Request for Proposal – Cleaning Bustang

Release Date: July 22nd

Bustang Outrider- Route Durango to Grand Junction

General information

Current fleet is 2 CX 35 foot coaches.

The cleaning and washing of the Vanhool coaches which is required by CDOT to operate the western slope route.  The coaches will be inspected every quarter by the CDOT consultant to ensure the CDOT standards of cleanliness are being met and the professional image of Bustang Outrider is being presented.  The coaches will be cleaned and detailed after every route and if any issues with the wrap or safety concerns appear specifically with the windshield being cracked or chipped it must be reported.   All windows, inside aisle lighting, outside clearance and marker lights must be cleaned of any bugs and road grime to ensure proper lighting for the following day.

1) Sweep behind the drivers seat. Remove any debris and clean under seat. 2) Sweep the rest of the coach thoroughly, making sure to remove all debris under and between the seats. Ensure that the rear wheel wells are completely clean on each side, sweeping out any debris. Use a small broom under the seats and a large broom down the main walkway. 3) Wipe the dash, drivers gauges and drivers sun visor (if equipped). No dust is to be visible 4) Mop the bus floor thoroughly and scrub out any stains. Clean the steel runners on both sides of the floor. Mop thoroughly behind each wheel well and along the surface of the lower panel just below the seats in the very back of the bus. 5) Mop the entire bus and also include the driver area floor. 6) Remove and graffiti and gum. 7) Clean and mop the flooring ledge at the rear of the entrance step well. 8) After 5-6 buses have been cleaned mop water is to be changed. 9) All debris and trash is to be kept in a trash can and disposed of in the trash dumpster, recyclable materials should be sorted and placed in the appropriate container(s). 10) All cleaning material and mops and equipment are to be provided by the bidder. 11) Clean window frames and panels between and above each window. 12) Clean each interior mirror used by the driver, remember there is one above or at each exit door. 13) Clean all hand rails, equipment boxes and the fare box with a damp or dry cloth as to not water soak the equipment. 14) Clean the entrance and exit door including grab rails and step well lights and modesty panels. 15) Clean all interior windows, clean speaker panels, A/C return air grill and ceiling panels, roof hatches and rear wall including the area below the rear seats.

If you are interested please respond with the bid amount you believe covers this position to the email address mnesbitt@sococaa.org

Schedule of Proposed Activities

Activity Date
RFP Issued July 22nd
Proposal Deadline August 2nd
Selection of bidder August 9th
Commence Work TBD

A)  RFP issued: July 22nd

B) Proposal: must be submitted to Mnesbitt@sococaa.org by noon August 2nd. All bidders must include the company name and contact information on attached proposal. If you are interested please respond with the bid amount you feel covers this position.

C) Proposal Review: The Director of Transportation along with the Head of Finance and Executive Director will evaluate each proposal submitted.

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