Specifications include, but are not limited to: City of Madison seeks written bids for the cost to provide mowing services at the seven (7)
properties listed in Item 5 below. Bids may be for one (1) or more properties.
Turf Mowing – Lawns shall be mowed at an appropriate height as to keep a neat appearance.
Clippings are to be collected and removed from the job site at the end of each visit. Permanent
fixtures in the turf areas are to be trimmed as to maintain a neat appearance.
Turf Edging – Edging and trimming along curbs, walks, bed edges and tree wells shall be done to
keep a neat appearance. Edging that cannot be addressed during regular visits due to vehicle
obstructions is to be discussed with the District Commander.
Trash and Debris Removal – Curbs, sidewalks, etc. are to be cleared as to keep a neat
appearance. Contractor is responsible for removing trash and debris from the property during
Other Services – Trees, shrubbery and planting beds shall be maintained as to prevent excessive
overgrowth near all entrances. Fall clean-up to be performed late in fall but prior to first snowfall
shall include removal of fallen leaves from all areas of the property, and cutting back of decorative
Frequency – Contractor shall work with District Commander to determine needed frequency of
services, as seasonal weather, particularly rainfall, will have an impact on the need for mowing.
3. All pricing should be provided on a time and material basis, and include an hourly rate. Bids
should reflect pricing per property. Additionally, bids should include a description of non-standard
equipment that may be used and the hourly rate for each.
4. Contractor shall supply a single point of contact to whom the City may direct questions, concerns,
requests for additional service, etc.
5. Properties to be mowed:
• East District – 809 S. Thompson Dr., Madison WI 53716
• Midtown District – 4020 Mineral Point Rd., Madison WI 53705
• North District – 2033 Londonderry Dr., Madison WI 53704
• South District – 825 Hughes Place, Madison WI 53713
• West District – 1710 McKenna Blvd., Madison WI 53711
• Training Center – 5702 Femrite Dr., Madison WI 53718
• Impound Facility – 29 Marsh Ct., Madison WI 53718