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Request for Proposal Due no later than 4:00 pm CT March 30, 2021

RFP advertised and released February 22, 2021. 

Last day for questions: March 9, 2021 

Response deadline: March 30, 2021 

 

21-09 Outdoor Bleachers and Related Equipment: The Florida Buy State Cooperative Purchasing program is seeking to receive proposals to establish a contract for a catalog of Outdoor Bleachers and Related Equipment such as press boxes, benches, portable bleachers, tables, and other accessories suitable for use with outdoor athletic and spectator activities. Sought in this Request for Proposals are items suitable for schools as well as other government and non-profit facilities. The overarching goal is to identify and award a contract/s that provide a discounted program to enhance the accessibility of high-quality outdoor bleachers and related equipment. (Click Here for PDF)

 

21-12 Commercial Kitchen Equipment and Related Products: The Florida Buy State Cooperative Purchasing program is seeking to receive proposals to establish a contract for commercial kitchen equipment and related products. Sought in this Request for Proposals are items suitable for school cafeterias, culinary classrooms, concessions, and other commercial applications. This is not a line-item request but rather a percentage discount from a commercially published catalog of products offered by the Respondent. (Click Here for PDF)

 

21-13 Fencing and Related Products: The PAEC Florida Buy State Cooperative Purchasing program is seeking to receive proposals to establish a contract to furnish fencing and related products to public and non-profit entities wishing to purchase products through the PAEC Florida Buy State Cooperative Purchasing program. Respondents should offer a catalog of fencing products designed to secure schools, sports fields, government buildings, colleges, non-profit organizations, and other eligible entities and to control access and improve safety in designated areas. The catalog should also cover multiple selections of decorative or ornamental fencing suitable for public spaces. (Click Here for PDF)

Q: I represent a firm, who supplies high quality composite decking and fencing material.  We are located in Michigan.  Are we still eligible to quote for this RFQ? We feel we can offer your colleagues exceptional value and quality.  Please let me know if you believe it worthwhile to bid.

A: The award/s for the RFP will be determined by an impartial review panel.   However, the RFP does specify providers that can serve various sections of Florida.  The RFP states, “Of primary interest are regional fencing companies that can serve Walton, Holmes, Washington, Jackson, Gadsden, Jefferson, Madison, Taylor, Wakulla, Franklin, Gulf, Calhoun, and Liberty Counties in Northwest and North Florida. We are also seeking proposals from companies that can service regional areas in North East Florida, particularly Baker, Bradford, Columbia, Dixie, Flagler, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Nassau, Putnam, Suwannee, and Union Counties and in the Heartland region in south central Florida particularly Desoto, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands, and Okeechobee counties.”