Sep 17, 2017 6:58 pm This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotations are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued.
The solicitation number is: VA261-17-Q-1012 and it is issued as a request for quotation (RFQ).
The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-95, effective January 19, 2017.
The applicable NAICS for this procurement is: 339950. The size standard is 500 employees.
This is a Set-Aside Requirement.
The Government reserves the right to make no award from this solicitation.
Any award resulting from this solicitation will be made using the following cascade set-aside procedures per VHA memorandum #17-09, June 21, 2017 and in compliance with 38 U.S.C. 8127
The evaluation of offers received in response to the solicitation will use a tiered or cascading order of precedence. tiered evaluation of offers, also known as cascading evaluation of offers, is a procedure used in negotiated acquisitions when market research is inconclusive for justifying limiting competition to small business concerns or sub-categories of small business concerns. The contracting officer-
Solicits offers from both small and other than small business concerns that will be evaluated in the following tier order:
Service-disabled veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB);
Veteran-owned small business (VOSB);
All other small business concerns;
Other than small business.
If an award or a sufficient number of awards cannot be made at the first tier, evaluation of offers will proceed at the next lower tier until an award or a sufficient number of awards can be made.
In order for a company to be considered a SDVOB or VOSB the company must be listed in https://www.vip.vetbiz.gov/
This is a BRAND NAME OR EQUAL REQUIREMENT for the following:
Menlo Park Division Chapel Sign
Product: Innerface Architectural Sign or Equal
Illuminated Monolith w/ New Digital Display
72 h x 72 w x 18 d Series 7 Double faced illuminated hingedbody monolith with bleed retainers. LED / Electronic Message Center. 3/9 and 1 horizontal reveals. Rectangular ends and 12 hi fabricated aluminum base skirt. Cabinet and reveals to be painted dark grey and base skirt to be painted blue to match VA standard. Illuminated 120 volts w/ HO Lamps and photo cells.
Removal of Existing and Installation of New
Removal and disposal of existing illuminated sign.
Installation of new with on-site software set-up and verification of final hook-up.
Any equivalent products must meet the attached salient characteristics of the requirement. All responses must include product information that demonstrates equivalency to the salient characteristics. Deliveries must be completed by 30 September 2017, FOB-Destination, to the following location. VA Palo Alto Healthcare System, 3801 Miranda Ave., Bldg. 100, Palo Alto, CA 94304-1290.
The Government intends to issue a single award firm fixed price purchase order. Offerors must submit quotes electronically via email. It is the Offeror s responsibility to ensure the quote is received. Offerors will be evaluated to the extent they can provide the items (or equal) listed in the salient characteristics. The Government will award to the lowest priced, responsible, technically acceptable offeror at the lowest tier level.
New Equipment ONLY; NO remanufactured or "GRAY MARKET" items. All items must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty.
RESPONSES SHOULD INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION: company name, address, and business size; point of contact name, phone number, and e-mail address; suggested equipment information including manufacturer, model and delivery schedule; whether system is presently offered on a current GSA Federal Supply Schedule contract.
Quote must be good for 30 calendar days after close of this solicitation.
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
Seller must include all necessary documents to prove their product satisfies all requirements listed under Statement of Work and/or Salient Characteristics.
Applicable Provisions and Clauses:
FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors -Commercial, (Oct 2015)
FAR 52.212-2, Evaluation-Commercial Items, (Oct 2014) See evaluation factors above
FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications- Commercial Items, (July 2016) Offerors must be registered in System for Award Management (SAM) at www.sam.gov
and have completed a copy of 52.212-3 online.
FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions Commercial Items, (May 2015)
FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Commercial Items, (Jan 2017), paragraph (a) and the following clauses in paragraph (b): 22, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 33, 44, 51, and 57.
FAR 52.252-1 Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference (Feb 1998); for the purpose of this provision, the fill-ins are http://www.acquisition.gov/far/index.html, http://www.va.gov/oal/library/vaar/
BRAND NAME OR EQUAL
ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION OF PAYMENT REQUESTS
Email quotes to Harry.Geise@va.gov
no later than 1700 PST on Sept. 21, 2017. Email is the only acceptable method to submit a quote.
All questions should be directed to Harry Geise, (916) 923-4588 or via e-mail at Harry.Geise@va.gov
and e-mail is preferred.