Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 130617
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File Number: 130617 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-292-13 Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: HAMPTON HOUSE Introduced: 4/1/2013
Requester: Internal Services Cost: Final Action: 4/16/2013
Agenda Date: 4/16/2013 Agenda Item Number: 8F1
Notes: TLL- 4/1/2013 Title: RESOLUTION APPROVING A CONTRACT AWARD RECOMMENDATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,605,178.00 TO LINK CONSTRUCTION GROUP, INC. FOR THE HISTORIC HAMPTON HOUSE RESTORATION, BUILDING BETTER COMMUNITIES GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND PROGRAM PROJECT NUMBER 255 - ''HISTORIC HAMPTON HOUSE RESTORATION''; (PROJECT NO. Z000110 GOB ESP; CONTRACT NO: Z000110)
Indexes: NONE
Sponsors: Audrey M. Edmonson, Co-Sponsor
Sunset Provision: No Effective Date: Expiration Date:
Registered Lobbyist: None Listed


Legislative History

Acting Body Date Agenda Item Action Sent To Due Date Returned Pass/Fail

Board of County Commissioners 4/16/2013 8F1 Adopted P

County Mayor 4/5/2013 Assigned County Attorney 4/16/2013
REPORT: ISD (please replace page 2 of the memo and page 3 of Attachment 1) - Hugo Benitez assisted - no sponsor required - no cmte

County Attorney 4/1/2013 Assigned Hugo Benitez 4/2/2013

County Mayor 4/1/2013 Assigned County Attorney 4/16/2013
REPORT: ISD (ASST. COUNTY ATTY: HUGO BENITEZ) (NO BCC SPONSOR/NO CMTE REQ: FALLS UNDER ECONOMIC STIMULUS PRGM)

County Mayor 4/1/2013 Assigned Russell Benford 4/1/2013 4/1/2013

Legislative Text


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RESOLUTION APPROVING A CONTRACT AWARD RECOMMENDATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,605,178.00 TO LINK CONSTRUCTION GROUP, INC. FOR THE HISTORIC HAMPTON HOUSE RESTORATION, BUILDING BETTER COMMUNITIES GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND PROGRAM PROJECT NUMBER 255 - ''HISTORIC HAMPTON HOUSE RESTORATION''; (PROJECT NO. Z000110 GOB ESP; CONTRACT NO: Z000110)

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WHEREAS, this Board desires to accomplish the purposes outlined in the accompanying memorandum, a copy of which is incorporated herein by reference,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that this Board approves a Contract Award Recommendation in the amount of $6,605,178.00 between Link Construction Group, Inc. and Miami-Dade County for the Historic Hampton House Restoration (Project No. Z000110 GOB ESP; Contract No: Z000110), in substantially the form attached hereto and made a part hereof.

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Date:
To: Honorable Chairwoman Rebeca Sosa
and Members, Board of County Commissioners

From: Carlos A. Gimenez
Mayor

Subject: Recommendation to Award for Historic Hampton House Restoration

STAFF RECOMMENDATION
Recommendation
It is recommended that the Board of County Commissioners (Board) approve the award of Contract Z000110-C, Historic Hampton House Restoration to Link Construction Group, Inc. (Link) in an amount not to exceed $6,605,178.

The Historic Hampton House (Hampton House) project, championed by Commissioner Audrey M. Edmonson, is of significant importance to the entire community, particularly the residents of Commission District 3. I have therefore directed staff to ensure its timely completion.

Scope
The project is located at 4200 NW 27 Avenue, Miami, FL 33142, in Commission District 3, which is represented by Commissioner Audrey M. Edmonson.

Fiscal Impact/Funding Source
The total Hampton House Restoration Project budget is $9,016,000, which consists of land/building acquisition, planning and design, construction, construction management, and contingency, covered by $6,500,000 of Building Better Communities – General Obligation Bond (BBC-GOB) funding and $2,516,000 of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding. The CDBG funding portion includes the additional $1.2 million that was approved by the Board at its meeting of March 5, 2013.

This item pertains solely to the award of the construction contract portion of the project, and is a subset of the overall project budget referenced above. More specifically, the construction contract award totals $6,605,178, comprised of approximately $5,634,000 in BBC-GOB and $971,178 in CDBG funds and is listed as funded in the FY 2012-13 Adopted Capital Budget Book, Volume 3, page 292.

Track Record/Monitoring
Tommye Weatherspoon of the Internal Services Department (ISD) will monitor this contract.

Delegation of Authority
The authority of the County Mayor or County Mayor's designee to execute and implement this contract is consistent with those authorities granted under the Code of Miami-Dade County. No additional authority is being requested in this item.

Vendor Recommended for Award
An Advertisement for Bids was issued under full and open competition on October 9, 2012, and a total of seven bids were received and opened on December 12, 2012.

Awardee Address Principal
Link Construction Group, Inc. 7003 N. Waterway Dr., Suite 218
Miami, FL, 33155 Guillermo Fernandez, President

Vendors Not Recommended for Award

Proposer(s) Reason for Not Recommending
Edgewater Construction Group, Inc. Vendor’s offer was determined to be non-responsible
West Construction, Inc. Vendor withdrew its offer
Ortega Juneau, LLC Vendor’s offer was higher than the recommended awardee’s
TGSV Enterprises, Inc. Vendor’s offer was higher than the recommended awardee’s
Trigram GC Vendor’s offer was higher than the recommended awardee’s
Munilla Construction Management dba MCM Corp. Vendor’s offer was higher than the recommended awardee’s

MANAGER'S BACKGROUND
Background
Hampton House was designated a historic site by the Historic Preservation Board of Miami-Dade County on April 17, 2002. Restoration of the Hampton House, which consists of the restoration of a two-story, 22,000 square foot structure, will create a multi-purpose facility for the Brownsville community and adjacent neighborhoods. This project was included as part of the BBC-GOB Program approved by Miami-Dade County voters on November 2, 2004.

The County received seven bids. ISD staff conducted a responsiveness review of the offers submitted by the apparent three lowest bidders: Edgewater Construction Group, Inc. (Edgewater), West Construction, Inc. (West) and Link. Simultaneously, staff from the Office of Historic Preservation and the Regulatory and Economic Resources departments, conducted a review of the offers tendered for compliance with the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation.

During the negotiations meetings with Edgewater, the apparent low-bidder failed to include interior finishes in their bid. As a result, the County notified Edgewater that its bid was not responsible. The apparent second-lowest bidder, West, withdrew their bid. As a result, the County entered into negotiations with Link, the responsive and responsible lowest bidder. As such, Board approval of this item is requested.



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Russell Benford
Deputy Mayor



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