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Introduction and Background
The Village of Northbrook’s Fire Department is a full service agency the employs approximately 70 employees with responsibilities that include firefighting, emergency medical services, fire and life safety inspection, code enforcement, as well as public education. To ensure a unified look amongst the Department’s staff, employees are provided an annual allowance of approximately 50% of initial issue cost for the purchase of uniforms and equipment. All clothing and uniform items are required to be silk screened, embroidered and/or have 1-3 patches sewn on. The annual budget for department uniforms is approximately $50,000 per year.
The Village of Northbrook is seeking a single vendor to supply footwear, uniforms, silk screening, patch production and attachment, as well as embroidery services for its Fire Department. These services shall include the establishment of a website with an automated online ordering system that each member will have a separate log in and a voucher system for tracking each employee’s allowance that can be charged over the course of the Village’s fiscal year (May 1st to April 30th) up to the individual limit.
The Vendor shall also supply clothing from the Village’s approved list, footwear, a store front where employees may try clothing on, and embroidery of all applicable clothing items.
Download the RFP document here or in the "Related Documents" section below.