Notice of Bid/Request for Proposal

Division of Administration
Nassau County Health Department - Five Points Renovations



PROJECT NO.:              DOH # 70645100

SAMAS CODES:         64-39-45-98-507


                     Nassau County Health Department

                     Five Points Renovations

                     2290 & 2292 State Road 200 (South 8th Street)

                     Fernandina Beach, Florida, 32034

FOR: State of Florida, Department of Health – Nassau County Health Department

PRE-QUALIFICATION: Each bidder whose field is governed by Chapter 399, 455, 489, and 633, Florida Statutes, for licensure or certification must submit pre-qualification data of their eligibility. Submit proposals five (5) calendar days prior to the bid opening date if not previously qualified by the Department of Management Services for the current biennium (July 1 through June 30) of odd numbered years. Call (850)488-6233 for information on pre-qualification with the Department of Management Services. After the bid opening, the low bidder must qualify in accordance with Rule 60D-5.004, F.A.C. A copy of rule requirements is included in the Instructions To Bidders under Article B-2 “Bidders Qualification Requirements and Procedures.”

PUBLIC ENTITY CRIME INFORMATION STATEMENT: A person or affiliate who has been placed on the convicted vendor list following a conviction for a public entity crime may not do the following:

1.     May not submit a bid on a contract to provide any goods or services to a public entity.

2.     May not submit a bid on a contract with a public entity for the construction or repair of a public building or public work.

3.     May not submit bids on leases of real property to a public entity.

4.     May not be awarded or perform work as a contractor, supplier, subcontractor, or consultant under a contract with any public entity.

5.     May not transact business with any public entity in excess of the threshold amount provided in Section 287.017, F.S., for Category Two, for a period of 36 months from the date of being placed on the convicted vendor list.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The project is to demolition the interior of building 2292 and renovate according to drawings and specifications. The project will also renovate the existing restroom and other office space in 2290.

SITE VISIT: The facilities may be inspected by contacting Jarzyna & Associates at (904)321-4242. A site visit for all interested parties will be conducted on June 5, 2007, 9:00 a.m.

PERFORMANCE BOND AND LABOR MATERIAL PAYMENT BOND: If the construction contract award amount is $100,000 or less, a Performance Bond and a Labor Material Payment Bond are not required. If the construction contract award amount is more than $100,000, a Performance and a Labor and Material Payment Bond SHALL be required.

MINORITY BUSINESS ENTERPRISES: The Department of Health encourages minority businesses to participate in the bidding process including any bidder’s conferences, pre-solicitation or pre-bid meetings that are scheduled. The Department of Health further encourages contractors to utilize certified minority enterprises as subcontractors or sub-vendors whenever possible. Certified vendors are those firms certified by the State of Florida Minority Business Advocacy and Assistance Office, 2012 Capital Circle, S. E., Hartman Building, Suite 100, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2152, (850)487-0915.

Sealed bids will be received, publicly opened and read aloud on:

DATE AND TIME: Tuesday, June 26, 2007, 2:00 p.m. (Local Time)

PLACE: Nassau County Health Department, Administration Building, Conference Room, 30 South 4th Street, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

PROPOSAL: Bids must be submitted in full in accordance with the requirements of the Drawings, Specifications, Addenda, Bidding Conditions, and Contractual Conditions, which may be examined and obtained from the following: Jarzyna and Associates, Architects PA, Attention Tony Jarzyna, e-mail: or purchase of documents. Address: Four Juniper Court, Amelia Island, FL 32034, (904)321-4242, Fax (904)321-2029. The above bidding documents are currently available.

ARCHITECT-ENGINEER: Jarzyna and Associates Architects PA, Four Juniper Court, Amelia Island, FL 32034

DEPOSITS: All contractors, sub-contractors, vendors, manufacturers, etc. can obtain the required documents. There is no charge for the first set of Plans and Specifications; each additional set at $10.00.

CONTRACT AWARD: The Bid Tabulation and Notice of Award Recommendation will be posted no later than 4:00 p.m. (Local Time), on Tuesday, June 26, 2007, at the Nassau County Health Department, Administration Building, Conference Room, 30 South 4th St., Fernandina Beach, FL. In the event that the Bid Tabulation and Notice of Award Recommendation cannot be posted in this manner, then all bidders will be notified by certified United States Mail, return receipt requested. If no protest is filed per Section B-21 of the Instructions To Bidders, “Notice and Protests Procedures,” the contract will be awarded to the qualified, responsive low bidder in accordance with Rule 60D-5, F.A.C., by the Owner. The qualified, responsive low bidder will be required to be registered with MyFloridaMarketPlace before a contract can be executed. However, they will be exempt from the one per cent “fee”.