The acquisition will be 100% set aside for Small Business with allowance forthe State License Agency (SLA) under the Randolph-Sheppard Act to submit a proposal. The applicable NAICS code for thisacquisition is 722310 (Food Service Contractors) and the size standard is $38.5M. The source selection will be conducted in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulations 15.3 as supplemented by Department of Defense Source Selection Procedures, Air Force Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (AFFARS) 5315 Contracting by Negotiation (dated 3 June 2016), and AFFARS Mandatory Procedures 5315.3 Source Selection (dated 27 January 2017).
The PWS will be posted with the solicitation at www.FedBizOpps.gov on or about 30 Oct 2017. The solicitation may be posted earlier or later. Once the solicitation is posted it is up to the interested party to review the site frequently for any updates/amendments to any and all documents; as well as verifying the number of amendments issued prior to the due date for proposals. No paper copies of the solicitation will be available and no electronic or verbal responses to this synopsis will be accepted.
The Government anticipates award of a firm-fixed price contract as a result of the solicitation. The solicitation may be downloaded from FedBizOpps, since copies of the solicitation will not be available for mailing. All prospective offerors must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to awardof contract with any DoD agency. Registration may be accomplished at https://www.sam.gov/.
Proposal questions will only be accepted once the solicitation is posted. All proposal questions must be in writing,and answers will be posted for all interested parties to review. Address any questions to the attention of Deitre Browne, (228) 377-1833 and via email at .
SET-ASIDE: Total Small Business