Request for Quotation: One (1) New Box Truck

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The Rutland County Solid Waste District (RCSWD) is soliciting bids to purchase one (1) new box truck.

Bids must be received no later than 10:00 AM on May 31, 2021. The District reserves the right to obtain clarification of any point in a proposer's proposal or to obtain additional information necessary to properly evaluate a particular proposal. Failure of a proposer to respond to such a request for additional information or clarification may result in rejection of the proposer's proposal.

The RCSWD and its representatives shall be the sole judge of the bidder’s ability to meet the requirements set forth. The Districts’ decision in determining the winning responsible bidder will be final.

The District reserves the right to act in its best interest in this determination process, to waive all technicalities, to select the winning bidder, and to reject any and all other bids.

Bid submittal:
The proposal package shall be delivered via email to Danial Hofman at

Delivery or Pickup: Include how the truck will be delivered or if the truck will require pickup. If pickup is required, please indicate where the pickup location is located.

Readiness: Include a date when the truck will be ready for delivery or pickup if the proposal is selected.

Minimum Truck Specification:
• 26’ box length;
• Gas powered;
• No CDL needed to drive;
• Lift gate; and
• Automatic transmission.

Terms and Standards:
Bidder certifies under pains and penalties of perjury that, as of the date that the proposal is submitted, neither Bidder nor Bidder’s principals (officers, directors, owners, or partners) are presently debarred,
suspended, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible or excluded from participation in Federal programs, or programs supported in whole or in part by Federal funds. Bidder further certifies under pains and penalties of perjury that, as of the date that this Agreement is signed, Bidder is not presently debarred, suspended, nor named on the State’s debarment list at:

Taxes Due to the State:
A. Bidder understands and acknowledges responsibility, if applicable, for compliance with State tax laws, including income tax withholding for employees performing services within the State, payment of use tax on property used within the State, corporate and/or personal income tax on income earned within the State.
B. Bidder certifies under the pains and penalties of perjury that, as of the date this Agreement is signed, the Bidder is in good standing with respect to, or in full compliance with, a plan to pay any and all taxes due the State of Vermont.
C. Bidder understands that final payment under this Agreement may be withheld if the Commissioner of Taxes determines that the Bidder is not in good standing with respect to or in full compliance with a plan to pay any and all taxes due to the State of Vermont.
D. Bidder also understands the State may set off taxes (and related penalties, interest and fees) due to
the State of Vermont, but only if the Bidder has failed to make an appeal within the time allowed by law, or an appeal. All proposals must be submitted free of taxes. The District is exempt from State sales taxes and proposals should reflect such.

Contact Information:
Daniel Hofman, Program Manager
Office: 802.775.7209
Cell: 802.398.7912