This is a sources sought to determine the availability of potential sources having the skills and capabilities necessary to provide the specific requirement described in the attached SOO. All interested vendors are invited to provide information to contribute to this market survey/sources sought including commercial market information. THIS IS NOT A SOLICITATION ANNOUNCEMENT. This is a sources sought only. Questions should be submitted by email to Claudia.Mejia-Forte@FEMA.dhs.gov and Marcelle.Loveday@fema.dhs.gov by 2/25/2013. Provide only the requested information below. The purpose of this notice is to gain knowledge of potential qualified sources and their size classifications (Service Disabled/Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB/VOSB), Hub zone, 8(a), small, small disadvantaged, woman owned small business, or large business). 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 the FBO website. Responses to this sources sought synopsis are not considered adequate responses to the solicitation announcement. All interested offerors will have to respond to the solicitation announcement in addition to responding to this sources sought announcement.
(1) STATEMENT OF CABABILITY: Submit a brief description, five (5) pages or less, that demonstrates how your company has the expertise, labor and experience to perform ALL the requirements described in the SOO. Include past experience in performing similar services with comparable complexity and scope for any Government (Federal or State) agency, or for a private facility. Please indicate the dollar value of the contract.
(2) POTENTIAL NAICS CODE AND BUSINESS SIZE AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS: (a) Indicate whether your business is large or small under an applicable NAICs code to the worked described in the attached SOO (b) If small, indicate if your firm qualifies as a small, emerging business, or small disadvantaged business (c) If disadvantaged, specify under which disadvantaged group and if your firm is certified under Section 8(a) of the Small Business Act (d) Indicate if your firm is a certified Hub-zone firm (e) Indicate if your firm is a woman-owned or operated business (f) Indicate if your firm is a certified Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) or Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB) (g) Include the DUNS number of your firm. (h) State whether your firm is registered with the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) at http://www.ccr.gov and/or the VetBiz Registry at http://vip.vetbiz.gov/. If not, please NOTE that any future solicitation could only be awarded to a contractor who is registered in SAM.gov and to receive award based on VOSB or SDVOSB status you must be registered in the VetBiz Registry.
Responses must be emailed to Claudia.Mejia-Forte@FEMA.dhs.gov and Marcelle.Loveday@fema.dhs.gov no later than 10:00am EST, March 4, 2013. Your response should include both the STATEMENT OF CABABILITY and BUSINESS SIZE AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS information as explained above. Please place "Attention: HSFE90-13-I-0010" in the subject line of your email. This notice is to determine sources available only. A solicitation may or may not be issues as a result of this sources sought notice. 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 the responses to this announcement. The government will not reimburse interest parties for any cost that may be incurred in responding to this sources sought notice