FY2020 Mowing Contract up for Bid

Status: Closed

The approximate extent and character of the Work is generally described as follows:

Mowing and maintenance of landscaping at City Hall (217 Main St.); Municipal Annex  building (219 Main St., including the retention pond); Ben Hill Strickland Sr. Memorial Park; Homer Leggett Memorial Park; The Events Place (855 Hiram Douglasville Hwy.); Beatty St. Well House, Fountain area, and planter boxes. The extent of the work will consist of mowing, edging, trimming, bed maintenance, hedge pruning, cleaning hard surfaces, weed control (i.e. Hand pulling and chemical spraying), trash pickup.

Interested bidders shall be prepared to submit documentation showing proof of occupation tax certificate, equipment, labor, insurance (matching, or exceeding) the coverage of the City of Hiram, Georgia, E-verify, bonding, and commercial or municipality references.  Prospective Bidders must have been in business and incorporated through the Georgia Secretary of State, for at least five years, and must be in good standing currently.

Bidders shall inform themselves concerning Georgia Laws and comply with same.

Bidding Documents may be obtained upon payment of $10.00, non-refundable.

Bidding Documents will be available for review and purchase by prospective Bidders at the:

Hiram City Hall

217 Main St

Hiram, Georgia 30141

Darren Allen – Project Manager

Telephone Number: 770-943-3726 ext. 2004

Each bid must be submitted in a SEALED ENVELOPE, addressed to the OWNER. Each sealed envelope containing a Bid must be plainly marked on the outside as, “FY 2020 MOWING/LANDSCAPING”.  If bid is forwarded by mail, the sealed envelope containing the Bid must be enclosed in a separate mailing envelope to the attention of the OWNER at the address previously given.

Each Bid must be accompanied by a Bid Bond with good and sufficient surety or sureties approved by the owner for faithful acceptance of the contract, payable to, in favor of, and for the protection of the OWNER in an amount equivalent to five percent (5%) of the total amount payable by the terms of the contract, per annum, or, in lieu thereof, in the form of a certified check, cashier’s check, or cash in equal amount.

The Successful Bidder may be required to furnish performance and payment bonds, for 110% of the contract amount, per annum, with the executed Agreement meeting the requirements of the Contract Documents and executed on the forms attached to the Agreement.  The terms and time for payment are set forth in the Agreement.

Surety and insurance companies must have an AM Best rating of A-6 or greater, be listed in the Federal Registry of Companies holding Certificates of Authority and Acceptable Sureties on Federal Bonds, be licensed by the Georgia Insurance Commissioner’s Office and the Georgia Secretary of State to do business in the State of Georgia.

All Bids will remain subject to acceptance for 60 days after the day of the Bid opening, but OWNER may, in its sole discretion, release any Bid and return the Bid security prior to that date.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, to waive formalities and re-advertise.

All questions may be submitted in writing to:

Darren Allen

Project Manager

City of Hiram

217 Main Street

Hiram, GA. 30141