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OPTION - Kenneling Services - Port Huron, MI

General Information

Document Type:MOD
Posted Date:Sep 05, 2017
Category: Professional, Administrative and Management Support Services
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20229

Description

AMENDMENT NOTICE: 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 20099006 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 812910 with a small business size standard of $7.50M. 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 2017-09-08 16:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com. FOB Destination shall be in the Statement of Work. The DHS Customs and Border Protection (CBP) requires the following items, Meet or Exceed, to the following: Base Period of Performance: 09/16/2017 - 09/15/2018 LI 001: Kenneling Services - Kenneling facilities and services shall be provided in accordance with the attached Statement of Work. Kenneling shall only be provided for one (1) canine., 12, MON; Option 1 Period of Performance: 09/16/2018 - 09/15/2019 LI 001: Kenneling Services - Kenneling facilities and services shall be provided in accordance with the attached Statement of Work. Kenneling shall only be provided for one (1) canine., 12, MON; Option 2 Period of Performance: 09/16/2019 - 09/15/2020 LI 001: Kenneling Services - Kenneling facilities and services shall be provided in accordance with the attached Statement of Work. Kenneling shall only be provided for one (1) canine., 12, MON; Option 3 Period of Performance: 09/16/2020 - 09/15/2021 LI 001: Kenneling Services - Kenneling facilities and services shall be provided in accordance with the attached Statement of Work. Kenneling shall only be provided for one (1) canine., 12, MON; Option 4 Period of Performance: 09/16/2021 - 09/15/2022 LI 001: Kenneling Services - Kenneling facilities and services shall be provided in accordance with the attached Statement of Work. Kenneling shall only be provided for one (1) canine., 12, MON; 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, DHS Customs and Border Protection (CBP) 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. DHS Customs and Border Protection (CBP) 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. In accordance with the IPP clause; ELECTRONIC INVOICING AND PAYMENT REQUIREMENTS - INVOICE PROCESSING PLATFORM (IPP) (JAN 2016), payment requests for all new awards must be submitted electronically through the U. S. Department of the Treasurys Invoice Processing Platform System (IPP). The Contractor must use IPP for contracts and orders awarded April 11, 2016 or later. To constitute a proper invoice, the payment request must comply with the requirements identified in FAR 32.905(b), "Payment documentation and process" and the applicable Prompt Payment clause included in this contract. The IPP website address is: https:// www.ipp.gov. Contractor assistance with IPP enrollment can be obtained by contacting IPPCustomerSupport@fms.treas.gov 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. Unless the Buyer indicates otherwise within a particular line item description, each Seller shall include in its online Bid individual pricing for all required line items in order to be considered for award (i.e., Do not use the “Included in another line item ” function when pricing each line item). If a line item cannot be separately priced, you must notify the buyer through the FedBid ‘Submit a Question ’ feature regarding which line item(s) should be included in which other line item(s) and request reposting. Failure to comply with this term may result in the Bid being determined to be non-responsive. 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. 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, 52.232-33. The full text of the referenced FAR clauses may be accessed electronically at https://www.acquisition.gov/far/. 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): 52.219-6, 52.219-8, 52.219-14, 52.219.28, 52.222-3, 52.222-19, 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.225-13, 52.232-33. The full text of the referenced FAR clauses may be accessed electronically at http://www.acqnet.gov/far. Q&A -Please submit all questions by using the Submit a Question button. This buy will then be reposted with Q&A based on the questions that come in (if applicable). Award Criteria-An award will be made to a responsive offeror (who submits all required submissions on time), whose past performance does not pose a risk to the Government, and whose offer is the Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA). An offer is technically acceptable if its technical capabilities conform to the Governments Statement of Work or listed specs whichever is applicable to the buy. In addition to providing pricing at www.FedBid.com for this solicitation, each Offeror 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. For all buys other than Exact Match Sellers MUST document what they are bidding for evaluation for award. Sellers must include, extended specs and/or manufacturer name and part numbers (if applicable). Failure to do this may be cause for termination. This information is REQUIRED in order for a sellers bid to be deemed responsive and to be considered for award. FAR 52.211-6. The Specifications, Statement of Work, or Statement of Objectives which describe the work to be performed hereunder, although attached, is incorporated and made a part of this document with the same force and effect of "specifications" as described in the clause, Order of Precedence, FAR 52.215-8 incorporated herein by reference. The Contracting Officer is the only person authorized to approve changes in any of the requirements of this contract. In the event the Contractor effects any changes at the direction of any person other than the Contracting Officer, the changes will be considered to have been made without authority and no adjustment will be made in the contract price to cover any increase in costs incurred as a result thereof. The Contracting Officer shall be the only individual authorized to accept nonconforming work, waive any requirement of the contract, or to modify any term or condition of the contract. The Contracting Officer is the only individual who can legally obligate Government funds. No cost chargeable to the propose contract can be incurred before receipt of a fully executed contract or specific authorization from the Contracting Officer. This solicitation shall result in a Firm Fixed Price purchase order. Under no circumstances shall the Contractor, or anyone acting on behalf of the Contractor, refer to the supplies, services, or equipment furnished pursuant to the provisions of this contract in any news release or commercial advertising without first obtaining explicit written consent to do so from the Contracting Officer. The Contractor agrees not to refer to awards in commercial advertising in such a manner as to state or imply that the product or service provided is endorsed or preferred by the Federal Government or is considered by the Government to be superior to other products or services. A. General Any information made available to the Contractor by the Government shall be used only for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this contract and shall not be divulged or made known in any manner to any persons except as may be necessary in the performance of the contract. B. Technical Data Rights The Contractor shall not use, disclose, reproduce, or otherwise divulge or transfuse to any persons any technical information or data licensed for use by the Government that bears any type of restrictive or proprietary legend except as may be necessary in the performance of the contract. Refer to the Rights in Data clause for additional information. C. Privacy Act In performance of this contract the Contractor assumes the responsibility for protection of the confidentiality of all Government records and/or protected data provided for performance under the contract and shall ensure that (a) all work performed by any subcontractor is subject to the disclosure restrictions set forth above and (b) all subcontract work be performed under the supervision of the Contractor or their employees. Beginning April 11, 2016, payment requests for all new awards must be submitted electronically through the U. S. Department of the Treasurys Invoice Processing Platform System (IPP). Payment terms for existing contracts and orders awarded prior to April 11, 2016 remain the same. The Contractor must use IPP for contracts and orders awarded April 11, 2016 or later, and must use the non-IPP invoicing process for those contracts and orders awarded prior to April 11, 2016. "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 FAR 32.905(b), "Payment documentation and process" and the applicable Prompt Payment clause included in this contract. 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: TBD at the time of award The IPP was designed and developed for Contractors to enroll, access and use IPP for submitting requests for payment. Contractor assistance with enrollment can be obtained by contacting IPPCustomerSupport@fms.treas.gov 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. Vendors shall provide three (3) relevant past performance references at a minimum if the vendor currently does not have any past performance listed on their FEDBID activity card. CBP is requesting the following information for each past performance reference provided: Agency Name, Point of Contact, E-mail, Phone Number, Description of Work/Project, Contract Number, and Dollar Amount. Past performance references shall be provided at the time of bid submission or before the buy closes. Past performance references may be provided as an additional attachment. FAR 52.217-9, The Government may extend the term of this contract by written notice to the Contractor within 60 days; provided that the Government gives the Contractor a preliminary written notice of its intent to extend at least 60 days before the contract expires. The preliminary notice does not commit the Government to an extension. (b) If the Government exercises this option, the extended contract shall be considered to include this option clause. (c) The total duration of this contract, including the exercise of any options under this clause, shall not exceed sixty six (60) months. FAR 52.217-8, 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 30 days of contract expiration. FAR 52.217-5, Except when it is determined in accordance with FAR 17.206(b) not to be in the Government ™s best interests, the Government will evaluate offers for award purposes by adding the total price for all options to the total price for the basic requirement. Evaluation of options will not obligate the Government to exercise the option(s). The following FAR clauses are incorporated by reference for this service contract: 52.223-1, 52.223-2, 52.223-3, 52.223-4, 52.223-5, 52.223-11. A site visit to the contractors facility may be conducted by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Field Operations Officer prior to making an award. The site visit will validate all claims made by a bidding contractor to ensure their kenneling facility meets all of the minimum requirements defined. Site visits will be coordinated by the Contracting Officer.

Original Point of Contact

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

Place of Performance

Address:
See Statement of Work.
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