ITB NC18-010 NAU WWTF Clarifier Rehab Project

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​ PROJECT: Nassau Amelia Utilities (NAU) Wastewater Treatment Facility (WWTF) Clarifier Rehabilitation Project
​                    Bid Number NC 18-010
​                   Nassau County, Florida

​ OWNER: Board of County Commissioners
​                 Nassau County, Florida
​                96135 Nassau Place, Suite 1
​                Yulee, Florida 32097

​ ENGINEER: GAI Consultants, Inc.
​                      1301 Riverplace Blvd. Suite 900, 
​                      Jacksonville, Florida 32207

​ NON-MANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE: July 27, 2018 AT 10:00 A.M.

​ LOCATION OF NON-MANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE:
​ James S. Page Governmental Complex
​ County Manager’s Office Conference Room
​96135 Nassau Place Yulee, Florida 32097

​ BID DEADLINE: August 21, 2018 AT 4:00 P.M.

​ BID OPENING: August 22, 2018 AT 10:00 A.M., OR SOON THERE AFTER

​ Judicial Annex
​ Office of Ex-Officio Clerk
​76347 Veterans Way, Suite 456
​Yulee, Florida 32097

​ 1.0 WORK DESCRIPTION

​ A. Demolition: Contractors work includes the demolition and removal of all internal components of one (1) or two (2) 55-ft diameter clarifiers, further identified as Clarifier #1 and Clarifier #2 as shown on contract drawings. Demolition includes, but not limited to:
​ 1. Effluent weir, channel, piping and supporting structures (pipe wall penetrations to remain, unless otherwise noted.)
​ 2. Scum skimmer, trough, and connection piping (wall penetration piping to remain, unless otherwise noted.)
​ 3. Sludge rakes and squeegees, as well as, supporting structures.
​ 4. Catwalk and railings from the stairs to the center support structures.
​ 5. Drive unit, spur gear, center support structure, and influent piping to flanged interface with influent piping within the clarifier’s concrete base.
​ 6. Control panel, electrical and data wiring, and conduit. Items to remain include: 1. Existing access stairs for Clarifier #1 and Clarifier #2. 2. Existing walkway around Clarifier #1 wall. 3. Structures required to connect and support the stairs and existing circumferential walkway around Clarifier #1.

​ B. Contractor shall furnish all labor, equipment, materials, tools, and incidental items required to install and place into proper operation of two (2) circular scraper clarifiers (Clarifier No. 1 is base bid, Clarifier No. 2 is bid alternate) including walkway and railings from the stairs to the center support structure. Design and calculations to be performed by equipment vendor. All equipment shall be installed as shown on the plans, as recommended by the supplier, and in compliance with all OSHA, local, state, and federal codes and regulations.

​ C. Clarifiers - Contractor shall furnish complete with center drive, collector mechanism, skimmer and scum box, assembly hardware, anchor bolts and controls for operation of the clarifiers, and all accessories and appurtenances specified or otherwise required for a complete and properly operating installation.

​ D. Additional Clarifier #1 work shall include:
​ 1. Internal blast, concrete repairs (assuming 10% of the total surface) and 100% coatings.
​ 2. Major or additional crack repairs shall be included in Bid Items 3c. This may include crack injection and additional surface repairs.
​ 3. Regrouting of the entire floor/base
​4. External concrete pressure wash, cleaning, crack repairs and repainting.
​5. Blasting and coatings of existing structural support bolts for the existing circumferential walk walkway and access stair mounts. Where required, bolts for the existing circumferential walkway and access stair mounts shall be replaced per Bid Item 5.

​ E. Additional Clarifier #2 work shall include:
​ 1. Internal blast, concrete repairs (assuming 10% of the total surface) and 100% coatings.
​ 2. Major or additional crack repairs shall be included in Bid Items 8c. This may include crack injection and additional surface repairs.
​ 3. Regrouting of the entire floor/base
​ 4. External concrete pressure wash, crack repairs and repainting.
​5. Installation of a new circumferential walkway All work shall be in accordance with the construction specifications, and contract documents.

​ 2.0 RECEIPT OF BIDS ALL BIDDERS must be qualified for the type of work for which the BID is submitted. Bidders should note that all bids must be delivered to the clerk's office. Bidders must allow ample time to pass through the County security system when entering the building. BIDS must be enclosed in an opaque envelope and marked:

​ Nassau Amelia Utilities (NAU) Wastewater Treatment Facility (WWTF)
​Clarifier Rehabilitation Project
​ BID NUMBER: NC 18-010

​ BIDS SHALL BE ADDRESSED TO:
​ Board of County Commissioners, Nassau County
​ Office of the Ex-Officio Clerk
​76347 Veterans Way, Suite 456
​Yulee, Florida 32097

​ 3.0 CONTRACT DOCUMENTS The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS, consisting of ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS, INFORMATION FOR BIDDERS, BID, BID BOND, AGREEMENT, GENERAL CONDITIONS, SUPPLEMENTAL GENERAL CONDITIONS (IF APPLICABLE), PAYMENT BOND, PERFORMANCE BOND, NOTICE OF AWARD, NOTICE TO PROCEED, CHANGE ORDER, DRAWINGS, EXHIBITS, SPECIFICATIONS, SPECIAL CONDITIONS and ADDENDA, may be examined at the following location:

​ Contract Management
​Grayson Hagins Contract/Purchasing Manager
​ghagins@nassaucountyfl.com
​ 96135 Nassau Place Suite 6
​Yulee, Florida 32097

​ There are two ways to download the ITB documents. The documents are available on Onvia Demandstar at http://www.demandstar.com or you can download them from the County’s Box.net site below:

​ https://app.box.com/s/k01rgqgtre07gol15jq2cth2671px7jj

​ If you download the documents from the County’s Box.net site, be sure to fill out the “Plan Holder Registration” form and return it back to Contract Management, as instructed on the registration form.

​ 4.0 BONDS (BID, PERFORMANCE AND PAYMENT) BIDS must be accompanied by a Certified Check or BID BOND of a reputable bonding company authorized to do business in the State of Florida in the amount of five percent (5%) of the total amount of the BID to guarantee that the Contractor will enter into a Contract in the form prescribed and will provide the required bond. The successful BIDDER(s) must provide an acceptable contract PERFORMANCE BOND in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract Price, and a PAYMENT BOND in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract Price.

​ 5.0 BID WITHDRAWAL No BIDS may be withdrawn for a period of ninety (90) days after closing time scheduled for receipt of BIDS.

​ 6.0 RIGHT TO REJECT The OWNER reserves the right to reject any and all BIDS and waive all informalities in whole or in part, with or without cause, and/or to accept the bid that, in its best judgment, will be for the best interest of Nassau County, Florida.

​ 7.0 PUBLIC ENTITY CRIME 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 proposal/bid on a contract to provide any goods or services to a public entity, may not submit a proposal/bid on a contract with a public entity for the construction or repair of a public building or public work, may not submit a proposal/bid on leases or real property to a public entity, may not be awarded or perform work as a contractor, supplier, subcontractor or consultant under 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. Florida Statutes, for Category Two for a period of thirty six months from the date of being placed on the convicted vendor list.

​ 8.0 INFORMATION CONTACT For further information or clarification, contact Grayson Hagins, Contract/Purchasing Manager at (904) 530-6040.

​ 9.0 DISABILITIES REQUIRING ACCOMMODATION Persons with disabilities requiring accommodation in order to participate in this program or activity should contact the Office of the Ex-Officio Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners at (904) 548-4660 or Florida Relay Service at 1-800-955-8770 (v) or 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) at least seventy two hours in advance to request such accommodation.

​ 10.0 PUBLIC MEETINGS AND PUBLIC RECORDS LAWS FOR GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING

​ Effective July 1, 2012

​ Pursuant to recent changes in Florida Statutes Chapter 119.071 (General Exemptions from inspection or copying of public records) the bid opening process is temporarily exempt from Public Records requirements, except bids received pursuant to a competitive solicitation for construction or repairs on a public building or public work. Information may be released to the public once the Board provides a notice of intended decision or 30 days after the bid opening, whichever is earlier. Pursuant to recent changes in Florida Statutes Chapter 286.0113 (General exemptions from public meeting requirements) any portion of a meeting in which negotiations with a vendor is conducted as part of the “competitive negotiation” process at which a vendor makes an oral presentation or answers questions as part of the “competitive solicitation” process are exempt from public meeting requirements until the Board provides notice of an intended decision or until 30 days after bid opening, whichever is earlier. Any portion of a committee meeting at which negotiation strategies are discussed is exempt. A complete record shall be made of any portion of an exempt meeting; no portion may be held off the record. The recording of and any records presented at the exempt meeting are exempt from FS119.071 until such time as the board provides notice of an intended decision or 30 days after opening the bids, proposals or final replies. Please refer to Florida Statutes Chapter 119.071, Chapter 255.0518 and Chapter 286.0113 for further details.

​ NASSAU COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
​ Pat Edwards, Chair

​ ATTEST: John A. Crawford Its: Ex-Officio Clerk

​ An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer