Department of Education, University of North Florida  



    University of North Florida

    ITB 19-24 Arena Restroom Improvements


    The University of North Florida Board of Trustees, a public body corporate, is soliciting bids to plumbing/general contractors for the improvement of the restroom facilities at the UNF Arena, Building 34 located at the University of North Florida, 1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224.

    The scope of work includes all labor, materials, equipment and supervision required for the Arena restroom improvements. The awarded contractor will upgrade the fixtures in 16 restrooms located in the Arena. The current fixtures are outdated and insufficient. This scope includes removing, salvaging and cleaning the existing restroom partitions for re-installation. In addition, the successful contractor will remove and replace the toilets, urinals, lavatories, re-install dispensers and install new solid surface countertops. Ceiling tiles, LED light fixtures/bulbs, supply/return grill replacement, some painting, and pressure/acid washing of ceramic tile are included within this project scope. The project will be phased to keep 8 functional restrooms available at all times during the renovation. The phasing plan must be approved. Work is to be performed primarily during normal work hours. See the construction drawings for complete plans and specifications and the full scope of work.

    The preliminary schedule for this ITB:

    Advertisement   June 19, 2019

    Mandatory Pre-Bid MeetingJune 25, 2019, 10:30 a.m.

    Deadline for questions  July 1, 2019

    Response to questions  July 3, 2019

    Bids due July 9, 2019, 2:00 p.m.

    Minority business participation is strongly recommended and supported by the University of North Florida.

    A performance and payment bond for 100 percent of the amount of the bid will be required of the successful contractor for any project with a cost that exceeds $100,000.

    As required by §287.133, Fla. Stat., a contractor may not submit a proposal for this project if it is on the convicted vendor list for a public entity crime committed within the past 36 months.  The selected contractor must warrant that it will neither utilize the services of, nor contract with, any supplier, subcontractor or consultant in excess of $15,000 in connection with this project for a period of 36 months from the date of their being placed on the convicted vendor list.

    Contractor shall have established equal opportunity practices which conform to all laws against discrimination and prohibits discrimination based on race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, marital status or religion; neither contractor nor any subcontractor or other person, firm or business entity with whom it would be engaged in a combined effort to perform the services has hired any person who is an officer or employee of UNF.

    Full sets of bidding documents and descriptive project information may be obtained online at the UNF Procurement Services website:

    Submit one complete copy of your bid response in full accordance with the requirements of the bid documents to:

    University of North Florida Procurement Services, 4892 First Coast Technology Parkway, Hicks Hall, Suite 2950, Jacksonville, Florida 32224

    Sealed bids must be received no later than 2:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on July 9, 2019. Facsimile (fax) or email submittals are not acceptable and will not be considered.

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