Below is a only a summary. Please download the RFP in its entirety by clicking this link: RFP for Lawn Care Brush Rmvl – Pratt Parcels
SECTION I: INTRODUCTION
Navigate Affordable Housing Partners is soliciting proposals for lawn mowing and maintenance and brush removal services for select lots in the Pratt community located in Northwest Birmingham, Alabama.
The Birmingham City Council recently approved Navigate Affordable Housing Partners, Incorporated (Navigate) to serve as the developer to build homes in the
Pratt community. The lots included with this RFP are the future site of those homes. These homes are a component of the City’s disaster relief efforts and investments toward creating a sound infrastructure and improving the quality of life for the families in the community.
Funding assistance for this project is provided by the City of Birmingham through Community Development Block Grant –Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Program funds, provided to the City by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.
SECTION II: SUBMISSION TIME AND PLACE
Responses to this RFP may be submitted by regular mail or email.
If responding by regular mail, please place the words Lawn Care in the bottom left corner of the envelope and address it to:
Attn: Pratt Redevelopment
Navigate Affordable Housing Partners, Inc.
1827 1st Avenue North, Suite 100
Birmingham, Alabama 35203
If responding by email, place the words Lawn Care in the email subject line and send to:
All responses are due Friday, May 19, 2017 by 4:00 PM. Responses received after this date and time will not be accepted.
These RFP responses will not be publicly opened.
SECTION III: STATEMENT OF WORK
Navigate seeks proposals for lawn mowing and maintenance and brush removal services for select lots in the Pratt community located in Northwest Birmingham, Alabama.
The lots do not have structures, however, they may be adjacent to occupied homes, active municipal facilities or houses of worship.
In general, each lot will require:
- Mowing and edging curbs and any sidewalks
- Removal of grass clippings, leaves and debris
- Blowing grass clippings from road, curbs, and any sidewalks
Navigate will have at least twenty-one lots in need of lawn care. Each lot is approximately 50 feet wide by 150 feet deep and located within the same general area.
The initial assignment to the contractor will be four (4) lots. We project the first group of lots will require service on or after June 1, 2017. Navigate cannot guarantee the lots in the first or any future assigned group will be near or next to each other. A map of all twenty one (21) lots is Appendix A of the RFP. Contractors interested in responding to this RFP are encouraged to visit the lots prior to submitting a response.
Navigate expects the contractor will be responsible for any required site preparation before the first cut and any subsequent site preparation for the duration of the contract. Contractors responding to the RFP are also expected to furnish any and all supplies and equipment necessary to completing the work.
These lots are disbursed throughout an established neighborhood. Should Navigate receive valid complaints regarding lawn care and maintenance of the select lots, the contractor will be expected to address the complaint within forty eight (48) hours of notification.