Notice Type: Amendment to Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Posted Date: 06-MAY-14
Office Address: Department of Agriculture; Forest Service; WO-AQM IT Support; Pan American Bldg STE 200, Albuquerque, NM 87109
Subject: 59-- ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT
Classification Code: 59 - Electrical and electronic equipment components
Solicitation Number: 685786
Contact: Name: Sophia Marshall, Title: Purchasing Agent, Phone: 5055637212, Fax: , Email: firstname.lastname@example.org;
Setaside: Total Small BusinessTotal Small Business
Place of Performance (address): Sparks, NV 89434
Place of Performance (zipcode): 89434
Place of Performance Country: US
Description: Department of Agriculture
WO-AQM IT Support
(a) 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, price and other factors considered. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers:
The non-cost factors are: 1) Meets the technical requirements of the Bill of Materials 2) Signed provision-clause. 3) Specification Sheet for equal items being quoted Requirements for accessibility based on Section 508 Function and Technical provision of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 794d) are determined NOT to be relevant for the following program need: "Land Mobile Radio (LMR)System." Requirements for accessibility based on Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 794d) do not apply based on the claim of the following exception founded in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 39.204: - Section 508 back office exception based on 1194.3(f)b. Justification for this claim is documented by the following: "This purchase contains no user initiated activity items or equipment. Additionally it will only be used by radio personal in a physical space frequented only by service personnel to perform preventative maintenance, repair, operations, or occasional monitoring. The Offor shall comply with the standards, policies, and procedures below. In the event of conflicts between the referenced documents and this RFQ, the RFQ shall take precedence.
Rehabilitation Act, Section 508 Accessibility Standards 29 U.S.C. 794d (Rehabilitation Act as amended) 36 CFR 1194 (508 Standards) www.access-board.gov/sec508/508standards.htm (508 standards) FAR 39.2 (Section 508) USDA Standards, policies and procedures (Section 508)
In addition, all contract deliverables are subject to these 508 standards as applicable. Regardless of format, all Web content or communications materials produced, including text, audio or video - must conform to applicable Section 508 standards to allow federal employees and members of the public with disabilities to access information that is comparable to information provided to persons without disabilities. All contractors (including subcontractors) or consultants responsible for preparing or posting content must comply with applicable Section 508 accessibility standards, and where applicable, those set forth in the referenced policy or standards documents above. Remediation of any materials, All maintenance for Electronic Information Technology that requires upgrades, modifications, installations and purchases that do not comply with the applicable provisions of 36 CFR Part 1194 as set forth in the RFP shall be the responsibility of the contractor or consultant.
The following Section 508 provisions apply to the content or communications material identified in this RFQ:
508 Product Requirements:
Information, documentation, and support requirements from 36 CFR part 1194 Subpart D have been determined to apply this acquisition. Solicitation respondents must describe how the information, documentation, and support proposed for Electronic and Information Technology (EIT) deliverables meet at least that information, documentation, and support requirements identified as applicable in the attached Government Product/Service Accessibility Template s (GPAT s). Bid MUST be good for 30 calendar days after close of Buy. Shipping must be free on board (FOB) destination CONUS (Continental U.S.), which means that the seller must deliver the goods on its conveyance at the destination specified by the buyer, and the seller is responsible for the cost of shipping and risk of loss prior to actual delivery at the specified destination. This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to award, pursuant to applicable regulations and guidelines. Registration information can be found at www.sam.gov.