LLSD accepting Bus bids

Sealed proposals will be received by the Board of Education of the Leipsic Local School District at the Administrative Office, Leipsic Ohio until 9:00 am on Friday, June 2, 2017 and at that time opened by the Treasurer of said Board as provided by law for a 2018 school bus according to specification of said Board of Education. Bids will be tabulated and a report thereof made by the Treasurer to said Board. Separate and independent bids will be received with respect to the chassis and body types; however, uni-body bids will be accepted when appropriate. Each bus, when assembled and prior to delivery, shall comply with all school district specifications, and safety regulations and must meet or exceed Ohio Minimum Standards for Bus Construction of the Department of Education, adopted by and with the consent of the Director of Highway Safety pursuant to Section 4511.76 of the Ohio Revised Code and all other pertinent provisions of law. This includes the newest and most recent Standards in effect.

This notice and exact specifications and instructions to bidders are on file in the office of the Superintendent, Leipsic, Ohio and also posted here for the 78 Passenger bus and here for the 84 Passenger.

No escalator clauses for price increases will be accepted. Bus bids must be firm for a period of 60 days.

A certified check, payable to the Treasurer of the above Board of Education or a satisfactory bid bond executed by the bidder and a surety company, in an amount equal to ten percent (10%) of the bid shall be submitted with each bid.

In addition, and in accordance with ORC 5719.042, a statement affirmed under oath from each bidder affirming that said bidder does not owe any delinquent taxes, must accompany each bid.

Said Board of Education reserves the right to accept or reject any and all, or parts of any and all bids.

By order of the Board of Education, David C. Miller, Treasurer of the Leipsic Local School District.

Bids may be submitted or returned to: David Miller, Treasurer, Leipsic Local School District, 232 Oak Street, Leipsic, OH 45856