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Publication Date
02/28/2018 10:51 AM EST
Closing Date
03/21/2018 03:00 PM EDT
Issuing Organization
City of Kansas City
Solicitation Number

Specifications include, but are not limited to: (10 Maintenance Cycles may be ordered that include mowing, landscape bed weeding, and litter removal) Cut: Turf shall be cut at a height of 5 inches. All mowing equipment shall be equipped with sharp blades achieving a quality cut. Contractor shall, at the beginning of each cycle remove all trash and litter from the entire area prior to initiating any mowing of the turf areas. All structures, trees, poles, tables, signs, fences, and shrub beds are to be trimmed. Special care shall be given to string trimming around small trees as not to inflict damage to the bark of the trees. String Trimming: Trimming shall be performed around all fixed objects within the project area including but not limited to sign posts, delineator posts, drainage structures, guard rails, fences, bridge ends, curbs tree, rock outcrops, etc. All string trimming shall be accomplished maintaining the required 3-1/2” cutting height and must be performed concurrently with mowing operations. All personnel performing trimming operations shall wear safety vests. Removal of sucker and foreign growth from trees and shrubs: Contractor will be responsible for manual removal of all sucker and foreign growth from shrubs and the base and lower trunk of trees within the project area during each maintenance cycle. Sucker and foreign growth should never be more than a height of 8” and when trimmed must be trimmed flush. Detail/Finish: Grass clippings and debris must be removed from all hardscapes i.e. growth in sidewalk, gutter, courts, and parking lots, before the exit of the crew from the immediate work site. Upon completion of cycle turf areas shall be free of clumped grass and tire tracks or ruts left by equipment. Turf shall be cut in a professional manner so as not to scalp turf or leave areas of uncut grass. Sweeping/Blowing: Sweeping and/or blowing of hard surface areas will be required to remove debris such as; broken glass, cigarette butts and bottle tops. Debris must be picked up and disposed of safety. Weed/Volunteer Growth: The contractor shall maintain vegetation free sidewalks, gutter, and hardscapes (which include all courts, parking lots, etc.) every cycle

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