TOWN OF CORNELIUS
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATION AND QUOTATION
TOWN OF CORNELIUS JANITORIAL SUPPLY SERVICES
Thursday May 7, 2009
C/O Troy Fitzsimmons
Cornelius Parks Arts Recreation Culture (PARC) Department
USPS Mail: P. O. Box 399
Ground delivery: 21445 Catawba Avenue
Cornelius, North Carolina 28031
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REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATION AND QUOTATION FOR TOWN OF CORNELIUS JANITORIAL SUPPLY SERVICES
The Town of Cornelius, herein referred to as “Town”, is soliciting interested vendors for providing janitorial supplies at its park facilities and Town Hall. Qualified vendors must be able to provide an
array of common janitorial supplies as specified in the Scope of Work. The Town will select the
lowest responsive/responsible bidder and anticipates starting services around July 1, 2009.
Incomplete or late submittals will not be considered. Questions may be forwarded to Troy
Fitzsimmons, Park Superintendent, at 704-892-6031 x163.
Scope of Work:
The scope of work (SOW) applies to park facilities and Town Hall janitorial supplies necessary to
maintain these facilities.
I. Janitorial supplies most commonly ordered by the Town are:
Description Used in (# of dispensers)
paper towel 8"x800' controlled
hard roll towel Parks paper towel dispensers (10)
cloth quality paper roll towels Town Hall kitchen dispensers (2)
paper towel 9x9 multifold to fit
Town Hall restroom dispensers Town Hall restroom dispensers (4)
toilet paper 3.875"x1,000' 2 ply Parks restroom dispensers (23)
toilet paper premium 2-ply standard
roll Town Hall restrooms
sanitary napkin wax paper liners Parks
Town Hall and Parks Rexan boxes
can liners black 43x48 22 mic and BRP football
can liners clear 33x40 16 mic Parks recycling cans
can liners brown 33"x40" 16 mic Parks trash cans and restrooms
Town Hall office trash cans and
can liners white 23x33 15 gal restrooms
urinal screen w/ non-para block Town Hall
foam dispenser soap Town Hall and Parks (24)
EP neutral disinfectant Town Hall and Parks
non-corrosive toilet bowl cleaner Town Hall and Parks
graffiti remover Parks
glass cleaner Town Hall and Parks
stainless steel cleaner Town Hall and Parks
aerosol disinfectant Town Hall and Parks
disposable latex gloves Town Hall and Parks
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II. Ordering and Delivery
a. Town will order supplies on an as-needed basis, but generally once a month.
b. Vendor will furnish and deliver supplies to Town Hall within three (3) business days of
c. Vendor will deliver and place ordered items into designated janitorial closets at Town
d. Any special orders requiring a longer delivery time frame will be negotiated between
the vendor and Town, but common supplies as specified in Section I will need to be
delivered within the three (3) day time frame.
e. All prices submitted on Attachment A - Janitorial Supplies Bid Proposal will include all
costs for order processing, shipping, handling, delivery, other surcharges, etc. Only
the price quoted plus applicable North Carolina sales tax will be paid by the Town.
III. Product Dispensers
a. The Town already has product dispensers for soap, toilet paper, and paper towels in its
parks and Town Hall.
b. Vendor will inspect each dispenser to determine if their product will properly function in
the available dispenser. Vendor may call to arrange a meeting with PARC staff to
assess the dispenser available.
c. If an existing dispenser will not properly function with the vendor’s proposed product
then the vendor will furnish and install the appropriate dispensers, at vendor’s expense,
if awarded the contract.
d. Dispensers that may need to be replaced are noted in Section I along with the number
IV. Can Liners
a. Dimension and thickness of can liners represent the minimum acceptable size and
durability of can liners the Town will accept.
b. If the vendor does not provide the same type of liner then the vendor may propose an
alternative that exceeds, but closely represents the minimum specifications required by
V. “Green Products”
a. The Town promotes environmental stewardship of its parks and desires to provide
“green products” where ever practical.