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Request for Proposal - Cafeteria & Catering Event Services - DEADLINE EXTENDED

** Please note: The email address provided in the RFP originally was incorrect; the correct email address is .  As a result, the deadline to submit questions has been extended to Wednesday, August 22.  Answers will still be provided on Thursday, August 23. **

The Municipality of North Grenville is soliciting proposals from vendors specializing in Cafeteria & Catering Event Services with the intention of awarding a long-term lease for the Kemptville Campus cafeteria to a successful vendor. 

The expectation is that the vendor, as an independent contractor, would utilize the facility to establish a Cafeteria & Catering Event Services business on the Campus to provide food services to the on-site schools, government agencies, other organizations, campus functions and events, as well as any other off-campus business the vendor currently has or wishes to establish.

The updated full RFP is available here.

The Municipality of North Grenville encourages competition among suppliers in order to maximize savings for taxpayers. The purchasing process is transparent and equitable ensuring fairness among bidders.

Purchasing Procedures

There are a variety of purchasing procedures in place to ensure openness and accountability. The Municipality is also aware of the regulations set out in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act as it pertains to any purchases or business transactions the Municipality is involved in.

Quotations – The Municipality will seek three verbal quotations for items under $2,000 and three written quotations for items ranging from $2,000 to $10,000.

Tenders – The Municipality will issue a tender for items $10,000 and over.

Requests for Proposals – The Municipal may seek a Request for Proposal (RFP) for an item of any dollar value, which may include professional and consulting services.

Additional details for each purchasing process, including advertising and evaluation criteria, are available in the Municipality’s Procurement Policy.