FBO Notice Date 09/18/18
BIDS Reference Number 197
Document Type: Sources Sought
Books, Maps & Other Publications

Department of Veterans Affairs, Atlanta VAMC, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 30084

76 -- Homeless Veterans Program Publications SOL 36C24718Q9673 DUE 092018Jamal Carter NCO 7VISN 7 Teamjamal.carter@va.govTHIS IS A NOTICE OF INTENT, NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL. A SOLICITATION DOCUMENTHAS NOT BEEN ISSUED AND PROPOSALS HAVE NOT BEEN REQUESTED.

The Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Integrated Service Network 7 (VISN7), intends to enter into on a sole source basis, under the authority of 41 U.S.C. 253 (c) (1) and FAR 6.302-1(a) (2) (ii), a contract, entitled " Government Approved Publications for Homeless Veterans." This contract is necessary to provide VA approved Comprehensive Homeless guides for the Homeless Program within VISN Network.This notice of intent is not a request for competitive proposals. However, if there are sources other than GSA established Contractor QUICKSERIES PUBLISHING INC able to provide approved Publications for Homeless Veterans as stated in the requirement. This source must respond by submitting a capability statement within 5 business days of publication of this synopsis. Proposals received within 5 business days of publication of this synopsis will be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement. A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed requirement based upon responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. Deliveries should be by made by electronic mail (e-mail), hand carried or sent via other mail or package delivery services. NO COLLECT CALLS OR FACSIMILE TRANSMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.Quickseries Publishing Inc is a GSA/FSS small business as registered in the federal System for Acquisition Management, and has a track record of providing Comprehensive Homeless guides.This acquisition will be processed under FAR Part 12 - Acquisition for Commercial Items and will be made pursuant to the authority in IAW FAR 13.106 1(b)(1)(i)to use ordering procedures for commercial acquisitions. The North American Industry Classification System Code is 323117 Books printing Publishers, and the business size standard is 1,250 employee sizes.Only one award will be made as a result of this solicitation. This will be a firm fixed price type contract for one-time delivery of the requested services.Any interested SDVOSB/ VOSB(only) party that believes it can meet the above requirement may submit a capability statement. All information furnished must be inwriting and must contain sufficient detail to allow VISN 7 to determine if the interested party can meet the above criteria, meaning experience and can provideVA approved Comprehensive Homeless guides. The capability statement must be received in the NCO 7 contracting office on or before 3:00 PM EST on September 20th, 2018. All questions must be submitted in writing and can be emailed to Jamal Carter, VISN 7 Contract Officer, at jamal.carter@va.gov. In the event this procurement is solicited in the future on a competitive basis, in order to receive an award, contractors must have valid registration and certification in the System for Acquisition Management (SAM) www.sam.gov. Please reference solicitation No.36C24718Q9673 on all correspondence.Contracting Office Address:Network Contracting Office 72008 Weems RoadLavista Park Suite ATucker, GA 30084

Place of Performance:WJB Dorn VAMC6439 Garners Ferry RoadColumbia, SC 29209

Primary Point of Contact:Jamal CarterJamal.carter@va.gov

See attached Sole Source Justification

CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/VA/AtlVAMC/VAMCCO80220/36C24718Q9673/listing.html

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