Vendor Forum for Wetland Mitigation and Natural Resource Services

Agency: State Government of Florida
State: Florida
Level of Government: State & Local
  • F - Natural Resources and Conservation Services
Opps ID: NBD10886986714730729
Posted Date: Sep 27, 2017
Due Date: Oct 12, 2017
Solicitation No: VF-DOT-17/18-4001
Source: Members Only

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Department of Transportation
Informational Notice
Vendor Forum for Wetland Mitigation and Natural Resource Services
Advertisement Number: VF-DOT-17/18-4001
Version Number: 000
Advertisement Begin Date/Time: 09/27/2017 - 05:00 P.M.
Advertisement End Date/Time: 10/12/2017 - 05:00 P.M.

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Last Edit: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 09:17:06 A.M.
70161500 Fauna
70161501 Fauna protection
70161600 Flora
70161601 Flora protection
70161710 Wetland ecology and conservation service
77101500 Environmental impact assessment
77101504 Environmental Impact Assessment EIA services
77101505 Environmental monitoring
77101600 Environmental planning
77101701 Environmental sciences advisory services
77111507 Endangered species protection services
94131902 Endangered species protection associations

The Florida Department of Transportation, District IV, Planning and Environmental Management Office, intends to advertise a Request For Proposal (RFP) regarding the following commodities and contractual services described below. This Vendor Forum is to allow interested parties the opportunity to meet with the Technical Review Committee for one on one 30 minute meetings. This is not a formal procurement.

Wetland Mitigation and Natural Resource Services

The Florida Department of Transportation, District IV Planning and Environmental Management Office, desires environmental VENDOR services on an as needed basis to perform District-wide tasks related to environmental activities necessary to satisfy National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and/or State Environmental Impact Report (SEIR) and state and federal environmental resource permitting concerns. The DEPARTMENT is committed to conducting the mitigation required by federal and state regulatory agency permits and regulations to offset unavoidable environmental impacts resulting from the DEPARTMENTs road and bridge projects.

These activities may include but not be limited to wetland mitigation construction, wetland site monitoring and maintenance, and environmental impact reviews of construction projects in the Work Program, assist with the permitting of mitigation sites; relocation of endangered and rare flora and fauna; seagrass/benthic surveys and other natural resource activities as determined necessary by the Department. The CONTRACTOR is expected to maintain a team with a thorough understanding of the NEPA regulations and processes as they relate to transportation improvement projects, including NEPA Delegation and State Wide Environmental Project Tracker (SWEPT) database usage; assist the District 4 Drainage Office in obtaining permits, be proficient in the biological and natural sciences; demonstrate knowledge of south Florida ecology; and be able to present innovative approaches to avoiding, minimizing, and mitigating against any proposed project impacts to wetlands, listed species, and/or critical habitat.

Counties in District Four include: Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, and Indian River. May include work in Miami-Dade Rail Corridor.

Interested Vendors should call Ms. Beth Welch, Planning and Environmental Management Office, at 954-777-4593 to schedule a 30 minute session with the Technical Review Committee members. Meetings can be scheduled between 8 am and 5 pm, Monday through Thursday, October 2 ? October 12, 2017.

Please direct all questions to:
Joe Ricardo
Phone: (000) 000-0000 Ext. 0000
FAX: (000) 000-0000

District 4, District Office
3400 West Commercial Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale FL, 33309


Any person with a disability requiring special accommodations at the pre-solicitation conference and/or bid/proposal opening shall contact purchasing at the phone number above at least five (5) working days prior to the event. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact this office by using the Florida Relay Services which can be reached at 1 (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

The Department reserves the right to reject any and all bids or accept minor irregularities in the best interest of the State of Florida.

Certified Business Enterprises are encouraged to participate in the solicitation process.

For questions on a specific bid advertisement, contact the agency advertisement owner. Advertisements include the contact information for the agency advertisement. The agency advertisement owner is the point of contact for vendors with specific questions.


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