Johnson County Commission

William Brenner

Presiding Commissioner

Scott Sader

Commissioner, Eastern District

Destry Hough

Commissioner, Western District

Gilbert Powers

County Clerk

Johnson County Courthouse, 300 N Holden, Warrensburg, MO 64093

(660) 747-6161 - Fax 747-9332


January 14, 2008





The Johnson County Commission is requesting bids for the purchase of a telescoping air lift with bed for use by the Road and Bridge Department.


Bid specifications may be obtained by contacting the County Clerk Office, 300 N. Holden, Warrensburg, MO 64093, by phone at (660) 747-6161 or by email at 


Sealed bids will be accepted in the County Clerk’s Office no later than 1:30 p.m., Monday, February 4, 2008, at which time bids will be opened in the Commissioner’s Office.  The words “AIR LIFT BID” must be clearly marked on the outside of the envelope containing said bid.


The County Commission reserves the right to reject any and/or all bids and may select the bid which they determine to be most advantageous. 






William Brenner, Presiding Commissioner




Scott Sader, Eastern Commissioner




Destry Hough, Western Commissioner



BID SPECIFICATIONS – Telescoping air lift with bed


Service Body with reverse sides

Cut out for aerial bucket

Electro coat prime system


Painted single stage, single color, of color of truck

Flush mount light kit (2) pair

Rod type door hinge

Alum teadplate, full width & height rook shields

Length: 9’

Width 94”

Compartment height 40”

Floor width: 54”


Curbside front vertical (3) adjustable shelves

Curbside horizontal (1) 9-drawer cabinet & (1) divider shelf

Curbside rear: (3) adjustable shelves

Street side front vertical (3) adjustable shelves

Street side center horizontal (2) side by side 250 lbs pull out divider shelves

Street side rear vertical: small compartment


Master lock system on body

Stainless steel latches

Recessed tie down rings

1 x 6 board at rear in lieu of tailgate

36” tail shelve or rear w/ stop and grab handle

Back up alarm

Standard door hinge in lieu of rod type


Bucket full pressure

Articulated/telescopic aerial device

Working height: 41’9” (straight up position)

Side reach: 25’ 9”

Platform capacity: 300 lbs

Pedestal mainframe

Lower override controls

Counter balance valves on lift cylinders

10-gallon hydraulic reservoir

Shear ball rotation

Direct drive worn gear

Safety belt and lanyard

Emergency stop control at platform

Continuous rotation

10-micron hydraulic oil filter

100 mesh suction screen

Painted white

Boom is fiberglass, insulated w/hydraulic leveling

Steel lower boom fiberglass bucket one piece 24” x 3-“ x 42” w/center step

Soft vinyl basket cover

Side mount channel platform support

Single stick control w/side mount platform

Powered by electric clutch pump system

Two=speed throttle control

Emergency lowering

Hydraulic tool circuit at bucket and at ground level

Torsion stabilizer (rear only)


Lifting eye attachment on lower boom

Out riggers in lieu of torsion bar

End mount bucket in lieu of side mount (27’9” side reach)




6-year parts and labor

All parts manual, and parts numbers

All service, and owners’ manuals