The contract duration is 95 days after NTP. This project is set aside 100% for Small Business. The North American Industry Classification (NAICS) Code is 236220, with a size standard of $36,500,000.00. The magnitude is between $250,000 and $500,000.
Your attention is directed to FAR Clause 52.219-14 (b) (4) LIMITATIONS ON SUBCONTRACTING which states "By submission of an offer and execution of a contract, the Offeror /Contractor agrees that in performance of the contract the concernwill perform at least 15 percent of the cost of the contract, not including thecost of materials, with its own employees". The tentative date for issuing the solicitation is on-or-about 7 January 2019. The tentative date for the pre-bid conference is on-or-about 22 January 2019, 9:00AM local time, location will be insolicitation. Interested contractors are encouraged to attend and shall follow conference registration and base access requirements shown in the solicitation. A site visit will follow the pre-bid conference. All questions for the pre-bid conference must be submitted by 14 January 2019 via email to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
The bid opening date is scheduled for on-or about 5 February 2018. Actual dates and times will be identified in the solicitation. Interested offerors must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM). To register go to www.sam.gov. You will need your DUNS number register. Instructions for registering are on the web page (there is no fee for registration). Please note that due to recent fraudulent activity, the process for fully activating (and updating) a registration at SAM has changed, and now requires the submission of a notarized letterto GSA. See the following link for additional information and the latest updates to this process: https://www.gsa.gov/samupdate.
The solicitation and associated information and the plans and specificationswill be available only from the Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps) website on-line at www.fbo.gov. FedBizOpps is a web-based dissemination tool designed to safeguard acquisition-related information for all Federal agencies. Interested bidders/offerors must register with FedBizOpps before accessing the system.(Please note the registration for access to the secure site takes approximately15 business days. PLAN ACCORDINGLY) Reference paragraph 4.7 of the Vendor Guidefor instructions to obtain a MPIN to retrieve the specification and drawing documents. Contractors who do not already have a MPIN are advised that the normal processing is 7 to 12 business days to obtain a MPIN password that will give themaccess to the plans and specifications, which are located in the controlled access location on FBO. See video in vendor guide at 3.3 on advanced functions for other information. Bidders/offerors who have registered with FedBizOpps must access the data for this solicitation with their MPIN. Bidders/offerors cannot log into the FedBizOpps home page and search for data.
DISCLAIMER: The official plans and specifications are located on the official government webpage and the Government is not liable for information furnished by any other source. Amendments, if/when issued will be posted to www.fbo.gov for electronic downloading. This will normally be the only method of distributing amendments prior to closing; therefore, it is the offerors responsibility to check the website periodically for any amendments to the solicitation. Websites areoccasionally inaccessible, due to various reasons. The Government is not responsible for any loss of Internet connectivity or for an offerors inability to access the documents posted on the referenced web pages. The Government will not issue paper copies. All inquiries must be in writing, preferable via email to the persons specified in the solicitation. All answers will be provided in writing via posting to the web. Place of performance is Madison, WI.
SET-ASIDE: Total Small Business