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NICTD REQUEST FOR BIDDERS

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REQUEST FOR BIDDERS

Sale of Retired Railroad Vehicles and

Equipment - 2011

Notice of receiving sealed bids for vehicles owned by Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD). The equipment is identified as the following:

Description Asset Number

1 2004 Ford Taurus 414 1 1996 Chevrolet CG-30 Van 409

1 1993 Chevrolet C3500 Flatbed 431

1 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 2500

HD 4x4 Utility 439

1 2002 GMC C7500

Dump Truck w/salter/blade 428

1 2001 Chevrolet Silverado

2500 HD PU 490

All vehicle bids must be accompanied with a check for an amount equal to ten (10) percent of the submitted bid. In the event that a bidder’s offer is accepted by NICTD, and the bidder declines to promptly purchase the equipment, NICTD shall be permitted to retain the bond without penalty. All checks for bids that are not accepted by NICTD will be promptly returned to the bidder after the sale of the equipment is finalized to the successful bidder.

All equipment is offered on an “AS SEEN – AS IS” basis. Equipment is available for inspection on Wednesday, September 28, 2011, between the hours of 9:00 AM and 2:30 PM, local time, at 601 N. Roeske Avenue, Michigan City, IN, 46360. Bids will be opened on Friday, October 7th, 2011, at 2:30 PM, local time, at the Michigan City Offices, 601 N. Roeske Ave, Michigan City, IN, 46360. All bids received after 2:30 PM will be returned unopened and without consideration. Any and all questions should be directed to the Purchasing Manager at 219-874-4221 ext 267.

Bids must be submitted to the attention of the Purchasing Manager, at the above address, on NICTD’s Form DIS-3A, which is available by contacting the Purchasing Manager. Bids are to be submitted in a sealed opaque envelope clearly marked Michigan City Bid. All Bids are to be submitted within an outer envelope.

Successful bidders will be notified within seven (7) days after bid opening. Successful bidders will be required to either cash or a check made payable to NICTD for the full amount of the bid within seven (7) days after being notified.

The District reserves the right to reject or accept any or all bids, or to accept the one, which, in its judgment will be in the best interest of NICTD.

Gerald R. Hanas

General Manager

(September 12, 2011)