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Bidding Opportunity
**The due date for this bidding opportunity has passed**

Tree Pruning and Tree Removal at the Lobo Trail at Peck Open Space and the Niwot Loop Trail

Due Date: 10/20/2020 2:00 pm
Bidding Number: IBID #7178-20
Bidding Categories: Parks and Open Space
Other Comments:


Boulder County Parks and Open Space (BCPOS) is seeking bids from qualified tree service Contractors for tree pruning and removals, located on two (2) County Open Space properties.

The project areas are:

A: LOBO Trail at Peck

B: Niwot Loop Trail

Property addresses are provided in the Specifications section and on the attached maps. These services are required in order to prune or remove trees on open space properties that pose safety/hazard issues to open space visitors or provide structural improvement. The selected Contractor will complete all work on or before Thursday, December 31, 2020. All work will be completed according to ANSI A300 standards.


The successful bidder will be required to enter into a Contract for Services and meet all insurance requirements as required prior to any work beginning.

All bidders are instructed to thoroughly review all the stated insurance requirements for this Project, the insurance requirements stated are the minimum and standard for Boulder County Government, for this Project. All hired contractors are required to meet the insurance requirements, as stated, for contracted services as part of the Boulder County contracting process. Owner/Sole Proprietors/Officer are not Exempt from the county’s insurance requirements and coverage limits. Please refer to the Insurance Requirements in this BID.

In the event the selected contractor is unable to commence work as agreed to, the Boulder County Parks and Open Space Department may rescind the bid award and proceed to award the contract to another bidder based on this BID, re-bid the work, or proceed in any lawful manner the County deems necessary.


A Pre-bid meeting will NOT be held for this Project.


The following documents are part of this BID:

  1. Attachment A: Lobo Trail Project Site Map Location
  2. Attachment B: Niwot Trail Project Site Map Location
  3. Attachment C: Sample Contract


All inquiries regarding this INFORMAL BID will be submitted via email to the Boulder County Purchasing Office at on or before 2:00 p.m. OCTOBER 13, 2020. A response from the county to all inquiries will be posted and sent via email no later than OCTOBER 15, 2020.

Please do not contact any other county department or personnel with questions or for information regarding this solicitation.


INFORMAL BIDs are due at the email box only, listed below, for time and date recording on or before 2:00 p.m. Mountain Time on OCTOBER 20, 2020. A bid opening will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. via email to all who have submitted a bid.

IBID #7178-20

The attached addendum supersedes the original Information and Specifications regarding IBID # 7178-20 where it adds to, deletes from, clarifies or otherwise modifies. All other conditions and any previous addendums shall remain unchanged

Please note: Due to COVID-19, BIDS will only be accepted electronically by emailing

IBID #7178-20 Addendum 1