9905--405-23-3-4701-0268 Digital Road Sign (VA-23-00080743)

Subject: 9905--405-23-3-4701-0268 Digital Road Sign (VA-23-00080743)
Solicitation Number: 36C24123Q1178
Notice Type: SOLICIT
NAICS: 339950
Notice Published: 09-21-23
Response Due: 09-25-23

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Contact: Joshua N Davis, Branch Chief This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Ph: (781) 687-2000
Office Address: TOGUS, ME 04330
Place of Performance: White River Junction VAMC 215 N Main Street, White River Junction 05009

Related Notices:
        09-19-23 SOLICIT

        09-21-23 SOLICIT

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Combined Synopsis Solicitation White River Junction VAMC Install New Digital Road Sign (i) This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. (ii) The solicitation number is 36C24123Q1178 and the solicitation is issued as a request for quotation (RFQ). (iii) A statement that the solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2020-04. (iv) This requirement is being issued as an open market, full and open competition. The associated NAICS code is 339950 Sign Manufacturing. (v) The Government intends to award a firm-fixed price award for the removal of an old sign and the installation and connection of a new digital road sign at the White River Junction VAMC. Please see the attached Statement of Work (SOW) for full requirement details. Please complete the Price Schedule below and submit with the quote submission. (vi) The Contractor shall provide all resources necessary to removal and install a new digital road sign IAW the attached SOW. Please see the attached SOW for full requirement details. (vii) The Place of Performance is White River Junction VAMC as described per the SOW. (viii) Provision at 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors -- Commercial, applies to this acquisition in addition to the following addenda s to the provision: 52.252-1 Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference (MAR 2023); 52.204-7 System for Award Management (OCT 2018); 52.204-16 Commercial and Government Entity Code Reporting (AUG 2020); 852.252-70 Solicitation Provisions or Clauses Incorporated by Reference (JAN 2008) (ix) Provision at 52.212-2, Evaluation -- Commercial Items, applies to this requirement. Submission of Quotes: (1) Quotes shall be received on or before the date and time specified in Section (xv) of this solicitation. Note: Offers received after the due date and time shall not be considered. (2) Offerors shall submit their quotes electronically via email to Josh Davis at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. (3) Questions: Questions shall be submitted to the Contracting Officer in writing via e-mail. Oral questions are not acceptable due to the possibility of misunderstanding or misinterpretation. The cut-off date and time for receipt of questions is 20 September 2023 at 05:00 PM EST. Questions received after this date and time may not be answered. Questions shall be answered in a formal amendment to the solicitation so all interested parties can see the answers. (4) Quote Format: The submission should be clearly indexed and logically assembled in order of the evaluation criteria below. All pages of the quote shall be appropriately numbered and identified by the complete company name, date and solicitation number in the header and/or footer. Evaluation Process: Award shall be made to the best value, as determined to be the most beneficial to the Government. Please read each section below carefully for the submittals and information required as part of the evaluation. Failure to provide the requested information below shall be considered non-compliant and your quote could be removed from the evaluation process. Offeror quotes shall be evaluated under FAR Part 13.106-2(b) -- Evaluation of Quotations or Offers. Therefore, the Government is not obligated to determine a competitive range, conduct discussions with all contractors, solicit final revised quotes, and use other techniques associated with FAR Part 15. The Government shall award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation shall be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers:  Price (Follow these instructions): Offeror shall complete Attachment 1 - Price Schedule, with offerors proposed contract line item prices inserted in appropriate spaces.  Past Performance: Offeror should utilize Attachment 2 Past Performance Worksheet to provide at least one (1) but no more than (3) references of work, similar in scope and size with the requirement detailed in the SOW. References may be checked by the Contracting Officer to ensure your company is capable of performing the Statement of Work.  The Government also reserves the right to obtain information for use in the evaluation of past performance from any and all sources. SAM: Interested parties shall be registered in System for Award Management (SAM) as prescribed in FAR Clause 52.232-33. SAM information can be obtained by accessing the internet at www.sam.gov or by calling 1-866-606-8220. Interested parties not registered in SAM in sufficient time to meet the VA s requirement will be ineligible to receive a government contract. This determination will be at the discretion of the Contracting Officer. VISTA: The VA utilizes VISTA to issue a purchase order and liquidate invoices. Failure to register in VISTA may result in exclusion from the issuance of a VA contract. This determination will be at the discretion of the Contracting Officer. Interested parties with no prior VA contracts can request a Form 10091 at any time. (x) Please include a completed copy of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications -- Commercial Items, with your offer via the SAM.gov website or a written copy. (xi) Clause 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions -- Commercial Items (OCT 2018), applies to this acquisition in addition to the following addenda s to the clause: 52.204-16 Commercial and Government Entity Code Maintenance (JUL 2016); 52.232-40 Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors (DEC 2013); 852.203-70 Commercial Advertising (MAY 2008); 852.232-72 Electronic Submission of Payment Requests (NOV 2018) (xii) Clause at 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes Or Executive Orders -- Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and in addition to the following FAR clauses cited, which are also applicable to the acquisition: 52.204-10, 52.209-6, 52.219-6, 52.219-28, 52.222-3, 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-36, 52.222-50, 52.223-18, 52.232-33, 52.222-41, 52.222-43 (Wage Determination Applicable is White River Junction, Windsor County WD 2015-4139 Revision Number 24, posted on SAM.gov. (xiii) All contract requirement(s) and/or terms and conditions are stated above. (xiv) The Defense Priorities and Allocations System (DPAS) and assigned rating are not applicable to this requirement. (xv) RFQ responses are due Monday, 25 September 2023 by 5:00 PM EST. RFQ responses must be submitted via email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Hand deliveries shall not be accepted. (xvi) The POC of this solicitation is Joshua Davis (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) ATTACHMENT 1 PRICE SCHEDULE ITEM NUMBER DESCRIPTION OF SUPPLIES/SERVICES QUANTITY UNIT UNIT PRICE AMOUNT 0001 Remove and Install Digital Road Sign at White River Junction VAMC Contract Period: Base POP Begin: 27-Sep-2023 POP End: 30-Oct-2023 1.00 JB __________________ __________________ GRAND TOTAL __________________ ATTACHMENT 2 PAST PERFORMANCE WORKSHEET 1. Name of Contracting Activity, Government Agency, Commercial Firm or other Organization: 2. Contracting Activity Address: 3. Contract Number: 4. Date of Contract Award: 5. Beginning Date of Contract: 6. Completion Date of Contract: 7. Contract Value: 8. Type of Contract: 9a. Technical Point of Contact: 9b. Contracting Point of Contact: Name: Name: Title: Title: Address: Address: Telephone: Telephone: Email: Email: 10. Place of Performance: 11. Description of Work (Use a continuation sheet if necessary): ATTACHMENT 3 STATEMENT OF WORK GENERAL INFORMATION Title of Project: Digital Road Sign Scope of Work: Remove old sign, install and connect new sign. Background: The current sign is inoperable and needs updating and replacing. Performance Period: 90 days from Award of Contract Type of Contract: Supply and installation Access to sensitive VA information: The A&A requirements do not apply, and a Security Accreditation Package is not required. CONTRACT AWARD MEETING: N/A GENERAL REQUIREMENTS: 6mm 2'x5' sign, intended to display public information, announcements and public health notices. SPECIFIC MANDATORY TASKS AND ASSOCIATED DELIVERABLES: Contractor will remove old sign and replace with a new unit in a free standing sign. SCHEDULE FOR DELIVERABLES: Schedule will be agreed upon by the Contractor in coordination with WRJ VAMC Facilities and OI&T departments, with at minimum a two week notification. GOVERNMENT RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide the electrical circuit power and grounding connection per Watchfire instructions. CONFIDENTIALITY AND NONDISCLOSURE: It is agreed that: The preliminary and final deliverables, and all associated working papers, application source code, and other material deemed relevant by VA which have been generated by the contractor in the performance of this task order, are the exclusive property of the U.S. Government and shall be submitted to the CO at the conclusion of the task order. The CO will be the sole authorized official to release, verbally or in writing, any data, draft deliverables, final deliverables, or any other written or printed materials pertaining to this task order. No information shall be released by the contractor. Any request for information relating to this task order, presented to the contractor, shall be submitted to the CO for response. Press releases, marketing material, or any other printed or electronic documentation related to this project, shall not be publicized without the written approval of the CO. CONTRACTOR PERSONNEL SECURITY REQUIREMENTS: N/A SCHEDULE OF DELIVERABLES Deliverable Item Quantity Delivery Date 6mm double sided Watchfire unit View size: 2'x5', Matrix: 96 x 24, Amps: 14, Cabinet size: 29" x 66" 1 Within 90 Days RECORDS MANAGEMENT LANGUAGE FOR STATEMENT OF WORK: The following standard items relate to records generated in executing the contract and should be included in a typical procurement contract: Citations to pertinent laws, codes and regulations such as 44 U.S.C chapters 21, 29, 31 and 33; Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552); Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a); 36 CFR Part 1222 and Part 1228. Contractor shall treat all deliverables under the contract as the property of the U.S. Government for which the Government Agency shall have unlimited rights to use, dispose of, or disclose such data contained therein as it determines to be in the public interest. Contractor shall not create or maintain any records that are not specifically tied to or authorized by the contract using Government IT equipment and/or Government records. Contractor shall not retain, use, sell, or disseminate copies of any deliverable that contains information covered by the Privacy Act of 1974 or that which is generally protected by the Freedom of Information Act. Contractor shall not create or maintain any records containing any Government Agency records that are not specifically tied to or authorized by the contract. The Government Agency owns the rights to all data/records produced as part of this contract. The Government Agency owns the rights to all electronic information (electronic data, electronic information systems, electronic databases, etc.) and all supporting documentation created as part of this contract. Contractor must deliver sufficient technical documentation with all data deliverables to permit the agency to use the data. Contractor agrees to comply with Federal and Agency records management policies, including those policies associated with the safeguarding of records covered by the Privacy Act of 1974. These policies include the preservation of all records created or received regardless of format [paper, electronic, etc.] or mode of transmission [e-mail, fax, etc.] or state of completion [draft, final, etc.]. No disposition of documents will be allowed without the prior written consent of the Contracting Officer. The Agency and its contractors are responsible for preventing the alienation or unauthorized destruction of records, including all forms of mutilation. Willful and unlawful destruction, damage or alienation of Federal records is subject to the fines and penalties imposed by 18 U.S.C. 2701. Records may not be removed from the legal custody of the Agency or destroyed without regard to the provisions of the agency records schedules. Contractor is required to obtain the Contracting Officer's approval prior to engaging in any contractual relationship (sub-contractor) in support of this contract requiring the disclosure of information, documentary material and/or records generated under, or relating to, this contract. The Contractor (and any sub-contractor) is required to abide by Government and Agency guidance for protecting sensitive and proprietary information.