Requests for Bids, Qualifications and Proposals 

The City of DeFuniak Springs, FL is seeking bids for the following projects.  Please carefully review rules for submission and deadlines.  Some projects require a MANDATORY PRE-BID WALK-THROUGH to qualify for submitting a bid.

NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS:  FEMA Sidewalk on Circle Drive
Posted October 17, 2019
Mandatory Pre-Bid Walk-Through Required October 30, 2019, 9am CST
Sealed Bid Submission Deadline:  November 1, 2019, 2pm CST

The City of DeFuniak Springs will accept bids from companies with experience and expertise in installing sidewalks and sod to FDOT technical requirements and ADA compliance standards with the ability to substantially complete the project within 30 days.  The selected contractor will be responsible for sidewalk installation, and the preparation of any base material required to perform the work.  The selected contractor will also be responsible for providing all material, concrete, sod, supervision, equipment and labor required to complete the job.  Approximate sidewalk dimensions are 5 ft. wide, 4 in. thick and approximately 3,765 linear feet in length.  Additionally, the contractor will be responsible for the installation of sod along the sidewalk for stabilization and erosion control.  The contractor must determine material required by attending the mandatory pre-bid/walkthrough meeting.  The work will include removing any damaged concrete safely and properly (if any) as to avoid further damage, disposal of any removed material, preparing the base, installation of new concrete at varying depths based on usage and location, as well as timely cleanup and removal of all forms, barricades, and spoils.  Sidewalk construction must conform to current FDOT standards.

Bid documents can be obtained at Dewberry, 877 N County Highway 393, Santa Rosa Beach, FL  32459, (850) 571-1256, or at DeFuniak Springs City Hall, 71 US Highway 90 West, DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435, (850) 892-8500 Ext.: 114.  Cost for bid documents will be $25.00 per set which is non-refundable.  Only checks will be received and should be made payable to DEWBERRY.

Bids will be received until 2:00 PM (CST) on November 1, 2019 at the City of DeFuniak Springs, City Hall, 71 US Highway 90 West, DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435, and will be opened and publicly read immediately thereafter.  All Bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked: “SEALED BID: CITY OF DEFUNIAK SPRINGS – FEMA SIDEWALK ON CIRCLE DRIVE.”

A Bid Bond in the amount of 5% of the Bid shall accompany the Bid.  The City of DeFuniak Springs (City) reserves the right to reject any and all bids, waive any formalities, and award in the best interest of the City of DeFuniak Springs.  All Bids shall be firm for a period of 90 days after opening.  This includes material prices. The bid must conform to Section 287.133(3) Florida Statutes, on public entity crimes.

There will be a MANDATORY PRE-BID/WALKTHROUGH meeting held on October 30, 2019 at  9:00 AM (CST) held at the City of DeFuniak Springs, City Hall, 71 US Highway 90 West, DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435.  The City WILL NOT ACCEPT bids from bidders who did not attend the mandatory pre-bid/walkthrough.

Point of Contact will be Chris Mitchell, Grants Administrator, City of DeFuniak Springs at 71 US Highway 90 West, DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435, by phone at (850) 892-8500, Ext.: 114, or by e-mail at grants@defuniaksprings.net.

All bidders shall comply with all applicable state and local laws concerning licensing, registration, and regulations of contractors doing business in Florida.  The City shall award the contract to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder; provided however, the City reserves the right to award the contract to a bidder who is not the lowest responsive and responsible bidder if the City determines in its reasonable discretion that another bid offers the City a better value based upon the reliability, quality of service, or product of such other bidder.  The City of DeFuniak Springs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADS Employer and a Drug Free Work Place.

Advertisement Dates:  October 16, 2019  & October 23, 2019 in DeFuniak Springs Herald Breeze and Panama City News Herald.

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS:  U.S. 331 Gas System Upgrades & Expansion CEI
Posted July 1, 2019
Response Deadline: Wednesday, July 17, 2019, Noon CST  

The City of DeFuniak Springs, in accordance with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) policy and applicable components of Section 287.055, Fla. Stat.- “Consultants’ Competitive Negotiations Act,” is requesting proposals from qualified firms to provide engineering project supervision and inspection services relative to the City's US 331 Gas System Upgrades and Expansion project.  The City of DeFuniak Springs is seeking civil engineering services relating to construction engineering and inspection for the installation of approximately 18,133 LF of 4” MDPE Gas Main from Walton County Fire Station #2 to Healthmark Regional Medical Center, and approximately 3,373 LF of 4” MDPE Gas Main from the intersection of US 331 and Park Avenue east along Park Avenue then north along 13th Street to US 90.  Project design documents, specifications and draft contract documents have been completed.  Consideration will be given to only those firms that are qualified pursuant to law and that have been prequalified by FDOT to perform the indicated types of work.

  • Work Types: 10.1 – Roadway Construction Engineering Inspection
  • Response Deadline: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 12:00 P.M. CST
  • Opening Date: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. CST

For a copy of the proposal including the solicited scope of services and the evaluation criteria, please contact Grant Administrator, Chris Mitchell at (850) 892-8500, or by email at grants@defuniaksprings.net. You can also access this information online on the Business section of the city’s website at www.defuniaksprings.net.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS:  Live Oak Wastewater Improvements
Posted April 10, 2019.  
Proposals due MAY 6, 2019, 3pm CDT

The City of DeFuniak Springs, in accordance with Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) policy and applicable components of Section 287.055, Fla. Stat.- “Consultants’ Competitive Negotiations Act,” is requesting proposals from qualified firms to provide engineering project supervision and inspection services relative to the City's FFY 2017 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) project. The project is composed of replacing approximately 3,000 LF of 8” clay gravity sewer main with 8” PVC gravity sewer main, relining 4 manholes, construction of 12 new manholes, reconnecting approximately 30 sewer laterals, and incidental road surfacing from the installation of the gravity sewer main along Live Oak Avenue West.  The total budget is $700,000 including construction, engineering and administration. Project design documents, specifications and draft contract documents have been completed.

For a hard copy of the proposal including the solicited scope of services and the evaluation criteria, please contact Grant Administrator Christopher Mitchell at (850) 892-8500, ext. 114 or by email at grants@defuniaksprings.net, or download a copy here.

REQUEST FOR BIDS & MANDATORY PRE-BID WALKTHROUGH: Sidewalk on Circle Drive
Mandatory Pre-Bid Walkthrough April 8, 2019, 2pm CDT.
Bids due April 25, 2019, 2pm CDT.

The City of DeFuniak Springs will accept sealed bids for the installation of approximately 3,765 linear feet of sidewalk on Circle Drive (and approximately 244 cubic yards of sod) following a MANDATORY PRE-BID WALKTHROUGH scheduled for Monday, April 8, 2019, 3pm CST beginning at the Chautauqua Hall of Brotherhood, 95 Circle Drive, DeFuniak Springs, FL.  Bidders will also receive a City Bid Form and requirements and procedures for submitting their bids at that time.   The City WILL NOT ACCEPT bids from bidders who did not attend the mandatory walkthrough.  Following the mandatory walkthrough on April 8, 2019, bidders will provide their sealed bids no later than Thursday, April 25, 2019, 2pm CST.

The City will accept bids from companies with experience and expertise in installing sidewalks and sod to FDOT technical requirements and ADA compliance standards with the ability to complete the project within 151 days.  The completion of the project is November 1, 2019.  The selected contractor will be responsible for sidewalk installation, the preparation of any base structure(s) required to perform the work.  The selected contractor will also be responsible for providing all material, concrete, sod, supervision, equipment, and labor required to complete the job.  Approximate sidewalk dimensions are 5 ft. wide, 4 in. thick and approximately 3,765 linear feet.  Contractor must determine concrete material required by mandatory work site viewing.  The work will include removing any damaged concrete safely and properly (if any) as to avoid further damage, disposal of any removed material, preparing the base, installation of new concrete at varying depths based on usage and location, as well as timely cleanup and removal of all forms, barricades, and spoils.  Sidewalk construction must conform to current FDOT standards.

  • The entire project must be complete by November 1, 2019.
    • You may obtain a copy of the Bid Form and Packet at the Mandatory Pre-Bid Walkthrough on Monday, April 8, 2019, 3pm CST at the Chautauqua Hall of Brotherhood, 95 Circle Drive, DeFuniak Springs, FL.
    • Questions about the Mandatory Walk-Through may be directed to Public Works Director Craig Drake at (850) 892-8534, publicworks@defuniaksprings.net or Grant Administrator Christopher Mitchell at (850) 951-3057, grants@defuniaksprings.net.

The City of DeFuniak Springs reserves the right to reject any and all bids, waive any formalities, and award in the best interest of the City of DeFuniak Springs.  The City of DeFuniak Springs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADS Employer and a Drug Free Work Place.

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