This section will contain a list of all past and present bid opportunities for the City of Muskegon.

Invitation to Bid – Kruse Park Dune Walk Repair

The City of Muskegon – Department of Public Works is soliciting formal, competitive, sealed bids from licensed contractors to repair the dune boardwalk at Kruse Park located at 3205 W Sherman Blvd in Muskegon.

The Contractor shall provide the necessary labor, materials, equipment, supervision and construction permits required to repair the structure as indicated in the bid drawings. The project shall be undertaken with hand tools, as no vehicular access is available or permitted at the location of the dune structure in need of repair.

A Mandatory Pre-Bid conference will take place on Thursday May 5th at 1:30 p.m. at the Kruse Park Picnic Shelter.

The City of Muskegon Clerk’s Office will receive sealed bids until 2:00 PM on Thursday May 12th at City Hall located at 933 Terrace St. Muskegon MI 49440

at which time all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bid proposals should be placed inside a sealed envelope, addressed to the City

of Muskegon Department of Public Works with the title of the project on the outside of the envelope along with the bidder’s name. All proposals must be completely and properly filled out. No electronically delivered proposals will be accepted.  Include Copy of current Michigan Builders License, Proof of current Liability Insurance and Proof of current Worker’s Compensation Insurance.

The City of Muskegon reserves the right to accept and/or reject any and all bids submitted. The City of Muskegon is an equal opportunity employer.

Contract Andrea Riegler at architect.ajr@gmail.com with questions.

Kruse Bid Documents

 

 

RFP for landscaping and maintenance in downtown Muskegon

landscape request for proposal

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Date: March 15, 2016

To: Landscaping Contractors

From: Muskegon Business Improvement District/Downtown Muskegon Now

RE: RFP for landscaping and maintenance in downtown Muskegon

Proposals Due: Tuesday, April 5, 2016 by 12:00 p.m. (noon)

Downtown Muskegon Now (DMN), as manager of the new Muskegon Business Improvement District, seeks qualified firms to prepare and submit proposals for landscaping and maintenance in the core of downtown Muskegon along and adjacent to West Western Avenue between Terrace and Fifth streets and along Third Street between Clay Avenue and Morris Street.

Purpose & Objectives

DMN is interested in receiving proposals from companies or agencies with the ability and interest in providing the following services. The contract period will be for one season terminating on Nov. 30, 2016. Service areas for the 2016 contract are West Western Avenue between Terrace Street and Third Street

(both sides of Third and inside the traffic circle), the Olthoff Stage area (and it’s planting beds) along Third Street, The Alcoa Stage area in front of the Hines Building and the raised beds between Fourth and Fifth Street on Western Western Avenue (beds in front of and behind the parking lot across from the L.C. Walker Arena). An attached map shows the areas of service.

Insurance

The selected firm must have a liability insurance policy covering casualty to persons and property for an amount no less than $1 million and list Downtown Muskegon Now as an additional insured party. A copy of the insurance policy must be provided to Downtown Muskegon Now at the start of the contact period.

Scope of Work

Lawn Fertilization/Weed Control

  • 4 fertilization applications on medians and terraces between Third Street and Terrace Street along Western Avenue (excluding vacant properties)
    • Spring (completed by June 1)
    • Early Summer (completed by July 30)
    • Late Summer (completed by September 30)
    • Fall/Winterized  (completed by Nov. 30)
  • Apply liquid weed control to the service area including:
    • Cracks
    • Curb lines
    • Landscaping beds
    • Along buildings
    • Parking lots behind Russell Block & the Hines Building (parking area entered from Morris Avenue between Second and Third Streets).
    • Alcoa Celebration Square rock beds at First Street and West Western Avenue (Continued)

*A copy of your business certification to apply fertilization/weed control must be submitted with the bid.

*DMN staff should be notified a week before applications occur.

Spring Clean Up

  • Removal of lawn and landscaping area debris
  • Cut all ornamental grasses and annual plants to spring start height
  • Remove all day Lilly dead loss and cleanout beds
  • Removal all trash from landscaped beds, curbs, & open fields
  • Haul all yard waste from site
  • Clean-up of curb lines and dress property for appearance
  • Clean-up landscaping rocks (moving back into islands) in the parking lots behind the Hines Building & Russell Block
  • Weed whip only the rear raised planting bed behind the West Western Avenue parking lot between Fourth and Fifth streets.
  • Weed and cut back (totally weed whip if needed) the front raised flower beds fronting West Western Avenue in the parking lot between Fourth and Fifth streets.

Hardwood Mulch Installation & Bed Prep

  • Pull weeds, and remove all debris from bark beds
  • Install sod cut edge and prep all corners of landscaping beds
  • Haul and spread shredded hardwood bark 2” deep in beds on Western Avenue between Terrace and Third Streets, and the front raised bed between Fourth and Fifth streets along West Western Avenue (see attached map for reference – the rear flower bed in this lot does not receive mulch)

New weed barrier for landscape beds along West Western Avenue/Third Street (please quote separately)

  • Remove the old weed barrier and replace it with new barrier as part of spring hardwood mulch installation and bed prep
  • Quote the work in a manner that groups of beds could be done in phases over a number of years.

Early-season application of alternative weed preventer in landscape beds (please quote separately)

  • After landscape bed preparation at the beginning of the season, application of a weed preventer such as Preen or equivalent.
  • Specify an alternative product to be applied instead of liquid weed control in the landscape beds provide weed prevention longer into the season.

Mowing of downtown vacant properties 3 times per season (please quote separately)

  • Mowing of three West Western Avenue downtown vacant properties on West Western Avenue from Third to First Street (see map)
  • Trash should be removed from all locations prior to mowing on each visit
  • Line trimming around all obstacles
  • Solid surfaces should be blown free of debris
  • If possible, one of the grass cutting of the three West Western Avenue vacant properties should occur the week prior to the Lakeshore Art Festival, July 1-2.

Trimming and Pruning

  • Trim & prune shrubs, bushes & trees to promote healthy growth and uniformity
  • Remove and dispose of trimming debris

(Continued)

Fall Clean-up

–     Leaf removal from plantings between Terrace Street and Third Street along Western Western  Avenue and in the Olthoff Stage area of Third Street between West Western and Clay avenues.

 Special Instructions

Downtown Muskegon hosts several festivals thought out the summer, set up for these festivals begins on the following dates and efforts should be made to ensure regular maintenance doesn’t interfere with event setup/activities. The city will turn off irrigation the day before the noted set-up start dates.

Event Set-up Starts Event times Breakdown
Parties in the Park Fridays 3-5PM Summer Fridays 5-9 pm Same night
Taste of Muskegon Thursday, June 16 June 17 & 18 11am-9pm Sunday, June 19
Lakeshore Art Festival Thursday, June 30 July 1 & 2 10 am-6 pm Sunday, July 3
Muskegon Rebel Road Wednesday, July 13 July 14, 15, 16 & 17 Monday, July 18

Proposals can be submitted by the due date to Dave Alexander, C/O Downtown Muskegon Now at the mailing address, fax number or email below.  

Downtown Muskegon Now 380 W. Western Ave., Suite 203 Muskegon, MI 49440
p. 231.724.3180 f. 231.728.7251

Invitation for Demolition and Site Clearance Bids City of Muskegon, Planning Dept.

The City of Muskegon, Michigan will receive sealed bids until 2:00 PM on

March 15, 2016 at the City Clerk’s office, City Hall, 933 Terrace Street, Muskegon, Michigan 49440 at which time and place all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud for the following demolition and site clearance projects: All structures located at: 347 W. Southern Ave, 1535 6th St. 320 Wood St., 1095 1st St., 1327 Montgomery Ave., 318 W. Larch Ave., 462 Washington Ave., 1370 Sanford ST., 1221 Sanford St., 1357 7th St., 333 Mason Ave., 357 Mason Ave., 725 Ellifson Ave., 733 Marcoux Ave., 1445 Park St., 1280 Sanford St., 900 W. Grand Ave., 329 Washington Ave & 407 Marquette Ave.

Copies of the contract documents and asbestos reports may be obtained at the Planning Department at City Hall on the second floor room #202 or on the City’s website www.muskegon-mi.gov under “Quick Links”.

The project consists of removing all asbestos and/or hazardous materials, demolishing all structures on the site(s), removing the debris to a licensed landfill and filling excavations in accordance with contract documents and city ordinance. This is to include the removal of any shrubbery/bushes/fencing on the property. Bids are not to include the cut and cap and/or removal of utility services. Please refer to the City’s website to view the ad and additional requirements/information that is not in the ad.

Bid proposals should be placed inside a 9” x 12 “ envelope addressed to the City of Muskegon with the title “Demolition Bid” and the address of each site on the outside of the envelope. Bidder’s name, address and phone number must be clearly marked on the outside of the envelope.

Hiring goals and percentages are set forth in the Contract Documents. No bid may be withdrawn within 60 days after the bid opening. All work is to commence within 7 days of the Notice to Proceed and be completed within 45 days of the issuance of that same notice, with the exception of 60 days to complete for 407 Marquette Ave.

The City of Muskegon reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities or irregularities in the bidding.

City of Muskegon, MICHIGAN

Ann Meisch, City Clerk

Publish Friday March 4, 2016.

Invitation to Bid – 2324 Park Drive

PUBLIC NOTICE

City of Muskegon

Invitation to Bid

The City of Muskegon Community and Neighborhood Services department is currently looking for qualified licensed Residential Building contractors for the rehabilitation of the property located at

2324 PARK DRIVE, MUSKEGON, MI 49441

This project is being financed with funds from the HOME Program. All projects are subject to Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, which seeks to promote to the greatest possible extent employment training and business opportunity for low/moderate income residents and small businesses of the area.

The City of Muskegon, as well as the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), requires the selected contractor/developer to take all affirmative steps to assure that minority firms, women businesses and labor surplus area firms are used when possible.

Proposal packets for the property will be available Monday, January 25, 2016, at 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. until Friday, February 5, 2016, at Muskegon City Hall, CNS Office 2nd Floor, 933 Terrace Street, Muskegon, MI. The completed proposal packets must be returned to the City Clerk’s Office no later than 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 9, 2016, at Muskegon City Hall. All proposals must be returned on the specification form supplied by the CNS office and must be completely and properly filled out. No electronically delivered proposals will be accepted.

REQUIRED BID INFORMATION

  • Contractor must submit at least 3 references of former customers whose homes were built by the contractor.
  • Copy of current Michigan Builders License.
  • Proof of Liability Insurance

Bid proposals should be placed inside a 9” x 12” envelope, addressed to the City of Muskegon Community and Neighborhood Services office with the title of the project address on the outside of the envelope along with the bidders name. All qualified residential contractors are encouraged to submit a bid.

The City of Muskegon reserves the right to accept and/or reject any, all or a portion of the submitted proposal. For more information contact the CNS office at 231-724-6717. The City of Muskegon is an equal opportunity employer and housing provider.

Oneata Bailey, Director, Community and Neighborhood Services

PUBLISH: January 22, 2016

Public Notice City of Muskegon Procurement Of Contractors

PUBLIC NOTICE

CITY OF MUSKEGON
PROCUREMENT OF CONTRACTORS

The programs for which these contractors would provide services include, but are not limited to, Community Development Block Grant and the HOME Partnership Program. We are looking for local contractors in the areas of: appraisal; asbestos assessment and abatement; building contractor; cleaning companies; concrete; demolition; electrical; flooring; foundations; building specification writing; insulation; property maintenance (leaf removal, mowing, trash removal, snow removal); lead risk assessment/clearance; mechanical (heating and cooling); plumbing; septic/sewer; structural engineer/surveyor; and tree services. All Muskegon County licensed contractors are encouraged to bid.

We are also seeking bid proposals from local realty, home inspection companies, and title service companies for the purpose of listing and selling affordable housing constructed or rehabilitated with funding from HUD through the HOME Investment Partnership Program.

Bid packages will be available Tuesday, December 15, 2015 starting at 12:00 noon at Muskegon City Hall, Community and Neighborhood Services office, 933 Terrace Street, Room 201, Muskegon, MI. through Wednesday, December 23, 2015. Completed bid packages are due in the Clerk’s Office at Muskegon City Hall on Tuesday, December 29, 2015, by 2 p.m. This will be a sealed bid. The outside of the envelope should include the contractor’s business name, contractor’s name, address, phone number, and trade type. Faxed or e-mailed bids will not be accepted. The City of Muskegon reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

Bidding contractors must show proof of the appropriate licenses, liability insurance, Worker’s Compensation and certifications for their line of work, as needed.

If you have any questions, please contact Oneata Bailey, Director of Community and Neighborhood Services, at 231-724-6717 or you may email her at oneata.bailey@shorelinecity.com

The City of Muskegon is an Equal Opportunity Housing Provider and Employer. We operate in accordance with Section 3 Regulations, Federal Fair Housing laws, and do not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin.

Publish: December 13, 2015

PUBLIC NOTICE: City of Muskegon Proposal Solicitation

PUBLIC NOTICE

CITY OF MUSKEGON PROPOSAL SOLICITATION

HOME Investment Partnership Program

For Program Year 2015 – 2016

The City of Muskegon invites responsible agencies or groups to submit application for HOME Investment Partnership Program activities to be conducted using fiscal year 2015 funds. Affordable housing units shall be developed, sponsored or owned by the Community Housing Development Organization in the City of Muskegon.

An application package will be available for interested organizations beginning June 1, 2015, to be picked up at Muskegon City Hall, the office of Community and Neighborhood Services, 933 Terrace Street, Room 201, Muskegon, MI 49440, or on the City’s website, www.shorelinecity.com.

Proposals must be mailed or hand-delivered to the Community and Neighborhood Services office and must be submitted for consideration prior to March 31, 2016.

The City’s Community and Neighborhood Services department will provide information and technical assistance to those applicants or groups that are in need of accommodations. For clarification, please call Oneata Bailey, Director of Community and Neighborhood Services, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at (231) 724-6717.

Publish: May 31, 2015

INVITATION TO BID: 1477 Nolan

INVITATION TO BID

City of Muskegon

             The City of Muskegon Community and Neighborhood Services department is currently looking for qualified licensed Residential Building contractors for a new construction home located at 1477 Nolan.

This project is being financed with funds from the HOME Investment Partnership Program. All projects are subject to Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, which seeks to promote to the greatest possible extent employment training and business opportunity for low/moderate income residents and small businesses in the area.

The City of Muskegon, as well as the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), requires the selected contractor/developer to take all affirmative steps to assure that minority firms, women businesses and labor surplus area firms are used when possible.

Proposal packets for the project will be available beginning at 12:00 noon on Monday, June 1, 2015 through Thursday, June 11, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Muskegon City Hall, CNS Office 2nd Floor, 933 Terrace Street, Muskegon, MI. A mandatory pre-bid meeting is scheduled for Thursday, June 11, 2015 on site (1477 Nolan) at 10:00 a.m. No proposal packages will be given out after Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 5:00 pm.

The completed proposal packets must be returned to the City Clerk’s Office no later than 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at Muskegon City Hall. All proposals must be returned on the specification form supplied by the CNS office and must be completely and properly filled out. No electronically delivered proposals will be accepted.

REQUIRED BID INFORMATION

  • Contractor must submit at least 2 references of former customers whose homes were built by the contractor.
  • Copy of current Michigan Builders License.
  • Proof of current Liability Insurance
  • Proof of current Worker’s Compensation Insurance

Bid proposals should be placed inside a sealed envelope, addressed to the City of Muskegon Community and Neighborhood Services office with the title of the project address on the outside of the envelope along with the bidders name. All qualified residential contractors are encouraged to submit a bid.

The City of Muskegon reserves the right to accept and/or reject any, all bids submitted. For more information contact the CNS office at 231-724-6717. The City of Muskegon is an equal opportunity employer and housing provider.

Oneata Bailey, Director, Community and Neighborhood Services

Publish: May 31, 2015

H-1697, S-669, W-743 AS READ BID RESULTS

H-1697, S-669, W-743 AS READ BID RESULTS