City of Seneca
221 East North First Street
Seneca, SC 29678
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)
Mowing and Landscape Maintenance Services
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
11:00 A.M. E.S.T
The City of Seneca, South Carolina, will receive sealed proposals for furnishing all labor, equipment and services required for lawn maintenance and general weed control of existing beds. The selected Contractor shall be currently in the business of providing lawn and landscaping maintenance services of this type and must have been doing so for a minimum of at least five (5) consecutive years. All applicable federal, state, and local laws, ordinances and regulations must be adhered to.
Responders submitting a proposal should review the procurement requirements listed.
Specifically, the selected Contractor will be required to:
• Execute a contract with the City of Seneca;
• Have attended the scheduled pre-proposal conference where City staff reviewed regulations and requirements;
• Complete certain forms and certifications;
• Maintain General Liability Insurance ($1,000,000 minimum); Workers Compensation Insurance ($500,000) and business automobile liability ($1,000,000) and furnish proof of such insurance;
Proposal Requirements and Examination of Work to be Performed
A mandatory ‘Pre-Proposal’ conference is scheduled for Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 10:00 am at the City of Seneca Municipal Building, 221 E. North First Street, Seneca, SC 29678. Details of the Request for Proposal will be discussed; and possible viewing of existing conditions, examination of scope of work and to answer questions. Proposals received from Contractors who do not attend this meeting will be subject to non-consideration.
Responders are required to thoroughly examine the Request for Proposal requirements and the work contemplated, and it will be assumed that the Responder has investigated and is satisfied as to the requirements. It is mutually agreed that submission of a response to this Request for Proposal (RFP) shall be considered prima facie evidence that the responder has made such examination.
Before submitting a response to this Request for Proposal, the contractor shall examine the scope of work and visit the site of the work, or attended the scheduled ‘Pre-Proposal Conference’, to become familiar with the working conditions and the exact nature and extent of the work; and taking into account any special or unusual features peculiar to this project. By submitting a response, the contractor, if selected for award, shall be deemed to have accepted the terms of this RFP.
Proposal responses shall include all associated costs, and all proposal costs are to be final.
Proposal must include a minimum of two professional references. These references should be attached to the
Proposal and include current contact information including name, address, telephone number and email address.
Completed proposals must be received no later than August 25, 2015, 11:00am and delivered to: City of
Seneca, Finance Office, 221 E. North First Street, Seneca, SC 29678, clearly marked “Mowing and
NOTE: Proposals received after this deadline may be refused and deemed to be ineligible for consideration; at the City’s sole discretion.
Selection of Contractor
The City of Seneca (City) will review all proposals submitted and if deemed to be in the best interest of the City, a Contractor will be chosen. The City shall be free to accept any proposal it deems appropriate in its sole discretion. The City will determine final scope and project components, based on funding availability.
The Contractor selected will be required to submit a Certificate of Insurance, which will be reviewed by the City’s Finance Officer.
A contract will then be negotiated between the Contractor and the City, with each agreeing to the terms of the contract and affixing authorized signatures. The contractor will be required to complete all forms and certifications required by the City, State and Federal governments.
No Contractor who is the recipient of City of Seneca funds, or who proposes to perform any work or furnish any goods under this agreement shall discriminate against any worker, employee, applicant, or any member of the public because of race, color, sex, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, marital status, national origin, veterans status, physical or mental disability or perceived disability, or other criteria protected by law.
Discriminatory practices based on the foregoing are declared to be contrary to the public policy of the City. The
City of Seneca complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity requirements.
The City of Seneca does not discriminate in the admission of, or employment in, its programs, activities or services. Minority and women owned businesses, as well as Contractors located in Seneca or Oconee County, are encouraged to submit proposals.
NOTE: Complete ‘Bid Package’ information, site locations, quantity, specified services, and requirements will be available at the Pre-Proposal Conference, 10:00 A.M., Wednesday, August 12, 2015; City of Seneca Municipal Building, 221 E. North First Street, Seneca, SC 29678.
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INVITATION FOR BID
SENECA LIGHT & WATER
221 E. NORTH FIRST Street
Seneca, South Carolina 29678
Interested parties should submit a sealed bid no later than 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 8, 2015, to the attention of:
Seneca Light & Water
221 E. North First Street
P.O. Box 4773
Seneca, South Carolina 29679
Phone: (864) 885-2706
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