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US FEDERAL CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION

September 12, 2016 15:00 ET

VA Seeks SDVOSB for Construction Project at Salisbury National Cemetery

SALISBURY, NC--(Marketwired - September 12, 2016) - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), National Cemetery Administration, is soliciting bids under Solicitation Number VA786A-16-B-0070 to expand the burial operations at Salisbury National Cemetery.

The contractor shall provide all professional services, labor, supervision, materials, and administration necessary for the construction and performance of all work in accordance with the solicitation plans, specifications, drawings, required permits, terms and conditions at Salisbury National Cemetery, to construct 1,475 crypts in burial Section 28, 1,600 in-ground cremains in burial Section 23, 300 traditional casket sites in burial Section 26, and 2,400 columbarium niches in Section W.

To be eligible for award, the contractor must be a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), must be registered and verified in the VA Vetbiz, have a Certified Veteran Enterprise (CVE) seal on their registration, currently registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) database, and registered in the Vets-4212 database for any federal government contract greater than $100,000. The relevant NAICS Code is 237990, and the Size Standard is $36.5 Million.

Interested contractors who meet the above conditions must submit a bid that covers the following:

  • CLIN 1, BASE BID: The contractor will provide all work supported by the contract documents and specifications including: site security, site erosion control, demolition, excavation, earthmoving, storm drainage, site layout (columbarium walls, installation of burial crypts, roads, retaining walls, planting, planting irrigation), and all related work as shown in the contract documents.
  • CLIN 2: The contractor shall provide a cost for the manufacturing of 1,475 crypts, from CLIN 1 Base Bid, and their transportation to the site. The cost for unloading the crypts and their installation shall be included in the base bid. This cost shall also be provided for each Option it applies to.
  • CLIN 3: Provide a unit price per cubic yard for the excavation of rock from the burial areas that will be used if the quantity exceeds the amount identified in the base bid. This unit price will include all costs and credits for the removal of the rock and associated backfill if necessary. The contractor will be paid based on the quantity in excess of the base bid at the time of removal. This cost shall also be provided for each Option it applies to.
  • CLIN 4: Provide a unit price per cubic yard for the removal of 1,000 cubic yards of unsuitable fills from the road way and other burial areas. The unit cost will be used if the quantity exceeds the amount identified in the base bid. This unit price will include all costs and credits for the unsuitable fills and associated backfill if necessary. The contractor will be paid based on the quantity in excess of the base bid at the time of removal. This cost shall also be provided for each Option it applies to.
  • OPTION 1a: For construction to take place in burial Section 27. The construction shall consist of all the requirements indicated within the specifications and drawings that are specific to burial Section 27 to install the 1,546 crypts indicated in Option 1b which includes, but may not be limited to, irrigation, section markers, and watering stations as shown on the bid documents.
  • OPTION 1b: The contractor shall provide a cost for the manufacturing of 1,546 crypts and their transportation to the site. The cost for unloading the crypts and their installation shall be included in Option 1a. Options 1a and 1b, if awarded, shall be awarded as a set.
  • OPTION 2a: For construction to take place in burial Section 24. The construction shall consist of all the requirements indicated within the specifications and drawings that are specific to burial Section 24 to install the 1,258 crypts indicated in Option 2b which includes, but may not be limited to, irrigation, section markers, and watering stations as shown on the bid documents.
  • OPTION 2b: The contractor shall provide a cost for the manufacturing of 1,258 crypts and their transportation to the site. The cost for unloading the crypts and their installation shall be included in Option 2a. Options 2a and 2b, if awarded shall be awarded as a set.
  • OPTION 3a: The construction shall take place in burial Section 25. The construction shall consist of all the requirements indicated in the specifications and drawings indicated in this specific burial Section 25 to install the 212 crypts indicated in Option 3b which includes, but may not be limited to, irrigation, section markers, and watering stations as shown on the bid documents.
  • OPTION 3b: The contractor shall provide a cost for the manufacturing of 212 crypts and their transportation to the site. The cost for unloading the crypts and their installation shall be included in Option 3a. Options 3a and 3b, if awarded shall be awarded as a set.
  • OPTION 4: The contractor shall provide a cost for the installation of a Concrete Mow Curb in lieu of Metal Landscape Edging in the base at the rear of Section 27 and 28 and along the Riparian Plantings. Option 4 is a standalone Option with no sub-factors. Therefore, this Option is not a part of an Option set and could be awarded singly, along with CLIN 1 Base Bid and CLIN 2.
  • OPTION 5: The contractor shall provide a cost for the increase of Riparian Planting Areas per bid documents. Option 5 is a standalone Option with no sub-factors. Therefore, this Option is not a part of an Option set and could be awarded singly, along with CLIN 1 Base Bid and CLIN 2.

The cost magnitude ranges is $5 Million to $10 Million, but only if the VA awards all options.

The VA intends the performance period to be approximately 365 calendar days from date of receipt of the Notice to Proceed. For every set of options, including Options 4 and 5, which can be awarded singly, the VA will add an additional 30 calendar days to the contract duration.

Cemetery hours are from Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Cemetery is closed on all federal holidays except Memorial Day and Veterans Day. The contractor shall work only during the hours of operation. Work is prohibited on Memorial Day or on Veterans Day.

The VA intends to issue the award will be made on a competitive basis under Federal Acquisitions Regulations (FAR) 14. Only VA certified SDVOSB firms are eligible to submit an offer or receive an award of a VA contract that is set-aside for SDVOSB in accordance with VAAR Part 819. A non-verified vendor that submits a bid or proposal will be rejected as non-responsive.

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