Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - October 6, 2015
October 6, 2015 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #27

Invitation for Bid (IFB) 15-1058-DS, Southeast Water Reclamation Facility (SEWRF) Septage / Grease Receiving Station Project


Contact and/or Presenter Information

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

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

Action Requested

Authorization to award IFB 15-1058-DS, Southeast Water Reclamation Facility (SEWRF) Septage / Grease Receiving Station Project to the lowest, responsive, and responsible bidder, Vogel Bros. Building Co., Lakeland FL, for a total of $3,586,000.00 with 360 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 the contract consists of furnishing, delivering, and installing all materials, equipment, incidentals, and services, including labor, for the construction of the Manatee County Southeast Water Reclamation Septage/Grease Receiving Station located at 3331 Lena Road in Bradenton, Florida.

The work generally includes, but is not necessarily limited to:

  1. Excavation, compaction, demolition, clearing and grubbing, and earthwork at the location of the proposed Work.
  2. Construction of cast-in place concrete and asphalt pavement.
  3. Construction of stormwater facilities including a stormwater drainage retention pond.
  4. Above ground grease storage tank and an above ground septage storage tank.
  5. Construction of grease and septage receiving  stations including all associated processing equipment, pumping stations, electrical work, and yard piping.

During construction, provisions shall be made to allow continuous operation of the existing treatment facility at all times.

Bid A is for 480 calendar days and Bid B is for 360 calendar days.

                                                        (A)                      (B)
Poole & Kent Co. of FL                    
(Hillsborough)                     $3,660,250.00             $3,660,250.00

Close Construction, LLC
(Okeechobee)                      $3,889,365.70             $3,889,365.70

L Cobb Construction
(Hardee)                            $4,652,494.48             $4,924,837.84

RTD Construction  
(Pasco)                             $3,938,947.10             $3,938,947.10

TLC Diversified, Inc.
(Manatee)                           $3,847,777.00             $3,847,777.00

Vogel Bros. Building Co.
(Polk)                               $3,711,510.00             $3,586,000.00

Wharton-Smith, Inc.
(Hillsborough)                     $3,965,500.00             $3,965,500.00

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:    jjames@vogelbldg.com

Donna M. Stevens   donna.stevens@mymanatee.org

Ricardo Colon         ricardo.colon@mymanatee.org

Jeff Streitmatter      jeff.streitmatter@mymanatee.org

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
4166083480-53400 and 4046083480-534000 (SEWRF)Septage Rcving Station.

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Tab, Dept. Memo, Contract, Bond, Ins.pdf