I. CONSENT AGENDA
TO: Mayor Richard T. Crotty
and the Board of County Commissioners .
FROM: ~hardson,Manager, Purchasing and Contracts Division
CONTACT: John Robb, Program Manager, Parks and Recreation Division
SUBJECT: Award of Invitation for Bids YIl-1l4-PD, Bermuda Turf With and
Approval to award Invitation for Bids Y11-114-PD, Bennuda Turf With and Without
Installation, to the low responsive and responsible bidder, Lake Jem Farms, Inc., for a
I-year tenn contract in the estimated contract amount of $312,000. Further request
authorization for the Purchasing & Contract Division to renew the contracts for four
additional years. The Parks and Recreation Division anticipates that the entire contract
amount will be ordered on an annual basis. The Parks and Recreation Division and the
Business Development Division concur with this recommendation.
This contract will provide materials, labor and resources necessary to supply and/or
install Bennuda sports turf, including field preparation.
Four bids were received in response to this Invitation for Bids. The bids were
evaluated for price, responsiveness and responsibility. A ward is recommended to the
low responsive and responsible bidder Lake Jem Farms, Inc. John Deere Landscapes
was detennined to be non-responsive due to their failure to bid on all line items as
required by the solicitation. A bid tabulation is attached.