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W -- Soil Compactor (LEASE)

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761st Tank Bn Ave, BLDG 1001, Rm W113, Fort Hood, TX 76544
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Name: William Dunlap, Title: Contract Specialist, Phone: 2542875088, Fax: 2542875354
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AMENDMENT NOTICE: This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, in conjunction with FAR 13.5, as applicable, and as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; bids are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The solicitation number is W45NQ9-8071-N201 and is issued as an invitation for bids (IFB), unless otherwise indicated herein. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular FAC 2005-20. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 532412 with a small business size standard of $6M. This requirement is unrestricted and only qualified offerors may submit bids. The solicitation pricing on www.FedBid.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 2008-03-27 15:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com. FOB Destination shall be Ft. Hood, TX 76544 The USA ACA Fort Hood requires the following items, Meet or Exceed, to the following: LI 001, 815F Soil Compactor (LEASE) Lease for 6 Cycles Cycle = 28 days See attachment for Sepcification., 1, EA; For this solicitation, USA ACA Fort Hood intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid, Inc. FedBid has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. An Offeror may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. USA ACA Fort Hood is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, competed, real-time bids. All responsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at www.FedBid.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on www.FedBid.com. Offerors that are not currently registered to use www.FedBid.com should proceed to www.FedBid.com to complete their free registration. Offerors that require special considerations or assistance may contact the FedBid Helpdesk at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or via email at clientservices@fedbid.com. Offerors may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on www.FedBid.com by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the www.FedBid.com process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive www.FedBid.com process. Should offerors require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or FedBid at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or clientservices@fedbid.com. Use of FedBid: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with the FedBid Terms of Use. Buyers and Sellers understand that FedBid ranks all bids by price; however, pursuant to applicable acquisition regulations and/or departmental guidelines, Buyers may use criteria other than price to evaluate offers. Accordingly, please note that, unless otherwise specified herein below, to the extent required by applicable regulations and/or guidelines, award will be made to the responsible Seller whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Buyer on the basis of price, technical capability, delivery, and past performance. In addition to providing pricing at www.FedBid.com for this solicitation, each Offeror must provide any required, NON-PRICING responses (e.g. technical proposal, representations and certifications, etc.) directly to william.f.dunlap@hood.army.mil (NOT THROUGH FEDBID.COM) so that they are received at that email address no later than the closing date and time for this solicitation. The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions. FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial, applies to this acquisition. The selected Offeror must submit a completed copy of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items. FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. The following FAR clauses in paragraph (b) of FAR clause 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, will apply: 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.225-13, 52.232-34. The full text of a FAR clause may be accessed electronically at http://www.acqnet.gov/far. Delivery shall be made within 30 days or less after receipt of order (ARO). CCR Requirement - Company must be registered on Central Contractor Registration (CCR) before an award could be made to them. If company is not registered in CCR, they may do so by going to CCR web site at http://www.ccr.gov. Central Contractor Registration JUL 2006 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors-- Commercial Items SEP 2006 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions--Commercial Items FEB 2007 252.204-7004 Alt A Central Contractor Registration (52.204-7) Alternate A NOV 2003 Executive Orders-Commercial Items, will apply: 52.222-19, 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.225-13, 52.232-33. 252.212-7001 is incorporated with 252.225-7001 applicable. Contract Terms and Conditions?Commercial Items (Feb 2007) (a) Inspection/Acceptance. The Contractor shall only tender for acceptance those items that conform to the requirements of this contract. The Government reserves the right to inspect or test any supplies or services that have been tendered for acceptance. The Government may require repair or replacement of nonconforming supplies or reperformance of nonconforming services at no increase in contract price. If repair/replacement or reperformance will not correct the defects or is not possible, the Government may seek an equitable price reduction or adequate consideration for acceptance of nonconforming supplies or services. The Government must exercise its post-acceptance rights? CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE (FEB 1998) This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this/these address(es): http://farsite.hill.af.mil/vffara.htm (End of clause) 52.000-4058 ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION (ADR) NOTICE In furtherance of Federal policy and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Act of 1990, ADR Act, Pub. L. 101-552, the Contracting Officer will try to resolve all post award acquisition issues in controversy by mutual agreement of the parties. Interested parties are encouraged to use alternative dispute resolution procedures to the maximum extent practicable in accordance with the authority and the requirements of the ADR Act. 52.000-4087 ADMINISTRATIVE CONTRACTING OFFICE After award, the Administrative Contracting Office for this acquisition will be: Army Contracting Agency Southern Region (ACASR), Fort Hood Contracting Command Contract Administration Division Building 1001, 761st Tank Battalion Fort Hood, TX 76544-5059 Phone: (254) 287- 3504 52.000-4087 ADMINISTRATIVE CONTRACTING OFFICE After award, the Administrative Contracting Office for this acquisition will be: Army Contracting Agency Southern Region (ACASR), Fort Hood Contracting Command Contract Administration Division Building 1001, 761st Tank Battalion Fort Hood, TX 76544-5059 Phone: (254) 287-3504 Electronic Submission of Payment Requests. (MAR 2007) (a) Definitions. As used in this clause?(1) ?Contract financing payment? and ?invoice payment? have the meanings given in section 32.001 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation. (2) ?Electronic form? means any automated system that transmits information electronically from the initiating system to all affected systems. Facsimile, e-mail, and scanned documents are not acceptable electronic forms for submission of payment requests. However, scanned documents are acceptable when they are part of a submission of a payment request made using one of the electronic forms provided for in paragraph (b) of this clause.(3) ?Payment request? means any request for contract financing payment or invoice payment submitted by the Contractor under this contract. (b) Except as provided in paragraph (c) of this clause, the Contractor shall submit payment requests using one of the following electronic forms: (1) Wide Area WorkFlow-Receipt and Acceptance (WAWF-RA). Information regarding WAWF-RA is available on the Internet at https://wawf.eb.mil. (2) Web Invoicing System (WInS). Information regarding WInS is available on the Internet at https://ecweb.dfas.mil. (3) American National Standards Institute (ANSI) X.12 electronic data interchange (EDI) formats. (i) Information regarding EDI formats is available on the Internet at http://www.X12.org. (ii) EDI implementation guides are available on the Internet at http://www.dod.mil/dfas/contractorpay/electroniccommerce.html. (4) Another electronic form authorized by the Contracting Officer. (c) The Contractor may submit a payment request in non-electronic form only when? (1) DoD is unable to receive a payment request in electronic form; or (2) The Contracting Officer administering the contract for payment has determined, in writing, that electronic submission would be unduly burdensome to the Contractor. In such cases, the Contractor shall include a copy of the Contracting Officer?s determination with each request for payment. (d) The Contractor shall submit any non-electronic payment requests using the method or methods specified in Section G of the contract. (e) In addition to the requirements of this clause, the Contractor shall meet the requirements of the appropriate payment clauses in this contract when submitting payment requests. Levies on Contract Payments. (DEC 2006) (a) 26 U.S.C. 6331(h) authorizes the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to continuously levy up to 100 percent of contract payments, up to the amount of tax debt. (b) When a levy is imposed on a payment under this contract and the Contractor believes that the levy may result in an inability to perform the contract, the Contractor shall promptly notify the Procuring Contracting Officer in writing, with a copy to the Administrative Contracting Officer, and shall provide? (1) The total dollar amount of the levy; (2) A statement that the Contractor believes that the levy may result in an inability to perform the contract, including rationale and adequate supporting documentation; and (3) Advice as to whether the inability to perform may adversely affect national security, including rationale and adequate supporting documentation.(c) DoD shall promptly review the Contractor?s assessment, and the Procuring Contracting Officer shall provide a written notification to the Contractor including?(1) A statement as to whether DoD agrees that the levy may result in an inability to perform the contract; and(2)(i) If the levy may result in an inability to perform the contract and the lack of performance will adversely affect national security, the total amount of the monies collected that should be returned to the Contractor; or (ii) If the levy may result in an inability to perform the contract but will not impact national security, a recommendation that the Contractor promptly notify the IRS to attempt to resolve the tax situation.(d) Any DoD determination under this clause is not subject to appeal under the Contract Disputes Act.
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www.fedbid.com (b-64208_02, n-11305)
Place of Performance
Address: Ft. Hood, TX 76544
Zip Code: 76544-5025
Country: US
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