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Salt Brine

General Information

Document Type:PRESOL
Posted Date:Aug 03, 2017
Category: Ores, Minerals and Their Primary Products
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

1000 Custer Hollow Road, Clarksburg, WV 26306

Description

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. The solicitation number is DJF-17-0100-PR-0006096 and is issued as an invitation for bids (IFB), unless otherwise indicated herein. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-95. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 212399 with a small business size standard of 500.00 employees. This requirement is a [ Small Business ] set-aside and only qualified offerors may submit bids. The solicitation pricing on www.FedBid.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 2017-08-17 14:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com. FOB Destination shall be Clarksburg, WV 26306 The Federal Bureau of Investigation requires the following items, Brand Name or Equal, to the following: LI 001: BP 2000 SnowEX Brine Pro Maker, 1, EA; LI 002: TPS-200 SnowEX Transfer Pump, 1, EA; LI 003: VTA-300 3000 Gallon Storage Tank, 2, EA; LI 004: EHA-250 SnowEX Transfer/Extension Hose, 1, EA; LI 005: TSA-500GOS 500 Gallon Deluxe with GPS, 2, EA; LI 006: TSA-300GPS 300 Gallon Deluxe with GPS, 2, EA; LI 007: vss-1000 UTV Brine Sprayer, 2, EA; Solicitation and Buy Attachments ***Question Submission: Interested offerors must submit any questions concerning the solicitation at the earliest time possible to enable the Buyer to respond. Questions must be submitted by using the Submit a Question feature at www.fedbid.com. Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered.*** For this solicitation, Federal Bureau of Investigation intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid, Inc. FedBid has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. An Offeror may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. Federal Bureau of Investigation is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agencys ability to gather multiple, competed, real-time bids. All responsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at www.FedBid.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on www.FedBid.com. Offerors that are not currently registered to use www.FedBid.com should proceed to www.FedBid.com to complete their free registration. Offerors that require special considerations or assistance may contact the FedBid Helpdesk at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or via email at clientservices@fedbid.com. Offerors may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on www.FedBid.com by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the www.FedBid.com process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive www.FedBid.com process. Should offerors require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or FedBid at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or clientservices@fedbid.com.Use of FedBid: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with the FedBid Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive. BRAND NAME OR EQUAL FAR 52.211-6 Aug. 1999 (a) If an item in this solicitation is identified as "brand name or equal", the purchase description reflects the characteristics and level of quality that will satisfy the Government ôs needs. The salient physical, functional, or performance characteristics that "equal" products must meet are specified in the solicitation. (b) To be considered for award, offers of "equal" products, including "equal" products of the brand name manufacturer, must: (1) Meet the salient physical, functional, or performance characteristic specified in this solicitation; (2) Clearly identify the item by Ē (i) Brand name, if any; and (ii) Make or model number; (3) Include descriptive literature such as illustrations, drawings, or a clear reference to previously furnished descriptive data or information available to the Contracting Officer; and (4) Clearly describe any modifications the offeror plans to make in a product to make it conform to the solicitation requirements. Mark any descriptive material to clearly show the modifications. (c) The Contracting Officer will evaluate "equal" products on the basis of information furnished by the offeror or identified in the offer and reasonably available to the Contracting Officer. The Contracting Officer is not responsible for locating or obtaining any information not identified in the offer. (d) Unless the offeror clearly indicates in its offer that the product being offered is an úequal Ě product, the offeror shall provide the brand name product referenced in the solicitation. Bidders are urged and expected to inspect the site where services are to be performed and to satisfy themselves regarding all general and local conditions that may affect the cost of contract performance, to the extent that the information is reasonably obtainable. In no event shall failure to inspect the site constitute grounds for a claim after contract award. The site visit is scheduled for Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 10:00 am. Attendees must email KLHimes@fbi.gov and DCBowman@fbi.gov to register to attend no later than 3:30 pm Monday, July 31, 2017. Drawings will be made available for review at the site visit. (End of provision) The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions, which are incorporated herein by reference: FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition; FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items - the selected offeror must submit a completed copy of the listed representations and certifications; FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, paragraph (a) and the following clauses in paragraph (b): 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.225-13, 52.232-34. The full text of the referenced FAR clauses may be accessed electronically at https://www.acquisition.gov/far/. In addition to providing pricing at www.FedBid.com for this solicitation, each Offer must provide any required, NON-PRICING responses (e.g. technical proposal, representations and certifications, etc.) so that they are received no later than the closing date and time for this solicitation. Submissions can be sent to clientservices@fedbid.com. Bid MUST be good for 30 calendar days after close of Buy This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to award, pursuant to applicable regulations and guidelines. Registration information can be found at www.sam.gov. ALL REGISTRATION MUST BE "ACTIVE" AT TIME OF AWARD. NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE. Sellers understand that FedBid ranks all Bids by price; however, pursuant to applicable acquisition regulations and/or departmental guidelines, Buyers may use criteria other than price to evaluate offers. Accordingly, please note that, unless otherwise specified in the Buy Terms below, to the extent required by applicable regulations and/or guidelines, award will be made to the responsible Seller whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Buyer on the basis of price, technical capability, delivery, and past performance. The Government may require continued performance of any services within the limits and at the rates specified in the contract. These rates may be adjusted only as a result of revisions to prevailing labor rates provided by the Secretary of Labor. The option provision may be exercised more than once, but the total extension of performance hereunder shall not exceed 6 months. The Contracting Officer may exercise the option by written notice to the Contractor within one (1) day of expiration of the current period of performance. (a) None of the funds made available by the Department ôs current Appropriations Act may be used to enter into a contract, memorandum of understanding, or cooperative agreement with a corporation ď (1) 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 an 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, or (2) 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, where the awarding agency is aware of the unpaid tax liability, unless an agency has considered suspension or debarment of the corporation and made a determination that this further action is not necessary to protect the interests of the Government. (b) By accepting this award or order, in writing or by performance, the offeror/contractor represents that ď (1) the offeror is not a corporation convicted of a felony criminal violation under any Federal or State law within the preceding 24 months; and, (2) the offeror is not a corporation that has any unpaid Federal or State 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. By accepting this award or order, the contractor certifies that it does not require employees or contractors of the contractor seeking to report fraud, waste, and abuse to sign internal confidentiality agreements or statement prohibiting or otherwise restricting such employees or contractors from lawfully reporting waste, fraud, and abuse to a designated investigative or law enforcement representative of a Federal department or agency authorized to receive such information. By accepting this award or order, the contractor certifies that, to the best of its knowledge and belief, the contractor has (a) filed all Federal tax returns requires during the three years preceding the certification, (b) not been convicted of a criminal offense under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, and (c) not been notified, more than 90 days before the subject certification, of any unpaid Federal tax assessment for which the liability remains unsatisfied, unless the assessment is the subject of an installment agreement or offer in compromise that has been approved by the Internal Revenue Service and is not in default, or the assessment is the subject of a non-frivolous administrative or judicial proceeding. (a) Department Policy on Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking. It is the Departments policy to enhance workplace awareness of and safety for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. This policy is summarized in DOJ Policy Statement 1200.02 (Policy Statement), available in full for public viewing at https://www.justice.gov/sites/default/files/ovw/legacy/2013/12/19/federal-workplacee-responses-to-domesticviolencesexualassault- stalking.pdf. Vendor agrees, upon contract award, to provide notice of this Policy Statement, including at a minimum the above-listed URL, to all of Vendors employees and employees of subcontractors who will be assigned to work on Department premises. (b) Point of Contact for Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking. Upon contract award, the Department will notify contractor of the name and contact information for the Point of Contact for Victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking for the component or components where Contractor will be performing. Contractor agrees to inform its employees and employees of subcontractors who will be assigned to work on Department premises of the name and contact information for the Victim Point of Contact. Payment for regular services will be made on a quarterly basis in accordance with industry practices. In the event the contract begins or ends during the quarter, payments will be prorated based on the number of calendar days in the respective month. It is agreed that failure to accomplish any work required under this contract, or to satisfactorily accomplish such work, or to comply with any provisions of this contract, where due to the carelessness, neglect, or fault of the contractor, shall constitute a deficiency for which a reduction of payment will be made as outlined below under the heading úDeductions Based On Performance. Ě Any inquiries regarding payment shall be directed to the Contracting Officer. All commercial invoices shall be submitted via the following process: The invoice should be attached to an email, and sent to the following address: central_invoices@ic.fbi.gov It is imperative that the invoice contains current and accurate contract information (contract number), otherwise the invoice will be rejected. Upon receipt of the invoice, a confirmation email will be sent back to the sending email address. At this point the invoice will be considered received, and will be processing through the FBI ôs internal payment systems. Please note, invoices received before 5pm EST (Monday-Friday) will be considered úreceived Ě that business day. Any invoice received after 5pm EST will be considered úreceived Ě and will be entered into the invoice system on the following business day. A proper invoice shall include the following information: Name and address of the Contractor. Invoice date and invoice number. Invoice numbering should begin with 01 and be consecutively numbered thereafter. (The Contractor should date invoices as close as possible to the date of mailing or transmission.) Contract number, Task Order number, contract line item number and, if applicable, an order number Description, quantity, unit of measure, unit price, and extended price of the items delivered Shipping number and date of shipment including the bill of lading number and weight of shipment if shipped Government bill of lading Terms of any discount for prompt payment offered Name and address of official to whom payment is to be sent Name, title, and phone number of person to notify in event of defective invoice Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) banking information Contractor ôs First/Last Name, Number of Hours, Labor Category, Total number of hours (items can be in any order), Cumulative Number of Hours to date Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN). (The Contractor shall include its TIN on the invoice only if required elsewhere in this Contract.) The Contractor shall include this information on each and every invoice when invoicing for full or partial supplies/services delivered/performed. If an invoice does not contain the above information, the Bureau reserves the right to reject the invoice(s). Resubmission of a PROPER invoice(s) will be required. Payment will be made by the FBI ôs Commercial Payment Unit upon the COR ôs (or designee) certification of receipt of services and the CO final authorization for payment. (a) None of the funds made available by the Department ôs current appropriations Act may be used to enter into a contract, memorandum of understanding, or cooperative agreement with a corporation ď (1) 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 an 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, or (2) 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, where the awarding agency is aware of the unpaid tax liability, unless an agency has considered suspension or debarment of the corporation and made a determination that this further action is not necessary to protect the interests of the Government. (b) By submitting a response to this solicitation, the offeror represents that, as of the date of this offer ď (1) the offeror is not a corporation convicted of a felony criminal violation under any Federal or State law within the preceding 24 months; and, (2) the offeror is not a corporation that has any unpaid Federal or State 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) None of the funds appropriated to the Department under its current Appropriations Act may be used to enter into a contract, grant, or cooperative agreement with an entity that requires employees or contractors of such entity seeking to report fraud, waste, and abuse to sign internal confidentiality agreements or statements prohibiting or otherwise restricting such employees or contractors from lawfully reporting such waste, fraud, or abuse to a designated investigative or law enforcement representative of a Federal department or agency authorized to receive such information. By submitting a response to this solicitation, the contractor certifies that it does not require employees or contractors of the contractor seeking to report fraud, waste, and abuse to sign internal confidentiality agreements or statements prohibiting or otherwise restricting such employees or contractors from lawfully reporting waste, fraud, and abuse to a designated investigative or law enforcement representative of a Federal department or agency authorized to receive such information. (End of Provision) By submitting a response to this solicitation, the contractor certifies that, to the best of its knowledge, information and belief, the contractor has (a) filed all Federal tax returns required during the three years preceding the certification, (b) not been convicted of a criminal offense under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, and (c) not been notified, more than 90 days before the subject certification, of any unpaid Federal tax assessment for which the liability remains unsatisfied, unless the assessment is the subject of an installment agreement or offer in compromise that has been approved by the Internal Revenue Service and is not in default, or the assessment is the subject of a non-frivolous administrative or judicial proceeding. (End of Provision) The Government will evaluate offers for award purposes by including only the price for the basic requirement; i.e., options will not be included in the evaluation for award purposes. (End of provision)

Original Point of Contact

POC Name: Client Services, Title: Client Services, Phone: 1.877.933.3243, Fax: 703.422.7822

Place of Performance

Address:
Clarksburg, WV 26306
26306,
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