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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000448298


Agency Bid No. Title: PUR1215-102

Received Date: 12/24/2015

Close Date: 01/12/2016

Purchase Type: March 1, 2016 through February 28, 2017

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 01/05/2016 03:00 PM


Specifications include, but are not limited to:The City of Cedar Rapids is seeking bids from qualified suppliers to establish contract pricing for the purchase of turf care products including fertilizers and chemicals on an as needed basis, as requested by the Golf Division. Other City departments shall be allowed to purchase products as needed at the same contract pricing. Detailed specifications are listed on the pricing submittal forms included in Attachment C. 4.2 Equivalents The name of any manufacturer mentioned in the specifications on the bid pricing forms is for the purpose of establishing a minimum acceptable standard of quality desired by the City. On all items bid, the bidder shall indicate clearly the product being bid. Equivalent products will be considered for all products unless it is specifically indicated for a particular product that no substitutions are allowed. It is the sole discretion of the City to make the determination if a product will be acceptable as an equivalent. 4.3 Fertilizers All fertilizers shall be classified in two (2) categories: greens grade fertilizer and fairway grade fertilizer (fairway grade shall also be for tee areas). Minimum requirements for fertilizers are as follows: 4.3.1 Equivalent products will be considered for all items, however, it is the sole discretion of the City to make the determination if a product will be acceptable as equivalent. All fertilizers shall contain no more than a 5% variance of each individual analysis. 4.3.2 All particulars shall be homogenous pellets. 4.3.3 All fertilizer shall be labeled with the correct setting and amount of product to be applied through a Vicon, Scotts R-8A or Lesco spreader (on the bag or separate label). 4.3.4 All fertilizers shall include the cost of nitrogen per pound for each product after all applicable discounts and rebates. 4.3.5 Bidders shall include a product information sheet for each fertilizer they bid. 4.3.6 Awarded suppliers shall be required to supply appropriate Safety Data Sheets (SDS) upon delivery of all hazardous fertilizer products. 4.3.7 All fertilizers bid (with exception of flowable fertilizers) shall include a product label that has all major and minor elements (including percentages), uniformity index number (U.I.) and the Size Guide Number (SGN).

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Product Codes: 33500, 33512, 33540, 33542, 33560, 67585, 67590

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: City of Cedar Rapids

State: Iowa

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Rebecca Johnson, Purchasing Services Division City Hall, 101 First Street SE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 52402

Phone: 319-286-5062

Fax: 319-286-5130




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