Notice to Bidders
Request for Bid
Status: Closed
Bid#: 2012-00079
Title: Towing and Recovery Services
Issue Date: March 13, 2012
Request Opens: 3:00 p.m.; March 28, 2012
Prebid/Preproposal Conference: NON-MANDATORY 10 A.M. March 20, 2012 Fleet Management Conference Room 120 Forest Glen Drive Suffolk, VA 23434
Payment for Bid Document: None
The intent of this Invitation for Bid is to acquire one or more qualified contractor(s) to furnish all labor, materials, equipment, facilities, supplies, etc. necessary to provide towing services of City-maintained vehicles for the Department of Public Works??? Fleet Management Division in accordance with all specifications, terms, and conditions herein. City-maintained vehicles shall include all vehicles/equipment currently owned, rented, leased, and maintained by the City of Suffolk. Coverage area for towing services shall include all areas within the boundaries of the City of Suffolk----approximately 429 square miles. If requested, the contractor may be required to provide services for vehicles outside of the City limits. This contract is for City vehicles only and does not include towing services requested by the City???s Police Department for all other vehicles/equipment.
5.1 General Specifications The contractor shall: A. Provide towing and recovery services for City-maintained vehicles, to include passenger vehicles, refuse trucks, dump trucks, fire apparatus, ambulances, and buses, as well as construction and industrial type equipment such as tractor with rear and/or side mounted mowing machinery. B. Be responsible for determining the appropriate wrecker to be sent on any call. The City employee requesting the service will describe the circumstances of the situation in sufficient detail to allow the towing contractor to respond appropriately. C. Be licensed by the Virginia Board of Towing and Recovery Operations. Operators handling the recovery of heavy equipment must be licensed Class A operators.
Buyer Contact
Requests for information related to this Invitation should be directed to: Cindy L. Norfleet, CPPB, Senior Buyer (757) 514-7522 Email address:
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