Town of Oxford

Oxford, Maine

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Sewer Department is seeking bids for a 2018/2019, 4 wheel drive, extended cab pick up

Request for Bids

Town of Oxford

Sewer Department Truck

 

The Town of Oxford is seeking bids for a 2018 or 2019 4-wheel drive, extended cab pickup. You are invited to provide a quotation for this vehicle, under the following terms and conditions:

General Conditions:

  1. Excluding sales fax, all bidders shall quote a total price. Bidders should identify the length of time it will take for delivery of any truck not from immediate stock.
  2. All payment terms, including discounts for early payment (if applicable) shall be included in the bid document. The Town will be paying the successful bidder in full, and no payment terms, leases or payment plans will be considered.
  3. Bidders must include prices and options for extended warrantees.

Bid Acceptance/Rejection

The Town reserves the right to reject any and all bids.  Although price shall be taken in consideration in making its decision on purchase, the Town will consider aspects such as warranty, availability of a service center, and other quality items in making its decision.

Bids Due

Bids are due to the Town of Oxford at the Town Office, no later than July 26, 2018 at 3:00 PM.  Bids should be in a sealed envelope, clearly marked “Town of Oxford Truck Bid”. Bids will be opened at 3:01 PM.  The Town selectmen will review the bids during their regular scheduled meeting, held on Thursday, August 2, 2018, and award the bid that night, or soon thereafter.

 

Specifications: (1) Four-Wheel Drive Extended Cab Pick-Up Truck with Plow

 

  1. Four-Wheel Drive Pick-Up Truck 

It is the intent of the specifications to describe and define a four-wheel drive pick-up, extended cab truck. The principal duties of the truck are to carry equipment and materials and to perform plowing.

Model:  4-Wheel Drive 3/4 ton body, extended wall construction, 8’ bed

Color: White

GVW:  8,500lb

Engine: Minimum of 6.2 liter V8 SFI Gas Engine w/ engine overheat protection or equivalent

Electrical: 2 Heavy duty 12 volt batteries

Suspension: Heavy Duty Suspension Package

Shock Absorbers:  Heavy Duty

Stabilizer Bar: Heavy Duty

Rear Axle:  Approx. 3.73 Ratio

Steering: Power; with tilt steering wheel

Tires: Lt 265/75R17 All Terrain

           Spare shall be the same as above

Transmission: Heavy duty Automatic w/cooler

Fuel Tank: Gasoline

Mirrors: Ext. Camper/Trailer Arm, Heated

Seat: 40/20/40 Split Bench Cloth Seat w/ fold-down arm rest w/storage.

Dual Lumber Adj. and Seat Recline.

Convenience Items: AM/FM Radio, Power Door Locks, Power Windows, and

Air Conditioning

Rear Bumper: Step and Tow

Trailer Hitch: Trailer towing package

Lift Gate: 1500 lb. hydraulic lift gate

Davitt Crane: 1500 lb. Davitt crane for lifting pumps.

Snow Plow Prep Package: 220-amp alternator, underbody shields and provision for cab roof-mounted lamp beacon

 Snow Plow-Approximately 8’   stainless steel V type blade with quick connect attachment gear and Touch screen controls or equivalent, reinforcing side plates, LED light package or equivalent, and appropriate headgear installed on truck.