The current contract with Gray Gourmet expires December 31, 2017. Gray Gourmet and staff would like to renew the agreement to continue the program for another 2 years. As before, this agreement will: - Provide the designated premise for the purpose of operating Gray Gourmet during the hours of 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesdays. - Inform Gray Gourmet when the facility is not available on certain days due to circumstances such as repairs and maintenance, construction, conflicts in scheduling with Palisade Community Center functions. - Maintain the facility in clean and safe condition, and in good repair, to meet standards for the operation of a food service: utilities, pest control, trash collection, adequate bathroom facilities, normal weekly janitorial service, and snow removal on sidewalks and in immediate parking areas. - Maintain kitchen equipment in good working order and allow the use of this equipment. Use of Palisade Community Center dishware, coffee pots, utensils, etc. may be allowed if agreed upon in advance. Adequate storage space for Gray Gourmet supplies will be allowed. - Maintain a seating area for diners, with tables and chairs set up in advance on Gray Gourmet’s scheduled service days. - Allow a designated parking area for the delivery of meals to the site. - Allow for posting of a banner or other indoor/outdoor signage, identifying the premises as a Gray Gourmet dining site sponsored by St. Mary’s Hospital. Also allow a designated area for posting notices and/or information the program is required to display (i.e. food service license, health inspection reports, hand washing sign, etc.). When feasible, help promote Gray Gourmet’s volunteer recruitment activities and/or special events such as health screenings, entertainment and educational presentations. Recommended Action: A motion and a second to approving Resolution 2017-44 to allow the Town Administrator to renew an agreement with Gray Gourmet to provide weekly meals to seniors at the Community Center at no charge for the facility.
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