PRESENTED BY - CLU-IN

Report
Remedial Acquisition Framework
Webinar
PRESENTED BY:
Barbara McDonough
Chief, Contracts Management Branch, OSRTI
Kate Garufi
Superfund Technical Lead, OSRTI
Jeanne Poovey
Manager, Program Management & Regional Coordination Service Center, OAM
1
Agenda
• Introduction
– Robin Richardson, OSRTI
– Raoul Scott, OAM
• Logistics
– Jean Balent
• Presentation
• Questions
2
Current Superfund Remedial
Acquisition Model
• Full Service Remedial Action Contracts (RACs)
– Provides services to conduct site investigation through design,
construction and oversight
• Site Specific Contracts
• Interagency Agreements with USACE or
other Federal Agencies
• State or Tribe run projects through
Cooperative Agreements
3
Why Change?
• Recognized overall acquisition approach is more than
20 years old
• Implementing OMB and FAR requirements, e.g.,
– Reducing High Risk Contracts
– Using Fair Opportunity
– Strategic Sourcing
• Provides for competition throughout the life of the
contracts
• Reduced resources (dollars & FTE)
• Continue to promote Small Business Participation
• Provides for ability to leverage Performance Based
Acquisition
4
Remedial Acquisition Framework
(RAF) – Overview
Number of contracts and small business set asides to be determined by industry responses to the Sources
Sought/Request for Information notices posted for RES and ESO that are due on November 7.
5
What exactly is changing?
• Remedial Action Contracts (RACs) are being split into three
suites of contracts:
– Design and Engineering Services (DES)
– Remediation Environmental Services (RES)
– Environmental Services & Operation (ESO)
• Contracts will be multiple awards (MACs), indefinite
delivery/ indefinite quantity (ID/IQ)
• Minimum guarantee of $25,000 per CLIN awarded under a
single contract (the CLIN structure is explained on the
following slides)
• Contractors will compete for projects at the task order level
pursuant to the fair opportunity process of FAR 16.505
6
Overarching Acquisition Strategy
Note: Due to continuous work on these solicitations, as well as the results of
our market research, the information on the following slides are subject
to change.
•
•
•
•
One solicitation per suite
NAICS Code 562910
Multiple contracts will be awarded for each suite
Each contract will be composed of Contract Line Item
Numbers (CLINs)
• Each CLIN will represent a certain geographic area (e.g.
State, multiple states, region, multiple regions or national)
• We will discuss the specifics of each suite in the following
slides
7
Who Can Participate
in the RAF?
• Contractors may bid on one or more CLINs
• A contractor may hold a contract as a prime and
participate as a subcontractor within each suite
• Joint Venture partners are considered primes
• RES and ESO may be small business set aside
(pending market research)
• the Limitation of Future Contracting (LOFC) clause
under the current RAC contracts remain unchanged
8
Design and Engineering Services
(DES) Suite
• Acquire professional services of a scientific, architecture
and engineering nature to support the EPA’s cleanup
programs. Tasks include:
–
–
–
–
–
–
Remedial investigations/feasibility studies (RI/FS)
Field work and analytical support
Remedial design (RD)
Engineering evaluation/cost analysis (EE/CA)
Technical assistance (TA)
To a lesser extent, support for other EPA programs or
Agencies
9
DES Structure
• FAR Part 36.6 – Brooks Act Procurement
• Request for Standard Form 330 (SF-330)
• EPA will maintain SF-330s in a database for use when
evaluating firms for award of task orders
10
So what does this look like?
DES CLIN STRUCTURE
•
•
•
•
Single Request for SF-330s
CLIN by geographical area (to be determined)
Small Business Awards
Full and Open Awards
CLIN
1
CLIN
2
CLIN
3…
CLIN
1
CLIN
2
CLIN
3…
Contract
Contract
Contract
Contract
Contract
Contract
1
1
1
1
1
1
Contract
Contract
Contract
Contract
Contract
Contract
2
2
2
2
2
2
Contract
Contract
Contract
Contract
Contract
Contract
3…
3…
3…
3…
3…
3…
•
•
•
Full and Open with reserves to small business
Full and Open covers all 10 Regions
CLIN geographical structure to be determined
Anticipate 2-6 awards per individual CLIN,
with a number of those awards to be reserved
for small businesses
Based on EPA spend, goal is to award an
appropriate number of contracts to small
business concerns. Expectation is that we will
award enough contracts to small business
concerns to ensure that at least 15-30% of the
work is performed by small businesses at the
task order level (at least 2 small business
awards for each Region)
Firms may propose on as many individual
CLINs as they wish (just 1 CLIN or up to all 10
CLINs)
Firms will not be rated more or less highly
based on how many SF-330s they submit
11
How will task orders be awarded
under DES?
• CLIN selection for fair opportunity process
– EPA reserves the right to compete task orders exclusively among the
small business CLIN and will evaluate their technical qualifications from
existing SF-330 and other agency information.
• Firm Selection
– EPA has the discretion to request additional information/technical qualifications
from contractors
– EPA will evaluate existing information (SF 330s, past performance)
– EPA will evaluate and rank firms based on FAR Part 36 evaluation criteria
– EPA will request proposal and begin negotiations with top ranked firm
12
SF-330 Electronic Form Update
Comments received thus far and addressed now on SF-330:
•
•
•
•
•
•
Increasing page limit
Ability to format text has been added – bold, underline, italics, bullets and
numbering, font color, highlighting, ‘hard’ enter
Added attachment function in Section H that supports multiple file types
– All attachments now printing with ‘Close and Print’ button
Text not appearing in the printer version is now corrected
– Text boxes can increase / decrease in size, depending on vendor entry
EPA will be using the electronic Microsoft Access SF-330; no alternative
versions will be accepted, to include hard copies, PDFs, Word, etc.
Planning to provide a submittal confirmation to offerors for the final SF-330
A revised version of the SF-330 form and instructions will be posted for a
second round of industry comments. A Q&A document will also be posted
shortly to address all comments received on the SF-330 form to-date.
13
Remediation Environmental Services
(RES) Suite
• Provides a capability to acquire remedial and removal action
services to support the EPA’s cleanup programs including:
– Remedial/removal action implementation
• Emergency response will generally not be conducted under these
contracts
– Long term response (LTRA)/Remedy Operations
– Cleanup Validation
– Design support
Note: The RES CLIN and set aside structure will be
determined after the results of the current market
research being conducted through the Request for
Information due November 7, 2014.
14
Environmental Services and
Operation (ESO) Suite
• Provides a capability to acquire professional services to
support the EPA’s cleanup programs including:
– Primarily provide support to implement long-term response
action/remedy operations at Superfund sites
– Technical support to the EPA project manager(s) in the oversight
of the EPA contractor implementing the remedial action or a
removal action under the RES contract
– Technical oversight of the environmental remediation work
being financed and performed by another Federal Agency, state,
tribe, or potentially responsible parties
– Preliminary assessment/site investigation activities.
Note: The ESO CLIN and set aside structure will be determined after
the results of the current market research being conducted
through the Request for Information due November 7, 2014.
15
Transition from RACs to RAF
• Review of existing contracts periods of performance
• Review of current and future projects
• Review of projected budgets (including pipeline and
special accounts)
• Develop acquisition forecasts for each Region
• Determine appropriate off-ramps from RACs to new
DES,RES, ESO contracts
• EPA may rely on existing vehicles e.g. interagency
agreements with the US Army Corp of Engineers, during
the transition period.
16
What to Expect in the Near Future
• Responses to RFIs and additional questions on
webinar due November 7, 2014
• EPA to review comments during November and
December 2014
• EPA to issue Request for SF-330s in early 2015
• Issue Draft Solicitation for RES & ESO in early 2015
17
RAF Contracting Officers
• DES
Derek Davis
[email protected]
(202) 564-1074
• RES
Evelyn Stanley
[email protected]
(202) 564-2648
• ESO
Mike Ottariano
[email protected]
(617) 918-1190
18
Resources
FebBizOpportunity: https://www.fbo.gov/
•
EPA Remedial Acquisition Framework: Remediation Environmental Services (RES)― SOL-HQ-1400023:
https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&tab=core&id=ff5d09036bca22f123590c81
bc5fefce&_cview=0
•
EPA Remedial Acquisition Framework: Design Engineering Services (DES)―SOL-HQ-14-00022:
https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&tab=core&id=ae20c37e70787fcc0a54e066
e7ade18c&_cview=0
•
EPA Remedial Acquisition Framework: Environmental Services and Operations (ESO)― SOL-R114-00003:
https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&tab=core&id=90d3d10115b81bddc2f2f612
6fb3a7f9&_cview=0·
19
Questions
20

similar documents