REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS 2-2
FOR SCHOOL BUS TRANSPORTATION SERVICES FOR THE 2024-2025 SCHOOL YEAR
SPOKANE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY
Proposers, please submit your proposal electronically by uploading documents using the following form:
Proposers may submit a hard copy of the RFP to:
Spokane International Academy
777 E Magnesium Rd.
Spokane, WA 99208
RFP Spokane International Academy Transportation Services 2024-2025
Due: February 23, 2024, by 2:00 PM, PST
Spokane International Academy does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of age, sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, honorably discharged veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employee has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights, Title IX, and Section 504 Coordinator: Jacqueline Pariseau, 509-209-8730, firstname.lastname@example.org; Address: 777 E Magnesium Rd. Spokane, WA 99208
Notice Requesting Proposal
Notice is hereby given that Spokane International Academy (hereinafter referred to as SIA) is requesting proposals from qualified entities (hereinafter referred to as Proposer[s]) to provide transportation services to students during the 2024-2025 school year.
The Request for Proposal (RFP) documents may be downloaded from this link. Those interested in receiving a hard copy of the bidding and proposal documents may request the package by calling Brook Wilkerson at (509) 209-8730.
SIA will record and provide answers to any questions or requests for clarifying information about the RFP during the question and answer period. All answers will be posted on this page of SIA's website. See below.
Proposers may submit their proposal by uploading documents via the RFP Transportation Submittal 2024 form. Hard copy proposals must be submitted in a sealed envelope(s) (or wrapped and sealed) and must be marked “PUPIL TRANSPORTATION PROPOSAL”, with the name and address of the respondent marked clearly on the outside of each envelope or wrapped package. SIA will accept all proposals received on or before February 23, 2024, by 2:00 PM PST. SIA will not accept proposals that are received after the deadline. Questions may be directed to SIA via the Question Submittal link at least seven (7) days before the proposal deadline. Previously answered questions can be found on the RFP FAQs document.
SIA reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to waive any errors or corrections in a proposal or the proposal process. The school also reserves the right to select any proposal that is determined to be in the school's best interest and that may not represent the lowest prices submitted.
SIA will award the Contract based on a review and analysis of the proposals by an Operations Committee to determine which proposal best meets the needs of SIA. No proposals may be withdrawn after the proposal due date and time unless the contract award is delayed for sixty (60) calendar days after the February 23, 2024 proposal due date.
The process will include a review and evaluation of Proposer’s methodology and the procedures that they will employ to provide the services identified in this RFP. To the extent that a Proposer has experience providing similar services to this or other educational entities, this information should be indicated in the proposal.