NOTICE TO BIDDERS

Contract document, PROPOSAL DOCUMENT NO. 2009-04 may be obtained from the Office of the Purchasing Division, Department of Finance and Administration, Oahu Transit Services, Inc., 811 Middle Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96819-2316, Building C, Mezzanine Floor, for the FURNISHING AND DELIVERY OF BUS PARTS for the twenty-four (24) month period beginning January 1, 2009 and ending December 31, 2010 as follows:
 
  ON-LINE BID PRICING
PARTS CATEGORY SUBMITTAL, CLOSING DATES:
Engine, Transmission         OCTOBER 19, 2008
  Body, Wheelchair Lift         NOVEMBER 2, 2008
  Elect, Air Cond., Farebox         NOVEMBER 16, 2008
Brakes, Suspension         NOVEMBER 16, 2008

Bidders 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 Vice President of Finance and Administration 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 (Americans 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 project.

Bidders shall be registered and incorporated or organized under the laws of the State of Hawaii (hereinafter referred to as a "Hawaii business") or be registered to do business in the State of Hawaii, (hereinafter referred to as a "compliant non-Hawaii business).

Forms of proposal, FTA mandatory clauses. Exhibits and Certifications as specified in Section 15 of the Special Provisions, including Tax Clearance, Certificate of Good Standing and Certificate of Compliance must be received by NOVEMBER 14, 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 96819.

Bid prices must be submitted on-line by the bid prices submittal closing dates as specified hereinabove.

Questions relating to this bid solicitation may be directed to Gary Nishioka at telephone number (808) 852-6017.

        ROBERT YU
  Senior Vice President,
  Finance and Special Operations
  Oahu Transit Services, Inc.
(SB60504   8/18/08)
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