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Grounds Maintenance Services

Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) | Published October 28, 2015  -  Deadline November 9, 2015
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This solicitation is being issued as Request for Quote (RFQ). Written quotes are being requested. This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with FAR Part 13, Simplified Acquisition Procedures as supplemented and FAR Part 12 Commercial Items with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotes are being requested. This is a solicitation from the United States Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Eastern Acquisition Division-Kansas City (EAD-KC), 601 East 12th Street, Room 1734, Kansas City, MO 64106. The requirement is to provide Grounds Maintenance Services for the NOAA Gulf of Mexico Disaster Response Center (DRC) located at 7344 N. Ziegler Blvd., Mobile, AL 36608. This RFQ and the following incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-84. This procurement is a 100% small business set-aside and the associated NAICS code is 561730 with a size standard of $7.5M. Department of Labor wage rates are applicable to this requirement and can be obtained at http://www.wdol.gov or upon request for Mobile County. All items under this contract shall be FOB Destination and the place of acceptance is NOAA Gulf of Mexico Disaster Response Center (DRC) located at 7344 N. Ziegler Blvd., Mobile, AL 36608. Requirements: The Contractor shall be responsible for satisfactorily managing and performing exterior lawn care maintenance services in accordance with the Statement of Work. Exterior grounds consist of lawns, native grass areas, gravel, plant beds, parking lot, walks, driveways and curb. The Contractor shall provide all labor, tools, equipment, supervision, herbicides, transportation, and any other services necessary to maintain the landscaping and grounds in such a manner to present a neat and well maintained appearance. All products used are to be environmentally friendly and a list and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) of these products will be supplied to the government contact point for approval. The products are to be non-toxic, biodegradable, and made from renewable sources (not petroleum) to promote a healthy and green environment when possible. The MSDS shall be provided by the contractor to the government contact point. Please see attached Statement of Work for a list of specifications. EAD-KC requires that all contractors to be eligible for award, the quoter must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM.gov) database and complete the “Core Data”, “Assertions”, “Representations and Certifications”, and “Points of Contact”. No award can be made to a company not registered in SAM. For more information on SAM.gov please view: http://www.acquisition.gov/SAM_Guides/Quick%20Guide%20for%20Contract%20Registrations%20v1.pdf For additional information and to register in SAM, please access the following web site: http://www.sam.gov. In order to register, all firms must have a Dunn & Bradstreet Number. A Dunn & Bradstreet number may be acquired free of charge by contacting Dunn & Bradstreet on-line at https://www.dnb.com/product/eupdate/requestOptions.html or by phone at (800) 333-0505. PRICE/QUOTE: The Government intends to make an award to the responsive responsible quoter offering the lowest evaluated quotation price that meets or exceeds the acceptability standards of the non-cost factors. Quotations must be submitted and dated no later than 2:00 p.m. (Central) on November 9, 2015 to James Moore via e-mail only. James Moore's e-mail address is james.d.moore@noaa.gov.

HMRT A/C Repair and Removal

Department of Homeland Security, United States Coast Guard (USCG) | Published August 26, 2016  -  Deadline September 2, 2016
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STATEMENT OF WORKUNITED STATES COAST GUARD HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RESPONSE TRAILER AIR CONDITIONING UNITS REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT 1.0 Purpose.The United States Coast Guard (USCG), Gulf Strike Team has a requirement for the removal and replacement of four (4) roof top mounted air conditioning units for one (1) each Hazardous Materials Response Trailer (HMRT). 2.0 Scope. 2.1 This Statement of Work (SOW) defines the removal and replacement of the air conditioning unit on one (1) HMRT, which consists of four (4) roof top mounted Condensers and the four (4) internally mounted Evaporators, to include the removal, preparation of the existing surfaces (inside and out) on the HMRT for installation, installation of the new units, and testing to insure proper operation of cooling and heating systems. 2.2 The existing air conditioning unit to be removed and replaced is Model Number 2KC30ABA, Voltage 208-230/1/60, F. L. AMPS C.13.4H, manufactured by Nordic Air, Inc. There will be a requirement to remove the existing R-22 refrigerant. The disposal of the R-22 must be in compliance with all State and Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regulations. 2.3 The desired replacement unit is the HDT/Nordic Air Model #2KR28 heavy duty, self-contained air conditioning unit or an approved equivalent. The new unit must contain the R-407C refrigerant to be in compliance with all State and Federal EPA Regulations. 2.4 The contractor shall comply with all Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Industrial Safety Practices concerning the removal and replacement of these air conditioning units. 2.5 The contractor shall be a licensed Heating, Venting and Cooling (HVAC) contractor and shall provide all parts, materials, labor, tooling, supervision, and containment equipment required, with the exception of Government Furnished Materials (GFM) detailed in section 4.0 of this SOW. 2.6 The HMRT is a mobile unit. The work to be performed will either be accomplished on-site at the USCG Gulf Strike Team or at the contractor's facility, if located with a reasonable distance. The reasonable distance will be determined by the Contracting Officer and/or the Government Point of Contac (POC) taking into account mileage, travel expenses, etc. 3.0 Major Tasks. 3.1 Removal and replacement of the old units. Removal and replacement of the four (4) Condensers and the four (4) Evaporators will be conducted either at the contractor's facility or on location at the USCG Gulf Strike Team, as approved by the Contracting Officer and/or Government POC. 3.2 Once the units have been removed and disposed of properly, the contractor is required to clean and prepare the existing surfaces of the HMRT (inside and outside), prior to installation of the new unit. 3.3 Installation of the new units. Contractor shall install the new units ensuring that the units have been correctly installed and wired. 4.0 Government Furnished Material (GFM).If the work is to be performed on-site at the USCG Gulf Strike Team location, the Government will provide 1) Electricity (if needed) and 2) Any necessary lifting capabilities to gain access to the HMRT. Any other items will require prior approval by the Contracting Officer or Government POC prior to commencement of work. 5.0 Quality Assurance. The USCG reserves the right to review the contractor's work anytime during the performance of this contract. The Government POC will complete a final inspection and acceptance of all work performed. 6.0 Tobacco Policy. 6.1 If the work to be performed on-site, the USCG prohibits the use of smoking tobacco and smokeless tobacco in the workplace in order to protect the health of all it workers. The workplace includes any area inside a building or facility over which the USCG has custody and control where work is performed by active duty personnel, civilian employees, or personnel under contract to the USCG. 6.2 Contractors may only use tobacco products in designated smoking areas and are accountable for appropriately discarding their smoking material and/or spit tobacco. Tobacco spit and residue shall be held in containers with sealing lids to prevent odor and accidental spills and disposed of in a sanitary manner which prevents public exposure. Contractor employees found abusing the Tobacco Policy shall be subject to removal. 7.0 Period of Performance. It is estimated that the work being performed will take three (3) business days to complete whether on-site or at the contractor's facilities. For the work being performed on-site, work period shall be from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday. Work to be performed outside these hours must be requested in advance and approved by the Contracting Officer prior to commencement of work. All work will take place in designated work areas. 8.0 Mishap/Incident Notification/Reporting. 8.1 For work being performed on-site, the contractor shall comply with all applicable Federal, State, and Local Safety Laws. Emergency services are available by dialing 911 from a facility phone or cellular phone. The contractor shall notify the Government POC or the Safety and Environmental Health Office (SEHO) within one (1) hour of all mishaps or incidents. This will include all exposure data and all accidents resulting in death, traumatic injury, or occupational disease, damage to property, materials, supplies, and equipment incidental to work performed under this contract. Note: It is the sole responsibility of the contractor to report recordable injuries of its employees to OSHA. 8.2 A written report of the safety mishap/incident shall be sent within three (3) calendar days to the Government POC, who shall forward it to the Safety Office. For information not available at the time of initial written report, the contractor shall provide the remaining information no later than twenty (20) calendar days after the mishap, unless an extension is granted by the SEHO. Mishap notifications shall contain, at a minimum, the following information: • Contract, Contract Number, Name and Title of Person(s) reporting.• Date, Time and Exact Location of accident/incident. • Brief narrative of accident/incident (Events leading to accident/incident).• Cause of accident/incident, if known.• Nomenclature of equipment and personnel involved in accident/incident.• Estimated cost of accident/incident (material and labor to removal/replace corrective actions (taken or proposed).• Other pertinent information. 8.3 If requested by the Government POC, the contractor shall immediately secure the mishap scene/damaged property and impound pertinent maintenance and training records, until released by the SEHO. 9.0 Environmental and Spills/Releases. 9.1 The contractor shall comply with all applicable Federal, State and Local Environmental Laws. If the contractor spills or releases any hazardous substance into the environment, the contractor or its agent shall immediately report the incident to the local Fire Department (See Section 12.0). The incident must also be immediately reported to the Government POC. If the amount released meets or exceeds the reportable quantity as listed in 40 CFR 302, the contractor or its agent shall immediately notify the National Response Center (1-800-424-8802). The liability for the spill or release of hazardous substances rests solely with the contractor and its agent. 9.2 If the work to be performed in on-site, the contractor shall provide the Contracting Officer and the Government POC proof of General Liability Insurance or Pollution Legal Liability Insurance for both the contractor and any sub-contractors prior to the commencement of services. The contractor shall also be liable for damages to Government property in the event such damages are found to be due to negligence on the part of the contractor and shall be a no cost to the Government. 10.0 Safety Requirements. 10.1 The contractor is solely responsible for compliance with all Federal, State, and Local laws, including, but not limited to, the OSHA Act (Public Law 91-596) and the resulting standards, and OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910. The Government shall assume no liability of responsibility for the contractor's compliance or non-compliance with such requirements. In addition, the contractor is required to flow down the safety requirements/specifications to all sub-contracts/sub-contractors. Safety requirements listed herein that do not concern contractor's operations or services as mutually agreed by the Contracting Officer and the contractor shall be deleted by a modification to the contract. 10.2 The contractor shall be subject to safety inspections of its worksites by the Government. Contractor safety records shall be available up request by the Contracting Officer. The contractor shall be liable for, and shall indemnify and hold harmless, the USCG against all action or claims pertaining to the "personal" safety requirements of its employees. The USCG will NOT provide contractors with respiratory protection, safety shoes, prescription eyewear or any other Personal Protection Equipment (PPE). The contractor shall be responsible for determining and providing the correct PPE required, prior to any performance of work. 10.3 If the work to be performed is on-site, a hazardous material control program shall be in effect to inform employees of potential hazards if and when chemicals are used. The Safety Data Sheets (SDS) will be maintained on file IAW OSHA 29 CFR 1910-1200 and will be provided to contractor and sub-contractor employees for review of safety and health information. The SDS's for any hazardous materials that will be used in the performance of this contract shall be submitted to the Government POC prior to the contractor/sub-contract's arrival onboard the facility. Hazardous materials storage is the responsibility of the contractor and shall be in accordance with NFPA, as well as, Federal, State, and Local Environmental and Safety Regulations. 11.0 Liability Insurance. 11.1 The contractor shall procure and maintain insurance during the entire period of performance under this contract, IAW FAR 52.228-5, entitled "Insurance - Work on a Government Installation". The following minimum insurance is required: 11.1.1 Worker's Compensation and Employer's Liability. As required by applicable Federal and State, Worker's Compensation and Occupational Disease Statutes. 11.1.2 General Liability: Bodily injury liability insurance coverage written on the comprehensive form of policy of at least $200,000 per person and $500,000 per occurrence. 11.1.3 Automobile Liability Insurance: Written on a comprehensive form of policy of at least $200.000 per person for bodily injury and $500,000 per occurrence for property damage. 11.1.4 Pollution Legal Liability Insurance: Required for both the contractor and any sub-contractors prior to the commencement of services. The contractor shall also be liable for damages to Government property in the event such damages are found to be due to negligence on the part of the contractor and shall be at no cost to the Government. 11.2 Prior to commencement of work hereunder, the contractor shall furnish to the Contracting Officer, a certificate or written statement of the above required insurance. The policies evidencing required insurance shall contain an endorsement to the effect that cancellation or any material change in the policies adversely affecting the interests of the Government shall not be effective until thirty (30) days after written notice has been given and approved by the Contracting Officer. 12.0 Contractor Identification. All contractor and sub-contractor personnel will be required to wear and display badges provided by the contractor/sub-contractor identifying them as contractor/sub-contractor employee. 13.0 Contracting Officer's Authority. No oral or written statement by any person other than the Contracting Officer will, in any manner or degree, modify or otherwise affect the terms of this contract. The Contracting Officer is the only person authorized to approve changes in any of the requirements under this contract, and, notwithstanding any provisions contained elsewhere in this contract, said authority remains solely with the Contracting Officer. In the event the contractor effects such change at the direction of any person other than the Contracting Officer, the change will be considered to have been made without authority and no adjustment will be made in the contract price to cover any increase in cost incurred as a result thereof. 15.0 Government Point Of Contact's Information. The Government Point of Contact (POC) will be available to answer questions and coordinate the performance of work during regular business hours (Monday through Friday, excluding Government holidays, between the hours of 7:00 am to 4:00 pm). POC information will be provided at contract award. 16.0 Inspection and Acceptance.The Government reserves the right to inspect the contractor's work at any time during the installation of the systems. The project will not be considered complete until the Government POC has inspected and accepted the work accomplished by the contractor.

C--Notice for an Indefinite Delivery Contract (IDC) for Architect and Engineering (A-E) Services for Surveying & Mapping Services to Support the Mobile District, the South Atlantic Division and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers | Published January 27, 2015  -  Deadline March 11, 2015
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. ALL QUESTIONS SHALL BE SUBMITTED VIA THE BIDDER INQUIRY PORTAL IN PROJNET AS DESCRIBED IN THE SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS BELOW. Point of Contact for this announcement is S. Allison Jones. This notice is posted in its entirety and hereby serves as the official solicitation for this project. CONTRACT INFORMATION: Architect-Engineering (A-E) services are required for an Indefinite Delivery Contract for Surveying & Mapping Services to support the Mobile District, the South Atlantic Division, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Mobile District intends to award multiple contracts from this solicitation to a possible combination of Small Businesses, 8(a) Small Businesses, and offerors on an unrestricted basis for Survey and Mapping Services to support the Mobile District and South Atlantic Division with possible worldwide operations. The unrestricted basis is open to all interested parties regardless of business size. The small business size standard is a maximum of $15 million in average annual receipts for the preceding 3 fiscal years. It is the intent to award three unrestricted and one small business set aside contracts with a shared capacity of $10 million. No firm will receive more than one award. Firms must be evaluated as Most Highly Qualified in order to be selected for a contract. All firms responding to this solicitation MUST identify the category(s) for which they wish to be considered. Firms should state the word UNRESTRICTED or SMALL BUSINESS after the solicitation number in PART I, A. Block 3 of form SF 330. A separate response (SF 330) MUST be submitted for each category in which the firm wants consideration. Selection of A-E firms is not based upon competitive bidding procedures, but rather upon the professional qualifications necessary for the performance of the required services. Rates will be negotiated for each 12-month period of the contract. Contracts awarded will not exceed a term of five (5) years. Work under this contract is to be subject to satisfactory negotiation of individual task orders. Work will be issued by negotiated firm-fixed-price task orders. All interested A-E firms are reminded that, in accordance with the provisions of PL 95-507, they will be expected to place subcontracts to the maximum practicable extent consistent with the efficient performance of the contract with small and small disadvantaged firms. If a large business is selected for this contract, it must comply with FAR 52.219-9 regarding the requirement for a subcontracting plan for that part of the work it intends to subcontract. The subcontracting plan is not required with this submittal. A detailed subcontracting plan must be submitted during contract negotiation. A firm fixed price contract will be negotiated. The wages and benefits of service employees (see FAR 22.10) performing under these contracts must be at least equal to those determined by the Department of Labor under the Service Contract Act. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this action is 541370 with a small business size standard of $15 Million. PROJECT INFORMATION: The Contractor(s) selected could be required to perform services within the United States with possible work worldwide as may be assigned to the Mobile District and South Atlantic Division. Some of the services are of the following types: Airborne Lidar collection, Airborne Multispectral and Hyperspectral data collection and analysis, photogrammetry, hydrographic surveying, high accuracy dam deformation surveys, conventional and GPS surveying and GIS development. SELECTION CRITERIA FOR UNRESTRICTED: The selection criteria are listed below. Criteria A thru C are primary. Criteria D thru E are secondary and will only be used as quote mark tie-breakers quote mark among technically equal firms. A. PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: The contract will require the following disciplines with registration numbers where applicable: (1) Professional Land Surveyors with registration number for the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee; (2) Project Managers, one for each specialty: a. Airborne Lidar Collection, b. Airborne Imagery collection and c. GIS; (3) Four Party Chiefs; (4) CADD Specialist; (5) Certified Photogrammatrist with registration number; (6) GIS Analyst; (7) GIS Developer; (8) Geodatabase Administrator; (9) Lidar Specialist. Resumes contained in Standard Form (SF) 330, PART I, Section E, shall be completed for each discipline and provided in the order listed above. NOTE: ROLE IN THIS CONTRACT, BLOCK 13 UNDER PART I, SECTION E, MUST USE THE SAME DISCIPLINE NOMENCLATURE AS IS LISTED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. If an individual will serve in more than one discipline, then those disciplines shall be clearly indicated in Block 13, PART I, Section E. Resumes contained in Standard Form (SF) 330, PART I, Section E, shall be completed for each discipline and provided in the order listed above. The evaluation will consider education, training, registration, overall, and relevant experience in the listed discipline, and longevity with the firm. Additionally, the evaluation will consider the firm's recent (within 5 years of the solicitation issuance date) business history with proposed subcontractors. B. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE AND TECHNICAL COMPETENCE in: (1) GPS and conventional topographic surveying and mapping. (2) Terrestrial scanning and mobile lidar mapping. (3) Boundary surveying of private and public lands. (4) Subsurface Utility Engineering that includes locating underground utilities in highly congested areas to CI/ASCE 38-02 standards using geophysical tools including Ground Penetrating Radar (5) Hydrographic surveying using single beam and multibeam systems on inland and coastal waterways. (6) Airborne Lidar data collection and processing. List the type sensors used, software package utilized and products derived including methods of data management of large data sets. (7) Aerial imagery collection and processing including hyperspectral/multispectral collection. List type sensors used, software package utilized and products derived. (8) Implementing and operating Geographic Information Systems with the following criteria: (a) Development of project level GIS implementation using features that are SDSFIE compliant. (b) Mapping production using the A/E/C/ CADD standards and Spatial Data Standards for Facilities, Infrastructure, and Environment (SDSFIE). (c) Converting non-standard CADD graphics data sets to SDSFIE data structures. (d) Development of file based geodatabases, personal geodatabases using Access, or ArcSDE geo-database (SQL Server or Oracle) features that are SDS compliant. The SF330, Part I, Section H shall include a matrix for items (1) thru (8) which correlates each item with example projects listed in Section F. Section H shall be limited to no more than 10 pages. C. CAPACITY TO ACCOMPLISH THE WORK: (1) Personnel and equipment (aircraft, sensors, hardware and software) to acquire and process airborne lidar data. (2) Personnel and equipment to acquire, process and analyze multispectral/hyperspectral imagery. (3) Equipment and personnel to maintain four survey crews (4) Personnel and equipment to conduct hydrographic surveying using single beam and multibeam systems. In SF330, Part I, Section H, describe the quality management plan of the firm, including quality assurance, and coordination of the in-house work with consultants. Section H shall be limited to no more than 10 pages. D. PAST PERFORMANCE: Past performance on DOD and other contracts with respect to cost control, quality of work and compliance with performance schedules. E. GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION: Geographic location with respect to the Mobile District. SELECTION CRITERIA FOR SMALL BUSINESS: The selection criteria are listed below. Criteria A thru C are primary. Criteria D and E are secondary and will only be used as quote mark tie-breakers quote mark among technically equal firms. A. PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: The contract will require the following disciplines with registration numbers where applicable: (1) Professional Land Surveyors with registration number for the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee; (2) Three Party Chiefs; (3) CADD Specialist; (4) GIS Analyst. Resumes contained in Standard Form (SF) 330, Part I, Section E shall be completed for each discipline. No more than three (3) resumes per discipline shall be submitted except where more than three (3) are specifically requested. Resumes contained in Standard Form (SF) 330, PART I, Section E, shall be completed for each discipline and provided in the order listed above. NOTE: ROLE IN THIS CONTRACT, BLOCK 13 UNDER PART I, SECTION E, MUST USE THE SAME DISCIPLINE NOMENCLATURE AS IS LISTED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. If an individual will serve in more than one discipline, then those disciplines shall be clearly indicated in Block 13, PART I, Section E. The evaluation will consider education, training, registration, overall, and relevant experience in the listed discipline, and longevity with the firm. B. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE AND TECHNICAL COMPETENCE in: (1) High accuracy dam deformation monitoring surveys. (2) GPS and conventional topographic surveying and mapping. (3) Boundary surveying of private and public lands. (4) Hydrographic surveying using single beam and multibeam systems on inland and coastal waterways. (5) Terrestrial laser scanning. The SF330, Part I, Section H shall include a matrix for items (1) thru (5) which correlates each item with example projects listed in Section F. Section H shall be limited to no more than 10 pages. C. CAPACITY TO ACCOMPLISH THE WORK: (1) Personnel to perform high accuracy dam deformation surveys to USACE standards. (2) Equipment and personnel to maintain three survey crews (3) Equipment (boat and sensors) and personnel to conduct hydrographic surveys (4) Equipment and personnel to conduct terrestrial laser scanning. In SF330, Part I, Section H, describe the quality management plan of the firm, including quality assurance, and coordination of the in-house work with consultants. Section H shall be limited to no more than 10 pages. D. PAST PERFORMANCE: Past performance on DOD and other contracts with respect to cost control, quality of work and compliance with performance schedules. E. GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION: Geographic location with respect to the Mobile District. SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Interested Architect-Engineer firms having the capabilities to perform this work as a prime contractor, may submit ONE (1) completed, bound paper copy and one electronic copy in Portable Document File (PDF) format on compact disk (CD) (the information submitted in the paper copy takes precedence over the information provided on the CD) of their SF 330 Proposal (Architect-Engineer Qualifications to: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, CESAM-EN-DW, ATTN: Ms Allison Jones, 109 St. Joseph Street, Mobile, AL 36602. SF 330 current edition must be used, and may be obtained from the Government Printing Office or from the following web site: http://www.gsa.gov/portal/forms/download/116486 All firms responding to this solicitation MUST identify the category(s) for which they wish to be considered. Firms should state the word UNRESTRICTED or SMALL BUSINESS after the solicitation number in PART I, A. Block 3 of form SF 330. A separate response (SF 330) MUST be submitted for each category in which the firm wants consideration. Include DUNS number in Block 5 of the SF 330 PART I, Section B. Font shall be at least 11 or larger in Arial (not Arial Narrow) for all text, tables, and figures. Pages shall be 8-1/2 inches by 11 inches. PART I OF THE SF 330 SHALL NOT EXCEED 50 PAGES FRONT SIDE ONLY. Blank sheets/tabs separating the sections within the SF 330 will not count against the maximum page count for PART I. Include DUNS number in SF 330 PART I, Section B, Block 5. The organization chart required in section D and the matrix required as Section G, Part I of the SF 330 may be presented on a sheet up to 11 inches by 17 inches. If an 11 inch by 17 inch sheet is used it shall be neatly folded to 8-1/2 inches by 11 inches, bound in the SF 330 at the proper location, and counted as one page. A maximum of ten (10) projects including the prime and consultants, not to exceed the past five (5) years, will be reviewed in PART I, Section quote mark F quote mark . The prime must have completed or accomplished at a minimum six (6) of the projects themselves. Use no more than one page per project. It shall be noted that a task order executed under an Indefinite Delivery Contract is considered a Project, not the Indefinite Delivery Contract itself. The Indefinite Delivery Contract number and individual task order number associated with the project in the title must be included for each of the 10 projects. If the project is not 100% complete, note the current percentage and estimated date when project will be completed. In Block G-26, along with the name of key personnel, include the firm with whom the person is associated. A Part II is required for each branch office of the Prime Firm and any Subcontractors that will have a key role in the proposed contract. This is not a request for proposal. Solicitation packages are not provided. Submittals must be received no later than 3:00 P.M. Central Time on 03/11/15. The Agency will not accept any submittal received after this time and date. The A-E Evaluation Board (Selection Board) is tentatively scheduled TO COMMENCE ON OR ABOUT 03/23/15. As required by acquisition regulations, interviews for the purpose of discussing prospective contractor qualifications for the contract will be conducted only for those firms considered most highly qualified after submittal review by the selection board. Interviews will be conducted by telephone and will most likely occur the same week that the Selection Board convenes. Phone calls and personal visits for the purpose of discussing this solicitation are not allowed. ALL QUESTIONS SHALL BE SUBMITTED VIA THE BIDDER INQUIRY PORTAL in ProjNet at http://www.projnet.org/projnet. Questions should be submitted no later than 2:00 p.m. Central Time on 2/25/15 to allow time for a response. On this date and time the portal will be closed. For questions, no other means of communication, e-mail, fax, or telephone will be accepted. To submit and review inquiries, firms will need to be current registered users of the ProjNet system. To register, go to the link above, click the BID tab, select BIDDER INQUIRY, select agency USACE, enter the Bidder Inquiry Key for this solicitation listed below, and your e-mail address, and then click login. Complete all required information and then click CREATE USER. Verify that information on the next screen is correct and click CONTINUE. From this page you can view all bidder inquiries for this solicitation or add an inquiry. Offerors or Bidders will receive an acknowledgement of their question via e-mail, followed by a response to their question after it has been processed by our team. The Solicitation Number is: W91278-15-R-0027. The Bidder Inquiry Key is: H4U599-Z96JTT. Firms are requested to review the Bidder Inquiry Portal for previous questions and responses, prior to submission of a new inquiry on the Portal. Caution: Any inquiry submitted and answered within this system, will be accessible to view by ALL interested FIRMS on this solicitation. The call center for the ProjNet operates weekdays from 8 AM to 5 PM U.S. Central Time Zone. The telephone number is 1-800-428-HELP. To verify your submittal has been delivered, you may e mail S. Allison Jones at: sally.a.jones@usace.army.mil. To be eligible for contract award, a firm must be registered with the www.sam.gov Registration database.

C--Indefinite Delivery Contract (IDC) for Architect and Engineering (A-E) Services for the Mobile District, U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers to Provide Environmental Support to Military, Civil, and Federal Agencies.

Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers | Published June 12, 2014  -  Deadline July 30, 2014
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. ALL QUESTIONS SHALL BE SUBMITTED VIA THE BIDDER INQUIRY IN PROJNET AS DESCRIBED IN THE SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS BELOW. Point of Contact for this announcement is Mrs. Mary Breland. This notice is posted in its entirety and hereby serves as the official solicitation for this project. CONTRACT INFORMATION: Architect -Engineer (A-E) services are required for an Indefinite Delivery Contract (IDC) to provide environmental support to military, civil, and federal agencies. The A-E will be required to perform services at federal/military projects throughout the world, including the Continental United States, its territories, South and Central America and other world nations. Multiple awards will be made from this solicitation to a combination of Small Businesses and to offerors on an unrestricted basis. The unrestricted basis is open to all interested parties regardless of business size. The small business size standard is a maximum of $14 million in average annual receipts for the preceding 3 fiscal years. All firms responding to this solicitation MUST identify the category(s) for which they wish to be considered. Firms should state the word UNRESTRICTED or SMALL BUSINESS after the solicitation number in PART I, A, Block 3 of form SF 330. A separate response (SF 330) MUST be submitted for each category in which the firm wants consideration. It is the intent to award three (3) contracts on an unrestricted basis and one (1) to Small Business. Only firms considered highly qualified will be awarded a contract. No firm will receive more than one award. The value for each contract awarded on the unrestricted basis will not exceed $3,000,000 over the life of the contract. The intent is to award $1,000,000 in IDIQ contract capacity to a Small-Business. In the event that a contract cannot be awarded to one or the other category, the total of $10,000,000 in IDIQ contract capacity will be awarded to one or more highly qualified firms in the remaining category. Contracts awarded will not exceed a term of five (5) years. Rates will be negotiated for each 12-month period of the contract. Work under this contract to be subject to satisfactory negotiation of individual task orders. Selection of A-E firms is not based upon competitive bidding procedures, but rather upon the professional qualifications necessary for the performance of the required services. All interested A-E firms are reminded that, in accordance with the provisions of PL 95-507, they will be expected to place subcontracts to the maximum practicable extent consistent with the efficient performance of the contract with small and small disadvantaged firms. Large businesses selected for this contract must comply with FAR 52.219-9 regarding the requirement for a subcontracting plan for that part of the work it intends to subcontract. Large business firms selected for this contract will be required to submit a detailed subcontracting plan during contract negotiation. A firm fixed price contract will be negotiated. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this action is 541330. PROJECT INFORMATION: A-E services provided under this contract will comply with, but are not limited to, any or all of the following: (a) Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA); Clean Air Act (CAA); Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA); Clean Water Act (CWA); Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA); Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA); National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA); Energy Policy Act 2005; compliance; pollution prevention; restoration; Department of Defense Instruction; Executive Orders; policy, guidance, programmatic and operational program execution strategy; planning; permitting and technical support; environmental management systems; information technology tool refinement, customization, population and implementation; environmental training, outreach, strategy, and awareness; water compliance and reuse plans; vulnerability assessments; compliance assessments; multi media and single media facility audits; environmental baseline surveys; DoD Services; Medical Departments and health services support; audits and assessments; planning studies and evaluations; geographic information system support; compliance monitoring, recordkeeping and reporting. Additional projects may include range and training program support, solid waste, RCRA evaluations, and management plans; DoD awards development; sustainability program initiatives and planning; ozone depleting substance (ODS) evaluations and elimination plans; energy studies and audits; facility evaluations and audits; Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) technical support and building commissioning; programmatic support of installation restoration and munitions response compliance cleanup programs; greenhouse gas initiatives; air quality monitoring, testing and permitting; air dispersion modeling; asbestos and lead-based paint sampling and report preparation; and real estate site assessments. (b) Operational Range Assessments for Department of Defense (DoD) installations; range environmental vulnerability assessments; Military Munitions Response Program; DoD Safety and Environmental Regulations and Guidance, other Department of Defense regulations and Executive Orders including but not limited to: DoD Directive 4715.11 -Environmental and Explosives Safety Management on Operational Ranges within the United States; DoD Directive 3200.15 - Sustainment of Ranges and Operating Areas; Sections 311-312 of the National Defense Authorization Act of FY02; DERP Management Guidance, September 2001. (c) Hazardous, toxic and radioactive material/waste site investigations/assessments; remedial investigations and feasibility studies; treatability studies; pilot studies; remedial designs; risk assessments; sampling and analyses; data validation; electronic data management; geotechnical investigations; monitoring well installation; groundwater modeling; groundwater and surface water quality assessments; water reuse initiatives; vapor intrusion monitoring, assessment and modeling. (d) Design and technical services relating to water treatment plant, both potable and industrial; wastewater treatment plants, domestic and industrial; pumping and piping systems, both pressure and gravity flows; hydraulic modeling. The majority of the work will be located in the United States; however, work may be located in Central or South America, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, as well as locations throughout the world as may be assigned to the Mobile District. SELECTION CRITERIA: The selection criteria are listed below in descending order of importance (first by major criterion and then by each sub-criterion). Criteria A thru D are primary. Criterion E is secondary and will only be used as tie-breakers among technically equal firms. A. Professional Qualifications: The selected firm must have, either in-house or through consultants, the following disciplines: (1) Project Manager; (2) Environmental Engineer (registration required); (3) Chemist; (4) Geologist (registration required); (5) Biologist; (6) Certified Industrial Hygienist; (7) Chemical Engineer (registration required); (8) Certified Energy Manager (registration required); (9) Civil Engineer (registration required). In addition to the above disciplines the following specialist are also required. A specialist is defined as having a degree in engineering, geology, or science from an accredited university, has at least five (5) years recent and direct experience, and training in the area of specialization. These specialists are: (10) Air Quality Specialist; (11) Clean Water Act Specialist; (12) RCRA Specialist; and (13) GIS Specialist. Professional registration is required for the Geologist (Professional Geologist PG), all Engineering (Professional Engineer PE) disciplines, and the Certified Energy Manager (Associated Energy Engineers (AEE)). Resumes contained in Standard Form (SF) 330, PART I, Section E, shall be completed for each discipline. ROLE IN THIS CONTRACT, Block 13 under PART I, Section E must use the same discipline nomenclature as is listed in this announcement. If an individual will serve in more than one discipline, then those disciplines shall be clearly indicated in Block 13, PART I, Section E. The evaluation will consider the education, training, registration, overall experience, relevant experience, and longevity with the firm with respect to the proposed key disciplines. As well, the evaluation will consider the firm's recent (within 5 years of the solicitation issuance date) business history with proposed subcontractors. B. Specialized Experience and Technical Competence: (1) Demonstrated breadth, knowledge and recent (within 5 years of the solicitation issuance date) experience in the execution of complex environmental compliance, and pollution prevention to include strategy development, plans, data gathering, analysis, evaluations, studies, designs and permitting actions. (2) Demonstrated breadth, knowledge and recent (within 5 years of the solicitation issuance date) direct experience with analyzing and evaluating environmental regulations for implementing studies, designs, and program initiatives for the U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy, DLA and other Department of Defense components, in compliance with DoD instruction, policy and guidance, as well as State, Federal and local criteria. (3) Demonstrated breadth, knowledge and recent (within 5 years of the solicitation issuance date) direct experience with installation sustainability and asset management, GIS and environmental database management in an enterprise environment; CAA, CWA, RCRA (C, D, and I) to include permitting, document updates, revisions, and regulatory coordination. (4) Demonstrated breadth, knowledge and recent (within 5 years of the solicitation issuance date) direct experience providing comprehensive programmatic support of policies, guidance and regulations, and implementation for various DoD services, Installation Management Agencies (IMA), Major Commands, sub-ordinate commands, ODEP, AEC, and/or other military and Federal agencies. C. Capacity to Accomplish the Work: Firms proposing under the unrestricted category shall demonstrate the capacity to accomplish at least four (4) $500,000 individual task orders simultaneously. Firms proposing under the small business category shall demonstrate the capacity to accomplish at least two (2) $500,000 individual task orders simultaneously. D. Past Performance: Past performance on Army and other DOD contracts with respect to cost control, quality of work and compliance with performance schedules. Evaluations will be based on established ACASS ratings and other credible documentation included in the SF 330. E. Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business and Women-Owned Small Business Participation: Extent of participation of small businesses, small disadvantaged businesses, women-owned small businesses, historically black colleges and universities, and minority institutions in the proposed contract team, measured as a percentage of the total estimated effort. SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Interested Architect-Engineer firms or joint ventures having the capabilities to perform this work as a prime contractor, may submit ONE (1) completed, bound paper copy of their SF 330 (Architect-Engineer Qualifications) for each category (i.e., Small Business, or Unrestricted) in which the firm wishes to be considered, to: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, CESAM-EN-DW, ATTN: Mrs. Mary Breland, 109 St. Joseph Street, Mobile, AL 36602. SF 330 6/2004 edition must be used, and may be obtained from the Government Printing Office or from the following web site: http://www.gsa.gov/portal/forms/download/116486 All firms responding to this solicitation MUST identify the category they wish to be considered. Firms should state the word UNRESTRICTED or SMALL BUSINESS after the solicitation number in PART I, A. Block 3 of form SF 330. A separate response (SF 330) MUST be submitted for each category in which the firm wants consideration. All fonts shall be at least 12 or larger. Pages shall be 8-1/2 inches by 11 inches. PART I OF THE SF330 SHALL NOT EXCEED 50 PAGES FRONT SIDE ONLY. Blank sheets/tabs separating the sections within the SF 330 will not count against the maximum page count for PART I. Include DUNS number in SF330 PART I, Section B, Block 5. A firm located within the United States may obtain a DUNS number by calling Dun and Bradstreet at 1-866-705-5711 or via the Internet at http://www.dnb.com/us/. If the firm is located outside the United States, the local Dun and Bradstreet office should be contacted. The organization chart required in section D and the matrix required as Section G, Part I of the SF330 may be presented on a sheet up to 11 inches by 17 inches. If an 11 inch by 17 inch sheet is used it shall be neatly folded to 8-1/2 inches by 11 inches, bounded in the SF330 at the proper location, and counted as one page. A maximum of TEN (10) projects of the prime, the subcontractor(s), or both will be reviewed in PART I, Section F. Of these 10 a minimum of 6 projects from the prime must be completed. Use no more than one page per project. It shall be noted that a task order executed under an Indefinite Delivery Contract is considered a Project. The 10 projects shall specifically address the following areas of emphasis: 3 projects - Complex Environmental Compliance/Reporting/Permitting; 1 project - GIS/Data management; 2 projects - Clean Air Act; 2 projects - Clean Water Act; 1 project - Pollution Prevention; 1 project - Installation Sustainability/asset management. In Block G-26, along with the name, include the firm with whom the person is associated. A Part II is required for each branch office of the Prime Firm and any Subcontractors that will have a key role in the proposed contract. Submittals must be received no later than 3:00 P.M. Central Time on 31 July 2014. Regulation requires that the Selection Board not consider any submittals received after this time and date. Late proposal rules in FAR 15.412 will be followed for submittals received after 3:00 P.M. Central Time on the closing date specified in this announcement. This is not a request for proposal. Solicitation packages are not provided. The A-E Evaluation Board (Selection Board) is tentatively scheduled TO COMMENCE ON 04 August 2014. As required by acquisition regulations, interviews for the purpose of discussing prospective contractor qualifications for the contract will be conducted only for those firms considered most highly qualified after submittal review by the selection board. Interviews will be conducted by telephone and will most likely occur the same week that the Selection Board convenes. Phone calls and personal visits for the purpose of discussing this solicitation are not allowed. ALL QUESTIONS SHALL BE SUBMITTED VIA THE BIDDER INQUIRY PORTAL in ProjNet at http://www.projnet.org/projnet. Questions should be submitted no later than 18 JULY 2014 at 3:00 p.m. Central Time to allow time for a response. On this date and time the portal will be closed. For questions, no other means of communication, e-mail, fax, or telephone will be accepted. To submit and review inquiries, firms will need to be current registered users of the ProjNet system. To register, go to the link above, click the BID tab, select BIDDER INQUIRY, select agency USACE, enter the Bidder Inquiry Key for this solicitation listed below, and your e-mail address, and then click login. Complete all required information and then click CREATE USER. Verify that information on the next screen is correct and click CONTINUE. From this page you can view all bidder inquiries for this solicitation or add an inquiry. Offerors or Bidders will receive an acknowledgement of their question via e-mail, followed by a response to their question after it has been processed by our team. The Solicitation Number is: W91278-14-R-0062. The Bidder Inquiry Key is: 56RZ8X-HFYP6X. Specific Instructions for ProjNet Bid Inquiry Access: 1. From the ProjNet home page linked above, click on Quick Add on the upper right side of the screen. 2. Identify the Agency. This should be marked as USACE. 3. Key. Enter the Bidder Inquiry Key listed above. 4. Email. Enter the email address you would like to use for communication. 5. Click Continue. A page will then open saying that a user account was not found and will ask you to create one using the provided form. 6. Enter your First Name, Last Name, Company, City, State, Phone, Email, Secret Question, Secret Answer, and Time Zone. Make sure to remember your Secret Question and Answer as they will be used from this point on to access the ProjNet system. 7. Click Add User. Once this is completed you are now registered within ProjNet and are currently logged into the system. Specific Instructions for Future ProjNet Bid Inquiry Access: 1. For future access to ProjNet, you will not be emailed any type of password. You will utilize your Secret Question and Secret Answer to log in. 2. From the ProjNet home page linked above, click on Quick Add on the upper right side of the screen. 3. Identify the Agency. This should be marked as USACE. 4. Key. Enter the Bidder Inquiry Key listed above. 5. Email. Enter the email address you used to register previously in ProjNet. 6. Click Continue. A page will then open asking you to enter the answer to your Secret Question. 7. Enter your Secret Answer and click Login. Once this is completed you are now logged into the system. A-E firms are requested to review the solicitation and amendments in their entirety, as well as to review the Bidder Inquiry Portal for previous questions and responses, prior to submission of a new inquiry on the Portal. CAUTION: ANY INQUIRY SUBMITTED AND ANSWERED WITHIN THIS SYSTEM, WILL BE ACCESSIBLE TO VIEW BY ALL INTERESTED OFFERORS OR BIDDERS ON THIS SOLICITATION. The call center for the ProjNet operates weekdays from 8 AM to 5 PM U.S. Central Time Zone. The telephone number is 1-800-428-HELP. To verify your submittal has been delivered, you may e mail Mrs. Mary Breland at: mary.f.breland@usace.army.mil. To be eligible for contract award, a firm must be registered with the System for Award Management (SAM) database. For instructions on registering with the SAM, please see the SAM Web site at https://www.sam.gov/portal/public/SAM/.

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Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) | Published March 30, 2016  -  Deadline April 11, 2016
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o TIN is not required because:o Offeror is a nonresident alien, foreign corporation, or foreign partnership that does not have income effectively connected with the conduct of a trade or business in the United States and does not have an office or place of business or a fiscal paying agent in the United States;o Offeror is an agency or instrumentality of a foreign government;o Offeror is an agency or instrumentality of the Federal Government.(4) Type of organization.o Sole proprietorship;o Partnership;o Corporate entity (not tax-exempt);o Corporate entity (tax-exempt);o Government entity (Federal, State, or local);o Foreign government;o International organization per 26 CFR 1.6049-4;o Other ________________________________.(5) Common parent.o Offeror is not owned or controlled by a common parent;o Name and TIN of common parent:Name ________________________________.TIN _________________________________.(m) Restricted business operations in Sudan. By submission of its offer, the offeror certifies that the offeror does not conduct any restricted business operations in Sudan. (n) Prohibition on Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations.(1) Government agencies are not permitted to use appropriated (or otherwise made available) funds for contracts with either an inverted domestic corporation, or a subsidiary of an inverted domestic corporation, unless the exception at 9.108-2(b) applies or the requirement is waived in accordance with the procedures at 9.108-4.(2) Representation. By submission of its offer, the offeror represents that-(i) It is not an inverted domestic corporation; and(ii) It is not a subsidiary of an inverted domestic corporation.(o) Prohibition on contracting with entities engaging in certain activities or transactions relating to Iran. (1) The offeror shall e-mail questions concerning sensitive technology to the Department of State at CISADA106@state.gov.(2) Representation and Certifications. Unless a waiver is granted or an exception applies as provided in paragraph (o)(3) of this provision, by submission of its offer, the offeror-(i) Represents, to the best of its knowledge and belief, that the offeror does not export any sensitive technology to the government of Iran or any entities or individuals owned or controlled by, or acting on behalf or at the direction of, the government of Iran;(ii) Certifies that the offeror, or any person owned or controlled by the offeror, does not engage in any activities for which sanctions may be imposed under section 5 of the Iran Sanctions Act; and(iii) Certifies that the offeror, and any person owned or controlled by the offeror, does not knowingly engage in any transaction that exceeds $3,000 with Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps or any of its officials, agents, or affiliates, the property and interests in property of which are blocked pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) (see OFAC's Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List at http://www.treasury.gov/ofac/downloads/t11sdn.pdf). (3) The representation and certification requirements of paragraph (o)(2) of this provision do not apply if-(i) This solicitation includes a trade agreements certification (e.g., 52.212-3(g) or a comparable agency provision); and(ii) The offeror has certified that all the offered products to be supplied are designated country end products.(p) Ownership or Control of Offeror. (Applies in all solicitations when there is a requirement to be registered in SAM or a requirement to have a DUNS Number in the solicitation.(1) The Offeror represents that it o has or o does not have an immediate owner. If the Offeror has more than one immediate owner (such as a joint venture), then the Offeror shall respond to paragraph (2) and if applicable, paragraph (3) of this provision for each participant in the joint venture.(2) If the Offeror indicates "has" in paragraph (p)(1) of this provision, enter the following information:Immediate owner CAGE code: ____________________.Immediate owner legal name: _____________________.(Do not use a "doing business as" name)Is the immediate owner owned or controlled by another entity: o Yes or o No.(3) If the Offeror indicates "yes" in paragraph (p)(2) of this provision, indicating that the immediate owner is owned or controlled by another entity, then enter the following information:Highest-level owner CAGE code: __________________.Highest-level owner legal name: ___________________.(Do not use a "doing business as" name)(End of provision)Alternate I (Oct 2014). As prescribed in 12.301(b)(2), add the following paragraph (c)(11) to the basic provision:(11) (Complete if the offeror has represented itself as disadvantaged in paragraph (c)(4) of this provision.)____ Black American.____ Hispanic American.____ Native American (American Indians, Eskimos, Aleuts, or Native Hawaiians).____ Asian-Pacific American (persons with origins from Burma, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Brunei, Japan, China, Taiwan, Laos, Cambodia (Kampuchea), Vietnam, Korea, The Philippines, Republic of Palau, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Samoa, Macao, Hong Kong, Fiji, Tonga, Kiribati, Tuvalu, or Nauru).____ Subcontinent Asian (Asian-Indian) American (persons with origins from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, the Maldives Islands, or Nepal).____ Individual/concern, other than one of the preceding. The offeror shall complete the annual representations and certifications electronically in System for Award Management at https://www.sam.gov/portal/public/SAM/. (XI) The clause at FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items (May 2015) applies to this acquisition. (XII) The clause at FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders - Commercial Items (Mar 2016) applies to this acquisition. The following clauses under subparagraph (b) apply:(4) 52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards (Oct 2015) (Pub. L. 109-282) (31 U.S.C. 6101 note).(8) 52.209-6, Protecting the Government's Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment. (Oct 2015) (31 U.S.C. 6101 note). (14)(i) 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside (Nov 2011) (15 U.S.C. 644). (18) 52.219-13, Notice of Set-Aside of Orders (Nov 2011)(15 U.S.C. 644(r)). (22) 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Rerepresentation (July 2013) (15 U.S.C. 632(a)(2)). (25) 52.222-3, Convict Labor (June 2003) (E.O. 11755). (26) 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (Feb 2016) (E.O. 13126). (27) 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Apr 2015) (28) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (Apr 2015) (E.O. 11246). (31) 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (FEB 2016) (38 U.S.C. 4212). (44) 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (June 2008) (E.O.'s, proclamations, and statutes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury). (50) 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management (Jul 2013) (31 U.S.C. 3332). 52.203-98 - Prohibition on Contracting with Entities that Require Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements -Representations (DEVIATION 2015-02) (FEB 2015)52.203-99 - Prohibition on Contracting with Entities that Require Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements (DEVIATION 2015-02) (FEB 2015). (XIII) The following clauses are also applicable to this acquisition: 52.252-1 Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference (Feb 1998) 52.252.2 Clauses Incorporated By Reference (Feb 1998), This contract incorporates on 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 address: https://www.acquisition.gov/far/index.html (End of Clause) 52.203-98 - Prohibition on Contracting with Entities that Require Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements -Representations (DEVIATION 2015-02) (FEB 2015)52.203-99 - Prohibition on Contracting with Entities that Require Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements (DEVIATION 2015-02) (FEB 2015). The following additional FAR terms and conditions apply: 52.204-7, System for Award Management (Jul 2013)52.204-13, System for Award Management Maintenance (Jul 2013)52.214-34, Submission of Offers in the English Language (Apr 1991) 52.214-35, Submission of Offer in U.S. Currency (Apr 1991) 52.252-5 AUTHORIZED DEVIATIONS IN PROVISIONS (APR 1984) (a) The use in this solicitation of any Federal Acquisition Regulation (48 CFR Chapter 1) provision with an authorized deviation is indicated by the addition of "(DEVIATION)" after the date of the provision. (b) The use in this solicitation of any Commerce Acquisition Regulation provision with an authorized deviation is indicated by the addition of "(DEVIATION)" after the name of the regulation. (End of provision) 52.252-6 AUTHORIZED DEVIATIONS IN CLAUSES (APR 1984) (a) The use in this solicitation or contract of any Federal Acquisition Regulation (48 CFR Chapter 1) clause with an authorized deviation is indicated by the addition of "(DEVIATION)" after the date of the clause. (b) The use in this solicitation or contract of Commerce Acquisition Regulation clause with an authorized deviation is indicated by the addition of "(DEVIATION)" after the name of the regulation. (End of clause) Representation by Corporations Regarding an Unpaid Delinquent Tax Liability or a Felony Conviction Under Any Federal Law (Class Deviation) (March 2014) (1) In accordance with Sections 536 and 537 of Division B of Public Law 113-76 Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014, none of the funds made available by Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014 funding may be used to enter into a contract with any corporation that- (a) Was convicted of a felony criminal violation under any Federal law within the preceding 24 months, where the awarding agency is aware of the conviction, unless the agency has considered suspension or debarment of the corporation and has made a determination that this further action is not necessary to protect the interests of the Government, or (b) Has any unpaid Federal tax liability that has been assessed, for which all judicial and administrative remedies have been exhausted or have lapsed, and that is not being paid in a timely manner pursuant to an agreement with the authority responsible for collecting the tax liability, where the awarding agency is aware of the unpaid tax liability, unless the agency has considered suspension or debarment of the corporation and made a determination that this further action is not necessary to protect the interests of the Government. (2) The Offerer represents that, as of the date of this offer - (a) It is [ ] is not [ ] a corporation that was convicted of a felony criminal violation under a Federal law within the preceding 24 months.   (b) It is [ ] is not [ ] a corporation that has any unpaid Federal tax liability that has been assessed, for which all judicial and administrative remedies have been exhausted or have lapsed, and that is not being paid in a timely manner pursuant to an agreement with the authority responsible for collecting the tax liability. (End of provision) 52.232-40 PROVIDING ACCELERATED PAYMENT TO SMALL BUSINESS SUBCONTRACTORS (Dec 2013) (a) Upon receipt of accelerated payments from the Government, the contractor is required to make accelerated payments to small business subcontractors to the maximum extent practicable after receipt of a proper invoice and all proper documentation from the small business subcontractor. (b) Include the substance of this clause, including paragraph (b), in all subcontracts with small business concerns. (c) The acceleration of payments under this clause does not provide any new rights under the Prompt Payment Act.(End of clause) DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE CLAUSES: FOR FULL TEXT OF A COMMERCE ACQUISITION CLAUSE OR PROVISION YOU MAY GO TO THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE, http://www.osec.doc.gov/oam/acquistion_management/policy/default.htm   1352.201-70, CONTRACTING OFFICER'S AUTHORITY (APRIL 2010) The Contracting Officer is the only person authorized to make or approve any changes in any of the requirements of this contract, and, notwithstanding any provisions contained elsewhere in this contract, the said authority remains solely in the Contracting Officer. In the event the contractor makes any changes at the direction of any person other than the Contracting Officer, the change will be considered to have been made without authority and no adjustment will be made in the contract terms and conditions, including price.(End of clause) 1352.209-73, COMPLIANCE WITH THE LAWS (APRIL 2010) The contractor shall comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations which deal with or relate to performance in accord with the terms of the contract.(End of clause) 1352.209-74, ORGANIZATIONAL CONFLICT OF INTEREST (APRIL 2010)(a) Purpose. The purpose of this clause is to ensure that the contractor and its subcontractors: (1) Are not biased because of their financial, contractual, organizational, or other interests which relate to the work under this contract, and (2) Do not obtain any unfair competitive advantage over other parties by virtue of their performance of this contract.(b) Scope. The restrictions described herein shall apply to performance or participation by the contractor, its parents, affiliates, divisions and subsidiaries, and successors in interest (hereinafter collectively referred to as "contractor") in the activities covered by this clause as a prime contractor, subcontractor, co-sponsor, joint venturer, consultant, or in any similar capacity. For the purpose of this clause, affiliation occurs when a business concern is controlled by or has the power to control another or when a third party has the power to control both.(c) Warrant and Disclosure. The warrant and disclosure requirements of this paragraph apply with full force to both the contractor and all subcontractors. The contractor warrants that, to the best of the contractor's knowledge and belief, there are no relevant facts or circumstances which would give rise to an organizational conflict of interest, as defined in FAR Subpart 9.5, and that the contractor has disclosed all relevant information regarding any actual or potential conflict. The contractor agrees it shall make an immediate and full disclosure, in writing, to the Contracting Officer of any potential or actual organizational conflict of interest or the existence of any facts that may cause a reasonably prudent person to question the contractor's impartiality because of the appearance or existence of bias or an unfair competitive advantage. Such disclosure shall include a description of the actions the contractor has taken or proposes to take in order to avoid, neutralize, or mitigate any resulting conflict of interest. (d) Remedies. The Contracting Officer may terminate this contract for convenience, in whole or in part, if the Contracting Officer deems such termination necessary to avoid, neutralize or mitigate an actual or apparent organizational conflict of interest. If the contractor fails to disclose facts pertaining to the existence of a potential or actual organizational conflict of interest or misrepresents relevant information to the Contracting Officer, the Government may terminate the contract for default, suspend or debar the contractor from Government contracting, or pursue such other remedies as may be permitted by law or this contract.(e) Subcontracts. The contractor shall include a clause substantially similar to this clause, including paragraphs (f) and (g), in any subcontract or consultant agreement at any tier expected to exceed the simplified acquisition threshold. The terms "contract," "contractor," and "Contracting Officer" shall be appropriately modified to preserve the Government's rights.(f) Prime Contractor Responsibilities. The contractor shall obtain from its subcontractors or consultants the disclosure required in FAR Part 9.507-1, and shall determine in writing whether the interests disclosed present an actual, or significant potential for, an organizational conflict of interest. The contractor shall identify and avoid, neutralize, or mitigate any subcontractor organizational conflict prior to award of the contract to the satisfaction of the Contracting Officer. If the subcontractor's organizational conflict cannot be avoided, neutralized, or mitigated, the contractor must obtain the written approval of the Contracting Officer prior to entering into the subcontract. If the contractor becomes aware of a subcontractor's potential or actual organizational conflict of interest after contract award, the contractor agrees that the Contractor may be required to eliminate the subcontractor from its team, at the contractor's own risk. (g) Waiver. The parties recognize that this clause has potential effects which will survive the performance of this contract and that it is impossible to foresee each circumstance to which it might be applied in the future. Accordingly, the contractor may at any time seek a waiver from the Head of the Contracting Activity by submitting such waiver request to the Contracting Officer, including a full written description of the requested waiver and the reasons in support thereof. (End of clause) 1352.233-70, AGENCY PROTESTS (APRIL 2010)(a) An agency protest may be filed with either: (1) the contracting officer, or (2) at a level above the contracting officer, with the appropriate agency Protest Decision Authority. See 64 Fed. Reg. 16,651 (April 6, 1999)(b) Agency protests filed with the Contracting Officer shall be sent to the following address: Clifford C. EdwardsContracting OfficerNOAA/AGO Western Acquisition Division-Boulder325 Broadway SOU6Boulder, CO 80305FAX: 303-497-3163 (d) Agency protests filed with the agency Protest Decision Authority shall be sent to the following address: Barry BerkowitzSenior Procurement Executive andDirector, Office of Acquisition ManagementU.S. Department of CommerceRoom 6422Herbert C. Hoover Building14th Street and Constitution Avenue, N.W.Washington DC 20230 FAX: 202-482-1711(d) A complete copy of all agency protests, including all attachments, shall be served upon the Contract Law Division of the Office of the General Counsel within one day of filing a protest with either the Contracting Officer or the Protest Decision Authority. (e) Service upon the Contract Law Division shall be made as follows:U.S. Department of CommerceOffice of the General CounselChief, Contract Law DivisionRoom 5893Herbert C. Hoover Building14th Street and Constitution Avenue, N.W.Washington, D.C. 20230.FAX: (202) 482-5858(End of clause) 1352.233-71, GAO AND COURT OF FEDERAL CLAIMS PROTESTS (APRIL 2010) (a) A protest may be filed with either the Government Accountability Office (GAO) or the Court of Federal Claims unless an agency protest has been filed.(b) A complete copy of all GAO or Court of Federal Claims protests, including all attachments, shall be served upon (i) the Contracting Officer, and (ii) the Contract Law Division of the Office of the General Counsel, within one day of filing a protest with either GAO or the Court of Federal Claims. (c) Service upon the Contract Law Division shall be made as follows: U.S. Department of CommerceOffice of the General CounselChief, Contract Law DivisionRoom 5893Herbert C. Hoover Building14th Street and Constitution Avenue, N.W.Washington, D.C. 20230.FAX: (202) 482-5858(End of clause) (XIV) Defense Priorities and Allocations System (DPAS) and assigned rating does not apply. (XV) Quotes are required to be received in the contracting office no later than 11:00 A.M. Mountain Standard Time on April 11, 2016. All quotes must be faxed or emailed to the attention of Donald Schartz. The fax number is (303) 497-3163 and the email address is Donald.L.Schartz @noaa.gov . (XVI) Any questions regarding this solicitation should be directed to Donald Schartz through the email address: Donald.L.Schartz@noaa.gov or fax (303) 497-3163. THE GOVERNMENT DOES NOT ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR NON-RECEIPT OF QUOTES. IT IS THE CONTRACTOR'S RESPONSIBILITY TO REQUEST AND RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION OF THE QUOTE RECEIPT. STATEMENT OF WORK - Landscaping/Lawn Care - WFO Mobile1. The contractor shall be responsible for satisfactorily managing and performing programs for landscaping and cleaning as specified herein at the following location: National Weather Service Office 8400 Airport Blvd., Bldg 11Mobile, AL 36608 2. Primary Responsibility Jeffrey Medlin, Meteorologist in Charge (MIC) - *The official is referred to throughout the Specifications as the "MIC". Michael Gill, Electronic Systems Analyst (ESA), will be the Alternate Contact. If any of the services do not conform to contract requirements, the Government may require the Contractor to perform the services again in conformity with contract requirements, at no increase in contract amount or the price of the contract may be reduced to reflect the reduced value of services performed. If the defects in services are not corrected by re-performance, the Government may require the Contractor to take necessary action to ensure that future performance conforms to contract requirements. 3. Legal Requirements and Permits The vendor must procure and maintain at his/her expense, all necessary permits and licenses for the conduct of operations under any order resulting from this Request for Quotation, and hereby agrees to comply with all applicable municipal, State, and Federal regulations. This includes Title 7, Chapter 6, Section 136 of the United States Code, Insecticides and Environmental Pesticide Control. All personnel handling pesticides or herbicides will be certified and licensed in the state in which the work is to be performed. All pesticides and/or herbicides will be authorized/approved for use by each state in which the work is to be performed. The offeror must include with the offer package, certification or license for any and all employees that will be handling or applying pesticides in performance of this Statement of Work to be considered for award. 4. Supervisor and Labor The Contractor shall promptly remove from the work site any supervisor or employee whose work or conduct is not satisfactory to the MIC. The Contractor's supervisor shall be in charge of the work on behalf of the Contractor. The Contractor shall enforce strict discipline and good order among the Contractor's employees. The Contractor shall exercise the necessary supervision and control to prevent Contractor's employees from violating any rules and regulations. 5. Conduct of Work The Contractor should bring any noted defect, disease, or insect infestation of the grounds to the attention of the MIC or designate and services under this contract must be performed in such a way that there will be no interruption to, or interference with, the normal operation of Government business on the premises. 6. Schedule and Requirements a. Mowing will take place per the following schedule, or on an as needed basis, as directed by the MIC.- Once a week during - April, May, June, July, August, and September- Every two weeks during - March, October, November, and December- Once a month during - January and Februaryb. Fertilizer once per month during the following months: February, May, August, and October c. Chemical Weed Control once per month during the following months: February, March, May, July, September, and November 7. Description of Services The Contractor will be responsible for satisfactorily managing and performing exterior landscape maintenance services at the National Weather Service located at 8400 Airport Blvd., Bldg. 11, Mobile, AL 36608. Exterior grounds consist of lawns, native grass areas, gravel, plant beds, parking lot, walks, driveways, and curb. The Contractor must provide all labor, tools, equipment, supervision, herbicides, transportation, and any other services necessary, to maintain the landscaping and grounds in such a manner to present a neat and well maintained appearance. All products used are to be environmentally friendly and the Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) of these products will be supplied to the MIC for approval. The products are to be non-toxic, biodegradable, and made from renewable sources (not petroleum) to promote a healthy and green environment when possible. The MSDS must be provided by the contractor to the MIC or the MIC designate where the information will be kept on file in accordance with applicable guidelines of the OSHA Hazard Communications Standard. Requirements pertaining to recordkeeping will be strictly followed, with copy(s) provided to MIC as necessary and upon request. MAINTAIN IMPROVED/SEMI-IMPROVED GROUNDSa. Mow Improved, Semi-Improved Grounds, and Native Grassed Areas. Grass cutting of all lawn areas must be completed as per schedule. Grass clippings must be removed or mulched when visible after mowing. All improved and semi-improved grounds and native grassed areas must be well manicured at all times.b. Edging. Sidewalks, driveways curbs, and other concrete or asphalt edges located in the improved/semi-improved grounds must be concurrent with mowing per schedule. Edging will include removal of vegetation from cracks in sidewalks, driveways, and curbs.c. Grass/Weed Trimming. Grass and weeds must be trimmed around trees, shrubs, buildings, fences, poles, posts, fire hydrants, parking lot bumper blocks, boulders, road shoulders, and other fixed obstacles concurrent with mowing schedule. Damage to trees and shrubs from trimming must be repaired by the contractor.d. Remove Debris/Police Grounds. The Contractor must perform general litter patrol on all grounds. Responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to, the removal and disposal of all natural debris (tree limbs, dry brush, rodent habitats, dead animals, etc) and manmade debris. All grass clippings must be properly removed and disposed of offsite. Sidewalks and paved areas must be cleaned of all lawn clippings after each mowing. Parking Lots/areas, walks, curb-gutter, sidewalks, and concrete flat-work must be kept debris free (includes bark debris, dust, and dirt) with the debris properly removed and disposed of offsite. Removal of debris and policing of grounds will be concurrent with mowing schedule.e. Application of Fertilizer. The Contractor must apply an effective fertilizer on all lawns, shrubs, plants and ground cover per Schedule. All fertilizers must be applied in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.f. Trimming and Pruning. The Contractor must maintain a neat and well maintained appearance of all plants, shrubs, and trees by proper pruning, clipping, pinching back, digging out new growth, and shape maintenance. This should take place twelve (12) times per year, once in January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, and again in December.g. Weed Control. The Contractor must keep all lawns (includes semi-improved and native grassed areas), shrub beds, ground-cover beds, flower beds, graveled areas, and all other adjacent areas free of weeds at all times. Any herbicides must be applied by certified or licensed personnel. This should take place six (6) times a year, once in February, March, May, July, September, and again in November.h. Fire Ant Control. The Contractor must provide fire ant control in lawn and flower beds concurrent with the mowing schedule.i. Mulch. Replace mulch/pine straw in flower beds around the May timeframe.8. Invoicing The vendor will bill on a monthly basis in arrears. The vendor will complete a service ticket and have the ticket signed by the site manager on completion of each site visit. All pertinent copies of completed forms shall accompany monthly invoices. 9. Site Visit a. Who is the contact (name, phone #, email) will be conducting the visit:Michael Gill, (251) 633-6443 ext. 222, mike.gill@noaa.govb. What are the best days and times in the next couple of weeks?February 22-26 8 am - 2 pm March 7-11 8 am - 2 pmFebruary 29-March 4 8 am - 2 pm March 14-18 8 am - 2 pm10. OBSERVANCE OF LEGAL HOLIDAYS AND SITE CLOSURE INFORMATION The Contractor hereby agrees to observe the following Federal holidays, plus any other day off work designated by Federal Statute, by Executive Order, or by Presidential proclamation:New Year's Day Labor DayMartin Luther King's Birthday Columbus DayPresident's Day Veteran's DayMemorial Day Thanksgiving DayIndependence Day Christmas Day When any holiday falls on a Saturday, the preceding Friday is observed; when any holiday falls on a Sunday, the following Monday is observed. All personnel assigned to this contract shall limit their observation of holidays to those set forth above. In each instance, the Contractor agrees to continue to provide sufficient personnel to perform requirements of any critical tasks already in operation or scheduled, and shall be guided by the instructions issued by the Contracting Officer or the MIC. In the event of a site dismissal or closure due to weather, emergency, or other circumstances, the contractor is instructed to contact the MIC or the designate for guidance. The C&A Requirements of Clause 73 do not apply. Therefore, a Security Accreditation Package is not required.

C--Indefinite Delivery Contract for A-E Services for the Regional Acquisition Environmental Tools, South Atlantic Division, U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers to Provide Environmental Support to Military, Civil, and Federal Agencies

Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers | Published June 1, 2016  -  Deadline February 3, 2015
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C--Indefinite Delivery Contract for AE Services for the Regional Acquisition Environmental Tools (REAT), South Atlantic Division, U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers to Provide Environmental Support to Military, Civil, and Federal Agencies.

Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers | Published January 21, 2016  -  Deadline August 21, 2014
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Indefinite Delivery Contract for Architect and Engineering Services for the Regional Acquisition Environmental Tools , South Atlantic Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to Provide Environmental Support to Military, Civil, and Federal Agencies

Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers | Published January 8, 2016
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Indefinite Delivery Contract for the Regional Acquisition Environmental Tools, South Atlantic Division, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers to Provide Environmental Support to Military, Civil and Federal Agencies

Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers | Published January 8, 2016
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Work for Pool C Hazardous Toxic Radioactive Waste (HTRW)/ Design may include environmental compliance and restoration; hazardous, toxic and radioactive material/waste site investigations/assessments; remedial investigations and feasibility studies; treatability studies; pilot studies; remedial designs; risk assessments; sampling and analyses; data validation; electronic data management; geotechnical investigations; monitoring well installation; groundwater modeling; groundwater and surface water quality assessments; water reuse initiatives; vapor intrusion monitoring, assessment and modeling; design and technical services relating to water treatment plant, both potable and industrial; wastewater treatment plants, domestic and industrial; pumping and piping systems, both pressure and gravity flows; hydraulic modeling.

Indefinite Delivery Contract for Architect and Engineering Services for the Regional Acquisition Environmental Tools, South Atlantic Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to Provide Environmental Support to Military, Civil, and Federal Agencies

Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers | Published January 8, 2016
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INDEFINITE DELIVERY CONTRACT FOR ARCHITECT AND ENGINEERING (AE ) SERVICES FOR THE MOBILE DISTRICT, U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS TO PROVIDE ENVIRONMENTAL SUPPORT TO MILITARY, CIVIL,AND FEDERAL AGENCIES

Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers | Published December 7, 2015
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Indefinite Delivery Contract for Architect and Engineering (AE ) Services for the Mobile District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to provide Environmental Support to Military, Civil, and Federal Agencies

Notice for an Indefinite Delivery Contract (IDC) for Architect and Engineering (A-E) Services for the Mobile District, U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers to Provide Environmental Support to Military, Civil, and Federal Agencies

Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers | Published November 19, 2015  -  Deadline December 22, 2015
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Document Type: Pre-Solicitation Announcement Classification Code: C - Architect and Engineering Services Subject: Notice for an Indefinite Delivery Contract (IDC) for Architect and Engineering (A-E) Services for the Mobile District, U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers to Provide Environmental Support to Military, Civil, and Federal Agencies. Solicitation Number: W91278-16-R-0006 Set-Aside Code: Partial Response Date: 12/22/2015 Place of Performance: US Army Engineer District, Mobile - Military 109 St. Joseph Street 541 Mobile, AL 36602 Description: ALL QUESTIONS SHALL BE SUBMITTED VIA THE BIDDER INQUIRY PORTAL IN PROJNET AS DESCRIBED IN THE SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS BELOW. Point Of Contact for this announcement is Ms. Allison Jones. This notice is posted in its entirety and hereby serves as the official solicitation for this project. CONTRACT INFORMATION: A-E services are required for an IDC to provide professional environmental engineering and service support to military, civil, and federal agencies. It includes professional services to support military and civil environmental programs for Headquarters, Department of Defense; U.S. Air Force; U.S. Army; U.S. Army Reserves; U.S. Army National Guard; U.S. Navy; U.S. Marine Corps; and Defense Logistics Agency projects; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Federal military and civil works projects; Department of Homeland Security; National Institutes of Health; Centers for Disease Control; and other Federal agency projects. The contractor will be required to perform services in support of Mobile District federal/military customers and projects as assigned to Mobile District. This announcement plans to issue three (3) Unrestricted ID/IQ, Single Award Task Order Contracts, and one (1) Small Business ID/IQ contract. The Government may award less than or more than four SATOCs depending on the source selection decision regarding how many contractors are considered most highly qualified in accordance with Brooks Act procedures. The total shared capacity of all unrestricted awards will be $9,000,000, and the total shared capacity of all restricted awards will be $1,000,000. All firms responding to this solicitation MUST identify in which category they are submitting. Firms should state the words UNRESTRICTED or SMALL BUSINESS after the solicitation number in PART I, A Block 3 of form SF 330. A separate proposal MUST be submitted for each category in which the firm wants consideration. Selection of A-E firms is not based upon competitive bidding procedures, but rather upon the professional qualifications necessary for the performance of the required services. Only firms considered most highly qualified will be awarded a contract. Multiple awards will be made from this solicitation to a combination of Unrestricted and Small Business. It is the intent to award four (4) contracts, three (3) from the Unrestricted, and one (1) contract from Small Business set-aside. The contracts will be awarded for a term not to exceed a total of three (3) years. Work under this contract will be subject to satisfactory negotiation of individual task orders, with the total IDC contract value not to exceed $9,000,000 for Unrestricted and $1,000,000 for the Small Business set-aside categories over the three-year life of the contract. A firm fixed price contract will be negotiated. In the event that a contract cannot be awarded in the restricted categories, the IDIQ contract capacity will be awarded to other highly qualified firms in the unrestricted category. No one firm will receive more than one award. Rates will be negotiated for each 12-month period of the contract. The small business size standard is a maximum of $15 million of average annual receipts for its preceding 3 fiscal years. All interested Unrestricted A-E firms are reminded that, in accordance with the provisions of PL 95-507, they will be expected to place subcontracts to the maximum practicable extent consistent with the efficient performance of the contract with small and small disadvantaged firms. Large businesses selected for this contract must comply with FAR 52.219-9 regarding the requirement for a subcontracting plan for that part of the work it intends to subcontract. Large businesses selected for this contract will be required to submit a detailed subcontracting plan during contract negotiation. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this action is 541330. Each Task order will require Contractor Manpower Reporting for all contractor labor hours (including subcontractor labor hours) for performance of services under these contracts for the Department of Defense via a secure data collection site. The contractor is required to completely fill in all required data fields using the following web address: http://www.ecmra.mil. Reporting inputs will be for the labor executed during the period of performance during each Governmental fiscal year which runs October 1 through September 30 of each calendar year. PROJECT INFORMATION: A-E Services provided under this contract will include, but are not limited to all types of comprehensive environmental, planning, conservation restoration, miscellaneous sustainment, and support for the following: Headquarters, Department of Defense, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and Defense Logistics Agency projects; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Federal military and civil works projects; Department of Homeland Security, National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control, and other Federal agency projects; document development for management, and implementation of land, natural and cultural resources programs/plans; study of contaminated sites; other water quality or water supply studies. It will include but not be limited to preparation of any of the following: All products and studies associated with preparation of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Documents; Integrated Natural Resource Management Plans; Integrated Cultural Resource Management Plans; Endangered Species Management Plans and Section 7 compliance documentation and studies; Clean Water Act documentation and implementing guidance; Clean Air Act documentation and implementing guidance; Installation Master Plans/General Plans; Encroachment Studies, Land Acquisition Studies, Sustainable Infrastructure Assessments, Sustainability Studies, Database and Asset Management, Condition Assessments, and Risk Assessments. Specific services include: scientific analyses and assessments of biological, ecological, cultural/historic/architectural, and archaeological resources at all study and survey levels, terrestrial and underwater, and implementation of their measures; threatened and endangered species inventories and surveys; Invasive Species Management Plan, Pest Management Plans, forest management plans and their implementation to include prescribed burn plans; Wetland Restoration Plans and their implementation; biological evaluations and assessments; Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act consultation assistance; habitat evaluations; wetlands delineations identification of current trends, cumulative effects, and projected land uses, including potential use and reuse alternatives; identification and evaluation of potential impact mitigation measures; economic evaluations; preparation of master plans for development and management of military and civil facilities, including natural and cultural resources management planning; assisting with preparation of documents needed for coordination with interested Federal, state, tribal, and local agencies and organizations; preparation of public involvement plans and assistance in facilitation of public meetings/workshop/training; regulatory compliance; implementation of environmental audits and field assessments in support of Environmental Management Systems, Environmental Performance Assessment System, and Environmental Compliance Assessment System, development and implementation of Geographic Information Systems, similar technologies and web based program management techniques; and training and support activities for any of the above services mentioned. Additional services will include those activities required for the preparation of an Environmental Baseline Survey/Environmental Condition of Property studies; environmental support to real estate activities, decision documents that incorporate all essential issues; the preparation of Clean-up Plans, and preparation of risk assessment documentation; and deliverables associate with compliance and conformance of regulatory requirements. SELECTION CRITERIA: The selection criteria are listed below in descending order of importance (first by major criterion and then by each sub-criterion). Criteria A thru D are primary. Criteria E is secondary and will only be used as a tie-breaker among technically equal firms. A. Professional Qualifications: The selected firm must have, either in-house or through consultants, the following disciplines: (1) Program Manager; (2) Project Manager; (3) Environmental Engineer, registration required (P.E. License number required); (4) Biologist/Ecologist/ Environmental Scientist; (5) Water Resource Planner/ Land-use Planner; (6) Cultural Resources Specialist (Must meet Secretary of Interiors Professional Qualification Standards); (7) Regulatory Specialist; (8) Traffic Specialist; (9) Socio-economist; (10) Real Property Master Planner, AICP certification number required; (11) Geologist, registration required (P.G. License number required); (12) Civil Engineer, registration required (P.E. License number required); (13) Chemist; (14) GIS Specialist; (15) Architect, registration required (RA License number required); (16) Mechanical Engineer, registration required (P.E. License number required); (17) Electrical Engineer, registration required (P.E. License number required). All disciplines must possess a minimum bachelors' degree (degree from an accredited four-year college or university) with a major in the specified field of study. Registration is required for the: Environmental Engineer, Civil Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Architect, Geologist, and Master Planner. State of registration, P.G. or P.E. license number, or AICP certification number must be included on the resume. Resumes contained in Standard Form (SF) 330, PART I, Section E, shall be completed for each discipline and provided in the order listed above. ROLE IN THIS CONTRACT, Block 13 under PART I, Section E must use the same discipline nomenclature as is listed in this announcement. The evaluation will consider education, registration, and relevant experience in the listed discipline and longevity with the firm. If an individual will serve in more than one discipline then those disciplines shall be clearly indicated in Block 13, PART I, Section E. B. Specialized Experience and Technical Competence: (1) Demonstrated breadth, knowledge and experience of current Headquarters, Department of Defense; U.S. Air Force; U.S. Army; U.S. Marine Corps; U.S. Navy; DLA; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; and other military and Federal agency policies, guidance, and regulations for preparation of all levels of NEPA documentation and supporting studies. (2) Knowledge and experience with implementation/preparation of master planning regulations/guidance/general plans, Sustainable Infrastructure Assessments, real property exchange, Community Partnership Initiatives, encroachment studies and other land management planning activities for Department of Defense agencies, Green House Gas, Sustainable Energy Initiatives, Endangered Species Act, Clean Air and Water Acts, National Historic Preservation Act, Coastal Zone Management Act, and related Executive Orders. (3) Demonstrated experience in working environmental projects/issues with the following agencies and offices: U.S. Air Force; U.S. Army; U.S. Marine Corps; U.S. Navy; Army Reserve; Army National Guard; Army Installation Management Command; Army Major Commands; Army Environmental Command; Army Installations; Defense Logistics Agency; Other Department of Defense agencies; Environmental Protection Agency; Department of Homeland Security; National Institutes of Health; President's Council on Environmental Quality; and other Federal agencies. (4) In Block H of the SF 330 describe the firm's quality management plan, including quality assurance process, project scheduling, coordination of the in-house work with consultants, and prior experience of the prime firm and any significant consultant. C. Capacity to Accomplish the Work: The Unrestricted selected firms shall demonstrate the capacity to accomplish at least four (4) $500,000 individual task orders simultaneously; the Small Business selected firms shall demonstrate the capacity to accomplish at least two (2) $500,000 individual task orders simultaneously. D. Past Performance: Past performance on military contracts with respect to cost control, quality of work and compliance with performance schedules. Evaluations will be based on established CPARS ratings and other credible documentation included in the SF 330. E. Volume of DoD Contract Awards: Firms shall provide the volume of work awarded by DoD agencies during the previous 12 months. Volume shall be broken out into contracts, task orders, and amounts. SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Interested Architect-Engineer firms or joint ventures having the capabilities to perform this work as a prime contractor, may submit ONE (1) completed, Portable Document Format (PDF) of their SF 330 (Architect-Engineer Qualifications) proposal on a Compact Disc (CD) or Digital Versatile Disc (DVD) for each category (i.e., Small Business, or Unrestricted) in which the firm wishes to be considered, to: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, CESAM-EN-D, ATTN: Ms. Allison Jones, 109 St. Joseph Street, Mobile, AL 36602. SF 330 current edition must be used, and may be obtained from the Government Printing Office or from the following web site: http://www.gsa.gov/portal/forms/download/116486. All firms responding to this solicitation MUST identify the category they wish to be considered. Firms should state the words UNRESTRICTED or SMALL BUSINESS after the solicitation number in PART I, A Block 3 of form SF 330. A separate response (SF 330) MUST be submitted for each category in which the firm wants consideration. PDFs shall be compatible with Adobe Acrobat XI. Proposals submitted on anything other than a CD or DVD will not be accepted. Font shall be at least 11 or larger in Arial (not Arial Narrow) for all text, tables, and figures. Pages shall be 8-1/2 inches by 11 inches. PART I OF THE SF 330 SHALL NOT EXCEED 47 PAGES. Blank sheets/tabs separating the sections within the SF 330 will not count against the maximum page count for PART I. Include DUNS number in SF 330 PART I, Section B, Block 5. The organization chart required in section D and the matrix required as Section G, Part I of the SF 330 may be presented on a sheet up to 11 inches by 17 inches. A maximum of ten (10) relevant projects of the prime, the subcontractor(s), or both not to exceed the past five (5) years, will be reviewed in PART I, Section F. Of these ten (10) projects, the prime must have completed a minimum of six (6) projects (either as the prime or subcontractor). Use no more than one (1) page per project. A Project is defined as a project performed under a single, stand-alone contract and/or a task order issued under an existing Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract(s). It shall be noted that a task order issued under an ID/IQ is considered a single project. Do not combine multiple task orders to create a single project example. Combining multiple task orders to create a single project will not be compliant with the solicitation criteria, and it will not be evaluated or considered. The Indefinite Delivery Contract number and individual task order number associated with the project in the title must be included for each of the projects. If the project is not 100% complete, note the current percentage and estimated date when project will be completed. In Block G-26, along with the name of key personnel, include the firm with whom the person is associated. A Part II is required for each branch office of the Prime Firm and any Subcontractors that will have a key role in the proposed contract. Six of the ten (10) projects shall specifically address the following areas of emphasis with DoD Services and other Federal Agencies: Project 1- NEPA document(s); Project 2 - Endangered Species Act Biological Assessment/Section 7 Consultation support document(s); Project 3 - National Historic Preservation Act Section 106 and support documents; Project 4 - Installation Master Plans/General Plans/Area Development Plans; Project 5 - Encroachment studies/plans; Project 6 - Environmental Base Survey/Environmental Condition of Property studies. Projects presented to address the areas of emphasis shall be presented and identified in the order listed above. The remaining four (4) projects can follow the area of emphasis projects. Solicitation packages are not provided. Submittals must be received no later than 2:00 P.M. Central Time on 12/22/2015. The Agency will not accept any submittals received after this time and date. The A-E Evaluation Board (Selection Board) is tentatively scheduled TO COMMENCE ON OR ABOUT 01/05/ 2016. As required by acquisition regulations, interviews for the purpose of discussing prospective contractor qualifications for the contract will be conducted only for those firms considered most highly qualified after submittal review by the Selection Board. Interviews will be conducted by telephone and will most likely occur the same week that the Selection Board convenes. Phone calls and personal visits for the purpose of discussing this solicitation are not allowed. ALL QUESTIONS SHALL BE SUBMITTED VIA THE BIDDER INQUIRY PORTAL in ProjNet at http://www.projnet.org/projnet. Questions should be submitted no later than 12/08/2015 at 2:00 p.m. Central Time to allow time for a response. On this date and time the portal will be closed. For questions, no other means of communication (e-mail, fax, or telephone) will be accepted. To submit and review inquiries, firms will need to be current registered users of the ProjNet system. To register, go to the link above, click the BID tab, select BIDDER INQUIRY, select agency USACE, enter the Bidder Inquiry Key for this solicitation listed below, and your e-mail address, and then click login. Complete all required information and then click CREATE USER. Verify that information on the next screen is correct and click CONTINUE. From this page you can view all bidder inquiries for this solicitation or add an inquiry. Offerors or Bidders will receive an acknowledgement of their question via e-mail, followed by a response to their question after it has been processed by our team. The Solicitation Number is: W91278-16-R-0006. The Bidder Inquiry Key is: 72UH82-XGUKBD. Firms are requested to review the Bidder Inquiry Portal for previous questions and responses, prior to submission of a new inquiry on the Portal. Caution: Any inquiry submitted and answered within this system, will be accessible to view by ALL interested FIRMS on this solicitation. The call center for the ProjNet operates weekdays from 8 AM to 5 PM U.S. Central Time Zone. The telephone number is 1-800-428-HELP. To verify your submittal has been delivered, you may e mail Ms. S. Allison Jones at: sally.a.jones@usace.army.mil. To be eligible for contract award, a firm must be registered with the System for Award Management (SAM) database. For instructions on registering with the SAM, please see the SAM Web site at https://www.sam.gov/portal/public/SAM/.
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