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Sources Sought Notice Template

The Sources Sought template is used when determining the availability of commercial sources under the procedures prescribed in FAR, Subpart 7.3 and OMB Circular A-76.

Tag
Description
Format
<SRCSGT>
   
<DATE>
Month and day synopsis is submitted. Insert four digits for this term, two digits for the month and two digits for the day.
MMDD
<YEAR>
Year synopsis is submitted. Insert two digits for the year
YY
<CBAC> *
User ID for the Office, Agency, or Location. Assigned by FBO System Administrator
Up to 9 characters
<PASSWORD>*
Password. Assigned by FBO System Administrator
Up to 20 characters
<ZIP>
The Contracting Office's zip code
5 Digits
<CLASSCOD>*
Either one alphabetic code or a two digit code for service or supply that the synopsis should be listed under.
Valid classification code (FAR, Section 5.207(g))
<NAICS>* Six-digit code fro service or supply that the synopsis would be listed under Valid NAICS code
(www.census.gov/epcd/naics02/naicod02.htm)
<OFFADD>
The complete address of the contracting office
Up to 250 characters
<SUBJECT>
The classification code, two hyphens, and a brief title description of the synopsis
Up to 250 characters
<SOLNBR>*
Unique (within given location) reference number for the solicitation
Up to 50 characters
<RESPDATE>
The deadline for the receipt of the responses.
MMDDYY
<ARCHDATE>
The date when status of solicitation will be changed to
inactive.
MMDDYYYY
Default - 30 days after response date
<CONTACT>
The names and phone numbers of officials to contact in regard to this synopsis. If there are two points of contact, their information shall be separated by semicolon.
Up to 300 characters
<DESC>
The narrative description of the procurement action.
Up to 24,000 characters
<LINK>
The group tag; no data required.
 
<URL>
The Government Agency's URL that will be listed in the background (invisible to the user).
Up to 250 characters, consist of a restricted set of characters ( see URL specification - RFC 2396)
<DESC>
Visible hypertext description provided to the user for
linking to the related site.
Up to 100 characters
<EMAIL>
The group tag; no data required.
 
<ADDRESS>
The Government Agency contact's email address which will be listed in the background.
Up to 100 characters
<DESC>
Visible hypertext description provided for linking to the
Government Agency contact's email.
Up to 100 characters
<SETASIDE>
Identify set-aside acquisitions
Valid values are:
"N/A",
"Total HBCU",
"Total Small Business",
"Total Small Disadvantage Business",
"Total HUB-Zone",
"Total Women-owned Business", "Partial HBCU",
"Partial Small Business",
"Partial Small Disadvantage Business", "Partial HUB-Zone",
"Partial Women-owned Business",
"8a Competitive",
"Very Small Business",
"Veteran-Owned Small Business", "Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned".
<POPADDRESS>
Place of Performance address
Up to 250 characters
<POPZIP>
Place of Performance postal code
Up to 10 characters
<POPCOUNTRY>
Place of Performance country
Up to 25 characters
</SRCSGT>
   

Notes:

  1. All red tags represent required data.
  2. * denotes validated data.
  3. <LINK>, <URL>, and <DESC> are a group data and should be provided or omitted together.
  4. <EMAIL>, <ADDRESS>, and <DESC> are a group data and should be provided or omitted together.
  5. <POPADDRESS>, <POPCOUNTRY>, and <POPZIP> are group data and should be provided or omitted together.

Example:

<SRCSGT>
<DATE> 0721
<YEAR> 99
<CBAC> demo
<PASSWORD> DEMO
<ZIP> 22030
<CLASSCOD> B
<NAICS>123456
<OFFADD> Office of Environmental Studies; 1323 Y Street; Washington, DC 22030
<SUBJECT> B --ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES KNOWLEDGE DEVELOPMENT AND DISSEMINATION ACTIVITIES REGARDING THE HOMELESS MENTALLY ILL POPULATION
<SOLNBR> 208-94-0008
<RESPDATE>
091399
<ARCHDATE> 10131999
<CONTACT> Mary Ann Deal, Contract Specialist, 301-443-5329; Contracting Officer - Beatrice L. Woods, 301-443-0043
<DESC>
CORRECTION: This action previously published in theCommerce Business Daily is hereby corrected to add the following statement: "This acquisition is unrestricted and open to both small and large business concerns.''
<LINK>
<URL> http://www.jkl.gov
<DESC> Office of Environmental Studies
<EMAIL>
<ADDRESS> johndoe@usa.gov
<DESC> Office of Environmental Studies
<SETASIDE> Total Small Disadvantage Business
<POPADDRESS>
Office of Environmental Studies; 1323 Y Street; Washington, DC
<POPZIP>
22030
<POPCOUNTRY>
US
</SRCSGT>