FBO Notice Date 12/13/18
BIDS Reference Number 944
Document Type: Special Notice
Professional, Administrative, And Management Support Services

Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Northeast Area

R -- Laboratory and Consulting Services SOL 12305B19Q0002 DUE 122018 POC Mark O Volk, Contract Specialist, Phone 309-681-6618, Fax 309-681-6683, Email mark.volk@ars.usda.gov - Jason Robbins, Contract Specialist, Email jason.robbins@ars.usda.gov

THIS IS A NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD A SOLE-SOURCE CONTRACT AND IS NOT A REQUEST FOR COMPETITIVE PROPOSALS. The intent of this Special notice is for informational purposes only. The USDA-ARS-NEA Procurement Section, Peoria, IL intends toaward a sole-source procurement to

Singh Operational Services, Inc.

8 Rees Drive

Willow Street, Pa 17584

Pursuant to the authority of 41 U.S.C 253(c)(1) and FAR 6.302-1, Only One Responsible Source and No other Contractor is capable of satisfying Agency Requirements. The Government intends to award a firm fixed price Contract for Supply of a to provide Lab and Consulting Services, DMR & MOR preparation and submittals, applying for permits andspecial paperwork, and Superintendent to the USDA BELTSVILLE DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE (USDA BELTSVILLE DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE) for the wastewater treatment systems and water treatment system described herein as the Facility, including lab services, to ensure Facilityoperation within the applicable rules and regulations of the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) governing said Facility on or about December 20, 2018, using Simplified Acquisition Procedures. This Notice of Intent is not considered a Request for Quotation (RFQ) nor is it a Request for Proposals (RFP). No solicitation document is available and telephone requests will not be honored.

The NAICS code for this action is 541990.

ARS requires that all contractors doing business with the Acquisition Office must have an "Active Registration" in SAM (System for Award Management). For additional information please access the following website: http://www.sam.gov

Written responses to this special notice shall contain sufficient documentation to establish a bona-fide capability to fulfill the requirement. A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed contract based on responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. The government may consider responses received by 2PM EDT, December 20, 2018. Information received will be considered solely for determining whetherto conduct a competitive procurement. If no written responses are received after the publication of this notice the purchase will be awarded without further notice.

Please email Contracting Officer, Mark O. Volk with responses or questions regarding this requirement at Mark.Volk@ars.usda.gov.

CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/notices/be7275e7331a9d52cb909c480839d669

SET-ASIDE: Total Small Business