Sligo Borough Council intends to update schedule of rates information from horticultural contractors available to carry out minor landscape works. Competent landscape contractors are invited to complete schedule of rates documentation to be included on Council’s standing lists for one or more of the following categories of service. Tender validity period 26th March 2012 to 25th March 2014.
Category A – Provision of skilled labour for minor landscape works (including earth works, seeding and turfing, tree and shrub planting, grave digging)
Category B – Provision of arboriculture services (including tree crown lift, tree removal, stump grinding)
Category C - Provision of weed control services
Category D - Provision of sports field services (including verti draining, sanding, turfing, reseeding, grass maintenance)
Category E - Provision of floral display services
Category F - Provision / maintenance of hired horticultural plant and light equipment
Category G – Provision of bulk landscape materials
Category H – Provision of fencing / railings / metalwork / electrical / carpentry / painting
Category I – Provision of pest control services
Category J- Provision of parks surveying services
Category K - Provision of parks archaeological services
Category L – Provision of minor landscape design services, garden design services
Category M – Provision of independent playground inspection services
Category N – Provision of playground repair services
Contractors may apply to be considered for inclusion for any one, a combination of, or all of these categories. Contractors registered on Council’s current list 2010 -2012 need to re-apply by submitting updated schedule of rates tender information. Companies who wish to be considered for inclusion should complete schedule of rates tender information in the relevant category and furnish documentation including company profile, details of company products, services, work history, copies of insurances and tax clearance certificate.
For full tender information please visit the Public Sector Procurement Opportunities website at www.etenders.gov.ie. Contractors without their own internet access can avail of access through their local County Council Library. Pre-booking of this service is essential. Tender documents may also be obtained from the Parks Department, Sligo Borough Council, City Hall, Quay Street, Sligo. It will be a condition of the award of a contract that successful tenderers comply with tax clearance procedures as outlined in Department of Finance Circulars (F49/29/84) No.22/95 and construction contracts and Registered Employment Agreements.
Sligo Borough Council is subject to the terms of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 1997. If tenderers consider that any of the information supplied by them is either commercially sensitive or confidential in nature, this should be highlighted and the reason for its sensitivity specified. In such cases, the relevant material will, in response to FOI requests, be examined in the light of the exemptions provided for in the FOI Act. The Council does not bind itself to invite quotations or tenders from any or all of the contractors / companies appointed to the standing list and compilation of the standing list is at the sole discretion of the Council.
Completed tenders should be addressed to, or deposited with, Ms. Paula R. Gallagher, A/ Director of Services, (Corporate Services) Sligo Borough Council, City Hall, Quay Street, Sligo with submitted tenders clearly marked ‘TENDER FOR MINOR LANDSCAPE WORKS 2012-2014’.
The deadline for submission of tenders is 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, 14th March 2012.
For further information contact Senior Executive Parks Superintendant, M. Condren on 071 91 14440 (Sligo Borough Council Parks Department), email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
P. R. Gallagher
A/Director of Services