Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 3/13/2019 - 7:00 PM
Category: Action Items
Type: Action
Subject: Award of Contracts for Transportation Services
Vision 2022:
Financial & Facilities Management
Continue to ensure a balanced budget that builds and maintains a fund balance that meets Board policy.
Policy: 4.110 - Transportation
Background: The District bid transportation services in 2016 and on May 11, 2016, the Board of Education awarded a three-year contract to Illinois Central School Bus for regular and special education in-district transportation, and to Septran, Inc. for special education out of district transportation. Both of these contracts are set to expire on June 30, 2019. On July 12, 2017, the Board awarded a three-year contract for single student and small group student transportation services to Citizen’s Taxi Dispatch, Inc., and this contract is set to expire on July 12, 2020.
File Attachment:
Board Report Bid Analysis Summary Sheet.pdf
Board Report Summary Attachment.pdf
Summary: Please see Attachment for Summary portion of this board agenda item.
Funding: Cost: Estimated Annual $7,996,242.81
Funding Source: FY20 Transportation Fund
Recommendation: It is recommended that the Board of Education award a contract to Illinois Central School Bus with respect to the bids it submitted on Base Bid A and Base Bid B (regular in-district transportation services and special education in-district transportation services); that the Board award a contract to Sunrise Southwest, LLC with respect to the bid it submitted on Base Bid C (special education out-of-district transportation services); and that the Board reject all bids submitted on Base Bid D (single student and small group student transportation services).
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Lisa Maher - Dir of Business Services
Signed By:
Bill Farley - Assist. Superintendent
Signed By:
Jeff Schuler - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Jim Vroman Moved, Member Ginna Ericksen seconded to approve the Original motion 'It is recommended that the Board of Education award a contract to Illinois Central School Bus with respect to the bids it submitted on Base Bid A and Base Bid B (regular in-district transportation services and special education in-district transportation services); that the Board award a contract to Sunrise Southwest, LLC with respect to the bid it submitted on Base Bid C (special education out-of-district transportation services); and that the Board reject all bids submitted on Base Bid D (single student and small group student transportation services).'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 6 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 6 - 0
   
Jim Vroman     Yes
Jim Gambaiani     Yes
Brad Paulsen     Yes
Chris Crabtree     Yes
Rob Hanlon     Yes
Ginna Ericksen     Yes