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Phragmite (Phragmites australis) - Documents

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Document Type:PRESOL
Posted Date:Aug 25, 2017
Category: Natural Resources and Conservation Services
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of the Army, National Guard Bureau, 127 MSG/MSC, MI ANG, 43200 MAPLE STREET, BLDG 105, SELFRIDGE ANG BASE, Michigan, 48045-5213, United States


Base Access Form Wage Determination Map HazMat Form 23 MDEQ Form 2792 MDEQ Table of Approved Herbicides Performance Work Statement (PWS) (I) 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; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. (II) Solicitation W912JB-17-T-4058 is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ). (III) Quotes valid through 30 September 2017 are requested. (IV) This solicitation incorporates provisions and clauses for commercial items in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-95. (V) This requirement is being issued as a 100% small business set aside. The associated NAICS code for this acquisition is 561710. Small business size standard is $11 Mil. (VI) The contractor shall provide all personnel, equipment, tools, supervisor and all other items and services necessary to perform Herbicide application for control of Phragmite (Phragmites australis) Flowering Rush (Botomus umbellatus) and Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) in specified areas at Selfridge ANG Base, MI in accordance with the Performance Work Statement, SCA wage determination and attached documents. (VII) The contractor shall provide and apply a DEQ approved herbicide (see attached "Current DEQ Aquatic Herbicide List") to the areas identified in the attached Map in an effort to control the rate of spreading and reproduction of target plant species. (VIII) FOB point is Destination to Selfridge Air National Guard Base, MI 48045. Service must begin before 30 September 2017 and be completed by 9 November 2017. (IX) The provision FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors, Commercial in its latest edition applies to this solicitation. (X) Quotes will be technically evaluated for conformance with the requirements of paragraph V and IV. The government intends to award a contract to the lowest priced technically acceptable quote without discussions. The government, however, reserves the right to conduct discussions if deemed in the best interest of the government. (XI) Offerors are to include a completed copy of the provision at 52.212-3 Alt 1, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items with their offer. This can be completed electronically at https://sam.gov/. (XII) The clause FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items in its latest edition applies to this solicitation. (XIII) The following clauses in their latest editions apply to this acquisition: By Reference: FAR 52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards 52.204-13, System for Award Management Maintenance 52.209-6, Protecting the Governments Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment 52.209-10, Prohibition on Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside 52.222-3, Convict Labor 52.222-19, Child Labor - Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities 52.222-41, Service Contract Act 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons 52.222-55, Minimum Wages Under Executive Order 13658 52.223-3, Hazardous Material Identification and Material 52.223-5, Pollution Prevention and Right to Know 52.223-17, Affirmative Procurement of EPA-designated Items in Service and Construction Contracts 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer--Central Contractor Registration 52.232-39, Unenforceability of Unauthorized Obligations 52.232-40, Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors 52.233-1, Disputes 52.233-3, Protest After Award 52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim 52.247-34, F.O.B. - Destination 52.249-1, Termination for Convenience of the Government (Fixed-Price) (Short Form) 52.252-6, Authorized Deviations in Clauses DFARS 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 252.204-7012, Safeguarding of Unclassified Controlled Technical Information 252.204-7015, Disclosure of Information to Litigation Support Contractors 252-209-7997, (Deviation) Unpaid Delinquent Tax Liability or Felony Conviction 252.211-7003, Item Identification and Valuation 252.212-7001 (Deviation), Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders 252.223-7008, Prohibition of Hexavalent Chromium 252.225-7031, Secondary Arab Boycott of Israel 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 252.247-7022, Representation of Extent of Transportation by Sea 252.247-7023, Transportation of Supplies by Sea 252.247-7024, Notification of Transportation of Supplies by Sea Full Text Clauses 52.212-5 (Deviation), Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Commercial Items (a) Comptroller General Examination of Record. The Contractor shall comply with the provisions of this paragraph (a) if this contract was awarded using other than sealed bid, is in excess of the simplified acquisition threshold, and does not contain the clause at 52.215-2, Audit and Records -- Negotiation. (1) The Comptroller General of the United States, or an authorized representative of the Comptroller General, shall have access to and right to examine any of the Contractors directly pertinent records involving transactions related to this contract. (2) The Contractor shall make available at its offices at all reasonable times the records, materials, and other evidence for examination, audit, or reproduction, until 3 years after final payment under this contract or for any shorter period specified in FAR Subpart 4.7, Contractor Records Retention, of the other clauses of this contract. If this contract is completely or partially terminated, the records relating to the work terminated shall be made available for 3 years after any resulting final termination settlement. Records relating to appeals under the disputes clause or to litigation or the settlement of claims arising under or relating to this contract shall be made available until such appeals, litigation, or claims are finally resolved. (3) As used in this clause, records include books, documents, accounting procedures and practices, and other data, regardless of type and regardless of form. This does not require the Contractor to create or maintain any record that the Contractor does not maintain in the ordinary course of business or pursuant to a provision of law. (b) (1) Notwithstanding the requirements of any other clause in this contract, the Contractor is not required to flow down any FAR clause, other than those in this paragraph (b)(1) in a subcontract for commercial items. Unless otherwise indicated below, the extent of the flow down shall be as required by the clause- (i) 52.203-13, Contractor Code of Business Ethics and Conduct (Oct 2015) (41 U.S.C. 3509). (ii) 52.219-8, Utilization of Small Business Concerns (Oct 2014) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(2) and (3)), in all subcontracts that offer further subcontracting opportunities. If the subcontract (except subcontracts to small business concerns) exceeds $650,000 ($1.5 million for construction of any public facility), the subcontractor must include 52.219-8 in lower tier subcontracts that offer subcontracting opportunities. (iii) 52.222-17, Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers (May 2014) (E.O. 13495). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (1) of FAR clause 52.222-17. (iv) 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Apr 2015). (v) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (Sep 2016) (E.O. 11246). (vi) 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (Oct 2015) (38 U.S.C. 4212). (vii) 52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (Jul 2014) (29 U.S.C. 793). (viii) 52.222-62 Paid Sick Leave Under Executive Order 13706 (JAN 2017) (E.O. 13706). (ix) 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (Feb 2016) (38 U.S.C. 4212). (x) 52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (Dec 2010) (E.O. 13496). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (f) of FAR clause 52.222-40. (xi) 52.222-41, Service Contract Labor Standards (May 2014), (41 U.S.C. chapter 67). (xii) ____ (A) 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (Mar 2015) (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 and E.O. 13627). ___ (B) Alternate I (Mar 2015) of 52.222-50 (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 E.O. 13627). (xiii) 52.222-51, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Maintenance, Calibration, or Repair of Certain Equipment--Requirements (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67.) (xiv) 52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Certain Services--Requirements (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67) (xv) 52.222-54, Employment Eligibility Verification (Oct 2015). (xvi) 52.222-55, Minimum Wages Under Executive Order 13658 (Dec 2015) (E.O. 13658). (xvii) 52.222-59, Compliance with Labor Laws (Executive Order 13673) (Oct 2016) (Applies at $50 million for solicitations and resultant contracts issued from October 25, 2016 through April 24, 2017; applies at $500,000 for solicitations and resultant contracts issued after April 24, 2017). Note to paragraph (b)(1)(xvi): By a court order issued on October 24, 2016, 52.222-59 is enjoined indefinitely as of the date of the order. The enjoined paragraph will become effective immediately if the court terminates the injunction. At that time, DoD, GSA, and NASA will publish a document in the Federal Register advising the public of the termination of the injunction. (xviii) 52.222-60, Paycheck Transparency (Executive Order 13673) (Oct 2016). (xix) 52.225-26, Contractors Performing Private Security Functions Outside the United States (Jul 2013) (Section 862, as amended, of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008; 10 U.S.C. 2302 Note). (xx) 52.226-6, Promoting Excess Food Donation to Nonprofit Organizations. (May 2014) (42 U.S.C. 1792). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (e) of FAR clause 52.226-6. (xxi) 52.247-64, Preference for Privately-Owned U.S. Flag Commercial Vessels (Feb 2006) (46 U.S.C. Appx 1241(b) and 10 U.S.C. 2631). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (d) of FAR clause 52.247-64. (2) While not required, the contractor may include in its subcontracts for commercial items a minimal number of additional clauses necessary to satisfy its contractual obligations. (End of Clause) 52.219-28, Post-Award Small Business Program Representation (a) Definitions. As used in this clause-- Long-term contract means a contract of more than five years in duration, including options. However, the term does not include contracts that exceed five years in duration because the period of performance has been extended for a cumulative period not to exceed six months under the clause at 52.217-8, Option to Extend Services, or other appropriate authority. Small business concern means a concern, including its affiliates that is independently owned and operated, not dominant in the field of operation in which it is bidding on Government contracts, and qualified as a small business under the criteria in 13 CFR part 121 and the size standard in paragraph (c) of this clause. Such a concern is "not dominant in its field of operation" when it does not exercise a controlling or major influence on a national basis in a kind of business activity in which a number of business concerns are primarily engaged. In determining whether dominance exists, consideration shall be given to all appropriate factors, including volume of business, number of employees, financial resources, competitive status or position, ownership or control of materials, processes, patents, license agreements, facilities, sales territory, and nature of business activity. (b) If the Contractor represented that it was a small business concern prior to award of this contract, the Contractor shall represent its size status according to paragraph (e) of this clause or, if applicable, paragraph (g) of this clause, upon the occurrence of any of the following: (1) Within 30 days after execution of a novation agreement or within 30 days after modification of the contract to include this clause, if the novation agreement was executed prior to inclusion of this clause in the contract. (2) Within 30 days after a merger or acquisition that does not require a novation or within 30 days after modification of the contract to include this clause, if the merger or acquisition occurred prior to inclusion of this clause in the contract. (3) For long-term contracts- (i) Within 60 to 120 days prior to the end of the fifth year of the contract; and (ii) Within 60 to 120 days prior to the date specified in the contract for exercising any option thereafter. (c) The Contractor shall represent its size status in accordance with the size standard in effect at the time of this representation that corresponds to the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code assigned to this contract. The small business size standard corresponding to this NAICS code can be found at http://www.sba.gov/content/table-small-business-size-standards. (d) The small business size standard for a Contractor providing a product which it does not manufacture itself, for a contract other than a construction or service contract, is 500 employees. (e) Except as provided in paragraph (g) of this clause, the Contractor shall make the representation required by paragraph (b) of this clause by validating or updating all its representations in the Representations and Certifications section of the System for Award Management (SAM) and its other data in SAM, as necessary, to ensure that they reflect the Contractors current status. The Contractor shall notify the contracting office in writing within the timeframes specified in paragraph (b) of this clause that the data have been validated or updated, and provide the date of the validation or update. (f) If the Contractor represented that it was other than a small business concern prior to award of this contract, the Contractor may, but is not required to, take the actions required by paragraphs (e) or (g) of this clause. (g) If the Contractor does not have representations and certifications in SAM, or does not have a representation in SAM for the NAICS code applicable to this contract, the Contractor is required to complete the following representation and submit it to the contracting office, along with the contract number and the date on which the representation was completed: The Contractor represents that it [ ] is, [ ] is not a small business concern under NAICS Code 561710 assigned to contract number ______________.[Contractor to sign and date and insert authorized signers name and title]. (End of clause) 52.222-42, Statement of Equivalent Rates for Federal Hires In compliance with the Service Contract Labor Standards statute and the regulations of the Secretary of Labor (29 CFR part 4), this clause identifies the classes of service employees expected to be employed under the contract and states the wages and fringe benefits payable to each if they were employed by the contracting agency subject to the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 5341 or 5332. This Statement is for Information Only: It is not a Wage Determination Employee Class Monetary Wage -- Fringe Benefits 99410 - Pest Controller WG-7 $26.27-$4.13 52.252-2, Clauses Incorporated by Reference This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this/these address(es): http://farsite.hill.af.mil/ http://www.acquisition.gov/far/ (End of Clause) 252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests (a) Definitions. As used in this clause- (1) "Contract financing payment" and "invoice payment" have the meanings given in section 32.001 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation. (2) "Electronic form" means any automated system that transmits information electronically from the initiating system to all affected systems. Facsimile, e-mail, and scanned documents are not acceptable electronic forms for submission of payment requests. However, scanned documents are acceptable when they are part of a submission of a payment request made using Wide Area WorkFlow (WAWF) or another electronic form authorized by the Contracting Officer. (3) "Payment request" means any request for contract financing payment or invoice payment submitted by the Contractor under this contract. (4) "Receiving report" means the data required by the clause at 252.246-7000, Material Inspection and Receiving Report. (b) Except as provided in paragraph (c) of this clause, the Contractor shall submit payment requests and receiving reports using WAWF, in one of the following electronic formats that WAWF accepts: Electronic Data Interchange, Secure File Transfer Protocol, or World Wide Web input. Information regarding WAWF is available on the Internet at https://wawf.eb.mil/. (c) The Contractor may submit a payment request and receiving report using other than WAWF only when- (1) The Contracting Officer administering the contract for payment has determined, in writing, that electronic submission would be unduly burdensome to the Contractor. In such cases, the Contractor shall include a copy of the Contracting Officers determination with each request for payment; (2) DoD makes payment for commercial transportation services provided under a Government rate tender or a contract for transportation services using a DoD-approved electronic third party payment system or other exempted vendor payment/invoicing system (e.g., PowerTrack, Transportation Financial Management System, and Cargo and Billing System); (3) DoD makes payment for rendered health care services using the TRICARE Encounter Data System (TEDS) as the electronic format; or (4) When the Governmentwide commercial purchase card is used as the method of payment, only submission of the receiving report in electronic form is required. (d) The Contractor shall submit any non-electronic payment requests using the method or methods specified in Section G of the contract. (e) In addition to the requirements of this clause, the Contractor shall meet the requirements of the appropriate payment clauses in this contract when submitting payment requests. (End of clause) 252.232-7006, Wide Area Work Flow Payment Instructions (a) Definitions. As used in this clause- "Department of Defense Activity Address Code (DoDAAC)" is a six position code that uniquely identifies a unit, activity, or organization. "Document type" means the type of payment request or receiving report available for creation in Wide Area Work Flow (WAWF). "Local processing office (LPO)" is the office responsible for payment certification when payment certification is done external to the entitlement system. (b) Electronic invoicing. The WAWF system is the method to electronically process vendor payment requests and receiving reports, as authorized by DFARS 252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports. (c) WAWF access. To access WAWF, the Contractor shall- (1) Have a designated electronic business point of contact in the System for Award Management at https://www.acquisition.gov; and (2) Be registered to use WAWF at https://wawf.eb.mil/ following the step-by-step procedures for self-registration available at this web site. (d) WAWF training. The Contractor should follow the training instructions of the WAWF Web-Based Training Course and use the Practice Training Site before submitting payment requests through WAWF. Both can be accessed by selecting the "Web Based Training" link on the WAWF home page at https://wawf.eb.mil/ (e) WAWF methods of document submission. Document submissions may be via web entry, Electronic Data Interchange, or File Transfer Protocol. (f) WAWF payment instructions. The Contractor must use the following information when submitting payment requests and receiving reports in WAWF for this contract/order: (1) Document type. The Contractor shall use the following document type(s). ___________________________________________________________ (Contracting Officer: Insert applicable document type(s). Note: If a "Combo" document type is identified but not supportable by the Contractors business systems, an "Invoice" (stand-alone) and "Receiving Report" (stand-alone) document type may be used instead.) (2) Inspection/acceptance location. The Contractor shall select the following inspection/acceptance location(s) in WAWF, as specified by the contracting officer. ____________________________________________________________ (Contracting Officer: Insert inspection and acceptance locations or "Not applicable.") (3) Document routing. The Contractor shall use the information in the Routing Data Table below only to fill in applicable fields in WAWF when creating payment requests and receiving reports in the system. Routing Data Table* Field Name in WAWF Data to be entered in WAWF Pay Official DoDAAC F87700 Issue By DoDAAC W912JB Admin DoDAAC FA6221 Service Approver (DoDAAC) FA6221 Service Acceptor (DoDAAC) FA6221 (*Contracting Officer: Insert applicable DoDAAC information or "See schedule" if multiple ship to/acceptance locations apply, or "Not applicable.") (4) Payment request and supporting documentation. The Contractor shall ensure a payment request includes appropriate contract line item and subline item descriptions of the work performed or supplies delivered, unit price/cost per unit, fee (if applicable), and all relevant back-up documentation, as defined in DFARS Appendix F, (e.g. timesheets) in support of each payment request. (5) WAWF email notifications. The Contractor shall enter the e-mail address identified below in the "Send Additional Email Notifications" field of WAWF once a document is submitted in the system. ________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ (Contracting Officer: Insert applicable email addresses or "Not applicable.") (g) WAWF point of contact. (1) The Contractor may obtain clarification regarding invoicing in WAWF from the following contracting activitys WAWF point of contact. _________________________________________________________________ (Contracting Officer: Insert applicable information or "Not applicable.") (2) For technical WAWF help, contact the WAWF helpdesk at 866-618-5988. (End of clause) PP, Partial Payments Partial payments are not authorized for contracts with a value of less than $5,000. For contracts greater than $5,000, partial payments for less than $2,500 are not authorized. Additional FAR clauses cited within the above clauses, which are applicable, will be incorporated into the solicitation and the resulting contract. (XIV) The following additional provisions are incorporated by Reference: 52.204-7, System for Award Management 52.204-16, Commercial and Government Entity Code Reporting 52.214-31, Facsimile Bids 52.219-1 Alt 1, Small Business Program Representations 52.225-2, Buy American Act Certificate 52.237-1, Services to be performed on Government installations 252.204-7011, Alternative Line Item Structure The following additional provisions are incorporated by Full Text: 52.212-3 Alt I, Offerors Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items, Alternate I52.222-22, Previous Contracts and Compliance Reports 52.222-25, Affirmative Action Compliance 52.252-5, When a FAR or supplemental provision is used with a deviation 252.204-7004, Alternate A, System for Award Management (XV) Interested parties should contact Tami McKenney, 127th MSC, 43200 Maple Street Building 105, Selfridge ANG Base, MI 48045. A non-mandatory site visit will be conducted on 5 Sep 2017 at 10:00 AM EST at Selfridge ANGB, Michigan. For Base access, interested parties must email Tami McKenney (Tami.L.McKenney.civ@mail.mil), a completed base access form (attached) to include each attendees full name, date of birth, driver license number, State of Issue, Gender, Race, Country of Citizenship and if other than USA your Passport number, for a local security check for all attendees. Base access forms shall be submitted no later than 9:00AM EST on 31 August 2017. Base access shall be requested for ALL attendees, regardless if attendees have current access to Selfridge ANG Base. (XVI) All information relating to this solicitation, including, changes/amendments, questions and answers, will be posted on the following website: http://www.FBO.gov. Formal communications such as request for clarifications and/or information concerning this solicitation must be submitted in writing or via e-mail to the address below. All answers (on a non-attribution basis) will be posted on the FBO web site. They will be contained in the in a document titled "Questions and Answers". Offerors are requested to submit questions to the email address noted below not later than, 9:00AM EST, 6 Sep 2017. Terms of the solicitation and specification remain unchanged unless the solicitation is amended in writing. If an amendment is issued, normal procedures relating to the acknowledgement and receipt of solicitation shall apply. Award can only be made to contractors registered in System for Award Management (http://www.sam.gov). Contractors shall be registered in SAM at the time they provide their quote. Quotes are due to the 127 MSC 43200 Maple Street, BLDG. 105, Selfridge ANG Base, Michigan 48045, by 9:00 A.M. EST, 8 September 2017. Award is expected shortly after quotes are due. Service must begin before 30 September 2017. All responsible sources may submit a response which, if timely received must be considered by the agency. Emailed quotes will be accepted at tami.l.mckenney.civ@mail.mil. Point of Contact for this solicitation is Tami McKenney at 586-239-5989.

Original Point of Contact

POC Tami L McKenney, Phone: 5862395989, Andrea Senska, Phone: 5862395819

Place of Performance

Selfridge ANG Base, Michigan, 48045, United States
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