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Pre-Qualification of General Contractor for Tree Watering Program





Pre-qualification of General Contractor for
Tree Watering Program


Request for Expressions of Interest and Statement of Qualifications

The purpose of this request for expressions of interest and statements of qualifications is to select a Respondent or Respondents who may be invited to participate in the next stage of the competitive solicitation process, when called.

The Contractor shall perform all Services and provide all labour, tools, equipment, material, and services and secure all permits necessary for the complete performance of the work.

The services will consist of probe watering of trees or filling watering bags that are attached to trees at various locations throughout the City.

The Contractor will provide only personnel who have the qualifications, experience and capabilities to perform the Services.  The watering crews must be generally supervised by an International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist.

The Contractor must be prepared to provide a minimum of 15 crews (truck, watering tank, two staff per truck) at the peak of the summer watering season.  Additional crews may be necessary.

RFEOI/SOQ Document for download: 
GC for Tree Watering Program (.pdf)
Schedule B - Form of Submission (.doc)

If the City determines that an amendment is required to this RFEOI/SOQ, the City Representative will issue a written addendum by posting it on the BC Bid Website at (the “BC Bid Website) and the City Website at (the “City Website”) that will form a part of this RFEOI/SOQ. It is the responsibility of Respondents to check the BC Bid Website and the City Website for addenda. The only way this RFEOI/SOQ may be added to, or amended in any way, is by a formal written addendum. No other communication, whether written or oral, from any person will affect or modify the terms of this RFEOI/SOQ or may be relied upon by any Respondent. By delivery of a Submission, a Respondent is deemed to have received, accepted and understood the entire RFEOI/SOQ, including any and all addenda.

All inquiries related to this RFEOI/SOQ should be directed in writing to the person named below.

Closing Date:

Prefer to receive Submissions on or before February 13, 2015.


Richard Oppelt
Purchasing Manager
Finance & Technology Department
Tel: (604) 590-7274

Status: Shortlisted have been notified.













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