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

Invitation For Bid (IFB) 16-3200DC Force Main 1M Replacement


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 16-3200DC Force Main 1M Replacement, to the lowest, responsive, and responsible bidder, Pospiech Contracting, Inc., Inverness, Florida, for a total of $6,510,961.88 based on a construction completion time of 570 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 an aging force main which serves as a critical connection that ties into two major force mains. Project location along 44th Avenue West (Cortez Road) within the north right-of-way from a master lift station west of 86th Street to 66th Street, turns south to run along 66th Street to the Southwest Water Reclamation Facility.

Formal competitive sealed bid procedures were followed resulting in a total of seven (7) bidders submitting a sealed bid for consideration per the attached tabulation of bids.

On April 5, 2017, Property Management staff recommended award to the lowest, responsive, and responsible bidder, Pospiech Contracting, Inc., in the amount of $6,510,961.88, based on a construction completion time of 570 calendar days.      

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (Utilizes exact document or procedure approved within the last 18 months)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Original copy to Board Records.

Email copy to:
Pospiech Contracting, Inc., Attn: Carl West at  cwest@pospiechcontracting.com
PW Project Management, Attn: Anthony Russo at Anthony.Russo@mymanatee.org
PW Project Management, Attn: Kathleen Casey at Kathleen.Casey@mymanatee.org
FMD Procurement, Attn: Deborah Carey-Reed at Deborah.Carey-Reed@mymanatee.org

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
Utility Rates - 416/404.6085780.534000 (SWR: ForceMain 1M Rehab 44th Ave)

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Attach 1 - FM 1M - Pospiech - awd rec.pdf
Attachment:  Attach 2 - FM 1M - Pospiech - tab.pdf
Attachment:  Attach 3 - FM 1M - Pospiech - agreement.pdf