Federal contract opportunity RFQP01170120013 for meat processed from carcasses at Bureau of Prisons USP Lee County, response was due Mar 1, 2012.

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The Federal Bureau of Prisons, United States Penitentiary Lee, Virginia, intends to issue solicitation RFQP01170120013 for the acquisition of meat for this facility for the upcoming quarter. In submitting the request for quote, vendors should consider all information herein. Please carefully follow all instructions located in the solicitation package concerning the content, format and submission of your quote. All future information about this acquisition, including solicitation amendments, will also be distributed through the site.

All potential offeror(s) are advised that this solicitation includes the clause FAR 52.212-4 (Oct 2003) for Commerical Items, Central Contractor Registration (CCR). This clause requires all contractors doing business with the Federal Government after September 30, 2003, to be registered in the CCR database. Offeror(s) MUST include their Data Universal Number System (DUNS) number in their offers. The Contracting Officer will verify registration in the CCR database prior to award by entering the potential awardee's DUNS number into the CCR database. As of January 1, 2005, all potential offeror(s) are required to complete the annual representations and certifications electronically via the On-Line Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA), which should be completed at http://orca.bpn.gov. This information is included in this solicitation in the provision FAR 52.212-1 (Jan 2005) Instructions to Offeror(s) - Commercial Items. Once you have included the ORCA requirement, you are no longer required to submit 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications with your quote. Failure to complete either of these registration procedures outlined in this solicitation, may result in elimination from consideration for award.

The Government reserves the right to award item by line, by groups of items, or by aggregate, whichever is advantageous to the Government. The Government will award to the responsible offeror(s) whose offer, conforming to the solicitation, is considered to be the best overall value to the Government, in regards to price, delivery, and past performance. Individual credit card orders will be issued for all items under $30,000 in aggregate. Purchase orders will be issued for orders totaling $30,000 or more in aggregate. This solicitation will be made available on or about February 15, 2012, and will be posted to the Federal Business Opportunities website, http://www.fbo.gov. This site provides all downloading instructions on how to obtain a copy of the solicitation. Hardcopies of the solicitation will not be available. Interested parties are responsible for monitoring the Federal Business Opportunities website to ensure they have any available updates to the solicitation. The anticipated award date is March 7, 2012. Award notices will be posted to the Federal Business Opportunites website.

Offers shall be received on or before the deadline of February 29, 2012, 2:00 pm Eastern Standard Time, via mail or email. No faxed offers will be accepted. Emailed quotes should be sent to mxrose@bop.gov. A confirmation email will be returned for all emailed offers received. Mailed quotes should be submitted to the following address:

U.S. Postal Service:
Melissa Rutherford, Contract Specialist
United States Penitentiary Lee
P.O. Box 900
Jonesville, VA 24263-0900

Fedex or UPS:
Melissa Rutherford, Contract Specialist
United States Penitentiary Lee
Lee County Industrial Park
Hickory Flats Road
Pennington Gap, VA 24277

Please do not submit quotes to any location other than the one listed above. Quotes received after the deadline will not be considered.

Please call 276-546-9144 if you have any questions.

Package File Description
Award Letter ~$ard Notice RFQP01170120013 Meat.docx Award Letter
Solicitation 1 Meat.pdf SF1449
Solicitation 1 Meat SF1449 Attachment.PDF SF1449 Attachment
Solicitation 1 RFQ Vendor Letter Meat.docx Vendor Letter / Instructions
Corrected Meat SF1449 Attachment New Meat Attachment.pdf This document replaces the document labeled "Meat SF1449 Attachment".
Corrected Meat SF1449 Attachment RFQ Vendor Letter Meat.docx The document replaces the document labeled "RFQ Vendor Letter Meat".
New Award Letter Award Notice RFQP01170120013 Meat.docx New Award Letter (Previous award letter is corrupt)
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