Bid Title: Invitation to Bid - Rural Fire - Two Pickups
Category: Seward County Bids
Status: Closed


The Board of County Commissioners of Seward County, Kansas, will accept sealed bids for the purchase of two, four-wheel drive crew cab (full size rear doors) pickups. 

Any questions regarding the specifications shall be addressed to Andrew Barkley, Seward County Fire Chief, at 620-626-3267 or 620-629-7646.

Specifications are also available at the Seward County Clerk’s Office, 515 N. Washington, Suite 100, Liberal, KS  67901.

Sealed bids will be received at the County Clerk’s Office located in the Seward County Administration Building, 515 N. Washington, Suite 100, Liberal, Kansas 67901, until 2:00 p.m. on January 28, 2021, and then publicly opened and read.  The envelope should be plainly marked “Fire Department Command Vehicle Bid”.  Bids will be presented to the Board of Seward County Commissioners at their regularly scheduled meeting on February 1, 2021.

The Board of County Commissioners of Seward County, Kansas reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids and the right to waive any or all irregularities therein.

Publication Date/Time:
1/7/2021 12:00 AM
Publication Information:
Published in the Liberal High Plains Daily Leader January 7, 2021
Closing Date/Time:
1/28/2021 2:00 PM
Submittal Information:
Sealed bids will be received at the County Clerk's Office, Administration building, Ste 100.
Bid Opening Information:
Publicly Read at 2:00 p.m.
Contact Person:
Andrew Barkly, Seward County Fire Chief at 620-626-3267 or 620-629-7646
Plan & Spec Available:
Specifications are also available at the Seward County Clerk's Office.
Special Requirements:
Satin Steel Metallic, Jet Black, and Cloth seat trim

Highlights Include:
Black trim nameplates
Black tailgate decal lettering
7,000 lbs. GVWR
3.23 rear axle ratio
Automatic Stop/ Start
External auxiliary transmission oil cooler
6.2L EcoTec3 V8 engine
10-speed automatic transmission
Dual-outlet exhaust
18" 275/ 65R18C Mud-Terrain Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac black wall tires
18" High gloss Black painted aluminum wheels
40/ 20/ 40 split-bench front seat with covered armrest storage
Single-zone manual, semi-automatic climate control
Infotainment 3 System with color touchscreen
Cargo Storage (Under Rear Seat Lockbox)
Package Mechanical Interior Exterior Safety Package

Trailering Package
Includes a 2" receiver hitch, 4-pin and 7-pin connectors
7-wire electrical harness and 7-pin sealed connector for connecting your trailer's lights and brakes to your vehicle
Hitch Guidance
Suspension with 2" factory lift
Rancho monotube shocks
Provides more ground clearance
Improved approach and departure angles

Custom Convenience Package
Remote Start, Content theft alarm, Rear-window defogger, LED cargo bed lighting,
EZ Lift power lock / release tailgate, and Infotainment Package

Roll-formed high-strength steel
4.3L EcoTec3 V6 engine
285 hp [212 kW] @ 5300 rpm
305 lb-ft of torque [413 Nm] @ 3900 rpm
Active Fuel Management technology
Paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission
6-speed automatic transmission
Electronically controlled with overdrive
Tow/Haul mode
Powertrain Grade Braking
Automatically uses the engine and transmission to slow the truck to maintain desired speeds when driving downhill Reduces brake wear and increases vehicle control

Standard Features
Cruise Grade Braking
3.42 rear axle ratio
6,900 lbs. GVWR
Hill Descent Control
2-speed Autotrac Transfer Case
2WD HI mode
Vehicle operates in 2-wheel drive
4WD Auto mode
4WD HI mode
4WD LO mode
Automatic locking rear differential
External engine oil cooler
Heavy-duty air-to-oil cooler
Heavy-Duty Air Filter
Battery, heavy-duty 730 cold-cranking amps/70 Amp-hr, maintenance-free with rundown protection and retained accessory power (Included and only available with (LV3) 4.3L EcoTec3
V6 engine.)
170-amp alternator May require additional optional equipment
Skid plates
Fully boxed frame
Hydro formed front section
High-strength steel
Steering, Electric Power Steering (EPS) assist, rack-and-pinion
4-wheel antilock disc brakes
Brake pad wear indicator
Cap less Fuel Fill
Single-outlet exhaust
Aluminized stainless-steel muffler and tailpipe
Polished exhaust tip
Bowtie logo
Infotainment 3 System with color touchscreen
AM/FM stereo
7" diagonal color touchscreen on Work Truck, Custom and Custom Trail Boss
Bluetooth audio streaming for 2 active devices for compatible phones
Voice command pass-through to phone for compatible phones
6-speaker audio system
Bluetooth for phone, connectivity to vehicle infotainment system
4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot capable
40/20/40 split-bench front seat with covered armrest storage
Seating for up to 3
Center fold-down armrest with storage
Seat trim, Cloth
4-way manual driver seat
4-way manual front passenger seat
60/40 split-folding rear bench seat
Includes child seat top tether anchor
Can fold one or both sides up
Carpeted floor covering
Color-keyed to match the interior
Front rubberized-vinyl floor mats
Rear rubberized-vinyl floor mats
Steering wheel
Manual tilt steering column
Allows the steering wheel to be manually adjusted up or down
Locking security feature
Instrument cluster, 6-gauge cluster featuring speedometer, fuel level, engine temperature, tachometer, voltage and oil pressure
3.5" diagonal monochromatic Driver Information Center
Exterior Temperature Display located in radio display
Compass located in instrument cluster
Rear Seat Reminder
Power windows
Driver with express-up/down
Power windows
Front passenger with express down
Power windows with rear express-down
Power door locks
Remote Keyless Entry
Includes panic alarm button
Includes remote locking tailgate
Remote Start
Activates the climate control system
Cruise control
Theft-deterrent unauthorized entry system
12-volt auxiliary front power outlet
USB ports
2 located on instrument panel
Single-zone climate control
Rear air vents
Rear window defogger
Adjust the tilt of the mirror to help reduce glare during nighttime driving
Assist handles front A-pillar mounted for driver and passenger, rear B-pillar mounted

18" High gloss Black painted aluminum wheels
18" 275/65R18C Mud-Terrain Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac black wall tires
17" 265/70R17SL all-season, black wall spare tire May require additional optional equipment
17" full-size spare steel wheel with Black rim
Spare tire carrier lock
High Gloss Black-color front bumper
High Gloss Black-color rear bumper
With integrated Corner Steps rear bumper
Performance Red recovery hooks
Two front frame-mounted
Cargo tie downs (12), xed rated at 500 lbs per corner
Grille (High gloss Black bars with mesh inserts.)
Headlamps, halogen reflector with halogen Daytime Running Lamps
Lamps, cargo area, cab mounted integrated with center high mount stop lamp, with switch in bank on left side of steering wheel
Cargo bed LED lighting
Rear pillar lamps
Retractable metal bed cover black
Bed slide, full extension, 1000lbs rating
LED tail lamps
LED tail lamps with LED stop lights
Incandescent reverse light
Heated power outside mirrors
Power adjustable, manual folding
Deep-tinted glass
Black door handles
Tailgate and bed rail protection cap, top
Tailgate with EZ Lift assist, power lock & release
Hitch area lighting

Stability control system with Proactive Roll Avoidance and traction control, includes electronic trailer sway control and hill start assist
Daytime Running Lamps, Includes automatic exterior lamp control
6 airbags, Dual-stage frontal airbags for driver and front outboard passenger
Seat-mounted side-impact airbags for driver and front outboard passenger
Head-curtain airbags for outboard seating positions
Includes front outboard Passenger Sensing System for frontal outboard passenger airbag and illuminates a status light that indicates whether the airbag is on or off
Rear Vision Camera
Hitch Guidance

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