Notice To Bidders-SCBA
SELF CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS
CONTRACT & SPECIFICATION NUMBER 2018-FD
SEALED PROPOSALS WILL BE RECEIVED FOR ROSS TOWNSHIP’S SELF CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS CONTRACT & SPECIFICATION NUMBER 2018-FD AT THE ROSS TOWNSHIP GOVERNMENT BUILDING, 4055 HAMILTON CLEVES ROAD, FAIRFIELD, BUTLER COUNTY, OHIO 45014, UNTIL 2:30 P.M. ON SEPTEMBER 25, 2018. BIDS RECEIVED AFTER THIS TIME WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. BIDS WILL BE OPENED, READ AND TAKEN UNDER ADVISEMENT FOR REVIEW AT THE OFFICE OF THE TOWNSHIP ADMINISTRATOR COMMENCING AT 4055 HAMILTON CLEVES ROAD, ON SEPTEMBER 25, 2018, AT 3:00 P.M.
The equipment must be manufactured, assembled and delivered in accordance with the specifications on file in the Office of the Ross Township Fire Chief, 1308 Ross Millville Road, Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio 45013. Bid specifications may be obtained from the Office of Township Administrator between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M., Monday through Friday.
Bidders must bid on the project in accordance with the terms and specifications in this proposal. Bids will be accepted only on forms available from the Township. Bidders must ensure that all employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, creed, color, sex, national origin, familial status or handicap. Each bid presented will be deemed to include these provisions.
The complete unit must be delivered in accordance with the bid specifications and proposal, on or before 120 days from the date of awarding the contract. Acceptance of the bid is subject to approval by the Township Legal Counsel of all Contract Terms. The total purchase price, the ability to meet all specifications along with other factors set forth in the bid document will be taken into consideration in determining which bid is the lowest, responsive and responsible.
Each proposal must be accompanied by a Bid Guaranty in the form of either a one hundred percent (100%) Bid Guaranty and Contract Bond or a certified check, cashier’s check, or an irrevocable letter of credit on a solvent bank in an amount equal to ten percent (10%) of the bid, conditioned that the bidder shall, if his bid is accepted, execute a contract in conformity with the invitation and his bid. The successful bidder will be required to furnish a Performance Bond to Ross Township in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the total bid price as a guarantee of faithful performance of the contract, conditioned according to law. All bonds submitted must be issued by a company approved by Ross Township with an A.M. Best rating of “A” or better and has or exceeds the Best financial size category of Class VII. Both the company and the agent must be authorized to transact business in Ohio.
The successful bidder must provide evidence of insurance in amounts set forth in the bid document.
Ross Township reserves the right to waive any informality, irregularity or defect in any bid and to reject any or all bids or any part thereof should it be deemed in the best interest of Ross Township to do so.
This notice is posted on the Ross Township website (www.rosstwp.org) and can be accessed via the provided link on the “Home” page under “Recent News” entitled, “Notice to Bidders SCBA”. Information and specifications are available at the Ross Township Fire Department, 1308 Ross Millville Road, Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio 45013 from Fire Chief Steve Miller, (513-863-2337 ext. 180) from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Ross Township Fiscal Officer
September 10, 2018