Invitation to Bid for Prisoner Meals - Homer Jail

Bid/RFP Status: 
Bid/RFP Due Date: 
Thursday, June 9, 2011 (All day)
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Sealed bids will be received at the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall, City of Homer, 491 East Pioneer Avenue, Homer, Alaska, until Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 2:00 p.m., at which time they will be publicly opened and read in preparation of:


This project consists of preparing three daily meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) for each prisoner. The number of prisoners varies daily from zero to eight. Meals must be available 365 days per year. All meals (except lunch) must be supplied in individual styrofoam or plastic containers, with plastic eating utensils, napkins and appropriate condiments.

All meals will normally be picked up by City personnel. Meal provider shall, however, be prepared to deliver meals on specific request when jail personnel cannot respond. Delivery is expected to be infrequent required and a delivery fee (which fee shall comprise as part of your bid) may be added to any order, which the provider is requested to deliver. (Exception: bidders outside of the limits of the City of Homer will have to deliver all meals to the jail).

All meals must be properly prepared in facilities licensed by the State of Alaska and inspected and approved for food service by the appropriate State Agencies. Evidence of current licensing and inspection must accompany all bids.

Complete bid packets and meal guidelines may be obtained without charge at the:

Office of the City Clerk
491 East Pioneer Avenue
Homer, Alaska 99603

Further questions may also be directed to the Homer Police Department, Chief Mark Robl, at 235-3150.

Bids received after the time fixed for opening of the bids will not be considered. The time of receipt will be determined by the City Clerk’s time stamp. Bids received after the time fixed for the receipt of the bids shall not be considered. Bidders are required to be on the Plan Holder’s List to be considered responsive.

The City reserves the right, when in its best interest, to reject or accept any or all bids and waive any informalities.

Dated this 20h day of May, 2011
City of Homer

Walt Wrede, City Manager