OPEN BIDS

All Open Bids will be displayed on this page and must be submitted (mailed or hand-delivered) to

Jennifer Eiche, Board Clerk USD 289

602 Walnut St.

Wellsville, KS 66092

USD 289 Used Bus RFP

Invitation to Bid

 USD 289 Wellsville 602 Walnut St

Wellsville, KS 66092

 Specifications for Purchase of Off-Lease 71 Passenger School Bus

USD 289 Wellsville is currently receiving bids for an Off-Lease Used 71 passenger school bus that meets the below minimum specifications. (Any exceptions must be noted in the bidder’s proposal)

The following bidding requirements must be met by all bidders submitting a proposal.

  •  Please list all included or optional warranties that come with the bus you are bidding.

  • The selling dealer must hold a New/Used Vehicle Dealer License issued by the State of Kansas Department of Revenue. Further, they must be a school bus dealer authorized to perform manufacturer’s warranty work on the bus they are proposing. A copy of the current Kansas Dealer License must be included with bid. (NO EXCEPTIONS!)

  • All proposals must meet the requirements of the school bus chassis and body construction standards promulgated by the United States Department of Transportation and the minimum standards as required by the Kansas State Department of Education and KAR 91-38-4 at the time of construction of the particular bus.

All bids should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly labeled Used Bus Proposal in the lower left-hand corner of the envelope, with the date of bid opening also clearly labeled in the lower left-hand corner. All bids must be received by 9:00 am on Monday, May 16th, 2022.

 USD 289 Wellsville

602 Walnut St

Wellsville, KS 66092

The bids will be opened and read aloud during this time. All bidders are invited to attend the bid opening.

Any proposal received later than the specified time, whether delivered in person or mailed, shall be disqualified. The district reserves the right to reject any/or all proposals and accept the proposal deemed most advantageous to the USD 289 Wellsville School District and to waive any formalities of bidding.

71 passenger Minimum Specifications

All proposals must meet the requirements of the school bus chassis and body construction standards promulgated by the United States Department of Transportation in addition to the minimum standards as required by the Kansas State Department of Education and KAR 91-38-4 at the time of construction.

  • Less than 33,000 miles

  • Cummins ISB 240HP

  • 71 Passenger

  • 2017 or newer model year

  • Allison PTS 2500 automatic transmission

  • Hydraulic brakes

  • 34” Stepwell with Non-Tapered Steps

  • All accessory switches are located forward of the driver.

  • 8-Way and Door Controls on Steering Wheel

  • 16 Lamp Exterior Light Monitor System

  • Tinted Windows

  • Heated Mirrors

  • 100-gallon fuel tank

  • AM/FM Radio with P/A system.

  • Prewired for 2-way radio and video system

  • Fire Block upholstery

  • 5/8 inch plywood flooring with sealed joints

  • Child Check System

  • M/S Rear Drive Tires

  • Roof-mounted strobe light

Please list all available warranties your dealership can provide for buses being proposed.

Yearly Technology Items for sale

Items for sale 11/29/2021 - 05-19-2022

First come, first serve. All sales are final.