Contract Opportunity Type: Solicitation (Original)
All Dates/Times are: (UTC-04:00) EASTERN STANDARD TIME, NEW YORK, USA
Original Published Date: Jun 21, 2021 08:02 am EDT
Original Date Offers Due: Jun 28, 2021 04:00 pm EDT
Inactive Policy: Manual
Original Inactive Date:
Aug 12, 2021
Original Set Aside:
Product Service Code: R701 - SUPPORT- MANAGEMENT: ADVERTISING
NAICS Code: 541890 - Other Services Related to Advertising
Place of Performance:
PREVIEW OF PEFORMANCE WORK STATEMENT (PWS)
PERFORMANCE WORK STATEMENT
Section 1: General Information
Background: Dayton VA Medical Center (VAMC) has been advertising various events, awareness, education, and programming via permanent and digital billboards throughout the Dayton, Ohio Area. The content of the Billboards is solely organized and controlled by the Dayton VA Medical Center Office of Public Affairs which will generally focus on VA Healthcare and services. Dayton VAMC needs a vendor who is capable of providing digital/permanent billboards throughout Dayton, Ohio, and surrounding areas.
Billboard Areas include:
Dayton VAMC/Surrounding Areas:
Other Ohio Outpatient Clinic Areas:
General: Seeking full service digital and permanent billboard display campaign efforts involving billboard inventory that specifically consists of locations within 10 miles of the Dayton VA Medical Center, and with 10-15 miles of the Dayton VA s Community Based Outpatient Clinics located in Middletown, Ohio; Springfield, Ohio, Lima, Ohio and Richmond, Indiana. Locations would rotate every three months with a twelve-month period.
Period of Performance: Base: July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022
Option 1: July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023
Option 2: July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024
1.3 Place of Performance: Locations of contractor Billboards and Company Office
1.4 Hours of Operation: Contractors regular work hours
1.5 Work Schedule: All work shall be coordinated with the project manager (PM) and if the PM has any or all questions concerning the requirements within the contract, the PM will consult with the Contracting Officer Representative (COR) or the Contracting Officer or designated representative to avoid disruptions or conflicts between the Government functions and the provision of service under this contract.
1.6 Type of Contract: The government will award a Firm Fixed Price contract.
1.7 Contract Changes: If the contractor receives a request from VA personnel directing or requesting work that the contractor believes is not within the terms of the PWS or the contract, then the contractor must notify the Contracting Officer Representative (COR) and the Contracting Officer of the request. The only person that has the authority to modify the terms of the contract or request work for which compensation will be provided is a Contracting Officer.
1.8 Invoicing: All invoices from the contractor shall be submitted electronically in accordance with VAAR Clause 852.232-72 Electronic Submission of Payment Requests.
VA s Electronic Invoice Presentment and Payment System The FSC uses a third-party contractor, Tungsten, to transition vendors from paper to electronic invoice submission. Please go to this website: http://www.tungsten-network.com/US/en/veterans-affairs/ to begin submitting electronic invoices, free of charge.
More information on the VA Financial Services Center is available at http://www.fsc.va.gov/einvoice.asp.
Section 2: Specific Tasks
Standards: All digital and permanent billboard messages, content, and representation is fully controlled and managed by the Dayton VAMC Office of Public Affairs staff.
2.1 Tasks Standards - The following table summarizes the tasks required under this PWS.
Creative designs and install of digital and permanent billboards
2.2 Contractor Personnel
The contractor or representative shall be available during normal duty hours to respond by telephone within thirty (30) minutes of notification by the PM and shall be available to meet with PM or designated representative within 2 hours after notification to discuss problem areas. After normal duty hours, the contractor or representative shall be available within 3 hours.
The contractor s employees shall be fluent in English and shall be able to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate effectively in English.
Prior to beginning performance under this contract, the Contractor shall provide the following:
Contact phone numbers and email addresses of employees who will provide services under this contract
The Contractor shall notify the PM in writing whenever there is a change of personnel appointed to fulfill supervisory or shift leader function or when there is a planned absence of key personnel.
The Contractor shall also be responsible for adhering to all requirements under the Privacy Act due to the possibility that confidential medical record information may be accessible and/or visible to contractor employees during performance of their daily duties. The Contractor shall obtain a signed Confidentiality Certificate from each employee prior to allowing them to start work under this contract. The contractor shall keep a copy of confidentiality certificate on site for inspection purposes.
2.3 Building Security.
a. Since there are no requirements for the contractor to be within the VAMC, there are no building requirement security measures necessary for this contract.
a. Since there are no requirements for the contractor to be within the VAMC, there are no building requirement safety measures necessary for this contract.
2.5 Interference to Normal Function
The Contractor shall provide alternatives to performance of work with this contract if there are interruptions of their work at any time to avoid interference with delivering the tasks within this contract.
2.6 Damage and Equipment Loss
Since there is not equipment or supplies provided to the contract this section is not applicable.
Section 3: Definitions & Acronyms
Contractor. A supplier or vendor awarded a contract to provide specific supplies or service to the government. The term used in this contract refers to the prime.
Contracting Officer (CO). A person with the authority to enter into, administers, and/or terminates contracts and makes related findings. The Contracting Officer is the only individual who has the authority to contractually bind the Government. The Contracting Officer may designate a Government employee to act as his authorized technical representative.
Contracting Officer Representative (COR). The person has been designated as the authorized representative of the Contracting Officer acting within the limits of his/her authority. This individual shall not be authorized to award, agree to, or sign any contract or modification thereto, or in any way to obligate the payment of money by the Government. The COR advises the Contracting Officer on matters relating to this contract, verifies completion of the work, certifies invoices related to completed work, and ensures compliance with all provisions of the contract.
Corrective Action. Action taken by the Contractor to correct a deficiency and identify the cause(s) of the deficiency.
COR Contracting Officer Representative
PWS Performance Work Statement
PM Project Manager
VA Veterans Affairs
Section 4: Government Furnished Property, Equipment, and Services
GOVERNMENT FURNISHED EQUIPMENT/SUPPLIES
The government will not be providing any government furnished equipment/supplies for this contract.
CONTRACTOR USE OF VAMC EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES
The contractor will not be using and VAMC equipment or supplies for this contract.
Section 5: Contractor Furnished Items and Services
The Contractor shall provide all personnel necessary to assure that all services are in accordance with the contract and all applicable laws and regulations. The contractor shall ensure all work meets performance standards specified in this Performance Work Statement (PWS) and referenced documents.
Section 6: Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan
To evaluate contractor performance and ensure quality of work provided by the contractor, the PM will conduct weekly meetings with the Contractor to assure all tasks are delivered in a timely manner as outlined in the contract.
Contracting Office Address
VISN 10 CONSOLIDATED CONTRACTING 4100 WEST 3RD STREET
DAYTON , OH 45428
Secondary Point of Contact