36C25021Q0485 – Combined Synopsis/Solicitation – S201–Janitorial Services, Zanesville CBOC, 4/1/21 – 3/31/22

Mar 19, 2021 | SDVOSB Set-Asides

Attachment 1: Combined Synopsis-Solicitation for Commercial Items
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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; quotes are being requested, and a written solicitation document will not be issued.

This solicitation is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2021-05 dated 3/10/21.

This solicitation is set-aside for

The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 561720 (Janitorial Services), with a small business size standard of $19.5M.
The FSC/PSC is S201 (Housekeeping Custodial Janitorial).

The Zanesville Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC), 2800 Maple Avenue – Zanesville, OH 43701, is seeking to acquire a non-personal services contract to provide janitorial services. The contractor shall provide all management, tools, equipment and labor necessary to ensure that custodial services are performed at the 9,700sf CBOC in a manner that will maintain a satisfactory facility condition and present a clean, neat and professional appearance, IAW the Performance Work Statement (PWS). There is a possibility these services will be absorbed into the leasing contract for this location starting 1 October 2023 or at some point within the last option period. If this occurs, the last option may not be exercised or the final option period may be terminated for convenience at some point during this time.

All interested companies shall provide quotations for the following:


Line Item
Unit of Measure
Unit Price
Total Price
(Base Period: 04/01/21 09/30/21) Monthly Janitorial Services, IAW the PWS

(Base Period: 04/01/21 09/30/21) Quarterly Janitorial Services, IAW the PWS

(Base Period: 04/01/21 09/30/21) Semi-Annual Janitorial Services, IAW the PWS

(Option Period 1: 10/01/21 09/30/22) Monthly Janitorial Services, IAW the PWS

(Option Period 1: 10/01/21 09/30/22) Quarterly Janitorial Services, IAW the PWS

(Option Period 1: 10/01/21 09/30/22) Semi-Annual Janitorial Services, IAW the PWS

(Option Period 2: 10/01/22 09/30/23) Monthly Janitorial Services, IAW the PWS

(Option Period 2: 10/01/22 09/30/23) Quarterly Janitorial Services, IAW the PWS

(Option Period 2: 10/01/22 09/30/23) Semi-Annual Janitorial Services, IAW the PWS

(Option Period 3: 10/01/23 09/30/24) Monthly Janitorial Services, IAW the PWS

(Option Period 3: 10/01/23 09/30/24) Quarterly Janitorial Services, IAW the PWS

(Option Period 3: 10/01/23 09/30/24) Semi-Annual Janitorial Services, IAW the PWS

The contract period of performance is:
Base Period: 04/01/21 09/30/21
Option Period 1: 10/01/21 09/30/22
Option Period 2: 10/01/22 09/30/23
Option Period 3: 10/01/23 09/30/24
Place of Performance/Place of Delivery
Zanesville Community Base Outpatient Clinic
2800 Maple Avenue
Zanesville, OH
Postal Code:

The full text of FAR provisions or clauses may be accessed electronically at http://acquisition.gov/comp/far/index.html.

The following solicitation provisions apply to this acquisition:
FAR 52.204-7, System for Award Management (Oct 2018)
FAR 52.204-16, Commercial and Government Entity Code Reporting (Aug 2020)
FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items (Jun 2020)

Provisions that are incorporated by reference (by Citation Number, Title, and Date), have the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. The version of FAR 52.212-1 in the addendum is tailored for Simplified Acquisition Procedures and supersedes the current version of FAR 52.212-1 contained in the FAR.

The following provisions are incorporated into 52.212-1 as an addendum to this solicitation:

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code and small business size standard are stated in the combined synopsis/solicitation.
Submission of quotations. Submit quotations to the office specified in this solicitation at or before the exact time specified in this solicitation. Quotations may be submitted on letterhead stationery, or as otherwise specified in the solicitation. As a minimum, quotations must show-
The solicitation number;
The time specified in the solicitation for receipt of quotations;
The name, address, and telephone number of the quoter;
A technical description of the items being quoted in sufficient detail to evaluate compliance with the requirements in the solicitation. This may include product literature, or other documents, if necessary;
Terms of any express warranty;
Price and any discount terms;
Remit to address, if different than mailing address;
A completed copy of the representations and certifications at FAR 52.212-3 (see FAR 52.212-3( b ) for those representations and certifications that the quoter shall complete electronically);
Acknowledgment of Solicitation Amendments;
Past performance information, when included as an evaluation factor, to include recent and relevant contracts for the same or similar items and other references (including contract numbers, points of contact with telephone numbers and other relevant information); and
If the quotation is not submitted on the SF 1449, include a statement specifying the extent of agreement with all terms, conditions, and provisions included in the solicitation. Quotations that fail to furnish required representations or information or reject the terms and conditions of the solicitation may be excluded from consideration.
Period for acceptance of offers. The offeror agrees to hold the prices in its offer firm for 30 calendar days from the date specified for receipt of offers, unless another time period is specified in an addendum to the solicitation.
Product samples. When required by the solicitation, product samples shall be submitted at or prior to the time specified for receipt of quotations. Unless otherwise specified in this solicitation, these samples shall be submitted at no expense to the Government, and returned at the sender s request and expense, unless they are destroyed during testing.
Multiple quotations. Quoters are encouraged to submit multiple quotations presenting alternative terms and conditions or commercial items for satisfying the requirements of this solicitation. Each quotation submitted will be evaluated separately.
Late submissions
Quoters are responsible for submitting quotations so as to reach the Government office designated in the solicitation by the time specified in the solicitation. If no time is specified in the solicitation, the time for receipt is 4:30 p.m., local time, for the designated Government office on the date that quotations are due.
Any quotation received at the Government office designated in the solicitation after the exact time specified for receipt of quotations is late and will not be considered unless it is received before purchase order issuance and the Contracting Officer determines that accepting the late quotation would not unduly delay the acquisition.
If an emergency or unanticipated event interrupts normal Government processes so that quotations cannot be received at the Government office designated for receipt of quotations by the exact time specified in the solicitation, and urgent Government requirements preclude amendment of the solicitation or other notice of an extension of the closing date, the time specified for receipt of quotations will be deemed to be extended to the same time of day specified in the solicitation on the first work day on which normal Government processes resume.
Issuance of purchase order. Quotations should contain the quoter s best technical and price terms. The Contracting Officer may reject any or all quotations. The Contracting Officer may issue a purchase order to other than the quoter with the lowest priced quotation. After the evaluation of quotations, the Contracting Officer may negotiate final terms with one or more quoters of the Government s choice before issuing any purchase order. The Contracting Officer will not negotiate with any quoters other than those of the Government s choice and will not use the formal source selection procedures described in FAR part 15.
Multiple purchase orders. The Government may issue a purchase order for any item or group of items of a quotation, unless the quoter qualifies the quotation by specific limitations. Unless otherwise provided in the Schedule, quotations may not be submitted for quantities less than those specified. The Government reserves the right to issue a purchase order for a quantity less than the quantity quoted, at the unit prices quoted, unless the quoter specifies otherwise in the quotation.
Availability of requirements documents cited in the solicitation.
(i) The GSA Index of Federal Specifications, Standards and Commercial Item Descriptions, FPMR Part 101-29, and copies of specifications, standards, and commercial item descriptions cited in this solicitation may be obtained for a fee by submitting a request to-
GSA Federal Supply Service Specifications Section
Suite 8100
470 East L Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20407
Telephone (202) 619-8925
Facsimile (202) 619-8978
If the General Services Administration, Department of Agriculture, or Department of Veterans Affairs issued this solicitation, a single copy of specifications, standards, and commercial item descriptions cited in this solicitation may be obtained free of charge by submitting a request to the addressee in paragraph (i)(1)(i) of this provision. Additional copies will be issued for a fee.
Most unclassified Defense specifications and standards may be downloaded from the following ASSIST websites:
ASSIST (https://assist.dla.mil/online/start/).
Quick Search (http://quicksearch.dla.mil/).
ASSISTdocs.com (http://assistdocs.com).
Documents not available from ASSIST may be ordered from the Department of Defense Single Stock Point (DoDSSP) by-
Using the ASSIST Shopping Wizard (https://assist.dla.mil/wizard/index.cfm);
Phoning the DoDSSP Customer Service Desk (215) 697-2179, Mon-Fri, 0730 to 1600 EST; or
Ordering from DoDSSP, Building 4, Section D, 700 Robbins Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111-5094, Telephone (215) 697-2667/2179, Facsimile (215) 697-1462.
Nongovernment (voluntary) standards must be obtained from the organization responsible for their preparation, publication, or maintenance.
Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) Number. (Applies to all quotations exceeding the Micro-Purchase Threshold (MPT), and quotations of MPT or less if the solicitation requires the Contractor to be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) database.) The quoter shall enter, in the block with its name and address on the cover page of its quotation, the annotation DUNS or DUNS+4 followed by the DUNS or DUNS+4 number that identifies the quoter s name and address. The DUNS+4 is the DUNS number plus a 4-character suffix that may be assigned at the discretion of the quoter to establish additional SAM records for identifying alternative Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) accounts (see FAR Subpart 32.11) for the same concern. If the quoter does not have a DUNS number, it should contact Dun and Bradstreet directly to obtain one. A quoter within the United States may contact Dun and Bradstreet by calling 1-866-705-5711 or via the internet at http://fedgov.dnb.com/webform. A quoter located outside the United States must contact the local Dun and Bradstreet office for a DUNS number. The quoter should indicate that it is a quoter for a Government contract when contacting the local Dun and Bradstreet office.
Requests for information. The contracting officer will not notify unsuccessful quoters that responded to this solicitation. Quoters may request information on purchase order(s) resulting from this solicitation from the contracting officer.

FAR 52.212-3, Offerors Representations and Certifications Commercial Items

Offerors must complete annual representations and certifications electronically via the System for Award Management (SAM) website located at https://www.sam.gov/portal in accordance with FAR 52.212-3, Offerors Representations and Certifications Commercial Items. If paragraph (j) of the provision is applicable, a written submission is required.

The following contract clauses apply to this acquisition:
FAR 52.204-13, System for Award Management Maintenance (Oct 2018)

FAR 52.204-18, Commercial and Government Code Maintenance (Aug 2020)

FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions Commercial Items (Oct 2018)

FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders (Jan 2021)

The following subparagraphs of FAR 52.212-5 are applicable:
52.204 10, Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards (OCT 2016) (Pub. L. 109 282) (31 U.S.C. 6101 note).

52.209-6, Protecting the Government’s Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment. (OCT 2015) (31 U.S.C. 6101 note).

52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Rerepresentation (Jul 2013) (15 U.S.C 632(a)(2)).

52.222-3, Convict Labor (June 2003) (E.O. 11755).
52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (APR 2015).
52.222 26, Equal Opportunity (SEP 2016) (E.O. 11246).
52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (JUL 2014) (29 U.S.C. 793).
52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (MAR 2015) (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 and E.O. 13627).
52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (AUG 2011)
52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (JUN 2008) (E.O.’s, proclamations, and statutes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury).
52.222-41, Service Contract Labor Standards (MAY 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67).
52.222-42, Statement of Equivalent Rates for Federal Hires (MAY 2014) (29 U.S.C. 206 and 41 U.S.C. chapter 67).
Employee Class
Monetary Wage-Fringe Benefits
52.222-43, Fair Labor Standards Act and Service Contract Labor Standards Price Adjustment (Multiple Year and Option Contracts) (MAY 2014) (29 U.S.C. 206 and 41 U.S.C. chapter 67).
52.222-55, Minimum Wages Under Executive Order 13658 (DEC 2015).
52.222-62, Paid Sick Leave Under Executive Order 13706 (JAN 2017) (E.O. 13706).
**End 52.212-5 Sub-Clauses**
FAR 52.232-40, Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors. (Dec 2013)
FAR 52.237-2, Protection of Government Buildings, Equipment, and Vegetation (Apr 1984)
FAR 52.237-3, Continuity of Services (Jan 1991)
VAAR 852.204-70, Personal Identity Verification of Contractor Personnel (May 2020)

All quoters shall submit the following: All pre-award deliverables listed in the PWS, acknowledgement of capability to complete the contract in accordance with the PWS, acknowledgement of any applicable amendments to this solicitation and a completed price schedule.

All quotes shall be sent to the Contract Specialist, Calvin Courtney at calvin.courtney@va.gov.

Award will be based upon a comparative evaluation of quotes in accordance with the Simplified Acquisition Procedures of FAR 13. Comparative evaluation is the side by side pairwise comparison of quotes based on factors resulting in a Contracting Officer decision for the quote most favorable to the Government.

The award will be made to the response most advantageous to the Government.
Responses should contain your best terms, conditions.

Basis for Award. The Government will issue a purchase order to the responsible quoter whose quotation conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered.
The following factors shall be used to evaluate quotations:
Technical: Ability to meet the requirements provided in the Performance Work Statement
Evaluation Approach. The Government will evaluate quotations using the comparative evaluation process outlined in FAR 13.106-2(b)(3), where quotations will be compared to one another to determine which provides the best benefit to the Government. The Government reserves the right to consider a quotation other than the lowest price that provides additional benefit(s). Quotations may exceed minimum requirements of the solicitation. The Government reserves the right to select a quotation that provides benefit to the Government that exceeds the minimum requirements of the solicitation but is not required to do so. Each response must meet the minimum requirements of the solicitation. The Government is not requesting or accepting alternate quotations. The evaluation will consider the following:
Price: The Government will evaluate the price by adding the total of all line item prices, including all options. The Total Evaluated Price will be that sum.
Technical: The quotation will be evaluated to the extent to which it can meet and/or exceed the Government s requirements, to include deliverables, as outlined in the solicitation and PWS and based on the information requested in the instructions to quoters section of the solicitation.
Options. The Government will evaluate quotations for award purposes by adding the total price for all options to the total price for the basic requirement.

To facilitate the award process, 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:”
Quoters shall list exception(s) and rationale for the exception(s), if any.

Submission of your response shall be received not later than 25 March 2021, 1 PM EST at calvin.courtney@va.gov.

Late submissions shall be treated in accordance with the solicitation provision at FAR 52.212-1(f).

Any questions or concerns regarding this solicitation should be forwarded in writing via e-mail to the Point of Contact listed below.
Point of Contact
Calvin L. Courtney

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