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Bid Number: 21-53
Bid Title: 21-53 Utility Services Department Diving Services
Category: Goods and Services
Status: Closed


The Bay County Board of County Commissioners (County) seeks bids from qualified contractors to provide all labor, materials, equipment, tools, transportation and supplies required to perform diving services to the Utility Services Department’s Water and Wastewater Divisions in accordance with specifications in the invitation to bid solicitation. Diving Services include but are not limited to scheduled inspections, cleaning, and routine maintenance as further described in Exhibit 1 Scope of Work. 


SEALED BIDS for ITB NO 21-53 Utility Services Department Diving Services will be received by the BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BAY COUNTY, FLORIDA at the Purchasing Department 840 W. 11th Street, Suite 2500, Panama City, FL 32401 up until 2:00 pm (CDT) Tuesday, August 3, 2021. Bids will be publicly opened immediately following the deadline. 


Bids shall be delivered to the Board of County Commissioners Purchasing Department, at 840 W. 11th Street, Suite 2500, Panama City, Florida 32401, no later than the bid deadline. Bidders should submit one (1) original bid package. Bids shall be enclosed in a sealed envelope bearing the title of the work, the name of the bidder and the date for opening. It is the sole responsibility of the bidder to ensure that the bid is received on time. The County will check the bids and notify the selected bidder at the earliest opportunity. Each bid shall be valid to Bay County for a period of ninety (90) days after the bid opening.


Special Accommodation:  Any person requiring a special accommodation at a Pre-Bid Conference or Bid opening because of a disability should call the Purchasing Department   at (850) 248-8270 at least five (5) workdays prior to the Pre-Bid Conference or Bid opening.   For Hearing Impaired, Dial 1-800-955-8771 (TOO), and 1-800-955-8770 (Voice). 

Publication Date/Time:
7/2/2021 12:00 AM
Publication Information:
Closing Date/Time:
8/3/2021 2:00 PM
Submittal Information:
One Original Bid Package
Contact Person:
The County Purchasing Department will be the only point of contact for this ITB. Under no circumstances may a bidder contact any County Commissioner, County Administrator, or County employee concerning this ITB until after award. Any such contact may result in disqualification as per Bay County Code Section 2-124.

Bidders shall submit all questions, in writing, to the Purchasing Department at or FAX to (850) 248-8276. All questions shall be submitted no later than 5:00 pm (CDT) Friday, July 23, 2021.

Plan & Spec Available:
Electronic versions of the solicitation documents are available via Purchasing Department's Web Page
Plan Holders List:
By registering, you will be placed on the plan-holders list for the solicitation. This list is used for communications from the County to prospective respondents.
Bidders shall provide proof of experience, knowledge and ability to perform the tasks considered and expected to be performed under this contract. Bidders shall demonstrate a minimum of five (5) years’ diving experience. The bidder shall be certified professional divers for underwater, pipeline and structural inspections, cleaning, repair and condition inspections.
Special Requirements:
Bidder shall complete the form in Attachment 1 and submit with the bid documents. References should be available to be contacted during normal working hours. The County will choose, at its own discretion, references to contact in order to complete the evaluation questionnaire in Attachment 1. In the event that the Bidder has performed work as a prime contractor for the County within the last five years, the County shall attempt to contact one County and one non-County reference. The County will attempt to contact each selected reference by phone. In the event that the contact person cannot be reached, the Bidder shall receive a score of zero (0) for that reference evaluation. The County will not attempt to correct incorrectly supplied information.

Bidders who receive less than a satisfactory evaluation may not be considered a qualified bidder by the County.

Estimated Budget $55,000.00
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