FBO Notice Date 01/22/18
BIDS Reference Number 590
Document Type: Special Notice
Maintenance, Repair & Rebuilding Of Equipment

Department of Veterans Affairs, VA North Texas Health Care System, Department of Veterans Affairs No. Texas Health Care System, 75216

J -- Intent to Sole Source VerifyNow Analyzer Maintenance Services SOL 36C25718Q0358rastreva.upshaw@va.gov

The Department of Veterans Affairs, NCO 17 Network Contracting Office, on behalf of VA North Texas Healthcare SystemDallas intends to issue a sole source firm fixed priced contract to Government Scientific Source, Inc. The vendor shallprovide a full service, base plus four option year contract for the proprietaryVerify Now Analyzer equipment at the VA Medical Center located in Dallas, TX, which is part of the VA North Texas Healthcare System (VANTHCS).

This procurement is being conducted in accordance with FAR Part 6.302-1 and 13.106-1(b) (2), soliciting from asingle source. The NAICS code is 811219 and has a size standard of $20.5M for this procurement. This notice ofintent is not a request for competitive quotes. However, interested parties mayidentify their interest and capabilityto respond to the requirement no later than 8:00am CST, January 25, 2018 to Rastreva.Upshaw@va.gov. No telephoneinquiries will be accepted. Responses received will be evaluated; however, a determination by the Governmentnot to compete the proposed procurement based upon responses received to this notice is solely within thediscretion of the Government. All response to this notice must show clear and convincing evidence thatcompetition would be advantageous to the Government.

Disclaimer and Important Notes: This notice does not obligate the Government toaward a contract or otherwisepay for the information provided in response. The Government reserves the rightto use information provided byrespondents for any purpose deemed necessary and legally appropriate. Any organization responding to thisnotice should ensure that its response is complete and sufficiently detailed toallow the Government to determinethe organization's qualifications to perform the work. Respondents are advised that the Government is under noobligation to acknowledge receipt of the information received or provide feedback to respondents with respect toany information submitted. After a review of the responses received, a pre-solicitation synopsis and solicitationmay be published in Federal Business Opportunities. However, responses to this notice will not be consideredadequate responses to a solicitation. Determination by the Government not to compete the proposed procurementbased upon responses received to this notice is solely within the discretion ofthe Government.No Proprietary, classified, confidential, or sensitive information should be included in your response. TheGovernment reserves the right to use any non-proprietary technical information in any resultant solicitation(s.)

CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/VA/VANTHCS/VANTHCS/36C25718Q0358/listing.html