Manatee County Government Administrative Center First Floor, Commission Chambers 9:00 a.m. - March 6, 2018
March 6, 2018 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #23

Request for Proposal (RFP) 17-2234BLS, Collection and Removal of Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Bonnie Sietman, Financial Management Department, Procurement Division, Ext 3046
Scott Wood, Utilities Department, Recycle and Special Waste Division, Ext 8049

Action Requested

Authorization to award a five year agreement for RFP 17-2234BLS, Collection and Removal of Household Hazardous Waste (HHW), to Clean Harbors Environmental Services, Bartow, Florida, 33830 for a total not-to-exceed amount of $2,000,000.

Authorize the County Administrator, or his designee, to execute the Agreement.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Manatee County Code of Laws

Background Discussion

On September 9, 2017, the County advertised Request for Proposal 17-2234BLS for the Collection and Removal of Household Hazardous Waste (HHW).  Three proposals were received.

Proposals were evaluated based upon the criteria in the Request for Proposal.  The Evaluation Committee's final ranking of firms is as follows:

  1. Clean Harbors Environmental Services
  2. US Ecology, EQ Florida Inc.
  3. Care Environmental

The Agreement staff is presenting to the Commission is for a not-to-exceed annual amount of $400,000.  The Agreement is for one year with the option to renew for an additional four years.

Services include the collection, removal, transportation, and proper disposal of household hazardous waste on an "as needed" basis.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Originals to Board Records.

Email copy of executed Agreement for Clean Harbors Environmental Services to:
Patrick Ethridge, Clean Harbors Environmental Services at
FMD / Procurement - Bonnie Sietman at

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
Account Key - 4800011000-534000 General Fund; Estimated $400,000.00 - annually - $2,000,000.00 for five (5) years

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  17-2234BLS HHW Agreement (Final Signed).pdf
Attachment:  17-2234BLS HHW Financial Summary.pdf
Attachment:  17-2234BLS HHW Dept Agreement Approval.pdf