Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - February 23, 2016
February 23, 2016 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #21

IFB 15-2920BLS, Water & Wastewater Treatment Chemicals


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Bonnie Sietman, Sr. Buyer, FMD, Purchasing Division, x3046
Katie Gilmore, Superintendent, Utilities, Water Treatment Plant, x5005

Action Requested
Authorization to award Invitation for Bid 15-2920BLS, Water & Wastewater Treatment Chemicals, to multiple lowest, responsive, responsible bidders per line item as indicated.

  •  Zinc Metaphosphate - Sterling Water Technologies, LLC
  •  Sodium Hypochlorite - Odyssey Manufacturing Company
  •  Calcium Hypochlorite - Allied Universal
  •  Anhydrous Ammonia - Airgas Specialty
  •  Quicklime - Chemrite, Inc.
  •  Coagulant Aid (surface) - Polydyne Inc.
  •  Coagulant Aid (ground) - Sterling Water Technologies, LLC
  •  Powder Activated Carbon - Cabot Norit America
  •  Sodium Percarbonate Algeacide - Biosafe Systems, LLC
  •  Hydrofluorosilicic Acid - Mosaic Global Sales, LLC

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Manatee County Code of Laws

Background Discussion
It is the intent of the County to establish an annual agreement to procure on an "as required" basis, Water and Wastewater Treatment Chemicals for delivery to various locations within Manatee County.

The County solicited bids for Water & Wastewater Treatment Chemicals.  Notice of IFB 15-2920BLS was solicited on MyManatee.org, Manatee County Chamber, and  Demand Star.

Formal competitive sealed bid procedures were followed resulting in twenty-one (21) bids and four (4) no offers.

The total estimated annual cost is $2,394,487.00.  This reflects a 19% cost savings from the previous year.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Please send a stamped approved copy of this item to:

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
Chemicals, Water & Wastewater Treatment (various account numbers). The total estimated annual cost is $2,394,487.00.

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  IFB 15-2920BLS Water Wastewater Treatment Chemicals Tab.pdf
Attachment:  IFB 15-2920BLS Water Wastewater Treatment Chemicals 2015 vs 2016 $.pdf
Attachment:  Ltr recommendation, WTP.pdf