Instructions to Bidders
It is the intent of Riley County to purchase equipment as indicated in the Notice to Bidders (pdf). Pending acceptance by the Board of County Commissioners, billing statements shall be addressed to the Riley County Weed Department, 6245 Tuttle Creek Blvd., Manhattan, Kansas 66503.
Any questions concerning Instructions to Bidders (pdf) or Specifications (pdf) are to be directed to Michael Boller, Riley County Weed Department, 6245 Tuttle Creek Blvd., Manhattan, Kansas 66503. Phone: 785-539-3202.
All proposals must be submitted on the form provided in a sealed envelope plainly marked “BID PROPOSAL” and delivered to the office of County Clerk, 110 Courthouse Plaza, Manhattan, Kansas 66502. Bids received after the time specified in the Notice to Bidders will be returned unopened.
Expectations to the specifications set forth in this set of documents must be indicated on the proposal form.
Bidders shall specify the estimated date of delivery.
Bidders shall show unit price, net amount, and total bid price less federal excise tax, city and state sales tax, F.O.B., Manhattan, Kansas. Riley County is tax exempt.
By signing the proposal, the bidder agrees to allow disclosure to the public the amount bid for furnishing each item.
Complete descriptive literature describing series or model offered shall be submitted with Bid Proposal.
General requirements: All basic components are to be shipped fully assembled ready for use or operation. The equipment offered must be new, of current model under standard production by the manufacturer. The bidder agrees if the proposal is accepted, to guarantee the design, material, and workmanship for two years on the complete machine and to replace free of charge, FOB Manhattan KS any parts that fail to meet this guarantee.
The supplier shall furnish properly executed service and warranty policies.
As per items awarded by the Riley County Board of Commissioners, the supplier shall furnish an operator’s manual, a detailed repair manual, and a parts manual for each model bid successfully.