Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - July 25, 2017
REVISED July 25, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #31

Invitation for Bid (IFB) 17-0071OV, Force Main Replacement, Bradenton, FL (Project No. 6035781)


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Olga Valcich, Financial Management Department, Procurement Division, Ext 3055

Anthony Russo, Public Works Department, Project Management Division, Ext 7349

Action Requested

Award IFB17-0071OV, Force Main 1D Replacement, Bradenton, FL, to the lowest, responsive and responsible bidder, Metro Equipment Service, Inc., Miami, FL, for a total of $4,295,170.00 based on a completion time of 365 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 consists of the construction of Force Main 1D Rehabilitation which includes the following:

  • New 30- inch gravity sewer at LS 237 approximately 73 feet to replace existing 30-inch ductile iron gravity sewer.  Installation will include the connection to LS 237 and reconstruction of the manhole upstream of LS 237.
  • New 15-inch gravity sewer on 51st Street West, approximately 725 feet to replace existing 15-inch vitrified clay pipe to the intersection with 21st Avenue West. Installation will include reconstruction of three (3) manholes along the route.
  • New 18-inch and 20-inch sanitary sewer force main approximately 724 feet on 51st Street West and 10,949 feet on 21st Avenue West, 59th Street West, 40th Avenue West, 63rd Avenue West, and in easement to 66th Street West.  Approximately 9,356 feet are designated to be installed via directional drill.
  • New mains replacing those impacted by FM/gravity main construction include approximately 50 LF of 16” RCWM, 760 LF of 6” RCWM, as well as 2 – 6” watermain, 1 – 4” watermain, and 1 – 6” force main as shown on the construction plans.

Contractor shall be responsible to furnish all shop drawings, working drawings, labor, materials, equipment, tools, services, and incidentals necessary to complete all work required by the Specifications and as shown on the Contract Drawings.

Formal competitive sealed bid procedures were followed resulting in a total of four (4) bidders submitting a sealed bid for consideration per the attached tabulation.

The Public Works Department, Project Management Division, recommends award to the lowest, responsive, and responsible bidder, Metro Equipment Service, Inc., Miami FL, in the amount of $4,295,170.00 based on a completion time of 365 calendar days.

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:

Metro Service, Inc., Attn:  Daniel Gonzalez, at Daniel gonzalez@dg.mesinc.us

Public Works Department, Attn: Anthony Russo at Anthony.russo@mymanatee.org

Public Works Department, Attn:  Kathleen Casey, at Kathleen.casey@mymanatee.org

Public Works Department, Attn:  Debbie Marchbank, at Debbie.Marchbank@mymanatee.org

Finance AP Clerk III, Attn:  Towanda Brinson, at Towanda.Brinson@manateeclerk.com

FMD Procurement, Attn:  Olga Valcich, at olga.Valcich@mymanatee.org

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
Funding Source 2015 Rev Ref & Imp Bonds - 4166035781-534000-6035781-0004

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Recommendation to Award from Dept., for Agenda.pdf
Attachment:  Constr. Agreement w.Bond and Certif. Bond for Agenda.pdf
Attachment:  Tabulation for Agenda (Bid A and B).pdf