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WA WILLAPA NWR MILLER SANDS ISLAND

General Information

Document Type:PRESOL
Posted Date:Sep 01, 2017
Category: Natural Resources and Conservation Services
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

FWS, DIVISION OF CONTRACTING AND GE EASTSIDE FEDERAL COMPLEX 911 NE 11TH AVENUE PORTLAND OR 97232-4181 US

Description

This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial services and is 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. A separate written solicitation will not be issued. The solicitation number is F17PS01456 and is issued as a request for quotation (RFQ)/or request for proposal (RFP). This document incorporates provisions and clauses updated by way of the Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) #2005-95, effective 19 Jan, 2017. This requirement is full and open to competition The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) number is 115310 Support Activities for Forestry and the business size standard is $7.5M. Quotes or questions shall be submitted via e-mail to Randall Miller at randall_miller@fws.gov and shall include the solicitation number F17PS01456 in the subject line. This solicitation closes 1200 Eastern daylight time 9/12/2016 The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), Willapa National Wildlife Refuge Complex, 3888 State Route 101, Ilwaco, Washington 98624-9707, requires a ground crew consisting of 6-9 workers, with oversight from a crew leader, for the removal of invasive plants at Lewis and Clark National Wildlife Refuge. Using powered and non-powered hand tools, Scotch broom will be cut and piled (for future disposal by Refuge staff) at Miller Sands Island northwest of Knappa, Oregon in the Columbia River. The project area will consist of up to 50 acres of previously treated Scotch broom on Miller Sands Island. However, the objective of this project will be to cut as many acres as possible in 20 days(during 4 separate 5 day work weeks). See attached Statement of work for further details. Please submit your quote on the attached SF-1449 or company letterhead with all pertinent point of contact information including DUNS No., and business size/type. In addition, your quote should provide a proposed delivery schedule, unit price and total price. No formal format is required as this is a combined synopsis/request for quote solicitation. Prospective contractors shall be registered in the SAM database https://www.sam.gov/ prior to award of a contract. Additional document information and attachments can be accessed at the FedConnect link under the "Additional Info" heading. Click "Public Opportunities" and search by using the reference number F17PS01456 to find any additional documents related to this requirement. The following provisions and clauses apply to this acquisition 52.252-2 -- Clauses Incorporated by Reference (Feb 1998). 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 website farsite.hill.af.mil FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items (Jan 2017) FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications (Jan 2017) FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items (Jan 2017) FAR clause 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items (Jan 2017), will apply: including 52.204-10 52.219-6, 52.222-3, 52.222-19, 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-36, 52.222-50 52.222-55, 52.225-152.225-13, 52.232-33. (52.222-41, 52.222-42 if SCA applies) 52.203-18 Prohibition on Contracting with Entities that Require Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements or Statements,Representation (Jan 2017) (a) Definition. As used in this provision-- "Internal confidentiality agreement or statement", "subcontract", and "subcontractor", are defined in the clause at 52.203-19, Prohibition on Requiring Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements or Statements. (b) In accordance with section 743 of Division E, Title VII, of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 (Pub. L. 113-235) and its successor provisions in subsequent appropriations acts (and as extended in continuing resolutions), Government agencies are not permitted to use funds appropriated (or otherwise made available) for contracts with an entity that requires employees or subcontractors of such entity seeking to report waste, fraud, or abuse to sign internal confidentiality agreements or statements prohibiting or otherwise restricting such employees or subcontractors 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. (c) The prohibition in paragraph (b) of this provision does not contravene requirements applicable to Standard Form 312, (Classified Information Nondisclosure Agreement), Form 4414 (Sensitive Compartmented Information Nondisclosure Agreement), or any other form issued by a Federal department or agency governing the nondisclosure of classified information. (d) Representation. By submission of its offer, the Offeror represents that it will not require its employees or subcontractors to sign or comply with internal confidentiality agreements or statements prohibiting or otherwise restricting such employees or subcontractors from lawfully reporting waste, fraud, or abuse related to the performance of a Government contract to a designated investigative or law enforcement representative of a Federal department or agency authorized to receive such information (e.g., agency Office of the Inspector General). FAR 52.203-19 Prohibition on Requiring Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements or Statements (Jan 2017) (a) Definitions. As used in this clause-- ¿Internal confidentiality agreement or statement ¿ means a confidentiality agreement or any other written statement that the contractor requires any of its employees or subcontractors to sign regarding nondisclosure of contractor information, except that it does not include confidentiality agreements arising out of civil litigation or confidentiality agreements that contractor employees or subcontractors sign at the behest of a Federal agency. ¿Subcontract ¿ means any contract as defined in subpart 2.1 entered into by a subcontractor to furnish supplies or services for performance of a prime contract or a subcontract. It includes but is not limited to purchase orders, and changes and modifications to purchase orders. ¿Subcontractor ¿ means any supplier, distributor, vendor, or firm (including a consultant) that furnishes supplies or services to or for a prime contractor or another subcontractor. (b) The Contractor shall not require its employees or subcontractors to sign or comply with internal confidentiality agreements or statements prohibiting or otherwise restricting such employees or subcontractors from lawfully reporting waste, fraud, or abuse related to the performance of a Government contract to a designated investigative or law enforcement representative of a Federal department or agency authorized to receive such information (e.g., agency Office of the Inspector General). (c) The Contractor shall notify current employees and subcontractors that prohibitions and restrictions of any preexisting internal confidentiality agreements or statements covered by this clause, to the extent that such prohibitions and restrictions are inconsistent with the prohibitions of this clause, are no longer in effect. (d) The prohibition in paragraph (b) of this clause does not contravene requirements applicable to Standard Form 312 (Classified Information Nondisclosure Agreement), Form 4414 (Sensitive Compartmented Information Nondisclosure Agreement), or any other form issued by a Federal department or agency governing the nondisclosure of classified information. (e) In accordance with section 743 of Division E, Title VII, of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, (Pub. L. 113-235), and its successor provisions in subsequent appropriations acts (and as extended in continuing resolutions) use of funds appropriated (or otherwise made available) is prohibited, if the Government determines that the Contractor is not in compliance with the provisions of this clause. (f) The Contractor shall include the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (f), in subcontracts under such contracts. USFWS R7 Environmentally Preferable and Energy-Efficient Products and Services Policy Whenever cost effective, the contractor should provide products and/or services that are energy efficient, promote water conservation and are bio-based. The use of nonhazardous and recovered materials is encouraged. Proposal submissions and/or questions regarding the subject synopsis/solicitation shall be directed to the attention of Randall Miller via email: randall_miller@fws.gov

Original Point of Contact

POC Miller, Randall

Place of Performance

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