Agenda Item #40
Approval of the Use of the Florida Department of Education Bid No. 2010-16 for School Buses, MCSD No. 12-0081-SM - p.33
The Florida Department of Education issued a bid, #2010-16 for School Buses. On January 5, 2012, Bus 560 was involved in an accident. Based on repair cost, the age and over 100,000 miles on the bus, it is in the best interest of the district to dispose and replace this bus with a new bus. The replacement cost is $106,000.00 and available for delivery within 3 to 4 weeks. In March, the district’s bus auction generated $67,000.00 that can be applied to this purchase. The remaining balance would come from the capital project fund.
Vendors agreed to extend the pricing to the Manatee County School District under the same terms and conditions as the Florida Department of Education #2010-16 School Bus bid. Copies of the bid specifications and pricing are on file in the purchasing department.
Vehicle Maintenance Department allows the District to remain in compliance with state regulations, providing a safe environment throughout the District.
State Board Rule 6A-1.012(5) allows school boards to purchase from existing bids of other public entities upon agreement by the awarded vendor.
The Florida Department of Education awarded their bid to Matthews Buses, Orlando, Florida, Florida Document No. F08000003339.
The Superintendent recommends approval of the use of Florida Department of Education bid #2010-16 for School Buses, as required, through June 30, 2012, in an amount not to exceed $106,000.00.
Motion and approval of the use of Florida Department of Education bid #2010-16 for School Buses, as required, through June 30, 2012, in an amount not to exceed $106,000.00.
The estimated cost to implement this agenda item will not exceed $106,000.00. The funding source for this estimated expenditure is capital project fund and is included in the Vehicle Maintenance approved budget.
Vehicle Maintenance Department/Purchasing Department
Don Ross/Stephanie McDonald/sm
Collaboration: Vehicle Maintenance Department/Purchasing Department