Invitation to Bid – Annual Horticultural Maintenance Services
Notice is hereby given that the Naples Airport Authority (“NAA”) will receive sealed responses to an Invitation to Bid (“ITB”) at Naples Airport, General Aviation Terminal, Second Floor Reception Desk, 160 Aviation Drive North, Naples, FL 34104 from all interested and qualified parties with demonstrated expertise in HORTICULTURAL MAINTENANCE SERVICES at Naples Airport. Responses are due no later than 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at which time bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Interested parties are strongly urged to attend a Pre-Bid Meeting and Site Tour at 10:00 AM local time, on Friday, August 16, 2019 at Naples Airport, General Aviation Terminal, Larson Conference Room, 160 Aviation Drive North, Naples, FL 34104.
All questions related to this Invitation to Bid shall be submitted in writing to KKeith@flynaples.com no later than 5:00 PM local time on Monday, August 26, 2019. Answers to questions will be posted at http://flynaples.com in the form of an addendum on August 27, 2019.
The Authority recognizes fair and open competition as a basic tenet of public procurement. Respondents doing business with the Authority are prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, handicap, age or sex. The Authority has a progressive Disadvantaged, Minority, and Women-Owned Business Enterprises Program in place and encourages Disadvantaged, Minority, and Women-Owned Business Enterprises to participate in its ITB process. The Authority adheres to the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations for access to Airport services, programs and activities. Please call (239) 643-0733 for further information. Requests must be made at least 48 hours in advance of the event in order to allow the Authority time to provide the requested services. The Authority reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids and to waive any formalities or irregularities in the best interest of the Authority and is not liable for any costs incurred by the responding parties. All Respondents must be licensed in accordance with Florida Laws.
PROSPECTIVE RESPONDENTS SHALL NOT CONTACT ANY NAPLES AIRPORT AUTHORITY OFFICIALS OR STAFF REGARDING THIS INVITATION TO BID, OTHER THAN THE SPECIFIED CONTACT PERSON LISTED IN THE ITB.