Invitation for Bids - Transit Vehicles
Joint Procurement

Golden Crescent Regional Planning Commission (GCRPC) is requesting sealed bids for the procurement of vehicles. This purchase will be for Type I, Type II, and Type III, Type VII, and Type XI vehicles. Quantities and vehicle specifications for each type of vehicle has been included in the bid package.

The complete bid package may be received via e-mail by requesting the package from Shawn Fennell, Transportation Program Coordinator, by phone  at 361-578-1587 ext. 221, or by e-mail at Physical copies of the bid package may be picked up in person at 1908 N. Laurent Street, Suite 600, Victoria, Texas 77901. You can also find the bid package online at under the “Transportation” link.

Bids must be received by mail or other delivery service by June 25, 2019 at 5:00PM CST to 1908 N. Laurent Street, Suite 600, Victoria, Texas 77901. Bids must be in sealed envelopes clearly marked “VEHICLE BID.” NO LATE BIDS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, AND ANY LATE BIDS WILL BE RETURNED TO THE SENDER UNOPENED.

Please refer to “GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS,” provided in the packet, for all required documentation necessary to be included with bid.

GCRPC is acting as the lead agency in this joint procurement, and may assign a quantity of said vehicles to other agencies. Each agency will have the ability to make minor adjustments to the specified floor plans and options, but cannot make major changes to the vehicles selected. Each agency will be responsible    for issuing their own purchase orders for the vehicle to the successful bidder. The place of delivery for each agency will differ. Please refer to the bid package for those locations.

All parts of the bid package must be completed in order to be considered. Prices are to  be noted on the included bid sheet only – no other document will be accepted. All   included forms must be completed.

GCRPC will award the contract to the responsible and responsive company providing the lowest unit cost per vehicle, including options, as selected by GCRPC

Bid Schedule:

- IFB Packets Available: April 26, 2019
- Pre-Bid Conference: May 10, 2019 @10:00 AM CST (If Necessary)
- Request for Approved Equals (RFAs): May 17, 2019
- Response for RFAs: May 24, 2019
- Appeals and requests for reconsideration: May 31, 2019
- Bids Due: June 25, 2019 no later than 5:00 PM CST
- Bid Opening: July 1, 2019 @ 9:00 AM CST
- Notification of Award: July 10, 2019

GCRPC anticipates using an award of a five (5) year contract for vehicle purchases pursuant to this IFB process. Other agencies will participate in the GCRPC IFB process.


  1. IFB Advertsiement
  2. IFB # GCRPC-1 2019
  3. Part III - Participating Agency Totals
  4. Consolidated Certification Form (PTN 130)
  5. Type I Vehicle Specifications
  6. Type II Vehicle Specifications
  7. Type III Vehicle Specifications
  8. Type VII Vehcile Specifications
  9. Type XI Vehicle Specications
  10. CVTD Graphics
  11. GCRPC - Victoria Transit Graphics
  12. GCRPC - RTransit Graphics
  13. Addendum #1
  14. Response to RFA - Type I
  15. Response to RFA - Type II
  16. Response to RFA - Type III
  17. Response to RFA - Type VII
  18. Response to RFA - Type XI

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