Upgrade Security Access Control System

Subject: Upgrade Security Access Control System
Solicitation Number: 12305B21R0013
Notice Type: SOLICIT
NAICS: 238990
Set-Aside: Total Small Business
Notice Published: 05-03-21
Response Due: 05-20-21

Agency: Department of Agriculture
Contact: Falcon Albino This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Ph: (301) 504-3485
Office Address: BELTSVILLE, MD 20705
Place of Performance: Frederick, MD 21702

Related Notices:
        04-21-21 SOLICIT

        05-13-21 SOLICIT

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AMENDMENT #0001 The purpose of this amendment is to publish question and answer 1. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS) has a requirement to Upgrade Security Access Control System at the Foreign Disease-Weed Science Research Unit located at Fort Detrick. Solicitation 12305B21R0013 is issued as a Request for Proposals (RFP). The solicitation document, with the incorporated clauses and provisions, is issued in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Parts 13 and 36 and will be incorporated in the awarded firm-fixed price order. Interested vendors should reference the solicitation documents for all terms and conditions. All interested parties are responsible for monitoring this website to ensure they have the most current information (i.e. Amendments) for the solicitation. No paper solicitation will be available. Notice of Set-Aside for Small Business Concerns: This requirement is a Total Small Business Set Aside. The associated NAICS Code is 238990, All Other Specialty Trade Contractors. The small business size standard is $16.5 million. Magnitude of Construction is between $100,000 and $250,000. Period of performance is 90 days after receipt of the Notice to Proceed. Bonds: Bid, Payment, and Performance Bonds are required. Site visits may be arranged during normal duty hours (7:30 4:00PM EST) by contacting: Tracy Dickerson via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. No more than three individuals are allowed to attend the site visit. All questions regarding this solicitation must be submitted electronically via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Questions must be submitted no later than 5:00 PM EST on May 07, 2021. Answers to all questions received by that time will be posted as an amendment to the solicitation. No questions will be answered after this date unless determined to be in the best interest of the Government as deemed by the Contracting Officer. Telephone requests for information will not be accepted or returned. Biobased Products: This procurement requires the use of Biobased products to the extent that such products are reasonably available, meet agency or relevant industry performance standards, and are reasonably priced. The products should first be acquired from the USDA designated product categories. All supplies and materials shall be of a type and quantity that conform to applicable Federal specifications and standards, and to the extent feasible and reasonable, include the exclusive use of biobased and recycled products. Please visit www.biopreferred.gov for more information on the USDA Biobased Program and to reference the catalog of mandatory biobased products.