Invitation to Bid
Bedford, MA Public Schools
July 1, 2024 to June 30, 2027 with two (2), one (1) year options
The Bedford Public Schools invite sealed bids for School Bus Transportation in accordance with the specifications enclosed for the period listed above. The Invitation to Bid (ITB) includes the following specific services:
1. Regular transportation for all Bedford students attending public and private schools within Bedford, MA.
2. Intra-Bedford Special Education Student Transportation
3. METCO student transportation
4. Field trip, extracurricular, and athletic transportation for Elementary and Secondary students of Bedford Public Schools.
Bid schedule and instructions are included in this announcement.
Bedford Public Schools reserves the right to reject any and all bids, and to award a contract to other than the lowest bidder if, in its opinion, the lowest bidder is not the lowest “responsive and responsible bidder” (Section 5(g) of Chapter 30B), and to waive any informalities in the bidding, if it be in the public interest to do so (Section 5(f) of Chapter 30B). A responsible bidder has the capability to perform the contract requirements and the integrity and reliability to assure good faith performance. A responsive bidder has met all requirements and submitted all documents required in this solicitation. Prior performance will be considered in the determination of the bidder’s responsibility. Award of this contract is subject to the approval of the School Committee, and shall be made subject to appropriation. Non-appropriation shall enable the School Committee to cancel the contract without penalty.