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A--Retrospective Governance Analysis for the Narragansett Bay Watershed and Airshed

Solicitation Number: RFQ-RT-13-00068
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Office: Office of Acquisition Management (OAM)
Location: RTP Procurement Operations Division (RTPPOD)
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Added: Jun 04, 2013 7:03 am
All information related to this procurement is found at the EPA website. Please read this synopsis carefully. THIS IS A COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS PREPARED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FORMAT IN FEDERAL ACQUISITION REGULATION (FAR) SUBPART 12.6 ?SOLICITATION FOR COMMECIAL ITEMS?, AS SUPPLEMENTED WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS NOTICE. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONSTITUTES THE ONLY SOLICITATION. QUOTATIONS ARE BEING REQUESTED AND A WRITTEN SOLICITATION WILL NOT BE ISSUED. This solicitation number is RFQ-RT-13-00068 and the solicitation is being issued as a 100% small business set-aside competition Request for Quotation (RFQ) using FAR Part 12 Commercial Items and FAR Part 13 Simplified Acquisition Procedures. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 05-66. The associated North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code 541720 ? Research and Developmen t in the Social Sciences and Humanities, which has a size standard of $19.0 million to qualify as a small business, is applicable. A firm, fixed-price contract is anticipated to result from the award of this solicitation. The procurement is to provide a retrospective governance analysis for the Narragansett Bay Watershed and Airshed to support the Safe and Sustainable Water Resources Program (as described in the Statement of Work). The period of performance will be 24 months. The Statement of Work, Appendices, Evaluation Criteria, Pricing Sheet, information about technical questions, and any other information pertaining to this requirement can ONLY be found at the EPA website listed below.

All offerors are to include with their offers a completed copy of provision 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications ? Commercial Items. The following FAR clauses apply to this solicitation: FAR 52.204-7 ? Central Contractor Registration; FAR 52. 204-13 ? Central Contractor Registration Maintenance; 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items. The following additional FAR clauses which are cited in clauses 52.212-5 are applicable to the acquisition: 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside; 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Representation; 52.217-9, Option to Extend the Term; 52.222-3 Convict Labor; 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities; 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity; 52.222-35, Affirmative Action for Special Disabled and Vietnam Era Veterans; 52.222-36 Affirmative Action for Handicapped Workers; 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Special Disabled Veterans and Veterans of the Vietnam Era; 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons; 52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases; 52.227-17, Rights in Data-Special Works; 52-232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Central Contractor Registration; and 52.246-11, Higher-level Contract Quality Requirement. All technical questions are to be forwarded via email to the Contract Specialist at the following email address: within (5) five days of this Request for Quote. Offerors should review the Statement of Work and other information posted with this Request for Quotation on EPA's website at the following address: Arrow down to the CURRENT SOLICITATIONS section and click on the solicitation. ALL FURTHER INFORMATION RELATED TO THIS SOLICITATION WILL BE LOCATED AT THE EPA WEBSITE. Please submit two copies each of the technical proposal and proposed price quote to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, RTP Procurement Operations Division, Attn: Marsha B. Johnson (D143-01), Research T riangle Park, NC 27711 if using the US Postal Service. Courier delivery address is U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Attn: Marsha B. Johnson, RTP Procurement Operations Division (D143-01), 4930 Old Page Road, Durham, NC 27703. Mark ?PROPOSAL? or you may email quotes to All offers are due by June 19, 2013, 12:00 p.m., ET. No telephonic or faxed responses will be honored.
RTPPODUS Environmental Protection Agency109 T.W. Alexander DriveMail Code: E105-02Research Triangle ParkNC27709USA
Marsha B. Johnson