Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - April 25, 2017
April 25, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #26

Invitation For Bid (IFB) 16-2884DC, Pic Town Estates Potable Water Phase I


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Deborah Carey-Reed, Financial Management Department, Procurement Division, Ext. 3074

Jeff Streitmatter, Public Works Department, Project Management Division, Ext. 7335

Action Requested

Authorization to award IFB 16-2884DC, Pic Town Estates Potable Water Phase I, to the lowest, responsive, and responsible bidder, Westra Construction Corp., Palmetto, Florida, for a total of $1,682,776.70 based on a construction completion time of 220 calendar days.

Authorize the County Administrator, or his designee, to execute the Agreement and accept and date the Performance and Payment Bonds.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Manatee County Code of Laws.

Background Discussion

This project provides for replacement of the deteriorating potable water system with 8200 linear feet of water mains in Pic Town Estates (Orlando Avenue - 52nd Avenue West - 9th Street West - 14th Street West, Bradenton). The new construction will improve the capacity of the main, improve fire protection, and provide easier maintenance access.

Formal competitive sealed bid procedures were followed resulting in a total of two (2) bidders submitting a sealed bid for consideration per the attached tabulation of bids.

On March 17, 2017, Public Works Project Management staff recommended award to the lowest, responsive, and responsible bidder, Westra Construction Corp. in the amount of $1,682,776.70, based on construction completion time of 220 days.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Email copy to:
Westra Construction Corp., Attn: Michael Beukema at mike@westraconst.com
PW Project Management, Attn: Jennifer Fehrs at Jennifer.fehrs@mymanatee.org
PW Project Management, Kathleen Casey at Kathleen.casey@mymanatee.org
Clerk of Circuit Court / Finance, Attn: Towanda Brinson at Towanda.brinson@manateeclerk.com
FMD Procurement, Attn: Deborah Carey-Reed at Deborah.carey-reed@mymanatee.org

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$1,682,776.70 Utility Rates and Debt Proceeds - 6074870 WTR Pic Town Estates

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Attach 1 - PicTown - Westra - awd rec.pdf
Attachment:  Attach 2 - PicTown - Westra - tab.pdf
Attachment:  Attach 3 - PicTown - Westra - agreement.pdf