Bag/Bulk Salt - FCI Milan

Subject: Bag/Bulk Salt - FCI Milan
Solicitation Number: 15BFA023Q00000123
Notice Type: PRESOL
NAICS: 325998
Set-Aside: Total Small Business
Notice Published: 09-18-23
Response Due: 10-10-23

Agency: Department of Justice
Contact: Dawn Payne This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Ph: (202) 913-1600
Office Address: GRAND PRAIRIE, TX 75051
Place of Performance: Milan, MI 48160

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        09-19-23 PRESOL

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The Federal Bureau of Prisons, Field Acquisition Office, located in Grand Prairie, Texas, intends to solicit for the provision of Bulk Softener Salt and Bag Softener Salt for the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI), located at 4004 E. Arkona Road, Milan, Michigan 48160. The contract type is an indefinite delivery/requirement contract with firm-fixed unit prices. The contract period will consist of a base period from date of award through 12 months, with (1) one-year option period. The North American Industrial Classification (NAICS) code is 325998 - All Other Miscellaneous Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing, (Size Standard of 650 employees). This solicitation is a small business set aside. The contractor shall provide Bulk Solar Salt and Bag Softener Salt to be used in the water treatment system at FCI Milan. The Bulk/Bag Salt is necessary to treat the hard water supplied by the City of Milan. The treated water is used throughout the FCI and FDC for potable water in the Housing Units, Food Service, Boiler Systems, Heating Systems, etc. The Bulk Salt shall conform to the following specifications to be acceptable: Extra course solar salt consisting of Sodium Chloride Dry 99.6%, Calcium and Magnesium -.05%, Sulfite (So4) - .12%, Surface Moisture - .2% max, Water Insoluble-1% max. The contractor shall provide approximately 12 deliveries a year, totaling 600 tons a year on the Bulk Salt and 3,528 Bags of Salt delivered quarterly for a total of 14,112 each year. A delivery will be via a Pneumatic Truck and will contain a 50-ton load. Salt will be stored in a fiberglass silo. All deliveries will be scheduled between the hours of 7:00 am and 1:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Services are required to be provided by the contractor in accordance with the specifications. The solicitation will be made available on or about September 19, 2023, and will be distributed solely through the website at Hard copies of the solicitation will not be available. All future information concerning this acquisition, including solicitation and amendments, will be distributed solely through this website. The site provides downloading instructions. Interested parties are responsible for monitoring this site to ensure they have the most up-to date information about this acquisition. All contractors doing business with the Federal Government must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) database. The website for registration is If you have questions about the System for Award Management (SAM), Government procurements in general, or need assistance in the preparation of your quote, a local Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) may be able to help. The Procurement Technical Assistance was authorized by Congress in 1985 in an effort to expand the number of businesses capable of participating in the Government marketplace. To locate a PTAC near you, go to