Invitation to Bid Released to Vendors July 21, 2022
A copy of this ITB will be advertised in the Akron Beacon Journal. A copy will also be posted on the SCCS website, located at www.summitkids.org under the Bidding Opportunities Tab.
Mandatory Bid Meeting-- August 1, 2022 at 9:30 a.m.
MANDATORY Bid Meeting: Prospective Bidders must attend a bid meeting that will take place at Summit County Children Services, 264 South Arlington St., Akron, OH 44306 on August 1, 2022. Please plan to meet at the main entrance to SCCS.
Registration for Interest-- August 5, 2022 at 4:00 p.m via e-mail to Joseph.Cush@Summitkids.org.
Deadline for Questions-- August 5, 2022 at 4:00 p.m via e-mail to Joseph.Cush@Summitkids.org.
Registration of Interest and Questions: August 5, 2022 at 4:00 PM EST
Registration of Interest and Questions: To ensure receipt of responses to questions that have been e-mailed to SCCS by other Vendors, Vendors are asked register interest in bidding by e-mailing Joseph Cush, Supervisor of Facilities via e-mail to Joseph.Cush@Summitkids.org. Registrations of Interest will be accepted until 4:00PM EST on August 5, 2022. Registration of interest is optional but sttrongly encouraged. Vendors who do not submit a Registration of Interest will not receive copies of the questions submitted by other vendors. All questions regarding the ITB MUST be in writing and e-mailed to Joseph.Cush, Supervisor Of Facilities via e-mail to Joseph.Cush@Summitkids.org on or before 4:00 PM EST on August 5, 2022. SCCS will not respond to questions received after this deadline. .
Bid Submission Deadline – August 11, 2022 at 12:00 p.m.
Bid Submission Deadline Bids must be RECEIVED by SCCS no later than 12:00PM EST on August 11, 2022. Two (2) hard copies of Sealed Bid and a Flash Drive containing all Bid documents must be submitted by mail or hand delivery to Summit County Children Services, ATTN: Joseph Cush, Supervisor of Facilities at 264 S. Arlington, Akron, Ohio 44306. Bids submitted after the deadline set for receipt will not be considered. Proposals should be labeled: "Bid for Snowplow Services 2022." Bids may not be submitted via e-mail, fax, or other electronic means.
Untimely Bids: Any bid received after the submission deadline will be automatically rejected and will NOT be opened. Vendor assumes the risk for any delay caused by any chosen delivery method. It is the Bidder's responsibility to ensure delivery at the time and place specified herein. Any assumption as to the dependability and/or reliability of mailing services, including expedited mail services are made at the Bidder's own risk. Weather-related delays are not an excuse for untimely bids. Requests to modify or withdraw a bid after the Bid Submission Deadline will not be considered.
Reservation of Rights: SCCS reserves the right to reject any or all bids without penalty. SCCS reserves the right to issue amendments or addenda to this ITB at any time. All dates, including the deadline for submission of bids, are subject to change at the sole discretion of SCCS. SCCS shall not be responsible for costs incurred by Vendors for bid preparation.
Bid Opening August 11, 2022
Bid Opening: Bids will be opened publicly on August 11, 2022 at 12:00PM EST at SCCS, 264 S. Arlington St., Akron, Ohio 44306. The name of each bid Vendor will be read aloud. No other information about the bids will be announced at that time.
Estimated Contract Start Date – November 1 2022 (estimated)