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MSBO Bus Purchase Program

Program Openings

 2017-18 Phase I opens October 2, 2017 and closes January 31, 2018.

Questions? Contact Scott Little at MSBO 517.327.5920.

2016–2017 Bus Program Help Menu

Before using the program, please read all sections of the Help menu. Be sure you know and understand your bid by using the Bid Comparison feature and reading the vendor’s clarifications. REMEMBER, you have not purchased a bus through the Bus Program until you have completed the five steps of the  "Create Purchase Request" tab in the program.

  1. Building a Bus - Step-by-Step Instructions
  2. Cloning a Bus for Vendor Review
  3. Stock Buses - What's available and how to purchase
  4. Order Validation
  5. Base Specifications by Bus Style
  6. Bus Options by Bus Style
  7. Vendor Contact Information
    1. Capital City Bus Sales
    2. Hoekstra Transportation, Inc.
    3. Holland Bus Company
  8. Vendor Clarifications: In the process of preparing bids for the MSBO Bus Purchase Program, issues may arise that are not addressed substantially within the program. Vendors have provided explanations/clarifications of issues they feel are important to consider. Be sure you know and understand your bid by using the Bid Comparison feature and reading the dealers' bid clarifications.
    1. Capital City Bus Sales
    2. Hoekstra Transportation, Inc.
    3. Holland Bus Company
  9. Warranty Information
    1. Capital City Bus Sales
    2. Hoekstra Transportation, Inc.
    3. Holland Bus Company
  10. Vendor Invitation to Bid
  11. Board of Education Resolution: This sample resolution may be copied and modified to your district's specifications. It provides written verification for your district records. Do not sumit to MSBO. Instead, check the "Yes" box under "Has this purchase been approved by the school board?" when you check out.
  12. Delivery Charge
  13. Administrative Fees/Membership Requirement
  14. General Information

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Michigan School Business Officials
1001 Centennial Way - Suite 200, Lansing MI 48917
msbo@msbo.org (517) 327-5920