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Bid Title: Spraying of City Property 2018-2020
Category: Mowing & Spraying
Status: Closed

The city of Grinnell is now accepting bids for broadleaf spraying of city parks and other city property. Completed bid sheets will be accepted at city hall and can be addressed to City of Grinnell, Attn: Duane Neff, 520 4th Avenue, Grinnell, IA  50112 with "spraying bid" included on the outside of the envelope. To be considered, all proposals are due no later than 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. 

List of Properties (areas are approximate):

  • Merrill Park 7.5 Ac
  • Bailey Park 3.5 Ac
  • Van Horn Park 8 Ac.
  • Miller / Lake Nyanza Park 9 Ac.
  • Lions Park 2.4 Ac
  • Aquatics Center (inside and outside of fenced area)  1.4 Ac
  • Arbor Lake Park (this includes one pass on each side of trail that leads to Industrial Ave) 5.2 Ac
  • Thomazin Park 1.7 Ac
  • Hazelwood Cemetery 55-60 Ac
  • Summer Street Park (located on Summer Street just south of 3rd Ave.) 2.5 Ac
  • Grinnell Regional Airport 25 Ac.
  • Public Service Department property 4.6 Ac
  • 520 4th Avenue & Parking lot across street .5 Ac
  • Hwy 146 median North of I-80 .55 Ac
  • Public Safety property .5 Ac

Please provide a bid for each location.  The bid is for the spraying of broadleaves in the Spring and Fall of each year.

Addresses of parks can be found on the city's website

Picking up small limbs and trash shall be done before spraying by the contractor.  The contractor shall notify the Public Service Department @ 641-236-2632 to have any large limbs that need to be picked up.

Care will need to be taken in the preservation of grave markers and seasonal items that are placed at grave sites in the cemetery. City staff will be responsible for the removal of seasonal items twice each year

Monthly bills should be turned in no later than the 25th of each month to assure payment the first part of the following month. City staff will make every effort to communicate special events or rentals of facilities that will need to be considered by the contractor to prevent any conflicts with the spraying schedule. With a thirty day written notice, either the contractor or the city may request termination of agreement for any reason. The City of Grinnell reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

Any questions can be directed to Duane Neff, Director of Public Services. 
Phone: 641-236-2632

Bid Sheet
Publication Date/Time:
11/27/2017 2:00 PM
Closing Date/Time:
1/10/2018 1:00 PM

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