The Swanton Board of Education will be receiving sealed bids at the office of the Treasurer of the Swanton Board of Education of Fulton County, Ohio, 108 N. Main Street, Swanton, OH 43558, for the purchase of two 78 passenger propane powered or gasoline powered school bus (model year 2016 or newer) to be used for transportation of students.  Bids will be received until 12:00 P.M. on May 11, 2017.

Proposals and Specifications are available at the Board of Education Office of Swanton Local School District at 108 N Main Street, Swanton, Ohio  43558, by contacting Jason Divoll, Transportation Supervisor at (419) 826-8891 and by visiting our website www.swantonschools.org Said propane powered school buses must meet on delivery all requirements of the State Department of Education, State of Ohio, and specifications of the local Board of Education, as well as be able to pass the Ohio State Patrol Safety inspection.  Any questions regarding the proposal or specifications can be directed to Jason Divoll, Transportation Supervisor.  Bids submitted shall impose no liability or obligation on the Swanton Schools Board of Education.

The Swanton Local School Board of Education of Fulton County reserves the right to reject any and all bids.  In awarding the contract, the Board of Education reserves to be the sole judge of the quality of any item which is bid and the Board of Education also reserves the right to consider all elements germane in determining the qualifications of the bidders and his agents or representatives.  Any bid which is incomplete, conditional, obscure, or which contains irregularities of any kind may be rejected at the discretion of the Board of Education.

Each bid must be accompanied by an approved Surety Company Bid Bond or a certified check upon a solvent bank, made payable to the Swanton Board of Education in an amount equal to ten percent (10%) of the bid tendered, as a guarantee that the bidder will perform his bid.  Successful bidders will be required to submit to the Treasurer a statement relating to delinquent personal property taxes as per Ohio Revised Code 5719.042.

Bids will be opened on May 11, 2017 at the Swanton Board of Education, 108 North Main Street, Swanton OH 43558, at 12:00 P.M.