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State of Maine School Bus Purchase Program

Program Overview

Participants: Public schools in Maine

Responsibility: Superintendent

Application Submittal: Superintendent, Business Manager or Transportation Director

Application Open Date: November 1 (annually)

Application Close Date: November 25 (annually) (note: no extensions)

Application Form: NEO Transportation

Application Instruction: http://www.maine.gov/education/const/trans/InstructionsEFT17.htm

Application Purchase Options: Cash purchase, note purchase or lease to purchase

Subsidy Requirement: Application form (NEO Transportation) and School Bus Purchase form (EF-T-20)

Law: Title 20-A, Chapter 215. Transportation, Section 5401, Subsection 15

Rule: Chapter 81, Uniform School Bus Standards for Pupil Transportation in Maine

 

A.

Approval Lists

B.

1.  Authorized Vendors and Pricing

  • Bus Options

2.  Standard Equipment Specifications

 

3. Vendor Contact Information

 

4. Vendor Contracts

  • Contact Terry Demerchant, Maine State Division of Purchases at 207-624-7334 for questions regarding the school bus purchase contracts.
C.
Communication Messages
D.
Decision Criteria - Requirements (Chapter 81, Section 81.1)
E.
Forms
F.
History
G.
Laws and Rules
H.
Purchase Process