Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs | Published August 18, 2015 - Deadline August 19, 2015
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is soliciting offers to procure for Office Furniture for BIA Eastern Navajo Agency Natural Resources, Crownpoint, NM. This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. Solicitation No; A15PS01198 herein cited is issued as a Request for Quotes (RFQ) and will be procured under FAR Part 12, Acquisition of Commercial Items. Solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-78.
This acquisition is for a Native Owned Small Business Set-Aside under 25 USC 47. The NAICS Code: 337211, size standard is 100. Due to the urgency of the required services the solicitation times have been shortened.
Scope of Work:
Contractor shall provide all delivery, labor, equipment, materials and incidentals required to supply the following materials to BIA Eastern Navajo Agency Natural Resources, Crownpoint, NM. The Period of Performance is will begin from the date of award TBD.
1. Item # 13313, U- Desk w/ Hutch Set, Qty 1 = $
2. Item # 15443, Completed Office Set, Qty 2 = $__________
3. Item # 50837, Mid Black Chair, Qty 6 = $__________
4. Item # 32889, Book Case With File Drawer , Qty 1 = $_________
5. Item # 34391, 2 Drawer Vertical File, Qty 1 = $_________
6. Delivery charges $________
7. Navajo Nation Tax @ 5% $________
8. Grand Total: $_________________
(Note: The referenced item numbers are from the suggested Vendor National Business Furniture)
CONTRACT CLAUSES: The following clauses apply to this acquisition: FAR 52.211-6 Brand Name or Equal; FAR Clause 52.212-01 - Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items; FAR Clause 52.212-3 - Offeror Representations and Certifications Commercial Items; FAR Clause 52-212-04 - Contract Term and Conditions Commercial Items; FAR 52.217-9, Option to Extend the Term of the Contract; FAR 52.232 Payment by Third Party; FAR Clause 52.212-05 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items. In paragraph (b) of FAR 52.212-5 (b), The Contractor shall comply with the following FAR clauses that the Contracting Officer has indicated as being incorporated in this contract by reference to implement provisions of Law or Executive order applicable to acquisitions of commercial items; FAR 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging while driving (Aug 2001); 52.223-1 Buy American Act-Supplies (June 2003)(41 USC. 10a-10d); FAR 52.232-18, Availability of Funds (April 1984). FAR Clause 52.232-33; DOI Acquisition Reg (DIAR) 1452.226-70 Indian Preference; DIAR 1452.226-71 Indian Preference Program; 52.232-99 Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors; 1452.280-1 Notice to Indian small business economic enterprises set aside; 1452.280-2 Notice to Indian Economic enterprises set aside; 1452.280-3 Subcontracting limitations; 1452.280-4 Indian economic enterprise representation.
Electronic Invoicing and Payment Requirements- Invoice Processing Platform (IPP) (April 2013)
Payment requests must be submitted electronically through the U. S. Department of the Treasury's Invoice Processing Platform System (IPP).
"Payment Request" means any request for contract financing payment or invoice payment by the Contractor. To constitute a proper invoice, the payment request must comply with the requirements identified in the applicable Prompt Payment clause included in the contract, or the clause 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items included in commercial item contracts. The IPP website address is: https://www.ipp .gov.
Under this contract, the following documents are required to be submitted as an attachment to the IPP invoice;
- A copy of the contractor¿s invoice shall be included with the IPP invoice. If no invoice is attached, the Invoice will be rejected.
The Contractor must use the IPP website to register access and use IPP for submitting requests for payment. The Contractor Government Business Point of Contact (as listed in SAM) will receive enrollment instructions via email from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (FRBB) prior to the contract award date, but no more than }- 5 business days of the contract award date. Contractor assistance with enrollment can be obtained by contacting the IPP Production
Helpdesk via email ippgroup@bos .frb.org or phone (866) 973-3131.
If the Contractor is unable to comply with the requirement to use IPP for submitting invoices for payment, the Contractor must submit a waiver request in writing to the Contracting Officer with its proposal or quotation.
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Award will be made at a fair and reasonable price to the lowest responsive offeror whose quote is conforming to the requirements herein and is determined to be the most advantageous to the Government. Provide DUNS# and Tax ID # with a signed and dated copy of the quote, along with a completed copy of FAR Clause 52.212¿3, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items.
Quotes are due at the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Navajo Regional Office, Division of Acquisition, Attention: Cedric A. Wood, P.O. Box 1060, Gallup, New Mexico 87305 by local time on August 19, 2015, at 5:00 pm (Mountain Time). Quotes submitted by emails will be accepted. Any further questions regarding this announcement may be directed to Cedric A. Wood, Contract Specialist, at (505) 863-8266, by fax at (505) 863-8382. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
All contractors submitting quotes must be registered in the SAMwww.sam.gov in order to receive contracts and purchase orders from the Federal Government pursuant to FAR Clause 52.204-7. To register or learn more about the SAM, go to: http://www.sam.gov.
The Federal Acquisition Regulation clauses and provisions are available on the internet at: http://www.acqusition.gov or may be requested from the Contracting Officer.