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Municipal Contract?

Discussion in 'Bidding & Estimating' started by "MR.PLOW", Mar 5, 2007.

  1. "MR.PLOW"

    "MR.PLOW" Member
    Messages: 39

    Looking at biding on a municipal contract. This consists of 60 km of road. 30 which is paved and 30 which is chipseal or gravel. Could someone tell me what i need to inlcude when biding on this. This will be a full winter maintenance contract for 24 weeks.
     
  2. SnowMatt13

    SnowMatt13 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,533

    Some of our contractor requirements in our village:

    1. Truck(s) must be avail. 24/7
    2. Trucks must remain on village roads until snow/ice control is complete
    3. We provide salt, but will tell you how we want certain situstions salted.
    4. Log sheet must be filled out for each call-out (hours worked, mileage, salt used)
    5. We have back charges that we enforce for neglect (excessive mailbox hits, sod damage, roads not cleaned properly)

    Hope this helps.