6515–Pre-Solicitation Notice with Intent to Sole Source for Avidity Watchdog EX Environmental Monitoring System
Notice ID: 36C24E24Q0075

Pre-Solicitation Notice for the notice of intent to award a sole source contract. This is not a solicitation. The Department of Veterans Affairs, Greater Los Angeles VA Medical Center (LA VAMC) intends to negotiate a sole source contract with Avidity Science, LLC for a one (1) year base period to include four (4) option years for the Avidity Watchdog EX Environmental Management System. Avidity Science, LLC is the only known vendor that can provide the proprietary Avidity Science Watchdog EX Environmental Management System that is compatible with the existing proprietary Avidity Environmental Management System currently in use by the LA VAMC. The existing Avidity environmental sentry panel and software has reached the end of its life expectancy, and the software is no longer supported. Avidity, the manufacturer, is the sole distributor of this proprietary technology. Since the intent is to procure this on a sole source basis, no solicitation will be posted to Contract Opportunities. The applicable NAICS code is 811210 with a $34 million size standard. The PSC is 6515. The authority for this action is FAR 6.302-1 Only One Responsible Source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. ITEM INFORMATION ITEM NUMBER DESCRIPTION OF SUPPLIES/SERVICES 0001 WATCHDOG EX LOCAL SOFTWARE 0002 WATCHDOG EX ON-BOARDING 0003 MATERIAL for BLDGS 113 & 117 to include: Watch EX Control Panel with internal Power Supply and I/O block; Watchdog EX Uninterruptable Power Supply; Sensor Modules; Watchdog EX Power Supply Unit for LON Devices; Electrical/Control cable as required 0004 INSTALLATION (BLDGS 113 & 117) 0005 SERVICING (Incl under 1st year warranty) 0006 Watchdog EX Local Software Annual Update (N/A for base year) 1005 SERVICING OY1 1006 Watchdog EX Local Software Annual Update OY1 2005 SERVICING OY2 2006 Watchdog EX Local Software Annual Update OY2 3005 SERVICING OY3 3006 Watchdog EX Local Software Annual Update OY3 4005 SERVICING OY4 4006 Watchdog EX Local Software Annual Update OY4 This is a notice of intent and is not a request for competitive quotes. However, any responsible source who can provide an equivalent product with the features described above, and who is the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), authorized dealer, authorized distributor, or authorized reseller of all the items listed above, may submit a capability statement to the contracting office no later than Friday, June 7, 2024, 10:00 AM, EDT. Interest/capability statements which specifically detail how your product meets the requirement may be sent to Shannon Hukriede at shannon.hukriede@va.gov. No telephone responses will be accepted. A determination not to compete the proposed requirement based upon the responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government.

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