FORT JACKSON, SC--(Marketwired - November 02, 2016) - The U.S. Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command MICC, released on November 2 a sources sought notice to collect information about woman-owned small businesses who can provide a range of tree and debris removal services.
Interested contractors must be able to provide all personnel, equipment, supplies, facilities, transportation, tools, materials, supervision, and other items and non-personal services necessary to perform the cutting down and removal of trees and other debris and relocating it to the Fort Jackson mulch site located on Golden Arrow Road.
Stumps must be ground down between four and six inches below ground level, and contractor must preform cleanup of the affected area, except for items specified as government-furnished property and services.
Contractors also must be able to:
- Respond within two hours of an emergency, when notified by COR
- Cut down damaged trees deemed by DPW COR to be an emergency, and must be able to cut, removal, and grind the stump of the tree(s)
- Remove all trees and organic debris to Fort Jackson Mulch Site located on Golden Arrow Road Fort Jackson Sc. 29207 (contractor will be issued a key from DPW for opening the mulch site gate and contractor shall be responsible for locking gate back up during non-working hours)
- Two times a year, and with the appropriate amount of time set by the COR, to place/replace various types of trees/palm trees
- Provide a 12-month warranty for the placed/replaced tree(s). The warranty period shall begin after the last surveillance inspection has been completed by the assigned COR. This will shall be a recurring item every year for the life of the contract.
The Army also requires the contractor who receives this contract to have at least three years of experience in the landscaping industry successfully cutting down and removing trees and debris.
The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this requirement is 561730, Landscaping Services. The small business size standard is $7.5 million. The anticipated contract will be an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) consisting of five ordering periods.
Interested woman-owned small businesses must submit by no later than November 10, 2016 at 1 p.m. EST the following information:
- Company name and point of contact
- DUNS Number and CAGE Code
- Woman-owned small business certification(s)
- A brief description of the company and its ability to perform the required services
- Past performance, including any relevant experience
Contractors interested in this opportunity must email the required information to Contract Specialist Octavio B. Palmero at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To receive the contract, contractors must be registered with the System for Award Management (SAM) database, and have as part of the Registration all current Representations and Certifications. Contractors also must be registered with FEMA.
US Federal Contractor Registration, the world's largest third-party government registration firm, completes the required Registrations on behalf of its clients. It also makes available information about opportunities like this, as well as training on how to locate, research, and respond to opportunities.
For more information, to get started with a SAM registration, or to learn more about how US Federal Contractor Registration can help your business succeed, call 877-252-2700, ext. 1.