Objective

The overall objective of the Request for Proposal is for the Corporation of the City of Temiskaming Shores to enter into an Agreement with a qualified entity for the provision one (1) Heavy Rescue Truck for the Temiskaming Shores Fire Department.

To ensure that the proponent has the engineering capabilities, manufacturing capabilities and financial stability to complete the provision of the required vehicle, the municipality will only consider bidders who have an established performance of providing reliable fire apparatus of high quality. Bids shall only be considered from companies that have an established reputation in the field of fire apparatus construction and have been manufacturing fire apparatus continuously, without interruption for a minimum of ten (10) years. Further, the bidder shall maintain dedicated service facilities for the repair and service of products.  Evidence of such a facility shall be included in bidder proposal.

Introduction

Located at the head of Lake Temiskaming, Temiskaming Shores is located in North-eastern Ontario, near the Quebec border. Temiskaming Shores covers 163.32 km2 and has a population of approximately 9,920.  The former Towns of Haileybury, New Liskeard and the Township of Dymond amalgamated in January 2004 to become the City of Temiskaming Shores, which is a single tier municipality.

The City of Temiskaming Shores presently maintains and operates a Fire Service through three fire stations located in the former towns of Dymond, Haileybury and New Liskeard. The focus of this Request for Proposal will be for the supply and delivery of one Heavy Rescue Truck for Temiskaming Shores Fire Department – Station 2.

Definitions

The Corporation of the City of Temiskaming Shores shall hereinafter be referred to as the City.

Submissions

Submissions must be in .pdf format and submitted electronically to: tenders@temiskamingshores.ca

Subject Line: PW-RFP-001-2021 “Supply and Delivery – Fire Rescue Truck”
Attention: Logan Belanger, Clerk
The closing date for the submission of Proposal will be at 2:00 pm local time on Tuesday May  4th, 2021.
  • Late Proposals will not be accepted;
  • Proposals by fax will not be accepted;
  • Proposals by mail will not be accepted;
  • Partial Proposals are not accepted;
  • The City reserves the right to accept or reject any or all Proposals;
  • The City reserves the right to accept any Proposal it considers advantageous;
  • The lowest priced proposal will not necessarily be accepted;
  • The City reserves the right to enter into negotiations with a Contractor and any changes to the Proposal that are acceptable to both parties will be binding.
  • The Proposals shall be valid for 30 (thirty) days from submission date.

An authorized officer must legibly sign all proposals. In addition, officers are requested to attach to their proposal a covering letter detailing any features of their company that they feel should be taken into consideration when evaluating the proposals.

Following the expiry of the deadline date for submissions, all proposals will be evaluated and the successful respondent, if any, will be notified following Council acceptance of the proposal.

Questions
Any questions with respect to the specifications are to be directed to:
Mitch Lafreniere
Manager of Transportation Services
City of Temiskaming Shores
325 Farr Drive
Temiskaming Shores, ON   P0J 1K0
Phone: (705) 672-3363 ext. 4113
Fax: (705) 672-3200

Any questions with respect to the technical components of the truck are to be directed to:

Mark Manners
Captain
City of Temiskaming Shores
325 Farr Drive
Temiskaming Shores, ON   P0J 1K0
Phone: (705) 648-1290