REQUEST FOR BID
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed proposals will be received until 4:00 P.M., Monday,
April 29, 2019, at the Clay County Admin Bldg, Purchasing Dept, 4th floor, 477 Houston St,
Green Cove Springs, FL 32043, for the following:
BID NO: 18/19-12, Sandridge Road Pipe Culvert Replacement At Mill Log Creek
Bids will be opened at 1:00 P.M., or as soon thereafter as possible, on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 in
the Clay County Admin Bldg, Conference Room “B”, 4th floor, 477 Houston St, Green Cove
Springs, Florida. Bids will not be valid unless received by the proposal deadline.
All communications with the County regarding this Bid should be directed to Donna Fish,
Purchasing Division, (904) 278-3761or by email: email@example.com
A Mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at the Clay County Administration Building,
477 Houston Street, 4th Floor Conference Room B, Green Cove Springs, Florida 32043 on
April 15, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.
Proposals require a five (5%) percent bid bond and may not be withdrawn after the
scheduled opening time for a period of thirty (30) days. The term bond shall include cashier
or certified checks payable to the County.
The County reserves the right to waive formalities in any bid, to reject any or all bids with or
without cause, including the lack of availability of adequate funds, regulatory agency
requirements, and/or to accept the bid that, in its judgment, will be in the best interest of the
County of Clay.
Interested vendors are advised that the Clay County Board of County Commissioners have a
local preference policy. A preference to local businesses in procurement decisions provides
support and growing opportunities to the local economy. Preference shall be given to a local
business in the purchase of commodities and services. The complete policy can be viewed at:
FOLLOWING THE BID OPENING AND TABULATION, A “NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD
BID” OR A “NOTICE OF REJECTION OF ALL BIDS” WILL BE POSTED ON THE INTERNET
intent-bids-rejection-bids THIS WEB PAGE CAN ALSO BE ACCESSED FROM THE HOMEPAGE OF
THE COUNTY’S WEBSITE AT: www.claycountygov.com BY FOLLOWING THE “NOTICE OF
INTENT BIDS” LINK UNDER THE “BUSINESS” ROLLOVER BUTTON ON THE COUNTY’S
HOMEPAGE. NO OTHER NOTICE WILL BE POSTED.
PROSPECTIVE BIDDERS ARE NOTIFIED THAT THE FAILURE TO INCLUDE WITHIN THE SEALED BID
ENVELOPE, A PROPER BID BOND OR OTHER SECURITY APPROVED UNDER THE COUNTY’S
PURCHASING POLICY, IF REQUIRED FOR THIS SOLICITATION, OR THE FAILURE TO FILE A
WRITTEN PETITION INITIATING A FORMAL PROTEST PROCEEDING WITHIN THE TIMES AND IN
THE MANNER PRESCRIBED IN SECTION 8. (N), OF SAID POLICY, SHALL CONSTITUTE A WAIVER
OF THE RIGHT TO PROTEST THE BID SOLICITATION, ANY ADDENDUM THERETO, OR THE BID
DECISION, AS APPLICABLE, AND TO INITIATE A FORMAL PROTEST PROCEEDING UNDER SAID
POLICY. THE COUNTY’S PURCHASING POLICY CAN BE VIEWED AT THE COUNTY’S WEBSITE BY
FOLLOWING THE APPROPRIATE LINKS FROM THE HOMEPAGE ADDRESS SET FORTH ABOVE.
IF A PROSPECTIVE BIDDER IS IN DOUBT WHETHER THIS SOLICITATION REQUIRES A BID BOND,
SUCH PROSPECTIVE BIDDER IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR MAKING APPROPRIATE INQUIRY.
A person or affiliate who has been placed on the convicted vendor list following a conviction for
a public entity crime may not submit a bid on a contract to provide any goods or services to a
public entity, may not submit a bid on a contract with a public entity for the construction or
repair of a public building or public work, may not submit bids on leases of real property to a
public entity, may not be awarded or perform work as a contractor, supplier, subcontractor, or
consultant under a contract with any public entity, and may not transact business with any public
entity in excess of the threshold amount provided in Section 287.017, Florida Statutes, for
CATEGORY TWO for a period of 36 months from the date of being placed on the convicted
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(CLAY TODAY) For publication on: March 28, 2019
PLEASE SEND ORIGINAL INVOICE AND OF PROOF OF PUBLICATION TO:
Clay County Board of County Commissioners
477 Houston Street
Green Cove Springs, Florida 32043
ATTENTION: Donna Fish