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RFP-200-1032-SE Residential Reentry Center (RRC) Services Within The City Limits of Miami, Florida (Dade County)

Solicitation Number: RFP-200-1032-SE
Agency: Department of Justice
Office: Bureau of Prisons
Location: Acquisitions Branch
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August 20, 2009
$4,215,312.00 Estimated Base Period
Spectrum Programs, Inc.
11031 NE 6th Avenue
Miami, Florida 33169
United States
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TO ALL INTERESTED PARTIES This announcement is posted as a request for information (RFI) only for an upcoming solicitation that will be posted in FEDBIZOPPS. This request for information is issued to determine whether or not there are qualified sources that will be able to meet the requirements. The solicitation will be for Residential Reentry Center (RRC) services for male and female adult Federal offenders held under the authority of United States Statutes located within the city limits of Miami, Florida (Dade County). The specific geographic requirements are north of Interstate 836 and the Broward County line. The requirement will be for approximately seventy-two (72) beds (61 male/11 female) for the two-year base period; seventy-four (74) beds (63 male/11 female) for Option Year 1; seventy-six (76) beds (65 male/11 female) for Option Year 2; and seventy-eight (78) beds (66 male/12 female) for Option Year 3. The anticipated period of performance is July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2014 if all option years are exercised. If you have an interest in the upcoming solicitation, please provide a written response to the questions below and provide your response to Andrea Gentile, Contracting Officer, via email at You are advised that providing responses to the questions will not automatically include you in the acquisition process for this solicitation. REQUEST FOR INFORMATION 1. Are you familiar with and does your company qualify for any of the programs identified under the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 19. If yes, please explain. For example, what is the size (small, large, non-profit, etc. ) and status (8a, veteran-owned, service-disabled veteran-owned, HUBZone, Small Disadvantaged Business, woman-owned, etc.) of your organization? 2. What experience do you have in providing residential reentry services? 3. Are there any other Residential Reentry Center (RRC) facilities in the area? 4. Are there any state or local ordinances/restrictions that would prohibit or that would considerably slow down the procurement process, (i.e. building permits or leasing/rental agreements)? 5. Are there any known local area concerns? Do you think the area would be supportive of the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) program? Are there any known groups or organizations that would oppose the operation of a residential (halfway) house in this area? 6. Are there environmental issues/ concerns in the area? 7. Are there hubzone locations in the area? 8. Do you feel that it would be difficult to find a suitable location in this area? If so, explain in detail why it would be difficult and provide supporting documentation. 9. What percentage of the work would you do with your firm’s employees and what percentage of the work would you subcontract? If subcontracting opportunities are available, do you anticipate any difficulties in subcontracting with 8(a), small business, veteran-owned small business, service-disabled, or women-owned small business concerns? 10. Are there any zoning issues that prohibit or would slow down the procurement process? 11. Is local or public transportation available in this area? If not, is there an alternative method of transportation for inmates to get to and from work or get to and from their programming appointments? 12. Is the location listed conducive of the BOP requirement for inmates finding jobs within fourteen (14) days of placement? 13. Are there innovations in this area that BOP could benefit from and if so what are they? 14. Are there unique laws or regulations applicable to these services?

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The Federal Bureau of Prisons is seeking concerns having the ability for providing residential reentry center (RRC) services for male and female Federal offenders held under the authority of United States Statutes located within the city limits of Miami, Florida (Dade County). Residential services include care, custody, control, accountability, and treatment, including subsistence.

The services described shall be in accordance with the Federal Bureau of Prisons Statement of Work entitled, “Residential Reentry Center, August 2007, Revision 01, December 2007, CCB, Modification April 2008, CCM". This is a firm-fixed unit price requirement type contract. The services are estimated to be 85% male and 15% female for the two-year Base Period and for Option Year One; 86% male and 14% female for Option Year Two; and 85% male and 15% female for Option Year Three. The estimated number of inmate days is 52,560 for the two-year Base Period; 27,084 for Option Year One; 27,740 for Option Year Two; and 28,470 for Option Year Three.

The solicitation will be available on or about September 2, 2008, and will be distributed solely through the General Services Administration’s Federal Business Opportunities website . Hard copies of the solicitation document will not be available. The site provides downloading instructions. All future information about this acquisition, including solicitation amendments, will also be distributed solely through this site. Interested parties are responsible for monitoring this site to ensure that they have the most up-to-date information about this acquisition. The estimated closing date of RFP-200-1032-SE will be on or about November 3, 2008. All responsible sources may submit a proposal which will be considered by this agency. No collect calls will be accepted. No telephone requests or written requests for the solicitation will be accepted. Faith-Based and Community Organizations Faith-Based and Community Organizations can submit offers/bids/quotations equally with other organizations for contracts for which they are eligible.

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Solicitation 1

Posted Date:
September 2, 2008
Description: 01 - Bid Cover Sheet
Description: 02 - Cover Letter
03 - SF33.pdf (39.90 Kb)
Description: 03 - SF33
Description: 04 - Solicitation RFP-200-1032-SE
Description: 05 - Statement of Work
Description: 06 - Performance Summary Table
Description: 07 - Environmental Impact Statement & Environmental Checklist
Description: 08 - Contractor Evaluation Form
Description: 09 - Compliance Matrix
Description: 10 - Certificate of Compliance
Description: 11 - Local Area Concerns
12 - Wage Rates.pdf (1,179.02 Kb)
Description: 12 - Wage Rates
Description: 13 - Subcontracting Plan

Amendment 1

Posted Date:
November 6, 2008
Description: Extend Closing due date until 12/05/08.
320 First Street, NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20534
Edgar L. Stanton,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 202-307-3070
Fax: 202-307-2780
Rebecca A. Canfield,
Contract Specialist
Phone: (202) 307-3070
Fax: 202-307-2780