Government Contract | New Jersey
On-Call Mowing and Landscaping Services

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00002891045

Bid Title: On-Call Mowing and Landscaping Services

Agency Bid No. Title: P-2358

Received Date: 01/24/2022

Close Date: 02/16/2022

Purchase Type: Term: 03/01/2022 - 12/31/2023 - Option to Renew

Delivery Point: Bergen Community College, Paramus, New Jersey

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Pre-Bid Conference 01/27/2022 10:00 AM, Bidder Preregistration, Bid Bond Required: 10%


Specifications include, but are not limited to: a. Spring cleanup and mulch installation, including bed edging:The Manager will direct Spring cleanup of leaves and fallen tree branches on turfand in bed areas, edging of beds & trees, and mulch installation.The Manager reserves the right to change the content (amount and type of plantmaterial) in any landscape bed at any location without affecting costs in thisContract.;b. Mowing, line trimming, edging & blowing grass clippings off pavedsurfaces:The Contractor will pick up and dispose of all litter prior to mowing. Lawns shall bemaintained at a height of 2.5" to 3," as conditions dictate. The Contractor will mowweekly (except at CLC, which will be mowed every other week), so that no morethan 1/3rd of the grass blade is removed per cutting. Mowing blades on all equipmentshall be sharp to prevent tearing of grass blades. Mowing guards should be in placeat all times to prevent flying debris (and injury to pedestrians and property). Analternate mowing pattern shall be used for each cutting.The Contractor will edge turf adjacent to curbs and walks at the time of mowing. Allgrass clippings shall be swept or blown from sidewalks or pavement. Mulched grassclippings may be left on the lawn if presenting a neat appearance, free of clumping.Occasionally, grass clippings will need to be collected and removed, particularly inthe Administration circle area, Administration parking, north side of HealthProfessions Building, Ciccone Theatre, and any other areas, at the discretion of theManager. Excess clippings shall be removed and disposed of.;c. Landscape bed maintenance including weed control, pruning shrubs,perennial bed cleanup, cutting back perennials, and debris removal:The Contractor will maintain seven (7) large landscape beds at Main Campus andthree (3) beds at Meadowlands.The Contractor will maintain Landscape beds to the following standard:a. Free of litter and debris;b. Free of weeds or unintended plantings;c. Shrubs pruned;d. Perennials cut back in November;At Main Campus, the Manager will direct where and when weeding and pruning isdone, as well as any chemical applications.;d. Fall leaf cleanup:The Contractor will perform leaf cleanup at Main Campus, as directed by theManager twice from November to December.The Contractor will use no less than 12 men, with all necessary leaf-clearingequipment needed to collect and transport leaves to the Paramus Recycling Center.The Contractor may be directed by the Manager to allow certain areas with leavesto be removed by the College Grounds crew. See bid sheet for how billing isdetermined for CLC locations;e. Irrigation work: spring start up and fall shut down.:The Contractor will have all irrigation systems operational by April 1st and will shutdown all irrigation systems by Oct 31th at Main Campus. Dates provided areapproximate and timing of start-up and winterization is at the discretion of theManager.Spring start-up will include the following irrigation maintenance services:1. Turn water main on, start up and check lines for any leaks;2. Check and adjust all heads & nozzles for direction and flow;3. Check for faulty nozzles and broken heads;4. Raise & straighten sprinkler heads, as needed

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Product Codes: 98836, 98852, 98875

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Bergen Community College

State: New Jersey

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: 400 Paramus Road, Paramus, New Jersey, 07652

Phone: 201-447-7100



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