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Invitation to Bid

Posted Date: 07/24/2019

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Written sealed bids will be received by the Board of Education of Unified School District No. 407, Russell County, Kansas at the office of the Board of Education in Russell, Kansas on the 3rd day of September, 2019, at 12:00 p.m. for the Russell County USD 407 Preschool Facility located at 1202 N. Main St., Russell, KS.

The successful bidder shall:

            See bid specifications located at:

No bids shall be awarded to any bidder until such bidder shall first:

  • Include a performance bond in an amount equal to the projected bid.
  • Include a Statutory Bid Bond if the project costs exceed $40,000.00.
  • Include a bid bond if required by the district as set forth in the bid specifications.

Before any bid is considered for award, the bidder may be requested by the school district to submit a statement regarding its previous experience in performing such comparable work, its business and technical organization, its financial resources and labor available to be used in performing the work.

Bids must be sealed, marked and addressed to the Clerk of the Board of Education, Unified School District No. 407, Russell County, Kansas.  Failure to do so may result in a premature opening of or failure to open such bid.  No bids will be received after the date and hour specified in the “Invitation for Bids.”

Bids will be received on standard bid forms or forms which indicate clearly the total amount of money to be paid to the school district or to be received from the school district for the performance of the work under the terms and conditions as described in this Notice.         

Bids submitted prior to the time of bid opening may be withdrawn by written facsimile or telegraphic request.  Bids which are withdrawn may be changed and resubmitted, provided they are received prior to the time set for opening of the bids.

All bids will be publicly opened at the time set for opening specified in this Notice.        

Each bid shall be subject to acceptance or rejection by the board within 15 days following the bid opening.  Preference will be given to companies who will collaborate and partner with USD 407’s construction classroom as a learning experience.  The bidder whose bid is accepted will, within the time established in the bid, enter into a written contract with the school district and furnish a performance bond in the amount indicated in the “Invitation for Bids.”  The Board retains the right to reject any or all bids. 

By order of the Board of Education, Unified School District No. 407, Russell County, Kansas. June 15, 2019.


/S/ Jane M. Cline
Clerk, Board of Education

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