Invitation to Bid
218041 Precinct Road Washout Repair CBJTC Starke Florida
Advertisement Number: 218041 Precinct Road Washout
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Solicitation Date: March 27, 2020
PROPOSALS ARE REQUESTED FROM QUALIFIED, LICENSED (GENERAL) CONTRACTORS BY THE
STATE OF FLORIDA, DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS, HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS OWNER, FOR CONSTRUCTION OF:
PROJECT NUMBER: 218041
PROJECT NAME & LOCATION: CBJTC Precinct Road North Culvert Replacement, Fac S0001, Camp Blanding, Florida
FOR: The Florida Army National Guard, Construction & Facility Management Office
POTENTIAL RESPONDENTS TO THE SOLICITATION ARE ENCOURAGED TO CAREFULLY REVIEW ALL THE MATERIALS CONTAINTED HEREIN AND PREPARE RESPONSES ACCORDINGLY.
FOR (GENERAL SCOPE OF WORK. SEE PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR COMPLETE DETAILS):
Remove 3 existing 72” culverts, clearing and removing all trees, brush, sediment and debris as necessary to provide unobstructed entrance and exit to new box culverts. Furnish and install 40 linear feet of triple 8’ wide x 4’ high precast concrete box culvert complete with appropriate wing walls at the upstream entrance and downstream exit. Box culvert shall be constructed to DOT index standards as indicated on the plans. Furnish and install 18” thick bed of rip rap with filter fabric underlayment extending out 15’ from the downstream edge of the box culverts and spanning the overall width of the wing walls.
Roadway to be finished with 12” stabilized sub base, extending 4’ beyond edge of roadway to provide stabilized shoulders. Surface of roadway to consist of 6” layer of recycled asphalt, approximately 150’ in length. One row of sod shall be installed along all paved surfaces. Other disturbed areas shall be regraded and treated with grass seed, fertilizer and mulch to FDOT grassing standards.
Furnish and install all necessary mechanisms, including but not limited to silt fence and floating turbidity barriers, to comply with the Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan indicated on the plans.
Provide Alternate Bid for concrete pavement driving surface over top of box culverts per Concrete Pavement Alternate details.
Above Scope of Work as per plans by John R. Barnard & Associates, Inc. and shall be part of the contract.
All debris, unsuitable subgrade material, and remaining material from all activities shall be removed and disposed of by contractor off CBJTC property.
Estimated construction cost: $500,000.
Project must meet Florida Building Code, State Fire Marshall, local Authorities Having Jurisdiction and Area Water Management requirements, and any other permits and fees required by other county, local or state authorities.
Regulatory permitting to include the preparation, submittal, payment and review coordination of the Water Management District, Environmental Resource Permit (including permit fees), Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) Notice of Intent (including filing fees), City of Starke / Clay County Review Permit Fee, and any other permits and fees required by other county, local or state authorities.
QUALIFICATION: Each bidder whose field is governed by Chapter 399, 455, 489, and 633 of the Florida Statutes for licensure or certification must submit qualification data of their eligibility Form FNG 5085 Contractor’s Experience Questionnaire and Financial Statement with their bid at the time of the bid opening.
Note: An Exhibit 3, FNG 5085 (in word doc. format ) Experience Questionnaire and Financial Statement form may be obtained from the Contract Management Branch at the contact email address listed below.
After the bid opening, the low bidder must qualify in accordance with Chapter 60D-5.004. A copy of the requirements is included in the Non-Technical Specifications Levels 4 & 5, Instructions To Bidders under Section B-2 "Bidder Qualification Requirements and Procedures."
Prior to contract award, the Department reserves the right to perform or have performed, an on-site review of the proposer’s facilities and qualifications. This review will serve to verify data and representations submitted by the proposer and may be used to determine whether the proposer has an adequate, qualified, and experienced staff, and can provide overall management facilities. The review may also serve to verify whether the proposer has a financial capability adequate to meet the contract requirements. Should the Department determine that the bid/proposal has material misrepresentations or that the size or nature of the proposer’s facilities or the number of experienced personnel (including technical staff) are not adequate to ensure satisfactory contract performance, the Department has the right to reject the bid/proposal.
The bidder shall warrant that it has not employed or retained any company or person, other than a bona fide employee working solely for the respondent to solicit or secure the award for this project and that it has not paid or agreed to pay any person, company corporation, individual or firm other than a bona fide employee working solely for the respondent any fee, commission, percentage, gift or other consideration contingent upon or resulting from the award.
The bidder shall warrant that it presently has no interest and shall not acquire any interest which would conflict in any manner or degree with the performance of services required.
The bidder will comply with all applicable federal, state and local rules and regulations in providing services to the Department under this solicitation if awarded.
The STATE OF FLORIDA requires all Contractors to implement a drug free workplace program as defined in 287.087, Florida Statutes.
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, for Category Two for a period of 36 months from the date of being placed on the convicted vendor list.
DISCRIMINATION; DENIAL OR REVOCATION FOR THE RIGHT TO TRANSACT BUSINESS WITH PUBLIC ENTITIES: An entity or affiliate who has been placed on the discriminatory vendor list 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.
BID SECURITY: Bids/Proposals in total excess of $100,000.00, the bidder must provide with bid, a good faith deposit in the amount of 5% of the bid by way of a bid bond from a surety insurer authorized to do business in the STATE OF FLORIDA as surety or a certified check or cashier’s check accompanying the bid.
PERFORMANCE BOND AND LABOR AND MATERIAL PAYMENT BONDS are required from any persons or parties entering into a formal contract with the STATE OF FLORIDA for contracts in total excess of $100,000.00 for construction, additions, renovations, repairs, or demolition of any public building pursuant to Florida Statute 255.05(1)(a), to include registration of the Bonds with the county in which the project is located. The contractor must provide the owner with proof of Bonds within 10 days of contract award and Bond must be recorded with the County in which the project is located.
CONTRACTOR INSURANCE: The contractor must provide the owner with proof of insurance within 10 days of contract award. NO work may commence in connection with the contract until he has obtained all insurance as specified in the Non-Technical Specifications Level 3, Section C-4 or the Non-Technical Specifications Levels 4 & 5, Section C-3 and such insurance has been approved by the Owner, nor shall the contractor allow any subcontractor to commence work on his subcontract until all similar insurance required of the subcontractor has been so obtained and approved by owner. All insurance policies shall be with insurers qualified and doing business in Florida through an authorized licensed Florida Resident Agent. The insurance requirements shall be completed in a timely manner in order not to delay the construction schedule.
All questions regarding this procurement will be accepted in writing via facsimile or email to Department of Military Affairs - CFMO, Attention: Contract Management Branch: Facsimile: (904) 823-0189 or Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Any questions from proposers concerning this solicitation shall be submitted in writing, identifying the submitter, to the Contract Management Branch listed above at the address specified above by email or by facsimile no later than the date specified below. E-mail inquiries are preferred; however a hard copy or facsimile is acceptable.
INFORMATION WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE BY TELEPHONE. All information received through any oral communication shall not be binding on the Department of Military Affairs and shall not be relied upon by a Bidder.
Pursuant to Section 287.057(26), Florida Statutes, Respondents to this solicitation of persons acting on their behalf may not contact, between the release of the solicitation and the end of the 72-hour period following the agency posting the notice of intended award, excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and state holidays, any employee or officer of the executive or legislative branch concerning any aspect of this solicitation, except in writing to the procurement officer or as provided in the solicitation documents. Violation of this provision may be grounds for rejecting a response.
All questions and answers/changes to the solicitation will be provided in Addenda Form and posted on the DMS Vendor Bid System (VBS) at http://myflorida.com. It is the prospective contractor’s responsibility to check periodically for any information updates, to the solicitation, which is posted to the VBS. The Department of Military Affairs bears no responsibility for any delays, or resulting impacts, associated with a prospective contractor’s failure to obtain information made available through the DMS Vendor Bid System.
CONFLICT OF INTEREST: This solicitation is subject to chapter 112 of the Florida Statutes. Respondents shall disclose with their response the name of any officer, director, employee or other agent who is also an employee of the State. Respondents shall also disclose the name of any State employee who owns, directly or indirectly an interest of five percent (5%) or more in the respondent or its affiliates.
SITE VISIT AND PRE-BID MEETING: Although the site visit is NOT mandatory, attendance at the site-visit will be extremely beneficial to prospective contractors to ensure they are familiar with ALL conditions affecting the work. Failure to attend the site visit will NOT relieve the contractor of their responsibility to familiarize themselves with all conditions affecting the work.
DATE AND TIME: April 27, 2020 @ 8:00 a.m.
PLACE: Camp Blanding Joint Training Center, 5629 State Road 16 West, Building 3010 Classroom 1, Starke, Florida 32091
All General Contractors interested in bidding on this project are encouraged to attend this pre-bid meeting. Subcontractor participation is highly encouraged. No later dates for site visits will be scheduled. Contractors must have valid vehicle registration, DL, and Insurance to enter Main Gate. MP’s can direct you to the meeting site upon request.
SEALED BIDS WILL BE RECEIVED, PUBLICLY OPENED AND READ ALOUD ON:
DATE AND TIME: May 12, 2020 @ 2:00 p.m.
PLACE: Robert F. Ensslin National Guard Armory, 2305 State Road 207, St. Augustine, Florida 32086
MARK ENVELOPES: “SEALED BID--DO NOT OPEN, Project 218041, CBJTC Precinct Road North Culvert Replacement, Fac S0001”
Deliver to: Department of Military Affairs, Robert F. Ensslin National Guard Armory, 2305 State Road 207, St. Augustine, Florida 32086, Attn: Contract Management Department.
BIDS/RESPONSES TRANSMITTED ELECTRONICALLY WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. BIDS/RESPONSES RECEIVED AT THE LOCATION DESIGNATED AFTER THE EXACT TIME SPECIFIED FOR RECEIPT WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
Bids submitted via courier or mail must be delivered to the above address, please do not send Sealed Bids to the project location or any other Department of Military Affairs location. The Department of Military Affairs will not assume receipt of any sealed bid unless delivered to the address and room listed in this solicitation.
BID/PROPOSAL: Bids must be on DMA Exhibit 4 and Subcontractor List Exhibit 5, (available in a Word doc. as stated above). All responses must be submitted in a sealed package and shall be clearly marked on the outside of package with the above information. Department of Military Affairs is not responsible for the opening of any solicitation package which is not properly marked. Bids will be time stamped on the official time clock upon delivery. It is the respondent’s responsibility to assure its response is submitted in the place and time indicated in this solicitation. All responses must be in full accordance with the requirements of the Drawings, Specifications, Bidding Conditions, Contractual Conditions, and Non-Technical Specifications, and may be obtained as follows:
ARCHITECT/ENGINEER FIRM: Bhide & Hall Architects, PA
POC Name: Brian Sawyer
EMAIL ADDRESS: email@example.com
TELEPHONE: 904-264-1919 Fax: 904-264-3100
Make all checks or money orders payable to: Bhide & Hall. No credit cards are accepted.
FULL SETS of drawings and specifications may be purchased at the rate of $50.00 for CD or USB Flash Drive, NON-REFUNDABLE, or may be available for purchase upon prior request at the Pre-Bid Meeting.
1. Only Full Sets of documents will be issued.
2. The Owner and Architect are not responsible for other sources of document distribution. Contractor shall be responsible that all subcontractors and material supplier bidders have complete information, including but not limited to drawings, specification and addenda.
FINAL QUESTIONS FROM BIDDERS: May 4, 2020 @ 10:00 a.m.
Any questions from proposers concerning this solicitation shall be submitted in writing, identifying the submitter, to the contacts listed by email or fax only.
Questions submitted after this date will not be answered. All technical questions regarding this procurement will be accepted via email ONLY to firstname.lastname@example.org. All questions will be answered in addendum form. Addenda will be published in the Vendor Bid System. All addenda must be acknowledged in your Exhibit 4 Proposal Form.
CONTRACT AWARD: Contract award will be given to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder. The lowest bid will be the bid from the responsive bidder that has submitted the lowest price for the base bid or the base bid plus the additive alternates or less the deductive alternates chosen by the Agency to be included in or excluded from the proposed contract, taken in numerical order listed in the bid documents. The order of the alternates may be selected by the Agency in any sequence so long as such acceptance out of order does not alter the designation of the low bidder. Failure to file a protest within the time prescribed in Section 120.57(3), Florida Statutes, shall constitute a waiver of proceedings under Chapter 120, Florida Statutes. If no protest is filed, the contract will be awarded to the qualified, responsible and responsive low bidder in accordance with Chapter 60D-5 by the Owner.
The official Notice of Award Recommendation will be by electronic posting on the DMS Vendor Bid System website at http://vbs.dms.state.fl.us/vbs/search.criteria_form
INABILITY TO POST ELECTRONICALLY: If the Department is unable to post (due to technical difficulties) as defined above, the Department will notify all proposers via the Point of Contact and electronic address provided to the Department by the proposer at the Mandatory Pre-Bid meeting. Notice will be posted as defined above once the technical difficulties have been rectified; however, the official posting time will be that time at which the last proposer was electronically notified.
MINORITY/VETERAN OWNED PROGRAM: Minority Business Enterprises (MBE) and Veteran Owned companies are encouraged to participate in this Invitation to Bid. Utilization of MBE participation is highly encouraged from all Bidders. MBE’s must be certified by the Office of Supplier Diversity.
CLARIFICATIONS/REVISIONS: Before award, the Owner reserves the right to seek clarifications or request any information deemed necessary for proper evaluation of submissions from all respondents deemed eligible before Contract award. Failure to provide requested information may result in rejection of the response.
The Department reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals received and reserves the right to make an award with or without further discussion of the proposals submitted or accept minor informalities or irregularities in the best interest of the State of Florida, which are considered a matter of form and not substance, and the correction or waiver of which is not prejudicial to other proposers. Minor irregularities are defined as those that will not have an adverse effect on the Department’s interest and will not affect the price of the proposal by giving a proposer an advantage or benefit not enjoyed by all other proposers. It is understood the proposal will become a part of the Department’s official file, without obligation to the Department. Proposals may be rejected if found to be irregular or not in conformance with the requirements and instructions contained herein. A proposal may be found to be irregular or non-responsive by reasons that include, but are not limited to failure to utilize or complete in their entirety prescribed forms, conditional proposals, incomplete proposals, ambiguous proposals, and improper, missing and/or undated signatures.
The State of Florida, Department of Military Affairs, objects to and shall not consider any additional terms or conditions submitted by a respondent, including any appearing in documents attached as part of a respondent’s response. In submitting its response, a respondent agrees that any additional terms or conditions; whether submitted intentionally or inadvertently, shall have no force or effect. Failure to comply with terms and conditions, including those specifying information that must be submitted with a response, shall be grounds for rejecting a response.
The Non-Technical Specifications Levels 4 & 5 are considered to be applicable to this solicitation and award of contract when made and are made a part hereof.
The State of Florida, through the Department of Management Services, has instituted MyFloridaMarketPlace, a statewide e-procurement system. Pursuant to rule 60A-1.032(1), Florida Administrative Code, this contract shall be exempt from the one percent (1%) transaction fee. Prior to entering into a contract with the State of Florida, Department of Military Affairs, the selected contractor must be registered with the Florida Department of Management Services (DMS) MyFloridaMarketPlace Vendor Registration System. Information about the registration process is available, and registration must be completed at the MyFloridaMarketPlace website (link available under BUSINESS at (www.myflorida.com). Prospective contractors who do not have Internet access may request assistance from the MyFloridaMarketPlace Customer Service at (866) 352-3776.
The State of Florida's performance and obligation to pay under this contract is contingent upon availability of funding and an annual appropriation by the Legislature.
For the purposes of this solicitation, the terms proposer, respondent, offerer, bidder and contractor/vendor are used interchangeably and mean a person(s) or firm(s) submitting a response to this solicitation, including joint ventures.
The employment of unauthorized aliens by any contractor/vendor is considered a violation of Section 274A(e) of the Immigration and Nationality Act. If a contractor/vendor employs unauthorized aliens, such violation shall be cause for rejection of bid/unilateral cancellation of a contract if awarded.
Order Number 11-02: E-verify System: Department of Homeland Security:
Pursuant to the State of Florida, Office of the Governor, Executive Order Number 11-02 entered on January 4, 2011, Contractors will utilize the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s E-Verify system to verify the employment eligibility of: (a) all persons employed during the term of the Contract by Contractor to perform employment duties within Florida within 3 business days after the date of hire; and (b) all persons (including subcontractors) assigned by Contractor to perform work pursuant to the Contract with the Department within 90 calendar days after the date the Contract is executed or within 30 days after such persons are assigned to perform work pursuant to the Contract, whichever is later.
Florida Substitute W-9: The State of Florida requires vendors doing business with the State to submit a Substitute Form W-9. The purpose of a Form W-9 is to provide a Federal Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN), official entity name, a business designation (sole proprietorship, corporation, partnership, etc.), and other taxpayer information to the State. Submission of a Form W-9 ensures that the State’s vendor records and Form 1099 reporting are accurate. Due to specific State of Florida requirements, the State will not accept the Internal Revenue Service Form W-9.
Effective March 5, 2012, State of Florida agencies will not be permitted to place orders for goods and services or make payments to any vendor that does not have a verified Substitute W-9 on file with the Department of Financial Services. Vendors are required to register and submit a Form W-9 on the State’s Vendor Website at https://flvendor.myfloridacfo.com.
NO VERBAL STATEMENTS MADE BY ANY STATE OF FLORIDA EMPLOYEE OR AGENCY REPRESENTATIVE WILL OPERATE TO SUPERSEDE INFORMATION PUBLISHED IN THIS SOLICITATION. ONLY WRITTEN ADDENDA ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS CONSTRUCTION AND FACILITY MANAGEMENT OFFICE OR ITS REPRESENTATIVES WILL OPERATE TO ALTER OR OTHERWISE AMEND THIS SOLICITATION.