This is a Pre-Solicitation Notice that the National Cemetery Administration will be soliciting offers under Solicitation Number 36C78618Q9539 for Willamette National Cemetery, 11800 S.E. Mt. Scott Blvd, Portland, OR 97086-6937, after being posted on Federal Business Opportunities (FBO).

This acquisition is 100% Set-Aside for Small Business. The NAICS Code is 327991 Cut Stone and Stone Product Manufacturing.

The Contractor shall provide all labor, material, equipment, tools and supplies for Willamette National Cemetery, (H1), Blank Granite Niche Covers & (C1) Granite Memorial Wall Markers Wall Markers, at Willamette National Cemetery.

Electronic solicitations will be available for download from Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps) at http://www.FedBizOpps.gov , On or Before 12 July 2018, though, the Posting for this solicitation is flexible. No paper copies will be issued. Offerors are advised that they are also responsible for obtaining and signing/dating ALL Amendments to the solicitation which will be available at FedBizOpps. (Solicitation posting, to FBO, date is subject to change as necessary and an Amendment to this Pre-solicitation will be posted if the date changes). Quotes projected Due Date is 20 July 2018 at 2:00 P.M., EST.

This is a Pre-Solicitation for commercial supplies and prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6 streamlined procedures for evaluation and solicitation for commercial items-as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotes are being requested and a separate solicitation document will be issued. The solicitation is being issued using simplified acquisition procedures. Solicitation 36C78618Q9499 is being issued as a request for quote (RFQ). This notice and the incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR). All responsible sources may submit a quote. FAR clauses and provisions enclosed within this RFQ are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-89 and are available in full text through internet access at http://www.acquisition.gov/far

Evaluation criteria for this award will be Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA). Award will be made to the vendor whose price is lowest amongst all Quotes provided and is deemed to be technically acceptable. Having the lowest price does not automatically constitute the premise for award. If your Quote is the lowest price, but your product does not meet the salient characteristics as set forth in the Solicitation and Statement of Work and an approved Sample by the Memorial Program Services (MPS), you will not be awarded the contract.

Please go to the VA eCMS Vendor Portal website at https://www.vendorportal.ecms.va.gov to register. Once on the webpage, proceed to the Vendor Portal Login section located on the far-left side of the webpage and click on Request a user account to register. In the event an Offeror is unable to submit a Quote through the Vendor Portal domain, prior to the solicitation closing date, contact the VAAS helpdesk at 1-877-634-3739, or via E-mail at VA.Acquisition.Systems@va.gov

Submission of Quotes through E-mail will NOT be accepted. Quote transmission/uploads shall be completed by the date/time specified in the SOLICITATION. Late or incomplete Quotes will not be considered.

NO telephone requests/questions will be accepted. Any questions for this Pre-Solicitation should be sent via E-mail to Sheryl.palacio-davis@va.gov.

Dates

Deadline: Friday, July 20, 2018

Date Published: Friday, July 13, 2018

Date Updated: Friday, July 13, 2018

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