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Privatization of the Natural Gas Utiltiy System at Pine Bluff Arsenal, AR

Defense Logistics Agency, DLA Acquisition Locations | Published January 11, 2016  -  Deadline April 12, 2016
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DLA Energy, in conjunction with the United States Army, plans to offer the privatization of the Natural Gas (NAICS 221210) utility system at U.S. Army Garrison Pine Bluff Arsenal, Arkansas. Utilities Privatization (UP) is defined as the transfer of ownership and responsibility to a municipal, private, regional, district, or cooperative utility company or other entity, for the operations, maintenance, repair, future upgrades, and future utility systems replacements. The conveyance may consist of all right, title, and interest of the United States in the utility system. UP will be accomplished in accordance with 10 U.S.C. §2688 - Utility Systems: Conveyance Authority. As a result of this solicitation, the firm will be selected to assume ownership of the Natural Gas utility system. The new owner shall operate and maintain the system and provide utility services to the Government. The resulting contract, if awarded, will require the Contractor to furnish all facilities, labor, materials, tools, and equipment necessary to own, maintain, and operate the utility system. All responsibility for maintaining reliable service, including such items as environmental compliance, maintenance costs, major system renovations, construction, equipment, manpower, and overhead costs shall become the utility system owner's responsibility. The Contractor shall manage the maintenance, repairs, replacement, etc., of the system to ensure continuous, adequate, and dependable service for each Government or tenant connection within the service area. The Contractor shall be responsible for funding all capital investments required to acquire, maintain, and operate the utility system in a safe, reliable condition and to meet the requirements listed in the contract. Real property interests will be conveyed in the form of a Right to Access or an Easement as a reference to the resultant contract. The utility system will be conveyed via a Bill of Sale upon award of the contract. Past performance information from potential offerors shall be submitted as directed in the solicitation. A Sources Sought Notice for this requirement was previously publicized under solicitation number SPE600-16-R-0802 on July 10, 2015. The Sources Sought Notice has closed and market research is complete. This requirement will be unrestricted. All responsible sources are encouraged to submit an offer. Other-than-small businesses are required to submit a subcontracting plan with their offer. Interested sources may contact Denise Maloney at Denise.Maloney@dla.mil, Yazmin Mendoza at Yazmin.Mendoza@dla.mil, or Anna Muldowney at Anna.Muldowney @dla.mil to be added to our offeror mailing list. A copy of the solicitation will be available on or after November 30, 2015, via the Federal Business Opportunity (FBO) system (https://www.fbo.gov). Secure Documents As this requirement will be an unrestricted, competitive action, several of the solicitation documents will be posted as "secured" on the Federal Business Opportunity ("FedBizOpps" or "FBO") website. In order to view those documents, vendors will need to obtain special access. The process of obtaining access is somewhat lengthy, therefore all interested vendors are encouraged to begin that process as soon as possible. Instructions for obtaining access are provided below. Instructions for access to the FBO Secure Site To access the secured, but unclassified, documents in the FBO system, vendors must follow these instructions: •1. Register in the System for Award Management (SAM) database at https://www.sam.gov/portal/public/SAM/. For assistance with SAM, please contact the SAM help desk. Contact information is available at https://www.fsd.gov/. •2. Once registered in SAM, go to the FBO website at https://www.fbo.gov/ and log in. Verify your SAM registration within the FBO system. For assistance with FBO, please consult the FBO Vendor Guide, which is available at https://www.fbo.gov/downloads/FBO_Vendor_Guide.pdf. •3. After your SAM registration is verified in the FBO system, please follow the steps as outlined below: •a) Begin by clicking on the secured document link, which should then provide you with the corresponding link for the DD Form 2345, Military Critical Technical Data Agreement. The DD2345 is also available at http://www.dlis.dla.mil/JCP/forms/DD2345Form.pdf. •b) Fill out the DD 2345 and submit a hard copy of the original form, together with all required documentation, to the Defense Logistics Information Service (DLIS), U.S./Canada Joint Certification Program (JCP), at the address listed on the form. •c) JCP will return an approved and signed certified form, which will include your certification and expiration date. Please note that delays may be incurred if forms and/or required documentation are incomplete or incorrect. •d) For assistance with the DD2345, or to inquire about the acceptability of electronic provision of documentation, please contact the U.S./Canada Joint Certification Office, DLIS. Contact information is available at http://www.dlis.dla.mil/jcp/team.aspx. DLA Energy is not involved in the approval process and cannot provide assistance with processing. •e) Once approval is received, it can take up to 24 hours for the JCP information to reach all systems. •4. Once you receive the approved DD2345 from JCP, and have verified your status on the JCP website, enter the FBO system and click on the secure document link. The FBO system will require you to enter your MPIN. If you are not prompted to enter a MPIN, please contact the FBO help desk. Contact information can be found at https://www.fsd.gov/. •a) The MPIN is a mandatory data element created by the SAM registrant which must have nine characters [consisting of at least one letter (upper or lower case) and one number, with no spaces or special characters permitted] •b) The MPIN allows access to related acquisition systems (i.e. ORCA and PPIRS). It also validates access to sensitive, but unclassified, documents associated with a notice posted to FBO. •5. Following verification of the MPIN in FBO, vendors must then submit a request for explicit access to the secure documents through the FBO system by clicking on the secure document line, then clicking the "Request Explicit Access" button. Upon requesting explicit access in the FBO system, vendors should send an email notification to the DLA Energy personnel assigned to the procurement, so that they can approve the request in the FBO system. Vendors will receive an email once the access request has been approved by DLA Energy. Once the MPIN has been verified in the FBO system and explicit access has been granted, vendors will be able to enter the system and view the secure documents. Place of Contract Performance: U.S. Army Garrison Pine Bluff Arsenal Pine Bluff Arsenal, Arkansas 71602 Country: United States Contracting Office Address: Defense Logistics Agency DLA (Lorton) DLA Energy - FEE (Utility Services Division) 8725 John J. Kingman Road, STP 10400 Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221 Primary Point of Contact: Denise Maloney Contracting Officer Email: Denise.Maloney@dla.mil Phone: (703) 617-1527 Secondary Points of Contact: Yazmin Mendoza Anna Muldowney Contract Specialist Contract Specialist Yazmin.Mendoza@dla.mil Email: Anna.Muldowny@dla.mil Phone: (703) 617-1504 Phone: (703) 617-1489

REPLACEMENT OF DAMAGED PROPELLERS & INSPECTION OF PROPULSION SHAFTING

Department of Homeland Security, United States Coast Guard (USCG) | Published June 10, 2016  -  Deadline June 17, 2016
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6 as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. Request for Quotations number is HSCG85-16-Q-P45L36 and is issued as a request for quotations (RFQ). This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotations are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. This Request for Quotations incorporates provisions and clauses in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-84 dated Nov 1, 2015. The NAICS Code is 336611. The small business size standard is 1000. All responsible sources within 50 miles of the cutters location may submit proposals that will be considered by the agency. The contract will be awarded on a firm-fixed-price basis using simplified acquisition procedures in accordance with FAR Part 13.5. Past performance will be considered in the selection of the awarded vendor. Please provide a minimum of three examples of past performance. For purposes of evaluation and award, Past Performance is considered to be more important than Price. The United States Coast Guard Surface Force Logistics Center has a requirement for the following:COAST GUARD CUTTER KANAWHAPeriod of Performance: 22JUN16 - 27JUN16Location: 4101 PORT RD, PNE BLUFF, AR 71601 (GEOGRAPHICAL RESTRICTION) ONLY OFFERS FROM QUALIFIED COMPANIES WITHIN A 50 MILES RADIOS OF THE STATED LOCATION WILL BE ACCEPTED. DESCRIPTION: REPLACEMENT OF TWO DAMAGED PROPELLERS & INSPECTION OF PROPULSION SHAFTING IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SCOP OF WORK. CLIN 0001 - DEFINITE WORK ITEMS These are the items that, if there is an award at all, will be awarded. The offer shall be evaluated to include the offer price for each definite item. ITEM NO. DESCRIPTION UNIT OF ISSUE PRICEO-001 PROPULSION SHAFTING, REMOVE, INSPECT AND REINSTALL PROPULSION SHAFT. JB D-002 PROPULSION SHAFT BEARINGS (EXTERNAL) CHECK CLEARANCES. JB D-003 REMOVE, INSPECT AND REINSTALL PROPELLERS. JB D-004 DRYDOCKING OF CUTTER JB D-005 PRVIDE TENDER/BARGE FOR TEMPORARY SERICES. JB D-006 PROVIDE SUPPORT FOR SEA TRIAL PERFORMANCE. JB CLIN 0002- COMPOSITE LABOR HOUR RATE The following labor hour rate shall be used in pricing all contract changes in accordance with the ADDENDA clause ( 21) entitled "COMPOSITE LABOR HOUR RATE." LABOR HOUR RATE ESTIMATED QUANTITY** EXTENDED AMOUNT* tiny_mce_marker_________ per hour 40 Hours tiny_mce_marker_______________ **NOTE: The estimated quantity and extended amount indicated above are for evaluation of offerss only. The proposed rate will apply to all changes involving additional work under this contract regardless of the actual total hours required.   COMPOSITE LABOR RATE: The composite labor rate offered shall be the sole labor hour rate used to price the Prime Contractor's direct labor hours for contract changes, i.e. growth work. The Contractor shall not receive any compensation in addition to this rate for the Prime Contractor's direct labor associated with such changes under this contract. (a) The composite labor hour rate shall represent total compensation for the following: (1) direct labor wages and salaries;(2) all employee benefits including, but not limited to, paid leave, supplemental pay, insurance, retirement, savings, and legally required benefits;(3) other direct costs associated with transit time, delay, disruption, expendable supplies, and equipment;(4) all indirect costs such as overhead and general and administrative expense;(5) any port or association fees, rents, or other levies;(6) profit (fee); and(7) all direct and indirect costs and profit associated with the following support functions: Supervision Quality AssurancePlanning EngineeringSurveyors Worker Transit TimeMaterial Handling TestingCleaners GuardsEstimating Contract AdministrationTransportation Drivers Fire Watches (b) The composite labor hour rate will be applied to production labor hours only. Production labor hours include only those hours necessary and reasonable to perform direct production functions and do not include the hours expended on the support functions listed above. This exclusion of support function hours applies whether such support functions are normally charged directly or indirectly by the Contractor's accounting system. These support functions are to be priced into the composite labor rate quoted and shall not be separately compensated. 1. 52.252-2 CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE (FEB 1998) This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. The full text of FAR clauses may be accessed electronically at this address: http://www.arnet.gov/far/index.html. FAR 52.204-4 Printed or Copied Double-sided on Recycled Paper (MAY 2011) FAR 52.204-7 Systems for Award Management (JUL 2013)FAR 52.204-6 Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) Number (JUL 2013)FAR 52.204-13 Systems for Award Management Maintenance (JUL 2013)FAR 52.211-14 Notice of Priority Rating for National Defense EMERGENCY Preparedness and Energy Program Use (DO) (APR 2008)FAR 52.211-15 Defense Priorities and Allocation System Rating (APR 2008) D0 A3 ratingFAR 52.215-5 FASCILILE Proposals (OCT 1997)FAR 52.217-5 Evaluation of Options (JUL 1990)FAR 52.222-1 Notice to the Government of Labor Disputes (FEB 1997)FAR 52.223-3 Hazardous Material Identification and Material Safety Data (JAN 1997) Alt I (JUL 1995) FAR 52.228-5 Insurance- Work on Government Installation (JAN 1997) FAR 52.233-4 Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (OCT 2004)FAR 52.242-2 Production Progress Reports (APR 1991)FAR 52.245-1 Government Property (APR 2012)FAR 52.245-4 Government-Furnished Property (Short Form) (JUN 2003) FAR 52.245-9 Use and Charges (APR 2012)FAR 52.249-1 Termination for Convenience of the Government (Fixed Price) (APR 1984)HSAR 3052.211-70 Inex for Specifications (DEC 2003)HSAR 3052.217-90 Delivery and Shifting of Vessel (DEC 2003)HSAR 3052.209-72 Organizational Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest HSAR 3052.209-70 PROHIBITION ON CONTRACTS WITH CORPORATE EXPATRIATES (JUNE 2006) (a) Prohibitions. Section 835 of the Homeland Security Act, 6 U.S.C. 395, prohibits the Department of Homeland Security from entering into any contract with a foreign incorporated entity which is treated as an inverted domestic corporation as defined in this clause, or with any subsidiary of such an entity. The Secretary shall waive the prohibition with respect to any specific contract if the Secretary determines that the waiver is required in the interest of national security. (b) Definitions. As used in this clause: Expanded Affiliated Group means an affiliated group as defined in section 1504(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (without regard to section 1504(b) of such Code), except that section 1504 of such Code shall be applied by substituting`more than 50 percent' for `at least 80 percent' each place it appears. Foreign Incorporated Entity means any entity which is, or but for subsection (b) of section 835 of the Homeland Security Act, 6 U.S.C. 395, would be, treated as a foreign corporation for purposes of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. Inverted Domestic Corporation. A foreign incorporated entity shall be treated as an inverted domestic corporation if, pursuant to a plan (or a series of related transactions)- (1) The entity completes the direct or indirect acquisition of substantially all of the properties held directly or indirectly by a domestic corporation or substantially all of the properties constituting a trade or business of a domestic partnership; (2) After the acquisition at least 80 percent of the stock (by vote or value) of the entity is held- (i) In the case of an acquisition with respect to a domestic corporation, by former shareholders of the domestic corporation by reason of holding stock in the domestic corporation; or (ii) In the case of an acquisition with respect to a domestic partnership, by former partners of the domestic partnership by reason of holding a capital or profits interest in the domestic partnership; and (3) The expanded affiliated group which after the acquisition includes the entity does not have substantial business activities in the foreign country in which or under the law of which the entity is created or organized when compared to the total business activities of such expanded affiliated group. Person, domestic, and foreign have the meanings given such terms by paragraphs (1), (4), and (5) of section 7701(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, respectively. (c) Special rules. The following definitions and special rules shall apply when determining whether a foreign incorporated entity should be treated as an inverted domestic corporation. (1) Certain stock disregarded. For the purpose of treating a foreign incorporated entity as an inverted domestic corporation these shall not be taken into account in determining ownership: (i) Stock held by members of the expanded affiliated group which includes the foreign incorporated entity; or(ii) Stock of such entity which is sold in a public offering related to an acquisition described in section 835(b)(1) of the Homeland Security Act, 6 U.S.C. 395(b)(1). (2) Plan deemed in certain cases. If a foreign incorporated entity acquires directly or indirectly substantially all of the properties of a domestic corporation or partnership during the 4-year period beginning on the date which is 2 years before the ownership requirements of subsection (b)(2) are met, such actions shall be treated as pursuant to a plan. (3) Certain transfers disregarded. The transfer of properties or liabilities (including by contribution or distribution) shall be disregarded if such transfers are part of a plan a principal purpose of which is to avoid the purposes of this section. (d) Special rule for related partnerships. For purposes of applying section 835(b) of the Homeland Security Act, 6 U.S.C. 395(b) to the acquisition of a domestic partnership, except as provided in regulations, all domestic partnerships which are under common control (within the meaning of section 482 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986) shall be treated as a partnership. (e) Treatment of Certain Rights. (1) Certain rights shall be treated as stocks to the extent necessary to reflect the present value of all equitable interests incident to the transaction, as follows: (i) warrants; (ii) options; (iii) contracts to acquire stock; (iv) convertible debt instruments; and (v) others similar interests. (2) Rights labeled as stocks shall not be treated as stocks whenever it is deemed appropriate to do so to reflect the present value of the transaction or to disregard transactions whose recognition would defeat the purpose of Section 835. (f) Disclosure. The offeror under this solicitation represents that [Check one]: it is not a foreign incorporated entity that should be treated as an inverted domestic corporation pursuant to the criteria of (HSAR) 48 CFR 3009.108-7001 through 3009.108-7003; it is a foreign incorporated entity that should be treated as an inverted domestic corporation pursuant to the criteria of (HSAR) 48 CFR 3009.108-7001 through 3009.108-7003, but it has submitted a request for waiver pursuant to 3009.108- 7004, which has not been denied; or it is a foreign incorporated entity that should be treated as an inverted domestic corporation pursuant to the criteria of (HSAR) 48 CFR 3009.108-7001 through 3009.108-7003, but it plans to submit a request for waiver pursuant to 3009.108- 7004. (g) A copy of the approved waiver, if a waiver has already been granted, or the waiver request, if a waiver has been applied for, shall be attached to the bid or proposal. 3052.209-79 Representation by Corporations Regarding a Felony Criminal Violation under any Federal or State Law or Unpaid Federal Tax Liability, (FEB 2014) (DHS FAR CLASS DEVIATION 14-02) (a) In accordance with sections 561 and 562 of Division F, Title V of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014 (Pub. L. 113-76), none of the funds made available by that Act may be used to enter into a contract with any corporation that: (1) Was convicted (or had an officer or agent of such corporation acting on behalf of the corporation convicted) of a felony criminal violation under any Federal or State law within the preceding 24 months, where the awarding agency is aware of the conviction, unless the agency has considered suspension or debarment of the corporation, or such officer or agency, and made a determination that this further action is not necessary to protect the interests of the Government. (2) Has any unpaid Federal tax liability that has been assessed, for which all judicial and administrative remedies have been exhausted or have lapsed, and that is not being paid in a timely manner pursuant to an agreement with the authority responsible for collecting the tax liability, where the awarding agency is aware of the unpaid tax liability, unless the agency has considered suspension or debarment of the corporation and made a determination that this further action is not necessary to protect the interests of the Government. (b) The Offeror represents that: (1) It is [ ] is not [ ] a corporation that was convicted (or had an officer or agent of such corporation acting on behalf of the corporation convicted) of a felony criminal violation under any Federal or State law within the preceding 24 months. (2) It is [ ] is not [ ] a corporation that has any unpaid Federal tax liability that has been assessed, for which all judicial and administrative remedies have been exhausted or have lapsed, and that is not being paid in a timely manner pursuant to an agreement with the authority responsible for collecting the tax liability. (c) If the offeror represents in (b) above that it is a corporation that was convicted (or had an officer or agent of such corporation acting on behalf of the corporation convicted) of a felony criminal violation under any Federal or State law within the preceding 24 months, or that it is a corporation that has unpaid Federal tax liability that has been assessed, the offeror shall provide all information related to the felony or tax liability within 3 business days of the Government's request. (End of provision) HSAR 3052.223-70 REMOVAL OR DISPOSAL OF HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES - APPLICABLE LICENSES AND PERMITS (JUN 2006) The Contractor shall have all licenses and permits required by Federal, state, and local laws to perform hazardous substance(s) removal or disposal services. If the Contractor does not currently possess these documents, it shall obtain all requisite licenses and permits within ten (10) days after date of award. The Contractor shall provide evidence of said documents to the Contracting Officer or designated Government representative prior to commencement of work under the contract. 2. FAR 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items (OCT 2015). Parties responding to this solicitation may submit their offer in accordance with their standard commercial practices (e.g. on company letterhead, formal quote form, etc.) but must include the following information: 1) company's complete mailing and remittance addresses, 2) discounts for prompt payment if applicable 3) cage code, 4) Dun & Bradstreet number, 5) Taxpayer ID number and 6) Pricing, and Delivery information,. (7) Offerors are instructed to include a completed copy of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 52.212-3, "Offerors Representations and Certification--Commercial Items (DEC 2012)" and Alt 1 included with their quotation (the provision is attached), or be registered with Online Reps and Certs, https://www.SAM.gov.ADDENDUM to FAR PROVISION 52.212-1: the following paragraphs are added to the provision:WELDING CERTIFICATIONS AND QUALIFICATIONS This solicitation may contain welding line items as either Definitive or Optional Items. With his/her proposal the Contractor shall provide the necessary welding certifications and qualifications as required by the specification for the applicable work item(s), SFLC Standard Specification 0740_STD. Subsequent to contract award, the Government will require the Contractor to submit applicable certifications and qualifications to the COTR for any welding to be performed on any proposed change request. DRYDOCK CERTIFICATION AND DRYDOCK CALCULATIONS With his/her proposal the Contractor shall provide a current certification of its drydocking facility as required by the specification (Work Item for Routine Drydocking) and SFLC Standard Specification 8634_STD. When requested by the Contracting Officer, the Contractor shall also provide the pre-award calculations described in specification for Routine Drydocking, Cutter Conditions, and Appendix B of the SFLC Standard Specification 8634_STD. Subsequent to contract award, the Government will require the Contractor to provide the docking and un-docking calculations described in Appendix B of the SFLC Standard Specification 8634_STDFAR PROVISION 52.211-3 AVAILABILITY OF SPECIFICATIONS NOT LISTED IN THE GSA INDEX OF FEDERAL SPECIFICATIONS AND STANDARDS AND COMMERCIAL ITEMS DESCRIPTIONS ITEMS (JUN 1988) a. Orders for U.S. Coast Guard specification reference drawings must be placed within 10 days of the solicitation issue date. To request drawings, contact the Contract Specialist listed herein. All requests should identify the solicitation number. U.S. Coast Guard specification reference drawings are available in CD-ROM format and are provided free of charge. The CD- ROM(s) contain WINDOWS compliant raster/vector formats (e.g. *.TIF, *.TIF (group4), *.DWG, and *.DWF, etc.). Drawing measurements should be verified by the Contractor prior to ordering materials. FAR PROVISION 52.215-20 REQUIREMENTS FOR COST OR PRICING DATA OR INFORMATION OTHER THAN COST OR PRICING DATA (OCT 2010) ALT IV (a) Submission of cost or pricing data is not required (b) If the contracting officer cannot determine price reasonableness either in the initial solicitation or in any change to the contract after award, the contracting officer will require submission information in sufficient detail in order to make such determination. The information may be as follows: REQUEST FOR INFORMAL COST BREAKDOWN In addition to placing your offer in the appropriate place in Schedule of supplies and Prices, it is requested that you provide a breakdown of your costs, to include but not be limited to, those items identified in the sample format below: Trade, (i.e. laborers, rigger, etc.) Breakdown of labor grades by trade category Manhours per trade, per labor grade Cost/hour/tradeSupplies/materials (description & cost of each) Sub-totalPension PlansOverhead at a rate of % Profit at a rate of % Total for item 3. FAR 52.212-2 Evaluation-Commercial Items (Oct 2014) - This is a commercial item acquisition. The evaluation and award procedures in FAR 13.106 apply. The following evaluation factors shall be considered: Past Performance, Price. Offerors shall submit at least 3 relevant past performance references for contracts with private industry or government instrumentalities (federal, state, or local) performed within the last 3 years. References shall include: 1. Name & contact information of the point of contract (PM/COR), 2. Name of Organization, 3. A brief description of service, 4. Contract Number/Task Order 5. Status (Prime or Sub). The USCG reserves the right to utilize past performance information other than the information submitted with the proposals received in conducting the evaluation. A Contractor without a record of relevant past performance or for whom information on past performance is not available will not be evaluated favorably or unfavorably on past performance, but will receive a neutral rating. The USCG may consider past performance information regarding predecessor companies or subcontractors that will perform major or critical aspects of the requirement when such information is considered relevant.The Government will award a purchase order resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The Government will evaluate offers and make award to the lowest priced technically acceptable offer that is responsive to the terms of this solicitation.4. FAR 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items (NOV 2015) - An offeror shall complete only paragraphs (b) of this provision if the offeror has completed the annual representations and certificates electronically at http://orca.bpn.gov. If an offeror has not completed the annual representations and certifications electronically at the ORCA website, the offeror shall complete only paragraphs (c) through (o) of this provision which can be obtained electronically at http://www.arnet.gov/far.5. FAR 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items (May 2015)The following addendum applies: Address for submission of invoices isUSCG FINANCE CENTERCOMMERCIAL INVOICESPO BOX 4115CHESAPEAKE, VA 23327-4115 FAR 52.232-40 PROVIDING ACCELERATED PAYMENTS TO SMALL BUSINESS SUBCONTRACTORS (DEC 2013) As prescribed in 32.009-2, insert the following clause: Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors (Jul 2013)(a) Upon receipt of accelerated payments from the Government, the Contractor shall make accelerated payments to its small business subcontractors under this contract, to the maximum extent practicable and prior to when such payment is otherwise required under the applicable contract or subcontract, after receipt of a proper invoice and all other required documentation from the small business subcontractor.(b) The acceleration of payments under this clause does not provide any new rights under the Prompt Payment Act.(c) Include the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (c), in all subcontracts with small business concerns, including subcontracts with small business concerns for the acquisition of commercial items. ACCESS TO VESSEL (a) A reasonable number of officers, employees, and associates of the Government, or other Prime Contractors with the Government, and their subcontractors, shall, as authorized by the Contracting Officer, have, at all reasonable times, admission to the plant, and access to vessel(s) to perform and fulfill their respective obligations to the Government on a noninterference basis. The Contractor shall make reasonable arrangements with the Government or Contractors of the Government, as shall have been identified and authorized by the Contracting Officer, to be given admission to the Contractor's facilities and access to the vessel(s) and to office space, work areas, storage or shop areas, or other facilities and services, necessary for the performance of their respective responsibilities and reasonable to their performance. All such above personnel shall be required to comply with all Contractor rules and regulations governing personnel at its shipyard, including those relative to safety and security. (b) The Contractor further agrees, as authorized by the Contracting Officer, to afford to a reasonable number of officers, employees, and associates of bidders on other contemplated work, the same privileges of admission to the Contractor's plant and access to the vessel(s) on a noninterference basis subject to all Contractor rules and regulations governing personnel in its shipyard, including those relative to safety and security. INDEMNIFICATION FOR ACCESS TO VESSELS Notwithstanding any provision in the "Access to Vessels" clause, or any other clause of the contract, the Contractor agrees to allow officers, employees, and associates of the Government, or other Prime Contractors with the Government and their subcontractors, and officers, employees, and associates of offerors on other contemplated work, admission to the Contractor's facilities and access to the vessel without any further request for indemnification from any party, which has not been previously included in the contract price. INSPECTIONSExcept as specified elsewhere, the U.S. Coast Guard shall rely on the Contractor to accomplish all inspection and testing needed to ensure that the work conforms to contract quality requirements. Records of all inspection work by the Contractor shall be kept complete and available to the Government during the term of this contract and for such longer period as may be specified elsewhere in this contract. The name and telephone number of the U.S. Coast Guard Inspector will be provided after the award of a contract resulting from this solicitation. 6. 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items (Mar 2016) This clause is required for this solicitation, and applies to this acquisition. (a) The Contractor shall comply with the following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) clauses, which are incorporated in this contract by reference, to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items: (1) 52.209-10, Prohibition on Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations (NOV 2015)(2) 52.222-50 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (Mar 2015) (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 and E.O. 13627). __ (ii) Alternate I (Mar 2015) of 52.222-50 (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 and E.O. 13627). (3) 52.233-3, Protest After Award (AUG 1996) (31 U.S.C. 3553).(4) 52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (OCT 2004). (b) The Contractor shall comply with the FAR clauses in this paragraph (b) that the Contracting Officer has indicated as being incorporated in this contract by reference to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items: ___ (1) 52.203-6, Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government (Sept 2006), with Alternate I (Oct 1995) (41 U.S.C. 4704 and 10 U.S.C. 2402).__ (2) 52.203-13, Contractor Code of Business Ethics and Conduct (Apr 2010) (41 U.S.C. 3509)).__ (3) 52.203-15, Whistleblower Protections under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (June 2010) (Section 1553 of Pub. L. 111-5). (Applies to contracts funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.)_X_ (4) 52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards (OCT 2015) (Pub. L. 109-282) (31 U.S.C. 6101 note).__ (5) [Reserved].__ (6) 52.204-14, Service Contract Reporting Requirements (Jan 2014) (Pub. L. 111-117, section 743 of Div. C). __ (7) 52.204-15, Service Contract Reporting Requirements for Indefinite-Delivery Contracts (Jan 2014) (Pub. L. 111-117, section 743 of Div. C)._X_ (8) 52.209-6, Protecting the Government's Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment. (OCT 2015) (31 U.S.C. 6101 note).___ (9) 52.209-9, Updates of Publicly Available Information Regarding Responsibility Matters (Jul 2013) (41 U.S.C. 2313).__ (10) [Reserved].__ (11)(i) 52.219-3, Notice of HUBZone Set-Aside or Sole-Source Award (Nov 2011) (15 U.S.C. 657a).__ (ii) Alternate I (Nov 2011) of 52.219-3.__ (12)(i) 52.219-4, Notice of Price Evaluation Preference for HUBZone Small Business Concerns (OCT 2014) (if the offeror elects to waive the preference, it shall so indicate in its offer) (15 U.S.C. 657a).__ (ii) Alternate I (JAN 2011) of 52.219-4.__ (13) [Reserved]___ (14)(i) 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside (Nov 2011) (15 U.S.C. 644).__ (ii) Alternate I (Nov 2011).__ (iii) Alternate II (Nov 2011).__ (15)(i) 52.219-7, Notice of Partial Small Business Set-Aside (June 2003) (15 U.S.C. 644).__ (ii) Alternate I (Oct 1995) of 52.219-7.__ (iii) Alternate II (Mar 2004) of 52.219-7.__ (16) 52.219-8, Utilization of Small Business Concerns (Oct 2014) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(2) and (3)).__ (17)(i) 52.219-9, Small Business Subcontracting Plan (OCT 2015) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(4)).__ (ii) Alternate I (Oct 2001) of 52.219-9.__ (iii) Alternate II (Oct 2001) of 52.219-9.__ (iv) Alternate III (Oct 2015) of 52.219-9.__ (18) 52.219-13, Notice of Set-Aside of Orders (Nov 2011)(15 U.S.C. 644(r)).__ (19) 52.219-14, Limitations on Subcontracting (Nov 2011) (15 U.S.C. 637(a)(14)).__ (20) 52.219-16, Liquidated Damages-Subcon-tracting Plan (Jan 1999) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(4)(F)(i)).__ (21) 52.219-27, Notice of Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Set-Aside (Nov 2011) (15 U.S.C. 657 f)._X_ (22) 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Rerepresentation (Jul 2013) (15 U.S.C. 632(a)(2)).__ (23) 52.219-29, Notice of Set-Aside for Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB) Concerns (Jul 2013) (15 U.S.C. 637(m)). __ (24) 52.219-30, Notice of Set-Aside for Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Concerns Eligible Under the WOSB Program (Jul 2013) (15 U.S.C. 637(m))._X_ (25) 52.222-3, Convict Labor (June 2003) (E.O. 11755)._X_ (26) 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (Jan 2014) (E.O. 13126)._X_ (27) 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (APR 2015)._X_ (28) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (APR 2015) (E.O. 11246)._X_ (29) 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (OCT 2015)(38 U.S.C. 4212)._X_ (30) 52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (Jul 2014) (29 U.S.C. 793)._X_ (31) 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (JUL 2014) (38 U.S.C. 4212)._X_ (32) 52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (Dec 2010) (E.O. 13496)._X_ (33) 52.222.50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (Mar 2015)_X_ (34) 52.222-54, Employment Eligibility Verification (OCT 2015). (Executive Order 12989). (Not applicable to the acquisition of commercially available off-the-shelf items or certain other types of commercial items as prescribed in 22.1803.)__ (35)(i) 52.223-9, Estimate of Percentage of Recovered Material Content for EPA-Designated Items (May 2008) (42 U.S.C. 6962(c)(3)(A)(ii)). (Not applicable to the acquisition of commercially available off-the-shelf items.)__ (ii) Alternate I (May 2008) of 52.223-9 (42 U.S.C. 6962(i)(2)(C)). (Not applicable to the acquisition of commercially available off-the-shelf items.)__ (36)(i) 52.223-13, Acquisition of EPEAT®-Registered Imaging Equipment (JUN 2014) (E.O. 13423 and 13514).__ (ii) Alternate I (Jun 2014) of 52.223-13.__ (37)(i) 52.223-14, Acquisition of EPEAT®-Registered Televisions (E.O. 13423 and 13514).__ (ii) Alternate I (Jun 2014) of 52.223-14.__ (38) 52.223-15, Energy Efficiency in Energy-Consuming Products (DEC 2007) (42 U.S.C. 8259b).__ (39)(i) 52.223-16, Acquisition of EPEAT®-Registered Personal Computer Products (OCT 2015) (E.O. 13423 and 13514).__ (ii) Alternate I (OCT 2015) of 52.223-16._X_ (40) 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (AUG 2011) (E.O. 13513)._X_ (41) 52.225-1, Buy American-Supplies (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 83).__ (42)(i) 52.225-3, Buy American-Free Trade Agreements-Israeli Trade Act (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 83, 19 U.S.C. 3301 note, 19 U.S.C. 2112 note, 19 U.S.C. 3805 note, 19 U.S.C. 4001 note, Pub. L. 103-182, 108-77, 108-78, 108-286, 108-302, 109-53, 109-169, 109-283, 110-138, 112-41, 112-42, and 112-43.__ (ii) Alternate I (May 2014) of 52.225-3.__ (iii) Alternate II (May 2014) of 52.225-3.__ (iv) Alternate III (May 2014) of 52.225-3.__ (43) 52.225-5, Trade Agreements (NOV 2013) (19 U.S.C. 2501, et seq., 19 U.S.C. 3301 note)._X_ (44) 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (June 2008) (E.O.'s, proclamations, and statutes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury).__ (45) 52.225-26, Contractors Performing Private Security Functions Outside the United States (Jul 2013) (Section 862, as amended, of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008; 10 U.S.C. 2302 Note).__ (46) 52.226-4, Notice of Disaster or Emergency Area Set-Aside (Nov 2007) (42 U.S.C. 5150).__ (47) 52.226-5, Restrictions on Subcontracting Outside Disaster or Emergency Area (Nov 2007) (42 U.S.C. 5150).__ (48) 52.232-29, Terms for Financing of Purchases of Commercial Items (Feb 2002) (41 U.S.C. 4505, 10 U.S.C. 2307(f)).__ (49) 52.232-30, Installment Payments for Commercial Items (Oct 1995) (41 U.S.C. 4505, 10 U.S.C. 2307(f))._X_(50) 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management (Jul 2013) (31 U.S.C. 3332).__ (51) 52.232-34, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Other than System for Award Management (Jul 2013) (31 U.S.C. 3332).__ (52) 52.232-36, Payment by Third Party (May 2014) (31 U.S.C. 3332).__ (53) 52.239-1, Privacy or Security Safeguards (Aug 1996) (5 U.S.C. 552a).__ (54) (i) 52.247-64, Preference for Privately Owned U.S.-Flag Commercial Vessels (Feb 2006) (46 U.S.C. Appx. 1241(b) and 10 U.S.C. 2631).__ (ii) Alternate I (Apr 2003) of 52.247-64. (c) The Contractor shall comply with the FAR clauses in this paragraph (c), applicable to commercial services, that the Contracting Officer has indicated as being incorporated in this contract by reference to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items:__ (1) 52.222-41, Service Contract Labor Standards (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67).__ (2) 52.222-42, Statement of Equivalent Rates for Federal Hires (May 2014) (29 U.S.C. 206 and 41 U.S.C. chapter 67).__ (3) 52.222-43, Fair Labor Standards Act and Service Contract Labor Standards-Price Adjustment (Multiple Year and Option Contracts) (May 2014) (29 U.S.C. 206 and 41 U.S.C. chapter 67).__ (4) 52.222-44, Fair Labor Standards Act and Service Contract Labor Standards-Price Adjustment (May 2014) (29 U.S.C. 206 and 41 U.S.C. chapter 67).__ (5) 52.222-51, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Maintenance, Calibration, or Repair of Certain Equipment-Requirements (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67). __ (6) 52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Certain Services-Requirements (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67). __ (7) 52.222-17, Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers (May 2014) (E.O.13495).__ (8) 52.226-6, Promoting Excess Food Donation to Nonprofit Organizations (May 2014) (42 U.S.C. 1792).__ (9) 52.237-11, Accepting and Dispensing of $1 Coin (Sept 2008) (31 U.S.C. 5112(p)(1)).__ (10) 52.222-55, Minimum Wages Under Executive Order 13658 (Dec 2015) (Executive Order 13658). (d) Comptroller General Examination of Record. The Contractor shall comply with the provisions of this paragraph (d) if this contract was awarded using other than sealed bid, is in excess of the simplified acquisition threshold, and does not contain the clause at 52.215-2, Audit and Records-Negotiation. (1) The Comptroller General of the United States, or an authorized representative of the Comptroller General, shall have access to and right to examine any of the Contractor's directly pertinent records involving transactions related to this contract.(2) The Contractor shall make available at its offices at all reasonable times the records, materials, and other evidence for examination, audit, or reproduction, until 3 years after final payment under this contract or for any shorter period specified in FAR Subpart 4.7, Contractor Records Retention, of the other clauses of this contract. If this contract is completely or partially terminated, the records relating to the work terminated shall be made available for 3 years after any resulting final termination settlement. Records relating to appeals under the disputes clause or to litigation or the settlement of claims arising under or relating to this contract shall be made available until such appeals, litigation, or claims are finally resolved.(3) As used in this clause, records include books, documents, accounting procedures and practices, and other data, regardless of type and regardless of form. This does not require the Contractor to create or maintain any record that the Contractor does not maintain in the ordinary course of business or pursuant to a provision of law.(e)(1) Notwithstanding the requirements of the clauses in paragraphs (a), (b), (c), and (d) of this clause, the Contractor is not required to flow down any FAR clause, other than those in this paragraph (e)(1) in a subcontract for commercial items. Unless otherwise indicated below, the extent of the flow down shall be as required by the clause-(i) 52.203-13, Contractor Code of Business Ethics and Conduct (OCT 2015) (41 U.S.C. 3509).(ii) 52.219-8, Utilization of Small Business Concerns (Oct 2014) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(2) and (3)), in all subcontracts that offer further subcontracting opportunities. If the subcontract (except subcontracts to small business concerns) exceeds $650,000 ($1.5 million for construction of any public facility), the subcontractor must include 52.219-8 in lower tier subcontracts that offer subcontracting opportunities.(iii) 52.222-17, Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers (May 2014) (E.O. 13495). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (l) of FAR clause 52.222-17.(iv) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (APR 2015) (E.O. 11246).(v) 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (MAY 2015) (38 U.S.C. 4212).(vi) 52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (Jul 2014) (29 U.S.C. 793).(vii) 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (OCT 2015) (38 U.S.C. 4212)(viii) 52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (Dec 2010) (E.O. 13496). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (f) of FAR clause 52.222-40.(ix) 52.222-41, Service Contract Labor Standards (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67).(x) 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (MAR 2015) (22 U.S.C. 7104(g)). ___Alternate I (Aug 2007) of 52.222-50 (22 U.S.C. 7104(g)).(xi) 52.222-51, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Maintenance, Calibration, or Repair of Certain Equipment-Requirements (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67).(xii) 52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Certain Services-Requirements (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67).(xiii) 52.222-54, Employment Eligibility Verification (OCT 2015).(xiv) 52.225-26, Contractors Performing Private Security Functions Outside the United States (Jul 2013) (Section 862, as amended, of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008; 10 U.S.C. 2302 Note).(xv) 52.226-6, Promoting Excess Food Donation to Nonprofit Organizations (May 2014) (42 U.S.C. 1792). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (e) of FAR clause 52.226-6.(xvi) 52.247-64, Preference for Privately Owned U.S.-Flag Commercial Vessels (Feb 2006) (46 U.S.C. Appx. 1241(b) and 10 U.S.C. 2631). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (d) of FAR clause 52.247-64.(xvii) 52.222-55, Minimum Wages Under Executive Order 13658 (Dec 2015) (Executive Order 13658). (2) While not required, the contractor may include in its subcontracts for commercial items a minimal number of additional clauses necessary to satisfy its contractual obligations.     7. 3052.212-70 Contract Terms and Conditions Applicable to DHS Acquisition of Commercial Items.The Contractor agrees to comply with any provision or clause that is incorporated herein by reference to implement agency policy applicable to acquisition of commercial items or components. The provision or clause in effect based on the applicable regulation cited on the date the solicitation is issued applies unless otherwise stated herein. The following provisions and clauses are incorporated by reference: (a) Provisions (b) Clauses. 3052.204-71 Contractor Employee Access __Alternate I (SEP 2012)3052.205-70 Advertisement, Publicizing Awards, and Releases (SEPT 2012)3052.215-70 Key Personnel or Facilities (JUN 2003)3052.217-91 Performance (USCG) (DEC 2003) 3052.217-92 Inspection and manner of Doing Work (DEC 2003)3052.217-93 Subcontracts. (USCG) (DEC 2003) 3052.217-95 Liability and Insurance (USCG) (DEC 2003)3052.217-96 Title (USCG) (DEC 2003)3052.217-97 Discharge of Liens (USCG) (DEC 2003)3052.217-98 Delays (USCG) (DEC 2003)3052.217-99 Department of Labor Safety and Health Regulations for Ship Repair (USCG) (DEC 2003)3052.217-100 Guarantee (USCG) - guarantee period is 60 days after completion of all work or sea trials (if any) (DEC 2003)3052.223-90 Accident and Fire Reporting (DEC 2003)3052.228-70 Insurance (DEC 2003)3052.242-72 Contracting Officer's Technical Representative (DEC 2003)3052.247-72 F.O.B Destination Only (DEC 2003) The full text of HSAR clauses above may be accessed electronically at this address: http://www.dhs.gov/xlibrary/assets/opnbiz/hsar.pdf 8. DISCOVERIES AND CHANGES TO CONTRACT: Condition Found Report, Change Orders will be transmitted electronically by using email. The bullets below display the process of how these documents are to be followed for the duration of the contract performance period: (a) Condition Found Report (CFR) - All readings and inspections are to be taken within 24 hours after the machinery or system is opened. All reports of reading and inspections required by the specifications shall be submitted to the COR in writing using a "Condition Found Report (CFR)" form, within 24 hours after the readings and/or inspections are made. Promptness in taking and reporting readings is particularly important for underbody work items such as shaft bearing or rudder bearing clearances. Often during the progress of a work item, conditions are discovered by the contractor which are considered abnormal for reasons of safety, expected reliability, health, or habitability. These conditions must be brought to the attention of the Coast Guard using a CFR. Details provided by the Contractor in a CFR are important because the CFR may result in a contract change. To speed the contract change progress, the Contractor should include in his/her CFR the following details as a minimum: (i) A sequential number. (ii) The contract item which the "CFR" relates to. (iii) A clear statement, definition, and description of the condition found, including but not limited to frame numbers, part numbers, materials and dimensions as appropriate. (iv) A proposed or recommended repair to correct the defective condition. (v) Indicate whether the report requires Cost Guard action, or if it is provided "for info" only. If action is required, indicate the response time required by the Coast Guard and whether or not a contract extension would be needed if the additional work is authorized. (vi) A space on the form for the Coast Guard to make comments. (vii) All CFR's will be dated, submitted, and signed by a representative of the Contractor. Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) will respond to the Contractor's within 24 hours of receiving a Condition Found Report. A copy of ALL condition found reports shall be retained in the Cutter's file. (b) Change Request Process will occur in the following order: 1. Condition Found Report-Generated by the contractor and provided to COR . 2. Condition Report Reply-Generated by the COR and provided to Contractor3. Change Request- CR and IGE are generated by the COR and entered in the Contract Workbook. COR will assign the Change request number.4. COR provides copy of Change Request to the Contractor5. Contractor's Proposal- Provided to the KO for the identified tasking on CR6. Negotiations- If needed, take place to establish pricing7. Approved Change Request- Forwarded to Contractor and COR by the KO Change Request must be submitted by the COR to the contractor within 24 hours after responding to the CFR. Contractor must submit proposal to the Contracting Officer within 72 hours receipt of the Change Request. A modification will be issued to incorporate and implement all changes made by change orders. 9. CONTRACT DEFICIENCY REPORT The Contracting Officer or Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) may issue a Contract Deficiency Report (CDR), SFLC Form 005. The Contractor shall respond in writing within 24 hours of receipt, unless otherwise approved by the Contracting Officer, to the COR. The COR will comment on the Contractor's response and will forward the Deficiency Report and comments to the Contracting Officer, with a copy to the Contractor and Availability Program Manager. The Contracting Officer will render a final determination and provide it to the Contractor and COR in writing. 10. Offerors shall submit quotes as follows - Date: 17JUN2016Time: 0800 Pacific Standard Time (PST)Place: DONALD.R.DEAN@USCG.MIL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: Each Offeror shall furnish the information required by the solicitation, which includes: Section 1: Price Quote including cost breakdown. Provide D.U.N.S number that is registered with System for Award Management (S.A.M.). Section 2: Past Performance / References Proposal (This section should include the offerors completed representations and certifications.); andSection 3: Any issued amendments to the solicitation. QUESTIONS: The last day to ask questions will be June 14, 2016 @ 0800 Pacific Standard Time (PST). Questions shall be submitted via e-mail to donald.r.dean@uscg.mil after this date, unless amended, questions will not be accepted. For information regarding this solicitation, please contact SK1 Donald Dean, 510-637-5936 Please Note: Amendments to this solicitation will be publicized in the same manner as the initial synopsis and solicitation. 11. Questions and quotes shall be emailed to donald.r.dean@uscg.mil contractors are responsible for verifying receipt of quotes. INTERESTED VENDORS PLEASE SEND OFFICIAL QUOTE, WITH A SAM.GOV REGISTERED DUNS NUMBER, AND EMAIL TO DONALD.R.DEAN@USCG.MIL.  

LEAD BALLAST, INSTALL

Department of Homeland Security, United States Coast Guard (USCG) | Published April 7, 2016  -  Deadline April 21, 2016
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6 as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. Request for Quotations number is HSCG85-16-Q-P45F52 and is issued as a request for quotations (RFQ). This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotations are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. This Request for Quotations incorporates provisions and clauses in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-84 dated Nov 1, 2015. The NAICS Code is 336611. The small business size standard is 1000. All responsible small business sources may submit proposals that will be considered by the agency. The contract will be awarded on a firm-fixed-price basis using simplified acquisition procedures in accordance with FAR Part 13.5. Past performance will be considered in the selection of the awarded vendor. Please provide a minimum of three examples of past performance. For purposes of evaluation and award, Past Performance is considered to be more important than Price.The United States Coast Guard Surface Force Logistics Center has a requirement for the following:DESCRIPTION: LEAD BALLAST, INSTALLLOCATION: USCGC KANAWHA, 4101 PORT RD. PINE BLUFF, AR 71601 PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: 02MAY16 THRU 08MAY16 CLIN 0001 - DEFINITE WORK ITEMS These are the items that, if there is an award at all, will be awarded. The offer shall be evaluated to include the offer price for each definite item. ITEM NO. DESCRIPTION UNIT OF ISSUE PRICED-01 RETROFIT LEAD BALLAST IN CONTAINMENT BOXES TO CORRECT A FORWARD TRIM PROBLEM AND ADD SANDBAGS TO MAXIMIZE VIBRATION MITIGATION. IN ACCORDANCE WITH SCOPE OF WORK. JB $CLIN 0002- COMPOSITE LABOR HOUR RATE The following labor hour rate shall be used in pricing all contract changes in accordance with the ADDENDA clause ( 21) entitled "COMPOSITE LABOR HOUR RATE." LABOR HOUR RATE ESTIMATED QUANTITY** EXTENDED AMOUNT* tiny_mce_marker_________ per hour 50 Hours tiny_mce_marker_______________ **NOTE: The estimated quantity and extended amount indicated above are for evaluation of offerss only. The proposed rate will apply to all changes involving additional work under this contract regardless of the actual total hours required.   COMPOSITE LABOR RATE: The composite labor rate offered shall be the sole labor hour rate used to price the Prime Contractor's direct labor hours for contract changes, i.e. growth work. The Contractor shall not receive any compensation in addition to this rate for the Prime Contractor's direct labor associated with such changes under this contract. (a) The composite labor hour rate shall represent total compensation for the following: (1) direct labor wages and salaries;(2) all employee benefits including, but not limited to, paid leave, supplemental pay, insurance, retirement, savings, and legally required benefits;(3) other direct costs associated with transit time, delay, disruption, expendable supplies, and equipment;(4) all indirect costs such as overhead and general and administrative expense;(5) any port or association fees, rents, or other levies;(6) profit (fee); and(7) all direct and indirect costs and profit associated with the following support functions: Supervision Quality AssurancePlanning EngineeringSurveyors Worker Transit TimeMaterial Handling TestingCleaners GuardsEstimating Contract AdministrationTransportation Drivers Fire Watches (b) The composite labor hour rate will be applied to production labor hours only. Production labor hours include only those hours necessary and reasonable to perform direct production functions and do not include the hours expended on the support functions listed above. This exclusion of support function hours applies whether such support functions are normally charged directly or indirectly by the Contractor's accounting system. These support functions are to be priced into the composite labor rate quoted and shall not be separately compensated. 1. 52.252-2 CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE (FEB 1998) This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. The full text of FAR clauses may be accessed electronically at this address: http://www.arnet.gov/far/index.html. FAR 52.204-4 Printed or Copied Double-sided on Recycled Paper (MAY 2011) FAR 52.204-7 Systems for Award Management (JUL 2013)FAR 52.204-6 Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) Number (JUL 2013)FAR 52.204-13 Systems for Award Management Maintenance (JUL 2013)FAR 52.211-14 Notice of Priority Rating for National Defense EMERGENCY Preparedness and Energy Program Use (DO) (APR 2008)FAR 52.211-15 Defense Priorities and Allocation System Rating (APR 2008) D0 A3 ratingFAR 52.215-5 FASCILILE Proposals (OCT 1997)FAR 52.217-5 Evaluation of Options (JUL 1990)FAR 52.222-1 Notice to the Government of Labor Disputes (FEB 1997)FAR 52.223-3 Hazardous Material Identification and Material Safety Data (JAN 1997) Alt I (JUL 1995) FAR 52.228-5 Insurance- Work on Government Installation (JAN 1997) FAR 52.233-4 Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (OCT 2004)FAR 52.242-2 Production Progress Reports (APR 1991)FAR 52.245-1 Government Property (APR 2012)FAR 52.245-4 Government-Furnished Property (Short Form) (JUN 2003) FAR 52.245-9 Use and Charges (APR 2012)FAR 52.249-1 Termination for Convenience of the Government (Fixed Price) (APR 1984)HSAR 3052.211-70 Inex for Specifications (DEC 2003)HSAR 3052.217-90 Delivery and Shifting of Vessel (DEC 2003)HSAR 3052.209-72 Organizational Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest HSAR 3052.209-70 PROHIBITION ON CONTRACTS WITH CORPORATE EXPATRIATES (JUNE 2006) (a) Prohibitions. Section 835 of the Homeland Security Act, 6 U.S.C. 395, prohibits the Department of Homeland Security from entering into any contract with a foreign incorporated entity which is treated as an inverted domestic corporation as defined in this clause, or with any subsidiary of such an entity. The Secretary shall waive the prohibition with respect to any specific contract if the Secretary determines that the waiver is required in the interest of national security. (b) Definitions. As used in this clause: Expanded Affiliated Group means an affiliated group as defined in section 1504(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (without regard to section 1504(b) of such Code), except that section 1504 of such Code shall be applied by substituting`more than 50 percent' for `at least 80 percent' each place it appears. Foreign Incorporated Entity means any entity which is, or but for subsection (b) of section 835 of the Homeland Security Act, 6 U.S.C. 395, would be, treated as a foreign corporation for purposes of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. Inverted Domestic Corporation. A foreign incorporated entity shall be treated as an inverted domestic corporation if, pursuant to a plan (or a series of related transactions)- (1) The entity completes the direct or indirect acquisition of substantially all of the properties held directly or indirectly by a domestic corporation or substantially all of the properties constituting a trade or business of a domestic partnership; (2) After the acquisition at least 80 percent of the stock (by vote or value) of the entity is held- (i) In the case of an acquisition with respect to a domestic corporation, by former shareholders of the domestic corporation by reason of holding stock in the domestic corporation; or (ii) In the case of an acquisition with respect to a domestic partnership, by former partners of the domestic partnership by reason of holding a capital or profits interest in the domestic partnership; and (3) The expanded affiliated group which after the acquisition includes the entity does not have substantial business activities in the foreign country in which or under the law of which the entity is created or organized when compared to the total business activities of such expanded affiliated group. Person, domestic, and foreign have the meanings given such terms by paragraphs (1), (4), and (5) of section 7701(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, respectively. (c) Special rules. The following definitions and special rules shall apply when determining whether a foreign incorporated entity should be treated as an inverted domestic corporation. (1) Certain stock disregarded. For the purpose of treating a foreign incorporated entity as an inverted domestic corporation these shall not be taken into account in determining ownership: (i) Stock held by members of the expanded affiliated group which includes the foreign incorporated entity; or(ii) Stock of such entity which is sold in a public offering related to an acquisition described in section 835(b)(1) of the Homeland Security Act, 6 U.S.C. 395(b)(1). (2) Plan deemed in certain cases. If a foreign incorporated entity acquires directly or indirectly substantially all of the properties of a domestic corporation or partnership during the 4-year period beginning on the date which is 2 years before the ownership requirements of subsection (b)(2) are met, such actions shall be treated as pursuant to a plan. (3) Certain transfers disregarded. The transfer of properties or liabilities (including by contribution or distribution) shall be disregarded if such transfers are part of a plan a principal purpose of which is to avoid the purposes of this section. (d) Special rule for related partnerships. For purposes of applying section 835(b) of the Homeland Security Act, 6 U.S.C. 395(b) to the acquisition of a domestic partnership, except as provided in regulations, all domestic partnerships which are under common control (within the meaning of section 482 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986) shall be treated as a partnership. (e) Treatment of Certain Rights. (1) Certain rights shall be treated as stocks to the extent necessary to reflect the present value of all equitable interests incident to the transaction, as follows: (i) warrants; (ii) options; (iii) contracts to acquire stock; (iv) convertible debt instruments; and (v) others similar interests. (2) Rights labeled as stocks shall not be treated as stocks whenever it is deemed appropriate to do so to reflect the present value of the transaction or to disregard transactions whose recognition would defeat the purpose of Section 835. (f) Disclosure. The offeror under this solicitation represents that [Check one]: it is not a foreign incorporated entity that should be treated as an inverted domestic corporation pursuant to the criteria of (HSAR) 48 CFR 3009.108-7001 through 3009.108-7003; it is a foreign incorporated entity that should be treated as an inverted domestic corporation pursuant to the criteria of (HSAR) 48 CFR 3009.108-7001 through 3009.108-7003, but it has submitted a request for waiver pursuant to 3009.108- 7004, which has not been denied; or it is a foreign incorporated entity that should be treated as an inverted domestic corporation pursuant to the criteria of (HSAR) 48 CFR 3009.108-7001 through 3009.108-7003, but it plans to submit a request for waiver pursuant to 3009.108- 7004. (g) A copy of the approved waiver, if a waiver has already been granted, or the waiver request, if a waiver has been applied for, shall be attached to the bid or proposal. 3052.209-79 Representation by Corporations Regarding a Felony Criminal Violation under any Federal or State Law or Unpaid Federal Tax Liability, (FEB 2014) (DHS FAR CLASS DEVIATION 14-02) (a) In accordance with sections 561 and 562 of Division F, Title V of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014 (Pub. L. 113-76), none of the funds made available by that Act may be used to enter into a contract with any corporation that: (1) Was convicted (or had an officer or agent of such corporation acting on behalf of the corporation convicted) of a felony criminal violation under any Federal or State law within the preceding 24 months, where the awarding agency is aware of the conviction, unless the agency has considered suspension or debarment of the corporation, or such officer or agency, and made a determination that this further action is not necessary to protect the interests of the Government. (2) Has any unpaid Federal tax liability that has been assessed, for which all judicial and administrative remedies have been exhausted or have lapsed, and that is not being paid in a timely manner pursuant to an agreement with the authority responsible for collecting the tax liability, where the awarding agency is aware of the unpaid tax liability, unless the agency has considered suspension or debarment of the corporation and made a determination that this further action is not necessary to protect the interests of the Government. (b) The Offeror represents that: (1) It is [ ] is not [ ] a corporation that was convicted (or had an officer or agent of such corporation acting on behalf of the corporation convicted) of a felony criminal violation under any Federal or State law within the preceding 24 months. (2) It is [ ] is not [ ] a corporation that has any unpaid Federal tax liability that has been assessed, for which all judicial and administrative remedies have been exhausted or have lapsed, and that is not being paid in a timely manner pursuant to an agreement with the authority responsible for collecting the tax liability. (c) If the offeror represents in (b) above that it is a corporation that was convicted (or had an officer or agent of such corporation acting on behalf of the corporation convicted) of a felony criminal violation under any Federal or State law within the preceding 24 months, or that it is a corporation that has unpaid Federal tax liability that has been assessed, the offeror shall provide all information related to the felony or tax liability within 3 business days of the Government's request. (End of provision) HSAR 3052.223-70 REMOVAL OR DISPOSAL OF HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES - APPLICABLE LICENSES AND PERMITS (JUN 2006) The Contractor shall have all licenses and permits required by Federal, state, and local laws to perform hazardous substance(s) removal or disposal services. If the Contractor does not currently possess these documents, it shall obtain all requisite licenses and permits within ten (10) days after date of award. The Contractor shall provide evidence of said documents to the Contracting Officer or designated Government representative prior to commencement of work under the contract. 2. FAR 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items (OCT 2015). Parties responding to this solicitation may submit their offer in accordance with their standard commercial practices (e.g. on company letterhead, formal quote form, etc.) but must include the following information: 1) company's complete mailing and remittance addresses, 2) discounts for prompt payment if applicable 3) cage code, 4) Dun & Bradstreet number, 5) Taxpayer ID number and 6) Pricing, and Delivery information,. (7) Offerors are instructed to include a completed copy of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 52.212-3, "Offerors Representations and Certification--Commercial Items (DEC 2012)" and Alt 1 included with their quotation (the provision is attached), or be registered with Online Reps and Certs, https://www.SAM.gov.ADDENDUM to FAR PROVISION 52.212-1: the following paragraphs are added to the provision:WELDING CERTIFICATIONS AND QUALIFICATIONS This solicitation may contain welding line items as either Definitive or Optional Items. With his/her proposal the Contractor shall provide the necessary welding certifications and qualifications as required by the specification for the applicable work item(s), SFLC Standard Specification 0740_STD. Subsequent to contract award, the Government will require the Contractor to submit applicable certifications and qualifications to the COTR for any welding to be performed on any proposed change request. DRYDOCK CERTIFICATION AND DRYDOCK CALCULATIONS With his/her proposal the Contractor shall provide a current certification of its drydocking facility as required by the specification (Work Item for Routine Drydocking) and SFLC Standard Specification 8634_STD. When requested by the Contracting Officer, the Contractor shall also provide the pre-award calculations described in specification for Routine Drydocking, Cutter Conditions, and Appendix B of the SFLC Standard Specification 8634_STD. Subsequent to contract award, the Government will require the Contractor to provide the docking and un-docking calculations described in Appendix B of the SFLC Standard Specification 8634_STDFAR PROVISION 52.211-3 AVAILABILITY OF SPECIFICATIONS NOT LISTED IN THE GSA INDEX OF FEDERAL SPECIFICATIONS AND STANDARDS AND COMMERCIAL ITEMS DESCRIPTIONS ITEMS (JUN 1988) a. Orders for U.S. Coast Guard specification reference drawings must be placed within 10 days of the solicitation issue date. To request drawings, contact the Contract Specialist listed herein. All requests should identify the solicitation number. U.S. Coast Guard specification reference drawings are available in CD-ROM format and are provided free of charge. The CD- ROM(s) contain WINDOWS compliant raster/vector formats (e.g. *.TIF, *.TIF (group4), *.DWG, and *.DWF, etc.). Drawing measurements should be verified by the Contractor prior to ordering materials. FAR PROVISION 52.215-20 REQUIREMENTS FOR COST OR PRICING DATA OR INFORMATION OTHER THAN COST OR PRICING DATA (OCT 2010) ALT IV (a) Submission of cost or pricing data is not required (b) If the contracting officer cannot determine price reasonableness either in the initial solicitation or in any change to the contract after award, the contracting officer will require submission information in sufficient detail in order to make such determination. The information may be as follows:           REQUEST FOR INFORMAL COST BREAKDOWN In addition to placing your offer in the appropriate place in Schedule of supplies and Prices, it is requested that you provide a breakdown of your costs, to include but not be limited to, those items identified in the sample format below: Trade, (i.e. laborers, rigger, etc.) Breakdown of labor grades by trade category Manhours per trade, per labor grade Cost/hour/tradeSupplies/materials (description & cost of each) Sub-totalPension PlansOverhead at a rate of % Profit at a rate of % Total for item 3. FAR 52.212-2 Evaluation-Commercial Items (Oct 2014) - This is a commercial item acquisition. The evaluation and award procedures in FAR 13.106 apply. The following evaluation factors shall be considered: Past Performance, Price. Offerors shall submit at least 3 relevant past performance references for contracts with private industry or government instrumentalities (federal, state, or local) performed within the last 3 years. References shall include: 1. Name & contact information of the point of contract (PM/COR), 2. Name of Organization, 3. A brief description of service, 4. Contract Number/Task Order 5. Status (Prime or Sub). The USCG reserves the right to utilize past performance information other than the information submitted with the proposals received in conducting the evaluation. A Contractor without a record of relevant past performance or for whom information on past performance is not available will not be evaluated favorably or unfavorably on past performance, but will receive a neutral rating. The USCG may consider past performance information regarding predecessor companies or subcontractors that will perform major or critical aspects of the requirement when such information is considered relevant.The Government will award a purchase order resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The Government will evaluate offers and make award to the lowest priced technically acceptable offer that is responsive to the terms of this solicitation.4. FAR 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items (NOV 2015) - An offeror shall complete only paragraphs (b) of this provision if the offeror has completed the annual representations and certificates electronically at http://orca.bpn.gov. If an offeror has not completed the annual representations and certifications electronically at the ORCA website, the offeror shall complete only paragraphs (c) through (o) of this provision which can be obtained electronically at http://www.arnet.gov/far.5. FAR 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items (May 2015) The following addendum applies: Address for submission of invoices isUSCG FINANCE CENTERCOMMERCIAL INVOICESPO BOX 4115CHESAPEAKE, VA 23327-4115 FAR 52.232-40 PROVIDING ACCELERATED PAYMENTS TO SMALL BUSINESS SUBCONTRACTORS (DEC 2013) As prescribed in 32.009-2, insert the following clause: Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors (Jul 2013)(a) Upon receipt of accelerated payments from the Government, the Contractor shall make accelerated payments to its small business subcontractors under this contract, to the maximum extent practicable and prior to when such payment is otherwise required under the applicable contract or subcontract, after receipt of a proper invoice and all other required documentation from the small business subcontractor.(b) The acceleration of payments under this clause does not provide any new rights under the Prompt Payment Act.(c) Include the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (c), in all subcontracts with small business concerns, including subcontracts with small business concerns for the acquisition of commercial items. ACCESS TO VESSEL (a) A reasonable number of officers, employees, and associates of the Government, or other Prime Contractors with the Government, and their subcontractors, shall, as authorized by the Contracting Officer, have, at all reasonable times, admission to the plant, and access to vessel(s) to perform and fulfill their respective obligations to the Government on a noninterference basis. The Contractor shall make reasonable arrangements with the Government or Contractors of the Government, as shall have been identified and authorized by the Contracting Officer, to be given admission to the Contractor's facilities and access to the vessel(s) and to office space, work areas, storage or shop areas, or other facilities and services, necessary for the performance of their respective responsibilities and reasonable to their performance. All such above personnel shall be required to comply with all Contractor rules and regulations governing personnel at its shipyard, including those relative to safety and security. (b) The Contractor further agrees, as authorized by the Contracting Officer, to afford to a reasonable number of officers, employees, and associates of bidders on other contemplated work, the same privileges of admission to the Contractor's plant and access to the vessel(s) on a noninterference basis subject to all Contractor rules and regulations governing personnel in its shipyard, including those relative to safety and security. INDEMNIFICATION FOR ACCESS TO VESSELS Notwithstanding any provision in the "Access to Vessels" clause, or any other clause of the contract, the Contractor agrees to allow officers, employees, and associates of the Government, or other Prime Contractors with the Government and their subcontractors, and officers, employees, and associates of offerors on other contemplated work, admission to the Contractor's facilities and access to the vessel without any further request for indemnification from any party, which has not been previously included in the contract price. INSPECTIONSExcept as specified elsewhere, the U.S. Coast Guard shall rely on the Contractor to accomplish all inspection and testing needed to ensure that the work conforms to contract quality requirements. Records of all inspection work by the Contractor shall be kept complete and available to the Government during the term of this contract and for such longer period as may be specified elsewhere in this contract. The name and telephone number of the U.S. Coast Guard Inspector will be provided after the award of a contract resulting from this solicitation.   6. 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to \Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items (DEC 2015) This clause is required for this solicitation, and applies to this acquisition. (a) The Contractor shall comply with the following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) clauses, which are incorporated in this contract by reference, to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items: (1) 52.209-10, Prohibition on Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations (NOV 2015)(2) 52.222-50 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (Mar 2015) (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 and E.O. 13627). __ (ii) Alternate I (Mar 2015) of 52.222-50 (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 and E.O. 13627). (3) 52.233-3, Protest After Award (AUG 1996) (31 U.S.C. 3553).(4) 52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (OCT 2004). (b) The Contractor shall comply with the FAR clauses in this paragraph (b) that the Contracting Officer has indicated as being incorporated in this contract by reference to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items: ___ (1) 52.203-6, Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government (Sept 2006), with Alternate I (Oct 1995) (41 U.S.C. 4704 and 10 U.S.C. 2402).__ (2) 52.203-13, Contractor Code of Business Ethics and Conduct (Apr 2010) (41 U.S.C. 3509)).__ (3) 52.203-15, Whistleblower Protections under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (June 2010) (Section 1553 of Pub. L. 111-5). (Applies to contracts funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.)_X_ (4) 52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards (OCT 2015) (Pub. L. 109-282) (31 U.S.C. 6101 note).__ (5) [Reserved].__ (6) 52.204-14, Service Contract Reporting Requirements (Jan 2014) (Pub. L. 111-117, section 743 of Div. C). __ (7) 52.204-15, Service Contract Reporting Requirements for Indefinite-Delivery Contracts (Jan 2014) (Pub. L. 111-117, section 743 of Div. C)._X_ (8) 52.209-6, Protecting the Government's Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment. (OCT 2015) (31 U.S.C. 6101 note).___ (9) 52.209-9, Updates of Publicly Available Information Regarding Responsibility Matters (Jul 2013) (41 U.S.C. 2313).__ (10) [Reserved].__ (11)(i) 52.219-3, Notice of HUBZone Set-Aside or Sole-Source Award (Nov 2011) (15 U.S.C. 657a).__ (ii) Alternate I (Nov 2011) of 52.219-3.__ (12)(i) 52.219-4, Notice of Price Evaluation Preference for HUBZone Small Business Concerns (OCT 2014) (if the offeror elects to waive the preference, it shall so indicate in its offer) (15 U.S.C. 657a).__ (ii) Alternate I (JAN 2011) of 52.219-4.__ (13) [Reserved]___ (14)(i) 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside (Nov 2011) (15 U.S.C. 644).__ (ii) Alternate I (Nov 2011).__ (iii) Alternate II (Nov 2011).__ (15)(i) 52.219-7, Notice of Partial Small Business Set-Aside (June 2003) (15 U.S.C. 644).__ (ii) Alternate I (Oct 1995) of 52.219-7.__ (iii) Alternate II (Mar 2004) of 52.219-7.__ (16) 52.219-8, Utilization of Small Business Concerns (Oct 2014) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(2) and (3)).__ (17)(i) 52.219-9, Small Business Subcontracting Plan (OCT 2015) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(4)).__ (ii) Alternate I (Oct 2001) of 52.219-9.__ (iii) Alternate II (Oct 2001) of 52.219-9.__ (iv) Alternate III (Oct 2015) of 52.219-9.__ (18) 52.219-13, Notice of Set-Aside of Orders (Nov 2011)(15 U.S.C. 644(r)).__ (19) 52.219-14, Limitations on Subcontracting (Nov 2011) (15 U.S.C. 637(a)(14)).__ (20) 52.219-16, Liquidated Damages-Subcon-tracting Plan (Jan 1999) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(4)(F)(i)).__ (21) 52.219-27, Notice of Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Set-Aside (Nov 2011) (15 U.S.C. 657 f)._X_ (22) 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Rerepresentation (Jul 2013) (15 U.S.C. 632(a)(2)).__ (23) 52.219-29, Notice of Set-Aside for Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB) Concerns (Jul 2013) (15 U.S.C. 637(m)). __ (24) 52.219-30, Notice of Set-Aside for Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Concerns Eligible Under the WOSB Program (Jul 2013) (15 U.S.C. 637(m))._X_ (25) 52.222-3, Convict Labor (June 2003) (E.O. 11755)._X_ (26) 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (Jan 2014) (E.O. 13126)._X_ (27) 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (APR 2015)._X_ (28) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (APR 2015) (E.O. 11246)._X_ (29) 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (OCT 2015)(38 U.S.C. 4212)._X_ (30) 52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (Jul 2014) (29 U.S.C. 793)._X_ (31) 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (JUL 2014) (38 U.S.C. 4212)._X_ (32) 52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (Dec 2010) (E.O. 13496)._X_ (33) 52.222.50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (Mar 2015)_X_ (34) 52.222-54, Employment Eligibility Verification (OCT 2015). (Executive Order 12989). (Not applicable to the acquisition of commercially available off-the-shelf items or certain other types of commercial items as prescribed in 22.1803.)__ (35)(i) 52.223-9, Estimate of Percentage of Recovered Material Content for EPA-Designated Items (May 2008) (42 U.S.C. 6962(c)(3)(A)(ii)). (Not applicable to the acquisition of commercially available off-the-shelf items.)__ (ii) Alternate I (May 2008) of 52.223-9 (42 U.S.C. 6962(i)(2)(C)). (Not applicable to the acquisition of commercially available off-the-shelf items.)__ (36)(i) 52.223-13, Acquisition of EPEAT®-Registered Imaging Equipment (JUN 2014) (E.O. 13423 and 13514).__ (ii) Alternate I (Jun 2014) of 52.223-13.__ (37)(i) 52.223-14, Acquisition of EPEAT®-Registered Televisions (E.O. 13423 and 13514).__ (ii) Alternate I (Jun 2014) of 52.223-14.__ (38) 52.223-15, Energy Efficiency in Energy-Consuming Products (DEC 2007) (42 U.S.C. 8259b).__ (39)(i) 52.223-16, Acquisition of EPEAT®-Registered Personal Computer Products (OCT 2015) (E.O. 13423 and 13514).__ (ii) Alternate I (OCT 2015) of 52.223-16._X_ (40) 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (AUG 2011) (E.O. 13513)._X_ (41) 52.225-1, Buy American-Supplies (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 83).__ (42)(i) 52.225-3, Buy American-Free Trade Agreements-Israeli Trade Act (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 83, 19 U.S.C. 3301 note, 19 U.S.C. 2112 note, 19 U.S.C. 3805 note, 19 U.S.C. 4001 note, Pub. L. 103-182, 108-77, 108-78, 108-286, 108-302, 109-53, 109-169, 109-283, 110-138, 112-41, 112-42, and 112-43.__ (ii) Alternate I (May 2014) of 52.225-3.__ (iii) Alternate II (May 2014) of 52.225-3.__ (iv) Alternate III (May 2014) of 52.225-3.__ (43) 52.225-5, Trade Agreements (NOV 2013) (19 U.S.C. 2501, et seq., 19 U.S.C. 3301 note)._X_ (44) 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (June 2008) (E.O.'s, proclamations, and statutes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury).__ (45) 52.225-26, Contractors Performing Private Security Functions Outside the United States (Jul 2013) (Section 862, as amended, of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008; 10 U.S.C. 2302 Note).__ (46) 52.226-4, Notice of Disaster or Emergency Area Set-Aside (Nov 2007) (42 U.S.C. 5150).__ (47) 52.226-5, Restrictions on Subcontracting Outside Disaster or Emergency Area (Nov 2007) (42 U.S.C. 5150).__ (48) 52.232-29, Terms for Financing of Purchases of Commercial Items (Feb 2002) (41 U.S.C. 4505, 10 U.S.C. 2307(f)).__ (49) 52.232-30, Installment Payments for Commercial Items (Oct 1995) (41 U.S.C. 4505, 10 U.S.C. 2307(f))._X_(50) 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management (Jul 2013) (31 U.S.C. 3332).__ (51) 52.232-34, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Other than System for Award Management (Jul 2013) (31 U.S.C. 3332).__ (52) 52.232-36, Payment by Third Party (May 2014) (31 U.S.C. 3332).__ (53) 52.239-1, Privacy or Security Safeguards (Aug 1996) (5 U.S.C. 552a).__ (54) (i) 52.247-64, Preference for Privately Owned U.S.-Flag Commercial Vessels (Feb 2006) (46 U.S.C. Appx. 1241(b) and 10 U.S.C. 2631).__ (ii) Alternate I (Apr 2003) of 52.247-64. (c) The Contractor shall comply with the FAR clauses in this paragraph (c), applicable to commercial services, that the Contracting Officer has indicated as being incorporated in this contract by reference to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items:__ (1) 52.222-41, Service Contract Labor Standards (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67).__ (2) 52.222-42, Statement of Equivalent Rates for Federal Hires (May 2014) (29 U.S.C. 206 and 41 U.S.C. chapter 67).__ (3) 52.222-43, Fair Labor Standards Act and Service Contract Labor Standards-Price Adjustment (Multiple Year and Option Contracts) (May 2014) (29 U.S.C. 206 and 41 U.S.C. chapter 67).__ (4) 52.222-44, Fair Labor Standards Act and Service Contract Labor Standards-Price Adjustment (May 2014) (29 U.S.C. 206 and 41 U.S.C. chapter 67).__ (5) 52.222-51, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Maintenance, Calibration, or Repair of Certain Equipment-Requirements (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67). __ (6) 52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Certain Services-Requirements (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67). __ (7) 52.222-17, Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers (May 2014) (E.O.13495).__ (8) 52.226-6, Promoting Excess Food Donation to Nonprofit Organizations (May 2014) (42 U.S.C. 1792).__ (9) 52.237-11, Accepting and Dispensing of $1 Coin (Sept 2008) (31 U.S.C. 5112(p)(1)).__ (10) 52.222-55, Minimum Wages Under Executive Order 13658 (Dec 2015) (Executive Order 13658). (d) Comptroller General Examination of Record. The Contractor shall comply with the provisions of this paragraph (d) if this contract was awarded using other than sealed bid, is in excess of the simplified acquisition threshold, and does not contain the clause at 52.215-2, Audit and Records-Negotiation. (1) The Comptroller General of the United States, or an authorized representative of the Comptroller General, shall have access to and right to examine any of the Contractor's directly pertinent records involving transactions related to this contract.(2) The Contractor shall make available at its offices at all reasonable times the records, materials, and other evidence for examination, audit, or reproduction, until 3 years after final payment under this contract or for any shorter period specified in FAR Subpart 4.7, Contractor Records Retention, of the other clauses of this contract. If this contract is completely or partially terminated, the records relating to the work terminated shall be made available for 3 years after any resulting final termination settlement. Records relating to appeals under the disputes clause or to litigation or the settlement of claims arising under or relating to this contract shall be made available until such appeals, litigation, or claims are finally resolved.(3) As used in this clause, records include books, documents, accounting procedures and practices, and other data, regardless of type and regardless of form. This does not require the Contractor to create or maintain any record that the Contractor does not maintain in the ordinary course of business or pursuant to a provision of law.(e)(1) Notwithstanding the requirements of the clauses in paragraphs (a), (b), (c), and (d) of this clause, the Contractor is not required to flow down any FAR clause, other than those in this paragraph (e)(1) in a subcontract for commercial items. Unless otherwise indicated below, the extent of the flow down shall be as required by the clause-(i) 52.203-13, Contractor Code of Business Ethics and Conduct (OCT 2015) (41 U.S.C. 3509).(ii) 52.219-8, Utilization of Small Business Concerns (Oct 2014) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(2) and (3)), in all subcontracts that offer further subcontracting opportunities. If the subcontract (except subcontracts to small business concerns) exceeds $650,000 ($1.5 million for construction of any public facility), the subcontractor must include 52.219-8 in lower tier subcontracts that offer subcontracting opportunities.(iii) 52.222-17, Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers (May 2014) (E.O. 13495). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (l) of FAR clause 52.222-17.(iv) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (APR 2015) (E.O. 11246).(v) 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (MAY 2015) (38 U.S.C. 4212).(vi) 52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (Jul 2014) (29 U.S.C. 793).(vii) 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (OCT 2015) (38 U.S.C. 4212)(viii) 52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (Dec 2010) (E.O. 13496). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (f) of FAR clause 52.222-40.(ix) 52.222-41, Service Contract Labor Standards (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67).(x) 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (MAR 2015) (22 U.S.C. 7104(g)). ___Alternate I (Aug 2007) of 52.222-50 (22 U.S.C. 7104(g)).(xi) 52.222-51, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Maintenance, Calibration, or Repair of Certain Equipment-Requirements (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67).(xii) 52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Certain Services-Requirements (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67).(xiii) 52.222-54, Employment Eligibility Verification (OCT 2015).(xiv) 52.225-26, Contractors Performing Private Security Functions Outside the United States (Jul 2013) (Section 862, as amended, of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008; 10 U.S.C. 2302 Note).(xv) 52.226-6, Promoting Excess Food Donation to Nonprofit Organizations (May 2014) (42 U.S.C. 1792). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (e) of FAR clause 52.226-6.(xvi) 52.247-64, Preference for Privately Owned U.S.-Flag Commercial Vessels (Feb 2006) (46 U.S.C. Appx. 1241(b) and 10 U.S.C. 2631). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (d) of FAR clause 52.247-64.(xvii) 52.222-55, Minimum Wages Under Executive Order 13658 (Dec 2015) (Executive Order 13658). (2) While not required, the contractor may include in its subcontracts for commercial items a minimal number of additional clauses necessary to satisfy its contractual obligations. 7. 3052.212-70 Contract Terms and Conditions Applicable to DHS Acquisition of Commercial Items.The Contractor agrees to comply with any provision or clause that is incorporated herein by reference to implement agency policy applicable to acquisition of commercial items or components. The provision or clause in effect based on the applicable regulation cited on the date the solicitation is issued applies unless otherwise stated herein. The following provisions and clauses are incorporated by reference: (a) Provisions (b) Clauses. 3052.204-71 Contractor Employee Access __Alternate I (SEP 2012)3052.205-70 Advertisement, Publicizing Awards, and Releases (SEPT 2012)3052.215-70 Key Personnel or Facilities (JUN 2003)3052.217-91 Performance (USCG) (DEC 2003) 3052.217-92 Inspection and manner of Doing Work (DEC 2003)3052.217-93 Subcontracts. (USCG) (DEC 2003) 3052.217-95 Liability and Insurance (USCG) (DEC 2003)3052.217-96 Title (USCG) (DEC 2003)3052.217-97 Discharge of Liens (USCG) (DEC 2003)3052.217-98 Delays (USCG) (DEC 2003)3052.217-99 Department of Labor Safety and Health Regulations for Ship Repair (USCG) (DEC 2003)3052.217-100 Guarantee (USCG) - guarantee period is 60 days after completion of all work or sea trials (if any) (DEC 2003)3052.223-90 Accident and Fire Reporting (DEC 2003)3052.228-70 Insurance (DEC 2003)3052.242-72 Contracting Officer's Technical Representative (DEC 2003)3052.247-72 F.O.B Destination Only (DEC 2003) The full text of HSAR clauses above may be accessed electronically at this address: http://www.dhs.gov/xlibrary/assets/opnbiz/hsar.pdf 8. DISCOVERIES AND CHANGES TO CONTRACT: Condition Found Report, Change Orders will be transmitted electronically by using email. The bullets below display the process of how these documents are to be followed for the duration of the contract performance period: (a) Condition Found Report (CFR) - All readings and inspections are to be taken within 24 hours after the machinery or system is opened. All reports of reading and inspections required by the specifications shall be submitted to the COR in writing using a "Condition Found Report (CFR)" form, within 24 hours after the readings and/or inspections are made. Promptness in taking and reporting readings is particularly important for underbody work items such as shaft bearing or rudder bearing clearances. Often during the progress of a work item, conditions are discovered by the contractor which are considered abnormal for reasons of safety, expected reliability, health, or habitability. These conditions must be brought to the attention of the Coast Guard using a CFR. Details provided by the Contractor in a CFR are important because the CFR may result in a contract change. To speed the contract change progress, the Contractor should include in his/her CFR the following details as a minimum: (i) A sequential number. (ii) The contract item which the "CFR" relates to. (iii) A clear statement, definition, and description of the condition found, including but not limited to frame numbers, part numbers, materials and dimensions as appropriate. (iv) A proposed or recommended repair to correct the defective condition. (v) Indicate whether the report requires Cost Guard action, or if it is provided "for info" only. If action is required, indicate the response time required by the Coast Guard and whether or not a contract extension would be needed if the additional work is authorized. (vi) A space on the form for the Coast Guard to make comments. (vii) All CFR's will be dated, submitted, and signed by a representative of the Contractor. Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) will respond to the Contractor's within 24 hours of receiving a Condition Found Report. A copy of ALL condition found reports shall be retained in the Cutter's file. (b) Change Request Process will occur in the following order: 1. Condition Found Report-Generated by the contractor and provided to COR . 2. Condition Report Reply-Generated by the COR and provided to Contractor3. Change Request- CR and IGE are generated by the COR and entered in the Contract Workbook. COR will assign the Change request number.4. COR provides copy of Change Request to the Contractor5. Contractor's Proposal- Provided to the KO for the identified tasking on CR6. Negotiations- If needed, take place to establish pricing7. Approved Change Request- Forwarded to Contractor and COR by the KO Change Request must be submitted by the COR to the contractor within 24 hours after responding to the CFR. Contractor must submit proposal to the Contracting Officer within 72 hours receipt of the Change Request. A modification will be issued to incorporate and implement all changes made by change orders. 9. CONTRACT DEFICIENCY REPORT The Contracting Officer or Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) may issue a Contract Deficiency Report (CDR), SFLC Form 005. The Contractor shall respond in writing within 24 hours of receipt, unless otherwise approved by the Contracting Officer, to the COR. The COR will comment on the Contractor's response and will forward the Deficiency Report and comments to the Contracting Officer, with a copy to the Contractor and Availability Program Manager. The Contracting Officer will render a final determination and provide it to the Contractor and COR in writing.       10. Offerors shall submit quotes as follows - Date: 21APR16 Time: 0800 Pacific Standard Time (PST)Place: donald.r.dean@uscg.mil REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: Each Offeror shall furnish the information required by the solicitation, which includes: Section 1: Price Quote;Section 2: Past Performance / References Proposal (This section should include the offerors completed representations and certifications.)Section 3: Any issued amendments to the solicitation. QUESTIONS: The last day to ask questions is APRIL 18, 2016, 0800 Pacific Standard Time (EST). Questions shall be submitted via e-mail to donald.r.dean@uscg.mil. After this date, unless amended, questions will not be accepted. For information regarding this solicitation, please contact SK1 Donald Dean or SK1 Venzon London, 510-637-5936 or 510-637-5993. Please Note: Amendments to this solicitation will be publicized in the same manner as the initial synopsis and solicitation. 11. Questions and quotes shall be emailed to donald.r.dean@uscg.mil. Contractors are responsible for verifying receipt of quotes. INTERESTED VENDORS PLEASE SEND OFFICIAL QUOTE, WITH A SAM.GOV REGISTERED DUNS NUMBER, AND EMAIL TO DONALD.R.DEAN@USCG.MIL.  

R--VA PROFESSIONAL INDUSTRIAL HYGIENIST SERVICES

Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Bay Pines Health Care System | Published April 22, 2015  -  Deadline April 28, 2015
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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. Solicitation number is VA248-15-Q-1123 and is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ). This solicitation documents and incorporates provisions and clauses in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-76, effective 25 August 2014. This solicitation starts 04/22/2015 and will end 04/28/2015 at 16:00 pm EST and is set aside for 100% small business Network Contracting Activity 8 - Service Area Office -East intends to award a Firm Fixed Price service contract for a Certified Professional Industrial Hygienist (CPIH) and/or Certified Industrial Hygienists (CIH) certified by the State of Florida, to perform asbestos consulting services and perform the duties of the VA Professional Industrial Hygienist (VPIH) during the asbestos abatement of the Central Energy Plan Roof, located at the C.W. Bill Young Medical Center. This procurement is being conducted under the FAR part 13and simplified acquisition procedures apply. The intent is to award a Firm-Fixed Price service contract with a Period Of performance of 1 May 2015 - 30 June 2015. The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 541620 with a small business size standard of $15.0 million. This procurement is a total small business set-aside and all eligible offerors may submit quotes. All offerors shall be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) at https://www.sam.gov and www.vetbiz.gov to be considered for an award of a federal contract. The record shall be complete and not missing elements such as representations and certifications. Contractors interested in providing these services should submit their quotes via email to Reginald.Nettles2@va.gov. Quotes shall be received 28 April 2015 at 16:00 p.m. Eastern Time Zone and reference the solicitation number. Please direct all questions regarding this procurement to Reginald L. Nettles, Contracting Specialist by phone at 727-399-3302 or fax 727-399-3346. The following Contract Line Items (CLINS) are applicable to this requirement. For detailed service description review the attached SOW. Primary FOB location is C.W. Bill Young VAMC, Bay Pines, FL. SCHEDULE OF SERVICES The contractor shall be responsible for all supervision, tools, equipment, labor, and materials necessary to perform the duties of the VA Professional Industrial Hygienist (VPIH) during the asbestos abatement of the Central Energy Plan Roof, located at the C.W. Bill Young Medical Center, in accordance with the terms and conditions herein. Contractors shall quote prices for all of the following Contract Line Item Number(s): CLIN DESCRIPTION QUANTITY UNIT UNIT PRICE TOTAL 0001 Certified Professional Industrial Hygienist (CPIH) AND/OR Certified Industrial Hygienists (CIH) certified by the State of Florida, to perform asbestos consulting services and perform the duties of the VA Professional Industrial Hygienist (VPIH) during the asbestos abatement. Estimated Period of Performance: 1 May -30 June 2015 (60 days) 60 Day 0002 As the VPIH, contractor shall provide a final report, at the end of the Asbestos Containment Material (ACM) abatement, which shall include a summary of pre-abatement and post-abatement activities. 1 EA The following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) provisions and clauses are applicable to this acquisition and are available for view at: http://www.acquisition.gov/far/index.html http://www.va.gov/oamm/oa/ars/policyreg/vaar/index.cfm FAR Provisions: 52.202-1 Definitions (Nov 2013) 52.204-5 Women-Owned Business (Other Than Small Business) (Oct 2014) 52.204-7 System for Award Management (JUL 2013) 52.204-8 Annual Representations and Certifications (Nov 2014) 52.209-6 Protecting the Government's Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment. (Aug 2013) 52.209-7 Information Regarding Responsibility Matters (JUL 2013) 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors- Commercial Items (JUL 2013) QUOTATION SUBMISSION Offerors shall submit quotes electronically by the date and time in accordance with the Request for Quote instructions. The Offerors quote shall consist of three (3) volumes: Volume I -Technical; Volume II - Past Performance; and Volume III - Price. Offerors responses shall be submitted in accordance with the following instructions: a) Format. The proposal submission shall be clearly indexed and logically assembled. All pages of each index shall be appropriately numbered and identified by the complete company name, date and solicitation number in the header and/or footer. Quote page limitations are applicable to this procurement. The maximum page count is 25. Page size shall be no greater than 8 1/2" x 11" with printing on one side, only. The top, bottom, left and right margins shall be a minimum of one inch (1") each. Font size shall be no smaller than 12-point using Arial, Calibri, or Times New Roman fonts. Characters shall be set at no less than normal spacing and 100% scale. Tables and illustrations may use a reduced font size not less than 8-point and may be landscape. Line spacing shall be set at no less than single space. Each paragraph shall be separated by at least one blank line. Page numbers, company logos, and headers and footers may be within the page margins ONLY, and are not bound by the 12-point font requirement. Footnotes to text shall not be used. All proprietary information shall be clearly and properly marked. If the Offeror submits annexes, documentation, attachments or the like, not specifically required by this solicitation, such will count against the Offeror's page limitations unless otherwise indicated. Pages in violation of these instructions, either by exceeding the margin, font or spacing restrictions or by exceeding the total page limit for a particular volume, will not be evaluated. Pages not evaluated due to violation of the margin, font or spacing restrictions will not count against the page limitations. The page count will be determined by counting the pages in the order they come up in the print layout view. b) File Packaging. Files may be compressed (zipped) into one file entitled "quote.zip" using a file compression program (i.e. WinZip) or quote files may be submitted individually. c) Content Requirements. The Offeror shall confine submissions to essential matters, sufficient to define the quote and provide an adequate basis for evaluation. Offerors are responsible for including sufficient details, in a concise manner, to permit a complete and accurate evaluation of each quote. 52.212-2 Evaluation-Commercial Items (JAN 1999) The Government will award a firm fixed priced contract to the responsible offeror who is the lowest priced technically acceptable. In order to be rated Technically Acceptable all technical factors shall be rated as pass. Offeror shall demonstrate their ability to meet these factors with their offer in accordance with Paragraphs I - III below, and offers shall meet the minimum qualifications below in order to be evaluated. Technical acceptability is rated as pass or fail based on the following: I. Technical Evaluation Criteria A. Personnel Qualifications: Offeror shall provide personnel qualifications documenting education, certifications and experience required in accordance with Section 6.0 of this Statement of Work by providing. a. Certifications b. Resume. c. Training Certifications B. Pre-abatement and Post-abatement Overview: Offeror shall provide a previously constructed pre-abatement and post-abatement report. The report shall consist of an "Overview" illustrating the capability to produce final reports as requested in this SOW. The submitted report shall contain a brief summary of pre-abatement and post-abatement report. The sample overview shall contain no more than a maximum of 10 pages and shall be IAW Section 7.0 of this Statement of Work. a. Provide a previously constructed pre-abatement and post-abatement Report. II. Past Performance a. Offerors shall provide a minimum of three (3) identified references when submitting their quote. Emphasis will be on recent, relevant past performance. Recent is defined as work performed within the last three (3) years. Relevant is defined as work similar in size and scope of the work described in the Statement of Work (SOW). . b. Evaluators may validate the information on past performance surveys, by contacting the points of contact directly, via email, or by phone. POC information should be documented and be available upon request. c. Offerors with no relevant past performance or whom information is not available, shall not be evaluated favorably or unfavorably on past performance. III. Price The offeror shall complete the Price/Schedule and submit a breakdown that shows the basis for pricing including: labor, equipment, operating supplies, profit, and overhead. FAR Provisions: 52.212-3 Certifications and & Representations (NOV 2013) 52.216-1 Type of Contract (APR 1984) The Government contemplates award of a Firm-Fixed Priced contract resulting from this solicitation. 52.233-2 Service of Protest (SEP 2006) VAAR Provisions: 852.215-70 Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned and Veteran-Owned Small Business Evaluation Factors (DEC 2009) 852.233-70 Protest Content/Alternative Dispute Resolution (JAN 2008) 852.233-71 Alternative Protest Procedure (JAN 1998) 852.252-70 Solicitation Provisions or Clauses Incorporated by Reference (JAN 2008) 852.270-1 Representatives of Contracting Officers (JAN 2008) 852.273-74 Award Without Exchanges (JAN 2003) FAR Clauses: 52.203-5 Covenant Against Contingent Fees (May 2014) 52.203-6 Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government. (Sep 2006) 52.203-7 Anti-Kickback Procedures (May 2014) 52.203-17 Contractor Employee Whistleblower Rights and Requirements to Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights (Apr 2014) 52.204-4 Printed or Copied Double-Sided on Postconsumer Fiber Content Paper (MAY 2011) 52.204-9 Personal Identity Verification of Contractor Personnel 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions- Commercial Items (SEP 2013) 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items (SEP 2013) o 52.204-10 Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards (JUL 2013) o 52.209-6 Protecting the Government's Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment (AUG 2013) o 52.222-3 Convict Labor (JUN 2003) o 52.222-19 Child Labor - Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (MAR 2012) o 52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (FEB 1999) o 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity (MAR 2007) o 52.222-35 Equal Opportunity for Veterans (SEP 2010) o 52.222-36 Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (OCT 2010) o 52.223-18 Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (AUG 2011) o 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer- System for Award Management (JUL 2013) 52.232-40 Providing Accelerated Payment to Small Business Subcontractors (DEC 2013) 52.237-3 Indemnification and Medical Liability Insurance (JAN 2008) 52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated by Reference (FEB 1998) VAAR Clauses: 852.203-70 Commercial Advertising (JAN 2008) 852.203-71 Display of Department of Veterans Affairs hotline poster 852.215-71 Evaluation Factor Commitments (DEC 2009) 852.228-71 Indemnification and Insurance (JAN 2008) 852.232-72 Electronic Submission of Payment Requests (NOV 2012) 852.237-70 Contractor Responsibilities (APR 1984)

C--Improve Access to Main Lobby 657-400

Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Heartland Network | Published June 2, 2016  -  Deadline June 22, 2016
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Synopsis: CONTRACT INFORMATION a. This A-E Services requirement is being procured in accordance with the Brooks Act (Public Law (PL0582) and implemented in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 36. Firms will be selected for negotiation based on demonstrated competence and qualifications for the required work. b. This procurement is restricted to Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) firms located within a 350 mile radius of the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center, Poplar Bluff, Missouri. The mileage restriction is in compliance with VAAR 805.207(b). This requirement is being procured in accordance with the VAAR 836.606-73 as implemented in FAR Subpart 36.6. c. This is not a Request for Proposal and an award will not be made with this announcement. This announcement is a request for SF 330's from qualified contractors that meet the professional requirements. d. After the evaluation of SF330 submissions in accordance with the evaluation criteria, three or more of the most highly qualified firms will be chosen for interviews to present their approach to the design to arrive at selection of the number one firm for negotiations. The Government will not pay nor reimburse any costs associated with responding to this request. The Government is under no obligation to award a contract as a result of this announcement. The contract is anticipated to be awarded in September, 2016. e. Award of any resultant contract is contingent upon the availability of funds. f. No solicitation document is available and no other information pertaining to project scope, etc. is available at this time. Any request for assistance with submission or other procedural matters shall be submitted via email only (doug.jones@va.gov). g. Personal visits to discuss this announcement will not be allowed. h. The NAICS Codes for this procurement is 541310 Architectural Services and small business size standard of $7.5 Million. Award of a Firm Fixed Price contract is anticipated. Anticipated time for completion of design is approximately 180 calendar days including time for VA reviews. The A/E firm shall also be required to perform construction period services if award of a construction project contract is made. i. DATABASE REGISTRATION INFORMATION: VERIFICATION OF STATUS OF APPARENTLY SUCCESSFUL OFFEROR THIS ACQUISITION IS 100% SET-ASIDE FOR QUALIFIED SERVICE DISABLED VETERAN OWNED SMALL BUSINESS AE FIRMS IN COMPLIANCE WITH VAAR 852.219-10. ONLY BUSINESSES VERIFIED AND LISTED IN THE VENDOR INFORMATION PAGES DATABASE, (http://www.Vetbiz.gov), SHALL BE CONSIDERED. j. SYSTEM FOR AWARD MANAGEMENT (SAM): Federal Acquisition Registrations require that federal contractors register in the System for Award Management (SAM) database at www.sam.gov and enter all mandatory information into the system. Award cannot be made until the contractor has registered. Offerors are encouraged to ensure that they are registered in SAM prior to submitting their qualifications package. k. THE EXCLUDED PARTIES LIST SYSTEM (EPLS): To ensure that the individuals providing services under the contract have not engaged in fraud or abuse regarding Sections 1128 and1128A of the Social Security Act regarding federal health care programs, the contractor is required to check the Excluded Parties List System (EPLS) located at www.sam.gov for each person providing services under this contract. Further the contractor is required to certify that all persons listed in the qualifications package have been compared against the EPLS list and are NOT listed. During the performance of this contract the Contractor is prohibited from using any individual or business listed on the List of Excluded Individuals/Entities. l. E-VERIFY SYSTEM: Companies awarded a contract with the federal government shall be required to enroll in E-Verify within 30 days of the contract award date. They shall also need to begin using the E-Verify system to confirm that all of their new hires and their employees directly working on federal contracts are authorized to legally work in the United States. E-Verify is an Internet-based system that allows an employer, using information reported on an employee's Form I-9, to determine the eligibility of that employee to work in the United States. There is no charge to employers to use E-Verify. (FAR 52.222-54) m. Qualified A-E firms are required to respond if interested by submitting one (1) original completed Standard Form 330 qualification package Parts I and II to include all consultants (form available on-line at: http://www.gsa.gov/portal/forms/download/116486) Must include in Part I Section H an organizational chart of the firm (excludes consultants) and a design quality management plan. Submission information incorporated by reference is not allowed. All submissions must be bound in 3 ring binder) and a CD copy of the Standard Form 330. n. Completed package shall be delivered on or before June 22, 2016 by 2:00PM CDT to the following address: Department of Veteran Affairs, NCO 15 Contracting Office, Attn: Contracting Officer: Douglas Jones, Contracting Office Address: 1500 N. Westwood Blvd., Poplar Bluff, Missouri, 63901. o. Outermost envelope or packaging shall clearly identify Solicitation number and project. Information shall be submitted via commercial courier service, mail or hand carried deliveries. Telegraphic, email, and facsimile forms are prohibited. PROJECT INFORMATION Description of work to be performed includes: Architect-Engineering services are required for Schematics Design, Design Development, Construction Documents, Technical Specifications, Construction Period Services, Site Visits, Cost Estimates, and all other related information for Project 657-400, Improve Access to Main Lobby. The project will include design work for the preparation of 100% complete working drawings and contract documents using edited VA Master Specifications to complete the following: I. STATEMENT OF AE TASKS A. The AE shall furnish all services for a complete schematic design, design development, construction documents, bid documents, Technical Specifications, Cost Estimates, construction period services, Site Visits, As-Built Documentation, and all other related information as outlined in the "AE Instructions" for project 657-400, Improve Access to Main Lobby, John J. Pershing VA Medical Center. 1) Tasks " Initial survey/conceptualization o Conduct initial survey of spaces, utilities, fixtures, layout, landscaping, architecture, seismic shell, walkways, and all other appurtenances associated with the main lobby or front entrance o Complete a geotechnical evaluation, if necessary, and review prior boring logs o Meet with Facility Planner, Leadership, and other applicable members of the facility Integrated Project Team (IPT) to solidify our needs, discuss layout, etc. o Survey for hazardous materials (lead, asbestos, etc.) " Conceptualization o Create concept drawings and submit to the Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) " No more than three distinct concept designs are requested o Create design posters and submit to the COR " Utilize the facility Interior Design Scheme o Meet with IPT to discuss concepts, recommendations, and approve a particular concept " Design Phase o Design all items contained within the scope of work, as needed, for a complete construction package " Drawings " Abatement drawings " Specifications " Abatement specifications " Visualizations " Final visualizations to display in Lobby " Cost Estimates " Note and estimate Bid Alternates that could be taken away from the project but not reduce the Scope of Work; incorporate Bid Alternates as an integral part of the project o Total amount of Bid Alternates required to meet minimum of 20% of base bid construction cost, per Minor Construction Handbook " Include provisions for small, disabled, veteran-owned businesses, locality, rurality, etc. that have a considerable impact to the cost of construction " Scope of Work for Construction " Construction Submittal Sheet " Per specifications, expected submittals requiring approval " Design calculations for HVAC, structural, seismic, etc. o GSF limits, per the Project Tracking Report (PTR) application " No more than 2,000 GSF, new " No more than 1,258 GSF, renovated o Meet with the IPT, per the submittal schedule below, after design submittal to the COR " Take meeting minutes " Record actions and track to completion " Disperse information as needed " Take notes of decisions made, and require signatures of approval from the IPT o Submit a CD containing all information relating to the final design of the project to the COR " Solicitation/Pre-Bid Phase o Provide information on the project as requested by the COR and the Contracting Officer (CO) o Attend pre-bid meeting to discuss concerns, answer questions, and be a stakeholder in the construction process o Work with the CO to issue amendments to the solicitation o Work with the CO to answer Requests For Information (RFIs) " Construction Phase o Provide Construction Period Services " Review submittals from the construction contractor " Approve/deny submittals based on design specifications " Respond to RFIs from the construction contractor or COR " Coordinate with the COR to complete site visits or walkthroughs at milestones of construction " Coordinate with the COR to complete a Punch-List " Coordinate with the COR to complete a final walkthrough " Provide industrial hygiene oversight for abatement of hazardous materials " As-Built drawings, full-size mylars " Update current plumbing, electrical, and space drawings with changes due to this work 2) The AE will be required to attend in person (or Senior Delegate of AE) to pre-bid meetings, a pre-construction meeting, project construction meetings and a final inspection meeting. There will also be various construction site meetings that will require a representative of the AE. 3) AE will provide meeting notes and or minutes for meetings and conference calls. 4) The A-E shall provide competent design and construction period services utilizing individuals who are adequately knowledgeable of the various design disciplines including but not limited to architectural and engineering of structural, mechanical, electrical, and special systems as required by the project. Changes in personnel from those who are proposed in negotiations, interviews, kick-off meeting, and/or A-E submission forms must be approved in writing. The registered individuals who will stamp the completed documents shall accomplish engineering design work. B. The AE shall provide cost estimation, project scheduling & phasing, bid period and construction period services as further described in the contract. Estimates shall have a full itemized line item breakout commensurate with the degree of design accomplished. At the Schematic Design phase, square foot estimates would be adequate. As the design progresses in detail, so the estimate would progress in detail. C. The AE shall provide bid documents in both hard paper copies and electronic format. Electronic format shall include AutoCAD and Microsoft Word/Excel as well as PDF format for all. Final PDF of the construction drawings shall include the professional stamp. D. AE shall design construction to phase and coordinate work to minimize disruptions to medical center operations. Outages shall be minimized and temporary conditions planned to maintain critical utility systems. Suitable space/access for mechanical room equipment maintenance must be maintained throughout construction. Must keep the number of outages to a minimum and group common work. Phasing of interruptions shall be clearly indicated on the construction documents. E. A-E shall design within funding limitations. AE shall coordinate cost control measures with COR to design within funding limits. Cost control alternatives shall be explored in Design Development (DD's). The AE is required by national VA Directive to include at least a minimum of 20% bid deductions. F. Review AE Quality Alerts from the TIL. Design completion timeframe of 200 days after receipt of the Notice to proceed. The A/E firm shall also be required to perform construction period services after award of the construction project contract. In accordance with FAR 36.204, the estimated magnitude of the resulting construction project is between $1,000,000.00 and $5,000,000.00. EVALUATION FACTORS: Selection criteria are in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 36.602-1 and VA Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Part 836.602-1. Prospective firms are required to address all selection criteria within submitted SF330 packages using additional pages as necessary. SF 330 submissions including any additional pages are not to exceed fifty (50) pages. Prospective firms are required to address all selection criteria within submitted SF330 packages using additional pages as required and SF 330 submissions including any additional pages are not to exceed fifty (50) pages. Qualifications (SF330) submitted by each firm for Project # 657-400 for John J. Pershing VA Medical Center will be reviewed and evaluated based on the following evaluation criteria listed below: 1. Professional Qualifications: the qualifications of the individuals which will be used for these services will be examined for experience and education and their record of working together as a team. A&E firms shall have licensed professional architects/engineers currently registered in the state of Missouri or in a state of which Missouri has recognized the engineering license. The specific disciplines which will be evaluated are Architects (ACHA - American College of Healthcare Architects), Communication Specialist (minimum Voice and Data), Civil Engineer, Mechanical Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Structural Engineers, Estimators, CAD operators, Project Managers, fire protection engineer, and Certified Healthcare Interior Designer (CHID). 2. Specialized Experience and Technical Competence: specific experience and technical skill in the type and scope of work required for medical facilities new construction and renovations to existing medical facilities, including, where appropriate, experience in energy conservation, pollution prevention, waste reduction, and the use of recovered materials. Experience and qualifications of personnel proposed for assignment to the project and their record of working together as a team. 3. Capacity to Accomplish the Work: the general work load and staffing capacity of the design office which will be responsible for the majority of the design and the ability to accomplish the work in the required time will be evaluated. In accordance with VAAR 852.219-10(c)(1), prime contractors shall clearly demonstrate how they will meet the requirement that at least 50 percent of the design work be accomplished by employees of the concern or employees of eligible service-disabled veteran owned small business subcontractor/consultant. 4. Past Performance: the past performance of projects that are complete (design and construction) that the firm has designed relevant in scope to the advertised project that were accomplished with the Department of Veterans Affairs, other Government agencies, and private industry in terms of cost control, quality of work, and compliance with performance schedules will be examined. Project past performances that are older than 3 years will receive a lesser score than those references for projects accomplished within the past 3 years. 5. Location of Design Firm: the geographic proximity of each firm to the location of the VA Medical Center will be evaluated. The mileage restriction is in compliance with VAAR 805.207(b). This criterion will apply to the office from which the majority of the design services will be performed. Firms within 350 miles of the medical center will receive a maximum score. Firms more distant than 350 miles will receive a zero score for this criterion. 6. Claims and Terminations: record of significant claims against the firm or terminated contracts because of improper or incomplete architectural and engineering services will be examined. 7. Reputation in A-E Community: reputation and standing of the firm and its principal officials with respect to professional performance, general management, and cooperativeness.

65--Skull Clamp

Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Bay Pines Health Care System | Published July 7, 2016  -  Deadline July 15, 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; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The Department of Veterans Affairs, Malcom Randall VAMC has a need to procure: Three each (3) Skull Clamp's and three (3) each Base Unit's for the Neurosurgical Service. (ii) The combined synopsis solicitation number is VA248-16-Q-1231. It's issued as a Request for Quotation (RFQ). (iii) This combined synopsis solicitation RFQ and the provisions and clauses incorporated are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-88 (6-15-2016). (iv) The combined synopsis solicitation is: 100% Set-Aside for Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB)/Veteran Owned Small Businesses (VOSB). The NAICS is 339112. Business size standard is: 1,000 employees. Note, Interested Service Disabled/Veteran Owned Small Business [SDVOSB/VOSB] Offerors must be listed and registered in Vetbiz.gov to be considered for Award. (v) This combined synopsis solicitation is for the purchase of: Three (3) each Integra Mayfield 2 Series Skull Clamp's and three (3) each Mayfield 2 Series Base Unit's, Standard type. Any "or equal" response shall identify manufacturer and include parts list, along with details on how such item(s) match or exceed the salient characteristics. CLIN Description Quantity Unit Price 1 Skull Clamp Part Number: A3059 3 EACH $ 2 Base Unit Part Number: A3101 3 EACH $ TOTAL $ (vi) Salient Characteristics/Minimum Government Needs (Brand Name or "for Equal"): - Must be compatible with the existing Steris 5085 Model operating room tables. - One handed dual button release - Closed Locking knob - Powder Coated Finish - Swivel Adaptor - No tools required for adjustment (vii) Item(s) are to be delivered on or before 30 Days after Receipt of Order (ARO), FOB destination to: Malcom Randall VAMC, 1601 S.W. Archer Road, Gainesville, FL. 32608-1197. (viii) Provision 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial (Oct 2015), applies to this acquisition. Addendum to FAR 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items: (a) Offerors are to e-mail complete quotes to mark.cline@va.gov no later than 2 PM EST on 15 July 2016. All provisions and clauses applicable to this solicitation can be viewed in full text using the following web addresses: http://www.acquisition.gov/far/index.html and http://www.va.gov/oal/library/vaar/ (b) Subsection (b): Submission of offers: Offerors submitting brand name item(s) shall be an authorized distributor of brand manufacturer, and shall substantiate this by including letter from manufacturer on manufacturer letterhead verifying this. (c) Subsection (c): Period for acceptance of Offers is changed from 30 calendar days to 60 calendar days. (d) Responses shall be on an all or none bases, no partial submission. No grey market or refurbished item(s). The Government reserves the right to make no award at all. (ix) Provision 52.212-2, Evaluation - Commercial Items (OCT 2014), applies to this acquisition. (a) The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The following factors will be used to evaluate offers: Price and technical acceptability. (b) Options. The Government will evaluate offers for award purposes by adding the total price for all options to the total price for the basic requirement. The Government may determine that an offer is unacceptable if the option prices are significantly unbalanced. Evaluation of options shall not obligate the Government to exercise the option(s). (c) A written notice of award or acceptance of an offer, mailed or otherwise furnished to the successful offeror within the time for acceptance specified in the offer, shall result in a binding contract without further action by either party. Before the offer's specified expiration time, the Government may accept an offer (or part of an offer), whether or not there are negotiations after its receipt, unless a written notice of withdrawal is received before award. (x) 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial items (MAY 2014) applies to this acquisition. Offerors shall provide with their offer a completed copy of their Representations and Certifications per 52.212-1(b)(8). Offeror Representations and Certifications can be accessed electronically at the following web address: http://www.acquisition.gov/far/index.html (xi) Clause 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. (xii) Clause 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statues or Executive Orders-Commercial Items (APR 2015) applies to this acquisition. (a) The Contractor shall comply with the following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) clauses, which are incorporated in this contract by reference, to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items: (1) 52.209-10, Prohibition on Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations (Dec 2014) (2) 52.233-3, Protest After Award (Aug 1996) (31 U.S.C. 3553). (3) 52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (Oct 2004) (Public Laws 108-77 and 108-78 (19 U.S.C. 3805 note). (b) The Contractor shall comply with the FAR clauses in this paragraph (b) that the Contracting Officer has indicated as being incorporated in this contract by reference to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items: [] (1) 52.203-6, Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government (Sept 2006), with Alternate I (Oct 1995) (41 U.S.C. 4704 and 10 U.S.C. 2402). [] (2) 52.203-13, Contractor Code of Business Ethics and Conduct (APR 2010)(41 U.S.C. 3509). [] (3) 52.203-15, Whistleblower Protections under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (JUN 2010) (Section 1553 of Pub. L. 111-5). (Applies to contracts funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.) [x] (4) 52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards (Jul 2013) (Pub. L. 109-282) (31 U.S.C. 6101 note). [] (5) [Reserved] [] (6) 52.204-14, Service Contract Reporting Requirements (JAN 2014) (Pub. L. 111-117, section 743 of Div. C). [] (7) 52.204-15, Service Contract Reporting Requirements for Indefinite-Delivery Contracts (JAN 2014) (Pub. L. 111-117, section 743 of Div. C). [X] (8) 52.209-6, Protecting the Government's Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment. (Aug 2013) (31 U.S.C. 6101 note). [] (9) 52.209-9, Updates of Publicly Available Information Regarding Responsibility Matters (Jul 2013) (41 U.S.C. 2313). [] (10) [Reserved] [] (11)(i) 52.219-3, Notice of HUBZone Set-Aside or Sole-Source Award (NOV 2011) (15 U.S.C. 657a). [] (ii) Alternate I (NOV 2011) of 52.219-3. [] (12)(i) 52.219-4, Notice of Price Evaluation Preference for HUBZone Small Business Concerns (OCT 2014) (if the offeror elects to waive the preference, it shall so indicate in its offer) (15 U.S.C. 657a). [] (ii) Alternate I (JAN 2011) of 52.219-4. [] (13) [Reserved] [] (14)(i) 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside (NOV 2011) (15 U.S.C. 644). [] (ii) Alternate I (NOV 2011). [] (iii) Alternate II (NOV 2011). [] (15)(i) 52.219-7, Notice of Partial Small Business Set-Aside (June 2003) (15 U.S.C. 644). [] (ii) Alternate I (Oct 1995) of 52.219-7. [] (iii) Alternate II (Mar 2004) of 52.219-7. [] (16) 52.219-8, Utilization of Small Business Concerns (OCT 2014) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(2) and (3). [] (17)(i) 52.219-9, Small Business Subcontracting Plan (OCT 2014) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(4)). [] (ii) Alternate I (Oct 2001) of 52.219-9. [] (iii) Alternate II (Oct 2001) of 52.219-9. [] (iv) Alternate III (OCT 2014) of 52.219-9. [] (18) 52.219-13, Notice of Set-Aside of Orders (NOV 2011) (15 U.S.C. 644(r)). [] (19) 52.219-14, Limitations on Subcontracting (NOV 2011) (15 U.S.C. 637(a)(14)). [] (20) 52.219-16, Liquidated Damages-Subcontracting Plan (Jan 1999) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(4)(F)(i)). [X] (21) 52.219-27, Notice of Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Set-Aside (NOV 2011) (15 U.S.C. 657f). [X] (22) 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Representation (Jul 2013) (15 U.S.C 632(a)(2)). [] (23) 52.219-29, Notice of Set-Aside for Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB) Concerns (Jul 2013) (15 U.S.C. 637(m)). [] (24) 52.219-30, Notice of Set-Aside for Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Concerns Eligible Under the WOSB Program (Jul 2013) (15 U.S.C. 637(m)). [X] (25) 52.222-3, Convict Labor (June 2003) (E.O. 11755). [X] (26) 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (JAN 2014) (E.O. 13126). [X] (27) 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (APR 2015). [X] (28) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (APR 2015) (E.O. 11246). [] (29) 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (JUL 2014) (38 U.S.C. 4212). [X] (30) 52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (JUL 2014) (29 U.S.C. 793). [] (31) 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (JUL 2014) (38 U.S.C. 4212). [] (32) 52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (DEC 2010) (E.O. 13496). [X] (33)(i) 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (MAR 2015) (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 and E.O. 13627). [] (ii) Alternate I (MAR 2015) of 52.222-50 (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 and E.O. 13627). [] (34) 52.222-54, Employment Eligibility Verification (AUG 2013). (Executive Order 12989). (Not applicable to the acquisition of commercially available off-the-shelf items or certain other types of commercial items as prescribed in 22.1803.) [] (35)(i) 52.223-9, Estimate of Percentage of Recovered Material Content for EPA-Designated Items (May 2008) (42 U.S.C.6962(c)(3)(A)(ii)). (Not applicable to the acquisition of commercially available off-the-shelf items.) [] (ii) Alternate I (MAY 2008) of 52.223-9 (42 U.S.C. 6962(i)(2)(C)). (Not applicable to the acquisition of commercially available off-the-shelf items.) [X] (36)(i) 52.223-13, Acquisition of EPEAT®-Registered Imaging Equipment (JUN 2014) (E.O.s 13423 and 13514). [] (ii) Alternate I (JUN 2014) of 52.223-13. [] (37)(i) 52.223-14, Acquisition of EPEAT®-Registered Televisions (JUN 2014) (E.O.s 13423 and 13514). [] (ii) Alternate I (JUN 2014) of 52.223-14. [] (38) 52.223-15, Energy Efficiency in Energy-Consuming Products (DEC 2007)(42 U.S.C. 8259b). [] (39)(i) 52.223-16, Acquisition of EPEAT®-Registered Personal Computer Products (JUN 2014) (E.O.s 13423 and 13514). [] (ii) Alternate I (JUN 2014) of 52.223-16. [X] (40) 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (AUG 2011) [X] (41) 52.225-1, Buy American-Supplies (MAY 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 83). [] (42)(i) 52.225-3, Buy American-Free Trade Agreements-Israeli Trade Act (MAY 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 83, 19 U.S.C. 3301 note, 19 U.S.C. 2112 note, 19 U.S.C. 3805 note, 19 U.S.C. 4001 note, Pub. L. 103-182, 108-77, 108-78, 108-286, 108-302, 109-53, 109-169, 109-283, 110-138, 112-41, 112-42, and 112-43. [] (ii) Alternate I (MAY 2014) of 52.225-3. [] (iii) Alternate II (MAY 2014) of 52.225-3. [] (iv) Alternate III (MAY 2014) of 52.225-3. [] (43) 52.225-5, Trade Agreements (NOV 2013) (19 U.S.C. 2501, et seq., 19 U.S.C. 3301 note). [X] (44) 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (JUN 2008) (E.O.'s, proclamations, and statutes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury). [] (45) 52.225-26, Contractors Performing Private Security Functions Outside the United States (Jul 2013) (Section 862, as amended, of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008; 10 U.S.C. 2302 Note). [] (46) 52.226-4, Notice of Disaster or Emergency Area Set-Aside (Nov 2007) (42 U.S.C. 5150). [] (47) 52.226-5, Restrictions on Subcontracting Outside Disaster or Emergency Area (Nov 2007) (42 U.S.C. 5150). [] (48) 52.232-29, Terms for Financing of Purchases of Commercial Items (Feb 2002) (41 U.S.C. 4505, 10 U.S.C. 2307(f)). [] (49) 52.232-30, Installment Payments for Commercial Items (Oct 1995) (41 U.S.C. 4505, 10 U.S.C. 2307(f)). [X] (50) 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management (Jul 2013) (31 U.S.C. 3332). [X] (51) 52.232-34, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Other than System for Award Management (Jul 2013) (31 U.S.C. 3332). [] (52) 52.232-36, Payment by Third Party (MAY 2014) (31 U.S.C. 3332). [] (53) 52.239-1, Privacy or Security Safeguards (Aug 1996) (5 U.S.C. 552a). [] (54)(i) 52.247-64, Preference for Privately Owned U.S.-Flag Commercial Vessels (Feb 2006) (46 U.S.C. Appx. 1241(b) and 10 U.S.C. 2631). [] (ii) Alternate I (Apr 2003) of 52.247-64. (c) The Contractor shall comply with the FAR clauses in this paragraph (c), applicable to commercial services, that the Contracting Officer has indicated as being incorporated in this contract by reference to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items: [] (1) 52.222-17, Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers (MAY 2014) (E.O. 13495). [] (2) 52.222-41, Service Contract Labor Standards (MAY 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67). [] (3) 52.222-42, Statement of Equivalent Rates for Federal Hires (MAY 2014) (29 U.S.C. 206 and 41 U.S.C. chapter 67). [] (4) 52.222-43, Fair Labor Standards Act and Service Contract Labor Standards-Price Adjustment (Multiple Year and Option Contracts) (MAY 2014) (29 U.S.C. 206 and 41 U.S.C. chapter 67). [] (5) 52.222-44, Fair Labor Standards Act and Service Contract Labor Standards-Price Adjustment (MAY 2014) (29 U.S.C 206 and 41 U.S.C. chapter 67). [] (6) 52.222-51, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Maintenance, Calibration, or Repair of Certain Equipment-Requirements (MAY 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67). [] (7) 52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Certain Services-Requirements (MAY 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67). [] (8) 52.222-55, Minimum Wages Under Executive Order 13658 (DEC 2014) (Executive Order 13658). [] (9) 52.226-6, Promoting Excess Food Donation to Nonprofit Organizations (MAY 2014) (42 U.S.C. 1792). [] (10) 52.237-11, Accepting and Dispensing of $1 Coin (SEP 2008) (31 U.S.C. 5112(p)(1)). (End of Clause) (xiii) Statement regarding any Additional Provisions and Clauses, or other terms and conditions important to the requirement/procurement process consistent with commercial practices: Provisions in full text: 52.225-18 Place of Manufacture (MAR 2015). (a) Definitions. As used in this clause- "Manufactured end product" means any end product in product and service codes (PSCs) 1000-9999, except- (1) FPSC 5510, Lumber and Related Basic Wood Materials; (2) Product or Service Group (PSG) 87, Agricultural Supplies; (3) PSG 88, Live Animals; (4) PSG 89, Subsistence; (5) PSC 9410, Crude Grades of Plant Materials; (6) PSC 9430, Miscellaneous Crude Animal Products, Inedible; (7) PSC 9440, Miscellaneous Crude Agricultural and Forestry Products; (8) PSC 9610, Ores; (9) PSC 9620, Minerals, Natural and Synthetic; and (10) PSC 9630, Additive Metal Materials. "Place of manufacture" means the place where an end product is assembled out of components, or otherwise made or processed from raw materials into the finished product that is to be provided to the Government. If a product is disassembled and reassembled, the place of reassembly is not the place of manufacture. (b) For statistical purposes only, the offeror shall indicate whether the place of manufacture of the end products it expects to provide in response to this solicitation is predominantly- (1) [] In the United States (Check this box if the total anticipated price of offered end products manufactured in the United States exceeds the total anticipated price of offered end products manufactured outside the United States); or (2) [] Outside the United States. (End of provision) 52.252-1 Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference (FEB 1998). This solicitation incorporates one or more solicitation provisions by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. The offeror is cautioned that the listed provisions may include blocks that must be completed by the offeror and submitted with its quotation or offer. In lieu of submitting the full text of those provisions, the offeror may identify the provision by paragraph identifier and provide the appropriate information with its quotation or offer. Also, the full text of a solicitation provision may be accessed electronically at this/these address(es): http://www.acquisition.gov/far/index.html http://www.va.gov/oal/library/vaar/ (End of provision) 852.252-70 Solicitation provisions or clauses incorporated by reference (JAN 2008). The following provisions or clauses incorporated by reference in this solicitation must be completed by the offeror or prospective contractor and submitted with the quotation or offer. Copies of these provisions or clauses are available on the Internet at the web sites provided in the provision at FAR 52.252-1, Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference, or the clause at FAR 52.252-2, Clauses Incorporated by Reference. Copies may also be obtained from the contracting officer. (End of provision) Provisions incorporated by reference are: - 52.203-11 Certification and Disclosure regarding payments to Influence certain Federal Transactions (SEP 2007); - 52.204-7 System for award management (JUL 2013) - 52.204-17 Ownership or Control of Offeror (NOV 2014) - 52.211-6 Brand Name or Equal (AUG 1999) - 52.225-25 Prohibition on Contracting with entities engaging in certain activities or transactions relating to Iran - Representation and Certification (DEC 2012) Clauses in Full Text: 52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated by Reference (FEB 1998). This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this/these address(es): http://www.acquisition.gov/far/index.html http://www.va.gov/oal/library/vaar/ (End of clause) Clauses Incorporated by Reference: - 52.204-13 System for Award Management Maintenance (JUL 2013) - 52.204-18 Commercial and Government Entity Code Maintenance (JUL 2015) - 52.222-20 Contracts for materials, supplies, articles, and equipment exceeding $15,000.00 (MAY 2014); - 52.232-1 Payments (APR 1984); - 52.232-8 Discounts for prompt payment (FEB 2002); - 52.243-1 Changes -Fixed Price (AUG 1987); - 852.203-70 Commercial Advertising (JAN 2008); - 852.246-70 Guarantee (JAN 2008); - 852.246-71 Inspection (JAN 2008) (xiv) DPAS is N/A (xv) The RFQ is due on 2 PM EST on 01 July 2016 by e-mail at mark.cline@va.gov.com. Offers received after the exact time specified in the solicitation are considered late and may be considered if the action would not unduly delay the acquisition or are deemed to be in the best interest of the Government. (xvi) For further information contact Mark L. Cline by phone at 727-399-3342. Point of Contact(s): Mark L. Cline/mark.cline@va.gov Contracting Officer: Mark L. Cline

65--Dialysis Machine (Brand Name or Equal)

Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Bay Pines Health Care System | Published May 10, 2016  -  Deadline May 17, 2016
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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; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The Department of Veterans Affairs, C.W. Bill Young VAMC has a need to procure: Two (2) each Fresenius 2008T Hemodialysis Machine's, brand name or equal for the Hemodialysis Department. The combined synopsis solicitation number is VA248-16-Q0883. It's issued as a Request for Quotation. This combined synopsis solicitation RFQ and the provisions and clauses incorporated are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-87-2 (4-06-2016). The combined synopsis solicitation is:100% Set-Aside for Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). The NAICS is 339113. Business size standard is: 750 employees. Note, Interested Service Disabled/Veteran Owned Small Business [SDVOSB] Offerors must be listed and registered in Vetbiz.gov to be considered for Award. This combined synopsis solicitation is for the purchase of two (2) each Fresenius 2008T Hemodialysis Machine; Brand Name or Equal to (Fresenius 2008T) product in accordance with FAR 52.211-6. Any "or equal" response shall include manufacturer plus parts list, along with details on how such item(s) match or exceed the salient characteristics. Responses shall be on an all or none bases, no partial submission. The Government reserves the right to make no award at all. DESCRIPTION OF REQUIREMENT: Fresenius 2008T Hemodialysis Machine (Brand Name or Equal). CLIN Description Quantity Unit Price 1 Fresenius 2008T 2 EACH $ TOTAL $ A description of the items to be acquired is as follows "for or Equal": -Integrated status lights visible 360° -Citrasate citric acid constituents pre-programmed -Dry Bicarbonate Concentrate System capability -Crit-Line monitors capability -Full scale foldaway keyboard with tactile feedback -Automatic endotoxin filter testing after chemical disinfection -Ultra-filtration profiles -Sodium Variation System -Dialysate sample port on dialysate line -Autoflow and Idle Modes -Automatic blood pressure and pulse monitoring -Online clearance with access flow -Sequential dialysis capability -Integrated auto disinfection capability -Machine software capable of interfacing with the unit's electronic medical record The equipment is to be delivered on or before 30 days after receipt of the order at the expense of the offeror, FOB destination to: C.W. Bill Young VAMC, 10,000 Bay Pines Blvd, Bay Pines, FL. 33744. Provision 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial (Oct 2015), applies to this acquisition. Addendum to FAR 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items: Offerors are to e-mail complete quotes to mark.cline@va.gov no later than: 4 PM EST on 17 May, 2016. All provisions and clauses applicable to this solicitation can be viewed in full text using the following web addresses: http://www.acquisition.gov/far/index.html and http://www.va.gov/oal/library/vaar/ Provision 52.212-2, Evaluation - Commercial Items (OCT 2014), applies to this acquisition. The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price considered. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers: Price and technical acceptability as applicable will be determined in accordance with the salient characteristics provided (Please see item description). The Government has determined in advance that the Best Value will be the offer with the lowest evaluated price among those offers rated "technically acceptable". 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial items (MAY 2014) applies to this acquisition. It is advised that Offerors include a completed copy of the provision at 52.212-3 Offeror Representation and Certification - Commercial Items (FEB 2016) with their offer. Provision at 52.212-3 Offeror Representation and Certification can be accessed electronically at the following web address: http://www.acquisition.gov/far/index.html Clause 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. Clause 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statues or Executive Orders-Commercial Items (APR 2015) applies to this acquisition. (a) The Contractor shall comply with the following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) clauses, which are incorporated in this contract by reference, to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items: (1) 52.209-10, Prohibition on Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations (Dec 2014) (2) 52.233-3, Protest After Award (Aug 1996) (31 U.S.C. 3553). (3) 52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (Oct 2004) (Public Laws 108-77 and 108-78 (19 U.S.C. 3805 note). (b) The Contractor shall comply with the FAR clauses in this paragraph (b) that the Contracting Officer has indicated as being incorporated in this contract by reference to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items: [] (1) 52.203-6, Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government (Sept 2006), with Alternate I (Oct 1995) (41 U.S.C. 4704 and 10 U.S.C. 2402). [] (2) 52.203-13, Contractor Code of Business Ethics and Conduct (APR 2010)(41 U.S.C. 3509). [] (3) 52.203-15, Whistleblower Protections under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (JUN 2010) (Section 1553 of Pub. L. 111-5). (Applies to contracts funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.) [x] (4) 52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards (Jul 2013) (Pub. L. 109-282) (31 U.S.C. 6101 note). [] (5) [Reserved] [] (6) 52.204-14, Service Contract Reporting Requirements (JAN 2014) (Pub. L. 111-117, section 743 of Div. C). [] (7) 52.204-15, Service Contract Reporting Requirements for Indefinite-Delivery Contracts (JAN 2014) (Pub. L. 111-117, section 743 of Div. C). [X] (8) 52.209-6, Protecting the Government's Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment. (Aug 2013) (31 U.S.C. 6101 note). [] (9) 52.209-9, Updates of Publicly Available Information Regarding Responsibility Matters (Jul 2013) (41 U.S.C. 2313). [] (10) [Reserved] [] (11)(i) 52.219-3, Notice of HUBZone Set-Aside or Sole-Source Award (NOV 2011) (15 U.S.C. 657a). [] (ii) Alternate I (NOV 2011) of 52.219-3. [] (12)(i) 52.219-4, Notice of Price Evaluation Preference for HUBZone Small Business Concerns (OCT 2014) (if the offeror elects to waive the preference, it shall so indicate in its offer) (15 U.S.C. 657a). [] (ii) Alternate I (JAN 2011) of 52.219-4. [] (13) [Reserved] [] (14)(i) 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside (NOV 2011) (15 U.S.C. 644). [] (ii) Alternate I (NOV 2011). [] (iii) Alternate II (NOV 2011). [] (15)(i) 52.219-7, Notice of Partial Small Business Set-Aside (June 2003) (15 U.S.C. 644). [] (ii) Alternate I (Oct 1995) of 52.219-7. [] (iii) Alternate II (Mar 2004) of 52.219-7. [] (16) 52.219-8, Utilization of Small Business Concerns (OCT 2014) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(2) and (3). [] (17)(i) 52.219-9, Small Business Subcontracting Plan (OCT 2014) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(4)). [] (ii) Alternate I (Oct 2001) of 52.219-9. [] (iii) Alternate II (Oct 2001) of 52.219-9. [] (iv) Alternate III (OCT 2014) of 52.219-9. [] (18) 52.219-13, Notice of Set-Aside of Orders (NOV 2011) (15 U.S.C. 644(r)). [] (19) 52.219-14, Limitations on Subcontracting (NOV 2011) (15 U.S.C. 637(a)(14)). [] (20) 52.219-16, Liquidated Damages-Subcontracting Plan (Jan 1999) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(4)(F)(i)). [X] (21) 52.219-27, Notice of Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Set-Aside (NOV 2011) (15 U.S.C. 657f). [X] (22) 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Representation (Jul 2013) (15 U.S.C 632(a)(2)). [] (23) 52.219-29, Notice of Set-Aside for Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB) Concerns (Jul 2013) (15 U.S.C. 637(m)). [] (24) 52.219-30, Notice of Set-Aside for Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Concerns Eligible Under the WOSB Program (Jul 2013) (15 U.S.C. 637(m)). [X] (25) 52.222-3, Convict Labor (June 2003) (E.O. 11755). [X] (26) 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (JAN 2014) (E.O. 13126). [X] (27) 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (APR 2015). [X] (28) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (APR 2015) (E.O. 11246). [] (29) 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (JUL 2014) (38 U.S.C. 4212). [X] (30) 52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (JUL 2014) (29 U.S.C. 793). [] (31) 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (JUL 2014) (38 U.S.C. 4212). [] (32) 52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (DEC 2010) (E.O. 13496). [X] (33)(i) 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (MAR 2015) (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 and E.O. 13627). [] (ii) Alternate I (MAR 2015) of 52.222-50 (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 and E.O. 13627). [] (34) 52.222-54, Employment Eligibility Verification (AUG 2013). (Executive Order 12989). (Not applicable to the acquisition of commercially available off-the-shelf items or certain other types of commercial items as prescribed in 22.1803.) [] (35)(i) 52.223-9, Estimate of Percentage of Recovered Material Content for EPA-Designated Items (May 2008) (42 U.S.C.6962(c)(3)(A)(ii)). (Not applicable to the acquisition of commercially available off-the-shelf items.) [] (ii) Alternate I (MAY 2008) of 52.223-9 (42 U.S.C. 6962(i)(2)(C)). (Not applicable to the acquisition of commercially available off-the-shelf items.) [X] (36)(i) 52.223-13, Acquisition of EPEAT®-Registered Imaging Equipment (JUN 2014) (E.O.s 13423 and 13514). [] (ii) Alternate I (JUN 2014) of 52.223-13. [] (37)(i) 52.223-14, Acquisition of EPEAT®-Registered Televisions (JUN 2014) (E.O.s 13423 and 13514). [] (ii) Alternate I (JUN 2014) of 52.223-14. [] (38) 52.223-15, Energy Efficiency in Energy-Consuming Products (DEC 2007)(42 U.S.C. 8259b). [] (39)(i) 52.223-16, Acquisition of EPEAT®-Registered Personal Computer Products (JUN 2014) (E.O.s 13423 and 13514). [] (ii) Alternate I (JUN 2014) of 52.223-16. [X] (40) 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (AUG 2011) [X] (41) 52.225-1, Buy American-Supplies (MAY 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 83). [] (42)(i) 52.225-3, Buy American-Free Trade Agreements-Israeli Trade Act (MAY 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 83, 19 U.S.C. 3301 note, 19 U.S.C. 2112 note, 19 U.S.C. 3805 note, 19 U.S.C. 4001 note, Pub. L. 103-182, 108-77, 108-78, 108-286, 108-302, 109-53, 109-169, 109-283, 110-138, 112-41, 112-42, and 112-43. [] (ii) Alternate I (MAY 2014) of 52.225-3. [] (iii) Alternate II (MAY 2014) of 52.225-3. [] (iv) Alternate III (MAY 2014) of 52.225-3. [] (43) 52.225-5, Trade Agreements (NOV 2013) (19 U.S.C. 2501, et seq., 19 U.S.C. 3301 note). [X] (44) 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (JUN 2008) (E.O.'s, proclamations, and statutes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury). [] (45) 52.225-26, Contractors Performing Private Security Functions Outside the United States (Jul 2013) (Section 862, as amended, of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008; 10 U.S.C. 2302 Note). [] (46) 52.226-4, Notice of Disaster or Emergency Area Set-Aside (Nov 2007) (42 U.S.C. 5150). [] (47) 52.226-5, Restrictions on Subcontracting Outside Disaster or Emergency Area (Nov 2007) (42 U.S.C. 5150). [] (48) 52.232-29, Terms for Financing of Purchases of Commercial Items (Feb 2002) (41 U.S.C. 4505, 10 U.S.C. 2307(f)). [] (49) 52.232-30, Installment Payments for Commercial Items (Oct 1995) (41 U.S.C. 4505, 10 U.S.C. 2307(f)). [X] (50) 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management (Jul 2013) (31 U.S.C. 3332). [X] (51) 52.232-34, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Other than System for Award Management (Jul 2013) (31 U.S.C. 3332). [] (52) 52.232-36, Payment by Third Party (MAY 2014) (31 U.S.C. 3332). [] (53) 52.239-1, Privacy or Security Safeguards (Aug 1996) (5 U.S.C. 552a). [] (54)(i) 52.247-64, Preference for Privately Owned U.S.-Flag Commercial Vessels (Feb 2006) (46 U.S.C. Appx. 1241(b) and 10 U.S.C. 2631). [] (ii) Alternate I (Apr 2003) of 52.247-64. (c) The Contractor shall comply with the FAR clauses in this paragraph (c), applicable to commercial services, that the Contracting Officer has indicated as being incorporated in this contract by reference to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items: [] (1) 52.222-17, Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers (MAY 2014) (E.O. 13495). [] (2) 52.222-41, Service Contract Labor Standards (MAY 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67). [] (3) 52.222-42, Statement of Equivalent Rates for Federal Hires (MAY 2014) (29 U.S.C. 206 and 41 U.S.C. chapter 67). [] (4) 52.222-43, Fair Labor Standards Act and Service Contract Labor Standards-Price Adjustment (Multiple Year and Option Contracts) (MAY 2014) (29 U.S.C. 206 and 41 U.S.C. chapter 67). [] (5) 52.222-44, Fair Labor Standards Act and Service Contract Labor Standards-Price Adjustment (MAY 2014) (29 U.S.C 206 and 41 U.S.C. chapter 67). [] (6) 52.222-51, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Maintenance, Calibration, or Repair of Certain Equipment-Requirements (MAY 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67). [] (7) 52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Certain Services-Requirements (MAY 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67). [] (8) 52.222-55, Minimum Wages Under Executive Order 13658 (DEC 2014) (Executive Order 13658). [] (9) 52.226-6, Promoting Excess Food Donation to Nonprofit Organizations (MAY 2014) (42 U.S.C. 1792). [] (10) 52.237-11, Accepting and Dispensing of $1 Coin (SEP 2008) (31 U.S.C. 5112(p)(1)). (End of Clause) Statement regarding any Additional Provisions and Clauses, or other terms and conditions important to the requirement/procurement process consistent with commercial practices: Provisions in full text: 52.225-18 Place of Manufacture (MAR 2015). (a) Definitions. As used in this clause- "Manufactured end product" means any end product in product and service codes (PSCs) 1000-9999, except- (1) FPSC 5510, Lumber and Related Basic Wood Materials; (2) Product or Service Group (PSG) 87, Agricultural Supplies; (3) PSG 88, Live Animals; (4) PSG 89, Subsistence; (5) PSC 9410, Crude Grades of Plant Materials; (6) PSC 9430, Miscellaneous Crude Animal Products, Inedible; (7) PSC 9440, Miscellaneous Crude Agricultural and Forestry Products; (8) PSC 9610, Ores; (9) PSC 9620, Minerals, Natural and Synthetic; and (10) PSC 9630, Additive Metal Materials. "Place of manufacture" means the place where an end product is assembled out of components, or otherwise made or processed from raw materials into the finished product that is to be provided to the Government. If a product is disassembled and reassembled, the place of reassembly is not the place of manufacture. (b) For statistical purposes only, the offeror shall indicate whether the place of manufacture of the end products it expects to provide in response to this solicitation is predominantly- (1) [] In the United States (Check this box if the total anticipated price of offered end products manufactured in the United States exceeds the total anticipated price of offered end products manufactured outside the United States); or (2) [] Outside the United States. (End of provision) 52.252-1 Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference (FEB 1998). This solicitation incorporates one or more solicitation provisions by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. The offeror is cautioned that the listed provisions may include blocks that must be completed by the offeror and submitted with its quotation or offer. In lieu of submitting the full text of those provisions, the offeror may identify the provision by paragraph identifier and provide the appropriate information with its quotation or offer. Also, the full text of a solicitation provision may be accessed electronically at this/these address(es): http://www.acquisition.gov/far/index.html http://www.va.gov/oal/library/vaar/ (End of provision) 852.252-70 Solicitation provisions or clauses incorporated by reference (JAN 2008). The following provisions or clauses incorporated by reference in this solicitation must be completed by the offeror or prospective contractor and submitted with the quotation or offer. Copies of these provisions or clauses are available on the Internet at the web sites provided in the provision at FAR 52.252-1, Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference, or the clause at FAR 52.252-2, Clauses Incorporated by Reference. Copies may also be obtained from the contracting officer. (End of provision) Provisions incorporated by reference are: - 52.203-11 Certification and Disclosure regarding payments to Influence certain Federal Transactions (SEP 2007); - 52.204-7 System for award management (JUL 2013) - 52.204-17 Ownership or Control of Offeror (NOV 2014) - 52.211-6 Brand Name or Equal (AUG 1999) - 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items (APR 2014); - 52.225-25 Prohibition on Contracting with entities engaging in certain activities or transactions relating to Iran - Representation and Certification (DEC 2012) Clauses in Full Text: 52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated by Reference (FEB 1998). This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this/these address (es): http://www.acquisition.gov/far/index.html http://www.va.gov/oal/library/vaar/ (End of clause) Clauses Incorporated by Reference: - 52.204-13 System for Award Management Maintenance (JUL 2013) - 52.204-18 Commercial and Government Entity Code Maintenance (JUL 2015) - 52.222-20 Contracts for materials, supplies, articles, and equipment exceeding $15,000.00 (MAY 2014); - 52.232-1 Payments (APR 1984); - 52.232-8 Discounts for prompt payment (FEB 2002); - 52.243-1 Changes -Fixed Price (AUG 1987); - 852.203-70 Commercial Advertising (JAN 2008); - 852.246-70 Guarantee (JAN 2008); - 852.246-71 Inspection (JAN 2008) DPAS is N/A The RFQ is due NLT 4 PM EST on 17 May, 2016 by e-mail at mark.cline@va.gov. Offers received after the exact time specified in the solicitation are considered late and may be considered if the action would not unduly delay the acquisition or are deemed to be in the best interest of the Government. For further information contact Mark L. Cline by phone at (727) 399-3342 Contracting Office Address: Point of Contact(s): Mark L. Cline/mark.cline@va.gov Contracting Officer: Mark L. Cline

C--A-E Services Replacement of Roof Building 102 Phase 2

Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Bay Pines Health Care System | Published July 8, 2015  -  Deadline August 27, 2015
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Architectural Engineering Services Scope of Work and Minimum Requirements for A/E Submissions of Drawings: Specifications Project #516-14-106 Replace Roof Building 102 Phase 2 (Sections A, C, D and Clerestory on the Central Support Facility) General Information Document Type: Pre-solicitation Notice Solicitation Number: VA248-15-R-1599 Posted Date: July 8, 2015 Response Date: August 27, 2015 Archive Date: Oct. 6, 2015 Classification Code: C- Architect and Engineering services Contracting Office Address Department of Veterans Affairs, C.W. Bill Young VAMC, Attn: Chris LaShure Contracting Officer 10000 Bay Pines Blvd., Bldg. 2 RM 328, Bay Pines, Florida 33744 Description CONTRACT INFROMATION: This contract is being procured in accordance with the Brooks A-E act as implemented in the FAR Subpart 36.6. Firms will be selected for negotiation based on demonstrated competence and qualifications for the required work. A-E services are required for site investigation, planning, engineering studies, and concept design. Final design and construction phase services for the subject project. North American Industrial Classification System code is 541330, which has a size standard of $15,000,000 in average annual receipts. This announcement is open only to eligible Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses 100% set aside. A firm-fixed-price contract will be negotiated. The contract is anticipated to be awarded in FY 2015. To be eligible for contract award, firms must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM). Register via the internet site at https://www.sam.gov. The anticipated contract is subject to FAR 52.222-41 Service Contract Labor Standards. A. Architect/Engineering (A/E) Services are to include the preparation of reports, plans, specifications, cost estimates and construction period services as necessary for the completion of Project 516-14-106, Replace Roof Building 102 Phase 2. Scope of work to include the following items: 1. Architectural/Engineering (A/E) services are to include the design development, plans and specifications for the roof replacement of Building 102 Phase 2 at the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, Bay Pines, Florida. 2. A/E to provide a complete design for the removal of the existing four ply (4 ply) coal tar roofing system on Building 102 Sections A, C, D and the clerestory on the Central Support Facility including the replacement of all roof drain bowls, clamping rings, strainers and new drain pipes up to twenty feet (20 feet), the replacement of a new lightning protection system. All work will comply with VA Construction Details (HO8-4), VA Construction Standards (HO8-3), and NFPA Standard 90A. The design is to be in accordance with strictest guidelines. Provide bid alternate deducts by roof sections. 3. A/E to provide complete medical center site plan with all buildings, roads, parking lots and other major features as a phasing plan. Plan shall show all contractor work, staging and storage areas. VA will provide a master site plan for Auto Cad conversion. 4. A/E shall hire or provide a licensed Fire Protection Engineer who will certify the completed construction documents meet all current NFPA Life Safety Codes as well as all codes pursuant to current VA Fire Protection Design Manual. 5. A/E shall hire a licensed Certified Industrial Hygienist to perform a limited NESHAP Asbestos Survey on all roof decks and clerestory's. 6. A/E Basis of Design: Two ply torched applied Modified over a new Four (4) inch thick insulation with a recover board complying with Florida Energy Code. 7. Perform all other work as necessary to provide a complete and finished job. B. All site visits necessary to gather data and information is the responsibility of the Architect/Engineer Firm. The A/E will conduct interviews with key VA personnel as necessary to obtain additional information. C. The design shall comply with the applicable requirements of local, state and federal codes, ordinances, regulations, and standards. D. National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Evaluation Compliance Guidance - At the very minimum a Categorical Exclusion (CATEX) form or an Advanced CATEX form must be completed as part of the A/E's completed design package. These forms may be found on pages 9 and 10 of Part 11 of the Interim Guidance by clicking on the link below. http://vaww.ceosh.med.va.gov/01EE/02EE Specific Topics/03EE NEPA/04EE VA Policies DUSHOMlte ms/interimGuidanceDoc.pdf MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS A. The following define the minimum requirements for review purposes only. This does not relieve the A/E of responsibility to produce a complete set of drawings and specifications in accordance with industry standard practice and VA criteria. 1. General a. VA Handbook, H-08-15, Volume C, MINOR NEW BUILDING, ADDITION & RENOVATION PROJECTS, August 1992 as applicable to design shall define the minimum requirements of completion for each submission except as modified herein. b. All disciplines involved with the design are required to obtain copies of this document and become thoroughly familiar prior to the initiation of the work. c. The A/E will be provided with copies of existing record drawings that relate to the project, the criteria for the project, and appropriate orientation by the VA. VA master specifications and other referenced materials are available over the Internet and can be obtained by contacting http://www.cfm.va.gov/til/ . A blank VA drawing with logo will be provided upon request in Auto Cad format. The A/E shall prepare all architectural, engineering, and site drawings and specifications. The degree of completion and the stages of degree of completion and the stages of submission shall be as specified in H-08-15. d. There will be three contract document submissions, (35%), (70%), and Construction Documents (100%). At each submission, all drawings shall be dated and appropriately labeled in large block letters above or next to the title block. All drawings shall be submitted on size "E", 30" X 42" format. The VA will provide a VA formatted blank drawing with VA logo in Auto Cad format. e. In each submission the A/E shall incorporate the material specified in the prior submission, revised according to the comments made by the VA at the prior review. Approval of a submission will not be made with out incorporation of comments made during the prior submission. f. Each submittal shall include roof plans of all disciplines in the same scale as the architectural drawings. Architectural drawings shall be required for all room locations identified that are necessary to replace roof drains and piping in ceiling space below roof deck. g. Provide computations and sizing calculations for structural, electrical and mechanical designs. For computerized calculations, submit complete and clear documentation of computer programs, interpretation of input/output and description of program procedures and full explanation of all coded and abbreviated terms. h. The A/E shall submit a construction cost estimate with the drawings at each project submission. This estimate shall show the cost of construction which would be expected to be reflected by the contractor's bids, if the bids were submitted on the same day as the estimate. The level of the estimate shall be consistent with the degree of completeness of the drawings being submitted. Simply stated, this means that if a construction element is shown, it must be priced; if it is shown in detail, it must be priced in detail. For detailed elements, "lump sum" or "allowance" figures will not be accepted. The A/E shall incorporate in the design a deduct bid alternate of 20% of estimated total construction cost. i. The A/E shall provide follow-up notes of all meetings held with V.A. personnel within seventy-two (72) hours after the meeting. B. Construction Period Services: 1. The A/E will review shop drawings and submittals during the construction phase of this project. 2. The A/E will conduct a total of 10 construction period site visits, which will include the final inspection. 3. At the completion of the project the A/E will provide: (a) The original drawings reflecting all as-built conditions. Collection of as-built data shall be the responsibility of the A/E. Source material shall include data obtained during A/E site visits, shop drawings, changes to contract documents, and modifications and notes on working drawings as provided by the contractor. (b) One (1) set of as-built drawing files in AUTO-CAD current release format. (c) One (1) set of edited specifications in MicroSoft Word for Windows. C. Completion Time: Working drawings and specifications - 150 days; with one week for Schematic Review; one week for Design Development #1; one week for Design Development #2; and one week for Construction Documents. The VA will take one week to review each submission. D. Submittals: The A/E will provide 4 sets of blue prints, and 4 sets of edited specifications at each drawing submission. E. Issuance of Bid: The A/E will provide 5 sets of blueprints, 1 set of reproducible originals and 1 set of unbound reproducible quality specifications for issuance of bid. F. Design Review: The A/E will be required to attend each review submission upon notification by the Contracting Officer. SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS: A/E firms responding to this announcement shall submit two (2) hard copies via (CD or DVD) Standard Form (SF) 330s, Architect-Engineer Qualifications, to the following Contracting Office Address: Department of Veterans Affairs C.W. Bill Young VAMC Attn: Chris LaShure Contracting Officer 10000 Bay Pines Blvd., Bldg. 2 RM 328 Bay Pines, Florida 33744 The SF 330 form may be downloaded from www.gsa.gov/forms. Completed SF 330's shall include the primary firms, subcontractor firms, and any consultants expected to be used on the project. Do not submit information incorporating by reference. Submit required documents no later than 2:00 PM, EST on August 27 2015. This notice is issued solely for information and planning purposes only. This is NOT a request for proposal. Questions may be directed via email to Chris LaShure- chris.lashure@va.gov. No phone calls please. Point of Contact Chris LaShure Contracting Officer, chris.lashure@va.gov Notice This acquisition is for architect-engineer (A-E) services, and is procured in accordance with the Brooks A-E Act as implemented in Subpart 36.6 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation. A-E firms meeting the requirements described in this announcement are invited to submit: (1) a Standard Form (SF) 330, Architect-Engineer Qualifications, Parts I and II, and (2) any requested supplemental data to the procurement office shown. Firms registering for consideration for future Federal A-E projects are encouraged to electronically submit SF 330 Part II, General Qualifications, to http://www.bpn.gov/orca/login.aspx, and to update at least annually. Firms with a SF 330 Part II on file in this central Federal database do not need to submit a Part II for this acquisition unless directed by the announcement. Firms responding to this announcement before the closing date will be considered for selection, subject to any limitations indicated with respect to size and geographic location of firm, specialized technical expertise or other requirements listed. Following an evaluation of the qualifications and performance data submitted, three or more firms that are considered to be the most highly qualified to provide the type of services required will be chosen for negotiation. Selection of firms for negotiation shall be made in order of preference based on the demonstrated competence and qualifications necessary for satisfactory performance in accordance with the specific selection criteria listed in the announcement.

99--VA248-15-AP-9582 Waste Removal

Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Bay Pines Health Care System | Published September 1, 2015
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for a commercial supply and/or service 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. This is a Request for Quote (RFQ) and the solicitation number is VA248-15-Q-1997. This is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business Set Aside. The C.W. Bill Young, VAHC Contracting Office, Bay Pines, Florida, requires the following: DESCRIPTION OF REQUIREMENT Waste Management PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: 1 October 2015 - 30 September 2016 ITEM QTY UNIT UNIT COST CLIN 0001 12 MO $_________________ Two (2) 30 cubic yard compactors to be removed every Monday and Thursday on a scheduled basis. Pick-ups are to be made within two hours of notification and a one hour and 30 minute turnaround time for delivery and replacement of bin. Also, contractor will be required to provide weight tickets from the resource and recovery plant to ensure that load is being disposed of in the proper manner and location. Compactor Location: Bldg 100, rear dock, and one at Lee County Healthcare Center, (dumpster/bin locations to be determined). CLIN 0002 12 MO $_________________ Two (2) 30 cubic yard compactors to be solely used for the removal of cardboard for recycling purposes at no charge to the government. The compactor will be removed every Monday and Thursday on a scheduled basis. Pick-ups are to be made within 2 hours of notification of pickup and a 1 hour and 30 minutes turnaround time for the delivery and placement of bin. Contractor will also furnish weight tickets for cardboard after return and placement of compactor. Compactor Location: Bldg 100 (Boiler Plant), rear dock, and one at Lee County Healthcare Center, (dumpster/bin locations to be determined). CLIN 0003 12 MO $_________________ One (1) 10 cubic yard box to be serviced three (3) times a week, Monday, Wednesday and Friday NO LATER THAN 11:00 AM. Box Location: Bldg 100, rear of Nutrition and Food Service. Contractor will be required to provide weight tickets. CLIN 0004 12 MO $_________________ One (1) 20 cubic yard, open top bin to be removed once a week on an on-call basis. Pick-ups are to be made within 2 hours of notification of pick-up and 1 hour and 30 minutes turnaround time for delivery and placement of bin. Bin Location: Bldg 100, rear dock. Contractor will be required to provide weight tickets. CLIN 0005 12 MO $_________________ One (1) 30 cubic yard open top bin to be removed once a week on an on-call basis. Pick-ups are to be made within 2 hours of notification of pick-up and 1 hour and 30 minutes turnaround time for delivery and placement of bin. Bin Location: Bldg 100, parking area. Contractor will be required to provide weight tickets. CLIN 0006 12 MO $_________________ One (1) 30 cubic yard bin to be removed once a week on an on-call basis. Pick-ups are to be made within 2 hours of notification of pick-up and 1 hour and 30 minutes turnaround time for delivery and placement of bin. Bin Location: Bldg 19, Laundry. Contractor will be required to provide weight tickets. CLIN 0007 12 MO $_________________ One (1) 10 cubic yard front end loader to be removed twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday NO LATER THAN 11:00 AM. Bin Location: Bldg 19, Laundry. CLIN 0008 12 MO $_________________ Two (2) 10 cubic yard front end loaders to be serviced once a day Monday through Friday, NO LATER THAT 11:00 AM. Bin Location: Bldg 1, Canteen. Contractor will be required to provide weight tickets. CLIN 0009 12 MO $_________________ Two (2) 8 cubic yard front end loaders to be serviced once a day Monday through Friday, NO LATER THAN 11:00 AM. Bin Location: Bldg 46, VA Regional Office. Contractor will provide weight tickets. CLIN 0010 12 MO $_________________ One (1) 10 cubic yard front end loader to be serviced three (3) times a week, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, NO LATER THAN 11:00 AM. Bin Location: Bldg 101, Nursing Home. Contractor will be required to provide weight tickets. CLIN 0011 12 MO $_________________ One (1) 10 cubic yard front end loader to be serviced three (3) times a week, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, NO LATER THAN 11:00 AM. Bin Location: Bldg 102, Domiciliary. Contractor will be required to provide weight tickets. CLIN 0012 12 MO $_________________ One (1) 8 cubic yard front end loader to be serviced daily, Monday through Friday, NO LATER THAN 11:00 AM. Box Location: Bldg 11, Police Station. Contractor will provide weight tickets. CLIN 0013 12 MO $_________________ One (1) 30 cubic yard bin to be removed once a week on an on-call basis. Pick-ups are to be made within 2 hours of notification of pick-up and 1 hour and 30 minutes turn around time for delivery and placement of bin. Bin Location: Bldg 36, Warehouse. Contractor will be required to provide weight tickets. CLIN 0014 12 MO $_________________ One (1) 10 cubic yard front end loader to be serviced three (3) times a week, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, NO LATER THAN 11:00 AM. Bin Location: Bldg 2, rear of ramp. Contractor will be required to provide weight tickets. CLIN 0015 12 MO $_________________ One (1) 30 cubic yard open top bin to be removed once a week on an on-call basis. Pick-ups are to be made within 2 hours of notification of pick-up and 1 hour and 30 minutes turnaround time for delivery and placement of bin. Bin Location: Bldg 1, for construction materials (temporary). Contractor will be required to provide weight tickets. CLIN 0016 12 MO $_________________ One (1) 8 cubic yard front end loader to be removed once a week on Thursdays, NO LATER THAN 11:00 AM. Bin Location: Credit Union parking lot, SE end. Contractor will be required to provide weight tickets. CLIN 0017 12 MO $_________________ One (1) 30 cubic yard open top, brush box, to be removed twice a week on Wednesday and Friday on a scheduled basis. After pick-up there will be a 1 hour 30 minutes turnaround time for deliver and placement of bin. Bin Location: Credit Union parking lot, SE end. Contractor will be required to provide weight tickets. CLIN 0018 12 MO $_________________ One (1) 4 cubic yard front end loader to be removed once a week on Thursdays, NO LATER THAN 11:00 AM. Bin Location: Credit Union, East side. Contractor will be required to provide weight tickets. CLIN 0019 12 MO $_________________ Two (2) 10 cubic yard front end loaders (for Metals) to be a week on an on-call basis. Pick-ups are to be made within 2 hours of notification of pick-up and 1 hour and 30 minutes turnaround time for delivery and placement of bin Bin Location: One located Bldg 1, Canteen the other to the East side of building 100 for the Kitchen. Contractor will be required to provide weight tickets. CLIN 0020 12 MO $_________________ Full charge for A Frame container for recycled materials. CLIN 0021 12 MO $_________________ Two (2) A Frames 30 cubic yard closed bin (comingle) to be removed once a week on an on-call basis. Pick-ups are to be made within 2 hours of notification of pick-up and 1 hour and 30 minutes turnaround time for delivery and placement of bin. Bin Location: One (1) behind Energy Center building 100, and one at Lee County Healthcare Center, (dumpster/bin locations to be determined). CLIN 0022 813,804 LB $_________________ Biohazard Waste removal at the following facilities: C.W Bill Young Campus, LCHCC, Bradenton CBOC, Naples CBOC, Palm Harbor CBOC, Port Charlotte CBOC, St. Petersburg CBOC, Sarasota CBOC, and Sebring CBOC AGGREGATE TOTAL: $ _________________ Statement of Work Bay Pines VA Healthcare System Waste Management A. General Information Scope of Work: The contractor shall provide the sufficient number of 96 gallon totes and 30 gallon containers for Regulated Medical Waste, bins (e.g. 8 cubic yard, 10 cubic yard, 20 cubic yard, 30 cubic yard) and other necessary supplies (e.g. pallets, signage, keys, designated color waste bags and transport dollies) for government use in storing of solid waste, regulated medical waste and recyclable materials prior to removal of existing containers/bins by the contracting officer (CO). Contractor will pick up General, Recyclable and Regulated Medical Waste that has been placed in the proper sized Contractor-Owned bins (e.g. 8 cubic yard, 10 cubic yard, 20 cubic yard, and 30 cubic yard) outside of the facilities until transport is needed. The Contractor may only pick up Regulated Medical Waste from the Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) that are a part of list below. The list for the general and recyclable bins and sizes is provided as Attachment A but this is subject to change with discussion with Contractor. Performance Period: The period of performance is October 1, 2015 through September 30, 2016. Type of Contract: Firm Fixed Price B. Delivery/Pickup Removal to be accomplished from the following locations: C.W. Bill Young Medical Center (Hospital) 10000 Bay Pines Blvd Bay Pines, FL 33744 Lee County VA Healthcare Center 2489 Diplomat Pkwy. East Cape Coral, Florida 33909 Naples OPC 2685 Horseshoe Drive South Suite 101 Naples, FL 34101 Palm Harbor CBOC 35209 U.S.Hwy.19 N. Palm Harbor, Fl. 34684 St. Petersburg CBOC 840 Dr. MLK Jr. Street N. St. Petersburg, FL 33705 Sarasota CBOC 5682 Bee Ridge Road Suite 100 Sarasota, FL 34233 Sebring CBOC 5901U.S. Hwy. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 Bradenton CBOC 5520 State Road 64, Suite 101 Bradenton, Fl. 34208 Port Charlotte CBOC 4161 Tamiami Trail, Unit 4 Port Charlotte, Fl. 33952 Port Charlotte CBOC Annex 4161 Tamiami Trail Suite 602 Pt Charlotte, Fl. 33952 C. Invoices Payment of services rendered under this contract will be made upon satisfactory completion of each service and receipt of a properly prepared invoice and submitted by the Contractor. The contractor shall invoice by WEIGHT of type of material disposed. The invoice shall clearly identify the type of material disposed, date service rendered, amounts, unit price per pound, extended totals and any other data relevant for payment purposes. The invoice shall reference the Contract Number, Purchase Order Number and Manifest Numbers. A Purchase Order will be issued once contract is awarded. The contractor will provide a certificate weighing system to enable proper billing for waste poundage disposed; i.e. if the disposal container weighs 14 pounds and Contractor is to dispose/haul 10 containers, then the containers would be weighed and container total weight (140 pounds) is subtracted from the gross weight to determine total waste poundage to be paid. The Government shall not authorize payment until such time that the VA COR receives all properly executed and signed documentation. Any credit due back to the Government because of recycled materials will be reflected as a credit on the next payment invoice sent by the Contractor to the Government. All invoicing by the Contractor for multifunction printer devices will be submitted monthly and in arrears to: VA Financial Service Center Box 149971, Austin, TX 78714-9971. D. Contract Award Meeting The contractor shall not commence performance on the tasks in this SOW until the CO has conducted a kick off meeting or has advised the contractor that a kick off meeting is waived. E. General Requirements The contractor shall be responsible for delivery of the containers, bins and any other necessary equipment at the start of the contract and as required (in the event quantities of waste materials increase) during the term of the contract, and as designated by the CO. The containers shall be fire resistant and will be approved by the CO or Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) prior to placement at Government facility. Containers shall be delivered to and placed in the areas designated or directed by the CO or COR. The contractor shall be responsible for the removal of containers at accomplishment or termination of the contract. The contractor shall maintain the furnished containers/bins in a clean and sanitary condition at ALL times. Contractor owned metal containers/bins shall be steam-cleaned once a month prior to returning the container to VA medical facility after disposal. Certification of sanitation must be provided with the return of the container. Containers must be made of polyethylene, with integrated rollers or wheels. Additionally, on a quarterly basis contractor will include and inspection record of each container provided in the contract and its condition. All containers/bins must pass inspection or will need to be replaced immediately. Inspection form will be developed by COR to be used by contractor. Lastly, the area immediately surrounding the containers/bins shall be maintained in a clean, orderly and sanitary condition. If during the contract period, VA determines that the condition of any equipment supplied by the contractor constitutes a hazard to the health, safety or welfare of VA employees, patients, or the general community, the contractor shall immediately upon receiving notice of such determination, by the CO or COR, remove the equipment from the VA installation and shall immediately replace it with equipment which is approved by the VA facility. Particular attention shall be paid to the prompt cleanup of oil and/or grease spills. In the case of a hydraulic oil leak or fuel/grease leaks, the driver must immediately activate the Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures plan for the facility following pre-contract commencement training. `The containers and bins shall be kept in good repair: metal containers/bins shall be painted when warranted (i.e. appearance of rust spots, stains excessive chipped areas, etc.). Lids are to be maintained in operating condition. The contractor will have on hand any clean up materials that would be needed for any spills/accidents that could occur during the transporting of the waste from pickup within the facilities to their transport vehicles. The clean process will be done within the guidelines and policies of the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, the Florida Department of Health and OSHA. The contractor shall provide a shipping manifest for all items shipped. Additionally the contractor shall provide the WEIGHT TICKET from a certified calibrated scale (certification must be provided as well) for each pickup, certifying the number of containers(s)/bins and types of waste removed from the VA facility for transport and destruction. This weight ticket will be provided to the COR for each pick up service. The contractor will provide these tickets for the prior week by the close of business the following Monday. For recyclable material, the contractor must itemize the materials being recycled and how much weight of it has been recycled. Contractor must use, State of Florida Registered and Licensed recycling facilities. Facilities in other states will be considered on a case by case basis through submittal to COR/CO. The following listing specifies the most common types of waste, which may be disposed of under the terms of this contract: Government reserves the right to identify other types of waste to be disposed of under the terms of the contract. General to be recycled more than 50% of the weight Regulated Medical Waste (contractor may be required to recycle needle boxes) Cardboard, Paper (white or comingled) to be recycled Non-Ferrous Metals (aluminum, tin cans, etc.) to be recycled Construction debris (examples: stone, plaster, woods, metal, etc.) to be recycled Scrap metal, plastic, wood, finishing, and equipment, etc. to be recycled Mattresses and beddings for recycling Grounds care debris: grass clippings, branches, leaves, etc. for composting Glass and glassware Food scraps for composting Palettes (wooden and plastic) to be recycled The following listing specifies the most common types of waste not covered by the terms of this contract: the Government reserves the right to identify other types of waste not covered by the terms of this contract. Radioactive waste Chemical/pharmaceutical waste Hazardous waste, including hazardous chemical waste Sewage and other materials which may be legally discharged to a sewer. F. Disposal and Recycling Facilities Contractor shall certify that facilities used for the disposal and recycling of waste under the terms of this contract are operated in compliance with and do comply with all federal, state and local regulations which govern the disposal of waste and the operation of disposal facilities. Contractor shall provide certification that landfills, recycling facility, biomedical waste processing centers (including pathological waste) etc., used for the disposal of waste under the terms of this contract are operated as required by law, for the disposal of the type, or types, of waste being disposed and for the packaging employed. Contractor's disposal facilities, and all facilities used by the contractor, to store, transport, transfer and dispose of waste under the terms of this contract shall be identified by name and location to VA and shall be available for inspection by authorized representatives of the VA with a minimum of twenty four (24) hour notice. Rented leased, sub-contracted and other non-contracted and other non- contractor owned facilities which are used to provide service under the terms of this contract must also be identified by name and location, and must be available for inspection by authorized representatives of VA with a minimum of twenty - four (24) hour notice provided to the contractor. Additionally no facility will be permitted by VA without prior approval which will include the submittal of all permits and licenses referenced in section L. G. Schedules Waste removal from all facilities will be accomplished Monday through Friday from 0600hr to 1600hr. Regulated Medical Waste pick up shall occur between the hours of 0600hr to 0800hr five days per week, Monday through Saturday. Time of pick up at the Lee County Healthcare Center, Port Charlotte, Naples, Palm Harbor, St. Petersburg, Sarasota, Ellenton, and Sebring Clinics shall occur as arranged with the CORs at each site. The contractor shall remove all waste, which is designated by the facilities for removal. The time service is provided will be agreed upon under the terms of the contract. Therefore the contractor shall not designate a later time or date for shippable waste. The contractor shall immediately notify the contracting Officer and or COR of any delay, which may prevent timely removal of all accumulated waste within the limits set forth in the terms of this contract. H. Emergencies Contractor shall possess the ability and must respond to emergency situations deemed by the COR/CO. This response must have a maximum execution timeline of 8hrs from the point of the initial call by the Government (e.g. answering service is authorized to accept emergency service calls and contact contractor). Emergency response operations will be deemed necessary by a multitude of circumstances. As an example, emergency responses will be required in the case of a natural disaster or in preparation for a natural disaster; an epidemic/pandemic situation; Activation of the Hospital Incident Command System, the COOP plan, National Emergency Response Plan; etc. The contractor will be required to have the capability to provide additional waste containers/bins for general waste, regulated medical waste, and refrigerated (down to 0 degrees Celsius) containers/bins for pathological waste storage as well as for morgue use. Failure of the contractor to order pickup by other means, all costs to the VA incurred by the failure of the contractor to perform pickups as required will be deducted from amounts owed to the contractor by the Government. Failure to conduct regular schedule pickups will result in violation of the Florida Department of Health and OSHA requirements and will give grounds for cancellation of contract. I. Disposal and Sanitation Contractor shall assume full responsibility for compliance with all Federal, State, County and City laws, rules, regulations, and executive orders governing collection and disposal of general waste, regulated medical waste, and recyclable materials. The contractor will be notified immediately of any violations and a remedy will be expected within 24 hours of notification. All violations will be documented in the Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS). The contractor shall take all segregated waste streams in their bagged form and it will be the responsibility of the contractor to unbag the waste if the waste center will not accept bags. J. Alternate Methods of Disposal The Government reserves the right to dispose of any or all materials listed in the terms of this contract by alternate means, including recycling, composting purifying, salvaging, etc. And to effect the removal of any or all materials listed in the tenure of this contract by alternate means, including sale, gift, or self- delivery to a disposal, recycling or reconditioning site. Only such materials designated by the COR/CO as being subject to the terms and conditions of this contract shall be removed by the contractor for fee. K. Handling and Loading of Vehicles Contractor's employees shall remove all containers/bins from the established collection sites designated by the Government. All containers/bins shall be handled, moved, and placed in contractor's vehicles in such a manner that the structural integrity of the container is maintained, waste is properly contained, and environmental contamination is prevented. The contractor shall reimburse the Government for any damage to Government property caused by removal operations of the contractor or his / her agent. In accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 52.246-25 incorporated by reference in Section C, the contractor shall be liable for loss of or damage to the property of the Government when caused by the contractor for services performed under this contract. L. Licenses and Permits Contractor shall provide licenses and permits without costs to the Government for vehicles, operators and labor to remove waste (container refuse in accordance and compliance with federal, state, municipal and local regulations). Licenses must include, but not limited to: 1. DOT Transportation Permits 2. FL Department of Health Biomedical Waste Transporter Permit 3. CDL & Hazmat (if applicable) licenses of VA authorized drivers 4. Insurance record. M. Changes to Statement of Work Any changes to this SOW shall be authorized and approved only through written correspondence from the CO. A copy of each change will be kept in a project folder along with all other products of the project. Costs incurred by the contractor through the actions of parties other than the CO shall be borne by the contractor. N. Reporting Requirements Contractor shall provide legible, accurate, and compliant certificates of treatment and destruction of all regular medical waste, sharps and chemo to the Environmental Protection Specialist for ALL locations via fax or email. Contractor shall provide USEPA/DOT approved Manifests and ultimately Certificates of Destruction (CD) for each and all shipments of RCRA Listed hazardous waste and pharmaceutical (RCRA Listed) hazardous waste. Legible, accurate, and compliant copies with be submitted Environmental Protection Specialist and a copy each to the designated CORs. For recyclable material, the contractor must itemize the materials being recycled and how much weight of it has been recycled. This documentation must also be provided to the Environmental Protection Specialist via fax or email. O. Travel Does not apply to this project. P. Government Responsibilities VA shall provide access into areas needed to perform the duties of this contract. Q. Contractor Experience Requirements Contractor's Past and Present Performance will be reviewed by the Contracting Officer (CO) and Contract Officer's Representative (COR) on an annual basis. This survey will be documentation of the contractor acceptable or unacceptable performance during the contract period. R. Security VA Police will issue photo identification badges directly to contractors' and sub-contractors' superintendents and foremen. These ID badges must be worn by these individuals at all times while on VA property. S. Contractor Responsibilities The contractor will be responsible for the actions of all individuals provided to work for the VA under this contract. In the event that damages arise from work performed by contractor provided personnel, under the auspices of this contract, the contractor will be responsible for all resources necessary to remedy the incident. Contractor shall observe all federal, state and local laws, regulations and procedures relative to the collection, transport, handling, storage, disposal; and residue disposal when providing waste removal services under the terms of this contract. Contractor will provide all documentation to the government that is produced during the cradle to grave process of the regulated medical waste. T. Confidentiality and Nondisclosure It is agreed that: 2. The preliminary and final deliverables and all associated working papers, application source code, and other material deemed relevant by the VA which have been generated by the contractor in the performance of this task order are the exclusive property of the U.S. Government and shall be submitted to the COR at the conclusion of the task order. 3. The COR will be the sole authorized official to release verbally or in writing, any data, the draft deliverables, the final deliverables, or any other written or printed materials pertaining to this task order. No information shall be released by the contractor. Any request for information relating to this task order presented to the contractor shall be submitted to the COR for response. 4. Press releases, marketing material or any other printed or electronic documentation related to this project, shall not be publicized without the written approval of the COR. U. Safety It is agreed that: Vendor shall meet all local, state and federal safety requirements during the contract period. Any mishaps involving vehicle used to transport waste shall be reported prior to contractor leaving station to COR, contracting Officer or a law enforcement agent from the Police and Security Service. Contractor at no time shall leave vehicle in a position that could endanger the traffic: if it must be left unattended, hazard signs or will be placed in front and back of the vehicle for traffic awareness. Additionally the vehicle must be turned off when not attended and wheel cucks must be used at all times while the vehicle is parked in the facility. Contractor drivers shall obey all the traffic rules within the Government property: i.e.: speed limits, one way, stop signs, loading zones, etc. and must be hypersensitive to our population of veterans and the prioritization of pedestrians and golf carts with in our facilities. V. Special Contract Requirements A. Inspection of Offerors Facilities: The Government reserves the right to thoroughly inspect and investigate the establishment, facilities, business reputation and other qualifications of any offeror and reject any bid, irrespective of price if it shall be administratively determined lacking in any of the essential necessary to assure acceptable standards of performance. B. Subcontracting: Subcontracting on any ensuing award of this solicitation will not be allowed without the express permission of the Contracting Officer. C. The contract manager and alternate or alternates must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English. The name of this person, and alternate or alternates who shall have full authority to act for the contractor on all contract mailers relating to the daily operation of this contract, shall be designated in writing to the COR. The contract manager and alternate(s) shall be available within 30 minutes during normal duty hours Monday thru Friday, to meet with government personnel). D. Contractor personnel shall present a neat appearance and be easily identified as contractor employees. This shall be accomplished through distinctive clothing and/or nametags bearing the company's or employee's nametags at all times. Contractor personnel must be able to speak and understand English. E. The contractor shall ensure employees have current and valid driver's licenses for the appropriate vehicle. The contractor's vehicles shall be maintained with current and proper state inspection and registration. F. Security Requirements. The contractor shall obtain the following pass and identification items: G. Listing of Employees: The contractor shall maintain a current listing of employees. The list shall include the employee's name, social security number and type of work being performed at the VA. H. The Contractor shall ensure the pass and identification items required for contract performance are obtained for employees and non-government-owned vehicles. The Contractor will ensure that employees are provided with identification badges with the name of the Contractor or that they wear uniforms with their name and the name of the Contractor on them. I. Retrieving Identification Media: The contractor shall retrieve all identification media, including badges from all employees at the end of the contract and from employees who depart for any reason before the contract expires (e.g. terminated for cause, retirement, etc.). J. Employees with criminal records shall be immediately identified on an individual basis to the Contracting Officer. K. Reporting Requirements. Contractor personnel shall report to an appropriate authority any information or circumstances of which they are aware may pose a threat to the security of VA personnel, contractor personnel, resources, Contractor employees shall be briefed by their immediate supervisor upon initial on-base assignment. L. Physical Security. The contractor shall be responsible for safeguarding all government furnished property. M. Traffic Laws. The contractor and their employees shall comply with Medical Center traffic regulations. Motorcycle operators shall comply with VA personal protective equipment regulations. N. Weapons, Firearms, and Ammunition. Contractor employees are prohibited from possessing weapons, firearms, or ammunition, on themselves or within their contractor- owned vehicles or privately-owned vehicle while on VA premises. O. License Requirements. The contractor shall ensure their employees are qualified to operate their respective equipment. In accordance with Florida Solid Waste Management Regulations, commercial haulers of solid waste must be registered with the Florida Environment Department. The contractor shall provide documentation of their registration prior to the start of the contract. P. Operator Training. The contractor shall ensure at least the manager and one additional employee attend training courses recommended by the State of Florida for recycling operators and obtain Florida Recycling Operator Certifications. Q. Safety Plan. The Contractor shall submit a company safety plan that ensures that employees trained to meet all Federal, State, and local regulation, i.e. OSHA regulations related to refuse & recycling safety training and hazard recognition. R. Quality Control. The Contractor shall develop and maintain a quality control program that ensures refuse collection and recycling services are performed in accordance with these specifications. The Contractor shall develop and implement procedures to track, identify, prevent, remedy and ensure non-recurrence of defective services. The contractor shall provide a method to accept and resolve customer complaints and notify the customer of the resolution. The contractor shall immediately notify the QA upon receipt of a customer complaint so joint validation may be accomplished. The contractor is responsible for quality control and specification compliance. The QCP shall be submitted no later than (NLT) the pre-performance conference. S. Quality Assurance. The Government QA will evaluate the contractor's performance using a combination of 100% inspections and periodic on-site inspections. T. Re-performance of Service. When service performed does not conform to contract requirements, or when service was not performed in a specific area, the contractor shall perform or re-perform the service in conformity with contract specifications at no additional cost to the government. Performance or re-performance of these services shall commence immediately upon notification by the contracting officer's representative and the contractor shall have a sufficient workforce dedicated to insure corrections are accomplished that day or by noon the next work day without degradation to normal services. U. Key Control. The contractor shall establish and implement methods of making sure all keys issued to the contractor by the government are not lost, misplaced, or duplicated and are not used by unauthorized persons. The contractor shall not duplicate any keys issued by the government. The contractor shall immediately report to the Quality Assurance Personnel (COR) or contracting officer any occurrences of lost or duplicated keys. In the event keys, other than the master keys, are lost or duplicated, the contractor may be required, upon written direction of the contracting officer, to re-key or replace the affected lock or locks without cost to the government. The government may, however at its option, replace the affected lock or locks or perform re-keying and deduct the cost of such from the monthly payment due the contractor. In the event a master key is lost or duplicated, all locks and keys for that system shall be replaced by the government and the total cost deducted from the monthly payment due the contractor. V. Recycling Center Operations. The contractor shall adhere to schedule parameters in accordance with paragraph 1.1.8. W. Route Parameters. Refuse collection and recycling pickup services may be suspended by the Contracting Officer in limited areas for short periods of time to accommodate regularly scheduled or unscheduled events; X. Conservation of Utilities. The contractor shall make sure employees practice energy conservation to include all government furnished utilities. Y. The contractor shall provide adequate numbers of equipment and vehicles to fulfill the scope of this contract. In addition, the contractor shall maintain or have backup capability to provide continued service in the event primary equipment or vehicles are down for extended maintenance or repairs. Equipment failure shall not alleviate the contractor from performing any requirement contained in this contract. Z. Telephone Service/Electronic mail: The contractor shall be required to have an email address at the office for correspondence with government personnel. The contractor shall arrange for and pay for all commercial telephone/fax and internet provider service. The contractor shall provide virus protection software. The contract manager and alternate shall have cell phones and supply the cell phone numbers to the government. W. SERVICES SUMMARY. The contractor service requirements are summarized into performance objectives that relate directly to mission essential items. The performance threshold briefly describes the minimum acceptable levels of service required for each requirement. These minimums do not relieve the contractor from performing 100% of all work requirements. These thresholds are critical to mission success. Work must be accomplished according to the terms, conditions and specifications stated in the contract and any Work Orders issued for payment. Performance Objective Performance Threshold SDS-1 Collect and Dispose of Solid Waste in accordance with the established schedule. No more than 2 unacceptable inspections per month. SDS-2 Collect, Process, and Market, Recyclable Materials. No more than 2 unacceptable inspections per month. SDS-3 Maintain all vehicles/equipment in good workable condition. All vehicles/equipment should be washed and free of odors. No more than 2 unacceptable inspections per month. SDS-4 Perform all work order issued collections required by the QA. 100% of all work order issued collections performed PLEASE NOTE: The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-80 effective 02 Mar 2015. The North American Industry Classification System code (NAICS) is 562111, Solid Waste Collection. The Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) is 4953 refuse Systems. A firm fixed price contract will be awarded. All interested parties must bid on all items. Award will be made to the quotation which offers the Lowest Price Technically Acceptable. The Government also reserves the right to make no award at all. DELIVERY ADDRESS: This Waste Management is procured on behalf of the C.W. Bill Young VAHCS, 10000 Bay Pines Blvd, Bay Pines, FL 33744. PROVISIONS/CLAUSES: The following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), provisions and clauses apply to this solicitation and are incorporated by reference (provisions and clauses may be obtained via the internet: http://farsite.hill.af.mil, http://www.arnet.gov/far/, or http://safaq.hq.af.mil/contracting): FAR 52.204-7, Central Contractor Registration; FAR 52.204-13, System for Award Management Maintenance; FAR 52.211-6, Brand Name or Equal; FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions; FAR 52.213-2, Invoices; FAR 52.217-5 Evaluation of Options; FAR 52.219-1, Small Business Program Representations; FAR 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases; FAR 52.225-55, Prohibition on Contracting with Entities Engaging in Certain Activities or Transactions Relating to Iran-Representation and Certifications; FAR 52.232-40, Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors; FAR 52.247-34, F.O.B. Destination; FAR 52.252-1, Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference. The following FAR clauses apply to this solicitation and are incorporated in full text: FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representation and Certifications-Commercial Items (Offeror must submit a completed copy of this prevision with its proposal for the proposal to be considered. See https://orca.bpn.gov/ for online submittal); FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes Or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, within FAR 52.212-5, the following clauses apply: FAR 52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation First-Tier Subcontract Awards; FAR 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside; FAR 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Representation; FAR 52.222-3, Convict Labor; FAR 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies; FAR 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities; FAR 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity; FAR 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities; FAR 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving; FAR 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases; FAR 52.232-33, Payment By Electronic Funds Transfer-Central Contractor Registration; FAR 52.217-9, Option to Extend the Term of the Contract; FAR 52.252-2, Clauses Incorporated by Reference. Also your quote must list your DUNS number, CAGE code, and Federal TIN with Company name, POC, and phone number. If you need to obtain or renew a DUNS number or CAGE code, please visit www.sam.gov. Lack of registration in the SAM database will make an offeror ineligible for award. DEADLINE: Offers are due on Tuesday, 8 September 2015, by 3:00 p.m. EST. Submit offers or questions to the attention of Thomas Allman, by email to thomas.allman@va.gov. No phone calls will be accepted.

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Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Bay Pines Health Care System | Published September 16, 2015  -  Deadline September 24, 2015
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Information made available to the contractor or subcontractor by VA for the performance or administration of this contract or information developed by the contractor/subcontractor in performance or administration of the contract shall be used only for those purposes and shall not be used in any other way without the prior written agreement of the VA. This clause expressly limits the contractor/subcontractor's rights to use data as described in Rights in Data - General, FAR 52.227-14(d) (1). b. VA information should not be co-mingled, if possible, with any other data on the contractors/subcontractor's information systems or media storage systems in order to ensure VA requirements related to data protection and media sanitization can be met. If co-mingling must be allowed to meet the requirements of the business need, the contractor must ensure that VA's information is returned to the VA or destroyed in accordance with VA's sanitization requirements. VA reserves the right to conduct on site inspections of contractor and subcontractor IT resources to ensure data security controls, separation of data and job duties, and destruction/media sanitization procedures are in compliance with VA directive requirements. c. Prior to termination or completion of this contract, contractor/subcontractor must not destroy information received from VA, or gathered/created by the contractor in the course of performing this contract without prior written approval by the VA. Any data destruction done on behalf of VA by a contractor/subcontractor must be done in accordance with National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) requirements as outlined in VA Directive 6300, Records and Information Management and its Handbook 6300.1 Records Management Procedures, applicable VA Records Control Schedules, and VA Handbook 6500.1, Electronic Media Sanitization. Self-certification by the contractor that the data destruction requirements above have been met must be sent to the VA Contracting Officer within 30 days of termination of the contract. d. The contractor/subcontractor must receive, gather, store, back up, maintain, use, disclose and dispose of VA information only in compliance with the terms of the contract and applicable Federal and VA information confidentiality and security laws, regulations and policies. If Federal or VA information confidentiality and security laws, regulations and policies become applicable to the VA information or information systems after execution of the contract, or if NIST issues or updates applicable FIPS or Special Publications (SP) after execution of this contract, the parties agree to negotiate in good faith to implement the information confidentiality and security laws, regulations and policies in this contract. e. The contractor/subcontractor shall not make copies of VA information except as authorized and necessary to perform the terms of the agreement or to preserve electronic information stored on contractor/subcontractor electronic storage media for restoration in case any electronic equipment or data used by the contractor/subcontractor needs to be restored to an operating state. If copies are made for restoration purposes, after the restoration is complete, the copies must be appropriately destroyed. f. If VA determines that the contractor has violated any of the information confidentiality, privacy, and security provisions of the contract, it shall be sufficient grounds for VA to withhold payment to the contractor or third party or terminate the contract for default or terminate for cause under Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) part 12. g. The contractor/subcontractor's firewall and Web services security controls, if applicable, shall meet or exceed VA's minimum requirements. VA Configuration Guidelines are available upon request. h. Except for uses and disclosures of VA information authorized by this contract for performance of the contract, the contractor/subcontractor may use and disclose VA information only in two other situations: (i) in response to a qualifying order of a court of competent jurisdiction, or (ii) with VA's prior written approval. The contractor/subcontractor must refer all requests for, demands for production of, or inquiries about, VA information and information systems to the VA contracting officer for response. SECURITY INCIDENT INVESTIGATION a. The term "security incident" means an event that has, or could have, resulted in unauthorized access to, loss or damage to VA assets, or sensitive information, or an action that breaches VA security procedures. The contractor/subcontractor shall immediately notify the COR and simultaneously, the designated ISO and Privacy Officer for the contract of any known or suspected security/privacy incidents, or any unauthorized disclosure of sensitive information, including that contained in system(s) to which the contractor/subcontractor has access. b. To the extent known by the contractor/subcontractor, the contractor/subcontractor's notice to VA shall identify the information involved, the circumstances surrounding the incident (including to whom, how, when, and where the VA information or assets were placed at risk or compromised), and any other information that the contractor/subcontractor considers relevant. c. In instances of theft or break-in or other criminal activity, the contractor/subcontractor must concurrently report the incident to the appropriate law enforcement entity (or entities) of jurisdiction, including the VA OIG and Security and Law Enforcement. The contractor, its employees, and its subcontractors and their employees shall cooperate with VA and any law enforcement authority responsible for the investigation and prosecution of any possible criminal law violation(s) associated with any incident. The contractor/subcontractor shall cooperate with VA in any civil litigation to recover VA information, obtain monetary or other compensation from a third party for damages arising from any incident, or obtain injunctive relief against any third party arising from, or related to, the incident. LIQUIDATED DAMAGES FOR DATA BREACH a. Consistent with the requirements of 38 U.S.C. §5725, a contract may require access to sensitive personal information. If so, the contractor is liable to VA for liquidated damages in the event of a data breach or privacy incident involving any SPI the contractor/subcontractor processes or maintains under this contract. b. The contractor/subcontractor shall provide notice to VA of a "security incident" as set forth in the Security Incident Investigation section above. Upon such notification, VA must secure from a non-Department entity or the VA Office of Inspector General an independent risk analysis of the data breach to determine the level of risk associated with the data breach for the potential misuse of any sensitive personal information involved in the data breach. The term 'data breach' means the loss, theft, or other unauthorized access, or any access other than that incidental to the scope of employment, to data containing sensitive personal information, in electronic or printed form, that results in the potential compromise of the confidentiality or integrity of the data. Contractor shall fully cooperate with the entity performing the risk analysis. Failure to cooperate may be deemed a material breach and grounds for contract termination. c. Each risk analysis shall address all relevant information concerning the data breach, including the following: (1) Nature of the event (loss, theft, unauthorized access); (2) Description of the event, including: (a) date of occurrence; (b) data elements involved, including any PII, such as full name, social security number, date of birth, home address, account number, disability code; (3) Number of individuals affected or potentially affected; (4) Names of individuals or groups affected or potentially affected; (5) Ease of logical data access to the lost, stolen or improperly accessed data in light of the degree of protection for the data, e.g., unencrypted, plain text; (6) Amount of time the data has been out of VA control; (7) The likelihood that the sensitive personal information will or has been compromised (made accessible to and usable by unauthorized persons); (8) Known misuses of data containing sensitive personal information, if any; (9) Assessment of the potential harm to the affected individuals; (10) Data breach analysis as outlined in 6500.2 Handbook, Management of Security and Privacy Incidents, as appropriate; and (11) whether credit protection services may assist record subjects in avoiding or mitigating the results of identity theft based on the sensitive personal information that may have been compromised. d. Based on the determinations of the independent risk analysis, the contractor shall be responsible for paying to the VA liquidated damages in the amount of $5,000 per affected individual to cover the cost of providing credit protection services to affected individuals consisting of the following: (1) Notification; (2) One year of credit monitoring services consisting of automatic daily monitoring of at least 3 relevant credit bureau reports; (3) Data breach analysis; (4) Fraud resolution services, including writing dispute letters, initiating fraud alerts and credit freezes, to assist affected individuals to bring matters to resolution; (5) One year of identity theft insurance with $20,000.00 coverage at $0 deductible; and (6) Necessary legal expenses the subjects may incur to repair falsified or damaged credit records, histories, or financial affairs. SECURITY CONTROLS COMPLIANCE TESTING On a periodic basis, VA, including the Office of Inspector General, reserves the right to evaluate any or all of the security controls and privacy practices implemented by the contractor under the clauses contained within the contract. With 10 working-day's notice, at the request of the government, the contractor must fully cooperate and assist in a government-sponsored security controls assessment at each location wherein VA information is processed or stored, or information systems are developed, operated, maintained, or used on behalf of VA, including those initiated by the Office of Inspector General. The government may conduct a security control assessment on shorter notice (to include unannounced assessments) as determined by VA in the event of a security incident or at any other time. Project Management The contractor shall perform all management tasks that are required to perform the tasks identified herein in accordance with the established schedule and to report the status/progress of these tasks to the local VA point-of-contact and the VA COR. Planning The contractor shall develop and maintain a project plan that identifies tasks to be performed and the resources, facilities, tools, and materials needed to accomplish these tasks effectively. The plan shall explicitly include task dependencies so that the impact of a delay in completing any task can be readily identified. Personnel The contractor shall provide, schedule, supervise, and manage all personnel required to perform the tasks required by this statement of work. The contractor shall ensure that all personnel are properly trained and licensed for the work that they are assigned. The contractor shall coordinate all requirements for escorts with the local VA designated point-of-contact at least one week in advance of required access. All contractor personnel shall comply with facility requirements for sign-in and badge display. The contractor shall promptly remove and replace any of its personnel who do not comply with VA requirements. The contractor shall be responsible for any delays or other impact due to misconduct on the part of its employees or subcontractors. Reporting The contractor shall regularly report project status, progress and issues to the VA COR during the term of this contract. Reporting shall be on a weekly basis at least during the installation phase. Licenses and Regulations The contractor shall ensure that the company and all assigned personnel have appropriate background investigations in accordance with VA requirements, licensed in accordance with state and local requirements, and that all work performed complies with applicable regulations and codes. Quality Assurance The contractor shall perform all tests, inspections, and other actions that are required to verify that products, documents, and services meet the requirements of this Statement of Work, project objectives, and best commercial practices. The contractor shall maintain records that document the performance of quality assurance tasks and shall provide these records to VA on request. 1. APPLICABLE DOCUMENTS The following documents form a part of the requirements of this Statement of Work to the extent specified FIPS 201-1 - Personal Identity Verification (PIV) of Federal Employees and Contractors SP 800-73 - Interfaces for Personal Identify Verification SP 800-116 - A Recommendation for the Use of PIV Credentials in Physical Access Control Systems (PACS) VA Physical Access Control Systems (PACS) Requirements VA Handbook 0730/4, Appendix B, Security and Law Enforcement ABBREVIATIONS COR Contracting Officer's Representative FIPS Federal Information Processing Standard GSA General Services Administration NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology OMB Office of Management and Budget PACS Physical Access Control System SP NIST Special Publication Address of Facility: Department of Veterans Affairs C. W. Bill Young VAMC 10000 Bay Pines Blvd. St Petersburg, FL 33708 CLIN 0001 Contractor is to provide the necessary services and equipment to replace and transfer duress alarms from the previously used security system to the CCURE 9000 version 2.02 system at specified locations on the C. W. Bill Young VAMC campus. 1 JOB $__________ A site walkthrough will be held on 9/22/2015 @ 8 AM SHARP EST. The meeting point is the main entrance lobby building 100. . Attendance at the Site Visit is highly encouraged and expected prior to submission of a quote for this project. Please contact Thomas Lucas by e-mail at Thomas.Lucas@va.gov to sign-up for the Site Visit no later than 3 PM, on Monday September 21, 2015. Award Award shall be made to the quoter, whose quotation offers the lowest overall price for the listed technical requirements. All quoters shall submit the following: Quotes shall be submitted via Email in either a .pdf, .doc or .docx format. The email subject line must contain the following "VA248-15-Q-2106 Install Duress Buttons". All quotations shall be sent to the Email address: Thomas.lucas@va.gov . This is a small business set aside combined synopsis/solicitation for services as defined herein. The government intends to award a contract as a result of this combined synopsis/solicitation that will include the terms and conditions set forth herein. To facilitate the award process, ALL quotes shall include a statement regarding the terms and conditions herein as follows: "The terms and conditions in the solicitation are acceptable to be included in the award document without modification, deletion, or addition." OR "The terms and conditions in the solicitation are acceptable to be included in the award document with the exception, deletion, or addition of the following:" Quoter shall list exception(s) and rationale for the exception(s). Submission shall be received not later than 9/24/2015 @ 1PM EST at Network Contracting Office 8 Email Address Thomas.Lucas@va.gov. (The Maximum email size is 5 MBs)Late submissions shall be treated in accordance with the solicitation provision at FAR 52.212-1(f). Quotes Faxed will not be accepted. To be eligible to quote this requirement your business must be registered and active with www.SAM.Gov. Any questions or concerns regarding this solicitation should be forwarded in writing via e-mail to the Contracting Officer: Thomas Lucas Thomas.Lucas@va.gov. You are reminded that representatives from your company SHALL NOT contact any Bay Pines VA Health Care System employees to discuss this RFQ during this RFQ process. All questions and concerns regarding this RFQ shall be directed to the Contracting Officer Point of Contact DVA NCO 8 Thomas Lucas 10000 Bay Pines Blvd. Bldg 2 RM 325 Thomas.Lucas@va.gov Offerors must complete annual representations and certifications on-line at http://sam.gov in accordance with FAR 52.212-3, "Offerors Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items." If paragraph (j) of the provision is applicable, a written submission is required. The full text of FAR provisions or clauses may be accessed electronically at http://acquisition.gov/comp/far/index.html. The following solicitation provisions apply to this acquisition: FAR 52.212-1, "Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items" Apr 2014 FAR 52.212-3, "Offerors Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items" Mar 2015 52.203-99 Prohibition on Contracting With Entities That Require Certain Internal Common Confidentiality Agreements (DEVIATION 2015-02) (FEB 2015) Type of Contract (Apr 1984) The Government contemplates award of a Firm Fixed Priced contract resulting from this solicitation. (End of Provision) Service of Protest (Sep 2006) (a) Protests, as defined in section 33.101 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation, that are filed directly with an agency, and copies of any protests that are filed with the Government Accountability Office (GAO), shall be served on the Contracting Officer (addressed as follows) by obtaining written and dated acknowledgment of receipt from Network Contracting Office 8 Thomas Lucas 10000 Bay Pines Blvd. Bldg 2 RM 325 Bay Pines FL 33744. (b) The copy of any protest shall be received in the office designated above within one day of filing a protest with the GAO. (End of Provision) The following contract clauses apply to this acquisition: " FAR 52.212-4, "Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items" May 2015 " FAR 52.212-5, "Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders" May 2015 52.232-39 Unenforceability of Unauthorized Obligations (JUN 2013) 52.232-40 Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors (DEC 2013) 852.203-70 Commercial Advertising (JAN 2008) 852.237-70 Contractor Responsibilities (APR 1984) 852.203-71 Display of Department of Veterans Affairs Hotline Poster (DEC 1992) 852.246-70 Guarantee (JAN 2008) 852.246-71 Inspection (JAN 2008) 52.204-9 Personal Identity Verification of Contractor Personnel (Jan 2011) 52.204-16 Commercial and Government Entity Code Reporting (Jul 2015) 52.204-17 Ownership or Control of Offeror (Nov 2014) 52.204-18 Commercial and Government Entity Code Maintenance (Jul 2015) 852.252-70 Solicitation Provisions or Clauses Incorporated By Reference (Jan 2008) 852.232-72 Electronic submission of payment requests (Nov 2012) GUARANTEE (JAN 2008) The contractor guarantees the equipment against defective material, workmanship and performance for a period of one year said guarantee to run from date of acceptance of the equipment by the Government. The contractor agrees to furnish, without cost to the Government, replacement of all parts and material that are found to be defective during the guarantee period. Replacement of material and parts will be furnished to the Government at the point of installation, if installation is within the continental United States, or f.o.b. the continental U.S. port to be designated by the contracting officer if installation is outside of the continental United States. Cost of installation of replacement material and parts shall be borne by the contractor. 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders--Commercial Items (MAY 2015) (a) The Contractor shall comply with the following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) clauses, which are incorporated in this contract by reference, to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items: (1) 52.209-10, Prohibition on Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations (DEC 2014) (2) 52.233-3, Protest After Award (AUG 1996) (31 U.S.C. 3553). (3) 52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (OCT 2004) (Public Laws 108-77 and 108-78) (19 U.S.C. 3805 note)). (b) The Contractor shall comply with the FAR clauses in this paragraph (b) that the Contracting Officer has indicated as being incorporated in this contract by reference to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items: [ ] (1) 52.203-6, Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government (SEPT 2006), with Alternate I (OCT 1995) (41 U.S.C. 4704 and 10 U.S.C. 2402). [ ] (2) 52.203-13, Contractor Code of Business Ethics and Conduct (APR 2010) (41 U.S.C. 3509)). [ ] (3) 52.203-15, Whistleblower Protections under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (JUNE 2010) (Section 1553 of Pub. L. 111-5). (Applies to contracts funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.) [ ] (4) 52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation & First-Tier Subcontract Awards (JUL 2013) (Pub. L. 109-282) (31 U.S.C. 6101 note). [ ] (5) [Reserved] [ ] (6) 52.204-14, Service Contract Reporting Requirements (JAN 2014) (PUB. L. 111-117, section 743 OF DIV. C). [ ] (7) 52.204-15, Service Contract Reporting Requirements for Indefinite-Delivery Contracts (JAN 2014) (PUB. L. 111-117, section 743 OF DIV. C). [ ] (8) 52.209-6, Protecting the Government's Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment (AUG 2013) (31 U.S.C. 6101 note). [ ] (9) 52.209-9, Updates of Publicly Available Information Regarding Responsibility Matters (JUL 2013) (41 U.S.C. 2313). [ ] (10) [Reserved] [ ] (11)(i) 52.219-3, Notice of HUBZone Set-Aside or Sole-Source Award (NOV 2011) (15 U.S.C. 657a). [ ] (ii) Alternate I (NOV 2011) of 52.219-3 [ ] (12)(i) 52.219-4, Notice of Price Evaluation Preference for HUBZone Small Business Concerns (OCT 2014) (if the offeror elects to waive the preference, it shall so indicate in its offer) (15 U.S.C. 657a). [ ] (ii) Alternate I (JAN 2011) of 52.219-4 [ ] (13) [Reserved] [X] (14)(i) 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside (NOV 2011) (15 U.S.C. 644). [ ](ii) Alternate I (NOV 2011) of 52.219-6. [ ](iii) Alternate II (NOV 2011) of 52.219-6. [ ] (15)(i) 52.219-7, Notice of Partial Small Business Set-Aside (JUNE 2003) (15 U.S.C. 644). [ ] (ii) Alternate I (OCT 1995) of 52.219-7. [ ](iii) Alternate II (MAR 2004) of 52.219-7. [ ] (16) 52.219-8, Utilization of Small Business Concerns (OCT 2014) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(2) and (3)). [ ] (17)(i) 52.219-9, Small Business Subcontracting Plan (OCT 2014) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(4)). [ ](ii) Alternate I (OCT 2001) of 52.219-9. [ ](iii) Alternate II (OCT 2001) of 52.219-9. [ ](iv) Alternate III (OCT 2014) of 52.219-9. [ ] (18) 52.219-13, Notice of Set-Aside of Orders (NOV 2011) (15 U.S.C. 644(r)). [ ] (19) 52.219-14, Limitations on Subcontracting (NOV 2011) (15 U.S.C. 637(a)(14)). [ ] (20) 52.219-16, Liquidated Damages-Subcontracting Plan (JAN 1999) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(4)(F)(i)). [ ] (21) 52.219-27, Notice of Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Set-Aside (NOV 2011) (15 U.S.C. 657 f). [ ] (22) 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Rerepresentation (JUL 2013) (15 U.S.C. 632(a)(2)). [ ] (23) 52.219-29, Notice of Set-Aside for Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business Concerns (JUL 2013) (15 U.S.C. 637(m)) [ ] (24) 52.219-30, Notice of Set-Aside for Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Concerns Eligible Under the Women-Owned Small Business Program (JUL 2013) (15 U.S.C. 637(m)) [X] (25) 52.222-3, Convict Labor (JUNE 2003) (E.O. 11755). [X] (26) 52.222-19, Child Labor--Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (JAN 2014) (E.O. 13126). [ ] (27) 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (APR 2015). [ ] (28) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (APR 2015) (E.O. 11246). [ ] (29) 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (JUL 2014) (38 U.S.C. 4212). [ ] (30) 52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (JUL 2014) (29 U.S.C. 793). [ ] (31) 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (JUL 2014) (38 U.S.C. 4212). [ ] (32) 52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (DEC 2010) (E.O. 13496) [X] (33)(i) 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (MAR 2015) (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 and E.O. 13627). __ (ii) Alternate I (MAR 2015) of 52.222-50 (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 and E.O. 13627). [ ] (34) 52.222-54, Employment Eligibility Verification (AUG 2013). (Executive Order 12989). (Not applicable to the acquisition of commercially available off-the-shelf items or certain other types of commercial items as prescribed in 22.1803.) [ ] (35)(i) 52.223-9, Estimate of Percentage of Recovered Material Content for EPA-Designated Products (MAY 2008) (42 U.S.C. 6962(c)(3)(A)(ii)). (Not applicable to the acquisition of commercially available off-the-shelf items.) [ ] (ii) Alternate I (MAY 2008) of 52.223-9 (42 U.S.C. 6962(i)(2)(C)). (Not applicable to the acquisition of commercially available off-the-shelf items.) [ ] (36)(i) 52.223-13, Acquisition of EPEAT®-Registered Imaging Equipment (JUN 2014) (E.O. 13423 and 13514). [ ] (ii) Alternate I (JUN 2014) of 52.223-13. [ ] (37)(i) 52.223-14, Acquisition of EPEAT®-Registered Televisions (E.O. 13423 and 13514). [ ] (ii) Alternate I (JUN 2014) of 52.223-14 [X] (38) 52.223-15, Energy Efficiency in Energy-Consuming Products (DEC 2007) (42 U.S.C. 8259b). [ ] (39)(i) 52.223-16, Acquisition of EPEAT®-Registered Personal Computer Products (JUN 2014) (E.O. 13423 and 13514). [ ] (ii) Alternate I (JUN 2014) of 52.223-16. [X] (40) 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (AUG 2011) (E.O. 13513) [X] (41) 52.225-1, Buy American--Supplies (MAY 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 83). [ ] (42)(i) 52.225-3, Buy American--Free Trade Agreements--Israeli Trade Act (MAY 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 83, 19 U.S.C. 3301 note, 19 U.S.C. 2112 note, 19 U.S.C. 3805 note, 19 U.S.C. 4001 note, Pub. L. 103-182, 108-77, 108-78, 108-286, 108-302, 109-53, 109-169, 109-283, 110-138, 112-41, 112-42, and 112-43). [ ] (ii) Alternate I (MAY 2014) of 52.225-3. [ ] (iii) Alternate II (MAY 2014) of 52.225-3. [ ] (iii) Alternate III (MAY 2014) of 52.225-3. [ ] (43) 52.225-5, Trade Agreements (NOV 2013) (19 U.S.C. 2501, et seq., 19 U.S.C. 3301 note). [X] (44) 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (JUNE 2008) (E.O'.s, proclamations and statutes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury). [ ] (45) 52.225-26, Contractors Performing Private Security Functions Outside the United States (JUL 2013) (Section 862, as amended, of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008; 10 U.S.C. 2302 Note) [ ] (46) 52.226-4, Notice of Disaster or Emergency Area Set-Aside (NOV 2007) (42 U.S.C. 5150) [ ] (47) 52.226-5, Restrictions on Subcontracting Outside Disaster or Emergency Area (NOV 2007) (42 U.S.C. 5150) [ ] (48) 52.232-29, Terms for Financing of Purchases of Commercial Items (FEB 2002) (41 U.S.C. 4505, 10 U.S.C. 2307(f)). [ ] (49) 52.232-30, Installment Payments for Commercial Items (OCT 1995) (41 U.S.C. 4505, 10 U.S.C. 2307(f). [X] (50) 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management (JUL 2013) (31 U.S.C. 3332). [ ] (51) 52.232-34, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer--Other than System for Award Management (JUL 2013) (31 U.S.C. 3332). [ ] (52) 52.232-36, Payment by Third Party (MAY 2014) (31 U.S.C. 3332). [ ] (53) 52.239-1, Privacy or Security Safeguards (AUG 1996) (5 U.S.C.552a). [ ] (54)(i) 52.247-64, Preference for Privately Owned U.S.-Flag Commercial Vessels (FEB 2006) (46 U.S.C. Appx. 1241(b) and 10 U.S.C.2631). [ ] (ii) Alternate I (APR 2003) of 52.247-64. (c) The Contractor shall comply with the FAR clauses in this paragraph (c), applicable to commercial services, that the Contracting Officer has indicated as being incorporated in this contract by reference to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items: [ ] (1) 52.222-17, Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers (MAY 2014) (E.O. 13495). [X] (2) 52.222-41, Service Contract Labor Standards (MAY 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67). [ ] (3) 52.222-42, Statement of Equivalent Rates for Federal Hires (MAY 2014) (29 U.S.C. 206 and 41 U.S.C.chapter 67). [ ] (4) 52.222-43, Fair Labor Standards Act and Service Contract Labor Standards--Price Adjustment (Multiple Year and Option Contracts) (MAY 2014) (29 U.S.C. 206 and 41 U.S.C.chapter 67). [ ] (5) 52.222-44, Fair Labor Standards Act and Service Contract Labor Standards--Price Adjustment (MAY 2014) (29 U.S.C. 206 and 41 U.S.C.chapter 67). [ ] (6) 52.222-51, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Maintenance, Calibration, or Repair of Certain Equipment - Requirements (MAY 2014) (41 U.S.C.chapter 67) [ ] (7) 52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Certain Services - Requirements (MAY 2014) (41 U.S.C.chapter 67). [X ] (8) 52.222-55, Minimum Wages Under Executive Order 13658 (DEC 2014) (E.O. 13658). ). [ ] (9) 52.226-6, Promoting Excess Food Donation to Nonprofit Organizations (MAY 2014) (42 U.S.C. 1792). [ ] (10) 52.237-11, Accepting and Dispensing of $1 Coin (SEPT 2008) (31 U.S.C. 5112(p)(1)). (d) Comptroller General Examination of Record. The Contractor shall comply with the provisions of this paragraph (d) if this contract was awarded using other than sealed bid, is in excess of the simplified acquisition threshold, and does not contain the clause at 52.215-2, Audit and Records -- Negotiation. (1) The Comptroller General of the United States, or an authorized representative of the Comptroller General, shall have access to and right to examine any of the Contractor's directly pertinent records involving transactions related to this contract. (2) The Contractor shall make available at its offices at all reasonable times the records, materials, and other evidence for examination, audit, or reproduction, until 3 years after final payment under this contract or for any shorter period specified in FAR Subpart 4.7, Contractor Records Retention, of the other clauses of this contract. If this contract is completely or partially terminated, the records relating to the work terminated shall be made available for 3 years after any resulting final termination settlement. Records relating to appeals under the disputes clause or to litigation or the settlement of claims arising under or relating to this contract shall be made available until such appeals, litigation, or claims are finally resolved. (3) As used in this clause, records include books, documents, accounting procedures and practices, and other data, regardless of type and regardless of form. This does not require the Contractor to create or maintain any record that the Contractor does not maintain in the ordinary course of business or pursuant to a provision of law. (e)(1) Notwithstanding the requirements of the clauses in paragraphs (a), (b), (c), and (d) of this clause, the Contractor is not required to flow down any FAR clause, other than those in this paragraph (e)(1) in a subcontract for commercial items. Unless otherwise indicated below, the extent of the flow down shall be as required by the clause-- (i) 52.203-13, Contractor Code of Business Ethics and Conduct (APR 2010) (41 U.S.C. 3509). (ii) 52.219-8, Utilization of Small Business Concerns (OCT 2014) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(2) and (3)), in all subcontracts that offer further subcontracting opportunities. If the subcontract (except subcontracts to small business concerns) exceeds $650,000 ($1.5 million for construction of any public facility), the subcontractor must include 52.219-8 in lower tier subcontracts that offer subcontracting opportunities. (iii) 52.222-17, Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers (MAY 2014) (E.O. 13495). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (l) of FAR clause 52.222-17. (iv) 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (APR 2015) (v) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (APR 2015) (E.O. 11246). (vi) 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (JUL 2014) (38 U.S.C. 4212). (vii) 52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (JUL 2014) (29 U.S.C. 793). (viii) 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (JUL 2014) (38 U.S.C. 4212) (ix) 52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (DEC 2010) (E.O. 13496). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (f) of FAR clause 52.222-40. (x) 52.222-41, Service Contract Labor Standards (MAY 2014), (41 U.S.C.chapter 67). (xi) __(A) 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (MAR 2015) (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 and E.O. 13627). ___(B) Alternate I (MAR 2015) of 52.222-50 (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 and E.O. 13627). (xii) 52.222-51, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Maintenance, Calibration, or Repair of Certain Equipment - Requirements (MAY 2014) (41 U.S.C.chapter 67). (xiii) 52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Certain Services - Requirements (MAY 2014) (41 U.S.C.chapter 67). (xiv) 52.222-54, Employment Eligibility Verification (AUG 2013). (xv) 52.222-55, Minimum Wages Under Executive Order 13658 (DEC 2014) (Executive Order 13658). (xvi) 52.225-26, Contractors Performing Private Security Functions Outside the United States (JUL 2013) (Section 862, as amended, of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008; 10 U.S.C. 2302 Note) (xvii) 52.226-6, Promoting Excess Food Donation to Nonprofit Organizations (MAY 2014) (42 U.S.C. 1792). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (e) of FAR clause 52.226-6. (xviii) 52.247-64, Preference for Privately Owned U.S.-Flag Commercial Vessels (FEB 2006) (46 U.S.C. Appx. 1241 and 10 U.S.C. 2631). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (d) of FAR clause 52.247-64. (2) While not required, the contractor may include in its subcontracts for commercial items a minimal number of additional clauses necessary to satisfy its contractual obligations. (End of clause) Attached SCA WAGE TABLE
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