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Walkersville Invites Bids for Yard Waste Collection

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Sealed bids will be accepted at the Walkersville Town Hall until 2:00 p.m., Thursday, December 19, 2019 for furnishing all labor, materials and equipment, and performing all work necessary and incidental to the biweekly collection of yard waste.  The contract area covers approximately 2,279 single family and townhouses throughout the Town of Walkersville.

The Town requires the contractor to furnish all equipment, materials, supervision, labor and miscellaneous ancillary supplies and services required for the biweekly of yard waste generated by normal household operations at approximately 2,279 residences in the corporate limits of Walkersville, MD.  An additional 134 homes may be built within the extended contract period in three new developments under consideration within the Town limits.  The 24 condominium units are not included in this contract.

The Town does not restrict the disposal site of  yard waste collection, there is no tipping fee or charge for yard waste to be dropped at the Frederick County, Maryland Landfill Yard Waste Drop Off location at 9031 Reichs Ford Road.  The Town will not reimburse contractor for disposal or tipping fees if taken to a location other than the Frederick County site that charges for disposal.

The yard waste collected is the type generated by normal household yard work and maintenance, quantity unlimited.  This includes grass clippings, leaves, branches no larger than 4ft long and 4 inches in diameter. Residents will be required to place items in recyclable paper bags or loose in a plastic container clearly labeled “Yard Waste”.

Bids shall be delivered and addressed to the Town of Walkersville, Yunellis Morales-Matias, P.O. Box 249, 21 W. Frederick Street, Walkersville, MD, 21793, and shall be clearly labeled “Yard Waste Collection” by 2:00 p.m., Thursday, December 19, 2019 when they will be publicly opened. No oral, telegraphic, electronic, facsimile, or telephonic bids or modifications will be considered.

Specifications may be examined and obtained at no charge at the Walkersville Town Hall, by calling 301-845-4500 or downloading from www.walkersville-md.gov.

A pre-bid conference will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at Walkersville Town Hall, 21 W. Frederick Street, Walkersville, MD 21793.

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