REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS – REPLACE SAWYER ARFF FIRE GLOVES The County of Marquette, Sawyer International Airport, is seeking proposals from qualified Fire Equipment Retailers/Suppliers related to the replacement of 9 Pairs of Fire Gloves. Proposals must be submitted no later than 1:00 p.m. local time, Wednesday September 18, 2013. Proposals must use the Proposal Form contained in this Request for Proposal (RFP), include equipment specification sheets and be submitted by mail or in person in a sealed envelope, which identifies the proponent and states “Sawyer International Airport, Sawyer ARFF Fire Gloves.” Proposals must be delivered to Airport Services Center, 125 G Avenue, Gwinn, Michigan 49841. Proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud at the date, time, and place mentioned above.
PRE-PROPOSAL MEETING A pre-proposal meeting will not be conducted for this project. Prospective proponents may contact John Rowe, Fire Chief/Firefighting Training Officer for clarification or any questions.
SCOPE OF WORK The scope of work shall include:
1. Retailer/Supplier will need to properly size/fit all gloves for the firefighters.
EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS 9
Pairs of Structural Firefighting Gloves 1. Certified NFPA 1971 Standard (2007) 2. TPP Rating of 40+ 3. Gauntlet Style 4. High dexterity
Only the items on the proposal form will be pay items. Respondents should include all equipment, materials, etc. under each item. Conditional proposals will not be accepted. All questions submitted in writing by September 9, 2013 will be answered through addenda by September 11, 2013. Questions may be submitted by facsimile or e-mail.
CONTACT PERSON The sole point of contact for this RFP is: John Rowe: Fire Chief/Training Officer Airport Services Center 125 G Avenue Gwinn, Michigan 49841 Telephone: 906/346-3308 Extension 240 Facsimile: 906/346-3309 [email protected]
TIME SCHEDULE Upon awarding of the bid, the retailer/supplier will have 14 days to set up an appointment for the properly fitting/sizing of firefighters. Gloves are to be ordered upon completion of all firefighters being properly fitted.
FORM OF RESPONSE 1. Please include a specification sheet/invoice for the equipment. 2. Proposal response form (pg 3) with lump sum not-to-exceed price for providing the equipment described in this RFP. Price must be firm for ninety (90) days.
PAYMENTS TO RETAILER/SUPPLIER Retailer/Supplier can submit invoice when project is complete. Payments will be made within 30 days of delivery of the Fire Gloves.
SELECTION The County of Marquette will award the work to the firm having the combination of price, qualifications, experience, and scheduling most advantageous to the County. The County reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to wave irregularities in the proposals.
PROPOSAL FORM REPLACE SAWYER ARFF FIRE GLOVES Proponent Name: __________________________________ Address: __________________________________
__________________________________ FAX: ____________________________
__________________________________ AUATHORIZED SIGNATURE
REPLACE SAWYER ARFF FIRE GLOVES TOTAL LUMP SUM AMOUNT
________________________________________________________________________dollars Written Amount
Bidders must acknowledge by signature, receipt of addenda if issued.
Addendum No. 1 _________________________________________
Addendum No. 2 _________________________________________