9-Passenger Van Bid 2016-22

Centennial School District
Phone: 215-441-6000 x11011
Fax: 215-441-5105
Business Office
433 Centennial Road
Warminster, PA 18974-5455
Vehicle – 9-Passenger Van
BID NUMBER – 2016-22
Submission Date and Time:
March 29, 2016, 2:00 PM
Bid Opening Date and Time:
March 29, 2016, 2:00 PM
Destination and Delivery of Bid:
Centennial School District
Administration Building
433 Centennial Road
Warminster, PA 18794-5455
Public Education in Centennial Schools
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A Diverse Learning Community Where Students Succeed Through Academics, Athletics, and The Arts
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Bid Number 2016-22
Administration Building
Warminster, PA 18974-5455
March 2016
9-Passenger Van – General Specifications
The Centennial School Board solicits bids for four (4) new 9-Passenger Vans to be delivered, all transportation
charges paid, to Centennial School District, Warminster, PA according to the following conditions and specifications:
Sealed bids for furnishing the Centennial School District with 9-Passenger Vans shall be in the hands of
Mr. Christopher Berdnik, Chief Financial Officer, Administration Building, 433 Centennial Road,
Warminster, PA 18974-5455 on or before 2:00 p.m., March 29, 2016 and plainly marked on the envelope
“9-Passenger Van Bid No. 2016-22". Bids will be opened in the District Administration Building on
March 29, 2016, 2:00 p.m.
Each bid totaling $10,000 or more must be accompanied by a Certified or Bank Issued Check or Bid
Bond, made payable to Centennial School District, in the amount of 10% of the total bid as a guarantee
of successful completion of the contract. All checks submitted with bids will be held uncashed and
returned to all unsuccessful bidders when bids are awarded.
All bids shall be submitted only on the bid forms provided.
No tax shall be included in the bid price since the School District is exempt from all excise transportation
and Pennsylvania sales tax.
Each bidder shall guarantee delivery of new vehicle by August 15, 2016.
Accompanying each bid shall be a detailed specification of the features of the vehicle chassis and of the
vehicle body bid.
Awarded bidder will supply title at no cost to Centennial School District.
Centennial School Board reserves the right to waive any or all technicalities in the bids. Bidders will
guarantee bid price will remain firm for 60 days from date of bid opening.
The Centennial School Board reserves the right to accept or reject any bid, and to select from among the
bids received the one, which in its opinion will serve its best interests. Included in its consideration will
be date of delivery and the availability of parts and service.
10. The District reserves the right to increase or decrease quantities.
11. No vehicle body or chassis will be examined by Board members at the bid opening.
12. Failure to complete and return the enclosed Non-Collusion affidavit with your bid will result in
13. Bidder agrees to adhere to Anti-Discrimination Clause included within the contents of this bid.
Bid Number 2016-22
March 2016
14. Please check Centennial School District’s website, www.centennialsd.org, for addenda prior to
submitting your bid.
15. If there are any questions concerning any aspects of these specifications, please contact Lori Meyer at
(215) 441-6000 ext. 11060 or meyelo@centennialsd.org.
16. Please Note: Centennial School District uses a visitor registration system for all visitors entering our
schools. All visitors will need to present a state-issued driver’s license, a state-issued identification card,
or a military identification card to the security desk personnel.
Administration Building
Warminster, PA 18974-5455
SPECIFICATIONS – 9-Passenger Van Bid 2016-22
All chassis bids shall be 2017 models. The chassis shall meet the following minimum requirements:
Base Bid -
Four (4) 9-Passenger Vans
Basic Vehicle -
GMC Savanna or similar
Seats -
Seats will be cloth-covered (no leather), in the style provided with the base vehicle.
10-passenger layout with no front passenger bucket seat and 3-passenger rear bench
Color -
Preferred color is Wheatland Yellow
Identification -
Vehicle shall be identified on both door panels with “Centennial School District” and
3-digit number in 3"-4" (Black letters). T-1, T-2, S-1 and S-2
Engine Specifications -
6.0L V8 SFI Flexfuel.
Transmission -
6-speed automatic heavy duty transmission with overdrive and tow/haul mode.
Electrical -
145-ampere Alternator or equivalent.
Battery -
600 cold-cranking amps, maintenance free with rundown protection and retained
accessory power.
Air Conditioning
Factory installed, in-dash unit.
Wheels -
One (1) spare rim and tire for vehicle (tire to be same make and tread design).
Wipers -
Two-speed electric windshield wipers/washers with intermittent option.
Gauges -
Amp, oil, temperature and fuel (standard gauges with appropriate trim level).
Directional Signal -
Directional signals equipped with hazard switch.
Safety Glass -
Tinted front windshield with safety glass.
Radio -
AM/FM/CD OEM radio, dash mounted, factory-installed.
Steering Wheel
Tilt type
Convenience Options-
Power convenience group (power door locks, power windows, etc.), heated exterior
side mirrors required.
Snow Chains -
No chains requested.
Extended Warranties -
Power Train 5 Year minimum extended warranty.
Service Manuals -
Bidder will supply one (1) complete set of Chassis builder's service manuals including
wiring diagrams as built and diesel engine service, emissions/diagnostic service,
Transmission service for each vehicle.
Radio/Antenna Installation – 2-Way FM Radio w/Integrated GPS. Hytera Digital Mobile, Model # MD782g VHF,
with antenna, cable assembly and GPS Active Antenna Model DAM 1575A2.
Mounting of radio and both antennas are to conform to fleet standard. Awarded vendor
will supply one (1) new radio, two (2) new antennas (GPS and FM) and cable assembly
with installation.
PA State Inspection and Emissions
Safety Equipment
Dealer installed First Aid, Bodily Fluid Kits and Fire Extinguisher.
Four (4) keys to be supplied
Centennial School District
9-Passenger Van Bid 2016-22
Centennial School District
Administration Building
433 Centennial Road
Warminster, PA 18974
March 29, 2016
Ladies and Gentlemen:
We propose to furnish to you the following 9-Passenger Vans according to your specifications of March 2016 at the
following price:
Single Unit
4 Units
Base Bid
Base Bid
Chassis, Model No.
Manufactured By:
Body/Model No.:
Manufactured by:
We guarantee delivery of vehicle on or before August 15, 2016.
YES ______
NO ______
We guarantee bid price will remain firm for a period of 60 days from bid opening date. YES ______
NO ______
Detailed specifications for chassis and body are enclosed.
YES ______
NO ______
Non-Collusion Affidavit is signed and endorsed.
YES ______
NO ______
Exceptions to specifications, if any:
Authorized Signature
Phone Number
Fax Number
(Section 755, Pennsylvania School Code)
1. In accordance with the provisions of the Pennsylvania School Code, the contractor agrees:
a. That in the hiring of employees for the performance of work under this contract, or any
subcontractor hereunder, no contractor, subcontractor, nor any person acting on behalf of such contractor of
subcontractor, shall by reason of race, creed, color, discriminate against any citizen of the Commonwealth
of Pennsylvania who is qualified and available to perform work to which the employment relates;
b. That no Contractor, subcontractor, or any person acting on behalf, shall in any manner
discriminate against or intimidate any employee hired for performance of work under this contract on
account of race, creed, or color;
c. That there may be deducted from the amount payable to the contractor under this contract, a
penalty of five dollars ($5.00) for each person for each calendar day during which such person was
discriminated against or intimidated, in violation of the provisions of the contract; and,
d. That this contract may be canceled or terminated by the school district, and all money due or to
become due hereunder may be forfeited, for a second or any subsequent violation of the terms or conditions
of this portion of the contract.
1. This Non-Collusion Affidavit is material to any contract awarded pursuant to this bid.
According to the Pennsylvania Antibid-Rigging Act. 73 P.S. 1611 et seq.. governmental agencies
may require Non-Collusion Affidavits to be submitted together with bids.
2. This Non-Collusion Affidavit must be executed by the member, officer or employee of the
bidder who makes the final decision on prices and the amount quoted in the bid.
3. Bid rigging and other efforts to restraint competition, and the making of false sworn statements
in connection with the submission of bids are unlawful and may be subject to criminal
prosecution. The person who signs the affidavit should examine it carefully before signing and
assure himself or herself that each statement is true and accurate, making diligent inquiry, as
necessary, of all other persons employed by or associated with the bidder with responsibilities for
the preparation, approval or submissions of the bid.
4. In the case of a bid submitted by a joint venture, each party to the venture must be identified in
the bid documents, and an affidavit must be submitted separately on behalf of each party.
5. The term "complementary bid" as used in the Affidavit has the meaning commonly associated
with that term in the bidding process, and includes the knowing submission of bids higher than the
bid of another firm, any intentionally high or noncompetitive bid, and any other form of bid
submitted for the purpose of giving a false appearance of competition.
6. Failure to file an Affidavit in compliance with these instructions will result in disqualification
of the bid.
Contract/Bid No. __________
State of _________________________ :
County of _______________________ :
I state that I am _______________________________ of ________________________________________________
(Name of Company)
and that I am authorized to make this affidavit on behalf of my firm, and its owners, directors, and officers, I am the
person responsible in my firm for the price(s) and the amount of this bid.
I state that:
(1) The price(s) and amount of this bid have been arrived at independently and without consultation,
communication or agreement with any other contractor, bidder or potential bidder.
(2) Neither the price(s) nor the amount of this bid, and neither the approximate price(s) nor the approximate
amount of this bid, have been disclosed to any other firm or person who is a bidder or potential bidder, and they will not
be disclosed before the bid opening.
(3) No attempt has been made or will be made to induce any firm or person to refrain from bidding on this
contract, or to submit a bid higher than this bid, or to submit an intentionally high or noncompetitive bid or other form of
complementary bid.
(4) The bid of my firm is made in good faith and not pursuant to any agreement or discussion with or
inducement from, any firm or person to submit a complementary or other noncompetitive bid.
(5) ___________________________________________________________, its affiliates, subsidiaries,
(Name of my firm)
officers, directors and employees are not currently under investigation by any governmental agency and have not in the
last four years been convicted or found liable for any act prohibited by State or Federal law in any jurisdiction, involving
conspiracy or collusion with respect to bidding on any public contract, except as follows:
I state that _____________________________________________________ understands and acknowledges
(Name of my firm)
that the above representations are material and important, and will be relied on by the Centennial School District when
recommending for award the contract(s) for which this bid is submitted, I understand and my firm understands that any
misstatement in this affidavit is and shall be treated as fraudulent concealment from the Centennial School District of the
true facts relating to the submission of bids for this contract.
Sworn to and subscribed before me this ________ day of _______________________, 20____
Notary Public
My commission expirers on __________________________________