This is a SOURCES SOUGHT ANNOUNCEMENT ONLYThe intent of this Sources Sought Announcement is to assist in our decision making process for services procurement. This is not a solicitation, nor request for quotes or proposals. Through the receipt of responses, this will enable a moreprecise type of procurement process . The Government is not obligated to nor will it pay for or reimburse any costs associated with responding to this sources sought synopsis request. This notice shall not be construed as a commitment by the Government to issue a solicitation or ultimately award of a contract, nor does it restrict the Government to a particular acquisition approach. Any inquiriesare to be made in writing by email to the point of contact, Larry Facio, Contract Specialist. Responses to this notice shall be sent by email to email@example.com by the due date and time of 12/17/2018 by 4:00 p.m. (Pacific Time).Description of requirement and submittal requirements are as follows:
Government seeks contractor to provide Pest Control Services related to Integrated Pest Control Management (IPM), Recurring Services, Urgent Emergency Services, and Unscheduled Work Order for the VA Palo Alto Health Care System and relatedsatellite facilities; Menlo Pak, Livermore, Capitola, Fremont, Sonora, San Jose, Stockton, Modesto, Monterey, and Mountain View. Contractor s company will possess a valid State of California Structural Pest Control certification before any consideration is given.This is for a Base Year Plus Four Option Years contract.Response Method:The Government requests capability statements and comments from interested businesses regarding the requirements described above. Responsible sources are encouraged to submit a response to this notice with a statement of interest on company letterhead.At a minimum, the following information shall be provided:
1. Company Name;
2. Company Mailing Address;
3. Point(s) of Contact including telephone number(s) & email address(es);
4. Socio-Economic (i.e. Small/Large Business, HUBZone, Service Disabled VeteranOwned, 8(a), etc.) as it relates to NAICS Code 561710 ($11 Million).
5. Provide a summary of the type of services performed and experience as it relates to Pest Control Services.
6. DUNS Number
7. Additional information and/or comments.
Veterans First Contracting Program and the VA Rule of Two (Kingdomware v. United States) 38 U.S.C. 8127 - 8128: Service-disabled veteran owned small business (SDVOSB) or Veteran owned small business (VOSB) concern must be registered and verified in VA's Vendor Information Pages (VIP) database at www.vip.vetbiz.gov to be eligible for award as a SDVOSB or VOSB if/when a solicitation is issued for this requirement as a SDVOSB or VOSB set aside. In addition, this requirement hasbeen determined to be set aside as SDVOSB or VOSB acquisition, only SDVOSB or VOSB that respond to this specific notice with in the above stated due date will be eligible for award.If this procurement is subsequently an SDVOSB Set-Aside FAR clause 852.219-74 Limitations on Subcontracting - Monitoring and Compliance, which incorporates 13CFR 125.6 will be included and thoroughly applied.