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Standby Response Services - Request for Proposals and Contract

Advertisement and Notice to Proposers

Contract Name: Standby Response Services Request for Proposals (RFP) and Contract
NYS Contract Number: C008820 - C008834

Proposals for Standby Response Services Contracts will be received by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Division of Management and Budget Services, Bureau of Expenditures and Travel, 10th Floor, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233, Attn: Lori Liddane until the time of 1:00 PM on the date of Thursday, May 22, 2014. These submittals will be publicly opened and acknowledged at the above time and date. Telegraphic or other electronically transferred proposals are not acceptable.

Description of Services: The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), Division of Environmental Remediation (DER) is responsible for managing contracts that provide response services. Response services are defined as any action taken to address a situation which requires immediate action to ensure that a release or potential release of contaminants (i.e., petroleum, hazardous waste) does not threaten the immediate public health or the environment. The actions may involve controlling and removing the source, in combination with confining and/or removing any released contaminants to minimize and remove the potential for significant damage to public health or the environment. These will be standby response services contracts with no minimum guarantee of work. These Contracts will be awarded throughout all NYSDEC Regions and Multiple Contracts will be awarded in each NYSDEC Region.

Mandatory Requirements and Eligibility/Qualifications Requirements

All Proposers MUST attend the Pre-Proposal Meeting scheduled for April 9, 2013, at NYSDEC, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233 at 1:00 PM. A maximum of two (2) representatives per Proposer (3 if Joint Venture) will be permitted to attend. Proposers must register attendees prior to the date of the meeting by contacting the Department's Designated Representatives listed below.

  1. All Proposers MUST attend the mandatory Pre-Proposal Meeting scheduled for May 1, 2014, at NYSDEC, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233 at 9:00 AM. A maximum of two (2) representatives per Proposer will be permitted to attend. Proposers must register attendees prior to the date of the meeting by contacting the Department's Designated Representatives listed below.
  2. All Proposals MUST be received by 1:00 PM on Thursday May 22, 2014 to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Division of Management and Budget Services, Bureau of Expenditure Accounting and Travel Services, 625 Broadway, 10th Floor, Albany, NY 12233, Attn: Lori Liddane.
  3. Proposers must meet all of the mandatory requirements as stated in the RFP.

Pursuant to State Finance Law 139-j and 139-k, this Request for Proposal (RFP) includes and imposes certain restrictions on communications between a government entity and an offerer during the procurement process. Further information about these requirements, including a copy of the lobbying law can be found at NYS Office of General Services - Advisory Council on Procurement Lobbying Website (See the "Links Leaving DEC's Website" tab on the right of this page). All correspondence and/or questions relating to this RFP should be directed to the Department's designated contact persons (Eric Obrecht or Patricia Kappeller) listed below.

The RFP can be obtained by contacting the Department's designated contacts: Eric Obrecht or Patricia Kappeller, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Division of Environmental Remediation, Bureau of Program Management, 625 Broadway, 12th Floor, Albany, NY 12233-7012. Phone: (518) 402-9764. Email: erobrech@gw.dec.state.ny.us or plkappel@gw.dec.state.ny.us.

Minority and Women owned businesses are encouraged to submit Proposals in response to this solicitation. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

It is the policy of the Department that the award of procurement contracts shall be based solely upon the merits of the competing Proposals. It is essential that the Department's procurement process be protected from improper lobbying influences by lobbyists in order to ensure that the contracting process is fair and equitable. From the issue date of this RFP and until the resultant contracts are approved by the Office of the State Comptroller, all contacts with Departmental personnel, except as otherwise specified herein, concerning this Request for Proposals or any other aspects of this procurement must be made, in writing, through the Department's Designated Representatives.

For the purpose of this Notice to Proposers, the Department's Designated Representatives are:

Mr. Eric Obrecht, P.E.
or
Mrs. Patricia Kappeller, Contract Manager
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Division of Environmental Remediation
625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-7012
518-402-9764
518-402-9722 Fax
erobrech@gw.dec.state.ny.us
plkappel@gw.dec.state.ny.us