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FBO DAILY - FEDBIZOPPS ISSUE OF FEBRUARY 10, 2018 FBO #5923
DOCUMENT

C -- 620-18-117 N&FS Kitchen Renovation at Building 5 - Attachment

Notice Date
2/8/2018
 
Notice Type
Attachment
 
NAICS
541330 — Engineering Services
 
Contracting Office
Department of Veterans Affairs;Network Contracting Office 2;James J. Peters VA Medical Center;130 West Kingsbridge Road;Bronx NY 10468-3904
 
ZIP Code
10468-3904
 
Solicitation Number
36C24218Q9092
 
Response Due
3/12/2018
 
Archive Date
6/10/2018
 
Point of Contact
Richard Adu
 
Small Business Set-Aside
Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business
 
Description
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL. THE GOVERNMENT WILL NOT PAY NOR REIMBURSE ANY COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH RESPONDING TO THIS REQUEST. THE GOVERNMENT IS UNDER NO OBLIGATION TO AWARD A CONTRACT AS A RESULT OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. The Department of Veterans Affairs is seeking a qualified Architect-Engineering (AE) firm to provide Schematics, Design Development, Construction Documents, Technical Specifications, Construction Period Services, Site Visits, Cost Estimates, As-Built Documentation, and all other related information for Project Number 620-18-117 N&FS Kitchen Renovation Building 5. This Project will renovate N&FS Kitchen at Building number 5at the VA Hudson Valley Health Care System, FDR Montrose Campus, 2094 Albany Post Road, Montrose, New York 10548-1454. This requirement is being procured in accordance with the Brooks Act as implemented in FAR Subpart 36.6. Applicable NAICS code is 541330 and small business size standard of $15.0 Million. Magnitude of Construction is between $2,000,000.00 and $5,000,000.00. This is a 100% Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Set Aside. The anticipated award date of the proposed A-E Contract is on or before September 30, 2018. Potential contractors must be registered in SAM (www.sam.gov) and visible/certified in Vet Biz (www.vetbiz.gov) at time of submission of their qualifications in order to be considered for an award. As a prospective offeror or bidder for this Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) set aside, you are verifying your company meets the status requirements of a SDVOSB concern as established by Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 38 CFR Part 74. NOTE - Offerors are referred to VAAR Clause 852.219-10(c)(1): Services (except construction) at least 50 percent of personnel for contract performance will be spent for employees of the concern or employees of other eligible Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business concerns. In order to assure compliance with this clause, all firms submitting a SF 330 for this Sources Sought Notice are required to indicate what percentage of the cost of contract performance will be expended by the concerns employees and in which discipline(s) and percentage of cost of contract performance to be expended (and in what disciplines) by any other subcontracted or otherwise used small or large business entity(s). Any subcontracted or otherwise business entity(s) used must be identified by name, office location and size/type of business (i.e. SDVOSB, VOSB, 8(a), large, etc.). SCOPE OF SERVICE REQUIRED Provide A/E Services as described below and as per Supplement B, which outlines the Design submission and Construction period services requirements. The AE shall be responsible to comply with all the requirements in the Scope of Work as well as the Supplement B. This project includes the review and field verification for completeness of the prior AE (STV Inc.) contract documents, the identification of deficiencies based on those contract documents and preparation of new as-built drawings. The AE shall then utilize the new As-built drawings to develop a new set of Contract documents (Drawings and Specifications), meet with client for any equipment layout modifications in order to complete the project design. In addition, the AE will provide additional services for the repairs to the existing fire protection, design and renovation of new office space for the relocation of the staff offices from the Second floor location to the new space at the First floor level. Perform work specified herein and comply with VA regulations, procedures and conditions for work at the medical center and any applicable codes as per requirements of all governing agencies. Work shall include, but not limited to the following tasks: Review and verify the completeness of the original AE Contract Documents with the conditions presently found in the field at the Building 5 site. Prepare As-Built drawings based on the field verification process and the original AE (STV Inc.) drawings provided to the VA. Identify any deficiencies due to the incomplete construction process at the site and include those items in the new Contract drawings and specifications. Prepare new contract drawings and specifications that will incorporate elements of the uncompleted site work and deficiencies of the prior project with tasks that will bring the project site to completion. Prepare contract drawings and specifications to address anticipated Asbestos abatement within the renovation work areas. Prepare contract drawings and specifications to address the modification and completion of the upgraded Electrical services for the project site. Prepare contract drawings and specifications to address the Mechanical HVAC System and associated Controls for the project site. Prepare contract drawings and specifications to address the Fire Protection system and associated fire alarm controls for the project site. Prepare contract drawings and specifications to address the Plumbing and Sanitary systems for the project site. Prepare contract drawings and specifications to address the relocation of the relocation of the temporary food services staff offices from the Second floor location to new spaces at the First floor level. Provide Commissioning services for Electrical and HVAC systems. The Commissioning agent (CA) shall be a third party entity and shall have no affiliation with the AE firm. The CA shall be a Professional Engineer (PE) experienced, certified and approved by the VA COR. Provide design services of a CIH for Asbestos and Lead tasks as outlined in the Supplement B. Provide services of a Project Monitor for Asbestos and Lead which shall include Air monitoring during Construction Period services. The Project Monitor shall be independent of the CIH firm that was involved in the design phase and have no affiliations with each other. Owner Supplied Materials: The A/E shall prepare an Inventory of materials presently stored on site which were originally purchased to complete the elements of the original design. The A/E shall verify and list quantities of the materials to be used by the Contractor to ensure the completeness of the design. X. LOCATION VA Hudson Valley Health Care System, FDR Montrose Campus, 2094 Albany Post Road, Montrose, New York 10548-1454 COST RANGE Estimated Construction Cost Range: Between $2,000,000.00 and $5,000,000.00 TYPE OF CONTRACT CONTEMPLATED The Department of Veterans Affairs is contemplating awarding a firm fixed price contract. ESTIMATED START AND COMPLETION DATES The Department of Veterans Affairs requires design and contract support services. The estimated start and end dates for the design and start and end dates for the construction are as follows: ITEM DATE Receive Notice to Proceed (NTP) from CO TBD AE meets with VA staff 14 Calendar days after award Project Team Kickoff Meeting AE submits 35% Schematic drawings 82 Calendar days after award Pre-Design Phase: Site Assessment/Existing Conditions Conceptual Design Review of 35% Schematic drawings 96 Calendar days after award Meeting & Review AE submits 65% Schematic drawings 124 Calendar days after award Review of 65% Schematic drawings 145 Calendar days after award Meeting & Review AE submits 100% Schematic drawings 173 Calendar days after award Review of 100% Schematic drawings 187 Calendar days after award Meeting & Review Deliver 65% Design drawings 215 Calendar days after award Review 65% Design drawings 229 Calendar days after award Meeting & Review Deliver 95% Design drawings 257 Calendar days after award Review 95% Design drawings 271 Calendar days after award Meeting & Review Deliver 100% Construction and Bid documents 301 Calendar days after award Construction Documents Review 100% Construction and Bid documents 315 Calendar days after award Meeting & Review AE submits final complete package to Contracting 329 Calendar days after award (Total 329 Calendar Days) The A/E shall perform the work required within the limits of the following schedule. Professional architects, engineers and related design disciplines familiar with the work shall be provided, as directed by the Contracting Officer, to attend the VA reviews. Construction: Number of calendar days to complete construction is to be determined by the AE firm after the design is complete. SELECTION CRITERIA The Department of Veterans Affairs shall evaluate each potential contractor in terms of the following: Selection Criteria Weight Professional qualifications and disciplines of staff proposed for the satisfactory performance of required services. 15% Examples of specialized experience and technical competence in various disciplines required for specific project. 15% Capacity to Accomplish the work in the required time 15 % Past experience and performance on government contracts. 5% Proximity of firm or working office providing professional services to the facility. 10% Reputation and standing of the firm and its principal officials with respect to professional performance, General Management, and cooperativeness. 10% Record of significant claims against the firm because of improper or incomplete architectural and engineering services. 10% Specific Experience and Qualifications of personnel proposed assignment to the project and their record of working together as a team. 20% Total 100% SELECTION CRITERIA DESCRIPTIONS The selection criteria descriptions are provided below. PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS NECESSARY FOR SATISFACTORY PERFORMANCE OF REQUIRED SERVICES. Provide brief resumes of proposed team members who will specifically serve as the Project Managers and Designers of Record. The Designers of Record shall perform and direct the design within their respective discipline and shall sign and seal the drawings. All Designers of Record must be professionally registered in their discipline. Each resume shall include a minimum of two (2) specific completed projects that best illustrate the individual team members experience relevant to this contract scope; SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE AND TECHNICAL COMPETENCE Specialized experience and technical competence required for this specific project, including, where appropriate, experience in energy conservation, pollution prevention, waste reduction, and the use of recovered materials. CAPACITY This factor evaluates the ability of the firm, given their current projected workload and the availability of their key personnel, to accomplish the possible myriad of design projects in the required time. The general workload and staffing capacity of the design office will be evaluated. List current projects with a design fee of greater than $20,000 being designed in the firms office. Indicate the firms present workload and the availability of the project team (including sub-consultants) for the specified contract performance period; Describe experience in successfully delivering projects per performance schedule, providing timely construction support, and successfully completing multiple projects with similar delivery dates PAST PERFORMANCE: VISN2 will evaluate past performance on recent and relevant contracts with government agencies (emphasis on VA work) and private industry in terms of cost control, quality of work, compliance with performance schedules and a record of significant claims against the firm due to improper or incomplete engineering services (references required). Recent is defined as performance occurring within 5 years of the date of this Sources Sought, except that ongoing projects must have begun no less than one (1) year prior to the issuance of this Sources Sought. Relevancy is defined as performance of work on projects that are similar in scope to the types of projects anticipated under the resultant contracts. Respondents with no previous past performance shall state this when addressing the selection criteria. Where there is no record of past performance, the proposal will be evaluated neither favorably nor unfavorably. Superior performance ratings on relevant projects may be considered more favorably in the evaluation. Submission Requirements: Submit a minimal of three (3) references; any of the following evaluations are acceptable: A-E Contractor Appraisal Support System (ACASS), Contractor Performance Assessment Report System (CPARS), or Past Performance Questionnaire (PPQ) evaluation for each project submitted under Criterion 2. If a completed CPARS evaluation is available, it shall be submitted with the completed SF330 package. If there is not a completed ACASS/CPARS evaluation, the PPQ included with this notice is provided for the Offeror or its team members to submit for each project included in criterion (2). If a PPQ is submitted, but an official ACASS/CPARS evaluation is found for that project in government databases, the official evaluation will take precedence. If an ACASS/CPARS evaluation is not available, ensure correct phone numbers and email addresses are provided for each contract customer/reference. Completed PPQs should be submitted with your SF330. If the A-E is unable to obtain a completed PPQ from a contract customer/reference for a project before the response date set forth in this notice, the A-E should complete and submit with their response the first page of the PPQ (Attachment #1), including contract and point of contact information for the respective projects. A-Es should follow-up with references to ensure timely submittal of questionnaires. At the reference s request, questionnaires may be submitted directly to the Governments point of contact, Richard Adu via email at Richard.Adu@va.gov, prior to the response date. A-Es shall not incorporate by references into their response ACASS/CPARS or PPQ evaluations previously submitted in response to other A-E services procurements. However, this does not preclude the Government from utilizing previously submitted PPQ information in the past performance evaluation. Submitted ACASS/CPARS and PPQ evaluations will not be counted as part of the 30 page limitation and shall be attached to the SF330, behind the SF330 Part II document LOCATION The A/E Firm proximity to the James J. Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10468 is an evaluation criteria. This distance is determined according to http://maps.google.com/ This factor evaluates the distance the AE firm's design office or offices lies from the location of work. Please provide the address (es) and distance of your closest office to the address listed below. ACCEPTABILITY UNDER OTHER APPROPRIATE EVALUATION CRITERIA. LIMITATIONS VA NOTICE OF TOTAL SERVICE DISABLED VETERAN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS SET-ASIDE (DEC 2009) (a) Definition. For the Department of Veterans Affairs, Service Disabled Veteran-owned small business concern (1) Means a small business concern (i) Not less than 51 percent of which is owned by one or more veterans or, in the case of any publicly owned business, not less than 51 percent of the stock of which is owned by one or more veterans; (ii) The management and daily business operations of which are controlled by one or more veterans; (iii) The business meets Federal small business size standards for the applicable North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code identified in the solicitation document; and (iv) The business has been verified for ownership and control and is so listed in the Vendor Information Pages database, (http://www.VetBiz.gov). (2) Veteran is defined in 38 U.S.C. 101(2). (b) General. (1) Offers are solicited only from veteran-owned small business concerns. All service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses are also determined to be veteran owned small businesses if they meet the criteria identified in paragraph (a)(1) of this section. Offers received from concerns that are not veteran-owned small business concerns shall not be considered. (2) Any award resulting from this solicitation shall be made to a veteran-owned small business concern. (c) Agreement. A veteran-owned small business concern agrees that in the performance of the contract, in the case of a contract for (1) Services (except construction), at least 50 percent of the cost of personnel for contract performance will be spent for employees of the concern or employees of other eligible veteran-owned small business concerns; (2) Supplies (other than acquisition from a non-manufacturer of the supplies), at least 50 percent of the cost of manufacturing, excluding the cost of materials, will be performed by the concern or other eligible veteran-owned small business concerns; (3) General construction, at least 15 percent of the cost of the contract performance incurred for personnel will be spent on the concern s employees or the employees of other eligible veteran-owned small business concerns; or (4) Construction by special trade contractors, at least 25 percent of the cost of the contract performance incurred for personnel will be spent on the concern s employees or the employees of other eligible veteran-owned small business concerns. (d) A joint venture may be considered a veteran-owned small business concern if: (1) At least one member of the joint venture is a veteran-owned small business concern, and makes the following representations: That it is a veteran-owned small business concern, and that it is a small business concern under the NAICS code assigned to the procurement; (2) Each other concern is small under the size standard corresponding to the NAICS code assigned to the procurement; (3) The joint venture meets the requirements of paragraph 7 of the explanation of Affiliates in 19.101 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation; and (4) The joint venture meets the requirements of 13 CFR 125.15(b), except that the principal company may be a veteran-owned small business concern or a service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern. (e) Any veteran-owned small business concern (non-manufacturer) must meet the requirements in 19.102(f) of the Federal Acquisition Regulation to receive a benefit under this program. SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS Qualified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business firms are required to submit Three (3) hard copies of the SF 330 (which can be downloaded from www.gsa.gov/forms ) and two (2) Compact Disc (CD) which contains digital copies of the SF 330. All packages shall be submitted no later than Monday March 12, 2018 at 3:00 PM, EST including Past Performance (ACASS/CPARS) evaluations or Questionnaires (attachment 1). All submittals must be sent to the attention of Richard Adu (10N2NCO), James J. Peters VA Medical Center, 130 West Kingsbridge Road, Room 9B-67, Bronx, NY 10468-3904. The submission must include an insert detailing the following information: 1. Dun & Bradstreet Number; 2. Tax ID Number; 3. The e-mail address and phone number of the Primary Point of Contact and; 4. A copy of the firms CVE verification The Contracting Officer is not responsible for not receiving submissions due to the offeror misaddressing the package or illegibility of the information. NOTE: Any request for assistance with submission or other procedural matters shall be submitted via email only to Richard.Adu@va.gov; telephone inquiries will not be honored. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL. THE GOVERNMENT WILL NOT PAY NOR REIMBURSE ANY COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH RESPONDING TO THIS REQUEST. THE GOVERNMENT IS UNDER NO OBLIGATION TO AWARD A CONTRACT AS A RESULT OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.
 
Web Link
FBO.gov Permalink
(https://www.fbo.gov/spg/VA/BroVANAP/VAMD/36C24218Q9092/listing.html)
 
Document(s)
Attachment
 
File Name: 36C24218Q9092 36C24218Q9092.docx (https://www.vendorportal.ecms.va.gov/FBODocumentServer/DocumentServer.aspx?DocumentId=4073462&FileName=36C24218Q9092-000.docx)
Link: https://www.vendorportal.ecms.va.gov/FBODocumentServer/DocumentServer.aspx?DocumentId=4073462&FileName=36C24218Q9092-000.docx

 
File Name: 36C24218Q9092 Scope of Work 620-18-117.docx (https://www.vendorportal.ecms.va.gov/FBODocumentServer/DocumentServer.aspx?DocumentId=4073463&FileName=36C24218Q9092-001.docx)
Link: https://www.vendorportal.ecms.va.gov/FBODocumentServer/DocumentServer.aspx?DocumentId=4073463&FileName=36C24218Q9092-001.docx

 
File Name: 36C24218Q9092 Statement of Work 620-18-117.docx (https://www.vendorportal.ecms.va.gov/FBODocumentServer/DocumentServer.aspx?DocumentId=4073464&FileName=36C24218Q9092-002.docx)
Link: https://www.vendorportal.ecms.va.gov/FBODocumentServer/DocumentServer.aspx?DocumentId=4073464&FileName=36C24218Q9092-002.docx

 
File Name: 36C24218Q9092 Supplement B 620-18-117.docx (https://www.vendorportal.ecms.va.gov/FBODocumentServer/DocumentServer.aspx?DocumentId=4073465&FileName=36C24218Q9092-003.docx)
Link: https://www.vendorportal.ecms.va.gov/FBODocumentServer/DocumentServer.aspx?DocumentId=4073465&FileName=36C24218Q9092-003.docx

 
File Name: 36C24218Q9092 Past Performance Questionnaire And Cover Letter - 620-18-117.docx (https://www.vendorportal.ecms.va.gov/FBODocumentServer/DocumentServer.aspx?DocumentId=4073466&FileName=36C24218Q9092-004.docx)
Link: https://www.vendorportal.ecms.va.gov/FBODocumentServer/DocumentServer.aspx?DocumentId=4073466&FileName=36C24218Q9092-004.docx

 
Note: If links are broken, refer to Point of Contact above or contact the FBO Help Desk at 877-472-3779.
 
Place of Performance
Address: VA Hudson Valley Health Care System;FDR Montrose Campus;2094 Albany Post Road;Montrose, New York
Zip Code: 10548-1454
 
Record
SN04817066-W 20180210/180208231511-1de1fbf89f8b0451f38afcce5766986d (fbodaily.com)
 
Source
FedBizOpps Link to This Notice
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