Edna Bay State Selection Boundary Survey

Edna Bay State Selection Boundary Survey(Expired)

Dates

Bid Notification started - 08 May, 2017 (18 months ago) - Edna Bay State Selection Boundary Survey

Start Date

08 May, 2017 (18 months ago)
Bid Notification due - 08 May, 2017 (18 months ago) - Edna Bay State Selection Boundary Survey

Due Date

07 Jun, 2017 (17 months ago)
Bid Notification - Edna Bay State Selection Boundary Survey

Opportunity Type

Bid Notification
AG-0120-S-17-0019A - Edna Bay State Selection Boundary Survey

Opportunity Identifier

AG-0120-S-17-0019A
Bid Notification Department of Agriculture - Edna Bay State Selection Boundary Survey

Customer / Agency

Department of Agriculture
Bid Notification Kosciusko Island, near Edna Bay within T. 68 S., R. 75 and 76 E., CRM. AKEdna Bay, AK - Edna Bay State Selection Boundary Survey

Location

Kosciusko Island, near Edna Bay within T. 68 S., R. 75 and 76 E., CRM. AKEdna Bay, AK
From: Federal Government(Federal)
NOTE: This sources sought notice is a duplicate of one posted under notice number AG-0120-S-17-0019 on 01 May 2017. Amendment issued on 04 May 2017 cancelling the requirement in its entirety. Amendment 02 issued re-opening the requirement and establishing a new response date.Boundary Marking Surveying ServicesThe U.S. Forest Service, Region 10 has a requirement for Boundary Marking Survey Services on the Tongass National Forest in southeast Alaska. This requirement will be procured in accordance with the Brooks Act procedures as described in FAR Part 36.6 for Architect and Engineer Services.The successful firm will be required to furnish all services to include: labor, investigations, inspections, tests, studies, surveying equipment; superintendence; transportation; travel and incidental supplies as required to perform Boundary Marking Survey Services.The Forest Service will supply: Corner monuments, signs, fasteners, red boundary paint, sign posts, and magnetic accessories. Pertinent maps and records on file with the Forest Service.Work will include the following professional surveying services:1. Survey and retrace the National Forest boundary as shown on the Project Area Map.2. Clear, mark and post said boundary.3. Corner Monument Maintenance4. A Record of Survey will be required by this contract.The area requiring work is on the Tongass National Forest, Kosciusko Island, near Edna Bay, within T. 68 S., R. 75 & 76E., CRM, Alaska.The Government anticipates award of one (1) firm-fixed price contract as a result of this announcement. The period of performance will be for a base period of one year, from date of initial award, with the option to extend the term of the contract, for up to one (1) year, in the event that the option item(s) are awarded. The intent is to have a contract awarded prior to July 2017.Only firms with Professional Surveyor(s) licensed in the State of Alaska will be considered. Award of a contract will not restrict the Government from having boundary marking surveying services performed by Government employees during the contract period.Firms qualified and interested in providing Boundary Marking Surveying Services of the type listed above are hereby invited to demonstrate their qualifications with respect to the evaluation criteria described below through submission of the following:• SF-330: Architect - Engineer QualificationsPart I, Contract Specific QualificationsPart II, General Qualifications• Supplemental NarrativeAddress the evaluation criteria and data requested in items 1-5, belowSelection of a firm for unit price negotiation shall be made through an order of preference using Brooks Act procedures. Evaluation factors 1 through 3 are considered most important and are equal; factors 4 and 5 are of lesser importance and will be used as tiebreakers among technically equal firms. Specific evaluation factors include.1. Location in the general geographic area of the projects and knowledge of the locality of the project; provided that application of this criterion leaves an appropriate number of qualified firms, given the nature and size of the project.a. Provide location of headquarters office and/or branch office(s).i. Greater consideration will be given to firms located in Southeast Alaska.b. Provide history of prior survey experience indicating a specific knowledge of prior surveys in or around the Tongass National Forest in Alaskac. Firms should demonstrate professional knowledge of the geographical area of concern, the ability to successfully perform survey projects in the geographic area being proposed, and the ability to logistically handle projects within the geographic area. This includes demonstrated knowledge of the survey history (local and government), knowledge of local survey records access and where they are maintained (recorded and non-recorded) in the geographic area.2. Professional qualifications necessary for satisfactory performance of required services.a. Demonstrate a thorough and professional understanding of proper survey methods, laws and procedures to meet State and/or Federal survey requirements.i. The contract will require that a firm have a Professional Land Surveyor licensed in Alaska to be in charge and responsible for each project.ii. The Professional Land Surveyor designated as being in charge and responsible shall demonstrate boundary marking survey experience with a professional, complete and thorough understanding of the technical and legal approaches to the proposed work, as defined by the applicable State standards.3. Specialized experience and technical competence in the type of work required,a. Demonstrate specialized experience and technical competence, as evidenced by the successful completion of several plats suitable for filing in the public record.i. Submit a plat suitable for filing in the public record which identifies a boundary conflict and provides an appropriate resolution.b. Demonstrate an understanding of proper technical procedures, standards, and quality control procedures as shown by knowledge of the following:i. Knowledge and familiarity with Forest Service boundary posting standards.ii. Fully describe quality control processes or plans used by the firm and the project management approach to be used to perform survey services and to ensure compliance with contract specifications.iii. Highlight projects utilizing GPS systems on Public Land Survey System (PLSS) boundary surveys in rural, forested terrain.c. Demonstrate the ability to provide qualified personnel.i. Personnel will be evaluated based upon type of experience, professional licensing, knowledge of the PLSS, and level of formal education. Greater consideration will be given to those firms who have a minimum of five (5) years of experience with service survey contracting, PLSS boundary surveys and firms with highly qualified field survey staff within the geographic area.ii. Provide resumes of licensed Land Surveyors and key personnel to include all PLSS surveying experience, and any prior Forest Service cadastral survey experience within the last 10 years.4. Capacity to accomplish the work in the required time.a. Indicate the capacity to accomplish work in a specific geographical area with the identified personnel and equipment. Firms should demonstrate the ability to provide a sufficient amount of capital, personnel and survey equipment, including survey grade GPS equipment, to successfully complete various sized projects in the required time.i. Provide a personnel list and equipment list as necessary.b. If using subcontractors for part of the project work, specify what duties they would perform.5. Past performance on contracts with Government agencies and private industry in terms of cost control, quality of work, and compliance with performance schedules.a. Demonstrate a successful record of performing similar projects within their allotted contract time. The knowledge of the firm, aided by supporting documentation will be used to determine past similar projects.The selection criteria listed above shall be addressed in the appropriate sections of the SF-330 for the prime contractor as well as the proposed team, including all joint venture partners, subcontractors, consultants and free-lance associates.Firms responding to this announcement before the closing date will be considered for selection, subject to any limitations indicated with respect to size, geographic locations of firm, specialized technical expertise, or other requirements listed.Following evaluation of the qualifications and performance data submitted, the Government intends to offer a formal solicitation and enter into negotiations with the highest rated technical offeror. If a mutually agreed to contract cannot be reached, the Contracting Officer will formally terminate negotiations with the highest rated technical offeror and proceed to negotiate with the second highest rated technical offeror.This acquisition is set aside 100% for small business concerns. The North American Industry Classification Code (NAICS) is 541370 - Surveying and Mapping (except Geophysical) and the size standard is $15.0 million average annual receipts for the preceding three fiscal years.All interested firms are advised that registration in the System for Award Management database (SAM) is required prior to award of a contract. There is no cost for registration in SAM when registration is completed on the official SAM website (www.sam.gov).Solicitation packages are not available. This is not a Request for Proposals. Please submit two (2) complete copies of the SF-330 and other required information to USDA, Forest Service; R10 AQM, Chugach National Forest; Attn: Denise Murphy; 161 East 1st Avenue, Door 8, Anchorage AK 99501 by 10 am Alaska Time June 7, 2017.Contact Information: Denise M. Murphy, Contract Specialist, Phone 907-743-9531, Fax 907-743-9492, Email denisemurphy@fs.fed.us - Kim B Toland, Supervisory Contract Specialist, Phone 907-772-5804, Fax 907-772-5894, Email kimtoland@fs.fed.us Office Address : Location: R-10 Alaska Region Set Aside: Total Small Business

Location

Country : United States

State : Alaska