The chosen contractor(s) must be able to respond to and comply with all of the elements listed in this section. Failure to comply can and will result in termination of a quote proposal or service contract.
1. Technical specifications
Area 1 Base bid: All roads between Eagle Lake and CR 5 from 235 Ave to 233 Ave except 183 St which was trimmed last year. Also 185 St between ends of Cul de sac between Eagle Lake and CR 5
Area 2 An additional alternate price will be considered for the following areas depending on price and available funds:
a. 234 Ave from CR 75 to 185 St including spurs going north from 234 Ave
b. 261 Ave from CR 5 west to end of Cul de sac
c. 160 St from CR 4 south to end of Cul de sac
d. 168 St north from 232 Ave to end of Cul de sac
e. 180 St south from CR 4 to end of asphalt.
b. In regard to trimming trees along township roads in this project, trees shall be trimmed to the sky. The road R/W shall be defined as:
1. Approximately 6 feet from the edge of township road surface.
2. If an obstruction (retaining wall, fence etc.) is within the 6 feet of the road surface, the obstruction shall be the edge of R/W.
c. Trees within this corridor shall be cut off within 1” of the ground. Trees to be removed in the corridor will be marked by Orrock Township.
d. With trees outside this corridor with branched that extend into the corridor, trim branches to entire height above the township road. Tree branches extending into this corridor from trees outside the corridor area shall be removed at the corridor boundary unless adjacent property owner gives permission to remove branch at the trunk.
e. All branches shall be chipped, hauled and disposed of in a proper fashion. Salvageable logs (greater than 6” dia.) (unless adjacent property owner wants this material), shall be trimmed to the trunk and hauled and disposed of in a proper fashion. Orrock Township does not provide a disposal area. No burning will be allowed. Follow all emerald ash borer restrictions.
f. Brush in the corridor area shall be chopped to within 2 inches of the ground. Brush and cut branch limbs shall be mechanically ground, hauled and disposed in a proper fashion.
g. If buckthorn brush or trees are removed, stumps shall be sprayed with Roundup or other chemical to kill the stump.
h. Mowed lawns in the area where tree trimming has occurred shall be raked to remove all debris from the tree trimming operation and hauled and disposed of in a proper fashion.
i. Work shall not begin before October 15, 2023 and shall be completed by December 30, 2023.
j. To inspect the tree trimming area, make arrangements with Chris Weber. Office 763-263-6411
Contractor Qualifications and Quotes
Orrock Township requests that contractors interested in submitting quotes:
1. Clearly outline (on the provided proposal quote form) total cost for the areas to be trimmed.
2. Submit a summary of your experience and qualifications.
3. Submit three account references that you currently service.
a. Submit a certificate of liability insurance, naming Orrock Township as additional insured and meet the following liability limits if awarded the contract:
b. $1.0 million per claimant
c. $1.0 million per occurrence
4.Submit a certificate of worker’s compensation insurance or a written statement of exemption specifically citing the statutory exemption under which you fall.
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