Chisago County Probation is located in Center City, Minnesota, and requesting Bids for Electronic Home Monitoring (EHM) and Electronic Alcohol Monitoring (EAM) for adult and juvenile offenders. The term of the agreement will be July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021 with annual approval as necessary. This Request for sealed Bids is intended to provide interested parties or agencies, hereafter referred to as the "Respondents” guidelines for preparing and submitting Bids. The term “Contractor” is also used herein to refer to the “Respondent” once the successful bidder is selected.
A summary of information that should be included in the Sealed Bid is listed in Exhibit #1, Sealed Bid Criteria. Exhibit A provides detailed information about the EHM/EAM program to assist the Respondent in preparation of the Bid.
Instructions for Submitting sealed Bids
Submit six (6) copies of the Bid by 4:30 p.m. (CDT) June 3, 2019 to: Amy Chavez, Probation Director - Chisago County - 313 N. Main St. Suite #120 - Center City, MN 55012.
Chisago County reserves the right to reject any or all sealed Bid. Bids the County may reject include, but are not limited to, those, which, in the County’s opinion, do not serve the best interest of Chisago County or the intent of this program.
Chisago County will not be liable for any expenses incurred by any Respondent in connection with the preparation or submittal of a response to this request for sealed Bids.
Bids should be prepared simply and economically, providing a straight forward and concise, but complete and detailed, description of the Respondent's ability to meet the requirements of the program. Emphasis should be on completeness and clarity of content.
The County reserves the right to waive technicalities or irregularities of a response and to reject any or all responses, and to make arrangements in the best interest of the County.
Review and Section Process:
May 13, 2019: Distribution of Request for Sealed Bids
June 3, 2019: Bid Submission Deadline
Week of June 4th, 2019: Bid Evaluation Period
Week of June 10th, 2019: Selection of Contractor
Services in place: Upon receipt of signed contract (approx. July 1, 2019)