Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - December 12, 2017
REVISED December 12, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #19

Invitation For Bid (IFB) 17-0418DC, 45th Street East Roadway Improvements


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 17-0418DC, 45th Street East Roadway Improvements, to the responsive and responsible bidder having the lowest total cost, Gator Grading & Paving, LLC, Palmetto, Florida, for a total of $9,838,720.97 based on Bid "A" expedited construction completion time of 540 calendar days and the inclusion of Bid Alternate #2.

Authorize the County Administrator, or his designee, to execute the Agreement and accept and date the Performance and Payment Bonds.

Adopt Budget Resolution B-18-026 transferring $9,403,744 from the reserves to fund this project.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Manatee County Code of Laws.

Background Discussion

Proposed project for construction to upgrade approximately 1.5 miles of an existing two-lane roadway to a four-lane roadway on 45th Street East from State Road 70 (53rd Avenue East) to 44th Avenue East, including turn lanes, sidewalks, bike lanes, bridge widening, roadway lighting and signalization, and construction of a wastewater collection system.

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

The Public Works Department recommends award to the responsive and responsible bidder having the lowest total cost, Gator Grading & Paving, for (Bid "A") the expedited construction completion time of 540 days.

Budget Resolution B-18-026 transfers funds from the 2016 Transportation Revenue Improvement Note Capital Project fund and from the Roads Impact Fees Capital Project fund based on the selected bid for the construction costs of the 45th Street East Roadway Improvements associated with the award of IFB 17-0418DC.

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

Copies to:
Gator Grading & Paving, Attn: Tom Lightcap at lightcapt@gatorgap.com
PW Project Management, Attn: Eric Shroyer at eric.shroyer@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
$9,838,720.97 Gas Taxes and Road Impact Fees - 6025662 / 6025672 RD and WTR: 45th StE-44AvE/SR70

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Attach 1 - 45th St - Award - 170418DC.pdf
Attachment:  Attach 2 - 45th St - Tab - 170418DC.pdf
Attachment:  Attach 3 - 45th St - Agreement - Gator.pdf
Attachment:  Attach 4 - 45th St - Budget Amendment.pdf