FBO Notice Date 11/20/17
BIDS Reference Number 535
Document Type: Combined Synopsis
Lighting Fixtures & Lamps
Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Acquisition Operations Division (AOD), 22030
62 -- Light Tower Buy SOL HSFE02-18-LT12 DUE 112117Name: Client Services, Title: Client Services, Phone: 1.877.933.3243, Fax: 703.422.7822, Email: Clientservices@fedbid.com;This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. The solicitation number is HSFE02-18-LT12 and isissued as an invitation for bids (IFB), unless otherwise indicated herein. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-96. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 0 with a small business size standard of 0.00 employees. This requirement is a [ Small Business ] set-aside and only qualified offerors may submit bids. The solicitation pricing on www.FedBid.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted andwill end on 2017-11-21 12:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com. FOB Destination shall be San Juan , PR 00907
The DHS FederalEmergency Management Agency requires the following items, Purchase Description Determined by Line Item, to the following:
LI 001: Portable Light Tower (8 kW)- Diesel Generator- Folding / Telescoping Mast For Storage, 12, EA;
Solicitation and Buy Attachments
***Question Submission: Interested offerors must submit any questions concerningthe solicitation at the earliest time possible to enable the Buyer to respond. Questions must be submitted by using the 'Submit a Question' feature at www.fedbid.com. Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered.***
New Equipment ONLY; NO remanufactured or "gray market" items. All items must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty.
Bid MUST be good for 30 calendar days after closeof Buy.
Shipping must be free on board (FOB) destination, which means that the seller must deliver the goods on its conveyance at the destination specified by the buyer, and the seller is responsible for the cost of shipping and risk of loss prior to actual delivery at the specified destination.
This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) in order to be considered for award, pursuant to applicable regulations and guidelines. Registration information can be found at www.sam.gov. Registration must be "ACTIVE" at the time of award.
The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions, which are incorporated herein by reference: FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition; FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items - the selected offeror must submit a completed copy of the listed representations and certifications; FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, paragraph (a) and the following clauses in paragraph (b): 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.225-13, 52.232-34. The full text of the referenced FAR clauses may be accessed electronically at https://www.acquisition.gov/far/.
Buy American – Supplies (May 2014)
(a) Definitions. As used in this clause--
“Commercially available off-the-shelf (COTS) item”—
(1) Means any item of supply (including construction material) that is—
(i) A commercial item (as defined in paragraph (1) of the definition at FAR 2.101);
(ii) Sold in substantial quantities in the commercial marketplace; and
(iii) Offered to the Government, under a contract or subcontract at any tier, without modification, in the same form in which it is sold in the commercial marketplace; and
(2) Does not include bulk cargo, as defined in 46 U.S.C. 40102(4), such as agricultural products and petroleum products.
“Component” means an article, material, or supply incorporated directly into an end product.
“Cost of components” means--
(1) For components purchased by the Contractor, the acquisition cost, includingtransportation costs to the place of incorporation into the end product (whether or not such costs are paid to a domestic firm), and any applicable duty (whether or not a duty-free entry certificate is issued); or
(2) For components manufactured by the Contractor, all costs associated with the manufacture of the component, including transportation costs as described in paragraph (1) of this definition, plus allocable overhead costs, but excluding profit. Cost of components does not include any costs associated with the manufacture of the end product.
“Domestic end product” means—(1) An unmanufactured end product mined or produced in the United States;
(2) An end product manufactured in the United States, if—
(i) The cost of its components mined, produced, or manufactured in the United States exceeds 50 percent of the cost of all its components. Components of foreign origin of the same class or kind as those that the agency determines are not mined, produced, or manufactured in sufficient and reasonably available commercial quantities of a satisfactory quality are treated as domestic. Scrap generated,collected, and prepared for processing in the United States is considered domestic; or
(ii) The end product is a COTS item.
“End product” means those articles, materials, and supplies to be acquired under the contract for public use.
“Foreign end product” means an end product other than a domestic end product.“United States” means the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and outlyingareas.
(b) 41 U.S.C. chapter 83, Buy American, provides a preference for domestic end products for supplies acquired for use in the United States. In accordance with 41 U.S.C. 1907, the component test of the Buy American statute is waived for an end product that is a COTS item (See 12.505(a)(1)).
(c) Offerors may obtain from the Contracting Officer a list of foreign articlesthat the Contracting Officer will treat as domestic for this contract.
(d) The Contractor shall deliver only domestic end products except to the extent that it specified delivery of foreign end products in the provision of the solicitation entitled “Buy American Certificate.”
As prescribed in 25.1101(a)(2), insert the following provision:Buy American Certificate (May 2014)
(a) The offeror certifies that each end product, except those listed in paragraph (b) of this provision, is a domestic end product and that for other than COTSitems, the offeror has considered components of unknown origin to have been mined, produced, or manufactured outside the United States. The offeror shall list as foreign end products those end products manufactured in the United States that do not qualify as domestic end products, i.e., an end product that is not a COTS item and does not meet the component test in paragraph (2) of the definition of “domestic end product.” The terms “commercially available off-the-shelf(COTS) item,” “component,” “domestic end product,” “end product,”“foreign end product,” and “United States” are defined in the clause ofthis solicitation entitled “Buy American—Supplies.”
(b) Foreign End Products:Item No. Country of Origin ______________ _________________ ______________ _________________ ______________ _________________ [List as necessary](c) The Government will evaluate offers in accordance with the policies and procedures of Part 25 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation
FAR Clause 52.225-2552.225-25 Prohibition on Contracting with Entities Engaging in Certain Activities or Transactions Relating to Iran—Representation and Certifications.
SET-ASIDE: Total Small Business