BIDS FOR BEVERLY SHORES TREE AND DEBRIS REMOVAL
Sealed bids will be received by the TOWN OF BEVERLY SHORES, Porter County,
Indiana at the office of the Clerk-Treasurer at the Town Administration
Building, 500 Broadway, P.O. Box 38, Beverly Shores, IN 46301-0038 until
1:00 p.m. (local time) on July 18, 2011 for the following service by
Removal to be performed on an as needed basis to be determined by the Town
Marshal, or designee normally within twenty-four (24) hours of the call of
the Marshal or his designee. Successful bidder must be able to be contacted
at all hours of the day, seven days a week, pager or cell phone preferred.
Further, provide a separate rate for emergency cutting within four (4) hours
of the call of the Marshal or his designee. In either case this response may
allow debris to be stored on road right-of-way (8’ off road) for later pick
up or chipping. Chipping and removal from the road right- of-way will
require separate pre-authorization from the Town Marshal, or designee.
A. Twenty-four (24) hour response: Hourly rate per operator for 6 a.m. to 6
(one or two people only)
Four (4) hour response: Hourly rate per operator for 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.
(one or two people only)
B. Cost per hour for Chipper and Chipper Truck as scheduled in advance with
at least one week notice and during weekday time hours.
C. Cost per hour for bucket truck as scheduled in advance with at least one
week notice and during weekday time hours.
All contractors will help with clearing the streets of debris in the event
of a disaster in the Town; reimbursement will be according to FEMA
guidelines. Work will be done at the direction of the Town Marshal.
All services shall be performed by the employees of the successful
contractors using materials and equipment supplied by the successful
contractors. Prospective bidders should contact the Town Marshal to make an
appointment to view the area and to ask any questions about the services
required prior to submitting their bids.
SPECIFICATIONS are on file and may be obtained at the Clerk-Treasurer’s
Office. All bids must be submitted in compliance with Indiana law and
include a financial statement, a statement of experience, the bidders
proposed plan or plans for performing the contract, and the equipment that
the bidder has available for the performance of the contract, and on the
forms prescribed by the State Board of Accounts (Indiana Bid Form #96).
No bidder may withdraw a bid within a period of 60 days following the date
set for receiving bids. The Town Council reserves the right to retain any
and all bids for a period of not more than 60 days and said bids shall
remain in full force and affect during said time. The Council further
reserves the right to waive defects in bids; to waive formalities and to
award the Contracts to any Bidder, all to the advantage of the Town, or to
reject all bids.
BID SECURITY shall be submitted with bid proposal and be in the form of a
bid bond, cashier’s check or certified check payable to the Town of Beverly
Shores in an amount equal to at least ten percent (10%) of the bid amount.
A CERTIFICATE OF INSURANCE shall be required of the successful contractor
and must contain the minimum acceptable insurance limits of $250,000
property damage, $300,000 per person for personal injury with a combined
single limit of $1,000,000 per occurrence.
Town of Beverly
(July 8, 15,