Notice to Bidders
Request for Bid
Status: Awarded
Bid#: 2014-00036-CN
Title: Cab and Chassis w ith Vegetation Sprayer
Issue Date: 10/25/13
Request Opens: 11/13/2013
Prebid/Preproposal Conference: None
Payment for Bid Document: None
Purpose
The intent of this Invitation for Bid is to purchase one (1) new two-wheel drive, dual rear wheel, cab and chassis (2014 Ford F-350 XL Supercab or approved equal) with flat bed body (Knapheide Model PG-93B or approved equal) and front-mounted roadside vegetation sprayer/skid sprayer (McGregor or approved equal) to be used by the Department of Public Works to control roadside vegetation. Complete unit (with all equipment installed) shall be delivered F.O.B. destination City of Suffolk Fleet Management Facility, 120 Forest Glen Drive, Suffolk Virginia 23434 in accordance with all specifications, terms, and conditions herein.
Notes
Specifications below describe a dual rear wheel, two-wheel drive cab and chassis (Ford F-350 XL Supercab or approved equal) with Knapheide flat bed body (Model PG-93B or approved equal) and front-mounted roadside vegetation sprayer/skid sprayer (McGregor or approved equal). All parts not specifically mentioned, which are necessary to provide a complete operating unit, shall be included in the bid and shall conform in strength and quality of materials and workmanship to what is normally provided to the trade in general. It is not the intent of the City for these specifications to be proprietary; equals will be evaluated in accordance with comparable quality, construction, strength, durability, and suitability for the purpose intended. The City, in its sole opinion, will determine whether the unit offered is equal to that specified herein. All items shall be supplied, installed and delivered by a single source. The successful bidder shall supply drawings and detailed component list for all items included in the following specification. All warranties shall be stated in writing with the bid proposal. Any exceptions to the specification shall be clearly stated in writing on COMPLIANCE SHEETS and spelled out in detail to exceptions and/or alternate proposals. Each unit shall comply with all State and Federal codes and regulations. The successful bidder shall supply final certification of maximum gross vehicle weight rating. All body material shall include mil certification. All component installation for cab, chassis and body shall conform to the latest recommendations, procedures and regulations of the following organizations:
Buyer Contact
Cindy Norfleet, CPPB, Senior Buyer Phone: (757) 514-7522 E-mail: cnorfleet@suffolkva.us
Associated Documentation
1701_Cab_and_Chassis_with_Vegetation_Sprayer_-_Bid_Tabulation_-_Nov13.xlsx
1701_Vehicle_-_Cab_and_Chassis_with_Vegetation_Sprayer_-_Award_-_Nov13.doc
1701_Vehicle_-_Cab_and_Chassis_with_Vegetation_Sprayer_-_Nov13.pdf

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