Bids & Request for proposal


May 23, 2019

Mexico School District #59 is requesting sealed bid proposals for the inspection/maintenance of the District’s portable fire extinguishers and suppression systems.  The location of these units/systems are listed below by campus:

Central Office & Bus Garage, 2101 Lakeview Road

Mexico Senior High School, 639 N. Wade

Mexico Middle School, 1200 W. Boulevard

Eugene Field Elementary School, 704 W. Boulevard

Hawthorne Elementary School, 1250 West Curtis

McMillan Elementary School, 1101 E. Anderson

Hart Career Center, 901 & 905 N. Wade

Early Childhood Center (Pre-K), 408 N. Jefferson

BID SPECIFICATIONS: 

  1. Any deviation in the bid specifications are to be noted.
  2. Prices to be effective August 1, 2019 through July 31, 2022.NOTE:This is a three (3) Year Bid.
  3. Portable extinguisher units are to be inspected annually by August 15.
  4. Suppression systems are to be inspected semi-annually; once prior to August 15 and again prior to February 1.

5)    Transportation extinguishers are to be inspected semi-annually; once prior to August 15 and again prior to February 1.

6)    Submit costs requested on attached sheet.

  1. Please note the District’s portable units consist of ABC, BC, Halon, and Clean-Guards.An approximate total of 400 combined units.The District has a total of eight (8) suppression systems.
  2. All bidders are required to make a site inspection prior to bidding.
  3. Hydro test Pressure Test as needed.

Sealed bids must be received on or before 1:00 P.M., Wednesday July 10, 2019, addressed to: 

Mexico School District #59

Fire Extinguisher Bid

Attn:  Bethany Collins

2101 Lakeview Road

Mexico, MO  65265

The Board reserves the right to reject any or all bids and accept that bid which appears to be in the best interest of the School District.  The Board reserves the right to waive any informality in any bid, or to reject any or all bids, or any part of any bid.  Any bid may be withdrawn prior to the scheduled time for the opening of bids.  Any bid may be withdrawn prior to the scheduled time for the opening of bids.  Any bid received after the time and date specified shall not be considered.  All proposals received become part of the District’s file.

It is the policy of the Mexico School District in making purchases to give preference to and encourage the purchase of all commodities manufactured, mined, produced or grown with the municipality, county and state, and to all firms, corporations, or individuals doing business as Missouri firms, corporations, or individuals, when quality and price are approximately the same.  It is further the policy of the school district to encourage the purchase of products manufactured, assembled or produced in the United States.

The District shall have the right to enter into negotiations in an effort to reduce the amount of the bid with the lowest responsible bidder should the lowest responsible bidder’s bid exceed the funds available.

The Mexico Board of Education approves payment of all bills at its regularly scheduled meeting held on the third Tuesday of each month.  Penalties imposed requiring payment prior to the aforementioned time will not be accepted.

If you have any questions, please call 573-581-3773 ext. 2424

Sincerely,

Curtis Jackson

Operations Director



 
April 22, 2019

Mexico School District #59 is requesting bids for a Food Service Food and Supplies. 

Sealed bids must be received by 1:00 pm on June 28, 2019 and addressed to:

  Mexico School District #59
  Attn:  Bethany Collins
 “Food Service Bid”
  2101 Lakeview Road
  Mexico, MO 65265

We intend to review these bids at the Board of Education meeting on July 16, 2019.
All proposals received become part of the District’s file.

The district will select the lowest or best bid. The district reserves the right to waive minor technical defects in a bid, reject any and all bids, reject any part of a bid, advertise for new bids, or make the purchase on the open market if the product or service can be obtained at a better price.

Sealed bids and related documents will be kept confidential until bids are opened. District staff will not disclose offers, bids or price quotations to competitors except as necessary to conduct negotiations beneficial to the district or as required by law. All contract negotiations and related documents are considered closed until a contract is executed or all proposals are rejected. Late bids will not be considered and will be returned unopened to the bidder.

Information regarding a Request for Proposal related to this project should be directed to Joyce Fenner at jfenner@mexico.k12.mo.us.