Bid Opening: Purchase and Delivery of Two (2) Heavy Duty Transit Buses

Clermont Sun: 05/10/2018

Legal Notice


The Board of Clermont County Commissioners will be accepting sealed bids for Furnishing and Delivery of two (2) Heavy Duty Transit Buses for the Clermont Transportation Connection. All bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope marked: Bid – HEAVY DUTY TRANSIT BUS, and must be received in the Office of the Board of County Commissioners, 101 E. Main Street, Batavia, Ohio 45103, no later than 2:00 PM. local time on Thursday, August 9, 2018 , at which time all bids shall be opened and read aloud publicly.

Instructions to bidders, specifications, and bid form outlining the terms and conditions of the proposed purchase may be obtained by interested bidders during normal working hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Clermont Transportation Connection Office located at 4003 Filager Rd., Batavia, Ohio, 45103, ATTN: Lisa Gatwood, 513-732-7577, Fax 513-732-7490.

Each bidder must submit their bid in Duplicate, one (1) original and one (1) copy. Each bidder must deposit with his bid, a certified check, cashier’s check or money order drawn on a solvent bank or savings and loan association in the amount of five (5%) percent of the bid, paid to the order of the Clermont County Treasurer, or a Bid bond surety of five (5%) percent of the amount of the bid pursuant to the provisions of Section 307.88 of the Ohio Revised Code.  Bid bonds must be filed with original signatures. Facsimile and electronic copies of the bid bond and Power of Attorney of the Surety will be deemed non-responsive.

The Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to waive any informalities, reject any or all bids and to hold such bids for a period of sixty (60) days before taking any action and to award a contract to the lowest and best bidder. No Bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of 60 days after the actual date of the opening thereof.

This notice is also posted on the Contracting Authority’s website at the following URL link:  In order to view the legal notice, click on “Legal Notices” located on the Clermont County Home Page.




Edwin H. Humphrey, President

David L. Painter, Vice President

David H. Uible, Member




Judith Kocica, Clerk of the Board