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FBO DAILY ISSUE OF FEBRUARY 07, 2007 FBO #1899
SOLICITATION NOTICE

Z -- USPS Prequalificaton of IQC/JOC General Construction Contractors for Southern New England

Notice Date
2/5/2007
 
Notice Type
Solicitation Notice
 
NAICS
491110 — Postal Service
 
Contracting Office
United States Postal Service, Facilities Purchasing, Northeast Facilities Service Office, 6 Griffin Rd North, Windsor, CT, 06006-0300, UNITED STATES
 
ZIP Code
00000
 
Solicitation Number
082530-07-A-PQSO
 
Response Due
3/8/2007
 
Archive Date
3/23/2007
 
Description
This is a notice of the U. S. Postal Service Northeast Facility Service Office's intent to pre-qualify general contractors for repair and alteration projects Indefinite Quantity Contracts, a.k.a. Job Order Contracts (JOC) for leased and owned postal facilities in Southern New England (Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island). On or about February 7, 2007, pre-qualification packages will be made available at no cost. Pre-qualification statements will be evaluated by the Contracting Officer's staff. Primary factors to be considered are firm's background, indefinite quantity contract experience, financial stability, capacity to perform, timely completion history, references, previous clients, bonding capacity, and safety. All General Contractors will be advised within sixty (60) days of receipt of their application as to their pre-qualification status. General Contractors selected as being qualified will be placed on the pre-qualification list for a five (5) year period. Upon completion of prequalification process, those qualified contractors will be given an opportunity to submit a multiplier and management plan. Existing Job Order Contractors are eligible to apply for this prequalification process. Since this is a new solicitation, all previously qualified contractors must re-submit to be considered for a new Southern New England JOC. Applications received after the initial due date will be considered for the follow year's annual review. One or more contracts for each specific geographic area will be issued in two separate categories, i.e. SMALL CONTRACTS (work orders up to $100,000) and LARGE CONTRACT (work orders up to $500,000). See DESCRIPTION OF WORK for additional information. Contractors may pre-qualify for only one category of contract per territory but may pre-qualify for any or all territories in Southern New England. A pre-qualification meeting will be held Thursday, February 22, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. at the Northwest Processing & Distribution Center, Main Employee Entrance, 200 Smith Street, Waltham, MA and Friday, February 23, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. at the Northeast Facility Service Office, 6 Griffin Road North, Windsor, CT. Attendance at one meeting is not mandatory but strongly suggested. PLEASE NOTE: The Northeast FSO is prequalifying contractors in three phases and will issue two additional solicitations for the complete area covered by this office, i.e. Phase I Southern New England (Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island), Phase II Northern New England (Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine), and Phase III Western New York (Albany, Syracuse, Buffalo, Rochester). DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Work that may be involved within the scope of this JOC includes minor alterations, repairs, improvements, and maintenance in U. S. Postal Service owned and or leased facilities. Examples of interior work: painting, installing stud/gypsum board walls, installing lockboxes, relocating HVAC ducts or electrical outlets, plaster repairs, wood refinishing, floor replacement. Examples of exterior work: asphalt/concrete paving, installing sidewalk, curbs or gutters, excavation, waterproofing, roofing, decking, exterior painting, security fencing, landscaping. Small, minority-owned, and women-owned subcontracting participation is encouraged. U. S. Postal Service subcontracting goals for this contract are minimums of: Forty (40%) percent for small businesses (less than 500 employees), ten (10%) percent for minority-owned businesses and seven (7%) percent for women-owned businesses in accordance with solicitation Section H.20. A Tax Exempt Certificates will NOT be issued on work performed in leased buildings. Contractors must be licensed as required by state law. COST RANGE: These JOCs are unit price standard type arrangements for a one (1) year period with four (4) one (1) year renewal options: SMALL CONTRACTS will have a MINIMUM contract value of ten thousand dollars ($10,000). The initial contract value will be two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000), increased by modifications in increments of two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000), up to an amount not to exceed five million ($5,000,000). Accordingly, bonding will be increased in increments of two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000). Performance and payment bonds will be required from the successful offeror. Bonding company statement regarding ability to acquire performance and payment bonds up to one million ($1,000,000) will be required. LARGE CONTRACTS will have a MINIMUM contract value of ten thousand dollars ($10,000). The initial contract value will be two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000), increased by modifications in increments of two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000), up to an amount not to exceed nine million five hundred thousand ($9,500,000). Accordingly, bonding will be increased in increments of two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000). Performance and payment bonds will be required from the successful offeror. Bonding company statement regarding ability to acquire performance and payment bonds up to two million five hundred thousand ($2,500,000) will be required. PROPOSAL GUARANTEE BID BONDS are NOT required. PREQUALIFICATION RECEIPT LOCATION: Northeast Facilities Service Office 6 Griffin Road North Windsor, CT 06006-0300 Interested general contractors meeting the minimum criteria stated above MAY OBTAIN a CONTRACTOR PREQUALIFICATION STATEMENTS BY CONTACTING, IN WRITING, TAMMY WRIGHT AT THE ABOVE-STATED ADDRESS or at NORTHEAST-NEFSOIQCC@usps.gov. Telephone or fax requests will NOT be honored. Contractor Prequalification Statements will not be returned. YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO RETURN QUALIFICATION STATEMENTS USING THE U. S. POSTAL SERVICE (FIRST CLASS MAIL, PRIORITY MAIL, OR EXPRESS MAIL). THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR A PROPOSAL.
 
Place of Performance
Address: U. S. POSTAL SERVICE FACILITIES, SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND (CT, MASSACHUSETTS, RHODE ISLAND)
Zip Code: 06006
Country: UNITED STATES
 
Record
SN01226216-W 20070207/070205223125 (fbodaily.com)
 
Source
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