REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
Notice is hereby given that the following School Food Authorities (SFAs): St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Tangipahoa Parish Public Schools, Livingston Parish Public Schools, Washington Parish Public Schools, St. Bernard Parish Public Schools, Bogalusa City Schools, and NOLA Public Schools will receive sealed proposals at St. Charles Parish School Board Office, Child Nutrition Department, 13855 River Road, Luling, LA 70070 until 9 a.m., Friday, January 17, 2020, for processing of USDA commodity beef, chicken, pork, turkey, eggs, cheese, tomato paste, pollock, flour, and dehydrated potatoes. All product manufacturers must have an approved contract for commodity processing by the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry, Food Distribution Division prior to submitting a proposal.
All proposals are required to be submitted by either certified or registered mail with a return receipt requested or hand-delivered at which time a receipt will be issued. UPS and Federal Express are acceptable. All proposals shall be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly labeled on the outside COMMODITY PROCESSING PROPOSAL, January 17, 2020. Proposals are to be delivered or mailed to:
Child Nutrition Department
St. Charles Parish School Board
13855 River Road
Luling, LA 70070
Proposals will be opened and publicly acknowledged at the hour of 9 a.m. on Friday, January 17, 2020 in the Office of Child Nutrition, St. Charles Parish Public Schools, 13855 River Road, Luling, Louisiana.
No proposal will be accepted after the time of opening under any circumstances whatsoever. It is the responsibility of the company submitting the proposal to see that the proposal is in the Office of Child Nutrition before the time of proposal opening.
Awards will be based on a variety of factors: processing fees, nutritional standards, finished yields per pound of commodity product, minimum drop requirements, and product acceptability. SFAs reserve the right to reject a proposal and to waive any informality whenever such action is in their best interest.
Detailed specifications and further information regarding this request may be obtained by visiting http://www.centralauctionhouse.com or from:
Monique Age-Romero, CNP Director
St. Charles Parish Public Schools
13855 River Road
Luling, Louisiana 70070
Telephone: (985) 785-3179
Fax: (985) 785-3182