The Kern Community College District's Purchasing Department, under the Business Services division, handles the procurement of supplies, material, equipment and non-construction services from responsible vendors at the lowest cost or best value. Consistent with the California Public Contract Code, the District solicits Invitations to Bid, Requests for Proposals (RFP), Requests for Qualifications (RFQ), or other formal methods of procurement for contracts exceeding bid limits.
The Kern Community College District on behalf of Bakersfield College, invites your Transportation Service company to submit a Proposal for Student Transportation Services, for its college student transportation needs. Key dates associated with this Request for Proposal include: First week Advertisement of RFP January 30, 2020 Second week Advertisement of RFP February 6, 2020 Deadline for Proposer Questions February 13, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. RFP Submission Deadline March 5, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. Potential Vendor Presentations Tentative TBD Notice of Award May 2020 Board Award Date June 11, 2020 Anticipated Commencement Date August 2020 General Information and Specifications may be obtained at the Kern Community College District, Business Services website at https://www.kccd.edu/current-rfp-listing or interested bidders may register (registration instructions attached) at www.publicpurchase.com to obtain the RFP. If your Transportation Service company is not interested in responding to this bid request, please complete the “No Bid” Response Form, located on page 24 of the attached Request for Proposal, and return the form via email email@example.com or fax (661) 336-5178. If you have any questions relating to this Request for Proposal offering or would like an electronic copy of the Request for Proposal emailed to you, please contact Purchasing & Contracts via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at (661) 336-5155.