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City seeks contractor to provide tree removal and trimming services

The City of Ocala is currently seeking an experienced contractor to provide tree removal, trimming, and pruning services throughout the city.

The request is currently posted through the City of Ocala’s Procurement and Contracting Office and runs through Wednesday, March 6 at 2 p.m.

The project entails tree removal, trimming and pruning services, removal of debris, and stump grinding at various locations throughout the city including parks, cemeteries, golf courses, retention areas, private residences, right-of way, and other areas as designated by city personnel, according to the scope of work outlined in the request.

The contractor must be located within Marion County or an adjoining county, and must have three years of experience performing work that specializes in tree trimming and removal services.

In addition, the contractor must own, or have access to, a bucket truck, loader equipped transport, stump grinder, and mulcher.

The City of Ocala will award a contract to the lowest bidder that meets all requirements, and it will be for an initial two-year term with two optional one-year renewal terms.

Under the resulting contract, normal working hours are from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. All non-emergency work must be completed within seven working days of the project’s start time.

For more information on this request, or to view others, visit the city of Ocala Procurement and Contracting Office website.