INVITATION FOR BIDS (IFB)
Provision of Van Service On Behalf of The Cattaraugus County (New York) Department of Aging ("CCDOA"), Department of Community Services ("CCDCS"), Health ("CCDOH"), and Youth Bureau ("CCYB")
Sealed bids to procure bus and van services within geographic areas to meet the needs of individuals serviced by the above referenced departments of Cattaraugus County, New York, as those needs are defined in the Description of Services section, below, are being solicited by the Cattaraugus County Legislature (the "County") on behalf of the named departments. The period of this procurement shall be July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2019. The contract may be renewed for two (2) additional one-year periods. Bids will be received by the undersigned until 1:00 pm on April 28, 2016. Bids will be publicly opened at 2:00 pm by the undersigned at the direction of the Human Services Committee of the Cattaraugus Legislature at the County Center, 303 Court St., Little Valley, NY, 14755, 3rd floor, Large Committee Room. All bids must be sealed and clearly marked:
ATTENTION: BUS AND VAN SERVICE BID.
All bid submissions must be sent or delivered to the Office of the Clerk of the Cattaraugus County Legislature at the time and address specified above. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security in the form of a Certified Check for $1,500, and include executed copies of the required certification and bid forms. Any bid not containing these items, or any submission not so marked or received at the time and place designated in this IFB will not be considered.
Detailed specifications and bid forms may be downloaded from the Cattaraugus County website (see the file attachments below) or obtained from the Clerk of the Cattaraugus Legislature, County Center, 303 Court Street, Little Valley, New York 14755. Bid packages may be requested by telephone: (716) 373-8030, or facsimile: (716) 938-9306.
Questions regarding the bid will be received either by phone or facsimile until noon on April 19, 2016. Such questions should be addressed to Susan Solomon (phone: 716-297-8641, Ext. 1; Fax 716-285-6624). Written responses to such questions will be provided to all parties who secure a copy of this IFB, and shall be posted on the Cattaraugus County website.
Prospective bidders are advised that the services to be provided under any contract arising from this procurement may be financed, in part, by grants provided by New York State and/or the Federal government. All applicable laws, rules, and regulations shall apply to the contract awarded to, and to be executed by, the Successful Bidder.
All potential respondents are notified that disadvantaged and women-owned enterprises are encouraged to submit responses to this request. Cattaraugus County will ensure that respondents to this request will not be discriminated against based on sex, race, color, creed or national origin in consideration of an award.
The County Legislature reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive any informalities, to withdraw this solicitation at any time, and to accept the lowest responsible, responsive bid. Cattaraugus County is an equal opportunity employer.
John R. Searles, Clerk
Cattaraugus County Legislature
303 Court Street
Little Valley, NY 14755
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