Bids for Insecticide Treatment against Emerald Ash Borer

Agency: Town of Williston
State: Vermont
Level of Government: State & Local
  • F - Natural Resources and Conservation Services
Opps ID: NBD13677186436292897
Posted Date: Feb 15, 2019
Due Date: Mar 1, 2019
Source: Members Only
Bids for Insecticide Treatment against Emerald Ash Borer
Date Posted:
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Friday, March 1, 2019

Position Objectives

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Town of Williston
Insecticide Treatment against Emerald Ash Borer
Request for Proposal
February 5, 2019
With this RFP the town is seeking proposals for the treatment of Ash Trees located on the Town Green
and at East Cemetery in the spring of 2019. The trees to be treated are healthy and show no signs of
infestation at this point. However EAB has been found in counties both north and south of Chittenden
County and we are taking these precautions to preserve some of our larger Ash Trees.
a. The type of treatment requested is Trunk Injection using a product that has a two year
life span. (Emamectin benzoate or approved equal)
b. Treatment to be done mid to late spring of 2019 as prescribed by the insecticide used,
but no later than May 31st.
c. Contractor must provide appropriate signs while work is being performed or required by
law for the application requested.
d. Contractor must hold appropriate license/certificate in the State of Vermont for the
application of Insecticides.
e. Must provide all the pertinent information on the product used and describe their
method for application.
f. The Diameter of the Trees to be treated range from 1.5’ – 2.5’ DBH. 6 of the trees are
located along the fence line with Route 2 at East Cemetery, there DBH is 2’. The other
trees are located on the Town Green in the Village and consist of 2 @ 2.5 DBH, 2 @ 2’
DBH and 2 @ 1.5’ DBH. All DBH measurements are approximant and bidders are
required to confirm sizes before bidding.
Quality Control/Quality Assurance:
The Contractor must provide a list of experience with at least three previous similar projects.
The Contractor shall make all necessary arrangements to conduct his operations with minimal
The Contractor shall furnish all necessary labor, materials, and equipment to accomplish this work and
make it whole.
The Contractor shall provide a Certificate of Liability insurance naming the Williston as an additional
insured according to the requirement of the Owner.
General Liability:
Each Occurrence
MED EXP(any one person) $10,000
Personal & ADV Injury $1,000,000
General Aggregate
Products – Conpcp AGG $2,000,000
Payment to the Contractor will be made within 30 working days of receipt of invoice when all work is
Proposal Form and Deadline:
a. Please use required Form provided.
b. Sealed proposals shall be delivered to Bruce K. Hoar Public Works Director, 7900
Williston Rd, Williston, VT 05495 by no later than 4:00 PM Friday March 1st 2019.
c. The Form must be fully completed and must be filled in, in ink or typewritten. No
spaces on the Form shall be left blank. Failure to fully complete the Form will render it
non-responsive and will not be read. Only one copy of the Form is required. No faxed
or emailed proposals will be accepted.
d. Any RFP received after the time and date specified, shall not be considered. No RFP
may be withdraw within 90 days after the actual date of the opening thereof.
e. The Town of Williston reserves the right to reject all RFP’s received or to accept the
RFP deemed in the best interest of the Town regardless of price. Further, the Town
reserves the right to add or delete items based upon the Towns financial position.
a. All questions by prospective Bidders as to the interpretations of the Bid Form must be
submitted via email to Bruce K. Hoar at, by February 20th at 4
b. Addenda items will be provided via email no later than February 22nd at 4 PM.
c. Each Bidder shall ascertain prior to submitting their bid that they have received all
addenda issued, and they shall acknowledge their receipt on the Bid Form in the space
Bidders are encouraged to visit the site prior to the Bid deadline.
Company Name
Insecticide Treatment for EAB
Contact Name
Contact Signature
Mailing Address
Addenda Received #1 ______ #2 ______ #3 ______ #4 _______ #5 _______ #6 ______
Hourly Rate
for Non-Bid Work
Cost per DBH
Total Cost of Project
Signature of Bidder
Name of Company
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