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VAARNG 29th Band ID Sound Equipment - Questions and Answers

VAARNG 29th Band ID Sound Equipment - Questions and Answers

General Information

Document Type:MOD
Posted Date:Oct 28, 2019
Category: Musical Instruments, Phonographs, Musical Instruments, Phonographs,
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of the Army, National Guard Bureau, USPFO VA P&C, Building 316, Fort Pickett, Blackstone, Virginia, 23824-6316, United States


Questions from Interested Vendors and the Government's Response AMENDMENT October 28, 2019 - The purpose of this amendment is to reopen the combined synopsis solicitation and answer questions submitted timely by interested vendors. As a result of the questions and answers, the third item on line item 0001 and line item 0014 are hereby deleted. Should anything in the amendment cause a revision to a quote previously submitted, vendors may submit revised quotes no later than the time and date annotated in this revised announcement. Vendors are encouraged to ensure all documents identified in the Submission Requirements section of this announcement are submitted to Mr. Pickard and to ensure registrations in the System for Award Management are marked active prior to submitting a quote. 1. General Information: This solicitation is being issued as 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 and corresponding attachments constitute the only solicitation; quotes are being requested and a separate solicitation will not be issued. Solicitation W912LQ-20-Q-0001 is being issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ). This solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2019-06 Item I, effective 10 September 2019. This procurement is being issued unrestrictred under NAICS code 334310 Audio & Video Equipment Manufacturing and PSC 5965 Headsets, Handsets, Microphones & Speakers with a size standard of 750 employees. The contractor shall provide the Virginia National Guard 29th ID Band with needed sound equipment to facilitate its mission to provide high quality professional level music to soldiers and civilians of the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Salient Characteristics accompanying this announcement outline specific requirements. In accordance with National Guard Regulation (NGR) 601-1, paragraph 7-10, rental fees are prohibited and will not be paid. Award will be made on the basis of low price including the evaluation for multiple awards. Multiple awards may be made if determined to be in the best interest of the government. For evaluation purposes only, a fee of $500 per award will be applied during the evaluation - this fee is an administrative tool for evaluation purposes only and is not actually added into any quoted or contract costs. The purpose of adding an administrative fee for evaluation purposes is to determine if it is prudent for the government to award multiple contracts. While vendors are NOT required to quote all line items of the solicitation, vendors are required to quote all line items within a specified group as follows: GROUP 1: Yamaha Brand - Line items 1, 2, 3, and 4 GROUP 2: Radial Pro Brand - Line items 5 and 6 GROUP 3: Sennheiser Brand - Line items 7, 8, 9, 15, 16, 17, 18 and 19 GROUP 4: Line item 10 GROUP 5: Line item 11 GROUP 6: Shure Brand - Line items 12 and 13 GROUP 7: Line item 20 GROUP 8: Line item 21 GROUP 9: Line items 22 and 23 a. The government will evaluate on the basis of information furnished with the vendors quote; therefore vendors shall specify the product brand name and number for each item quoted. b. Vendors quoting other than specified brand name equipment will be deemed non-responsive and the quote will not be further evaluated for award. c. To be eligible for award, vendors must have an active account registration in the System for Award Management (SAM) at www.sam.gov at the time of quote submission. d. Product samples are not required to be submitted to bid. e. Vendors who do not provide all of the required information with their quotes may be deemed ineligible for further consideration. 2. Communication with the Government: a. Questions. Submit written questions via email to the contracting specialist Mr. David A. Pickard at david.a.pickard.civ@mail.mil. Questions will be received up to 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time on October 30, 2019. b. Quotations. Quotes are due not later than the time and date specified on the Federal Business Opportunities (FBO) website, www.fbo.gov. Email quotes to david.a.pickard.civ@mail.mil. Quotes submitted other than email WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Quotes must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time on November 4, 2019. *The government will incur no costs associated with the preparation of this quote. 3. Submission Requirements: Prospective vendors must submit the following information with their quote package. Partial quotes are accepted. Failure to submit one, or more of the required documents may render the submission unresponsive. I. Full or partial price quote II. Completed copies of representations and certifications (See attachment) 4. Administrative Information: Contracting Officer Rebecca Fowler - rebecca.l.fowler6.civ@mail.mil Contract Specialist David A. Pickard - david.a.pickard.civ@mail.mil List of Attachments: Attachment 1 - Pricing Worksheet Attachment 2 - Clauses Incorporated by Full Text The following provisions are incorporated in this solicitation by reference: FAR 52.204-7, System for Award Management; FAR 52.204-16, Commercial and Government Entity Code Reporting; FAR 52.204-24 Representation Regarding Certain Telecommunications & Video Surveillance Services or Equipment FAR 52.204-25 Prohibition on Contracting for Certain Telecommunications & Video Surveillance Services or Equipment FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial (Amended to delete paragraphs (d) Product Samples); DFARS 252.203-7005, Representation Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials; DFARS 252.204-7008, Compliance with Safeguarding Covered Defense Information Controls; DFARS 252.204-7011, Alternative Line Item Structure; The following clauses are incorporated in this solicitation by reference: FAR 52.203-19, Prohibition on Requiring Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements or Statements; FAR 52.204-13, System for Award Management Maintenance; FAR 52.204-18, Commercial and Government Entity Code Maintenance; FAR 52.204-19, Incorporation by Reference of Representations and Certifications; FAR 52.204-21, Basic Safeguarding of Covered Contractor Information Systems; FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items; FAR 52.232-39, Unenforceability of Unauthorized Obligations; FAR 52.232-40, Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors; DFARS 252.203-7000, Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials; DFARS 252.203-7002, Requirement to Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights; DFARS 252.204-7003, Control of Government Personnel Work Product; DFARS 252.204-7004, Alternate A, System for Award Management; DFARS 252.204-7012, Safeguarding Covered Defense Information and Cyber Incident Reporting; DFARS 252.225-7021, Trade Agreements; DFARS 252.225-7002, Qualifying Country Sources as Subcontractors; DFARS 252.225-7048, Export-Controlled Items; DFARS 252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports; DFARS 252.232-7010, Levies on Contract Payments; DFARS 252.243-7001, Pricing of Contract Modifications; DFARS 252.244-7000, Subcontracts for Commercial Items; DFARS 252.247-7023, Transportation of Supplies by Sea The following provisions are incorporated in this solicitation by full text. The full text is found in the attachment to this announcement. FAR 52.203-18, Prohibition on Contracting with Entities that Require Certain International Confidentiality Agreements or Statements - Representation; FAR 52.212-2, Evaluation - Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-3 Alt I, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items Alternate I (must be returned with quote); FAR 52.252-1, Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference; FAR 52.252-5, Authorized Deviations in Provisions; The following clauses are incorporated by full text. The full text is found in the attachment to this announcement. FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders - Commercial Items (Deviation 2013-O0019); FAR 52.252-2, Clauses Incorporated by Reference; FAR 52.252-6, Authorized Deviations in Clauses; DFARS 252.211-7003, Item Unique Identification and Valuation; DFARS 252.232-7006, Wide Area WorkFlow Payment Instructions

Original Point of Contact

POC David A. Pickard, Phone: 8042367539

Place of Performance

29th Band ID, Virginia, United States
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