NOTICE FOR BIDS
PROPOSALS ARE REQUESTED FROM QUALIFIED GENERAL CONTRACTORS BY THE STATE OF FLORIDA, DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF: LAKE CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION’S ELEVATED WATER STORAGE TANK REFURBISHMENT
PROJECT NO: EK-20 (WTI)
PROJECT NAME AND LOCATION: Lake Correctional Institution – Elevated Water Storage Tank Refurbishment, 19225 U.S. Highway 27, Clermont, Florida 34715-9025.
FOR: State of Florida, Department Of Corrections
PERFORMANCE BOND AND LABOR AND MATERIAL PAYMENT BOND: If the construction contract award amount is $100,000 (one hundred thousand dollars) or less, a Performance Bond and a Labor and Material Payment Bond are not required.
PUBLIC ENTITY CRIME INFORMATION STATEMENT: A person or affiliate who has been placed on the convicted vendor list following a conviction for a public entity crime may not submit a bid on a contract to provide any goods or services to a public entity; may not submit a bid on a contract with a public entity for the construction or repair of a public building or public work; may not submit bids on leases of real property to a public entity; may not be awarded or perform work as a contractor, supplier, subcontractor, or consultant under a contract with any public entity; and may not transact business with any public entity in excess of the threshold amount provided in Section 287.017, F.S., for Category Two, for a period of 36 months from the date of being placed on the convicted vendor list.
PREQUALIFICATION: Each bidder, whose field is governed by Chapters 399, 489, and 633, Florida Statutes, for licensure or certification, must submit prequalification data of their eligibility to submit proposals five (5) calendar days prior to the bid opening date. If not previously qualified by the Department for the current biennium (July 1 through June 30) of odd numbered years, or you are unsure, please contract Ms. Sandra Rogers at (850)922-8855 for prequalification instructions. You must be prequalified five (5) days prior to bid opening to be eligible to bid. After the bid opening the low bidder must qualify in accordance with Rule 60D-5.004, F.A.C. A copy of the rule requirements is included in the “Instruction to Bidders” under Article B-2 “Bidder Qualification Requirements and Procedures”.
Sealed bids will be received, publicly opened, and read aloud on:
DATE AND TIME: Tuesday, August 18, 2009, 2:00 p.m. (EDT)
PLACE: Offices of Tetra Tech, 10600 Chevrolet Way, Suite 300, Estero, Florida 33928
Any person with a qualified disability requiring special accommodations at the pre-bid conference, and/or bid/proposal opening, shall contact the person listed below at least (5) working days prior to the event. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact this office by using Florida Relay Services by dialing 1(800)955-8771 (TDD).
PROPOSAL: Bids must be submitted in full in accordance with the requirements of the Drawings, Specifications, Bidding Conditions and Contractual Conditions, which may be examined and obtained from the:
ARCHITECT-ENGINEER: Tetra Tech, 1006 Chevrolet Way
Suite 300, Estero, Florida 33928
Attn.: Justin Frederiksen
Drawings and specifications may be purchased for a Non-refundable price of $55.00 per set from the Architect/Engineer. Bidder must pay postage/shipping. Partial sets may not be purchased.
PRE-BID CONFERENCE: There will be no pre-bid conference for this project, however, contractors are STRONGLY encouraged to visit the site on Tuesday, July 28, 2009, 10:00 a.m. (EDT), to inspect the site and familiarize themselves with the project conditions. Contractors shall contact: Mr. Sam Lewis, Maintenance Supervisor at (352)394-6146, ext. 520 no later than Thursday, July 23, 2009, to obtain clearance to visit the site, which is located at the Lake Correctional Institution, 19225 U.S. Highway 27, Clermont, Florida 34715-9025.
CONTRACT AWARD: Bid Tabulation and Notice of Award Recommendation will be sent to all bidders by Facsimile, Return Receipt Required. If no protest is filed per Article B-20 of the Instructions to Bidders, “Bid Protests, Points of Entry”, the contract will be awarded by the Secretary, Department of Corrections. RIGHT IS RESERVED TO REJECT ANY OR ALL BIDS.