INVITATION TO BID
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT
2019-20 SNOW REMOVAL CONTRACTS AND
ELLSWORTH ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE SCHOOL
ELLSWORTH HIGH SCHOOL
HANCOCK COUNTY TECHNICAL CENTER
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT BUS GARAGE
The Ellsworth School Department is accepting bids for snow plowing and removal services at the above facilities. Required plowing must be completed in the early morning prior to the first scheduled bus departure from the bus garage. Each school must be plowed prior to scheduled student and/or bus arrival times and on an as needed basis.
The Ellsworth School Department is also accepting bids for salting and sanding services at the above facilities. Required salting/sanding must be completed in the early morning prior to the first scheduled bus departure from the bus garage. Each school must be salted/sanded prior to scheduled student and/or bus arrival times. Salt/sand must also be available on an as needed basis.
The contract period is for one (1) season and bids must be expressed in terms of price per season. However, bids for a multiple year contract will be considered. Payment will be made in two (2) installments, one (1) in December and one (1) in April. For the snow removal bid, prospective contractors may bid on an individual location, all locations, or any combination of locations. However, the bid must provide separate quotes for each location and all locations will be awarded individually. For the salting/sanding bid, prospective contractors may bid on an individual location, all locations, or any combination of locations. However the bid must provide separate quotes for each location and all locations will be awarded individually. Bids must clearly distinguish between snow removal and salting/sanding.
All equipment needed to complete the work must be provided by the bidder and be reflected in the bid price. Bidders must indicate in writing the type of equipment that they propose to use and provide assurances that they have sufficient contingencies in the case of equipment malfunction or breakdown or to deal with heavy snowfall. Bidders must have access to front end loaders or other sufficient equipment to move/remove excessive snow as/when required.
Prospective bidders should contact Charles Turnbull, Facilities Director, at 266-4964 for specific instructions before preparing quotes.
Sealed bids clearly marked “Ellsworth School Department Snow Removal and Salting/Sanding” will be opened and read aloud at 3:00 P.M. on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at:
Ellsworth School Department Superintendent’s Office, 66 Main Street, Suite 201, Ellsworth, ME 04605
Proposals must be received by 3:00 P.M. on October 9, 2019 and may be mailed or delivered to:
Ellsworth School Department, ATTN: Business Manager, 66 Main Street, Suite 201
Ellsworth, ME 04605
Bidders must provide proof of Worker Compensation and General Liability Insurance coverage of not less than $1,000,000 / each occurrence with the bid.
Ellsworth School Department reserves the right, at its’ sole discretion, to accept and/or reject any and all bids.
To be considered, bids must include all requested information and be in the format requested.