RFP - 4X4 Full Size SUV, (Yukon/Tahoe)






Sealed proposals for furnishing the City of Biddeford with 4X4 Full Size SUV,

(Yukon/Tahoe) will be accepted at the Department of Public Works Garage, 371 Hill Street, Biddeford, Maine until November 21st 2023 at 11:00 a.m., at which time they will be publicly opened and read.  


 Proposals shall be submitted in a sealed envelope plainly marked “PROPOSAL FOR A  

4X4 SUV”  


The equipment to be purchased under this proposal is to replace equipment which is to be either sold or traded-in towards its replacement.  In the final page of the proposal, an opportunity is given to bidders to quote on the City’s used equipment as a trade-in allowance toward that department’s purchase. The proposal may be awarded either with or without trade-in as the City deems to be in its best interest.   The City may also, if it feels it is necessary, withdraw any used equipment from the sale before the award is made.  


Deliveries shall be F.O.B. Biddeford, Maine on or before the time stated in the proposal.  The record for deliveries of a proposer, or the manufacturer of a make being proposed, may be a factor in making an award on the equipment of this proposal. Since a quick delivery is needed for this equipment, delivery time as well as price may be made a factor in determining the award, according to what the City of Biddeford may feel to be in its best interest.  


Proposers shall include with their proposal a catalog (or literature) marked to indicate the standard factory equipment of each model being proposed.  


There shall be within the Biddeford area a repair/service facility, which shall maintain a stock of spare parts, for the make and model of the equipment that the proposer offers in the proposal.  


All equipment offered in this proposal shall be absolutely new and the latest model as quoted, shall have the standard motor vehicle guarantee, and shall be of a United States Manufacturer.  The dealer will state in the proposal the name, model number, etc. for equipment that meets all the specifications and performs all the functions and is represented, not only by these specifications, but also by the descriptions in the descriptive literature included with this proposal, unless the literature included with this proposal, is plainly marked otherwise.   


If the equipment offered by a proposer under the specifications meets the specifications except for minor factors or reasonably small variations from the specifications that do not prevent the equipment being proposed, from performing satisfactorily or from being as good as equipment fully meeting these specifications, then these minor specifications

may be waived by the City, if it deems it to be in its advantage, and the equipment with the waived variations in specifications will be accepted as fully meeting these specifications.  


It is the custom of the City of Biddeford to pay its bills within 20-30 days following delivery of, and receipt of bills for all items covered by the Purchase Order.  In submitting a proposal under these specifications proposers should take into account all discounts, both trade and time, allowed in accordance with the above payment policy.  Therefore, all proposers should quote a net price exclusive of all Federal Excise Taxes.   


The City of Biddeford reserves the right to accept the bid on one or more items of a proposal, on all the items of a proposal, or on any combination of items on a proposal.  The City of Biddeford also reserves the right to waive any informality in bids, to accept any bid and to reject any or all bids, should it be deemed to be in the best interest of the City to do so.  


If there are any questions on the proposal package, please contact Jerry Court at the Biddeford Public Works Department (207) 282-1579.  




Specification for a 4X4 (Yukon/Tahoe)



These specifications describes a new four (4) door, 4 x 4 full size utility vehicle  

(Yukon/Tahoe) which shall be built, of all new material and carry all warranty as set forth by the manufacturer. Equipment equipped as per the following specifications, any parts or accessories not specified herein, but listed, as standard equipment shall be furnished by the bidder.  


MODEL YEAR ---------------- 2023/2024  

BODY --------------------------- 4-door (Yukon/Tahoe)

ENGINE------------------------ V8 engine / with remote start   

TRANSMISSION ------------Automatic   

SUSPENSION ----------------- 4-wheel independent  

BRAKES ------------------------ 4-wheel anti-lock, with electronic traction assist.   

SEATS--------------------------- Cloth seats front and rear, front seats 40/20/40 split bench.  

Rear seat shall fold down   

MIRRORS ---------------------- Left and right side view, power remote, heated    

REAR TAIL GATE------------Rear lift gate, and rear window wiper with washer  

DIFFERENTIAL -------------- Four wheel drive, with locking differential  

FLOOR MATS ----------------- Black vinyl floor covering– front and rear  

RADIO -------------------------- AM/FM stereo and (Bluetooth) voice active communication.  

WIPERS ------------------------- Intermittent windshield wipers front and rear with washer   

DOORS-------------------------- Electric locks, power windows   

EXTERIOR------------------- Color to be RED METALIC and factory mounted running boards  

WARRANTY ------------------ To be submitted with bid in writing  


PROPOSAL 4X4 (Yukon/Tahoe)  


The UNDERSIGNED agrees to furnish the City of Biddeford, Maine with a 4X4 SUV as follows and in accordance with the attached Notice and General Specifications dated ______________________ and the following delivery times and prices.   





Price for a 4X4 SUV                                            $___________________                                                        


Trade-in Allowance                                             $_______________    


Total                                                                     $_______________  


MAKE:   _______________________________________________________________  


GUARANTEE: __________________________________________________________ 

ESTAMATED DELIVERY DATE: _______________________________________   


SIGNED: _______________________________________________________________  

                        (Corporation, Firm, or Company)  


BY: ____________________________________________________________________  

                        (Officer, authorized individual or owner)  


DATE: ______________________           ADDRESS: ___________________________  



                                                                       ZIP CODE: __________________________  





2012 Ford Expedition VIN# 1FMJU1G51CEF03250 with approximately 95,000 Miles