NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

The Industrial Development Authority for Giles County, Virginia (IDA) is soliciting proposals for responsible person or entities to cut hay and perform mowing services on certain IDA property consisting of approximately 64 acres, located on Boxwood Lane in the Town of Pearisburg.  The IDA contemplates compensation of the successful bidder by allowing the bidder to retain a percentage of the hay cut from the property with the remainder being provided to the Giles County Land Lab located on property adjoining the IDA property.

 

A copy of the proposal may be obtained from the Giles County Administrative Offices at 315 N. Main St., Pearisburg, VA in person or by contacting Melissa Bray at (540) 921-2525 or by email to mbray@gilescounty.org.  Proposals are due on April 8, 2019 at 3:00 PM.

 

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

 

The Industrial Development Authority for Giles County, Virginia (IDA) is soliciting proposals for responsible person or entities to cut hay and perform mowing services on IDA property located on Boxwood Lane in the Town of Pearisburg.

 

Bidder’s will be required to do the following:

  1.  Cut all hay on Tax Parcels 40-7-2 (19.392 acres), 40-7-3 (29.735 acres), 40-7-15 (7.314 acres), 40-7-18 (3.250 acres) and 40-7-19 (4.696 acres).  Acreages are approximate and all acreage may not be suitable for harvesting of hay.
  2.  In connection with hay cutting, mow the area adjacent to the public roads which abut the designated parcels.
  3.  Provide a percentage of the hay to the Giles County Land Lab which is operated on property owned by Giles County Public Schools at the rear of Giles High School.
  4.  Brush hog at least twice annually the property encompassed within Tax Parcel 40-7-17.

 

The successful bidder shall provide IDA with evidence of liability insurance in the amount of at least Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($500,000.00) covering the operations to be performed and shall provide a certificate of insurance which names the IDA as an additional insured.  In addition, the successful bidder shall indemnify and hold IDA harmless from any claims arising from the work to be done under this proposal.

 

The bidder shall specify the terms upon which it is willing to do the work including the percentage of hay cut that will be provided to the Land Lab.  It is anticipated that the IDA will incur no cost and that the compensation to the bidder will be the retention of a percentage of hay cut.

 

The designated parcels will be marketed to prospective purchasers during the term of the agreement and if sold may be removed from the area included within this agreement.  A ten acre tract along the western boundary of Parcel 40-7-3 may be used as a test plot during the term of the agreement and during such use will be excluded from the area to be cut.

 

The IDA desires to enter into an agreement for a term of two years but will consider a one-year term and proposers may submit a proposal for one or two years or both.  The agreement will commence on or about April 15, 2019 but no later than May 1, 2019.

 

More information may be obtained from Jessie Williams or Chris McKlarney at the Giles County Administrative Offices, 315 N. Main St., Pearisburg, VA  24134, phone number (540) 921-2525. Proposals must be submitted to the County at the above address on or before April 8, 2019 at 3:00 PM.

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