Naturalization Ceremony Moving Services for USCIS Houston Field Office
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for moving services for naturalization ceremonies in accordance with FAR 12.603 with the synopsis requirements of FAR 5.207. Please refer to FAR provision 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items and the specific instructions outlined in the addendum (Pages 12 of RFQ 70SBUR23Q00000077).
1) Action Code N/A
2) Date - The period of performance will be a base of 04/01/2023 03/31/2024 with four optional periods of one year each, for a total potential period of performance of 04/01/2023 03/31/2028
3) Year This is a requirement for FY23
4) Contracting Office Zip Code 05403
5) Product Service Code V999 Transportation/Travel/Relocation-Other: Other
6) Contracting Office Address 70 Kimball Avenue South Burlington, VT 05403
7) Subject Moving Services for Naturalization Ceremonies for the Houston Field Office.
8) Proposed Solicitation Number 70SBUR23Q00000077
9) Closing Response Date- Solicitation will close on Friday, March 24, 2023 at 10:00 AM ET
10) Contact Point or Contracting Officer See (xvi) below
11) Contract Award and Solicitation Number Award Number: N/A;
Solicitation Number: 70SBUR23Q00000077
12) Contract Award Dollar Amount TBD
13) Line Item Number See (v) below
14) Contract Award Date N/A
15) Contractor N/A
16) Description Per FAR 12.603(2)(i)-(xvi)
(i) This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.603, 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 issued.
(ii) Solicitation number 70SBUR23Q00000077 is being issued as a request for quotation (RFQ).
(iii) This solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2021-06.
(iv) This is an open market solicitation. The associated NAICS code is 541614 Process, Physical Distribution and Logistics Consulting Services, with a small business size standard of $17.5M.
(v) See RFQ SF1449 for a list of line item number(s) and items, quantities, and units of measure (including options).
(vi) This requirement is for the purchase of moving services for naturalization ceremonies for the Houston Field Office located at 810 Gears Road, Houston, TX, 77060 in accordance with the criteria outlined in Statement of Work.
(vii) Period of performance for the base period will be 04/01/2023 03/3102024 and shall include four (4) one-year option periods that if exercised shall extend the period of performance to a maximum of 60 months. Delivery and acceptance of deliverables shall be in accordance with the Statement of Work.
(viii) The provision at 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items applies to this acquisition as does the addendum (Page 12 of RFQ 70SBUR23Q00000077).
(ix) The provision at 52.212-2, Instructions to Offerors-Commercial, applies to this acquisition. The specific evaluation criteria outlined in paragraph (a) of 52.212-2 are: Technical Acceptability and Price.
(x) A complete copy of the provision 52.212-3, Offeror Reps and Certifications-Commercial Items shall be included with the quote.
(xi) The clause 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions- Commercial Items applies to this acquisition as does the addendum regarding Invoicing Instructions (Page 7 of RFQ 70SBUR23Q00000077).
(xii) The clause at 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders- Commercial Items applies to this acquisition as well as the additional FAR clauses cited in FAR 52.212-5: (See Page 3 of RFQ 70SBUR23Q00000077).
(xiii) RFQ 70SBUR23Q000000077 is being issued with the intent to make one (1) award. Award will be based on a Lowest-Price Technically-Acceptable quote. Submission of a complete quote constitutes affirmation of your ability to provide the services as outlined in the attached solicitation documents. Amendments to this solicitation will be publicized in the same manner as the initial synopsis and solicitation. The Government is requesting maximum additional discounts beyond standard commercial pricing for this the requirement. The quote shall display any discount provided by the contractor and should represent the best possible price that the contractor can provide.
In accordance with FAR 22.1009-4(a): (1) The place of performance is Houston, TX.
Questions will be submitted to: Rachel.M.Turner@uscis.dhs.gov no later than March 17 at 1:00 PM EST to be considered. No telephonic questions will be answered.
(xiv) No Defense Priorities and Allocations System rating will be assigned to this solicitation or resulting contract.
(xv) To be considered for award, please provide a clear and complete pricing quote by email to Rachel Turner, Rachel.M.Turner@uscis.dhs.gov, no later than Friday, March 24, 2023 by 10:00 AM EST. Quotes received after this time may not be considered for award. All emails shall adhere to size limitations of the USCIS firewall which is 10MB per email.
(xvi) For information regarding the solicitation, the Contract Specialist Rachel Turner can be reached at Rachel.M.Turner@uscis.dhs.gov and Contracting Officer Liza Brice can be reached at Liza.E.Brice@uscis.dhs.gov . Please refer to section xiii for information regarding questions.
17) The place of performance is Houston, TX.
18) This award is open to small and other than small business.
Attachment I RFQ #70SBUR23Q00000077
Attachment II Terms and Conditions
Attachment III Statement of Work
Attachment IV Provisions