Mainland Ford Ltd.

Closing Date

would prefer to receive Quotations on or before September 28, 2023

Revised November 30, 2023


Sunny Kaila
Manager, Procurement Services 
Finance Department
Tel:  (604) 590-7274




The City has a need for the purchase and delivery of one (1) 16,500 lbs. GVW Regular Cab 4x2, Cab & Chassis Configuration 120” CA dump truck (the “Goods”). The Goods are to be in good operating condition that meets or exceeds the City’s Schedule A-1 - Preferred Technical Specifications which sets out the preferred technical specifications (the “Specifications”).

The Contractor will supply the vehicle complete as identified in Schedule B – Form of Quotation. The Contractor will act as project manager to liaise with the subcontractor(s) to provide the vehicle as requested.

Where the City’s Specifications of Goods specify dual fuel engine; the Goods should have gaseous prepared engines, capable of running dual fuels (CNG and Gasoline). The Goods shall be supplied with factory approved CNG conversion and shall be warranted by the vehicle manufacturer or the dealer. Conversions which are not factory approved or carry the vehicle manufacturers warranty or dealers warranty are not acceptable. The Contractor shall provide details of the layout and configuration of the installed CNG tank. The installation of the tank shall be done in a manner as to maximize the load carrying space of the trucks. The CNG tanks shall have approximately a twenty-year life.

The Goods are to have a standard road package that meets all legal requirements for operation on public roadways, including the BC Motor Vehicle Act, the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Act, Work Safe BC Regulations, and to be built in accordance with SAE standards. The Goods shall be delivered with a current Commercial Vehicle inspection certificate.

The City may consider Quotations that deviate to some extent from the Preferred Technical Specifications if it proves to be in the best interest of the City to do so. Such deviations should be clearly noted by the Contractor as a departure in Schedule B and specifics of the deviation detailed in the Schedule B-1 comments column beside the impacted technical specification.

A Contractor may submit multiple Quotations if several units meeting the preferred Specifications are available. A separate Schedule B – Form of Quotation should be completed in full for each Good.

Brochures or additional specifications may be attached as supplemental information.


If the City determines that an amendment is required to this RFQ, the City Representative will issue a written addendum by posting it on the BC Bid Website at and the City Website at (collectively, the “Websites”), and upon posting, any addenda will form part of this RFQ. It is the responsibility of Contractors to check the Websites for addenda. The only way this RFQ may be added to, or amended in any way, is by a formal written addendum. No other communication, whether written or oral, from any person will affect or modify the terms of this RFQ or may be relied upon by any Contractor. By delivery of a Quotation, the Contractor is deemed to have received, accepted and understood the entire RFQ, including any and all addenda.

All inquiries related to this RFQ should be directed in writing to