FBO Notice Date 04/19/18
BIDS Reference Number 166
Document Type: Presolicitation
Utilities And Housekeeping Services

Department of Veterans Affairs, VA National Cemetery Administration Centralized Contracting Division, Department of Veterans Affairs National Cemetery Administration, 22556

S -- VACO geographic data collection of cemetery interment info, Base + 1 Option Year SOL 36C78618Q0055 DUE 050918Katherine E IacovelliContract Officer540-658-7231The National Cemetery Administration is soliciting offers under Solicitation No. 36C78618Q0055 for GPS Data Collection and Reporting at 49 National Cemeteries.

Tasks under this SOW shall be performed at National Cemeteries located throughout the United States. The Contractor shall be required to perform the tasks outlined below at multiple geographically separate sites concurrently to meet the timelines specified in the deliverables table. The entire base year plus option year work encompasses 49 National Cemeteries spread geographically across the United States. The field collection of GPS data points ranges from a minimum of 1 to a maximum of 300,000 data points per cemetery. The Cemetery locations are provided in the Price Schedule in the RFP.

The Contractor shall provide proof of registration and licensing of its surveyors, architects and or engineers performing GPS land survey, collecting data and digitally photographing headstones, markers, niche covers, monuments, and cemetery hard points. The Contractor shall assemble data collected in files and reports; plan each cemetery project, report progress and certify the accuracy of data. The Contractor shall georeference existing gravesite layout drawings providedby the Government and convert to GIS format.

The Contractor shall perform GPS land surveying to locate headstones, flat marker, niche cover, monuments, and cemetery infrastructure hard points to determinelatitude/longitude/elevation.

Work shall be performed in strict accordance with all terms, conditions, specifications, schedules and drawings. Performance shall be in accordance with the requirements, conditions, terms and representations contained in this solicitation, any pertinent OSHA Occupational and Safety regulations, VA and Federal Security regulations and policies, and any State and/or local regulations, laws and codes.

Proposals will be evaluated and award will be made to the responsible offeror conforming to the solicitation, that award will be made on the basis of the lowest evaluated price of proposals meeting or exceeding the acceptability standards for non-cost factors per FAR 15. Only prices that are fair and reasonable shall be considered.

Responsibility determination will be made in accordance with FAR 9.1 Responsible Prospective Contractors. Price will be evaluated on the basis of its realism and acceptability to the Government. Risk will be considered in all of these factors.

This acquisition is 100% set aside for Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB).  The NAICS Code is 541370.  Size standard is $15 Million.  Electronic solicitations will be available for download from http://www.fbo.gov onor about April 16, 2018

Responses to the solicitation are due by 2PM Eastern time on May 9, 2018Any amendments to the solicitation will also be available at www.fbo.gov.  Offerors are advised they are responsible for obtaining any amendments. 

Information shall be submitted in the manner requested in FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS TO OFFERORS. Failure to submit all documentation required as required so may result in your submission being determined non-responsive and removed from further consideration.

CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/VA/VANCA/VANCA/36C78618Q0055/listing.html

SET-ASIDE: Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business