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    Sarasota County Public Hospital Board


    PROJECT ANNOUNCEMENT:  The Sarasota County Public Hospital District d/b/a Sarasota Memorial Hospital Health Care System and its governing board (collectively, “the Hospital”), located in Sarasota County, Florida, is accepting statements of qualifications from General Contracting Firms under the provisions of Section 255.20, Florida Statutes.

    PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The scope of work for this project includes general contracting services for the renovation, expansion, and equipment replacement of the existing Main Hospital Kitchen, located on the 1st floor level of the Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s Main Campus at 1700 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, Florida.  Work may include, but is not limited to, pre-construction phase services such as cost estimating, value engineering, critical path method scheduling, constructability reviews and cost control. Construction work may include selective interior demolition of existing partitions, ceiling, and interior finishes, as well as management of owner-provided food service equipment installation. Construction work may also include the installation of new interior finishes, as well as new electrical, mechanical, natural gas, and plumbing system connections for the renovated space and new equipment.

    Firms interested in being considered as candidates are required to submit seven (7) bound statements of qualifications that include at least the following data, to be organized in the following order:

    1.       A copy of Florida construction licensure and corporate registration certificates.

    2.       Completed AIA Document A305 Contractor’s Qualification Statement, latest edition.

    3.       Proof of general, automobile and workers’ compensation liability insurance coverage.

    4.       A separate statement as to whether the firm is a certified Minority Business Enterprise. If your firm claims MBE, WMBE status, a copy of your firm’s current, valid MBE, WMBE certificate is required as part of your qualification statement submittal.

    5.       A list of at least three client references consisting of name, title, address, telephone number and project name(s) for each project specified.  Please ensure your references are updated and willing to reply. 

    6.       Construction and permitting experience with the Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration, the City of Sarasota, FL and other applicable permitting agencies.

    7.       Resumes of key personnel utilized for this project. 

    8.       Hospital Kitchen and Food Service renovation and construction experience.

    9.       Location of the firm’s main office, and proposed project team office location (if different from main).

    10.   An explanation of the Firm’s approach to this project, and how the Firm intends to respond expeditiously.

    Facsimile (FAX) or electronic submittals are not acceptable and will not be considered. Submissions must be complete and on time. Incomplete or tardy submissions will be unopened and available for pickup.  Submittals are part of the public record. Application materials will not be returned.

    The basis for selection criteria for this project includes, but is not limited to:

    1.       The Firm’s relevant construction / renovations experience as it relates to the above referenced project;

    2.       The Firm’s relevant experience with regulatory agencies with applicable jurisdictional authority, including, but not limited to, federal, state, and local agencies;

    3.       The Firm’s depth of construction team and the resources available for this assignment.

    4.       The location of the Firm’s main / corporate office;

    5.       The Firm’s approach to this particular project;

    6.       The Firm’s ability to respond quickly; and

    7.       Whether or not the lead Firm is an MBE / WMBE (valid certificate from the Office of Supplier Diversity required).

    All interested Firms are further informed as follows:

    1.       The Hospital reserves the right to reject any or all submittals at any time during this process.

    2.       The Hospital reserves the right to request additional information beyond the data set forth above.

    3.       Questions regarding submissions shall be directed only to John Salt, (941)917-1802.

    Submissions shall be titled:

    Statement of Qualifications for General Contracting Services for The Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Main Kitchen Renovation & Expansion

    4.Submittals shall not contain pricing information.

    5.    Submittals must be received by the Hospital no later than 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 28, 2019. Submit statements to the attention of John Salt, Director of Engineering and Campus Facilities, Attn: Facilities Management, 1700 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34239. Submittals received after this deadline will remain unopened and available for pick up.

    6.    Only John Salt shall be contacted with regard to this Request.  Requests for meetings by individual Firms will not be granted. No communication shall take place between the applicants and the Hospital’s Selection Committee members or employees of the Hospital.  Failure to comply could result in immediate disqualification.

    7.    Interested persons should contact John Salt, (941)917-1802 with any project-related questions.

    8.   The selection committee will meet in a public meeting at Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s Waldemere Auditorium, 1700 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34239, (ground level entrance), at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 4, 2019. to hear presentations, discuss and announce the top three ranked Firms (unless fewer than three Firms deliver submittals) deemed to be the most highly qualified to perform the required services with whom the Hospital will subsequently engage in contract negotiations.  If there are less than three (3) Firms responding, the Selection Committee shall also evaluate current statements of qualifications and performance data on file with Hospital, in determining which Firm is the most highly qualified to perform the required services and announce the top three ranked Firms.  All interested parties are invited to attend.

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