THis announcement constitutes the only soliciation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued.
The solicitation number is HSCG29-16-Q-X08078.
THis combined synopsis constitues a solicitation adn incorporates provisions and clauses in effect through federal acquisition circular 2007.
This striction is small business.
The NACIS is 721110.
The Small Business sized standard is $30.0.
This contract type will be a firm fixed price service agreement.
Electronic solicitations will be available for download from Federal Business Opportunities http://www.FedBizOpps.gov on or around March 18, 2016. Responses to the solicitation are due by 3:00 p.m. on or about April 14, 2016. Offerors are advised that they are responsible for obtaining amendments to the solicitation which will be available at FedBizOpps.
Evaluation criteria for this award will be Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA). Award will be made to the vendor whose price is lowest amongst all quotes provided and is deemed to be TECHNICALLY ACCEPTABLE. Having the lowest price does not automatically constitute the premise for award. If your quote is the lowest price, but your product does not meet the salient characteristics as set forth in this solicitation, you will not be awarded the contract.
Exception is taken to this requirement FD2030-16-01353 solicitation SPRTA1-16-Q-0272 of the synopsis publicizing IAW with FAR part 5.202(a)(13), exception:
(i) Is for an amount not expected to exceed the simplified acquisition threshold
(ii) Will be made through a means that provides access to the notice of proposed contract action through the GPE.
(iii) Permits the public to respond to the solicitation electronically.
Electronic commerce is defined at 41 USC sec. 426 as electronic techniques for accomplishing business transactions, including electronic mail. Thus, provided the complete solicitation package is available through the GPE and offerors are permitted to respond electronically (i.e., email in this case), the proposed contract action would not need to be synopsized.
The USCG/Government intends to award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible bidder proposal conforming to the solicitation which will be most advantageous and the Best Value to the Government, price and other factors considered.