Government Contract | Michigan
Grounds Maintenance Services Belle Isle Park

Bid Information


Bid Alert No: 00000429296

Bid Title: Grounds Maintenance Services Belle Isle Park

Agency Bid No. Title: 075116B0006600

Received Date: 12/02/2015

Close Date: 12/21/2015

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: Michigan

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Pre-Bid Conference 12/11/2015 01:00 PM, Questions Due By 12/15/2015 12:00 PM, Bidder Preregistration

Specifications

Specifications include, but are not limited to:Clean up Specifications.DNR is responsible for clearing all tree and brush debris from mowing areas and removing low hanging branches that may pose a safety hazard to the general public. Contractor will not be responsible for removing any tree/brush debris but is responsible for moving any stray branch to avoid mowing over it.DNR is responsible for daily litter cleanup, including cleanup following Park events. Contractors responsibility is only to pick up the stray litter items that are in mower/trimmer path to avoid running equipment over litter. Before/during mowing, Contractor shall pick up and properly dispose of all litter, debris, etc. in areas to be mowed. No litter or debris shall be driven over by any cutting device.Contractor should advise the DNR Program Manager of any areas with conditions that impede trimming or mowing. DNR and Contractor will develop a system to mark areas (place flags or other method) needing DNR attention.Mowing Specifications.Grass shall be mown to a height of three inches (3).Areas with naturalized daffodil bulb plantings shall not be mown until after flowers have bloomed and plants have had enough growing time to rejuvenate bulbs. Contractor will be provided a list/map of planted locations.Mowing equipment must not create ruts or cause any type of damage to grounds.Mowing equipment shall be kept at a distance from and not cause damage to trees, fences, and fence/sign posts. Considerable damage to trees and wooden posts has been caused by mowing equipment and due diligence must be taken to avoid exacerbating the existing damage. (See Liquidated Damages, Section 10.)Mowing shall be done so as to blow grass clippings away from the public and all structures and vehicles. Vehicles are not to be sprayed with grass clippings, dirt, stones or other debris.Contractor shall be responsible for repair, replacement or cleanup of damages incurred to State managed property or private owned property as a result of carelessness of the Contractor while performing Contract Activities.Grass clippings shall be blown or swept from all walkways, parking areas, and driving areas after mowing.Grass clippings shall be collected only as necessary. The Contractor shall comply with all regulations pertaining to yard clippings and their disposal according to State and Federal Guidelines (see Exhibit C).Trimming SpecificationsTrimming shall be performed with string type trimmers or hand shears around structures, trees, curbs, fences, posts, walks, drives, etc.Grass and weeds around trees and fence/sign posts shall be trimmed by a means not damaging to the trees bark or to the posts. Considerable damage to trees and wooden posts has been caused by string trimmers and due diligence must be taken to avoid exacerbating the existing damage. Use of plastic shields is recommended with string type trimmers. (See Liquidated Damages, Section 10.)New growth of vines, trees, etc. shall be trimmed a minimum of two (2) feet around fencing, guard rails, etc.Grass and weeds shall be trimmed a minimum of six (6) feet from edges of drives, ramps, parking lots and walkways, including around rocks.Grass clippings, dirt and debris must be blown or swept from all walkways, parking areas and driving areas after trimming. Vehicles are not to be sprayed with grass clippings, dirt, stones or other debris.Contractor shall be responsible for repair, replacement or cleanup of damages incurred to State managed property or private owned property as a result of carelessness of the Contractor while performing Contract Activities

Product Code: 98852

Agency Information


Issuing Agency: State of Michigan, Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

State: Michigan

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Ruth Thole, Procurement Services PO Box 30028, Lansing, Michigan, 48909

Phone: 517-284-5973

Email: tholer@michigan.gov

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