Vendors: Invitation to Bid

Multi-Municipal Shade Tree Planting Bid Solicitation

The Shade Tree Planting Committee members: PA SeaGrant, the City of Erie Arborist and the Erie County Planning Department, are accepting proposals for the planting of specific trees at various selected locations in the City of Erie, the Borough of Lake City, and the Townships of Harborcreek, Lawrence Park and Millcreek. Proposals must be enclosed in a sealed envelope addressed to the Erie Area Council of Governments’ Shade Tree Planting Committee, and should bear the name and address of the bidder on the exterior of the sealed envelope.

Bids may be dropped off until 12:00 PM (Noon) on October 25, 2017 at our offices:

Erie Area Council of Governments 150 East Front Street, Suite 300

Erie, PA  16507

or received by mail addressed to the Erie Area Council of Governments' Shade Tree Planting Committee at the same address. Do not submit any bids via e-mail.

All bids submitted shall be publicly opened and read aloud at:

Erie Area Council of Governments 150 East Front Street, Suite 300 Erie, PA 16507

At 12:15 on October 25, 2017.

Enter building from dirt lot on west side of through double glass doors and take elevator to 3rd floor.

The role of the EACOG Shade Tree Planting Committee is to seek competitive bids for all trees and plantings for the participating municipalities in an effort to receive a lower, more equitable price for all participating local governments. The EACOG Shade Tree Planting Committee reserves the right to reject any and all bids. If a contract is awarded by the EACOG, PA SeaGrant will serve as the project manager, questions about species, sizes and planting requirements can be directed to Dave Skellie or Tom Cermak at (814) 217-9011 or dus18@psu.edu.

If you have any question regarding the bid specification/procedures, please contact Jessica Horan-Kunco, Executive Director at 814-454-1770 or jhkunco@erieareacog.org.