FBO Notice Date 04/02/18
BIDS Reference Number 1078
Document Type: Combined Synopsis
Maintenance, Repair, And Alteration Of Real Property

Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Contracting Services Branch, Total Small Business

Z -- WRP ACEP Calhoun County Texas SOL 124D9018Q0008 DUE 043018 POC Tamara P. Sawyer, Contracting Officer, Phone 770-229-7795, Email tamara.sawyer@wdc.usda.gov - Chanda M. Sow, Contract Specialist, Phone 614-255-2496, Email Chanda.Sow@wdc.usda.govThe United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Contracting Services Branch (CSB) Team 4 intends to issue a Request for Quote (RFQ) for Wetland Reserve Program (ACEP) Restoration Brush Management in Calhoun County, Texas.

The work consists of treating invasive woody species by mechanically grubbing on United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP) easements located in Calhoun County, Texas. In order to control invasive species such as huisache, mesquite, china berry, and Chinese tallow, grubbing using a tracked excavator with a grubbing attachment will be utilized according to NRCS standards and specifications on approximately 101.5 acres. Treatment will involve grubbing to a depth of 14" below ground level. Trees must be uprooted below the bud zone, and extracted plants will be left in place and not stacked. This is a Request for Quote solicited using the simplified acquisitions procedures of FAR Part 13.

In accordance with FAR 36.204, the estimated magnitude of the project is between $25,000 and $100,000. The NAICS code for this solicitation is 237990, Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction. The Small Business Size Standard for this NAICS is $36.5M.

The approximate start work date will be May 2018 or as soon as conditions allow, with a required completion date of August 30, 2018. A site showing will be held April 12, 2018 at 9:30 am local time (Date and Time subject to change), at:

Agriculture Building
186 County Road, 101 Rm 7
Port Lavaca, TX 77979
361-552-2969 X 3

Bidders are asked to RSVP the Contracting Officer by 3:00 PM EST on April 11, 2018, if they will be attending the site visit.

The solicitation will be a Total 100% Small Business set-aside. The full solicitation package including any specifications and drawings will be available from the Federal BusinessOpportunities website on or around April 2, 2018. Interested contractors must be registered in and must complete the annual representations and certifications electronically via the System for Award Management (SAM) at http://www.sam.gov in order to be eligible for award.

For further information, contact Tamara Sawyer, Contracting Officer, via email at tamara.sawyer@wdc.usda.gov or viatelephone at 770-229-7795.

CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/notices/ebb1cad1676fefee34e56134fb2fc465

SET-ASIDE: Total Small Business