The following is a release from the City of Framingham
FRAMINGHAM – The City of Framingham is re-bidding for the removal and stump grinding of 131 (one hundred and thirty-one) trees in the Edgell Grove Cemetery. In addition, there are 3 (three) trees that will need significant pruning. A lump sum cost for pruning, removal and stump grinding, including the disposal of all chips and wood materials shall be included.
The City had a request for proposals last summer, but this project is being re-bid again, said Edgell Grove Cemetery Trustee Dennis Cardiff
Cardiff said a tree inspection was done, and it uncovered more than 100 dead trees.
“The trees are dangerous safety hazards,” he said.
Cardiff said the Cemetery Trustees are working on a re-planting policy.
Bid documents can be obtained electronically through the City of Framingham’s Vendor Registry portal — https://vrapp.vendorregistry.com/Vendor/Register/Index/city-of-framingham-ma-vendor-registration
Bid documents will be available on Wednesday February 3, 2021 at 10 a.m. on Vendor Registry. Bids shall be submitted through Vendor Registry and are due on Wednesday February 17, 2021 at 10 a.m.. https://vrapp.vendorregistry.com/Vendor/Register/Index/city-of-framingham-ma-vendor-registration
Mandatory pre-site visit Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 2 p.m. at Edgell Grove Cemetery office at 53 Grove Street in Framingham.
The City reserves the right to reject any and all submissions, to waive any minor informalities & technicalities, or to cancel the bid if it were in the public interest to do so.