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Solicitation No: 885-76-16  from City Of Grand Rapids 
Kelly Criner
300 Monroe Avenue NW Room 720 Grand Rapids MI, 49503
Tel: 616-456-3172
Fax: 616-456-3339
kcriner@grcity.us


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Duration Dates Start Date
June 24, 2015 at 2:00:00 PM EDT
June 24, 2015 at 2:00:00 PM EDT
End Date
July 09, 2015 at 11:00:00 AM EDT
July 09, 2015 at 11:00:00 AM EDT
Solicitation 885-76-16
Title Chemicals, Calcium Nitrate
Delivery Terms Free On Board Destination
Additional Delivery Information - All shipments shall be F.O.B. delivered, freight included, to the City of Grand Rapids department. F.O.B. terms other than "F.O.B. delivered" shall not be accepted.
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Bidders shall download all attached bid document files, complete the documents as requested, save the completed documents under a new name and upload the saved documents to the bid response.'> Bids are requested for a one-year term contract with two, one-year renewal options for the purchase and delivery of calcium nitrate in totes containing 275 gallons, no exceptions, as per the specifications contained herein.

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Bidders shall download all attached bid document files, complete the documents as requested, save the completed documents under a new name and upload the saved documents to the bid response. 
Payment Terms Net 30 Days
Additional Payment Information - Vendors shall be aware that invoicing shall be accepted only from the contractor as listed on the bid form and subsequent purchase order. Invoices not meeting this requirement shall be discarded.
Additional Information
It shall be the responsibility of the bidder to determine the correct product and to furnish the correct product based upon the item description and specifications provided. Bidders are required to submit descriptive literature and material safety data sheets, submit certifications, complete the questionnaire and all the information requested with the bid; failure to do so may result in the bid being rejected as non-responsive. Any exceptions taken to the information provided herein shall be stated on the bid form and shall become part of the bid.'>All information in a bidder's response and the subsequent contract is subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 1976 no. 442, as amended, MCL 15.231 or latest revision thereof. Bidders shall note that pricing methodologies, cost and fee proposals, and any other response information related to pricing shall not be considered confidential information.

It shall be the responsibility of the bidder to determine the correct product and to furnish the correct product based upon the item description and specifications provided. Bidders are required to submit descriptive literature and material safety data sheets, submit certifications, complete the questionnaire and all the information requested with the bid; failure to do so may result in the bid being rejected as non-responsive. Any exceptions taken to the information provided herein shall be stated on the bid form and shall become part of the bid.
Pre-Bidders Conference
Scope of Work
Bid pricing proposed shall include all product pricing, delivery, labor, unloading from service vehicle, equipment, materials, and incidentals. No tote deposits or demurrage of any kind shall be allowed or accepted.'>The City of Grand Rapids desires the purchase and delivery of liquid calcium nitrate, 66%-70%, that is ready and available for use upon confirmation of a contract and subsequent purchase order. Product shall be delivered in totes containing 275 gallons, no exceptions. No product development of any type, shape, or form shall be allowed or accepted by the City over the life of the contract. Certificates and MSDS sheets shall accompany each delivery. Contractor shall be required to offload totes to the City's storage tanks using Contractor's portable pump, hose and equipment.

Bid pricing proposed shall include all product pricing, delivery, labor, unloading from service vehicle, equipment, materials, and incidentals. No tote deposits or demurrage of any kind shall be allowed or accepted.
Special Requirements


Solicitation Items

Mandatory Documents

 Exhibit I - Insurance Schedule II - Chemicals.docx  
 Bid Discount Information - Revised 2009 07.pdf  
 General Terms and Conditions.pdf  
 Contract Page 885-76-16.docx  
 885-76-16 Bid Document.docx  
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