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Sources Sought Synopsis Only

The purpose of this synopsis is to gain knowledge of potential qualified sources and their size classification (hubzone, 8(a), small, small disadvantage, veteran owned small business (VOSB), service disabled veteran owned small business (SDVOSB), or large business) relative to NAICS 811219 with size standards of 36,000 Employees. Note that if VA s pending market research establishes that two or more VOSB or SDVOSB, who are certified in VA s Vendor Information Pages (VIP) site, can perform the project, VA will set aside the underlying solicitation per 38 U.S.C. §8127. 

Responses to this synopsis will be used by the Government to make appropriate acquisition decisions. After review of the responses to this sources sought synopsis, a solicitation announcement may be published on SAM, FBO, and/or GSA eBuy. Responses to this sources sought synopsis are not considered adequate responses to the solicitation announcement.

General Requirements:

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), VISN 22 (VALBHS, VALLHS, VAGLAHS, VAGLAHS Research, VASACC), has a requirement to establish a service contract for preventive maintenance inspection (PMI) and corrective maintenance services of Government owned Steris Sterilizer equipment. The full maintenance service shall include software updates (if applicable) needed for the general operation of the equipment.

This contract also is a full-service contract to include all necessary scheduled service calls five (5) days per week, These Monday through Friday, 8:00 am 5:00 pm, excluding National holidays. Other requirements include on-site preventive maintenance inspections and calibrations for the sterilizers as determined by the original manufacturer s recommended procedures and schedules.

The intended contract period will be for a base year and four (4) one-year option period, which may begin approximately December 1, 2021.

Participating Healthcare Facilities:

VISN 22 West
VA Long Beach Healthcare System
5901 E. 7th Street Long Beach, CA 90822

VA Loma Linda Healthcare System
11201 Benton St, Loma Linda, CA 92357

VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System
11301 Wilshire Bvld, Los Angeles, CA 90822

VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System ( Research Facility )
16111 Plummer St, Sepulveda, CA 91343

VA Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center
16111 Plummer St, Sepulveda, CA 91343

In response to this announcement, please complete the information below:

Company Name:

Contact Name:
Phone No:

Business size information
Select all that applies:

Small Business
Emerging Small Business
Small Disadvantaged Business
Certified under Section 8(a) of the Small Business Act
Woman Owned
Certified Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small in
Certified Veteran Owned Small Business in
Large Business

FSS/ GSA Contract Holder
Yes No
FSS/ GSA Contract Number

Effective Date / Expiration Date

Identify any other companies owned (wholly or in-part) by the owners of this business who provide goods or services under the same or a related NAICS codes.
Not applicable


Identify any other companies owned (wholly or in-part) by the owners of this business who provide goods or services that are registered under the same or a related NAICS code with the Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE); Provide the certification type (SDVOSB/VOSB), Federal Identification Number, and state of incorporation for each.
Not applicable


Do you plan on responding to a solicitation for this requirement with a Joint Venture utilizing multiple owned companies as majority or non-majority owner? 
Yes No
If yes, please identify which companies are considering a Joint Venture and the ownership of each company.

This notice is neither a request for competitive proposal or solicitation of offerors. This notice is to assist the VA in determining sources only and a solicitation is not currently available. If a solicitation is issued it will be announced at a later date, and all interested parties must respond to that solicitation announcement separately from this response. Responses to this sources sought is not a request to be added to a prospective bidders list or to receive a copy of the solicitation. Information received as a result of this notice will normally be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement. This notice does not represent a commitment by the Government to pay for costs incurred in the preparation and submission of information or any other costs incurred as a response to this announcement. Inquiries will only be accepted in writing via email to on or before November 17, 2021 by 4:30PM PST.