Road Commission of Kalamazoo County

Purchasing

Interested in being part of our vendor list? Please complete the attached Vendor Request Form and return to the RCKC.

In response to COVID-19:  The RCKC facilities are physically closed beginning Monday, March 23, 2020.  We kindly request the public/bidders only submit proposals by email to info@kalamazoocountyroads.com.   The email subject line must have the item and date of opening clearly marked. If the public/bidder is interested in participating in a bid opening by conference call, please email info@kalamazoocountyroads.com  at minimum of two (2) business days in advance of the bid opening.

Current Invitations to Bid or Request for Proposals: 

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BID# 2020-10: CULVERT 32nd STREET ADDENDUM 1
(posted Mar 17, 2020)

BID #2020-10: CULVERT DESIGN, FABRICATION AND DELIVERY 32ND STREET OVER ASHER DRAIN CULVERT Addendum #1 - In response to bidder inquiries please find attached clarifications and additional information.
As a reminder sealed proposals will be received by the Road Commission of Kalamazoo County until Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at which time they will be publicly opened and read.  more

Bid# 2020-06: Pavement Line Striping and Specialty Pavement Marking
(posted Mar 17, 2020)

In the spirit of intergovernmental cooperation, the Road Commission of Kalamazoo County (RCKC) and the City of Kalamazoo are collectively seeking bids for Pavement Line Striping & Specialty Pavement Marking throughout the County.
The RCKC (the lead agency) will open and read sealed bids on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 10:45 a.m. by conference call. Dial 269-910-7190. If prompted, enter the following Conference ID: 5168-2458, followed by the # key.

A pre-bid meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 1:00 pm by conference call. Dial 269-910-7190. If prompted, enter the following Conference ID: 8667-1221, followed by the # key. The City of Kalamazoo and the RCKC will each have representatives available at this meeting.  more

Bid Tabulations

Bid Openings

To conduct Road Commission purchasing operations in an efficient and orderly manner, bids normally are opened at commission offices at a designated time.  In response to COVID-19:  The RCKC facilities and operations are open, however at this time the public/bidders are encouraged to submit proposals by email to info@kalamazoocountyroads.com, mail, service delivery vs. in person.   The email subject line and the sealed envelopes must have the item and date of opening clearly marked. If the public/bidder is interested in participating in a bid opening by conference call, please email info@kalamazoocountyroads.com  at minimum of two (2) business days in advance of the bid opening.

Bid Rejection

The Road Commission reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive irregularities in any bid and to accept the bid deemed to be in the best interest of the commission.

Minority Business Equal Opportunity

To ensure that minority businesses have equal opportunity to compete for contracts and sell us their goods and services, the Road Commission administration publishes the request for sealed bids in the daily newspaper and, if appropriate, in trade journals. Also, names of minority business enterprises are added to the bidder's list, as the commission becomes aware of them. In addition, a copy of each bidding notice is sent to the F.W. Dodge Co. and the Builders Exchange for posting at their offices.

INSTRUCTION TO BIDDERS

PURCHASING POLICY