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FBO DAILY ISSUE OF MAY 05, 2004 FBO #0891
MODIFICATION

Z -- Window Blind Replacement and Window Blast Hazard Mitigation

Notice Date
5/3/2004
 
Notice Type
Modification
 
NAICS
236220 — Commercial and Institutional Building Construction
 
Contracting Office
General Services Administration, Public Buildings Service (PBS), Western Services Center (10PZ1), 915 2nd Avenue Room 390, Seattle, WA, 98174
 
ZIP Code
98174
 
Solicitation Number
GS-10P-04-XAC-0051
 
Response Due
7/1/2004
 
Archive Date
7/16/2004
 
Point of Contact
Cheryl Weaser, Contract Specialist, Phone (206) 220-5062, Fax (206)220-5027,
 
E-Mail Address
cheryl.weaser@gsa.gov
 
Small Business Set-Aside
Total Small Business
 
Description
The contractor shall supply all equipment, labor, materials, on-site supervision, and transportation required to:(a) Remove existing blinds and window coverings from all windows, except those specifically excluded on the drawings, located on exterior walls of the building, (b) Retrofit window frames with new metal fabrication and installation of blast resistant film on all exterior windows on the lower twenty floors of the building, (c) Install new manual roller solar shade system at all exterior windows, except those specifically excluded on the drawings, (d) Contractor will be required to temporarily move any large equipment or furniture as required to access the windows. Owner/tenant will move computers and personal items, (e) Contractor is responsible for providing temporary protection of furniture and equipment in the vicinity of the work. SELECTION PROCESS: NOTE: This pre-solicitation is 100 percent set aside for small business concerns. All responsible small business sources may submit a proposal, which will be taken into consideration. Award will be a firm fixed price contract and the procurement method will be a negotiated request for proposal process utilizing the trade-off process. The following criteria will be utilized as evaluation factors for award. A.Technical Approach: The Offerors understanding of the technical requirements, resources to be employed, methods and techniques to be followed, proposed strategies geared to prime contractor?s responsibility to coordinate with tenants to minimize disruption, and methods for scheduling the work. B.Management Approach: How the Offeror intends to acquire and manage personnel and equipment resources to satisfy the requirements of the contract. a. Project Manager and key personnel qualifications and roles b. Quality Control Plan c. Health and Safety Plan C.Past Performance: Relevant contracts, held within the past five years, which demonstrate the ability to meet the scope of work requirements. The evaluation factors are considered equal in importance. Combined, all three are significantly more important than cost or price. The Government award will be based on ?best value?, with the evaluation factors to be set forth in the solicitation. The Government reserves the right to award to other than the lowest price. The estimated magnitude of this project is between one million dollars ($1,000,000.00) and five million dollars ($5,000,000.00). The approximate duration of the contract is 270 calendar days. The NAICS code for this procurement is 236220. This procurement is RESTRICTED to small business concerns. For the purposes of this procurement, a concern is considered a small business if its average annual receipts are $28.5 million or less. The Government recognizes the talent existing in smaller firms and encourages their participation in construction of Federal facilities. The contractor?s personnel will be required to obtain security clearances prior to working on this project. The physical protection of Federal employees, the visiting public, and facilities has always been a priority for General Services Administration (GSA). GSA and other Government agencies are reviewing GSA?s construction and security criteria to find ways to prevent future occurrences of terrorism. Dissemination of Sensitive but Unclassified (SBU) building information shall only be made upon determination that the recipient is authorized to receive it. Therefore, authorized non-Government users shall provide valid identification to receive SBU building information (request for proposal solicitation). Provide valid identification to the attention of Patricia Carroll, Contracting Officer, Jessica Tuggle, Contract Specialist, or Elizabeth Close at the General Services Administration, Western Service Center, Contract Team (10PZ1) 915 2nd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98174-1058 no later than May 20, 2004. Offerors must comply with the following requirements excerpted from PBS Order PBS 3490.1: Purpose. This GSA order sets forth PBS?s policy on the dissemination of sensitive but unclassified (SBU) paper and electronic building information of GSA controlled space, including owned, leased, or delegated Federal facilities. A major concern of GSA and the Federal Government is the safety and security of people and facilities under the charge and control of GSA. This order outlines the PBS security procedures needed to reduce the risk that the material will be used for dangerous or illegal purposes. Valid identification shall be the following: A copy of a valid business license (if required by the jurisdiction where the business is incorporated or where the job is located). The license at a minimum shall provide the name, address, phone number of the company, state of incorporation, and the name of the individual legally authorized to act for the company. The business must be of the type required to do the work. If a business license is not required by the jurisdiction, the information shall be provided and certified; and Verification of a valid D-U-N-S Number against the company name listed on the business license or certification. Verification may be obtained through http://www.fpdc.gov, or by calling Dun & Bradstreet at 703-807-5078 to set up an account; and A Valid Tax ID Number of the company requesting the information [validation procedures being determined]; and A signed certification from the authorized user acknowledging the requirement to safeguard the SBU building information. The certification shall include the definitions of reasonable care as defined under this order. Please use for purpose of certification the final two pages of this synopsis. Document is entitled "Document Security Notice for Prospective Bidders/Offerors." A Valid State driver?s license shall be required of person(s) picking up SBU documents. Phone verification must be made to a previously validated authorized user that the individual(s) picking up the documentation is authorized to do so by the company obtaining the documents. Reasonable care is defined as: (a) Limiting reproduction and/or dissemination of covered materials only to persons/parties related to the required work or otherwise authorized to receive such information; (b) Making every possible effort that is reasonable and prudent to prevent unauthorized disclosure of this information; (c) Destroying documents no longer needed after completion of the work. Destruction shall be done by burning or shredding hardcopy, and/or degaussing CDs, deleting and removing files from the electronic recycling bins, and defragmenting the computer hard drives. Unsuccessful bidders/offerors shall make every reasonable and prudent effort to destroy or render useless all information/documentation received during the solicitation and/or appeals process upon contract award and completion of any appeals process; (d) Performing due diligence to assure that all those who were in turn given SBU building information in the course of the work (such as subcontractors or suppliers) also adhere to these disposal requirements; (e) The awardee continuing the efforts required above throughout the entire term of contract and for what specific time thereafter as may be necessary, as determined by the awardee; (f) Necessary record copies for legal purposes (such as those retained by the architect, engineer, or contractor) must be safeguarded against unauthorized use for the term of retention. Plans and specs will be available on or about May 20, 2004. Offerors desiring copies of the Request for Proposal Solicitation MUST DO SO IN WRITING and be received by GSA before Request for Proposal documents will be mailed. Requests may be made: (1) via email to Jessica Tuggle: jessica.tuggle@gsa.gov, Elizabeth Close: betsey.close@gsa.gov or Patricia Carroll: pat.carroll@gsa.gov. Submit request for copy of solicitation by May 20, 2004. No phone requests accepted. Refer to Number GS-10P-04-XAC-0051 when ordering. Please be sure to include if you are a Prime, Sub or Plans Room. Authorized non-Government users shall provide valid identification to receive SBU building information (request for proposal solicitation). Project is a 100% set aside for small business concerns. The response due date is close of business, July 01, 2004. **Contractors doing business with GSA are required to be registered in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) Database prior to award of contract. ** Go to the following website for more information: https://www.ccr.dlis.dla.mil/ccr/scripts/index.html Click on new to begin your registration process. General Services Administration Northwest Arctic Region Western Service Center, 10PZ1 915 2nd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98174-058 Request for: DOCUMENT SECURITY NOTICE TO PROSPECTIVE BIDDERS/OFFERORS This solicitation includes Sensitive But Unclassified (SBU) building information. SBU documents provided under this solicitation are intended for use by authorized users only. In support of this requirement, GSA requires bidders/offerors to exercise reasonable care when handling documents relating to SBU building information per the solicitation. Reasonable care is defined as: (a) Limiting reproduction and/or dissemination of covered materials only to persons/parties related to the required work or otherwise authorized to receive such information; (b) Making every possible effort that is reasonable and prudent to prevent unauthorized disclosure of this information; (c) Destroying documents no longer needed after completion of the work. Destruction shall be done by burning or shredding hardcopy, and/or degaussing CDs, deleting and removing files from the electronic recycling bins, and defragmenting the computer hard drives. Unsuccessful bidders/offerors shall make every reasonable and prudent effort to destroy or render useless all information/documentation received during the solicitation and/or appeals process upon contract award and completion of any appeals process; (d) Performing due diligence to assure that all those who were in turn given SBU building information in the course of the work (such as subcontractors or suppliers) also adhere to these disposal requirements; (e) The awardee continuing the efforts required above throughout the entire term of contract and for what specific time thereafter as may be necessary, as determined by the awardee; (f) Necessary record copies for legal purposes (such as those retained by the architect, engineer, or contractor) must be safeguarded against unauthorized use for the term of retention. Note: It is the responsibility of the person or firm disseminating the information to assure that the recipient is an authorized user and to keep records of recipients. Authorized users shall provide identification as set forth below: Valid identification for non-Government users. Authorized non-Government users shall provide valid identification to receive SBU building information. The identification shall be presented and verified for each dissemination. Valid identification shall be all items (a) through (c), below, and including item (d), as necessary. (a) A copy of a valid business license or other documentation granted by the state or local jurisdiction to conduct business. The license at a minimum shall provide the name, address, phone number of the company, state of incorporation, and the name of the individual legally authorized to act for the company. The business must be of the type required to do the work. If a business license is not required by the jurisdiction, the information shall be provided and certified; and (b) Verification of a valid D-U-N-S Number against the company name listed on the business license or certification. Verification may be obtained through http://www.fpdc.gov, or by calling Dun & Bradstreet at 703-807-5078 to set up an account; and (c) A Valid Tax ID Number of the company requesting the information [validation procedures being determined]; and, as necessary, (d) A Valid State driver?s license shall be required of person(s) picking up SBU documents. Phone verification must be made to a previously validated authorized user that the individual(s) picking up the documentation is authorized to do so by the company obtaining the documents. SBU documents will not be released to any individual or firm who has not, either previously or at the time of pickup, supplied the required documentation as outlined in paragraphs (a) through (c), above. 2. Retaining and destroying documents. The efforts required above shall continue throughout the entire term of the contract and for whatever specific time thereafter as may be necessary. Necessary record copies for legal purposes (such as those retained by the architect, engineer, or contractor) must be safeguarded against unauthorized use for the term of retention. Documents no longer needed shall be destroyed (such as after contract award, after completion of any appeals process or completion of the work.). Destruction shall be done by burning or shredding hardcopy, and/or physically destroying CD's, deleting and removing files from the electronic recycling bins, and removing material from computer hard drives using a permanent erase utility or similar software. 3. Term of Effectiveness. The efforts required above shall continue throughout the entire term of contract and for what specific time thereafter as may be necessary, as determined by the Government. Necessary record copies for legal purposes (such as those retained by the architect, engineer, or contractor) must be safeguarded against unauthorized use for the term of retention. 4. Written agreement of disposal. For all contracts using SBU building information, the contractor shall provide a written statement that he and his subcontractors have properly disposed of the SBU building documents, with the exception of contractor's record copy, at the time of Release of Claims to obtain final payment. Documents no longer needed shall be destroyed (such as after contract award, after completion of any appeals process or completion of the work). Destruction shall be done by burning or shredding hardcopy, and/or physically destroying CD's, deleting and removing files from the electronic recycling bins, and removing material from computer hard drives using a permanent erase utility or similar software. The recipient acknowledges the requirement to use reasonable care, as outlined above, to safeguard the documents and, if not awarded, the contract (and at the completion of any protest/appeal process) will make every reasonable and prudent effort to destroy or render useless all SBU information received during the solicitation. I agree that I will abide by this agreement and will only disseminate Sensitive But Unclassified (SBU) building information to other authorized user under the conditions set forth above. ____________________________________ __________________________ Signature Date ______________________________ _______________________________ Title Company Name (Attach copy of business License to request.) ______________________________ _______________________________ Telephone Street Address ______________________________ _______________________________ Federal ID Number (Tax ID) City, State, Zip ______________________________ _______________________________ DUNS Number email address FAX this completed document to the attention of the contracting officer, (253) 931-7395. CONTRACTOR DOCUMENT DISPOSAL NOTICE (To be completed and submitted upon close of solicitation, at the time of Release of Claims, or when the need no longer exists for documents) I certify that all documents, hard copy and/or electronic, received by me and/or my subcontractors, with the exception of my record copy, have been properly disposed of using the methods as described in item 4 above. Any record copies of documents will be safeguarded against unauthorized use for the term of retention. _________________________________ ___________________________ Signature Date ****************************************************************************** GSA USE ONLY BELOW ****************************************************************************** VERIFIED: YES NO COMMENTS: _________________________________________________________________________ CO Initials ________________________________________________________________ Original Point of Contact Patricia Carroll, Contracting Officer, Phone (206) 220-5094, Fax (206) 220-5027, email: pat.carroll@gsa.gov; Jessica Tuggle, Contract Specialist, Phone (206) 220-5054, Fax (206) 220-5027, email: jessica.tuggle@gsa.gov; Elizabeth Close, Contract Specialist (206)220-4688, Fax (206)220-5027, email: betsey.close@gsa.gov
 
Place of Performance
Address: Jackson Federal Building, 915 2nd Avenue, Seattle, WA
Zip Code: 98174-1058
Country: USA
 
Record
SN00579029-W 20040505/040503212335 (fbodaily.com)
 
Source
FedBizOpps.gov Link to This Notice
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