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This web page is designed for Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) to register Vendors/Contractors, post advertised projects, and identify project awards. Vendors/Contractors are encouraged to register as a Vendor/Contractor with eMaryland Marketplace (eMM). For more details, visit and download the ITB or RFP package. Vendors/Contractors must be registered with eMM to receive bid/solicitation information and updates.  If you require assistance, contact the help desk at or call 410-767-1492.

If you have any questions regarding this request, contact Nelson E. Sample, CPPO, Procurement Manager, at 301-934-7340, or by e-mail at

Maryland State Law requires CCPS to publish notices of procurements and procurement awards on eMaryland Marketplace (eMM). The requirement extends only to contracts procured through competitive sealed bidding, competitive sealed proposals and noncompetitive negotiations, and to procurements whose value equals or exceeds that for State of Maryland contracts that must be published on eMM.

Certified Minority Business Enterprises are encouraged to respond to all requests.

The Charles County public school system does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability in its programs, activities or employment practices. For inquiries, please contact Patricia Vaira, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 Coordinator (students) or Nikial M. Majors, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 coordinator (employees/ adults), at Charles County Public Schools, Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building, P.O. Box 2770, La Plata, MD 20646; 301-932-6610/301-870-3814. For special accommodations call 301-934-7230 or TDD 1-800-735-2258 two weeks prior to the event.


INVITATION TO BID (ITB) SSF-1920, “Safety and Security Fencing &  Panic Bar Gates” 

Mandatory Site Visits:                                             October 8, 2019, 9:30 a.m., Local Time                        

Deadline for Questions:                                           October 16, 2019, 3 p.m., Local Time

Bids Opening Date & Time:                                    October 30, 2019, 3 p.m., Local Time (see ITB for more info.)

The purpose of this Multi-Step Sealed (two-step) ITB is to request sealed bids from experienced and qualified Bidders to furnish and install rod iron-style fencing, with heavy-duty manufactured gates (see Exhibit 2 – [Samples: IMGS #s 4919-4922]) that can effectively function with an exterior panic bar at three (3) CCPS schools (Paul Barnhart Elementary School, Arthur Middleton Elementary School and J.C. Parks Elementary School).

For complete details, Bidders are encouraged to register as a Vendor/Contractor with eMaryland Marketplace Advantage (eMMA) at  and download the ITB package.  Bidders must be registered with eMMA to receive solicitation information.  If you require assistance, contact the help desk at or call (410) 767-4628.  Bidders shall be responsible for selecting the correct United Nations Standard Products and Services Code (UNSPSC): 752154013, 72154069 and 30152000.

For additional information, contact Eleanor Foddrell, Purchasing Analyst, (301) 392-7581 or email:

By order of the Board of Education of Charles County.

Kimberly A. Hill, Ed.D.



None at the time.