Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #30

IFB 16-0558CD: FY2016 Solid Waste Cover Dirt


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Contact: Chris Daley, Purchasing Division - Ext. 3048

Presenters: Bryan White, Landfill Superintendent - Ext. 8008, and Mike Gore, Utilities Department Director - Ext. 5323.

Action Requested

Authorization to award IFB 16-0558CD: FY2016 Solid Waste Cover Dirt, on an “as required basis” to the lowest, responsive, and responsible bidder, Dakin Natural Soil, Inc. of Myakka City, FL, for an estimated total amount of $1,150,050.00.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Manatee County Code of Laws

Background Discussion

The Solid Waste Division of the Utilities Department has a requirement for a vendor to supply and deliver an estimated 205,000 cubic yards of solid waste cover dirt to the Lena Road Landfill for use as daily operational cover material. Formal, competitive sealed bid procedures were followed resulting in a total of three (3) bidders submitting a sealed bid for consideration.

Manatee County            Unit Price(CY)
Dakin Natural Soil Inc.          $5.61
SMR Aggregates                   $6.16

Hillsborough County
Transcor Recycling               $10.43

Dakin Natural Soil Inc.'s unit price of $5.61 per cubic yard includes the cost of the material and hauling to the landfill for the contract term. Dakin Natural Soil Inc.'s stated source selection of material is located at 9801 289th Street East in Myakka City, Florida.

After bid analysis and testing of the dirt samples from their proposed source location, the Solid Waste Division of the Utilities Department provided their recommendation for award to Dakin Natural Soil, Inc., for an estimated total bid amount of $1,150,050.00.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Copy to Chris Daley, Purchasing Division (chris.daley@mymanatee.org)

Copy to Bryan White, Utilities Department (bryan.white@mymanatee.org)

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
Estimated $1,150,050. The funding source is Utility Rates. Landfill Operations - 4800010900-55200.

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  16-0558CD Tabulation.pdf