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DIVISION OF LATHAM WATER


One (1) Current model dump truck body








supplied and installed


BID OPENING: Thursday, May 27, 2004 at 10:00 A.M. Local Time




It is the intent of these specifications to describe one (1) Current model heated,

steel

dump body to be supplied and installed on a new Freightliner M2 cab/chassis

for the Division of Latham Water. Dump body shall be completely installed,

painted to match cab and ready for operation. Dump body must meet the

following minimum specifications
. The “OR EQUAL” clause shall apply to all

specifications.



Each bidder must indicate his compliance with these specifications by checking

“yes” or “no” with each section of the specifications. Checking “yes” will mean full

compliance; checking “no” wi
ll mean an exception is being taken. All exceptions must

be fully explained on a separate page titled “EXCEPTION FORM,” giving reference to

the page where the exception is taken. Failure to comply with this requirement may

result in bid proposal being re
jected. Proposals taking complete exception will be

considered unresponsive and may be rejected.


GENERAL REQUIREMENTS



The equipment to be furnished under this proposal shall be the manufacturer’s

latest model and design, new and unused. Prototype unit
s shall not be acceptable.



Bidder must supply literature of body being bid. The warranty must be stated

in writing.



Principle dimensions of the unit proposed shall be provided, including height,

weight, length and width.



Each bidder shall furnish sa
tisfactory evidence of the manufacturer’s ability to

construct, supply service parts and technical assistance for the unit specified. They

must state the location of the factory and post
-
delivery service location.



Listing any item as an extra cost item,

unless specifically requested, will

automatically be cause for rejection. The Town reserves the right to accept or reject

any or all bids on such basis as the Town deems to be in their best interest.



All equipment furnished shall meet all requirements
of these specifications and

be intended
-
use condition upon delivery. Guaranteed date of delivery time from receipt of
purchase order must be stated on proposal sheet.









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MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS:

VENDOR COMPLIANCE











YES/NO



DUMP BODY DIMENSIONS:


Length



10’


Floor width



87 ½”


Floor height above truck chassis frame


not to exceed 8 ¼”


Side height



27”


Tailgate height


37”


Cab shield



½ shield, 24” long


Board holder pockets

8” X 2”


LONG MEMBERS:


Shall be 8
-
inch formed, reinforced high tensile steel,

continuously welded to the floor.


CROSS MEMBERS:


Shall be of a cross member
-
less design.


FLOOR:


Shall be 1
-
piece, ¼”, 105,000 PSI tensile strength steel,

full length and width. Floor sheet shall be bent up to join

side sheet. Side rub rail shall ext
end to and join with

floor to form a monocoque side beam.




VENDOR'S NAME: ____________________________







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MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS:

VENDOR COMPLIANCE










YES/NO



STEEL MUD GUARDS:


24” x 22” pan formed guards attached to bottom of body in

front of drive

tires.


TAILGATE:


Shall be six
-
panel gate with ¼”, 60,000 PSI tensile strength. The

bottom brace shall be dirt shedding. All braces shall also be high

tensile steel. Top hardware will be flush style with 1 ¼” cold

rolled steel nitrated pins braced wi
th ½” angle. The top hinges are

to be equipped with nitrated pins and bushings. Tailgate locking

system shall be zinc plated to prevent rusting and shall be attached

at both ends of the bumper assembly. The tailgate locking system

should have two adjust
able points for gate closure and have two

grease fittings per side. The tailgate shall be double acting.


TAILGATE CONTROL:


Tailgate must be operated from left front corner of dump body.

A minimum of 1” round cross rod must be provided at front

of body a
nd include three (3) bearing blocks with enough

clearance to avoid the need for grease and dirt build up.

Control rod must attach to rear latches via ¾” connecting

link and must be routed through pipe supports and not

protrude below rear corner.


BODY S
IDES:


Shall be 34” tall dirt
-
shedding type fabricated out of 3/16”,

60,000 PSI tensile strength A
-
36 steel with a minimum of

four 10
-
gauge A
-
36 steel side posts. The top rail shall

be a 3” X 4” X 3/16” structural steel tube.




VENDOR'S NAME: __________
___________________





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MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS:


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YES/NO


BOARD HOLDERS:


Shall be 8” X 2” on both sides and fabricated out of a

minimum 8
-
gauge steel sized for 2” rough cut boards.


BULKHEAD:


Shall be one piece, minimum 10
-
gauge s
teel.


CAB SHIELD:


Shall be load bearing design, fabricated out of a minimum

3/16 steel. (Half size (24”) one piece sheet)


STEP:


Driver side outer step shall be fabricated out of

1” X 12” wide grip strut with three rungs for body

access.


TIE DOWN BAR
:


¼” x 1” flat bar shall be welded to both sides extending

front to back horizontally 12” up from bottom of dump

body.


CYLINDER & HOIST:


The hoist must be a low mounted front telescopic type

with fully nitrided cylinder surface. The cylinder shall

be c
overed in the lowered position and be of a double

acting type. All pivot points must include grease

fittings with protective dust covers. All bolts throughout

the hoist assembly must be grade 5 USS and have nylon

locks. Maximum weight of assembly

shall n
ot exceed 1,000 lbs.




VENDOR'S NAME: ________________________









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YES/NO


REAR HINGE ASSEMBLY:


4” x 4” with 2 ¼” nitrated pins with a 3” pivot with

nitrated bushings. Assembly shall have dual

safety

locks for pins.


WELDING:


All body welds shall be continuous.


HEAT:


The body shall be heated in the long members and the

outside rails for complete floor heating. A spring box

and valve kit shall be mounted in conjunction with

truck exhaust. Any flex
exhaust pipe used shall be

stainless steel.


POWER TAKE OFF:


Transmission mounted, air operated, power shift,

power take off unit, supplied and installed for

dump hoist operation. Power shift transmission

mounted PTO.


HYDRAULIC PUMP:


Commercial shear
ing, C102 or equal, pump with

a 20
-
gallon hydraulic tank and in
-
cab cab

controls.




VENDOR'S NAME: ______________________




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MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS:

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YES/NO



LIGHTS:


Recessed oval stop, turn and tail lights mounted in

rear c
orner post of body, fully sealed.

Signal State #64002R LED


Recessed oval amber LED flashing lights mounted

in rear corner post of body, fully sealed.

PSE # OVLAL52H LED


Electrical wire connections shall be made without

splices, continuous runs from junct
ion box to lights

with OEM weather tight connections only.

Connections must be soldered and heat shrunk

where necessary. Electrical tape and crimp

connectors are not acceptable.


PAINT:


Body shall be sandblasted and free from all rust,

dirt and grease

before painting. Paint shall be

epoxy urethane with color to match cab.


BACK UP ALARM:


Shall be supplied and installed.



BODY PROP:


Two (2) approved body props shall be supplied

and installed.


TARP SYSTEM:


Pioneer G1500D semi
-
automatic tarp system
with

ground control extension and asphalt cover.



VENDOR'S NAME: __________________________





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MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS:

VENDOR COMPLIANCE











YES/NO



WARRANTY


WORKMANSHIP, PAINT, ELECTRICAL:


One (1) year full warranty shall apply to body structural
,

paint and electrical.


DELIVERY:


Delivery time shall be of prime importance in awarding of bid.

Maximum of sixty (60) calendar days from receipt of cab and

chassis with one hundred dollar ($100.00) per day penalty or

rejection of award for non
-
complianc
e. Visual inspection

shall be performed at time of delivery prior to acceptance.


GENERAL INFORMATION


Time of delivery shall be stated on proposal, this being a vital factor in awarding of bid.


PRICE BID BE F.O.B. DESTINATION
-

Fleet Maintenance, 347
Old Niskayuna Road,
Latham NY 12110.


The Town of Colonie is exempt from all taxes.


The General Services Director reserves the right to reject any/all bids and in the case where two
or more responsible bidders submit identical bids he reserves the right
to award the contract to
any of such bidders, pursuant to SECTION 103d of the General Municipal Law.


SEALED BIDS shall be plainly marked
-

“BID ON ONE (1)CURRENT MODEL DUMP
TRUCK BODY SUPPLIED AND INSTALLED"
-

DIVISION OF LATHAM WATER, and
submitted to t
he Purchasing Department, Memorial Town Hall, PO Box 508, 534 Loudon Road,
Newtonville, NY 12128. Any bid not so marked automatically becomes VOID.


Bidder shall sign the attached Non
-
Collusion form.


Any deviations from these specifications, if fully exp
lained in a bid letter, shall receive full
consideration if to the best interests of the using agency.


The above shall be completely serviced and ready for operation on delivery.











NON
-
COLLUSION STATEMENT



GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW


CHAPTER 675
-

LAW
S OF 1966



Amending 103
-
d General Municipal Law






“a.) By submission of this bid, each bidder and each person signing on behalf of
any bidder certifies, and in the case of a joint bid each party thereto certifies as to its own
organization, under pena
lty of perjury, that to the best of his knowledge and belief:


1.

) The prices in this bid have been arrived at independently without collusion, consultation,
communications, or agreement, for the purpose of restricting competition, as to any matter
relating

to such prices with any other bidder with any competitor;


2.

) Unless other wise required by law, the prices which have been quoted in this bid have not
been knowingly disclosed by the bidder and will not knowingly be disclosed by the bidder prior
to openi
ng, directly or indirectly, to any other bidder or to any competitor; and


3.

) No attempt has been made or will be made by the bidder to induce any other person,
partnership or corporation to submit or not to submit a bid for the purpose of restricting
com
petition.”
















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FIRM







______________________________________


BY

















_____________________________________




DATE








BID PROPOSAL

TOWN OF COLONIE

DIVISION OF LATHAM WATER









_____________________________







Bidder's Name









_____________________________







Address








_____________________________







City State Zip








_____________________________







Telephone Number












TOTAL COST


One (1) Curre
nt Model dump truck body


supplied and installed


as per bid specifications






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DELIVERY DATE: _____________________









Respectfully Submitted,









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Signed by









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Title









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Dated