VENDORNET TRANSMISSION COVER LETTER

DATE:       November 8, 2006

When using Vendor Net, you may submit your bid through one of the following options: U.S. mail,
hand-delivery, or fax. Refer to “SUBMITTAL INSTRUCTIONS”. Regardless of the option used, your
bid must be received and time stamped in by Purchasing, 900 Wood Rd, 2nd Floor Tallent Hall,
Kenosha, WI 53144, prior to 2:00 PM on the bid due date to be considered on time. Bids not so
stamped shall be considered late. Late bids shall be rejected.

If you have any questions concerning these instructions, please contact the University of Wisconsin-
Parkside Purchasing at (262) 595-2248.


  A completed bid response must be received and time stamped in by UW-Parkside Purchasing prior to the stated
  opening time to be considered. Bids not so stamped shall be considered late. Late bids shall be rejected. We
  have supplied you with a return label. Please fill in your vendor name on the return label to help us identify this
  transaction. Not using the pre-addressed label to submit your bid properly and clearly marked is subject to
  rejection. Please use one of the options below for return of your bid.

  MAILING:      Mailed bids must be received at Purchasing, 900 Wood Rd, 2nd Floor Tallent Hall, Kenosha, WI.
                53144. Cut out and tape/glue return label on your return envelope.

  HAND      Hand-delivered bids may be done by vendor or third-party/courier service. Bids must be received
  DELIVERY: at Purchasing, 900 Wood Rd, 2nd Floor Tallent Hall, Kenosha, WI. 53144. Cut out and tape/glue
            return label on your return envelope.

  FAXING:       Include return label with your fax transmission at (262) 595-2990 (AVAILABLE 24 HOURS A DAY).

                The last page of the fax transmission must be completed prior to the bid opening due date and time.


             OFFICIAL SEALED
             NUMBER: _F7-1427__
             DUE DATE: __November 27, 2006___                      TIME: 2:00 PM CST/CDT

             VENDOR NAME HERE: ____________________________________
             ADDRESS: ________________________________________________

             900 WOOD RD, 2ND FLOOR TALLENT HALL
             KENOSHA, WI 53144

State of Wisconsin
Wis. Statutes s.16.75
DOA-3070 N(R09/97)

BIDS MUST BE SEALED AND ADDRESSED TO:                                                                                                    Remove from bidder list for this commodity/service. (Return this page only.)
AGENCY: UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PARKSIDE                                                                                               Bid envelope must be sealed and plainly marked in lower corner with due date and Request for
ADDRESS: PURCHASING DEPT                                                                                                               Bid # F7-1427. Late bids will be rejected. Bids MUST be date and time stamped by the soliciting purchasing office on
                                                                                                                                       or before the date and time that the bid is due. Bids dated and time stamped in another office will be rejected. Receipt
         TALLENT HALL 245
                                                                                                                                       of a bid by the mail system does not constitute receipt of a bid by the purchasing office. Any bid which is inadvertently
         900 WOOD RD P.O. Box 2000
                                                                                                                                       opened as a result of not being properly and clearly marked is subject to rejection. Bids must be submitted separately,
         KENOSHA, WI 53141-2000                                                                                                        i.e., not included with sample packages or other bids. Bid openings are public unless otherwise specified. Records will
                                                                                      THIS IS NOT                                      be available for public inspection after issuance of the notice of intent to award or the award of the contract. Bidder
                                                                                      AN ORDER                                         should contact person named below for an appointment to view the bid record. Bids shall be firm for acceptance for
                                                                                                                                       sixty (60) days from date of bid opening, unless otherwise noted. The attached terms and conditions apply to any
                                                                                                                                       subsequent award.
                 REQUEST FOR BID
        BIDDER (Name and Address)                                                                                                      Bids MUST be in this office no later than

                                                                                                                                                    November 27, 2006                          2:00PM CST
                                                                                                                                       Name (Contact for further information)

                                                                                                                                       Robert Fink
                                                                                                                                       Phone                                                                          Date
                                                                                                                                       262/595-2248                                                                   November 8, 2006

                                                                                                                                       Quote Price and Delivery FOB

                                                                                                                                       Kenosha, WI
                                                                                                                                       X Fax bids are accepted                                         Fax bids are not accepted
    Item                     Quantity                                                                                                                                                                    Price
     No.                     and Unit                                                                               Description                                                                         Per Unit                             Total
1                      1 Term                          Contract for Coach Charter Service (Lot 1).
2                      1 Term                          Contract for Interstate and Intrastate Longer Coach
                                                       Charters (Lot 2).

                                                       Questions regarding this bid can be referred to the
                                                       Robert Fink @262/595-2248

                                                       Fax # 262/595-2990.

Payment Terms Net 30                                                                                                                   Delivery Time

    We claim minority bidder preference [Wis. Stats. s. 16.75(3m)]. Under Wisconsin Statutes, a 5% preference may be granted to CERTIFIED Minority Business Enterprises. Bidder must be certified by the Wisconsin Department of Commerce.
     If you have questions concerning the certification process, contact the Wisconsin Department of Commerce, 5th Floor, 201 W. W ashington Ave., Madison, Wisconsin 53702, (608) 267-9550. Does Not Apply to Printing Bids

    We are a work center qualified under Wis. Stats. s. 16.752. Questions concerning the qualification process should be addressed to the Work Center Program, State Bureau of Procurement, 6th Floor, 101 E. Wilson St., Madison, Wisconsin
     53702, (608) 266-2605.

Wis. Stats. s. 16.754 directs the state to purchase materials which are manufactured to the greatest extent in the United States when all other factors are substantially equal. Materials covered in our bid were manufactured in whole or in substantial
part within the United States, or the majority of the component parts thereof were manufactured in whole or in substantial pa rt in the United States.
            Yes            No            Unknown
In signing this bid we also certify that we have not, either directly or indirectly, entered into any agreement or participated in any collusion or otherwise taken any action in restraint of free competition; that no attempt has been made to induce any
other person or firm to submit or not to submit a bid; that this bid has been independently arrived at without collusion with any other bidder, competitor or potential competitor; that this bid has not been knowingly disclosed prior to the opening of bids
to any other bidder or competitor; that the above statement is accurate under penalty of perjury.

We will comply with all terms, conditions and specifications required by the state in this Request for Bid and all terms of our bid.

  Name of Authorized Company Representative (Type or Print)                                                 Title                                                                             Phone        (             )

                                                                                                                                                                                              Fax          (             )

  Signature of Above                                                                                        Date                                        Federal Employer Identification No.                    Social Security No. if Sole
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Proprietor (Voluntary)

This form can be made available in accessible formats upon request to qualified individuals with disabilities.

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PARKSIDE                                 CONTRACT NO. F7-1427

                                        TABLE OF CONTENTS

            VENDOR NET

2.          CONTRACT TERM
3.          FIRM PRICES
7.          ORDERS
8.          DELIVERY
10.         AUDIT
14.         METHOD OF BID
15          METHOD OF AWARD





UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PARKSIDE                                                            CONTRACT NO. F7-1427

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside, hereinafter referred to as the "University", through its Purchasing Department,
hereinafter referred to as "Purchasing”, requests bids for the purchase of Charter Bus services.

The estimated annual value of this Contract is $100,000.00. The University does not guarantee to purchase any specific
quantity or dollar amount. Bids that state the University shall guarantee a specific quantity or dollar amount will be

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is committed to the promotion of minority business in the State’s purchasing
program and a goal of placing five (5) percent of its total purchasing dollars with certified minority businesses. Authority
for this program is found in Wisconsin Statutes 15.107(2), 16.75(4), and 16.755 and 560.036(2).
The State of Wisconsin policy provides that minority owned business enterprises certified by the Wisconsin Department
of Commerce, Bureau of Minority Development should have the maximum opportunity to participate in the performance of
its contracts. Supplier is strongly urged to use due diligence to further this policy by awarding subcontracts to minority
owned business enterprises or by using such enterprises to provide goods and services incidental to this agreement, with
a goal of awarding at least 5% of the contract price to such enterprises.

The supplier/contractor shall furnish appropriate quarterly information about its effort to achieve this goal, including the
identities of such enterprises certified by the Wisconsin Department of Commerce and their contract amount.

A listing of certified minority businesses, as well as the services and commodities they provide, is available from the
Department of Administration, Office of the Minority Business Program, 608/267-7806. The listing is published on the Internet
at: .

As a State agency, the University requires contractors issued a purchase order exceeding $25,000.00 to provide an
Affirmative Action Plan. Failure to comply appropriately with these requirements can lead to your company being banned
from doing business with any agency of the State of Wisconsin. Additionally, failure to comply can result in termination of
this contract, or withholding of payment. On the Bidder Response Sheet please provide the requested information.

For additional information see section 17.0 of the Standard Terms and Conditions. Some exceptions may apply, and
instructions for completing a plan are available upon request.

No award can be made to a vendor who is not in compliance with Sec. 77.66 of the Wisconsin State Statutes
( relating to sales and use tax certification.

If you have not established a certification for Collection of Sale and Use Tax status with the Wisconsin Department of
Revenue, the University and any other state agency can not issue any purchase orders to your firm. For additional
information see

The State of Wisconsin’s purchasing information and vendor notification service is available to all businesses and
organizations that want to sell to the state. Anyone may access VendorNet on the Internet at to get information on state purchasing practices and policies, commodities and services
that the state buys, and tips on selling to the state. Vendors may use the same Web site address for inclusion on
the bidders list for commodities and services that the organization wants to sell to the state. A subscription with
notification guarantees the organization will receive an e-mail message each time a state agency, including any
campus of the University of Wisconsin System, posts a request for bid or a request for proposal in their designated
commodity/service area(s) with an estimated value over $25,000. Organizations without Internet access receive
paper copies in the mail. Increasingly, state agencies also are using VendorNet to post simplified bids valued at
$25,000 or less. Vendors also may receive e-mail notices of these simplified bid opportunities.

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PARKSIDE                                                            CONTRACT NO. F7-1427

                                               SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF BID

Conditions of bid which include the word "must" or "shall" describe a mandatory requirement. All specifications are
defined as mandatory minimum requirements unless otherwise stated. If no bidder is able to comply with a given
specification or condition of bid, Purchasing reserves the right to delete that specification or condition of bid. FAILURE

This Contract bid document and the awarded bidder’s (Contractor’s) response information shall become the Contract.

   Bidders are expected to raise any questions, noted errors, discrepancies, ambiguities, exceptions, additions or
   deficiencies they have concerning this bid in writing two weeks prior to the bid opening date to:

                                            Robert Fink, Director of Purchasing
                                            Purchasing Department Tallent Hall
                                                      PO Box 2000
                                                Kenosha, WI 53141-2000
                                         PHONE 262/595-2248 -- FAX 262/595-2990

     If a Bidder discovers any significant ambiguity, error, conflict, discrepancy, omission, or other deficiency in this bid
     after the above date, they shall immediately notify the above named individual of such error and request modification
     or clarification of the bid document before the bid opening date.

     If the Bidder fails to notify the University prior to the bid due date of any condition stated above that reasonably should
     been known to the Bidder, and if a Contract is awarded to that Bidder, the Bidder shall not be entitled to additional
     compensation or time by reason of the error or its correction.

     Revisions to this bid will be made only by an official written amendment issued by Purchasing. Bidders may attach
     additional relevant information to their bid response.

     December 1, 2006, or date of award, through November 30, 2007, or one year after date of award, with options to
     renew for two additional one year terms. The University reserves the right to extend beyond the Contract Term if
     deemed to be in the best interest of the University.

     For up to 90 days after termination date, contractor must hold prices for charters reserved prior to termination date.

     This Contract shall automatically be extended into its second, and third, years unless Purchasing is notified in writing,
     by the Contractor; or notifies the Contractor, in writing, 45 calendar days prior to expiration of the initial and/or
     succeeding Contract term(s).

     Prices must remain firm for the initial Contract term. Prices established may be lowered due to general market

     3.1 Price increase requests must be received by Purchasing in writing 45 calendar days prior to the effective date of
         the proposed increase for acceptance or rejection. Proposed price increases are limited to fully documented cost
         increases submitted with the request. If Purchasing deems cost increases are not acceptable, it reserves the
         right to rebid the Contract in whole or part. An acceptance of the price increases will be in the form of an
         amendment to the Contract publication.

         In the event there is a substantial increase in the cost of fuel, the University will accept an increase in the mileage
         tariff based on documented price increase and its effect on the tariff. A substantial increase is defined as a 25%
         or more increase in fuel costs over a two-month period. However, if there is a substantial decline in the cost of
         fuel, the mileage tariff must be decreased accordingly. The benchmark will be the cost of fuel on October 1,
         2006. Enter your cost on this date on the Bidder Response Sheet. The intent of this paragraph is to provide relief
         between the awarded vendor and to the University in extreme cases and not to have “floating” prices for services.

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PARKSIDE                                                           CONTRACT NO. F7-1427

     3.2 Contractor must agree that all invoices will not exceed the prices established for the services on this Contract for
         all orders placed by the University even though the Contract number and/or correct prices may not be referenced
         on each order.

     To be eligible for a Contract award, you must be qualified and able to provide the following as required or your bid will
     be disqualified (respond on "Bidder Response Sheet"):

     4.1   Bidder must be in the business of providing charter bus service for the past three years.

     4.2   Bidder must designate a person to provide on-going communication, coordinate servicing, answer questions,
           minority reporting, and expedite service.

     4.3   Bidder must supply a client list of five firms to which similar services have been provided during the past 3 years
           to a comparable sized institution or company. All information received from those clients, if contacted, must
           verify that a high level of satisfaction was provided in that service trade. Include contact names, addresses and
           phone numbers.

     4.4   Charter Bus Contractor(s) must have experience in carrying athletic teams.

     4.5   Contractor must be able to report on a semi-annual basis all services purchased against this Contract, if

     4.6   All state and local government licensing requirements shall be met and maintained. Successful vendor(s) will
           also hold US.1.CC. licenses as required. If insurance requirements are greater for Federal, State or local units
           of government, the greater requirements shall apply.

     4.7   The Contractor shall add the “Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System, its officers, employees
           and agents” as an additional insured under the commercial general and automobile liability policies.

     4.8   Additional insurance requirements for this bid are as follows:

             (1). Successful vendor shall maintain insurance per the requirements as a minimum, and an acceptable
                  certificate of insurance must be received at the University’s Purchasing office prior to issuing
                  the contract. The contractor will furnish the University with a certificate of insurance upon award of
                  contract. The contractor shall maintain during the life of this contract worker’s Compensation,
                  Commercial General Liability Insurance and Commercial Automobile Liability Insurance.

                 Workers Compensation (WC):                         Required for all Contracts
                                                                    NO EXEMPTIONS
                          Each Accident                                     $100,000
                          Disease - Policy Limit                            $500,000
                          Disease - Each Employee                           $100,000

                 Commercial General Liability (CGL):
                      General Aggregate including
                      Products & Completed Operations                       $1,000,000
                      Each Occurrence                                       $1,000,000

                 Automobile Liability - Wisconsin
                       Combined Single Limit                                $2,000,000
                 Automobile Liability - inter-state and outside Wisconsin
                       Combined Single Limit                                $5,000,000

                       (2). These policies shall contain a covenant requiring sixty (60) days written notice to University
                 of Wisconsin before cancellation, reduction or other modifications of coverage. These policies must
                 be issued by an insurance company licensed to do business in the State of Wisconsin, with a
                 minimum AM Best rating of A-, and signed by an authorized agent.

     4.9   Charter Bus contractors must meet state standards of equipment and drivers per Wisconsin Administrative
           Code Trans 300, Subchapter II (equipment) and Trans 300.16 (driver or equipment).

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PARKSIDE                                                          CONTRACT NO. F7-1427

     4.10 Contractor must have covered telephone service from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST/CDT Monday through Friday
          in order to respond promptly to requests for service.

     See SPECIFICATIONS and/or ITEMIZED BID LIST for the minimum acceptable specifications for products

     Specifications may not be revised without an official written amendment issued by Purchasing.

     5.1   HOLD HARMLESS: The contractor shall save, keep harmless and defend the Board of Regents, University of
           Wisconsin System, against any and all liability claims, costs whatsoever kind and nature for injury to or death of
           any person or persons and for loss or damage to any property (University or otherwise) occurring in connection
           with or in any way incident to or arising out of the occupancy, use, service, operations, or performance of work
           in connection with this contract, resulting in whole or part from negligent acts or omissions of contractor,
           employee, agent, or representative of contractor.


            5.2.1.   Coaches shall be minimum 47-passenger (40’ length), at least two of which shall be 55-
                     passenger coach (45’ length); Mini-Coaches 36-passenger (35’ length) over the road coaches
                     with heating, air conditioning, public address system, VCR’s with monitors and rest rooms.
                     Under coach storage capacity of at least three vehicles in your fleet must be at least 300 cubic
                     feet per bus for athletic team charters. State whether you have at least three vehicles that
                     meet this storage capacity. In addition, all buses must be equipped in accordance with all State
                     and Federal Safety Standards and all drivers must be appropriately licensed for intra and
                     interstate driving.
            5.2.2.   Contractor must agree to comply with Sections 390-396 of the U.S. Department of
                     Transportation Motor Carrier Safety Regulations

            5.2.3.   The successful contractor will be required to provide the University with a copy of their I.C.C.
                     Tariff Rate Sheet for Interstate Travel and their travel authorization from I.C.C. prior to the
                     charter trips.

            5.2.4.   The successful contractor will be financially responsible for obtaining all required permits,
                     license, etc., to comply with pertinent Board of Regents, University of Wisconsin System
                     regulations; Municipal, County, State and Federal laws; and assume liability for applicable taxes
                     bonds, insurance, tickets, etc.

            5.2.5.   Every attempt will be made by the University to give the contractor at least two weeks notice
                     prior to the date of a charter, but the contractor must agree to accept twenty-four hours notice in
                     the case of emergencies or unforeseen circumstances. In a situation where the contractor
                     cannot comply with a twenty-four hour request, the University may contract with the secondary
                     awarded vendor for that particular charter trip.

            5.2.6.   The University cannot give prospective vendors firm dates and destinations for the charters
                     during the term of the contract. Trips will primarily consist of (but are not limited to) travel
                     between UW-Parkside and the other Conference schools or between UW-Parkside and other
                     Universities within the State.

            5.2.7.   Prices bid by vendors will not include highway tolls, bridge tolls or airport fees. These costs are
                     to be invoiced at actual cost, in addition to charges for the charter.

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PARKSIDE                                                             CONTRACT NO. F7-1427

            5.2.8.    Vendor must have capability to communicate between buses in the event of several chartered
                      buses traveling together.

            5.2.9.    CANCELLATION: Occasionally, trips will be canceled. Usually it will be because of bad
                      weather conditions or not enough participants to justify a bus charter. There will be no penalty
                      to the University for cancellations made 7 days or more in advance of scheduled charter.
                      Cancellations made between 7 days and scheduled trip are subject to a vendor cancellation fee
                      not to exceed $50.00. If a cancellation fee will be assessed, the dollar amount must be shown
                      on the Itemized Bid List. Contractor must advise departments calling vendor to tentatively
                      reserve buses that a purchase order is required to confirm charter; also of cancellation policy.
                      The department that places the charter will be responsible for any cancellation fees by their
                      failure to cancel within the time frame allowed for no charge cancellations (7 days). This policy
                      will allow the vendor to utilize equipment and personnel efficiently. The contractor will be
                      notified at once, when a decision has been made to cancel a trip.

            5.2.10.   START MILEAGE & STOP TIME: All mileage and time will be calculated from departure
                      and arrival (return) point in Kenosha. Any time and mileage expended by the vendor to
                      travel to Kenosha to provide service as requested will be at the vendor’s expense. The
                      University will designate the location and time of the pick-up and discharge point, usually the
                      same place.
                      Late returning (after midnight, before 4:00 AM) busses will not be charged a second day
                      minimum use charge.

                      Buses are to be at the designated pick-up point at least 10 minutes prior to departure time
                      for loading, at no cost for this time. Failure to show or arriving late will be cause for penalty
                      (see PERFORMANCE SERVICE STANDARDS).

            5.2.11.   DRIVER/OPERATOR REQUIREMENT: The driver (or drivers in the event of a long charter)
                      must be unaccompanied. This means that spouses or children cannot be on University
                      chartered trips. Driver’s room (lodging only) will be reserved and paid for by the University.
                      Additional meals and incidentals are the responsibility of the contractor. Drivers are required to
                      obtain or have available written directions to each destination prior to pickup of passengers.
                      Drivers must not eat, drink or read maps while operating the vehicle. Driver smoking breaks will
                      be only done when the passengers have scheduled or requested a stop. Driver must not have
                      any personal items including coolers or luggage in the aisle of the vehicle during charter service.

     5.3   ENTIRE AGREEMENT: This document with the University’s Purchase Orders constitute the entire agreement
           between the parties and all previous communications between the parties whether oral or written with reference
           to the subject matter of this contract are null, void and superseded.

     Also see Specifications.

     6.1   The University may require the Contractor not to assign any employee the University deems incompetent,
           careless, insubordinate, or otherwise objectionable to work on University projects.

     6.2   Late penalty: A late penalty may be assessed against the billing for a trip that the Contractor does not pick
           up as required on the official Purchase Order or in writing from the ordering department against a contract
           order. For a day trip the charge would be assessed on the total invoicing and for an extended trip the
           charge would be assessed on the total day’s billing on each day that the contractor is late.
           For each instance in which a passenger is picked up outside this service standard, the following charge will
           be assessed.
           LATE (FROM SCHEDULED DEPARTURE TIME)                        CHARGE
             10 minutes                                                10%
             1/2 hour late                                             25%
             1 hour late                                               50%

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PARKSIDE                                                       CONTRACT NO. F7-1427

           The charge may be waived during periods of severe weather or when conditions, as determined by the
           University indicate that the delay was unavoidable. This determination is final. If the Contractor believes an
           event occurring in the University/city may cause delays, it is the responsibility of the Contractor to notify the
           University’s coordinator of the event and to obtain prior written concurrence that charges will be waived.
           The University’s mandatory standard for acceptable contractor performance is three or fewer late
           departures per month. A missed trip counts as a late trip. Failure to attain the standard for two months in a
           row or any three months total during any annual term of the contract may be cause for cancellation of this

     6.3 If the Contractor is unable to maintain the itinerary time schedule due to equipment failure or driver inability to
         perform, the University reserves the right to contract with other vendors and charge the Contractor the
         differences in prices paid plus any additional meal and lodging expenses incurred as a result of the default.

     6.4 A $50.00 per trip penalty may be assessed the Contractor if the required VCR and monitors are not functional.

     6.5 If the Contractor cancels a trip without proper notice as defined above, the University reserves the right to
         contract with other vendors and charge the canceling Contractor the difference in prices paid.

7.   ORDERS:
     Specific order(s) or Contract blanket order(s) may be issued to the Contractor(s).

     7.1   Specific order(s): issued as one-time orders.

     7.2   Contract blanket order(s): issued for a specified period of time, to allow departmental personnel to issue
           releases against the Contract blanket order(s) as needed.

     8.1 Please note delivery and cancellation requirements in “Specifications” section above.

   9.1 Invoices for Purchase Order:
        The University must meet a statutory mandate to pay or reject invoices within 30 days of receipt by
        University Accounts Payable. Before payment is made, it also must verify that all invoiced charges are
        correct as per this Contract. Only properly submitted invoices will be officially processed for payment.
        Prompt payment requires that your invoices be clear and complete in conformity with the instructions
        below. All invoices must be itemized showing:

              Contractor name
              Remit to address
              Purchase order number
              Release number if given
              Complete service description
              Prices per the Contract

           The original invoice and two copies must be sent to Accounts Payable, 700 Wood Road, Kenosha, WI

           Contractor must agree that all invoices shall reflect the prices and discounts established for the items on
           this contract for all orders placed by the University even though the contract number and/or correct prices
           may not be referenced on each order.

      9.2 The contractor's route mileage per bus and employee time records shall be used as the basis to compute
          charges to the University. Forms verifying service performed shall be submitted to authorized University
          departmental personnel for signature approval. The contractor shall invoice the University on a per trip
          basis or as determined by mutual agreement and shall accompany this invoice with detail indicating hourly,
          mileage, daily, overnight, etc. charges as indicated in the itemized bid list.

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PARKSIDE                                                         CONTRACT NO. F7-1427

10.       AUDIT:
          Contractor's records that pertain to this Contract shall be open for inspection and/or audit by the State and/or
          University upon request for a period of five years after each Contract year. Records subject to audit include job
          tickets, itemized materials slips and the detailed time records and rate of pay for any employee whose time is
          billed to the University for Services.

          Additional related services may be added to this Contract at the discretion of Purchasing. Prices shall be in line
          with the Contract prices for like services. Contractor should promptly notify Purchasing of new or discontinued

          This Contract may be terminated by either party for the following conditions:

      12.1 Shall either party fail to perform under the terms of this Contract; the aggrieved party may notify the other
           party in writing via certified mail of such failure and demand that the same be remedied within 30 calendar
           days. Should the defaulting party fail to remedy the same within said period, the other party shall then
           have the right to terminate this Contract by giving the other party 30-calendar days written notice.
           Performance failure can be defined as but not limited to: continued late arrivals, inadequate
           communications and responses to contacts from the University staff, over booking, missing of charter or
           services, late deliveries, inability to offer or failure to provide any of the conditions of the Specifications or
           Special Conditions of Bid.

      12.2 If at any time the contractor performance threatens the health and/or safety of the University, the
           University has the right to cancel and terminate the Contract without notice.

      12.3 Failure to maintain the required Certificates of Insurance, Permits, Licenses, and Blanket Fidelity Bond
           shall be cause for Contract termination. If the Contractor fails to maintain and keep in force the insurance
           as required herein, the University has the right to cancel and terminate the Contract without notice.

      12.4 If at any time a petition in bankruptcy shall be filed against the contractor and such petition is not
           dismissed within 90 calendar days, or if a receiver or trustee of contractor's property is appointed and
           such appointment is not vacated within 90 calendar days, the University has the right, in addition to any
           other rights of whatsoever nature that it may have at law or inequity, to terminate this Contract by giving 90
           calendar days notice in writing of such termination.

      12.5 All notices of performance failure must be submitted in writing to Purchasing, Tallent Hall, 900 Wood
           Road, Kenosha, WI 53144. Purchasing shall be final authority for all performance resolutions not
           resolved through the ordering department.

          In order for your bid to be considered, the following forms/information should be completed and one copy (unless
          stated otherwise) submitted with your bid:

      13.1   Request for Bid Form
      13.2   Bidder Response Sheet
      13.3   Itemized Bid List with Lot 2 Trip Worksheet
      13.4   Attachments as required on the Bidder Response Sheet.
      13.5   A sample of invoice and service form as specified in Section 9.1.

          Failure to provide these forms/information with your bid submittal may disqualify your bid.

14.       METHOD OF BID:
          Bidder must submit a unit price and extended total for each item and a total price by lot as designated.

15.       METHOD OF AWARD:
          Awards shall be made on the basis of the lowest net lot total(s) as specified on each Itemized Bid List. The right
          is reserved, however, to make an award on the net unit price per item whichever is judged to be in the best
          interest of the University.

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PARKSIDE                                                        CONTRACT NO. F7-1427

      15.1   To insure service can be produced to meet our specifications and completed within the time required the
             University may choose to award a primary and secondary contractor.

             Under a primary and secondary award situation, the University reserves the right to use the primary or
             secondary vendor in situations where a certain number of vehicles are needed, a Contractor is not able to
             cover all dates of service for a Department’s planned events, or vehicles of different sizes are needed (i.e. 55
             and/or 47 passenger coaches or buses) and the University staff wants all vehicles to come from one vendor
             or contractor, or it is in the best interest of the University where special pricing is offered at less than contract

      15.2   The University reserves the right to make an interim award to require proof of performance through a test
             period of up to six months before awarding a final contract. During the test period the University will review
             the contractor’s performance, including invoicing requirements, to ensure complete compliance with the

             If deficiencies are not remedied to the complete satisfaction of the University, the test period will be canceled
             and award will be made to the next lowest responsible bidder. The final decision rests with the University
             based upon the data it collects

             If the contractor’s performance ensures the University that it is capable of complete compliance with the
             contract on continuous basis after the six-month trial period. The University will make the final award.

         The appeals procedure applies to only those requests for bids for services that are over $25,000. Notices of intent
         to protest and protests must be made in writing. Protestors should make their protests as specific as possible and
         should identify statutes and Wisconsin Administrative Code provisions that are alleged to have been violated.
         The written notice of intent to protest the intent to award a contract must be filed with
                                                   The Office of the Chancellor
                                             The University of Wisconsin-Parkside
                                                          900 Wood Rd
                                                   Kenosha, Wisconsin 53144
         with a copy to:
                                                      Director of Purchasing
                                               University of Wisconsin-Parkside
                                                  900 Wood Road Tallent Hall
                                                   Kenosha, Wisconsin 53144
         and received in his/her office no later than (date), or five (5) working days after the notice of intent to award is
         issued, whichever is greater.
         The written protest must be received in his/her office no later than ten (10) working days after the notice of intent
         to award is issued, whichever is greater.
         The decision of the head of the procuring agency may be appealed to the Secretary of the Department of
         Administration within five (5) working days of issuance, with a copy of such appeal filed with the procuring agency,
         provided the appeal alleges a violation of a statute or a provision of a Wisconsin Administrative Code.

         Vendors are encouraged to extend the contract resulting from this RFB to local governments in Wisconsin.
         Please indicate your willingness to allow Wisconsin municipalities to participate in this contract by completing
         Form DOA-3333, Vendor Agreement - Cooperative Purchasing.

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PARKSIDE                                                           CONTRACT NO. F7-1427

18. BIDDER RESPONSE SHEET: Note: This form should be returned with your bid response section numbers identified
    correspond to those shown in the SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF BID.
                                                                                                YES   NO
Minority Business Participation:
Bidder understands requirements that if they are awarded the contract, they agree to provide
(when requested) a MBE Participation Semi-Annual Report of all dollars spent with all minority
subcontractors?                                                                                ____  ____

4.1     Bidder is in the business of providing charter bus service for the past three years?             _

4.2                                                                     NAME                       PHONE NUMBER
      Affirmative Action                                                                           _
      Contract Renewal/Cancel
      Invoice Information
      Minority Business

      EMAIL: ________________________________________________________
      WEBSITE: _____________________________________________________

4.3     Bidder has provided and enclosed client list as required?

4.5     Bidder can report on services purchased on this Contract if requested?

4.8     Bidder will provide insurance certificate indicating coverage and agree to maintain
        coverage as required?

5.      Are you providing services specifications and information as required?

5.      Bidder shall comply with all Specifications and Service Requirements as identified?            ___   ___

      Bench mark fuel charge per gallon: $___________

6.0   Bidders shall comply with all Performance and Service Standards and agree to late penalty        ___   ___

9.1   Bidder agrees that all invoices on this Contract will reflect Contract prices?

9.1   Bidder has attached a sample of a completed invoice showing how you will meet
        our invoicing requirements?                                                                               .

Company Name (print or type)                               Bidder's name & title (print or type)

Bidder's Signature                                         Date
E-mail address

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PARKSIDE                                                         CONTRACT NO. F7-1427

                                 GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS/ITEMIZED BID LIST

These charters are usually day trips of approximately eight or nine hours duration. There are a limited number of over-
night trips, and a few charters of approximate one to four hour duration.

Equipment provided shall be of model 1989 or newer.


                                                         47 Passenger Vehicles             55 Passenger Vehicles

        1.      Minimum Charge                           $________________                $_______________

        2.      Number of Hours include in minimum       _________________

        3.      Hourly rate over minimum:                $________________                $_______________

        4.      Mileage                                  $________________                $_______________

        5.      Overnight charge per Coach/
                Per Trip/Per Night:                      $________________                $_______________

        6.      Deadhead mileage charge                  $________________                $_______________

        NOTE: These prices will be the ones used to invoice. Vendor can invoice by the hour or by the
        Mile, whichever is greater, not both.

        Lot 1 award will be based on a trip taking 10 hours and covering 325 miles using 47 passenger vehicle only.
Deadhead mileage will not be used in award determination. (Deadhead is defined as running a vehicle with no passengers.)

                Your bid price for this trip: $_______________________

        Bidders must provide a detailed description of how they determined this price.

        List the number and types of vehicles in your fleet: _________________________


        UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PARKSIDE                                            CONTRACT NO. F7-1427

                                  GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS/ITEMIZED BID LIST

The primary user of this lot is the University Intercollegiate Athletic Department. However, these rates shall apply to any
other department requiring charter.
Equipment provided shall be of model 1989 or newer.
               Show rates for 55 passenger coach per the following:

        1.      Minimum charge:                                    $___________
        2.      Indicate number of hours included in
                minimum charge:                                    __________hrs

        3.      Hourly rate after minimum charge:                  $________/hr
        4.      Indicate the maximum charge for a 24
                hr period when not charging by miles.              $_______/24hr
        5.      Indicate live mileage rate when not
                charging by time:                                  $________/mi

        6.      Indicate Deadhead Mileage rate.                    $_________/mi
        7.      Indicate if any daily charge (24 hour
                basis) in addition to above:
                addition to above:                                 $___________

        NOTE: These prices will be the ones used to invoice. Vendor can invoice a trip by hours or miles; whichever is
        greater, not both.
Lot 2 award will be made based on a trip taking 3 days and 3 nights (8 live hours/day = 24 total hours) plus 6 hours and
covering 1300 miles. Deadhead mileage will not be used in award determination. (Deadhead is defined as running a vehicle
with no passengers.)

                                                  Your bid prices for this trip: $__________________

Bidders must complete the following detailed worksheet showing calculations by time and by miles as relating to the bid prices.

        UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PARKSIDE                                             CONTRACT NO. F7-1427

                                                     LOT 2 TRIP WORKSHEET
        55 passenger

        55 passenger

        List the number and types of vehicles in your fleet: _________________________

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PARKSIDE                                                         CONTRACT NO. F7-1427

The attached material submitted in response to Request for Bid # F7-1427 includes proprietary and confidential
information which qualifies as a trade secret, as provided in Section 19.36(5), Wis. Stats., or is otherwise material that
can be kept confidential under the Wisconsin Open Records Law. As such, we ask that certain pages, as indicated
below, of this bid/proposal response be treated as confidential material and not be released without our written approval.
We request that the following pages not be released:

Section                  Page #                           Topic








This does not apply to bid or proposal prices. Prices are always open. Other information usually cannot be kept
confidential unless it is a trade secret. Trade secret is defined in s.134.90(1)(c), Wis. Stats. as follows: “Trade secret”
means information, including a formula, pattern, compilation, program, devise, method, technique or process to which all
of the following apply: 1. The information derives independent economic value, actual or potential, from not being
generally known to, and not being readily ascertainable by proper means by, other persons who can obtain economic
value from its disclosure or use. 2. The information is the subject of efforts to maintain its secrecy that are reasonable
under the circumstances. Failure to include this form in the bid/proposal response may mean that all information
provided as part of the bid/proposal response will be open to examination and copying. The state considers other
markings of confidential in the bid/proposal document to be insufficient. The undersigned agrees to hold the state
harmless for any damages arising out of the release of any materials unless they are specifically identified above.


Name Authorized Representative                                     Company Name

_____________________________            ______________________________
Signature Authorized Representative                          Date

State of Wisconsin                                                                                    Division of State Agency Services
Department of Administration                                                                               State Bureau of Procurement
DOA-3333 (R03/2004)

                                                                                                        CONTRACT NUMBER F7-1427

Vendor Agreement
                                      Wisconsin’s Cooperative Purchasing Service

Wisconsin statutes (s. 16.73, Wis. Stats.) establish authority to allow Wisconsin municipalities to purchase from state contracts.
Participating in the service gives vendors opportunities for additional sales without additional bidding. Municipalities use the service
to expedite purchases. A "municipality" is defined as any county, city, village, town, school district, board of school directors, sewer
district, drainage district, vocational, technical and adult education district, or any other public body having the authority to award
public contracts (s. 16.70(8), Wis. Stats.). Federally recognized Indian tribes and bands in this state may participate in cooperative
purchasing with the state or any municipality under ss. 66.0301(1) and (2), Wis.Stats.

Interested municipalities:

            will contact the contractor directly to place orders referencing the state agency contract number; and

            are responsible for receipt, acceptance, inspection of commodities directly from the contractor, and making payment
             directly to the contractor.

The State of Wisconsin is not a party to these purchases or any dispute arising from these purchases and is not liable for delivery or
payment of any of these purchases.

The State of Wisconsin will determine the contractor’s participation by checking a box below.

        MANDATORY: Bidders/Proposers must agree to furnish the commodities or services of this bid/proposal to Wisconsin
         municipalities. Vendors should note any special conditions below.

        OPTIONAL: Bidders/Proposers may or may not agree to furnish the commodities or services of this bid/proposal to
         Wisconsin municipalities. A vendor’s decision on participating in this service has no effect on awarding this contract.

        A vendor in the service may specify minimum order sizes by volume or dollar amount, additional charges beyond normal
        delivery areas, or other minimal changes for municipalities.

        Vendor: please check one of the following boxes in response.

                    I Agree to furnish the commodities or services of this bid/proposal to Wisconsin municipalities with any special
                   conditions noted below.

                    I Do Not Agree to furnish the commodities or services to Wisconsin municipalities.

Special Conditions (if applicable):

Signature                                                                                Date (mm/dd/ccyy)

Name (Type or Print)                                                                     Title

Company                                                                                  Telephone

                                                                                         (       )
Address (Street)                                   City                                  State       ZIP + 4

Commodity/Service                                                                        Request for Bid/Proposal Number

             This form can be made available in accessible formats upon request to qualified individuals with disabilities.

Wisconsin Department of Administration
Chs. 16, 19, 51
DOA-3054 (R10/2005)
Page 1 of 3
                                                 Standard Terms And Conditions
                                                  (Request For Bids / Proposals)

1.0            SPECIFICATIONS: The specifications in this request are the minimum acceptable. When specific manufacturer and model numbers
       are used, they are to establish a design, type of construction, quality, functional capability and/or performance level desired. When alternates
       are bid/proposed, they must be identified by manufacturer, stock number, and such other information necessary to establish equivalency. The
       State of Wisconsin shall be the sole judge of equivalency. Bidders/proposers are cautioned to avoid bidding alternates to the specifications
       which may result in rejection of their bid/proposal.

2.0             DEVIATIONS AND EXCEPTIONS: Deviations and exceptions from original text, terms, conditions, or specifications shall be described
       fully, on the bidder's/proposer's letterhead, signed, and attached to the request. In the absence of such statement, the bid/proposal shall be
       accepted as in strict compliance with all terms, conditions, and specifications and the bidders/proposers shall be held liable.

3.0          QUALITY: Unless otherwise indicated in the request, all material shall be first quality. Items which are used, demonstrators, obsolete,
       seconds, or which have been discontinued are unacceptable without prior written approval by the State of Wisconsin.

4.0          QUANTITIES: The quantities shown on this request are based on estimated needs. The state reserves the right to increase or
       decrease quantities to meet actual needs.

5.0           DELIVERY: Deliveries shall be F.O.B. destination freight prepaid and included unless otherwise specified.

6.0           PRICING AND DISCOUNT: The State of Wisconsin qualifies for governmental discounts and its educational institutions also qualify
       for educational discounts. Unit prices shall reflect these discounts.

       6.1    Unit prices shown on the bid/proposal or contract shall be the price per unit of sale (e.g., gal., cs., doz., ea.) as stated on the request or
              contract. For any given item, the quantity multiplied by the unit price shall establish the extended price, the unit price shall govern in
              the bid/proposal evaluation and contract administration.

       6.2    Prices established in continuing agreements and term contracts may be lowered due to general market conditions, but prices shall not
              be subject to increase for ninety (90) calendar days from the date of award. Any increase proposed shall be submitted to the
              contracting agency thirty (30) calendar days before the proposed effective date of the price increase, and shall be limited to fully
              documented cost increases to the contractor which are demonstrated to be industrywide. The conditions under which price increases
              may be granted shall be expressed in bid/proposal documents and contracts or agreements.

       6.3    In determination of award, discounts for early payment will only be considered when all other conditions are equal and when payment
              terms allow at least fifteen (15) days, providing the discount terms are deemed favorable. All payment terms must allow the option of
              net thirty (30).

7.0           UNFAIR SALES ACT: Prices quoted to the State of Wisconsin are not governed by the Unfair Sales Act.

8.0           ACCEPTANCE-REJECTION: The State of Wisconsin reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids/proposals, to waive any
       technicality in any bid/proposal submitted, and to accept any part of a bid/proposal as deemed to be in the best interests of the State of

              Bids/proposals MUST be date and time stamped by the soliciting purchasing office on or before the date and time that the
       bid/proposal is due. Bids/proposals date and time stamped in another office will be rejected. Receipt of a bid/proposal by the mail system
       does not constitute receipt of a bid/proposal by the purchasing office.

9.0           METHOD OF AWARD: Award shall be made to the lowest responsible, responsive bidder unless otherwise specified.

10.0         ORDERING: Purchase orders or releases via purchasing cards shall be placed directly to the contractor by an authorized agency.
       No other purchase orders are authorized.

11.0          PAYMENT TERMS AND INVOICING: The State of Wisconsin normally will pay properly submitted vendor invoices within thirty (30)
       days of receipt providing goods and/or services have been delivered, installed (if required), and accepted as specified.

              Invoices presented for payment must be submitted in accordance with instructions contained on the purchase order including
       reference to purchase order number and submittal to the correct address for processing.

              A good faith dispute creates an exception to prompt payment.

12.0           TAXES: The State of Wisconsin and its agencies are exempt from payment of all federal tax and Wisconsin state and local taxes on
       its purchases except Wisconsin excise taxes as described below.

               The State of Wisconsin, including all its agencies, is required to pay the Wisconsin excise or occupation tax on its purchase of beer,
       liquor, wine, cigarettes, tobacco products, motor vehicle fuel and general aviation fuel. However, it is exempt from payment of Wisconsin
       sales or use tax on its purchases. The State of Wisconsin may be subject to other states' taxes on its purchases in that state depending on
       the laws of that state. Contractors performing construction activities are required to pay state use tax on the cost of materials.

13.0           GUARANTEED DELIVERY: Failure of the contractor to adhere to delivery schedules as specified or to promptly replace rejected
       materials shall render the contractor liable for all costs in excess of the contract price when alternate procurement is necessary. Excess costs
       shall include the administrative costs.

14.0           ENTIRE AGREEMENT: These Standard Terms and Conditions shall apply to any contract or order awarded as a result of this
       request except where special requirements are stated elsewhere in the request; in such cases, the special requirements shall apply. Further,
       the written contract and/or order with referenced parts and attachments shall constitute the entire agreement and no other terms and
       conditions in any document, acceptance, or acknowledgment shall be effective or binding unless expressly agreed to in writing by the
       contracting authority.

15.0           APPLICABLE LAW AND COMPLIANCE: This contract shall be governed under the laws of the State of Wisconsin. The contractor
       shall at all times comply with and observe all federal and state laws, local laws, ordinances, and regulations which are in effect during the
       period of this contract and which in any manner affect the work or its conduct. The State of Wisconsin reserves the right to cancel this
       contract if the contractor fails to follow the requirements of s. 77.66, Wis. Stats., and related statutes regarding certification for collection of
       sales and use tax. The State of Wisconsin also reserves the right to cancel this contract with any federally debarred contractor or a
       contractor that is presently identified on the list of parties excluded from federal procurement and non-procurement contracts.

16.0           ANTITRUST ASSIGNMENT: The contractor and the State of Wisconsin recognize that in actual economic practice, overcharges
       resulting from antitrust violations are in fact usually borne by the State of Wisconsin (purchaser). Therefore, the contractor hereby assigns to
       the State of Wisconsin any and all claims for such overcharges as to goods, materials or services purchased in connection with this contract.

17.0           ASSIGNMENT: No right or duty in whole or in part of the contractor under this contract may be assigned or delegated without the
       prior written consent of the State of Wisconsin.

18.0           WORK CENTER CRITERIA: A work center must be certified under s. 16.752, Wis. Stats., and must ensure that when engaged in the
       production of materials, supplies or equipment or the performance of contractual services, not less than seventy-five percent (75%) of the
       total hours of direct labor are performed by severely handicapped individuals.

19.0           NONDISCRIMINATION / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION: In connection with the performance of work under this contract, the contractor
       agrees not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical
       condition, developmental disability as defined in s. 51.01(5), Wis. Stats., sexual orientation as defined in s. 111.32(13m), Wis. Stats., or
       national origin. This provision shall include, but not be limited to, the following: employment, upgrading, demotion or transfer; recruitment or
       recruitment advertising; layoff or termination; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; and selection for training, including apprenticeship.
        Except with respect to sexual orientation, the contractor further agrees to take affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunities.

       19.1   Contracts estimated to be over twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) require the submission of a written affirmative action plan by the
              contractor. An exemption occurs from this requirement if the contractor has a workforce of less than twenty-five (25) employees.
              Within fifteen (15) working days after the contract is awarded, the contractor must submit the plan to the contracting state agency for
              approval. Instructions on preparing the plan and technical assistance regarding this clause are available from the contracting state

       19.2   The contractor agrees to post in conspicuous places, available for employees and applicants for employment, a notice to be provided
              by the contracting state agency that sets forth the provisions of the State of Wisconsin's nondiscrimination law.

       19.3   Failure to comply with the conditions of this clause may result in the contractor's becoming declared an "ineligible" contractor,
              termination of the contract, or withholding of payment.

20.0           PATENT INFRINGEMENT: The contractor selling to the State of Wisconsin the articles described herein guarantees the articles were
       manufactured or produced in accordance with applicable federal labor laws. Further, that the sale or use of the articles described herein will
       not infringe any United States patent. The contractor covenants that it will at its own expense defend every suit which shall be brought
       against the State of Wisconsin (provided that such contractor is promptly notified of such suit, and all papers therein are delivered to it) for
       any alleged infringement of any patent by reason of the sale or use of such articles, and agrees that it will pay all costs, damages, and profits
       recoverable in any such suit.

21.0           SAFETY REQUIREMENTS: All materials, equipment, and supplies provided to the State of Wisconsin must comply fully with all
       safety requirements as set forth by the Wisconsin Administrative Code and all applicable OSHA Standards.

22.0           WARRANTY: Unless otherwise specifically stated by the bidder/proposer, equipment purchased as a result of this request shall be
       warranted against defects by the bidder/proposer for one (1) year from date of receipt. The equipment manufacturer's standard warranty
       shall apply as a minimum and must be honored by the contractor.

23.0          INSURANCE RESPONSIBILITY: The contractor performing services for the State of Wisconsin shall:

       23.1   Maintain worker's compensation insurance as required by Wisconsin Statutes, for all employees engaged in the work.

       23.2   Maintain commercial liability, bodily injury and property damage insurance against any claim(s) which might occur in carrying out this
              agreement/contract. Minimum coverage shall be one million dollars ($1,000,000) liability for bodily injury and property damage
              including products liability and completed operations. Provide motor vehicle insurance for all owned, non-owned and hired vehicles
              that are used in carrying out this contract. Minimum coverage shall be one million dollars ($1,000,000) per occurrence combined
              single limit for automobile liability and property damage.

       23.3   The state reserves the right to require higher or lower limits where warranted.

24.0         CANCELLATION: The State of Wisconsin reserves the right to cancel any contract in whole or in part without penalty due to
       nonappropriation of funds or for failure of the contractor to comply with terms, conditions, and specifications of this contract.

25.0          VENDOR TAX DELINQUENCY: Vendors who have a delinquent Wisconsin tax liability may have their payments offset by the State
       of Wisconsin.

26.0          PUBLIC RECORDS ACCESS: It is the intention of the state to maintain an open and public process in the solicitation, submission,
       review, and approval of procurement activities.

               Bid/proposal openings are public unless otherwise specified. Records may not be available for public inspection prior to issuance of
       the notice of intent to award or the award of the contract.

27.0          PROPRIETARY INFORMATION: Any restrictions on the use of data contained within a request, must be clearly stated in the
       bid/proposal itself. Proprietary information submitted in response to a request will be handled in accordance with applicable State of
       Wisconsin procurement regulations and the Wisconsin public records law. Proprietary restrictions normally are not accepted. However,
       when accepted, it is the vendor's responsibility to defend the determination in the event of an appeal or litigation.

       27.1   Data contained in a bid/proposal, all documentation provided therein, and innovations developed as a result of the contracted
              commodities or services cannot be copyrighted or patented. All data, documentation, and innovations become the property of the
              State of Wisconsin.

       27.2   Any material submitted by the vendor in response to this request that the vendor considers confidential and proprietary information and
              which qualifies as a trade secret, as provided in s. 19.36(5), Wis. Stats., or material which can be kept confidential under the
              Wisconsin public records law, must be identified on a Designation of Confidential and Proprietary Information form (DOA-3027).
              Bidders/proposers may request the form if it is not part of the Request for Bid/Request for Proposal package. Bid/proposal prices
              cannot be held confidential.

28.0           DISCLOSURE: If a state public official (s. 19.42, Wis. Stats.), a member of a state public official's immediate family, or any
       organization in which a state public official or a member of the official's immediate family owns or controls a ten percent (10%) interest, is a
       party to this agreement, and if this agreement involves payment of more than three thousand dollars ($3,000) within a twelve (12) month
       period, this contract is voidable by the state unless appropriate disclosure is made according to s. 19.45(6), Wis. Stats., before signing the
       contract. Disclosure must be made to the State of Wisconsin Ethics Board, 44 East Mifflin Street, Suite 601, Madison, Wisconsin 53703
       (Telephone 608-266-8123).

              State classified and former employees and certain University of Wisconsin faculty/staff are subject to separate disclosure
       requirements, s. 16.417, Wis. Stats.

29.0          RECYCLED MATERIALS: The State of Wisconsin is required to purchase products incorporating recycled materials whenever
       technically and economically feasible. Bidders are encouraged to bid products with recycled content which meet specifications.

30.0           MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET: If any item(s) on an order(s) resulting from this award(s) is a hazardous chemical, as defined
       under 29CFR 1910.1200, provide one (1) copy of a Material Safety Data Sheet for each item with the shipped container(s) and one (1) copy
       with the invoice(s).

31.0           PROMOTIONAL ADVERTISING / NEWS RELEASES: Reference to or use of the State of Wisconsin, any of its departments,
       agencies or other subunits, or any state official or employee for commercial promotion is prohibited. News releases pertaining to this
       procurement shall not be made without prior approval of the State of Wisconsin. Release of broadcast e-mails pertaining to this procurement
       shall not be made without prior written authorization of the contracting agency.

32.0          HOLD HARMLESS: The contractor will indemnify and save harmless the State of Wisconsin and all of its officers, agents and
       employees from all suits, actions, or claims of any character brought for or on account of any injuries or damages received by any persons or
       property resulting from the operations of the contractor, or of any of its contractors, in prosecuting work under this agreement.

33.0   FOREIGN CORPORATION: A foreign corporation (any corporation other than a Wisconsin corporation) which becomes a party to this
       Agreement is required to conform to all the requirements of Chapter 180, Wis. Stats., relating to a foreign corporation and must possess a
       certificate of authority from the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions, unless the corporation is transacting business in interstate
       commerce or is otherwise exempt from the requirement of obtaining a certificate of authority. Any foreign corporation which desires to apply
       for a certificate of authority should contact the Department of Financial Institutions, Division of Corporation, P. O. Box 7846, Madison, WI
       53707-7846; telephone (608) 261-7577.

34.0   WORK CENTER PROGRAM: The successful bidder/proposer shall agree to implement processes that allow the State agencies, including
       the University of Wisconsin System, to satisfy the State's obligation to purchase goods and services produced by work centers certified under
       the State Use Law, s.16.752, Wis. Stat. This shall result in requiring the successful bidder/proposer to include products provided by work
       centers in its catalog for State agencies and campuses or to block the sale of comparable items to State agencies and campuses.

35.0     FORCE MAJEURE: Neither party shall be in default by reason of any failure in performance of this Agreement in accordance with
       reasonable control and without fault or negligence on their part. Such causes may include, but are not restricted to, acts of nature or the
       public enemy, acts of the government in either its sovereign or contractual capacity, fires, floods, epidemics, quarantine restrictions, strikes,
       freight embargoes and unusually severe weather, but in every case the failure to perform such must be beyond the reasonable control and
       without the fault or negligence of the party.

State of Wisconsin                                                                                                      Division of Agency Services
Department of Administration                                                                                                 Bureau of Procurement
DOA-3681 (01/2001)
ss. 16, 19 and 51, Wis. Stats.

                                      Supplemental Standard Terms and Conditions
                                             for Procurements for Services
1.0           ACCEPTANCE OF BID/PROPOSAL CONTENT: The contents of the bid/proposal of the successful contractor will become
       contractual obligations if procurement action ensues.

2.0           CERTIFICATION OF INDEPENDENT PRICE DETERMINATION: By signing this bid/proposal, the bidder/proposer certifies, and in
       the case of a joint bid/proposal, each party thereto certifies as to its own organization, that in connection with this procurement:

       2.1     The prices in this bid/proposal have been arrived at independently, without consultation, communication, or agreement, for the purpose
               of restricting competition, as to any matter relating to such prices with any other bidder/proposer or with any competitor;

       2.2     Unless otherwise required by law, the prices which have been quoted in this bid/proposal have not been knowingly disclosed by the
               bidder/proposer and will not knowingly be disclosed by the bidder/proposer prior to opening in the case of an advertised procurement
               or prior to award in the case of a negotiated procurement, directly or indirectly to any other bidder/proposer or to any competitor; and

       2.3     No attempt has been made or will be made by the bidder/proposer to induce any other person or firm to submit or not to submit a
               bid/proposal for the purpose of restricting competition.

       2.4     Each person signing this bid/proposal certifies that: He/she is the person in the bidder's/proposer's organization responsible within that
               organization for the decision as to the prices being offered herein and that he/she has not participated, and will not participate, in any
               action contrary to 2.1 through 2.3 above; (or)

               He/she is not the person in the bidder's/proposer's organization responsible within that organization for the decision as to the prices
               being offered herein, but that he/she has been authorized in writing to act as agent for the persons responsible for such decisions in
               certifying that such persons have not participated, and will not participate in any action contrary to 2.1 through 2.3 above, and as their
               agent does hereby so certify; and he/she has not participated, and will not participate, in any action contrary to 2.1 through 2.3 above.


       3.1     Prior to award of any contract, a potential contractor shall certify in writing to the procuring agency that no relationship exists between
               the potential contractor and the procuring or contracting agency that interferes with fair competition or is a conflict of interest, and no
               relationship exists between the contractor and another person or organization that constitutes a conflict of interest with respect to a
               state contract. The Department of Administration may waive this provision, in writing, if those activities of the potential contractor will
               not be adverse to the interests of the state.
       3.2     Contractors shall agree as part of the contract for services that during performance of the contract, the contractor will neither provide
               contractual services nor enter into any agreement to provide services to a person or organization that is regulated or funded by the
               contracting agency or has interests that are adverse to the contracting agency. The Department of Administration may waive this
               provision, in writing, if those activities of the contractor will not be adverse to the interests of the state.

4.0           DUAL EMPLOYMENT: Section 16.417, Wis. Stats., prohibits an individual who is a State of Wisconsin employee or who is retained
       as a contractor full-time by a State of Wisconsin agency from being retained as a contractor by the same or another State of Wisconsin
       agency where the individual receives more than $12,000 as compensation for the individual’s services during the same year. This prohibition
       does not apply to individuals who have full-time appointments for less than twelve (12) months during any period of time that is not included in
       the appointment. It does not include corporations or partnerships.

5.0            EMPLOYMENT: The contractor will not engage the services of any person or persons now employed by the State of Wisconsin,
       including any department, commission or board thereof, to provide services relating to this agreement without the written consent of the
       employing agency of such person or persons and of the contracting agency.

6.0           CONFLICT OF INTEREST: Private and non-profit corporations are bound by ss. 180.0831, 180.1911(1), and 181.0831 Wis. Stats.,
       regarding conflicts of interests by directors in the conduct of state contracts.

7.0           RECORDKEEPING AND RECORD RETENTION: The contractor shall establish and maintain adequate records of all expenditures
       incurred under the contract. All records must be kept in accordance with generally accepted accounting procedures. All procedures must be
       in accordance with federal, state and local ordinances.

       The contracting agency shall have the right to audit, review, examine, copy, and transcribe any pertinent records or documents relating to any
       contract resulting from this bid/proposal held by the contractor. The contractor will retain all documents applicable to the contract for a period
       of not less than three (3) years after final payment is made.

8.0            INDEPENDENT CAPACITY OF CONTRACTOR: The parties hereto agree that the contractor, its officers, agents, and employees, in
       the performance of this agreement shall act in the capacity of an independent contractor and not as an officer, employee, or agent of the state.


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