Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - March 22, 2016
REVISED March 22, 2016 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #22

IFB 16-0435CD: Water Treatment Plant - Biological Treatment Unit


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Contact: Chris Daley, Financial Management Department, Purchasing Division, Ext. 3048.

Presenters: Ricardo Colon, Project Engineer II, Ext. 7344, and Jeff Streitmatter, Public Works Department, Project Management Division, Ext 7335.

Action Requested

Award IFB 16-0435CD: Water Treatment Plant - Biological Treatment Unit to the lowest, responsive, and responsible bidder, Vogel Bros. Building Co., Lakeland, FL, for a total of $18,217,500.67 with 540 calendar days for completion.

Authorize the County Administrator, or 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 a Biological Treatment Unit (BTU) and interconnections at the Lake Manatee Water Treatment Facility located at 17915 Waterline Road in Bradenton, Florida. The Biological Treatment Unit and interconnections consist of, but are not limited to, the construction of a BTU concrete facility that includes HVAC, electrical systems and gear, electrical room, concrete filter tanks, six (6) biological treatment filters with all required filter equipment, construction of an on-site sanitary sewer collection system, construction of an off-site force main, construction of two (2) equalization tanks with all associated equipment, instrumentation and SCADA equipment, and any ancillary requirements covered in the specifications and plans.

Formal, competitive sealed bid procedures were followed resulting in a total of five (5) bidders submitting a sealed bid for consideration. Please refer to the attached bid tabulation for the breakdown of the bids received.

On February 29, 2016, a memorandum was received from Public Works Department recommending award to Vogel Bros. Building Co., Lakeland, FL, for a total bid amount of $18,217,500.67 with a 540 calendar day completion time.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Original to Board Records

Copies to:
Vogel Bros. Building Co., 2720 Drane Field Road, Lakeland, FL 33811 (jjames@vogelbldg.com)

Debbie Marchbank (Debbie.marchbank@mymanatee.org), Public Works Department;
Towanda Brinson, (towanda.brinson@manateeclerk.com), Accounts Payable Finance Department; and
Chris Daley (chris.daley@mymanatee.org), Purchasing Division

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
Utility Rates in account keys 4166085870-534000/6085870-0004 and 4046085870-534000/6085870-0004 (WTP:Biological Treatment Unit)

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  16-0435CD Departmental Recommendation.pdf
Attachment:  16-0435CD Vogel Bros Building Contract.pdf
Attachment:  16-0435CD Tabulation.pdf