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WC Schools Textbook Surplus Bid 10/11/23

PDF Bid Specifications

NOTICE TO BIDDERS

 

Sealed bids, subject to the conditions contained herein, will be accepted by the Warren County Financial Management Committee at the Warren County Administrative Building, Office of the Finance Department, 201 Locust Street, Suite 2, McMinnville, Tennessee, 37110, up to but no later than 2:00 PM Central Time on Wednesday, October 11, 2023 and then publicly opened and read for Surplus Textbooks for the Warren County School System.

No bids may be sent via e-mail or fax. Bidders shall enclose two (2) copies of the bid and note the bid submitted (i.e. Surplus Textbooks Bid) on the outside of both the shipping envelope (FedEx, UPS, etc.) and the sealed bid envelope contained inside or the bid will not be opened.

For bid specifications or more information regarding bids, please contact Carl Curtis at 931-668-4022 ext. 11412 or via email at curtisc@warrenschools.com or Warren Co. Finance Department Employee Jeff Barnes at (931) 473-2381 Ext. 1006 or 1007. Copies of this bid are on file and may be obtained at the Warren County School’s Administrative Offices or by accessing the website at www.warrenschools.com  or www.warrencountytn.gov and clicking the link for View Current Bids on the school website or Bid Opportunities on the county website.

Employees of the selected bidder must have a sexual predator background check performed prior to entering any Warren County school grounds as per Tennessee Code Annotated Section 49-5-413.

The Warren County Financial Management Committee reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids, to accept or reject any item thereon, to waive any irregularities in the bid or bidding and/or to abandon or postpone this project without any obligation to bidders. The Warren County Financial Management Committee will act as sole judge of the merit and qualifications of vendors and materials offered and accept whatever bid deemed to be in the best interest of Warren County. No bidder may withdraw their bid for a period of sixty (60) days after date set for opening of bids. The Financial Management Committee reserves the right to increase or decrease quantities.

In case of tie bids, Warren County, Tennessee reserves the right to negotiate with bidders. By submission of this bid, the vendor agrees to all terms and condition stated therein.

Bids will be awarded accordingly as prescribed by law, which states "lowest and best." A Supreme Court ruling states that the discerning of best lies solely on those requesting the bid and not the bidder. No bidder may withdraw their bid for a period of sixty (60) days after date set of opening of the bids.

WARREN COUNTY FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE                                                                                                                                                Justin Cotten, Director                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Terry Bell, County Executive

PUBLIC NOTICE

TITLE VI OF THE 1964 CIVIL RIGHTS ACT

"No person in the United  States shall, on the ground of race, color or national origin, be excluded from participation  in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination  under any program  or activity receiving federal  financial assistance.''

Bids must be received by 2:00 PM Central time on October 11, 2023 to be considered. Please return sealed bids to: 

Warren County Financial Management Committee                                                                                                                                                                             C/O Warren County Finance Department                                                                                                                                                                                               Warren County Administrative Office Building                                                                                                                                                                                      201 Locust Street, Suite 2 McMinnville, Tennessee 37110

Pursuant to T.C.A. § 50-9-114, Warren County, Tennessee has adopted a Drug & Alcohol Testing Program and is required to include this information in our bid specifications. Warren County, Tennessee requires Alcohol and Controlled Substances testing for Safety-Sensitive Positions as required by the Federal Omnibus Transportation Employee Act of 1991 and related United States Department of Transportation rules and regulations set forth in 49 CFR Federal Regulations Parts 40 and 382. BIDDERS MUST SUBMIT AN AFFIDAVIT THAT THE BIDDER OPERATES A DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING PROGRAM WITH REQUIREMENTS AT LEAST AS STRINGENT AS THAT OF THE PROGRAM OPERATED BY WARREN COUNTY. TENNESSEE.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer

If you wish to file a Civil rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http:www.ascr.usda.gov .complaint filing file. html, or at any USDA office, or call (868) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at E. S. Department of Agriculture, Washington D.D. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.