Contracting Office Address:

U.S. Army Engineer District, New York, CENAN-CT, 26 Federal Plaza, New York, N.Y. 10278-0090          

THIS IS A SOURCES SOUGHT ANNOUNCEMENT TO BE USED FOR MARKET ANALYSIS ONLY. NO AWARDS WILL BE MADE FROM THE RESPONSES TO THIS SYNOPSIS. NO SOLICITATION WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME. ANY POTENTIAL COMPETITIVE SOLICITATION(S) THAT MAY PROCEED FROM THIS NOTICE WILL BE POSTED TO FEDBIZOPPS. ALL INTERESTED OFFERORS WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO RESPOND TO A SOLICITATION ANNOUNCEMENT AT A LATER TIME IF AND WHEN A SOLICITATION IS ISSUED.

The purpose of this announcement is to gain knowledge of interest, capabilities and qualifications of various members of industry including Large Business and the Small Business Community to include but not limited to Small Business, Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUB-Zone), 8(a) Certified Small Business and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), for coastal storm risk management for approximately 4,350 structures.  The work includes Feasibility-level plan for an estimated 4,350 structures within the 10% floodplain, some will be elevation and/or wet floodproofing: of an estimated 3,700 structures and dry flood proofing of an estimated 650 structures.  (Elevation consists of a detaching a building from its foundation and raising the lowest floor to the elevation required by USACE; wet floodproofing consists of relocating basement utilities to a new utility room, filling the basement, and adding flood vents to the foundation walls. Dry Floodproofing consists of making structures watertight by sealing the walls below a USACE designated elevation, relocating utility access points from below to above this elevation,                        

The NAICS Code is 238110  (size standard $36.5 million average annual receipts for preceding three fiscal years). To be considered a small business to do this work a contractor must have receipts less than 36.5M for three years. However, all businesses, large and small, are encouraged to respond to this synopsis. No awards will be made from the responses to this synopsis. No solicitation will be available at this time. The procurement method for this solicitation will be 2 phase best value trade off and to award one or multiple, Multiple Award Task Order Contracts (MATOCS). Requests[MMLN1]  for Proposals will be solicited to the awardees of the MATOC pool for competition. Furthermore, Task Orders will be issued to the awardees of the RFPs. Task Orders will be evaluated primarily of price and other factors such as current capacity, past perf on other TOs as warranted.

Responses will be used to determine appropriate acquisition decisions for a future procurement. If qualified firms do not respond to this Sources Sought notice, the construction contract may be acquired under full and open competition. Results of the market research will/will not be posted to www.beta.sam.

BACKGROUND AND INFORMATION FOR CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT

The New York District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (District) is preparing guide plans and specifications to enhance flood risk management for the mainland areas of the FIMP project area.

The estimated construction magnitude per structure is estimated between $150,000 and $300,000. Award is projected in June 2022.

Responses to this Sources Sought will be used by the Government for market analysis only, as an aid in its making of the appropriate acquisition decision such as; use of a small business set aside or a small business set-aside within a specific socio-economic category or full and open competition.

This design-build project for the approximately 500 first structures is planned for advertisement starting in December 2021 with an award June 2022.

Contract duration for each individual structure will be approximately 180 calendar days.

SURVEY OF THE CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTOR INDUSTRY

The following is a confidential survey questionnaire designed to apprise the US Army Corps of Engineers, NY District, of any prospective construction contractors' project execution capabilities. Please provide your response to the following items. At the end of this survey you will be asked to provide your comments. Offerors response to this Synopsis shall be limited to 20 pages.

1.  Name of responding firm with address, phone number, fax number, point of contact and email address.

2.  Identification and verification of the company as a:

a. Small or large business firm as defined by SBA, or

b. Certified HUBZone firm, or

c. Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) firm, or

d. SBA certified 8(a) firms serviced by SBA districts located within Region I-New England, Region II-Atlantic, and Region III-Mid Atlantic

e. Women Owned Small Business

f. Offerors Joint Venture information if applicable – existing.

3. A CAGE Code and DUNS Number for the firm.

4.  Statement of Interest: Please indicate if your firm is willing to submit an offer for the contract described above. If not, please explain why not.

5.  Indicate if your firm would be bidding on this contract as a sole contractor, prime contractor with subcontractor(s), or as a joint venture.

6.  Indicate if there is a dollar limit on the size contract that you would bid.

7.  Indicate Bonding Capacity: per contract and total bonding capacity.

8.  Do you believe 238110 “Poured concrete foundation and structure contractors” is the correct NAICS code for this work? If not, please suggest another NAICS code for consideration.

9.  Qualification Criteria: Responses to this sources sought shall provide information that indicates the contractor has the experience to perform the work as specified above. Include:

a. Experience with raising structures above a Base Flood Elevation and flood proofing structures. Projects of similar size and complexity have not been undertaken. The information submitted will be considered in the development of the acquisition strategy to support this program. Limit experience submittals to no more than three independent projects.

b. Please describe the project, identify for whom the work was performed (provide point of contact name and contact information) and the dates the work was performed.

c. Type of heavy construction equipment you own and/or operate that is suitable for the work described. For each item of equipment that you list, please specify its load capacity, modifications and any other relevant characteristics.

d. The interested contractor should list the percentage and type of work that they will self-perform. Interested responders should refer to the following FAR Clauses to see the Limitations on Subcontracting that pertain to specific set-asides:

FAR 52.219-14 (Pertains to Small Business and 8(a) Set-asides). FAR 52.219-3 (Pertains to HUBZone Setasides).FAR 52.219-27 (Pertains to Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Set-asides). FAR 52.219-30 (Pertains to Women-Owned Small Business Set-Asides).

10. Contractor's comments or recommendations. Please provide, if any.

Please note that this notice is not a commitment on the part of the Government to award a contract as a result of this notice or to pay for any information received. This synopsis neither constitutes a Request for Proposal or Invitation for Bid, nor does it restrict the Government to an ultimate acquisition approach. Firms should not construe this Sources Sought Synopsis as a commitment for any purpose. The Government does not intend to rank submittals or provide any reply to interested firms. Firms responding to this sources sought announcement, who fail to provide ALL of the required information requested, will not be used to assist the Government in the acquisition decision, which is the intent of this sources sought announcement. Submit by email three (3) Survey Questionnaires to:

All interested businesses should submit their responses in writing by e-mail. The due date for responses is approx. 28 days from this announcement

Send responses to:

Michael McCue, Michael.L.McCue@usace.army.mil 

This is NOT a commitment on the part of the Government to award a contract as a result of this notice or to pay for any information received. This synopsis neither constitutes a Request for Proposal or Invitation for Bid, nor does it restrict the Government to an ultimate acquisition approach. This Sources Sought Synopsis should not be construed as a commitment by the Government for any purpose. The Government does not intend to rank submittals or provide any reply to interested firms. Submittals will be used for market survey information only.

Point of Contact

___________________                                                                                                                       E-mail your questions to US Army Engineer District, New York at Michael.L.McCue@usace.army.mil 

Place of Performance

Fire Island to Montauk Point