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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
FOR
CITY-WIDE LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE

The City of Los Banos (City) is seeking qualified landscape contractors to provide landscape maintenance services for our various parks, ball fields, and other landscaped areas.

It is the intent of the City to identify and establish a long-term relationship with a highly qualified landscape maintenance contractor (Contractor) to achieve the best level of service for the City. The Contractor is required by law to be licensed and regulated by the Contractors’ State License Board.

The performance period becomes effective upon execution of the Agreement by both parties and shall continue in full force and effective for five (5) years until September 30, 2027.

All qualified contractors interested in providing these services are invited to submit their proposals. The proposals will be evaluated and ranked according to the criteria provided in Appendix B, “Proposal Evaluation,” of this Request for Proposals (RFP).

It shall be the Contractor’s responsibility to check the City of Los Banos’ website (https://losbanos.org/category/rfps-and-rfqs/) to obtain any addenda that may be issued.

The Contractor’s attention is directed to Appendix A, “Submittal Requirements.”

Submit five (5) hard copies and one (1) electronic copy in PDF format on a USB flash drive of the Contractor’s proposal. The hard copies and USB flash drive shall be mailed or submitted to the City of Los Banos, 520 J Street, Los Banos, CA 93635, prior to 4:00 p.m., Pacific Daylight Savings Time (PDT), on August 31, 2022. Proposals shall be submitted in a sealed package clearly marked “City-Wide Landscape Maintenance” and addressed as follows:

City of Los Banos
Attention: City Clerk
520 J Street
Los Banos, CA 93635

Submittals received after the time and date specified above will be considered nonresponsive and will be returned to the Contractor.

Any proposals received prior to the time and date specified above may be withdrawn or modified by written request of the Contractor. To be considered, however, the modified submittal must be received prior to 4:00 p.m., PDT, on August 31, 2022.

Unsigned submittals or submittals signed by an individual not authorized to bind the prospective contractor will be considered nonresponsive and rejected.