Department of the Army, National Guard Bureau | Published December 7, 2015 - Deadline December 15, 2015
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, in conjunction with FAR 13.5, as applicable, and as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; bids are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The solicitation number is W911YP-16-T-0005 and is issued as an invitation for bids (IFB), unless otherwise indicated herein. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 323117 with a small business size standard of $500 Million. This requirement is a Small Business set-aside and only qualified offerors may submit bids.
The USPFO for UTAH requires printing and binding of a winter, summer, and fall issue of a local magazine in quantity of 7,300 each issue. Reference Statement of Work for details.
The contract type for this procurement will be a firm-fixed price and award will be made on the basis of best value to the Government, price and other factors considered. Selection will be based on the following evaluation factors, in order of importance: (1) Offeror is within 50 miles of Draper UT, for the ability for the Utah National Guard to perform a quality check prior to printing. (2) Offeror's capability to provide a quality product that meets the Government's needs within the time periods listed on the Statement of Work (3) Past performance, caliber of offeror's performance on previous contracts of a similar nature; and (4) Total cost or price.
The following clauses and provisions are incorporated by reference. FAR clauses and provisions can be read in their full text at http://farsite.hill.af.mil/vffara.htm and DFARS clauses and provisions can be read in their full text at http://farsite.hill.af.mil/vfdfara.htm. The clauses are to remain in full force in any resultant contract.
The provision at 52.212-2 Evaluation - Commercial Items, Evaluation factors are listed above.
The provision at FAR 52.212-3 with its Alternate I, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. Offerors shall include a completed copy at the time of submission. As opposed to submitting the provision at 52.212-3, the offeror may elect to complete the Representations and Certifications at the System for Award Management (SAM) website. SAM may be accessed at https://www.sam.gov/portal/public/SAM/. Pursuant to FAR 9.1, Responsible Prospective Contractor, offerors may be required to provide the name of the financial institution where an applicable business bank account is located, supplier names where accounts are established, account numbers, names of customers, points of contact, and telephone numbers, as well as a brief description of previous contract services, providing the length of the contract or agreement, the dollar value, point of contact, and telephone number. The information will be used to determine responsibility of an offeror.
The clause at 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition, and is amended to incorporate the following clauses; 52.204-13 System for Award Management Maintenance; 52.209-7 Information Regarding Responsibility Matter; 52.228-5 Insurance -- Work on a Government Installation; 52.232-23 Assignment of Claims; 52.232-39 Unenforceability of Unauthorized Obligations; 52.232-40 Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors; 52.246-25 Limitation of Liability - Services; 52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated by Reference (Fill-in information with http://farsite.hill.af.mil).
The clause at 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. The following FAR clauses cited within are applicable: 52.203-6 with its Alternate I Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government; 52.204-10 Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards; 52.209-6 Protecting the Government's Interests when Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment; 52.209-10 Prohibition on Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations; 52.219-6 Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside; 52.219-14 Limitations on Subcontracting; 52.219-16 Liquidated Damages-Subcontracting Plan; 52.219-28 Post-Award Small Business Representation; 52.222-3 Convict Labor; 52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities; 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity; 52.222-35 Equal Opportunity for Veterans; 52.222-36 Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities; 52.222-37 Employment Reports on Veterans; 52.222-40 Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act; 52.222-41 Service Contract Act; 52.222-42 Statement of equivalent Rates for Federal Hires (Fill-in information with 23370, General Maintenance Worker, $15.76); 52.222-43 Fair Labor Standards Act and Service Contract Labor Standards -- Price Adjustment (Multiple Year and Option Contracts); 52.222-54 Employment Eligibility Verification; 52.223-18 Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving; 52.225-13 Restriction on Certain Foreign Purchases; 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management.
The following DFARS clauses are applicable to this solicitation: 252.201-7000 Contracting Officer's Representative; 252.203-7000 Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials; 252.203-7002 Requirement to Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights; 252.204-7003 Control of Government Personnel Work Product; 252.204-7008 Export-Controlled Items; 252.209-7001 Disclose of Ownership or Control by the Government of a Terrorist Country; 252.209-7004 Subcontracting with Firms That Are Owned or Controlled by the Government of a Terrorist Country; 252.225-7012 Preference for Certain Domestic Commodities; 252.225-7031 Secondary Arab Boycott of Israel; 252.226-7001 Utilization of Indian Organizations, Indian-Owned Economic Enterprises, and Native Hawaiian Small Business Concerns; 252.232-7003 Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports; 252.232-7010 Levies on Contract Payments; 252.237-7010 Prohibition on Interrogation of Detainees by Contractor Personnel; 252.243-7001 Pricing of Contract Modifications; 252.243-7002 Requests for Equitable Adjustment; 252.244-7000 Subcontracts for Commercial Items; 252.247-7023 Transportation of Supplies by Sea.
Offers are due no later than 15 December 2015; (12:00 PM MST. All responsible sources may submit an offer, which will be considered by the agency. In accordance with 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors, paragraph (f), quotes received after the established closing date will be viewed as late, and therefore not considered. Offers may be submitted via email (preferred) to firstname.lastname@example.org or via mail to Utah National Guard Headquarters, ATTN: SFC Joseph D. Warby, 12953 South Minuteman Drive, Draper, Utah 84020. Technical Point of contact for this solicitation is Ileen Kennedy, 801-432-4229 email@example.com. Contracting Officer for this solicitation is SFC Joseph Warby, 801-432-4145, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bid MUST be good for 30 days after submission.