NC19-018 Beach/Park Restroom and Shower Cleaning

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

NASSAU COUNTY, FLORIDA

INVITATION TO BID (ITB)

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of County Commissioners of Nassau County, Florida invites sealed bids for:

NASSAU COUNTY BEACH AND PARK RESTROOM & SHOWER CLEANING

BID NO. NC19-018

Bids shall include an original and two (2) copies, must be in writing, and shall be provided by the Bidder addressed to: Nassau County Board of County Commissioners, c/o John A. Crawford, Ex-Officio Clerk, Robert M. Foster Justice Center, 76347 Veterans Way, Suite 456, Yulee, Florida 32097. Bids will be received no later than Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. No electronic or facsimile bids will not be accepted. Bids will be opened and read on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 10:00 a.m., or there soon after, at the office of the Ex-Officio Clerk, Robert M. Foster Justice Center, 76347 Veterans Way, Second Floor, Yulee, Florida 32097.

For detailed information regarding the bid due date and bid requirements for this ITB contact the Contract Management Department at (904) 530-6040 or email ghagins@nassaucountyfl.com. Bid information is also available at http://www.demandstar.com and via the County’s Box.com Site below:

https://app.box.com/s/mtle1xtjv26plaj1875zxaeuhldioih4

No BIDS may be withdrawn for a period of ninety (90) days after closing time scheduled for receipt of BIDS.

The COUNTY 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.

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 Fla. Stat. §287.017, for Category Two for a period of thirty-six (36) months from the date of being placed on the convicted vendor list.

Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations 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 Services at (800) 955-8770 (v) or (800) 955-8771 (TDD). Contact must be made a minimum of seventy-two (72) hours in advance if requiring such accommodations.

Effective July 1, 2012

Amendments to Public Meetings and Public Records Laws for Government Contracting:

Pursuant to recent changes in Fla. Stat. §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 thirty (30) days after the bid opening, whichever is earlier.

Pursuant to recent changes in Fla. Stat. §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 thirty (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 Fla. Stat. §119.071 until such time as the board provides notice of an intended decision or thirty (30) days after opening the bids, proposals or final replies.

Please refer to Fla. Stat. §119.071, §255.0518 and §286.0113 for further details.

ATTEST:

JOHN A. CRAWFORD

EX-OFFICIO CLERK

JUSTIN M. TAYLOR

CHAIRMAN

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

NASSAU COUNTY, FLORIDA