Ala Carte Beverages for Direct Delivery to School Cafeterias (RE-BI - Escambia County School District ITB-171302

Escambia County School District » ITB-171302

The information below is a summary of solicitation number ITB-171302 posted by Escambia County School District.  As a reminder, this solicitation is closed and responses are no longer being accepted.

Ala Carte Beverages for Direct Delivery to School Cafeterias (RE-BI

Date Issued: 12/12/2016

Deadline: 01/12/2017  prior to 1:30 PM   C.S.T.

Requisition Number:

Delivery Point: Pensacola, FL

Delivery Date: As Specified

Type of Purchase: Term: 2/22/2017 to 1/31/2018

Construction Related: No

Type of Response Allowed: Hard Copy Only

Issuing Agency: Escambia County School District

Using Department: Escambia County School District

Special Notices: Brand Name or Approved Equal
Employee Background Checks Required
FOB Destination
Local Service Required
Samples Required


Due Date: 12/23/2016 5:00:00 PM C.S.T.

Primary Contact Name: Ms. Allison Watson

Title: Sr. Purchasing Agent



The purpose of this solicitation is to establish an agreement for the direct delivery of ala carte beverage products to school cafeterias in the Escambia County School District (ECSD). Refer to Attachment A - School Addresses. Pricing, terms, and conditions of this agreement covers all purchases for the products listed in this document for the entire term of this agreement. The term shall begin upon School Board approval on February 22, 2017 through January 31, 2018 with a one (1) year renewal option upon mutual consent of both parties and School Board approval. The one (1) year renewal option shall be effective for the period of February 1, 2018 through January 31, 2019. All pricing, terms, and conditions shall remain in effect for the entire term(s) of this agreement. The District does not pay fuel adjustment charges. The quantities listed herein are the best estimate of the District based on prior and projected usage. The District will make every attempt to adhere as closely as possible to the estimated quantities. However, the District reserves the right to reduce or increase the number of shipments and/or purchase additional quantities at the agreement price at any time during the agreement period. By signing this agreement, the Bidder is agreeing to honor the bid’s pricing for the entire term(s) of the agreement. If offering a brand and/or product OTHER THAN ONE OF THE PREAPPROVED BRANDS LISTED, make a notation in the comments section for that item. If you offer a product that is not preapproved in this solicitation, you must send a sample for review by Monday, January 9, 2017, 12:00 PM, CST. Failure to send a sample and the required documentation when offering an alternate product will result in your bid being determined “non-responsive” for that item. Samples should be clearly labeled “SAMPLE FOR BID NUMBER #171302.” If you plan to send samples, the form will be posted on the Purchasing website at This form must be completed prior to samples being sent. All food samples should be delivered to the Escambia County School District Central Warehouse, 51 East Texar Drive, Pensacola, FL 32503. The Escambia County School District is closed for Christmas Break from Monday, December 19 through Friday, December 30. Please plan sample shipment(s) accordingly.  QUESTIONS: Due to time constraints, it is recommended that vendors send questions in a manner that can be tracked (email, certified mail, or overnight courier); email is preferred. Deadline for questions will be Friday, December 23, 2016, 5:00 p.m., Central Standard Time. Changes in the specifications contained in this bid will be made by Addenda. Any Addenda issued concerning this bid will be posted on the Purchasing Department’s web pages. PRIOR TO SUBMITTING A BID, it shall be the sole responsibility of each bidder to contact the Purchasing Agent or visit the Purchasing Department’s Web pages to determine if any Addenda has been issued and to obtain such Addendum. Any addendum and answers to any questions received concerning this bid will be posted by the close of business on Thursday, January 5, 2017. The direct link to the Bid/RFP Activity Section of the District website is listed below: All inquiries should be sent to: Allison Watson, Senior Purchasing Agent Purchasing Department Escambia County School District 75 N. Pace Blvd. Pensacola, FL 32505 Email: Fax: 850-469-6271 For the Escambia County School District (ECSD) to ensure equal treatment of all participating vendors, the above named individual is ECSD’s only designated representative for this bid. Vendors are expected to utilize this representative for ALL Information regarding this bid. Vendors who contact any other District employee regarding the subject of this bid are subject to disqualification from participating in this solicitation. 


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