Added: May 07, 2019 1:24 pm
NOTICE OF INTENT
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), Indianola, IA hereby submits a notice of intent to award a sole source, Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ), Requirements Contract to Omaha Zoological Society dba Henry Doorly Zoo (Zoo) located at 3701 S. 10th Street, Omaha, NE 68107.
This requirement is for services under NAICS code 712130 Zoos and Botanical Gardens for which the agency intends to solicit and negotiate with only one source under FAR 6.302-1. The Requirements contract period is for a Base Year plus Three Option Years with a cumulative four (4) year maximum ceiling cost estimated at $603,000.
This requirement is to secure reliable, quality, humane care and quarantine of various medium-large venomous and non-venomous live reptiles and amphibians under the care of FWS. Work includes daily monitoring, feeding, enrichment services, medical treatments if necessary, and reporting on health assessments and overall condition of animals accepted at the facility.
The Henry Doorly Zoo is centrally located to Indianola, IA and is uniquely qualified to quarantine, house and properly care for medium-large live reptiles and amphibians, including venomous animals. Employees of the Zoo are educated and trained to care for live reptiles and amphibians and their expertise will ensure the well-being and increase the survival rates of the animals.
This announcement constitutes the only notice. This is not a request for competitive quotes. Responses received from this solicitation will be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement. A determination by the agency not to compete this proposed contract based upon responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the agency.
All responsible sources may submit a capability statement, which must demonstrate clear and convincing evidence that competition would be advantageous to the Government and would not be cost or time prohibitive.
Questions or comments to this Notice of Intent should be directed to Contracting Officer, Ryna Russell at email@example.com no later than 2:00pm, EST, Wednesday, 05/22/2019. Telephone inquiries will not be accepted. Please indicate in the subject of your email: Notice of Intent Capability Statement Submission - 140F0519Q0049.