(i) This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial services 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;
proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued.
(ii) Solicitation No. M00146-11-T-4700 is hereby issued as a Request for Quotation.
(iii) The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in
effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-52 and Defense Acquisition Circular
(iv) This acquisition is 100% set-aside for small business. The North American Industry
Classification System Code is 541990 with a small business size standard of $7.0 million.
(v) Contract line item numbers, quantities, and units of issues:
0001 Annual Hose service Testing – pressure service testing
Period of performance: 01 September 2011 thru 31 August 2012
0001AA 1” hoses 950 feet
0001AB 1 ¾” hoses 13,950 feet
0001AC 2 ½” hoses 4,000 feet
0001AD 5” hoses 5,400 feet
1001 Annual Hose service Testing – pressure service testing
First Option year
Period of performance: 01 September 2012 thru 31 August 2013
1001AA 1” hoses 950 feet
1001AB 1 ¾” hoses 13,950 feet
1001AC 2 ½” hoses 4,000 feet
1001AD 5” hoses 5,400 feet
2001 Annual Hose service Testing – pressure service testing
Second option year
Period of performance: 01 September 2013 thru 31 August 2014
2001AA 1” hoses 950 feet
2001AB 1 ¾” hoses 13,950 feet
2001AC 2 ½” hoses 4,000 feet
2001AD 5” hoses 5,400 feet
3001 Annual Hose service Testing – pressure service testing
Third option year
Period of performance: 01 September 2014 thru 31 August 2015
3001AA 1” hoses 950 feet
3001AB 1 ¾” hoses 13,950 feet
3001AC 2 ½” hoses 4,000 feet
3001AD 5” hoses 5,400 feet
4001 Annual Hose service Testing – pressure service testing
Fourth option year
Period of performance: 01 September 2015 thru 31 August 2015
4001AA 1” hoses 950 feet
4001AB 1 ¾” hoses 13,950 feet
4001AC 2 ½” hoses 4,000 feet
4001AD 5” hoses 5,400 feet
(vi) STATEMENT OF WORK for annual hose service testing for the Fire Department
located at the Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, North Carolina. Point of contract
at the Fire Department is Jimmy Sanders at 252-466-5601.
All hoses shall be tested in accordance with NFPA 1962, Standard for the
Inspection, Care, and Use of Fire Hose, Couplings, and Nozzles and the Service
Testing of Fire Hose.
All hose in storage at Fire Stations 1, 2 and 3 shall be tested.
All hose carried on Ladder-1, Engines 2, 3 and 4, Brush-1 and P-1 shall be tested.
(vii) It is the intent of the government to establish a purchase order to provide these
services for a base period of one year, beginning 01 September 2011, with provisions for
four one-year options.
(viii) Vendor’s quote shall include their quoted firm-fixed unit and extended price for
each line item for each period of performance. The vendor’s quote shall also provide
information that demonstrates the ability of their company to perform the services in
accordance with the requirements of the Statement of Work. 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 vendor is a vendor that demonstrates the ability to perform all requirements of
the Statement of Work set forth herein.
(ix) The following provisions apply to this acquisition and are hereby incorporated by
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 offer.
FAR 52.212-1 Addendum.
The following provision is hereby incorporated in full-text:
FAR 52.217-5, Evaluation of Options (JULY 1990)
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).
(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
52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside,
52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Representation,
52.222-3, Convict Labor,
52.222-26, Equal Opportunity,
52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans
52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities,
52.222-37, Employment Reports on 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
52.222-41, Service Contract Act of 1965,
52.222-42, Statement of Equivalent Rates for Federal Hires.
(Clause fill in information below)
Employee Class, Grade, Monetary Wage
Firefighter, GS-06, $16.73 hourly wage plus fringe benefits
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 Officials,
252.232-7003 Electronic Submission of Payment Requests,
252.237-7010, Prohibition on Interrogation of Detainees by Contractor Personnel.
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:
52.252-2 CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE (FEB 1998)
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
FAR PROVISIONS/CLAUSES and DFARS PROVISIONS/CLAUSES are available at:
DFARS PROVISIONS/CLAUSES are available at:
(End of clause)
52.217-8 , Option to Extend Services (Nov 1999), 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 any time
prior to the expiration date of the contract.
(End of clause)
52.217-9, 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 at least 30 calendar days before the contract expires; provided that the
Government gives the Contractor a preliminary written notice of its intent to extend at
least 60 calendar days before the contract expires. 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 five (5) years.
(xii) Additional purchase order requirements and terms and conditions:
(a) ACCESS TO MARINE CORPS INSTALLATION
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 email@example.com 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
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 employees.
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 feet
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 Station.
The Contractor shall instruct feet 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
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. Citizen.
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
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, 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.
(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 https://wawf.eb.mil .
(xiii) The Defense Priorities and Allocations Systems (DPAS) assigned rating is DO-S1.
(xiv) Quotes submitted in response to the notice must be received no later than 3:00 p.m.,
EST on 22 August 2011. Quotes may be e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org; 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) Point of Contact for information regarding this solicitation: Debora Berget,
Contract Specialist, Phone 252.466.7766, Fax 252.466.3452, Email