Sunday, December 13, 2009

Who Gets The Montreal Police Contract To Provide The Donuts?

Montreal Police Defend Food Contract -- The Montreal Gazette

Won by sole bidder; Firm pays no royalties or rent to run cafeteria.

When Montreal police put out a call to find a food and catering provider to run the cafeteria at their headquarters this summer, only one company served up an offer.

While the cash-strapped force cut dozens of temporary officers, left 60 permanent positions unfilled and scaled back on overtime to chop $13.85 million out of its budget this year, Servibec Inc. will conduct business rent-free and pay nothing to the police as it sells food and drinks at a cafeteria snack counter and operates vending machines at the department's St. Urbain St. headquarters.

The city will pay for maintenance and electricity.

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My Comment: Sole bidder .... no overhead costs from the space that is being used .... good contract if you can get it.

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