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Bid Number: 035-42
Bid Title: Resource Recovery Forklift
Category: Bids & Proposals
Status: Awarded
Bid Recipient: Thompson Lift Trucks, Forrest Park, GA $57,882.00



                                                                                     Invitation for Bid

Part I

Date Issued:  December 15, 2021                                                                                                            IFB #035-42

Sealed submittals from firms will be received by the Purchasing Division of the Hall County Board of Commissioners at 2875 Browns Bridge Road, 4th. Floor, Gainesville, GA  30504 until 3:00 pm, legal prevailing time, on Friday, January 7, 2022 for:

                                                                           Resource Recovery Forklift

After the time and in a designated room and place, the names of the companies submitting proposals will be read.  No further information will be read, discussed, or provided until the evaluation of all submittals are completed.  No extension of the bidding period will be made other than by a formal written addendum. 

Proposal submittal documents may be obtained by going to our Bids & Proposals website at, then select the bid titled ‘Resource Recovery Forklift’, click on ‘Request a Bid Package’, fill out the requested information, click ‘Submit’, and this will send an automatic request to our office.  You may also contact us in the Purchasing Office at 2875 Browns Bridge Road, 4th. Floor, Gainesville, GA  30504, or via Phone 770-535-8270 or Fax 770-531-7112 to obtain the information at no charge.  This is the only official release site for this request for proposals or any addenda that may be issued for same. 

No bid may be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days after time has been called on the date of opening bid.

A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at 10 am at the Resource Recovery location.

Firms should submit three (3) hard copies of the bid; one (1) marked as ‘Original’ and two (2) marked as ‘Copy’.  Firms must also include an additional copy in electronic/digital format (USB flash drive).  Proposals are to be enclosed in a sealed envelope and clearly marked with “IFB #035-42 for Resource Recovery Forklift” in the lower, left corner.  Your submittal must have a signature in its “Original” response.  Failure to sign your bid in the proper space provided on Part II of Bid or provide a completed S.A.V.E. Program/E-Verify Affidavit will force your bid to be declared as “non-responsive” and not be considered for award. 

Questions concerning proposal submission should be directed in writing to the undersigned via email at .  Any questions for  the forklift should be addressed to Bobby Purdum,

The written proposal documents supersede any verbal or written prior communications between the parties. The County reserves the right to retain all proposals submitted and use any idea(s) in a proposal regardless of whether that proposal is selected. The Commissioners reserve the right to reject any or all bids, in whole or part, to waive technicalities and informalities or to select any bidder to complete the described Work.  Award of Contract will not be solely based on low bid, but also on quality, references and other subjective criteria as the County may deem necessary and as the County may determine at its sole discretion.  The Undersigned Bidder expressly understands that his proposal may be rejected by the County for any reason without liability on part of the County to the Undersigned Bidder.

Hall County Board of Commissioners

Debra Howington, Buyer

Publication Date/Time:
12/15/2021 8:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
Open Until Contracted
Submittal Information:
Invitation for Bid
Bid Opening Information:
Friday, 1/7/22 @ 3pm
Pre-bid Meeting:
12/22/2021 @ 10 am
Contact Person:
Debra Howington,

Bobby Purdum,

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