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LED Roadway Light Fixtures

Department of the Navy, United States Marine Corps | Published April 15, 2015
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SYNOPSIS FOR SIMULAIDS TRAINING The Camp Lejeune Fire Department at Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Lejeune, NC has a requirement for the purchase and delivery of one (1) Simulaids STAT Baby Advanced Training Simulator, one (1) Simulaids SMART STAT Basic Adult Training Simulator, and one (1) Simulaids Portable Power Sources for Adult Training Simulator. Manufacturer: Simulaids. This will be a Brand solicitation. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this requirement is 339999. Industry: All Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing and the small business size standard is 500 employees. The Government will solicit and award this contract using simplified acquisition procedures, in accordance with FAR subpart 13.0. It is the Government's intention to issue a single firm-fixed price purchase order on an "all or none" basis for all items. The Government intends to award to the quoter who represents the LPTA quote approximately 7 business days after closing of response period. The solicitation will be available for download via the electronic data interchange at FedBizOpps, www.fedbizopps.gov, on or about 15 April 2015. It is the responsibility of the quoter to continually view the website for the solicitation and any amendments. Contractors interested in doing business with the government must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) database, http://www.sam.gov/. and agree to implement the Department of Defense web-based software application Wide Area Workflow Receipt and Acceptance (WAWF-RA) at https://wawf.eb.mil/. All responsible small businesses may submit an offer, which will be considered. The point of contact for this solicitation is Richard Spain, Contract Specialist, (910) 451-7848, richard.spain@mcw.usmc.mil

FY16 Synopsis of City Pair Program

General Services Administration, Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) | Published December 20, 2014  -  Deadline April 2, 2015
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This procurement is for scheduled certificated U.S. airlines to provide passenger transportation services, Government-wide, for approximately 9,000 domestic/ international airport or city pairs. The requirement-type contracts will be for one year beginning OCTOBER 1, 2015, plus three 1-month option periods. The contracts are for the movement of passengers and are used by almost all Federal Agencies and various other authorized users. They do not require travel agent services and do not include any role for travel agents for the purposes of this proposed contract. Air carriers who are not currently approved by the Department of Defense (DOD) must, prior to award, have appropriate Federal Aviation Administration certification and adequate insurance, and must not be on the DOD Disapproved Air Carrier List. Carriers who are otherwise eligible must also participate in the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) program, receive a Letter of CRAF Technical Ineligibility, or be actively undergoing the CRAF approval process with the Air Mobility Command (AMC). For information regarding the CRAF program, call the DOD Commercial Airlift Division at (618) 229-4801. All responsible sources will be considered. A Pre-solicitation Conference will be held on February 11, 2015. A notice will be posted on the FEDBIZOPPS web site for any changes regarding the conference; RSVP to onthego@gsa.gov. A draft solicitation will be issued on or about January 28, 2015. The final solicitation will be issued on or about March 2, 2015. Group 1 proposals are due on or about April 2, 2015 and Group 2 proposals on or about April 23, 2015. Dates may vary and official dates for offer submission will be issued with the Final Solicitation. The DRAFT AND FINAL SOLICITATIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE ONLY ON THE INTERNET AT FBO.GOV. This procurement is not set aside for small business concerns; however, all qualified small business concerns are encouraged to submit offers. The NAICS code for this procurement is 481111 and the size standard to be considered a small business is 1,500 employees or less.

Specialized Course CTOC/HR/Roll Interpretation Srvcs

Other Defense Agencies, Defense Security Cooperation Agency | Published May 20, 2016  -  Deadline May 25, 2016
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(i) This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. (ii) This solicitation document, HQ001316Q0045, is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ). Under this requirement, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) intends to award a commercial, firm fixed price contract.(iii) This solicitation document incorporates provisions and clauses that are in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-88, Effective 16 May 2016. It is the responsibility of the Offeror to review the web page for notice of amendments, updates or changes to the solicitation.(iv) This solicitation is issued under FAR Part 13-Simplified Acquisition Procedures. This contract requires expert language interpretation, on-site support and translation service into and from the following languages: Spainish to English to assist the Perry Center in fullfiling its responsbilities to two specialized courses-Countering Transnational Organized Crime (CTOC) and Human Rights and Rule of Law (HR/ROL). The solicitation is being issued as 100% small business set aside under North American Classification System (NAICS) Code is 541930, Translation and Interpretation Services. The small business size standard is $7.5 million.(v) Delivery of service is to be performed at National Defense University, 260 5th Ave SW Bldg 64, Lincoln Hall, Washington, D.C 20319.(vi) This requirement is to provide translation services as specified in the Performance Work Statement (PWS). DSCA intends to purchase the services under the following Contract Line Items (CLINs):CLIN SERVICE QUANTITY UNIT UNIT PRICE TOTALPlease See Performance Work Statement for Schedule of Service Breakout(vii) Clauses and Provisions. The provision at FAR 52.252-1, Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and is incorporated by reference. Provision at FAR 52.252-2, Evaluation-Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and paragraph (a) is completed as follows.A single award will be made to the responsible Offeror whose proposal conforms to the solicitation requirements and presents the lowest price technically acceptable (LPTA) proposal, as determined by the evaluation criteria herein with due consideration to the order of importance.Contract award will be made to the lowest evaluated price meeting or exceeding the minimum acceptability standards for non-cost factors. Proposals will be evaluated on an "acceptable" or "unacceptable" basis. Proposals will be evaluated for acceptability, but not ranked using the non-price factors/sub-factors. In order to be considered awardable, there must be an "acceptable" rating in every non-price factor/sub-factor.The Evaluation Factors are 1) Technical Capability, 2) Past Performance and 3) PriceTechnical Capability: 1) Interpreters must have acceptable certification. Certification shall be as a court interpreter, through the Department of State Interpreters Examination or accreditation as an interpreter from a school of languages and linguistics; 2) Bachelor Degree; 3) Minimum of 3 years professional/formal interpreting experience with international conferences and seminars; 4) Minimum of 3 years' experience with DOD terminology. Defense related terminology required during briefings simulation exercises and lecturers and must be able to interpret "all dialogue" to include titles and government affiliations to interact with senior foreign representatives and diplomats; 5) Provide resume and copy of certification of each interpreter; 6) Available interpretation equipment.Past Performance: The Government will evaluate Past Performance in accordance with FAR 13.106-2(b) (3). Offerors should identify past or current contracts (including Federal, State, and local government and private) for efforts similar to this requirement. Offerors are encouraged to provide information on problems encountered on the identified contracts and the corrective actions take to address the problems. The Government shall consider this information, as well as information obtained from any other sources such as the Past Performance Information Retrieval System (PPIRS), when evaluating the past performance.Price: The proposed price to address the requirements. (viii) Provision at FAR 52.212-3, Alt1 Offeror Representations and Certifications Commercial Items, Alternate I applies. Offerors shall be registered in the Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA) at http://orca.bpn.gov. Also in accordance with the clause, all prospective Offerors must be actively registered in the Central Contractor Registration prior to award. The clause at FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items applies to this acquisition and is incorporated by reference. The following clauses cited within FAR 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statues or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, apply:52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside.52.222-3, Convict Labor (JUN 2003)52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with authorities and Remedies (MAR 2012)52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (FEB 1999)52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (MAR 2007)52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (SEP 2010) (38 U.S.C. 4212)52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (OCT 2010) (29 U.S.C. 793)52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (SEP 2010) (38 U.S.C. 4212)52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (DEC 2010) (E.O. 13496)52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (FEB 2009) (22 U.S.C. 7404(g))52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Act to Contracts for Certain Services-Requirements (FEB 2009) (41 U.S.C. 351, et seq.)52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Central Contractor Registration (OCT 2003) (31 U.S.C. 3332)52.232-39, Unenforceability of Unauthorized Obligations52.233-3, Protest After Award (AUG 1996) (31 U.S.C. 3553)52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (OCT 2004)52.246-4, Inspection of Services - Fixed Price52.249-1, Termination for the Convenience of the Government (Fixed Price) (Short Form)252.203-7000, Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials252.203-7002, Requirement to Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights252.203-7012, Safeguarding of Unclassified Controlled Technical Information252.204-7003, Control of Government Personnel Work Product252.225-7012 Performance for certain domestic commodities252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports252.243-7001, Pricing of Contract Modifications252.243-7002, Request for Equitable Adjustment(ix)Other FAR/DFARS provisions/clauses are incorporated by reference and include DFARS 212.212-7000, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items and DFARS 212.212-7001, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Applicable to Defense Acquisitions of Commercial Items. The full text of the clauses or provisions may be accessed electronically at one of the following links://www.deskbook.osd.mil, http://farsite.hill.af.mil, http://www.arnet.gov/far. (x)Submission Requirements:Offerors quote shall demonstrate ability to support the services identified in the attached Statement of Work and Schedule. Submission must include evidence of experience, copies of certification and resumes. Provide availability of all equipment which must be compatible to the Williams Sound iC-2 System.Offerors shall provide past performance information (e.g. letters of recommendation, customer evaluations, etc.) indicating the quality of interpreters performance and service during the past year. The past performance information shall also include at least one reference from an event for which they provided services similar in scope to that of this upcoming WJPCHDS seminar. The Offeror shall include the name, e-mail and phone number for all references.Offerors shall provide the overtime rate with their submission. All costs inclusive of labor, direct and indirect costs (including salaries; fringe benefits; overhead; and general and administrative expenses); non-personal services and profit necessary to perform interpretation services. Offers shall be submitted by Wednesday 25 May 2016, no later than 10:00 a.m EST. Offerors shall provide a quote using the pricing schedule provided in the performance work statement of this combined synopsis/solicitation. Offers shall be submitted via email to lavivian.r.peasant.civ@mail.mil contract specialist and woodrow.w.bell.civ@mail.mil contracting officer with the subject line "HQ001316Q0045 Afghan-Pak Confidence Building Seminar 01-16. Facsimile submission will not be accepted.Further details regarding this requirement can be found in the attached Performance Work Statement (PWS).

Interpretation Maritime Workshop

Other Defense Agencies, Defense Security Cooperation Agency | Published April 7, 2016  -  Deadline April 8, 2016
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation that replaces HQ0013-16-Q-0030 for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued.This solicitation document, HQ0013-16-Q-0035, is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ). Under this requirement, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) intends to award a commercial, firm fixed price contract.(iii)This solicitation document incorporates provisions and clauses that are in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-80, Effective 01 January 2016. It is the responsibility of the Offeror to review the web page for notice of amendments, updates or changes to the solicitation.(iv) This solicitation is issued under FAR Part 13-Simplified Acquisition Procedures. This requirement requires expert lanugage interpretation equipment, on site support and translation service into and from the following lanuages: Spanish and English. The contractor will also provide an experienced project manager based on paragragh 4.11. The Interpretation Services Maritime Security Workshop is from 2 May through 6 May 2016. The solicitation is being issued as 100% small business set aside under North American Classification System (NAICS) Code is 541930, Translation and Interpretation Services. The small business size standard is $7.5 million.(v) Delivery of service is to be performed in Arlington Virginia area and Fort McNair located at the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies (Perry Center), Abraham Lincoln Hall, 260 5th Ave, E . Fort Mcnair,Washington, DC, 20319-5066(vi)This requirement is to provide translation services as specified in the Performance Work Statement (PWS). DSCA intends to purchase the services under the following Contract Line Items (CLINs):CLIN SERVICE QUANTITY UNIT UNIT PRICE TOTALPlease See Performance Work Statement for Schedule of Service Breakout(vii) Clauses and Provisions. The provision at FAR 52.252-1, Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and is incorporated by reference. Provision at FAR 52.252-2, Evaluation-Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and paragraph (a) is completed as follows.A single award will be made to the responsible Offeror whose proposal conforms to the solicitation requirements and presents the lowest price technically acceptable (LPTA) proposal, as determined by the evaluation criteria herein with due consideration to the order of importance.Contract award will be made to the lowest evaluated price meeting or exceeding the minimum acceptability standards for non-cost factors. Proposals will be evaluated on an "acceptable" or "unacceptable" basis. Proposals will be evaluated for acceptability, but not ranked using the non-price factors/sub-factors. In order to be considered awardable, there must be an "acceptable" rating in every non-price factor/sub-factor. The Evaluation Factors are 1) Technical Capability, 2) Past Performance and 3) PriceTechnical Capability: 1) Interpreters must have acceptable certification. Certification shall be as a court interpreter, through the Department of State Interpreters Examination or accreditation as an interpreter from a school of languages and linguistics; 2) Bachelor Degree; 3) Minimum of 3 years professional/formal interpreting experience with international conferences and seminars; 4) Minimum of 3 years' experience with DOD terminology. Defense related terminology required during briefings simulation exercises and lecturers and must be able to interpret "all dialogue" to include titles and government affiliations to interact with senior foreign representatives and diplomats; 5) Provide resume and copy of certification of each interpreter; 6) Available interpretation equipment.Past Performance: The Government will evaluate Past Performance in accordance with FAR 13.106-2(b) (3). Offerors should identify past or current contracts (including Federal, State, and local government and private) for efforts similar to this requirement. Offerors are encouraged to provide information on problems encountered on the identified contracts and the corrective actions take to address the problems. The Government shall consider this information, as well as information obtained from any other sources such as the Past Performance Information Retrieval System (PPIRS), when evaluating the past performance.Price: The proposed price to address the requirements.(viii)Provision at FAR 52.212-3, Alt1 Offeror Representations and Certifications Commercial Items, Alternate I applies. Offerors shall be registered in the Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA) at http://orca.bpn.gov. Also in accordance with the clause, all prospective Offerors must be actively registered in the Central Contractor Registration prior to award. The clause at FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items applies to this acquisition and is incorporated by reference. The following clauses cited within FAR 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statues or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, apply:52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside.52.222-3, Convict Labor (JUN 2003)52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with authorities and Remedies (MAR 2012)52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (FEB 1999)52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (MAR 2007)52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (SEP 2010) (38 U.S.C. 4212)52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (OCT 2010) (29 U.S.C. 793)52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (SEP 2010) (38 U.S.C. 4212)52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (DEC 2010) (E.O. 13496)52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (FEB 2009) (22 U.S.C. 7404(g))52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Act to Contracts for Certain Services-Requirements (FEB 2009) (41 U.S.C. 351, et seq.)52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Central Contractor Registration (OCT 2003) (31 U.S.C. 3332)52.232-39, Unenforceability of Unauthorized Obligations52.233-3, Protest After Award (AUG 1996) (31 U.S.C. 3553)52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (OCT 2004)52.246-4, Inspection of Services - Fixed Price52.249-1, Termination for the Convenience of the Government (Fixed Price) (Short Form)252.203-7000, Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials252.203-7002, Requirement to Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights252.203-7012, Safeguarding of Unclassified Controlled Technical Information252.204-7003, Control of Government Personnel Work Product252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports252.243-7001, Pricing of Contract Modifications252.243-7002, Request for Equitable Adjustment(ix)Other FAR/DFARS provisions/clauses are incorporated by reference and include DFARS 212.212-7000, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items and DFARS 212.212-7001, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Applicable to Defense Acquisitions of Commercial Items. The full text of the clauses or provisions may be accessed electronically at one of the following links://www.deskbook.osd.mil, http://farsite.hill.af.mil, http://www.arnet.gov/far.(x)Submission Requirements:Offerors quote shall demonstrate ability to support the services identified in the attached Statement of Work and Schedule. Submission must include evidence of experience, copies of certification and resumes. Offerors shall provide past performance information (e.g. letters of recommendation, customer evaluations, etc.) indicating the quality of interpreters performance and service during the past year. The past performance information shall also include at least one reference from an event for which they provided services similar in scope to that of this upcoming workshop. The Offeror shall include the name, e-mail and phone number for all references.Offerors shall provide the overtime rate with their submission. All costs inclusive of labor, direct and indirect costs (including salaries; fringe benefits; overhead; and general and administrative expenses); non-personal services and profit necessary to perform interpretation services. Offers shall be submitted by 8 April 2016, no later than 11:59 am EST. Offerors shall provide a quote using the pricing schedule provided in the performance work statement of this combined synopsis/solicitation.Offers shall be submitted via email to toni.m.davis3.civ@mail.mil and janet.m.dangelo.civ@mail.mil with the subject line "HQ001316Q0035. Interpretation Services Maritime Security Workshop. Facsimile submission will not be accepted.Further details regarding this requirement can be found in the attached revised Performance Work Statement (PWS). The revision is for 3 additional Interpreters for May 6, 2016 only.   

Simultaneous Interpretation Services 01-16

Other Defense Agencies, Defense Security Cooperation Agency | Published February 11, 2016  -  Deadline February 17, 2016
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(i)This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. (ii)This solicitation document, HQ001316Q0019, is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ). Under this requirement, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) intends to award a commercial, firm fixed price contract. (iii)This solicitation document incorporates provisions and clauses that are in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-80, Effective 01 January 2016. It is the responsibility of the Offeror to review the web page for notice of amendments, updates or changes to the solicitation. (iv) This solicitation is issued under FAR Part 13-Simplified Acquisition Procedures. This requirement requires expert lanugage interpretation equipment, on site support and translation service into and from the following lanuages: Arabic, French and Russian. The contractor will also provide an experienced project manager based on paragragh 5. The Simultaneous Interpretation Service Executive Seminar 01-16 is from 7 March through 18 March 2016. The solicitation is being issued as 100% small business set aside under North American Classification System (NAICS) Code is 541930, Translation and Interpretation Services. The small business size standard is $7.5 million. (v) Delivery of service is to be performed in Arlington Virginia area and Fort McNair located at the National Defense University, 300 5th Ave SW, Lincoln Hall, Washington, DC, 20319(vi)This requirement is to provide translation services as specified in the Performance Work Statement (PWS). DSCA intends to purchase the services under the following Contract Line Items (CLINs):CLIN SERVICE QUANTITY UNIT UNIT PRICE TOTALPlease See Performance Work Statement for Schedule of Service Breakout (vii) Clauses and Provisions. The provision at FAR 52.252-1, Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and is incorporated by reference. Provision at FAR 52.252-2, Evaluation-Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and paragraph (a) is completed as follows.A single award will be made to the responsible Offeror whose proposal conforms to the solicitation requirements and presents the lowest price technically acceptable (LPTA) proposal, as determined by the evaluation criteria herein with due consideration to the order of importance. Contract award will be made to the lowest evaluated price meeting or exceeding the minimum acceptability standards for non-cost factors. Proposals will be evaluated on an "acceptable" or "unacceptable" basis. Proposals will be evaluated for acceptability, but not ranked using the non-price factors/sub-factors. In order to be considered awardable, there must be an "acceptable" rating in every non-price factor/sub-factor. The Evaluation Factors are 1) Technical Capability, 2) Past Performance and 3) PriceTechnical Capability: 1) Interpreters must have acceptable certification. Certification shall be as a court interpreter, through the Department of State Interpreters Examination or accreditation as an interpreter from a school of languages and linguistics; 2) Bachelor Degree; 3) Minimum of 3 years professional/formal interpreting experience with international conferences and seminars; 4) Minimum of 3 years' experience with DOD terminology. Defense related terminology required during briefings simulation exercises and lecturers and must be able to interpret "all dialogue" to include titles and government affiliations to interact with senior foreign representatives and diplomats; 5) Provide resume and copy of certification of each interpreter; 6) Available interpretation equipment. Past Performance: The Government will evaluate Past Performance in accordance with FAR 13.106-2(b) (3). Offerors should identify past or current contracts (including Federal, State, and local government and private) for efforts similar to this requirement. Offerors are encouraged to provide information on problems encountered on the identified contracts and the corrective actions take to address the problems. The Government shall consider this information, as well as information obtained from any other sources such as the Past Performance Information Retrieval System (PPIRS), when evaluating the past performance.Price: The proposed price to address the requirements. (viii)Provision at FAR 52.212-3, Alt1 Offeror Representations and Certifications Commercial Items, Alternate I applies. Offerors shall be registered in the Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA) at http://orca.bpn.gov. Also in accordance with the clause, all prospective Offerors must be actively registered in the Central Contractor Registration prior to award. The clause at FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items applies to this acquisition and is incorporated by reference. The following clauses cited within FAR 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statues or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, apply:52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside.52.222-3, Convict Labor (JUN 2003)52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with authorities and Remedies (MAR 2012)52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (FEB 1999)52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (MAR 2007)52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (SEP 2010) (38 U.S.C. 4212)52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (OCT 2010) (29 U.S.C. 793)52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (SEP 2010) (38 U.S.C. 4212)52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (DEC 2010) (E.O. 13496)52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (FEB 2009) (22 U.S.C. 7404(g))52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Act to Contracts for Certain Services-Requirements (FEB 2009) (41 U.S.C. 351, et seq.)52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Central Contractor Registration (OCT 2003) (31 U.S.C. 3332)52.232-39, Unenforceability of Unauthorized Obligations52.233-3, Protest After Award (AUG 1996) (31 U.S.C. 3553)52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (OCT 2004)52.246-4, Inspection of Services - Fixed Price52.249-1, Termination for the Convenience of the Government (Fixed Price) (Short Form)252.203-7000, Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials252.203-7002, Requirement to Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights252.203-7012, Safeguarding of Unclassified Controlled Technical Information252.204-7003, Control of Government Personnel Work Product252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports252.243-7001, Pricing of Contract Modifications252.243-7002, Request for Equitable Adjustment(ix)Other FAR/DFARS provisions/clauses are incorporated by reference and include DFARS 212.212-7000, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items and DFARS 212.212-7001, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Applicable to Defense Acquisitions of Commercial Items. The full text of the clauses or provisions may be accessed electronically at one of the following links://www.deskbook.osd.mil, http://farsite.hill.af.mil, http://www.arnet.gov/far. (x)Submission Requirements:Offerors quote shall demonstrate ability to support the services identified in the attached Statement of Work and Schedule. Submission must include evidence of experience, copies of certification and resumes. Provide availability of all equipment which must be compatible to the Williams Sound iC-2 System.Offerors shall provide past performance information (e.g. letters of recommendation, customer evaluations, etc.) indicating the quality of interpreters performance and service during the past year. The past performance information shall also include at least one reference from an event for which they provided services similar in scope to that of this upcoming NESA seminar. The Offeror shall include the name, e-mail and phone number for all references.Offerors shall provide the overtime rate with their submission. All costs inclusive of labor, direct and indirect costs (including salaries; fringe benefits; overhead; and general and administrative expenses); non-personal services and profit necessary to perform interpretation services. Offers shall be submitted by 17 February 2016, no later than 12:00 pm EST. Offerors shall provide a quote using the pricing schedule provided in the performance work statement of this combined synopsis/solicitation.Offers shall be submitted via email to lavivian.r.peasant.civ@mail.mil and woodrow.w.bell.civ@mail.mil with the subject line "HQ001316Q0019 . Simultaneous Interpretation Service Executive Seminar 01-16." Facsimile submission will not be accepted. Further details regarding this requirement can be found in the attached Performance Work Statement (PWS).  

High Intensity LED Obstruction Tower Lighting Replacement

Broadcasting Board of Governors, Director, Office of Contracts | Published August 4, 2016  -  Deadline August 19, 2016
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Provision and Installation High Intensity LED FAA Obstruction LightingForThe Edward R. Murrow Transmitting StationInternational Broadcasting BureauSolicitation No. BBG50-Q-16-0073 This Combined Synopsis/Solicitation was prepared by the U.S. Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), International Broadcasting Bureau, (IBB) pursuant to Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.603 "Streamlined Solicitation for Commercial Items" to include the following additional information: (i) This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial services prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6 and 13.5 as supplemented with additional information included in the notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; requesting quotes for this solicitation. (ii) This Solicitation Number BBG50-Q-16-0073 is issued as a Request for Quotes (RFQ) that will result as an award. This will be an award of a firm-fixed - price contract. (iii) This is a combined synopsis/solicitation document and the incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-89 effective July14, 2016. (iv) The Contracting Officer (CO) has found and determined that the nature of the services to be provided is appropriate for an "Unrestricted" procurement not a small business set a side and it is a "Brand Name" Procurement, Dialight being the Brand Name. The NAICS Code for this procurement is 811213 "Communication Equipment Repair and Maintenance", size standards in millions of dollars - $11.0. (v) The Contractor shall provide pricing and delivery for the tower lighting and installation in accordance with the RFQ and attached statement of work. These services are for the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB), Edward R. Murrow Transmitting Station, 3919 VOA Site B Road, Grimesland, NC 27837. (vi) The Items and Services required above are commercial items and service. (vii) The Period of performance shall be at least 90 days to completion, unless negotiated differently with the contracting officer.. (viii) The provision at FAR Subpart 52.212-1 [Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items] applies to this acquisition. (ix) The provision at FAR Subpart 52.212-2 [Evaluation of Commercial Items] is hereby incorporated by reference into this combined synopsis/solicitation. These items and services will be evaluated on lowest price technically acceptable. (x) Offerors shall submit a completed copy of the provision at FAR Subpart 52.212-3 [Offeror representations and certifications -- commercial items] with their quote. This provision can be found at the following website: http://www.arnet.gov/far/; if requested by an Offeror, a copy of far subpart 52.212-3 can be obtained by contacting the contracting officer. (xi) FAR Clause 52.212-4 [Contract Terms and Conditions -- Commercial Items] applies to this acquisition. (xii) FAR Clause 52.212-5 [Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders -- Commercial Items] applies to this acquisition. Other clauses and provisions are included in the Request for Quotation (RFQ). (xiii) The Contractor's quoted prices shall include wages, overhead, general and administrative expenses, and profit. (xiv) The Defense Priorities and Allocations System (DPAS) and assigned ratings are not applicable to this acquisition. (xv) No numbered notes apply to this acquisition. (xvi) Offerors shall submit quotes, by 2:00 EST on August 19, 2016 Eastern Standard Time to address indicated below. (xvii) Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB), Office of Contracts (CON), Room 4360-0018, Cohen Building, 330 Independence Ave., (SW), Washington, DC 20237, and Attention: Ms. Cynthia C. Sugg. Quotes must be submitted in hard copy format only (i.e., in person, U.S. Mail, or Federal Express or equivalent commercial courier service). Offerors should note that quotes submitted by e-mail or facsimile will not be considered. (xviii) Information regarding this combined synopsis/solicitation can be obtained by contacting the Contracting Officer, Ms. Cynthia C. Sugg, at (202) 382-7858, or via e-mail at ccsugg@bbg.gov. Any Offeror may submit an offer, which shall be considered by the BBG.  

R--The Joint Staff, J3 requires program management, coordination and analysis support with the execution of three Level IV AT Executive Seminars and the annual Protection Conference.

Department of the Navy, Naval Supply Systems Command | Published January 11, 2016
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The NAVSUP FLC Norfolk, Contracting Department, Philadelphia Office is soliciting for non-personal engineering and technical services in support of Joint Staff, J3, Deputy for Nuclear, Homeland Defense and Current Operations, Protection Division (DDNHDCO). The contractor shall assist in the execution of three (3) Level IV Antiterrorism Executive Seminars and the annual Protection Conference. The following services are required to full-fil this contract: classified up to SECRET conference facility to accommodate 150 key government personnel; pre/post conference coordination and administrative support; professional facilitation and technical consultant services; nine breakout rooms and one large conference rooms for classified discussions up to SECRET; audio/video and teleconference capability and various supplies and equipment, etc. The proposed requirement is being processed on an unrestricted basis. The performance period will consist of one (1) twelve month base period with four (4) twelve month option periods. The solicitation will require the submission of cost/price and technical quotes. In accordance with FAR 52.212-2, Evaluation - Commercial Items is applicable to this procurement. While price will be a significant factor in the evaluation of offers, the final contract award will be based on a combination of factors - a combination of price, ability to perform the required complex skills, and past performance. The relative importance of the factors is as follows, Performance Approach and Past Performance are equal importance and when combined more important than Price. A Firm Fixed Award type contract is anticipated in accordance with FAR Subpart 12.6 using Simplified Acquisition Procedures under the test program for commercial items found at FAR 13.5. The applicable NAICS code is 541330 ($15M in annual receipts). The solicitation will be made available electronically upon its release at the Navy Electronic Commerce Online (NECO) website, www.neco.navy.mil. Paper copies, faxed copies, or email copies of the solicitation will not be provided. Interested parties are solely responsible for monitoring the above website for posting of the RFQ and any amendments. The Government will not pay for the information received. It is anticipated the solicitation will be released fifteen days (15) after this synopsis. The closing date for the receipt of offers will be set forth in the RFQ. Quoters must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) database to be considered for award. See www.sam.gov for further information and instructions.

Nurse Staffing Scheduling Software

Department of the Treasury, Bureau of the Public Debt (BPD) | Published April 15, 2015  -  Deadline April 27, 2015
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The solicitation is issued as Request for Proposal (RFP). The Solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-81. The NAICS code is 541519 and the size standard is 150 employees. This is not set-aside for small businesses. The Department of the Treasury's Bureau of the Fiscal Service (BFS) on behalf of the Armed Forces Retirement Home (AFRH) has a need for a contractor that can provide Nurse Staffing Scheduling Software that is internet accessible 24/7 on computer and mobile devices. The software should allow the medical staff to do schedule's individually, allow supervisors to approve schedules and/or time off, and provide reports for weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports. The number of nurses in Gulfport is 47 and in Washington, DC is 84; the total number of all nurses is 131 in AFRH. Additional contract requirements and terms and conditions may be found in the attachment. Defense Priorities and Allocations Systems (DPAS) and assigned rating are not applicable to this acquisition. Interested Offerors shall submit their proposals to purchasing@fiscal.treasury.gov by Monday, April, 27, 2015 by 2:00 pm ET. Please reference TFSAAFRH15CI0002, attention H. Scott/S. Barker in the subject line of the email. All questions shall be emailed to purchasing@fiscal.treasury.gov by April 20, 2015 by 2:00 pm ET. Please reference TFSAAFRH15CI0002, attention H. Scott/S. Barker in the subject line of the email. Interested offerors may register at http://www.fedbizopps.gov to receive notification when the solicitation and any amendments are issued and available for downloading. Please note that the General Services Administration provides the notification service as a convenience and does not guarantee that notifications will be received by all persons on the mailing list. Therefore, we recommend that you monitor the FedBizOpps site for all information relevant to desired acquisitions. Responses to this request can be emailed to: purchasing@fiscal.treaury.gov - Attention: H. Scott/S. Barker.

Executive Seminar

Other Defense Agencies, Defense Security Cooperation Agency | Published August 26, 2016  -  Deadline August 31, 2016
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(i) This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. (ii) This solicitation document, HQ001316Q0073, is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ). Under this requirement, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) intends to award a commercial, firm fixed price contract.(iii) This solicitation document incorporates provisions and clauses that are in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-89, Effective 15 August 2016. It is the responsibility of the Offeror to review the web page for notice of amendments, updates or changes to the solicitation.(iv) This solicitation is issued under FAR Part 13-Simplified Acquisition Procedures. This contract requires expert language interpretation, on-site support and translation service into and from the following languages: Arabic, French, and Russian to assist the Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies (NESA).  This solicitation is being issued as 100% small business set aside under North American Classification System (NAICS) Code is 541930, Translation and Interpretation Services. The small business size standard is $7.5 million.(v) Delivery of service is to be performed at National Defense University, 260 5th Ave SW Bldg 64, Lincoln Hall, Washington, D.C 20319.(vi) This requirement is to provide translation services as specified in the Performance Work Statement (PWS). DSCA intends to purchase the services under the following Contract Line Items (CLINs):CLIN SERVICE QUANTITY UNIT UNIT PRICE TOTALPlease See Performance Work Statement for Schedule of Service Breakout(vii) Clauses and Provisions. The provision at FAR 52.252-1, Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and is incorporated by reference. Provision at FAR 52.252-2, Evaluation-Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and paragraph (a) is completed as follows.A single award will be made to the responsible Offeror whose proposal conforms to the solicitation requirements and presents the lowest price technically acceptable (LPTA) proposal, as determined by the evaluation criteria herein with due consideration to the order of importance.Contract award will be made to the lowest evaluated price meeting or exceeding the minimum acceptability standards for non-cost factors. Proposals will be evaluated on an "acceptable" or "unacceptable" basis. Proposals will be evaluated for acceptability, but not ranked using the non-price factors/sub-factors. In order to be considered awardable, there must be an "acceptable" rating in every non-price factor/sub-factor.The Evaluation Factors are 1) Technical Capability, 2) Past Performance and 3) PriceTechnical Capability: 1) Interpreters must have acceptable certification. Certification shall be as a court interpreter, through the Department of State Interpreters Examination or accreditation as an interpreter from a school of languages and linguistics; 2) Bachelor Degree; 3) Minimum of 3 years professional/formal interpreting experience with international conferences and seminars; 4) Minimum of 3 years' experience with DOD terminology. Defense related terminology required during briefings simulation exercises and lecturers and must be able to interpret "all dialogue" to include titles and government affiliations to interact with senior foreign representatives and diplomats; 5) Provide resume and copy of certification of each interpreter; 6) Available interpretation equipment.Past Performance: The Government will evaluate Past Performance in accordance with FAR 13.106-2(b) (3). Offerors should identify past or current contracts (including Federal, State, and local government and private) for efforts similar to this requirement. Offerors are encouraged to provide information on problems encountered on the identified contracts and the corrective actions take to address the problems. The Government shall consider this information, as well as information obtained from any other sources such as the Past Performance Information Retrieval System (PPIRS), when evaluating the past performance.Price: The proposed price to address the requirements. (viii) Provision at FAR 52.212-3, Alt1 Offeror Representations and Certifications Commercial Items, Alternate I applies. Offerors shall be registered in the Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA) at http://orca.bpn.gov. Also in accordance with the clause, all prospective Offerors must be actively registered in the Central Contractor Registration prior to award. The clause at FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items applies to this acquisition and is incorporated by reference. The following clauses cited within FAR 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statues or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, apply:52.203-6, Restriction on Subcontractor Sales to the Government (Sep 2006)\52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards (Jul 2013)52.209-6, Protecting the Government's Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended or Proposed for Debarment (Aug 2013)52.219-4, Notice of Price Evaluation Preference for HUBZone Small Business Concerns52.219-8, Utilization of Small Business Concerns (Oct 2014)52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Rerepresentation (Jul 2013)52.222-3, Convict Labor (Jun 2003)52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with authorities and Remedies (Jan 2014)52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Apr 2015)52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (Apr 2015)52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (Jul 2014) (38 U.S.C. 4212)52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (Jul 2014)52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (Jul 2014)52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (DEC 2010) (E.O. 13496)52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (March 2015) 52.222-55, Minimum Wages Under Executive Order 13658 (Dec 2014)52.203-3, Gratuities (Apr 1984)52.232-40, Providing Accerlerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors (Dec 2013)52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Act to Contracts for Certain Services-Requirements (FEB 2009) (41 U.S.C. 351, et seq.)52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management (Jul 2013)52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (Aug 2011)52.232-39, Unenforceability of Unauthorized Obligations52.233-3, Protest After Award (AUG 1996) (31 U.S.C. 3553)52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (Oct 2004)52.246-4, Inspection of Services - Fixed Price (June 2013)52.249-1, Termination for the Convenience of the Government (Fixed Price) (Short Form)252.203-7000, Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials252.203-7003, Agency Office of Inspector General (Apr 2012)252.204-7012, Safeguarding of Unclassified Controlled Technical Information252.204-7015 Disclosure of Information to Litigation Support Contractors (Feb 2014)252.225-7012, Preference for Certain Domestic Commodities (Feb 2013)252.225-7048, Export-Controlled Items (June 2013)252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports June 2012252.232-7006, Wide Area Workflow Payment Instructions (May 2013)252.243-7001, Pricing of Contract Modifications (Dec 1991)252.243-7002, Request for Equitable Adjustment (Dec 2012)(ix)Other FAR/DFARS provisions/clauses are incorporated by reference and include DFARS 212.212-7000, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items and DFARS 212.212-7001, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Applicable to Defense Acquisitions of Commercial Items. The full text of the clauses or provisions may be accessed electronically at one of the following links://www.deskbook.osd.mil, http://farsite.hill.af.mil, http://www.arnet.gov/far. (x)Submission Requirements:Offerors quote shall demonstrate ability to support the services identified in the attached Statement of Work and Schedule. Submission must include evidence of experience, copies of certification and resumes. Provide availability of all equipment which must be compatible to the Williams Sound iC-2 System.Offerors shall provide past performance information (e.g. letters of recommendation, customer evaluations, etc.) indicating the quality of interpreters performance and service during the past year. The past performance information shall also include at least one reference from an event for which they provided services similar in scope to that of this upcoming Executive Seminar 02-16. The Offeror shall include the name, e-mail and phone number for all references.Offerors shall provide the overtime rate with their submission. All costs inclusive of labor, direct and indirect costs (including salaries; fringe benefits; overhead; and general and administrative expenses); non-personal services and profit necessary to perform interpretation services. Offers shall be submitted by Wednesday, 31 August 2016, 1200 p.m. ET . Offerors shall provide a quote using the pricing schedule provided in the performance work statement of this combined synopsis/solicitation. Offers shall be submitted via email to lavivian.r.peasant.civ@mail.mil contract specialist and woodrow.w.bell.civ@mail.mil contracting officer with the subject line "HQ001316Q0073 Executive Conference 02-16. Facsimile submission will not be accepted.Further details regarding this requirement can be found in the attached Performance Work Statement (PWS).  

Interpretation for Combating Translational Threats Senior Exective Seminar

Other Defense Agencies, Defense Security Cooperation Agency | Published April 1, 2016  -  Deadline April 8, 2016
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(i)This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued.This solicitation document, HQ0013-16-Q-0028, is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ). Under this requirement, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) intends to award a commercial, firm fixed price contract.(iii)This solicitation document incorporates provisions and clauses that are in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-80, Effective 01 January 2016. It is the responsibility of the Offeror to review the web page for notice of amendments, updates or changes to the solicitation.(iv) This solicitation is issued under FAR Part 13-Simplified Acquisition Procedures. This requirement requires expert lanugage interpretation equipment, on site support and translation service into and from the following lanuages: Arabic, Russian and Dari. The contractor will also provide an experienced project manager, translation and equipment based on paragragh 3. The Interpretation Services Combating Transnational Treats Senior Executive Seminar is from 9 May through 20 May 2016. The solicitation is being issued as 100% small business set aside under North American Classification System (NAICS) Code is 541930, Translation and Interpretation Services. The small business size standard is $7.5 million.(v) Delivery of service is to be performed in Arlington Virginia area and Fort McNair located at the National Defense University (NESA), Abraham Lincoln Hall, 300 5th Ave, SW . Washington, DC, 20319-5066(vi)This requirement is to provide translation services as specified in the Performance Work Statement (PWS). DSCA intends to purchase the services under the following Contract Line Items (CLINs):CLIN: SERVICE QUANTITY UNIT UNIT PRICE TOTALFull Booth 8 10 DAYS Receivers 126 10 DAYS Microphones-table 49 10 DAYS Roaming micsWireless and lapel 2 each = 4 10 DAYS Transmitters-(booth) 4- Lecture hall(2 per booth)6-(1 per booth, per room) Discussion groups 10 DAYS Portable receivers/with headsets 60 10 DAYS Portable transmitters /with mics 6 10 DAYS Please See Performance Work Statement for Schedule of Service Breakout(vii) Clauses and Provisions. The provision at FAR 52.252-1, Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and is incorporated by reference. Provision at FAR 52.252-2, Evaluation-Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and paragraph (a) is completed as follows.A single award will be made to the responsible Offeror whose proposal conforms to the solicitation requirements and presents the lowest price technically acceptable (LPTA) proposal, as determined by the evaluation criteria herein with due consideration to the order of importance.Contract award will be made to the lowest evaluated price meeting or exceeding the minimum acceptability standards for non-cost factors. Proposals will be evaluated on an "acceptable" or "unacceptable" basis. Proposals will be evaluated for acceptability, but not ranked using the non-price factors/sub-factors. In order to be considered awardable, there must be an "acceptable" rating in every non-price factor/sub-factor. The Evaluation Factors are 1) Technical Capability, 2) Past Performance and 3) PriceTechnical Capability: 1) Interpreters must have acceptable certification. Certification shall be as a court interpreter, through the Department of State Interpreters Examination or accreditation as an interpreter from a school of languages and linguistics; 2) Bachelor Degree; 3) Minimum of 3 years professional/formal interpreting experience with international conferences and seminars; 4) Minimum of 3 years' experience with DOD terminology. Defense related terminology required during briefings simulation exercises and lecturers and must be able to interpret "all dialogue" to include titles and government affiliations to interact with senior foreign representatives and diplomats; 5) Provide resume and copy of certification of each interpreter; 6) Available interpretation equipment.Past Performance: The Government will evaluate Past Performance in accordance with FAR 13.106-2(b) (3). Offerors should identify past or current contracts (including Federal, State, and local government and private) for efforts similar to this requirement. Offerors are encouraged to provide information on problems encountered on the identified contracts and the corrective actions take to address the problems. The Government shall consider this information, as well as information obtained from any other sources such as the Past Performance Information Retrieval System (PPIRS), when evaluating the past performance.Price: The proposed price to address the requirements.(viii)Provision at FAR 52.212-3, Alt1 Offeror Representations and Certifications Commercial Items, Alternate I applies. Offerors shall be registered in the Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA) at http://orca.bpn.gov. Also in accordance with the clause, all prospective Offerors must be actively registered in the Central Contractor Registration prior to award. The clause at FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items applies to this acquisition and is incorporated by reference. The following clauses cited within FAR 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statues or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, apply:52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside.52.222-3, Convict Labor (JUN 2003)52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with authorities and Remedies (MAR 2012)52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (FEB 1999)52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (MAR 2007)52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (SEP 2010) (38 U.S.C. 4212)52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (OCT 2010) (29 U.S.C. 793)52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (SEP 2010) (38 U.S.C. 4212)52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (DEC 2010) (E.O. 13496)52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (FEB 2009) (22 U.S.C. 7404(g))52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Act to Contracts for Certain Services-Requirements (FEB 2009) (41 U.S.C. 351, et seq.)52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Central Contractor Registration (OCT 2003) (31 U.S.C. 3332)52.232-39, Unenforceability of Unauthorized Obligations52.233-3, Protest After Award (AUG 1996) (31 U.S.C. 3553)52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (OCT 2004)52.246-4, Inspection of Services - Fixed Price52.249-1, Termination for the Convenience of the Government (Fixed Price) (Short Form)252.203-7000, Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials252.203-7002, Requirement to Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights252.203-7012, Safeguarding of Unclassified Controlled Technical Information252.204-7003, Control of Government Personnel Work Product252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports252.243-7001, Pricing of Contract Modifications252.243-7002, Request for Equitable Adjustment(ix)Other FAR/DFARS provisions/clauses are incorporated by reference and include DFARS 212.212-7000, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items and DFARS 212.212-7001, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Applicable to Defense Acquisitions of Commercial Items. The full text of the clauses or provisions may be accessed electronically at one of the following links://www.deskbook.osd.mil, http://farsite.hill.af.mil, http://www.arnet.gov/far.(x)Submission Requirements:Offerors quote shall demonstrate ability to support the services identified in the attached Statement of Work and Schedule. Submission must include evidence of experience, copies of certification and resumes. Offerors shall provide past performance information (e.g. letters of recommendation, customer evaluations, etc.) indicating the quality of interpreters performance and service during the past year. The past performance information shall also include at least one reference from an event for which they provided services similar in scope to that of this upcoming workshop. The Offeror shall include the name, e-mail and phone number for all references.Offerors shall provide the overtime rate with their submission. All costs inclusive of labor, direct and indirect costs (including salaries; fringe benefits; overhead; and general and administrative expenses); non-personal services and profit necessary to perform interpretation services. Offers shall be submitted by 8 May 2016, no later than 12:00 pm EST. Offerors shall provide a quote using the pricing schedule provided in the performance work statement of this combined synopsis/solicitation. Offers shall be submitted via email to toni.m.davis3.civ@mail.mil and janet.m.dangelo.civ@mail.mil with the subject line "HQ001316Q0028. Interpretation Services Combating Transnational Treats Senior Executive Seminar. Facsimile submission will not be accepted.Further details regarding this requirement can be found in the attached Performance Work Statement (PWS).    

Interpretation for Combating Translational Threats Senior Executive Seminar

Other Defense Agencies, Defense Security Cooperation Agency | Published April 18, 2016  -  Deadline April 20, 2016
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(i)This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued.This solicitation document, HQ0013-16-Q-0041 is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ) and replaces HQ0013-16-Q-0028. Under this requirement, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) intends to award a commercial, firm fixed price contract.(iii)This solicitation document incorporates provisions and clauses that are in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-80, Effective 01 January 2016. It is the responsibility of the Offeror to review the web page for notice of amendments, updates or changes to the solicitation.(iv) This solicitation is issued under FAR Part 13-Simplified Acquisition Procedures. This requirement requires expert lanugage interpretation equipment, on site support and translation service into and from the following lanuages: Arabic, Russian and French. The contractor will also provide an experienced project manager, translation and equipment based on paragragh 3. The Interpretation Services Combating Transnational Treats Senior Executive Seminar is from 9 May through 20 May 2016. The solicitation is being issued as 100% small business set aside under North American Classification System (NAICS) Code is 541930, Translation and Interpretation Services. The small business size standard is $7.5 million.(v) Delivery of service is to be performed in Arlington Virginia area and Fort McNair located at the National Defense University (NESA), Abraham Lincoln Hall, 300 5th Ave, SW . Washington, DC, 20319-5066(vi)This requirement is to provide translation services as specified in the Performance Work Statement (PWS). DSCA intends to purchase the services under the following Contract Line Items (CLINs):CLIN: SERVICE QUANTITY UNIT UNIT PRICE TOTAL0001 Full Booth 8 10 DAYS 0002 Receivers 126 10 DAYS 0003 Microphones-table 49 10 DAYS 0003 Roaming micsWireless and lapel 2 each = 4 10 DAYS 0005 Transmitters-(booth) 4- Lecture hall(2 per booth)6-(1 per booth, per room) Discussion groups 10 DAYS 0006 Portable receivers/with headsets 60 10 DAYS 0007 Portable transmitters /with mics 6 10 DAYS Please See Performance Work Statement for Schedule of Service Breakout(vii) Clauses and Provisions. The provision at FAR 52.252-1, Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and is incorporated by reference. Provision at FAR 52.252-2, Evaluation-Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and paragraph (a) is completed as follows.A single award will be made to the responsible Offeror whose proposal conforms to the solicitation requirements and presents the lowest price technically acceptable (LPTA) proposal, as determined by the evaluation criteria herein with due consideration to the order of importance.Contract award will be made to the lowest evaluated price meeting or exceeding the minimum acceptability standards for non-cost factors. Proposals will be evaluated on an "acceptable" or "unacceptable" basis. Proposals will be evaluated for acceptability, but not ranked using the non-price factors/sub-factors. In order to be considered awardable, there must be an "acceptable" rating in every non-price factor/sub-factor. The Evaluation Factors are 1) Technical Capability, 2) Past Performance and 3) PriceTechnical Capability: 1) Interpreters must have acceptable certification. Certification shall be as a court interpreter, through the Department of State Interpreters Examination or accreditation as an interpreter from a school of languages and linguistics; 2) Bachelor Degree; 3) Minimum of 3 years professional/formal interpreting experience with international conferences and seminars; 4) Minimum of 3 years' experience with DOD terminology. Defense related terminology required during briefings simulation exercises and lecturers and must be able to interpret "all dialogue" to include titles and government affiliations to interact with senior foreign representatives and diplomats; 5) Provide resume and copy of certification of each interpreter; 6) Available interpretation equipment.Past Performance: The Government will evaluate Past Performance in accordance with FAR 13.106-2(b) (3). Offerors should identify past or current contracts (including Federal, State, and local government and private) for efforts similar to this requirement. Offerors are encouraged to provide information on problems encountered on the identified contracts and the corrective actions take to address the problems. The Government shall consider this information, as well as information obtained from any other sources such as the Past Performance Information Retrieval System (PPIRS), when evaluating the past performance.Price: The proposed price to address the requirements.(viii)Provision at FAR 52.212-3, Alt1 Offeror Representations and Certifications Commercial Items, Alternate I applies. Offerors shall be registered in the Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA) at http://orca.bpn.gov. Also in accordance with the clause, all prospective Offerors must be actively registered in the Central Contractor Registration prior to award. The clause at FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items applies to this acquisition and is incorporated by reference. The following clauses cited within FAR 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statues or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, apply:52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside.52.222-3, Convict Labor (JUN 2003)52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with authorities and Remedies (MAR 2012)52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (FEB 1999)52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (MAR 2007)52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (SEP 2010) (38 U.S.C. 4212)52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (OCT 2010) (29 U.S.C. 793)52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (SEP 2010) (38 U.S.C. 4212)52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (DEC 2010) (E.O. 13496)52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (FEB 2009) (22 U.S.C. 7404(g))52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Act to Contracts for Certain Services-Requirements (FEB 2009) (41 U.S.C. 351, et seq.)52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Central Contractor Registration (OCT 2003) (31 U.S.C. 3332)52.232-39, Unenforceability of Unauthorized Obligations52.233-3, Protest After Award (AUG 1996) (31 U.S.C. 3553)52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (OCT 2004)52.246-4, Inspection of Services - Fixed Price52.249-1, Termination for the Convenience of the Government (Fixed Price) (Short Form)252.203-7000, Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials252.203-7002, Requirement to Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights252.203-7012, Safeguarding of Unclassified Controlled Technical Information252.204-7003, Control of Government Personnel Work Product252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports252.243-7001, Pricing of Contract Modifications252.243-7002, Request for Equitable Adjustment(ix)Other FAR/DFARS provisions/clauses are incorporated by reference and include DFARS 212.212-7000, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items and DFARS 212.212-7001, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Applicable to Defense Acquisitions of Commercial Items. The full text of the clauses or provisions may be accessed electronically at one of the following links://www.deskbook.osd.mil, http://farsite.hill.af.mil, http://www.arnet.gov/far.(x)Submission Requirements:Offerors quote shall demonstrate ability to support the services identified in the attached Statement of Work and Schedule. Submission must include evidence of experience, copies of certification and resumes. Offerors shall provide past performance information (e.g. letters of recommendation, customer evaluations, etc.) indicating the quality of interpreters performance and service during the past year. The past performance information shall also include at least one reference from an event for which they provided services similar in scope to that of this upcoming workshop. The Offeror shall include the name, e-mail and phone number for all references.Offerors shall provide the overtime rate with their submission. All costs inclusive of labor, direct and indirect costs (including salaries; fringe benefits; overhead; and general and administrative expenses); non-personal services and profit necessary to perform interpretation services. Offers shall be submitted by 21 April 2016, no later than 11:00 am EST. Offerors shall provide a quote using the pricing schedule provided in the performance work statement of this combined synopsis/solicitation. Offers shall be submitted via email to toni.m.davis3.civ@mail.mil and janet.m.dangelo.civ@mail.mil with the subject line "HQ001316Q0041. Interpretation Services Combating Transnational Treats Senior Executive Seminar. Facsimile submission will not be accepted.Further details regarding this requirement can be found in the attached Performance Work Statement (PWS).      

WJPC SDP Lodging

Other Defense Agencies, Defense Security Cooperation Agency | Published September 2, 2015  -  Deadline September 9, 2015
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(i)This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. (ii)This solicitation document, HQ001315R5017, is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ). Under this requirement, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) intends to award a commercial, firm fixed price contract. (iii)This solicitation document incorporates provisions and clauses that are in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-80, Effective March 2, 2015. It is the responsibility of the Offeror to review the web page for notice of amendments, updates or changes to the solicitation. (iv)This solicitation is issued under FAR Part 13-Simplified Acquisition Procedures. This requirement is to provide lodging for approximately seventy seven (77) student participants from 17 - 31 October 2015. Please see the attached performance work statement (PWS) for specific requirements. The applicable North American Classification System (NAICS) code is 721110, Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels. The small business size standard is $32.5 million. (v) Specifics. The Government intends to award a firm fixed price contract resulting from this combined synopsis/solicitation. The conference services provided under the Line Items will support the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, Strategy and Defense Policy (SDP) Course. Period of performance: 17 - 31 October 2015. (vi) DSCA intends to purchase the services under the following Contract Line Item (CLIN): CLIN SERVICE QUANTITY UNIT UNIT PRICE TOTAL 0001 Sleeping Rooms 941 (Additional 5 self-pay rooms requested) NOTE: All prices MUST include all applicable fees, gratuities, and service charges. THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IS TAX EXEMPT. 0002 Manpower Reporting 1 Each NSP (Not Separately Priced) (vii) The Contractor shall perform the required services at the Contractor's facility. The selected venue should be located in the DC metropolitan area. (viii) The Government shall provide a final list of attendees 1 week (7 calendar days) prior to the start of the course. The contractor shall bill the Government for actual rooms utilized versus reserved. (ix)The Government will not execute any contract other than with the facility or venue proposed to hold the event and provide accommodations. Any offer from a source other than the hotel or lodging venue itself must include written evidence that the offeror is currently authorized to submit binding proposals on behalf of the venue whose accommodations and/or facility are being offered. Offers that fail to provide such evidence shall be deemed technically unacceptable and will not be considered for award. Any offer which requires the Government to execute an agreement that renders a hotel or facility provider as a third party or for lodging/hotel accommodations that cannot be provided at offerors facility shall be deemed technically unacceptable and will not be considered for award. (x) Clauses and Provisions. The provision at FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and is incorporated by reference. FAR 52.252-2, Evaluation-Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and paragraph (a) is completed as follows. (xi) A single award will be made to the responsible Offeror whose proposal conforms to the solicitation requirements and presents the lowest price technically acceptable (LPTA) proposal, as determined by the evaluation criteria herein with due consideration to the order of importance. (xii) Contract award will be made to the lowest evaluated price meeting or exceeding the minimum acceptability standards for non-cost factors. Proposals will be evaluated on an "acceptable" or "unacceptable" basis. Proposals will be evaluated for acceptability, but not ranked using the non-price factors/sub-factors. In order to be considered awardable, there must be an "acceptable" rating in every non-price factor/sub-factor. (xiii) Past performance information will also be obtained from all electronic databases and other sources available to the government. Past performance will be rated on an "acceptable" or "unacceptable" basis. (xiv) The Contractor shall submit a proposal that meets the requirements of the PWS. The minimum technical acceptability evaluation factors will consider the following: • Hotel within ½ mile walking distance of at least 5 full-service restaurants. • Located within 5 miles of FT McNair, Washington DC. • Kitchenettes or refrigerators and microwaves. • Laundry facility -minimum 3 washers & 3 dryers. • Hotel shuttle bus/vans to and from Reagan Airport during arrival/departures. • Risk factor no greater than 7 for all categories of crime listed using http://relocationessentials.com/aff/www/tools/crime/crime.aspx (xv) Past Performance - The Government will evaluate Past Performance in accordance with FAR 13.106-2(b) (3). Offerors should identify past or current contracts (including Federal, State, and local government and private) for efforts similar to this requirement. Past performance information pertaining to the hotel facility (e.g. letters of recommendation, customer evaluations, etc.) indicating the quality of hotel and service during the past year. The past performance information pertaining to the hotel shall also include at least one reference from a group for which they provided services similar in scope to that of this upcoming NESA Seminar. The Government shall consider this information, as well as information obtained from any other sources such as the Past Performance Information Retrieval System (PPIRS), when evaluating the past performance. (xvi) Price - The Government will evaluate Price for reasonableness in accordance with FAR 13.106-3(a) Basis for award. Award will be made on the basis of the lowest evaluated price of proposals meeting or exceeding the acceptability standards for Technical Capability and Past Performance identified above. (xvii)Provision at FAR 52.212-3, Alt1 Offeror Representations and Certifications Commercial Items, Alternate I applies. Offerors shall be registered in the Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA) at http://orca.bpn.gov. Also in accordance with the clause, all prospective Offerors must be actively registered in the Central Contractor Registration prior to award. The clause at FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items applies to this acquisition and is incorporated by reference. The following clauses cited within FAR 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statues or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, apply: 52.204-7, System for Award Management 52.222-3, Convict Labor (JUN 2003) 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with authorities and Remedies (MAR 2012) 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (FEB 1999) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (MAR 2007) 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (SEP 2010) (38 U.S.C. 4212) 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (OCT 2010) (29 U.S.C. 793) 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (SEP 2010) (38 U.S.C. 4212) 52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (DEC 2010) (E.O. 13496) 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (FEB 2009) (22 U.S.C. 7404(g)) 52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Act to Contracts for Certain Services-Requirements (FEB 2009) (41 U.S.C. 351, et seq.) 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Central Contractor Registration (OCT 2003) (31 U.S.C. 3332) 52.232-39, Unenforceability of Unauthorized Obligations 52.233-3, Protest After Award (AUG 1996) (31 U.S.C. 3553) 52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (OCT 2004) 52.246-4, Inspection of Services - Fixed Price 52.249-1, Termination for the Convenience of the Government (Fixed Price) (Short Form) 252.203-7000, Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials 252.203-7002, Requirement to Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights 252.204-7012, Safeguarding of Unclassified Controlled Technical Information 252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports 252.243-7001, Pricing of Contract Modifications 252.243-7002, Request for Equitable Adjustment Other FAR/DFARS provisions/clauses are incorporated by reference and include DFARS 212.212-7000, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items and DFARS 212.212-7001, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Applicable to Defense Acquisitions of Commercial Items. The full text of the clauses or provisions may be accessed electronically at one of the following links://www.deskbook.osd.mil, http://farsite.hill.af.mil, http://www.arnet.gov/far. (xviii)Submission Requirements: Offerors shall provide descriptive literature to include information on the services and amenities of hotel Address the Technical Acceptable factors listed in paragraph (xiv). Offerors shall provide past performance information pertaining to the hotel facility(e.g. letters of recommendation, customer evaluations, etc.) indicating the quality of hotel and service during the past year. The past performance information pertaining to the venue shall also include at least one reference from a group for which they provided services similar in scope to that of this upcoming NESA Seminar. The Offeror shall include the name, e-mail and phone number for all references. Past performance pertaining to the hotel venue must be from recent events (within the past year) held at the Offeror's facility. Offeror shall provide their cancellation policy and associated fees with the price submission and identify the applicable early and late checkout terms and conditions for the group. Offers shall be submitted by 9 September 2015, no later than 10:00am EST using the pricing schedule provided in this combined synopsis/solicitation. Offers shall be submitted via email to petra.mcpherson@dsca.mil with the subject line "HQ0013515R5017 WJPC SDP Lodging." Facsimile submission will not be accepted. Further details regarding this requirement can be found in the attached Performance Work Statement (PWS).

DSCA Security Cooperation Workshop

Other Defense Agencies, Defense Security Cooperation Agency | Published June 9, 2015  -  Deadline June 23, 2015
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(i)This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. (ii)This solicitation document, HQ001315R2016, is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ). Under this requirement, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) intends to award a commercial, firm fixed price contract. (iii)This solicitation document incorporates provisions and clauses that are in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-80, Effective March 2, 2015. It is the responsibility of the Offeror to review the web page for notice of amendments, updates or changes to the solicitation. (iv)This solicitation is issued under FAR Part 13-Simplified Acquisition Procedures. This requirement is to provide Conference space, AV equipment and catering services for approximately 500 participants for the Defense Security Cooperation Agency in support of the Security Cooperation Workshop. Lodging is needed for approximately 150 guest. Each lodger will be individually responsible for reservation and payment of their sleeping rooms. Please see the attached performance work statement (PWS) for specific requirements. The applicable North American Classification System (NAICS) code is 721110, Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels. The small business size standard is $32.5 million. (v) Specifics. The Government intends to award a firm fixed price contract resulting from this combined synopsis/solicitation. Period of performance: April 2016 for 3 days. (See PWS) (vi) DSCA intends to purchase the services under the following Contract Line Item (CLIN): CLIN SERVICE QUANTITY UNIT UNIT PRICE TOTAL 0001 Conference Space Each Day: (Tuesday - Wednesday) General session room 1 Each Breakout rooms 2 Each Operation Center room 1 Each Room for Business lunch 1 Each 0002 AV Equipment: General Session Pkg: 1 Each Podium w/ mic; large screen proportionate to room configuration; projector; riser appropriate to room configuration; panel seating for 5 people; Q&A mic; laptop with video & audio capability; Wi-Fi access, and associated support equipment. Breakout room Pkg: 2 Each Podium w/mic, large screen, projector, panel seating for 4, Q&A mic, laptop, Wi-Fi access and associated equipment Walkie Talkie 10 Each LAN line/Wi-Fi 1 Each Color printer/paper 1 Each 0003 Catering: AM Refreshments 1500 Each PM Refreshments 1500 Each Business lunch 30 Each 0004 Manpower Reporting Requirement 1: Each NSP (Not separately priced) NOTE: All prices MUST include all applicable fees, gratuities, and service charges. THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IS TAX EXEMPT. ***Sleeping rooms for approx. 150 guest per night on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and approx 75 guests Thursday evening. Rate should include breakfast & Wi-Fi. Each lodger will be responsible for reserving their sleeping room and will be individually paid.**** (viii) The Contractor shall perform the required services at the Contractor's facility. The selected venue should be located in Virginia/ Crystal city and no more than 2 miles from the Defense Security Cooperation Agency located at 201 12th St South, Arlington, VA. (ix)The Government will not execute any contract other than with the facility or venue proposed to hold the event and provide accommodations. Any offer from a source other than the hotel or lodging venue itself must include written evidence that the offeror is currently authorized to submit binding proposals on behalf of the venue whose accommodations and/or facility are being offered. Offers that fail to provide such evidence shall be deemed technically unacceptable and will not be considered for award. Any offer which requires the Government to execute an agreement that renders a hotel or facility provider as a third party or for lodging/hotel accommodations that cannot be provided at offerors facility shall be deemed technically unacceptable and will not be considered for award. (x) Clauses and Provisions. The provision at FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and is incorporated by reference. FAR 52.252-2, Evaluation-Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and paragraph (a) is completed as follows. (xi) A single award will be made to the responsible Offeror whose proposal conforms to the solicitation requirements and presents the lowest price technically acceptable (LPTA) proposal, as determined by the evaluation criteria herein with due consideration to the order of importance. (xii) Contract award will be made to the lowest evaluated price meeting or exceeding the minimum acceptability standards for non-cost factors. Proposals will be evaluated on an "acceptable" or "unacceptable" basis. Proposals will be evaluated for acceptability, but not ranked using the non-price factors/sub-factors. In order to be considered awardable, there must be an "acceptable" rating in every non-price factor/sub-factor. (xiii) Past performance information will also be obtained from all electronic databases and other sources available to the government. Past performance will be rated on an "acceptable" or "unacceptable" basis. (xiv) The Contractor shall submit a proposal that meets the requirements of the PWS. To be determined acceptable, offers have to meet or offer ALL of the following , at a minimum: a. Hotel within 2 miles from DSCA and located in Crystal City/Pentagon City. b. Includes hot Breakfast and Wi-Fi with individual room rates. c. Sufficient conference space and breakout rooms plus operation center that can be locked close to one another with separate registration area. d. Available AV Equipment for all Conference rooms e. Available Refreshments for AM & PM breaks f. Available to cater working lunch for 30 people with separate dining room. g. Ample parking space for overnight guests, 20 visitor's spaces and 5 VIP spaces (VIP near entrance) h. Availability of dates. i. Able to block up to 150 rooms from Monday-Wednesday and 75 rooms on Thursday. j. Onsite dining establishments open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. (xv) Past Performance - The Government will evaluate Past Performance in accordance with FAR 13.106-2(b) (3). Offerors should identify past or current contracts (including Federal, State, and local government and private) for efforts similar to this requirement. Past performance information pertaining to the hotel facility (e.g. letters of recommendation, customer evaluations, etc) indicating the quality of hotel and service during the past year. The past performance information pertaining to the hotel shall also include at least one reference from a group for which they provided services similar in scope to that of this seminar. The Government shall consider this information, as well as information obtained from any other sources such as the Past Performance Information Retrieval System (PPIRS), when evaluating the past performance. (xvi) Price - The Government will evaluate Price for reasonableness in accordance with FAR 13.106-3(a) Basis for award. Award will be made on the basis of the lowest evaluated price of proposals meeting or exceeding the acceptability standards for Technical Capability and Past Performance identified above. (xvii)Provision at FAR 52.212-3, Alt1 Offeror Representations and Certifications Commercial Items, Alternate I applies. Offerors shall be registered in the Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA) at http://orca.bpn.gov. Also in accordance with the clause, all prospective Offerors must be actively registered in the Central Contractor Registration prior to award. The clause at FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items applies to this acquisition and is incorporated by reference. The following clauses cited within FAR 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statues or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, apply: 52.204-7, System for Award Management 52.222-3, Convict Labor (JUN 2003) 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with authorities and Remedies (MAR 2012) 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (FEB 1999) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (MAR 2007) 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (SEP 2010) (38 U.S.C. 4212) 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (OCT 2010) (29 U.S.C. 793) 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (SEP 2010) (38 U.S.C. 4212) 52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (DEC 2010) (E.O. 13496) 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (FEB 2009) (22 U.S.C. 7404(g)) 52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Act to Contracts for Certain Services-Requirements (FEB 2009) (41 U.S.C. 351, et seq.) 52.232-18, Availability of Funds 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Central Contractor Registration (OCT 2003) (31 U.S.C. 3332) 52.232-39, Unenforceability of Unauthorized Obligations 52.233-3, Protest After Award (AUG 1996) (31 U.S.C. 3553) 52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (OCT 2004) 52.246-4, Inspection of Services - Fixed Price 52.249-1, Termination for the Convenience of the Government (Fixed Price) (Short Form) 252.203-7000, Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials 252.203-7002, Requirement to Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights 252.204-7012, Safeguarding of Unclassified Controlled Technical Information 252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports 252.243-7001, Pricing of Contract Modifications 252.243-7002, Request for Equitable Adjustment Other FAR/DFARS provisions/clauses are incorporated by reference and include DFARS 212.212-7000, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items and DFARS 212.212-7001, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Applicable to Defense Acquisitions of Commercial Items. The full text of the clauses or provisions may be accessed electronically at one of the following links://www.deskbook.osd.mil, http://farsite.hill.af.mil, http://www.arnet.gov/far. (xviii)Submission Requirements: Offerors shall provide descriptive literature to include information on the services and amenities of hotel, including room rate for each lodger, location of the hotel to DSCA, conference space, AV equipment, Catering requirements and parking spaces in accordance with the minimum acceptable standards in Paragraph (xiv). Offerors shall provide past performance information pertaining to the hotel facility (e.g. letters of recommendation, customer evaluations, etc) indicating the quality of hotel and service during the past year. The past performance information pertaining to the venue shall also include at least one reference from a group for which they provided services similar in scope to that of this Seminar. The Offeror shall include the name, e-mail and phone number for all references. Past performance pertaining to the hotel venue must be from recent events (within the past year) held at the Offeror's facility. Offeror shall provide their cancellation policy and associated fees with the price submission and identify the applicable early and late checkout terms and conditions for the group. Include FEMA# and confirm compliance with the following Acts: -ADA Act, PL 101-336 (42 USC Section 12101 et.seq.) -Hotel & Motel Fire Safety Act of 1990 Offers shall be submitted by 23 June 2015 no later than 10:00am EST using the pricing schedule provided in this combined synopsis/solicitation. Offers shall be submitted via email to petra.mcpherson@dsca.mil with the subject line "HQ001315R2016 Security Cooperation Workshop." Facsimile submission will not be accepted. Further details regarding this requirement can be found in the attached Performance Work Statement (PWS).

Architect of the Capitol - Medical Surveillance

Architect of the Capitol, AOC Acquisition & Material Management Division | Published August 19, 2016  -  Deadline September 16, 2016
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The solicitation number is RFP160025 and is being issued as a Request For Proposals (RFP). The associated NAICS code is 621111. See Schedule B of the attached RFP package for the list of contract line item number(s) and items, quantities and units of measure. The Office of the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) requires physical examinations for all workers who may be occupationally exposed to hazardous materials or conditions. The objective of this procurement is to establish a single-award time and materials contract for the medical evaluations of AOC employees. The AOC seeks to assure the health and safety of all employees and to comply with all relevant Health and Safety regulations that require medical evaluations. The period of performance is as follows:Base Year: November 1, 2016 - October 31, 2017Option Year 1: November 1, 2017 - October 31, 2018Option Year 2: November 1, 2018 - October 31, 2019Option Year 3: November 1, 2019 - October 31, 2020Option Year 4: November 1, 2020 - October 31, 2021 Place of Performance: It is expected that all physical examinations will be conducted in the OAP Health Unit located at B-344 Rayburn House Office Building. In the event that facility should be unavailable or in certain exigent situations, the examination will be conducted at the clinical location of the contractor. The Offeror shall have a fixed location no more than 25 miles from the U.S. Capitol Building. See the Statement of Work (SOW) for the full listing of required services and terms and conditions included in the RFP package for all applicable terms and conditions to this procurement. Defense Priorities and Allocations System (DPAS) is not applicable to this procurement. Proposals are due to the Contracting Officer, via email at jhenley@aoc.gov, and the Postal Operations Screening Facility no later than September 16, 2016 at 5:00 pm ET. With each copy of the form entitled "SOLICITATION, OFFER, AND AWARD", the offeror shall enclose the completed Schedule page; offer guarantee, if required; Representations and Certifications, and SF 3881 ACH VENDOR/MISCELLANEOUS PAYMENT ENROLLMENT FORM.

OBT ABEA

Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command | Published April 21, 2016  -  Deadline May 23, 2016
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The U.S. Army Contracting Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), MD 21005 intends to release a Request for Quote (RFQ) on or about 21 April 2016 for a two (2) year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity Contract to support the Office of Business Transformation, which reports directly to the Army's Chief Management Officer (CMO). This contract is a set-aside for Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). The scope of this acquisition includes, but is not limited to, procurement of technical expertise to support business transformation efforts in strategic planning, business alignment, IT requirements and acquisition reform efforts, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), software implementation and convergence planning, business architecture development, End-to-End (E2E) business process modeling and improvement and business investment governance, system and service architecture development, technical services to evaluate emerging technologies that could accelerate business transformation, liaison support with Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) staff, military services, and Army commands, and executing transformation initiatives and activities implementing business changes that shall occur. The Government intends to award in Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity Contract that accommodates Firm Fixed Price for Labor, and Time and Materials for Other Direct Costs (ODCs) Task Orders, with an ordering period of 24 months. The basis for award is anticipated to be by Lowest Priced Technically Acceptable (LPTA). The official release of the RFQ will be posted on the Internet at the Fed Biz Opps (FBO) website located at the following URL: https://www.fbo.gov/. No additional information regarding this procurement will be available prior to the release of the RFQ. The online version of the RFQ shall include all documents of the solicitation package. No hard copy of the RFQ will be issued. Amendments, if any, will be posted at the same location as the RFQ. The complete solicitation package, including amendments, should be received and reviewed prior to submitting a response. It is the responsibility of those responding to the solicitation to obtain all amendments and/or other applicable documents associated with the RFQ. Cindy Grove (Contractor, ABMSI LLC) is the point of contact for this action, telephone 410-306-4721 or email Cynthia.a.grove.ctr@mail.mil. All questions or comments in response to this solicitation shall be submitted in writing and emailed to Cynthia.a.grove.ctr@mail.mil. It is the responsibility of the potential offerors to monitor the FBO website on a regular basis for any updates to these documents. Other documents, as necessary, will be posted when available. Contracting Office Address:ACC-APG - Aberdeen Division D, ATTN: CCAP-SCD, 4310 Boothby Hill Road, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005-3013 Point of Contact:Cindy Grove, 410-306-4721

Early Stage Research and Technology Development Study

National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Headquarters | Published March 18, 2016  -  Deadline April 1, 2016
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NASA HQ has a requirement for a study on early stage research and technology development efforts accomplished by other organizations, such that NASA HQ may assess the similarities or differences and learn from the experiences of other organizations. The study will be focused on investigating and reporting various aspects of "early stage" research and technology development (R&T) efforts by other government agencies and relevant entities. The findings will be collected and analyzed for trends, variations, lessons, and etc. Once analyzed, the findings will be used to shape NASA's policies and practices associated with R&T. NASA HQ intends to award an order to the Institute for Defense Analysis (IDA) against its Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract numbered NSF OIA0408601 for a six month period. IDA manages the Science and Technology Policy Institute (STPI) which is a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC). STPI/IDA is uniquely qualified to do such work as it has access to privileged information and has no stake or vested interests in the information obtained as an FFRDC. The organization is inherently aligned for such work. This requirement will be pursued in accordance with FAR 6.302-3(a)(2)(ii), "to establish or maintain an essential engineering, research, or development capability to be provided by an educational or other nonprofit institution or a federally funded research and development center". The use of this authority is appropriate when it is necessary to establish or maintain an essential capability for theoretical analyses, exploratory studies, or experiments in any field of science and technology. The Government does not intend to acquire a commercial item using FAR Part 12. Interested organizations may submit their capabilities and qualifications to perform the effort in writing (via email) to the identified point of contact not later than 4:30 p.m. EST on April 1, 2016. Such capabilities/qualifications will be evaluated solely for the purpose of determining whether or not to conduct this procurement on a competitive basis. A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed effort on a full and open competition basis, based upon responses to this notice, is solely within the discretion of the government. The point of contact is Spencer Hurd (spencer.w.hurd@nasa.gov). Oral communications are not acceptable in response to this notice. All responsible sources may submit an offer which shall be considered by the agency. NASA Clause 1852.215-84, Ombudsman, is applicable. The Center Ombudsman for this acquisition can be found at http://prod.nais.nasa.gov/pub/pub_library/Omb.html.

Global Trends in the Space Sector

National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Headquarters | Published March 21, 2016  -  Deadline April 5, 2016
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NASA HQ has a requirement for a study on global trends and emerging capabilities of external civilian, international and commercial space organizations in regards to cislunar activities with additional applications. The study will also consider how the diversity and range of capabilities available in the space sector may factor into NASA sourcing options. The results of this study may inform decision-making related to NASA's acquisition strategies and strategic sourcing.NASA HQ intends to award an order to the Institute for Defense Analysis (IDA) against its Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract numbered NSF OIA0408601 for a six month period. IDA manages the Science and Technology Policy Institute (STPI) which is a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC). STPI/IDA is uniquely qualified to do such work as it has non-profit business relationships with commercial companies that are subject of this study. As an FFRDC, STPI has no stake or vested interests in the information obtained and is inherently aligned for such work.This requirement will be pursued in accordance with FAR 6.302-3(a)(2)(ii), "to establish or maintain an essential engineering, research, or development capability to be provided by an educational or other nonprofit institution or a federally funded research and development center". The use of this authority is appropriate when it is necessary to establish or maintain an essential capability for theoretical analyses, exploratory studies, or experiments in any field of science and technology.The Government does not intend to acquire a commercial item using FAR Part 12.Interested organizations may submit their capabilities and qualifications to perform the effort in writing (via email) to the identified point of contact not later than April 5, 2016, at 4:30 PM EST. Such capabilities / qualifications will be evaluated solely for the purpose of determining whether or not to conduct this procurement on a competitive basis. A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed effort on a full and open competition basis, based upon responses to this notice, is solely within the discretion of the Government.The point of contact is Spencer Hurd (spencer.w.hurd@nasa.gov).Oral communications are not acceptable in response to this notice.All responsible sources may submit an offer which shall be considered by the agency.NASA Clause 1852.215-84, Ombudsman, is applicable. The Center Ombudsman for this acquisition can be found at http://prod.nais.nasa.gov/pub/pub_library/Omb.html.

Technical, Analytical, and Managerial support

Department of the Navy, United States Marine Corps | Published December 7, 2015
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THIS IS A SYNOPSIS for non-commercial services prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Part 5.207, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. THIS IS A PRESOLICITATION NOTICE ONLY AND NOT A SOLICITATION OR REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) DOCUMENT. PROPOSALS ARE NOT BEING SOLICITED OR ACCEPTED AT THIS TIME. CONTRACTORS SHOULD FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS BELOW. Solicitation number M00264-16-R-0001 will be issued as a request for proposal (RFP). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-66 and DFARS Publication 20130419. This will be a competitive source selection pursuant to the procedures outlined in FAR 15, "Contracting By Negotiation." The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this requirement is 541219 with a size standard of $20.5 Million. The Service Contract Act (SCA) of 1965 does not apply to the PA&E studies and analytical contract as personnel to be employed will not qualify as service employees as defined in FAR Subpart 22.001, Defintions. This acquisition is for the procurement of technical, analytical, and managerial contractor support to accomplish its assigned mission of being an independent evaluator for Marine Corps strategic and budgetary issues. This support includes both qualitative and quantitative analysis in support of the Commandant of the Marine Corps, Deputy Commandant Programs and Resources (P&R), Joint Staff, Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), the Department of the Navy (DON), and other HQMC senior leaders. This requirement will be Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF). The period of performance will be from date of contract award for a base period of twelve (12) months and four (4) one year option periods. The contract tasks for this requirement are outlined in the draft performance work statement (PWS) as set forth in Attachment 1. The RFP document, M00264-16-R-0001, will be available for downloading from FedBizOpps on or around Dec 22, 2015 at https://www.fbo.gov/ . The anticipated award date of June 15, 2015. All responsible sources may submit a proposal which shall be considered by the Marine Corps Installation National Capital Region, Quantico, VA 22134. Sources must have valid Cage Codes and DUNS Numbers or have the ability to obtain one. Sources must also be registered in Systems for Award Management. F.O.B. Destination is preferred. Proposals will be evaluated on the basis of best value to the Government considering technical capability, management approach, past performance and cost. For specific questions, please contact Mr. Curtis W. Harris, contract specialist at email curtis.harris@usmc.mil.

FY15-17 MK 41 Vertical Launching System (VLS) TICONDEROGA class of guided missile cruisers (CG) AEGIS Modernization (AMOD) Kits Procurement

Department of the Navy, Naval Sea Systems Command | Published August 20, 2015  -  Deadline September 4, 2015
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This synopsis is being posted to Federal Business Opportunities (FBO) page located at http://www.fbo.gov/. FBO is the single point of entry for the posting of synopsis and solicitations to the internet. The Naval Sea Systems Command intends to award the FY15-17 TICONDEROGA class of guided missile cruisers (CG) AEGIS Modernization (AMOD) Kits, Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Ordnance Alteration (ORDALT) Kits, spares, and associated materials on a sole source basis to Lockheed Martin Corporation, Maritime Systems and Sensors (LM MST), 2323 Eastern Blvd, Baltimore, MD, 21220. This requirement is for up to eight kits to include mechanical components, electronics components, and associated equipment in support of the MK 41 Vertical Launch System (VLS) program. Pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1), the Government intends to negotiate and award this contract modification on a sole source basis to LM MST in Baltimore, Maryland. LM MST is the current contractor for the MK 41 VLS Launcher Production contract N00024-15-C-5332 and has been the sole contractor responsible for production of the MK 41 VLS software, electronics, and launch control systems for the past twenty years, and was the original developer of the MK 41 VLS. LM MST is the only responsible source capable of satisfying requirements for CG AMOD Kits in the timeframe allotted to meet the Governments' ship modernization schedule. The anticipated contract period of performance for this requirement will be from the date of contract modification award, estimated to be January 2016, through delivery of all hardware and services. The proposed contract action is for supplies or services for which the Government intends to solicit and negotiate with only one source under the authority of FAR 6.302-1. Interested persons may identify their interest and capability by responding to this requirement. Any submissions will not be reimbursed by the Government; the entire cost of any submission will be at the sole expense of the source submitting the information. This notice of intent is not a request for competitive proposals. However, all capability statements received within 15 days after the date of publication of this synopsis will be considered by the Government. A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed contract action based upon responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. Information received will be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement.

FHFA Catering and Pantry Services

Federal Housing Finance Agency, Top Level | Published May 29, 2015  -  Deadline June 19, 2015
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6 and pursuant to the simplified acquisition procedures of Part 13 and the Commercial Items Test Program authorized under Section 815 of the Carl Levin and Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015, Public Law 113-291, and as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The solicitation number for this procurement is FHF-15-R-0002. This procurement is issued as a Request for Proposal (RFP) and is 100% set-aside for Small Business concerns. The government anticipates awarding up to two (2) Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs) as a result of this solicitation, as well as the first BPA Call. This solicitation incorporates the provisions and clauses that are in effect through Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Circular FAC 2005-82 thru May 7, 2015. The associated North American Industry Classification System Code (NAICS) is 722310, Food Service Contractors, with a Size Standard of $38.5 Million. STATEMENT OF WORK: The contractor shall provide (1) beverage services for FHFA pantries, and (2) catering services for FHFA events as specified. The scope of work applies to FHFA lease/controlled spaces and FHFA common-area events held in the Constitution Center, Washington DC. Catering services will primarily be performed at FHFA's Constitution Center location, however catering services may be performed at FHFA events at other locations within the Washington DC area as may be required from time-to-time. THE CONTRACTOR'S CATERING FOOD PREPARATION FACILITY MUST BE LOCATED WITHIN FIVE (5) MILES OF CONSTITUTION CENTER. The first BPA Call will be for Pantry Services. PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: The anticipated period of performance for each awarded BPA is a ten (10) year ordering period. The anticipated period of performance for the first BPA Call (Pantry Services), is a one-year base period plus four one-year option periods. The anticipated periods of performance for Catering services will be as specified in each Call. SITE VISIT: A site visit will be held on June 9, 2015 from 1PM to 3PM, 400 7th St SW, Washington, DC. Refer to RFP Section F for details and participation requirements. SUBMISSION OF PROPOSAL: To be considered for award, submit proposals electronically to marie.johnson@fhfa.gov, with copy to kevin.klekner@fhfa.gov, no later than 2:00 PM EST June 19, 2015. Questions are due in writing to marie.johnson@fhfa.gov, with copy to kevin.klekner@fhfa.gov, no later than 2:00pm on June 11, 2015. For additional terms and conditions, and proposal submission instructions (Sections F and G), refer to RFP.
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