August 11, 2017
Notice to Bidders
Sealed Bids will be received by the Association of Educational Purchasing Agencies (AEPA) on behalf of the members of META Solutions, Ohio’s Mid-Eastern Regional Educational Services Agency, Ohio Schools Council, Southwestern Ohio Educational Purchasing Council, Stark Co. Schools Council of Governments and 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. EST, Monday, October 9, 2017
For Catalog Bids: 018-A Technology Catalog; 018-B LED Lighting; 018-C Athletic Equipment and Supplies; 018-D Furniture; and 018-E Maintenance, Repair & Operations (MRO).
Each bid package consists of multiple parts:
Part A –Terms and Conditions
Part B – Specifications
Part C – Member Agency (State) Terms and Conditions
Bid Proposal Checklist
Forms A – F
All bids shall be submitted online via Public Purchase by the due date and time listed above. 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.
AEPA bid documents can be downloaded after registering, at no cost, on Public Purchase at www.publicpurchase.com. AEPA and/or the respective Member Agencies 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 any of the AEPA Member Agencies and/or their Participating Entities. Bids will be opened and an opening record will be posted to Public Purchase. Bids will be publicly opened at 1:30 PM EST on October 9, 2017, at Oakland Schools, 2111 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI.
Southwestern Ohio Educational Purchasing Council
Stephanie Zinger, Fiscal Officer
PD: 08/24/17 & 08/31/17