Request for Proposal for Student
Transportation Services
February 14, 2018 SOMERSET AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT is soliciting proposals from independent contractors to provide student transportation services to the School District for a five (5) Ð year term with an option by the District to extend the contract for an additional year at its discretion. The contract will commence on July 1, 2018. Copies of the contract documents will be available on the District website www.sasd.us. In addition, you may request documents from the Business Office at (814) 444 Ð 3213, or by email to the Director of Finance/Operations, Leanne Heiple at lheipl@sasd.us. Any questions should be directed to Mrs. Heiple by e-mail.
A pre-submission mandatory meeting will be held on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 10:00 AM at the Administration Office of the district. Proposals will be received by Mrs. Leanne Heiple, Director of Finance/Operations, Somerset Area School District, 645 S. Columbia Ave., Suite 110, Somerset, PA, 15501 on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 1 PM prevailing time at which time and place there will be a public opening and reading of proposals received. Proposals should clearly indicate ÒRFP STUDENT TRANSPORTATION SERVICES PROPOSALÓ on the outside of the envelope. Faxed or e-mailed proposals will not be accepted. Each proposal shall be accompanied by a Surety Bond or irrevocable letter of credit, and notarized Non-Collusion Affidavit. No proposal may be withdrawn before 90 days from the due date of this proposal. Tentative plans call for the Somerset Area Board of School Directors to review the proposals and to take action to award a contract at its regular meeting on Monday, April 9, 2018. The Somerset Area School District reserves the rights to award or reject any and all proposals in whole or in part, to assign any or all proposals, and to waive any technical defects, irregularities, and/or omissions in the proposals. The selection and award of the successful proposal shall be at the sole discretion of the District.
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PostedFebruary 15, 2018