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SOL-DC-11-00024 - U.S. EPA Central Data Exchange (CDX) Help Desk Support

Procurement Office: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Headquarters Procurement Operations Division, Information Resource Management Procurement Service Center (3803R), 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Washington, DC 20460

Welcome to the Status Page for SOL-DC-11-00024. This acquisition is being conducted under FAR 16.505(b) and FAR 19.8 to place a firm-fixed-priced order under the 8(a) STARS II Government Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) for help desk support services. The requirement is exclusively reserved for qualifying 8(a) small business concerns, who hold contracts with GSA under the 8(a) STARS II program, under Constellation 1, Functional Area 3 - NAICS 541513, Computer Facilities Management Services. The Government anticipates issuing one (1) firm-fixed-price order consisting of a twenty four (24) month base period and four (4) twelve (12) month option periods for a total of seventy-two (72) months.

The draft and final Task Order Request For Quote, Amendments, Questions and Answers, and other related items will be posted as they become available. Please be advised that the documents provided below are drafts and are subject to revision. We anticipate the release of the final TORFQ in late September or early October 2011. Please continue to monitor this site for status updates. All inquiries and concerns regarding this procurement shall be addressed in writing via email to Deborah Darry, Contracting Officer, at darry.deborah@epa.gov


Update (12): March 23, 2012

AWARD NOTICE: Based on our comprehensive review of the 17 submissions received in response to the CDX Task Order Request For Quote (TORFQ), we found that the Cherokee Services Group (CSG) represented the "Best Value" to the Government. The six (6) year Firm Fixed Price (FFP) order EP-G12H-00370 is awarded to Cherokee Services Group (CSG) in the amount of $6,557,743.00. We thank you for your interest in U.S. EPA Central Data Exchange Help Desk Support SOL-DC-11-00024 and encourage you to review the forecast data base (located on the webpage), Fedbid.com, FBO.gov and ebuy for future opportunities.

Update (11): March 7, 2012

Please be advised, the EPA is still reviewing industry quotes submitted in response to the TORFQ. The EPA anticipates the effective award date of this task order to be April 1, 2012. Vendors are requested to confirm the validity of their price submission through April 15, 2012 via email to the contracting officer no later than March 12, 2012 at 12:00 pm ET.


Update (10): January 4, 2012

Please be advised, the EPA is still reviewing industry quotes submitted in response to the TORFQ. Updates will be posted as soon as they become available.


Update (9): November 22, 2011

Industry Request for Clarification is provided below. Please be advised, the offical comment period is closed. The due date for submissions is not later than November 30, 2011 at 3:00 P.M local time.


Update (8): November 17, 2011

Amendment 0001 is added today which (1) Extends the due date for submissions to November 30, 2011 at 3:00 P.M local time; (2) Incorporates the revised SOW as provided for under Update 7; (3) Revises TORFQ Attachment 2; and (4) Incorporates the Q&A's Sets 1 - 3 as provided for under Update 3 and Update 7.


Update (7): November 12, 2011

Set 3, responses to industry comments, the revised SOW, peak periods and the proposed phone tree are provided below. We will post the formal amendment next week. The due date for receipt of submissions is November 28, 2011, at 3:pm EST. Please continue to monitor the webpage for updates.


Update (6): November 4, 2011

Please be advised we are addressing industry questions submitted in response to the RFQ. We will post responses the week of November 7, 2011, along with an amendment to the RFQ. The due date for receipt of submissions will be changed to November 28, 2011. Please continue to monitor the webpage for updates.


Update (5): October 27, 2011

Reference Documents are posted today. Please be advised the documents are password protected. The password is sent under separate email to all 8(a) Stars II Industry Parnters. If you do not receive the password please send an e-mail to contracting officer. Be advised we are still addressing industry questions submitted in response to the RFQ. Please continue to monitor the webpage for updates.



Update (4): October 26, 2011

Please be advised we are still processing industry questions submitted in response to the RFQ. Please continue to monitor the webpage for updates.


Update (3): October 24, 2011

Set 1 and Set 2, responses are provided to industry below. Additional responses to inquires will be provided at this address. The Due date for receipt of submissions is revised to November 8, 2011 at 3:00 PM EST. Please continue to monitor the webpage for updates.


Update (2): October 5, 2011

The Final versions of the Task Order Request For Quote (TORFQ), Attachment 1 - Performance Work Statement, and Attachment 2 - Instructions for the Preparation of the TORFQ are uploaded today in Word Format and PDF. Industry questions or comments regarding the final documents are welcomed and will be addressed on this webpage. The comment period closes October 18, 2011 at 3:00 PM EST. The due date for receipt of submissions is revised to November 8, 2011 at 3:00 PM EST. Please continue to monitor the webpage for updates.


Update (1): September 26, 2011

The draft versions of the Task Order Request For Quote (TORFQ), Attachment 1 - Performance Work Statement, and Attachment 2 - Instructions for the Preparation of the TORFQ are uploaded today. Industry questions or comments regarding raft documents are welcomed and will be addressed on this webpage. Please continue to monitor the webpage for updates.


The point of contact for this procurement is Deborah Darry, Contracting Officer, darry.deborah@epa.gov.

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