Weed Control Services – Tohatchi Health Center

Published Date
October 5th, 2023
Response Deadline
October 11th, 2023
Tohatchi, NM, 87325, USA
Notice Type
Sources Sought
Solicitation No.






Sources Sought - HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF - INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE is seeking weed control services for the Tohatchi Health Center in Tohatchi, NM. The services are needed for the THC Facility Management department. The anticipated period of performance is a base year plus two option years. Interested parties must confirm their Buy-Indian set-aside status under NAICS Code 561730 - Landscaping Services and provide evidence of recent experience with similar work. The submission deadline is Wednesday, October 11, 2023, at 10:00am MT. Contact Stephen Silversmith at 505-726-8801 or stephen.silversmith@ihs.gov for more information.


****************************************************************************** THIS IS A SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE FOR INFORMATION ONLY: THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR QUOTES/PROPOSALS OR AN INVITATION FOR BIDS. THERE IS NO SOLICITATION AT THIS TIME. This request for capability information does not constitute a request for quotations or proposals.  Submission of any information in response to this market survey is purely voluntary and will be used only for market research purposes to determine availability of sources, commerciality, and competitive strategy.  The government assumes no financial responsibility for any costs associated with any response to this notice as incurred by prospective contractors.   ****************************************************************************** Project Title: Weed Control Services – Tohatchi Health Center Tracking Number: IHS1481855 The Indian Health Service (IHS), Gallup Service Unit, Tohatchi Health Center located at 07 Chooshgai Drive Tohatchi, NM 87325 is seeking capable sources to provide weed control services for the THC Facility Management department.  The anticipated period of performance will be a base year plus two option years. The applicable North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code assigned to this procurement is 561730 – Landscaping Services with a small business size standard of $9.5 million. The government will evaluate market information to ascertain potential market capacity to provide supplies with those described in this notice.  In accordance with the Buy Indian Act, 25 U.S.C. 47, the Indian Health Service shall give preference at all times, as far as practicable, to Indian economic enterprises.  If your firm is capable of providing the supplies and/or services described in this notice, complete the attached representation form and submit it along with the rest of the requested documents identified in this notice. THE RESPONSES TO THIS SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE/MARKET RESEARCH WILL BE USED TO DETERMINE THE ACQUISITION STRATEGY SUCH AS INDIAN-OWNED ENTERPRISE SET ASIDES, TOTAL SMALL BUSINESS SET ASIDE, ANY OTHER SOCIO-ECONOMIC SET ASIDE, OR UNRESTRICTED. NOTE: If this requirement is set-aside, FAR 52.219-14 Limitations on Subcontracting will apply; similarly-situated entity description applies. This clause requires that the concern perform at least 50 percent (50%) of the cost of the contract, not including the cost of materials, with its own employees. SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS: All interested sources must submit a capabilities package to the primary point of contact listed below, no later than (NLT) Wednesday, October 11, 2023 at 10:00am – MT. AT A MINIMUM, THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE POC LISTED IN THIS NOTICE: Confirm the Buy-Indian set-aside status you qualify for under following NAICS Code: 561730 – Landscaping Services. If the proposed NAICS is not the customary or applicable NAICS relative to the needs description, include your firm’s proposed NAICS and rationale for the different NAICS. If claiming IEE or ISBEE status, complete and submit the attached IHS Buy Indian Act Indian Economic Enterprise Representation Form. If Non-Indian, indicate firm’s size – small or other-than-small; and other socio-economic program participation such as small-disadvantaged, 8(a)-certified, HUBZone, SDVOSB, and/or WOSB/EDWOSB A positive statement of your intention to submit a quote to an upcoming solicitation as a prime contractor. Provide firm’s UEI Number. Evidence of recent (within the last five years) experience with work similar in type and scope to include: Contract Numbers Project Titles Dollar Amounts Percent and complete description of work self-performed. Customer points of contact with current telephone number and email address. All of the above information must be submitted in sufficient detail for a decision to be made on availability of interested qualified Buy-Indian parties, or any other type of set aside. Point of Contact: Stephen Silversmith, Contract Specialist             Phone: 505-726-8801             Email: Stephen.Silversmith@ihs.gov Place of Performance: Tohatchi Health Center (THC)             07 Chooshgai Drive             Tohatchi, NM 87325 THIS IS NOT A SOLICITATION.

Contact Information

PrimaryStephen Silversmith, Contract Specialist
(505) 726-8801
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