Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - August 25, 2015
August 25, 2015 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #28

Invitation for Bid (IFB) 15-1519-DS, Manatee Agricultural Reuse Supply Management (MARS) Improvements


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Contact: Donna M. Stevens, Financial Management Department, Purchasing Division, Ext. 3045

Presenter: Brian Bates-Project Engineer I, Ext. 7329, and Jeff Streitmatter, Public Works Department, Project Management Division Manager, Ext. 7335

Action Requested

Authorization to award IFB 15-1519-DS, Manatee Agricultural Reuse Supply Management (MARS) Improvements to the lowest, responsive, and responsible bidder, TLC Diversified, Inc., Palmetto, FL, for a total of $2,977,700.00  with 540 calendar days for completion; and authorize the County Administrator, or designee, to execute the Agreement and accept and date the public construction bond.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Manatee County Code of Laws

Background Discussion

The work included in this contract consists of, but is not limited to, the improvements to the Manatee Agricultural Reuse System (MARS), the three Water Reclamation Facilities (WRF), and  Booster Pump Stations (BPS).  Work also includes the  centralization of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) network.

Formal competitive sealed bid procedures resulted in a total of five (5) bidders submitting a sealed bid for consideration:

Bid A is  for 540 calendar days and Bid B is for 720 calendar days.

                                                                                             Bid A                             Bid B
TLC Diversified Inc. (Manatee)                                        $2,977,700.00             $2,977,700.00

CEC Motor &  Utility Services (Manatee)                              No Bid                      $5,329,500.00
A.C. Shultes of FLA. (Hillsborough)                                  $3,214,420.00             $3,160,620.00
Wharton-Smith, Inc. (Seminole)                 
                                                                                   $3,218,479.00              $3,218,479.00
 RTD Construction (Pasco)                                             $3,787,309.90               $3,787,309.90

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Original to Board Records

Email copy to :     tlamberson@tlcdiversified.com

Donna M. Stevens    donna.stevens@mymanatee.org

Brian Bates              brian.bates@mymanatee.org

Jeff Streitmatter       jeff.streitmatter@mymanatee.org

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Schedule.pdf
Attachment:  Contract-Insurance-Certified Bond.pdf