Requests for Bids and Proposals

Public Relations

Bid Title: BluePrint Magazine

Bid Information:

The Blue Springs School District will publish the BluePrint news publication three times per year (October, March, June). This district is seeking bids to publish this document for the following dates: October 2020, March 2021, and June 2021. The printer will receive all copy approximately 2-3 weeks prior to the mail date. Document will be created in Adobe InDesign. Printer will have capabilities to read the document and print from the document, which will be provided to the printer via FTP capabilities or other means of secure online transfer. Due to the unpredictability of the current school year with the COVID-19 pandemic, we reserve the right to reschedule publication dates or reduce number of issues published.

Specifications on the bid should include cost quotes for all three issues based on the following criteria:

Quantity

  • 34,000 per issue.
  • The number may vary by a hundred based on changes in mail list.
    Paper
  • Sixty (60) pound semi gloss/satin
    (please submit a sample mock up of paper with bid)
    Color
  • 4 color for entire publication

Finishing
1. Six (6) pages, 11x17, printed on both sides, full bleeds (24 finished pages)
2. Printer will collate, fold and staple publication
3. Printer will deliver publication to the selected mailing vendor no later than two weeks from the date of the district’s delivery to the printer.
4. First proof will be a hard copy—no charge
5. Second proof –no charge if changes necessary

Bid Title: BluePrint Mailing

Bid Information:

The Blue Springs School District will mail the BluePrint news publication (see enclosed sample) three times per year (October, March, June). The district is seeking bids to mail this document for the following dates: October 2020, March 2021, and June 2021. The publication will be mailed out to all postal patrons within the district. The mailer may generate a list of all recipients for the magazine including current Blue Springs School district residents to compare with our current list.

Due to the unpredictability of the current school year with the COVID-19 pandemic, we reserve the right to reschedule publication dates or reduce number of issues published.

Specifications on the bid should include cost quotes for all three issues based on the following criteria:

Quantity
34,000 per issue

Preparation

  1. Mailer will print all names and addresses on each document
  2. Mailer will order document in walk-sequence
  3. Mailer will work with the USPS and school district to coordinate best solution for postage costs and/or Bulk Mailing Permit
  4. Mailer will deliver all issues to USPS for mailing
  5. Mailer will help determine district appropriate neighborhoods for mailing to prevent full zip code mailings and not an EDDM format

Email Erika Beebe to receive a full bid contract.

Blue Springs Education Foundation

Bid Title: Restaurant Style Discount Card

Bid Information:

  • Soliciting proposals from vendors to perform a fundraising service using a restaurant discount card.
  • Last day to submit questions or comments: September 3, 2020
  • Proposals are due September 15, 2020

Interested to submit? Email Barbra Bush for all required fillable forms and return all required information to the specifications listed on the invitation to bid. 

BSSD Technology

Bid Title: Request for Proposal for Cell Phone Service

View and download the ADA compliant file. 

Business Office

Bid title: Request For Proposal for Bond Counsel Services


View and download the ADA Compliant file. If questions about ADA compliance arise, email Erika Beebe.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR BOND COUNSEL SERVICES

Transportation

Bid title: 20-21 School Year School Bus Purchase Type A and Type C

Bid Information: Approximately 3 Type A and 13 Type C School Buses

Interested to submit? Please email Mr. Morgan for all required fillable forms and return all required information to the specifications listed on the invitation to bid.