ISSUE DATE: September 16, 2020
INVITATION TO BID
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of County Commissioners of Hernando County, Florida, is accepting Bids for:
TERM CONTRACT ITB NO. 20-T00143/TPR
FOR MOWING SERVICES – SPRING HILL COLLECTOR ROADS
Hernando County Board of County Commissioners are soliciting Vendors/Contractors active in providing mowing services.
Sealed Bid offers as two (2) originals for furnishing the above will be received and accepted up to 3:00 PM (local time), November 4, 2020, in the Hernando County Purchasing and Contract’s office. Bids shall be plainly marked on the outside of a sealed envelope/container with: Bidder’s Name, Address, and Bid Name and Bid Number. Bids are to be submitted:
Hernando County Purchasing and Contracts
20 North Main Street
Brooksville, FL 34601
The Board of County Commissioners of Hernando County, Florida reserves the right to accept or reject any or all Bids and waive informalities and minor irregularities in offers received in accordance with the Bid documents and the Hernando County Procurement Ordinance.
Interested firms may secure the Bid documents and plans and drawings and all other pertinent information by visiting the website of Bid Net at www.bidnetdirect.com For additional project information, please visit the Hernando County Board of County Commissioners Purchasing and Contracts Department at www.hernandocounty.us, or by calling Bid Net at (800) 835-4603 or the Purchasing and Contracts Department at (352) 754-4020.
A NON-MANDATORY Pre-Bid Conference will be held October 1, 2020 at 9:00 a.m., at the Hernando County Purchasing and Contracts, 20 North Main Street, Room 266, Brooksville, FL 34601. Representatives of Owner will be present to discuss the project.
Purchasing and Contracts Department will post addenda on Bid Net at www.bidnetdirect.com to all questions in accordance with the Solicitation Instructions. It is the responsibility of prospective Bidders to visit the Bid Net at www.bidnetdirect.com to ensure that they are aware of all Addenda issued relative to this solicitation.
***DUE TO THE COVID19 PANDEMIC***
In accordance with Fifth Judicial Circuit Administrative Order A-2020-12-F, the following health and safety procedures have been implemented at the Hernando County Courthouse, located at 20 N. Main Street in Brooksville, until further notice:
Health Screenings – All members of the public entering the courthouse shall undergo health screening with a required temperature check. Persons who have a fever of 100.4 degrees or greater or answer affirmatively to any of the health screening questions, shall not be permitted to enter the facility.
Social Distancing – Persons must maintain 6 feet of social distancing from each other while waiting to enter the courthouse and during their stay at the courthouse.
Face Coverings – Face coverings are required for everyone entering the courthouse building, with no exceptions. Face coverings shall be worn at all times throughout the public areas of the courthouse building, including inside the courtroom. If visitors do not have a face covering, one shall be provided to them at no cost.
Pursuant to Florida Statutes 119.071 (Current Edition) Sealed Bids, Proposals, or replies received by an agency pursuant to a competitive solicitation are exempt from inspection until such time as the agency provides notice of an intended decision or until thirty (30) days after opening the Bids, Proposals, or final replies whichever is earlier.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
JAMES S. WUNDERLE
PURCHASING AND CONTRACTS MANAGER
CHIEF PROCUREMENT OFFICER, HERNANDO COUNTY
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
To ensure that your Bid is responsive, you are urged to request clarification or guidance on any issues involving this solicitation before submission of your response. Your point-of-contact for this solicitation is Tonya Parker-Rimes, Purchasing Agent I, Purchasing and Contracts Department, at (352) 754-4020 or email at [email protected]
ISSUE DATE: September 16, 2020