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 7, 2008





The Johnson County Commission is requesting bids for the purchase of up to four new dump trucks 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 1:00 p.m., Thursday, January 24, 2008, at which time bids will be opened in the Commissioner’s Office.  The words “DUMP TRUCK 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





GVW:              56,000

Front Axle:    16,000

Rear Axle:      40,000 – TufTrac or better

Driver controlled locking rear axle

Engine:           300 HP Cummins

Transmission: Allison 3500 RDS automatic transmission AIR SHIFT with PTO 

            Provision or equivalent

Frame: Heavy Duty to exceed 2,300,000 million RBW’S, or better

Brakes: Full Air Brake System

Cab: Drivers side air ride – not passenger, Cab air ride,

Instrumentation: Tachometer, intermittent wipers, electric washers, AM/FM radio,

                        Air conditioning, Air Horns, Heated mirrors both sides, Back up alarm,

                        Engine Hour meter, push button electronic shift control (dash mounted)

Passenger seat

No Carpet on floor

Midland Radio hookups

2- Fuel tank: 50 gallons each or more

Electrical: 100 Amp Alternator- dual 65 Amp Batteries

Tires: Front 12R22.5  (16 PLY Radial)

                    11R22.5  (14 Ply Radial)

Wheels: Bud  22.5 X 8.25    

Front Shock Absorbers

Color of cab exterior: Optional (BUT NO shade of Blue)

Tow Hooks

Front fender extensions (Mud Guards)

Front & Rear mud flaps on rear Axles

Front Throttle lock for engine                                          

Wet type wheel seals for front axle                                  

4.88 Rear Ratio or better                                        

Block Heaters Installed

Air Dryers (Spin on type a must)

Vertical muffler right side of cab

Maintenance Manual – one set of manuals for all four trucks is sufficient

Parts break down manual – For Truck, Dump Bed, Arrow roll tarp

These manuals are a MUST,            MANUALS on CD’S


*** Winning bidder will drop ship to Wheelers in Morley, Mo.