Notice to Bidders: Commissioners of Wading River Fire District - Sale of 2004 and 2007 Chevrolet Tahoes

Event Date: 
Fri, 02/23/2018 - 3:30pm




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 3:30 p.m., on February 23, 2018, where they will be opened publicly and read aloud after 7:00 p.m. prevailing time, on February 26, 2018 for the service as specified and the contract awarded as soon thereafter as practical for:





The vehicles are 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 vehicle must contact the District Manager at (631) 929-3753 in order to schedule an appointment to inspect the vehicle.


Interested bidders will be required to submit their bid in a sealed envelope marked with the words “Sale of 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe” or “Sale of 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe”.  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 vehicle. It must be signed by the bidder and state his or her name, address and telephone number.


There is a minimum bid of $3,000.00 on the 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe

There is a minimum bid of $2,000.00 on the 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe


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 vehicle 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 vehicle 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 vehicle will be sold in “as is” condition with lights and siren if the successful bidder is authorized to use same under the provisions of the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law, otherwise they will be removed at the cost of the successful bidder.  The Fire District will give to the successful bidder no warranties express or implied relative to the condition of the vehicle.  The motor of the 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe is inoperable.



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:  January 22, 2018



                                                                        BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS

                                                                        WADING RIVER FIRE DISTRICT

                                                                        STEVEN DONNELLY

                                                                        DISTRICT SECRETARY