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Kingman Prison Public Notice
The Arizona Department of Corrections (the “Department”) and Management & Training Corporation (“MTC”) are inviting expressions of interest from all qualified private prison operators for the competitive assignment of MTC’s Contract (No. AD9-010-A3) for the operation of the Arizona State Prison Complex in Kingman, Arizona. All interested operators must submit a written expression of interest to the Department and to MTC no later than 12:00 p.m. MDT on Friday, September 4, 2015. All written expressions of interest must be emailed to the Department at [email protected] and to MTC at [email protected]. The expression of interest, at a minimum, must contain the following information: (1) organization name, (2) address, (3) telephone number, (4) email address, (5) website address, (6) correctional experience, and (7) a specific point-of-contact person’s name and contact information. All information submitted in response to this invitation for expressions of interest is subject to disclosure under Arizona public records laws.
The Department anticipates conducting with MTC a walk-through of the prison for interested operators on Wednesday, September 9, 2015.
As the selection procedure begins, the Department is, and will continue to be, directing the process which will culminate in the assignment of MTC’s contract to a qualified private prison operator acceptable to the Department. This process will include the rigorous evaluation and thorough analysis of the qualifications of all operators who submit an expression of interest in assuming these contractual duties and responsibilities. The Department will ensure that all qualified operators seeking to compete for this contract will receive full, fair, and serious consideration throughout the competition for MTC’s contract assignment.
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