Bid Title: Nuisance Lawn Care Services
Category: Parks & Recreation Equipment and Services
Status: Open


The City of Osawatomie is requesting bids for a 2018 nuisance lawn care contract. The contractor will be responsible for maintaining eight city-owned lots and any nuisance properties that have overgrown grass, weeds, or brush as determined by the City Nuisance Officer. In 2017 the city had 16 nuisance lots that were maintained on at least one occasion and some as many as seven. 

All proposals must be received by 3:00 pm April 09, 2018. Bids may be 
hand-delivered to City Hall, 439 Main Street Osawatomie, KS 66064, or emailed as an attached pdf clearly labeled “Nuisance Lawn Care Bid”, but no faxed or telephone proposals will be accepted.

Proposals shall clearly set forth a flat fee for a “standard” 12,000 square foot lot and a charge per 1,000 square feet on lots larger than a standard lot size. Any costs charged to the City must be identified.

City lots should be bid for the total of one service on each lot, while nuisance lots should be bid per lawn care service of a “standard” lot. The city lots that will need to be maintained are

  • 1010 6th St.
  • 100 Walnut Ave.
  • 820 3rd St.
  • 308 Reed Ave.
  • West Water Tower on Brown Ave.
  • A portion of empty lot South of drainage ditch in the 200 block of Happy Place, which is directly behind the duplex properties on Third Street, as shown in Attachment A.
  • Drainage ditch in the 1700 block of Brown Ave, as shown in Attachment B.

Full Bid Requirements

Publication Date/Time:
3/5/2018 12:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
4/9/2018 3:00 PM

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