Item Coversheet
Facilities Construction and Management - Consent


DATE:November  5, 2019 
DEPARTMENT:Facilities Construction and Management
REQUESTER:Ehab Guirguis 
TITLE:Award Contract for Matanzas Pass Preserve Boardwalk Replacement 

 A) Award Matanzas Pass Preserve Boardwalk Replacement, (Invitation to Bid No. B190490MBP) to Bayshore Construction, Inc. to replace a portion of boardwalk, benches, bridges, pavilion and a kayak launch at the Matanzas Pass Preserve, in the amount of $900,470.80.
B) Authorize the Chair to execute the contract documents on behalf of the Board of County Commissioners.

 Awards a contract to Bayshore Construction, Inc. to replace a portion of boardwalk, benches, bridges, pavilion and a kayak launch at the Matanzas Pass Preserve, in the amount of $900,470.80. The total estimated cost to design, permit and construction the improvements is $1,200,000.00. This project was planned and budgeted and funded with Tourist Development Taxes.
 A)Board Action and Other History
  Procurement Management obtained bids for the project known as Invitation to Bid No. B190490MBP, Matanzas Pass Preserve Boardwalk Replacement. On the bid deadline of September 13, 2019, Procurement Management received eight submittals. After conducting an analysis of the bid submissions, Bayshore Construction, Inc. was determined to be the most responsible bidder with the lowest responsive bid.

Staff recommends awarding a contract to Bayshore Construction, Inc. in the amount of $900,470.80.

On April 16, 2019 the Board approved an out-of-cycle Beach and Shoreline funding request of $1.1 million to replace elevated boardwalks along the Davis Simpson Trail and replacement of the paddle craft landing and pavilion.

 B)Policy Issues
 C)BoCC Goals
  Matanzas Pass Preserve is one of the most unique places on Estero Island. Being one of the few undeveloped and protected areas left on the island, the preserve is home to a diversity of native plants and animals. The unspoiled park has a museum and gift shop, interpretive stations along the trails, trailside benches, paddle craft landing area and a pavilion which provides a panoramic view of the Estero Bay Aquatic Preserve.

The Matanzas Pass Preserve has approximately 1.25 miles of trails that wind through the canopies of mangroves and hammocks. The bayside park offers visitors opportunities to observe wildlife and native plants. The boardwalk is in need of replacement to allow continued ADA public access to the undeveloped, protected area of Estero Island.
 A)Current year dollar amount of item:
 B)Is this item approved in the current budget?Yes
 C)Is this a revenue or expense item?Expense
 D)Is this Discretionary or Mandatory?Discretionary   
 E)Will this item impact future budgets?
If yes, please include reasons in III(D) above.
 F)Fund: Tourist Development Beach and Shoreline Projects
Program: Capital Improvement Project
Project: Matanzas Pass Boardwalk Expansion
Account Strings: 20062930101  
 G) Fund Type?Other:  Tourist Development Tax 
 It will take approximately eight months to construct the improvements.
DescriptionUpload DateType
Bayshore Construction Contract10/11/2019Cover Memo
Facilities Construction and ManagementTurner, NicoleApproved10/25/2019 - 6:18 PM
Facilities Construction and ManagementLavender, JesseApproved10/28/2019 - 8:04 AM
Facilities Construction and ManagementGuirguis, EhabApproved10/28/2019 - 8:38 AM
Budget ServicesGuttery, AngelaApproved10/28/2019 - 12:02 PM
Budget ServicesWinton, PeterApproved10/28/2019 - 1:29 PM
County AttorneySwindle, AmandaApproved10/28/2019 - 2:25 PM
County ManagerSalyer, Glen Approved10/29/2019 - 10:53 AM