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Delivery Method

O & M
# of Projects: 1
100% of the Results

Background informationProject Created: April 28, 2010

Project Name: Chelsea MA (USA) Grass Cutting
Year in Operation: 2008
Sector: Buildings
Subsector: Other Government Building
Status: In Operation
Type: Repositioning of Existing Facility
Description: One in a series of single fiscal year contracts for weekly (in season) mowing and trimming of all the City's parks, memorials, and green space. Each single year contract is extendable for two additional one year terms, at discretion of City. Three (3) large parks, seven (7) smaller parks and playgrounds, other enumerated open space, plus grass at three (3) municipal buildings. 27 weeks assumed.
Delivery Method as described in the country where it's located: Operations & Maintenance
Is the project still active: Yes
Comments: Invitation for Bid -- pure O&M for grasscutting. Performance Bond in full amount of the contract price required. Firm fixed unit prices for each area, payable per cut.

Project Locations

Address: 500 Broadway
City: Chelsea
State: Massachusetts
Country: United States of America

Souces of Project Support (Non-monetary)

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Souces of Project Support (Monetary)

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Direct Cash Support: Out of appropriated funds.

Project Delivery & Finance Method

Project Delivery:
Operations and Maintenance (All Public Finance). Public Sponsor contracts for long term operations and maintenance of an existing facility, including non-capital repairs.

Procurement Approach

Project Component
Based Selection
Request for
Request for
for Bids

Term for Key Components & Forms of Contract

Project Component
Operations and Maintenance (If Privately Contracted)
IFB format regularly used by the City of Chelsea for focused services. The IFB includes a complete specification of the services, a grass cutting schedule for the identified areas, and a mandatory bid form. The Specification in cludes the required contract provisions, that are in compliance with applicable procurement laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. 

Project Value (If and As Known)

Date of Estimated Project Value: July 1, 2007
Project Value
Hard Cost
Hard & Soft Costs
Operations & Maintenance
< $200 Million US
< $200 Million US


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