Added: Aug 12, 2019 6:51 pm
Modified: Sep 10, 2019 1:49 pm
Noxious Weed Inventory and Control, Nitsin Canyon. BIA, WNA, Natural Resources.
Amendment No. Three (3) is issued as follows:
1. To correct the due date to read: Extend the due date to September 16, 2019, 4:00 p.m.
2. No more questions will be accepted.
3. The government's responses to questions received will be issued as an amendment.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is soliciting offers to procure services for inventory and control of noxious weeds along Nitsin Canyon (drains northward into Navajo Creek) and drains into Lake Powell, per attached Statement of Work. This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR 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. Solicitation No. 140A0919Q0069 herein cited is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ) and will be procured under FAR Part 12, Acquisition of Commercial Items. Solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2019-04. The solicitation is set aside 100% for Total Small Business. The NAICS Code is 541690. Size Standard is $15 million. The Bureau of Indian Affairs, Navajo Regional Office, solicits work consisting of furnishing all labor, materials, equipment, laboratory, transportation, and incidentals necessary to perform an inventory and control of noxious weeds in the Nitsin Canyon, Inscription House, Arizona for the BIA, Western Navajo Agency, Branch of Natural Resources. Period of Performance: Date of Award to December 30, 2019.
Line 001 - Noxious Weed Inventory and Control, BIA, Western Navajo Agency, Branch of Natural Resources, 1 Lump Sum: $__________________.
Provide an itemized breakdown of costs:
Include all applicable taxes. CONTRACT CLAUSES: The following clauses apply to this acquisition: FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions Commercial Items; and FAR 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Commercial Items. In paragraph (a) of FAR 52.212-5 the following applies: FAR 52.233-3, Protest After Award (Aug 1996) (31 U.S.C. 3553); FAR 52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (Oct 2004) (Pub. L.108-77, 108-78). In paragraph (b) of FAR 52.212-5(b), the Contractor shall comply with the following FAR clauses that the Contracting Officer has indicated as being incorporated in this contract by reference to implement provisions of law or Executive order applicable to acquisitions of commercial items: FAR 52.225-1 Buy American Act-Supplies (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. 10a-10d); 52.222-55 -- Minimum Wages Under Executive Order 13658; 52.222-62 Paid Sick Leave Under Executive Order 13706; FAR 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Central Contractor Registration (July2013)(31 U.S.C. 3332); and FAR 52.232-36, Payment by Third Party (May 2014) (31 U.S.C. 3332); 52.222-3, Convict Labor (June 2003); 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (Jan2014); 52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Feb 1999); 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (Mar2007); 52.229-3, Federal, State, and Local Taxes (Feb2013); 52.232-40 Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors. (Dec 2013). FAR and DIAR clauses are herein incorporated as follows: FAR 52.232-18, Availability of Funds (April 1984); FAR 1452.204-70, Release of Claims - Department of the Interior. The Federal Acquisition Regulations clauses and provisions are available on the Internet at: http://www.acquisition.gov or may be requested from the Contracting Officer.
Electronic Invoicing and Payment Requirements- Invoice Processing Platform (IPP) (April 2013)
Payment requests must be submitted electronically through the U. S. Department of the
Treasury's Invoice Processing Platform System (IPP).
"Payment request" means any request for contract financing payment or invoice payment by the Contractor . To constitute a proper invoice, the payment request must comply with the requirements identified in the applicable Prompt Payment clause included in the contract, or the clause 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items included in commercial item contracts. The IPP website address is: https://www.ipp .gov.
Under this contract, the following documents are required to be submitted as an attachment to the IPP invoice [CO to edit and include the documentation required under this contract]:
- A copy of the contractor's invoice shall be included with the IPP invoice. If no invoice is attached, the Invoice will be rejected.
The Contractor must use the IPP website to register access and use IPP for submitting requests for payment. The Contractor Government Business Point of Contact (as listed in SAM) will receive enrollment instructions via email from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (FRBB) prior to the contract award date, but no more than 3- 5 business days of the contract award date. Contractor assistance with enrollment can be obtained by contacting the IPP Production
Helpdesk via email ippgroup@bos .frb.org or phone (866) 973-3131.
If the Contractor is unable to comply with the requirement to use IPP for submitting invoices for payment, the Contractor must submit a waiver request in writing to the Contracting Officer with its proposal or quotation.
Due to the urgency of the requirement, the response time for quotes due is short. Contractors qualified to deliver these services are encouraged to submit a signed and dated quote, along with a completed copy of FAR Clause 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items, DUNS Number, proof of contractor's registration in www.sam.gov, to the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Navajo Regional Office, Division of Acquisition, Attention: Lynelle Benallie, by 3:00 p.m. local time (MDT), September 3, 2019. Quotes submitted by facsimile and email will be accepted. Any further questions regarding this announcement may be directed to Lynelle Benallie, Contract Specialist, at (505) 863-8404, by fax at (505) 863-8382 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org