By Pacific Island Times News Staff
NAVFAC awards $49M contract for cultural resources management service
Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) Pacific has awarded a $49 million multiple-award contract for cultural resource management services at various locations within the NAVFAC Pacific area of operations. “The cultural resources multiple award contract provides for a wide variety of cultural resources services such as archaeological monitoring of construction, historic preservation services and vital resources management planning,” said Karen Desilets, NAVFAC Pacific Cultural Resources Branch supervisor.
The contract was awarded May 19.
“This contract serves our supported commands and provides essential mission support across the Pacific area of operations," Desilets said.
Under this contract, cultural resources services are performed by qualified professionals that meet the secretary of the interior standards for archaeologist, historian and historical architect.
Work will be performed in the NAVFAC Pacific AO including Guam, Hawaii and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands by the following three businesses - Garcia and Associates of San Anselmo, California; International Archaeology, LLC of Honolulu, Hawaii; and Pacific Consulting Services, Inc. of Honolulu, Hawaii. The term of the contract is not to exceed 60 months, with an expected completion date of May 2026. (Navfac)