Housekeeping Equipment

					                              ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS



The Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center Authority will receive sealed bids for:

                       Housekeeping Equipment
                 (Scrubbers, Tilt Truck, Laundry Equipment)
This will be for the use of the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center Authority,
Birmingham, Alabama.

The Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center Authority, 2100 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd.
North, Birmingham, Alabama will receive bids, up to the hour of 2:00 p.m.,
Wednesday, July 7, 2010 and will there be publicly opened and read aloud at the BJCC
Executive Board Room 4th Floor, North Exhibition Hall in Birmingham, AL. Bids must
be submitted on bid forms furnished by the Authority.

Bids should be in a sealed envelope with the name of the project clearly marked on
the outside. Bids will be publicly opened and read by the Authority immediately after the
closing time specified for receipt of bids at the office listed above.

Bids should give the legal name of the Bidder and should be signed by a person legally
authorized to bind the Bidder to a contract.

Bidder may elect to return bid by mailing to the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center
Authority, 2100 Richard Arrington, Jr. Blvd. North, Dock #2, Birmingham, AL 35203.
Attention: Christy Howard, Purchasing Coordinator. Mailed replies must be received
prior to the specified close of bids. All bids received after 2:00 p.m. on the bid date will
be returned unopened.

Questions concerning the specifications should be directed Arthur Kelly (205)458-8519
or David Smith (205)458-8562.

Bid documents are attached.


                               Christy Howard, Purchasing Coordinator
                               Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center Authority
                          CONFIRMATION OF RECEIPT


This form is to verify that the Advertisement for Bids issued by the Birmingham-
Jefferson Civic Center Authority has been received. This form has been devised to
ensure that each Bidder has received an Advertisement for Bids and is given the
opportunity to respond. Please complete this form and return to the BJCC Accounting
Department, P.O. Box 13347, Birmingham, AL 35202. ATTENTION: CHRISTY
HOWARD as soon as possible or fax the completed form to (205) 458-8465.

              BID FOR: HOUSEKEEPING EQUIPMENT

COMPANY NAME:_____________________________________________________

NAME OF RECEIVING
PARTY:_______________________________________________________________

DATE RECEIVED:______________________________________________________

(CIRCLE ONE)

Bid package has been received in good condition?          YES                   NO

All copies are clear and free from obstruction?           YES                    NO

Advertisement for bid was attached to the Bid Form?       YES                    NO


COMMENTS:




CERTIFIED BY: ________________________________                  DATE: ____________
              (Bidder)
                                       BID FORM


Bid of ______________________________________________(hereinafter

called the "Bidder"), a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the

State of __________________, or a partnership or an individual doing business

as _______________________________________.

To: Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center Authority
    Birmingham, Alabama (hereinafter called the "Authority")

1. The Bidder, in compliance with your Advertisement for Bids for “Housekeeping
Equipment” as specified, for the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center Authority,
Birmingham, Alabama, having examined the specifications and related documents,
hereby proposes to furnish all equipment, materials, accessories and/or services in
accordance with the contract documents, within the time set forth herein, and at the prices
stated below. These prices are to cover all expenses incurred in providing the equipment,
accessories, materials and/or services under the contract documents, of which this bid is a
part, and F.O.B. delivery of same to Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center Authority,
Birmingham, Alabama.

ALL INFORMATION ASKED FOR IN THIS ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS,
INCLUDING ALL DOCUMENTS, PROCEDURES, INSURANCE
CERTIFICATES, AND ANY OTHER INFORMATION ASKED FOR MUST
ACCOMPANY THE BID. FAILURE TO INCLUDE ANY ASKED FOR
INFORMATION MAY RESULT IN THE BID BEING DECLARED NON-
RESPONSIVE.

                        THE AUTHORITY IS TAX EXEMPT.

2. Bidder hereby agrees to furnish equipment, accessories, materials, services and/or
delivery, as specified in the contract documents on or before a date to be specified in
"Notice to Proceed" by the Authority and to provide these products at the prices stated
below for a period of one (1) year from date contract is awarded.

3. GENERAL

The Authority’s payment terms are net 30. Other payment terms can be negotiated.
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4. These specifications cover minimum standards; any alternate types offered should
have similar design and are manufactured from comparable materials to those specified.
The Authority retains the sole responsibility to determine suitability of the alternate items
offered in this bid. The Authority, acting in the best interest of the Birmingham-Jefferson
Civic Center Authority, may elect to award this contract to one or more Bidders. The
Authority’s decision shall be final.

Products submitted on this bid should meet or exceed the stated specification which are
intended to set a standard of quality and are not intended to limit competition.

5. BID BOND

A cashier’s check or certified check drawn on an Alabama Bank or bid bond,
executed by a Surety company duly authorized and qualified to make such bonds in
Alabama, payable to Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center Authority in the amount
of $500.00. This bid bond must be submitted with bid package. If not, bid will be
considered non-responsive.

6. EQUIPMENT SPECIFICATIONS – See Attached Specifications and Pricing Form.

7. INSURANCE

Bidder shall provide a current certificate of insurance protecting the Authority from all
claims for damages, injuries, or death with the following coverage:

A. Worker’s Compensation Insurance and Employer’s Liability Insurance
     a. Worker’s Compensation Coverage shall be provided in accordance with the
         statutory coverage required in Alabama. A group insurer must submit a
         certificate of authority from the Alabama Department of Industrial Relations
         approving the group insurance plan. A self-insurer must submit a certificate
         from the Alabama Department of Industrial Relations stating the Contractor
         qualifies to pay its own worker’s compensation claims.

         b. Employer’s Liability Insurance limits shall be at least:

                 i. Bodily Injury by Accident - $1,000,000 per accident.
                ii. Bodily Injury by Disease - $1,000,000 per employee.
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B. Commercial Business Automobile Liability Insurance
     a. Commercial Business Automobile Liability Insurance which shall include
        coverage for bodily injury and property damage arising from the operation of
        any owned, non-owned or hired automobile. The Commercial Business
        Automobile Liability Insurance Policy shall provide not less than $1,000,000
        Combined Single Limits for each occurrence.


         b. The policy shall name the Authority, Architect, and their agents, consultants,
            and employees as additional insured.

C. Commercial General Liability Insurance
     a. Commercial General Liability Insurance written on an ISO Occurrence Form
        (current edition) or equivalent, shall include, but need not be limited to,
        coverage for bodily injury and property damage arising from premises and
        operations liability, products and completed operations liability, blasting and
        explosion, collapse of structures, and underground damage, personal injury
        liability and contractual liability.    The Commercial General Liability
        Insurance shall provide at minimum the following limits:
             i. General Aggregate                              $2,000,000/Project
            ii. Products, Completed Operations Aggregate       $2,000,000/Project
           iii. Personal and Advertising Injury
                   $1,000,000/Occurrence
           iv. Each Occurrence                                 $1,000,000

8. The undersigned hereby certifies that neither the Bidder nor Bidder's agent now, or
any other party acting as the Bidder's representative has paid or agreed to pay, directly or
indirectly, a person, firm or corporation any money or valuable consideration for
assistance in procuring or attempting to procure the contract herein referred to and further
agrees that no such money or reward shall be hereafter paid.

9. The Authority reserves the right to waive any informality in any offer, to reject any or
all offers, in whole or in part, and to accept the offer most advantageous to the Authority,
should it be deemed in its best interest to do so.

10. The undersigned Bidder agrees that this Bid will not be modified, withdrawn or
canceled during the ninety (90) day period following the time and date designated for the
receipt of materials or services.
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Respectfully submitted:

Signature ______________________________________________________

Typed Name ___________________________________________________

Title __________________________________________________________

Name of Firm __________________________________________________

Address & Zip __________________________________________________

Telephone Number _______________________________________________

Date Submitted __________________________________________________


NOTE: If Bidder is a corporation, write State of Incorporation under signature; if
partnership, give full name of all partners.
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                     Equipment Specifications




ITEM #1          32" INDUSTRIAL GRADEWALK BEHIND SCRUBBER


   The machine shall have a 32" scrubbing path. It shall come with an OSHA approved
   Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory Label affixed to the machine and charger.
   The scrubber shall have a 30-gallon solution tank and a 40-gallon recovery tank. The
   machine shall have a switch that allows for change between air injection foam
   scrubbing technology and conventional scrubbing modes. The machine shall have an
   on-board chemical delivery system that automatically meters and mixes detergent and
   water without the operator touching the detergent. The machine shall be capable of
   continuously scrubbing for 136 minutes before an empty/fill cycle when utilizing the
   on-board chemical delivery system. The warranty of this unit shall be 3 years or 2,500
   hours parts and labor warranty with a 10- year warranty on all rotationally molded
   tanks.

   A full set of parts and maintenance manuals will be furnished. The brushes shall be
   standard pad drivers.


Estimated Quantity: 1
Preferred Manufacturer:     TENNANT MODEL 5680-800D or Equal.


MFG:________________ Model:_______________ Price: $_______________
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ITEM # 2         32” WALK BEHIND SCRUBBER W/ON BOARD CHARGER

The machine shall be able to accept a 32-inch Disk scrub head. Each scrub head shall accept two,
gimble-style pad drivers / brushes. It shall have a minimum solution tank capacity of 22.5 gallons
(85 liters). The machine shall come standard with front and rear solution tank fill ports. The front
fill ports shall easily accept water from a hose or bucket. The solution tank shall have multiple
access points that allow for complete visual inspection and wipe-down cleaning of all internal
tank surfaces. The machine shall have three independently selectable solution flow settings (i.e.
not connected to other scrub settings like down pressure or speed).The solution flow shall be
automatically turned on / off with the handle activation trigger. The machine shall recover 100%
of the water in a 180 degree point turn with the standard squeegee configuration.


Estimated Quantity: 2
Preferred Manufacturer:              TENNANT “T5” with FaST or equal


MFG:________________ Model:_______________ Price: $_______________



ITEM # 3            20" SELF PROPELLED BATTERY POWERED
                            SCRUBBER WITH EC-H20

    The machine shall have a 20" scrubbing path. The machine must scrub a minimum of
    75 minutes before drain and refill. The machine shall have a switch on the operator
    console that allows the operator to instantly change between electrically converted
    water scrubbing technology and conventional scrubbing modes. The scrubber should
    be equipped to electrically activate water on board and on demand. It should be
    equipped to create both acidic and alkaline water streams that combine into a neutral
    pH cleaning solution and stays active for a minimum of 30 seconds. The acidic and
    alkaline water streams should re-combine into natural tap water in the machines
    recovery tank. The scrubber and converted water technology should be certified by
    the National Floor Safety Institute for high traction. The machine's electrically-
    converted water technology shall adjust the power input based on the water's
    conductivity; resulting in a consistent output and cleaning capability. The warranty of
    this unit shall be a minimum 10-year on all rotationally molded housings and frames.
    All other parts shall have a three-year parts and a three-year labor warranty.

    Estimated Quantity: 2
    Preferred Manufacturer: TENNANT T3 or Equal


    MFG:________________ Model:_______________ Price:$_______________
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ITEM #4                  CARPET CLEANING MACHINE

       The machine shall have a 13-inch (350 mm) cleaning path. The machine shall have a
       minimum solution tank capacity of 15.0 gallons .The machine shall have a lift-off
       solution tank. The machine shall have 100 psi and a 3 stage motor. The machine shall
       have a minimum recovery tank capacity of 19.0 gallons. It shall carry a 10 year warranty
       on rotationally-molded polyethylene tanks. It shall carry a 3 year or 2500 hour parts &
       labor warranty. The machine shall come standard with full operator & parts manuals at
       no charge. The machine shall come standard with a full color, quick-reference operation
       & maintenance guide that can be posted in the worker area. The machine shall come with
       a service manual from the factory. Machine should include floor tool and 15’
       solution/vacuum hose.


Estimated Quantity: 2
Preferred Manufacturer: Tennant EX-CAN-LP or Equal



   MFG:________________ Model:_______________ Price: $______________


ITEM # 5                     WET & DRY VACUUM


The wet and dry vacuum shall have a 15-gallon recovery tank. The 1.3 horsepower, 2-
stage vacuum fan shall have a minimum of 92” of waterlift and airflow of 103 cfm (cubic
feet per minute). It shall come with a contractor’s tool kit. This includes a 10’ hose, an
aluminum wand, and a 14” forward reverse squeegee, and an 11” floor and carpet tool
with an adjustable brush. It shall include a heavy-duty 50 foot yellow cord, with a
grounded plug. The body shall be corrosion resistant and shall not rust, dent, crack, or
peel. The wet/dry vacuum shall meet OSHA specifications. The warranty of this unit
shall be a minimum 10-year on all rotationally molded housings and frames. All other
parts shall have a three-year parts and a three-year labor warranty.

It shall be equipped with a complete set of parts and maintenance manuals. The wet and
dry vacuum shall be the manufacturers' standard unit.


Estimated Quantity: 3
Preferred Manufacturer: Tennant 900 Wet-Dry Vac. or Equal


MFG: ________________ Model: _______________ Price:$______________
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ITEM # 5 OPTION
1. Optional squeegee attachment kit that includes a 33”/squeegee to be mounted on the
   front of the machine. This allows the machine to pick up water in both forward and
   reverse.

MFG:________________ Model:_______________ Price:$_______________




ITEM # 6                    WIDE AREA VACUUM

         Vacumn shall have airflow at orifice 101 cfm / 2.86 m3/hr Vacuum motor hp 1 hp
         / .75 kW. Vacuum motor type Thru-flow, thermally protected with auto reset, UL
         recognized Water lift at sealed orifice 114 in / 2895.6 mm. Vacuum bag shall be
         Enviro-Filter, micro-lined 2-ply construction, destroys germs and bacteria .
         Vacuum bag capacity 1/3 bushel / 10 L. Maximum coverage rate 11000 ft2/h /
         1022 m2/hCleaning width 26 in / 660.4 mm. Power cord length 50 ft / 15.24 m
         Power cord type 16 gauge, 3-wire, SJTO, non-marking safety yellow with
         grounded plug. Warranty shall be a minimum of 12 months parts and labor.


Estimated Quantity: 4
Preferred Manufacturer: TENNANT “V-WA-26” or Equal


MFG: ________________ Model: _______________ Price:$______________



ITEM# 7                      35 lb Commercial Washing Machine


                   General Characteristics:
                   Frame shall be Heavy-duty structural steel A-frame. Cabinet front, top,
                   sides and inner and outer tubs, 304 grade stainless steel. Control
                   System shall have three programming methods; machine keypad,
                   Windows PDA or PC.30 cycle capability with graphic display of words
                   and icons. PC software with management reports. Real-time clock to
                   record events by date and time; Automatic maintenance reminders.30
                   programmable water levels. Temperature controlled fill and thermal
                   cool-down capable. Water monitoring: slow drain and leak detection
                   system. Dry Weight Capacity: 35 lb (15.9 kg). Wash Cylinder
                   Volume: 5.76 cu. ft. (163105 cu cm) minimum. Number and Size of
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         Water Inlet Valves: 4 at 1/2 in (13 mm), all with 3/4 NH male
         connectors. Drive Motor: 5 hp.G-Force at highest extraction speed:300.
         Electrical Requirements: 208v-3phase.
         Warranty
         Washer Extractor Parts Only: Manufacturer's agrees to repair or
         replace any part of the equipment assembly that fails within three years
         from date of substantial completion.
         Washer Extractor Parts: Mainframe, Cylinder Shaft Assembly, and
         Bearings Warranty: Manufacturer agrees to repair or replace main
         frame, bearing, cylinder or cylinder shaft assembly that fails within five
         years from date of substantial completion.
         INSTALLATION
          1. Installation shall be in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.
          2. Remove and dispose of old Equipment
          3. Prepare surfaces using the methods recommended by the
             manufacturer for achieving the best result for the substrate under
             the project conditions
          4. System Startup and Commissioning: Arrange for a local
             manufacturer's representative to inspect machines prior to startup
             and operation.
          5. UL Certification: Provide electric equipment and components that
             are evaluated by UL for fire, and electric shock according to
             applicable safety standards and that are UL certified for
             compliance and labeled for intended use.
          6. Approved NFPA 54 - National Fuel Gas Code.
          7. Approved NFPA 70 - National Electrical Code
          8. Operation and Maintenance Data: For laundry equipment to
             include in emergency, operation, and maintenance manuals.
             Include a schedule with the following:
             Designation indicated on Drawings.
              Manufacturer's name and model number.
              List of factory-authorized service agencies including their
                 addresses and telephone numbers.
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Pricing for Line Item #7
Note: Pricing to include Installation
Estimated Quantity: 1
Preferred Manufacturer: UniMac Rigid Mount UWN035K1M or Equal


MFG: ________________ Model:_______________ Price:$_______________



ITEM # 8                   50 lb Commercial Dryer


                 General Characteristics:
                 Construction: Heavy duty embossed steel with electrostatically applied
                 baked enamel finish. Control System: Programmable microprocessor
                 with 8 auto drying cycles, ability to time dry, including variable
                 temperature settings and wrinkle free at end of cycle until door opens
                 or maximum of 60 minutes. Lint Filter: Self cleaning, depositing lint to
                 large storage area at bottom of tumbler. Capacity: 50 lb (22.7 kg). Lint
                 Filter: 576 sq. in (3716 sq. cm). Door: High grade stainless steel
                 reversible door with rubber gasket and heavy duty hinge. Heat Source:
                 Electric 30 Kw. Exhaust Size: 8 in (203 mm). Electrical Requirements:
                 208v-3phase.

                 Warranty
                 Dryer Tumbler: Manufacturer’s agrees to repair or replace any part of
                 the equipment that fails within be three years from date of Substantial
                 Completion.

                 INSTALLATION
                   1. Installation shall be in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.
                   2. Remove and dispose of old Equipment
                   3. Prepare surfaces using the methods recommended by the
                      manufacturer for achieving the best result for the substrate under
                      the project conditions
                   4. System Startup and Commissioning: Arrange for a local
                      manufacturer's representative to inspect machines prior to startup
                      and operation.
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                   5. UL Certification: Provide electric equipment and components that
                      are evaluated by UL for fire, and electric shock according to
                      applicable safety standards and that are UL certified for
                      compliance and labeled for intended use.
                   6. Approved NFPA 54 - National Fuel Gas Code.
                   7. Approved NFPA 70 - National Electrical Code
                   8. Operation and Maintenance Data: For laundry equipment to
                      include in emergency, operation, and maintenance manuals.
                      Include a schedule with the following:
                      Designation indicated on Drawings.
                       Manufacturer's name and model number.
                       List of factory-authorized service agencies including their
                          addresses and telephone numbers.


Estimated Quantity: 1
Note: Pricing to include Installation
Preferred Manufacturer: UniMac UT050N Tumble Dryer or Equivalent


MFG: ________________ Model:_______________ Price:$_______________




ITEM # 9                   Tilt Truck 2.5 Cubic Yard

               Large capacity rotomolded tilt truck. 81.5l”l x 55.5”w x
               50"h. Standard Duty 1900lb capacity. Industrial strength construction
               transports heavy loads with ease. Heavy Duty pneumatic wheel
              construction. Black in Color

Estimated Quantity: 2
Preferred Manufacturer: Rubbermaid 1045 Tilt Truck or Equal


MFG:________________ Model:_______________ Price:$______________
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ITEM # 10               Tilt Truck 2.0 Cubic Yard

             Large capacity rotomolded tilt truck. 81.25”l x 46.75”w x 50"h. Standard
             Duty 1900lb capacity. Industrial strength construction transports heavy
             loads with ease. Heavy Duty pneumatic wheel construction. Smooth
             surface easy to clean resists pitting and corroding, black in color


Estimated Quantity: 2
Preferred Manufacturer: Rubbermaid 1035 Tilt Truck or Equal


MFG:________________ Model:_______________ Price:$_______________



ITEM # 11            Tilt Truck 1.0 Cubic Yard

            Large capacity rotomolded tilt truck. 72.25”l x 33.5”w x 43.75"h.Standard
            Duty 850lb capacity. Industrial strength construction transports heavy
            loads with ease. Heavy Duty pneumatic wheel construction. Smooth
            surface easy to clean resists pitting and corroding, black in color.

Estimated Quantity: 3
Preferred Manufacturer: Rubbermaid 1315 Tilt Truck or Equal


MFG:________________ Model:_______________ Price:$_______________



ITEM #12             Tilt Truck 0.5 Cubic Yard

            Large capacity rotomolded tilt truck. 56.75”l x 28”w x 5038.63"h. Standard
            Duty 1900lb capacity. Industrial strength construction transports heavy
            loads with ease. Heavy Duty pneumatic wheel construction. Smooth
            surface easy to clean resists pitting and corroding, black in color


Estimated Quantity: 3
Preferred Manufacturer: Rubbermaid 1304 or Equal



MFG:________________ Model:_______________ Price:$_______________
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ITEM # 13            Tilt Truck 2.5 Cubic Yard

            Large capacity rotomolded tilt truck. 83.5” x 55”w x 49.5"h. Standard Duty
            1000lb capacity. Industrial strength construction transports heavy loads
            with ease. Forklift compatible for elevated dumping. Tilts a full 30 degrees
            below horizontal to ensure complete dumping. Smooth surface easy to
            clean resists pitting and corroding, black in color.

Estimated Quantity: 1
Preferred Manufacturer: Rubbermaid 1074 or Equal


MFG:________________ Model:_______________ Price:$_______________




ITEM #14               Mobile Waste Collector

            High capacity: 120 gallons, 400 lbs. Highly maneuverable "diamond"
            wheel and caster pattern. Ergonomic, easy-access rear doors. Waste
            sortation options with Slim Jim® containers and can liner retainer.
            Integrated storage for cleaning supplies. Highly aesthetic, sleek design.

Estimated Quantity: 6
Preferred Manufacturer: Rubbermaid 9W71 or Equal




MFG:________________ Model:_______________ Price:$_______________


ITEM #14 Option     Hinged Lid
Preferred Manufacturer: Rubbermaid 9W72 or Equal



MFG:________________ Model:_______________ Price:$_______________

				
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