INVITATION TO BID: The Bar Harbor Highway Division is seeking bids from mowing contractors interested in the routine seasonal maintenance of certain grounds, parks, and other areas in Bar Harbor. Each contractor must view the job sites before submitting a bid. The deadline to view the sites is November 30, 2017. Please make a timely appointment in advance by calling the Highway Division at 288-4681. Specifications will be provided upon request.
Each bidder shall submit a bid to the Highway Superintendent’s office, 50 Public Works Way, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609, before 2:00 PM on Thursday, December 7, 2017. The bid shall be submitted on the contractor’s standard proposal form, and also summarized on the Town’s Bid Form, then sealed in an envelope that is prominently marked: “DO NOT OPEN – GROUNDS MAINTENANCE MOWING BID.” All bids must clearly state any deviations from the Town’s specifications. The bids will be publicly opened at that time. The Bar Harbor Highway Division reserves the right to reject any and all bids, and to waive any informalities or irregularities. All work described herein will be awarded to a single bidder.
All bidders must have, or be able to provide, references acceptable to the Bar Harbor Highway Division upon request. All bidders must submit, with their bid, certificates of insurance showing umbrella coverage for all exposures in the amount of five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000.00), with basic coverage for contractor’s general liability, personal injury, property damage, worker’s compensation, products/completed operations and automobile hazards.
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