ITB NC19-026 Animal Services Cattery Addition

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

PROJECT: 

 Animal Services Cattery Addition

Bid Number NC19-026

 Nassau County, Florida

COUNTY: 

 Board of County Commissioners

 Nassau County, Florida

 96135 Nassau Place, Suite 1

 Yulee, Florida 32097

ENGINEER OF RECORD : 

 Gillette & Associates, Inc.

20 S. 4th Street

Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

PROJECT MANAGER:

 Jeff Little

 Nassau County Facilities Maintenance

 45195 Musselwhite Road

 Callahan, FL 32011

MANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE: MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2019 AT 11:00 AM

**UPDATE- Pre-Bid Conference is now NON-MANDATORY**

LOCATION OF NON-MANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE:

James S. Page Governmental Complex

Office of Management and Budget Conference Room

96135 Nassau Place, Suite 1

Yulee, Florida 32097

BID DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2019 AT 4:00 P.M.

BID OPENING: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2019 AT 10:00 A.M., OR SOON THERE AFTER

Robert M. Foster Justice Center

Office of Ex-Officio Clerk, Second Floor

76347 Veterans Way

Yulee, Florida 32097

1.0 WORK DESCRIPTION

This project consists of labor, materials and supervision for the construction and addition of a Cattery Building and installation of cages at Nassau County Animal Services. The work to be performed is generally described as the construction of a new Cattery Building and includes, but is not limited to the following:

• Demolition Services and relocation of elements within the footprint of the proposed construction

• All Utility Connections (water, sewer, electrical, mechanical, including potable and DWV piping)

• Roofing

• Painting and Waterproofing

• Concrete/Foundations

• Wood Framing

• Masonry

• Plumbing

• HVAC

• Purchase and Installation of Cages

All work shall be in accordance with the construction drawings, 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:

Animal Services Cattery Addition

BID NUMBER: NC19-026

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, SPECIFICATIONS, SPECIAL CONDITIONS and ADDENDA, may be examined at the following location:

Contract Management

96135 Nassau Place Suite 2

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.com site below:

 https://app.box.com/s/16ibtgjnufakakt9u470q25nqfttsexp

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 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.

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. ghagins@nassaucountyfl.com

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

Justin M. Taylor, Chair

ATTEST:

John A. Crawford

Its: Ex-Officio Clerk