36C24420Q0970 – Combined Synopsis/Solicitation – R699–Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center Temporary Receptionist / Screener Services

Aug 19, 2020 | SDVOSB Set-Asides

Solicitation 36C24420Q0970


This RFQ does not commit the Government to pay any cost for the preparation and submission of a proposal in response to this RFQ. The Contracting Officer is the only individual who can legally commit the Government to the expenditure of public funds in connection with this procurement.

General Information:

Document Type: Combined Solicitation/Synopsis
Solicitation Number: 36C24420Q0970
Posted Date: 08/18/2020
Original Response Date: 08/26/2020
Current Response Date: 08/26/2020
Product or Service Code: R699
Set Aside: SDVOSB
NAICS Code: 561320

Contracting Office Address:

The Department of Veterans Affairs
Network Contracting Office 4
Corporal Michael J Crescenz VA Medical Center
3900 Woodland Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4551
Thomas Cossentino | Contract Specialist


Attachment 1: Solicitation
Attachment 2: Section D Attachment 1


This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) subpart 12.6, Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and Solicitation for Commercial Items, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotations are being requested, and a written solicitation document will not be issued. The Government reserves the right to make no award from this solicitation.

This solicitation is a request for quotations (RFQ). The government anticipates awarding a firm-fixed price ID-IQ resulting from this solicitation. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-101.

The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 561320. This solicitation is a set-aside for Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses.

The Department of Veterans Affairs, Network Contracting Office 4, is soliciting quotations from SDVOSB to provide complete COVID-19 Temporary Receptionist Screener support services in some capacity for the Wilkes-Barre Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Respondents to this solicitation must fully demonstrate their capability by supplying detailed quote information along with any other documents necessary to support the requirements below.

All interested companies shall provide quotation(s) for the following:


Attachment 1: Solicitation

SF 1449:
Complete Box 12, 17, and 30 of the SF 1449 of the solicitation. Provide the legal entity name, address, telephone number and DUNS identifier in Box 17.

Price Schedule:
The contractor must provide a price quote for each CLIN delineated in Attachment 1 to be considered for award.

Evaluation of Quotes:

Price. Offerors must submit complete pricing in accordance with Section E.1. Incomplete price offers will not be considered for award.
Technical Capability. Technical Capability will be evaluated as a acceptable/not acceptable.
Past Performance. Past Performance will be evaluated as a acceptable/not acceptable.

Vendors may submit more than one quote; however, vendors are strongly encouraged to submit their best technical solutions and prices in response to this request for quote.

Once the Government determines there is/are a contractor(s) that can provide a service that meet(s) the requirements of this request for quote, the Government reserves the right to communicate with only those contractors quoting the best-suited service to address any remaining issues.

Clauses and Provisions:
The Clauses and Provisions provide additional information regarding the requirements for quote submission and evaluation.

The full text of FAR and VAAR provisions or clauses may be accessed electronically at http://acquisition.gov/comp/far/index.html and http://www.va.gov/oal/library/vaar/index.asp.

This is an open-market combined synopsis/solicitation for services as defined herein.  The government intends to award a 6-month with one 6-month option, firm fixed priced ID-IQ Contract as a result of this combined synopsis/solicitation that will include the terms and conditions set forth herein. Orders will then be placed against this contract. All quotes must include a statement regarding the terms and conditions herein as follows:

“The terms and conditions in the solicitation are acceptable to be included in the award document without modification, deletion, or addition.”
“The terms and conditions in the solicitation are acceptable to be included in the award document with the exception, deletion, or addition of the following:”
Offeror shall list exception(s) and rationale for the exception(s).
All quotations shall be sent via email to Thomas Cossentino, Contract Specialist, Thomas.Cossentino@va.gov . Submission shall be received not later than 2:00 PM EDT on 08/26/2020. Late submissions shall be treated in accordance with the solicitation provision at FAR 52.212-1(f). Only e-mailed quotes will be accepted. It is the responsibility of the vendor to ensure the Government s timely receipt of their quote.

Any questions or concerns regarding this solicitation should be forwarded in writing via e-mail to the Thomas Cossentino, Contract Specialist, Thomas.Cossentino@va.gov no later than 2:00 PM EDT on 08/20/2020.

Contractor shall comply with all applicable wage & hour laws and is responsible for the correct wage titles. The following Wage Determinations are applicable and locatable in Attachment 2. They can also be obtained online at: https://www.wdol.gov/

End of Solicitation

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