Invitation to Bid - Forestvale Backhoe


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The Lewis and Clark County Public Works Department is soliciting competitive bids from interested parties for the purchase of one (1) new backhoe for the Forestvale Cemetery.

All Bids must be in accordance with the contract documents on file at the Lewis and Clark County Public Works Office, 3402 Cooney Drive, Helena MT 59602.  Copies of the contract documents used for preparing a bid may be obtained by going to the Lewis and Clark County web page at:

Bids will be considered based on the most responsible bid submitted and the following criteria:  purchase price, delivery date, and analysis and comparison by the County with similar or related equipment.

Sealed bids must be received at the Office of the Board of County Commissioners,  Room 345, City-County Building,  316 N. Park Avenue, Helena, MT 59623 no later than 4:00 p.m. local time on Monday, July 15, 2019. The envelope containing the sealed bid will be labeled “Forestvale Backhoe, Bid Enclosed”.

Bids will be opened and read aloud at the public meeting of the County Commissioners on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. local time in Room 330 of the City-County Building, 316 N. Park Avenue, Helena, MT.

A pre-bid meeting will be held Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. to discuss any questions relating to either the bid procedure or specifications. This meeting will be held the Public Works Department Weed conference room located at 3402 Cooney Drive, Helena, MT.  All parties who intend to bid are encouraged to attend.

Lewis and Clark County reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive irregularities or to accept any bid deemed to be for the public good. 

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