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Federal Contract Proposal Preparation


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Dutch Van Stockum presents info about submitting a proposal with the goal of acquiring a federal contract at the 2011 GRO-Biz Conference & Idea Expo.

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Federal Contract Proposal Preparation

  1. 1. Proposal Preparation<br />2011 GRO-BIZ CONFERENCE<br />Evanston, WY<br />Presented By<br />Wm “Dutch” Van Stockum<br />Western Area Power Administration<br />Rocky Mountain Region<br />
  2. 2. DISCUSSION POINTS<br />About Western Area Power Administration<br />Mission<br />Procurement<br />Funding<br />Proposal Preparation<br />The Solicitation (SF 1449)<br />Where to find it<br />Registration requirements<br />Parts of the Solicitation<br />Summary<br />
  3. 3. About Western<br />Mission<br />
  4. 4. Mission<br />DOE agency<br />Wholesale electricity supplier<br />457 long-term firm power preference customers when agency formed in 1977<br />
  5. 5. Mission<br />Serving customers from 4 regional offices<br />56 hydropower plants<br />10,395 MW of installed capacity<br />
  6. 6. Mission<br />17,000 miles of high-voltage transmission lines in 15 states <br />Bulk, wholesale transmission <br />
  7. 7. Mission<br />Hydroelectric energy produced at Federal generating agencies<br />Multi-purpose projects<br />Variable water availability<br />
  8. 8. Mission<br />Market clean hydropower<br />Transmit it to customers<br />Control parts of the energy grid <br />Manage interties<br />Provide open access to transmission<br />
  9. 9. Procurement<br />$68,800,000 in FY09<br />$31,843,389 in FY10<br />Construction, A&E, Services and Commodities<br />Staff<br />7 Contracting Officers<br />2 Contract Specialists<br />
  10. 10. Procurement<br />Small Business Goals<br />Small Business – 70%<br />8(a) Business – 20%<br />Disadvantaged – 10%<br />Women-Owned 10%<br />HUBZone – 8%<br />Service Disabled Veteran – 3%<br />Rocky Mountain Region Achievement<br />Small Business – 87.31% +17.31%<br />8(a) Business – 26.86% +6.86%<br />Disadvantaged – 35.85% +25.85<br />Women-Owned 21.52% +11.52<br />HUBZone – 10.27% +2.27<br />Service Disabled Veteran – 14.65% +11.65%<br />
  11. 11. Funding<br />Federal agency funded by Congressional appropriations; customers (non-appropriated)<br />Cost-based rates for power generates revenue<br />Revenue used to repay U.S. Treasury<br />
  12. 12. Proposal Preparation<br />The Solicitation<br />Where to find it<br />Registration requirements<br />Parts of the Solicitation<br />
  13. 13. The Solicitation<br />Where to find it.<br /><br />Vendors / Citizens<br />Vendors and citizens may search, monitor, and retrieve opportunities.<br />Username<br />Password<br />Find Opportunities No login is required to view opportunities.<br />Register Now<br />Password Reminder<br />Recovery FAQs<br />
  14. 14. The Solicitation<br />Keyword / Solicitation #: Tips  Posted Date:   Search by Agency, Set-aside, State, and TypeSearch by Classification, NAICS code, Recovery actions, and more   <br />Agency: “Department of” then select “Energy”<br />Click and begin typing to initiate search...<br />Click to clear current selection<br />Place of Performance State:<br />Type:<br />Presolicitation Combined Synopsis/Solicitation Sources Sought Modification/Amendment/Cancel Sale of Surplus Property Special Notice Foreign Government Standard Award Notice Justification and Approval (J&A) Intent to Bundle Requirements (DoD-Funded) Set-aside Code:<br />Competitive 8(a) Partial HBCU / MI Total HBCU / MI Emerging Small Business Partial Small Business Total Small Business HUBZone Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Veteran-Owned Small Business Very Small Business<br />
  15. 15. The Solicitation<br />E-Center<br /><br />Industry Interactive Procurement System (IIPS)<br />Select search by:<br />Number<br />Contracting Activity<br />Classification Code<br />Western’s Web Page<br /><br />Click on e-center in red font<br />
  16. 16. The Solicitation<br />Registration Requirements<br />Business Partner Network<br /><br />Central Contractor Registration (CCR)<br />Request DUNS Number<br />Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA)<br />Federal Business Opportunities (FBO)<br />Small Business Administration (SBA)<br />Need Help!! Contact Your PTAC Representative<br /> 866-253-3300<br />
  17. 17. Solicitation<br />Parts of the Solicitation (See Attachments)<br />Synopsis<br />Invitation Cover Letter<br />SF 1449<br />Schedule B<br />Clauses & Provisions<br />
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  29. 29. Summary<br />About Western Area Power Administration<br />Mission<br />Procurement<br />Funding<br />Proposal Preparation<br />The Solicitation<br />Where to find it<br />Registration requirements<br />Parts of the solicitation<br />Summary<br />