Published Date
December 13th, 2023
Response Deadline
December 20th, 2023
Bloomfield, NM, 87413, USA
Notice Type
Sources Sought
Solicitation No.





Set Aside

Buy Indian Set-Aside (specific to Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Services) (BICiv)


Sources Sought Notice: Health and Human Services, Department of, Indian Health Service is seeking Medical Infectious Hazardous Waste Pick-up & Disposal Services for the Dzilth-Na-O-Dith-Hle Health Center (DZHC) in Bloomfield, NM. The service is required for 12 continuous months and the NAICS code assigned to this procurement is 562211 - Hazardous Waste Treatment and Disposal. Indian Economic Enterprise and/or Small Business sources are preferred. Interested parties must submit a capabilities package by December 20, 2023, confirming their Buy-Indian set-aside status and providing evidence of recent experience in similar work. Contact Michael Austin, Contract Specialist, at for more information.


SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE ****************************************************************************** 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:  DZHC – MEDICAL INFECTIOUS HAZARDOUS WASTE PICK-UP & DISPOSAL SERVICES Tracking Number:  DZHC-SS-24-006 The Indian Health Service (IHS), Shiprock Service Unit (SSU), Dzilth-Na-O-Dith-Hle Health Center (DZHC), located near Bloomfield, NM, 87413, is seeking capable Indian Economic Enterprise and/or Small Business sources to satisfy this requirement for Biohazard Waste Pick-up and Disposal Services.  The anticipated period of performance will be for 12 continuous months from the date of contract award.  The applicable North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code assigned to this procurement is 562211 – HAZARDOUS WASTE TREATMENT AND DISPOSAL with a small business size standard of 1,500 EMPLOYEES.   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) 08:00AM MST ON DECEMBER 20, 2023. 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: 562211  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. If inadequate interest is not received from Buy-Indian concerns, the solicitation may be issued as another type of set aside or unrestricted without further notice. Point of Contact: Michael Austin, Contract Specialist O:  505-960-7848 Place of Performance: Dzilth-Na-O-Dith-Hle Health Center (DZHC) 6 Road 7586 Bloomfield, NM  97413 THIS IS NOT A SOLICITATION.

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PrimaryMichael Austin, Contract Specialist
(505) 960-7848
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