Government Contract | Illinois
Landscaping & Lawn Care Service for RHA Properties

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000487114

Bid Title: Landscaping & Lawn Care Service for RHA Properties

Agency Bid No. Title: RFP -16-0001-OP-0-2016/LD

Received Date: 02/17/2016

Close Date: 03/07/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to:SCOPE OF WORK (SOW)/TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS (T/S): The RHA is seeking proposals from qualified, licensed and bonded entities for landscaping services. The purpose of this solicitation is to establish a firm pricing schedule for contracting with a vendor. The Rockford Housing Authority, hereinafter referred to as RHA or Owner, intends to enter into a contract with a qualified grounds care contractor to mow and maintain RHA properties located throughout the city of Rockford, IL. The contractor will provide services for a one (1) year period, renewable annually up to a maximum of five (5) years. RHA High Rise, Low Rise, Family Developments, and Central Office Services include, but are not limited to the following: 1. Mow grass weekly or as directed by Owner to maintain healthy turf: a. removing all clippings from walks, drives and parking lots. Removal of materials and debris as needed. Provide up to 28 scheduled cuts per year. 2. Blades on all equipment shall be sharp to prevent tearing of the grass blade. Grass adjacent to fixed objects shall be trimmed to the same height as the general turf. Trim around shrubs, trees, fences, concrete posts, foundations, signs, etc. during scheduled mowing. No chemicals to be used in lieu of trimming without the approval of the Owner. 3. Edge all walks and drives in all locations once a month beginning in April and continuing through November. Removal of materials as directed by Owner. 4. Apply pre-emergent fertilizer in spring (April) to all locations. 5. Apply weed and feed in fall (September) to all locations. 6. Apply a weed control containing trimec (spray type) to control weeds and dandelions annually (April) to around building and all locations. 7. Eradicate all grasses and weeds in sidewalks and parking areas with season long vegetation control beginning the 1st week of May and redone as needed or directed by Owner throughout the season. 8. Provide additional services including, but not limited to, seeding, new dirt, additional fertilizing, soil aeration and grub control services as directed by the Owner at the rates set out in the Price/Proposal form. 9. The Owner will conduct a clean-up of debris on the site not less than once per week. The Contractor shall coordinate services through Site Management to insure the maximum benefit of the weekly clean up prior to his arrival. Under no circumstances will mowing take place over trash/debris. 10. Eradicate all grasses and weeds in Flower Beds with season long vegetation control beginning the 1st week of May and redone as needed or directed by Owner throughout the season.

Bid Related Documents

Download Solicitation Notice

Product Codes: 98889, 98836, 98852

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Rockford Housing Authority

State: Illinois

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Lewis Downs The Rockford Housing Authority, 223 S.Winnebago Street, Rockford, Illinois, 61102

Phone: 815-489-8574




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