(Multi-Municipality) Request for Proposal - Animal Control Services

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The current contracted animal control service provider (animal control, enforcement, and pound services) for a number of municipalities in and around Middlesex County, Elgin County, and, Lambton County will no longer be providing animal control services or have agreements that will be expiring this year. The Participating Municipalities are seeking an opportunity to formalize a potential contract with a new service provider through this RFP. 

Each Participating Municipality will be responsible for formalizing their own contract with the potential proponent that provides the best overall value and receives a recommendation from the Evaluation Committee (refer to Section 6) through this Request for Proposal.  Dog licensing requirements are set out in each municipality’s animal control by-law, a copy of each is appended to and forms part of this RFP package.

Adelaide Metcalfe is a Township in Middlesex County, Ontario, Canada, and is serving as the procurement lead for this RFP.  The municipalities involved area mix of rural and small urban communities in Southwestern Ontario.  As a lower-tier municipality, Adelaide Metcalfe, and other participating municipalities, are responsible for providing animal services under the Pounds Act and may have additional services or requirements through by-laws passed under the Municipal Act, 2001.

Through this Request for Proposal (RFP), the Township is seeking proposals from qualified and experienced firms who are able to enter into an agreement up to a five-year term to provide:

•Animal Control By-law enforcement;

•Maintenance of a pound facility;

•Routine patrols;•Emergency services;

•Statutory animal control officer duties, and;

•Other related duties in the Scope of Work, at the request of Adelaide Metcalfe, or Participating Municipalities.

For RFP Details please visit Bids & Tenders | Adelaide Metcalfe