Landscape Maintenance

Solicitation number EZ899-142341/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2014/10/28 17:00 EDT

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: NAFTA/AIT/Canada FTAs with Peru/Colombia/Panama
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Attachment: None
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Landscape Maintenance
    Solicitation Number: EZ899-142341/A
    Contracting Authority: Chan (PWY), Scarlett
    Telephone No.: (604) 775-9382 
    Fax No.:  (604) 775-6633
    Landscape Maintenance
    Pacific Highway Crossing, Surrey, B.C.
    Note to Tenderers:
    Drawings and Specifications are now available for viewing and
    downloading in a Portable Document Format (PDF) or in a standard
    paper version. Tenderers should note that Attachment 1 (ATT 1)
    contains the Drawings and Specifications Package (DSP) which
    consists of PDF files organized in an industry recognized
    directory structure.
    Work Description:
    Work of this contract comprises the provision of Landscape
    Maintenance services including all labour, material, equipment,
    supervision and transportation for Public Works and Government
    Services Canada (PWGSC), Pacific Highway Border Crossing,
    Surrey, B.C.
    The services must be provided in accordance with the PWGSC
    Specifications attached at Annex A.
    Mandatory Site Visit:
    It is MANDATORY that the bidder attend the site visit at the
    designated date and time to examine the scope of the work
    required and the existing conditions. A maximum of two (2)
    representatives per bidder will be permitted to examine the
    The site visit will be held on September 25, 2014 at 10:00a.m.
    PDST. Interested bidders will meet at the traffic lobby of
    Pacific Highway Crossing, 28-176th Street, Surrey, B.C., Canada.
    Bidders who, for any reason, cannot attend at the specified date
    and time will not be given an alternative appointment to view
    the site and their proposals, therefore, will be considered as
    non-responsive. NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE.
    As proof of attendance, at the site visit, the Technical
    Authority will have an Attendance Form which MUST be signed by
    the bidder's representative. It is the responsibility of all
    bidders to ensure they have signed the Mandatory Site Visit
    Attendance Form prior to leaving the site. Proposals submitted
    by bidders who have not attended the site visit or failed to
    sign the Attendance Form will be deemed non-responsive.
    Mandatory Security Clearance
    1. The Contractor must, at all times during the performance of
    the Contract, hold a valid Designated Organization Screening
    (DOS), issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate
    (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
    2. The Contractor personnel requiring access to sensitive work
    site(s) must EACH hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or
    approved by CISD/PWGSC.
    3. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to
    be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
    4. The Contractor must comply with the provisions of the:
    (a) Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if
    applicable), attached at Annex B;
    (b) Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).
    Mandatory Requirements:
    Full Time Supervisor's Experience
    The bidder MUST have one full time supervisor available April 1
    to October 31 and who has one of the following:
    i) a College diploma in Horticulture from a recognized college;
    ii) a degree in Horticulture from a recognized university; OR
    iii) a certificate showing certified membership of l'Association
    des Paysagistes Professionels du Quebec; OR
    iv) a Landscape Industry Certified Technician (CLT)/ Landscpae
    Industry Certified Manager (CLP); OR
    v) at least three (3) years (i.e. Over the growing season)
    experience in Landscape Maintenance services with a registered
    landscape maintenance company(ies), within the past five (5)
    Contractor's Experience and Past Performance 
    The bidder MUST have at least three (3) years experience and
    satisfactory performance involving Landscape Maintenance  within
    the past five (5) years.
    The bidder MUST provide a copy of the Pesticide Applicator
    Period of Contract:
    The period of any resulting Contract shall be for a period of
    two (2) years with a tentative start date of April 1, 2015. 
    Option to Extend Contract:
    The Contractor hereby grants to Canada three (3) irrevocable
    options to extend the term of the Contract each for an
    terms and conditions as contained in the Contract. It is to be
    noted that Canada is not obliged to exercise any of these three
    (3). The exercise of any option will be at Canada's sole
    discretion, by providing notification in writing through a
    formal Contract Amendment to the contractor prior to the
    contract expiry date.
    Tender Enquiries:
    Scarlett Chan, Supply Specialist (604)775-9382
    Firms intending to submit proposals on this project should
    obtain documents through Addenda, when
    issued will be available from
    Firms that elect to base their proposal on documents obtained
    from other sources do so at their own risk and will be solely
    responsible to inform the tender calling authority of their
    intention to bid. 
    This procurement office provides procurement services to the
    public in English.
    Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
    • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Contracting authority
    Chan (PWY), Scarlett
    (604) 775-9382 ( )
    (604) 775-6633
    800 Burrard Street, Room 219
    800, rue Burrard, pièce 219
    Vancouver, British C, V6Z 0B9

    Buying organization(s)

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Bidding details

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    British Columbia
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Highest Combined Rating of Technical Merit and Price
    Commodity - GSIN
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