Invitation for Bids: SWA 17-18 Propane

Invitation for Bids

SWA 17-18

Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Propane)

The Sicangu Wicoti Awayankapi (SWA) Corporation is seeking bid for liquefied Petroleum Gas (propane).

Scope Of Work

Firm fixed bid price for period October, 2017 to September 30, 2018 shall include services, handling and delivery of Liquefied Petroleum Gas. On a fill and keep, full basis for the SWA Corporation office spaces, Warehouse, Cabinet Shop, four (4) elderly complexes and on an as needed basis for all orders place for vacant units and authorized by the SWA for all housing units managed by the SWA Corporation. Each bid must state if leak tests performed by certified SWA maintenance staff will be accepted. If the tests will not be accepted a letter from the applicants insurance company and a copy of said policy must accompany bid. We are estimating around 30,000 gallons of propane will be needed.

Indian Preference

Any firm seeking Indian preference in this award must provide evidence that it is not less than 51 percent Indian owned and controlled. A prequalification application is being provided to you if you wish to claim the Indian preference. This application can be returned with your bid proposal. The bid proposal shall be returned to SWA Corporation by October 12, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. (central time). The Indian preference evaluation process shall be conducted prior to the bid evaluation and you shall be officially informed in writing as to your qualification for Indian preference. If a prequalification form has been submitted to us in the last six months and your firm is determined to be qualified for the preference, then fax or mail to us with your bid proposal a written statement identifying any changes in your organization and we will determine if you continue to be eligible for the preference.


The contract(s) will only be awarded to responsible individual(s) or firm(s). The contract(s) will be awarded to qualified Indian enterprise(s) submitting the lowest responsive bid if such bid is within budgeting limits established for this solicitation and is within ten percent (10%) of the lowest responsive quotation from any qualified individual or firm.

If no responsive bid by a qualified Indian enterprise is within the above-stated limits, then award will be made to the individual or firm with the lowest responsive bid.

Proposed Process

Bids will be received at the RST TECRO or at SWA Corporation, attention Danielle Burnette, Procurement/Property Manager until 2:00 p.m., (CST) on October 12, 2017 at which time the bids will be opened and read aloud and accepted for consideration. All bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked “SEALED BID-PROPANE BID SWA 17-18”. NO FAX OR E-MAIL BIDS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

If there are any questions, please contact Danielle Burnette at (605) 747-2203 ext. 280. SWA will let you know the decision on the awards.

Published twice at the total approximate cost of $70.68

Published: October 4, 11, 2017

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