FBO Notice Date 11/16/17
BIDS Reference Number 111
Document Type: Presolicitation

Department of Justice, Bureau of Prisons, FCI Forrest City, 72336

99 -- 2nd Qtr FY'18 Dairy & Egg SOL 15B50818QTA00003 DUE 113017 POC Erik Brent Ponder, Contract Specialist, Phone 8704944219, Email eponder@bop.govU.S. Department of Justice

Federal Bureau of Prisons

Federal Correctional Complex

Forrest City, AR 72335

November 16, 2017

RE: 15B50818QTA00003
Federal Correctional Complex
Forrest City, Arkansas

Dear Quoter:

This cover letter precedes a solicitation package prepared by the Federal Correctional Complex, Forrest City, Arkansas, for the acquisition of Dairy & Eggs Items. This package contains all necessary information for submitting a quotation for evaluation. When submitting a quotation, offerors should consider all information provided in the solicitation. Please carefully follow all instructions provided in this solicitation concerning the content, format, and submission of quotations.

All potential contractors are advised that this solicitation includes the clause FAR 52.212-4 for Commercial Items, Central Contractor Registration (CCR). This clause requires all contractors doing business with the Federal Government to be registered in the CCR database. Contractors should include their Data Universal Number System (DUNS) number in their quotes. The Contracting Officer will verify registration in the CCR database prior to award by entering the potential awardee's DUNS number into the CCR database. Also, all potential contractors arerequired per FAR 52.212-3 to complete their representations and certifications electronically via the On-line Representations and Certifications Applications (ORCA) at http://orca.bpn.gov. Once you have completed the ORCA requirement, you are no longer required to submit 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications with your quote. Failure to complete the registration procedures outlined in the solicitation may result in the elimination from consideration for award.

The Government intends to make multiple fixed price awards to the offerors (bidders) offering the lowest price and who conform to all requirements of the solicitation. Individual credit card orders will be issued for all items under $3500 in aggregate. Purchase orders will be issued for orders totaling $3500 or more in aggregate. The Government reserves the right to award by line item or in aggregate.

The Contracting Officer assigned to this procurement is the undersigned. Your attention is directed to the fact that the Contracting Officer is the only individual who can legally commit or obligate the Government to an expenditure of public funds should an award result from the RFQ.

Quotes will be received on or before the deadline of November 30, at 12:00 noon, Central Time. Quotes will be submitted to the following address:

Brent Ponder, Contract Specialist
Federal Bureau of Prisons
Federal Correctional Complex
P.O. Box 7000
Forrest City, AR 72336
(870) 494-4495 (fax)
Email: eponder@bop.gov

Mailed, emailed or faxed quotes must be delivered to the Contract Specialistat the address shown above no later than the time specified as the deadline forreceipt of quotes. Please do not submit quotes to any location other than the one listed above. Quotes received after the deadline will be handled in accordance with FAR 52.212-1(f).

If you have any other questions, please feel free to call at (870) 494-4219.


Erik Brent Ponder, Contract Specialist
Federal Bureau of Prisons


CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DOJ/BPR/50802/15B50818QTA00003/listing.html

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