Requests for Proposals

General Information for All Bidders

Notice to Vendors and Bidders:

Standard Terms and Conditions Applicable to All MCCS Contracts

The following standard contracting terms and conditions are incorporated and shall become a part of any final contract that will be awarded by any college or other operating unit of the Maine Community College System (collectively “MCCS”).  These terms and conditions derive from the public nature and limited resources of the MCCS.  MCCS DOES NOT AGREE TO:

  1. Provide any defense, hold harmless or indemnity;
  2. Waive any statutory or constitutional immunity;
  3. Apply the law of a state other than Maine;
  4. Procure types or amounts of insurance beyond those MCCS already maintains or waive any rights of subrogation;
  5. Add any entity as an additional insured to MCCS policies of insurance;
  6. Pay attorneys’ fees; costs, including collection costs; expenses or liquidated damages;
  7. Promise confidentiality in a manner contrary to Maine’s Freedom of Access Act;
  8. Permit an entity to change unilaterally any term or condition once the contract is signed;
  9. Automatic renewals for term(s) greater than month-to-month;
  10. Limitations on MCCS’ recovery of lawful damages incurred as a result of breach of the contract;
  11. Limitation of the time period under which claims can be made or actions brought arising from the contract;
  12. Vendor’s terms prevailing over MCCS’ standard terms and conditions, including addenda; and
  13. Unilateral modifications to the contract by the vendor.

BY SUBMITTING A RESPONSE TO A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL, BID OR OTHER OFFER TO DO BUSINESS WITH MCCS, YOUR ENTITY UNDERSTANDS AND AGREES THAT:

  1. The above standard terms and conditions are thereby incorporated into any agreement entered into between MCCS and your entity; that such terms and condition shall control in the event of any conflict with such agreement; and that your entity will not propose or demand any contrary terms;
  1. The above standard terms and conditions will govern the interpretation of such agreement notwithstanding the expression of any other term and/or condition to the contrary;
  1. Your entity will not propose to any college or other operating unit of the MCCS any contractual documents of any kind that are not in at least 11-point black font on a white background and completely contained in one Word or PDF document, and that any references to terms and conditions, privacy policies or any other conditions referenced outside of the contract will not apply; and
  1. Your entity will identify at the time of submission which, if any, portion or your submitted materials are entitled to “trade secret” exemption from disclosure under Maine’s Freedom of Access Act; that failure to so identify will authorize MCCS to conclude that no portions are so exempt; and that your entity will defend, indemnify and hold harmless MCCS in any and all legal actions that seek to compel MCCS to disclose under Maine’s Freedom of Access Act some or all of your submitted materials and/or contract, if any, executed between MCCS and your entity.

Request for Marketing Plan-Closes July 10

WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (WCCC) is seeking proposals for the design and execution of a highly creative and innovative multi-year marketing plan designed to increase enrollment at Maine’s smallest Community College.

WCCC RFP Information Sheet-Marketing Plan

Request for Hardware Products-Closes July 17

Washington County Community College is investigating the cost to purchase various Hardware Products.

WCCC RFQ Information Sheet – Hardware Products

Request for Steel-Closes July 17

Washington County Community College is investigating the cost to purchase Steel for the next 12 months.

WCCC RFQ Information Sheet – Steel

Request for Hazardous Material Removal-Closes July 17

Washington County Community College is investigating the cost for Hazardous Material Removal for the next three years.

WCCC RFQ Information Sheet – Hazardous Material Removal

Request for Building Materials-Closes July 17

Washington County Community College is investigating the cost to purchase various Building Materials for the next year.

WCCC RFQ Information Sheet – Building Materials

Request for Gas Bottle Services-Closes July 17

Washington County Community College is investigating the cost of a three-year contract for gas bottle services.

WCCC RFQ Information Sheet-Gas Bottles

Request for Welding Supplies-Closes July 17

Washington County Community College is investigating the cost to purchase, various welding supplies throughout
the course of the next year.

WCCC RFQ Information Sheet – Welding Supplies

Request for Electrical Supplies-Closes July 17

Washington County Community College is investigating the cost to purchase various Electrical Supplies throughout the next year.

WCCC RFQ Information Sheet – Electrical Supplies

Request for Pest Control Services-Closes July 17

Washington County Community College is investigating the cost for pest control services for the next three years.

WCCC RFQ Information Sheet – Pest Control Services

Request for Food Products-Closes July 17

Washington County Community College is investigating the cost to purchase various food products for the next year.

WCCC RFQ Information Sheet – Food Products

Request for Snow & Ice Removal-Closes July 17

Washington County Community College requests proposals to furnish all necessary labor, materials and equipment for the completion of plowing, sanding and snow and ice removal of parking lots, roadways, and driveways for our Calais campuses.

WCCC RFQ Information Sheet – Snow & Ice Removal

Request for Electrician Services-Closes July 17

Washington County Community College is requesting proposals for electrician services limited to electrical repair and maintenance work as needed by the College for the current year which ends June 30, 2021.

WCCC RFQ Information Sheet – Electrician Services

Request for Lab Equipment Services-Closes July 17

Washington County Community College is investigating the cost to adjust, clean and inspect twenty accuscope microscopes and a Kewaunee fume hood yearly for the next 3 years.

WCCC RFQ Information Sheet – Lab Equipment Services

Request for Waste Pumping Services-Closes July 17

Washington County Community College is requesting bids for a three-year contract for the pumping of 15,000 gallons of septic waste, grease, and waste oil sludge to be disposed of off-site as per attached specifications.

WCCC RFQ Information Sheet – Waste Pumping Services

Request for Elevator Maintenance-Closes July 17

Washington County Community College is investigating the cost to for a three (3) year contract to perform
elevator inspection and maintenance.

WCCC RFQ Information Sheet – Elevator Maintenance

Request for Paving Services-Closes July 21

Washington County Community College is investigating the paving of Parking Lots A & Bon our campus.

WCCC RFQ Information Sheet – Paving Services