Request for Bids East Rochester School Furniture The Rochester

Request for Bids
East Rochester School Furniture
The Rochester School District is Requesting for Bids East Rochester School Furniture. Bids will be
accepted until 12:00 noon Local Time on December 17, 2014. The bids will be opened publicly and read
aloud at that time.
Bids shall be submitted to Michael Hopkins, Superintendent of Schools, Rochester School Department,
150 Wakefield Street, Suite 8, Rochester, New Hampshire 03867. Bids must be submitted in sealed
envelopes plainly marked Bid for East Rochester School Furniture. Failure to properly mark the
envelope will result in disqualification of the bid should it be prematurely opened by mistake.
Specifications with required Bid Form may be obtained at no cost from the Superintendent of
Schools Office or on the District website at http://www.rochesterschools.com/SAU/bids/bids.html.
All bid proposals must be made on the bid proposal form supplied and the bid proposal form must be
fully completed when submitted.
Furniture Specifications:
Please provide specifications for all furniture. The specifications are an example of the type and quality of furniture
specified. It is the responsibility of the vendor to establish the item bid is equal to the specifications.
Wherever a specific product is specified by brand name and term “or equal” appears in these specifications, it shall
be the vendor’s responsibility to establish through objective independent performance reports that the proposed
product will perform with the same reliability as the specified product.
All bids shall include shipping to the East Rochester School at 773 Portland Street, East Rochester, NH.
Specifications should meet or exceed the listed the specifications.
Prices should be guaranteed until May 30, 2015.
For more information, contact Mr. Michael Hopkins at the Rochester Superintendent's office, 332-3678.
All items need to be delivered after April 1, 2014 and before April 25, 2014. More specific dates and times will be
included when the bids awarded. The low bidder will be selected in most instances. All bids require approval from
the East Rochester Joint Building Committee, which should consider the bids in early January, 2015. All items will
not be purchased from one vendor, unless that vendor is the low bidder on all items. The bids may be split at the
discretion of the District depending on price, quality, delivery, and value.
Please complete the bid sheet at the end of the specifications. Bids may not be considered if they are not
submitted on the bid sheet.
The individual quantities may be the slightly less or more than specified. The individual price will be used if
additional items are needed during the 60 day price guarantee.
Desks (300)
To meet the needs of any age or size student, Scholar Craft's 2900 Series Classroom Desks provide for a seven-inch
range of adjustment-22" to 29"-in one-inch increments. The 2900's crossbraced, U-shaped 16-gauge legs are totally selfsupporting. And the dual bolt attachments on the threaded 16-gauge leg inserts ensure security and stability at each
height adjustment. The work and writing area on this series is a generous 18" x 24".
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18" x 24” solid plastic top
Standard tough 20-gauge metal bookbox
High-carbon 16-gauge MIG welded nickel chromed tubular sturdy legs
Seven-inch height adjustability range of 22” to 29” in one-inch increment
¾" x ¼" dual bolt attachments for strength while every height adjustment
1 ¼" 16-gauge tubular chromed-steel MIG U-brace attached to the U-shaped upper legs support the bookbox
One adjustable and three swivel designed self-leveling, nylon base glides
Wire-reinforced rolled edges for added strength
Embossed bookbox bases diminish noise and enhance firmness
Standard Black upper front
Chairs (400 total) 12”(100); 14”(100); 16”(100); 18” (100)
Ivy League Series 10 Posture school chairs by KI accommodate children or adults with a choice of four fixed heights.
Contoured seats and backs cradle users in maximum comfort. Durable solid plastic seat and back are ideal for daily use in
classrooms, art rooms and other educational settings.
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5/8" thermoset plastic seat & back portions
18 gauge steel frame
Steel frame is chip ‘n’ rip resistant
Steel swivel glides
Noiseless feet (400 chairs)
The new patent pending Flexi-Felt® Ultimate to fit chairs listed above.
 LIFETIME warranty against removal.
 This new Flexi-Felt® Ultimate is thinner, stronger and very aesthetic.
 They look like they are part of the furniture.
Tables
Kidney Shaped (27)
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molded resin tops
Plastic resin school activity tables
Colors go all the way through and will not scratch off.
Tables have full perimeter-welded steel frames.
Legs attach to frames with 3 bolts each (socket wrench required).
This school table features "Standard Legs" which adjust from 21" to 30" in 1" increments.
Full perimeter-welded steel frames
Leg mounting bolts are welded in place, you only have to slide leg over bolts and install nuts
Leg set screws have a 'shoulder' so the leg will not collapse in case not properly tightened
Nickel-plated nylon swivel glides
Trapezoid tables (120)
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Vinyl molded edges,
Sturdy steel legs and a high pressure laminate top.
Backer sheets for a finished table underside
Extra long and heavy strong steel leg brace
Standard black T-Mold
Factory-installed quick mounts for secure and convenient leg mounting
7 screws are factory attached, you only have to install 3 additional screws to attach each leg
Leg set screws have a 'shoulder' that prevents the leg from collapsing if not properly tightned
Standard chrome legs
Standard table adjusts from 21 to 30 inches
4 Drawer Letter size File Cabinets (55)
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Hon’s 310 Series vertical filing cabinets or equal.
feature a 26-1/2" case depth,
label holders and a
One Key core-removable lock kit
High drawer sides accept legal-size hanging folders without the use of hangrails.
All drawers have thumb latches and three-part, telescoping, steel ball-bearing suspension.
Spring-loaded, follower blocks keep files upright.
Follower blocks have positive, slide-action positioning that is adjustable on 5/8" centers.
Full Lifetime Warranty
Bookcases (120)
Jonti-Craft’s Rainbow Accents Super-Sized Adjustable Bookcase or equal is super strong for books or classroom supplies.
Two adjustable shelves. 48" wide x 15" deep x 35½" high.
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Freckled gray laminate
Edgebanding in nine colors
KYDZSafe® edges
Mobile, caster mounted
Write-n-Wipe recessed backs are standard
Stationary Storage Cabinet (30)
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Heavy-duty shelves have 200 lb. capacity.
Shelves adjust in 2" increments.
3-point locking system with two keys included.
All welded steel construction.
Available as stationary or mobile.
36” X 18 “ X 72”
4 adjustable shelves
Shelf Weight Capacity: 200 Lbs. Evenly Distributed
Warranty: 25 Years
Storage Cabinets on Casters (30)
 Stevens Industries 80181
Mobile Divided Storage Unit or Equal
 Nebula Gray
 Size 48” Wide X 67 “ High X 24” Diameter
 Durable laminate for easy cleaning
 Heavy duty, spring loaded door catches keep doors securely closed
 Heavy duty casters are bolted to steel reinforcing channels for maximum strength and rigidity
 Greenguard Certified to Children and Schools Level
 Scuff-Guard shelf protection, engineered from high impact material for optimum airflow
 Adjustable shelves
 lock installed
 5 Year Warranty
 Designed with seven smaller compartments and five larger compartments secured behind two solid doors
 Other features include a patented five-knuckle hinge system that allows the door to swing open to a 270 degrees.
 Unit comes fully assembled
Teacher Desk (55)
Single Pedestal Teacher Desks
48" W X 30" D
Sandusky Lee 600 Series Steel Teachers Desk or equal.
Laminated wood top surface with rounded corners and vinyl covered edges
 Available with contemporary pierced panels, full pull drawers, full width center drawer and color
coordinated legs
 Wood laminate top, vinyl edge and steel frame
 6" rear overhang for easy student conferences
 2 grommets on top surface
 Central locking system for all drawers
 Center drawer included
 Full extension file drawer with steel ball-bearing slide suspension
 Ships assembled except for legs and handles
Adult Chair (120)
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2090 Pillow-Soft Mid-Back Swivel/Tilt Chair by Hon or equal
stain-resistant protection cushions
Fabric upholstery in several colors
Meets/exceeds applicable ANSI/BIFMA standards
Covered by the full Lifetime Warranty
Several sizes and colors available including
Open Loop Arms
Student Mailboxes (14)
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36 compartment literature sorter, classroom mailboxes
Each compartment measures 2.5 “ X 9.25 “
Adjustable shelves
Particle board shelves
Outside finished in laminate
Classroom Rug (14)
Please provide choices and prices for rectangle or round rugs of a similar size. 7’6” X 12’ or equivalent
Each seating space (30 in all) has plenty of room to move and will help children as they learn their shapes, colors, and
alphabet.
Other Features:
 Lifetime Anti-Microbial Protection
 Lifetime Anti-Static Fiber
 Double-stitched serged edges
 Carpet stain protection
 Assists in Allergen Particle Control
 Meets NFPA 253, Class I Fire Code Requirements
Big Book Easel (9)
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Maple Wave Big Book Easels by Jonti-Craft; or equal
Jonti-Craft’s Maple Wave Big Book Easels feature the most popular fronts on this Big Book easel.
Write-n-Wipe
Folding display easel hides storage compartment.
Vertical partitions for Big Books in the back.
24½” wide x 15” deep x 30” high.
Easel opens to 43” high
Maple Wave Laminate
Mobile, caster mounted
Computer Table for Classrooms (27)
Bretford 3520-GM - Connections Computer Table With Casters (36" X 24"); or equal
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Long-lasting 1" thick melamine laminate top
Particleboard with 1/4" vinyl PVC "T" molding
Adjustable work surface height from 24" to 32" in 1” increments
14-gauge sturdy steel base with a Y-shape design
One grommet hole
Gray top with optional trim colors
6-outlet electrical unit
4" casters, two with locking brake
Art Room
Chairs (30) - 16” (15); 18” (15)
Ivy League Series 10 Posture school chairs by KI accommodate children or adults with a choice of four fixed
heights. Contoured seats and backs cradle users in maximum comfort. Durable solid plastic seat and back are
ideal for daily use in classrooms, art rooms and other educational settings.
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5/8" thermoset plastic seat & back portions
18 gauge steel frame
Steel frame is chip ‘n’ rip resistant
Steel swivel glides
Noiseless feet (30 chairs)
The new patent pending Flexi-Felt® Ultimate to fit chairs listed above.
 LIFETIME warranty against removal.
 This new Flexi-Felt® Ultimate is thinner, stronger and very aesthetic.
 They look like they are part of the furniture.
Tables (15)
 Marco Group Activity Tables or equal
 30” X 48 “ tables for the Art Room
 The sturdy 1-1/8” thick thermo-fused melamine tops are available in several shapes and colors to match your
other classroom furnishings.
 Each top has 3MM PVC edge banding which is significantly stronger than t-molding and provides no place for
germs to hide.
 Other Features
 Colored upper legs with matching edge band
 Factory installed leg brackets for easy assembly
 Nylon swivel glides
 Pre-installed heavy gauge steel stretcher bar reinforces tops 60” or larger
 Adjustable leg heights 21-30” for primary to adult
Drying Rack (4)
 Sax Stack-a-Rack Drying Rack measuring 30 in x 17 in x 21 in made from steel comes with a red powder-coat
finish, 4 wheels; or equal
 25 wire shelves measuring 12 in x 18 in which are spaced 1 in apart with 6 in x 6 in mesh.
 This unit can be used as a table rack or can be mounted to a door/wall and 2 units can be attached back to back
to convert it into a table rack.
 2 sets of back-to-back racks can be stacked on top of a caster package to make a 100 shelf mobile floor unit.
 Flexible modular design
 Sturdy welded metal construction
Storage Cabinets (2)
 Stevens Industries 80181
Mobile Divided Storage Unit or Equal
 Nebula Gray
 Size 48” Wide X 67 “ High X 24” Diameter
 5 Year Warranty
 Designed with seven smaller compartments and five larger compartments secured behind two solid doors
 Other features include a patented five-knuckle hinge system that allows the door to swing open to 270 degrees.
 Durable laminate for easy cleaning
 Heavy duty, spring loaded door catches keep doors securely closed
 Heavy duty casters are bolted to steel reinforcing channels for maximum strength and rigidity
 Greenguard Certified to Children and Schools Level
 Scuff-Guard shelf protection, engineered from high impact material for optimum airflow
 Adjustable shelves
 Lock installed
 Unit ships fully assembled
Step to Interactive Board (9)
Dimensions: 49.5” x 21” x 25.5”
9” High Step
Help students reach with iRise™! When young learners are eager to step up to take their turn at the interactive
whiteboard, it’s important to play it safe, with steps expressly designed to provide secure and sturdy access as well as
ergonomic support. Comes standard with carpeted top for traction and to reduce noise. Included handrail for easy
access and safety.
 Available in two heights and three widths.
 Constructed using Baltic Birch plywood
 Carpeted top is slip-resistant and soft
Music Room
Risers (9) Wenger FlipFORM; or equivalent
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Blow molded, high-density polyethylene plastic shell provides a durable easy-to-clean surface.
Shell has skid resistant texture molded into surface for added safety.
Recessed, molded handholds on front and sides for easy positioning.
Built-in wheels in reinforced wheel pockets for mobility.
Units store in an upright position.
Patented hinge design maintains flat surface in all positions.
Available in solid black and grey or blue, green, red and yellow with grey base.
Five-year warranty.
Assembly required.
025D002 flipFORM — blue top/grey base (98 lbs.)(44 kg)
Chairs (60) total - 16” (20); 17" (20); 18-1/2" (20)
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Black or chrome.
Wenger’s Posture Chair or equal
Wear-resistant polypropylene seat and back
Chair glides provide increased durability and stability
16-gauge, square-tube framing and 14-gauge rear crossmember for increased durability
Powder-coat paint finish for maximum durability. Chrome also available
Stackable design
Move & Store Cart (6)
Music Stands (30)
RoughNeck® Music Stand or equal
Wenger Advantage
 Strength of Steel – 22 gauge steel desk with rolled edges to add strength
 Locking Height Adjustment – Trigger lock easily holds 30 lbs without releasing
 Sturdy Performance – Balanced design means no tip-overs.
 Protection of Musicians – Bolt-thru desk attachment means no desk cannot detach and cause possible
injury. Polycarbonate material and rounded edges means there are no sharp edges to worry about.
 Protection of Instruments – Rolled edges means no worrying about scratching or denting expensive
instruments.
 12-gauge steel welded base for extreme durability
 Wobble-free base attachment
 18-gauge inner post prevents denting and keeps slider mechanism functioning freely
 1" (2.5 cm), 18-gauge outer tube for heavy-duty stability
 Durable powder coat paint finish
 Music Stand cart for 30 stands
Tables (8)
Marco Group Activity Tables or equal
 30” X 48 “ tables for the Art Room
 The sturdy 1-1/8” thick thermo-fused melamine tops are available in several shapes and colors to match your
other classroom furnishings.
 Each top has 3MM PVC edge banding which is significantly stronger than t-molding and provides no place for
germs to hide.
Other Features:
 Colored upper legs with matching edge band
 Factory installed leg brackets for easy assembly
 Nylon swivel glides
 Pre-installed heavy gauge steel stretcher bar reinforces tops 60” or larger
 Adjustable leg heights 21-30” for primary to adult
Computer Lab
Tables (15)
 Bretford 3526-GM Connections Computer Table With Casters (72" X 30") or equal
 Connections Computer Classroom Work Centers with Casters by Bretford
 Long-lasting 1" thick melamine laminate top
 Particleboard with 1/4" vinyl PVC "T" molding
 Adjustable work surface height from 24" to 32" in 1” increments
 14-gauge sturdy steel base with a Y-shape design
 One grommet hole for 36" and 42" width tables
 Two grommet holes for 48", 60” and 72” width tables
 Gray top with optional trim colors
 6-outlet electrical unit
 4" casters, two with locking brake
Chairs (30)
Solid Star Chair by Scholar Craft or equal
This task chair by Scholar Craft features Solid Plastic seat and backs that are a durable 5/8" thick. Surfaces resist
scratching, staining and burning. Features include pneumatic lift, swivel seat and fixed back making these ideal
for school labs and art departments. Anti-tip base has 2" casters or glides and adjusts 15" to 20".
Other Features:
 Solid Plastic seat and back 5/8" thick
 Surfaces resist scratching, staining and burning
 Features include pneumatic lift, swivel seat and fixed back
 Anti-tip base has 2" casters or glides
 Adjusts 15" to 20"
BID PROPOSAL FORM
EAST ROCHESTER SCHOOL FURNITURE
Company Name: ____________________________ ________________________________________
Phone #: ______________________________
Fax #:____________________________
Address:____________________________________________________________________________
Contact Person: _________________________________________________________
E-mail: ________________________________________________________________
Item
Quantity
Desks
300
Chairs - 12”
100
Chairs - 14”
100
Chairs - 16”
100
Chairs - 18”
100
Noiseless Feet
400 chairs
Kidney Shaped Tables
27
Trapezoid Tables
120
4 Drawer File Cabinets
55
Bookcases
120
Stationary Storage Cabinet
30
Portable Storage Cabinet
30
Teacher Desk
55
Adult Chair
120
Student Mailboxes
14
Classroom Rug
14
Big Book Easel
9
Computer Tables
27
Chairs, Art Room - 16”
15
Chairs, Art Room - 18”
15
Noiseless Feet
30 chairs
Tables, Art Room
15
Drying Racks
4
Storage Cabinets
2
Step to Interactive Board
9
Risers (Flip Form)
9
Chairs, Music Room – 16”
20
Chairs, Music Room – 17”
20
Chairs, Music Room – 18 ½ ”
20
Music Stands
30
Tables, Music Room
8
Tables, Computer Lab
15
Chairs, Computer Lab
30
Price Each
Total
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