Notice of Bid for
Gas, Fuel, Oil, etc.
Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be accepted until 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 27, 2017, in the office of the Business Manager, Sicangu Oyate Ho, Inc., St. Francis Indian School, Crazy Horse Administration Building, St. Francis, S.D., for furnishing approximately twelve month’s supply of the following items (see below). Bids will be opened at a Regular Board meeting by the Board Treasurer, and Business Manager (Bidders are welcome to attend).
2. Diesel (No. 1).
3. Diesel (No. 2)
4. L.P.G. (Propane).
5. Fuel Oil (No. 1).
6. Fuel Oil (No. 2).
Delivery will be as needed at the school sites as requested for a contract period from October 1, 2017, through September 30, 2018. For number of gallons of gas, oil, and fuel oil, call Clayton Wright, Transportation Director at (605) 747-2296, and number of gallons of propane, call Fred Leader Charge, O & M Director at (605) 747-2457. A minimum amount of 25,000 gallons of propane will be purchased. The bidder/vendor will be responsible for delivery of propane on a keep fill basis throughout the contract period and will be liable for any damages that occur as a result of running out of propane. The vendor who is awarded the propane bid will sign a formal contract that includes these and other relevant necessary stipulations.
Bidders are required to submit a per gallon bid for their products and bids may be either firm or with an escalating clause, but they must be clearly designated. Under S.D. license, Sicangu Oyate Ho, Inc. is tax exempt from all motor fuel purchased in bulk. All “regular” vendors are required to comply with the Tribal Commercial Code at time of submittal.
Preference on bidding will be given to a minority business enterprise if such preference is requested and approved by the Board of Directors. Indian preference will be considered under P.L. 100-297 (a bid by Indian Preference will be allowed to match the low bid quote; however, the Board is not obligated to take the bid quote if other circumstances, such as service, would cause a hardship).
Bid envelopes should be marked: BID-PETROLEUM, c/o Business Manager, Sicangu Oyate Ho, Inc., P.O. Box 379, St. Francis, SD 57572.
Bids will be awarded at a meeting of the Board of Directors including final action on the bids. The Board of Directors reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids.
For additional information, please contact Business Manager Brenda Farmer at 605/747-2299. FAX transmittals will not be accepted.
Marlene R. Short Bull, Executive Assistant
Published three times at the total approximate cost of $96.66
Published: September 13, 20, 27, 2017