Purchases of supplies, materials, equipment and contractual services in excess of $10,000, including those of individual schools, are based on competitive bids, per Policy 2.8061 of the Wayne County School System.* Bids are solicited through advertisement in the Wayne County News and are posted at the Central Office, 419 S. Main St., Waynesboro.
Below is a general schedule of bids let annually by the Wayne County School District. This is a general schedule and could vary.
February: Mowing March: Long Distance Phone Service July: Copy Paper Pest Control August: Milk and Bread October: Buses Janitorial Electrical Supply
For more information about the bidding process, contact Annette Beck at 931-722-3548.
*Exemptions from bids include contracts for legal services, educational consultants and similar services by professional people or groups.
Invitation to Bid
The Wayne County Board of Education is accepting bids for school campus lawn care (mowing, weed-eating, etc.). Specifications are available at www.waynetn.net or from the Wayne County Board of Education, 419 South Main Street, P.O. Box 658, Waynesboro, TN 38485. Bids must be labeled as “Lawn Care Bid” and submitted to the Wayne County Board of Education at the above address no later than 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, to be considered. No late bids will be accepted. The bids will be opened promptly at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 27 2018, and presented to the school board for approval at the March 8, 2018 board meeting. The Wayne County Board of Education reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
Barry Hanback, Chairman
Marlon Davis, Secretary
Specifications are as follows:
Lawn care including mowing, weed-eating, etc. shall be provided as needed. It is expected to be every two weeks, but may require more frequent care during rainy weather and less during dry weather.
The contract, once approved, will begin approximately April 10, 2018 and end approximately October 31, 2018.
Bids may be submitted by individual school, groups of schools, or county-wide.
The contractor is responsible for any damages to buildings, vehicles, or property that may arise in the performance of contracted duties and must provide proof of liability insurance to cover any damages prior to starting work.
The area to be mowed will be designated by the principal of each school and should be approximately the same areas that have been mowed in prior years. It is the bidder’s responsibility to inspect the areas to be mowed prior to submitting a binding bid.
Any use of herbicides must be approved by the principal prior to use.
Payment for mowing may be requested every two weeks or monthly. Payment will be made within 10 days of request.
The successful bidders must provide a clear background check before beginning work.
WAYNE COUNTY SCHOOLS
Deadline for Submission: 2:00 p.m. February 27, 2018
I have read the attached specifications and desire to submit bids for lawn care for Wayne County schools as follows: