This Sources Sought Solicitation is being issued in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 10, Market Research. The purpose of this posting is to gain knowledge of potential sources for this project including interested Small Business Concerns. Its sole purpose is to provide information for planning and market research purposes only and shall not be construed as either a solicitation or obligation on the part of the Government. The Government welcomes responses from all interested parties; however, no decision or award of contract will be made based on responses from industry. The Government will not pay for the preparation of, nor the subsequent use of, information submitted in response to this Solicitation. Respondents will not be notified of the outcome of the Government’s review of the information received. Additionally, the Government does not intend to hold discussions concerning this Solicitation with any interested parties but reserves the right to contact vendors if additional information is required for clarifications as it pertains to the Solicitation.
The 146th Airlift Wing, California Air National Guard may issue a solicitation and award a contract for the project titled, “146 FSS Food Services”, subject to the availability of funds. Under this requirement, the successful contractor would provide non-personal services, to include all plant, labor, transportation, materials, tools, equipment, appliances, and supervision necessary to:
Cleaning facilities, equipment, and utensils, maintaining and replenishing of beverages, condiments, bussing tables in dining areas, handling foods, supplies, and equipment, maintaining quality control, cooking, serving/replenishing food on the serving line, preparing vegetables/fruits for the salad bar and slicing pies and cakes to ensure continued service.
The applicable North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this project is 722310, Food Service Contractors and the PSC is S203. The Small Business Administration small business size standard for this industry is $47,000,000.
All interested concerns will submit a written notice, not to exceed five (5) pages, stating the concern’s positive intention to submit a proposal as a prime contractor no later than the deadline posted with this notice. Responses to this Solicitation should include the following information:
1. A positive statement of intent to submit a proposal as a prime contractor;
2. A listing of projects completed during the past five (5) years for both Government and private industry. The list should provide the type of project, dollar value, contract number, location, and point of contact. Also, please indicate whether the firm was a prime or subcontractor—if the firm was a subcontractor, please provide a point of contact with the prime contractor;
3. A brief outline of resources, subcontractors, and key personnel that would be used to accomplish the contract; and
4. Demonstration of the firm’s socioeconomic status (i.e., SB, 8(a), HUBZone, EDWOSB, WOSB, SDVOSB, etc.), and size.
If adequate small business firms are not available for adequate competition for this project, it may be advertised as an unrestricted solicitation. Submit responses directly to [email protected] and [email protected] ; telephone calls and facsimile responses will not be honored.
Please reference the identification number and project title in the subject of your message. Please limit your responses to standard documents (i.e., Microsoft Office, Adobe PDF, etc.). Do not send compressed (i.e., .zip or .exe extension) or other file types as they will be stripped from your message.