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Request for Quotations - Dutch Elm Control, Removal and Disposal

Posted: 2017-10-05


Request for Quotes
Dutch Elm Control, Removal and Disposal


The purpose of this request is to obtain quotations from qualified contractors for the removal of trees infected by Dutch Elm Disease according to specifications stated in this proposal, within the R.M. of St. Andrews.


The Municipality reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, waive any informality in proposals and accept in whole or in part said proposal as may be deemed in the best interest of the Municipality.


Lowest or any proposal will not necessarily be accepted.


The bidder shall provide proof of liability insurance and proof of qualifications with bid submission.


Closing date for quotations is October 12, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.


Removal Specifications:


·    Trees must be removed flush to the ground or debarked to the soil line.

·    Wood from the removed trees must be treated in accordance with The Forest Health Protection Act and Regulations:

a)      Debarking

b)      Chipping (5 cm or smaller)

c)      Burning

d)      Burying

·    The wood from removed trees must not be stored any longer than 14 days before treatment or disposal unless a permit is obtained from the Forestry and Peatlands Management Branch (rarely given).

·    If burning removed trees, be sure to have proper permissions and permits.

·    Trees must be removed by March 1, 2018

·    The term of this contract is 2 years, with possibility of extension.

·    Pre-Notification to homeowners and businesses will be done by the Contractor


Questions may be emailed or mailed to the attention of:


R.M. of St. Andrews

Box 130, 500 Railway Avenue

Clandeboye, MB R0C 0P0

Phone: (204) 738-2076