The City of St. Stephen is now accepting bids for the mowing of its parks for the year 2020. The City will accept bids from today until 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, 2020.
The following information should be included in the bid: Company name, address, phone number and proof of insurance.
Mowing, trimming and blowing of grass is required at all sites. Mowing will be timed so the length of the grass is maintained at a height of approximately 2-1/2 inches to 5 inches, but under no circumstances will mowing occur more than six (6) times in a calendar month, unless prior authorization is granted by the Mayor or a designated Council member. In addition to mowing, please include pricing for fertilizing the Smoley ball fields along with spraying the fence lines of the ball fields.
The following properties are to be maintained:
Ponds Edge Park: Fifth Avenue SE
Hlebain Park: 504 First St. SE
Parkway Park: 606 First St. NE
Smoley Fields (Upper & Lower): 25 Fifth St. NE
City Hall: 2 Sixth Ave. SE
City Garage: 14th Avenue SE
Please provide a per cut amount for each property listed above.
The City Garage property is NOT to be mowed weekly. A monthly/bi-monthly per cut amount can be prepared.
Please submit a bid sheet to: City of St. Stephen, 2 Sixth Ave. SE, St. Stephen, MN 56375. Please mark your envelope: Lawn Mowing Bid 2020.
Bids will be opened during the April City Council Meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, 2020.
/s/ Cris M Drais, City Clerk
Dated: March 16, 2020
Publish: March 20, 2020
Author: Janelle Von Pinnon
Von Pinnon has been publishing the St. Joseph Newsleader since 1989, the Sartell-St. Stephen Newsleader since 1995 and the Sauk Rapids-Rice Newsleader since 2015. She graduated from Minnesota State University-Moorhead with degrees in mass communications (with an emphasis on print journalism) and biology. She lives in southeast St. Cloud with her husband and two children.