AISD Grass Fed Ground Beef RFP 20AUC001
Reverse Auction #4886 - Summary
(read full details below)
Grass Fed Ground Beef for 1
location in Austin, TX
One (1) year with three (3) additional one
(1) year periods
|Date ||Change Made|
|9/12||End Time changed to earlier (See Key Dates below or Time Remaining above)|
|8/12||Key Dates/Times changed (See Key Dates below)|
Austin Independent School District is conducting a reverse auction for
Grass Fed Ground Beef for their schools in the Austin area. The term of the agreement(s)
resulting from this solicitation will be in effect for a period of four (4)
years from the date of award by the Board of Trustees, or such date established
by the agreement, as follows: one (1) initial year, after which the parties by
mutual consent may renew the agreement for up to three (3) additional one (1)
year periods (a.k.a. Sorcity extension). In addition, the district reserves the
right to extend the contract for an additional time beyond the final expiration
date if necessary to ensure no lapse in service.
Please read this complete summary,
the attached (linked below) Grass Fed Ground Beef RFP document, all email notices, and the Sorcity Member
Agreement, in full, so you understand the reverse auction guidelines and are properly
prepared to respond with a complete and accurate offer if your company
qualifies and would like to gain this business. The anticipated start date
for this award is November, 2019.
Although price is an important element of this award, this is not a price-only
decision. Other factors to be considered are outlined in the RFP document.
KEY DATES: Anticipated for Award (U.S. Central Time)
You may view this in your
time zone from your Supplier Steps page.
| 9/27|| 12:00 a.m.|| Wait for Access to Bid|
| 9/27|| 12:00 a.m.|| Return final Line Item Worksheet|
| 7/17|| 12:00 a.m.|| AISD Sealed RFP Opening (Deliver hard copy to AISD prior)|
| 8/13|| 8/13|| 11:00 a.m.|| 6:00 a.m.|| Register with Sorcity (no cost to join)|
| 9/29|| 9/11|| 1:45 p.m.|| Final bid due for Event #4848 - SINGLE|
To ensure the
reverse auction bid process remains fair, any direct contact with the Buying Organization regarding this opportunity,
during or after this bid process, except where permitted, will cause you to be in violation of the bid process
(see AISD Policy & Instructions guidelines under Required Forms) and be eligible for
penalties (See the Sorcity
Please perform honorably and follow the instructions in the Bid Notice email you
were sent and any reminders and updates provided.
Bids will only be
accepted through this reverse auction. Bidding in any other manner, or
attempting to sell directly to one of the Buyer's locations will put you in
violation and will remove you from good standing with Sorcity for future
business. We look forward to your participation and help in maintaining the
integrity of this fair and objective bid process.