District Accepting Bids for Mowing Services

UPDATE FEB. 19 - Bidding is now closed



Mowing Services Contract

For the Reeds Spring R-IV School District

Posted February 3, 2020


The Reeds Spring R-IV School District (the “District”) is accepting sealed bids for the annual Mowing Services Contract for the grounds of all District Campuses.  Bids will be received by the Reeds Spring School Board until 10:00 AM CST, Monday, February 17, 2020, (the “Bid Date”) at the office of Steve Verheyen, Director of Operations, located at 20281 State HWY 413, Reeds Spring, MO 65737 (the “Bid Location”).


All potential bidders must attend a Pre-Bid Conference which is scheduled for Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 1:00 PM CST at the District Office Building located at 20281 State HWY 413, Reeds Spring, MO 65737. The Pre-Bid Conference will include a tour of the District’s grounds to be covered by the contract.


Potential bidders must attend the Pre-Bid Conference in order to be eligible to bid. Mowing Bid Instructions will be provided to potential bidders at the mandatory Pre-Bid Conference. Late potential attendees will not be considered as eligible bidders.


All potential bidders must, on or before the Bid Date (1) submit a letter of qualifications and two recent references for commercial, industrial, or institution lawn mowing experience with contact information. 


The successful bidder agrees to enter into and be bound by and subject to the Mowing Services Contract which will be provided to all potential bidders at the Pre-Bid Conference.  All potential bidders shall review and be familiar with the terms of the Mowing Services Contract.


All properly submitted bids will be publicly opened and read aloud on the Bid Date at the Bid Location.  Interested parties are invited to attend.


In general, but subject to the Mowing Services Contract, the contract for bid will consist of:


Mowing, trimming around all structures, trees, landscaping, equipment, etc., edging all sidewalks, driveways, etc., blowing all sidewalks and driveways free of grass clippings and other debris, and spraying all fence lines and guard rails to retard weed and grass growth, field maintenance to include sprinkler system maintenance and line preparation painting/chalking.  All services are to be performed at all Reeds Spring Public Schools Campuses on a weekly schedule. 


As set forth in the Mowing Services Contract, it shall be mandatory upon the successful bidder to provide current proof of Standard Workers Compensation and Employers Liability Insurance and Commercial General Liability Insurance that meets District Policy throughout any contract agreement.


No Bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for receiving bids for at least sixty (60) days.


The Board of Education reserves the right to reject any or all bids and waive any information in bids received.


Questions regarding this information may be directed to:


Reeds Spring R-IV School District

Steve Verheyen

Director of Operations

20281 State Hwy 413

Reeds Spring, MO 65737

417-272-8173 (office)

417-272-8656 (fax)



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