Large Kitchen Equipment

Agency: The Howard County Public School System
State: Maryland
Type of Government: State & Local
Category:
  • 36 - Special Industry Machinery
  • 73 - Food Preparation and Serving Equipment
Posted: Sep 20, 2021
Due: Oct 12, 2021
Solicitation No: Bid #016.22.B3
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Large Kitchen Equipment

Large Kitchen Equipment

Bid Number
Bid #016.22.B3
Due Date
Tue, Oct 12th 2021 at 10:00am

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Office of Purchasing
10910 Clarksville Pike
Ellicott City, Maryland 21042-6198
(410) 313-6723, fax (410) 313-6789
INVITATION TO BID
LARGE KITCHEN EQUIPMENT
BID #016.22.B3
To All Interested Bidders:
Re: NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Bid #016.22.B3, Large Kitchen Equipment
The Howard County Public School System requests your bid for Kitchen Equipment to include; Double Convection
Ovens (Gas & Electric), Single Stack Convections Ovens, Ice Machine, 2 Dorr Reach in Refrigerators, Milk Cooler,
Washing Machine, 2-Door Freezer, Reach in Refrigerators, Booster Water Heaters, Dishwashers Display
Cabinets, Glass Door Merchandiser (One Swing Door), Full Height Insulated Pass thru Mobile Heated Cabinets,
etc., to be utilized by the Food and Nutritional Service department at facilities within the School System.
The awarded contractor shall furnish, deliver, unpack, assemble, install and set in place the specified equipment.
All hardware and components necessary to operate equipment must be provided. The contractor shall provide
all labor, materials and equipment to disconnect the existing specified units and install new units as specified in
these documents. Removal and disposal of equipment is the responsibility of the contractor.
Bid documents may be obtained on Monday, September 20, 2021 at the Howard County Department of Education,
Purchasing Office website www.hcpss.org/about-us/purchasing/current-bids/.
The Purchasing Office’s contact for this project is Mr. Joe Veslany, jveslany@hcpss.org, (410) 313-6723.
Bids shall be submitted electronically via email in their entirety (all pages) in PDF format no later than
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 10:00 A.M. to BidsandProposals@hcpss.org. Bids that contain either more than
one file, or files larger than 75MB, shall be inserted into an e-folder and compressed in a .zip file. To ensure
delivery, if file size cumulatively exceed 75MB, it is recommended that bidders submit separate emails labeled
No.1, No.2, etc. Please do NOT forward or e-mail your submitted Bid proposal to any other address other than
to BidsandProposals@hcpss.org.
Email subject lines, Folder names and File names shall include: “Bid Number, 016.22.B3 and Company
Name”. In the body of the email please include Bidder’s contact person’s email and cell phone number for
contacting purposes if/when necessary.
It is the bidder’s sole responsibility to regularly visit the HCPSS Purchasing web site listed above to download and
acknowledge receipt of all Addenda. It is highly recommended that bidders ascertain if they have received all the
addenda issued prior to submitting their proposal. Failure of any bidder to receive any such Addenda or
interpretation may not relieve such bidder from obligation under his/her proposal as submitted.
All questions shall be directed, in writing, no later than 12:00 P.M., September 30, 2021 to Mr. Joe Veslany,
Procurement Specialist, jveslany@hcpss.org. The Howard County Public School System is under no obligation to
respond to any questions that are received after the cutoff date and time. Only answers provided via addenda
issued by the HCPSS will be binding. Under no circumstances are bidders, including third party vendors or their
staff, to contact any other HCPSS Staff, employees or any related constituency for purposes associated with this
solicitation, including but not limited to, obtaining or providing information. Bidders failing to comply with this
requirement may be disqualified.
The Board reserves the right to waive any informalities in, or to reject any or all bids.
Howard County Public School System shall not be responsible for errors or omissions made by the printer or
advertising houses which prepare bid documents, addenda, or advertising services.
Certified Minority Business Enterprises are encouraged to respond to this solicitation notice.
Joe Veslany
Procurement Specialist
Office of Purchasing
10910 Clarksville Pike
Ellicott City, Maryland 21042-6198
(410) 313-6723, fax (410) 313-6789
THE HOWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM
10910 Clarksville Pike
Ellicott City, Maryland 21042
NO BID REPLY FORM
Sealed Bid for: Large Kitchen Equipment
Bid Number:
Bid #016.22.B3
Bidder:
To assist us in obtaining good competition on our request for bids, we ask that each firm that has received an
invitation, but does not wish to bid, state their reason(s) below.
Unfortunately, we must offer a "No Bid" at this time because:
1.
We do not wish to bid under the terms and conditions of the Bid document. Our
objections are:
2.
We do not feel we can be competitive.
3.
We cannot submit a bid because of the marketing or franchising policies of the
manufacturing company.
4.
We do not wish to sell to The Howard County Public School System. Our
objections are:
5.
We do not sell the item(s)/service(s) requested in the specific specifications.
6.
Other:
September 20, 2021
Issue Date
THE HOWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM
10910 Clarksville Pike
Ellicott City, Maryland 21042
SEALED BID FOR:
BID NUMBER:
PRE-BID DATE:
PRE-BID TIME:
PRE-BID LOCATION:
LAST DATE & TIME
FOR QUESTIONS:
BID OPENING DATE:
BID OPENING TIME:
BUYER:
Kitchen Equipment
016.22.B3
N/A
N/A
N/A
September 30, 2021 at 12:00 PM in writing
Submit To: Joe Veslany at jveslany@hcpss.org
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
10:00 AM
Joe Veslany, phone: 410-313-6723, fax: 410-313-6789
email: jveslany@hcpss.org
THE HOWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM
LARGE KITCHEN EQUIPMENT
BID #016.22.B3
I.
INSTRUCTION TO BIDDERS
A.
BID PREPARATION
1.
One (1) complete set of Invitation for Bid, consisting of: (1) Instructions to Bidders;
(2) Terms and Conditions; (3) the Specifications; (4) any plans or drawings made
part of the Invitation for Bid; (5) any addenda, shall be provided to each prospective
Bidder. The original Bid Price Sheet/Form of Proposal must be returned: (1) with
all questions answered; (2) without alteration; (3) with the BID SIGNATURE
SHEET or No Bid Reply form properly signed; (4) sealed and enclosed in a
envelope: (5) to the Purchasing Office, The Howard County Public School System,
10910 Clarksville Pike, Ellicott City, Maryland 21042, either mailed or hand carried
before the time and date stated for return of bid. Telephone, facsimile, and/or
electronic bids will not be accepted. It is the Bidders responsibility to ensure that
his bid is delivered to the proper place prior to the scheduled opening time.
2.
The remaining documents consisting of all pages of the Invitation for Bid, the
Instruction to Bidders, Terms and Conditions, any plans, drawings or extraneous
matter, are to be retained by the bidder and will form part of the contract resulting
from the Invitation for Bid.
3.
It is the Bidder's responsibility to examine and understand all parts of the Invitation
for Bid including all parts of the bidding documents, any addenda, drawings, or
reference matter.
4.
Any clarification or explanation desired by the Bidder, regarding the meaning or
interpretation of the Invitation for Bid, or any part thereof, must be made in writing
to the Purchasing Office of The Howard County Public School System, 10910
Clarksville Pike, Ellicott City, Maryland 21042, allowing sufficient time for a reply
to reach all prospective bidders for the time and date scheduled for the return of
the bid.
B.
ISSUING OFFICE
a)
The Issuing Office is:
The Howard County Public School System
Purchasing Office
10910 Clarksville Pike
Ellicott City, Maryland 21042
Attn: Joe Veslany
(410) 313-6723
jveslany@hcpss.org
http://www.hcpss.org/about-us/purchasing/
b)
The Issuing Office shall be the sole point of contact with HCPSS for
purposes of preparation and submittal of Bid.
A.
QUESTIONS AND INQUIRIES
1.
For purposes of preparation and submittal of a bid contact Joe Veslany, 410-313-
6723, jveslany@hcpss.org of the issuing office. All questions are due by
UH
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September 30, 2021.
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