INVITATION TO BID
The City of Alcoa will be accepting separate sealed bids for an annual blanket purchase authorization of GENERAL WAREHOUSE INVENTORY STOCKING MATERIAL until 10:00 a.m., Monday, June 29, 2020 at the office of the Alcoa Purchasing Agent, 223 Associates Blvd., Alcoa, Tennessee, 37701.
Bids may be submitted via U.S. Mail / UPS / FedEx, etc., hand delivered, or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Regardless of the mode, the Bidder shall be responsible for the early delivery of their bid. Mailed or hand-delivered Bids should be in a sealed envelope and labeled “General Inventory Stocking Material, RFB 21301, Bid Enclosed, June 29, 2020 10:00 a.m.” The subject line of e-mailed bids shall state the same. Bid shall also be submitted as an Excel Spreadsheet downloaded on a flash drive. Failure to supply both documents (hard copy and flash drive) shall void the bid. Bids received after the deadline will be unopened and discarded.
Bids shall be addressed to:
Alcoa Public Works & Engineering
Attn. Larry Harper, Purchasing Agent
223 Associates Blvd.
Alcoa, TN 37701
All purchases are F.O.B. City of Alcoa, TN.
The City reserves the right to accept or reject any Bid, to accept a Bid containing variations from these specifications if the Bid so merits, to negotiate Bid with the lowest bidder prior to acceptance, and to accept partial Bids. Bids must be submitted on the Bid form issued by the City and must be completed (in ink) and signed accordingly.
The City of Alcoa reserves the right to waive any formality in any bid, to reject any or all bids, and to accept the best bid for the City as determined by City Officials. The City also reserves the right not to enter into any contract as a result of this bid invitation.
Questions regarding this bid may be directed to Larry Harper, Purchasing Agent, via telephone (865) 380-4822 or e-mail email@example.com. Any questions regarding this bid shall be submitted no later than 48 hours prior to the bid deadline.
This solicitation has been developed in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 which provides that no person shall, on the grounds of race, sex, age, national origin, or disabling condition, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.
Thank you in advance for your interest in doing business with the City of Alcoa.
Laurance Harper, Purchasing Agent