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S--Operations and Maintenance for EPA WED Facilities at Corvallis and Newport, OR

Solicitation Number: SOL-NC-13-00002
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Office: Office of Acquisition Management
Location: RTP Procurement Operations Division, E105-02
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Added: Oct 25, 2012 11:18 am Modified: Apr 10, 2013 8:33 amTrack Changes
The previous suspension notice for Solicitation # SOL-NC-13-00002 has been lifted. See below for RFP details to include the RFP issuance date, RFP due date and site vist information).

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Research and Development (ORD) National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory (NHEERL) Western Ecology Division (WED) has a requirement to provide operations and maintenance of the facilities located in Corvallis and Newport, Oregon. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) intends to issue a solicitation for a successor contractor to furnish all necessary labor, management, supervision, personnel, transportation, equipment, and supplies to provide facilities maintenance and support services to operate and maintain the facilities located at 200 S.W. 35th Street; 1350 S.E. Goodnight Avenue; and 3731 S.W. Jefferson Way, Corvallis, OR 97333 and 2111 S.E. Marine Science Drive, Newport, OR 97365. The contractor shall maintain facilities and laboratory conditions required to conduct ongoing research without interruption. Facilities maintenance and support services shall be performed in accordance with the Satem ent of Work (SOW). The successor contractor shall perform all work in compliance with federal, state, and local environmental laws and regulations, and shall participate fully in the agency's environmental management system. EPA anticipates the award of a firm fixed-price contract with a cost reimbursable line item for a base period of performance of twelve (12) months, with four (4) additional twelve-month option periods. The total duration of the proposed contract is sixty (60) months. The solicitation number is SOL-NC-13-00002 and is being issued as a Request for Proposal (RFP). The EPA has determined that this solicitation will be issued as a total small business set-aside with competition limited to small business concerns classified as such under the requirement's North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code. The NAICS Code for this procurement is 561210 - Facilities Support Services with a size standard of $35.5 million. To be eligible for conside ration, small business firms shall have an average of no more than $35.5 million in annual gross income over the past 3 completed fiscal years. For informational purposes, this contract is a follow on to contract number EP-D-08-048 with Urban Services Group, Incorporated. The current contract expires on August 31, 2013. The Request for Proposal (RFP) will be issued April 10, 2013. Proposals will be due 30 days after the RFP issue date. The resultant contract will be awarded in accordance with the solicitation procedures outlined in FAR Part 15, Contracting by Negotiation. Offerors will be asked to submit a technical and cost proposal for the contract, as well as relevant past performance information. All prospective offerors must be actively registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) at: All responsible sources categorized as a small business under the stated NAICS Code may submit a proposal which shall be considere d by the Agency. The pre-proposal conference / site visit at the Corvallis and Newport, OR facilities is scheduled for April 18, 2013. Details of the pre-proposal conference / site visit will be included in the Request for Proposal when released. The announcement and details of the pre-proposal conference / site visit will be posted at the website referenced below. The solicitation and amendments will be available at PLEASE NOTE: NO FURTHER SYNOPSIS OR INFORMATION WILL BE POSTED TO FEDBIZOPS. It will be the offeror's responsibility to frequently check the same site where the solicitation is to be posted for any amendments, changes to the RFP issue and closing date, additional information, and pre-proposal conference / site visit date, time, and specific meeting location. If you obtain a copy of the solicitation via the internet, it will be your responsibility to frequently check the same website where the solicitation is posted for any amendments. All contractual and technical questions must be submitted in writing (via e-mail). Telephone questions will not be accepted. The Government is not obligated or committed to award any contract as a result of this notice. Hard copies or diskettes will not be available. Telephone and fax requests will not be honored.

Please address any comments or questions to the following: Louis C. Williams, Jr., EPA RTP POD OARM, EPA Research Triangle Park, NC, Code E105-02. Contact information: Email address -; Telephone number - (919) 541-4048.
RTPPODUS Environmental Protection Agency109 T.W. Alexander DriveMail Code: E105-02Research Triangle ParkNC27709USA
NHEERL - WEDUS Environmental Protection AgencyNational Health andEnvironmental Effects Research Lab200 S. W. 35th StreetCorvallisOR97333USA
Kevin S. Logan