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SOURCE:  Kentucky Procurement Assistance Program

Department of the Army, FedBid, — for Department of Army procurements only, 431 Battlefield Memorial Highway, Bldg S-14, Richmond, KY 40475

R–OPTION – ISO 9001:2008 Recertification Audits W22G1F318301CJ-01 111313 Name: Client Services, Title: Client Services, Phone: 1.877.933.3243, Fax: 703.422.7822, Email:; This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice.The solicitation number is W22G1F318301CJ-01 and is issued as an invitation for bidsDepartment of the Army (IFB), unless otherwise indicated herein.The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular FAC 2005-70. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 541611 with a small business size standard of $14.00M.This requirement is a [ Small Business ] set-aside and only qualified offerors may submit bids.The solicitation pricing on will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 2013-11-13 17:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at Destination shall be , null null Set-Aside: Total Small Business Place of Performance: , null null null Not Defined URL:
OutreachSystems Article Number: 131113/PROCURE/0047
Matching Key Words: age:state!ky; 

General Services Administration, Public Buildings Service (PBS), Acquisition Management Division (4PQ), 77 Forsyth Street, Suite T8 Atlanta GA 30303

R — Professional Support Services R4PQSA-001410 112913 Michael P. Williams, Contracting Officer, Phone 4042158754, Email ;
p; Solicitation Number: R4PQSA-001410 

Notice Type: Sources Sought

Synopsis: Single Award Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity Professional Support Services

140px-US-GeneralServicesAdministration-Logo.svgSOURCES SOUGHT SYNOPSIS for Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUB-Zone) and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB) ONLY: This is a request for information/market research to provide data for planning purposes ONLY. This sources sought synopsis DOES NOT constitute a request for proposal, request for quote, invitation for bid, nor does its issuance in any way restrict the Government as to its ultimate acquisition approach. The Government is not obligated to and WILL NOT pay for information received as a result of this announcement.

The purpose of this synopsis is to gain knowledge of interest, capabilities and qualifications of various HUB-Zone and SDVOSB members of the Small Business Community to compete for and perform Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) firm fixed-price contract at various location throughout Region 4 to include: Atlanta GA, Charlotte N.C., Columbia S.C., Ft. Lauderdale FL, Tampa FL, Louisville KY, Mobile AL, Montgomery AL, and Nashville TN. Your responses to the information requested will assist the Government in determining the appropriate acquisition method, including whether a set-aside is possible. An organization that is not considered a small business under the applicable NAICS code (541990) should not submit a response to this notice . A determination by the Government not to compete this requirement as a set-aside based upon responses to this Notice and other Market Research is solely within the discretion of the Government.

The Small Business size standard for NAICS code 541990 is $14 million dollars in average annual receipts over the past three years. This Sources Sought encourages maximum participation of interested Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUB-Zone) and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) Small Business companies. Prior Government contract work is not required for submitting a response under this sources sought synopsis.

General Services Administration (GSA) Public Building Services (PBS), Region 4, is seeking potential small business HUB-Zone and SDVOSB sources capable of providing Construction Management services, Building Management Services, Acquisition / Contract Specialist Support, Budget Analyst Support and Executive Assistance Management Support.

1.   Construction Management : The scope of services includes renovations, preparation of contract documents sealed by registered professions for design-build purposes within their areas of expertise and the construction thereof; general construction services including wall partition construction, modification and alteration of floor and wall mounted telephones, signal, and power outlets to be included in the modification of associated conduit, surface mounted raceway, and various under floor duct systems; installation of new and the alteration of existing power panels; carpet and carpet tile installation; painting; HVAC duct work modification and repair; door, door frame, and door set hardware installation; installation of various wall coverings and draperies; communications cabling; grid ceiling and lighting installation and modification; modification of existing building fire sprinkler systems; and other such related work   which would be outlined in task order and job drawings. Provide design and/or construction related to architectural; structural, civil geotechnical, mechanical, and electrical engineering; hazardous material identification, abatement and monitoring; landscape architecture; elevator, and security planning/design; interior design; life safety/fire-protection; historic preservation requirements; and the checking of shop drawings/materials.   The services required for design (in whole or part) is for renovation/alteration projects with design-build requirements.

2. Building Management Support: Responsible for improving customer satisfaction with building services maintaining and preserving the real property assets, maintaining or lowering operational costs and ensuring the provision of quality facility related services. Coordinates all on-site building operations, maintenance, alterations, cleaning, recycling, concessions, safety, environmental, and security activities. Point of contact with customer agency personnel in designated GSA owned or leased buildings. Receives written or oral customer requests for service, complaints, and other issues and coordinates appropriate action or resolution. (Custodial or maintenance service calls, security, coordination of emergency responses, reimbursable activities, contractor coordination and scheduling, conference facilities, concessions and parking). Investigates, determines, and coordinates the need for repairs or enhancement projects in Federal or leased buildings.   Analyzes and monitors impact on building systems and equipment to determine facility capability in meeting customer needs.   Prepares, reviews and/or considers lifecycle condition analysis and similar assessments and from those findings, integrates and quantifies requirements into a scope of work for the project. Prepares specifications for, estimates and monitors repairs by contractors to all items of operating equipment and utilities including electrical systems, water supply and sewage systems in addition to repairs necessitated by damage to buildings due to fire, storms, vandalism, etc.

3 . Acquisition / Contract Specialist Support: Prepare solicitation documents, incorporating specialized provisions, such as cost accounting standards, requirements for technical proposals with appropriate weighting factors, cost escalation factors, socioeconomic programs, etc.   Performs cost and/or price proposal analyses; reviews cost breakdowns, direct and indirect costs; Identifies costs which are allowable and allocable, and reasonable and makes recommendations to the Contracting Officer for reasonableness. Prepares contract modifications and change orders and assist the Contracting Officer to prepare the agency position on protests and disputes from contractors.   Monitor contractor’s performance through phone conversations, correspondence, reports, vouchers and visits. Provide acquisition services to include at minimal, cost and price analysis, development of government estimates, SOW development, acquisition and contract management, contract closeout and supply logistics services. Prepares settlement agreements for claims and terminations and assist the Contracting Officer to physically and financially close out contracts.

4. Budget Analyst Support: Research and analyze a complex and large variety of technical data, and obtain information from various sources, plus utilizes past historical trends to prepare reports for the tracking and balance projections. Prepare proper cost allocations among the various funds and programs. Track and maintain PDNs and supporting documentation in the Region’s central file. Submit timely and accurate electronic submission of Receiving Reports to Finance for goods and services received in compliance with GSA Prompt Pay Act. Reviews financial queries and ad hocs in Financial Management Information System (FMIS) Database to ensure the accurate reporting of financial data. Informs the supervisor, as needed, on status of funds; alerts the supervisor when additional money is projected as being needed or when excess funds should be declared as surplus; prepares supporting documentation to be sent through appropriate channels. Ensures for each budget activity a system of pre-validation and reconciliation exists. Prepares pre-validation and reconciliation for each budget activity. Assist in the coordination of several budget accounts.

5. Executive Assistance Management Support : Meets with Senior Leadership to maintain a constant awareness of priorities and goals for major Agency projects and scheduling purposes. Independently formulates general policies and plans, and/or formulates new or revised regulations and procedures to meet current or changing conditions. Coordinates their formulation with advisory, administrative, and technical staff members to ascertain and evaluate needs, opinions, and anticipated effect thereof where considered appropriate. Serves in an executive staff capacity to integrate and direct the application of general policies in the Region rendering decisions and issuing instructions as pertinent. Reviews and evaluates applied policies for effectiveness and recommends changes, as required. Receives and reviews directives from higher authority, determines necessary action and refers to appropriate staff element. On matters of a major policy nature, recommends to the Regional Commissioner actions to be taken and prepares implementing instructions. Coordinates and review the more important outgoing correspondence and reports to determine adequacy and conformance with overall policies. Generates focus topics for speaking engagements, prepares materials related to engagements and/or presentations, and informs the Regional Commissioner on the particulars of the topics that are being addressed.

The Government anticipates single award Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts with Firm Fixed Prices for a base one (1) year period of performance and four (4) one-year option periods, for a total contract performance period of sixty (60) months, if the option periods are exercised. The primary l ocations of performance are within the States of, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.

If qualified and interested, per the definition above, please submit a letter (maximum of 5 pages) via email or mail stating the following:

1)    Name of your company, address, point of contact with phone number, e-mail address and fax number.

2)   Your company’s interest in submitting a proposal once solicitation is issued.

3)    Business size for the assigned NAICS code. In addition to the size of your small business as HUB -Zone and SDVOSB , indicate any other socioeconomic designations such as 8(a), Small Disadvantage Business, Small Women-Owned Business, etc.

4)    Company’s capability to perform a contract of this magnitude and complexity by including a brief description of at least (3) project, customer names and phone numbers, timeliness of performance, and dollar values of the projects.

Each response shall be reviewed by the Government for the purpose of determining whether there exists a reasonable expectation of obtaining a sufficient number of offers from responsible HUB-Zone and SDVOSB small businesses that are competitive in terms of market prices, quality, and delivery. All information furnished to the Government in response to this notice will be used for review purposes only.

Responses must be submitted to this office in writing, by email or regular mail by 4:00 PM EST on November 29, 2013 . Submit response and information via email to: 

Electronic mail responses are preferred. Facsimile responses will NOT be accepted.   Submittals will not be returned. Telephonic responses will not be honored. This is not a Request for Proposal, only a Request for Information. No award will result from this Sources Sought. This notice does not constitute any commitment by the Government. Prime contractors doing business with the Federal Government must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) database at .

Contracting Office Address:

Attn: Acquisition 4PQSA / Michael P. Williams

Martin Luther King Jr, Federal Building
77 Forsyth Street SW
Atlanta, GA 30303
United States

Set-Aside: HUBZone Place of Performance: Martin Luther King Jr, Federal Building Atlanta, GA 30303 US URL:
OutreachSystems Article Number: 131109/PROCURE/0290
Matching Key Words: state!ky; 

Social Security Administration, Office of Budget, Finance, and Management, Office of Acquisition and Grants, Social Security AdministrationOffice of Acquisition and Grants1st Floor – Rear Entrance7111 Security BoulevardBaltimoreMD21244-1811

T–Multimedia Support Services SSA-RFQ-14-1007 112013 CHRISTOPHER BRENNAN CHRISTOPHER.BRENNAN@SSA.GOV The Social Security Administration requires services to provide on-site contractor support for the Social Security Administration Headquarters in graphic design, information technology, technical writing, audio-visual engineering, real-time and off-line closed captioning, desktop publishing web design, photography, animation, multimedia,600px-US-SocialSecurityAdmin-Seal.svg and project management.
OutreachSystems Article Number: 131109/PROCURE/0292
Matching Key Words: writ*; technical; 

Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, USACE ITL, GSL, EL, CHL, Vicksburg, USACE ITL, GSL, EL, CHL, Vicksburg, 3909 HALLS FERRY ROAD , VICKSBURG, MS 39180-6199

190px-United_States_Army_Corps_of_Engineers_logo.svgR–Subject Matter Experts W81EWF31642025 112113 Chelsea Whitten, 601-634-4072 USACE ITL, GSL, EL, CHL, Vicksburg This is not a Pre-solicitation or Solicitation announcement. This is a sources sought notice only.

The purpose of this sources sought notice is to gain market knowledge of potential qualified sources and their size classifications; HUBZone, 8(a), Small DisadvantageBusiness, Woman Owned Business, Veteran Owned Business, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business, Large Business relative to NAICS Code 541611, with a smallbusiness size standard not to exceed $14,000,000.00 gross annual receipts.

Responses to this sources sought synopsis will be used by the Government to make appropriate determinations about potential sources only. No solicitation is currently available at this time.

After review of the responses to this sources sought announcement a synopsis and/or solicitation announcement may be published at a later time.

Responses to this notice shall include company name, address, point of contact, size of business pursuant to North American Industrial Classification Code (NAICS) and must respond to the following questions:

1) Is your business a small business under NAICS code 541611?
2) Does your firm qualify as a small disadvantaged business?
3) If disadvantaged specify if your firm is certified under Section 8(a) of the Small Business Act?
4) Are you a certified HUBZone firm?
5) Are you a woman-owned or operated business?
6) Are you a certified Service-Disabled Veteran Owned or Veteran Owned business?
7) Is your business a large business?

Please provide a capability statement addressing your organization’s ability to perform as a prime contractor the work described below:

The contract shall provide the necessary Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to analyze and assess Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) capabilities in each of the areas of Excellence; to participate in lab peer reviews, business area program development reviews, portfolio reviews and assessments, benchmarking participation and orchestration, organizing and facilitating workshops and seminars for professional development, and consulting in outreach mechanisms for technology transfer, organizational effectiveness, marketing and business development, venture capital development, and communications.

These tasks will fall within one of the following scopes:

Organizational Effectiveness. The contractor is to provide SMEs that evidence experience with benchmarking best practices applied by world class R&D organizations in the broad spectrum of Program Development, Human Capital, Marketing and Business Development, Communications, and Community and Organizational Effectiveness; the knowledge and connections to provide benchmark opportunities to other similar organizations to enhance the ERDC organizational performance in these areas; and experience with providing advise and/or conduct enrichment opportunities to enhance assessment capabilities.

SME’s may be required in the areas of Human Capital assessment and development in order to conduct workshops for ERDC personnel in the areas of recruitment, career assessment/development, and/or supervisory skills.

SME’s may be required in the areas of technology/capability marketing, business development, organizational marketing, and organizational enhancement, community involvement, etc, all within the Federal laboratory arena.

SME’s may be required in the areas of internal/external communications to include web page design, writing skills, advertising skills, video production, and/or branding development.

ERDC Basic Research Review – Each year the ERDC solicits new basic research (6.1) proposals that foster increased scientific and/or technical knowledge in areas of strategic research identified by each of the ERDC Business Areas. Proposals submitted by ERDC engineers and scientists in response to the annual solicitation are reviewed and prioritized and are then assessed by a panel of experts to identify new or emerging research areas for consideration by the ERDC Senior Leadership at the annual Portfolio Review. The review is a 2-3 day meeting during the summer months and includes SMEs as external participants to assess the capabilities, need, niche technologies, and risk of the proposed projects.

The contractor is to provide SME’s with prior experiences working with Federal research and or National laboratories; well published and/or recognized as an expert in a specific technology, capability and connection to the military and/or civil engineering fields.

ERDC Portfolio Review and Analysis – The ERDC annual Portfolio Review and Analysis, typically 2-4 days during the summer months. This review assesses each of the ERDC Business Area basic, applied, and advanced research strategic plans and direction. SME participate during the review and analysis of proposed and existing projects to identify emerging technologies, recommend potential customers, technology transfer opportunities, and to participate in the assessment of the individual ERDC projects as to the competencies and direction of ERDC technologies in military and civil work arenas.

The contractor is to provide SME’s who have experience in military and civil areas of research and development; quality prior experiences working with Federal research and or National laboratories; well published and/or recognized as an expert in a specific technology, capability, or connection to the military and/or civil engineering fields.

Lab and Business Area Strategic Reviews – Annually, Strategic Planning Reviews; alternating between Business Area Strategic Plans and Laboratory Strategic Plans are conducted.

Lab Strategic Reviews are to assess the lab strategic plan for the current technology areas and those they propose to pursue. This includes resources in the capability areas, such as facilities, equipment, and workforce; projected customers and stakeholders; and technology transfer plans.

Business Areas Strategic Reviews are to assess the BA strategic plans and direction for new technology bases; new targeted customers; leveraging plans through partnerships and collaborations; and plans for future technical direction.

The contractor is to provide SME’s that evidence knowledge and experience in laboratory operations, military and civil research and development capabilities assessment, marketing and business development at the Federal and National Lab R&D level, and venture capital development.

R&D Red Teams – Individual Labs and Business Areas may develop Red Teams to review a cross cut of the Lab or BA program strategy. SMEs may be requested to participate to provide a much condense version of the BA/Lab Strategic Review in preparation of the BA or Lab’s development of their strategic plans.

Each contract task requested in support of the contract shall provide expert advice, facilitation, guidance or counseling in the areas of Excellence above and reports following each meeting or conference. The contractor shall provide a monthly report assessing the activities and condition of the contract.

Consulting Services -The term quote mark consulting quote mark as defined herein does not include staff augmentation. Services include, but are not limited to:
strategy consulting;
studies, analyses, scenarios, and reports relating to an agency’s mission-oriented business programs or initiatives, such as defense studies, desktop exercises or scenario driven simulations, educational studies, regulatory or policy studies, and preparedness studies;
executive/management coaching services;
customized business training as needed to successfully perform/complete a consulting engagement; and
marketing and business development assessment and strategy.

Facilitation Services – Services include, but are not limited to:
facilitating group briefings and discussions, enabling focused decision-making;
capturing discussion content and related facilitation services; and
preparing and providing draft and final reports relating to the facilitated issues.

Training Services – At minimum, proposed professional services shall identify labor categories, subject matter(s), and methodology (ies) to be used.

Products/Tools – The contractor shall provide any products or tools needed by the SMEs. They can include: workbooks, training manuals, slides, videotapes, CDs, DVDs, software programs (excluding licenses), etc.

This Sources Sought Notice does not pertain to Competitive Outsourcing under A-76.

This is not request for proposal and in no way obligates the Government to award any contract.

Please provide responses to this notice to:

Telephone responses will not be accepted.

Please provide responses in writing no later than 21 November 2013.

Responses to this sources sought announcement will not be considered as a response to any solicitation, a request to be added to a prospective offerors list, or to receive a copy of any solicitation.

No solicitation is currently available at this time.

Place of Performance: USACE ITL, GSL, EL, CHL, Vicksburg 3909 HALLS FERRY ROAD , VICKSBURG MS 39180-6199 US URL:
OutreachSystems Article Number: 131108/PROCURE/0502
Matching Key Words: video*; produc*; train*; conference?; seminar?; you; web; page?; education*; business*; production?; 

Department of Labor, Employment Training Administration, Job Corps Philadelphia Region, The Curtis Center, Suite 815 170 South Independence Mall West Philadelphia PA 19106-3315

R — TEAP Specialist TS110613 112113 Kimberly M Castle, Purchasing Agent, Phone 6064332258, Email THIS IS A SUBCONTRACTING OPPORTUNITY

The Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center, operated by Horizons Youth Services for the Department of Labor, is seeking a qualified Trainee Employee Assistance ProgramUS Dept Of Labor (TEAP) Specialist (Substance Abuse Counselor).  This requirement consist of thirteen and half (13.5) hours per week/thru September 30,2014 of on-site services.

Deadline for proposals will be November 21, 2013, 4:00pm EST.  If you have any questions, please contact Kim Castle at .
Place of Performance: 478 Meadows Branch Prestonsburg, KY 41653 US URL:
OutreachSystems Article Number: 131107/PROCURE/0061
Matching Key Words: state!ky; 

Other Defense Agencies, U.S. Special Operations Command, Naval Special Warfare Group 2, 1300 Helicopter Road Norfolk VA 23521

160px-Special_Operations_Specops_Army.svgU — WIND TUNNEL TRAINING AND COACHING H92240-14-T-TC01 112613 Patricia Cresswell, Procurement Services Specialist, Phone 757-763-2440, Fax 757-462-2434, Email This is a combined synopsis solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. Solicitation H92240-14-T-TC01 is issued as a request for quotation (RFQ). This is notice Naval Special Warfare Command, Contracting Office, Joint Expeditionary Base (JEB) Little Creek/Ft Story, Virginia Beach, VA 23459 intends to award a firm fixed price contract.

The associated NAICS code is 611620 and the Small Business Size Standard is $7.0 M.

This requirement is 100% set aside for small business.

Line item 1001: 1 LO: Naval Special Warfare Group TWO, Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek, Virginia Beach, VA., has a requirement for twenty (20) hours of Wind TunnelTraining and ten (10) hours of Coaching Time as per the attached statement of work. Tentative Period of Performance: 30 November – 31 December 2013.

OPTION: Line item 1002: 1 LO: Naval Special Warfare Group TWO, Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek, Virginia Beach, VA., has a requirement for twenty (20) hours of Wind Tunnel Training and ten (10) hours of Coaching Time as per the attached statement of work. Tentative Period of Performance: 01 Jan – 30 Mar 2014.

OPTION: Line item 1003: 1 LO: Naval Special Warfare Group TWO, Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek, Virginia Beach, VA., has a requirement for twenty (20) hours of Wind Tunnel Training and ten (10) hours of Coaching Time as per the attached statement of work. Tentative Period of Performance: 01Apr – 31 May 2014.

OPTION: Line item 1004: 1 LO: Naval Special Warfare Group TWO, Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek, Virginia Beach, VA., has a requirement for twenty (20) hours of Wind Tunnel Training and ten (10) hours of Coaching Time as per the attached statement of work. Tentative Period of Performance: 01Jun – 30 Sept 2014 .

DEADLINE FOR QUESTIONS: All questions regarding this requirement shall be submitted electronically to Trisha Cresswell, e-mail address: trisha.cresswell  no later than Nov 08, 2013 at 10:00am Eastern time to allow adequate time to prepare a response. Only written questions regarding this announcement will be accepted.

Potential quoters must monitor this website for changes to the combined synopsis/solicitation. Amendments to the combined synopsis/solicitation will be posted to thiswebsite.

The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-70, effective 30 Sept 2013.

The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government based on the lowest priced technically acceptable proposal. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers: Technical capability and price. Award will be based on lowest price technically acceptable.

FAR 52.212-3 Alt A – Reps and Certs
Offerors shall complete the provision at 52.212-3, Offer Representation and Certification-Commercial Items which can be completed via the ORCA website 

Note that you must be registered in SAM to be considered for an award. Registration is free and can be completed online at .

The above registrations can be completed through the System for Award Management (SAM) @ .   The System for Award Management (SAM) is a FREE web site that consolidates the capabilities that used to be found in CCR/FedReg, ORCA and EPLS.


DFAR Clause 252.209-7999 (DEV); Representation by Corporations Regarding an Unpaid Delinquent Tax Liability or Felony Conviction under any Federal Law (JAN 2012)

DFAR CLAUSE 252.209-7998 (DEV); Representations Regarding Convection of a Felony Criminal Violation Under Any Federal or State Law (MAR 2012)

The following provisions and clauses apply to this acquisition: It is the offeror’s responsibility to be familiar with the applicable clauses and provisions. Clauses and provisions in full text may be accessed via the Internet at website

FAR 52.204-10 Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards
FAR 52.204-99 – System for Award Management Registration (August 2012) (Deviation)
FAR 52.209-6 – Protecting the Government’s Interest when Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended or Proposed for Debarment
FAR 52.212-1- Instructions to Offerors – Commercial Items (FEB 2012)
FAR 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certification Commercial Items Alt 1 (DEC 2012)
FAR 52.212-4 – Contract Terms and Conditions — Commercial Items
FAR 52.212-5 – Contract Terms And Conditions Required To Implement Statutes Or Executive Orders-Commercial Items (Deviation)
FAR 52.219-6 – Small Business Set-Aside
FAR 52.222-3 — Convict Labor
FAR 52.222-19 – Child Labor, Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies
FAR 52.222-21Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Feb 1999)
FAR 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity (Mar 2007)
FAR 52.222-35 Equal Opportunity For Veterans (Sep 2010)
FAR 52.222-36 – Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (Oct 2010)
FAR 52.222-41, Service Contract Act of 1965 (Nov 2007) (41 U.S.C. 351, et seq.)
FAR 52.222-42, Statement of Equivalent Rates for Federal Hires (May 1989) (29 U.S.C. 206 and 41 U.S.C. 351, et seq.)
FAR 52.222-50 Combating Trafficking in Persons (FEB 2009)
FAR 52.222-37 Employment Reports On Special Disabled Veterans
FAR 52.223-18 – Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (Aug 2011)
FAR 52.225-13 – Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (Jun 2008)
FAR 52.232-18 Availability of Funds
FAR 52.225-25 Prohibition of Contracting w/Entities Engaging in Certain Activities (Dec 2012)
FAR 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer Central System for Award Management (Oct 2003)
FAR 52.233-3 – Protest After Award (Aug 1996)
FAR 52.233-4 – Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim
FAR 52.247-34 – F.O.B. Destination
FAR 52.252-1 Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference (FEB 1998)
FAR 52.252-2 – Clauses Incorporated By Reference FAR 52.252-5 (DEV) – Terms and Conditions Statues
FAR 52.252-6 – Authorized Deviations in Clauses

FAR 52.217-5 – Evaluation of Options
Except when it is determined in accordance with FAR 17.206(b) not to be in the Government’s best interests, the Government will evaluate offers for award purposes by adding the total price for all options to the total price for the basic requirement. Evaluation of options will not obligate the Government to exercise the option(s).
(End of Provision)

FAR 52.217-8 Option to Extend Services
The Government may require continued performance of any services within the limits and at the rates specified in the contract. These rates may be adjusted only as a result of revisions to prevailing labor rates provided by the Secretary of Labor. The option provision may be exercised more than once, but the total extension of performance hereunder shall not exceed 6 months. The Contracting Officer may exercise the option by written notice to the Contractor within 2 months.

FAR 52.217-9 Option to Extend the Term of the Contract
(a) Option to Extend the Term of the Contract (MAR 2000) (a) The Government may extend the term of this contract by written notice to the Contractor within 1 day; provided that the Government gives the Contractor a preliminary written notice of its intent to extend at least 60 days. The preliminary notice does not commit the Government to an extension.
(b) If the Government exercises this option, the extended contract shall be considered to include this option clause.
(c) The total duration of this contract, including the exercise of any options under this clause, shall not exceed 5 years.

DFARS 252.203-7000 – Requirements Relating to Compensation
DFARS 252.203-7002 – Requirement to Inform Employees
DFARS 252.204-7003 – Control of Government Personnel Work Product
DFARS 252.204-7004 Alt A – Central Contractor Registration
DFARS 252.203-7005 Representation Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials (Nov 2012)
DFARS 252.212-7001 (DEV) Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders
DFARS 252.225-7000 Buy American Act Balance of Payments Program Certificate (Dec 2009)
DFARS 252.225-7001-Buy American Act and Balance of Payments Program
DFARS 252.232-7003 – Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports (Jun 2012)
DFARS 2252.232-7006 Wide Area Workflow Payment Instructions (May 2013)
DFARS 252.232-7010 — Levies on Contract Payments (Dec 2006)
DFARS 252.243-7001– Pricing of Contract Modifications (Dec 1991)

5652.201-9002 Authorized Changes Only by Contracting Officer (2005)
The Contractor shall not comply with any order, direction or request of Government personnel unless it is issued in writing and signed by the Contracting Officer, or is pursuant to specific authority otherwise included as part of this contract. Except as specified herein, no order, statement, or conduct of Government personnel who visit the contractor’s facilities or in any other manner communicates with Contractor personnel during the performance of this contract shall constitute a change under the Changes clause in Section I. In the event the Contractor effects any change at the direction of any person other the Contracting Officer, the change will be considered to have been made without authority and no adjustment will be made in the contract price to cover any increase in cost incurred as a result thereof.

SOFAR 5652.204-9003 Disclosure of Unclassified Information (2007)
(a) On September 21, 2001, the Department of Defense designated Headquarters US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) a sensitive unit, as defined by Title 10 United States Code (USC) Section 130b (10 USC 130b). In keeping with this designation, unclassified information related to USSOCOM military technology acquisitions managed by USSOCOM or any of its component commands, will be designated Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). As such, the contractor hereby unequivocally agrees that it shall not release to anyone outside the Contractor’s organization any unclassified information, regardless of medium (e.g., film, tape, document, contractor’s external website, newspaper, magazine, journal, corporate annual report, etc.), pertaining to any part of this contract or any program related to this contract, unless the Contracting Officer has given prior written approval. Furthermore, any release of information which associates USSOCOM, Special Operation Forces (SOF), or any component command with an acquisition program, contractor, or this contract is prohibited unless specifically authorized by USSOCOM.
(b) Request for approval shall identify the specific information to be released, the medium to be used, and the purpose for the release. The contractor shall submit the request to the Contracting Officer at least 45 days before the propose date for release for approval. No release of any restricted information shall be made without specific written authorization by the Contracting Office.
(c) The Contractor shall include a similar requirement in each subcontract under this contract. Subcontractors shall submit request for authorization to release through the prime contractor to the Contracting Officer.
(d) The Contractor further understands that Title 18 USC Section 701 specifically prohibits the use of the USSOCOM emblem or logo in any medium (e.g., corporate website, marketing brochure, newspaper, magazine, etc.) unless authorized in writing by USSOCOM. Forward any request to use the USSOCOM emblem or logo through the Contracting Officer.

5652.215-9016 Technical and Contractual Questions Concerning This Solicitation (2000)
All questions concerning this procurement, either technical or contractual must be submitted in writing to the Contracting Office. No direct discussion between the technical representative and a prospective offeror will be conducted unless it is deemed necessary by the Contracting Officer. Questions shall be sent to the following point of contact: no later than Nov 08, 2013 at 10:00am Eastern time to allow adequate time to prepare a response. Only written questions regarding this announcement will be accepted.

SOFAR 5652.233-9000 Independent Review of Agency Protest

5652.237-9000 Contractor Personnel Changes (1998)
(a) The contractor shall have the right to remove his personnel assigned to perform the tasks hereunder and to substitute other qualified personnel provided that the Contracting Officer is notified of such removal and replacement. The contractor shall notify the Contracting Officer prior to such change, giving the new employee’s name, security clearance and technical qualifications.
(b) Any removals or replacements for the convenience of the contractor shall be at no additional cost to the Government. Cost to be borne by the contractor include but are not limited to time of travel, travel and training costs for replacement personnel.
(c) Removals or replacements of contractor personnel shall be considered for the convenience of the contractor except when such removal is for:
(1) employees removed as a result of cancellation or completion of the contract,
(2) employees replaced due to death or incapacitating illness or injury,
(3) or employees removed or replaced at the Government’s request.
(d) If any employee removes him/herself from the employ of the contractor, such removal will be at no additional cost to the Government.

Quotations are due Nov 26, 2013 at 09:00am Eastern Time. E-mail: or fax 757- 763-2434.

Set-Aside: Total Small Business Place of Performance: 1300 Helicopter Road Bldg 3854 Virginia Beach, VA 23322 US URL:
OutreachSystems Article Number: 131107/PROCURE/0085
Matching Key Words: film?; produc*; train*; you; website; web; site?; business*; event?; instruct*; commercial?; 

FedBizOps – Speical Notes

Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command, MICC, MICC Center – Fort Knox, MICC Center – Fort Knox, Directorate of Contracting, Building 1109B, Fort Knox, KY 40121-5000

R–Industry Day in support of the Human Resources Solutions Program W9124D13RHRS5 monica.clemons, 502-624-1004 MICC Center – Fort Knox The150px-AMC_dui Mission and Installation Contracting Command – Knox and the Program Execute Office Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS) Program Director for Human Resources Solutions are conducting an Industry Day event at Fort Knox, KY on 9 December 2013. In addition, they will be conducting one-on-one appointments from 9 December 2013 through 11 December 2013 to encourage exchange of information between the Government and industry.

The Human Resources Solutions contracts will provide Department of Defense (DoD) organizations with qualified contractors to support Human Resources needs in four mission areas: Studies and Analysis (S&A); Management and Administrative Support (MA&S); Personnel Services Support (PSS); and Recruitment and Retention (R&R). Services shall be performed throughout the Continental United States (CONUS) and Outside the Continental United States (OCONUS) locations (i.e., Korea, Japan, Europe, and Puerto Rico). Please see attachment 1 for detailed information on the scope of each mission area.

The anticipated North American Industrial Classification System (NACIS) code for this acquisition is 541612, Human Resources Consulting Services for the S&A, R&R and PSS mission areas. The Government anticipates using NAICS 541611, Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services for the M&AS mission area. The size standard for both NAICS is $14 Million.

The Government will hold an Industry Day event on 9 December 2013, starting at 0900 with sign-in starting at 0800. Furthermore, there will be a general morning session followed by one-on-one appointments with vendors on 9 December 2013, beginning at 1300. One-on-one appointments will also be available on 10 and 11 December 2013, beginning at 0830. The purpose of the one-on-one appointments is to answer questions about the requirement and allow the Government to obtain specific feedback from industry. Each company will be allotted 20 minutes for the one-on-one appointments. The Government will provide directions to the Industry Day event and to one-on-one meetings via e-mail once the vendor registers for the event and requests a one-on-one appointment.

1. Industry Day registration: Please follow the instructions in attachment 2 to complete the registration process. There will be a $5.00 fee for each participant. Please read the entire instructions before starting the registration process.

2. One-on-one appointments:

a. Attendance at one-on-one appointments will be limited to a total of five (5) representatives per contractor team (prime and subcontractors).

b. Companies interested in requesting a one-on-one appointment must convey their interest by completing the one-on-one appointment request form in attachment 3. Please include the completed request form along with a primary contractor point of contact (name, contract number, and email address) via email no later than 12:00 pm Eastern time on 2 December 2013. Please submit this information to Monica E. Clemons, Contracting Officer, at and Raymond Naraine, Contract Specialist, at

A Government representative will contact the primary contractor POC as soon as possible, but no later than 3 December 2013 with their one-on-one day/time allotment. Appointments will be made on a quote mark first come-first serve quote mark basis.

c. Please do not bring materials for distribution, as the HR Solutions Team will not accept any materials offered.

d. The one-on-one appointments will consist of any information on contractor/contractor team capabilities, experience that the participants would like to share, and an open ended question format. All questions and answers will be documented by the Government HR Solutions Team, and a summary of all questions (unattributed to the requesting contractor) and answers from the Industry Day and one-on-one meetings will be posted on FedBizOpps.

e. The 20 minute time limit will be strictly adhered to because of time constraints.

3. Advance Questions: If you have any specific questions regarding the HR Solutions program you would like the Government to answer during the Industry Day event, please submit them to Monica E. Clemons, Contracting Officer, at and Raymond Naraine, Contract Specialist, at no later than 4:00 pm Eastern time on Monday, 25 November 2013.

4. Request for Industry Feedback: The Government has identified several areas were feedback from industry will be greatly appreciated. Consequently, the Government requests that all interested parties, regardless of business size under the anticipated NAICS, review the summary of issues identified in attachment 4. Any feedback received in regards to the identified issues or any other issues identified by industry is valued and will be seriously considered. Feedback may be provided in the form of a white paper emailed to the Government POCs identified below, during the industry day, or during the one-on-one meetings; however, the Government reminds interested parties that the vendor will have a strict 20 minute one-on-one meeting time limit.

5. Industry Day briefing slides and attendance sheets will also be posted to FedBizOpps. Recommend interested parties to periodically check the Federal Business Opportunities website ( or for pertinent information regarding this procurement.

6. Government POCs are Monica Clemons and Ray Naraine at: and

Please do not include or attach brochures in addition to your response. The Government will not reimburse any concern for any information that is submitted in response to this posting or travel costs incurred as a result of participating in the industry day event. Any information submitted is voluntary.

OutreachSystems Article Number: 131108/SPECIAL/0822
Matching Key Words: age:state!ky; state!ky; 

Other Federal Procurements (Small)

FedConnect FedConnect phone: 800-899-6665 email:

T — Multimedia Support Services SOL SSA-RFQ-14-1007 Description The Social Security Administration requires services to provide on-site contractor support for the Social Security Administration Headquarters in graphic design, information technology, technical writing, audio-visual engineering, real-time and off-line closed captioning, desktop publishing web design, photography, animation, multimedia, and project management. Overview Reference number: SSA-RFQ-14-1007 Issue date: 11/08/2013 Response due: 11/20/2013 05:00 PM ET Set Aside: N/A NAICS: 541430-Graphic Design Services PSC / FSC: T001-PHOTO/MAP/PRINT/PUBLICATION- ARTS/GRAPHICS Agency: Social Security Administration Contracting office: Social Security Administration Office of Acquisition and Grants 1st Floor – Rear Entrance 7111 Security Boulevard Baltimore, MD 21244-1811 Place of Performance: Contact: CHRISTOPHER BRENNAN Phone: Fax: Email: CHRISTOPHER.BRENNAN@SSA.GOV Vendors conference: Location: Details: For more information about this opportunity please contact the buyer directly.
OutreachSystems Article Number: 131109/SMALL/5484
Matching Key Words: writ*; technical; 

USABID State and Local Purchases

New Jersey – Cumberland County County Administration Building, 790 E. Commerce Street, Bridgeton, NJ 08302. Ph: 856-453-2132. E-mail:

R – Video Taping Service SOL RFP # 13-78 : Request for Proposal for Providing Video Taping Services for the Cumberland County Freeholder Meetings Due Date: 11/27/2013 – 2:00 PM Contact: Kevin McGahey Tel: 856-453-2132 Fax: 856-451-0967 For more information about this opportunity please contact the buyer directly.
OutreachSystems Article Number: 131109/BID/0615
Matching Key Words: video; taping; serv*; 

Kentucky – Louisville Metro Government 611 West Jefferson Street; Louisville, Kentucky 40202; (502) 574-3211

R – Seneca Loop Extension Project SOL IFB-3149-0-2014/TB Seneca Loop Extension Project Due Date: 12/3/2013 3:00 PM Eastern Contact: Teresa Burton For more information about this opportunity please contact the buyer directly.
OutreachSystems Article Number: 131108/BID/0325
Matching Key Words: age:state!ky; state!ky; 

California – City of Long Beach, Purchasing Division, 333 W. Ocean Blvd/Plaza Level, Long Beach, CA 90802. Ph: 562-570-6361 ext. 8.

R – Invitation No. RFP FD 14-001 Design & Delivery of a Video Conf SOL Invitation No. RFP FD 14-001 Design & Delivery of a Video Conference System for Distance Learning Bid Open: 11/6/2013 Bid Due: 12/18/2013 For more information about this opportunity please contact the buyer directly.
OutreachSystems Article Number: 131107/BID/0021
Matching Key Words: video*; conference?; 

Kentucky State Procurement

Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command, MICC, MICC Center – Fort Knox, MICC Center – Fort Knox, Directorate of Contracting, Building 1109B, Fort Knox, KY 40121-5000, 

99 — PROVIDE COASTERS WITH CUSTOM IMPRINTING FOR THE US ARMY MARKETING AND RESEARCH GROUP, FORT KNOX, KY. W9124D-14-T-0008 112213 Karen Keys, 502/624-6853 MICC Center – Fort Knox MICC – Fort Knox intends to issue a request for quote (RFQ) for sandstone coasters. The government anticipates award of a firm fixed price contract for coasters, personal presentation item (PPI) #911, size: 4-1/4 quote mark square, 2/8 quote mark thick sandstone material with a cork back and finished with bull-nose edges. Coaster shall be similar in style to SKU: CUSQ for Army Marketing and Research Group (AMRG), Fort Knox, Kentucky during the period 1 December 2013 through 30 November 2014 with two one-year option periods with an estimated quantity of 50,00 per year. The actual delivery dates shall be established in the delivery order based on the following: For each delivery order issued under this contract, the contractor shall ship product ordered as follows: (1) 40% of total quantity on the delivery order is due 45 days after receipt of order. (2) Remaining quantity on order shall be shipped and are due every 30 days after receipt of first shipment until order is complete. The acquisition is for a 100 percent small business set aside. NAICS is 327110. Size standard: 750 employees. All responsible sources may submit a quote which will be considered. The solicitation will post to the Federal Business Opportunities Web Site located at Quoters shall be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) to be eligible for award of a contract. Central Contractor Registration (CCR) is now obsolete. Quoters shall ensure SAM registration is active and shall not assume that CCR information automatically migrated to the SAM system. The official SAM website is Solicitation will be issued on or about 12 November 2013 with quotes due on or about 22 November 2013, 1:00 p.m. Fort Knox, KY, (Eastern) local time. Please note these dates are subject to change. All amendments to the solicitation will be likewise posted to this website. Contractors are cautioned to check this website for amendments. Paper copies of the solicitation (SF 1449) will not be available. Solicitation must be downloaded at the above listed website. All offers/quotes may be emailed to: or mailed/delivered to MICC-Fort Knox, Bldg 1109B Ste 256, 199 6th Ave, Fort Knox, KY 40121-5720. Fax or late quotes WILL NOT be accepted. All offers shall be submitted no later than the date and time specified for receipt (see Block 8 on the SF 1449 or the latest issued amendment). Award will be made to the lowest priced, responsive, responsible quoter.
OutreachSystems Article Number: 131108/KY/4458
Matching Key Words: age:state!ky; state!ky; 

Kentucky – Louisville Metro Government 611 West Jefferson Street; Louisville, Kentucky 40202; (502) 574-3211, 

R — CONTRACT FOR MUNICIPAL LEASE FUNDING. SOL RFP-3147-0-2014/MBB Contract for Municipal Lease Funding Due Date: 11/26/2013 3:00 PM Eastern Contact: Max Bradley For more information about this opportunity please contact the buyer directly.
OutreachSystems Article Number: 131108/KY/4459
Matching Key Words: age:state!ky; state!ky; 





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