INVITATION TO BID (ITB)
WHITFIELD COUNTY, GEORGIA
73 HP TRACK SKID STEER
Date: JANUARY 31st 2019
Time: 2:00 PM
(706) 275-7504 / (706) 275-7501 fax
USE THIS FORM ONLY
ONLY BIDS SUBMITTED ON THIS FORM SHALL BE CONSIDERED
The Whitfield County Board of Commissioners will receive sealed bids until 2:00 PM EST on
JANUARY 31st 2019
for ITB# PW-100-4-200-TSS-2019
WCPW wishes to receive bids on (1) Track Skid Steer and (1) Broom attachment and (1) Cold
Planner. Below is a list of same type equipment in WCPW fleet at this time
Type equipment that WCPW currently utilize:
(1)- Caterpillar 216 wheel skid steer standard flow hyd.
(1)-Caterpillar 236 wheel skid steer standard flow hyd.
(1) Caterpillar 259 Track type skid steer ,high flow hyd.
Key components to this bid:
Engine horsepower & Torque
High Flow Hydraulics
Service & Parts
SPECIFICATIONS (MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS):
73 HP TRACK SKID STEER
Tier 4- Diesel
73 horsepower @ 2600 RPM
192 FT. LBS. Torque @ 1500 RPM
Liquid cooled engine
25 gal fuel tank, with lockable cap
Engine cover- vandal proof
COLD WEATHER START KIT
Gauges- Fuel level, Hour Meter
Operator Warning Indicators
Air Filter Restriction
Engine coolant temp
Engine oil pressure
All Weather Floor Mat
Rear view mirror
Front , top, and both side windows
Adjustable vinyl seat
Fold down arm rest
Arm rest raised-parking brake engages
Back up alarm
HYDRAULIC SYSTEM PERFORMANCE
High flow-30 GPM
Hyd. Pressure- 3335 PSI
Hyd. Power-39 HP
Quick couplers- for attachments
Hyd. System capacity 13.2 gal
Hyd. Oil sample valve
Hyd. Sight gauge
Centralized filter system
Bucket Breakout Force -6,856 lbs.
Tipping Load – 6,020 lbs.
Lift Arm Breakout force – 6,709 lbs.
Steel covered rubber track
Dual flange rollers front and rear
Track length on ground
Ground pressure-4.8 PSI
Hydrostatic 2 speed
Forward & Reverse speed-5.9 - 8 mph
Independent torsion axle
80 Amp alternator
Ignition key start/ stop switch
12 volt outlet
(2) adjustable front lights
Heavy Duty 880 CCA battery
Manuals- parts & operator
Warranty in years & months
TRACK SKID STEER
TOTAL BID PRICE
ESTIMATED DELIVERY DATE
EXCEPTION TO BID__________________________________________________________
Bids shall be submitted in a sealed opaque envelope and shall be marked on the
outside with the name of the submitting company, the ITB number, and the words
TRACK SKID STEER AND ATTACHMENTS. Any deviation from the requirements set forth
for the labeling of the bid envelopes shall result in said bid being returned to the bidder
unopened and any such bid shall not be considered.
Do not call with questions relating to this ITB. Refer to the County Website at
http://www.whitfieldcountyga.com for bid details and any updates. All communication must be
in writing or via email. Address email correspondence to email@example.com. No
verbal or written information which is obtained other than through this ITB or its addenda shall
be binding on Whitfield County. No employee of Whitfield County is authorized to interpret any
portion of this ITB or give any information as to the requirements of this ITB in addition to that
contained in or amended to this written ITB document.
Bid Submittal Instructions:
Vendors are to submit 1 original and 2 copies of their bid.
Sealed bids shall be addressed to the attention of Brian McBrayer and mailed to Whitfield County
Board of Commissioners, P.O. Box 248, Dalton GA 30722-0248 or hand delivered to the
Courthouse Annex, 301 W. Crawford Street, Dalton GA. All bids shall be received on or before the
above designated date and time. Any bid received after this date and time shall not be accepted.
Bids shall be typed or submitted in ink. Bids will be opened and read publicly. Bids are legal and
binding upon the bidder when submitted.
It is understood that this contract, if accepted by Whitfield County, is entered into solely for the
convenience of the county and in no way precludes the county from obtaining like goods from
other suppliers upon prior approval of the Whitfield County Board of Commissioners. Such
approval shall be made at the sole discretion of the Whitfield County Board of Commissioners and
shall be conclusive.