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					AMENDMENT: This is amendment 0002 to RFQ M00146-11-Q-B100.
Questions received have been addressed below. Additional questions from
interested parties regarding M00146-11-Q-B100 will not be accepted.
Changes to the RFQ have been incorporated into the body of the RFQ in
red. Specifically in paragraph (xiv) to extend the closing date for receipt of


Q1.   Do you require pig tails coming off the junction box?

      Answer. Yes. Pig tails coming off the junction box are required.

Q2. Please confirm how much weight will be on the workbench at any given

      Answer. Workbench in Shop 94401: 25 LBS. Workbench in Shop 94403:
100 LBS

Q3. Please provide more information on the ¾” plywood. How does this
mount and what is it going to be used for?

      Answer. The 3/4" plywood will be utilized as a protective layer to the
butcher block top.

Q4.   Please confirm location for the lift system switch?

      Answer. The lift system switch will be located directly beside the junction
box. See picture provided of workbench under Additional Documents.

Q5. How many benches in shops 94401 and 94403 need to be moved and
what are the size of those benches?

       Answer. Shop 94401: Currently have twenty-four (24) workbenches
(estimate: 36" x 72") of which 24 will be removed. The supervisor has requested
to have 1/2 of the shop done at a time due to current workload requirements.
Shop 94403: Currently have nine (9) workbenches (estimate: 48" x 72") of which
eight (8) will be removed.

Q6.   How far is it from Building 137 to Building 154?

      Answer. It is approximately 1/2 MILE.

Solicitation No. M00146-11-Q-B100 Amendment 0002

(i) 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. This announcement constitutes the only
solicitation; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be

(ii) Solicitation No. M00146-11-Q-B100 is hereby issued as a Request for

(iii) The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are
those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-53 and Defense
Acquisition Circular 98-121.

(iv) This acquisition is set-aside 100% for small businesses. The North American
Industry Classification System Code is 337127 with a corresponding small
business size standard of 500 employees.

(v) Purchase Order line item number, quantity, and unit of issue:

Item                                                             Quantity      U/I

0001 Workbenches, Electric Hydraulic Lift, 30”W x 48”L           24            EA
0002 Workbenches, Electric Hydraulic Lift, 36”W x 72”L           08            EA

(vi) The Fleet Readiness Center (FRC) East, Cherry Point, NC has a
requirement for workbenches in accordance with the requirements of the
following Specifications:

1.0 Scope: This specification describes the minimum requirements to replace
existing workbenches (SEE ATTACHMENT), and installation of new
workbenches in shops 94401 and 94403 located in Building 137 at Fleet
Readiness Center East (FRC East), Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS), Cherry
Point, NC.

1.1 Specifications:

Height adjustable range: 30” to 42”. With electrical adjustable legs (four).

12” electric hydraulic lift kit mounted inside the legs notched for hydraulic lines to
run free from obstruction.

Top: Solid Maple Butcher Block Top with oil finish. Hardwood 3” Riser along the
back and both sides.

Maple tops will be covered with ¾” plywood.

Each bench will be fitted with one junction box (4” x 4”) containing four 110 V
outlets mounted to the right front under the bench top. The front junction box will
be connected with ½” flexible conduit to a rear junction box.

Air tool connect: Each bench will be fitted with air tool quick connect couplings
with schedule 40 pipe connecting the couplers from front to the back of bench
with 3/8” quick connectors at both ends. The air tool supply will be located in the
left hand corner of the bench. Supply pipe manifold to coupling and main air
source connection (1/2” NPT) located on back underside of workbench within the
workbench envelope. Mount in left hand corner next to leg.

Frame material: 2“ x 2” 16 gauge steel with welded inserts

Frame color: Blue

Bench feet” Levelers

1.2 The contractor shall be responsible for removing all existing workbenches in
shops 94401 and 94403 located in Building 137 at FRC East and transporting to
the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMO), located in Building 154
at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS), Cherry Point, NC. (Buildings are forklift
and pallet jack accessible, no loading docks)

(vii) It is the intent of the Government to issue a Firm Fixed Price Purchase
Order for this requirement on an all or none basis. The government reserves the
right to make no award at all if determined to be in the best interest of the
government. The delivery requirements are FOB destination and are to be
delivered to Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, NC 28533. Delivery required
within (30) days of contract award or sooner.

(viii) Vendor’s quote shall include their quoted firm-fixed unit price and technical
solution for the Workbenches. The vendor shall describe in detail and provide
adequate technical information that demonstrates how their quoted product
meets or exceeds the minimum requirements of the Specifications. The
Government will award a purchase order resulting from this solicitation to the
lowest-priced technically acceptable vendor who has a satisfactory past
performance record. A technically acceptable quote is a quote that demonstrates
that the quoted product meets or exceeds all technical requirements set forth

All quotes will be evaluated first by price; and then the lowest priced quote will be
evaluated for technical acceptability. If the lowest priced quote is technically
unacceptable, then the evaluation team will move to the next lowest quote to

evaluate for technical acceptability and so forth. Once a technically acceptable
quote is identified, that vendor’s past performance will be evaluated. If it is
determined satisfactory, award will be made to that vendor without further
evaluation of other quotes.

(ix) The following provisions apply to this acquisition and are hereby
incorporated by reference:

FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offers - Commercial Items.

FAR 52.212-3, Offer Representation and Certifications-Commercial Items,
Alternate I. A completed copy of this provision shall be submitted with the

(x) The following clauses apply to this acquisition and are hereby incorporated
by reference and are to remain in full force in any resultant purchase order:

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, to include the following clauses listed at
paragraph (b):
       52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract
       52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside
       52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Representation,
       52.222-3, Convict Labor,
       52.222-19, Child Labor,
       52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities,
       52.222-26, Equal Opportunity,
       52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Special Disabled Veterans, Veterans of
the Vietnam, and Other Eligible Veterans,
       52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities,
       52.222-37, Employment Reports on Special Disabled Veterans, Veterans
of the Vietnam Era, and Other Eligible Veterans,
       52.223-18, Contractor Policy to Ban Text Messaging while Driving,
       52.225-13, Restriction on Certain Foreign Purchases, and
       52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer—Central Contractor
52.222.50, Combating Trafficking in Persons.

DFAR 252.211-7003 Alt 1, Item Identification and Valuation.

DFARS 252.212-7001, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement
Statutes or Executive Orders Applicable to Defense Acquisitions of Commercial
Items, applies with the following clauses applicable for paragraph (b);

        252.203-7000, Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD
        252.225-7001, Buy American Act and Balance of Payments Program,
        252.232-7003 Electronic Submission of Payment Requests,
        252.247-7023 Transportation of Supplies by Sea.

(xi) The following clause is hereby incorporated in full-text and is to remain in full
force in any resultant purchase order:

This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force
and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer
will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed
electronically at this/these address(es):
FAR PROVISIONS/CLAUSES are available at:
(End of clause)

 (xii) Additional purchase order requirements and terms and conditions which
shall be incorporated into any resultant purchase order:


If this contract requires performance of work aboard Marine Corps Air Station
(MCAS) Cherry Point, NC, the Contractor shall request an Access Letter from the
Contracting Department. The request shall be sent to Stacie Bell via email
address or via mail to Cherry Point Satellite Contracting
Office, Attn: Stacie Bell, PSC Box 8018, Building 159, MCAS, Cherry Point NC
28533-0018. The request must contain the following information:

  A)   The employer’s company/business name
  B)   Contract number and work location
  C)   Contract expiration/termination date
  D)   Whether the contractor employees require flight line access. If so, indicate
       whether vehicle gate access and/or turnstile access is required. (Normal
       contractor access is turnstiles only.)

As a result of the above, an Access Letter will be prepared by the Contracting
Office which will be forwarded via email or fax to Pass & ID and the Contractor.

In addition to the above, the Contractor shall provide two separate letters as
stated in paragraphs 1 and 2 below, to Pass & ID by email to [CHPT_PASS-
ID_OMB@USMC.MIL] or fax (252-466-2626). All three letters are required for

access to MCAS Cherry Point for commercial and contract employers and

1. The Contractor shall provide a letter listing all employees (to include date and
place of birth) who will be requiring access to the installation. For contractors
who will be hired for a period more than 30 days, a contractor’s badge is required
and will be issued after the conditions outlined in this document are met. The
badge must be carried or readily accessible at all times while on Station. All
badges will be issued for a period NOT TO EXCEED ONE YEAR regardless of
the length of the contract. Upon the expiration of the badge, the
company/employee must provide a new 50 state or national criminal records
check prior to being re-badged.

2. The Contractor shall also provide a letter to Pass & ID listing all employees
(last, first & MI) who will be requiring access to the installation for ANY PERIOD
less than 30 days. Pass & ID will then take this letter, highlight the worker’s
name, stamp with the “Pass & ID” stamp, and “Criminal Records Check (CRC)
Sighted” stamp, which indicates that Pass & ID has sighted the criminal records
check. Pass & ID will also annotate below the stamps the following statement:
“Valid until (expiration date)” then they will initial it. This document will be issued
to each worker and IS their authorization to be aboard the installation. This letter
must be carried on their person or be readily accessible at all times while on

The Contractor shall instruct each of his employees that need access to MCAS
Cherry Point to provide to Pass & ID the following items:

1. A picture ID from a state or federal agency (i.e. valid driver’s license or state
identification card)

2. A Social Security Card or any official document listing the SSN (letter from
Social Security Administration listing the SSN, W-2 (tax form), DD-214, pay stub
listing complete SSN).

3. Proof of Citizenship (if requested). Birth certificates and passports are used
when necessary to verify citizenship and are never used as a means to verify
social security numbers.

4. Proof of immigration status must be provided and carried on their person or
be readily accessible at all times while on station if the employee is not a U. S.

5. A copy of a CRC (National records check only) from any internet investigative
service or any other investigative service company that provides a 50 state or
national criminal records check and a check of the Sexual Offenders List. This
records check must be a “complete” check covering the period from at a

minimum their 18th birthday to present. The CRC must also have a statement in
the records check that this is a “national records check” or the terminology the
agency uses to indicate a national records check. The CRC cannot be more
than 30 days old at the time it is presented to the Pass & ID personnel. Cost of a
background check can vary anywhere from $13 to $60 based on the type or
amount of services requested. CRCs may be obtained from, but not limited to
the following sources (**):


Note: In accordance with ASO 5500.14B (not an inclusive list), access will be
denied if the individual:

  A)   Is on the National Terrorist Watch List.
  B)   Is illegally present in the United States.
  C)   Is currently debarred or banned from military installations.
  D)   Is a registered sex offender.
  E)   Is a convicted felon within the past 5 years.
  F)   Was convicted of any drug offense within the past 5 years.
  G)   Is subject to an outstanding warrant.
  H)   Has knowingly submitted a false/fraudulent employment questionnaire.

Access may also be denied for any reason the Installation Commander deems
reasonable for good order & discipline. Individuals convicted of a DUI/DWI within
the past year will be allowed aboard but not be permitted to drive.

Note the following:

Due to recent changes with Privacy laws, social security numbers shall NOT be
included in the company letters being mailed, faxed or emailed to the Contracting
Office and/or Pass & ID. Additionally, all criminal record checks must be hand
carried by the individual worker or brought in by the supervisor.

ID cards and vehicle passes issued to contractors at Camp LeJeune and New
River are valid at Cherry Point. Likewise the contractor badges and vehicle
decals issued at Cherry Point are valid at Camp LeJeune and New River.

(**) The United States Government and the United States Marine Corps does not
endorse nor are they affiliated with any of the screening services. However the
Government must be able to verify/validate the information contained in the CRC
via telephone or the clearance information may not be accepted.


         Access to FRC East: For security purposes, contractors wishing to visit
the FRC East facility are required to provide a letter requesting access. The
letter should be on official company/activity letterhead and must be signed by an
official of the requesting organization (other than the visitor). FRC East visit
requests must include the following information:

          Name of Visitor (Last, First, MI)
          Date and Place of Birth
          Proof of Citizenship (requests from non-U.S. citizens must be
           accompanied by legible copies (front and back) of work card showing
           expiration date.
          FRC East point of contact and telephone number
          Date and duration of visit
          Company telephone and FAX numbers and contract number and dates
          Contract number:

(c) Visit requests must be addressed to:

       Commanding Officer
       Attn: Visitor Control (Code 6.5.2)
       Fleet Readiness Center East
       PSC Box 8021
       Cherry Point, NC 28533-0021

(d) Visit request must be faxed to 252.464.8867 at least three (3) working days
prior to the visit.

(e) Additional information regarding access to the Air Station and FRC East is
available by phone at 252.464.7397 or by accessing the FRC East web-site at Failure to submit the proper visit
request information may result in denial of access to the facility.

2. The MCAS Cherry Point main gate is located off NC State Highway 101,
Havelock, NC. Visitors without proper vehicle identification are required to
check-in at the visitor’s center adjacent to the main gate.

3. Contractors are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE)
consisting of hearing protection, eye protection, and safety shoes. PPE will not

be provided by the facility. Contractor representatives without the appropriate
PPE will not be allowed access to the facility.

(b) The successful vendor shall be required to submit invoices electronically via
the Wide Area Workflow (WAWF) system. Additional information and
instructions relating to WAWF are available at .

(xiii) This requirement has a Defense Priorities and Allocations System (DPAS)
rating of DO-C9.

(xiv) Quotes submitted in response to this notice must be received no later than
3:00 p.m., EST on 14 September 2011. Quotes may be e-mail to; faxed to 252.466.3452, or delivered via FedEx, UPS, etc.
to Cherry Point Satellite Contracting Office, Cunningham Street, Building 159,
Door T1, MCAS, Cherry Point, NC 28533. Direct delivery of quote is only
possible during weekdays, excluding federal holidays, between the hours of 8:00
a.m. and 4:00 p.m EST.

(xv) Points of Contact for information regarding this solicitation: Larry Davis,
Contract Specialist, Phone 252.466.7765, Fax 252.466.3452, Email or Sherry Kelly, Contracting Officer, Phone 252-466-2846,
Fax 252.466.3452, Email


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