Request for Bid SWA 18-11 (2) Two Cargo Vans

Request for Bid

SWA 18-11

(2) Two Cargo Vans 

The Sicangu Wicoti Awayankapi (SWA) is requesting bids for (2) two new Cargo Vans.

Request for Bids are invited beginning August 22, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. and closing September 13, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Qualified bidders may bid on one or both Cargo Vans.


½ Ton Cargo Vans

Long Wheel base, medium roof

Rear wheel drive

A/C (front only)

V6 Engine

6 Speed Auto Transmission

60/40 Hinged Side Door

50/50 Hinged Back Door

No Cargo Area Windows

No Rear Door Windows

Vinyl Floor covering Front and Rear

Front and Rear Dome Lighting

Powerpoint Instrumental Panel

Driver and Passenger Door Mirrors

Driver and 1 Passenger Seating

Inside Steel Guard between Front & Cargo Area

General Contractor Bins, Drawers & Shelves for Cargo Area

Cruise Control

HD Ladder Racks

Preferably, white in color

Indian Preference

Any firm seeking Indian preference in this award must provide evidence that it is not less than 51 percent Indian owned and controlled. A prequalification application is being provided to you if you wish to claim the Indian preference. This application can be returned with your bid proposal to the SWA Corporation by September 13, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. (CST).


The contract(s) will be awarded to the lowest responsive, responsible individual(s) or firm(s). Qualified Indian enterprise(s) submitting the bid, if such bid is within budgeting limits established for this solicitation and is within ten percent (10%) of the lowest responsive quotation from any qualified individual or firm shall receive preference. Indian preference applications must be submitted by September 13, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. If no responsive bid by a qualified Indian enterprise is within the above-stated limits, then award will be made to the individual or firm with the lowest responsive bid.

Proposal Process

Bids will be received at SWA Corporation, ATTN: Gerald Eagle Bear, Procurement Manager until 2:00 p.m., (CST) on September 13, 2018 at which time the bids will be opened, read aloud and accepted for consideration. All bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked “SWA 18-11 (2) CARGO VANS”. 

If you have any questions, please contact Gerald Eagle Bear at (605) 747-2203 ext. 236. 

Published three times at the total approximate cost of $103.82

Published: August 22, 29, September 5, 2018

502 Second Avenue, Martin, SD 57551 • 605-685-6866 •