SOLICITATION NO.: RFP-11-13
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR
BONITA SPRINGS UTILITIES – TOWN OF FORT MYERS BEACH 12” WATER MAIN EMERGENCY INTERCONNECT
PROPOSERS ARE ADVISED THAT THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS HAS ADOPTED A POLICY ESTABLISHING AN OVERALL 10% GOAL FOR LOCAL DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (DBE) PARTICIPATION IN COUNTY PROCUREMENTS. PROPOSERS WILL TAKE ALL REASONABLE AND NECESSARY AFFIRMATIVE STEPS TO ASSURE THAT LOCAL DBE FIRMS WILL BE UTILIZED FOR THIS PROJECT.
THE ESTABLISHED GOAL FOR THIS PROJECT IS 3 %
SCOPE: Furnish and Install approximately 3,000 LF of 12” water main, including approximately 2,000 LF of 12” HDPE directional drill, and interconnect meter assembly.
NOTE: IT IS THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PROPOSER TO CHECK THE LEE COUNTY PROCUREMENT MANAGEMENT WEB SITE FOR ANY PROJECT ADDENDA ISSUED FOR THIS PROJECT. THE COUNTY WILL POST ADDENDA TO THIS WEB PAGE, BUT WILL NOT NOTIFY
A copy of the Request for Proposals (RFP) may be obtained from, Procurement Management, 1825 Hendry Street, 3rd Floor, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, or by calling (239) 533-5450, at no charge. Or you may download these documents from our Internet site at www.lee-county.com/procurementmanagement . Please Note: if the Official Documents are not obtained from Lee County Procurement Management (either by request or downloading), Proposals will not be accepted by the County from a Proposer.
Pre‑Proposal Conference Will Be held at the (south side of) Big Carlos Pass/Estero Blvd., Fort Myers Beach FL on Monday, August 8, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Attendance is not mandatory but Proposers are strongly encouraged to attend.
Sealed Proposals will be received by Procurement Management, 1825 Hendry Street, 3rd Floor, Fort Myers, Florida 33901, until Thursday, September 1, 2011 @ 11:30 a.m., and will be opened immediately thereafter by the Contracts Supervisor or designee.
All Proposers are hereby placed on formal notice that neither the County Commissioners nor candidates for County Commission nor any employees from the Lee County Government nor any members of the Evaluation Review Committee are to be lobbied either individually or collectively concerning this proposal. Proposers and their agents who intend to, or have submitted proposals for this proposal are hereby placed on formal notice that they are not to contact members of the County Commission nor candidate for County Commission nor staff members outside of regular Board of County Commissioner Meetings for such purposes as holding meetings of introduction, meetings relating to the evaluation process outside of those specifically scheduled by the County for negotiations, dinners, lunches, or any other actions that may be interpreted as potentially influencing the results of this process. Failure to comply with this requirement shall result in an immediate disqualification of such firm by the County from further consideration for this proposal.
Lee County reserves the exclusive rights to: 1) require oral presentation, if necessary; 2) waive any informalities in the evaluation process, 3) accept or reject any or all proposals in part or in whole, with or without cause; 4) request additional information if appropriate; 5) limit and determine the actual contract services to be included in a final proposed contract;; and 6) reject all proposals if found by the Board of County Commissioners not to be in the best interest of Lee County.
Lee County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
LEE COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
LEE COUNTY, FLORIDA