Notice to Bidders
Sealed Bids will be received by the Association of Educational Purchasing Agencies (AEPA) on behalf of the members of the Metropolitan Educational Council, Ohio’s Mid-Eastern Regional Educational Services Agency, Ohio Schools Council, Southeastern Ohio Voluntary Education Cooperative, Southwestern Ohio Educational Purchasing Council, Stark Co. Schools Council of Governments, Unified Purchasing Cooperative which compose the Ohio Council of Educational Purchasing Consortia (OCEPC) and are members of the Association of Educational Purchasing Agencies (AEPA) until:
1:30 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, October 8, 2014
For Catalog Bids: 015-A. Office Supplies, 015-B. Instructional & School Supplies, 015-C. Custodial Equipment & Supplies, Restroom, Break Room & Safety Supplies, 015-D. Security, 015-E Live Finger Print & Palm Scanning, 015-F. Walk-Through Metal Detectors.
For Construction Related Bids: 015.1-A. Modular & Portable Buildings, 015.1-B. Security &Consulting
Each bid package consists of three or more parts:
Part A – Notice to Bidders, Bid Procedures and Terms and Conditions
Part B – Commodity Specifications
Part C – Bid Forms
Part D - G – Additional Bid Forms if required (varies by commodity)
All bids shall be submitted to Oakland Schools, 2111 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328-2736, in a sealed envelope marked “SEALED BID AEPA #015” on the front of the envelope. Note that Bidders must be able to provide their proposed products and services in up to 26 states including California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
Bid documents can be downloaded after registering by following the link from the web at www.aepacoop.org. AEPA and/or the Ohio Council of Educational Purchasing Consortia (OCEPC) reserve the right to reject any or all bids in whole or in part; to waive any formalities or irregularities in any bids, and to accept the bids, which in its discretion, within state law, are for the best interest of the Ohio Council of Educational Purchasing Consortia (OCEPC) and/or other AEPA Member Agencies and/or their Participating Entities. Bids will be opened and publicly read immediately following the deadline.
Metropolitan Educational Council
Cindy Nye, Interim Fiscal Officer
P.D. 08/26/14 & 09/02/14