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Bid #F2017-03 Elevator Maintenance, Service, Testing and Repair NEW!!

NOTICE

The Darien Board of Education (“Board”), hereby invites the submission of sealed cost proposals from reputable and qualified contractors for the provision of labor for the following contract in the schools within the school district.

Bid #F2017-03: Elevator Maintenance, Service, Testing and Repair

SEALED RESPONSES (2 copies) MUST BE MAILED OR PHYSICALLY DELIVERED TO:

Michael E. Feeney
Director of Finance and Operations
Darien Board of Education
35 Leroy Avenue, P.O. Box 1167
Darien, CT 06820-1167

RESPONSES MUST BE SUBMITTED BY: 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. “Elevator Maintenance, Service, Testing and Repair” must be clearly noted on the outside of the sealed envelope.

Sealed cost proposals are due by this date and will be publicly opened at that time at the Board of Education at the above address. Facsimiles, electronic, or e-mailed proposals will NOT be accepted. Cost proposals not received by the specific date and time will be rejected.

Cost proposals for #F2017-03 Elevator Maintenance, Service, Testing and Repair for the term of July 12, 2017 through June 30, 2020 will be received until the above stated hour of prevailing time and date at the Facilities and Operations Office, 35 Leroy Avenue, Darien, CT at which time and place all cost proposals will be publicly opened.  Specifications and cost proposal forms may be obtained at the same office beginning, June 14, 2017 at 2:00 PM, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.  Bid may be downloaded online at Darienps.org.

      Cost proposals must be presented on the proposal form in the manner designated therein and as required by the Specifications. All cost proposals must be enclosed in sealed envelopes which are clearly marked on the outside: Cost Proposal #F2017- 03: Elevator Maintenance, Service, Testing and Repair. Cost proposals shall remain firm for a period of ninety (90) days following the date of bid opening.

Darien Public Schools reserves the right to waive any informality in or to reject any or all cost proposals, or to accept that bid which, in the Board’s judgment, is in the best interest of the School District. Darien Public Schools reserves the right to consider experience, service and reputation in the above-referenced fields.  In addition, the Darien Public Schools reserves the right to consider financial responsibility and specific qualifications, as set out herein, of the prospective bidder in its’ evaluation of the cost proposals and award of the contracts.

           There will be a mandatory walk-thru on June 22, 2017 at 10:00 AM. Walk-thru will begin at Central Office, 35 Leroy Avenue, Darien, CT 06820      

The Darien Public Schools do not discriminate based on race, sex, religion or national origin.

 NOTES TO VENDORS

 Acceptance Period

In submitting the proposal, the Candidate agrees that the proposal will remain valid for a period of ninety (90) days after the closing date for submission, and may be extended beyond that time by mutual agreement.  Fees quoted must be firm, for acceptance by the Town of Darien, for a period of ninety (90) days.

Addenda

In the event, it becomes necessary to revise any part of this RFP, addenda will be provided to all prospective firms who have received the RFP documents.

Acceptance of Site

The Candidate shall be thoroughly familiar with the requirements of all specifications and the actual physical conditions of the proposed project site.  The submission of a proposal shall be construed as evidence that the Candidate has examined the existing conditions, requirements, and specifications.

Assignment of Contract

No contract may be assigned or transferred without the consent of the District.

Insurance

The successful Candidate will be required to furnish and maintain a comprehensive general liability certificate of insurance naming the Town/Board as additional insured.  The insurance is to be suitable liability, worker’s compensation, and professional coverage.  The Certificates of Insurance will be provided by companies licensed in the State of Connecticut and will be in reasonable amounts satisfactory to the Town/Board.

Federal, State and Local Laws

All applicable Federal, State, and local laws, and rules and regulations of all authorities having jurisdiction over the locality of the project shall apply to the contract and are deemed to be included herein.

Right to Accept or Reject

AFTER REVIEW OF ALL FACTORS, TERMS AND CONDITIONS, INCLUDING PRICE, THE BOARD RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REJECT ANY AND ALL PROPOSALS, OR ANY PART THEREOF, OR WAIVE DEFECT IN SAME, OR ACCEPT ANY PROPOSAL DEEMED TO BE IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE TOWN OF DARIEN.

BY: Michael E. Feeney, Director of Finance and Operations
Darien Public Schools
35 Leroy Avenue, P.O. Box 1167
Darien, CT 06820-1167

Click HERE to learn more about the bid documents and specifications

REQUEST FOR (QUALIFICATIONS AND) PROPOSALS SECURITY ENHANCEMENTS new!

REQUEST FOR (QUALIFICATIONS AND) PROPOSALS

SECURITY ENHANCEMENTS

The Darien Board of Education (“Board”), is soliciting proposals from qualified individuals or entities (“Respondents”) who are interested in enhancing existing security infrastructure within the Darien Public School System.  

I. SUBMISSION DEADLINE

Respondents interested in being considered for the award of the services contract should submit a proposal (“Proposal”), that conforms to the requirements of this Request by no later than Monday, June 19, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Proposals received after this deadline will not be considered.

SEALED RESPONSES (6 copies) MUST BE MAILED OR PHYSICALLY DELIVERED TO:

Michael E. Feeney
Director of Finance and Operations
Darien Board of Education
35 Leroy Avenue, P.O. Box 1167
Darien, CT 06820-1167

RESPONSES MUST BE SUBMITTED BY: 2:00 p.m. on Monday, June 19, 2017. “Security Enhancements for Darien Public Schools” must be clearly noted on the outside of the sealed envelope.

 Sealed bids are due by this date and will be publicly opened at that time at the Board of Education at the above address. Facsimiles, electronic, or e-mailed proposals will NOT be accepted. Bid proposals not received by the specific date and time will be rejected.

THE BOARD RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REJECT ANY AND ALL PROPOSALS FOR ANY REASON.

Questions can be submitted via email to mfeeney@darienps.org prior to Thursday, June 15 2017. 

CLICK HERE to learn more about the specifications.

QUESTION: Is it still bidding on the 19th at 2:00  PM?
RESPONSE: Yes.


QUESTION: Is there a pre-bid meeting scheduled?
RESPONSE: No.

QUESTION: What is the cost estimate for this?
RESPONSE: TBD

QUESTION:  How can we get a copy of the Plans & Specs, Addenda and Plan Holders’ List for this project?
RESPONSE: Everything is listed on the website at http://www.darienps.org/uploaded/content/district/departments/finance/bids/RFQ_Security_Enhancements_6.5.17.pdf

QUESTION: Do you require cost for the docs?
RESPONSE: No.

QUESTION: Is there a designer involved?
RESPONSE: No.

QUESTION: Do you have union requirements for your project?
RESPONSE: No.

FIRE SPRINKLER INSPECTION AND SERVICE COST PROPOSAL 2017-2

                                                                         NOTICE TO BIDDERS

The Board of Education of the Darien Public School District, Darien, CT, hereby invites the submission of sealed bids from reputable and qualified contractors for the provision of labor and materials for the following contract:

FIRE SPRINKLER INSPECTION AND SERVICE

June 21, 2017 2:00 P.M.

Bids for FIRE SPRINKLER INSPECTION AND SERVICE will be received until the above stated hour of prevailing time and date at the Facilities Office, 35 Leroy Avenue, Darien, CT, at which time and place all bids will be publicly opened. Specifications and bid forms may be obtained at the same office beginning on May 30, 2017, 1:00 PM, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

 

Specifications may be obtained on the district website at www.darienps.org or by calling 203-656-7417 to have one mailed or emailed to you.

Bids must be presented on the proposal form in the manner designated therein and as required by the Specifications. All bids must be enclosed in sealed envelopes which are clearly marked on the outside: FIRE SPRINKLER INSPECTION AND SERVICE. Bids shall remain firm for a period of ninety (90) days following the date of the bid opening. There will be a non-mandatory pre-bid walk through on:

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 9:00 a.m.

35 Leroy Avenue, Darien, CT

Darien Public Schools reserves the right to waive any informality in or to reject any or all bids, or to accept that bid which, in the Board of Education's judgment, is in the best interest of the School District.

Darien Public Schools reserves the right to consider experience, service and reputation in the above-referenced fields. In addition, the Darien Public Schools reserves the right to consider the financial responsibility and specific qualifications, as set out herein, of the prospective bidder in its evaluation of the bids and award of the contracts.

 Click HERE for bid documents and specifications.

                                                            DARIEN PUBLIC SCHOOLS  

                                                            35 Leroy Avenue P.O. Box 1167       

                                                            Darien, CT 06820

                                                            By: Michael J. Lynch, Director of Facilities

SPECIFICATIONS AND BID FORMS FOR CHROMEBOOKS BID/PURCHASE

SPECIFICATIONS AND BID FORMS FOR

CHROMEBOOKS BID/PURCHASE

 

Due on or before 2:00 P.M. on Friday, June 16, 2017 at:

 

Board of Education, Central Office

Darien Public Schools

35 Leroy Avenue

Darien, Connecticut 06820

 

Sealed bids will be received by Michael E. Feeney, Director of Finance and Operations, Darien, Connecticut, until 2:00 P.M. Friday, June 16, 2017 which time bids for CHROMEBOOKS PURCHASE are due. Each bid should be clearly marked: BID FOR CHROMEBOOKS.

All bids must be submitted on the forms provided and shall include all firm names, signatures, addresses, and other information required. Each bid must be signed by an authorized representative of the company, placed in a sealed envelope, and identified as a bid giving the name of the company and the bid number and filed with the school district's business office no later than the date and time specified.

The Darien Board of Education reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids.  The Darien Board of Education shall be under no obligation to accept the lowest financial bid if it is deemed in the best interest of the school system.

The Darien Board of Education may make such investigations as it deems necessary to determine the ability of a Bidder to perform the work. The Bidder shall furnish all information and data for this purpose as the Darien Board of Education may request. The Darien Board of Education reserves the right to reject any bid if evidence submitted by the Bidder or investigation of the Bidder fails to satisfy the Board that the Bidder is properly qualified to carry out the obligations of a contract resulting from this bid. Bidder is also requested to provide an audited statement of the financial conditions of the company.

 

No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of forty-five days after the opening date.

The bidder is to clearly state in the bid exactly what is intended to be furnished and is to furnish with the bid an illustration or other descriptive material which will clearly indicate what will be furnished. Samples are to be submitted upon request.

Any alleged oral agreement or arrangement made by a bidder or contractor with any agency or any employee of the Darien Board of Education will be disregarded.

RETURN THREE COPIES OF YOUR BID

DO NOT FAX BID

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BID FOR MAIN OFFICE RENOVATION AT HINDLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL BID CLOSED

NOTICE TO BIDDERS

The Board of Education of the Darien Public School District, Darien, CT, hereby invites the submission of sealed bids from reputable and qualified contractors for the provision of labor and materials for the following contract:

         MAIN OFFICE RENOVATION at HINDLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL until May 11, 2017 at 10:00 AM.

Bids for MAIN OFFICE RENOVATION at HINDLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL will be received until the above stated hour of prevailing time and date at the Facilities Office, 35 Leroy Avenue, Darien, CT, at which time and place all bids will be publicly opened. Specifications and bid forms may be obtained at the same office beginning on April 17, 2017, 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

Specifications may be obtained on the district website at www.darienps.org or by calling 203-656-7417 to have one mailed or emailed to you. Bids must be presented on the proposal form in the manner designated therein and as required by the Specifications.

All bids must be enclosed in sealed envelopes which are clearly marked on the outside: MAIN OFFICE RENOVATION at HINDLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. Bids shall remain firm for a period of forty-five (45) days following the date of the bid opening. There will be a mandatory pre-bid walk through on: Tuesday, May 2, 2017 10:00 a.m. at Hindley Elementary School, 10 Nearwater Lane, Darien CT. Darien Public Schools reserves the right to waive any informality in or to reject any or all bids, or to accept that bid which, in the Board of Education's judgment, is in the best interest of the School District. Darien Public Schools reserves the right to consider experience, service and reputation in the above-referenced fields. In addition, the Darien Public Schools reserves the right to consider the financial responsibility and specific qualifications, as set out herein, of the prospective bidder in its evaluation of the bids and award of the contracts.

Click HERE for bid addendum #1

Click HERE for INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS and DOCUMENTS

Click HERE for Schematics and Renderings

DARIEN PUBLIC SCHOOLS 35 Leroy Avenue, P.O. Box 1167 Darien, CT 06820

By: Michael J. Lynch, Director of Facilities

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