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Bid Title: 2021 Lawn Care Services (Multiple Sites)
Category: Public Works
Status: Open


The City of Bismarck Public Works Department is requesting cost proposals for lawn care contract services, including mowing, trimming, power raking, fertilization, and weed control, for a one (1) year agreement with the possibility of up to two additional one-year terms (total of up to 3 years) with the City.  Bids will be received in the offices of the City Administrator until 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 1, 2020.  Bids will be publicly opened and reviewed at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, at the City/County Building, 221 North Fifth Street, in the Mayor’s Conference Room on 4th Floor.


Publication Date/Time:
11/13/2020 12:01 AM
Publication Information:
The Bismarck Tribune
Closing Date/Time:
12/1/2020 3:00 PM
Submittal Information:
Office of City Administrator, PO Box 5503, 221 N 5th St, Bismarck ND 58506-5503
Bid Opening Information:
12/01/2020 4:00 PM
Contact Person:
Kim Bohrer at, or 701.355.1739
Business Hours:
8:00-5:00 Mon-Fri
Fax Number:
Bids must be submitted on forms furnished by the City of Bismarck and in accordance with description of work therein contained. Specifications can be furnished from the Bismarck Public Works Department by contacting Kim Bohrer at, or 701.355.1739.

The proposals must be mailed to the City Administrator (PO Box 5503, Bismarck ND 58506-5503) or otherwise deposited with the City Administrator (221 North Fifth Street, Bismarck ND 58501) and shall be sealed and endorsed “Proposals for Lawn Care”. If a bid is to be faxed or electronically submitted, the bid must be sent to a bidder’s agent independent of the City of Bismarck, placed in a sealed envelope, labeled according to this specification and delivered to the office of the City Administrator prior to the bid deadline.

Special Requirements:
In light of the COVID-19 epidemic, we would like to protect you and our staff as much as possible. We are offering the ability to appear at the bid opening via video/audio on Microsoft Teams. There is no charge for this. If you wish to appear virtually at the bid opening, please send your email address to no later than 3:00 p.m. on the bid opening day. We will arrange a video bid opening for you to see and hear as the bids are opened.

The award will be made on the basis of the lowest and best bid. (Price shall not be the sole determining factor. The City may consider other factors such as efficiency, effectiveness, equipment, dependability, workmanship, quality, schedule, or other costs or factors relevant to meet the lawn care expectations of the City.)

The right is reserved to hold all bids for a period of forty five (45) days, to reject any and all bids, to waive technicalities or to accept such as may be determined to be in the best interest of the City of Bismarck.

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