Custom and Commercial Cab Pumper

1.0 Overview
The Gordon County Board of Commissioners will be accepting sealed written
bids from qualified vendors to procure up to 4 new fire pumper apparatus as
outlined in the specifications in this document (see attached specification
document – Specifications Fire Pumper).
1.1 Submission
If you choose to submit a bid for this product, the County requires the vendor to
submit two (2) sealed original printed proposals (e-mail or faxes not accepted)
and one (1) electronic copy of the bid/proposal (cd or usb drive). Your sealed bid
must be marked, “Fire Pumper” and delivered to the Gordon County
Administration Building at 201 N. Wall Street, Calhoun, Georgia 30701 no later
than 2:00 p.m. on June 8, 2022. The receiving time at the Gordon County
Administration Building 201 N. Wall Street – Calhoun, GA 30701 will be the
governing time for acceptability of the Proposal.
The Proposal response shall be in the form defined in 4.0 Proposal Response
Requirements.
Any response received after the deadline date and time shall be returned
unopened. Incomplete responses may not be considered if the omissions are
determined to be significant. All Proposals will be publicly opened and Proposal
cost read at that time and place. You are invited to attend the opening. The
submitted Proposal vendors will be posted online at www.gordoncounty.org the
day after the proposal opening.
The Gordon County Board of Commissioners reserves the right to accept, or
reject, any and all Proposals received and/or disregard informalities in the
Proposals received. If additional information is needed, contact Martin Vaughn,
Gordon County Purchasing Director cvandyke@gordoncounty.org

Commercial (1)

custom (1)

Peach State $679,942.00 each Custom Pumper
Fire Line $686,711.00 each Custom Pumper
Peach State $442.767.00 each Commercial Pumper
Fire Line $453.00 each Commercial Pumper

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RECOMMENDATION
After reviewing the acceptable bids the recommendation is to award the bid to Peach
State based on the lowest price as well as other requirements not being met . The
committee feels the difference in price is justified by the inconsistencies and deviations
in the analysis of the Fire Line Proposal. Gordon County will be purchasing 4 pumpers.
This award will be funded from the 2018 SPLOST funds.
Please see the attached Fire Apparatus Committee recommendation.

Author: Martin Vaughn

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