Island: General

November 28, 2012

Educational Data Services, Inc.
236 Midland  Avenue
Saddle Brook, New Jersey 07663
(973) 340-8800

Clarkstown Central School District
62 Old Middletown Road
New City, NY 10956

Dear Board of Education:

Specifications were prepared, bids advertised on November 8, 2012 and received for General Classroom Supplies on November 20, 2012 for the ISLAND Cooperative Bid for Amityville, Babylon, Baldwin, Bay Shore, Bayport-Blue Point, Bellmore, Bellmore-Merrick, Bethpage, Brentwood, Carle Place, Center Moriches, Central Islip, Cold Spring Harbor, Comsewogue, East Hampton, East Meadow, East Williston, Elmont, Elwood, Farmingdale, Franklin Square, Freeport, Garden City, Glen Cove,  Great Neck, Half Hollow Hills, Hampton Bays, Herricks, Hewlett Woodmere,  Hicksville, Huntington, Island Park, Island Trees, Islip, Jericho, Lawrence, Levittown, Lindenhurst, Locust Valley, Long Beach City, Longwood, Malverne, Manhasset, Massapequa, Merrick, Middle Country, Miller Place, Mineola, Mt. Sinai, New Hyde-Garden City Park, North Babylon, North Bellmore, North Merrick, North Shore, Northport-East Northport, Oceanside, Oyster Bay E. Norwich, Patchogue-Medford, Plainedge, Plainview-Old Bethpage, Port Jefferson, Port Washington, Riverhead, Rocky Point, Roosevelt, Roslyn, Sayville, Seaford, Shoreham Wading River, South Country, South Huntington, Syosset, Three Village, Uniondale, Valley Stream Central HSD, Valley Stream Free SD 30, Wantagh, West Babylon, Westbury, Westhampton Beach, William Floyd.


Company Name

Gross Bid


Net Bid

Number of Items Bid

Value of No Bids

Net Adjusted Bid

Cascade School Supplies







School Specialty Education







United Supply Corp.







W.B. Mason Co., Inc.







Discounts apply for total award of category.

It is recommended that a unit price award be made to School Specialty, as low bidder according to specifications for General Classroom Supplies for a Net Total of $878,069.42.  This total applies to the total cooperative bid.  The Boards of Education reserves the right to increase or decrease quantities in the bid.  The discount from manufacturer’s current list price for in stock items not specified on the bid is 20% and 12% delivered list price on all Furniture and Equipment.  Prices remain firm until November 30, 2013.

Very truly yours,

John O’Connor
Educational Data Services, Inc.