Kitchen Equipment

Agency: The Howard County Public School System
State: Maryland
Type of Government: State & Local
NAICS Category:
  • 238290 - Other Building Equipment Contractors
  • 333241 - Food Product Machinery Manufacturing
  • 423440 - Other Commercial Equipment Merchant Wholesalers
Posted Date: May 19, 2020
Due Date: Jun 5, 2020
Solicitation No: 057.20.B3
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Kitchen Equipment

Bids shall be submitted electronically via email in their entirety (all pages) in PDF format no later than Friday, June 5, 2020 at 10:00 A.M. to BidsandProposals@hcpss.org.

Bid Number
057.20.B3
Due Date
Fri, Jun 5th 2020 at 10:00am

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Office of Purchasing
10910 Clarksville Pike, Ellicott City, Maryland 21042-6198
(410) 313-6723, fax (410) 313-6789
INVITATION TO BID
KITCHEN EQUIPMENT
BID #057.20.B3
To All Interested Bidders:
Re: NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Kitchen Equipment, Bid #057.20.B3.
The Howard County Public School System requests your bid for Kitchen Equipment to include; Milk Cooler,
Ice Machine, 2 Door-Reach in Refrigerator, 2 Door-Reach in Freezer, Booster Water Heater, Natural Gas
Floor Steamer, and Dishwasher, to be utilized by the Food and Nutritional Service department at facilities
within the School System. The awarded contractor shall furnish, deliver, unpack, assemble, install and set
in place the specified equipment. All hardware and components necessary to operate equipment shall be
provided. The contractor shall provide all labor, materials and equipment to disconnect the existing
specified units and install new units as specified in these documents. Removal and disposal of equipment
is the responsibility of the contractor.
Bid documents may be obtained on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at the Howard County Department of Education,
Purchasing Office website https://purchasing.hcpss.org/business-opportunities.
The Purchasing Office’s contact for this project is Mr. Joe Veslany, jveslany@hcpss.org, (410) 313-6723.
Bids shall be submitted electronically via email in their entirety (all pages) in PDF format no later
than Friday, June 5, 2020 at 10:00 A.M. to BidsandProposals@hcpss.org. Bids that contain either more
than one file, or files larger than 75MB, shall be inserted into an e-folder and compressed in a .zip file. To
ensure delivery, if file size cumulatively exceed 75MB, it is recommended that bidders submit separate
emails labeled No.1, No.2, etc.
Email subject lines, Folder names and File names shall include: “Bid Number, 057.20.B3 and
Company Name”. In the body of the email please include Bidder’s contact person’s email and cell phone
number for contacting purposes if/when necessary.
It is the bidders sole responsibility to regularly visit the HCPSS Purchasing web site listed above to
download and acknowledge receipt of all Addenda. It is highly recommended that bidders ascertain if they
have received all the addenda issued prior to submitting their proposal. Failure of any bidder to receive
any such Addenda or interpretation may not relieve such bidder from obligation under his/her proposal as
submitted.
All questions shall be directed, in writing, no later than 12:00 P.M., Tuesday, May 26, 2020 to Mr. Joe
Veslany, Procurement Specialist, jveslany@hcpss.org. The Howard County Public School System is under
no obligation to respond to any questions that are received after the cutoff date and time. Only answers
provided via addenda issued by the HCPSS will be binding. Under no circumstances are bidders, including
third party vendors or their staff, to contact any other HCPSS Staff, employees or any related constituency for
purposes associated with this solicitation, including but not limited to, obtaining or providing information.
Bidders failing to comply with this requirement may be disqualified.
The Board reserves the right to waive any informalities in, or to reject any or all bids.
Certified Minority Business Enterprises are encouraged to respond to this solicitation notice.
Office of Purchasing
10910 Clarksville Pike, Ellicott City, Maryland 21042-6198
(410) 313-6723, fax (410) 313-6789
Please return the attached NO BID REPLY FORM if your firm does not bid this project. This form may be
faxed to (410) 313-6789.
Joe Veslany
Procurement Specialist
Office of Purchasing
10910 Clarksville Pike, Ellicott City, Maryland 21042-6198
(410) 313-6723, fax (410) 313-6789
THE HOWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM
10910 Clarksville Pike
Ellicott City, Maryland 21042
NO BID REPLY FORM
Sealed Bid For:
Kitchen Equipment
Bid Number:
057.20.B3
Bidder:
To assist us in obtaining good competition on our Request for Bids, we ask that each firm that has received an
invitation, but does not wish to bid, state their reason(s) below. This information will not preclude receipt of future
invitations unless you request removal from the Bidders' List by so indicating below. This form may be faxed to (410)
313-6789.
We must offer a "No Bid" at this time because:
1.
We do not wish to bid under the terms and conditions of the Bid document. Our objections
are:
2.
We do not feel we can be competitive.
3.
We can not submit a bid because of the marketing or franchising policies of the
manufacturing company.
4.
We do not wish to sell to The Howard County Public School System. Our objections are:
5.
We do not sell the item(s)/service(s) requested in the specific specifications.
6.
Other:
May 19, 2020
Issue Date
THE HOWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM
10910 Clarksville Pike
Ellicott City, Maryland 21042
SEALED BID FOR:
BID NUMBER:
PRE-BID DATE:
PRE-BID TIME:
PRE-BID LOCATION:
LAST DATE & TIME
FOR QUESTIONS:
BID DUE DATE:
BID DUE TIME:
BUYER:
Kitchen Equipment
057.20.B3
N/A
N/A
N/A
May, 26, 2020 at 12:00 PM in writing
Submit To: Joe Veslany at jveslany@hcpss.org
Friday, June 5, 2020
10:00 AM
Joe Veslany, phone: 410-313-6723, fax: 410-313-6789
email: jveslany@hcpss.org
THE HOWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM
KITCHEN EQUIPMENT
BID #057.20.B3
I.
INSTRUCTION TO BIDDERS
A.
BID PREPARATION
1.
One (1) complete set of Invitation for Bid, consisting of: (1) Instructions to Bidders;
(2) Terms and Conditions; (3) the Specifications; (4) any plans or drawings made
part of the Invitation for Bid; (5) any addenda, shall be provided to each prospective
Bidder. The original Bid Price Sheet/Form of Proposal must be returned: (1) with
all questions answered; (2) without alteration; (3) with the BID SIGNATURE
SHEET or No Bid Reply form properly signed; (4) Bids shall be submitted
electronically via email in their entirety (all pages) in PDF format no later than
the time and date specified in the Invitation to Bid to
BidsandProposals@hcpss.org in order to be considered for this project/service.
To determine timeliness, the time “received” by HCPSS will be verified by the time
stamp on HCPSS’s email server. Bids arriving after the due date and time will not
be accepted. Bidders will be notified by email.
2.
The remaining documents consisting of all pages of the Invitation for Bid, the
Instruction to Bidders, Terms and Conditions, any plans, drawings or extraneous
matter, are to be retained by the bidder and will form part of the contract resulting
from the Invitation for Bid.
3.
It is the Bidder's responsibility to examine and understand all parts of the Invitation
for Bid including all parts of the bidding documents, any addenda, drawings, or
reference matter.
4.
Any clarification or explanation desired by the Bidder, regarding the meaning or
interpretation of the Invitation for Bid, or any part thereof, must be made in writing
to the Purchasing Office of The Howard County Public School System, 10910
Clarksville Pike, Ellicott City, Maryland 21042, allowing sufficient time for a reply
to reach all prospective bidders for the time and date scheduled for the return of
the bid.
B.
ISSUING OFFICE
a)
The Issuing Office is:
The Howard County Public School System
Purchasing Office
10910 Clarksville Pike
Ellicott City, Maryland 21042
Attn: Joe Veslany
(410) 313-6723
jveslany@hcpss.org
https://purchasing.hcpss.org/business-opportunities
b)
The Issuing Office shall be the sole point of contact with HCPSS for
purposes of preparation and submittal of Bid.
A.
QUESTIONS AND INQUIRIES

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