Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - October 9, 2018
REVISED October 9, 2018 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #22

Agreement No. 18-TA002645JE, Engineering and Consulting Services for Beach Renourishment


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Contact: Jacob Erickson, Procurement Team Leader - Procurement Division, x3053

Presenter: Charlie Hunsicker, Director - Parks & Natural Resources Department, x6001

Action Requested
Authorization for the County Administrator or his designee to execute Agreement No. 18-TA002645JE for Engineering and Consulting Services for Beach Renourishment with APTIM Environmental & Infrastructure, Inc. of Baton Rouge, LA.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Manatee County Code of Laws

Background Discussion

This Request for Qualification (RFQ) is for the provision of Engineering and Consulting Services for Beach Renourishment. The Consultant's services will include consultations, investigations, environmental studies and reports; design; construction phase engineering for the Anna Maria Island Beach Renourishment Project and other shorelines within Manatee County under tidal influences. Consultant shall also comply with all applicable Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) regulations and requirements in providing any services for the County.

The RFQ was advertised on the Manatee County website, DemandStar and was also provided to the Manatee County Chamber of Commerce and the Manasota Black Chamber of Commerce for release to its members. One (1) proposal was received from the following:

  • APTIM Environmental & Infrastructure, Inc., Baton Rouge, LA

An Evaluation Committee comprised of the following members was selected to review and evaluate the proposals:

  • Charlie Hunsicker - Director, Parks & Natural Resources Department
  • Tom Yarger - Construction Services Division Manager, Property Management Department
  • Suzi Fox - Director, Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch
  • Jacob Erickson - Procurement Team Leader, Procurement Division, Financial Management Department, non-voting member

The Evaluation Committee first convened on July 10, 2018 and conducted technical evaluations of the one responsible, responsive proposal received from APTIM Environmental & Infrastructure, Inc. The Committee determined that discussions should be conducted with the Proposer in the form of clarification requests to further clarify the information in the proposal response. The Evaluation Committee met on July 12, 2018 for final technical evaluations.

In summary, the committee concluded to recommend award to APTIM Environmental & Infrastructure, Inc. of Baton Rouge, LA.

The Agreement will be administered by the Parks & Natural Resources Department.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Original to Board Records.

Copies to:

Parks & Natural Resources Department - Charlie Hunsicker (charlie.hunsicker@mymanatee.org)

Procurement Division - Jacob Erickson (jacob.erickson@mymanatee.org)

APTIM Environmental & Infrastructure, Inc. - Thomas Pierro (thomas.pierro@aptim.com)

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
Estimated Annual Expenditure: $1,000,000 / Various Accounts

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Agreement No. 18-TA002645JE.pdf