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File #: 17-0361    Version: 1 Name: Trees “R” Us, Wauconda, Illinois
Type: Bid Recommendation Status: Approved
File created: 10/5/2017 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 10/24/2017 Final action: 10/24/2017
Title: PROPOSED BID RECOMMENDATION Department: Resource Management Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the "Preserves") to enter into a contract with Trees "R" Us, Wauconda, Illinois Reason: Bid #17RM 130 consists of the removal of sixty-two (62) trees, five (5) of which require pruning or topping in accordance with the Preserves' specifications at George Dunne golf course. Trees "R" Us was the lowest responsible bidder of the seven (7) bidders. Bid Opening Date: 10/4/2017 Bid Results: 1. Trees "R" Us, $10,850.00 2. Alvarez, Inc., $13,010.45 3. Homer Tree Care, $14,000.00 4. Groundskeeper, $16,900.00 5. Winkler's Tree and Landscaping, $21,420.00 6. KGI Landscaping, $29,000.00 7. Clean Cut Tree Service, $45,000.00 Estimated Fiscal Impact: $10,850.00 Contract Period: Thirty (30) working days after issuance of purchase order Account Name/Number: EAB Tree Removal 51009.521456, Vegetation Management 51009.521455, Habitat Restoration 51009...
Indexes: ARNOLD RANDALL, General Superintendent

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PROPOSED BID RECOMMENDATION

 

Department:  Resource Management

 

Request:  Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Preserves”) to enter into a contract with Trees “R” Us, Wauconda, Illinois 

 

Reason:   Bid #17RM 130 consists of the removal of sixty-two (62) trees, five (5) of which require pruning or topping in accordance with the Preserves’ specifications at George Dunne golf course. Trees “R” Us was the lowest responsible bidder of the seven (7) bidders.   

 

Bid Opening Date:  10/4/2017

 

Bid Results:

1.  Trees “R” Us, $10,850.00

2.  Alvarez, Inc., $13,010.45

3.  Homer Tree Care, $14,000.00

4.  Groundskeeper, $16,900.00

5.  Winkler’s Tree and Landscaping, $21,420.00

6.  KGI Landscaping, $29,000.00

7.  Clean Cut Tree Service, $45,000.00

 

Estimated Fiscal Impact: $10,850.00

 

Contract Period:  Thirty (30) working days after issuance of purchase order

 

Account Name/Number:  EAB Tree Removal 51009.521456, Vegetation Management 51009.521455, Habitat Restoration 51009.521444, Habitat Enhancement 51009.521452, Mitigation Accounts: 51010.29982 and 51010.22522

 

District:

 

Concurrence(s):

The Chief Attorney and Chief Financial Officer have approved this item.