OPP announces change to tows, impoundment

On July 1, the OPP will be acquiring the services of Ontario Impound Facility Operators to provide towing services under a new vehicle impoundment program authority.

The OPP will be tendering those services through a request for proposal in May, the exact date of which will be confirmed in the near future. For the purpose of the tender, the OPP have divided the province into service delivery areas.

Effective July 1, impound facility operators that are awarded the contract through the tender will be utilized for vehicle tows and impoundments in their respective area.

The OPP will also be hosting a vendor information session by teleconference, with representatives from the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services and the Ministry of Transportation Ontario.

Details about that session are contained within the request for proposal and will be posted when they become available to the http://www.opp.ca/ecms/index.php?id=540.