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SHIP GAUGE CALIBRATIONS

Department of the Navy, Military Sealift Command | Published February 22, 2016  -  Deadline March 1, 2016
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This procurement is for SHIP GAUGE/METER/RPM INDICATOR CALIBRATION SERVICES in an overseas environment.

J--Annual Maint UPS units batteries

Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Bay Pines Health Care System | Published March 25, 2015  -  Deadline March 2, 2015
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SCOPE OF WORK ANNUAL PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE, INSPECTION, AND TESTING ON ALL UNINTERRUPTED POWER SUPPLY SYSTEMS (UPS) AND STATION BATTERIES 1. OVERVIEW Contractor shall provide all labor, materials, equipment, certifications, transportation, and supervision to do the annual preventive maintenance, inspection, and testing on all Uninterrupted Power Supply Systems (UPS) and batteries for the CW Bill Young VA Medical Center. 2. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS 2.1. Contractor shall be equipped with all necessary tools, equipment, and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to perform the work safely, effectively, and timely. Tools, equipment, PPE shall comply with the requirements of OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910, Subpart I, and NFPA 70E. 2.2. Contractor shall immediately report any deficiencies found during the preventative maintenance, inspection, and testing of the facilities UPS units and batteries. 2.3. Scope of Work, work items, definitions, the maintenance and testing and reference shall comply with the latest edition of the following: a. NETA - Maintenance testing Specifications, b. NFPA 70, National Electrical Code c. NFPA 70B, Recommended Practice for Electrical Equipment Maintenance d. NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety for the Workplace e. NFPA 99, Standard for Health Care Facilities f. NFPA 101, Standard for Life Safety Code g. NFPA 110, Standards for Emergency and Standby Power System h. OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910, Subparts I & S i. IEEE Standards j. Manufacturer's recommendations & Instruction Manuals k. The authority having jurisdiction 2.4. Normal working hours are from 7:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday, with the exception of bldgs. 37 & 2, which will be on a Saturday. Contractor is advised that this is a Medical Facility with emergency department, operating rooms, intensive care areas, isolation rooms, patient care areas, and other critical areas. Work will be performed to accommodate business operations of the facility. When required by affected area or directed by authority having jurisdiction work will be performed after work hours, on weekends, or reschedule if needed. Government Holidays will not be worked. 3. QUALIFICATIONS OF CONTRACTORS 3.1. Contractor shall be certified by the Inter-National Electrical Testing Association (NETA) as a NETA Certified Technician (or equivalent), and completed the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) approved 30-hour construction safety training. 3.2. Contractor shall have technical training, track records of working experience in the preventative maintenance, inspection and testing of UPSs and its components in healthcare, industrial, educational and commercial facilities for a minimum of five (5) continuous years. 3.3. Contractor shall have safety training - either on-the-job or class-room type in electrical safety outlined in the OSHA Standard 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910 Subpart S - Electrical and NFPA 70E - Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace. Training certifications shall be submitted to the VA Contracting Officer prior to work. If no training certifications are available, the contractor's employer shall certify that the service technician has met this requirement in writing, and submit it to the VA Contracting Officer prior to work. 3.4. Contractors shall have on hand and accessible latest version of the following references: 1. NFPA 70, National Electrical Code (2011) 2. NFPA 70B, Recommended Practice for Electrical Equipment Maintenance 3. NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety for the Workplace 4. NFPA 99, Standard for Health Care Facilities 5. NFPA 101, Standard for Life Safety Code 6. NFPA 110, Standards for Emergency and Standby Power System 7. ANSI/NETA, Standard for Maintenance Testing Specifications 8. OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910, Subparts I & S 3.4 Contractor shall be authorized and or approved to access and utilize any related system's proprietary interface and diagnostic software/firmware associated with the various systems identified and or stipulated by the SOW. 4. GENERAL CONDITIONS Site Investigation and Conditions Affecting the Work 4.1 There are thirteen (13) UPS units at Bay Pines. See attached inventory sheet. 4.2 There are seventeen (17) sets of batteries to be tested, including UPS batteries and station switchgear batteries. See attached inventory sheet. 4.3 The Contractor acknowledges that it has taken steps reasonably necessary to ascertain the nature and location of the work, and that it has investigated and satisfied itself as to the general and local conditions which can affect the work or its cost, including but not limited to (1) conditions bearing upon transportation, disposal, handling, and storage of materials; (2) the availability of labor, water, electric power, and roads; (3) uncertainties of weather, or similar physical conditions at the site; (4) the conformation and condition of the ground; and (5) the character of equipment and facilities needed preliminary to and during work performance. The Contractor also acknowledges that it has satisfied itself as to the character, quality, and quantity of surface and subsurface materials or obstacles to be encountered. Any failure of the Contractor to take the actions described and acknowledged in this paragraph will not relieve the Contractor from responsibility for estimating properly the difficulty and cost of successfully performing the work, or for proceeding to successfully perform the work without additional expense to the Government. 4.4 The Government assumes no responsibility for any conclusions or interpretations made by the Contractor based on the information made available by the Government. Nor does the Government assume responsibility for any understanding reached or representation made concerning conditions which can affect the work by any of its officers or agents before the execution of this contract, unless that understanding or representation is expressly stated in this contract. 4.5 Contractor shall schedule all work and inspections with facility's Electrical Supervisor or VA designated COR. 4.6 The work shall consist of but not limited to: Perform an annual Preventative maintenance inspection and testing of all listed UPS units and batteries for the entire VA Bay Pines Health Care System. Contractor will present submittals for review and approval of preventative maintenance inspection & testing, safety, and emergency power procedures. Submittals shall be done for all manufacture UPS types in facilities and have manufacture's recommended procedures. All recordings of testing information shall be on recorded on form NFPA 70B, Annex H, H.23 (or equivalent approved by VA Engineering staff) in addition to summary of work requirements. 4.7 This work will be performed with the units in bypass mode. The loads connected to the units cannot be shut down or powered off. 4.8 In addition to the manufacturer's recommendations, the Contractor will also perform an audio visual inspection. The Contractor inspects the UPS environment for dirt, debris, cracks, corrosion, and other potential operational hazards and also listens for anomalous sounds that indicate a bent fan, worn bearings, or lack of synchronized operations. a. Capacity check. With UPS operating in normal condition, the Contractor measures Rectifier Input Voltage and current, bypass input voltage and current, bypass frequency, UPS output voltage and current, UPS output frequency, Delta voltages, rectifier ripple, and battery ripple. b. Battery assessment. Contractor checks and records DC charging current flowing through each battery string, AC ripple voltage, and AC ripple current of each string. c. Verifies battery voltages and records. Checks and records the voltage from positive to ground as well as negative to ground. d. Battery test. Contractor will use either an Alber Cellcorder or Midtronics celltron, a non-intrusive means of gathering data. e. Bi-directional load test. Contractor places the UPS in by-pass and transfers critical loads and verifies proper transfer of load. Contractor then retransfers loads to UPS and tests UPS to insure proper operation per OEM specifications. 4.9 Submit four (4) hard copies of the complete written report and one (1) CD-Rom of the electronic version of the report in Microsoft Word format to the Engineering Technician in Engineering Service within seven (7) calendar days of completion of inspection. 4.10 Contractor shall report deficiencies that are deemed critical or catastrophic immediately to the Contracting Officer and Contracting Officer's Technical Representative for immediate actions. 4.11 The C&A requirements do not apply and a Security Accreditation Package is not required for this work. 4.12 Contractors, contractor personnel, subcontractors, and subcontractor personnel shall be subject to the same Federal laws, regulations, standards, and VA Directives and Handbooks as VA and VA personnel regarding information and information system security as per VA Handbook 6500.6, Contract Security, Appendix C. 5. SUMMARY OF WORK 5.1 Provide complete written report of the work. Information shown in the report shall have the following data: a. Company's name, address, telephone and fax number. b. Name and signature of contractors who perform the maintenance and testing. c. VA work Contract Number, name and number of VA Contracting Officer. d. Date and Time of work. e. Copies of contractors' valid licenses, professional and training certificates. f. Description and model number of specialized tools and equipment used, such as torque wrench, meters, or infrared scanning camera. g. Location, type, name, and nameplate information of electrical equipment to be maintained and tested. h. Descriptions of work items. i. Description of battery condition. j. Test data and photographs. k. Reference materials such as equipment manufacturer's specifications, coordination study, etc. l. Remarks on conditions of electrical equipment and system. List all deficiencies, if any. Recommended corrective actions, if any.

V--Lodgetel

Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Bay Pines Health Care System | Published August 23, 2015  -  Deadline September 8, 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; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. Solicitation number is VA248-15-Q-1492 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 08/23/2015 and will end 09/08/2015 at 16:00 pm EST and is set aside for 100% small business Network Contracting Activity 8 - Service Area Office -East intends to award an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with Firm Fixed Price contract line items (CLIN) for a service contract for 24/7, Sunday through Thursday, Lodgetel services consisting of fifteen (15) furnished hotel or motel rooms per day and two (2) American with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant single occupancy rooms for authorized eligible Veterans. This procurement is being conducted under the FAR part 13 and simplified acquisition procedures apply. The intent is to award an IDIQ Firm-Fixed Price service contract with a Period Of performance of 10/1/2015 to 9/30/2016. The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 721110 with a small business size standard of $32.5 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. All contractors interested in providing these services must be received by September 9, 2015, 1600 hours (4pm) EST to Annette Whitfield at annette.whitfieldz@va.gov . No telephonic request for information will be entertained. The deadline for questions is September 2, 2015. All responses to questions will be posted by way of amendment to this combined synopsis/solicitation to the FedBizOpps website should submit (http://fedbizopps.cos.com/). The following Contract Line Items (CLINS) are applicable to this requirement. For detailed service description review the attached SOW. Primary FOB location is Bay Pines VA Healthcare System. SCHEDULE OF SERVICES The contractor shall be responsible for providing 24-7, Sunday through Thursday, Lodgetel services consisting of fifteen (15) furnished hotel or motel rooms per day and two (2) American with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant single occupancy rooms 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 Fifteen (15) furnished hotel or motel rooms per day and two (2) American with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant single occupancy rooms. Total estimate of 17 rooms per day. Estimated Period of Performance: 10/1/2015 to 9/30/2016 261 Day 1001 Fifteen (15) furnished hotel or motel rooms per day and two (2) American with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant single occupancy rooms. Total estimate of 17 rooms per day. Estimated Period of Performance: 10/1/2016 to 9/30/2017 261 Day Scope of Work The C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center (CWBYVAMC) intends to award an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with firm fixed pricing line items to provide up to fifteen (15) furnished hotel or motel rooms per day and two (2) American with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant single occupancy rooms for authorized eligible Veterans. There are an estimated total of seventeen (17) rooms needed per day. The contractor shall be within a 15 miles or 30 minutes distance of the CWBYVAMC located at 10000 Bay Pines Blvd., Bay Pines, Florida. Place of Performance Hotel/Motel services for CWBYVAMC. Background Social Work Service of the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System requires a contractor to provide Lodgetel service. The Lodgetel Program is designated for lodging furnished to eligible veterans receiving VA health care services to include Compensation and Pension examinations, or services in connection with a Compensation and Pension examination. Lodgetel is the term used for rooms to accommodate those veterans who may need to travel more than 50 miles for early morning evaluation before, during and after treatment is received General Requirements Veterans using this benefit must be medically stable and capable of self-care. The veteran must also be able to stay in an unsupervised setting or be accompanied by a caregiver that is able to provide the necessary care needed. The rooms are to accommodate those veterans who may have to travel long distances for evaluation before, during, and after treatment received, (i.e., for less than 24-hour pre-operative/intervention or post-operative follow-up for Ambulatory Surgery, Nuclear Medicine, MRI, GI, ophthalmology, oncology, and other medical specialties as the need arises). Only patients normally discharged to their home will be considered for lodging. Hotel or motel shall be in a safe environment and located within a 15 miles radius or 30 minutes of the CWBYVAMC. Terms of Contract The period of performance will be from date of award, with one (1) one-year option period. Room Requirements a. Daily room rates shall include all applicable taxes, fees, and any other no-charge services offered to guests of the hotel/motel. b. All ADA rooms shall comply with the applicable NFPA 101 and ADA guidelines. c. Telephone Service Requirements: 1. Contractor shall provide local area, touch-tone, telephone service (no deposit required) for each room with long distance lockout to prevent additional charges to the room. The telephone service may be capable of long distance when calls are placed using a calling card or other telephone charge method. 2. Telephone service shall be provided in each room, equipped with voice messaging system or front desk message service. d. The hotel/motel rooms shall comply with all city, county and state building codes and ordinances applicable to the ownership and operation of the building in which the rooms are located. e. The fully furnished hotel/motel rooms shall include contractor provided utilities and other specified services with a minimum of clock radio, refrigerator, local phone access (no deposits required) and TV with basic cable service. f. All rooms shall be non-smoking rooms. As these rooms are contracted by the CWBYVAMC and are non-smoking rooms, smoking will not be permitted in these rooms. Anyone found doing so would be barred from the Lodgetel Program. The Offeror will provide a "designated smoking area" with proper signage. No liquor, drugs, or disrupted behavior will be tolerated in these rooms at any time, as they are contracted by the CWBYVAMC and anyone found doing so will be asked to leave and will be barred from The Lodgetel Program. Any damages or cleaning cost will be at the veteran's expense. g. Rooms must be neat and clean upon veterans check-in. Room Reservations a. Room reservations, room occupancy, and room payment will be on the following basis: (1) The Contractor shall allow contracted rooms to be occupied only by specific individual referred by the Lodgetel Coordinator or designee of the CWBYVAMC. The Lodgetel Coordinator or designee will inform the Contractor of each individual's name and the expected arrival time at the Contractor's motel/hotel. (2) Services shall be performed twenty-four (24) hours per day, five (5) days per week. The Contractor shall use check in and check out times agreed upon by CWBYVAMC and Contractor. (3) Services shall be provided on all 10 Federal Holidays, observed by the Federal Government, plus any other day specifically declared by the President of the United States: New Year's Day Labor Day Martin Luther King Jr. Day Columbus Day Presidents' Day Veterans Day Memorial Day Thanksgiving Day Independence Day Christmas Day b. The authorized dates and length of stay will be documented on the CWBYVAMC authorization sheets and faxed to the Contractor by the Lodgetel Coordinator or designee. In the event that a VA referred occupant refuses to leave the room, the Contractor shall immediately notify the Lodgetel Coordinator or designee. In addition, if a VA referred occupant checks out of the hotel/motel without prior notice from the VA, the contractor shall immediately notify the Lodgetel Coordinator or designee at the VA. c. Each business day this facility and the contractor will reconcile the number of rooms in use, names of authorized individuals and their assigned room numbers. This will be done via fax between the contractor and the Lodgetel Coordinator or designee. The fax number will be given upon award. Critical Events/Patient Emergencies In the event a VA referred occupant is in an emergency situation of any kind, the Contractor shall contact the 911 emergency medical services to respond to the emergency. The incident is also to be reported no later than one (1) hour from the time of learning of the incident to Bay Pines VA Healthcare System staff. If a critical event occurs during normal business hours, please continue to follow the procedure of notifying your identified liaison, or their designated representative by telephone. However, in the event that a critical incident occurs after normal business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., please contact the Administrator on Duty (AOD) by telephone at 727-410-7925. General Building Requirements and Specifications a. Fire Safety: (1) Buildings in which space is offered shall be evaluated in accordance with latest editions of the a. The standards of the Life Safety Code (National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) #101); b. The fire and safety code imposed by the State Law; and c. City, State, and Federal requirements concerning licensing and health codes (2) Equipment, services, or utilities furnished and activities of other occupants shall be free of safety, health, and fire hazards. When hazards are detected, the contractor shall promptly correct hazards. (3) Maintenance of contractor-owned fire extinguishers shall be provided by the contractor in accordance with NFPA Standard No. 101. a. As required by code, smoke detectors/alarms shall be installed in each room, office, storage area, hallways and other common areas. (4) Wheelchair Accessibility. Rooms will be wheelchair accessible. Common areas such as hallways shall provide for accessible path of travel for wheelchairs. (5) Elevators: If elevators are a part of the room complex, they shall conform to the latest requirements of the American National Standard A171 and A171a Safety Code for Elevators, except for elevator emergency recall and shall be inspected and maintained in accordance with American National Standard A17.1, Inspector's Manual for Elevators or equivalent local code. The elevators shall also comply with local codes and ordinances. (6) Miscellaneous: No activity to the building and/or grounds that would cause an increase in dust, dirt or spores to be airborne (i.e., renovation to the building, movement of earth on the grounds) shall take place without the contractor's written notification to the VA at least seven (7) calendar days in advance of the event. (7) Inspection: The Government reserves the right, at any time before and after contract award and during the term of the contract, to inspect the rooms and all other areas of the complex access to which is necessary to ensure a safe and healthy environment for the VA referred occupants. Quality Assurance Contractor shall have an on-going quality assurance program designed to objectively and systematically monitor and evaluate the quality and cleanliness of rooms, accessibility and resolve identified problems. The written plan shall delineate the objective of the quality assurance activities, scope of the activities, activities for monitoring and evaluation, methods for reporting results, mechanisms for taking follow-up action and responsibilities of staff for each activity of the quality assurance program. The objectives, scope, organization, and effectiveness of the quality assurance plan shall be evaluated at least annually and revised as necessary. Reports (1) Contractor shall provide to the Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) monthly reports on their customer service surveys to include any specific issues/problems for that month along with their solutions to correct any issues. (2) Contractor shall provide to the COR quarterly activity reports, with the following information: " Number of complaints regarding wheelchair (special mode) accessibility noted by veterans, and/or, others who accompany a veteran and provide equivalent of familial support. " Number of complaints regarding rooms not clean upon check-in noted by Veterans, and/or, others who accompany veterans and provide equivalent of familial support. " Number of complaints noting none working available electronic equipment in veterans' room such as the clock alarm, lighting, television, etc. Customer Service The Contractor shall provide all complaints noted by veterans, and/or, others who accompany the veteran and provide equivalent of family support. PERFORMANCE STANDARD AND QUALITY STANDARDS Performance Standard Quality Standard Incentives Surveillance Method 2 Rooms ADA Compliant 100% of both ADA compliant Negative Incentive: " 100 % price reduction per room not ADA compliant " Finds/Pays full night's stay to have another hotel with ADA compliant Random visits of five (5) times during each quarter. Results reported during quarterly QA meetings Rooms clean at time of veterans check-in. 98 % of all rooms available for occupancy that are clean at time of veterans check-in Negative Incentive: " 10 % price reduction per room not clean or available for occupancy within 15 minutes at time veterans checks-in " 30% price reduction per room not clean or available for occupancy within 30 minutes of veterans check-in time " Termination for Cause for another room not available for occupancy due to cleanliness at time of check-in falls under 97 % Random visits of five (5) times during each quarter. Results reported during quarterly QA meetings 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 Delivery Order Task Order 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 A - B 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: A. Technical. 1) Shall list and document all room: furnishing, dimensions, rates, availability, and distance from Bay Pines VA Healthcare System as specified in the SOW. 2) Shall provide documentation of compliance with ADA, Fire Safety, and building codes. 3) Shall proof of insurance required by County, State, and Federal for fire, flood, theft, and Liability. 4) Shall provide a list of key personnel: Managers Assistant Managers Accounts Managers Hospitality Managers B. Past Performance. 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 years. Relevant is defined as work similar in size and scope of the work described in the Statement of Work (SOW). C. Price. The offeror shall complete the Price/Schedule for and submit a breakdown that shows the basis for pricing including: equipment, operating supplies, and any additional costs. 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 52.232-33 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)

G--Safe Haven Transitional Housing

Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Bay Pines Health Care System | Published November 30, 2015  -  Deadline December 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; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. Solicitation number is VA248-16-Q-0251 and is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ). This solicitation documents and incorporates provisions and clauses in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-83-3 effective 11-01-2015. This solicitation starts 11/30/2015 and will end 12/28/2015 at 4:00 pm EST and is unrestricted. Network Contracting Activity 8 - Service Area Office -East intends to award an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with Firm Fixed Price contract line items (CLIN) for a service contract for Safe Haven Transitional Residential Lodging for Homeless Veterans. This procurement is being conducted under the FAR part 13 and simplified acquisition procedures apply. The intent is to award an IDIQ Firm-Fixed Price service contract with an anticipated Period Of performance of January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016 with one (1) one year option. The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 623220 with a small business size standard of $15 million. This procurement is unrestricted 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, if applicable, 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 Annette.Whitfield@va.gov. Quotes shall be received 12/28/2015 at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time Zone and reference the solicitation number. Please direct all questions regarding this procurement to Annette Whitfield, Contracting Officer at Annette.Whitfield@va.gov . The deadline for Request for Information (RFI) is 12/21/2015. The following Contract Line Items (CLINS) are applicable to this requirement. For detailed service description review the attached SOW. Primary FOB location is Pinellas County SCHEDULE OF SERVICES The contractor shall offer 24-hour supervised environment to include a clean, safe, home-like setting, semi-private or private room with bath access, communal dining with three meals/day and healthy snacks, laundry facilities on site including soaps, and a climate-controlled indoor recreational area for reading, writing, watching television, playing games, relaxing, and/or socializing. Estimated quantities are a maximum of 20 beds per day and/or minimum of 1 bed per day. Contractors shall quote prices for all of the following Contract Line Item Number(s): CLIN DESCRIPTION QUANTITY UNIT UNIT PRICE TOTAL 0001 Safe Haven Transitional Housing for Veterans who are homeless in Pinellas County referred by the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, Bay Pines, Florida. 24/7, weekly. Total estimate of Max 20 rooms per day with a minimum of 1 bed per day. Estimated Base Period of Performance: 1/1/2016 to 12/31/2016 365 Day 1001 Safe Haven Transitional Housing for Veterans who are homeless in Pinellas County referred by the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, Bay Pines, Florida. 24/7, weekly. Total estimate of Max 20 rooms per day with a minimum of 1 bed per day. Estimated Option 1 Period of Performance: 1/1/2017 to 12/31/2017 365 Day 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 Clauses/Provisions: 52.202-1 Definitions (Nov 2013) 52.203-3 Gratuities (Apr 1984) 52.203-5 Covenant Against Contingent Fees (May 2014) 52.203-7 Anti-Kickback Procedures (May 2014) 52.203-17 Contractor Employee Whistleblower Rights (Apr 2014) 52.204-7 System for Award Management (Jul 2013) 52.204-8 Annual Representations and Certifications (Dec 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 (Jan 2011) 52.209-6 Protecting the Government's Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment. (Oct 2015) 52.209-7 Information Regarding Responsibility Matters (Jul 2013) 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors- Commercial Items (Oct 2015) 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 (Oct 2014) The Government will award a firm fixed priced Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to the responsible offeror meeting or exceeding the technical criteria. Offeror shall demonstrate their ability to meet these factors with their offer in accordance with Paragraphs 1 - 3 below, and offers shall meet the minimum qualifications below in order to be evaluated. Technical and Pass Performance is significantly more important than price. Technical acceptability is rated based on the following: I. Technical. At a minimum, the offeror shall develop a plan showing an understanding of the tasks to be covered and the schedule for the required services as identified under section 5, Scope of Work. The plan will at a minimum outline: 1) Management Plan outlining at a minimum. a) Treat Plan b) Transition Plan c) Substance Testing d) Face to Face 24/7 Well Fair checks e) Therapeutic and Rehabilitative Services f) Key Personnel Roster g) Veteran Transport Outlining availability and number of drivers. 2) Offeror shall provide Personnel documentation at a minimum a) Certifications, Training and licenses of Key Personnel and daily staff b) Certifications and Training of Counselors, social workers, Healthcare Staff. 3) Offerors minimum Facility Requirements. a) As identified in scope of work. (provide documentation) II. Past Performance. 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 years. Relevant is defined as work similar in size and scope of the work described in the Statement of Work (SOW). III. Price. The offeror shall complete the Price/Schedule for and submit a breakdown that shows the basis for pricing including: equipment, operating supplies, and any additional costs. 52.212-3 Certifications and & Representations (Nov 2015) 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions- Commercial Items (May 2015) 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items (Nov 2015) 52.203-6 Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government. (Sep 2006) 52.204-10 Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards (Oct 2015) 52.209-6 Protecting the Government's Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment (Oct 2015) 52.222-3 Convict Labor (Jun 2003) 52.222-19 Child Labor - Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (Jan 2014) 52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Apr 2015) 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity (Apr 2015) 52.222-35 Equal Opportunity for Veterans (Oct 2015) 52.222-36 Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (Jul 2014) 52.222-37 Employment Reports on Veterans (Oct 2015) 52.223-18 Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (Aug 2011) 52.225-13Restristions on Certain Foreign Purchases (Jun 2008) 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer - System for Award Management (Jul 2013) 52.216-1 Type of Contract (Apr 1984) The Government contemplates award of a Firm-Fixed Priced IDIQ contract resulting from this solicitation. 52.217-8 Option to Extend Services (Nov 1999) 52.217-9 Option to Extend Term of Contact (Mar 2000) 52.219-14 Limitations on Subcontracting. (Nov 2011) 52.232-39 Unforceability of Unauthorized Obligations (Jun 2013) 52.232-40 Providing Accelerated Payment to Small Business Subcontractors (Dec 2013) 52.233-2 Service of Protest (Sep 2006) 52.237-3 Continuity of Services (Jan 1991) 52.237-7 Indemnification and Medical Liability Insurance (Jan 1997) 52.247-4 Inspection of Shipping and Receiving Facilities (Apr 1984) 52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated by Reference (Feb 1998) VAAR Clauses/Provisions: 852.203-70 Commercial Advertising (Jan 2008) 852.203-71 Display of Department of Veterans Affairs Hotline Poster (Dec 1992) 852.215-70 Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned and Veteran-Owned Small Business Evaluation Factors (Dec 2009) 852.215-71 Evaluation Factor Commitments (Dec 2009) 852.219-9 VA Small Business Subcontracting Plan Minimum Requirements (Dec 2009) 852.228-71 Indemnification and Insurance (Jan 2008) 852.232-72 Electronic Submission of Payment Requests (Nov 2012) 852.233-70 Protest Content/Alternative Dispute Resolution (Jan 2008) 852.233-71 Alternative Protest Procedure (Jan 1998) 852.237-70 Contractor Responsibilities (Apr 1984) 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) See attached document: P09 - SOW.

G--HCHV Transitional Shelter Lee County

Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Bay Pines Health Care System | Published September 3, 2015  -  Deadline September 17, 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; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. Solicitation number is VA248-15-Q-1808 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 09/03/2015 and will end 09/17/2015 at 16:00 pm EST and is unrestricted. Network Contracting Activity 8 - Service Area Office -East intends to award an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with Firm Fixed Price contract line items (CLIN) for a service contract for Transitional Residential Lodging for Homeless Veterans. This procurement is being conducted under the FAR part 13 and simplified acquisition procedures apply. The intent is to award an IDIQ Firm-Fixed Price service contract with a Period Of performance of 1 Oct 2015 - 30 Sep 2016 with one (1) one year option. The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 624221 with a small business size standard of $11 million. This procurement is unrestricted 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 , if applicable, 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 17 Sep 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 deadline for Request for Information (RFI) is 10 Sep 2015. The following Contract Line Items (CLINS) are applicable to this requirement. For detailed service description review the attached SOW. Primary FOB location is Lee and/or Charlotte counties. SCHEDULE OF SERVICES The contractor shall offer 24-hour supervised environment to include a clean, safe, home-like setting, semi-private or private room with bath access, communal dining with three meals/day and healthy snacks, laundry facilities on site including soaps, and a climate-controlled indoor recreational area for reading, writing, watching television, playing games, relaxing, and/or socializing. Estimated quantities are a maximum of 20 beds per day and/or minimum of 1 bed per day. Contractors shall quote prices for all of the following Contract Line Item Number(s): CLIN DESCRIPTION QUANTITY UNIT UNIT PRICE TOTAL 1001 Transitional housing for Veterans who are homeless in Lee County referred by the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, Bay Pines, Florida. 24/7, weekly. Total estimate of Max 20 rooms per day with a minimum of 1 bed per day. Estimated Base Period of Performance: 1 Oct 2015 -30 Sep 2016 365 Day 2002 Transitional housing for Veterans who are homeless in Lee County referred by the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, Bay Pines, Florida. 24/7, weekly. Total estimate of Max 20 rooms per day with a minimum of 1 bed per day. Estimated Option 1 Period of Performance: 1 Oct 2016 -30 Sep 2017 365 Day 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 Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to the responsible offeror meeting or exceeding the technical criteria. Offeror shall demonstrate their ability to meet these factors with their offer in accordance with Paragraphs 1 - 3 below, and offers shall meet the minimum qualifications below in order to be evaluated. Technical and Pass Performance are significantly more important than price. Technical acceptability is rated based on the following: I. Technical. At a minimum, the offeror shall develop a plan showing an understanding of the tasks to be covered and the schedule for the required services as identified under section IV Scope of Work. The plan will at a minimum outline: 1) Management Plan outlining at a minimum. a) Treat Plan b) Transition Plan c) Substance Testing d) Face to Face 24/7 Well Fair checks e) Therapeutic and Rehabilitative Services f) Key Personnel Roster g) Veteran Transport Outlining availability and number of drivers. 2) Offeror shall provide Personnel documentation at a minimum a) Certifications, Training and licenses of Key Personnel and daily staff b) Certifications, Training and Licenses of Vehicle Operators c) Certifications and Training of Counselors, social workers, Healthcare Staff. 3) Offerors minimum Facility Requirements. a) As identified in paragraph 14. (provide documentation) b) Vehicle information for transporting Veterans (paragraph 6(i) SOW). Documentation of Driver license, Driver records, and vehicle information shall be documented. II. Past Performance. 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 years. Relevant is defined as work similar in size and scope of the work described in the Statement of Work (SOW). III. Price. The offeror shall complete the Price/Schedule for and submit a breakdown that shows the basis for pricing including: equipment, operating supplies, and any additional costs. 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 IDIQ 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) 52.219-13 Notice of Set-Aside of Orders (Nov 2011) 52.219-14 Limitations on Subcontracting. (Nov 2011) 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) 852.219-9 VA Small Business Subcontracting Plan Minimum Requirements 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)

G--HCHV Transitional Housing - Bay Pines

Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Bay Pines Health Care System | Published September 24, 2015  -  Deadline September 29, 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; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. Solicitation number is VA248-15-Q-2144 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 09/24/2015 and will end 09/29/2015 at 16:00 pm EST and is unrestricted. Network Contracting Activity 8 - Service Area Office -East intends to award an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with Firm Fixed Price contract line items (CLIN) for a service contract for Transitional Residential Lodging for Homeless Veterans. This procurement is being conducted under the FAR part 13 and simplified acquisition procedures apply. The intent is to award an IDIQ Firm-Fixed Price service contract with a Period Of performance of 1 Oct 2015 - 30 Sep 2016 with one (1) one year option. The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 624221 with a small business size standard of $11 million. This procurement is unrestricted 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 , if applicable, 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 Annette.Whitfield@va.gov. Quotes shall be received 9/30/2015 at 16:00 p.m. Eastern Time Zone and reference the solicitation number. Please direct all questions regarding this procurement to Annette Whitfield, Contracting Officer by phone at 727-399-3333 or fax 727-399-3346. The deadline for Request for Information (RFI) is 9/29/2015. The following Contract Line Items (CLINS) are applicable to this requirement. For detailed service description review the attached SOW. Primary FOB location is Pinellas County SCHEDULE OF SERVICES The contractor shall offer 24-hour supervised environment to include a clean, safe, home-like setting, semi-private or private room with bath access, communal dining with three meals/day and healthy snacks, laundry facilities on site including soaps, and a climate-controlled indoor recreational area for reading, writing, watching television, playing games, relaxing, and/or socializing. Estimated quantities are a maximum of 30 beds per day and/or minimum of 1 bed per day. Contractors shall quote prices for all of the following Contract Line Item Number(s): CLIN DESCRIPTION QUANTITY UNIT UNIT PRICE TOTAL 1001 Transitional housing for Veterans who are homeless in Pinellas County referred by the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, Bay Pines, Florida. 24/7, weekly. Total estimate of Max 30 rooms per day with a minimum of 1 bed per day. Estimated Base Period of Performance: 10/1/2015 to 9/30/2016 365 Day 2002 Transitional housing for Veterans who are homeless in Pinellas County referred by the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, Bay Pines, Florida. 24/7, weekly. Total estimate of Max 30 rooms per day with a minimum of 1 bed per day. Estimated Option 1 Period of Performance: 10/1/2016 to 9/30/2017 365 Day 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 Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to the responsible offeror meeting or exceeding the technical criteria. Offeror shall demonstrate their ability to meet these factors with their offer in accordance with Paragraphs 1 - 3 below, and offers shall meet the minimum qualifications below in order to be evaluated. Technical and Pass Performance is significantly more important than price. Technical acceptability is rated based on the following: I. Technical. At a minimum, the offeror shall develop a plan showing an understanding of the tasks to be covered and the schedule for the required services as identified under section V Scope of Work. The plan will at a minimum outline: 1) Management Plan outlining at a minimum. a) Treat Plan b) Transition Plan c) Substance Testing d) Face to Face 24/7 Well Fair checks e) Therapeutic and Rehabilitative Services f) Key Personnel Roster g) Veteran Transport Outlining availability and number of drivers. 2) Offeror shall provide Personnel documentation at a minimum a) Certifications, Training and licenses of Key Personnel and daily staff b) Certifications, Training and Licenses of Vehicle Operators c) Certifications and Training of Counselors, social workers, Healthcare Staff. 3) Offerors minimum Facility Requirements. a) As identified in paragraph 12. (provide documentation) b) Vehicle information for transporting Veterans. Documentation of Driver license, Driver records, and vehicle information shall be documented. II. Past Performance. 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 years. Relevant is defined as work similar in size and scope of the work described in the Statement of Work (SOW). III. Price. The offeror shall complete the Price/Schedule for and submit a breakdown that shows the basis for pricing including: equipment, operating supplies, and any additional costs. 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 IDIQ 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) 52.219-13 Notice of Set-Aside of Orders (Nov 2011) 52.219-14 Limitations on Subcontracting. (Nov 2011) 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) 852.219-9 VA Small Business Subcontracting Plan Minimum Requirements 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) See attached document: P09 - SOW (final).

G--Transitional Housing

Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Bay Pines Health Care System | Published September 14, 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; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. Solicitation number is VA248-15-Q-1808 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 09/03/2015 and will end 09/17/2015 at 16:00 pm EST and is unrestricted. Network Contracting Activity 8 - Service Area Office -East intends to award an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with Firm Fixed Price contract line items (CLIN) for a service contract for Transitional Residential Lodging for Homeless Veterans. This procurement is being conducted under the FAR part 13 and simplified acquisition procedures apply. The intent is to award an IDIQ Firm-Fixed Price service contract with a Period Of performance of 1 Oct 2015 - 30 Sep 2016 with one (1) one year option. The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 624221 with a small business size standard of $11 million. This procurement is unrestricted 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 , if applicable, 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 17 Sep 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 deadline for Request for Information (RFI) is 10 Sep 2015. The following Contract Line Items (CLINS) are applicable to this requirement. For detailed service description review the attached SOW. Primary FOB location is Lee and/or Charlotte counties. SCHEDULE OF SERVICES The contractor shall offer 24-hour supervised environment to include a clean, safe, home-like setting, semi-private or private room with bath access, communal dining with three meals/day and healthy snacks, laundry facilities on site including soaps, and a climate-controlled indoor recreational area for reading, writing, watching television, playing games, relaxing, and/or socializing. Estimated quantities are a maximum of 20 beds per day and/or minimum of 1 bed per day. Contractors shall quote prices for all of the following Contract Line Item Number(s): CLIN DESCRIPTION QUANTITY UNIT UNIT PRICE TOTAL 1001 Transitional housing for Veterans who are homeless in Lee County referred by the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, Bay Pines, Florida. 24/7, weekly. Total estimate of Max 20 rooms per day with a minimum of 1 bed per day. Estimated Base Period of Performance: 1 Oct 2015 -30 Sep 2016 365 Day 2002 Transitional housing for Veterans who are homeless in Lee County referred by the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, Bay Pines, Florida. 24/7, weekly. Total estimate of Max 20 rooms per day with a minimum of 1 bed per day. Estimated Option 1 Period of Performance: 1 Oct 2016 -30 Sep 2017 365 Day 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 Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to the responsible offeror meeting or exceeding the technical criteria. Offeror shall demonstrate their ability to meet these factors with their offer in accordance with Paragraphs 1 - 3 below, and offers shall meet the minimum qualifications below in order to be evaluated. Technical and Pass Performance are significantly more important than price. Technical acceptability is rated based on the following: I. Technical. At a minimum, the offeror shall develop a plan showing an understanding of the tasks to be covered and the schedule for the required services as identified under section IV Scope of Work. The plan will at a minimum outline: 1) Management Plan outlining at a minimum. a) Treat Plan b) Transition Plan c) Substance Testing d) Face to Face 24/7 Well Fair checks e) Therapeutic and Rehabilitative Services f) Key Personnel Roster g) Veteran Transport Outlining availability and number of drivers. 2) Offeror shall provide Personnel documentation at a minimum a) Certifications, Training and licenses of Key Personnel and daily staff b) Certifications, Training and Licenses of Vehicle Operators c) Certifications and Training of Counselors, social workers, Healthcare Staff. 3) Offerors minimum Facility Requirements. a) As identified in paragraph 14. (provide documentation) b) Vehicle information for transporting Veterans (paragraph 6(i) SOW). Documentation of Driver license, Driver records, and vehicle information shall be documented. II. Past Performance. 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 years. Relevant is defined as work similar in size and scope of the work described in the Statement of Work (SOW). III. Price. The offeror shall complete the Price/Schedule for and submit a breakdown that shows the basis for pricing including: equipment, operating supplies, and any additional costs. 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 IDIQ 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) 52.219-13 Notice of Set-Aside of Orders (Nov 2011) 52.219-14 Limitations on Subcontracting. (Nov 2011) 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) 852.219-9 VA Small Business Subcontracting Plan Minimum Requirements 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)

G--SERVICES: HCHV Contracted Emergency Residential Shelter (CERS) Beds Pinellas County

Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Bay Pines Health Care System | Published August 9, 2016  -  Deadline September 8, 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. Solicitation number is VA248-16-Q-1356 and is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ). This solicitation documents and incorporates provisions and clauses in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-89, effective 15 July 2016. This solicitation starts 08/09/2016 and will end 09/08/2016 at 4:00 pm EST and is unrestricted. Network Contracting Office 8 - Service Area Office -East intends to award an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Requirements contract with Firm Fixed Price Contract Line Items (CLIN) for a service contract for 20 Contracted Emergency Residential Shelter (CERS) Beds for Homeless Veterans. This procurement is being conducted under the FAR part 13 and simplified acquisition procedures apply. The intent is to award an IDIQ Firm-Fixed Price Requirements service contract with a Period of Performance of 29 Sep 2016 - 28 Sep 2017 with four (4) one year options. The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 624221 with a small business size standard of $11 million. This procurement is unrestricted 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 , if applicable, 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 08 Sep 2016 at 4:00 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 deadline for Request for Information (RFI) is 19 Aug 2016. The following Contract Line Items (CLINS) are applicable to this requirement. For detailed service description review the attached SOW. Primary FOB location is Pinellas County. SCHEDULE OF SERVICES The contractor shall offer 24-hour supervised environment to include a clean, safe, home-like setting, semi-private or private room with bath access, communal dining with three meals/day and healthy snacks, laundry facilities on site including soaps, and a climate-controlled indoor recreational area for reading, writing, watching television, playing games, relaxing, and/or socializing. Estimated quantities are a maximum of 20 beds per day and/or minimum of 1 bed per day. Contractors shall quote prices for all of the following Contract Line Item Number(s): 0001 Contract Emergency Residential Shelter (CERS) Beds for Veterans who are homeless in Pinellas County referred by the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, Bay Pines, Florida 24/7, weekly. Total estimate of Max 20 rooms per day with a minimum of 1 bed per day. Includes round trip transportation to/from Bay Pines Healthcare Facilities. Estimated Base Period of Performance: 29 Sep 2016 - 28 Sep 2017 Quantity: 365 Unit Issue: Day 1001 Contract Emergency Residential Shelter (CERS) Beds for Veterans who are homeless in Pinellas County referred by the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, Bay Pines, Florida 24/7, weekly. Total estimate of Max 20 rooms per day with a minimum of 1 bed per day. Includes round trip transportation to/from Bay Pines Healthcare Facilities. Estimated Base Period of Performance: 29 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2018 Quantity: 365 Unit Issue: Day 2001 Contract Emergency Residential Shelter (CERS) Beds for Veterans who are homeless in Pinellas County referred by the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, Bay Pines, Florida 24/7, weekly. Total estimate of Max 20 rooms per day with a minimum of 1 bed per day. Includes round trip transportation to/from Bay Pines Healthcare Facilities. Estimated Base Period of Performance: 29 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2019 Quantity: 365 Unit Issue: Day 3001 Contract Emergency Residential Shelter (CERS) Beds for Veterans who are homeless in Pinellas County referred by the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, Bay Pines, Florida 24/7, weekly. Total estimate of Max 20 rooms per day with a minimum of 1 bed per day. Includes round trip transportation to/from Bay Pines Healthcare Facilities. Estimated Base Period of Performance: 29 Sep 2019 - 28 Sep 2020 Quantity: 365 Unit Issue: Day 4001 Contract Emergency Residential Shelter (CERS) Beds for Veterans who are homeless in Pinellas County referred by the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, Bay Pines, Florida 24/7, weekly. Total estimate of Max 20 rooms per day with a minimum of 1 bed per day. Includes round trip transportation to/from Bay Pines Healthcare Facilities. Estimated Base Period of Performance: 29 Sep 2020 - 28 Sep 2021 Quantity: 365 Unit Issue: Day 5001 The 6-month extension of services is IAW FAR 52.217-8, "Option to Extend Services" and will only be utilized if necessary. The 6-month extension of services is not to be considered part of the Option Year 4 period and will be a separate option exercise if it is utilized. However, proposed pricing for the 6-month extension will be based on Option Year 4 pricing. Estimated Base Period of Performance: 29 Sep 2021 - 28 Mar 2021 Quantity: 180 Unit Issue: Day 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) 52.204-16 Commercial and Government Entity Code Reporting (Jul 2016) 52.209-5 Certification Regarding Responsibility Matters (Oct 2015) 52.209-6 Protecting the Government's Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment. (Aug 2015) 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. Volume Number Factor Page Limitations Volume I Technical 25 Volume II Past Performance 5 Volume III Price - complete detailed breakout of CLIN Cost None Volume IV (optional) Solicitation, Offer & Award Documents None 52.212-2 Evaluation-Commercial Items (JAN 1999) The Government will award a firm fixed priced Requirements contract to the responsible offeror determined to be Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA). Offeror shall demonstrate their ability to meet the technical factors with their offer, in accordance with Paragraph 1 - 3 below, and offerors shall meet the minimum qualifications below in order to be evaluated. Technical acceptability is rated based on the following on a Go/No Go basis: I. Technical. At a minimum, the offeror shall develop a plan showing an understanding of the tasks to be covered and the schedule for the required services as identified under section IV Scope of Work. The plan will at a minimum outline: 1) Management Plan outlining at a minimum. a) Treat Plan b) Transition Plan c) Substance Testing d) Face to Face 24/7 Well Fair checks e) Therapeutic and Rehabilitative Services f) Key Personnel Roster g) Veteran Transport Outlining availability and number of drivers. 2) Offeror shall provide Personnel documentation at a minimum a) Certifications, Training and licenses of Key Personnel and daily staff b) Certifications, Training and Licenses of Vehicle Operators c) Certifications and Training of Counselors, social workers, Healthcare Staff. 3) Offerors minimum Facility Requirements. a) As identified in paragraph 14. (provide documentation) b) Vehicle information for transporting Veterans (paragraph 6(i) SOW). Documentation of Driver license, Driver records, and vehicle information shall be documented. II. Past Performance. 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 years. Relevant is defined as work similar in size and scope of the work described in the Statement of Work (SOW). III. Price. The offeror shall complete the Price/Schedule for and submit a breakdown that shows the basis for pricing including: equipment, operating supplies, and any additional costs. 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 IDIQ Requirements contract resulting from this solicitation. 52.217-5 Evaluation of Options (July 1990) 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) 52.303-8 Cancellation, Rescission, and Recovery of Funds for Illegal or Improper Activity (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 (Jan 2011) 52.204-18 Commercial and Government Entity Code Maintenance (Jul 2016) 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) 52.216-18 Ordering (OCT 1995) (a) Any supplies and services to be furnished under this contract shall be ordered by issuance of delivery orders or task orders by the individuals or activities designated in the Schedule. Such orders may be issued from 29 Sep 2016 through 28 Sep 2017. (b) All delivery orders or task orders are subject to the terms and conditions of this contract. In the event of conflict between a delivery order or task order and this contract, the contract shall control. (c) If mailed, a delivery order or task order is considered "issued" when the Government deposits the order in the mail. Orders may be issued orally, by facsimile, or by electronic commerce methods only if authorized in the Schedule. 52.216-19 Order Limitation (Oct 1995) (a) Minimum order. When the Government requires supplies or services covered by this contract in an amount of less than 1 Bed, the Government is not obligated to purchase, nor is the Contractor obligated to furnish, those supplies or services under the contract. (b) Maximum order. The Contractor is not obligated to honor -- (1) Any order for a single item in excess of 20 Beds daily; (2) Any order for a combination of items in excess of 20 Beds; or (3) A series of orders from the same ordering office within 2 hours that together call for quantities exceeding the limitation in subparagraph (b)(1) or (2) of this section. (c) If this is a requirements contract (i.e., includes the Requirements clause at subsection 52.216-21 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)), the Government is not required to order a part of any one requirement from the Contractor if that requirement exceeds the maximum-order limitations in paragraph (b) of this section. (d) Notwithstanding paragraphs (b) and (c) of this section, the Contractor shall honor any order exceeding the maximum order limitations in paragraph (b), unless that order (or orders) is returned to the ordering office within 10 days after issuance, with written notice stating the Contractor's intent not to ship the item (or items) called for and the reasons. Upon receiving this notice, the Government may acquire the supplies or services from another source. 52.216-21 Requirements (Oct 1995) (a) This is a requirements contract for the supplies or services specified, and effective for the period stated, in the Schedule. The quantities of supplies or services specified in the Schedule are estimates only and are not purchased by this contract. Except as this contract may otherwise provide, if the Government's requirements do not result in orders in the quantities described as "estimated" or "maximum" in the Schedule, that fact shall not constitute the basis for an equitable price adjustment. (b) Delivery or performance shall be made only as authorized by orders issued in accordance with the Ordering clause. Subject to any limitations in the Order Limitations clause or elsewhere in this contract, the Contractor shall furnish to the Government all supplies or services specified in the Schedule and called for by orders issued in accordance with the Ordering clause. The Government may issue orders requiring delivery to multiple destinations or performance at multiple locations. (c) Except as this contract otherwise provides, the Government shall order from the Contractor all the supplies or services specified in the Schedule that are required to be purchased by the Government activity or activities specified in the Schedule. (d) The Government is not required to purchase from the Contractor requirements in excess of any limit on total orders under this contract. (e) If the Government urgently requires delivery of any quantity of an item before the earliest date that delivery may be specified under this contract, and if the Contractor will not accept an order providing for the accelerated delivery, the Government may acquire the urgently required goods or services from another source. (f) Any order issued during the effective period of this contract and not completed within that period shall be completed by the Contractor within the time specified in the order. The contract shall govern the Contractor's and Government's rights and obligations with respect to that order to the same extent as if the order were completed during the contract's effective period; provided, that the Contractor shall not be required to make any deliveries under this contract after 27 Sep 2022. 52.217-8 Option to Extend Services (NOV 1999) The Government may require continued performance of any services within the limits and at the rates specified in the contract. These rates may be adjusted only as a result of revisions to prevailing labor rates provided by the Secretary of Labor. The option provision may be exercised more than once, but the total extension of performance hereunder shall not exceed 6 months. The Contracting Officer may exercise the option by written notice to the Contractor within 30 days of contract expiration. 52.217-9 Option to Extend Term of the Contract (MAR 2000) (a) The Government may extend the term of this contract by written notice to the Contractor within no later than 30 days before contract expiration; provided that the Government gives the Contractor a preliminary written notice of its intent to extend at least 60 days before the contract expires. The preliminary notice does not commit the Government to an extension. (b) If the Government exercises this option, the extended contract shall be considered to include this option clause. (c) The total duration of this contract, including the exercise of any options under this clause, shall not exceed 1 year six months. 52.219-13 Notice of Set-Aside of Orders (Nov 2011) 52.219-14 Limitations on Subcontracting. (Nov 2011) 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) 852.219-9 VA Small Business Subcontracting Plan Minimum Requirements 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)

G--SERVICES: HCHV Contracted Emergency Residential Shelter (CERS) Beds Manatee County

Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Bay Pines Health Care System | Published August 9, 2016  -  Deadline September 8, 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. Solicitation number is VA248-16-Q-1500 and is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ). This solicitation documents and incorporates provisions and clauses in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-89, effective 14 July 2016. This solicitation starts 08/09/2016 and will end 09/08/2016 at 4:00 pm EST and is unrestricted. Network Contracting Office 8 - Service Area Office -East intends to award an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Requirements contract with Firm Fixed Price Contract Line Items (CLIN) for a service contract for 10 Contracted Emergency Residential Shelter (CERS) Beds for Homeless Veterans. This procurement is being conducted under the FAR part 13 and simplified acquisition procedures apply. The intent is to award an IDIQ Firm-Fixed Price Requirements service contract with a Period of Performance of 29 Sep 2016 - 28 Sep 2017 with four (4) one year options. The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 624221 with a small business size standard of $11 million. This procurement is unrestricted 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 , if applicable, 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 08 Sep 2016 at 4:00 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 deadline for Request for Information (RFI) is 19 Aug 2016. The following Contract Line Items (CLINS) are applicable to this requirement. For detailed service description review the attached SOW. Primary FOB location is Manatee County. SCHEDULE OF SERVICES The contractor shall offer 24-hour supervised environment to include a clean, safe, home-like setting, semi-private or private room with bath access, communal dining with three meals/day and healthy snacks, laundry facilities on site including soaps, and a climate-controlled indoor recreational area for reading, writing, watching television, playing games, relaxing, and/or socializing. Estimated quantities are a maximum of 10 beds per day and/or minimum of 1 bed per day. Contractors shall quote prices for all of the following Contract Line Item Number(s): 0001 Contract Emergency Residential Shelter (CERS) Beds for Veterans who are homeless in Manatee County referred by the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, Bay Pines, Florida 24/7, weekly. Total estimate of Max 10 rooms per day with a minimum of 1 bed per day. Includes round trip transportation to/from Bay Pines Healthcare Facilities. Estimated Base Period of Performance: 29 Sep 2016 - 28 Sep 2017 Quantity: 365 Unit Issue: Day 1001 Contract Emergency Residential Shelter (CERS) Beds for Veterans who are homeless in Manatee County referred by the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, Bay Pines, Florida 24/7, weekly. Total estimate of Max 10 rooms per day with a minimum of 1 bed per day. Includes round trip transportation to/from Bay Pines Healthcare Facilities. Estimated Base Period of Performance: 29 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2018 Quantity: 365 Unit Issue: Day 2001 Contract Emergency Residential Shelter (CERS) Beds for Veterans who are homeless in Manatee County referred by the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, Bay Pines, Florida 24/7, weekly. Total estimate of Max 10 rooms per day with a minimum of 1 bed per day. Includes round trip transportation to/from Bay Pines Healthcare Facilities. Estimated Base Period of Performance: 29 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2019 Quantity: 365 Unit Issue: Day 3001 Contract Emergency Residential Shelter (CERS) Beds for Veterans who are homeless in Manatee County referred by the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, Bay Pines, Florida 24/7, weekly. Total estimate of Max 10 rooms per day with a minimum of 1 bed per day. Includes round trip transportation to/from Bay Pines Healthcare Facilities. Estimated Base Period of Performance: 29 Sep 2019 - 28 Sep 2020 Quantity: 365 Unit Issue: Day 4001 Contract Emergency Residential Shelter (CERS) Beds for Veterans who are homeless in Manatee County referred by the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, Bay Pines, Florida 24/7, weekly. Total estimate of Max 10 rooms per day with a minimum of 1 bed per day. Includes round trip transportation to/from Bay Pines Healthcare Facilities. Estimated Base Period of Performance: 29 Sep 2020 - 28 Sep 2021 Quantity: 365 Unit Issue: Day 5001 The 6-month extension of services is IAW FAR 52.217-8, "Option to Extend Services" and will only be utilized if necessary. The 6-month extension of services is not to be considered part of the Option Year 4 period and will be a separate option exercise if it is utilized. However, proposed pricing for the 6-month extension will be based on Option Year 4 pricing. Estimated Base Period of Performance: 29 Sep 2021 - 28 Mar 2021 Quantity: 180 Unit Issue: Day 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) 52.204-16 Commercial and Government Entity Code Reporting (Jul 2016) 52.209-5 Certification Regarding Responsibility Matters (Oct 2015) 52.209-6 Protecting the Government's Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment. (Aug 2015) 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. Volume Number Factor Page Limitations Volume I Technical 25 Volume II Past Performance 5 Volume III Price - complete detailed breakout of CLIN Cost None Volume IV (optional) Solicitation, Offer & Award Documents None 52.212-2 Evaluation-Commercial Items (JAN 1999) The Government will award a firm fixed priced Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Requirements contract to the responsible offeror determined to be Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA). Offeror shall demonstrate their ability to meet the technical factors with their offer, in accordance with Paragraph 1 - 3 below, and offerors shall meet the minimum qualifications below in order to be evaluated. Technical acceptability is rated based on the following on a Go/No Go basis: I. Technical. At a minimum, the offeror shall develop a plan showing an understanding of the tasks to be covered and the schedule for the required services as identified under section IV Scope of Work. The plan will at a minimum outline: 1) Management Plan outlining at a minimum. a) Treat Plan b) Transition Plan c) Substance Testing d) Face to Face 24/7 Well Fair checks e) Therapeutic and Rehabilitative Services f) Key Personnel Roster g) Veteran Transport Outlining availability and number of drivers. 2) Offeror shall provide Personnel documentation at a minimum a) Certifications, Training and licenses of Key Personnel and daily staff b) Certifications, Training and Licenses of Vehicle Operators c) Certifications and Training of Counselors, social workers, Healthcare Staff. 3) Offerors minimum Facility Requirements. a) As identified in paragraph 14. (provide documentation) b) Vehicle information for transporting Veterans (paragraph 6(i) SOW). Documentation of Driver license, Driver records, and vehicle information shall be documented. II. Past Performance. 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 years. Relevant is defined as work similar in size and scope of the work described in the Statement of Work (SOW). III. Price. The offeror shall complete the Price/Schedule for and submit a breakdown that shows the basis for pricing including: equipment, operating supplies, and any additional costs. 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 IDIQ Requirements contract resulting from this solicitation. 52.217-5 Evaluation of Options (July 1990) 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) 52.303-8 Cancellation, Rescission, and Recovery of Funds for Illegal or Improper Activity (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 (Jan 2011) 52.204-18 Commercial and Government Entity Code Maintenance (Jul 2016) 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) 52.216-18 Ordering (OCT 1995) (a) Any supplies and services to be furnished under this contract shall be ordered by issuance of delivery orders or task orders by the individuals or activities designated in the Schedule. Such orders may be issued from 29 Sep 2016 through 28 Sep 2017. (b) All delivery orders or task orders are subject to the terms and conditions of this contract. In the event of conflict between a delivery order or task order and this contract, the contract shall control. (c) If mailed, a delivery order or task order is considered "issued" when the Government deposits the order in the mail. Orders may be issued orally, by facsimile, or by electronic commerce methods only if authorized in the Schedule. 52.216-19 Order Limitation (Oct 1995) (a) Minimum order. When the Government requires supplies or services covered by this contract in an amount of less than 1 Bed, the Government is not obligated to purchase, nor is the Contractor obligated to furnish, those supplies or services under the contract. (b) Maximum order. The Contractor is not obligated to honor -- (1) Any order for a single item in excess of 10 Beds daily; (2) Any order for a combination of items in excess of 10 Beds; or (3) A series of orders from the same ordering office within 2 hours that together call for quantities exceeding the limitation in subparagraph (b)(1) or (2) of this section. (c) If this is a requirements contract (i.e., includes the Requirements clause at subsection 52.216-21 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)), the Government is not required to order a part of any one requirement from the Contractor if that requirement exceeds the maximum-order limitations in paragraph (b) of this section. (d) Notwithstanding paragraphs (b) and (c) of this section, the Contractor shall honor any order exceeding the maximum order limitations in paragraph (b), unless that order (or orders) is returned to the ordering office within 10 days after issuance, with written notice stating the Contractor's intent not to ship the item (or items) called for and the reasons. Upon receiving this notice, the Government may acquire the supplies or services from another source. 52.216-21 Requirements (Oct 1995) (a) This is a requirements contract for the supplies or services specified, and effective for the period stated, in the Schedule. The quantities of supplies or services specified in the Schedule are estimates only and are not purchased by this contract. Except as this contract may otherwise provide, if the Government's requirements do not result in orders in the quantities described as "estimated" or "maximum" in the Schedule, that fact shall not constitute the basis for an equitable price adjustment. (b) Delivery or performance shall be made only as authorized by orders issued in accordance with the Ordering clause. Subject to any limitations in the Order Limitations clause or elsewhere in this contract, the Contractor shall furnish to the Government all supplies or services specified in the Schedule and called for by orders issued in accordance with the Ordering clause. The Government may issue orders requiring delivery to multiple destinations or performance at multiple locations. (c) Except as this contract otherwise provides, the Government shall order from the Contractor all the supplies or services specified in the Schedule that are required to be purchased by the Government activity or activities specified in the Schedule. (d) The Government is not required to purchase from the Contractor requirements in excess of any limit on total orders under this contract. (e) If the Government urgently requires delivery of any quantity of an item before the earliest date that delivery may be specified under this contract, and if the Contractor will not accept an order providing for the accelerated delivery, the Government may acquire the urgently required goods or services from another source. (f) Any order issued during the effective period of this contract and not completed within that period shall be completed by the Contractor within the time specified in the order. The contract shall govern the Contractor's and Government's rights and obligations with respect to that order to the same extent as if the order were completed during the contract's effective period; provided, that the Contractor shall not be required to make any deliveries under this contract after 27 Sep 2022. 52.217-8 Option to Extend Services (NOV 1999) The Government may require continued performance of any services within the limits and at the rates specified in the contract. These rates may be adjusted only as a result of revisions to prevailing labor rates provided by the Secretary of Labor. The option provision may be exercised more than once, but the total extension of performance hereunder shall not exceed 6 months. The Contracting Officer may exercise the option by written notice to the Contractor within 30 days of contract expiration. 52.217-9 Option to Extend Term of the Contract (MAR 2000) (a) The Government may extend the term of this contract by written notice to the Contractor within no later than 30 days before contract expiration; provided that the Government gives the Contractor a preliminary written notice of its intent to extend at least 60 days before the contract expires. The preliminary notice does not commit the Government to an extension. (b) If the Government exercises this option, the extended contract shall be considered to include this option clause. (c) The total duration of this contract, including the exercise of any options under this clause, shall not exceed 1 year six months. 52.219-13 Notice of Set-Aside of Orders (Nov 2011) 52.219-14 Limitations on Subcontracting. (Nov 2011) 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) 852.219-9 VA Small Business Subcontracting Plan Minimum Requirements 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)

S--PEST CONTROL CBOC

Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Bay Pines Health Care System | Published July 31, 2015  -  Deadline August 14, 2015
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial 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 and quotes are being requested. A written solicitation will not be issued. The solicitation number is VA248-15-Q-1780 and is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ), unless otherwise indicated herein. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 561710 with a small business size standard of $11 M. This solicitation starts 07/31/2015 and will end 08/14/2015 at 14:00 pm EST. This solicitation is a Meet or Exceed and is set-aside for Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) determined to be technically acceptable and in the competitive range. The Department of Veterans Affairs Bay Pines Healthcare system, C.W. Bill Young Veterans Affairs Medical Center, hereafter referred to as CWBYVAMC, 10,000 Bay Pines Blvd. St. Petersburg, FL requires technical and professional services for Pest Control Service as identified below for the CWBYVAMC CBOC's: Port Charlotte CBOC, Naples CBOC, St. Petersburg CBOC, Sarasota CBOC, Sebring CBOC, Bradenton CBOC, Palm Harbor CBOC, Lee County Healthcare Center, and all VA Business Office on Ulmerton Rd. This is a Firm Fixed Price, Base Year with four (4) one year options. Period of Performance Base Year: 01 Oct 2015 - 30 Sept. 2016. Schedule of Services: The CWBYVAMC at Bay Pines, Florida requires technical and professional Pest Control Services listed below. The contractor shall provide all management, licenses, laboratory testing, tools, supplies, equipment, transportation, and labor to develop and implement the standards & requirements set forth in the Department of Veterans Affairs provided Integrated Pest Management (IPM) plan for the nine VAHCS Bay Pines CBOC's in a manner that will ensure the health and general well-being of all medical facility personnel/patients. The contractor shall also be fully cognizant of the fact that this contract is for the control of all pests within and immediately outside of a hospital/patient care facility. They shall take all necessary steps and precautions to ensure the full and complete care for employee/patient safety in the selection and application of all chemicals. The following types of pests are common on these installations, and their abatement should be specifically addressed in the IPM and used to determine workload: o General structural pests (i.e., cockroaches, ants·, carpet beetles, spiders, carpenter ants, carpenter bees, etc.) o Flying insect pests (i.e., housefly, stable fly, blowflies, etc.); o Predatory pests (i.e., lice, bedbugs, fleas, mites, ticks, bees, wasps, mosquitoes,) o Stored product pests (i.e. saw tooth grain beetle, red/confused flour beetles, Trogoderma beetles, grain moths, etc.), o Mice and rats (i.e., house mouse, field mouse, roof rat, Norway rat, etc.) o Vertebrate pests (i.e., bats, gophers, moles, snakes, rabbits, raccoons, opossums, etc.) o Periodic termite inspections when warranted or requested. Contractors shall quote prices for all of the following Contract Line Item Numbers (CLIN) for a Base year and 4 one year options. Failure to provide a quote for each year is reason to determine a quote non-responsive. Quotes shall be formatted as CLIN, description, location, unit cost, and total cost. SCHEDULE OF BUILDINGS Base Year One CBOC'S Address Qty Unit Price Lee County 2489 diplomat Parkway East Cape Coral, FL. 33909 1 YR Naples CBOC 2685 Horseshoe Drive - Suite 101 Naples, FL. 34104 1 YR Port Charlotte CBOC 4161 Tamiami Trail Suite 401 & 602 Port Charlotte, FL 33952 1 YR Sebring CBOC 5901 US Highway 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 1 YR Sarasota CBOC 5682 Bee Ridge Road, Suite 100 Sarasota, FL 34233 1 YR Bradenton CBOC 5520 SR 64 East Bradenton, FL 34208 1 YR Business Office Service - FEE Basis 8550 Ulmerton Road Largo, FL 33771 1 YR St Petersburg CBOC 840 Martin Luther King JR. Street St Petersburg, FL 33705 1 YR Palm Harbor CBOC 35209 US Highway 19 North Palm Harbor, FL 34684 1 YR Option Year One CBOC'S Address Qty Unit Price Lee County 2489 diplomat Parkway East Cape Coral, FL. 33909 1 YR Naples CBOC 2685 Horseshoe Drive - Suite 101 Naples, FL. 34104 1 YR Port Charlotte CBOC 4161 Tamiami Trail Suite 401 & 602 Port Charlotte, FL 33952 1 YR Sebring CBOC 5901 US Highway 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 1 YR Sarasota CBOC 5682 Bee Ridge Road, Suite 100 Sarasota, FL 34233 1 YR Bradenton CBOC 5520 SR 64 East Bradenton, FL 34208 1 YR Business Office Service - FEE Basis 8550 Ulmerton Road Largo, FL 33771 1 YR St Petersburg CBOC 840 Martin Luther King JR. Street St Petersburg, FL 33705 1 YR Palm Harbor CBOC 35209 US Highway 19 North Palm Harbor, FL 34684 1 YR Option Year Two CBOC'S Address Qty Unit Price Lee County 2489 diplomat Parkway East Cape Coral, FL. 33909 1 YR Naples CBOC 2685 Horseshoe Drive - Suite 101 Naples, FL. 34104 1 YR Port Charlotte CBOC 4161 Tamiami Trail Suite 401 & 602 Port Charlotte, FL 33952 1 YR Sebring CBOC 5901 US Highway 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 1 YR Sarasota CBOC 5682 Bee Ridge Road, Suite 100 Sarasota, FL 34233 1 YR Bradenton CBOC 5520 SR 64 East Bradenton, FL 34208 1 YR Business Office Service - FEE Basis 8550 Ulmerton Road Largo, FL 33771 1 YR St Petersburg CBOC 840 Martin Luther King JR. Street St Petersburg, FL 33705 1 YR Palm Harbor CBOC 35209 US Highway 19 North Palm Harbor, FL 34684 1 YR Option Year Three CBOC'S Address Qty Unit Price Lee County 2489 diplomat Parkway East Cape Coral, FL. 33909 1 YR Naples CBOC 2685 Horseshoe Drive - Suite 101 Naples, FL. 34104 1 YR Port Charlotte CBOC 4161 Tamiami Trail Suite 401 & 602 Port Charlotte, FL 33952 1 YR Sebring CBOC 5901 US Highway 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 1 YR Sarasota CBOC 5682 Bee Ridge Road, Suite 100 Sarasota, FL 34233 1 YR Bradenton CBOC 5520 SR 64 East Bradenton, FL 34208 1 YR Business Office Service - FEE Basis 8550 Ulmerton Road Largo, FL 33771 1 YR St Petersburg CBOC 840 Martin Luther King JR. Street St Petersburg, FL 33705 1 YR Palm Harbor CBOC 35209 US Highway 19 North Palm Harbor, FL 34684 1 YR Option Year Four CBOC'S Address Qty Unit Price Lee County 2489 diplomat Parkway East Cape Coral, FL. 33909 1 YR Naples CBOC 2685 Horseshoe Drive - Suite 101 Naples, FL. 34104 1 YR Port Charlotte CBOC 4161 Tamiami Trail Suite 401 & 602 Port Charlotte, FL 33952 1 YR Sebring CBOC 5901 US Highway 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 1 YR Sarasota CBOC 5682 Bee Ridge Road, Suite 100 Sarasota, FL 34233 1 YR Bradenton CBOC 5520 SR 64 East Bradenton, FL 34208 1 YR Business Office Service - FEE Basis 8550 Ulmerton Road Largo, FL 33771 1 YR St Petersburg CBOC 840 Martin Luther King JR. Street St Petersburg, FL 33705 1 YR Palm Harbor CBOC 35209 US Highway 19 North Palm Harbor, FL 34684 1 YR BASIC SERVICES. The contractor shall utilize the attached VAHCS Bay Pines IPM plan and submit a listing of all chemicals to be used under this contract for approval prior to use. The IPM approach should use targeted (effective, environmentally sound) methods including habitat/facility modification, biological/genetic/cultural control, mechanical/physical control, and where necessary, the judicious use of least hazardous pesticides. The IPM plan provided complies with all applicable Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), state/local regulatory guidance on pesticide storage, disposal and applications and the National Pest Control Association's good practice statements. The inspection and conventional treatment of bedbugs must be coved in the contractor's IPM plan. Also the inspections and conventional treatments for bedbugs must be covered in the contract so there will be no additional cost accrued to CW Bill Young VA Healthcare System. SERVICE DELIVERY SUMMARY Performance Objective SOW Para Performance Threshold Utilize VAHCS Bay Pines Provided IPM Plan. 1.1 Customer complaints shall not Typical household variety pests are not present. exceed 2 per month. Rodents and other vermin are aggressively controlled. All pesticides are mixed off site. All Pesticides are disposed of properly at an Approved off-site disposal area 4. GENERAL INFORMATION. 4.1. QUALITY CONTROL. The contractor shall develop and maintain a quality control program to ensure systematic inspection of facilities and grounds for pests, a customer service call/emergency response system for pest removal, and a continuous pest prevention education program for facility managers, food handling managers and facility occupants. The contractor shall develop and implement procedures to identify and prevent defective services from reoccurring. As a minimum, the contractor shall develop quality control procedures that address the areas identified in paragraph 2, Service Delivery Summary. The COR must have a specific quality control inspector to notify in case of customer complaints. 4.2. QUALITY ASSURANCE. The government will periodically evaluate the contractor's performance in accordance with the Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan. · 4.3. GOVERNMENT REMEDIES. The contracting officer shall follow the requirements of FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions for Commercial Items (Feb 2007), for contractor's failure to correct nonconforming services. 4.4. HOURS OF OPERATION. Normal business hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays. Some contract tasks may require work to be performed after normal business hours. Work outside of normal business hours shall be coordinated with the COR/FC prior to commencement. 4.5. FACILITY ACCESS: Upon arrival at various CBOC's, Contractor employees shall immediately report to the Facility Coordinator (FC) and sign into the log book and provide and itinerary and approval from the FC prior to start of operations. Access to the CBOC will be coordinated with the COR/FC prior to arrival on-site. · 4.6. REPORTING REQUIREMENTS. The Contractor shall furnish to the COR/FC, prior to the initial application of pesticides, the Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) on all chemical products to include trade names, chemical names, and a label showing the contents and the use strength of the chemical as applied and antidote thereto. The Contractor shall furnish this information each time there are changes in chemicals or products used in the performance of this contract. A Pest Control Log is maintained by the FC which documents incidents of pest infestation and customer complaints. The Contractor shall verify complaint entries in the Pest Control Log during each visit and address the issue as required. All IPM services performed during the work shift will be documented by the Contractor on the Pest Management Maintenance Record that may be reviewed by the COR/FC at any time, and the Contractor shall leave a signed and dated notice with COR/FC stating the area treated, conditions found, and the treatment rendered. Additionally, the Contractor is responsible for supplying, completing, and submitting all reports required or requested by Federal, State or local ordinances that pertain to any duties contained in the IPM plan. 4.7. SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS. The contractor will have a licensed pest control manager specifically assigned to support this contract and available within 24 hours to meet with government personnel. Moreover, all contract employees that apply pesticides must have a Florida pesticide application certificate/license. The contractor will be responsible to ensure that the licenses/certificates and training of contractor personnel are kept current and shall show proof of current licenses to the CO or COR upon request. The Contractor must maintain a Pest Control Log Sheet of all actions, inspections, chemical used and all other activities that occurs on daily or weekly basis. All chemical used must have current MSDS and labels and presented to the COR prior of the PO treatments or applications. The Contractor must show proof of adequate insurance prior to the Award of the Contract. The Contractor will supply a list of pesticide in advance to the COR for approval. In addition, all mixing and storage of pesticides shall be performed off the installation. If the contractor spills or releases any hazardous substances (example, substances listed in 40 CFR 302), the contractor should immediately take steps to safely remediate the spill and notify the COR and the FC. 4.8 APPENDICES. A. CBOC Site information The Contractor is advised of the following: a. Food Handling Areas: Treatment of these areas is limited to times when food is not being held, processed, prepared, or serviced, and while not occupied by facility employees. The Contractor personnel shall at no time enter facility elevators that are occupied by food service equipment while in the possession of pesticides or application equipment. b. Patient Occupied Areas: Contractor personnel shall utilize pesticides with as low volatility and as odor free as possible in order to keep odor levels from affecting patients in these areas. c. Critical Areas: The following areas have been designated by VAMC Providence as "Critical Areas": Ill Pharmacy Ill Food & Nutrition Service Areas E Operating Areas o Intensive Care Units o Rest Room Areas o Exam Area o Respiratory Care Areas o SPD @ Canteen Kitchen Area The planned use of pesticides in these areas requires prior approval from the COR/FC and the recognition of the attendant hazards to occupants, supplies, equipment and · surfaces. When space treatment is required and has been approved by the COR/FC in these areas, the Ultra-Low Volume (ULV) Method of pesticide application shall be utilized. All hard traps need to be placed so as not to be seen by patients or staff. d. Interference to Function: Contractor personnel may be required to interrupt their work at any time so as not to interfere with the normal functioning of the facility, including utility services, fire protection systems, and passage of facility patients, personnel, equipment, and carts. J. CONTRACTOR PERSONNEL BADGES AND PARKING: 1. The contractor shall provide the COR with a list of contractor employees expected to enter the buildings to pick up confidential documents. While on VA premises, all contractor personnel shall comply with the rules, regulations, and procedures governing the conduct of personnel and the operation of the facility. 2. An access badge will be given to the contractor's employee upon entrance into VA buildings. The contractor employee must safeguard the access badge and immediately report any lost, stolen, or destroyed badges to the COR. All contract personnel must properly display their access badges. Access badges must be worn at or above the waist (facing forward.). The contractor's employees must return the access badge(s) to the COR or designee at the end of each pick up process. 3. The contractor shall be required to comply with all security policies/requirements of C. W. Bill Young VAHCS. All security policies/requirements must be met and employees cleared prior to the contractor performing work under this contract. Employees that cannot meet the security and clearance requirements shall not be allowed to perform work under this contract. 4. It is the responsibility of the contractor's personnel to park in the appropriate designated parking areas. Parking information shall be coordinated with each facility COR. 5. C. W. Bill Young Healthcare System does not validate or make reimbursement for parking violations of the contractor's personnel under any circumstance. PARTNERING AGREEMENT- The contracting officer may require a partnering agreement between the government and the contractor to ensure joint cooperation and a sound partnership of all parties involved in the execution of this contract. Partnering is the creation of a government-contractor relationship that promotes achievement of mutually beneficial goals. It involves an agreement in principle to share the risks involved in completing the project and to establish and promote a nurturing partnership environment. Representatives from each organization are encouraged to participate in developing the partnering agreement. Suggested representation is the civil engineer manager, the COR, the government contract administrator, the contractor's manager, and the contractor's quality control person. All costs for the partnership agreement should be shared equally between the government and contractor. This group is responsible for developing a formal partnering agreement that should be signed by all parties involved. The agreement should contain as a minimum: specific goals to be reached and a list of objectives to reach the goals, a set of metrics to evaluate the objectives, a frequency for meetings to review the metrics, and a statement of cooperation to execute the terms of the agreement. CONFIDENTIALITY AND NONDISCLOSURE It is agreed that: 1. The preliminary and final deliverables and all associated working papers, application source code, and other material deemed relevant by the VA which have been generated by the contractor in the performance of this task order are the exclusive property of the U.S. Government and shall be submitted to the COR at the conclusion of the task order. 2. The 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. 3. Press releases, marketing material or any other printed or electronic documentation related to this project, shall not be publicized without the written approval of the CO or COR. L. SAFETY-It is agreed that the Vendor shall meet all local, state and federal safety requirements during the installation and take-down during the lease period. All materials must be securely transported with straps or chains in accordance with all local, state, and Federal Department of Health Regulations 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: 52.204-7 System for Award Management 52.209-7 Information Regarding Responsibility Matters 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors- Commercial Items 52.212-2 Evaluation-Commercial Items 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 1-3 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: 1. Technical - The offeror shall provide a management plan showing an understanding of the tasks to be covered and the schedule for the required services in accordance with Section 2-4 of the Statement of Work and the schedule above (see table under "Service" label). 2. Personnel - Offeror shall provide personnel qualifications documenting education and experience required in accordance with Section 5 of the Statement of Work. 3. Past Performance -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 years. Relevant is defined as work similar in size and scope of the work described in the Statement of Work (SOW). Since the Government may not necessarily interview all of the sources provided by the offerors, offeror shall explain the relevance of the data provided for each reference. Offerors are reminded that the Government may elect to consider data obtained from other sources. Offerors with no relevant past performance or whom information is not available, shall not be evaluated favorably or unfavorably on past performance. ADDENDUM to FAR 52.212-1 INSTRUCTIONS TO OFFERORS-COMMERCIAL ITEMS Provisions that are incorporated by reference (by Citation Number, Title, and Date), have 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 following provisions are incorporated into 52.212-1 as an addendum to this solicitation: INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMISSION OF OFFERS Offerors must ensure that proposals submitted contain the following elements: i. Pricing Information: Offeror shall complete Price Schedule in the solicitation. ii. Technical Capability: Each offeror shall submit the following technical capability elements for evaluation: a. Proper Licenses for State. b. Proof of Insurance c. Pest Control Log Sheet d. MSDS e. Documentation of Inspection f. Inspection Schedule. g. Supply a list of Pesticides in advance for approval iii. Past Performance Surveys: Each offeror shall ensure that the attached past performance surveys are completed by its references and submitted either a) with its proposal, or b) mailed or emailed directly to Network Contracting Office 8. Each offeror bears the responsibility of ensuring past performance surveys are received by Network Contracting Office 8. Past performance information not received by the close of the solicitation may not be considered. Elements shall be clearly separated into cost/price and non-cost/price elements for ease of review. Please include five copies of each element. Offerors shall submit all elements by the close of the solicitation. Failure to submit a complete proposal may result in rejection of an offeror's proposal for non-responsiveness. (End of Addendum to 52.212-1)FAR Provisions: 52.212-3 Certifications and & Representations 52.216-1 Type of Contract The Government contemplates award of a Firm-Fixed Priced contract resulting from this solicitation. 52.217-5 Evaluation of Options 52.233-2 Service of Protest VAAR Provisions: 852.233-70 Protest Content/Alternative Dispute Resolution 852.233-71 Alternative Protest Procedure 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(s): For contract provisions which are contained in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) the address is http://acquisition.gov/far 52.252-2 CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE 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(s): http://www.acquisition.gov/far/index.htm l http://www.va.gov/oal/library/vaar/ 52.217-9 OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT (a) The Government may extend the term of this contract by written notice to the Contractor within 30 days; provided that the Government gives the Contractor a preliminary written notice of its intent to extend at least 60 days before the contract expires. The preliminary notice does not commit the Government to an extension. (b) If the Government exercises this option, the extended contract shall be considered to include this option clause. (c) The total duration of this contract, including the exercise of any options under this clause, shall not exceed four (4) months. 852.252-70 Solicitation Provisions or Clauses Incorporated by Reference 852.270-1 Representatives of Contracting Officers 852.273-74 Award without Exchanges FAR Clauses: 52.203-17 Contractor Employee Whistleblower Rights and Requirements to Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights 52.204-4 Printed or Copied Double-Sided on Postconsumer Fiber Content Paper 52.204-9 Personal Identity Verification of Contractor Personnel 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions- Commercial Items 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items 52.204-10 Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards 52.209-6 Protecting the Government's Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment 52.222-3 Convict Labor 52.222-19 Child Labor - Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies 52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity 52.222-35 Equal Opportunity for Veterans 52.222-36 Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities 52.223-18 Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer- System for Award Management 52.232-40 Providing Accelerated Payment to Small Business Subcontractors 52.237-3 Continuity of Service 52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated by Reference VAAR Clauses: 852.203-70 Commercial Advertising 852.203-71 Display of Department of Veterans Affairs hotline poster 852.216-70 Estimated quantities 852.219-10 VA Notice of Total Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Set-Aside 852.228-71 Indemnification and Insurance 852.232-72 Electronic Submission of Payment Requests 852.237-70 Contractor Responsibilities Offeror shall be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) database before an award can be made to them. If the offeror is not registered in the SAM, it may do so through the SAM website at http://www.sam.gov Please direct all questions regarding this procurement to Lisa P. Nooner Contracting Specialist by phone at 727-399-3343 or fax 727-399-3346 or via email lisa.nooner@va.gov.

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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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.

H-- VA INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SERIVCES SUPPORT VA PROFESSIONAL CERTIFIED INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES SUPPORT INDEFINITE-DELIVERY, INDEFINITE-QUANTITY (IDIQ)

Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Bay Pines Health Care System | Published October 28, 2015
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H--VA INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SERIVCES SUPPORT C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center, Bay Pines, FL

Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Bay Pines Health Care System | Published June 24, 2015  -  Deadline August 17, 2015
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Bay Pines VPCIH Pre-solicitation notice This is a pre-solicitation notice for a commercial acquisition using FAR parts 12 and 15. THIS PRESOLICITATION NOTICE IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL. VENDORS SHOULD NOT SUBMIT FORMAL PROPOSALS UNTIL THE RFP IS POSTED TO THIS WEBSITE. This synopsis is not to be construed as a commitment by the Government nor will the Government pay for information resulting from this posting. The Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) 8 has a requirement for Industrial Hygiene and Environmental Services Support for facilities, construction, alteration, remodeling, and repair of buildings, structures and projects with hazardous or regulated materials at the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center, Bay Pines, FL. Contractor shall provide Industrial Hygiene Quality Assurance oversight (third-party) as the Government's independent VA Professional Certified Industrial Hygienist (VPCIH) as identified in the Statement of Work. Only firms within 50 miles of the C.W Bill Young VA Medical Center will be considered for award of this contract, as one of the essential elements of performance is emergency response and site visits during construction services, which are often not scheduled far in advance and may need to occur on very short notice to avoid delays in construction performance. The Government intends to solicit and award an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract(s) for a base year with two (2) one (1) year options. The Government intends to award a single contract 100% set aside for SDVOSB. This requirement will be a matter of solicitation compliance. Award will be based on evaluation factors using Lowest Price Technically Acceptable source selection process to include Technical Acceptability, Past Performance; and Price. Proposals are to be sent electronically to the attention of the named individual in the solicitation. The contractor must ensure that we receive the proposal on time. Telephone requests for the solicitation will not be honored. Offerors are responsible to submit all documentation defined in the RFP. It is anticipated that the Request for Proposal will be posted to this site on or about July 13th, 2015 and proposals will be due on or about Aug 17th, 2015. Offerors should continue to monitor FBO for the RFP and any subsequent amendments to that RFP. THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL AT THIS TIME.

DELIVERY OF ENVIROMENTALLY FRIENDLY ROAD GRADE SALT

Department of Homeland Security, United States Coast Guard (USCG) | Published August 5, 2016  -  Deadline August 12, 2016
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The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Base Cape Cod (BCC), Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts has a requirement for Environmentally Friendly Road Grade Salt Delivery. The Contractor shall furnish all labor, material, equipment, supplies, transportation, supervision and management necessary to supply and deliver an estimated seasonal usage of 350 Tons of Environmentally Friendly Road Grade Salt for the aforementioned USCG location(s). All services shall be in strict adherence to the Scope of Work (SOW), as well as applicable local, state and federal regulations and/or Coast Guard station/location instructions, and shall be consistent with current industry practices in order to maintain a safe, clean and healthy environment for all the residents, military/civilian personnel, tenant commands and visiting members of the public. All required licenses and/or certifications required for the State of Massachusetts must be identified and submitted with response to the solicitation. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code is 212321-Construction Sand and Gravel Mining. All questions concerning this Solicitation must be submitted in writing to the Contracting Officer via email address: Charlene.A.Garcia1@uscg.mil. Request for Quote (RFQ), Scope of Work (SOW) and Department of Labor Wage Rates will be uploaded today, 8/05/16.

Morro Bay Harbor Maintenence Dredging

Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers | Published July 29, 2016  -  Deadline September 14, 2016
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W912PL-16-B-0007Morro Bay Harbor Maintenance Dredging, San Luis Obispo County, CAConstruction services will consist of dredging of material from the federal navigation channels in Morro Bay Harbor, specifically the sand trap, Navy and Morro channels, with placement of the dredge material in the surf zone along Morro Strand State Beach, located north of Morro Rock, or a nearshore placement site, located south of the Morro Bay Harbor entrance, depending on the offerors equipment. Dredging of Morro Bay Harbor will occur between the months of September - February with depths ranging from -25' MLLW to -12' MLLW. Dredging will take place inside the harbor which is protected by a breakwater. Placement at the nearshore placement site will occur in an open ocean environment. Placement at the surf zone along Morro Strand State Beach has historically occurred via temporary pipeline. Small Business Size Standard for this acquisition is $27,500,000. To be considered small for purposes of Government procurement, a firm must perform at least 40 percent of the volume dredged with its own equipment or equipment owned by another small dredging concern. Cost range for this project is $1,000,000.00 - $5,000,000.00 All bidders are advised that this project may be delayed, cancelled or revised at any time during the solicitation, selection, evaluation, negotiation and/or final award process.  Bid opening for this project may be delayed if Findings of No Significant Impact (FONSI) is not approved by September 14th, 2016. Downloading the Solicitation: The solicitation will be available on or about August 18th, 2016. Plans and specifications will not be provided in hard paper copy. the solicitation and all amendments for this Invitation for bids will be posted and available for downloading on www.fbo.gov It is the bidder's responsibility to check www.fbo.gov frequently for any amendments or changes to the solicitation. The Government is not responsible for any loss of internet connectivity or for an offerors inability to access the documents posted at the referenced website. If you would like to list your firm so that others can see you are an interested vendor, you must click the Add Me to Interested Vendors button in the listing for this solicitation on www.fbo.gov Contracting Office Address:915 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 930Los Angeles, California 90017-3401United States

Advanced Technical Support of critical production and processing cranes

Department of the Navy, Strategic Systems Programs | Published February 24, 2015  -  Deadline March 11, 2015
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The Strategic Systems Programs intends to issue a sole source contract to Imes, Inc. for the Advanced Technical Support of critical production and processing cranes. The principal elements of this procurement are operation, maintenance, grooming of installed Crane Condition Monitoring (CCM) system; interpretation and analysis of data acquired by site-specific customized CCM; performing risk analysis of evaluated cranes; and recommending, designing, and performing specific, detailed crane investigations based on crane condition and customer approval. These elements require intimate knowledge of the installed CCM system to include complete understanding of the system architecture, characterization of the components of the system, and necessary offsets and balance of components to achieve accurate system performance. Additionally, and more particularly, these principal elements require (1) demonstrated capability of acoustic emission (AE) structural analysis of the crane structural components which is required for detailed analyses resulting from CCM indications and (2) detailed, practiced expertise in risk analysis as required in the SSP SWS environment. AE extant characterization of cranes is the baseline for these analyses. Imes, Inc. is the only business offering these services with existing application to the current contract requirement. THIS NOTICE OF INTENT IS NOT A REQUEST FOR COMPETITIVE PROPOSALS. However, all responses received within fifteen days of the date of publication of this synopsis will be considered by the Government. A determination by the Government not to open the requirement to competition based upon responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. Information received as a result of the notice of intent will normally be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement.

Refuse and Recycling Collection and Disposal Services - US Coast Guard Cape Cod MA

Department of Homeland Security, United States Coast Guard (USCG) | Published August 4, 2016  -  Deadline September 2, 2016
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THIS IS A SOLICITATION / REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL ANNOUNCEMENT. The original Synopsis was published May 5, 2016 via Presolicitation Notice no. HSCG84-16-R-AA1173.The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Shore Infrastructure Logistics Center (SILC), Alameda, CA has a requirement for REFUSE AND RECYCLING COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL SERVICES for the USCG Base Cape Cod located in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts. The procurement is solicited as 100% set-aside for Small Business in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 19.5 Set-Asides for Small Business. A firm-fixed price type contract will be awarded for a Base Period starting 1 DECEMBER 2016 through 30 SEPTEMBER 2017 plus FOUR one-year option periods for total contract duration not to exceed 58 months. If all options are exercised by the Government the contract term will end 30 SEPTEMBER 2021. The Contractor shall furnish all labor, material, equipment, supplies, transportation, supervision and management necessary to perform all REFUSE AND RECYCLING COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL SERVICES for the aforementioned USCG location(s). All services shall be in strict adherence to the Performance Work Statement (PWS), as well as applicable local, state and federal regulations and/or Coast Guard station/location instructions, and shall be consistent with current industry practices in order to maintain a safe, clean and healthy environment for all the residents, military/civilian personnel, tenant commands and visiting members of the public. All required licenses and/or certifications required for the State of Massachusetts must be identified and submitted with response to the solicitation. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code is 562111 - Solid Waste Collection with a small business annual revenue size standard of $38.5M. See SBA's Small Business Size Regulations at https://www.sba.gov/content/part-121-small-business-size-regulations-1 Current contract information: Cavossa Disposal Corporation, 210 Nathan Ellis Highway, East Falmouth, MA 02536. Awarded in the amount of $1,362,306.00 for a Base Year Period and NINE (9) Option Years(10/01/2006 - 09/30/2016). Interested parties should register in the System for Award Management (SAM). Information on SAM registration can be obtained at www.sam.gov. Contractors MUST be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) in order to receive a contract award from any USCG activity. Ensure DUNS and CAGE Code numbers are provided with the proposal. DUNS number can be obtained via www.dnb.com or 1-800-333-0505. The solicitation Request for Proposal (RFP) is now available effective 4 AUGUST 2016 and closes 2 SEPTEMBER 2016, 1pm PST. Interested parties are hereby notified that the solicitation is available exclusively on the Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps, FBO) website, www.fbo.gov. The solicitation, attachments, and amendments are published for viewing, printing, and downloading from the FBO website only. No hardcopy/paper versions of the solicitation or amendments will be distributed. Prospective bidders shall locate the solicitation no. HSCG84-17-R-AA1173 and follow the instructions. All prospective bidders are responsible for visiting Federal Business Opportunities frequently and obtaining any amendments or other information pertaining to the solicitation. PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE SOLICITATION AND COMPLETE ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION WHEN SUBMITTING YOUR PROPOSAL. The proposal must be submitted via regular and/or priority mail. No electronic copies of the proposal will be accepted. There will be a time period specified in the solicitation for the receipt of questions. Solicitation number is HSCG84-17-R-AA1173.  

T.S. KENNEDY - Fuel System Modifications

Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration (MARAD) | Published July 25, 2016  -  Deadline August 30, 2016
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   The U.S. Maritime Administration's Training Ship KENNEDY is provided to the Massachusetts Maritime Academy for the purpose of training young men and women for a career in the Maritime Industry. The intent of the Maritime Administration's Division of Atlantic Operations is to solicit quotes for this Request for Quotation (RFQ) to identify the company, system and equipment that can modify the vessel's fuel system pierside at Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, in a cost effective and beneficial manner.  These services will consist of modifications to the existing fuel system by converting two heavy fuel tanks to MGO (Marine gas oil) or No.2 Diesel tanks, one port and one starboard. Install two fuel transfer pumps and associated piping to take suction from these tanks to the boilers for boiler operations. Currently the boiler start up takes fuel from the EDG tank. This piping will be removed and the EDG day tank will be dedicated to the EDG. The new system must provide, at all boiler loads, MGO (Marine gas oil) or No.2 Diesel to the boilers. Integration with the Boiler Combustion controls must be included All potential offeror's quotation shall include a detailed description on how they will manage/control the below functions, these items will be evaluated as individual items and as part of a complete to modification to the vessel's fuel system. SHIPCHECKS: DETAILED, AND VERIFICATION SHIPCHECKS WILL BE ACCOMPLISHED FOR PIPING AND STRUCTURAL MODIFICATIONS. THE KENNEDY HAS TWO EXISTING HEAVY FUEL TANKS, TANKS V. THE TANKS LOCATED ARE PORT AND STARBOARD AT FRAME 172-187. THESE TANKS WILL BE RE- USED AND RE-DESIGNATED AS MGO (MARINE GAS OIL) OR NO.2 DIESEL OIL TANKS FOR LOW EMISSION OPERATIONS. PIPING RIPOUTS AND INSTALLATIONS TO BE ACCOMPLISHED WITH NEW DRAWINGS. DRAWINGS FOR PIPING RIPOUT AND INSTALLATION. DRAWINGS FOR THE NEW FUEL PUMP FOUNDATIONS. PIPE FLOW FOR PUMP AND PIPE SIZING SUBMIT DRAWINGS AND CALCULATIONS TO ABS AND USCG MARINE SAFETY CENTER FOR APPROVAL. COMBUSTION CONTROL INTEGRATION   All work shall be performed at the T.S. KENNEDY pier located at 101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts.  The ship shall be available for work performance on or about 19 September 2016 with a completion date no later than 01 December 2016.     SHIP CHECK - SITE VISIT   A pre-quote conference and site visit will be conducted onboard the T.S. KENNEDY located at its layberth located at Massachusetts Maritime Academy, 101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532.   WHEN:  Wednesday, August 03, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.   POC: Mr. Jeffrey H. Brown, Contracting Officer's Technical Representative, phone 757‐694-5505; email: Jeffrey.H.Brown@dot.gov, or Ms. Monique R. Leake, Contracting Officer, phone 757‐322‐5820; Monique.Leake@dot.gov.   This is the ONLY site visit that will be conducted.  Quoters are encouraged to attend as failure to attend does not relieve the quoter of accuracy of their proposal and the quoter's responsibility that it has investigated and satisfied itself as to the general and local conditions which can affect the work or its cost.  In order to make the visit as productive as possible, quoters are also requested to submit any questions from the review of the solicitation package or as a result of visiting the site should be submitted in writing (email) to the Contracting Officer by 2:00 p.m. EST, on Tuesday, August 09, 2019. Responses determined to be necessary will be issued by amendment to the solicitation package.  Telephone questions will not be accepted.    Failure of a prospective quoter to submit any questions or to attend the site visit will be construed to mean that the quoter fully understands all requirements of the solicitation. Prospective quoters are advised that the site visit will be held solely to allow quoters an opportunity to gain the best possible understanding of the working environment and specific work items to be addressed under contract in order that they may prepare an accurate and complete price quote. All prospective quoters are advised that at the conclusion of the site visit, unless this solicitation is amended in writing, it will remain unchanged and, that if an Amendment is issued, normal procedures relating to the acknowledgment and receipt of any such amendment shall be applicable. A complete solicitation package (Request for Quotations) is expected to be available on the Federal Business Opportunities website on or before July 27, 2016. ATTENTION: Minority, Women-Owned, and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs). The Department of Transportation (DOT), Short-Term Lending Program (STLP) offers working capital financing in the form of lines of credit to finance accounts receivable for transportation related contracts. Maximum line of credit is $750,000 with interest at the prime rate, as published daily in the Wall Street Journal, plus 1.75 percent. For further information, call (800) 532-1169 or e-mail stlpinfo@dot.gov.

T.S. KENNEDY - Bow Thruster Control System Upgrades

Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration (MARAD) | Published July 25, 2016  -  Deadline August 31, 2016
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  The U.S. Maritime Administration's Training Ship KENNEDY is provided to the Massachusetts Maritime Academy for the purpose of training young men and women for a career in the Maritime Industry. The intent of the Maritime Administration's Division of Atlantic Operations is to solicit quotes for this Request for Quotation (RFQ) to identify the company, system and equipment that can upgrade the Bow Thruster Control System onboard T.S. Kennedy and integrate the new system into the Ships Alarm and Monitoring System. It is the purpose of this RFQ to identify the company, system and equipment that can best accomplish this work in a cost effective and beneficial manner. These services will consist of modifications to the existing system by replacing the existing motor soft start with a variable frequency drive capable of controlling the 800 HP electric drive motor, replacing the motor and pitch control systems with a PID control system capable of interpreting the power available versus power requested and proportionally deliver that power to the motor or pitch control. The new system must provide, at all loads, power and pitch control to the Bow Thruster. Integration with the boiler combustion controls and burner management system must be included as this system will now be developed into a complete Engineering Alarm and Monitoring System.  The System must provide for a control HMI in the Pilot House to replace the existing controller. All potential offeror's quotation shall include a detailed description on how they will manage/control the below functions, these items will be evaluated as individual items and as part of a complete upgrade the Bow Thruster Control System. SYSTEM ENGINEERING, INCLUDING: Engineering and Drafting to design and document the layout and internal interconnection of the Control System. Engineering and Drafting to design and document the System Electrical drawings. Engineering to calibrate and configure System for application requirements. Engineering and Drafting to document the PLC/Logic Interface to new/old control components including properly applying the control system to the boat. TECHNICAL SURVEYS, CONDUCTED ON THE VESSEL BY A SYSTEMS ENGINEER(S) TO REVIEW AND ANALYZE CUSTOMER DRAWINGS, INSPECT VESSEL ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, CLARIFY OPERATOR CONTROL INTERFACING, SAFETY INTERFACING, ETC. RIPOUTS AND INSTALLATIONS TO BE ACCOMPLISHED WITH NEW DRAWINGS.  IDENTIFIACTION OF THE MAKE AND MODEL # OF THE VARIABLE FREQUENCY DRIVE AND THE ASSOCIATED INSTALATION PLAN. DRAWINGS FOR RIPOUT AND INSTALLATIONs. SUBMIT DRAWINGS AND CALCULATIONS TO ABS AND USCG MARINE SAFETY CENTER FOR APPROVAL. INTEGRATION WITH THE BOILER COMBUSTION CONTROLS AND BURNER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM INCLUDING HOW THIS SYSTEM WILL NOW BE DEVELOPED INTO A COMPLETE ENGINEERING ALARM AND MONITORING SYSTEM USING THE EXISTING HMI TOUCH SCREEN PANELS IN THE ENGINE ROOM.   It is estimated that there will need to be various additional equipment installed to interface with the new system in order to maximize its benefits. That equipment shall be identified by the offeror with a manufactures name, part number and a description of the function: The design of the new system and all additional equipment proposed for that system shall conform to and be approved by all pertinent regulations of the USCG and Rules of the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS).   All work shall be performed at the T.S. KENNEDY pier located at 101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts.  The ship shall be available for work performance on or about 19 September 2016 with a completion date no later than 01 December 2016.     SHIP CHECK - SITE VISIT   A pre-quote conference and site visit will be conducted onboard the T.S. KENNEDY located at its layberth located at Massachusetts Maritime Academy, 101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532.   WHEN:  Thursday, August 04, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.   POC: Mr. Jeffrey H. Brown, Contracting Officer's Technical Representative, phone 757‐694-5505; email: Jeffrey.H.Brown@dot.gov, or Ms. Monique R. Leake, Contracting Officer, phone 757‐322‐5820; Monique.Leake@dot.gov.   This is the ONLY site visit that will be conducted.  Quoters are encouraged to attend as failure to attend does not relieve the quoter of accuracy of their proposal and the quoter's responsibility that it has investigated and satisfied itself as to the general and local conditions which can affect the work or its cost.  In order to make the visit as productive as possible, quoters are also requested to submit any questions from the review of the solicitation package or as a result of visiting the site should be submitted in writing (email) to the Contracting Officer by 2:00 p.m. EST, on Wednesday, August 10, 2016. Responses determined to be necessary will be issued by amendment to the solicitation package.  Telephone questions will not be accepted.    Failure of a prospective quoter to submit any questions or to attend the site visit will be construed to mean that the quoter fully understands all requirements of the solicitation. Prospective quoters are advised that the site visit will be held solely to allow quoters an opportunity to gain the best possible understanding of the working environment and specific work items to be addressed under contract in order that they may prepare an accurate and complete price quote. All prospective quoters are advised that at the conclusion of the site visit, unless this solicitation is amended in writing, it will remain unchanged and, that if an Amendment is issued, normal procedures relating to the acknowledgment and receipt of any such amendment shall be applicable. A complete solicitation package (Request for Quotations) is expected to be available on the Federal Business Opportunities website on or before July 27, 2016. ATTENTION: Minority, Women-Owned, and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs). The Department of Transportation (DOT), Short-Term Lending Program (STLP) offers working capital financing in the form of lines of credit to finance accounts receivable for transportation related contracts. Maximum line of credit is $750,000 with interest at the prime rate, as published daily in the Wall Street Journal, plus 1.75 percent. For further information, call (800) 532-1169 or e-mail stlpinfo@dot.gov.

Environmental Engineering Services

Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command | Published June 8, 2016  -  Deadline July 8, 2016
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The U.S. Army Contracting Command - Rock Island intends to issue a sole source five (5) year (base plus four option years) contract to Great Lakes Environmental Center, Inc., for the purchase of Environmental Engineering Services on a Firm-Fixed Price basis. Authority to sole-source this requirement is granted via the attached Justification and Approval, Control Number 16-079. The Environmental Engineering Services are to be performed at Pine Bluff Arsenal (PBA), Pine Bluff, AR. The services include ecological surveys, toxicity testing (including toxicity identification and reduction evaluations), groundwater assessments, development of statistical database, and environmental toxicology, chemistry, and treatment evaluations. An Arkansas licensed hydrogeologist is required under this requirement. All interested vendors that can meet the requirements set forth above are requested to submit responses in writing via electronic message with clear and convincing documentation within 15 days of publication of this announcement to: U.S. Army Contracting Command - Rock Island, ATTN: CCRC-IS, Mr. Luke Darland, 3055 Rodman Avenue, Rock Island, IL, 61299, Lukas.K.Darland.Civ@mail.mil. If no responses clearly demonstrate another vendor's ability to meet the Government's requirements, a contract will be awarded to Great Lakes Environmental Center, Inc.