 2015 at Tobyhanna Army Depot. Attendance at this conference is not mandatory but will include information regarding what should be included in a proposal as well as a site visit for the prototypical project that each proposal must include. The details of where to go for this conference will be issued in the solicitation. Details for registering for the conference will be available in the solicitation Section 00100. Interested contractors are encouraged to attend and should register in accordance with the requirements to be provided in the solicitation, prior to attending for clearance to the facility. NOTE: These dates are subject to change. SOLICITATION WEBSITE: The official solicitation, when posted, will be available by electronic posting only and may be found at Federal Business Opportunities website, http://www.fbo.gov and Army Single Face to Industry (ASFI) website, https://acquisition.army.mil. Paper copies of the solicitation will not be issued. Telephone and Fax requests for this solicitation will not be honored. To download the solicitation for this project, contractors are required to register at the Federal Business Opportunities website at http://www.fbo.gov. Amendments, if/when issued, will be posted to the above referenced website for electronic downloading. This will be the only method of distributing amendments prior to closing; therefore, it is the Offerors responsibility to check the website periodically for any amendments to the solicitation. REGISTRATION: Offerors shall have and maintain an active registration in the following database: System for Award Management (SAM) at http://www.sam.gov to be eligible for a Government contract award. POINT OF CONTACT: This solicitation is not a competitive bid and there will not be a formal public bid opening. All inquiries must be in writing, preferable via email to the persons specified in the solicitation. All answers will be provided in writing via posting to the web. If you have any questions concerning this procurement you are encouraged to Email your questions to: Ken Quimby, Contract Specialist, kenneth.h.quimby.civ@mail.mil or 570-615-9712 DISCLAIMER: The official plans and specification are located on the official government web page and the Government is not liable for information furnished by any other source. Amendments, if/when issued will be posted to the Army Single Face to Industry (ASFI) website, https://acquisition.army.mil for electronic downloading. This will normally be the only method of distributing amendments prior to closing; therefore, it is the offerors responsibility to check the website periodically for any amendments to the solicitation. Websites are occasionally inaccessible due to various reasons. The Government is not responsible for any loss of Internet connectivity or for an offerors inability to access the documents posted on the referenced web pages. The Government will issue no paper copies.

56--Tobyhanna Construction MATOC

Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command | Published December 19, 2014  -  Deadline January 29, 2015
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SB MATOC SYNOPSIS W25G1V-15-R-0004 Army Contracting Command APG - Tobyhanna Division intends to issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) No. W25G1V-15-R-0004 for an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC) for real property maintenance, alterations, repair or minor construction at the installation level. The firm-fixed price task orders issued under this MATOC will require performance of work at Tobyhanna Army Depot, Tobyhanna, PA FOR INFORMATION ONLY: This Synopsis is ONLY A NOTIFICATION that a solicitation is anticipated and forthcoming; no proposals are being accepted at this time. All questions regarding this SYNOPSIS should be submitted in writing via email to the Contract Specialist as noted below. This acquisition is being offered as a 100% Small Business Set-Aside under NAICS code 236220 (size standard $36.5M). The life of the basic contract is for a base period of one (1) year and four (4) one-year options. The intent of this solicitation is to select approximately ten (10) contractors for the IDIQ MATOC pool, providing sufficient qualified contractors present offers. Estimated value for this MATOC pool is $50 Million each contract period. Projects will vary in size but the order limitation of task orders will normally be between $2,000.00 and $5,000,000.00. Task orders issued under this MATOC will be competitive firm-fixed price and may include optional bid items. This MATOC will have a minimum guarantee of $200. The Government will use Best Value selection procedures in accordance with solicitation and FAR Part 15, source selection procedures. Proposals will be evaluated on Past Performance, Technical, and Price Evaluation of a Prototypical Project. Prospective offerors must submit a written past performance and technical proposal and a price proposal for the prototypical project to be considered for award. The prototypical project will be used to evaluate the price proposal and portions of the technical proposal and may be awarded if funds are available. DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Task orders placed under this MATOC shall be to provide basic facility maintenance, repair and minor construction work. Orders will primarily include Construction, Repair and Maintenance projects but may also include Military Construction (MILCON) projects involving a variety of trades or design-build construction services. Typical work includes, but is not be limited to: interior and exterior renovations, heating and air-conditioning, HVAC controls, plumbing, fire suppression, interior and exterior electrical and lighting, fire and intrusion alarms, communications, limited utilities, site-work, landscaping, fencing, masonry, roofing, concrete, asphalt paving, storm drainage, limited environmental remediation, construction of new facilities, surveys, studies, design-build and other related work. Task orders placed under this MATOC are intended to provide rapid response for General Construction: new construction, major rehabilitation, maintenance or repair of situations relating, but not limited to, site work, earth work, infrastructure, mechanical systems, utility systems, structural, electrical, and/or HVAC of Government facilities. Prospective contractors must be able to respond within 24 hours (may be less in emergency situations) in response to immediate requirements via the prospective contractors main office or a staffed satellite office. Work may involve Vertical Construction to include new construction and/or Design Build of various types of facilities. Work under this MATOC may also include rehabilitation, renovation and repair of buildings, and building additions, in addition to; Horizontal Construction including, but not limited to, new construction. Work could include secure area construction and require the ability to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance. ANTICIPATED SOLICITATION RELEASE DATE: The Government anticipates releasing the solicitation on or about 20 January 2015. Note: The Response Date referenced under General Information for this announcement does not refer to the PROPOSAL DUE DATE. Information on the PROPOSAL DUE DATE will be stated in the solicitation. A PRE-PROPOSAL Conference is being planned for 29 January, 2015 at Tobyhanna Army Depot. Attendance at this conference is not mandatory but will include information regarding what should be included in a proposal as well as a site visit for the prototypical project that each proposal must include. The details of where to go for this conference will be issued in the solicitation. Details for registering for the conference will be available in the solicitation Section 00100. Interested contractors are encouraged to attend and should register in accordance with the requirements to be provided in the solicitation, prior to attending for clearance to the facility. NOTE: These dates are subject to change. SOLICITATION WEBSITE: The official solicitation, when posted, will be available by electronic posting only and may be found at Federal Business Opportunities website, http://www.fbo.gov and Army Single Face to Industry (ASFI) website, https://acquisition.army.mil. Paper copies of the solicitation will not be issued. Telephone and Fax requests for this solicitation will not be honored. To download the solicitation for this project, contractors are required to register at the Federal Business Opportunities website at http://www.fbo.gov. Amendments, if/when issued, will be posted to the above referenced website for electronic downloading. This will be the only method of distributing amendments prior to closing; therefore, it is the Offerors responsibility to check the website periodically for any amendments to the solicitation. REGISTRATION: Offerors shall have and maintain an active registration in the following database: System for Award Management (SAM) at http://www.sam.gov to be eligible for a Government contract award. POINT OF CONTACT: This solicitation is not a competitive bid and there will not be a formal public bid opening. All inquiries must be in writing, preferable via email to the persons specified in the solicitation. All answers will be provided in writing via posting to the web. If you have any questions concerning this procurement you are encouraged to Email your questions to: Ken Quimby, Contract Specialist, kenneth.h.quimby.civ@mail.mil or 570-615-9712 DISCLAIMER: The official plans and specification are located on the official government web page and the Government is not liable for information furnished by any other source. Amendments, if/when issued will be posted to the Army Single Face to Industry (ASFI) website, https://acquisition.army.mil for electronic downloading. This will normally be the only method of distributing amendments prior to closing; therefore, it is the offerors responsibility to check the website periodically for any amendments to the solicitation. Websites are occasionally inaccessible due to various reasons. The Government is not responsible for any loss of Internet connectivity or for an offerors inability to access the documents posted on the referenced web pages. The Government will issue no paper copies.

Y--Selfridge Vertical Construction Multiple Award Task Order Contract

Department of the Army, National Guard Bureau | Published March 27, 2015  -  Deadline June 22, 2015
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The 127 MSC at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, MI intends to issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) to for Construction Indefinite Delivery -Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Multiple Award Task Order Contracts (MATOC) to provide vertical construction services for a broad range of vertical construction projects in support of National Guard Facilities in the State of Michigan, primarily in support of National Guard Facilities in/around Selfridge ANGB.

Y--Construction - Renovation of 90 Series Buildings

Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command | Published February 20, 2015  -  Deadline March 9, 2015
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This requirement is for a construction contract for the services associated with the renovation of Buildings 90, 91, 92, & 96 (90 Series Buildings), at Tobyhanna Army Depot (TYAD), Tobyhanna, PA, 18466. The work on these four (4) Buildings includes, but is not limited to: partial demolition and renovation of the 90 Series Buildings, installation of utilities as per drawings and specifications, the markup of changes to drawings supplied by TYAD, and final submission of as-built drawings. The estimated construction time shall be ninety (90) days per building. This acquisition shall be conducted in accordance with FAR Part 14, Sealed Bidding. FAR Subparts 4.502 and 5.102(d) are also applicable. The Invitation for Bid (IFB), W25G1V-15-B-0003, will be issued on or about March 22, 2015, and will be set-aside for Small Businesses; NAICS code is 236210, Industrial Building Construction, average annual receipts of $33.5 Million. Estimated magnitude for this action is $1 Million - $5 Million. Actual issue and due dates shall be established in the solicitation. The IFB will be available for download on the Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps) page. Vendors requesting an electronic copy may download the IFB on or after the issue date at https://www.fbo.gov/. At Keyword/Solicitation Number, type W25G1V-15-B-0003 and click 'Search'. The solicitation will be issued electronically only. No paper or disc copies will be issued. It is the responsibility of interested sources to periodically access the internet site through closing to obtain any amendments which may be issued. All amendments must be acknowledged in the proposal. Any resultant contract will be Firm Fixed-Price. All prospective offerors must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to award of contract with any DoD agency and found to be responsible in accordance with FAR Subpart 9.1 - Responsibility of Prospective Contractors. Point of contact is Mr. Mark Buonomo, Contract Specialist, mark.a.buonomo.civ@mail.mil, (570) 615-9781. This notice does not obligate the Government to award a contract.

CONSTRUCTION - ROOF REPAIR

Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command | Published April 27, 2016  -  Deadline June 14, 2016
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This pre-solicitation and solicitation synopsis is for a construction contract to provide services associated with re-roofing of Section "A" on Building 11 at Tobyhanna Army Depot, Tobyhanna PA. Work to include, but not limited to: complete installation of a FleeceBACK 115 EPDM membrane Fully Adhered Roofing System (or equal) including flashings and insulation; tear off of the existing roof to expose the concrete deck; verification of suitable substrate, repair if needed; new retrofit drains at existing drain locations; and metal edge as per drawings and specifications. Estimated magnitude is $250,000 TO $500,000. NAICS is 238160 (Roofing Contractors), average annual receipts $15.0 Million. Solicitation number W25G1V-16-B-0001 applies. The solicitation, including specifications and drawings, will be issued electronically only. Any amendments will also be issued electronically only. No paper or disks will be available. Issue is in accordance with FAR 4.502, 5.102(d) and 14.101(b). Vendors wising an electronic copy may download it on or after issue date on the Federal Business Opportunities website at the following internet address: https://www.fbo.gov/ . At Keyword/Solicitation Number enter W25G1V-16-B-0001 and click SEARCH. Any resultant contact will be Firm Fixed-Price. It is incumbent that any interested sources periodically access the internet site to obtain any amendments. Failure to obtain amendments and/or acknowledge amendments by the time set for receipt of bids may result in rejection of your bid. Bids must be submitted in HARD COPY FORM ONLY. ELECTRONIC BIDS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Estimated issue/due dates are 11 MAY 2016 and 14 JUNE 2016. Actual issue and due dates shall be established in the solicitation.  

C--Construction of an enclosed walkway between buildings 9 and 30 at Tobyhanna Army Depot, Tobyhanna PA.

Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command | Published January 22, 2015  -  Deadline March 17, 2015
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This pre-solicitation and solicitation synopsis is for a construction contract to provide services associated with construction of an enclosed walkway between Buildings 30 and 9 at Tobyhanna Army Depot, Tobyhanna PA. Work to include, but not limited to: Removal of existing steel roof/canopy structure, construction of new concrete masonry unit walls on existing ramp structure, installation of a new roof structure, installation of LED lighting inside the new enclosure and installation of other appurtenances and finishes as per drawings and specifications. Estimated magnitude is $250,000 TO $500,000. NAICS is 236210 (Industrial Building Construction), average annual receipts $33.5 Million. Solicitation number W25G1V-15-B-0001 applies. The solicitation, including specifications and drawings, will be issued electronically only. Any amendments will also be issued electronically only. No paper or disks will be available. Issue is in accordance with FAR 4.502, 5.102(d) and 14.101(b). Vendors wishing an electronic copy may download it on or after issue date on the Federal Business Opportunities website at the following internet address: https://www.fbo.gov/ . At Keyword/Solicitation Number enter W25G1V-15-B-0001 and click SEARCH. Any resultant contact will be Firm Fixed-Price. It is incumbent that any interested sources periodically access the internet site to obtain any amendments. Failure to obtain amendments and/or acknowledge amendments by the time set for receipt of bids may result in rejection of your bid. Bids must be submitted in HARD COPY FORM ONLY. ELECTRONIC BIDS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Estimated issue/due dates are 11 FEBRUARY 2015 and 17 MARCH 2015. Actual issue and due dates shall be established in the solicitation.

Electrical Construction

Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command | Published January 5, 2016  -  Deadline January 15, 2016
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Building 54 Electrical

ELECTRICAL CONSTRUCTION

Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command | Published January 5, 2016  -  Deadline January 15, 2016
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BUILDING 6 BAY 1, CUT-OFF SAW POWER

CONSTRUCTION BLDG 1A-121

Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command | Published July 19, 2016  -  Deadline July 26, 2016
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1A-121 DUKE CCA ROOM EXPANSION

56--Tobyhanna Construction MATOC

Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command | Published July 10, 2015
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Award

C--A/E Upgrade Exterior Lighting Phase 1 Project # 596-16-107

Department of Veterans Affairs, Nashville VAMC | Published September 18, 2015  -  Deadline October 21, 2015
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Introduction: This is a Pre-Solicitation Notice for project number 596-16-107 Upgrade Exterior Lighting, Phase 1 that requires an Architect/Engineer (A/E) firm to provide site investigation, schematic design, design development, construction documents, bid documents, and construction period services. Design disciplines anticipated include electrical, civil, and mechanical. This project will replace outdated light fixtures and poles in parking lots and adjacent to roadways at Lexington VA Medical Center, Leestown Division. The project will also introduce a new transformer from an existing pad-mount switch to create a secondary lighting distribution system and initiates a series of exterior lighting control upgrades at the campus. Lighting upgrades will include electrical work, exterior conduit and wiring placement, and lighting controls associated with lighting circuits. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL. NO SOLICITATION PACKAGE WILL BE ISSUED UNTIL AFTER AN EVALUATION HAS BEEN MADE ON THE PROVIDED SF-330s. The A&E Services contract that is anticipated to be awarded will be procured in accordance with the Brooks Act (Public Law 92- 582), Federal Acquisition Regulation Part 36.6 and VA Acquisition Regulation 836.6. Description: The Lexington VA Medical Center - Leestown Division is seeking professional A/E firms to provide all necessary architectural and engineering services, as required, to assess the condition of exterior lighting circuits, condition of the electrical feeds on exterior lighting circuits, survey of all underground utilities in the path of the projected new work scope, design of new designation of exterior lighting circuits, design of new feed locations for exterior lighting circuits, design of properly sized fixtures replacement parts for LED capabilities, coordinate and assist the owner with all consultation needed to ensure compliance with Section 106 and the new building is compliant with the Veterans Affairs Medical Center Historic Preservation Plan, an independent cost estimate by a third party firm hired by the A/E design team, the utilization of SEPS integrated with BIM as required by VA standards, a three-dimensional rendering in color of the buildings as part of the design/development final submission and the construction document final submission, and compliance with VA Sustainable Design Manual (April 2014) including compliance with Sections: 4.1, 4.2, and 6.4. Project design shall clearly show work required, phasing of work required, and instructions to construction contractor regarding how to accomplish the necessary renovations in a 24/7 medical environment taking into consideration demolition, dust control, infection control, and specialized facility requirements as discussed with VA staff. Bid Deduct Alternates of at least 20% of the approved construction budget shall be developed, planned and estimated as necessary to assure award of contract within available funds. Bid Deduct Alternates shall be clearly identified on contract drawings. All offerors are advised that in accordance with VAAR 836.606-73 the total cost of the architect or engineer services contracted for must not exceed 6 percent of the estimated cost of the construction project plus any fees for related services and activities. Additionally, FAR Clause 52.236-2 (c) - Design Within Funding Limitation, will be applicable to this procurement action. Design limitation costs will be provided to the most highly rated AE firm selected to complete the design. Interested firms should submit their current SF-330 to Teresa.Helm2@va.gov. The SF-330s are due on October 21, 2015 at 1:00 PM (EST). See Electronic Submission Requirements for instructions on submitting your SF-330. In accordance with FAR 36.606 (c) - Negotiations, all interested contractors are hereby put on notice that no construction contract may be awarded to the firm that ultimately designs this requirement. Security Issues, Late Bids, Unreadable Offers Late submission of offers are outlined at FAR Parts 52.212-1(f), 52.214-7, and 52.215-1(c) (3). Particular attention is warranted to the portion of the provision that relates to the timing of submission. Please see FAR 15.207(c) for a description of the steps the Government shall take with regard to unreadable offers. To avoid rejection of an offer, vendors must make every effort to ensure their electronic submission is virus-free. Submissions or portions thereof submitted and which the automatic system detects the presence of a virus or which are otherwise unreadable will be treated as "unreadable" pursuant to FAR Parts 14.406 and FAR 15.207(c ). The virus scanning software used by our e-mail systems cannot always distinguish a macro from a virus. Therefore, sending a macro embedded in an e-mail message or an e-mail attachment may cause the e-mail offer to be quarantined. You may send both the spreadsheet and the spreadsheet saved in PDF format to ensure that your proposal is readable. Password protecting your offer is not permitted. The Contracting Officer will file the offer electronically which will allow access only by designated individuals. Important Notice: Apparent successful offerors must apply for and receive verification from the Department of Veteran Affairs Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE) in accordance with 38 CFR Part 74 and VAAR 819.70 by submission of documentation of Veteran status, ownership and control sufficient to establish appropriate status, offerors must be both VISIBLE and VERIFIED by the Department of Veteran Affairs Center for Veterans Enterprises at the time of submission of proposal. Failure to be both VERIFIED by CVE and VISIBLE on VetBiz at the time of proposal submission and at time of award will result in the offeror's proposal being deemed non-responsive. All offerors are urged to contact the CVE and submit the aforementioned required documents to obtain CVE verification of their SDVOSB status if they have not already done so. The selection of the most qualified contractor will follow the guidance provided in FAR 36.6 - Architect-Engineer Services, except as provided in FAR 36.602-5 - Short Selection Process for Contracts Not to Exceed the Simplified Acquisition threshold. The Government will not pay, nor reimburse, any costs associated with responding to this request. The Government is under no obligation to award a contract as a result of this announcement. Firms will be selected based on demonstrated competence and qualifications for the required work. The estimated magnitude for construction (not design) of this project is between $500,000 and $1,000,000. Contract Award Procedure: Before a small business is proposed as a potential contractor, they must be certified by VetBiz and registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) database. Register via the SAM internet site at www.sam.gov Failure of a proposed SDVOSB to be VERIFIED by CVE and VISIBLE in VetBiz and registered in SAM at the time the SF 330 is submitted shall result in elimination from consideration as a proposed contractor. The proposed services will be obtained by a Negotiated Firm-Fixed Price Contract. The review/design of architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical, civil, or other engineering features of the work shall be accomplished by architects or engineers registered in a State or possession of the United States, or in Puerto Rico or in the District of Columbia. The project drawings/design shall be in compliance with applicable standards and codes described in VA Program Guides and design materials. Master Construction Specifications Index, VA Construction Standards Index, VA Standards Index, and Criteria are available in the Technical Information Library (TIL) on VA Website address: http://www.cfm.va.gov/til/. The awarded A/E firm will prepare drawings and specifications in sufficient detail such that qualified outside General Contracting companies can prepare accurate and timely proposals for the desired work. The awarded A/E firm is responsible for ensuring that the specifications and drawings supplied fully represent all of the work described in the Request for Proposal (RFP). The Medical Center must remain operational throughout the construction period and a detailed sequence of work will be provided by the A/E to minimize impact of the construction. The NAICS code for this project is 541330 with a small business size of $15 million. The SF-330 can be downloaded through the GSA Forms Library at: http://www.gsa.gov/portal/forms/type/TOP, type in SF-330 in the "Find a Form" block and click on search. SELECTION CRITERIA: The selection criteria are listed below: - Professional qualifications necessary for satisfactory performance of required services; - Specialized experience and technical competence in the type of work required, including, where appropriate, experience in energy conservation, pollution prevention, waste reduction, and the use of recovered materials; - Capacity to accomplish the work in the required time; - Past performance on contracts with Government agencies and private industry in terms of cost control, quality of work, and compliance with performance schedules; - Location in the general geographical area of the project and knowledge of the locality of the project; provided, that application of this criterion leaves an appropriate number of qualified firms, given the nature and size of the project; - Reputation and standing of the firm and its principal officials with respect to professional performance, general management, and cooperativeness; - Record of significant claims against the firm because of improper or incomplete architectural and engineering services; and - Specific experience and qualifications of personnel proposed for assignment to the project and their record of working together as a team. THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL. This is a request for SF 330's Architect/Engineer Qualifications packages only. Any requests for a solicitation will not receive a response. No material will be issued and no solicitation package or bidder/plan holder list will be issued. A solicitation will only be issued to the most highly qualified vendor. Electronic Submission Requirements: Unless paper offers are specifically authorized in an individual solicitation, all responses to solicitations must be submitted electronically as described below. Responses submitted in a paper form are unacceptable and will be returned. Failure to comply with this requirement may jeopardize the possibility of receiving an award for the contract due to noncompliance with the terms of the solicitation. You must submit your electronic offer, and any supplemental information (such as spreadsheets, backup data, technical information), using any of the electronic formats and media described below. Additionally, contractors are notified of the award via an electronic Notice of Award e-mail. The award document will be attached to the Notice of Award e-mail. Acceptable Electronic Formats (Software) for Submission of Offers. Files readable using the current Microsoft* Office version Products: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Please see security note below for caution regarding use of macros. When submitting construction drawings contractors are required to submit one set in AutoCAD and one set in Adobe PDF. (purpose: contracting can open the PDF version and engineering can open AutoCAD files); Files in Adobe* PDF (Portable Document Format) Files: When scanning documents scanner resolution should be set to 200 dots per inch, or greater; Other electronic format. If you wish to submit an offer using another format other than described in these instructions, e-mail the Contracting Officer who issued the solicitation. Please submit your request at least ten (10) calendar days before the scheduled closing date of the solicitation. Request a decision as to the format acceptability and make sure you receive approval of the alternate format before using it to send your offer; and please note that we can no longer accept .zip files due to increasing security concerns. E-mail Submission Procedures: For simplicity in this guidance, all submissions in response to a solicitation will be referred to as offers. Subject Line: Include the solicitation number, name of company, and closing date of solicitation; Size: Maximum size of the e-mail message shall not exceed five (5) megabytes. Only one email is permitted unless otherwise stated in this paragraph or in writing by a Contracting Officer; and The offer will be date and time stamped by the Microsoft Email system and will be the official record of receipt for the submission. Point of Contact: Teresa Helm (615) 225-6964 E-mail questions to: Teresa.Helm2@va.gov VA NOTICE OF TOTAL SERVICE-DISABLED VETERAN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS SET-ASIDE (DEC 2009) (a) Definition. For the Department of Veterans Affairs, "Service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern": (1) Means a small business concern: (i) Not less than 51 percent of which is owned by one or more service-disabled veterans or, in the case of any publicly owned business, not less than 51 percent of the stock of which is owned by one or more service-disabled veterans (or eligible surviving spouses); (ii) The management and daily business operations of which are controlled by one or more service-disabled veterans (or eligible surviving spouses) or, in the case of a service-disabled veteran with permanent and severe disability, the spouse or permanent caregiver of such veteran; (iii) The business meets Federal small business size standards for the applicable North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code identified in the solicitation document; and (iv) The business has been verified for ownership and control and is so listed in the Vendor Information Pages database, (http://www.VetBiz.gov). (2) "Service-disabled veteran" means a veteran, as defined in 38 U.S.C. 101(2), with a disability that is service-connected, as defined in 38 U.S.C. 101(16). (b) General. (1) Offers are solicited only from service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns. Offers received from concerns that are not service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns shall not be considered. (2) Any award resulting from this solicitation shall be made to a service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern. (c) Agreement. A service-disabled veteran owned small business concern agrees that in the performance of the contract, in the case of a contract for: (1) Services (except construction), at least 50 percent of the cost of personnel for contract performance will be spent for employees of the concern or employees of other eligible service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns; (2) Supplies (other than acquisition from a non-manufacturer of the supplies), at least 50 percent of the cost of manufacturing, excluding the cost of materials, will be performed by the concern or other eligible service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns; (3) General construction, at least 15 percent of the cost of the contract performance incurred for personnel will be spent on the concern's employees or the employees of other eligible service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns; or (4) Construction by special trade contractors, at least 25 percent of the cost of the contract performance incurred for personnel will be spent on the concern's employees or the employees of other eligible service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns. (d) A joint venture may be considered a service-disabled veteran owned small business concern if- (1) At least one member of the joint venture is a service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern, and makes the following representations: That it is a service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern, and that it is a small business concern under the North American Industry Classification Systems (NAICS) code assigned to the procurement; (2) Each other concern is small under the size standard corresponding to the NAICS code assigned to the procurement; and (3) The joint venture meets the requirements of paragraph 7 of the explanation of Affiliates in 19.101 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation. (4) The joint venture meets the requirements of 13 CFR 125.15(b). (e) Any service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern (non-manufacturer) must meet the requirements in 19.102(f) of the Federal Acquisition Regulation to receive a benefit under this program. "Funds are not currently available and funds may not become available; therefore, the VA will not be responsible for bid and proposal costs if the solicitation is cancelled because of a lack of funding."

C--A/E Bldg. 28 Repair Bldg. Envelope Exterior Brick and Roof Project #596-16-106

Department of Veterans Affairs, Nashville VAMC | Published September 18, 2015  -  Deadline October 19, 2015
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Introduction: This is a Pre-Solicitation Notice for project number 596-16-106 that requires Architect/Engineering (A/E) Design Services to Repair Building Envelope Exterior Brick and Roof at the Lexington VA Medical Center - Leestown Campus. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL. NO SOLICITATION PACKAGE WILL BE ISSUED UNTIL AFTER AN EVALUATION HAS BEEN MADE ON THE PROVIDED SF-330s. The A&E Services contract that is anticipated to be awarded will be procured in accordance with the Brooks Act (Public Law 92- 582), Federal Acquisition Regulation Part 36.6 and VA Acquisition Regulation 836.6. Description: The Lexington VA Medical Center - Leestown Campus is seeking professional architect/engineering firms to provide all necessary architectural and engineering services that are associated with research, planning, development, design, construction, alteration or repair of real property, as required, to provide site investigation, schematic design, design development, construction documents, bid documents, and construction period services for Project No. 596-16-106 B-28 Repair Building Envelope Exterior Brick and Roof. This project will repair the existing roofing and storm water drainage systems associated with Building 28 at the Leestown Campus. Extensive field investigation work will be required to assess the condition of the existing brick façade, roof frame structural integrity, and concrete foundation. It is the intent of the Department of Veterans Affairs to have the A/E fully survey, investigate, and document the work required, phasing of work required, and instructions to construction contractor regarding how to accomplish the necessary renovations in a 24/7 medical environment taking into consideration demolition, dust control, infection control, and specialized facility requirements as discussed with VA staff. Bid Deduct Alternates of at least 20% of the approved construction budget shall be developed, planned and estimated as necessary to assure award of contract within available funds. Bid Deduct Alternates shall be clearly identified on contract drawings. All offerors are advised that in accordance with VAAR 836.606-73 the total cost of the architect or engineer services contracted for must not exceed 6 percent of the estimated cost of the construction project plus any fees for related services and activities. Additionally, FAR Clause 52.236-2 (c) - Design Within Funding Limitation, will be applicable to this procurement action. Design limitation costs will be provided to the most highly rated AE firm selected to complete the design. Interested firms should submit their current SF-330 to Teresa.Helm2@va.gov. The SF-330s are due on October 19, 2015 at 2:00 PM (EST). See Electronic Submission Requirements on page 5 for instructions on submitting your SF-330. In accordance with FAR 36.606 (c) - Negotiations, all interested contractors are hereby put on notice that no construction contract may be awarded to the firm that ultimately designs this requirement. Security Issues, Late Bids, Unreadable Offers Late submission of offers are outlined at FAR Parts 52.212-1(f), 52.214-7, and 52.215-1(c) (3). Particular attention is warranted to the portion of the provision that relates to the timing of submission. Please see FAR 15.207(c) for a description of the steps the Government shall take with regard to unreadable offers. To avoid rejection of an offer, vendors must make every effort to ensure their electronic submission is virus-free. Submissions or portions thereof submitted and which the automatic system detects the presence of a virus or which are otherwise unreadable will be treated as "unreadable" pursuant to FAR Parts 14.406 and FAR 15.207(c ). The virus scanning software used by our e-mail systems cannot always distinguish a macro from a virus. Therefore, sending a macro embedded in an e-mail message or an e-mail attachment may cause the e-mail offer to be quarantined. You may send both the spreadsheet and the spreadsheet saved in PDF format to ensure that your proposal is readable. Password protecting your offer is not permitted. The Contracting Officer will file the offer electronically which will allow access only by designated individuals. Important Notice: Apparent successful offerors must apply for and receive verification from the Department of Veteran Affairs Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE) in accordance with 38 CFR Part 74 and VAAR 819.70 by submission of documentation of Veteran status, ownership and control sufficient to establish appropriate status, offerors must be both VISIBLE and VERIFIED by the Department of Veteran Affairs Center for Veterans Enterprises at the time of submission of proposal. Failure to be both VERIFIED by CVE and VISIBLE on VetBiz at the time of proposal submission and at time of award will result in the offeror's proposal being deemed non-responsive. All offerors are urged to contact the CVE and submit the aforementioned required documents to obtain CVE verification of their SDVOSB status if they have not already done so. The selection of the most qualified contractor will follow the guidance provided in FAR 36.6 - Architect-Engineer Services, except as provided in FAR 36.602-5 - Short Selection Process for Contracts Not to Exceed the Simplified Acquisition threshold. The Government will not pay, nor reimburse, any costs associated with responding to this request. The Government is under no obligation to award a contract as a result of this announcement. Firms will be selected based on demonstrated competence and qualifications for the required work. The estimated magnitude for construction (not design) of this project is between $500,000 and $1,000,000. Contract Award Procedure: Before a small business is proposed as a potential contractor, they must be certified by VetBiz and registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) database. Register via the SAM internet site at www.sam.gov Failure of a proposed SDVOSB to be VERIFIED by CVE and VISIBLE in VetBiz and registered in SAM at the time the SF 330 is submitted shall result in elimination from consideration as a proposed contractor. The proposed services will be obtained by a Negotiated Firm-Fixed Price Contract. The review/design of architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical, civil, or other engineering features of the work shall be accomplished by architects or engineers registered in a State or possession of the United States, or in Puerto Rico or in the District of Columbia. The project drawings/design shall be in compliance with applicable standards and codes described in VA Program Guides and design materials. Master Construction Specifications Index, VA Construction Standards Index, VA Standards Index, and Criteria are available in the Technical Information Library (TIL) on VA Website address: http://www.cfm.va.gov/til/. The awarded A/E firm will prepare drawings and specifications in sufficient detail such that qualified outside General Contracting companies can prepare accurate and timely proposals for the desired work. The awarded A/E firm is responsible for ensuring that the specifications and drawings supplied fully represent all of the work described in the Request for Proposal (RFP). The Medical Center must remain operational throughout the construction period and a detailed sequence of work will be provided by the A/E to minimize impact of the construction. The NAICS code for this project is 541330 with a small business size of $15 million. The SF-330 can be downloaded through the GSA Forms Library at: http://www.gsa.gov/portal/forms/type/TOP, type in SF-330 in the "Find a Form" block and click on search. SELECTION CRITERIA: Selection criteria for this acquisition are listed below. - Professional qualifications necessary for satisfactory performance of required services; - Specialized experience and technical competence in the type of work required, including, where appropriate, experience in energy conservation, pollution prevention, waste reduction, and the use of recovered materials; - Capacity to accomplish the work in the required time; - Past performance on contracts with Government agencies and private industry in terms of cost control, quality of work, and compliance with performance schedules; - Location in the general geographical area of the project and knowledge of the locality of the project; provided, that application of this criterion leaves an appropriate number of qualified firms, given the nature and size of the project; - Reputation and standing of the firm and its principal officials with respect to professional performance, general management, and cooperativeness; - Record of significant claims against the firm because of improper or incomplete architectural and engineering services; and - Specific experience and qualifications of personnel proposed for assignment to the project and their record of working together as a team. THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL. This is a request for SF 330's Architect/Engineer Qualifications packages only. Any requests for a solicitation will not receive a response. No material will be issued and no solicitation package or bidder/plan holder list will be issued. A solicitation will only be issued to the most highly qualified vendor. Electronic Submission Requirements: Unless paper offers are specifically authorized in an individual solicitation, all responses to solicitations must be submitted electronically as described below. Responses submitted in a paper form are unacceptable and will be returned. Failure to comply with this requirement may jeopardize the possibility of receiving an award for the contract due to noncompliance with the terms of the solicitation. You must submit your electronic offer, and any supplemental information (such as spreadsheets, backup data, technical information), using any of the electronic formats and media described below. Additionally, contractors are notified of the award via an electronic Notice of Award e-mail. The award document will be attached to the Notice of Award e-mail. Acceptable Electronic Formats (Software) for Submission of Offers Files readable using the current Microsoft* Office version Products: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Please see security note below for caution regarding use of macros. When submitting construction drawings contractors are required to submit one set in AutoCAD and one set in Adobe PDF. (purpose: contracting can open the PDF version and engineering can open AutoCAD files); Files in Adobe* PDF (Portable Document Format) Files: When scanning documents scanner resolution should be set to 200 dots per inch, or greater; Other electronic format. If you wish to submit an offer using another format other than described in these instructions, e-mail the Contracting Officer who issued the solicitation. Please submit your request at least ten (10) calendar days before the scheduled closing date of the solicitation. Request a decision as to the format acceptability and make sure you receive approval of the alternate format before using it to send your offer; and please note that we can no longer accept .zip files due to increasing security concerns. E-mail Submission Procedures: For simplicity in this guidance, all submissions in response to a solicitation will be referred to as offers. Subject Line: Include the solicitation number, name of company, and closing date of solicitation; Size: Maximum size of the e-mail message shall not exceed five (5) megabytes. Only one email is permitted unless otherwise stated in this paragraph or in writing by a Contracting Officer; and The offer will be date and time stamped by the Microsoft Email system and will be the official record of receipt for the submission. Point of Contact: Teresa Helm (615) 225-6964 E-mail questions to: Teresa.Helm2@va.gov VA NOTICE OF TOTAL SERVICE-DISABLED VETERAN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS SET-ASIDE (DEC 2009) (a) Definition. For the Department of Veterans Affairs, "Service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern": (1) Means a small business concern: (i) Not less than 51 percent of which is owned by one or more service-disabled veterans or, in the case of any publicly owned business, not less than 51 percent of the stock of which is owned by one or more service-disabled veterans (or eligible surviving spouses); (ii) The management and daily business operations of which are controlled by one or more service-disabled veterans (or eligible surviving spouses) or, in the case of a service-disabled veteran with permanent and severe disability, the spouse or permanent caregiver of such veteran; (iii) The business meets Federal small business size standards for the applicable North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code identified in the solicitation document; and (iv) The business has been verified for ownership and control and is so listed in the Vendor Information Pages database, (http://www.VetBiz.gov). (2) "Service-disabled veteran" means a veteran, as defined in 38 U.S.C. 101(2), with a disability that is service-connected, as defined in 38 U.S.C. 101(16). (b) General. (1) Offers are solicited only from service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns. Offers received from concerns that are not service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns shall not be considered. (2) Any award resulting from this solicitation shall be made to a service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern. (c) Agreement. A service-disabled veteran owned small business concern agrees that in the performance of the contract, in the case of a contract for: (1) Services (except construction), at least 50 percent of the cost of personnel for contract performance will be spent for employees of the concern or employees of other eligible service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns; (2) Supplies (other than acquisition from a non-manufacturer of the supplies), at least 50 percent of the cost of manufacturing, excluding the cost of materials, will be performed by the concern or other eligible service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns; (3) General construction, at least 15 percent of the cost of the contract performance incurred for personnel will be spent on the concern's employees or the employees of other eligible service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns; or (4) Construction by special trade contractors, at least 25 percent of the cost of the contract performance incurred for personnel will be spent on the concern's employees or the employees of other eligible service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns. (d) A joint venture may be considered a service-disabled veteran owned small business concern if- (1) At least one member of the joint venture is a service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern, and makes the following representations: That it is a service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern, and that it is a small business concern under the North American Industry Classification Systems (NAICS) code assigned to the procurement; (2) Each other concern is small under the size standard corresponding to the NAICS code assigned to the procurement; and (3) The joint venture meets the requirements of paragraph 7 of the explanation of Affiliates in 19.101 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation. (4) The joint venture meets the requirements of 13 CFR 125.15(b). (e) Any service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern (non-manufacturer) must meet the requirements in 19.102(f) of the Federal Acquisition Regulation to receive a benefit under this program. "Funds are not currently available and funds may not become available; therefore, the VA will not be responsible for bid and proposal costs if the solicitation is cancelled because of a lack of funding."

C--A/E Continuing Care Facilities - Phase 1 Project # 596-332 Lexington VA Medical Center - Leestown Division

Department of Veterans Affairs, Nashville VAMC | Published August 31, 2015  -  Deadline September 30, 2015
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1. Introduction: This is a Pre-Solicitation Notice for project number 596-332 that requires Architect/Engineering (A/E) Design Services for Continuing Care Facilities, Phase 1 at the Lexington VA Medical Center - Leestown Division. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL. NO SOLICITATION PACKAGE WILL BE ISSUED UNTIL AFTER AN EVALUATION HAS BEEN MADE ON THE PROVIDED SF-330s. The A&E Services contract that is anticipated to be awarded will be procured in accordance with the Brooks Act (Public Law 92- 582), Federal Acquisition Regulation Part 36.6 and VA Acquisition Regulation 836.6. In accordance with FAR 36.209 "Construction Contracts With Architect-Engineer Firms", no contract for the construction of a project shall be awarded to the firm that designed the project or its subsidiaries or affiliates, except with the approval of the head of the agency or authorized representative. 2. Description: The Lexington VA Medical Center - Leestown Division is seeking professional architect/engineering firms for design of Continuing Care Facilities, Phase 1. This project will construct 22,000 square feet of Continuing Care Facilities which consists of two (2) "Green House" models approximately 11,000 square feet each. The project will also include site utilities, roads, parking, and infrastructure. The new units/houses will be designed using the latest "Green House" and patient centered care concepts and contain ten (10) beds each. This project will provide preliminary site development design for six (6) future houses and the main support facility to ensure value of investment. Project design shall clearly show work required, phasing of work required, and instructions to construction contractor regarding how to accomplish the necessary renovations in a 24/7 medical environment taking into consideration demolition, dust control, infection control, and specialized facility requirements as discussed with VA staff. Also included will be limitations, work required to be completed outside of standard administrative hours, work limited to period shorter than a single shift, etc. Bid Deductions will be built into the scope of work of the project to allow for flexibility in construction award. 3. Digital copies of the as-builts are limited. The consultant will be expected to fully investigate and confirm the validity of hard copy as-builts and other drawings. This will include independent investigation of the VAMC's flat files by the consultant to determine and procure the information required for the complete design. 4. All offerors are advised that in accordance with VAAR 836.606-73 the total cost of the architect or engineer services contracted for must not exceed 6 percent of the estimated cost of the construction project plus any fees for related services and activities. Additionally, FAR Clause 52.236-2 (c) - Design Within Funding Limitation, will be applicable to this procurement action. Design limitation costs will be provided to the most highly rated AE firm selected to complete the design. 5. Interested firms should submit their current SF-330 to matthew.whisman@va.gov. The SF-330s are due on September 30, 2015 at 2:00 PM (EST). Use the instructions located in section ten (10) below for submitting your SF-330. 6. Security Issues, Late Bids, Unreadable Offers a. Late submission of offers are outlined at FAR Parts 52.212-1(f), 52.214-7, and 52.215-1(c) (3). Particular attention is warranted to the portion of the provision that relates to the timing of submission. b. Please see FAR 15.207(c) for a description of the steps the Government shall take with regard to unreadable offers. c. To avoid rejection of an offer, vendors must make every effort to ensure their electronic submission is virus-free. Submissions or portions thereof submitted and which the automatic system detects the presence of a virus or which are otherwise unreadable will be treated as "unreadable" pursuant to FAR Parts 14.406 and FAR 15.207(c ). d. The virus scanning software used by our e-mail systems cannot always distinguish a macro from a virus. Therefore, sending a macro embedded in an e-mail message or an e-mail attachment may cause the e-mail offer to be quarantined. You may send both the spreadsheet and the spreadsheet saved in PDF format to ensure that your proposal is readable. e. Password protecting your offer is not permitted. The Contracting Officer will file the offer electronically which will allow access only by designated individuals. Important Notice: Apparent successful offerors must apply for and receive verification from the Department of Veteran Affairs Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE) in accordance with 38 CFR Part 74 and VAAR 819.70 by submission of documentation of Veteran status, ownership and control sufficient to establish appropriate status, offerors must be both VISIBLE and VERIFIED by the Department of Veteran Affairs Center for Veterans Enterprises at the time of submission of proposal. Failure to be both VERIFIED by CVE and VISIBLE on VetBiz at the time of proposal submission will result in the offeror's proposal being deemed non-responsive. All offerors are urged to contact the CVE and submit the aforementioned required documents to obtain CVE verification of their SDVOSB status if they have not already done so. 7. The selection process will follow the guidance referenced within FAR 36.602-5 - Short Selection Process for Contracts Not to Exceed the Simplified Acquisition threshold. The Government will not pay, nor reimburse, any costs associated with responding to this request. The Government is under no obligation to award a contract as a result of this announcement. Firms will be selected based on demonstrated competence and qualifications for the required work. The estimated magnitude for construction (not design) of this project is between $5,000,000 and $10,000,000. However, it is anticipated there will not be a construction requirement for this project being that only legionella water mapping of three buildings and the identification of items that need to be resolved per VA Directive 1061 need to be accomplished via this project only. a. Contract Award Procedure: Before a small business is proposed as a potential contractor, they must be certified by VetBiz and registered in the System For Award Management (SAM) database. Register via the SAM internet site at www.sam.gov Failure of a proposed SDVOSB to be certified by the CVE at the time the SF 330 is submitted shall result in elimination from consideration as a proposed contractor. The proposed services will be obtained by a Negotiated Firm-Fixed Price Contract. b. The review/design of architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical, civil, or other engineering features of the work shall be accomplished by architects or engineers registered in a State or possession of the United States, or in Puerto Rico or in the District of Columbia. c. The project drawings/design shall be in compliance with applicable standards and codes described in VA Program Guides and design materials. Master Construction Specifications Index, VA Construction Standards Index, VA Standards Index, and Criteria are available in the Technical Information Library (TIL) on VA Website address: http://www.cfm.va.gov/til/. 8. The awarded A/E firm will prepare drawings and specifications in sufficient detail such that qualified outside General Contracting companies can prepare accurate and timely proposals for the desired work. The awarded A/E firm is responsible for ensuring that the specifications and drawings supplied fully represent all of the work described in the Request for Proposal (RFP). The Medical Center must remain operational throughout the construction period and a detailed sequence of work will be provided by the A/E to minimize impact of the construction. The NAICS code for this project is 541330 with a small business size of $15 million. The SF-330 can be downloaded through the GSA Forms Library at: http://www.gsa.gov/portal/forms/type/TOP, type in SF-330 in the "Find a Form" block and click on search. 9. SELECTION CRITERIA: Selection criteria for this acquisition are listed below in descending order of importance. a. Professional qualifications necessary for satisfactory performance of required services; b. Specialized experience and technical competence in the type of work required, including, where appropriate, experience in energy conservation, pollution prevention, waste reduction, and the use of recovered materials; c. Capacity to accomplish the work in the required time; d. Past performance on contracts with Government agencies and private industry in terms of cost control, quality of work, and compliance with performance schedules; e. Location in the general geographical area of the project and knowledge of the locality of the project; provided, that application of this criterion leaves an appropriate number of qualified firms, given the nature and size of the project; f. Reputation and standing of the firm and its principal officials with respect to professional performance, general management, and cooperativeness; g. Record of significant claims against the firm because of improper or incomplete architectural and engineering services; and h. Specific experience and qualifications of personnel proposed for assignment to the project and their record of working together as a team. 10. THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL. This is a request for SF 330's Architect/Engineer Qualifications packages only. Any requests for a solicitation will not receive a response. No material will be issued and no solicitation package or bidder/plan holder list will be issued. A solicitation will only be issued to the most highly qualified vendor. 11. Electronic Submission Requirements: Unless paper offers are specifically authorized in an individual solicitation, all responses to solicitations must be submitted electronically as described below. Responses submitted in a paper form are unacceptable and will be returned. Failure to comply with this requirement may jeopardize the possibility of receiving an award for the contract due to noncompliance with the terms of the solicitation. You must submit your electronic offer, and any supplemental information (such as spreadsheets, backup data, technical information), using any of the electronic formats and media described below. Additionally, contractors are notified of the award via an electronic Notice of Award e-mail. The award document will be attached to the Notice of Award e-mail. a. Acceptable Electronic Formats (Software) for Submission of Offers i. Files readable using the current Microsoft* Office version Products: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Please see security note below for caution regarding use of macros. When submitting construction drawings contractors are required to submit one set in AutoCAD and one set in Adobe PDF. (purpose: contracting can open the PDF version and engineering can open AutoCAD files); ii. Files in Adobe* PDF (Portable Document Format) Files: When scanning documents scanner resolution should be set to 200 dots per inch, or greater; iii. Other electronic format. If you wish to submit an offer using another format other than described in these instructions, e-mail the Contracting Officer who issued the solicitation. Please submit your request at least ten (10) calendar days before the scheduled closing date of the solicitation. Request a decision as to the format acceptability and make sure you receive approval of the alternate format before using it to send your offer; and iv. Please note that we can no longer accept .zip files due to increasing security concerns. b. E-mail Submission Procedures: For simplicity in this guidance, all submissions in response to a solicitation will be referred to as offers. i. Subject Line: Include the solicitation number, name of company, and closing date of solicitation; ii. Size: Maximum size of the e-mail message shall not exceed five (5) megabytes. Only one email is permitted unless otherwise stated in this paragraph or in writing by a Contracting Officer; and iii. The offer will be date and time stamped by the Microsoft Email system and will be the official record of receipt for the submission. 12. Point of Contact : a. Matthew R. Whisman b. (859) 281-3883 c. E-mail questions to: Matthew.Whisman@va.gov VA NOTICE OF TOTAL SERVICE-DISABLED VETERAN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS SET-ASIDE (DEC 2009) (a) Definition. For the Department of Veterans Affairs, "Service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern": (1) Means a small business concern: (i) Not less than 51 percent of which is owned by one or more service-disabled veterans or, in the case of any publicly owned business, not less than 51 percent of the stock of which is owned by one or more service-disabled veterans (or eligible surviving spouses); (ii) The management and daily business operations of which are controlled by one or more service-disabled veterans (or eligible surviving spouses) or, in the case of a service-disabled veteran with permanent and severe disability, the spouse or permanent caregiver of such veteran; (iii) The business meets Federal small business size standards for the applicable North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code identified in the solicitation document; and (iv) The business has been verified for ownership and control and is so listed in the Vendor Information Pages database, (http://www.VetBiz.gov). (2) "Service-disabled veteran" means a veteran, as defined in 38 U.S.C. 101(2), with a disability that is service-connected, as defined in 38 U.S.C. 101(16). (b) General. (1) Offers are solicited only from service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns. Offers received from concerns that are not service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns shall not be considered. (2) Any award resulting from this solicitation shall be made to a service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern. (c) Agreement. A service-disabled veteran owned small business concern agrees that in the performance of the contract, in the case of a contract for: (1) Services (except construction), at least 50 percent of the cost of personnel for contract performance will be spent for employees of the concern or employees of other eligible service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns; (2) Supplies (other than acquisition from a non-manufacturer of the supplies), at least 50 percent of the cost of manufacturing, excluding the cost of materials, will be performed by the concern or other eligible service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns; (3) General construction, at least 15 percent of the cost of the contract performance incurred for personnel will be spent on the concern's employees or the employees of other eligible service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns; or (4) Construction by special trade contractors, at least 25 percent of the cost of the contract performance incurred for personnel will be spent on the concern's employees or the employees of other eligible service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns. (d) A joint venture may be considered a service-disabled veteran owned small business concern if- (1) At least one member of the joint venture is a service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern, and makes the following representations: That it is a service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern, and that it is a small business concern under the North American Industry Classification Systems (NAICS) code assigned to the procurement; (2) Each other concern is small under the size standard corresponding to the NAICS code assigned to the procurement; and (3) The joint venture meets the requirements of paragraph 7 of the explanation of Affiliates in 19.101 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation. (4) The joint venture meets the requirements of 13 CFR 125.15(b). (e) Any service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern (non-manufacturer) must meet the requirements in 19.102(f) of the Federal Acquisition Regulation to receive a benefit under this program.

C--Renovate Bldg 28 for Specialty Care Project # 596-16-101 Lexington VA Medical Center - Leestown Division

Department of Veterans Affairs, Nashville VAMC | Published August 31, 2015  -  Deadline September 30, 2015
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1. Introduction: This is a Pre-Solicitation Notice for project number 596-16-101 that requires Architect/Engineering (A/E) Design Services to Renovate Bldg. 28 for Specialty Care at the Lexington VA Medical Center - Leestown Division. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL. NO SOLICITATION PACKAGE WILL BE ISSUED UNTIL AFTER AN EVALUATION HAS BEEN MADE ON THE PROVIDED SF-330s. The A&E Services contract that is anticipated to be awarded will be procured in accordance with the Brooks Act (Public Law 92- 582), Federal Acquisition Regulation Part 36.6 and VA Acquisition Regulation 836.6. In accordance with FAR 36.209 "Construction Contracts With Architect-Engineer Firms", no contract for the construction of a project shall be awarded to the firm that designed the project or its subsidiaries or affiliates, except with the approval of the head of the agency or authorized representative. 2. Description: The Lexington VA Medical Center - Leestown Division is seeking professional architect/engineering firms to Renovate Bldg. 28 Specialty Care. This project will Renovate and Repair Bldg. 28 for Specialty Care to include clinics dental and audiology. The project renovates the 1st and 2nd floors of Building 28 for a total renovated space of about 36,000 square feet. The project will also perform repairs and replacement of the heating and cooling system, elevators, plumbing, medical gas, and electrical systems throughout the building (Ground, 1st, and 2nd floors) in order for the operation of the newly renovated clinical space. The project will also include a new drop-off driveway, entrance canopy, and exterior and interior wayfinding from campus entrance to exam room to promote patient centered care concepts and satisfaction. The 1st and 2nd floors of Building 28 are currently vacant. Approximately 4,000 square feet or less of space will become swing space for clinical use and storage for patient files and records. This project will also provide primary entrance to the 1st Floor from exterior grade. Project design shall clearly show work required, phasing of work required, and instructions to construction contractor regarding how to accomplish the necessary renovations in a 24/7 medical environment taking into consideration demolition, dust control, infection control, and specialized facility requirements as discussed with VA staff. Also included will be limitations, e.g. work required to be completed outside of standard administrative hours, work limited to periods shorter than a single shift, etc., for specific locations in the project. Bid Deductions will be built into the scope of work of the project to allow for flexibility in construction award. 3. Digital copies of the as-builts are limited. The consultant will be expected to fully investigate and confirm the validity of hard copy as-builts and other drawings. This will include independent investigation of the VAMC's flat files by the consultant to determine and procure the information required for the complete design. 4. All offerors are advised that in accordance with VAAR 836.606-73 the total cost of the architect or engineer services contracted for must not exceed 6 percent of the estimated cost of the construction project plus any fees for related services and activities. Additionally, FAR Clause 52.236-2 (c) - Design Within Funding Limitation, will be applicable to this procurement action. Design limitation costs will be provided to the most highly rated AE firm selected to complete the design. 5. Interested firms should submit their current SF-330 to matthew.whisman@va.gov. The SF-330s are due on September 30, 2015 at 2:00 PM (EST). Use the instructions located in section ten (10) below for submitting your SF-330. 6. Security Issues, Late Bids, Unreadable Offers a. Late submission of offers are outlined at FAR Parts 52.212-1(f), 52.214-7, and 52.215-1(c) (3). Particular attention is warranted to the portion of the provision that relates to the timing of submission. b. Please see FAR 15.207(c) for a description of the steps the Government shall take with regard to unreadable offers. c. To avoid rejection of an offer, vendors must make every effort to ensure their electronic submission is virus-free. Submissions or portions thereof submitted and which the automatic system detects the presence of a virus or which are otherwise unreadable will be treated as "unreadable" pursuant to FAR Parts 14.406 and FAR 15.207(c ). d. The virus scanning software used by our e-mail systems cannot always distinguish a macro from a virus. Therefore, sending a macro embedded in an e-mail message or an e-mail attachment may cause the e-mail offer to be quarantined. You may send both the spreadsheet and the spreadsheet saved in PDF format to ensure that your proposal is readable. e. Password protecting your offer is not permitted. The Contracting Officer will file the offer electronically which will allow access only by designated individuals. Important Notice: Apparent successful offerors must apply for and receive verification from the Department of Veteran Affairs Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE) in accordance with 38 CFR Part 74 and VAAR 819.70 by submission of documentation of Veteran status, ownership and control sufficient to establish appropriate status, offerors must be both VISIBLE and VERIFIED by the Department of Veteran Affairs Center for Veterans Enterprises at the time of submission of proposal. Failure to be both VERIFIED by CVE and VISIBLE on VetBiz at the time of proposal submission will result in the offeror's proposal being deemed non-responsive. All offerors are urged to contact the CVE and submit the aforementioned required documents to obtain CVE verification of their SDVOSB status if they have not already done so. 7. The selection process will follow the guidance referenced within FAR 36.602-5 - Short Selection Process for Contracts Not to Exceed the Simplified Acquisition threshold. The Government will not pay, nor reimburse, any costs associated with responding to this request. The Government is under no obligation to award a contract as a result of this announcement. Firms will be selected based on demonstrated competence and qualifications for the required work. The estimated magnitude for construction (not design) of this project is between $5,000,000 and $10,000,000. However, it is anticipated there will not be a construction requirement for this project being that only legionella water mapping of three buildings and the identification of items that need to be resolved per VA Directive 1061 need to be accomplished via this project only. a. Contract Award Procedure: Before a small business is proposed as a potential contractor, they must be certified by VetBiz and registered in the System For Award Management (SAM) database. Register via the SAM internet site at www.sam.gov Failure of a proposed SDVOSB to be certified by the CVE at the time the SF 330 is submitted shall result in elimination from consideration as a proposed contractor. The proposed services will be obtained by a Negotiated Firm-Fixed Price Contract. b. The review/design of architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical, civil, or other engineering features of the work shall be accomplished by architects or engineers registered in a State or possession of the United States, or in Puerto Rico or in the District of Columbia. c. The project drawings/design shall be in compliance with applicable standards and codes described in VA Program Guides and design materials. Master Construction Specifications Index, VA Construction Standards Index, VA Standards Index, and Criteria are available in the Technical Information Library (TIL) on VA Website address: http://www.cfm.va.gov/til/. 8. The awarded A/E firm will prepare drawings and specifications in sufficient detail such that qualified outside General Contracting companies can prepare accurate and timely proposals for the desired work. The awarded A/E firm is responsible for ensuring that the specifications and drawings supplied fully represent all of the work described in the Request for Proposal (RFP). The Medical Center must remain operational throughout the construction period and a detailed sequence of work will be provided by the A/E to minimize impact of the construction. The NAICS code for this project is 541330 with a small business size of $15 million. The SF-330 can be downloaded through the GSA Forms Library at: http://www.gsa.gov/portal/forms/type/TOP, type in SF-330 in the "Find a Form" block and click on search. 9. SELECTION CRITERIA: Selection criteria for this acquisition are listed below in descending order of importance. a. Professional qualifications necessary for satisfactory performance of required services; b. Specialized experience and technical competence in the type of work required, including, where appropriate, experience in energy conservation, pollution prevention, waste reduction, and the use of recovered materials; c. Capacity to accomplish the work in the required time; d. Past performance on contracts with Government agencies and private industry in terms of cost control, quality of work, and compliance with performance schedules; e. Location in the general geographical area of the project and knowledge of the locality of the project; provided, that application of this criterion leaves an appropriate number of qualified firms, given the nature and size of the project; f. Reputation and standing of the firm and its principal officials with respect to professional performance, general management, and cooperativeness; g. Record of significant claims against the firm because of improper or incomplete architectural and engineering services; and h. Specific experience and qualifications of personnel proposed for assignment to the project and their record of working together as a team. 10. THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL. This is a request for SF 330's Architect/Engineer Qualifications packages only. Any requests for a solicitation will not receive a response. No material will be issued and no solicitation package or bidder/plan holder list will be issued. A solicitation will only be issued to the most highly qualified vendor. 11. Electronic Submission Requirements: Unless paper offers are specifically authorized in an individual solicitation, all responses to solicitations must be submitted electronically as described below. Responses submitted in a paper form are unacceptable and will be returned. Failure to comply with this requirement may jeopardize the possibility of receiving an award for the contract due to noncompliance with the terms of the solicitation. You must submit your electronic offer, and any supplemental information (such as spreadsheets, backup data, technical information), using any of the electronic formats and media described below. Additionally, contractors are notified of the award via an electronic Notice of Award e-mail. The award document will be attached to the Notice of Award e-mail. a. Acceptable Electronic Formats (Software) for Submission of Offers i. Files readable using the current Microsoft* Office version Products: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Please see security note below for caution regarding use of macros. When submitting construction drawings contractors are required to submit one set in AutoCAD and one set in Adobe PDF. (purpose: contracting can open the PDF version and engineering can open AutoCAD files); ii. Files in Adobe* PDF (Portable Document Format) Files: When scanning documents scanner resolution should be set to 200 dots per inch, or greater; iii. Other electronic format. If you wish to submit an offer using another format other than described in these instructions, e-mail the Contracting Officer who issued the solicitation. Please submit your request at least ten (10) calendar days before the scheduled closing date of the solicitation. Request a decision as to the format acceptability and make sure you receive approval of the alternate format before using it to send your offer; and iv. Please note that we can no longer accept .zip files due to increasing security concerns. b. E-mail Submission Procedures: For simplicity in this guidance, all submissions in response to a solicitation will be referred to as offers. i. Subject Line: Include the solicitation number, name of company, and closing date of solicitation; ii. Size: Maximum size of the e-mail message shall not exceed five (5) megabytes. Only one email is permitted unless otherwise stated in this paragraph or in writing by a Contracting Officer; and iii. The offer will be date and time stamped by the Microsoft Email system and will be the official record of receipt for the submission. 12. Point of Contact : a. Matthew R. Whisman b. (859) 281-3883 c. E-mail questions to: Matthew.Whisman@va.gov VA NOTICE OF TOTAL SERVICE-DISABLED VETERAN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS SET-ASIDE (DEC 2009) (a) Definition. For the Department of Veterans Affairs, "Service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern": (1) Means a small business concern: (i) Not less than 51 percent of which is owned by one or more service-disabled veterans or, in the case of any publicly owned business, not less than 51 percent of the stock of which is owned by one or more service-disabled veterans (or eligible surviving spouses); (ii) The management and daily business operations of which are controlled by one or more service-disabled veterans (or eligible surviving spouses) or, in the case of a service-disabled veteran with permanent and severe disability, the spouse or permanent caregiver of such veteran; (iii) The business meets Federal small business size standards for the applicable North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code identified in the solicitation document; and (iv) The business has been verified for ownership and control and is so listed in the Vendor Information Pages database, (http://www.VetBiz.gov). (2) "Service-disabled veteran" means a veteran, as defined in 38 U.S.C. 101(2), with a disability that is service-connected, as defined in 38 U.S.C. 101(16). (b) General. (1) Offers are solicited only from service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns. Offers received from concerns that are not service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns shall not be considered. (2) Any award resulting from this solicitation shall be made to a service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern. (c) Agreement. A service-disabled veteran owned small business concern agrees that in the performance of the contract, in the case of a contract for: (1) Services (except construction), at least 50 percent of the cost of personnel for contract performance will be spent for employees of the concern or employees of other eligible service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns; (2) Supplies (other than acquisition from a non-manufacturer of the supplies), at least 50 percent of the cost of manufacturing, excluding the cost of materials, will be performed by the concern or other eligible service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns; (3) General construction, at least 15 percent of the cost of the contract performance incurred for personnel will be spent on the concern's employees or the employees of other eligible service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns; or (4) Construction by special trade contractors, at least 25 percent of the cost of the contract performance incurred for personnel will be spent on the concern's employees or the employees of other eligible service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns. (d) A joint venture may be considered a service-disabled veteran owned small business concern if- (1) At least one member of the joint venture is a service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern, and makes the following representations: That it is a service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern, and that it is a small business concern under the North American Industry Classification Systems (NAICS) code assigned to the procurement; (2) Each other concern is small under the size standard corresponding to the NAICS code assigned to the procurement; and (3) The joint venture meets the requirements of paragraph 7 of the explanation of Affiliates in 19.101 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation. (4) The joint venture meets the requirements of 13 CFR 125.15(b). (e) Any service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern (non-manufacturer) must meet the requirements in 19.102(f) of the Federal Acquisition Regulation to receive a benefit under this program.

C--A/E Continuing Care Facilities - Phase 1 Project # 596-332 Lexington VA Medical Center - Leestown Division

Department of Veterans Affairs, Nashville VAMC | Published October 16, 2015  -  Deadline November 16, 2015
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1. Introduction: This is a Pre-Solicitation Notice for project number 596-332 that requires Architect/Engineering (A/E) Design Services for Continuing Care Facilities, Phase 1 at the Lexington VA Medical Center - Leestown Division. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS. ONLY THE A/E FIRMS RESPONDING TO THIS ANNOUNCEMENT BY SUBMITTING AN SF330 PACKAGE ON TIME WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR INITIAL EVALUATION. FOLLOWING INITIAL EVALUATION OF THE A/E FIRMS AND THEIR SF330S, A MINIMUM OF THREE FIRMS WILL BE SELECTED FOR INTERVIEWS, AND A SOLICITATION FOR A PRICE PROPOSAL WILL BE SENT TO THE HIGHEST TECHNICALLY RATED A/E FIRM TO PROVIDE THE TYPE OF SERVICE(S) REQUIRED. The A&E Services contract that is anticipated to be awarded will be procured in accordance with the Brooks Act (Public Law 92- 582), Federal Acquisition Regulation Part 36.6 and VA Acquisition Regulation 836.6. In accordance with FAR 36.209 "Construction Contracts With Architect-Engineer Firms", no contract for the construction of a project shall be awarded to the firm that designed the project or its subsidiaries or affiliates, except with the approval of the head of the agency or authorized representative. 2. Description: The Lexington VA Medical Center - Leestown Division is seeking professional architect/engineering firms for design of Continuing Care Facilities, Phase 1. This project will construct 22,000 square feet of Continuing Care Facilities which consists of two (2) "Green House" models approximately 11,000 square feet each. The project will also include site utilities, roads, parking, and infrastructure. The new units/houses will be designed using the latest "Green House" and patient centered care concepts and contain ten (10) beds each. This project will provide preliminary site development design for six (6) future houses and the main support facility to ensure value of investment. Project design shall clearly show work required, phasing of work required, and instructions to construction contractor regarding how to accomplish the necessary renovations in a 24/7 medical environment taking into consideration demolition, dust control, infection control, and specialized facility requirements as discussed with VA staff. Also included will be limitations, work required to be completed outside of standard administrative hours, work limited to period shorter than a single shift, etc. Bid Deductions will be built into the scope of work of the project to allow for flexibility in construction award. The Leestown Campus of the Lexington VAMC is on the National Register as an historic district requiring compliance of Section 106 related to building renovation. 3. Digital copies of the as-builts are limited. The consultant will be expected to fully investigate and confirm the validity of hard copy as-builts and other drawings. This will include independent investigation of the VAMC's flat files by the consultant to determine and procure the information required for the complete design. 4. All offerors are advised that in accordance with VAAR 836.606-73 the total cost of the architect or engineer services contracted for must not exceed 6 percent of the estimated cost of the construction project plus any fees for related services and activities. Additionally, FAR Clause 52.236-2 (c) - Design Within Funding Limitation, will be applicable to this procurement action. Design limitation costs will be provided to the most highly rated AE firm selected to complete the design. 5. Interested firms should submit their current SF-330 to matthew.whisman@va.gov. The SF-330s are due on November 16, 2015 at 4:00 PM (EST). Use the instructions located in section eleven (11) below for submitting your SF-330. 6. Security Issues, Late Bids, Unreadable Offers a. Late submission of offers are outlined at FAR Parts 52.212-1(f), 52.214-7, and 52.215-1(c) (3). Particular attention is warranted to the portion of the provision that relates to the timing of submission. b. Please see FAR 15.207(c) for a description of the steps the Government shall take with regard to unreadable offers. c. To avoid rejection of an offer, vendors must make every effort to ensure their electronic submission is virus-free. Submissions or portions thereof submitted and which the automatic system detects the presence of a virus or which are otherwise unreadable will be treated as "unreadable" pursuant to FAR Parts 14.406 and FAR 15.207(c ). d. The virus scanning software used by our e-mail systems cannot always distinguish a macro from a virus. Therefore, sending a macro embedded in an e-mail message or an e-mail attachment may cause the e-mail offer to be quarantined. You may send both the spreadsheet and the spreadsheet saved in PDF format to ensure that your proposal is readable. e. Password protecting your offer is not permitted. The Contracting Officer will file the offer electronically which will allow access only by designated individuals. Important Notice: Apparent successful offerors must apply for and receive verification from the Department of Veteran Affairs Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE) in accordance with 38 CFR Part 74 and VAAR 819.70 by submission of documentation of Veteran status, ownership and control sufficient to establish appropriate status, offerors must be both VISIBLE and VERIFIED by the Department of Veteran Affairs Center for Veterans Enterprises at the time of submission of proposal. Failure to be both VERIFIED by CVE and VISIBLE on VetBiz at the time of proposal submission will result in the offeror's proposal being deemed non-responsive. All offerors are urged to contact the CVE and submit the aforementioned required documents to obtain CVE verification of their SDVOSB status if they have not already done so. 7. The selection process will follow the guidance referenced within 36.602-3 and FAR 36.602-4. The Government will not pay, nor reimburse, any costs associated with responding to this request. The Government is under no obligation to award a contract as a result of this announcement. Firms will be selected based on demonstrated competence and qualifications for the required work. The estimated magnitude for construction (not design) of this project is between $5,000,000 and $10,000,000. a. Contract Award Procedure: Before a small business is proposed as a potential contractor, they must be certified by VetBiz and registered in the System For Award Management (SAM) database. Register via the SAM internet site at www.sam.gov Failure of a proposed SDVOSB to be certified by the CVE at the time the SF 330 is submitted shall result in elimination from consideration as a proposed contractor. The proposed services will be obtained by a Negotiated Firm-Fixed Price Contract. b. The review/design of architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical, civil, or other engineering features of the work shall be accomplished by architects or engineers registered in a State or possession of the United States, or in Puerto Rico or in the District of Columbia. c. The project drawings/design shall be in compliance with applicable standards and codes described in VA Program Guides and design materials. Master Construction Specifications Index, VA Construction Standards Index, VA Standards Index, and Criteria are available in the Technical Information Library (TIL) on VA Website address: http://www.cfm.va.gov/til/. 8. The awarded A/E firm will prepare drawings and specifications in sufficient detail such that qualified outside General Contracting companies can prepare accurate and timely proposals for the desired work. The awarded A/E firm is responsible for ensuring that the specifications and drawings supplied fully represent all of the work described in the Request for Proposal (RFP). The Medical Center must remain operational throughout the construction period and a detailed sequence of work will be provided by the A/E to minimize impact of the construction. The NAICS code for this project is 541330 with a small business size of $15 million. The SF-330 can be downloaded through the GSA Forms Library at: http://www.gsa.gov/portal/forms/type/TOP, type in SF-330 in the "Find a Form" block and click on search. 9. SELECTION CRITERIA: Selection criteria for this acquisition are listed below in descending order of importance. a. Professional qualifications necessary for satisfactory performance of required services; b. Specialized experience and technical competence in the type of work required, including, where appropriate, experience in energy conservation, pollution prevention, waste reduction, and the use of recovered materials; c. Capacity to accomplish the work in the required time; d. Past performance on contracts with Government agencies and private industry in terms of cost control, quality of work, and compliance with performance schedules; e. Location in the general geographical area of the project and knowledge of the locality of the project; provided, that application of this criterion leaves an appropriate number of qualified firms, given the nature and size of the project; f. Reputation and standing of the firm and its principal officials with respect to professional performance, general management, and cooperativeness; g. Record of significant claims against the firm because of improper or incomplete architectural and engineering services; and h. Specific experience and qualifications of personnel proposed for assignment to the project and their record of working together as a team. 10. THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL. This is a request for SF 330's Architect/Engineer Qualifications packages only. Any requests for a solicitation will not receive a response. No material will be issued and no solicitation package or bidder/plan holder list will be issued. A solicitation will only be issued to the most highly qualified vendor. 11. Electronic Submission Requirements: Unless paper offers are specifically authorized in an individual solicitation, all responses to solicitations must be submitted electronically as described below. Responses submitted in a paper form are unacceptable and will be returned. Failure to comply with this requirement may jeopardize the possibility of receiving an award for the contract due to noncompliance with the terms of the solicitation. You must submit your electronic offer, and any supplemental information (such as spreadsheets, backup data, technical information), using any of the electronic formats and media described below. Additionally, contractors are notified of the award via an electronic Notice of Award e-mail. The award document will be attached to the Notice of Award e-mail. a. Acceptable Electronic Formats (Software) for Submission of Offers i. Files readable using the current Microsoft* Office version Products: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Please see security note below for caution regarding use of macros. When submitting construction drawings contractors are required to submit one set in AutoCAD and one set in Adobe PDF. (purpose: contracting can open the PDF version and engineering can open AutoCAD files); ii. Files in Adobe* PDF (Portable Document Format) Files: When scanning documents scanner resolution should be set to 200 dots per inch, or greater; iii. Other electronic format. If you wish to submit an offer using another format other than described in these instructions, e-mail the Contracting Officer who issued the solicitation. Please submit your request at least ten (10) calendar days before the scheduled closing date of the solicitation. Request a decision as to the format acceptability and make sure you receive approval of the alternate format before using it to send your offer; and iv. Submitted SF330's are not to exceed a total of fifty (50) pages. v. Please note that we can no longer accept .zip files due to increasing security concerns. b. E-mail Submission Procedures: For simplicity in this guidance, all submissions in response to a solicitation will be referred to as offers. i. Subject Line: Include the solicitation number, name of company, and closing date of solicitation; ii. Size: Maximum size of the e-mail message shall not exceed five (5) megabytes. Only one email is permitted unless otherwise stated in this paragraph or in writing by a Contracting Officer. Submission is to be no more than a total of fifty (50) pages; and iii. The offer will be date and time stamped by the Microsoft Email system and will be the official record of receipt for the submission. 12. Point of Contact : a. Matthew R. Whisman b. (859) 281-3883 c. E-mail questions to: Matthew.Whisman@va.gov VA NOTICE OF TOTAL SERVICE-DISABLED VETERAN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS SET-ASIDE (DEC 2009) (a) Definition. For the Department of Veterans Affairs, "Service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern": (1) Means a small business concern: (i) Not less than 51 percent of which is owned by one or more service-disabled veterans or, in the case of any publicly owned business, not less than 51 percent of the stock of which is owned by one or more service-disabled veterans (or eligible surviving spouses); (ii) The management and daily business operations of which are controlled by one or more service-disabled veterans (or eligible surviving spouses) or, in the case of a service-disabled veteran with permanent and severe disability, the spouse or permanent caregiver of such veteran; (iii) The business meets Federal small business size standards for the applicable North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code identified in the solicitation document; and (iv) The business has been verified for ownership and control and is so listed in the Vendor Information Pages database, (http://www.VetBiz.gov). (2) "Service-disabled veteran" means a veteran, as defined in 38 U.S.C. 101(2), with a disability that is service-connected, as defined in 38 U.S.C. 101(16). (b) General. (1) Offers are solicited only from service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns. Offers received from concerns that are not service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns shall not be considered. (2) Any award resulting from this solicitation shall be made to a service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern. (c) Agreement. A service-disabled veteran owned small business concern agrees that in the performance of the contract, in the case of a contract for: (1) Services (except construction), at least 50 percent of the cost of personnel for contract performance will be spent for employees of the concern or employees of other eligible service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns; (2) Supplies (other than acquisition from a non-manufacturer of the supplies), at least 50 percent of the cost of manufacturing, excluding the cost of materials, will be performed by the concern or other eligible service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns; (3) General construction, at least 15 percent of the cost of the contract performance incurred for personnel will be spent on the concern's employees or the employees of other eligible service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns; or (4) Construction by special trade contractors, at least 25 percent of the cost of the contract performance incurred for personnel will be spent on the concern's employees or the employees of other eligible service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns. (d) A joint venture may be considered a service-disabled veteran owned small business concern if- (1) At least one member of the joint venture is a service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern, and makes the following representations: That it is a service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern, and that it is a small business concern under the North American Industry Classification Systems (NAICS) code assigned to the procurement; (2) Each other concern is small under the size standard corresponding to the NAICS code assigned to the procurement; and (3) The joint venture meets the requirements of paragraph 7 of the explanation of Affiliates in 19.101 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation. (4) The joint venture meets the requirements of 13 CFR 125.15(b). (e) Any service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern (non-manufacturer) must meet the requirements in 19.102(f) of the Federal Acquisition Regulation to receive a benefit under this program.

WRP Hydrology Restoration on John Dixon Easement Knox Co., KY - NRCS

Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service | Published August 22, 2015  -  Deadline September 9, 2015
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A request for quote is being issued for WRP hydrology restoration on an easement in Knox County, Kentucky. This projects involves the installation of structural measures to restore hydric soil conditions, hydrologic conditions, hydrophytic plant communities, and wetland functions that occurred on the wetland site prior to modifications made to enhance farming operations,to the extent practicable. The planned work involves the construction of 3 Dikes as measures in restoring wetland functions. This is a total small business set aside. In order to be considerd for an award the contractor must be actively registered in www.sam.gov with a DUNS number. The estimated magnitude is under $25,000. Quotes shall be emailed to nancy.harris@tn.usda.gov by 1:00 pm Central time September 9, 2015. A site showing will be conducted on 8/27,2015 at the following address: Barbourville USDA Service Center 106 Cumberland Avenue Barbourville, KY 40906-1383. Call (606) 546-3393.

C--A/E SVCS - PROJ. 596A4-15-101 Renovate 1 Ground for Separation of Sterile Processing Services (SPS)

Department of Veterans Affairs, Lexington VAMC | Published October 24, 2014  -  Deadline November 24, 2014
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DESCRIPTION: This is a Pre-Solicitation Notice for the following services under project number 596A4-15-101 - Renovate 1 Ground for Separation of Sterile Processing Services (SPS) and Logistics at the Lexington VAMC, Cooper Division, in Lexington, Kentucky. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL; NO SOLICITATION PACKAGE WILL BE ISSUED UNTIL AFTER AN EVALUATION HAS BEEN MADE ON THE PROVIDED SF-330. Interested firms should submit their current SF 330 to Matthew.Whisman@va.gov. The SF 330s are due on November 24, 2014 at 2:00 PM Eastern Standard Time. VA Medical Center, Cooper Division, is seeking professional architect/engineering firms to design a construction project to replace water softening system/brine pit located at the VA Medical Center, Cooper Division, in Lexington, Kentucky. The estimated cost of construction range for project #596-14-103 is between $500,000 and $1,000,000. The submitted SF330s will be evaluated on the following criteria: (1) Professional qualifications necessary for satisfactory performance of required services. (2) Specialized experience and technical competence in the type of work required, including, where appropriate, experience in energy conservation, pollution prevention, waste reduction, and the use of recovered materials. (3) Capacity to accomplish the work in the required time. (4) Past performance on contracts with Government agencies and private industry in terms of cost control, quality of work, and compliance with performance schedules. (5) Location in the general geographical area of the project and knowledge of the locality of the project; provided, that application of this criterion leaves an appropriate number of qualified firms, given the nature and size of the project. (6) Reputation and standing of the firm and its principal officials with respect to professional performance, general management, and cooperativeness. (7) Record of significant claims against the firm because of improper or incomplete architectural and engineering services. (8) Specific experience and qualifications of personnel proposed for assignment to the project and their record of working together as a team. The awarded A/E firm will prepare drawings and specifications in sufficient detail such that qualified outside General Contracting companies can prepare accurate and timely proposals for the desired work. The awarded A/E firm is responsible for ensuring that the specifications and drawings supplied fully represent all of the work described in the Request for Proposal (RFP). The Medical Center must remain operational throughout the construction period and a detailed sequence of work will be provided by the A/E to minimize impact of the construction. The NAICS code for this project is 541310. The SF-330 can be downloaded through the GSA Forms Library at: http://www.gsa.gov/portal/forms/type/TOP, type in SF330 in the "Find a Form" block and click on search. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL; NO SOLICITATION PACKAGE WILL BE ISSUED UNTIL AFTER AN EVALUATION HAS BEEN MADE ON THE PROVIDED SF-330. Interested firms should submit their current SF 330 to Matthew.Whisman@va.gov. The SF 330s are due on November 24, 2014 at 2:00 PM Eastern Standard Time. Use the following instructions for submitting your SF 330. Requirement for Electronic Submission Unless paper offers are specifically authorized in an individual solicitation, all responses to solicitations must be submitted electronically as described below. Responses submitted in a paper form are unacceptable and will be returned. Failure to comply with this requirement may jeopardize the possibility of receiving an award for the contract due to noncompliance with the terms of the solicitation. You must submit your electronic offer, and any supplemental information (such as spreadsheets, backup data, technical information), using any of the electronic formats and media described below. In addition, contractors are notified of the award via an electronic Notice of Award e-mail. The award document will be attached to the Notice of Award e-mail. Acceptable Electronic Formats (Software) for Submission of Offers 1. Files readable using the current Microsoft* Office version Products: Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Please see security note below for caution regarding use of macros. When submitting construction drawings contractors are required to submit one set in AutoCAD and one set in Adobe PDF. (purpose: contracting can open the PDF version and engineering can open AutoCAD files) 2. Files in Adobe* PDF (Portable Document Format) Files: When scanning documents scanner resolution should be set to 200 dots per inch, or greater. 3. Quotes or Offers will be accepted on CD provided that it is still in the Microsoft Office formats listed in item one (1). CDs must be received in the Contracting Office before due date. 4. Other electronic format. If you wish to submit an offer using another format other than described in these instructions, e-mail the Contracting Officer who issued the solicitation. Please submit your request at least ten (10) calendar days before the scheduled closing date of the solicitation. Request a decision as to the format acceptability and make sure you receive approval of the alternate format before using it to send your offer. 5. Please note that we can no longer accept .zip files due to increasing security concerns. E-mail Submission Procedures: For simplicity in this guidance, all submissions in response to a solicitation will be referred to as offers. a. Subject Line: Include the solicitation number, name of company, and closing date of solicitation. Use only one of the terms Quotation or Offer depending on the solicitation type. b. Size: Maximum size of the e-mail message shall not exceed five (5) megabytes. Only one email is permitted unless otherwise stated in this paragraph or in writing by a Contracting Officer. The offer will be date and time stamped by the Microsoft Email system and will be the official record of receipt for the submission. Security Issues, Late Bids, Unreadable Offers 1. Late submission of offers are outlined at FAR Parts 52.212-1(f), 52.214-7, and 52.215-1(c)(3). Particular attention is warranted to the portion of the provision that relates to the timing of submission. 2. Please see FAR 15.207(c) for a description of the steps the Government shall take with regard to unreadable offers. 3. To avoid rejection of an offer, vendors must make every effort to ensure their electronic submission is virus-free. Submissions or portions thereof submitted and which the automatic system detects the presence of a virus or which are otherwise unreadable will be treated as "unreadable" pursuant to FAR Parts 14.406 and FAR 15.207(c ). 4. The virus scanning software used by our e-mail systems cannot always distinguish a macro from a virus. Therefore, sending a macro embedded in an e-mail message or an e-mail attachment may cause the e-mail offer to be quarantined. You may send both the spreadsheet and the spreadsheet saved in PDF format to ensure that your proposal is readable. Password protecting your offer is not permitted. The Contracting Officer will file the offer electronically which will allow access only by designated individuals. Important Notice: Apparent successful offerors must apply for and receive verification from the Department of Veteran Affairs Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE) in accordance with 38 CFR Part 74 and VAAR 819.70 by submission of documentation of Veteran status, ownership and control sufficient to establish appropriate status, offerors must be both VISIBLE and VERIFIED by the Department of Veteran Affairs Center for Veterans Enterprises at the time of submission of proposal. Failure to be both VERIFIED by CVE and VISIBLE on VetBiz at the time of proposal submission will result in the offeror's proposal being deemed non-responsive. All offerors are urged to contact the CVE and submit the aforementioned required documents to obtain CVE verification of their SDVOSB status if they have not already done so. VA NOTICE OF TOTAL SERVICE-DISABLED VETERAN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS SET-ASIDE (DEC 2009) (a) Definition. For the Department of Veterans Affairs, "Service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern": (1) Means a small business concern: (i) Not less than 51 percent of which is owned by one or more service-disabled veterans or, in the case of any publicly owned business, not less than 51 percent of the stock of which is owned by one or more service-disabled veterans (or eligible surviving spouses); (ii) The management and daily business operations of which are controlled by one or more service-disabled veterans (or eligible surviving spouses) or, in the case of a service-disabled veteran with permanent and severe disability, the spouse or permanent caregiver of such veteran; (iii) The business meets Federal small business size standards for the applicable North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code identified in the solicitation document; and (iv) The business has been verified for ownership and control and is so listed in the Vendor Information Pages database, (http://www.VetBiz.gov). (2) "Service-disabled veteran" means a veteran, as defined in 38 U.S.C. 101(2), with a disability that is service-connected, as defined in 38 U.S.C. 101(16). (b) General. (1) Offers are solicited only from service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns. Offers received from concerns that are not service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns shall not be considered. (2) Any award resulting from this solicitation shall be made to a service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern. (c) Agreement. A service-disabled veteran owned small business concern agrees that in the performance of the contract, in the case of a contract for: (1) Services (except construction), at least 50 percent of the cost of personnel for contract performance will be spent for employees of the concern or employees of other eligible service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns; (2) Supplies (other than acquisition from a non-manufacturer of the supplies), at least 50 percent of the cost of manufacturing, excluding the cost of materials, will be performed by the concern or other eligible service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns; (3) General construction, at least 15 percent of the cost of the contract performance incurred for personnel will be spent on the concern's employees or the employees of other eligible service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns; or (4) Construction by special trade contractors, at least 25 percent of the cost of the contract performance incurred for personnel will be spent on the concern's employees or the employees of other eligible service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns. (d) A joint venture may be considered a service-disabled veteran owned small business concern if- (1) At least one member of the joint venture is a service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern, and makes the following representations: That it is a service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern, and that it is a small business concern under the North American Industry Classification Systems (NAICS) code assigned to the procurement; (2) Each other concern is small under the size standard corresponding to the NAICS code assigned to the procurement; and (3) The joint venture meets the requirements of paragraph 7 of the explanation of Affiliates in 19.101 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation. (4) The joint venture meets the requirements of 13 CFR 125.15(b). (e) Any service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern (non-manufacturer) must meet the requirements in 19.102(f) of the Federal Acquisition Regulation to receive a benefit under this program.