Advertisement for Bids
Notice is hereby given that a sealed bid will be received by the Lafayette Parish School System by the Purchasing Department located at 113 Chaplin Drive, Lafayette, LA 70508 for the following as delineated on the Proposal Form:
Bids will be marked as follows:
Forklift – Child Nutrition Services
Opening: February 23, 2021 @ 10:00am CST
The bid #31-21 is to purchase a forklift for the Lafayette Parish School System Child Nutrition Services department. The forklift is to be capable of adjusting speed in turns, based on angle of steering wheels, truck speed and weight on forks while also possessing the capability of delivering control though an intuitive, integrated handle that allows operators to control travel direction and speed while maneuvering during lift and reach operations.
Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at the above stated time and date in a Conference Room of the Lafayette Parish School System Central Office Building.
Complete bidding documents may be obtained on the Purchasing Department website at http://www.lpssonline.com/site638.php. Bid information may also be viewed online, and electronic bids may be submitted online at www.centralauctionhouse.com. Specifications will be available Friday, February 5, 2021.
The owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause. In accordance with LA. R.S. 38:2212 (a)(1)(b), the provisions and requirements of this section, those stated in the Advertisement for Bids, and those required on the bid form shall not be waived by any public entity.
The Lafayette Public School System strongly encourages the participation of minority business enterprises in all contracts or procurements let by the Board for goods and services. To that end, all contractors and suppliers are encouraged to utilize minority business enterprises in the purchase of sub-contracting of materials, supplies, and services in which minority owned businesses are available.
LAFAYETTE PARISH SCHOOL SYSTEM