Invitation to Bid!

Child Nutrition Department-Prime Vendor Bid Notice to Proposers:

The North Little Rock School District is soliciting sealed competitive bids for food and non-food supplies for the 2021-2022 school year. A complete list of specifications and bid forms may be obtained at:

North Little Rock School District

Child Nutrition Department

2400 Poplar St. North Little Rock, AR 72114

Contact Laura Jennings at jenningsl@nlrsd.org or 501-771-8061 with questions regarding the bid.

The deadline for submission May 27th at 10:00 a.m

CHILD NUTRITION

Is your snack to a smart snack

Vegetables

COMMUNITY ELIGIBILITY PROVISION (CEP) LETTER TO PARENTS

Great news for parents and students! We are pleased to inform you that the entire North Little Rock School District will begin participating in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) starting the 2020-2021 school year. All enrolled students in the North Little Rock School District are eligible to receive a healthy breakfast and lunch at no charge to your household. Your child(ren) will be able to participate in these meal programs without having to pay a fee or submit a meal application. If you have any questions, please contact Tammy Phillips at phillipst@nlrsd.org or 501-771-8088.

CURBSIDE MEAL SERVICE DETAILS

DATE: EVERY MONDAY STARTING MONDAY, AUGUST 24, 2020

TIME: 11:00 A.M. TO 1:00 P.M.

WHO: ONLY ENROLLED NLRSD VIRTUAL ACADEMY STUDENTS (MUST PROVIDE A PROOF OF ENROLLMENT)

WHAT: MEAL BOX CONTAINING 5 BREAKFASTS AND 5 LUNCHES WILL BE PROVIDED AT NO CHARGE

WHERE: ALL NLRSD SCHOOLS WITH THE EXCEPTION OF PIKEVIEW EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER. PICKUP FOR EACH SCHOOL WILL BE LOCATED AT THE FRONT OF THE SCHOOL OR AT THE BUS LOOP

FALL CURBSIDE PROCEDURE

  • IN ORDER TO RECEIVE MEALS, THE STUDENT AND/OR PARENT/GUARDIAN MUST PROVIDE STUDENT’S NAME AND STUDENT’S ID NUMBER

  • STUDENT/PARENT/GUARDIAN WILL PULL UP, PROVIDE THE STUDENT’S NAME AND STUDENT’S ID NUMBER. FOR EASE AND EFFICIENCY IN THE PICKUP LINE, PARENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO HAVE THE STUDENT’S NAME AND ID NUMBER WRITTEN ON PAPER WITH LARGE PRINT. WE ARE ASKING EACH PARENT TO POP THEIR TRUNK, AND WE WILL PLACE THE BOX INSIDE

  • STUDENT/PARENT/GUARDIAN THAT WALK UP IN LINE FOR CURBSIDE PICKUP MUST PRACTICE SOCIAL DISTANCING AND STAY AT LEAST SIX FEET APART FROM THE NEXT INDIVIDUAL IN LINE

CURBSIDE PICK-UP FAQS

  • CAN I PICK UP THE MEALS FOR MY CHILD?

IN ORDER TO RECEIVE MEALS, THE STUDENT AND/OR PARENT/GUARDIAN MUST PROVIDE THE STUDENT(S) NAME & STUDENT ID NUMBER

  • HOW OFTEN WILL NLRSD OFFER CURBSIDE PICKUP?

CURBSIDE MEAL SERVICES WILL BE PROVIDED EACH MONDAY STARTING MONDAY, AUGUST 24, 2020

WHAT IS NLRSD DOING TO ENSURE THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF STUDENTS, PARENTS AND STAFF DURING CURBSIDE PICKUP?

FOR SAFETY PURPOSES, THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)'S RECOMMENDATION FOR SOCIAL DISTANCING MUST BE ADHERED TO IN ORDER TO PROTECT THE NLRSD COMMUNITY AND STAFF.

IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN AND HONOR CDC-RECOMMENDED SOCIAL DISTANCING, INDIVIDUALS WHO DRIVE THROUGH THE CURBSIDE PICKUP SHOULD NOT LEAVE THEIR VEHICLES.

THOSE WHO WAIT IN LINE FOR CURBSIDE PICKUP MUST ALSO PRACTICE SOCIAL DISTANCING AND STAY AT LEAST SIX FEET APART FROM THE NEXT INDIVIDUAL IN LINE.

DURING CURBSIDE PICKUP, WE ASK FOR PATIENCE AS OUR STAFF MEMBERS TRY TO ACCOMMODATE THE NEEDS OF OUR CHILDREN AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE WHILE COMPLYING WITH CDC'S SOCIAL DISTANCING RECOMMENDATION.

HOW WILL CHANGES BE COMMUNICATED TO PARENTS?

PARENTS WILL BE NOTIFIED OF ANY CURBSIDE PICKUP CHANGES THAT OCCUR. THE COMMUNICATION METHODS MAY INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, CALLS, TEXT ALERTS, EMAILS, AND UPDATES THROUGH DISTRICT AND SCHOOL WEBSITES AND SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS.

NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, and reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.)

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, and American Sign Language) should contact the responsible State or local Agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, which can be obtained online, at https://www.ascr.usda.gov/sites/default/files/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

mail:
U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or

fax:
(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442;

email:program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.