Bids & Request for proposal

The Mexico School District is accepting bids for a complete educational greenhouse that meets the following minimum requirements:


  • At least 30’ X 48’                                                  

  • Equipped with automated climate control system

  • Structure-Complete side & end walls for watertight building

  • 2 Exhaust fans

  • Adequate heating and cooling units for 1440 sqft (kool-cel/ Heater)

  • Cooling Pad Vent

  • Interior air flow fans

  • Double entry doors

  • Interior operation shade system, manually operated

  • Interior environment control panel

  • Downspouts and splash blocks

  • 4-3X8 Stationary Benches

  • 2- 4X8 Stationary Benches

  • 6-3X10 Stationary Benches

  • 4- 4 X 12 Stationary Benches

  • 2 3X 12 Stationary Benches

  • 4 4X4 Rolling Tables


    Bid must include a detailed breakdown of costs in the following categories:

  • Materials

  • Delivery

  • Site prep

    *Include detailed foundation plan options.

  • Installation 

    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 Any bid may be withdrawn prior to the scheduled time for the opening of bids.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 received at the time and date specified shall not be considered. 

    Prices quoted must be effective through September 1, 2019 and must include freight charges. All orders will be shipped to 2101 Lakeview Road, Mexico, Missouri 65265. 

    The Board of Education approves payment of bills at its regularly scheduled meeting held on the third Tuesday of each month. Penalties imposed by successful bidders for payments required before such time will not be paid. 

    Vendors are required to provide copies of the Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for all hazardous materials. 

    Contractor agrees to obtain criminal record and child abuse record checks for all of Contractor’s employees who will work at the school site prior to initiation of work.  The records of this review will be made available to the Superintendent of Schools upon request.  Contractor agrees not to employ any individual at the school work site who does not have a clear criminal and child abuse record check.  Contractors are to apply all prevailing wage statutes to submitted bids in accordance with Missouri Division of Labor Standards. 

    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 within the municipality, county and state, and to all firms, corporations or individuals doing business at 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. 

    Sealed bids are due on January 17, 2019 at 9:00 AM and should be addressed as follows (example): 

    Mexico School District No. 59


    (Deadline January 17, 2019 )

    Attn: Bethany Collins, School Board Secretary

    2101 Lakeview Road

    Mexico, MO 65265


  • Should you have any questions, please contact Kendra Allen at