CDBG SEPTIC TO SEWER CONVERSION
Onesimo Navarro and Rita
2216 W. Moreno Street
Pensacola, Florida 32501
I/(we) certify that I/(we) have carefully examined the Septic to Sewer Conversion Specifications
and Contractor Requirements related to the above referenced job, as furnished by Escambia
County, and I/(we) have also examined the site on which the proposed work is to be
performed. On the basis of these examinations, I (we) propose to furnish all materials, tools,
machinery and labor necessary to complete the work in a professional, workmanship manner
and to complete the work at the prices listed.
TOTAL JOB COST
BID OPENING DATE:
BID COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVE
FIRM PHONE NUMBER
REQUIRED PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS:
Plumbing Septic System Abandonment
Mandatory on Site Pre-Bid Conference: Friday, March 20, 2020 at 8:30 a.m.
INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS
Submit cover sheet with signature of Contractor and bid price in ink. Specifications in pencil
will be rejected. Bids must be in a sealed envelope and hand-delivered to Neighborhood
Enterprise Division Office, 221 Palafox Place (Ernie Lee Magaha Government Building), Suite
200, Pensacola, FL 32502 office by 12:00 noon at the closing date specified. NO email or fax
submissions will be accepted.
The bids will be opened by the Bid Committee and bid will be awarded based upon the lowest
eligible bidder with the most reasonable combined bid for the work specified. Bids $25,000 or
over must be approved by the Board of County Commissioners prior to award of contract.
Labor, overhead, permits, insurance, and profit must be included into each itemized price and
not listed as a separate itemized price or listed under “miscellaneous.” Non-compliance will
result in rejection of bid.
All repair work performed must be inspected (rough and final) and conform to County
Ordinances, State Laws, and Florida Building Code.
The Contractor is responsible for proper reattachment/hook-up of any/all of the following that
apply appliances, existing coaxial cable, telephone and interface, electric, water, and sewage.
HOMEOWNER’S RESPONSIBILITIES AND OBLIGATIONS
The Homeowner is responsible for maintaining existing utilities for the Contractor’s use during
the rehabilitation period.
The Homeowner is responsible for the removal of all belongings/furnishings from the
designated work areas prior to the start date. The Contractor is not responsible for removal of
Homeowner’s trash and/or discarded belongings or furnishings
Lump sum payment at job’s completion.
The Contractor will be eligible for Final Payment after the following conditions have been
Completion of Write-Up
Inspection/Sign-off by Building Inspections and/or Health Department
Acceptance by the Homeowner (Homeowner’s Release & Warranty)
Premises free from all construction debris
Submission of RRP Checklist Form & Contractor’s Final Affidavit
Original Invoice from Contractor
There is a FOURTEEN (14) day time limit on each rehabilitation job. For every day worked in excess of
the FOURTEEN day contract period, a FIFTY DOLLAR ($50.00) per day penalty will be assessed.
ESCAMBIA COUNTY NEIGHBORHOOD ENTERPRISE DIVISION
HOUSING REPAIR PROGRAMS
If your firm is awarded the bid for housing repair (SHIP or HUD programs), the following items must be
current and on file in order to issue a Purchase Order.
*Current W9 (less than one year old).
*County Vendor Information sheet (less than one year old).
*Worker’s Compensation as required by State Law OR exemption form.
*Commercial General Liability ($1,000,000 coverage) listing Escambia County as
Certificate Holder and additional insured.
*Automobile Liability ($1,000,000 coverage) listing Escambia County as Certificate Holder and
GL and Auto Liability Certificates must state the following under the Additional Interest:
C/O Neighborhood Enterprise Division
221 Palafox Place
Pensacola, FL 32502-5844
All correspondence should be directed to Neighborhood Enterprise Division, 221 Palafox Place, Suite
200, Pensacola, FL 32502 for review.
*For jobs valued at $25,000 or higher, 100% Performance and Payment Bonds will be required.
Performance and Payment Bond format will be provided.
Contractor will be responsible for the recording of all bonds with Pam Childers, Clerk of The Circuit
Court of Escambia County Florida.
Refer to BCC Office of Purchasing Risk Management Guidelines Procedure No: PP-180 (Performance
and Payment Bonds) and PP-185 (Risk Management Guidelines) for further details.
Additionally, Neighborhood Enterprise Division will maintain the following info in the Contractor’s file:
*Contractor may not be federally debarred from participating in programs as per
*State registered or State Certified Contractor License
*Escambia County Competency Board License
*Escambia County Business/Occupational License
*EPA RRP Renovator and Firm Certifications
Firms bidding on Lead Based Paint Abatement jobs must also submit proof of Lead Abatement firm
All information must be current at time of award. IF INFORMATION CANNOT BE PRODUCED IN A
TIMELY MANNER, THE COUNTY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO AWARD THE BID TO THE NEXT
MOST RESPONSIVE BIDDER.
CDBG Sewer Connection Assistance Specifications
Onesimo Navarro and Rita Salazar
2216 W. Moreno Street
Pensacola, FL 32501
• The subject Housing Unit was built prior to 1978 and therefore is a “targeted property”
under the EPA’s RRP Rule, as some painted surfaces may be disturbed. Therefore, the
implementation of “safe work practices” is required along with submittal by the RRP
Contractor of “Renovation Recordkeeping Checklist” form.
• Federal funds (Escambia County CDBG) are being used to renovate this property
(septic to sewer).
• Contractor is responsible for all required permits to decommission existing septic tanks
and tie the unit into the public sewer system, including septic tank abandonment
permitting fee to the Health Department. Approved inspection of abandonment must be
provided from the Health Department before release of final funds.
• Contractors are required to call for utility spots 72 hours prior to commencement of
work, with no work to begin until all spots have been made.
• Contracts will only be awarded to an EPA Certified Renovation firm with a Certified
Renovator since the property was constructed prior to 1978. A copy of the firm’s
certification must be submitted prior to entering contract with said contractor.
SEWER TAP and LATERAL:
There are no tap or lateral fees. There is one (1) sewer lateral that is visible and is located
on Moreno Street to the right of the gate.
There is one (1) known septic tank and it is located on the east side of the house.
Connect drain lines from the house to the existing sewer tap.
Tie all drains into the ECUA municipal sewer system.
Check the existing vents to assure that all are to code and are functioning properly.
SEWER LINE and SEPTIC TANK ABANDONMENT:
Decommission the existing septic tank, per the State of Florida Environmental Health
Department regulation/requirements (pump tank, punch holes in bottom and back fill),
permit and inspection required.
Sewer line (PVC schedule 40) is to run from house drain and connect to the sewer system
with “two-way” clean-outs as required by code.
Following the installation of the new sewer line and decommissioning of the septic
tank/grease trap, grade area and leave in a uniform/smooth condition, then provide grass
seed and hay for stabilization.
All indentations (created by trucks and other equipment used to accomplish work herein),
are to be filled to grade with brown fill or topsoil, then seeded and stabilized with hay.
TOTAL JOB COST $_______________ (TO FRONT COVER)