SOURCES SOUGHT: S207–Pest Control Service (Loma Linda VA Health Care System and Loma Linda VA Ambulatory Care Center)
This is a SOURCES SOUGHT ANNOUNCEMENT ONLY. It is neither a solicitation announcement nor a request for proposals or quotes and does not obligate the Government to award a contract. Requests for a solicitation will not receive a response. Responses to this Sources Sought must be in writing. The purpose of this Sources Sought announcement is for market research to make appropriate acquisition decisions and to gain knowledge of potential qualified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses, Veteran Owned Small Businesses, 8(a), HubZone and other Small Businesses interested and capable of providing the services described below. Documentation of technical expertise must be presented in sufficient detail for the Government to determine that your company possesses the necessary functional area expertise and experience to compete for this acquisition.
Responses to this notice shall include the following: (a) company name (b) address (c) point of contact (d) phone, fax, and email (e) UEI number (f) Cage Code (g) Tax ID Number (h) Type of small business, e.g. Services Disabled Veteran Owned small Business, Veteran-owned small business, 8(a), HUBZone, Women Owned Small Business, Small disadvantaged business, or Small Business HUBZone business and (i) must provide a capability statement that addresses the organizations qualifications and ability to perform as a contractor for the work described below.
Network Contract Office (NCO) 22 is seeking a qualified vendor to provide Integrated Pest Control Services for the Loma Linda VA Health Care System (LLVAHCS) at 11201 Benton Street, Loma Linda, CA and the Loma Linda VA Ambulatory Care Center (ACC) located at 26001 Redlands Blvd., Redlands, CA. The contractor shall provide all labor, supplies, materials, and travel to meet the needs of this solicitation. Prospective contractors must be authorized/certified to provide the required service and must show proof with any provided documents at the time of responding to this Sources Sought announcement of the capabilities stated below: DRAFT STATEMENT OF WORK DRAFT Contract Title. Integrated Pest Control Service Agreement (Loma Linda VA Health Care System and Loma Linda VA Ambulatory Care Center). Background. Contractor shall furnish all labor, equipment, supervision, management, supplies, transportation, and equipment necessary to perform contractor owned/contractor operated commercial pest, insect and rodent control services required under this contract for the Loma Linda VA Health Care System (LLVAHCS), located at 11201 Benton Street, Loma Linda, CA, and the Loma Linda VA Ambulatory Care Center (ACC) located at 26001 Redlands, Blvd., Redlands, CA for the development and implementation of a comprehensive Integrated Pest Management Program (IPM). All services are to be performed in accordance with standard industry practices and quality control measures.
The pesticide formulations used shall be United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certified and approved for use in the manner applied, and must comply with Federal, State, and Local regulations. The Contractor shall be knowledgeable and certified to apply, maintain, and mix pesticide formulations in accordance with all Federal, State, and Local regulations. All pest management services throughout the period of this contract shall be performed at the Loma Linda VA Health Care System (LLVAHCS) main campus and the Loma Linda VA Ambulatory Care Center (ACC). Together, they comprise approximately 1,020,000 square feet of building space. Services are required daily Monday through Friday for regular service, and possibly Saturday and Sunday for emergent service. LLVAHCS is required to provide 24-hour support operations essential to patient care. Contractor services turn-around shall be performed accordingly to support the LLVAHCS operations, this includes both a regular spraying schedule during normal business hours, and no later than 24 hours after receiving notice for emergent situations. The contractor shall be flexible to provide services Monday through Sunday (excluding Federal Holidays) to prevent any delay in patient care, and or to address urgent services that require immediate attention that could pose a safety or health risk. Important information: The Government is not obligated to, nor will it pay for or reimburse any costs associated with responding to this Sources Sought synopsis request.
This notice shall not be construed as a commitment by the Government to issue a solicitation or ultimately award a contract, nor does it restrict the Government to a particular acquisition approach. The Government will in no way be bound to this information if any solicitation is issued. The VA is mandated by Public Law 109-461 to consider a total set-aside for Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business set aside. However, if response by Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business firms proves inadequate, an alternate set-aside or full and open competition may be determined. No sub-contracting opportunity is anticipated.
The North American Classification System (NAICS) code for this acquisition is 561710, Exterminating and Pest Control Services. Notice to potential offerors: All offerors who provide goods or services to the United States Federal Government must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) at www.sam.gov and complete Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA). Additionally, all Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses or Veteran Owned Businesses who respond to a solicitation on this project must be registered with the Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Veterans Enterprise VetBiz Registry located at http://vip.vetbiz.gov. All interested Offerors must submit information by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All information submissions should be received no later than 3:30 pm Arizona Time on July 1, 2022. After review of the responses to this announcement, the Government intends to proceed with the acquisition and a subsequent solicitation will be published.
- Original Set Aside:
- Product Service Code: S207 – HOUSEKEEPING- INSECT/RODENT CONTROL
- NAICS Code: 561710 – Exterminating and Pest Control Services
- Place of Performance: Loma Linda VA Health Care System 11201 Benton Street, Loma Linda, CA , 92357