Storage Tank

Agency: State Government of North Carolina
State: North Carolina
Level of Government: State & Local
Category:
  • 54 - Prefabricated Structures and Scaffolding
  • 81 - Containers, Packaging, and Packing Supplies
Opps ID: NBD12271447072636727
Posted Date: Oct 12, 2021
Due Date: Oct 22, 2021
Solicitation No: 55-101221A
Source: Members Only
Bid Number Description Date Issued Bid Opening Date Bid Opening Time Help
55-101221A Storage Tank 10/12/2021 10/22/2021 02:00 PM ET 55-

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STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA
Appalachian State University
Request for Quote #: RFQ55-101221A
Storage Tank
Date of Issue: 10/12/21
Quote Opening Date: 10/22/2021
At 2:00 PM ET
Direct all inquiries concerning this RFQ to:
Jeff Talbot
Email: talbotjd@appstate.edu
Phone: 828-262-8773
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA
Request for Quote #55-101221A
______________________________________________________
For internal State agency processing, please provide your company’s Federal Employer Identification Number
or alternate identification number (e.g. Social Security Number). Pursuant to North Carolina General Statute
132-1.10(b) this identification number shall not be released to the public. This page will be removed and
shredded, or otherwise kept confidential, before the procurement file is made available for public
inspection.
This page is to be filled out and returned with your quote.
ID Number:
______________________________________________________
Federal ID Number or Social Security Number
______________________________________________________
Vendor Name
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA
Appalachian State University
Refer ALL Inquiries regarding this RFQ to: Request for Quote # 55-101221A
Jeff Talbot
Email: talbotjd@appstate.edu
PH (828)262-8873
FX (828)262-4017
Quotes will be publicly opened: 10/22/2021
Contract Type: Open Market
Commodity No. and Description: Storage Tank
Using Agency: Appalachian State University
EXECUTION
In compliance with this Request for Quote, and subject to all the conditions herein, the undersigned Vendor offers and agrees to
furnish and deliver any or all items upon which prices are quoted, at the prices set opposite each item within the time specified herein.
By executing this quote, the undersigned Vendor certifies that this quote is submitted competitively and without collusion (G.S. 143-
54), that none of its officers, directors, or owners of an unincorporated business entity has been convicted of any violations of Chapter
78A of the General Statutes, the Securities Act of 1933, or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (G.S. 143-59.2), and that it is not an
ineligible Vendor as set forth in G.S. 143-59.1. False certification is a Class I felony. Furthermore, by executing this quote, the
undersigned certifies to the best of Vendor’s knowledge and belief, that it and its principals are not presently debarred, suspended,
proposed for debarment, declared ineligible or voluntarily excluded from covered transactions by any Federal or State department or
agency. As required by G.S. 143-48.5, the undersigned Vendor certifies that it, and each of its sub-contractors for any Contract
awarded as a result of this RFQ, complies with the requirements of Article 2 of Chapter 64 of the NC General Statutes, including the
requirement for each employer with more than 25 employees in North Carolina to verify the work authorization of its employees
through the federal E-Verify system. G.S. 133-32 and Executive Order 24 (2009) prohibit the offer to, or acceptance by, any State
Employee associated with the preparing plans, specifications, estimates for public Contract; or awarding or administering public
Contracts; or inspecting or supervising delivery of the public Contract of any gift from anyone with a Contract with the State, or from
any person seeking to do business with the State. By execution of any response in this quote, you attest, for your entire organization
and its employees or agents, that you are not aware that any such gift has been offered, accepted, or promised by any employees of
your organization.
Failure to execute/sign quote prior to submittal shall render quote invalid and it WILL BE REJECTED. Late
quotes cannot be accepted.
VENDOR:
STREET ADDRESS:
P.O. BOX:
ZIP:
CITY & STATE & ZIP:
TELEPHONE NUMBER: TOLL FREE TEL. NO:
PRINCIPAL PLACE OF BUSINESS ADDRESS IF DIFFERENT FROM ABOVE (SEE INSTRUCTIONS TO VENDORS ITEM #11):
PRINT NAME & TITLE OF PERSON SIGNING ON BEHALF OF VENDOR:
FAX NUMBER:
VENDOR’S AUTHORIZED SIGNATURE:
DATE:
EMAIL:
Offer valid for at least 60 days from date of quote opening, unless otherwise stated here: ______ days. After this time, any
withdrawal of offer shall be made in writing, effective upon receipt by the agency issuing this RFQ.
ACCEPTANCE OF QUOTE
If any or all parts of this quote are accepted by the State of North Carolina, an authorized representative of Appalachian State
University shall affix his/her signature hereto and this document and all provisions of this Request for Quote along with the Vendor
response and the written results of any negotiations shall then constitute the written agreement between the parties. A copy of this
acceptance will be forwarded to the successful Vendor(s).
FOR STATE USE ONLY: Offer accept and Contract awarded this____day of_______________ , 20__, as indicated on the
attached certification, by ____________________________________________________________________
(Authorized Representative ) Appalachian State University
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Quote Number: 55-101221A
Vendor: __________________________________________
PURPOSE AND BACKGROUND
Provide Appalachian State University with price and delivery for a Horizontal Storage Tank as specified
herein.
Quotes shall be submitted in accordance with the terms and conditions of this RFQ and any addenda issued hereto.
1.0 GENERAL INFORMATION
2.1 REQUEST FOR QUOTE DOCUMENT
The RFQ is comprised of the base RFQ document, any attachments, and any addenda released before Contract award.
All attachments and addenda released for this RFQ in advance of any Contract award are incorporated herein by
reference. Vendor may attach its quote to this RFQ for submission; however, any and all additional, modified or
conflicting terms and conditions submitted on or with Vendor’s quote shall be disregarded and shall not be considered a
part of any contract arising from this RFQ. Any attempt to delete or avoid the force of the previous sentence shall render
Vendor’s quote invalid, and it shall not be considered.
2.2 E-PROCUREMENT SOLICITATION
ATTENTION: This is NOT an E-Procurement solicitation. Paragraph #17 of Attachment D: North Carolina General
Contract Terms and Conditions, paragraphs (b) and (c), do not apply to this solicitation.
2.3 MAILING INSTRUCTIONS
Instructions: Quotes, subject to the conditions made a part hereof and the receipt requirements described below, shall
be received at the address indicated in the table below, for furnishing and delivering those items as described herein.
MAILING ADDRESS FOR DELIVERY OF QUOTE
VIA U.S. POSTAL SERVICE
QUOTE NUMBER: 55-101221A
Attn: Jeff Talbot
Address: PO Box 32105
Boone, NC 28608
OFFICE ADDRESS FOR DELIVERY BY ANY OTHER
MEANS, SPECIAL DELIVERY, OVERNIGHT DELIVERY,
OR BY ANY OTHER CARRIER
QUOTE NUMBER: 55-101221A
Attn: Jeff Talbot
Address: 265 Dale Street
Boone, NC 28608
Quotes may be submitted via mail, express delivery, facsimile (FAX) machine or by electronic means, including but not
limited to email, in response to this Request for Quote. Email: talbotjd@appstate.edu or Fax: (828)262-4017.
Submission by any means shall include this RFQ, as provided in section 2.5.
IMPORTANT NOTE: It is the responsibility of the Vendor to have the signed quote in this Office by the specified time
and date of opening, regardless of the method of delivery. This is an absolute requirement. The time of delivery will
be marked on each quote when received, and any quote received after the submission deadline will not be accepted or
evaluated. Sealed quotes, subject to the conditions made a part hereof, will be received at the address indicated in the
table in this Section, for furnishing and delivering the commodity as described herein.
All risk of late arrival due to unanticipated delay—whether delivered by hand, U.S. Postal Service, courier or other delivery
service or method—is entirely on the Vendor. Note that the U.S. Postal Service generally does not deliver mail to the
street address above, but to the State’s Mail Service Center. Vendors are cautioned that quotes sent via U.S. Mail,
including Express Mail, may not be delivered by the Mail Service Center to the agency’s purchasing office on the due
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Quote Number: 55-101221A
Vendor: __________________________________________
date in time to meet the quote deadline. All Vendors are urged to take the possibility of delay into account when submitting
a quote.
2.4 QUESTIONS ABOUT QUOTE
Instructions: Written questions shall be emailed to talbotjd@appstate.edu. Questions submittals should include a
reference to the applicable RFQ section and be submitted in a format shown below:
Reference
Vendor Question
RFQ Section, Page Number
Vendor question…?
2.5 QUOTE CONTENTS
Vendor shall populate all attachments of this RFQ that require the Vendor to provide information and include an
authorized signature where requested, as outlined below. Vendor Responses shall include the following items and they
should be arranged in the following order:
a) Completed and signed version of EXECUTION PAGE, along with the body of the RFQ, and signed receipt pages of
any addenda released in conjunction with this RFQ.
b) Completed version of ATTACHMENT A: PRICING FORM
c) Completed version of ATTACHMENT B: LOCATION OF WORKERS UTILIZED BY VENDOR
d) Completed version of ATTACHMENT C: INSTRUCTIONS TO VENDORS
e) ATTACHMENT D: NORTH CAROLINA GENERAL CONTRACT TERMS AND CONDITIONS
f) ATTACHMENT E: SUPPLEMENTAL VENDOR INFORMATION
2.6 DEFINITIONS, ACRONYMS, AND ABBREVIATIONS
a) BUYER: The employee of the State or Other Eligible Entity that places an order with the Vendor.
b) CONTRACT LEAD: Representative of Appalachian State University who corresponds with potential Vendors in
order to identify and contract with that Vendor providing the greatest benefit to the State and who will administer the
contract for the State.
c) E-PROCUREMENT SERVICES: The program, system, and associated services through which the State conducts
electronic procurement.
d) FOB-DESTINATION: Title changes hand from Vendor to purchaser at the destination point of the shipment; Vendor
owns commodity in transit and files any claims, and Vendor pays all freight and any related transportation charges. A
solicitation may request Vendors to separately identify freight charges in their quote, but no amount or charge not
included as part of the total quote price will be paid.
e) LOT: A grouping of similar products within this RFQ.
f) ON-TIME DELIVERY: The delivery of all items within a single order to the receiving point designated by the ordering
entity within the delivery time required.
g) RFQ: Request for Quote.
h) STATE AGENCY: Any of the more than 400 sub-units within the executive branch of the State, including its
departments, boards, commissions, institutions of higher education and other institutions.
i) VENDOR: Supplier, bidder, proposer, company, firm, corporation, partnership, individual or other entity submitting
a response to a Request for Quote.
2.7 NOTICE TO VENDORS REGARDING TERMS AND CONDITIONS
It shall be the Vendor’s responsibility to read the Instructions, the State’s terms and conditions, all relevant exhibits and
attachments, and any other components made a part of this RFQ, and comply with all requirements and specifications
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