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6-8-14 Invitation to Bidders
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  Sealed bids, subject to the conditions contained herein, will be accepted by the Warren County Financial Management Committee at the Warren County Administrative Office Building, Office of the Finance Director, 201 Locust Street, Suite 2, McMinnville, Tennessee, 37110, up to but no later than 10:00 A.M. Central Time on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 and then publicly opened and read for  one new and unused Stationary Trash Compactor for the Warren County Sanitation Department.                                                                                 


  For bid specifications or more information regarding bids, please contact Warren County Sanitation Department Director Steve Hillis at (931) 473-6874, or Warren County Finance Director Linda G. Hillis at (931) 473-2381 ext. 1001. Bid specifications will be available at by clicking on the link labeled Bid Opportunities.


 Bids will be awarded accordingly as prescribed by law, which states "lowest and best." A Supreme Court ruling states that the discerning of best lies solely on those requesting the bid and not the bidder.  No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of sixty (60) days after date set for opening of the bids.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                


  The right is reserved as the interest of Warren County, Tennessee may require to accept or reject any or all bids received, to accept or reject any item thereon, to waive any informalities in bidding, and/or to abandon or postpone this project without any obligation to bidders. In case of tie bids, Warren County, Tennessee reserves the right to negotiate with bidders.










Linda G. Hillis, Finance




John Pelham, County








  "No person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance."


  Bids must be received by June 17, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. Central Time to be considered.


  Please return sealed bids to:   Warren County Financial Management Committee                                               Office of the Finance Department                                                Warren County Administrative Office Building                                                201 Locust Street, Suite 2                                                McMinnville, Tennessee  37110


Pursuant to T.C.A. 50-9-114, Warren County, Tennessee has adopted a Drug & Alcohol Testing Program and is required to include this information in our bid specifications.  Warren County, Tennessee requires Alcohol and Controlled Substances testing for Safety-Sensitive Positions as required by the Federal Omnibus Transportation Employee Act of 1991 and related United States Department of Transportation rules and regulations set forth in 49 CFR Federal Regulations Parts 40 and 382. BIDDERS MUST SUBMIT AN AFFIDAVIT THAT THE BIDDER OPERATES A DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING PROGRAM WITH REQUIREMENTS AT LEAST AS STRINGENT AS THAT OF THE PROGRAM OPERATED BY WARREN COUNTY, TENNESSEE.


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