Sealed proposals for the construction of Orange Lake Restoration and Improvements, addressed to the City of New Port Richey, City Clerks Office, 5919 Main Street, New Port Richey, Florida 34652, will be received at the office of the City Clerk until 2:00 p.m., local time, on January 10, 2018. Any Bids received after the specified time and date will not be considered. Bids shall be completed on the enclosed Bid Form as set forth in the Instructions to Bidders and otherwise be in compliance with the Bidding Documents.
A proposal opening will be held promptly at 2:00 p.m., local time, on January 11, 2018 in the City of New Port Richey Council Chambers, City Hall, 5919 Main Street, New Port Richey, Florida 34652, at which time the proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud.
The Project is located in the City of New Port Richey, Florida, with the project location within and surrounding Orange Lake. Orange Lake is bordered by Circle Boulevard with Sims Park west of the lake.
The Work is generally described as furnishing all labor, materials, equipment, tools, transportation, services and incidentals necessary to provide the Owner with the following project elements:
Boardwalk/Canopy Structures, including demolition, site grading, and sidewalk construction.
Sediment Control Structures, including a 42 CDS Unit and 2 Sump/Baffle Manholes.
Modification of concrete outfall structures to add two 24-inch Gates.
Lake Diffuser Aeration System.
Littoral Shelves and Plantings.
All work shall be in accordance with the construction drawings, specifications, and contract documents.
Drawings and specifications may be examined at the City of New Port Richey Public Works Facility, 6132 Pine Hill Road, Port Richey, FL 34668 or at the office of the engineer, Stroud Engineering Consultants, Inc., 10503 Cyndee Lane, Odessa, FL 33556. To assure that Bidders receive all addenda and or clarifications to the Bid Documents in a timely manner, it is mandatory that all bidders obtain at least one set of Bid Documents from the Engineer to be eligible to bid on this project. A CD containing an electronic copy of the Bid Documents (.pdf format) may be obtained from Stroud Engineering upon payment of $50.00. Printed hard copies of the documents and a CD containing an electronic copy may be obtained at Engineers office upon payment of $200.00 per set. Checks shall be payable to Stroud Engineering Consultants, Inc. Return of the Bid Documents is not required and the amount paid for the Bid Documents is non-refundable. Call (352) 642-4412 for further details to obtain a set of Contract Documents.
A Pre-Bid meeting and site visit shall be conducted on December 14, 2017 in the parking lot at the northeast corner of Bank Street and Grand Boulevard, located south of Orange Lake @ 10:00 AM. Attendance at this meeting and the site visit is mandatory. Failure to attend and sign in at both the meeting and the site visit will result in a bid being determined non-responsive.
Each bid must be submitted, in triplicate, on the prescribed Proposal forms and accompanied by Bid security on the prescribed form, payable to the City of New Port Richey, in an amount not less than 5 percent of the base bid amount.
The successful Bidder will be required to furnish the necessary additional bond(s) for the faithful performance of the Contract, as prescribed in the Contract Documents.
All Bid Bonds, Contract Bonds, Insurance Contracts and Certificates of Insurance shall be either executed by or countersigned by a licensed resident agent of the Surety or insurance company having his place of business in the State of Florida. Further, the said Surety or insurance company shall be duly licensed and qualified to do business in the State of Florida.
In order to perform public work, the successful Bidder shall, as applicable, hold or obtain such Contractors' and Business Licenses as required by state statues.
Before a Contract will be awarded for the work contemplated herein, the Owner will conduct such investigations as is necessary to determine the performance record and ability of the apparent low Bidder to perform the size and type of work specified under this Contract. Upon request, the Bidder shall submit such information as deemed necessary by the Owner to evaluate the Bidders qualifications.
The City of New Port Richey reserves the right to reject any or all bidder for any reason. Including but not limited to, Owner believes that it would not be in the best interest of the Project or The City to make an award to that Bidder, whether because the Bid is not responsive or the Bidder is unqualified or of doubtful financial ability or fails to meet any other pertinent standard or criteria established by Owner. This includes the Citys right to reject all Proposals or any Proposal not conforming to the intent and purpose of the Contract Documents, and to postpone award of the Contract for a period of time which shall not extend beyond 120 days from the Proposal opening date.
For further information or clarification, contact Brent Heath, P.E. at the Engineers office (352-642-4412).