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Mount Prospect Public Works Department <br />INTEROFFICE MEMORANDUM <br />TO: VILLAGE MANAGER MICHAEL E. JANONIS <br />FROM: FORESTRY /GROUNDS SUPERINTENDENT <br />DATE: FEBRUARY 12, 2014 <br />SUBJECT: BID RESULTS -- STREETSCAPE CORRIDOR LANDSCAPE <br />MAINTENANCE-4110,675 <br />BACKGROUND <br />Sealed bids for landscape maintenance of selected sites were opened on January 27, 2014. The work <br />required by the specifications includes a wide range of maintenance activities including spring cleanup, <br />mulching, weed control , turf herbicide /fertilization/aeration treatments, turf mowing, and shrub pruning <br />at all sites as needed. The majority of the sites are high - profile locations such as public buildings, <br />greenspaces in the downtown area, and the entire Union Pacific Railroad right of way. The personnel <br />who work on this job need to interact frequently and professionally with the general public as well as <br />business owners. With the diversified landscapes we have planted at many of these sites, the contractor's <br />personnel must also possess a high degree of knowledge about plant identification and the maintenance <br />needs of various plant species. <br />This contract will cover a 9 month period in 2014 and again in 2015 and 2016, assuming we are satisfied <br />with the work performed during the previous year. The bid documents provide that the contract can be <br />extended to 2015 and 2016 at the same bid prices, if both the Village and the contractor agree. <br />BID RESULTS <br />Twenty invitational bids were mailed and a notice published in the local newspaper. A mandatory pre - <br />bid meeting to explain the scope of the contract was held on January 17, 2014; representatives from ten <br />firms attended. A total of five bids and one "no bid" letter were received. Bid cost to maintain 73 sites <br />we propose for inclusion in this year's contract follows: <br />Contractor Total cost per y <br />Gambino Landscaping <br />KGI Landscaping <br />Milieu Design Inc. <br />Fleck's Landscaping <br />Moore Landscapes, Inc. <br />Grounds Keeper <br />$68,820 <br />$83,855 <br />$110,675 <br />$110,863 <br />$205,737 <br />"No Bid" letter <br />