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Southwestern Ohio Educational Purchasing Council & Ohio Mid-Eastern

SOUTHWESTERN OHIO EDUCATIONAL PURCHASING COUNCIL & OHIO MID-EASTERN REGIONAL EDUCATIONAL SERVICE AGENCY LEGAL NOTICE Sealed proposals will be received for approximately 151 (one-hundred and fifty-one) or more school buses by the Southwestern Ohio Educational Purchasing Council and the Ohio Mid-Eastern Regional Educational Service Agency on behalf of 75 (seventy-five) member School Boards of Education and all members of the Southwestern Ohio EPC and Ohio Mid-Eastern Regional Educational Service Agency at the office of the EPC, 303 Corporate Center Drive, Suite 208, Vandalia, Ohio 45377, until 1:00 p.m. EDST, Thursday, October 31, 2019 and will be publicly opened and recorded thereafter. No bid shall be permitted to be withdrawn without the express approval of the EPC except as provided under the Ohio Revised Code and said bid shall be firm for seventy-five days (75) from date received. All bids and the EPC/OMERESA Cooperative School Bus Program evaluations will be electronically sent to each participating member Boards of Education that will then review and accept or reject their desired bids. Separate and independent bids will be received with respect to the integrated units and will state that the buses when assembled and prior to delivery, shall comply with all participating member school district specifications, all safety regulations and current Ohio minimum standards for school bus construction as per the department of education adopted by and with the consent of the director of highway safety pursuant to section 4511.01 of the Ohio Revised Code and all other pertinent provisions of law for the following school bus chassis and bodies: 1 or more 54 Passenger Conventional 4 or More 36 Passenger Handicapped 12 or More 72 Passenger Transit 1 or more 65 Passenger Conventional 9 or more 48 Passenger Handicapped 8 or More 77 Passenger Transit 1 or More 71 Passenger Conventional 2 or More 65 Passenger Handicapped 25 or more 78 Passenger Transit 49 or More 72 Passenger Conventional 1 or More 71 Passenger Handicapped 23 or More 78 Passenger Conventional 12 or More 72 Passenger Handicapped 1 or more 10 Passenger Type A 5 or more 14 Passenger Type A Instructions to bidders and specifications for the above bus units are on file and may be obtained at EPC, 303 Corporate Center Drive #208, Vandalia, OH 45377 on behalf of the Boards of Education of the following participating member school districts: Anna Local Schools Fairfield City Schools Miller City-New Cleveland Schools St Marys City Schools Antwerp Local Schools Fairlawn Local Schools Milton Union Ex Village Schools Tecumseh Local Schools Apollo Career Center Fort Loramie Local Schools Minster Local Schools Three Rivers Local Schools Blanchester Local School Fort Recovery Local Schools New Lebanon City Schools Tipp City Ex Village Schools Bradford Ex Vlg Schools Franklin City Schools New Richmond Ex Vlg Schools Tri County North Local Schools Centerville City Schools Garaway Local Schools Noble Local Schools Tri Village Local Schools Clark Shawnee Local Schools Greenon Local Schools Northeastern Local Schools Triad Local Schools Clinton Massie Local Schools Greenville City Schools Northmont City Schools Troy City Schools Columbus Grove Local Schools Hardin Houston Local Schools Northwest Local Schools Urbana City Schools Cory-Rawson Local Schools Indian Creek Local Schools Parkway Local Schools Versailles Ex Vlg Schools Coshocton City Schools Jackson Center Local Schools Paulding Ex Vlg Schools Wapakoneta City Schools Covington Ex Vlg Schools Leetonia Ex Vlg Schools Piqua City Schools Wayne Trace Schools East Clinton Local Schools Loveland City Schools Preble County ESC Waynesfield Goshen Schools East Liverpool City Schools Lynchburg Clay Local Schools Preble Shawnee Local Schools West Carrollton City Schools East Palestine City Schools Mad River Local Schools Richard Allen Schools West Liberty Salem Schools Edgewood City Schools Marion Local Schools River View Local Schools Williamsburg Local Schools Edison Local Schools Martins Ferry City Schools School of Bright Promise Winton Woods City Schools Elida Local Schools Mason City Schools Shawnee Local Schools Yellow Springs Ev Vlg Schools Fairborn City Schools Miami East Local Schools Sidney City Schools The EPC, OMERESA and participating member Boards of Education reserve the right to accept or reject any and all bids. Each participating member Board of Education shall accept or reject and contract directly with the supplier as per specifications as provided and selected by said member Board of Education. Southwestern Ohio Educational Purchasing Council Stephanie Zinger, EPC Fiscal Officer 8-30, 9-6/2019
August 30, 2019
October 31, 2019
September 16, 2019 4:30pm