Invitation to Bid (ITB) - Medical Supplies for Fire Rescue, Bid No. NC18-001
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, NASSAU COUNTY, FLORIDA
INVITATION TO BID (ITB)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of County Commissioners of Nassau County, Florida invites sealed bids for:
MEDICAL SUPPLIES FOR FIRE RESCUE
BID NUMBER NC18-001
Bids shall include an original and two (2) copies, must be in writing, and shall be provided by the Bidder addressed to: Nassau County Board of County Commissioners, c/o John A. Crawford, Ex-Officio Clerk, Robert M. Foster Justice Center, 76347 Veterans Way, Suite 456, Yulee, Florida 32097. Bids will be received no later than Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. Facsimile bids will not be accepted. Bids will be opened and read on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 10:00 a.m., or there soon after, at the office of the Ex-Officio Clerk, Robert M. Foster Justice Center, 76347 Veterans Way, Suite 456, Yulee, Florida 32097.
For detailed information regarding the bid due date and bid requirements for this ITB contact the Contract Management Department at 904-530-6040. Bid information is also available at http://www.demandstar.com and http://www.publicpurchase.com
The OWNER reserves the right to reject any and all BIDS and waive all informalities in whole or in part, with or without cause, and/or to accept the bid that, in its best judgment, will be for the best interest of Nassau County, Florida.
A person or affiliate who has been placed on the convicted vendor list following a conviction for a public entity crime may not submit a proposal/bid on a contract to provide any goods or services to a public entity, may not submit a proposal/bid on a contract with a public entity for the construction or repair of a public building or public work, may not submit a proposal/bid on leases or real property to a public entity, may not be awarded or perform work as a contractor, supplier, subcontractor or consultant under contract with any public entity, and may not transact business with any public entity in excess of the threshold amount provided in Section 287.017, Florida Statutes, for Category Two for a period of thirty-six months from the date of being placed on the convicted vendor list.
Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in order to participate in this program or activity should contact the office of the Ex-Officio Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners at (904) 548-4660 or Florida Relay Services at (800) 955-8770 (v) or (800) 955-8771 (TDD). Contact must be made a minimum of seventy-two (72) hours in advance if requiring such accommodations.
Effective July 1, 2012 Amendments to Public Meetings and Public Records Laws for Government Contracting: Pursuant to recent changes in Florida Statutes Chapter 119.071 (General Exemptions from inspection or copying of public records) the bid opening process is temporarily exempt from Public Records requirements, except bids received pursuant to a competitive solicitation for construction or repairs on a public building or public work. Information may be released to the public once the Board provides a notice of intended decision or 30 days after the bid opening, whichever is earlier. Pursuant to recent changes in Florida Statutes Chapter 286.0113 (General exemptions from public meeting requirements) any portion of a meeting in which negotiations with a vendor is conducted as part of the “competitive negotiation” process at which a vendor makes an oral presentation or answers questions as part of the “competitive solicitation” process are exempt from public meeting requirements until the Board provides notice of an intended decision or until 30 days after bid opening, whichever is earlier. Any portion of a committee meeting at which negotiation strategies are discussed is exempt. A complete record shall be made of any portion of an exempt meeting; no portion may be held off the record. The recording of and any records presented at the exempt meeting are exempt from FS119.071 until such time as the board provides notice of an intended decision or 30 days after opening the bids, proposals or final replies. Please refer to Florida Statutes Chapter 119.071, Chapter 255.0518 and Chapter 286.0113 for further details.
ATTEST: JOHN A. CRAWFORD PAT EDWARDS
EX-OFFICIO CLERK CHAIRMAN BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS NASSAU COUNTY, FLORIDA