3/11/21 - Bid #02-20-21-01 ¡°Flowers & Plants ? Parks Department¡±

Agency: City of Danbury
State: Connecticut
Type of Government: State & Local
NAICS Category:
  • 561730 - Landscaping Services
Posted Date: Feb 11, 2021
Due Date: Mar 11, 2021
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3/11/21 - Bid #02-20-21-01 “Flowers & Plants – Parks Department”

INVITATION TO BID

Sealed Bids will be received by the Purchasing Agent of the City of Danbury at the Purchasing Agent’s Office, City Hall, Danbury, CT until 10:00 A.M. on:

Thursday, March 11, 2021 for:

Bid #02-20-21-01 “Flowers & Plants – Parks Department”

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The City of Danbury is an equal opportunity and affirmative action purchaser, and bids from all vendors, including those from enterprises owned by minorities and women, are encouraged.

The City of Danbury reserves the right to accept or reject any or all Bids, and unless specified otherwise, to award the contract within thirty working days to the Bidder deemed to be for the best interest of the City of Danbury.

Dated: February 11, 2021

Charles J. Volpe, Jr.
Purchasing Agent
City of Danbury

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The City of Danbury, CT
Sealed Bid Request
BID TITLE: Bid #02-20-21-01 “Flowers & Plants – Parks Department”
DATE BID OPENING: Thursday, March 11, 2021
TIME: 10:00 AM
LOCATION: Purchasing Department, City Hall, 155 Deer Hill Avenue, Danbury, CT 06810
Bid Bond or Certified Check required with bid: Not Applicable
Performance Bond required if awarded bid: Not Applicable
The City of Danbury reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids or any portion thereof, to waive
technicalities, and to award the contract as deemed to best serve the public interest.
Omit State and Federal Taxes
All prices shall remain firm for one (1) year from date of award.
Dated in Danbury: February 11, 2021
Purchasing Agent
Charles J. Volpe, Jr.
Pursuant to and in accordance with the Invitation to Bid and Instructions to Bidders, the undersigned agrees to
furnish the items listed at the prices stated below:
Complete accompanying proposal page
Company: ___________________________________________ Phone: ________________________________
Address: ___________________________________________ Fax: __________________________________
___________________________________________ E-mail: ________________________________
Submitted By (signature): _______________________________ Payment Terms: _________________________
Signed By (print/type): __________________________________
Title: __________________________________
Dated: ____________________
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City of Danbury, CT
Bid #02-20-21-01 “Flowers & Plants – Parks Department”
PROPOSAL
Pursuant to and in accordance with the Invitation to Bid and Instruction for Bidders, the undersigned agrees to furnish the
flowers and plants listed at the prices stated below:
ITEM QTY.
DESCRIPTION
UNIT PRICE
TOTAL PRICE
*1. 175 dz.
*2. 20 dz.
*3. 15 dz.
4. 40 flats
5. 40 flats
6. 30 flats
7. 10 flats
8. 40 flats
9. 120 flats
10. 10 flats
11. 12 flats
12. 15 flats
13. 10 flats
14. 4 flats
15. 20 dz.
16. ± 5 flats
Geraniums (Red)
Geraniums (White)
Geraniums (Pink)
Marigolds-Dwarf
Marigolds-Inca
Begonias
Snapdragons
Salvias
Impatiens
Verbenas
Dusty Miller
Petunias
Ageratum
Alyssum
Vinca
Pansies (Yellow)
_______/dz.
_______/dz.
_______/dz.
_______/flat
_______/flat
_______/flat
_______/flat
_______/flat
_______/flat
_______/flat
_______/flat
_______/flat
_______/flat
_______/flat
_______/dz.
_______/flat
$___________
$___________
$___________
$___________
$___________
$___________
$___________
$___________
$___________
$___________
$___________
$___________
$___________
$___________
$___________
$___________
17. 60 pots-6”
New Guinea Impatiens
(mixed colors)
_______/pot
$ __________
18. 60 pots-8”
Chrysanthemums
_______/pot
$ __________
BID TOTAL $__________
*NOTE: Items 1, 2 and 3 - Geraniums must be started from
clippings, not seeds.
All prices shall remain firm for one (1) year from date of award.
ALL BIDDERS MUST HAVE AN ESTABLISHED GREENHOUSE AND BE LOCATED WITHIN 25 MILES FROM THE
PARKS GARAGE, LIONS WAY, DANBURY, CT. THE CITY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO INSPECT GREENHOUSES.
ALL PLANTS SHALL BE AVAILABLE ON AN “AS NEEDED” BASIS FOR PICK-UP.
VENDOR’S GREENHOUSE LOCATED ________ MILES FROM PARKS GARAGE, LIONS WAY, DANBURY.
Bidder _______________________________
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EXCEPTIONS
Page # Paragraph Item Description & Alternate Proposal
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REFERENCES
List Below at least five (5) references for similar projects, including all information requested. THIS PAGE MUST BE COMPLETED. If Bidders wish to
keep their references confidential, this page may be removed from the bid package and submitted with the bid in a separate sealed envelope marked
“REFERENCES – CONFIDENTIAL”. The City of Danbury is not responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the references unless this procedure is
followed.
1) Client __________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Project Address __________________________________________________________________________________________________
Approximate $ Value ____________________
Date: Started ____________________ Completed ____________________
Contact: Name _______________________________________________
Telephone # _________________________
2) Client __________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Project Address __________________________________________________________________________________________________
Approximate $ Value ____________________
Date: Started ____________________ Completed ____________________
Contact: Name _______________________________________________
Telephone # _________________________
3) Client __________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Project Address __________________________________________________________________________________________________
Approximate $ Value ____________________
Date: Started ____________________ Completed ____________________
Contact: Name _______________________________________________
Telephone # _________________________
4) Client __________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Project Address __________________________________________________________________________________________________
Approximate $ Value ____________________
Date: Started ____________________ Completed ____________________
Contact: Name _______________________________________________
Telephone # _________________________
5) Client __________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Project Address __________________________________________________________________________________________________
Approximate $ Value ____________________
Date: Started ____________________ Completed ____________________
Contact: Name _______________________________________________
Telephone # _________________________
_______________________________________________
Company
_______________________________________________
Street
_______________________________________________
City, State, Zip
Bid Title _____________________________________________
Bid # _______________________________________________
____________________________________________________
Telephone #
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INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS
Sealed bids will be received at the Office of the Purchasing Agent, 155 Deer Hill Avenue, Danbury, CT 06810 until the
time and date specified on the cover sheet. Bids received later than the time specified will not be accepted. In the event
of the closure of City Hall, bids will be opened on the following day that City Hall is opened. Amendments to or withdrawal
of any section of the submitted bid received later than the time & date set for the bid opening will not be considered. Bid
proposals must remain in effect for a minimum of 30 days unless otherwise noted elsewhere in the bid specifications.
BID DOCUMENTS: are available upon receipt of this invitation (if not attached) over the internet at the City’s website:
www.danbury-ct.gov. Adobe Acrobat reader is required to view this document. If you do not have this software you may
down load at no cost from Adobe at http://www.adobe.com. Businesses without internet access may obtain a copy of the
bid by contacting the Purchasing Agent’s Office, City Hall, 155 Deer Hill Avenue, Danbury, CT 06810, (203) 797-4571.
BID BONDS: if applicable, shall be in the amount of 5% of the total bid made out in favor of the City of Danbury and
issued by a Surety company acceptable to the City of Danbury, and must accompany each bid. A certified check in the
same amount may be submitted in lieu of the bid bond. Bids submitted without Certified Check or Bid Bond will not be
accepted. The City of Danbury will not be held liable for the accrual of interest on any check held by the City in
conjunction with this bid. All checks or bid bonds will be refunded to the unsuccessful bidders after award of the bid. The
deposit check or Bid Bond of the successful bidder will be held in escrow until such time as the City determines that the
bidder has or will meet their obligations as stated by the bid. If the bidder fails or refuses within a reasonable time after
due notice that the contract has been awarded, to execute the same, an amount representing a loss to the City by reason
of such failure shall be retained and paid into the City treasury.
REPLIES: whether bid or no bid, must have the bid number clearly identified on the outside of the envelope. Bidders not
marking the envelopes with the Bid number and date/time of opening on the envelope will have no recourse against the
City of Danbury or its employees. Such bidders run the risk of the bid being opened prior to the scheduled Bid Opening
time. Once opened such bids are public record. Any alleged oral agreement made by a bidder or contractor with any
agency or employee of the City of Danbury will be disregarded.
FREIGHT: Prices quoted shall be net delivery F.O.B. Danbury, CT. All bid prices must include prepaid delivery,
assembly, and/or installation (ready for operation and/or use) of all equipment and/or materials to the individual
locations(s) as designated by the Purchasing Agent. All bid prices are to be submitted on the sheets provided for this bid.
Quantities and pricing are to be listed in accordance with these sheets.
QUESTIONS: Request for interpretation of any portion of the bid may be made by telephone to the Purchasing Agent at
203-797-4571. All replies will be given verbally and a copy of any such inquiry and advice (if deemed vital to the bid by
the Purchasing Agent) will be made available to each prospective bidder in the form of an addendum. Bidder should
check the City’s website for addendums/updates 48 hours prior to the bid opening.
IDENTICAL BIDS: In the event of receipt of identical bids as to offerings, delivery, service, content, price, etc., the bid will
be awarded in accordance with the information contained in the bid document, based on first received as to date and time
of receipt of the bid.
NON-COLLUSION STATEMENTS: In order for bids to be considered, a non-collusive statement must be submitted
with the bid. A sample non-collusive bid statement is attached. Bidders may elect to submit their own notarized non-
collusion statement.
CONDITIONAL, QUALIFIED OR NON-RESPONSIVE BIDS/PROPOSALS: All bids/proposals shall be submitted in the
form and manner as indicated by the bid documents and bid forms. Any proposal which is not submitted in the form and
manner indicated by the bid documents or which contains information, statements, conditions, or qualifications which
place conditions or qualifications on the proposal submittal for purposes of making an award, or which alter any proposal
terms, conditions, specifications, or forms, which has not been previously approved by written addendum from the
Purchasing Agent, or which does not meet legal requirements, shall be declared as a qualified, conditional, or non-
responsive proposal and shall be rejected without further consideration. Any proposal response that does not fully
respond to and comply with all detailed specifications or requests for information, including execution of proposal forms,
may be declared “non-responsive” and recommended for rejection. The City of Danbury shall not be responsible for any
errors or omissions by the Offeror.
UNBALANCED BIDS AND/OR EXCESSIVE LINE ITEM PRICES: The City reserves the right to reject any bids in which
unit prices, in the sole opinion of the City, are unbalanced. In addition, where the City has decided to make an award, it
further reserves the right to non-utilize a particular line item that in the sole opinion of the City is excessively priced, and
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