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File #: 19-1075    Version: 1 Name: Lime Sludge Removal and Hauling at the Water Plant
Type: Bid Status: Passed
File created: 9/4/2019 In control: City Commission
On agenda: 9/18/2019 Final action: 9/18/2019
Title: MOTION TO AWARD PSUT-19-08 "LIME SLUDGE REMOVAL AND HAULING AT THE WATER PLANT" TO THE MOST RESPONSIVE/RESPONSIBLE BIDDER, AUSTIN TUPLER TRUCKING, INC., IN THE ANNUAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $399,075.
Attachments: 1. 1. Agreement for PSUT-19-08 Lime Sludge Removal and Hauling, 2. 2. Submittal from Austin Tupler Trucking, Inc., 3. 3. PSUT-19-08 - Bid Tabulation, 4. 4. PSUT-19-08 Lime Sludge Removal and Hauling at the Water Plant, 5. 5. Memo from Westwind Contracting, Inc.
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MOTION TO AWARD PSUT-19-08 "LIME SLUDGE REMOVAL AND HAULING AT THE WATER PLANT" TO THE MOST RESPONSIVE/RESPONSIBLE BIDDER, AUSTIN TUPLER TRUCKING, INC., IN THE ANNUAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $399,075.

Summary Explanation and Background

SUMMARY EXPLANATION AND BACKGROUND:

1.  On August 7, 2017, the City entered into an agreement with Westwind Contracting, Inc. for Waste Lime Sludge removal services for the City’s Water Plant located at 7960 Johnson Street, Pembroke Pines, FL 33024.

2.  The current contract with Westwind Contracting, Inc. is set to expire on September 30, 2020.

3.  On May 10, 2019, West Wind Contracting contacted the City to inform that they would no longer be accepting lime sludge at their disposal site. Therefore, the City was forced to re-bid the services.

4.  On June 19, 2019, the City Commission authorized the advertisement of PSUT-19-07 “Lime Sludge Removal and Hauling at the Water Plant”, which was later advertised on June 25, 2019.

5.  The purpose of this solicitation was too re-bid and to seek proposals from qualified firms to provide waste lime sludge transfer and removal services for the Utilities Division Water Plant located at 7960 Johnson Street, Pembroke Pines, FL 33024.

6.  On July 23, 2019, the City opened (3) bids for PSUT-19-07. While tabulating the bids received, the Utilities Division noticed there was a calculation error in the bid document as advertised, and as a result, the Utilities Division together with the Procurement Department decided to reject all bids and re-advertise the project.

7.  On July 25, the Utilities Division received the City Manager’s approval to reject all bids for PSUT-19-07 “Lime Sludge Removal and Hauling at the Water Plant”. Due to the impending expiration of the current agreement, the Utilities Division received the approval of the City Manager to rebid right away. On July 29, 2019, the project was re-advertised as PSUT-19-08 “Lime Sludge Removal and Hauling at the Water P...

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