The Board of County Commissioners, “the County” is seeking proposals from qualified contractors for the Walton County Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA Artificial Reef Construction 2019-20 Deployment project. The project consist of construction and deployment of concrete artificial reef modules weighing at least 3,000 lbs and standing at least six feet tall located in the Gulf of Mexico within the Santa Clara (66-0324070-003-EG/SAJ-2014-00326) permitted area in Florida state waters offshore of Walton County. Available funds for this project are a minimum of $115,000.00. Contractors must submit proposals for what they can construct and deploy as specified in the deployment plan for the total of $115,000.00. Contractor selection will be administered through criteria outlined in a request for proposal process.
RFP Closes June 3, 2020 no later than 10:00 AM local time and will open immediately thereafter.
OUR AREA IS NOT A GUARANTEED OVERNIGHT FED EX DELIVERY DROP OFF LOCATION. OUR OFFICE IS CLOSED ON ALL FRIDAYS AND WILL BE CLOSED ON MAY 25, 2020 IN OBSERVANCE OF MEMORIAL DAY. IT IS THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE VENDOR TO ENSURE SUBMITTALS ARE RECEIVED IN THE PURCHASING OFFICE ON DATE AND TIME SPECIFIED.
LATE SUBMITTALS RECEIVED AFTER THE FOREMENTIONED DEADLINE DATE, EITHER BY MAIL, OR OTHERWISE, WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED AND RETURNED UNOPENED. THE TIME OF RECEIPT WILL BE DETERMINED BY THE TIME RECEIVED IN THE PURCHASING AGENT’S OFFICE. IT IS THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE FIRM FOR ASSURING THAT THE RFP IS RECEIVED IN THE PURCHASING OFFICE BY THE DESIGNATED DATE AND TIME. NO FAXED, ELECTRONIC OR ORAL RFP WILL BE ACCEPTED.
NON-MANDATORY PRE-PROPOSAL TELECONFERENCE: A non-mandatory pre-proposal teleconference will be held on May 21, 2020 at 9:00 AM. Proposers may participate in the pre-proposal teleconference by dialing 850-635-0655 Extension 261221.
All questions are to be directed in writing to the County Purchasing Agent. Questions my by submitted to Purchasing no later than 12:00 Noon on May 27, 2020. DIRECTING QUESTIONS TO ANY OTHER COUNTY STAFF, PROJECT ENGINEER, OR ANY OTHER PERSON IS PROHIBITED AND WILL RESULT IN PROPOSAL BEING DISQUALIFIED.
To be considered, Firm/Team must submit an original and three (3) copies of RFP in a sealed envelope or package, clearly marked with the Firm/Team’s name and address, and the words “WALTON COUNTY NRDA ARTIFICIAL REEF CONSTRUCTION 2019-20” addressed to:
Office of Central Purchasing
176 Montgomery Circle
DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32435