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Natural Area Mowing




Natural Area Mowing


Request for Quotations

The work shall consist of the ride-on machine mowing of various types of vegetation in park natural areas old-field meadows and renovation sites. The majority of vegetation to be mowed consists of meadow grasses, but may include blackberry, shrubs and tree saplings.  An additional labourer may be required to do ground work, such as brushing vegetation along forest edges, trees and structures. As needed, trails will be blown clear of debris from the mowing/brushing using a backpack blower.  The mowing sites are on varied terrain and slopes and may have rocks and logs present.

The typical machinery required is a boom and a rear mounted flail type mower attachment, brush saw, line trimmer and backpack blower.   The mower cutting height is to be adjustable so that vegetation can be cut up to 6-8 inches in height.

The contractor shall supply all necessary equipment.  Equipment operators must be qualified and experienced in the operation of the equipment.

RFQ document for download:
Natural Area Mowing (.pdf)
Schedule B - Form of Quotation (.doc)

Addendum No. 1 (.pdf)
Issue Date:  May 5, 2017

If the City determines that an amendment is required to this RFQ, the City’s Representative will issue a written addendum by posting it on the BC Bid Website at (the “BC Bid Website”) and the City Website at (the “City Website”) that will form a part of this RFQ.  It is the responsibility of Contractor to check the BC Bid Website and the City Website for addenda.  The only way this RFQ may be added to, or amended in any way, is by a formal written addendum.  No other communication, whether written or oral, from any person will affect or modify the terms of this RFQ or may be relied upon by any Contractor.  By delivery of a Quotation, the Contractor is deemed to have received, accepted and understood the entire RFQ, including any and all addenda.

All inquiries related to this Request for Quotation ("RFQ") should be directed in writing to the contact person named below.

Closing Date:

Prefer to receive Quotations on or before May 19, 2017.


Richard D. Oppelt
Purchasing Manager
Finance & Technology Department
Tel: (604) 590-7274



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Pacific-Surrey Construction Ltd.

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