Bid Postings

Bid Postings

AEPA IFB #018.5

Notice to Bidders

Sealed Bids will be received by the Association of Educational Purchasing Agencies (AEPA) on behalf of the members of
META Solutions, Ohio’s Mid-Eastern Regional Educational Services Agency, Ohio Schools Council, Southwestern Ohio
Educational Purchasing Council, Stark Co. Schools Council of Governments, Unified Purchasing Cooperative which
compose the Ohio Council of Educational Purchasing Consortia (OCEPC) and are members of the Association of
Educational Purchasing Agencies (AEPA) until:

1:30 p.m. EST, Monday, February 26, 2018

For Catalog Bids: 018.5-A Maintenance, Repair & Operations (MRO), 018.5-B Career and
Technical Education, 018-C Athletic Equipment and Supplies

Each bid package consists of multiple parts:

  • Part A –Terms and Conditions
  • Part B – Specifications
  • Part C – Member Agency (State) Terms and Conditions
  • Bid Proposal Checklist
  • Forms A – F

All bids shall be submitted online via Public Purchase by the due date and time listed above. Note that Bidders must
be able to provide their proposed products and services in up to 26 states including California, Colorado, Connecticut,
Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New
Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
and Wyoming.
AEPA bid documents can be downloaded after registering at no cost, on Public Purchase at www.publicpurchase.com.
AEPA and/or the respective Member Agencies reserve the right to reject any or all bids in whole or in part; to waive
any formalities or irregularities in any bids, and to accept the bids, which in its discretion, within state law, are for the
best interest of any of the AEPA Member Agencies and/or their Participating Entities. Bids will be opened and an
opening record will be posted to Public Purchase. Bids will be publicly opened at 1:30 PM EST on February 26, 2018,
at Oakland Schools, 2111 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI.

Southwestern Ohio Educational Purchasing Council
Stephanie Zinger, Fiscal Officer
PD: 01/16/18 & 01/23/18