Notice of Bid/Request for Proposal

BDC 89-09/10 John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park – Campground Improvements


BID NO.: BDC 89-09/10

The Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Recreation and Parks, Bureau of Design and Construction is soliciting formal competitive bids from certified or registered General Contractors for the project listed below:

PROJECT NAME: John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park – Campground Improvements

SCOPE OF WORK: The Contractor shall furnish all labor, material, equipment and supervision to construct a gravity sanitary sewer collection system, 47 service laterals from campsites, plus 6 additional services. The collection system will terminate at L.S. #5 which will require new pumps, electrical upgrades, wet well rehabilitation and a means to bypass flows during rehab. Wet well cleaning, concrete repairs and new liner, to be applied to L.S.’s 2, 3, 4, and 6 which will necessitate removing and replacing existing pumps, cables, guide rails and a means to bypass flows during rehab. Construction of five (5) storm water retention area swales and three (3) Catch Basins tied to two (2) Exfiltration Drains per the plans. New underground electrical services to campground sites per the drawings. Construct a new paved access road through the existing campground area including a RV roundabout at the end of the roadway per the Plans and Specs. Campsites will be stabilized with the addition of compacted rock base. Installation of an electronic gate.

Pursuant to Executive Order 07-126 and Section 255.252(3), F.S. the Department requires the proposed project be designed and constructed in accordance with green building standards where applicable.

PROJECT BUDGET: $360,000.00

LOCATION: MM102.5 Overseas Highway, Monroe County, Florida

MINORITY BUSINESS REQUIREMENT: The Department of Environmental Protection supports diversity in its Procurement Program and requests that all sub-contracting opportunities afforded by this bid embrace diversity enthusiastically. The award of sub-contracts should reflect the full diversity of the citizens of the State of Florida. The Department will be glad to furnish a list of Minority Owned Firms that could be offered sub-contracting opportunities.

PREQUALIFICATION: When the total Bid including Alternates exceeds $200,000, each Bidder whose field is governed by Chapter 399, 455, 489 or 633, Florida Statutes, for licensure or certification, must submit the following prequalification data of their eligibility to submit bids 240 hours (10 days) PRIOR TO the Bid Opening date, unless the Bidder has been previously qualified by the Department of Environmental Protection for the current biennium (July 1-June 30) of odd numbered years in accordance with subsection 60D-5.004(2), F.A.C., as evidenced by a letter from DEP to the Bidder, which letter shall be presented to DEP upon request. If the Department requires clarification or additional information, Bidder shall submit such information by 120 hours (5 days) prior to Bid Opening. Material submitted after those deadlines shall disqualify the Bidder.

INSTRUCTIONS: Any firm desiring a Project Manual for this project may obtain a copy by writing to the address or calling the telephone number below. A Compact Disk (CD) containing the plans and specifications will be available on Friday, May 7, 2010 at John Pennekamp Administration, John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, P. O. Box 487, Key Largo, FL 33037, Attention: Pat Wells, Park Manager at (305)451-1202, Fax: (305)853-3555.

ADA REQUIREMENTS: Any person with a qualified disability shall not be denied equal access and effective communication regarding any bid/proposal documents or the attendance at any related meeting or bid/proposal opening. If accommodations are needed because of disability, please contact: Michael Renard, Bureau of Design and Construction, (850)488-5372 at least five (5) workdays prior to openings. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the Florida Relay Services by calling 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).

PROJECT MANAGER: Randall Strange, Bureau of Design and Construction, Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park, 3540 Thomasville Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32309, (850)488-5372, Fax: (850)488-1141.

BID SUBMITTAL DUE DATE: No later than 3:30 p.m. (ET), Tuesday, June 1, 2010, to the below address: Florida Department of Environmental Protection Bureau of Design and Construction, 3540 Thomasville Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32309, Attention: Michael Renard, Construction Projects Administrator, Bureau of Design and Construction at (850)488-5372. The Department reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

BID POSTING DATE: No later than 2:00 p.m. (ET), Tuesday, June 8, 2010, unless extended by the Department for good cause.