NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Cascade County Public Works Department will receive sealed bids for the purchase of a variety of fleet vehicles for Cascade County. A non-mandatory pre-bid conference will occur at 9:00am on Friday, October 28th, 2016 at the Cascade County Public Works Department, 279 Vaughn South Frontage Road, Great Falls, MT 59404. Specifications for the various types of vehicles may be obtained by contacting Brian K. Clifton, Director, Cascade County Public Works, 279 Vaughn S. Frontage Road, Great Falls, MT 59404; Phone (406) 454-6920.
Bids will be opened on the 10th day of November 2016, at the time of 1:00 o'clock pm in the office of the Board of Commissioners, in the Cascade County Courthouse Annex, 325 2nd Ave North, Room 105, Great Falls, Montana.
Each bid must be accompanied by a Certified Check, Cashier's Check, or Bid bond payable to Cascade County in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the total amount of the bid for the vehicles without deduction for the value of the possible trade-in equipment. The successful bidder shall forfeit to Cascade County their bid security if they fail or refuse to enter into a contract within the time specified. Bid security of unsuccessful bidders shall be returned upon acceptane of the successful bid.
All bids shall remain effective for a period of sixty (60) days from the date of opening. Cascade County reserves the right to consider or reject any and all bids, and further to waive any defects or irregularities. All bidders must use the bid form supplied with the specifications. A contract will be awarded to the lowest and most responsible bidder for each of the various types or models of vehicles.
All bidders are expected to be aware of and to abide by all state and federal statutes, rules, and regulations governing the solicitation and acceptance of public contracts, including any such statute, rule, or regulation relating to non-discrimination.
The Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive irregularities, or to accept any bid they deem to be in the best interest of Cascade County.
DATED this 19th day of October, 2016.
Please see the bidder's package for full details.