NOTICE TO BIDDERS

SEALED TENDERS will be received up to and publicly opened at 2:00 p.m., on April 29. 2008, in the Office of the Division of Purchasing, Building C, mezzanine level, Department of Finance and Administration, Oahu Transit Services, Inc., 811 Middle Street, Honolulu, Hawaii to provide Island Wide Towing Services of Public Mass Transit Buses operated by Oahu Transit Services, Inc., 811 Middle Street, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Prospective bidders, are welcomed to submit a bid; however, the bidder must comply with the provisions of Section 103-55, Hawaii Revised Statutes, regulating Wages and Hours of Employees on Public Works.

Bidder’s are advised of the following:
 
DBE Assurances.  Discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin or sex in the performance of this contract is prohibited.  The applicable requirements of 49 CFR Part 26 shall be carried out in the award and administration of this contract.  Failure to carry out these requirements is a breach of this contract, which may result in termination of this contract or such other remedy as the Senior Vice President, Finance and Special Operations, deems appropriate.

Civil Rights.  Nondiscrimination ( Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, as amended, Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, and Federal transit law at 49 U.S.C. #5332) and Equal Employment Opportunity ( Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, as amended, 42 U.S.C. #2000e, and Federal transit laws 49 U.S.C. 5332, Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as amended, 29 U.S.C. #623) and Disabilities (American with Disabilities Act, as amended, 42 U.S.C. #12112) requirements shall apply to this project.

Program Fraud and False or Fraudulent Statements or Related Acts.  Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act of 1986, as amended, 31 U.S.C. 3801 et seq and U.S. DOT regulations, "Program Fraud Civil Remedies", 49 C.F.R.  Part 31, apply to this contract.

Form of proposal may be obtained from said Office of the Purchasing Division upon application for Proposal Document No.  2008-14.

Questions and inspection of the buses may be arranged through Lynnette Fukumoto, Purchasing Manager, at telephone number (808) 848-4496.

    Robert Yu
    Senior Vice President
    Finance & Special Operations
(SB23942   4/14/08)
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