Sealed bids will be received by the Child Nutrition Purchasing Cooperative (CNPC), composed of the undersigned school districts (Caldwell, Catahoula, Concordia, East Carroll, Franklin, Grant, Jackson, La Salle, Lincoln, Madison, Morehouse, Ouachita, Richland, Tensas, Union, and West Carroll). These bids will be delivered to Jo Lynne Correro, Director CNS, Ouachita Parish Schools, 920 Thomas Road, West Monroe, LA, or P.O. Box 2957, West Monroe, LA 71294 until 10:00 A.M., May 4, 2021. Beginning at 10:30 A.M. bids will be publicly opened and read aloud for:
FS# 1-22 FOOD PRODUCTS
FS# 2-22 PAPER SUPLIES
FS#3-22 BREAD PRODUCTS
Bid information can be obtained from Ouachita Parish System - Child Nutrition Program Director, Jo Lynne Correro, 920 Thomas Road, West Monroe, LA 71292, phone 318-398-1990. Awards shall be made “ALL OR NOTHING” to the lowest responsive bidder. The CNPC reserves the right to reject any and/or all bids, and to waive any and all informalities thereto.
Bidders also have the option to submit bids electronically. To submit a bid electronically, bidders must register at Central Bidding by visiting either https://www.centralbidding.com or https://www.centralauctionhouse.com For technical questions relating to the electronic bidding process for Central Bidding call Support 833.412.5717. Fees to submit electronically may apply. Payments of fees are the responsibility of the bidder. Submission of an electronic bid requires an electronic bid bond and a digital signature.
Ouachita Parish is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
This bid opening date was extended to from May 4th to May 13, 2021. See Addendum #3.