Supply of Granular Chlorine
Closed 30 days ago
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; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued.
The solicitation number is 2021R3261005 and this solicitation is issued as a request for proposal (RFP).
The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2020-05 dated 30 March 2020.
This is a small business set aside. The associated NACIS code is 325180 – Other Basic Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing and the small business size standard is 1,000 employees.
Contract Type: The resulting contract from this solicitation will be a firm fixed priced requirements for Supply and delivery of Granular Chlorine, 68% calcium hypochlorite, 100 lb. bucket/drums on an as needed basis in accordance with the attached Scope of Work and for the period set forth herein. Delivery of supplies shall be made only as authorized by the contract and modifications thereto issued by the Contracting Officer.
Place of Delivery: The required supply and delivery to the Nogales International Wastewater Treatment Plant (NIWTP), Rio Rico, Arizona, Santa Cruz County.
Payment information: The Contractor will be paid in accordance with FAR 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer – System for Award Management (July 2013).
4191 N. Mesa St.
El Paso, TX 79902
Contracting Officer Representative (COR): The Contracting Officer shall designate a technical representative to act for the Contracting Officer during the contract period. The COR will act for the Contracting Officer only in technical matters and will not be authorized to commit the Government on any contract terms, conditions, or changes in unit price, total price, quantity, or delivery schedule. Any changes to the contract in unit price, total contract price, quantity, quality, or delivery schedule will be made only by the Contracting Officer by executed modification to the contract.
Request for Information: Offerors are urged to submit ALL QUESTIONS in writing, in advance by E-Mail to Philip.Johnson@ibwc.gov , referencing the solicitation number RFP 2020R3261005. Questions should be submitted to arrive no later than close of business day May 26, 2020.
While every effort will be made to provide meaningful responses or clarifications to all inquiries, no answer shall be binding by the Government unless submitted in writing by potential offerors and subsequently answered in writing by the Contracting Officer by means of a formal amendment to this solicitation.
Inquiries and questions received by the issuing office sixteen (16) calendar days or less prior to the proposal due date may not be considered timely and may not receive a written response.
Unless the offeror inserts a longer period of time, proposals will remain valid for a period of 120 calendar days from the date specified for receipt of proposals.
Firm Prices for Option Periods: By requesting the offeror to submit prices for periods that extend beyond the basic award period as provided for in the option provision, the Government is in no way bound to purchase any services and/or materials beyond the basic award period. These additional periods and firm prices are for the option provision if the Government so chooses to exercise it.
52.216-1 Type of Contract (Apr 1984)
The Government contemplates award of a Firm fixed price Requirements contract resulting from this solicitation.
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The provision at 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors—Commercial, applies to this acquisition.
The Offeror shall submit a proposal based on the CLIN structure provided in this Solicitation. The Contractor shall provide a narrative addressing technical acceptability. The narrative shall not exceed three (3) pages. There is no page limit on the other items required by the solicitation.
Offers are due by 3:00 PM MST on Friday, June 12, 2020. Offers shall be emailed to Philip Johnson at Philip.Johnson@ibwc.gov. Offers shall confirm receipt.
Evaluation Factors for Award
52.217-5 Evaluation of Options (July 1990)
Except when it is determined in accordance with FAR l 7.206(b) not to be in the Government's best interests, the Government will evaluate offers for award purposes by adding the total price for all options to the total price for the basic requirement. Evaluation of options will not obligate the Government to exercise the option(s).
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Basis for Award: Award will be made to the lowest priced, technically acceptable proposal meeting or exceeding the acceptability standards for non-cost factors.
Offerors shall submit proposals consisting of the Representations & Certifications, Pricing, Product Description, and References.
Amendments: Offerors shall provide acknowledgement of ALL amendments issued against the Solicitation as part of its proposal.
Representations & Certifications: The clause at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications—Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. Offerors shall provide a completed copy of the representations and certifications at FAR 52.212-3 (see FAR 52.212-3(b) for those representations and certifications that the Offeror shall complete electronically).
NOTE: The Offeror shall complete only paragraph (b) of this provision if the Offeror has completed the annual representations and certification electronically via the System for Award Management (SAM) website accessed through http://www.acquisition.gov.
Pricing: Offerors shall provide the pricing for the total requirement and scope of this solicitation. Offerors shall provide a price consistent with the format on Attachment II of this Solicitation. Pricing shall be inclusive of all costs to include all applicable Federal, State, and local taxes.
Product Description: Offerors shall include a product description in conformance to the requirements of each CLIN and Scope of Work.
52.212-2 Evaluation-Commercial Items.
As prescribed in 12.301(c), the Contracting Officer may insert a provision substantially as follows:
Evaluation-Commercial Items. (OCT 2014)
(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:
_____”See Basis for Award Listed above”______________ _____________________________________________________
Technical and past performance, when combined, are less important when compared to price.
(b) Options. The Government will evaluate offers for award purposes by adding the total price for all options to the total price for the basic requirement. The Government may determine that an offer is unacceptable if the option prices are significantly unbalanced. Evaluation of options shall not obligate the Government to exercise the option(s).
(c) A written notice of award or acceptance of an offer, mailed or otherwise furnished to the successful offeror within the time for acceptance specified in the offer, shall result in a binding contract without further action by either party. Before the offer’s specified expiration time, the Government may accept an offer (or part of an offer), whether or not there are negotiations after its receipt, unless a written notice of withdrawal is received before award. (End of provision)
The clause at 52.203-17, Contractor Employee Whistleblower Rights and Requirement to Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights, applies to this acquisition.
The clause at 52.204-4, Printed or Copied Double-Sided on Postconsumer Fiber Content Paper, applies to this acquisition.
The clause at 52.204-7, System for Ward Management, applies to this acquisition.
The clause at 52.204-13, System for Award Management Maintenance, applies to this acquisition.
The clause at 52.204-16, Commercial and Government Entity Code Reporting, applies to this acqisition.
The clause at 52.204-26, Covered telecommunications Equipment or Services--Representation, applies to this acquisition.
The clause at 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions—Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition.
The clause at 52.216-18, Ordering, applies to this acquisition.
The clause at 52.216-19, Order Limitations, applies to this acquisition.
The clause at 52.216-22, Indefinite Quantity, applies to this acquisition.
The clause at 52.225-25, Prohibition on Contracting with Entities Engaging in Certain Activities or Transactions Relating to Iran—Representation and Certifications, applies to this acquisition.
The clause at 52.232-18, Availability of Funds, applies to this acquisition.
The clause at 52.232-40, Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors, applies to this acquisition.
The clause at 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders—Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. The following FAR clauses cited in the clause are applicable to the acquisition.
52.203-6 Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government.
52.204-10 Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards
52.209-6 Protecting the Government’s Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment
52.209-10 Prohibition on Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations.
52.219-6 Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside.
52.219-8 Utilization of Small Business Concerns.
52.219-14 Limitations on Subcontracting.
52.219-28 Post-Award Small Business Program Rerepresentation.
52.222-3 Convict Labor.
52.222-19 Child Labor—Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies
52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities.
52.222-26 Equal Opportunity.
52.222-35 Equal Opportunity for Veterans.
52.222-36 Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities.
52.222-37 Employment Reports on Veterans.
52.222-40 Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act.
52.222-50 Combating Trafficking in Persons.
52.222-54 Employment Eligibility Verification.
52.223-18 Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving.
52.225-1 Buy American-Supplies
52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases.
52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management.
52.222-41 Service Contract Labor Standards.
52.222-42 Statement of Equivalent Rates for Federal Hires.
52.222-43 Fair Labor Standards Act and Service Contract Labor Standards-Price Adjustment (Multiple Year and Option Contracts).
52.222-55 Minimum Wages Under Executive Order 13658.
52.222-62 Paid Sick Leave Under Executive Order 13706
52.217-5 Evaluation of Options.
As prescribed in 17.208(c), insert a provision substantially the same as the following:
Evaluation of Options (July 1990)
Except when it is determined in accordance with FAR 17.206(b) not to be in the Government’s best interests, the Government will evaluate offers for award purposes by adding the total price for all options to the total price for the basic requirement. Evaluation of options will not obligate the Government to exercise the option(s). (End of provision)
52.217-8 Option to Extend Services.
As prescribed in 17.208(f), insert a clause substantially the same as the following:
Option to Extend Services (Nov 1999)
The Government may require continued performance of any services within the limits and at the rates specified in the contract. These rates may be adjusted only as a result of revisions to prevailing labor rates provided by the Secretary of Labor. The option provision may be exercised more than once, but the total extension of performance hereunder shall not exceed 6 months. The Contracting Officer may exercise the option by written notice to the Contractor within _____ [insert the period of time within which the Contracting Officer may exercise the option]. (End of clause)
52.217-9 Option to Extend the Term of the Contract.
As prescribed in 17.208(g), insert a clause substantially the same as the following:
Option to Extend the Term of the Contract (Mar 2000)
(a) The Government may extend the term of this contract by written notice to the Contractor within one (1) day; provided that the Government gives the Contractor a preliminary written notice of its intent to extend at least thirty (30) days[60days unless a different number of days is inserted] before the contract expires. The preliminary notice does not commit the Government to an extension.
(b) If the Government exercises this option, the extended contract shall be considered to include this option clause.
(c) The total duration of this contract, including the exercise of any options under this clause, shall not exceed four (4) years. (End of clause)
52.252-1 Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference.
As prescribed in 52.107(a), insert the following provision:
Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference (Feb 1998)
This solicitation incorporates one or more solicitation provisions by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. The offeror is cautioned that the listed provisions may include blocks that must be completed by the offeror and submitted with its quotation or offer. In lieu of submitting the full text of those provisions, the offeror may identify the provision by paragraph identifier and provide the appropriate information with its quotation or offer. Also, the full text of a solicitation provision may be accessed electronically at this/these address(es):
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52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated by Reference.
As prescribed in 52.107(b), insert the following clause:
Clauses Incorporated by Reference (Feb 1998)
This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this/these address(es):
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