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Notice Date
Notice Type
Sources Sought
114119 — Other Marine Fishing
Contracting Office
Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Central Region Acquisition Division, 601 East 12th Street, Room 1756, Kansas City, MO, 64106, UNITED STATES
ZIP Code
Solicitation Number
Response Due
Point of Contact
Patsy Ybarra, Contract Specialist, Phone (816)426-6823 , Fax (816) 426-6965, - Patsy Ybarra, Contract Specialist, Phone (816)426-6823 , Fax (816) 426-6965,
E-Mail Address
patsy.a.ybarra@noaa.gov, patsy.a.ybarra@noaa.gov
SERVICES SOURCES SOUGHT. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Marine Fisheries Services (NMFS), Southeast Inspection Office, has a requirement to provide cross-utilization inspection services. They are responsible for: (1) the development and advancement of commercial grade standards for fishery products and better health and sanitation standards in the industry; and (2) furnishing inspection and grading services and issuing certificates to producers, processors, shippers, receivers or interested parties. The NMFS major purpose is to encourage and assist the industry in improving the quality and safety of its products, and to provide objective information by means of inspection and official certification concerning the class, quality, quantity, identity and condition of products which will be of maximum assistance to interested parties engaged in the production, processing, and marketing of fish and fishery products. The Government intends to solicit and negotiate with only one (1) source under the authority of FAR 6.302. The source is the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry, P.O. Box 1951, Baton Rouge, LA. The State of Louisiana through the Louisiana Department of Agriculture (LDAF) under the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, Title 3, Section 412, is responsible for the inspection, grading and certification of fresh and saltwater fishery products in the State of Louisiana. The LDAF is responsible for inspecting and grading fish and fishery products purchased by the State for use by State institutions and for inspecting and grading fish and fishery products purchased by and for local school systems. The period of performance is for a base period from March 1, 2007 through February 28, 2008 with four (4) twelve-month option periods. A cooperative agreement includes a federal/state cross licensing agreement between the State of Louisiana and the Department of Commerce, NOAA. The work to be performed under this contract is an inherently federal function mandated by the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946. 50 CFR 260.49 limits performance of this type of work to either federal or state employees. This notice of intent is not a request for competitive proposals. However, all proposals received within 45 days after the date of publication of this synopsis may be considered by the Government. A determination by the Government to restrict competition for this proposed contract based upon responses to this notice, is solely within the discretion of the Government. Information received will normally be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement. Reference No. NFFKA520-7-00001PY. The applicable NAICS code is 114119. Firms having questions regarding the requirement and the authority cited under 50 CFR 260.49 may contact Ted Mackey at Edward.H.Mackey@noaa.gov or (816) 426-2068 Patsy Ybarra at Patsy.A.Ybarra@noaa.gov. Any questions should be directed to Patsy Ybarra, Contract Specialist, telephone no. (816) 426-6823 or fax no. (816) 274-6965. NOTE: THIS NOTICE MAY HAVE POSTED ON FEDBIZOPPS ON THE DATE INDICATED IN THE NOTICE ITSELF (28-NOV-2006). IT ACTUALLY APPEARED OR REAPPEARED ON THE FEDBIZOPPS SYSTEM ON 11-AUG-2007, BUT REAPPEARED IN THE FTP FEED FOR THIS POSTING DATE. PLEASE CONTACT fbo.support@gsa.gov REGARDING THIS ISSUE.
Web Link
Link to FedBizOpps document.
SN01370184-F 20070813/070811223604 (fbodaily.com)
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