Bid & Request for Proposals
The Atlantic City Public Schools District is requesting bids and/or proposals for the following goods and/or services:
Bid #20-035 Student Transportation Services up to March 13, 2020 at 10:00am
Sealed bids/proposals will be received and opened at the following location:
Atlantic City Board of Education
1300 Atlantic Avenue, 5th Floor
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
The bid and/or RFP opening process will begin on the advertised date and at the advertised time and location. The Atlantic City Board of Education does not accept electronic (e-mail) or faxed submission of proposals or bids. No proposal or bid shall be received after the time designated in the advertisement (N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-21(b)).
All proposals and bids solicited and received are done so pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:18A 4.5, N.J.A.C. 5:34-2.1, or N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-21, et. seq. All proposals and bids will be publicly opened and read immediately thereafter on the dates and times noted above. Specifications and general information may be obtained by contacting the district's Purchasing Administrator, Atiya Byngs, at Atlantic City Board of Education Purchasing Department, 1300 Atlantic Avenue, 5th Floor, Atlantic City, NJ 08401, via fax at (609) 347-1549, or via e-mail at email@example.com. Prospective respondents/bidders are hereby advised to not accept specifications from anyone other than the district's purchasing administrator.
Prospective respondents and bidders are advised that the contract for the services requested in the RFP and/or bid specifications may be funded in part or entirely by the federal government and the successful respondent or bidder and Board of Education are required to comply with all sections of the Federal Uniform Administrative Requirements 2CFR part 200 et. seq.
Pursuant to C57, Laws of 2004 (s1778) all business organizations that do business with a local contracting agency are required to be registered with the State and provide proof of their Registration with the New Jersey Department of Treasury, Division of Revenue before the contracting agency may enter into a contract with the business. All respondents and bidders shall adhere to the information as classified as "New Jersey Business Registration Requirements.”
The Atlantic City Board of Education will not assume responsibility for proposals and bids forwarded through the mail or if lost in transit at any time before the RFP or bid opening. Prospective vendors are advised to read the entire RFP or bid specifications package for special instructions.
The Atlantic City Board of Education reserves the right to reject all proposals or bids in accordance with N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-22 as amended. During the performance of this contract, the contractors are required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31et. seq., PL 1975, C. 127 and N.J.A.C. 17:27, P.L. 2004, NJ Business Registration Act and Chapter 33, Laws of 1977. Pursuant to C57, Laws of 2004 (s1778) all business organizations that do business with a local contracting agency are required to be registered with the State and provide proof of their Registration with the New Jersey Department of Treasury, Division of Revenue before the contracting agency may enter into a contract with the business.
All respondents and bidders are required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et. seq., PL 1975, Chapter 127, Affirmative Action Against Discrimination (N.J.A.C. 17:27 et. seq.). Corporate respondents and bidders are required by law (Chapter 33, Laws of 1977) to submit a list of names and addresses of all stockholders owning 10% or more of their stock.
A Non-Collusion Affidavit also must be filed with the proposal or bid. The RFP and/or bid package will include other documents that must be completed and returned with the proposal or bid. Failure to complete and submit all required forms shall be cause for disqualification and rejection of the proposal or bid.
No proposals or bids may be withdrawn for a period of 60 days after the date set for opening. Right is reserved to waive informalities and to accept any proposal or bid or to reject any and all proposals or bids.