Food Service Management for Newton Public Schools

Agency: City of Newton
State: Massachusetts
Type of Government: State & Local
NAICS Category:
  • 541611 - Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services
  • 722310 - Food Service Contractors
Posted Date: Feb 15, 2024
Due Date: Mar 14, 2024
Solicitation No: 24-52
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Food Service Management for Newton Public Schools
  • Department: Purchasing
  • RFP Number: 24-52
  • Start Date: 02/15/2024 10:00 AM
  • Close Date: 03/14/2024 10:30 AM

Request for Proposals; Food Service Management for Newton Public Schools as outlined in the project documents.

Pre-Bid Meeting: Feb 21, 2024, at 9:00AM - 3:00PM, Newton Education Center, 100 Walnut Street, Rm 210, Newton (Mandatory)

24-52 Food Service - Bid FINAL

24-52 Exhibits

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CITY OF NEWTON
PURCHASING DEPARTMENT
CONTRACT FOR THE NEWTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS
PROJECT MANUAL:
NEWTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS - FOOD SERVICE MANAGEMENT
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS #24-52
Mandatory Pre-Bid: 100 Walnut Street Room 210 Newton, Ma
9:00am to 3:00pm Wednesday February 21, 2024
Bid Opening Date: March 14, 2024, at 10:30 a.m.
February 2024
Ruthanne Fuller, Mayor
CITY OF NEWTON
PURCHASING DEPARTMENT
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS #24-52
The City of Newton (City) invites sealed proposals from Contractors for:
NEWTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS - FOOD SERVICE MANAGEMENT
A mandatory pre-proposal conference and site visit will be held at the Newton Education Center, 100 Walnut Street, Room 210,
Newton, Massachusetts from 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. on Wednesday, February 21, 2024.1
Proposals will be received until: 10:30 a.m., Thursday, March 14, 2024
at the Purchasing Department, Room 108, Newton City Hall, 1000 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, MA 02459. Immediately
following the deadline for proposals a list will be created of all proposers’ names received and will be posted to the City’s website:
www.newtonma.gov/bids . Failure to attend the pre-proposal conference means you will be ineligible to submit a proposal.
The attached Request For Proposals (RFP), including evaluative criteria and form of contract, are in a form mandated by the
Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). All RFP documents will be available
on line at www.newtonma.gov/bids .or for pickup at Newton City Hall, Room 108, Purchasing Department, 1000 Commonwealth
Avenue, Newton Centre, MA 02459 after 10:00 a.m., February 15, 2024.
.
There will be no charge for contract documents. Bid surety is not required with this bid.
Each proposal shall include a Bid Bond equal to 5% of the proposer’s total budgeted costs (expenses). The awarded Contractor must
provide a $100,000 Performance Bond.
The term of the awarded contract shall extend from July 1, 2024 to June 30, 2025 and may be renewed by the City at its
discretion for four (4) additional terms of 12-months each, for a maximum possible term of five (5) years.
All proposals are subject to the provisions of M.G.L. c.30B, §6. F.O.B. Destination inside designated department, Newton, MA.
This is a Request For Proposals. Accordingly, all proposals shall be submitted as follows: (i) one (1) original, eight (8) paper copies,
and one (1) CD/electronic copy of the Technical Proposal and (ii) one (1) ORIGINAL COPY of the Price Proposal.
All City bids are available on the City’s web site at www.newtonma.gov/bids . It is the sole responsibility of the Contractor
downloading these bids to ensure they have received any and all addenda prior to the bid opening.
Any questions with respect to the RFP should be in writing and addressed to purchasing@newtonma.gov. Responses will be
provided in the form of addenda available online within the original bid document as well as a separate file. If you download bids
from the internet site and would like to make it known that your company has done so, you may fax the Purchasing Department (617)
796-1227 or email to purchasing@newtonma.gov with your NAME, ADDRESS, PHONE, FAX AND INVITATION FOR BID
NUMBER.
The City will reject any and all bids in accordance with the above referenced General Laws. In addition, the City reserves the right to
waive minor informalities in any or all bids, or to reject any or all bids (in whole or in part) if it be in the public interest to do so.
In the event that any person wishes to attend a bid opening or pre-bid meeting, accessible and reasonable accommodations will be
provided to persons requiring assistance. If you need reasonable accommodation, please contact the city of Newton’s ADA
Coordinator, Jini Fairley, at least two business days in advance of the meeting: jfairley@newtonma.gov or (617) 796-1253. For
Telecommunications Relay Service, please dial 711.
Nicholas Read
Chief Procurement Officer
February 15, 2024
1 The pre-proposal conference will consist of a meeting at the Newton Education Center and visits to five (5) different Newton
schools.
Newton Public Schools
Request for Proposal (RFP) / Contract
Food Service Management Companies
SY 2023 - 2024
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
135 Santilli Highway, Everett, MA 02149
Phone 781-338-3000 TTY: N.E.T. Relay 800-439-2370
www.doe.mass.edu
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This document was prepared by the
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Jeffrey C. Riley
Commissioner
The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, an affirmative action employer, is committed to ensuring that all of its
programs and facilities are accessible to all members of the public.
We do not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender identity, or sexual orientation.
Inquiries regarding the Department’s compliance with Title IX and other civil rights laws may be directed to the Human Resources
Director, 135 Santilli Highway., Everett, MA 02149. Phone: 781-338-6105.
© 2022 Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Permission is hereby granted to copy any or all parts of this document for non-commercial educational purposes. Please credit the “Massachusetts
Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.”
This document printed on recycled paper
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
135 Santilli Highway, Everett, MA 02149
Phone 781-338-3000 TTY: N.E.T. Relay 800-439-2370
www.doe.mass.edu
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Newton Public Schools
Request for Proposal (RFP) / Contract
Food Service Management Companies
SY 2023 – 2024
In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and
policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender
identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.
Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require
alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign
Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center
at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.
To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program
Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at:
https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-
2817Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The
letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged
discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and
date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:
mail:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington,
D.C. 20250-9410; or
fax:
(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
email:
program.intake@usda.gov
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
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