Requests for Bids and Proposals

#LCS-031618 – LCBOE Parking Lot

posted Mar 16, 2018, 10:29 AM by AL ROWELL

The Lowndes County Board of Education (“the Board”) is requesting proposals for the purpose of retaining an experienced and qualified vendor for resurfacing and restriping the parking lot at the specified location.

Location: Lowndes County Schools Board Office
                   1592 Norman Drive
                   Valdosta, GA 31601
Please read carefully the attached RFP for all requirements and specifications. Sealed proposals are due by 2 pm on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.


posted Mar 16, 2018, 6:33 AM by AL ROWELL

The Lowndes County School District wishes to execute an Guaranteed Energy Services Performance Contract (ESPC) with an Energy Services Company (ESCO) as allowed under OCGA 20-2-506.  As such, the District wishes to execute a lease agreement with a qualified lessor. Please read carefully the attached RFP for all requirements and specifications.

All proposals shall include a comprehensive description of the proposing lessor’s company, their officers and their experience with Georgia tax exempt leases.  All proposals shall provide at least three (3) Georgia clients for reference purposes.
All proposals shall be made to Ken Overman, Assistant to the Superintendent via email.  Mr. Overman’s email address is Proposals are due to the District by 4:00 PM on March 23, 2017.

The District reserves the right to reject any or all proposals. 

Request for Bids on HP Workstations

posted Mar 5, 2018, 12:15 PM by AL ROWELL   [ updated Mar 5, 2018, 12:16 PM ]

The Lowndes County Schools System is soliciting sealed bids for 28 HP Z2 Mini G3 Workstations, 28 HP Z2 mini mounting bracket 2DW52AA, 1 HP Z4 Workstation, 29 HP Z27n G2 27-inch Display. Vendor must be an HP authorized reseller—no grey marker products. All items must be meet specifications listed in this document.

As required by Board policy all bids must be submitted as a sealed bid.  Bid envelopes must be sealed and reach our office by 2:30 PM on Thursday, March 22, 2018.  Bids will be opened in the Board of Education building on Norman Drive.

Please read carefully the document attached below for all requirements and specifications.

RFB Musical Instruments for Lowndes High School Due March 1 2018

posted Jan 26, 2018, 8:48 AM by AL ROWELL   [ updated Jan 26, 2018, 8:50 AM ]

The Lowndes County Schools district is soliciting bids for SYSTEM BLUE SOUSAPHONE (Quantity 20)
SB – 52S (3 valve, silver plated).  Please read carefully the attached bid document for requirements and specifications.

Bid Advertisement - Lowndes Middle Track

posted Dec 23, 2017, 6:19 AM by AL ROWELL

Lowndes County Board of Education is accepting bids for the construction of the Lowndes Middle School Track including the installation of a new six (6) lane asphalt track to replace the existing track. The project also includes the construction of field event facilities, sidewalks and an infield drainage system.

Printed Procurement and Contracting Documents may be obtained through Print Life Printing and Supplies, Inc. in Valdosta, Georgia, Phone: (229) 244-5598, Email:

Bidders must be properly licensed under the laws governing their respective trades and be able to obtain insurance and bonds required for the Work. A Performance Bond and Insurance in a form acceptable to the Owner will be required of the successful Bidder.

The contractor responsible for the paving must be Georgia Department of Transportation prequalified. All markings shall be installed by a qualified line marker having marked a minimum of twenty (20) track and field facilities.

There will be a mandatory pre-bid meeting on Thursday, January 11th, 2018 at 10:00 a.m., at the front office of Lowndes Middle School, 2379 Copeland Road, Valdosta, GA. 31601.  Bids will only be accepted from the contractors attending the pre-bid meeting. Lowndes County Board of Education reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

Lowndes County Board of Education will receive sealed bids on this project until Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the front office of the Lowndes County Board of Education Office, 1592 Norman Drive, Valdosta, GA 31601, where at such time and place the bids will be publicly opened and read. If there are any questions call LEA, PC at 229-253- 0900.


posted Dec 20, 2017, 8:24 AM by AL ROWELL

You are invited to submit a formal proposal for NETWORK SWITCHES. FIBER OPTIC CABLING,  AND/OR WIRELESS for Lowndes High School,  NETWORK SWITCHES. AND/OR WIRELESS for Pine Grove Middle School; WIRELESS for Hahira Middle School, and WIRELESS for Lowndes Middle School in the Lowndes County School System in accordance to the attached General Conditions and Specifications. We are seeking proposals for HPE/ARUBA switches as specified or equivalent and HPE/ARUBA wireless 802.11ac wave 2 wireless or equivalent. This project has been posted under an e-Rate 470 for the Lowndes County School district.

Questions and answers regarding this offering will be done on the mandatory meeting and walkthrough which will take place on Monday, January 22, 2018, starting at 8:30 am at the Lowndes County Board of Education, 1592 Norman Drive, Valdosta, Georgia, for all Vendors submitting a proposal. Participating vendors will walk through the Lowndes High, Lowndes Middle, Pine Grove Middle, and Hahira Middle campuses. We anticipate being complete no earlier than 1 pm. Fiber Optic cabling vendors will be released at or around 9:30 am following the Lowndes High campus visit.

SEALED Proposals must be received by 2:30 pm on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. Please read carefully the attached RFP for all specifications, deadlines, and requirements for submission.

RFQ Design Professional Services for New Lowndes County High School

posted Nov 7, 2017, 11:30 AM by AL ROWELL   [ updated Dec 4, 2017, 11:01 AM ]

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS Design Professional Services RFQ No. LCS-102317 for New Lowndes County High School Lowndes County, Valdosta, Georgia 
The Lowndes County Board of Education (“LCBOE” or “Owner”), on behalf of the Lowndes County School System (“LCS” or “Using Agency”), is soliciting statements of qualifications from firms interested in providing professional design services for the construction of a project known as,  New Lowndes High School, located in Lowndes County, Valdosta, Georgia (“Project”). This Request for Qualifications (RFQ) seeks to identify potential providers of the above-mentioned services. Some firms that respond to this RFQ, who are determined by the Owner to be sufficiently qualified, may be deemed eligible and may be invited to interview and offer proposals for these services. All respondents to this RFQ are subject to instructions communicated in this document, and are cautioned to completely review the entire RFQ and follow instructions carefully. LCBOE reserves the right to reject any or all statements of qualifications or proposals, and to waive technicalities and informalities at the discretion of LCBOE. 

Please review the attached RFQ Document.

Updated Nov 17.  Attached questions and answers related to this RFQ.

Updated Dec 4.  Selection committee reviewed RFQ documents submitted by seven firms and has selected three vendors to continue in the evaluation process: Altman + Barrett Architects, Manley Spangler Smith Architects, and McCall Architecture.

Invitation to Bid Renovations for Office Space for LCBOE (Due October 31, 2017)

posted Oct 4, 2017, 1:40 PM by AL ROWELL   [ updated Oct 5, 2017, 8:25 AM ]

Sealed Bids will be received by the Lowndes County School System, 1592 Norman Drive, Valdosta, GA 31601, at 2:00 p.m. local time, on October 31, 2017, for RENOVATIONS FOR OFFICE SPACE FOR LOWNDES COUNTY SCHOOLS BOARD OFFICE for the LOWNDES COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM, VALDOSTA, GEORGIA.

The Pre-Bid Conference will be held on October 12, 2017 at 2:00 pm at 1592 Norman Drive, Valdosta, GA 31601. 

This project consists of the renovation of approximately 2,500 sf of an existing warehouse space on east end of board office into office and waiting area. Two additive alternates: 1) paint existing board office and 2) replace flooring in existing board office. 

IT IS IMPERATIVE that interested contractors read carefully and comply with all requirements in the attached Invitation to Bid document. The Invitation to Bid was revised and posted at 11:24 am October 5, 2017.

Request for Quotes Lake Park Elementary Projector

posted Sep 29, 2017, 7:54 AM by AL ROWELL

Qualified vendors are invited to submit a written quote for a mounted projector and installed audio system for Lake Park Elementary in accordance to the attached Requirements  and General Conditions and Specifications.

Any vendor providing a quote for this project must make an onsite visit to take measurements and ascertain the requirements unique to this installation. We will host a walkthrough on Tuesday, October 17, at 9 am at Lake Park Elementary School--604 Marion Ave, Lake Park, GA 31636.  You will check in at the main office.  Please email with the subject RFQ LPE PROJECTOR if you intend to attend this walkthrough. Vendors may request to schedule an alternate time--at the convenience of the Lowndes County Schools--if the request is made prior to October 13.

Quotes can be emailed to (with subject RFQ LPE PROJECTOR) or hand delivered to Terri Welden, Assistant to Superintendent Wes Taylor, at 1592 Norman Drive, Valdosta, GA 31601.  

Quotes must be received by 12 pm NOON on Friday, October 27, 2017.

Accepting Bids for Surplus Vehicles

posted Sep 21, 2017, 1:59 PM by AL ROWELL   [ updated Sep 21, 2017, 2:00 PM ]

The Lowndes County School District will be accepting sealed bids for sale of surplus vehicles. Bids will be received until 2:00 pm on Monday, October 23rd, 2017, at the Lowndes County Board of Education Office at 1592 Norman Drive, Valdosta, GA 31601. Bids will be opened at the Board of Education on October 24th, 2017, at 2:00 pm. The Board reserves the right to reject any or all bids. The equipment is available for inspection and Bid packets can be picked up at the Lowndes County School District’s Transportation Department at 1064 Howell Road, Valdosta, GA 31601 between 8:30 am – 3:00 pm, Monday thru Friday, September 26th through October 20th. Sale of surplus vehicles is made on as-is, where-is basis. There are no warranties, implied or otherwise, as to the condition of said vehicles. This will be a strictly CASH ONLY sale.

We have the following items for sale:
3-1993 model school bus (*)
1-1995 model school bus (*)
1-1995 model school bus
1-2001 Ford Crown Vic
All buses with a (*) by them carry a minimum bid of $1500.00 each.

Successful bidder will be notified and payment must be made by November 24th, 2017 and vehicle(s) must be removed from the Transportation Department no later than November 30th, 2017.

Bids should be delivered to the following address:
Ms. Terri Welden
Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent
Lowndes County Board of Education
1592 Norman Dr.
Valdosta, GA 31601

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