**** THIS AMENDMENT 0004 IS POSTED ****


The U.S. Department of State (DOS) has a requirement for a qualified Contractor to provide Local Guard Services to support the U.S. Mission in CANADA.

The Government requires a secure environment to conduct their mission. The Contractor shall provide the organizational structure, management, and qualified staff at levels adequate to meet or exceed the requirement contained in the Performance Work Statement. The Contractor shall be required to provide services in a manner that prevent loss or injury to U.S. personnel, dependents, property; destruction of assets; to prevent unauthorized access; and deter potential terrorist attacks. Anticipated period of performance is one base year and four one-year options (to be exercised at the sole discretion of the Government). 

All contracted personnel, regardless of nationality, will be required to pass a background investigation conducted by the Contractor and a separate background investigation conducted by the U.S. Government to certify their suitability for employment under this contract. 

The approximate acquisition schedule is as follows: The synopsis will be posted for a minimum of fifteen (15) days. Once the solicitation is posted on www.FBO.gov, the offerors will have at least thirty (60) days to submit proposals. All dates are subject to change and any change will be posted on this site. 

A Site Visit of the facilities will be scheduled and detailed in the solicitation. A firm date of this site visit will be included in Section L.1 of the solicitation. Offerers are responsible for entry visa, all travel arrangements, local transportation, and accommodations. Due to space limitations, only two (2) representatives from each firm will be allowed for the site visit. 

INTERESTED VENDORS: 
Offerers are requested to provide notice of their interest in the solicitation (i.e., name of representative, name of firm, address) by adding themselves to the Interested Vendors list under Notice Details - (FBO Vendor Guide, 4.9 - Interested Vendor List)

RESTRICTED DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT 
Vendors will need to request access to the documents via FBO's Explicit Access Request. The request is under the Packages Tab. (FBO Vendor Guide, 4.6 - Request Explicit Access to View a Document). By requesting access the vendor is adhering to the following: 

Distribution authorized to legitimate bidders only, contains technical or operation information.
 
THESE RESTRICTED ACCESS DOCUMENTS MAY NOT BE DUPLICATED NOR IS ANY SECONDARY DISTRIBUTION OF DOCUMENTS AUTHORIZED. 

DATA SHALL BE KEPT IN A LOCKED DESK, LOCKED FILING CABINET, OR LOCKED ROOM WHEN NOT IN USE. UPON TERMINATION OF USE, THE HARDCOPY PRINTS AND ANY ELECTRONIC MEDIA SHALL BE DESTROYED BY SHREDDING THE PRINTS AND FORMATIING THE ELECTRONIC MEDIA. UPON TERMINATION OF USE, ALL MEDIA SHALL BE REMOVED FROM ANY COMPUTERS. 

OFFERORS REQUESTING ACCESS SHALL NOT COPY, SCAN OR POST ANY PART OF THESE BIDDING DOCUMENTS ON THE INTERNET. 

PHONE CALLS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED 

Offerers shall have an active registration on the System for Award Management at https://www.SAM.gov. The Offerer must also ensure that their POC's full name, including first, middle (if applicable), and last name, are identical in both SAM.gov and FBO.gov. 

In accordance with 22 U.S.C. § 4864, the Government will give preference to offerers qualifying as U.S. persons or U.S. Joint Venture Persons. All Joint Venture partners MUST be registered in SAM.Gov prior to award. The contract will be awarded to the best technically acceptable proposal with the lowest evaluated price. 

Contracting Office Address: 
1800 N. Kent St. 
Arlington, Virginia 22209 
United States 

Place of Performance: 
U.S. Mission CANADA 

Primary Point of Contact.: 
Shawn C-M Odoms
OdomsSC@state.gov 
Phone: (703)875-4971
Deadline Date2020-01-23
Publication Date2019-10-17
CountryCanada
Procurement StatusAmended
OrganisationDepartment of State
Attention OfShawn C-M Odoms, Contracting Officer, Phone 7038754971, Email OdomsSC@state.gov
Address1735 N. Lynn St. Arlington VA 22209
Class DescriptionUtilities and housekeeping services
SourceFederal Business Opportunities (FBO)

Version of 2019-10-04

U.S. MISSION CANADA(Ottawa, Toronto, Halifax, Winnipeg, Montreal, Quebec, Vancouver, Calgary)

Deadline Date2019-11-08
Publication Date2019-10-04
CountryCanada
Procurement StatusAmended
OrganisationDepartment of State
Attention OfShawn C-M Odoms, Contracting Officer, Phone 7038754971, Email OdomsSC@state.gov
Address1735 N. Lynn St. Arlington VA 22209
Class DescriptionUtilities and housekeeping services
SourceFederal Business Opportunities (FBO)

Version of 2019-08-26

U.S. MISSION CANADA(Ottawa, Toronto, Halifax, Winnipeg, Montreal, Quebec, Vancouver, Calgary)

Amendment 003 is now posted to include corrected Exhibits and language for the IDIQ and Task Orders.
Deadline Date2019-10-17
Publication Date2019-08-26
CountryCanada
Procurement StatusAmended
OrganisationDepartment of State
Attention OfShawn C-M Odoms, Contracting Officer, Phone 7038754971, Email OdomsSC@state.gov
Address1735 N. Lynn St. Arlington VA 22209
Class DescriptionUtilities and housekeeping services
SourceFederal Business Opportunities (FBO)

Version of 2019-07-18

U.S. MISSION CANADA(Ottawa, Toronto, Halifax, Winnipeg, Montreal, Quebec, Vancouver, Calgary)

Deadline Date2019-08-30
Publication Date2019-07-18
CountryCanada
Procurement StatusAmended
OrganisationDepartment of State
Attention OfShawn C-M Odoms, Contracting Officer, Phone 7038754971, Email OdomsSC@state.gov
Address1735 N. Lynn St. Arlington VA 22209
Class DescriptionUtilities and housekeeping services
SourceFederal Business Opportunities (FBO)

Version of 2019-07-11

U.S. MISSION CANADA(Ottawa, Toronto, Halifax, Winnipeg, Montreal, Quebec, Vancouver, Calgary)

The purpose of this amendment is to attach the Q&A documents.

Deadline Date2019-07-23
Publication Date2019-07-11
CountryCanada
Procurement StatusAmended
OrganisationDepartment of State
Attention OfShawn C-M Odoms, Contracting Officer, Phone 7038754971, Email OdomsSC@state.gov
Address1735 N. Lynn St. Arlington VA 22209
Class DescriptionUtilities and housekeeping services
SourceFederal Business Opportunities (FBO)

Version of 2019-05-24

U.S. MISSION CANADA(Ottawa, Toronto, Halifax, Winnipeg, Montreal, Quebec, Vancouver, Calgary)

**** THIS SOLICITATION IS POSTED ****


The U.S. Department of State (DOS) has a requirement for a qualified Contractor to provide Local Guard Services to support the U.S. Mission in CANADA.

The Government requires a secure environment to conduct their mission. The Contractor shall provide the organizational structure, management, and qualified staff at levels adequate to meet or exceed the requirement contained in the Performance Work Statement. The Contractor shall be required to provide services in a manner that prevent loss or injury to U.S. personnel, dependents, property; destruction of assets; to prevent unauthorized access; and deter potential terrorist attacks. Anticipated period of performance is one base year and four one-year options (to be exercised at the sole discretion of the Government). 

All contracted personnel, regardless of nationality, will be required to pass a background investigation conducted by the Contractor and a separate background investigation conducted by the U.S. Government to certify their suitability for employment under this contract. 

The approximate acquisition schedule is as follows: The synopsis will be posted for a minimum of fifteen (15) days. Once the solicitation is posted on www.FBO.gov, the offerors will have at least thirty (60) days to submit proposals. All dates are subject to change and any change will be posted on this site. 

A Site Visit of the facilities will be scheduled and detailed in the solicitation. A firm date of this site visit will be included in Section L.1 of the solicitation. Offerers are responsible for entry visa, all travel arrangements, local transportation, and accommodations. Due to space limitations, only two (2) representatives from each firm will be allowed for the site visit. 

INTERESTED VENDORS: 
Offerers are requested to provide notice of their interest in the solicitation (i.e., name of representative, name of firm, address) by adding themselves to the Interested Vendors list under Notice Details - (FBO Vendor Guide, 4.9 - Interested Vendor List)

RESTRICTED DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT 
Vendors will need to request access to the documents via FBO's Explicit Access Request. The request is under the Packages Tab. (FBO Vendor Guide, 4.6 - Request Explicit Access to View a Document). By requesting access the vendor is adhering to the following: 

Distribution authorized to legitimate bidders only, contains technical or operation information.
 
THESE RESTRICTED ACCESS DOCUMENTS MAY NOT BE DUPLICATED NOR IS ANY SECONDARY DISTRIBUTION OF DOCUMENTS AUTHORIZED. 

DATA SHALL BE KEPT IN A LOCKED DESK, LOCKED FILING CABINET, OR LOCKED ROOM WHEN NOT IN USE. UPON TERMINATION OF USE, THE HARDCOPY PRINTS AND ANY ELECTRONIC MEDIA SHALL BE DESTROYED BY SHREDDING THE PRINTS AND FORMATIING THE ELECTRONIC MEDIA. UPON TERMINATION OF USE, ALL MEDIA SHALL BE REMOVED FROM ANY COMPUTERS. 

OFFERORS REQUESTING ACCESS SHALL NOT COPY, SCAN OR POST ANY PART OF THESE BIDDING DOCUMENTS ON THE INTERNET. 

PHONE CALLS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED 

Offerers shall have an active registration on the System for Award Management at https://www.SAM.gov. The Offerer must also ensure that their POC's full name, including first, middle (if applicable), and last name, are identical in both SAM.gov and FBO.gov. 

In accordance with 22 U.S.C. § 4864, the Government will give preference to offerers qualifying as U.S. persons or U.S. Joint Venture Persons. All Joint Venture partners MUST be registered in SAM.Gov prior to award. The contract will be awarded to the best technically acceptable proposal with the lowest evaluated price. 

Contracting Office Address: 
1800 N. Kent St. 
Arlington, Virginia 22209 
United States 

Place of Performance: 
U.S. Mission CANADA 

Primary Point of Contact.: 
Shawn C-M Odoms
OdomsSC@state.gov 
Phone: (703)875-4971
Deadline Date2019-07-23
Publication Date2019-05-24
CountryCanada
Procurement StatusAmended
OrganisationDepartment of State
Attention OfShawn C-M Odoms, Contracting Officer, Phone 7038754971, Email OdomsSC@state.gov
Address1735 N. Lynn St. Arlington VA 22209
Class DescriptionUtilities and housekeeping services
SourceFederal Business Opportunities (FBO)

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