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Local Fish for Boston Public Schools

The City of Boston, acting by the Boston Public Schools, 2300 Washington Street, Roxbury, MA 02119, hereinafter referred to as the Awarding Authority, hereby invites written bids for the project listed above

Bids will be solicited from selected vendors through the City of Boston’s Supplier Portal:

All bids for this project are subject to all applicable provisions of law and in accordance with the terms and provisions of the contract documents entitled: Local Fish for Boston Public Schools

Description: Local Fish for Boston Public Schools in compliance with Child Nutrition Program and BPS Nutrition Guidelines. See IFB attachment to EV00012495 for site address information for each school.

Bids shall be submitted before 12:00 P.M., Boston time, Monday June 5th, 2023 and opened forthwith.

SPECIFICATIONS AND PLANS will be available on or about Monday, May 22, 2023 after 12:00 P.M., Boston time. The term of the contract shall be for 1 year. Multiple awards may be made to the lowest responsive and responsible Bidder(s) offering the lowest total unit price per delivery for each item. Bidders may bid on any number of items.  

Pre-Bid Conference Meeting and Call: To ensure that prospective BIDDER(S) have a clear understanding of what FNS is seeking, FNS provides BIDDER(S) an opportunity to meet with District staff, hear more about the District’s plans and needs, and ask questions. The Pre-Bid Conference Call will be held 2:00 – 2:50 pm ET on Tuesday, May 30th, 2023.  All prospective BIDDER(S) with questions are invited to attend.  The log-in information for the conference call is: Local Fish for BPS Google Meet joining info Video call link: Or dial: (US) +1 508-812-8038‬ PIN: 497 615 471‬#‬‬

BIDDER(S) may attend in person at Central Kitchen, 370 Columbia Dr, Boston MA 02125

The successful bidder will be required to provide by insurance for the payment of compensation and the furnishing of other benefits under the Workmen’s Compensation Law, General Laws (Ter.Ed.), chapter 152, to all persons to be employed under the contract, and sufficient proof of compliance with the foregoing stipulation will be required before commencing performance of this contract.


Massachusetts General Law

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