Notice to Bidders: Commissioners of Wading River Fire District — Sale of water pump




Sealed bids subject to all instructions, terms and conditions herein and pursuant to the specifications, will be received by the Board of Fire Commissioners of the Wading River Fire District at the Office of said District located at Fire Headquarters, 1503 North Country Road, Wading River, New York 11792, until 6:30 p.m., on August 28, 2017, where they will be opened publicly and read aloud after 6:30 p.m.. prevailing time, on the said date for the service as specified and the contract awarded as soon thereafter as practical for :





The tank is available for inspection by interested bidders at the Fire District building between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M., Monday through Friday.  Bidders interested in inspecting the tank must contact the District Manager at (631) 929-3753 in order to schedule an appointment to inspect the tank.


Interested bidders will be required to submit their bid in a sealed envelope marked with the words “Sale of Tank”. The actual bid must be in writing and included in the sealed envelope stating the amount that the prospective bidder is willing to pay to the District for the tank. It must be signed by the bidder and state his or her name, address and telephone number.


There is a minimum bid of $300.00.


Interested bidders will be required to deliver a certified check or official bank check payable to the Wading River Fire District as a down payment for the tank in the amount of ten (10%) percent of the amount bid in the sealed envelope that contains his or her bid.


The successful bidder will be required to deliver the balance of the purchase price in the form of a certified check or official bank check payable to the Wading River Fire District within two (2) weeks of notification by the Fire District Secretary that he or she is the successful bidder, the Fire District has accepted the offer, and the tank is available for pickup. The successful bidder’s failure to meet this deadline or refusal to complete the transaction on a timely basis will result in forfeiture of the down payment that accompanies the bid.


This tank will be sold in “as is” condition and the Fire District will give to the successful bidder no warranties express or implied relative to the condition of the tank.


The Wading River Fire District as seller reserves the right to award this sale contract or to reject all of the bids submitted or any part of any bid submitted if it determines at the discretion of the Board of Fire Commissioners that to do so is in the best interests of the Fire District.



Issue date:  July 24, 2017



                                                                        BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS

                                                                                WADING RIVER FIRE DISTRICT

                                                                                         STEVEN DONNELLY

                                                                                        DISTRICT SECRETARY