July 27, 2020 – Pre-Proposal Conference Recording posted.
****DRAFT SOLICITATION NOTICE**** This is a DRAFT combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items/services prepared in accordance with the format in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This acquisition will be conducted in accordance with FAR 15 and 16.5, and as supplemented by agency procedures. This announcement constitutes a DRAFT solicitation notice. A FINAL solicitation will be posted on or about July 24, 2020. Attachment C and Attachment F will be posted with the FINAL solicitation. This DRAFT solicitation is issued as a request for proposal (RFP). Submit written quotes referencing RFP Number 36C10X20R0047. All businesses submitting a proposal must be registered on https://www.sam.gov, prior to award. Any amendments issued to this solicitation will ONLY be available on the BETA SAM website (beta.sam.gov). This DRAFT combined solicitation/synopsis is for an Indefinite-Delivery, Indefinite-Quantity (ID/IQ) base contract and one (1) corresponding task order for the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Transition and Economic Development Specialized and Strategic Support Services in accordance with the attached Performance Work Statements. The ID/IQ performance period is for a base period of 12 months starting November 16, 2020 with four 12-month option periods, for a total possible performance period of five (5) years, if all options are exercised. Place(s) of performance shall be as identified in the base and task order Performance Work Statements. This procurement is a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business set-aside. The associated NAICS code is 541611. The small business size standard is $16,500,000. All interested parties must submit all questions concerning this solicitation in writing via email to Chontelle.Borden@va.gov and Tara.Flores@va.gov no later than 9:00 AM EST July 21, 2020. Proposals are required to be received no later than the solicitation closing of 12:00 PM EST on August 26, 2020. Quotes shall be submitted as individual files via email to Chontelle.Borden@va.gov and Tara.Flores@va.gov or through the VA Vendor Portal https://www.vendorportal.ecms.va.gov/eVP/Login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fevp%2fdefault.aspx. The preference is submission through the VA Vendor Portal as this system can accommodate larger size files. If not currently registered for VA Vendor Portal, access can be given using this link: https://www.vendorportal.ecms.va.gov/eVP/Registration/Welcome.aspx. Compressed (zipped) files shall not be accepted.