Requests for Bids and Proposals


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: info@printlifevaldosta.com.

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.

RFP for NETWORK SWITCHES. FIBER OPTIC CABLING, AND/OR WIRELESS

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 alrowell@lowndes.k12.ga.us 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 alrowell@lowndes.k12.ga.us (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

PROPOSAL NUMBER #081417 – LHS Parking Lot and Access Road

posted Aug 14, 2017, 2:40 PM by AL ROWELL

PROPOSAL NUMBER #081417 – LHS Parking Lot and Access Road
Issued By: Lowndes County Schools
Closing Date: August 24, 2017  2:00 pm EST
POC: Jeff Hill, Coordinator – Facilities & Operations

The Lowndes County Board of Education (“the Board”) is requesting proposals for the purpose of retaining an
experienced and qualified vendor for new paving of parking lot and access road at specified location.
Location: 
Lowndes High School
1606 Norman Drive
Valdosta, GA 31601

Scope of Work:
 Perform required grading to facilitate the placement of base.
 Prepare edges of existing asphalt paving to provide for a smooth transition.
 Furnish, haul and spread 6” of granite GAB ≈ 2,593 SY.
 Pave entire specified area using 1.5” of asphalt ≈ 2,593 SY.

Specified Location of Work: Extend South end of drivers education range into triangular area defined by chain link
fencing; pave grass area adjacent to access drive at South end of Martin Stadium into triangular area defined by chain
link fencing; install 24’ wide roadway connecting South end of drivers education range to access road at North end of
Lowndes County Board of Education.

Timeline: September 23, 2017 – Vendor may begin contractual work
October 26, 2017 – All contractual work to be completed

Inquiries: All inquiries related to this RFP should be directed to Jeff Hill @ 229-412-7316 or
jeffhill@lowndes.k12.ga.us.

Please read the attached RPF document for other specifics.

PROPOSAL NUMBER #080717 – Clyattville Elementary School Re-roof

posted Aug 7, 2017, 11:26 AM by AL ROWELL   [ updated Aug 7, 2017, 12:21 PM ]

Request for Proposal (RFP)

PROPOSAL NUMBER #080717 – Clyattville Elementary School Re-roof

Issued By: Lowndes County Schools
Closing Date: August 11, 2017 at 12:00 pm EST

POC: Jeff Hill, Coordinator – Facilities & Operations

The Lowndes County Board of Education (“the Board”) is requesting proposals for the purpose of retaining an
experienced and qualified vendor for reroofing portions of Clyattville Elementary School to include Building 500, the
administrative area and the Media Center. Alternate #1, reroofing of the gymnasium.

Location: Clyattville Elementary School
5386 Madison Hwy
Valdosta, GA 31601

Scope of Work:
 Remove and replace shingles, felt, vents, plumbing flanges, etc.
 Reflash valleys, walls & transitions
 Repair/replace any damaged plywood or other material

Inquiries: All inquiries related to this RFP should be directed to Jeff Hill @ 229-412-7316 or
jeffhill@lowndes.k12.ga.us.

Please read carefully the attached RFP document for details and follow instructions for proposal submission.

RFP for Architectural Services

posted Jun 26, 2017, 5:02 AM by AL ROWELL

The Lowndes County Board of Education (“the Board”) is requesting proposals for the purpose of retaining a qualified architectural firm to provide architectural services, to include design and contract administration, for construction of office space and mezzanine flooring above, all under existing roof at the Lowndes County Board of Education Central Offices.

Please read the attached RFP document for all specifications and requirements for submission of proposals.  Sealed proposals are due no later than 12:00 p.m. on July 7, 2017. Any submissions received after 12:00 p.m. of said date will not be considered.

Invitation for Bid Groceries Short Re-Bid List

posted Jun 12, 2017, 11:11 AM by AL ROWELL

Invitation for Bid Groceries Short Re-Bid List
2017-2018

Issued on: June 13, 2017
Final Date/Time for Written Questions: June 22, 2017, 4:00 PM
Proposal Due: June 27, 2017 9:00 AM
Opening of Proposals: June 27, 2017 10:00 AM

See the attached documents for all details and requirements.

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