Solicitation Number: BID-SJR-02-2017

Solicitation Name: OPC Turf Care Services

Description: St. Johns River State College serves students in Putnam, St. Johns and Clay counties. St. Johns River State College is inviting interested eligible bidders to submit proposals for lawn and turf care services for our Orange Park Campus, located at 283 College Drive, Orange Park, Florida 32065. The contract for this ITB will be awarded to the vendor who best meets the need of the college.

Schedule: The following schedule is a general guideline for issuance and recommendation of award of this BID and issuance of the contract. The College may change the dates of any events of this BID and the issuance of the Contract.

Tentative Dates Scheduled:

Issue ITBWednesday, June 14, 2017
Pre Bid Meeting & Tour of GroundsWednesday, June 28, 2017
Written questions due by 2:00 p.m.
*submit via email
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Proposals Due by 2:00 p.m.Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Public Bid Opening at 2:30 p.m.Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Intent to Award Issued Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Protest Period July 6 - 10, 2017
*Issue Bid Award Tuesday, July 11, 2017
*Initial Contract Term July 12, 2017 - July 11, 2020

*Assumes no protests

The college will conduct a pre-bid meeting and host a tour of the grounds on June 28, 2017. The meeting will begin at 2:00 p.m. The meeting will be held on our Orange Park Campus at 283 College Road, Orange Park, Florida, 32065, Building V, Room V120, in order to facilitate a tour of the grounds for which services will be expected to be rendered by the awarded bidder. Attendance at the pre-bid meeting and tour is a mandatory requirement to be considered a ‘Responsive Bidder’. This will be the only time the College staff will be available to respond directly to questions regarding services as described in the specifications listed in Section 5.0.
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
If special accommodations are required in order to attend any Public Meeting, Pre-Bid Conference, Tour of Grounds, etc., contact the Purchasing Director via email or at 386-312-4156

St. Johns River State College will conduct a Public bid/proposal opening at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 5, 2017. The meeting will be held on the Palatka Campus in the Board Room, Building A, Room A-154. The meeting is open to the public. Bidders are welcome to attend but will not have the opportunity to speak.

Document Name:           Document Issue Date
Invited Participants       Wednesday, June 14, 2017

BID-SJR-02-2017           Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Addenda 1                       Thursday, June 15, 2017

Addenda 2                       Thursday, June 15, 2017

Addenda 3                       Monday, June 19, 2017

Intent to award               Monday, July 5, 2017

Bid award                        Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Contact for solicitation questions:

(386) 312-4156