Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - April 25, 2017
REVISED April 25, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #27

Invitation For Bid (IFB) 17-0772GC, Force Main 5 Replacement


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Contact : Gina Collins, Procurement Division, Financial Management Department, Ext. 3045

Presenter: Jennifer Fehrs, Project Engineer, Ext. 7236, and Jeff Streitmatter, Project Management Division, Public Works Department, Ext. 7335

Action Requested

Authorization to award IFB 17-0772GC, Force Main 5 Replacement, to the lowest, responsive, and responsible bidder,  Westra Construction Corp., for a total of  $7,427,550.03 with 730 calendar days for completion.

Authorize the County Administrator, or designee, to execute the Agreement and accept and date the public construction bond.

Adopt Budget Resolution B-17-045.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Manatee County Code of Laws

Background Discussion

The work included in this contract consists of, but is not limited to, construction associated with the replacement of Force Main 5 and the associated force mains, water mains, and services shown on the plans, including modifications to existing lift station piping and connections to the existing pipelines.

Formal competitive sealed bid procedures resulted in a total of  four (4) bidders submitting a sealed bid for consideration. Please refer to the attached bid tabulation for the breakdown of the bids received.

On April 11, 2017, a memorandum was received from the Public Works Department recommending award to Westra Construction Corp. of Palmetto, Florida, for a total bid amount of $7,427,550.03 based on  a 730 calendar day completion time.

Budget Resolution B-17-045 transfers funds from reserves in the Utilities 2010C Revenue Improvement Bond fund and the Water Sewer Capital Improvement fund based on the selected bid for the construction costs of the Anna Maria Force Main 5 and related Utility water projects associated with the award of IFB 17-0772GC.

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 to Board Records

Email copy to:
mike@westraconst.com, Contractor
Gina Collins      gina.collins@mymanatee.org
Jennifer Fehrs   Jennifer.fehrs@mymanatee.org
Jeff Streitmatter   jeff.streitmatter@mymanatee.org

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
Utility Rates: 4166041585-534000 / 6041585-0004

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  17-0772GC Department Recommendation.pdf
Attachment:  17-0772GC Tabulations Bid A and B, FM 5 Replacement.pdf
Attachment:  17-0772GC Westra Construction Corp. Contract.pdf
Attachment:  17-0772GC Resolution B-17-045.pdf