CITY OF HUTCHINSON
Please quote your delivered prices to the City of Hutchinson on items or services listed below. Consult
attached minimum and general specifications for requirements. This is not an order.
BID NO. 19-95
BID SUBMITTAL DEADLINE: 1:00 P.M. CST on August 20, 2019
PUBLIC BID OPENING TIME: 1:30 P.M. CST on August 20, 2019
INSTRUCTIONS: THIS FORM MUST BE PROPERLY FILLED OUT AND RETURNED BY MAIL, IN
PERSON, EMAIL, email@example.com OR BY FAX TO: The City of Hutchinson, Office of City
Clerk, 125 East Avenue B, P.O. Box 1567, Hutchinson, Kansas 67504-1567, OR FAX (620)694-1971.
RETURN PRIOR TO 1:00 P.M. on August 20, 2019. Bid not submitted pursuant to the conditions set out
in this request may be rejected. All bids received after the stated opening date and time will not be
considered. Bids will be publicly opened and read at the above stated time in the Public Works Conference
Room, 1500 South Plum, Hutchinson, Kansas
* The City of Hutchinson reserves the right to reject part or all of any bid and to waive formalities. All bids are subject to Purchasing
Policies set by the City Council of Hutchinson. The City of Hutchinson reserves the right to divide purchases among venders to accomplish
the best gross price and to make the final decision as to acceptability of quality and price.
Thank You, Carmel White, Purchasing Agent, City of Hutchinson (620)694-1973 or (620)694-1900
ITEM # QTY
UNIT PRICE EXTENDED
Turf Type Tall Fescue grass seed - Blend must have
0% weed seed, 0% other crop seed and at least
90% Fescue 10% Bluegrass grass seed – Blend must
have 0% weed seed, 0% other crop seed and at
least 85% germination.
TOTAL BID IF ALL ITEMS LISTED ARE PURCHASED FROM YOUR COMPANY AT ONE TIME:
IN SUBMITTING THE ABOVE, THE VENDOR EXPRESSLY AGREES THAT UPON PROPER ACCEPTANCE BY THE CITY OF HUTCHINSON, A CONTRACT
SHALL THEREBY BE CREATED. THIS BID FORM MUST BE SIGNED! SIGNATURE ACKNOWLEDGES RECEIPT OF ADDENDUM #____.
BIDDER COMPANY NAME
REMITTANCE ADDRESS (IF DIFFERENT):
CERTIFICATE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION
The undersigned Contractor hereby agrees to observe all the provisions of Chapter 3 of the Code of the City of
Hutchinson, Kansas, 1988, and any subsequent amendments thereto and provisions of K.S.A. 44-1030 and 1031, as
amended, including subsection (a), paragraphs (1) through (5) inclusively of Section 1030, which reads as follows:
the Contractor shall observe the provisions of the Kansas Act Against Discrimination and shall not discriminate against any person in the
performance of work under the present Contract because of race, religion, color, sex, disability, national origin or ancestry;
in all solicitations or advertisements for employees, the Contractor shall include the phrase, "Equal Opportunity Employer," or a similar
phrase to be approved by the Commission;
if the Contractor fails to comply with the manner in which the Contractor reports to the Commission in accordance with the provisions of
K.S.A. 44-1031, and amendments thereto, the Contractor shall be deemed to have breached the present Contract and it may be
canceled, terminated or suspended, in whole or in part, by the contracting agency;
if the Contractor is found guilty of a violation of the Kansas Act Against Discrimination under a decision or order of the Commission
which has become final, the Contractor shall be deemed to have breached the present Contract and it may be canceled, terminated or
suspended, in whole or in part, by the contracting agency; and
the Contractor shall include the provisions of subsections (a) 1 through 4 in every subcontract or purchase order so that such provisions
will be binding upon such subcontractor or vendor.
Signing of this certificate acknowledges inclusion of the same in the base Contract before signing thereof and acceptance of
the terms of this certificate.
Name of Contractor
Name and Title
CERTIFICATION OF PAID PERSONAL AND REAL ESTATE TAXES
In compliance with City of Hutchinson purchasing policies, the following certification on property owned within Reno County
must be completed and returned with the quotations in accordance with the City's policy on delinquent property taxes.
A. _____ "The owner(s) or corporation hereby certifies that all personal and real estate taxes within Reno County are paid."
B. _____ "No property is owned by the owner(s) or corporation within Reno County."
NAME OF SIGNEE:______________________________________
TITLE OF SIGNEE:_____________________________________
PLEASE NOTE: This form is to be attached to the proposal when the quotation is submitted.
REQUEST FOR BID
The City of Hutchinson is seeking Bids for items specified in the enclosed which it wished to purchase. None of
the attachments are intended to be restrictive but to act as a guide for those desiring to submit Bids. ALL BIDS
SHALL BE GOOD FOR A PERIOD OF SIXTY DAYS FROM THE DATE QUOTES ARE OPENED.
PRICE PROTECTION. The price stated in the Bid shall be firm and not subject to increase during the term of any
contractual agreement arising between the City of Hutchinson and the vendor as a result of the Bid. Vendors
shall provide firm prices less any federal excise tax. The City of Hutchinson is exempt from payment of sales tax.
For further information contact the City Clerk's Office (694-2614).
METHOD OF PAYMENT. Payment will be made within 21 days of date of delivery and satisfactory performance
to the City of Hutchinson.
DELIVERY/PLANTING/GUARANTEE. Bids shall reflect delivery to the City of Hutchinson Park/Forestry
Department at 1600 South Plum on or before August 28, 2019. All material received by the City of Hutchinson
shall meet specifications and/or deemed to be acceptable by the City. All material not meeting specifications and
deemed to be unacceptable by the City may be returned to the vendor. The City of Hutchinson shall not be liable
for any items during transit.
Each vendor shall supply a most recent germination rate and supply the types of seed included in any blend. All
grass seed shall be labeled as required under State and Federal Seed Laws and supplier shall warrant that they
conform to the label description.
NON-DISCRIMINATION. During the performance of this contract, the contractor/vendor will not discriminate
against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, sex, religion, color, age, national origin,
ancestry or physical handicap, unless based upon a bonafide occupational qualification. The contractor/vendor
will take affirmative action to insure applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment
without regard to their race, sex, religion, color, age, national origin, ancestry or physical handicap.
PROPERTY TAX STATEMENT. The attached statement on property owned within the City of Hutchinson must
be complete and returned with the Bid in accordance with the City's policy on delinquent property taxes. "The
City reserves the right to reject all bids from bidders who are delinquent in personal or real estate property taxes
to Reno County, Kansas."
AWARDING OF BID. Whenever the City of Hutchinson lets Bids for goods or services, and the low Bid is
submitted by a vendor domiciled outside of Reno County, a vendor domiciled inside Reno county may be deemed
the preferred vendor and awarded the Bid if:
1. The quality, suitability, and usability of the goods or services are equal and fully comply with the
minimum Bid specifications, and the vendor has the capability to adequately service the product.
2. The amount of the Bid of the vendor domiciled within Reno County is not more than 5% greater
than the amount of the low Bid if the low Bid is under $10,000, or not more than 3% greater than
the amount of the low Bid if the low Bid is greater than $10,000.
3. The Bid does not pertain to new construction or involve State or Federal Funding.
4. The vendor domiciled within Reno County is willing to match the Bid price offered by the low
vendor domiciled outside of Reno County within 24 hours of official notification unless
circumstances warrant additional time as determined by the Assistant City Manager or the City
THE CITY OF HUTCHINSON RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REJECT PART OR ALL OF ANY BID AND TO WAIVE
FORMALITIES. ALL BIDS ARE SUBJECT TO PURCHASING POLICIES SET BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF
HUTCHINSON. THE CITY OF HUTCHINSON RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DIVIDE PURCHASES AMONG
VENDERS TO ACCOMPLISH THE BEST GROSS PRICE AND TO MAKE THE FINAL DECISION AS TO
ACCEPTABILITY OF QUALITY AND PRICE. ALL VENDORS DOING BUSINESS WITH THE CITY OF
HUTCHNSON SHALL ABIDE BY ALL LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL LAWS.