Sealed bids for a new or used street sweeper with less than 12,000 chassis miles, a maximum of 1,750 auxiliary engine hours, and be no older than 2008 will be received by Perkasie Borough (hereinafter referred to as “Borough”) until 10:00 a.m., prevailing time, on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at the Perkasie Borough Municipal Building, 620 W. Chestnut Street, PO Box 96, Perkasie, PA. Bids will be publicly opened and read at 10:00 a.m. at the above-referenced location.
Bid forms and other necessary bid information may be obtained from the Perkasie Borough Office between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM. Bids must be on forms furnished by the Borough and shall be received by the Borough no later than 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at the above-referenced location. All bids will be presented at the Public Meeting of the Perkasie Borough Council at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at the Perkasie Borough Municipal Building.
Each bid must be accompanied by a Certified Check, Treasurers Check, or Bid Bond in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the estimated total contract price. The successful bidder shall, within 20 days after notification of award, enter into a written contract with the Borough.
All bids must be submitted using the Bid Form within the bid packet and must be accompanied by a properly executed Non-Collusion Affidavit provided as part of the bidding documents. Bidders should fill out the entire Bid Form in the manner and form set forth in the instructions and/or specifications contained within the bid packet.
The Borough expressly reserves the right to reject or accept any or all bids or to waive any informalities or irregularities in the bidding and may re-advertise if the best interests of the Borough are to be hereby promoted. The Borough may waive technical defects if, in its judgment, the best interests of the Borough shall so require. No bid may be considered from any person, firm or corporation who has defaulted in the performance of any contract or agreement previously made with the Borough or conclusively shown to have failed to perform satisfactorily such contract or agreement with the Borough. The Borough and/or its mechanics and any other professionals deemed necessary reserves the right to inspect the used street sweeper that is the subject of any bids to ensure it is in good working order.
All bids shall remain irrevocable for sixty (60) days after the actual date of opening thereof. Any and all questions shall be made to Andrea L. Coaxum, Borough Manager, at 215-257-5065.
Andrea L. Coaxum, Borough Manager