RFP: Propane Fueled Buses

Location: Oak Harbor, Ohio

Deadline: April 20

The Ottawa County Transit Board is seeking competitive proposals for at up to three (3) 35′ propane fueled Buses with seating capacity for twenty (24) adult passengers, excluding the driver, plus six (6) wheelchair positions.

Proposal packets can be obtained by contacting the Director at lcleaver@octapublictransit.org or can be picked up at the Ottawa County Transportation Agency (OCTA), 275 N. Toussaint South Road, Oak Harbor, Ohio 43449.

Questions regarding this RFP will be accepted in written or electronic form and must be received by Friday, March 13, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. and addressed to Laurie Cleaver at lcleaver@octapublictransit.org.

The deadline for receipt of proposals is 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 20, 2020 at the location listed below. One original signature copy and three (3) copies of the vendor’s Technical and Cost Proposal, in separate envelopes, should be submitted in a sealed package labeled “2020 OCTA 35′ Bus Proposal” and sent to:

Laurie Cleaver, Transit Director
Ottawa County Transportation Agency
275 N. Toussaint South Road
Oak Harbor, OH 43449

All respondents are notified that disadvantaged and women owned enterprises are encouraged to submit responses to this request. The Ottawa County Transportation Agency will ensure that respondents to this request will not be discriminated against based on sex, race, color, creed or national origin in consideration of an award.

This project is funded by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funds received through the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) under the Bus and Bus Facilities Grant Program Contract No. 114-BABF-15-0200 and is subject to the rules, regulations and requirements of this program which includes, but is not limited to compliance with the Davis Bacon Act and other Federal Labor Standard Provisions; Buy America requirements; Title VI, Title VII and other applicable provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Executive Order 11246.

Proposals from contractors that are presently disbarred, suspended or proposed for disablement by the State of Ohio or the Federal Government will be disqualified.

The Ottawa County Transit Board retains the right to reject any or all proposals, and to withdraw this solicitation at any time.

The Ottawa County Transit Board is an equal opportunity employer.

Laurie Cleaver
Transit Director
Ottawa County Transportation Agency
567-262-3161
Feb. 24, 2020

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