Request for Bids for Senior Transportation

  • March 13, 2017 /

ADVERTISEMENT FOR PROPOSALS FOR TRANSPORTATION SERVICE

Chatham County Council on Aging is accepting proposals for assisted group transportation for older adults in Chatham County for fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017. The Council on Aging contracts to provide transportation to the Western Chatham Senior Center in Siler City and Eastern Chatham Senior Center in Pittsboro for activities and lunch as well as weekly trips to the grocery store and pharmacy.

The Council on Aging has about 75 clients on 8 routes that receive transportation. Funding for the program comes from several sources, including the State Department of Transportation, United Way of Chatham, local government, contributions and donations. Businesses submitting a proposal must have been in business and in compliance with all local, state and federal laws for three years. Businesses must show proof of liability and workers compensation insurance. Businesses must be familiar with the State Standards for Transportation under the Home and Community Care Block Grant.

Closing bid date is May 5, 2017 at 5 pm. For more information, contact Brett Moraes, Program Operations Manager, with the Council on Aging at 919-742-3975. The proposal must be received at P.O. Box 715, Pittsboro, NC 27312 or the Eastern Chatham Senior Center, 365 Highway 87 N Pittsboro, or via email to brett.moraes@chathamcouncilonaging.org.   Chatham County Council on Aging reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to waive as an informality any immaterial irregularities or minor errors contained in a proposal.

 

Transportation Application

 

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