ALERT FACILITY FURNITURE


Subject: ALERT FACILITY FURNITURE
Solicitation Number: F1M1G31012A001
Notice Type: SOLICIT
NAICS: 337121
Set-Aside: Total Small Business
Notice Published: 02-26-21
Response Due: 03-03-21

Agency: Department of the Air Force
Office: FA4418 628 CONS PK
Contact: A1C Thomas D. Hembree This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Ph: (843) 963-3310
Office Address: JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, SC 29404-5021
Place of Performance: Charleston AFB, SC 29404

Related Notices:
        02-03-21 SRCSGT

        02-16-21 SOLICIT


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AMENDMENT 01 1. The purpose of this amendment is to attach questions and answers recieved in response to the solicitation. No further questions will be conisdered. 2. Extend proposal due date to 03 March 2021 at 2:00 PM EST. 3. All other terms and conditions remain unchanged. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS 1. 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 requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. 2. The synopsis/solicitation reference number is F1M1G31012A001 and is being issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ). The RFQ format is attached to this combination synopsis/solicitation that will be used to submit quotes. 3. This solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through FAC 2020-02, Effective 23 December 2019. 4. This acquisition is 100% small business set-aside under NAICS code 337121 with a size standard of 1000 employees. 5. Contractor shall submit a quote to provide all personnel, labor, materials, vehicles, and equipment necessary to complete the delivery and installation of furniture for 38 rooms in building 248 at Joint Base Charleston, SC. Please see attached Statement of Work (SOW), SOW attachments, and Request for Quote (RFQ) document for specific items and quantities, as well as the requirement specifications. Contractor shall submit pricing on attached RFQ document. Additionally, Contractor shall submit photos of furniture proposed. 6. The following clauses and provisions are incorporated and will remain in full force in any resultant award (full text of clauses and provisions may be accessed electronically at this website): https://www.acquisition.gov/ FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items FAR 52.212-2, Evaluation - Commercial Items a. The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers in the following relative order of importance: i. Price. The Government will evaluate the total price of the offer for award purposes. ii. Technical capability of the item offered to meet the Government requirement. iii. The Government will award a contract to the lowest priced technically acceptable offer. FAR 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications Commercial Items a. All offerors shall include a completed copy of FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representation and Certifications -- Commercial Item or complete electronic annual representations and certifications at the System for Award Management http://www.sam.gov. FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and ConditionsCommercial Items FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Commercial Items (DEVIATION) FAR 52.211-6, Brand Name or Equal (a) If an item in this solicitation is identified as brand name or equal, the purchase description reflects the characteristics and level of quality that will satisfy the Governments needs. The salient physical, functional, or performance characteristics that equal products must meet are specified in the solicitation. (b) To be considered for award, offers of equal products, including equal products of the brand name manufacturer, must (1) Meet the salient physical, functional, or performance characteristic specified in this solicitation; (2) Clearly identify the item by (i) Brand name, if any; and (ii) Make or model number; (3) Include descriptive literature such as illustrations, drawings, or a clear reference to previously furnished descriptive data or information available to the Contracting Officer; and (4) Clearly describe any modification the offeror plans to make in a product to make it conform to the solicitation requirements. Mark any descriptive material to clearly show the modification. (c) The Contracting Officer will evaluate equal products on the basis of information furnished by the offeror or identified in the offer and reasonably available to the Contracting Officer. The Contracting Officer is not responsible for locating or obtaining any information not identified in the offer. (d) Unless the offeror clearly indicates in its offer that the product being offered is an equal product, the offeror shall provide the brand name product referenced in the solicitation. (End of Provision) 52.204-24 Representation Regarding Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment The Offeror shall not complete the representation at paragraph (d)(1) of this provision if the Offeror has represented that it does not provide covered telecommunications equipment or services as a part of its offered products or services to the Government in the performance of any contract, subcontract, or other contractual instrument in the provision at 52.204-26, Covered Telecommunications Equipment or ServicesRepresentation, or in paragraph (v) of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items. (a) Definitions. As used in this provision Backhaul, covered telecommunications equipment or services, critical technology, interconnection arrangements, reasonable inquiry, roaming, and substantial or essential component have the meanings provided in the clause 52.204-25, Prohibition on Contracting for Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment. (b) Prohibition. (1) Section 889(a)(1)(A) of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (Pub. L. 115-232) prohibits the head of an executive agency on or after August 13, 2019, from procuring or obtaining, or extending or renewing a contract to procure or obtain, any equipment, system, or service that uses covered telecommunications equipment or services as a substantial or essential component of any system, or as critical technology as part of any system. Nothing in the prohibition shall be construed to (i) Prohibit the head of an executive agency from procuring with an entity to provide a service that connects to the facilities of a third-party, such as backhaul, roaming, or interconnection arrangements; or (ii) Cover telecommunications equipment that cannot route or redirect user data traffic or cannot permit visibility into any user data or packets that such equipment transmits or otherwise handles. (2) Section 889(a)(1)(B) of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (Pub. L. 115-232) prohibits the head of an executive agency on or after August 13, 2020, from entering into a contract or extending or renewing a contract with an entity that uses any equipment, system, or service that uses covered telecommunications equipment or services as a substantial or essential component of any system, or as critical technology as part of any system. This prohibition applies to the use of covered telecommunications equipment or services, regardless of whether that use is in performance of work under a Federal contract. Nothing in the prohibition shall be construed to (i) Prohibit the head of an executive agency from procuring with an entity to provide a service that connects to the facilities of a third-party, such as backhaul, roaming, or interconnection arrangements; or (ii) Cover telecommunications equipment that cannot route or redirect user data traffic or cannot permit visibility into any user data or packets that such equipment transmits or otherwise handles. (c) Procedures. The Offeror shall review the list of excluded parties in the System for Award Management (SAM) (https://www.sam.gov) for entities excluded from receiving federal awards for covered telecommunications equipment or services. (d) Representation. The Offeror represents that (1) It ? will, ? will not provide covered telecommunications equipment or services to the Government in the performance of any contract, subcontract or other contractual instrument resulting from this solicitation. The Offeror shall provide the additional disclosure information required at paragraph (e)(1) of this section if the Offeror responds will in paragraph (d)(1) of this section; and (2) After conducting a reasonable inquiry, for purposes of this representation, the Offeror represents that It ? does, ? does not use covered telecommunications equipment or services, or use any equipment, system, or service that uses covered telecommunications equipment or services. The Offeror shall provide the additional disclosure information required at paragraph (e)(2) of this section if the Offeror responds does in paragraph (d)(2) of this section. (e) Disclosures. (1) Disclosure for the representation in paragraph (d)(1) of this provision. If the Offeror has responded will in the representation in paragraph (d)(1) of this provision, the Offeror shall provide the following information as part of the offer: (i) For covered equipment (A) The entity that produced the covered telecommunications equipment (include entity name, unique entity identifier, CAGE code, and whether the entity was the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) or a distributor, if known); (B) A description of all covered telecommunications equipment offered (include brand; model number, such as OEM number, manufacturer part number, or wholesaler number; and item description, as applicable); and (C) Explanation of the proposed use of covered telecommunications equipment and any factors relevant to determining if such use would be permissible under the prohibition in paragraph (b)(1) of this provision. (ii) For covered services (A) If the service is related to item maintenance: A description of all covered telecommunications services offered (include on the item being maintained: Brand; model number, such as OEM number, manufacturer part number, or wholesaler number; and item description, as applicable); or (B) If not associated with maintenance, the Product Service Code (PSC) of the service being provided; and explanation of the proposed use of covered telecommunications services and any factors relevant to determining if such use would be permissible under the prohibition in paragraph (b)(1) of this provision. (2) Disclosure for the representation in paragraph (d)(2) of this provision. If the Offeror has responded does in the representation in paragraph (d)(2) of this provision, the Offeror shall provide the following information as part of the offer: (i) For covered equipment (A) The entity that produced the covered telecommunications equipment (include entity name, unique entity identifier, CAGE code, and whether the entity was the OEM or a distributor, if known); (B) A description of all covered telecommunications equipment offered (include brand; model number, such as OEM number, manufacturer part number, or wholesaler number; and item description, as applicable); and (C) Explanation of the proposed use of covered telecommunications equipment and any factors relevant to determining if such use would be permissible under the prohibition in paragraph (b)(2) of this provision. (ii) For covered services (A) If the service is related to item maintenance: A description of all covered telecommunications services offered (include on the item being maintained: Brand; model number, such as OEM number, manufacturer part number, or wholesaler number; and item description, as applicable); or (B) If not associated with maintenance, the PSC of the service being provided; and explanation of the proposed use of covered telecommunications services and any factors relevant to determining if such use would be permissible under the prohibition in paragraph (b)(2) of this provision. (End of Provision) 52.204-26 Covered Telecommunications Equipment or Services-Representation (a) Definitions. As used in this provision, covered telecommunications equipment or services has the meaning provided in the clause 52.204-25, Prohibition on Contracting for Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment. (b) Procedures. The Offeror shall review the list of excluded parties in the System for Award Management (SAM) (https://www.sam.gov) for entities excluded from receiving federal awards for covered telecommunications equipment or services. (c) Representation. The Offeror represents that it ? does, ? does not provide covered telecommunications equipment or services as a part of its offered products or services to the Government in the performance of any contract, subcontract, or other contractual instrument. (End of Provision) FAR 52.209-10 Prohibition on Contracting With Inverted Domestic Corporations FAR 52.222-21 -- Prohibition of Segregated Facilities. FAR 52.222-50 -- Combating Trafficking in Persons. FAR 52.225-1, Buy American Act - Supplies Offerors are reminded that the Buy American Act restricts the purchase of supplies that are not domestic end products. FAR 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds TransferSystem for Award Management (xii) The following additional clauses are applicable to this procurement (not all inclusive): FAR 52.211-17, Delivery of Excess Quantities FAR 52.204-7, System for Award Management FAR 52.204-7 Alt 1, System for Award Management Alternate 1 FAR 52.20423, Prohibition on Contracting for Hardware, Software, and Services Developed or Provided by Kaspersky Lab or Other Covered Entities FAR 52.204-25 Prohibition on Contracting for Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment FAR 52.209-10, Prohibition on Contracting With Inverted Domestic Corporations FAR 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside FAR 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Representation FAR 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases FAR 52.232-99, Providing Accelerated Payment to Small Business Subcontractors (DEVIATION) FAR 52.233-3, Protest After Award. FAR 52.253-1, Computer Generated Forms DFARS 252.204-7004, Alternate A. System for Award Management DFARS 252.225-7001, Buy American Act and Balance of Payments Program DFARS 252.225-7002, Qualifying Country Sources as Subcontractors DFARS 252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports (Except as provided in paragraph (c) of this clause, the Contractor shall submit payment requests and receiving reports using WAWF, in one of the following electronic formats that WAWF accepts: Electronic Data Interchange, Secure File Transfer Protocol, or World Wide Web input. Information regarding WAWF is available on the Internet at https://wawf.eb.mil/. The WAWF routing information will be provided upon award.) DFARS 252.232-7006, Wide Area Workflow Payment Instructions DFARS 252.246-7000, Material Inspection and Receiving Report AFFARS 5352.201-9101, Ombudsman An ombudsman has been appointed to hear and facilitate the resolution of concerns from offerors, potential offerors, and others for this acquisition. When requested, the ombudsman will maintain strict confidentiality as to the source of the concern. The existence of the ombudsman does not affect the authority of the program manager, contracting officer, or source selection official. Further, the ombudsman does not participate in the evaluation of proposals, the source selection process, or the adjudication of protests or formal contract disputes. The ombudsman may refer the party to another official who can resolve the concern. Before consulting with an ombudsman, interested parties must first address their concerns, issues, disagreements, and/or recommendations to the contracting officer for resolution. Consulting an ombudsman does not alter or postpone the timelines for any other processes (e.g., agency level bid protests, GAO bid protests, requests for debriefings, employee-employer actions, contests of OMB Circular A-76 competition performance decisions). If resolution cannot be made by the contracting officer, the interested party may contact the ombudsmen, Ms. Susan Madison, AFICA OL AMC, 507 Symington Drive, Scott AFB, IL 62225-5022, 618-229-0267, fax 618-256-6668, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Concerns, issues, disagreements, and recommendations that cannot be resolved at the Center/MAJCOM/DRU/HQ AFICA/AFISRA/SMC ombudsman levels, may be brought by the interested party for further consideration to the Air Force ombudsman, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary (ADAS) (Contracting), SAF/AQC, 1060 Air Force Pentagon, Washington DC 20330-1060, phone number (571) 256-2395, facsimile number (571) 256-2431. The ombudsman has no authority to render a decision that binds the agency. Do not contact the ombudsman to request copies of the solicitation, verify offer due date, or clarify technical requirements. Such inquiries shall be directed to the Contracting Officer (End of clause) 7. Defense Priorities and Allocations System (DPAS): N/A 8. Responses to this combined synopsis/solicitation must be received via email, by 03March2021, no later than 2:00 PM EST. Requests should be marked with solicitation number F1M1G31012A001. 9. Questions can be addressed to A1C Thomas Hembree, Contract Specialist, at (843) 963-3310 email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and cc SSgt Denise Hinojosa, Contracting Officer, at (843) 963-4502, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 10. For more opportunities, visit https://beta.sam.gov/ Also see: http://www.sba.gov