Burnsville Elementary Grounds Maintenance

Post date: May 27, 2015 3:35:34 PM

May 27, 2015


Regarding: Request for Quote

Burnsville Elementary School Grounds Maintenance

Deadline for Quote: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 – 3:00 p.m.

Minimum Requirements: Full Liability & Workman’s Comp Insurance

Labor & Equipment

Pesticide License

Contract Time Frame: July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016

May 27, 2015

Request for Service Quote

The Yancey County Board of Education is seeking quotes for Ground Maintenance at Burnsville Elementary School.

Contract term will run July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2016.

Qualified bidders must provide / maintain the following:

o Provide ways and means to complete full scope of work

o Maintain full General Liability and Workman’s Compensation Insurance

during the full course of the contract

o Maintain a Pesticide License during the full course of the contract

o Horticulture certificate

o Employ identifiable uniformed workers with prior background check

Services to be completed:

o 31 mows of all grounds- weekly basis (basically April- November)

(This includes entire campus including YCLA, softball field, and all playground areas)

o Edging of beds

o Weed eating of all banks- biweekly

(This includes front bank, back bank of BES campus to tree line /gazebo, and YCLA bank)

o Spraying of all high weed areas including beds with plants


Please provide Optional Pricing for additional items as shown below –Itemize and show separate amount from base bid:

o Mulch for all beds, trees, floral areas across the campus

o Basic fertilize of grounds

o Basic tree/bush trimming- no climbing trees

Service Agreement

Both parties have the option to terminate contractual agreement with 30 day written notice.

Payment will be provided over 12 months with equal payments each month.

The Yancey County Board of Education reserves the right to refuse any and all quotes.

The Yancey County Board of Education also reserves the right to select the lowest quote from a reputable contractor.

Contact Person – Dr. Barbara Tipton, Principal

Burnsville Elementary School



395 Burnsville School Road

Burnsville, NC 28714

Quotes may be hand-delivered to:

Dr. Barbara Tipton

Burnsville Elementary

395 Burnsville School Road

Yancey County Schools Central Office

100 School Circle

Chris Howell, Maintenance Director

YCS Maintenance Department

205 McIntosh Street

Emailed to:


Mailed to:

Yancey County Schools

100 School Circle, Burnsville, NC 28714

Clearly labeled: BN GROUNDS QUOTE