Procurement

Procurement Policy

The Authority’s Procurement Policy exists to ensure the fair and equitable treatment of all persons involved in public purchasing, to ensure that the purchases are cost-effective, and includes safeguards to maintain a standard system of quality and integrity. It applies to every expenditure of public funds by the Authority, regardless of the funds’ source.

Briefly, Authority contracts are awarded by competitive sealed bids or proposals. Public notice of invitation for either bids or proposals—along with the necessary specifications—will be made.

The full text of our Procurement Policy

Bids and Requests

Here are our most recent bids and requests:

Peace River Regional Reservoir (PR3) Project

The Authority is requesting ‘Statement of Qualifications’ (SOQ) from consultants interested in providing professional design and engineering services for the feasibility, siting, capacity, design, permitting, and construction management and inspection services on the ‘Peace River Regional Reservoir (PR3) Project’.

•  Advertisement – Request for Statement of Qualifications (SOQ)
•  SOQ Information Package
•  Professional Services Evaluation Committee Memo
•  Notice of Meeting – PSEC Shortlist Meeting (11/26/19)
•  Addendum No. 1 (11/27/19)
•  Notice of Shortlisting & Invitation to Interview Memo (12/17/19)
•  Notice of Meeting – PSEC Interview & Rank Meeting (12/17/19)
•  PSEC Interview & Rank Meeting Agenda (12/17/19)
•  Request for Additional Information – Reservoir #2 Geotechnical Report, July 2006 (12/19/19)
•  Request for Additional Information – Reservoir #2 As Built Record Drawings (12/19/19)
•  Notice of Decision (06/09/20)

Project Background Materials:
1. Peace River Manasota Regional Water Supply Authority Integrated Regional Water Supply Plan 2015 (April 2015)
2. Technical Memorandum R.V. Griffin Reserve – Reservoir Conceptual Siting Study (May 17, 2016)
3. Peace River / Manasota Regional Water Supply Authority Reservoir #2 – Contract 4 Conformed Drawings (July – 2009)
4. Peace River Regional Reservoir Expansion Project – Peace River Reservoir #2 – Contract Documents and Specifications (August 2007)
5. Peace River Manasota Regional Water Supply Authority Facilities Site Plan
6. Peace River Manasota Regional Water Supply Authority 5-Year Capital Improvements Program & 20-Year Capital Needs Assessment: 2020 – 2039
7. Water Use Permit 20010420.010 (February 26, 2019)
8. Special Inspection at the Peace River Intake Pump Station in Arcadia, Florida – Condition Assessment and Repair Recommendations (October 2018)
9. Reservoir #2 Environmental Resource Permit – Construction (October 2007)
10. Reservoir #2 Environmental Resource Permit – Mitigation (April 2007)
11. RV Griffin Land Use Management Plan (November 2011)
12. Peace River Reservoir #2 Embankment Performance Monitoring Plan (July 2009)
13. Emergency Action Plan (EAP) Peace River Manasota Regional Water Supply Authority Reservoir DeSoto County, Florida (March 2019)
14. Peace River Cooperation Settlement Agreement between Authority and Polk Water Cooperative (12/19/2018)
15. Comprehensive Annual Reservoir Report, WY 2018

Peace River Hydrobiological Monitoring Program (HBMP) Project
General Professional Engineering Services

The Authority is requesting ‘Statement of Qualifications’ (SOQ) from engineering consultants for the purpose of providing General Professional Engineering Services that may include, but not be limited to: planning, feasibility studies, water facility design, permitting and permit compliance, construction inspection/management services, and evaluation of water treatment facility and transmission system processes and operations. Work will be assigned on a project specific basis.

•  Advertisement – Request for Statement of Qualifications
•  SOQ Information Package
•  Professional Services Evaluation Committee Memo
•  Memorandum – Addendum No. 1 (07/24/20)
•  Memorandum – Addendum No. 2 (07/31/20)

General Environmental Services

The Authority is requesting ‘Statement of Qualifications’ (SOQ) from Environmental consultants for the purpose of providing General Environmental Services that may include, but not be limited to: water quality and/or environmental monitoring of uplands, wetlands, river, and estuarine systems, design, maintenance and management of mitigation sites, feasibility studies, permitting, environmental services during construction and general ecological system evaluations. Work will be assigned on a project specific basis.

•  Advertisement – Request for Statement of Qualifications
•  SOQ Information Package
•  Professional Services Evaluation Committee Memo
•  Memorandum – Addendum No. 1 (07/24/20)
•  Memorandum – Addendum No. 2 (07/31/20)

General Hydrologic/Hydrogeologic Services

The Authority is requesting ‘Statement of Qualifications’ (SOQ) from Hydrologic/Hydrogeologic consultants for the purpose of providing General Hydrologic/Hydrogeologic Services that may include, but not be limited to: aquifer testing and analysis, water quality monitoring, feasibility studies, groundwater monitoring, permitting and permit compliance, services during well construction, and geologic and hydrogeologic system evaluations. Work will be assigned on a project specific basis.

•  Advertisement – Request for Statement of Qualifications (*Revised* 07/20/20*)
•  SOQ Information Package (*Revised* 07/20/20*)
•  Professional Services Evaluation Committee Memo
•  Memorandum – Addendum No. 1 (07/20/20)
•  Memorandum – Addendum No. 2 (07/24/20)
•  Memorandum – Addendum No. 3 (07/31/20)

General Professional Surveying Services

The Authority is requesting ‘Statement of Qualifications’ (SOQ) from Professional Surveying consultants for the purpose of providing General Professional Surveying Services that may include, but not be limited to: surveying for ongoing monitoring programs, surveying to support design and construction activities, land acquisition and system evaluations. Work will be assigned on a project specific basis.

•  Advertisement – Request for Statement of Qualifications
•  SOQ Information Package
•  Professional Services Evaluation Committee Memo
•  Memorandum – Addendum No. 1 (07/24/20)
•  Memorandum – Addendum No. 2 (07/31/20)