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FBO DAILY - FEDBIZOPPS ISSUE OF NOVEMBER 15, 2017 FBO #5836
SOLICITATION NOTICE

62 -- Light Tower

Notice Date
11/13/2017
 
Notice Type
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
 
Contracting Office
Leo O'Brien Bldg, Albany, NY 12207
 
ZIP Code
12207
 
Solicitation Number
111317-DR4339PRLT
 
Response Due
11/14/2017
 
Archive Date
5/13/2018
 
Point of Contact
Name: Client Services, Title: Client Services, Phone: 1.877.933.3243, Fax: 703.422.7822
 
E-Mail Address
Clientservices@fedbid.com;
 
Small Business Set-Aside
Total Small Business
 
Description
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 111317-DR4339PRLT and is issued 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 and will end on 2017-11-14 11:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com. FOB Destination shall be Atlanta, GA 30354 The DHS Federal Emergency Management Agency requires the following items, Purchase Description Determined by Line Item, to the following: LI 001: Portable Light Tower - Diesel Generator - Folding Mast (no taller than 60" in storage mode), 30, EA; Solicitation and Buy Attachments ***Question Submission: Interested offerors must submit any questions concerning the 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.*** For this solicitation, DHS Federal Emergency Management Agency intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid, Inc. FedBid has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. An Offeror may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. DHS Federal Emergency Management Agency is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, competed, real-time bids. All responsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at www.FedBid.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on www.FedBid.com. Offerors that are not currently registered to use www.FedBid.com should proceed to www.FedBid.com to complete their free registration. Offerors that require special considerations or assistance may contact the FedBid Helpdesk at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or via email at clientservices@fedbid.com. Offerors may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on www.FedBid.com by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the www.FedBid.com process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive www.FedBid.com process. Should offerors require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or FedBid at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or clientservices@fedbid.com.Use of FedBid: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with the FedBid Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive. Preference will be given to vendors based in state of Puerto Rico in accordance with Stafford Act Section 307. In order to be eligible for preference, sellers must have their primary business location in Puerto Rico per Stafford Act and FAR 6.6. Buy American ď Supplies (May 2014) (a) Definitions. As used in this clause-- úCommercially available off-the-shelf (COTS) item Ě Ē (1) Means any item of supply (including construction material) that is Ē (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. úComponent Ě means an article, material, or supply incorporated directly into an end product. úCost of components Ě means-- (1) For components purchased by the Contractor, the acquisition cost, including transportation 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. úDomestic end product Ě means Ē (1) An unmanufactured end product mined or produced in the United States; (2) An end product manufactured in the United States, if Ē (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. úEnd product Ě means those articles, materials, and supplies to be acquired under the contract for public use. úForeign end product Ě means an end product other than a domestic end product. úUnited States Ě means the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and outlying areas. (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 articles that 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 úBuy American Certificate. Ě 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 close of Buy. Shipping must be free on board (FOB) destination CONUS (Continental U.S.), 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. Vendors local to Puerto Rico may ship to San Juan, PR to expedite shipping and cut transportation costs. Shipping must be free on board (FOB), 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 ď Supplies (May 2014) (a) Definitions. As used in this clause-- úCommercially available off-the-shelf (COTS) item Ě Ē (1) Means any item of supply (including construction material) that is Ē (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. úComponent Ě means an article, material, or supply incorporated directly into an end product. úCost of components Ě means-- (1) For components purchased by the Contractor, the acquisition cost, including transportation 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. úDomestic end product Ě means Ē (1) An unmanufactured end product mined or produced in the United States; (2) An end product manufactured in the United States, if Ē (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. úEnd product Ě means those articles, materials, and supplies to be acquired under the contract for public use. úForeign end product Ě means an end product other than a domestic end product. úUnited States Ě means the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and outlying areas. (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 articles that 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 úBuy American Certificate. Ě 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 COTS items, 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 údomestic end product. Ě The terms úcommercially available off-the-shelf (COTS) item, Ě úcomponent, Ě údomestic end product, Ě úend product, Ě úforeign end product, Ě and úUnited States Ě are defined in the clause of this solicitation entitled úBuy American ĒSupplies. Ě (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 52.225-25 52.225-25 Prohibition on Contracting with Entities Engaging in Certain Activities or Transactions Relating to Iran ĒRepresentation and Certifications.
 
Web Link
FBO.gov Permalink
(https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DHS/FEMA/PP5-2/111317-DR4339PRLT/listing.html)
 
Place of Performance
Address: Atlanta, GA 30354
Zip Code: 30354
 
Record
SN04738097-W 20171115/171113230826-4460878f9b374bdf9bf5631f5ab0864c (fbodaily.com)
 
Source
FedBizOpps Link to This Notice
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