07-18FEB20 Above-Ground Diesel Storage Tank

Agency: Boone County
State: Missouri
Type of Government: State & Local
NAICS Category:
  • 237120 - Oil and Gas Pipeline and Related Structures Construction
  • 332420 - Metal Tank (Heavy Gauge) Manufacturing
Posted Date: Jan 27, 2020
Due Date: Feb 18, 2020
Solicitation No: 07-18FEB20
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07-18FEB20 Above-Ground Diesel Storage Tank
2019 ECC Fuel Building

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Request for Bid (RFB)
Boone County Purchasing
613 E. Ash Street, Room 110
Columbia, MO 65201
Robert Wilson, Buyer
Phone: (573) 886-4393 – Fax: (573) 886-4390
Email: Rwilson@boonecountymo.org
Bid Data
Bid Number: 07-18FEB20
Commodity Title: Above Ground Diesel Storage Tank
Day / Date:
Location / Address:
Bid Submission Address and Deadline
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
1:30 p.m. Central Time (Bids received after this time will be
returned unopened)
Boone County Purchasing
613 E. Ash Street, Room 110
Columbia, MO 65201
Day / Date:
Location / Address:
Bid Opening Address and Deadline
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
1:30 p.m. Central Time (Bids received after this time will be
returned unopened)
Boone County Purchasing
613 E. Ash Street, Room 110
Columbia, MO 65201
Bid Contents
1.0: Introduction and General Conditions of Bidding
2.0: Primary Specifications
3.0: Response Presentation and Review
4.0: Response Form
Standard Terms and Conditions
“No Bid” Response Form
Bid # 07-18FEB20
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County of Boone
Purchasing Department
Introduction and General Conditions of Bidding
INVITATION - The County of Boone, through its Purchasing Department, invites responses, which
offer to provide the goods and/or services identified on the title page, and described in greater detail
in Section 2.
County - This term refers to the County of Boone, a duly organized public entity. It may also be
used as a pronoun for various subsets of the County organization, including, as the context will
Purchasing - The Purchasing Department, including its Purchasing Director and staff.
Department/s or Office/s - The County Department/s or Office/s for which this Bid is prepared, and
which will be the end user/s of the goods and/or services sought.
Designee - The County employee/s assigned as your primary contact/s for interaction regarding
Contract performance.
Bidder / Contractor / Supplier - These terms refer generally to businesses having some sort of
relationship to or with us. The term may apply differently to different classes of entities, as the
context will indicate.
Bidder - Any business entity submitting a response to this Bid. Suppliers, which may be invited to
respond, or which express interest in this bid, but which do not submit a response, have no
obligations with respect to the bid requirements.
Contractor - The Bidder whose response to this bid is found by Purchasing to meet the best interests
of the County. The Contractor will be selected for award and will enter into a Contract for provision
of the goods and/or services described in the Bid.
Supplier - All business/s entities which may provide the subject goods and/or services.
Bid - This entire document, including attachments. A Bid may be used to solicit various kinds of
information. The kind of information this Bid seeks is indicated by the title appearing at the top of
the first page. A “Request for Bid” is used when the need is well defined. An “Request for
Proposal” is used when the County will consider solutions, which may vary significantly from each
other or from the County’s initial expectations.
Response - The written, sealed document submitted according to the Bid instructions.
BID CLARIFICATION - Questions regarding this Bid should be directed in writing, preferably by
e-mail or fax, to the Purchasing Department. Answers, citing the question asked but not identifying
the questioner, will be distributed simultaneously to all known prospective Bidders. Note: written
requirements in the Bid or its Amendments are binding, but any oral communications between
County and Bidder are not.
Bidder Responsibility - The Bidder is expected to be thoroughly familiar with all specifications and
requirements of this Bid. Bidders’ failure or omission to examine any relevant form, article, site or
document will not relieve them from any obligation regarding this Bid. By submitting a Response,
Bidder is presumed to concur with all terms, conditions and specifications of this Bid.
Bid Amendment - If it becomes evident that this Bid must be amended, the Purchasing Department
will issue a formal written Amendment to all known prospective Bidders. If necessary, a new due
date will be established.
AWARD - Award will be made to the Bidder(s) whose offer(s) provide the greatest value to the
County from the standpoint of suitability to purpose, quality, service, previous experience, price,
lifecycle cost, ability to deliver, or for any other reason deemed by Purchasing to be in the best
interest of the County. Thus, the result will not be determined by price alone. The County will be
seeking the least costly outcome that meets the County needs as interpreted by the County. The
County reserves the right to compare the lowest bid received with the current State contract pricing,
and award in the best interest of the County.
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CONTRACT EXECUTION - This Bid and the Contractor’s Response will be made part of any
resultant Contract and will be incorporated in the Contract as set forth, verbatim.
Precedence - In the event of contradictions or conflicts between the provisions of the documents
comprising this Contract, they will be resolved by giving precedence in the following order:
1) the provisions of the Contract (as it may be amended);
2) the provisions of the Bid;
3) the provisions of the Bidder’s Response.
by the County’s standard “boilerplate” terms and conditions for Contracts, a sample of which is
attached to this Bid.
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County of Boone
Purchasing Department
Primary Specifications
ITEMS TO BE PROVIDED - Boone County, hereafter referred to as “County”, proposes to contract
with an individual(s) or organization(s), hereinafter referred to as “Contractor” for the furnishing and
delivery of an Above-Ground Diesel Storage Tank for Boone County, Missouri, Office of Joint
Delivery Terms: Delivery shall be made FOB Destination with freight charges fully included and
prepaid. The seller pays and bears the freight charges.
CONTRACT DURATION - The contract shall be effective from the date of award until the date of
project completion.
CONTRACT DOCUMENTS - The successful bidder(s) shall be obligated to enter into a written
contract with the County within 30 days of award on contract forms provided by the County. If
bidders desire to contract under their own written agreement, any such proposed agreement shall be
submitted in blank with their bid. County reserves the right to modify any proposed form agreement
or withdraw its award to a successful bidder if any proposed agreement contains terms and conditions
inconsistent with its bid or are unacceptable to county legal counsel.
PRICING – All prices shall be as indicated on the Response Form. The County shall not pay nor be
liable for any other additional costs including but not limited to taxes, packing, handling, shipping and
freight, insurance, interest, penalties, termination payments, attorney fees, liquidated damages, etc.
The unit price for the item(s) identified on the Response Form shall remain fixed for the identified
original contract period.
These specifications describe the requirements for Contractor to replace an existing 1,000 gallon above
ground Diesel fuel storage tank at the Boone County Emergency Communications Center, 2145 E.
County Drive, Columbia, MO 65202. The existing storage tank is mounted on a 75” W x 17’ L concrete
pad inside a large heavy structural steel and concrete enclosure designed to protect the tank and two
engine generators from storm damage. The enclosure has swinging doors for access and a permanent
roof structure.
The work by Contractor shall generally include the disconnection, final liquid draining, and removal of
the existing 1,000-gallon tank and the provision, installation, and connection of a new 2,000-gallon
storage tank onto the existing concrete pad.
The existing fuel storage tank supplies two 150-gallon day tanks, each tank serving a 400kW engine
generator inside the enclosure. All piping is running overhead, exposed, and not buried.
County’s fuel contractor will drain the 1,000-gallon storage tank immediately prior to Contractor
starting the project.
As part of removal, Contractor shall load, transport, deliver and off-load the existing 1,000-gallon tank
to a Boone County Road and Bridge service yard in Ashland, MO.
During handling of the existing tank, Contractor shall protect existing tank accessories and deliver tank
with fittings and accessories intact. If fittings and accessories need to be removed for transport,
Contractor shall reinstall them at the Ashland destination.
Contractor shall deliver, off-load, install, and anchor new 2,000-gallon storage tank onto existing 75”
x 17’ concrete pad at site.
Contractor shall mount and install all specified accessories to the new tank.
Contractor shall reassemble and re-connect interstitial water sensor and all existing electronic controls
and monitors to the new tank.
Contractor shall furnish and install 1” black pipe and fittings to connect new storage tank to existing
day tank system in same manner and configuration as existing storage tank. Installation practices shall
conform to appropriate trade codes. Final piping installation shall be covered with protective coating
to match existing installation.
Contractor shall check the tank for leaks from interior to interstitial area and from interstitial area to
tank exterior. Contractor shall be present and oversee the fuel filling of the new tank. Contractor shall
bleed lines of air and verify the free flow of clean fuel to the two day tanks from the new storage tank.
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Material Specifications
Furnish one (1) two-thousand (2,000) gallon nominal 65” diameter, 13’ long double wall horizontal tank
on mounting skids. Tank shall be of double wall design, UL approved and painted white. Tank shall
be supplied with all new fittings and accessories as specified in this section:
A. Two (2) emergency vents
B. Pressure vac vent
C. 2” diameter, nominal 7’ long vertical vent pipe with protective cap.
D. Nominal 3.5 gallon overfill spill container
E. End-mount ladder and platform to access and service filler/overfill spill container
F. 64” top mount liquid level gauge
G. 64” top mount leak gauge
Additionally, Contractor shall have available onsite a suitable quantity of appropriate drums and/or
barrels to collect and remove any residual fuel, contaminated fuel, or tank condensate to perform the
specified removal and replacement work.
Enclosure details showing structural enclosure and location of existing fuel tank, day tanks, and
The following items shall be submitted with the bid:
A. Project pricing
B. Estimated project start and completion dates
C. Proposed project work sequence
D. Written plan to minimize backup generator outage
E. Detailed manufacturer spec sheets for tank and accessories proposed for the project
SALES/USE TAX EXEMPTION - County will provide the Contractor with a completed Missouri
Project Exemption and Missouri Tax Exemption letter for Boone County, Missouri and the Contractor
shall be responsible for furnishing the exemption certificate and tax exemption letter to all authorized
sub-contractors and suppliers providing materials incorporated in the work. All invoices issued for
purchases for such materials, supplies, and taxable rentals shall be in the name of Boone County and
contain the project number assigned by Boone County for the contract awarded. It shall be the
responsibility of the Contractor to ensure that no sales or use taxes are included in the invoices and
that the County pays no sales/use taxes from which it is exempt. The Contractor shall be responsible
for obtaining revised exemption certificates and revised expiration dates if the work extends beyond
the estimated project completion date or a certificate expiration date. The Contractor shall also be
responsible for retaining a copy of the project exemption certificate for a period of five years and for
compliance with all other terms and conditions of section 144.062 RSMo. Not otherwise herein
specified. The Contractor agrees not to use or permit others to use the project exemption certificate
for taxable purchases of materials or rentals and supplies not directly incorporated into or used in the
work to which it applies and agrees to indemnify and hold the County harmless from all losses,
expenses and costs including litigation expenses and attorney fees resulting from the unauthorized use
of such project exemption certificates.
Invoices - The County’s Bid number should appear on the invoice.
Billing and Payment - Payment shall be made at the contract unit price of each of the pay items included
in the Contract and will be considered full compensation for all labor, material, and equipment. An
invoice should be submitted to Boone County Joint Communications for payment after project
completion. The billing address is Boone County Joint Communications, 2145 County Drive,
Columbia, MO 65202.
Bid # 07-18FEB20
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