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Marine Life Resource Conservation Effort At Vieques, Puerto Rico
September 8, 2003
NOTICE TYPE: Combine Solicitation
DATE POSTED: 05-SEP-03
AGENCY: Department of the Navy
OFFICE ADDRESS: Department of the Navy, Naval Supply Systems Command, FISC NORFOLK DETACHMENT PHILADELPHIA, 700 Robbins Avenue, Building 2B, Philadelphia, PA, 19111-5083
SUBJECT: Marine Life Resource Conservation Effort at Vieques, Puerto Rico
CLASSIFICATION CODE: F - Natural resources & conservation services
SOLICITATION NUMBER: N00140-03-Q-4398
CONTACT: David Gagliardi, Contract Negotiator, Phone 215-697-9606, Fax 215-697-9569, Email firstname.lastname@example.org - Michael Byrne, Contract Negotiator, Phone 215-697-xxxx, Fax 215-697-9569, Email email@example.com
PLACE OF PERFORMANCE ADDRESS: Vieques, Puerto Rico
NOTICE TEXT: Department of the Navy
Naval Supply Systems Command
FISC NORFOLK DETACHMENT PHILADELPHIA
i) This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. It is noted that this requirement is being processed using Simplified Acquisition Procedures for Commercial Items in accordance with FAR 13.5.
ii) This solicitation number is N00140-03-Q-4398 and it is a request for quotations (RFQ).
iii) The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2001-15.
iv) This is an unrestricted, competitive solicitation through full and open competition.
v) Prices are requested for the following five (5) line items. Offerors may submit prices for all or some of these CLINs:
DESCRIPTION QTY U/I UNIT
0001 Sustainable Development Resource Center
0002 Vieques Ecosystem Mapping
0003 Multimedia environmental and historical
0004 Monitoring/documentation of
0005 Monitoring/documentation of Sea Turtle
and Manatee sightings
vi) Description of Requirements
Resource Conservation and Monitoring
In order to assure a sustainable future for Vieques natural and cultural resources, the Government acquires the services of non-profit organization(s) to implement a comprehensive one-year program covering the following areas in whole or in part: sustainable development; Vieques ecosystem mapping; multimedia environmental and historical resource library; Monitoring/documentation of bioluminescence; and monitoring/documentation of Sea Turtle and Manatee sightings. Contractor(s) and data shall serve as a viable information source for Federal and Commonwealth Agencies, education/training outreach sessions, and other related research activities.
The following are the specified requirements for each CLIN.
0001. Sustainable Development Resource Center
Create a sustainable development resource center. Build a library of references in bound and electronic media on current topics specifically related to sustainable development. Include a web-based research tool that can be used by local contractors and the general public for locating sustainable development literature and expertise within Puerto Rico, Vieques, and the US. Plan, organize, and conduct a public awareness program to educate Vieques Island's population and visitors on sustainable development.
Monthly progress report to include contacts and status of project
Final report with list of references and resources
0002. Vieques ecosystem mapping
Create a GIS mapping/database of Vieques specific ecosystem. Collect existing data from government agencies and integrate into a single on-line resource. Develop interface capable of accepting data on sea turtle and manatee sightings/activity, water salinity and microorganism counts, land use, and watersheds. Assimilate data provided by the Government monthly on sea turtle and manatee sightings/activity and incidents (X12 months worth) and bioluminescence study.
Instruction on access and use of database
Monthly progress reports
0003. Multimedia environmental and historical resource library
Create a multimedia environmental and historical resource library focusing on Vieques natural and cultural resources for public use. The library will include display of historical artifacts, fully operational and functional aquatic 'touch tanks', printed and electronic media on Vieques natural and cultural resources offered on premises at no cost-material may be made available for loan at a nominal cost. Plan, organize, and conduct a public awareness program to educate Vieques Island's population and visitors on the natural and cultural resources of the island.
Monthly progress reports with data on public usage/contact
Monthly list of purchased printed and electronic media with costs
List of all donated, purchased or found resources at contract completion
0004. Monitoring/documentation of bioluminescence
Follow on documentation of bioluminescence monitoring based on previous efforts. Include/document observations related to land development in the bay watershed area as well as any significant weather events that occur during the monitoring period. Format of data report may be specified by the Government to suit specific needs.
Monthly progress/data reports
Compiled data from previous monitoring activities
Report of significant findings
0005. Monitoring/documentation of Sea Turtle and Manatee sightings
Monitor and document Sea Turtle and Manatee sightings and activity in and around the Mosquito Pier and Vieques Airport areas. Develop a method/process for anyone to report any incidents involving sea turtles or manatees reported anywhere around the island; collect and assemble this data in a separate report. Collect data from contractors, Federal Agencies, and the general public on time, quantity, size, and location of sightings within the Mosquito Pier and Vieques Airport areas; indicate the source of the information. Format of data report may be specified by the Government to suit specific needs.
Monthly data report
vii) Performance will begin on date of award estimated at approximately 30 September 2003. Delivery and Acceptance will be at Contractors facility.
viii) The provision FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors-Commercial applies to this acquisition.
ix) The provision FAR 52.212-2 Evaluation-Commercial Items applies to this RFP.
Each CLIN will be evaluated separately and award will be made on a CLIN basis. Each offeror may submit a proposal on some or all of the CLINs and multiple awards may be made.
The following are the evaluation criteria in descending order of importance with Past Performance and Technical Approach being equal and both being more important than price: (Technical Approach, Past Performance and Price).
Technical Approach-The offerors shall submit a technical approach that demonstrates an understanding of the requirements of the individual CLINs and an ability to perform on each CLIN. A technical approach shall be submitted for each CLIN for which an offeror wishes to be considered.
Past Performance-The offerors shall submit past performance information (including contract numbers, and points of contact) demonstrating experience relevant to the individual CLINS for which an offeror is proposing.
Price-A fixed price shall be proposed for each CLIN that is being proposed. Offerors shall include a price breakdown adequate to allow the Government to conduct a price analysis.
x.) Offerors are advised to include a completed copy of the provision at FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items and DFARS 252.212-7000 Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items with their offers.
xi) The clause at 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition.
xii) The Clause at 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. The following clausese apply: 52.219-8 (Utilization of Small Business Concerns); 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity; 52.222-35 (Affirmative Action for Disabled Veterans and Veterans of the Vietnam War Era; 52.222-36 Affirmative Action for Workers With Disabilities; 52.222-37 Employment Reports on Disabled Veterans and Veterans of the Vietnam Era.
xii) The Clause at DFARS 252-212-7001 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes Or Executive Orders Applicable to Defense Acquisitions of Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. The following clauses apply: 52.203-3 Gratuities, 252.206-7000 Domestic Source Restriction; 252.225-7001 Buy American Act and Balance of Payments Program; 252-225-7036 Buy American Act-North American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act- Balance of Payments Program; 252-227-7015 Technical Data-Commercial Items; 252-227-7037 Validation of Restrictive Markings on Technical Data.
xiii) Offers are required no later than 12 September 2003 at 4:00 P.M. Philadelphia Time at FISC Det Philadelphia, 700 Robbins Avenue, Bldg 2B, Philadelphia, PA 19111, Attn: David Gagliardi, Code 02P11B. ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS ARE ENCOURAGED, EITHER BY E-MAIL AT firstname.lastname@example.org OR BY FAX at 215-697-9569. Contractors bear the risk of failure in electronic transmissions.
xiv) FISC POC for this requirement is Mr. David Gagliardi, Code 02P11B, who may be reached at (215) 697-9606 or at the fax or e-mail address cited above.
xv) This Synopsis/RFQ will be simultaneously posted on www.neco.navy.mil under this same solicitation number N00140-03-Q-4398. That version may be more legible.
INTERNET ADDRESS: http://www.eps.gov/spg/DON/NAVSUP/FISCDETPHILA/N00140-03-Q-4398/listing.html
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