Invitation to Bid: School Bus Transportation
The Blackstone Valley Vocational Regional School District is soliciting bids for the School Bus Transportation.
Sealed bids will be received by the Business Office at Blackstone Valley Vocational Regional School District (BVT), 65 Pleasant Street, Upton, MA 01568 on or before 11:00 a.m., Friday, January 7th, at which time they will be publicly opened and read in the Superintendent’s Conference Room.
The proposal requires the furnishing of scheduled School Transportation for all designated school children of the Blackstone Valley Vocational Regional School District to include “Regular Transportation” and “Athletic and Extra-Curricular Activities” for a period of three (3) years beginning July 1, 2022, with an option to renew for an additional two (2) years. The successful bidder(s) shall be required to furnish all services necessary and required, but not necessarily limited to the following in general: Drivers, Transportation Equipment, Fuel, Maintenance of Equipment, Operation, Supervision, Inspection, Registration, Licensing, Insurance and conformance to all applicable laws, rules, and regulations of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Motor Vehicles, and Department of Public Utilities, and relevant policies of the Blackstone Valley Vocational Regional School District.
A mandatory pre-bid conference will be held for all interested, on Wednesday, December 1st, at 10:30 a.m. at Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School located at 65 Pleasant Street, Upton, MA 01568.
Contract Documents, including the Information for Bidders, Form of Bid, Form of Contract, Specifications, and other Contract Documents, may ONLY be obtained on or after Monday, November 15th, through Public Purchase, a web-based e-Procurement service. Enrollment and access can be accomplished in two ways:
• Via the Public Purchase website. Click “live chat” for assistance
• Questions concerning the e-Procurement system may be directed to:
Chief Procurement Officer
Proposals must include all documents required by the Invitation for Bid. The Blackstone Valley Vocational Regional District School Committee reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids, in part or whole, at their sole discretion. The decision of the School Committee shall be final and binding on all bidders without recourse.
School Bus Transportation
Bid # 2021-01Sealed bids are due
Friday, January 7th
by 11:00 a.m.
Visit the Public Purchase website
for all contract documents, including:
• Information for Bidders
• Form of Bid
• Form of Contract
• Contract Documents