NOTICE
INVITATION FOR BIDS

  Pursuant to Chapter 103D, HRS, SEALED TENDERS will be received up to 2:00 P.M., HST, on   September 26, 2008 and publicly opened in the Office of the Division of Purchasing, Department of Finance, 4444 Rice Street, Room 303, Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii, 96766, for the Furnishing and Delivery of FIVE (5) WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE DIESEL PASSENGER BUSES AND ONE (1) WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE HYBRID ELECTRIC PASSENGER BUS for the County of Kauai, Transportation Agency, Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii.
  BIDDERS ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT EVIDENCE OF THE AUTHORITY OF THE PERSON(S) SIGNING THE BID DOCUMENT IS REQUIRED TO BE INCLUDED WITH THE BID DOCUMENTS.  FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS REQUIREMENT MAY BE CAUSE FOR REJECTION OF A BID AS BEING NON-RESPONSIVE OR NON-RESPONSIBLE.
  This bid is subject to a financial assistance contract between the State of Hawaii and the U.S. Department of Transportation.  Attention of bidders is particularly called to the following federal requirements, which will obligate the Contractor and sub-contractor(s) to comply in all respects with the Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, Energy Policy and Conservation Act, Civil Rights Act, No Government Obligation to Third Parties, Cargo Preference, Debarment and Suspension, Program Fraud and False or Fraudulent Statements and Related Acts, Federal Changes, Incorporation of Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Terms and other federal requirements relating to Buy America, Bus Testing, and Lobbying.  Accordingly, a prospective bidder shall complete and submit certifications as provided in the solicitation as SCHEDULES "A", "B", and "C".
  The Director of Finance reserves the right to reject any or all bids, in whole or in part, if deemed to be in the best interest of the County.
  The successful bidder shall be required to submit to the County of Kauai, a tax clearance from the State Department of Taxation and the U.S. Internal Revenue Service, a Certificate of Good Standing from the State Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs and a Certificate of Compliance from the State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations as a prerequisite to entering into a contract.
  Solicitation documents may be obtained from the Division of Purchasing, phone (808) 241-6288 upon application of Invitation For Bid Document No.  2946 .  Bids must be submitted on County issued forms and must include all addendums.
       
    WALLACE REZENTES, JR.
    Director of Finance
    County of Kauai
(SB59926   8/20/08)

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