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Shade Tree Watering Program




Shade Tree Watering Program


Request for Quotations


The City invites Quotations from experienced and qualified Contractors for the provision of everything required including all skilled labour, tools, materials, equipment for shade tree watering and any other requirements.


Services to be performed throughout the City by the Contractor should include, but are not limited to, the following:
1. Probe watering of trees; and
2. Filling watering bags that are attached to trees.

The Contractor shall perform all services and provide all labour, tools, equipment, material, and secure all permits necessary for the complete performance of the work.

The City will provide spreadsheets, organized geographically, identifying tree locations requiring watering. Using the provided spreadsheets and the City’s online mapping program (COSMOS at, the Contractor will be required to create main road and park maps to indicate specific tree locations. Trees located in residential subdivisions can be located without maps using the spreadsheets provided by the City that list each tree by specific residential address.

The goal of the watering program is that each tree is watered once per week (every 7 days). Each tree must be watered at an interval not less than 5 days and not exceeding 9 days.

RFQ documents for download:
Shade Tree Watering Program (.pdf)
Schedule B - Form of Quotation (.doc)

Addendum No. 1 (.pdf) - Revised Closing
Issue Date: January 15, 2020

If the City determines that an amendment is required to this RFQ, the City’s Representative will issue a written addendum by posting it on the BC Bid Website at (the “BC Bid Website”) and the City Website at (the “City Website”) that will form a part of this RFQ.  It is the responsibility of Contractor to check the BC Bid Website and the City Website for addenda.  The only way this RFQ may be added to, or amended in any way, is by a formal written addendum.  No other communication, whether written or oral, from any person will affect or modify the terms of this RFQ or may be relied upon by any Contractor.  By delivery of a Quotation, the Contractor is deemed to have received, accepted and understood the entire RFQ, including any and all addenda.

All inquiries related to this Request for Quotation ("RFQ") should be directed in writing to the contact person named below.

losing Date:

Prefer to receive Quotations on or before January 17, 2020.


Richard D. Oppelt
Manager, Procurement Services
Finance Department
Tel: (604) 590-7274


Awarded to: Horizon Landscape Contractors Inc.

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