This is NOT an
order to ship.
Please quote on the commodities or services listed below.
All prices must be FOB Destination.
You must show Unit Price, Amount and Total or bid may be rejected.
The State of Connecticut is exempt from payment of Federal Excise
taxes and the Connecticut Sales Tax. Do not include such taxes in bid
prices. CCSU reserves the right to reject in whole or in part any or all
VENDOR NAME ____________________________________________
ISSUED BY (return to)
Central Connecticut State University
Purchasing Department, Davidson Hall Rm 22802
1615 Stanley Street
New Britain CT 06050-4010
BID NUMBER –
BID DUE DATE:
July 27, 2020
July 14, 2020
SIGNED (for Agency)
Thomas Brodeur, C.P.M.
Thomas Brodeur, C.P.M.
Director of Purchasing
CCSU is seeking pricing on the following -
One (1) 60 X 100 CENTURY HIGH PEAK TENT
Vendor A3u2th0o’roizfeSdISDiEgnWatAurLeLS _______________________________
Printed NFamouer (4) EMERGENCY EX__IT__S_I_G__N_S__W__/_L_I_G_H__T_S___________
Email AdFdroeusrs (4) HEATERS
TelephoneSiaxntdy-ESxixten(6si6o)nGROUND S_T_A__K_E__S________________T__o_ta_l_p_r_i_ce, delivered to CCSU $_____________________
Cash Discount Payment Terms ____% ____days, Net 30
• All items to be new, not used or refurbished
• Delivery is expected on or before August 21, 2020
• Return bid to the CCSU Purchasing Dept, via secure email mailbox RFP1@ccsu.edu Due by 3:00 PM on date July 29,
• Contractors may submit questions or requests for clarification via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for submission
of questions is 4:00 p.m., E.S.T., on July 21, 2020. Any answers, clarifications or corrections that change the scope of this
RFQ will be issued as an addendum.
• Such addenda shall be posted at http://www.ccsu.edu/purchasing/currentBids.html. It shall be the responsibility of
prospective contractors and other interested parties to familiarize themselves with the web site and visit it regularly during
the RFP process for updated information or addenda related to this RFQ.
CCSU is an affirmative action equal opportunity institution. The University will not knowingly do business with any bidder,
contractor, subcontractor or supplier of materials found to be in violation of any state or federal antidiscrimination law.
DUE TO THE DISRUPTION OF NORMAL OPERATIONS AS A RESULT OF THE
COVID-19 VIRUS IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT ALL INTERESTED PARTIES
MONITOR THE CCSU PURCHASING DEPARTMENT WEB SITE AT
https://www.ccsu.edu/purchasing/currentBids.html FOR UPDATES ON BID DUE
DATES, BID SUBMITTAL PROCESSES ETC.
While the CCSU campus remains closed, our ITS department has created a secure
mailbox that you can use to submit your bids electronically. Please submit your bids to
RFP1@ccsu.edu prior to 3:00 PM on July 27, 2020. That mailbox will remain ‘locked’
until that day and time. After 3:00 that day only authorized individuals from the CCSU
Purchasing Department will have access to that mailbox and its contents.
COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
CONTRACT COMPLIANCE REGULATIONS
NOTIFICATION TO BIDDERS (rev 09/17/07)
The contract to be awarded is subject to contract compliance requirements mandated by Sections 4a-60 and 4a-60a of the Connecticut
General Statutes; and, when the awarding agency is the State, Sections 46a-71(d) and 46a-81i(d) of the Connecticut General Statutes.
There are Contract Compliance Regulations codified at Section 46a-68j-21 through 43 of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies,
which establish a procedure for awarding all contracts covered by Sections 4a-60 and 46a-71(d) of the Connecticut General Statutes.
According to Section 46a-68j-30(9) of the Contract Compliance Regulations, every agency awarding a contract subject to the contract
compliance requirements has an obligation to “aggressively solicit the participation of legitimate minority business enterprises as bidders,
contractors, subcontractors and suppliers of materials.” “Minority business enterprise” is defined in Section 4a-60 of the Connecticut
General Statutes as a business wherein fifty-one percent or more of the capital stock, or assets belong to a person or persons: “(1) Who are
active in daily affairs of the enterprise; (2) who have the power to direct the management and policies of the enterprise; and (3) who are
members of a minority, as such term is defined in subsection (a) of Section 32-9n.” “Minority” groups are defined in Section 32-9n of the
Connecticut General Statutes as “(1) Black Americans . . . (2) Hispanic Americans . . . (3) persons who have origins in the Iberian
Peninsula . . . (4)Women . . . (5) Asian Pacific Americans and Pacific Islanders; (6) American Indians . . .” An individual with a disability
is also a minority business enterprise as provided by Section 4a-60g of the Connecticut General Statutes. The above definitions apply to
the contract compliance requirements by virtue of Section 46a-68j-21(11) of the Contract Compliance Regulations.
The awarding agency will consider the following factors when reviewing the bidder’s qualifications under the contract compliance
(a) the bidder’s success in implementing an affirmative action plan;
(b) the bidder’s success in developing an apprenticeship program complying with Sections 46a-68-1 to 46a-68-17 of the
Administrative Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies, inclusive;
(c) the bidder’s promise to develop and implement a successful affirmative action plan;
(d) the bidder’s submission of employment statistics contained in the “Employment Information Form”, indicating that
the composition of its workforce is at or near parity when compared to the racial and sexual composition of the
workforce in the relevant labor market area; and
(e) the bidder’s promise to set aside a portion of the contract for legitimate minority business enterprises. See Section
46a-68j-30(10)(E) of the Contract Compliance Regulations.
INSTRUCTIONS AND OTHER INFORMATION
The following two (2) sided BIDDER CONTRACT COMPLIANCE MONITORING REPORT must be completed in full, signed, and
submitted with the bid for this contract. The contract awarding agency and the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities will use
the information contained thereon to determine the bidders compliance to Sections 4a-60 and 4a-60a CONN. GEN. STAT., and Sections
46a-68j-23 of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies regarding equal employment opportunity, and the bidders good faith efforts
to include minority business enterprises as subcontractors and suppliers for the work of the contract.
1) Definition of Small Contractor
Section 4a-60g CONN. GEN. STAT. defines a small contractor as a company that has been doing business under the same management
and control and has maintained its principal place of business in Connecticut for a one year period immediately prior to its application for
certification under this section, had gross revenues not exceeding ten million dollars in the most recently completed fiscal year, and at least
fifty-one percent of the ownership of which is held by a person or persons who are active in the daily affairs of the company, and have the
power to direct the management and policies of the company, except that a nonprofit corporation shall be construed to be a small
contractor if such nonprofit corporation meets the requirements of subparagraphs (A) and (B) of subdivision 4a-60g CONN. GEN. STAT.
Description of Job Categories (as used in Part IV Bidder Employment Information)
MANAGEMENT: Managers plan, organize, direct, and control the major functions of an organization through subordinates who
are at the managerial or supervisory level. They make policy decisions and set objectives for the company or departments. They are
not usually directly involved in production or providing services. Examples include top executives, public relations managers,
managers of operations specialties (such as financial, human resources, or purchasing managers), and construction and engineering
BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS: These occupations include managers and professionals who work with the
financial aspects of the business. These occupations include accountants and auditors, purchasing agents, management analysts,
labor relations specialists, and budget, credit, and financial analysts.
MARKETING AND SALES: Occupations related to the act or process of buying and selling products and/or services such as sales
engineer, retail sales workers, and sales representatives including wholesale.
LEGAL OCCUPATIONS: In-House Counsel who is charged with providing legal advice and services in regards to legal issues
that may arise during the course of standard business practices. This category also includes assistive legal occupations such as
paralegal, legal assistants.
COMPUTER SPECIALISTS: Professionals responsible for the computer operations within a company are grouped in this
category. Examples of job titles in this category include computer programmers, software engineers, database administrators,
computer scientists, systems analysts, and computer support specialists.
ARCHITECTURE AND ENGINEERING: Occupations related to architecture, surveying, engineering, and drafting are included
in this category. Some of the job titles in this category include electrical and electronic engineers, surveyors, architects, drafters,
mechanical engineers, materials engineers, mapping technicians, and civil engineers.
OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT: All clerical-type work is included in this category. These jobs involve the
preparing, transcribing, and preserving of written communications and records; collecting accounts; gathering and distributing
information; operating office machines and electronic data processing equipment; and distributing mail. Job titles listed in this
category include telephone operators, bill and account collectors, customer service representatives, dispatchers, secretaries and
administrative assistants, computer operators and clerks (such as payroll, shipping, stock, mail and file).
BUILDING AND GROUNDS CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE: This category includes occupations involving landscaping,
housekeeping, and janitorial services. Job titles found in this category include supervisors of landscaping or housekeeping, janitors,
maids, grounds maintenance workers, and pest control workers.
CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION: This category includes construction trades and related occupations. Job titles found in
this category include boilermakers, masons (all types), carpenters, construction laborers, electricians, plumbers (and related trades),
roofers, sheet metal workers, elevator installers, hazardous materials removal workers, paperhangers, and painters. Paving,
surfacing, and tamping equipment operators; drywall and ceiling tile installers; and carpet, floor and tile installers and finishers are
also included in this category. First line supervisors, foremen, and helpers in these trades are also grouped in this category.
INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR: Occupations involving the installation, maintenance, and repair of
equipment are included in this group. Examples of job titles found here are heating, ac, and refrigeration mechanics and installers;
telecommunication line installers and repairers; heavy vehicle and mobile equipment service technicians and mechanics; small
engine mechanics; security and fire alarm systems installers; electric/electronic repair, industrial, utility and transportation
equipment; millwrights; riggers; and manufactured building and mobile home installers. First line supervisors, foremen, and helpers
for these jobs are also included in the category.
MATERIAL MOVING WORKERS: The job titles included in this group are Crane and tower operators; dredge, excavating, and
lading machine operators; hoist and winch operators; industrial truck and tractor operators; cleaners of vehicles and equipment;
laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand; machine feeders and offbearers; packers and packagers, hand; pumping
station operators; refuse and recyclable material collectors; and miscellaneous material moving workers.
PRODUCTION WORKERS: The job titles included in this category are chemical production machine setters, operators and
tenders; crushing/grinding workers; cutting workers; inspectors, testers sorters, samplers, weighers; precious stone/metal workers;
painting workers; cementing/gluing machine operators and tenders; etchers/engravers; molders, shapers and casters except for metal
and plastic, and production workers.
3) Definition of Racial and Ethnic Terms (as used in Part IV Bidder Employment Information)
White (not of Hispanic Origin)- All persons having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, North Africa, or the Middle
East. Black(not of Hispanic Origin)- All persons having origins in any of the Black racial groups of Africa.
Hispanic-All persons of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American, or other Spanish culture or origin regardless of
Asian or Pacific Islander- All persons having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, the Indian
subcontinent, or the Pacific Islands. This area includes China, India, Japan, Korea, the Philippine Islands, and Samoa.
American Indian or Alaskan Native- All persons having origins in any of the original peoples of North America, and who maintain
cultural identification through tribal affiliation or community recognition.
BIDDER CONTRACT COMPLIANCE MONITORING REPORT (Page 3)
PART I - Bidder Information
City & State
Major Business Activity (brief description)
Bidder Parent Company (If any)
Other Locations in Ct. (If any)
Bidder Federal Employer Identification
Social Security Number_____________________
(response optional/definitions on page 1)
-Bidder is a small contractor. Yes__ No__
-Bidder is a minority business enterprise Yes__ No__
(If yes, check ownership category)
Black___ Hispanic___ Asian American___ American Indian/Alaskan
Native___ Iberian Peninsula___ Individual(s) with a Physical Disability___
-Bidder is certified as above by State of CT Yes__ No__
- DAS Certification Number ____________________________
PART II - Bidder Nondiscrimination Policies and Procedures
1. Does your company have a written Affirmative Action/Equal Employment
Opportunity statement posted on company bulletin boards? Yes__ No__
7. Do all of your company contracts and purchase orders contain non-
discrimination statements as required by Sections 4a-60 & 4a-60a Conn.
Gen. Stat.? Yes__ No__
2. Does your company have the state-mandated sexual harassment prevention in the
workplace policy posted on company bulletin boards? Yes__ No__
8. Do you, upon request, provide reasonable accommodation to employees,
or applicants for employment, who have physical or mental disability?
3. Do you notify all recruitment sources in writing of your company’s Affirmative
Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employment policy? Yes__ No__
9. Does your company have a mandatory retirement age for all employees?
4. Do your company advertisements contain a written statement that you are an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity Employer? Yes__ No__
5. Do you notify the Ct. State Employment Service of all employment openings with your
company? Yes__ No__
10. If your company has 50 or more employees, have you provided at least
two (2) hours of sexual harassment training to all of your supervisors?
Yes__ No__ NA__
11. If your company has apprenticeship programs, do they meet the
Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity requirements of the
apprenticeship standards of the Ct. Dept. of Labor?
6. Does your company have a collective bargaining agreement with workers?
6a. If yes, do the collective bargaining agreements contain non-discrimination clauses
covering all workers? Yes__ No__
12. Does your company have a written affirmative action Plan? Yes__
If no, please explain.
6b. Have you notified each union in writing of your commitments under the
nondiscrimination requirements of contracts with the state of Ct? Yes__ No__
13. Is there a person in your company who is responsible for equal
employment opportunity? Yes__ No__
If yes, give name and phone number.
Part III - Bidder Subcontracting Practices
1. Will the work of this contract include subcontractors or suppliers? Yes__ No__
1a. If yes, please list all subcontractors and suppliers and report if they are a small contractor and/or a minority business enterprise. (defined on page 1 / use
additional sheet if necessary)
1b. Will the work of this contract require additional subcontractors or suppliers other than those identified in 1a. above? Yes__ No__
PLEASE COMPLETE REVERSE SIDE