FBO Notice Date 11/21/17
BIDS Reference Number 730
Document Type: Combined Synopsis
Natural Resources & Conservation Services

Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, WO-AQM IT Support, 87109

F -- Aerial Seeding and Mulching SOL 12837118R0001 DUE 010818 POC Brendell J. Gallegos, Contracting Officer, Phone 5058423340, Fax 5058423111, Email bgallegos@fs.fed.usThis is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial supplies prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6 of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. Thisannouncement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested.

Solicitation number 12837118R0001 is issued as a Request for Proposal (RFP).The solicitation and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-96, dated 11/06/2017.

The clauses and provisions referenced in this solicitation can be found in full text format at http://www.arnet.gov/far.

This requirement is being solicited as 100% Small Business Set-Aside under North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code 115310 (Support Activities for Forestry) with a size standard of $18,000,000.00.

The USDA Forest Service, intends to award a multiple award IDIQ contract forperforming Aerial Seeding and Mulching Services (commercial services). The workis to be performed at the Southwestern Regional Office for the national forestslocated in Arizona and New Mexico. This procurement will be awarded for a base year (12 months) and contain four (4), one (1) year options, for a total of five(5) years. Period of performance for the base year is estimated for 1 February 2018 through 31 January 2019.

Award will be made on the basis of best value, whose proposal represents thebest values to the Government.

Proposals must be received by January 08, 2018, at 3:00 P.M. Mountain Time. All proposals shall be submitted electronically in accordance with the instructions listed in the solicitation to Brendell Gallegos at bgallegos@fs.fed.us. It is the contractor's responsibility to monitor FBO for any amendments. If there are any amendments to this requirement, all amendments must be acknowledged, signed, and electronically submitted with the proposal at time proposals are due. Affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunity is applicable to the resulting contract. All contractors are required to be registered in the DOD's System for Award Management (SAM) before award. Information on getting registered maybe obtained by accessing the following internet website: https://www.sam.gov.

CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USDA/FS/WOAQMITS/12837118R0001/listing.html

SET-ASIDE: Total Small Business