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Weed Control and Fertilization

Agency: State Government of Utah
Level of Government: State & Local
  • F - Natural Resources and Conservation Services
Opps ID: NBD14205187014284080
Posted Date: Mar 14, 2019
Due Date: Mar 29, 2019
Solicitation No: CO19040

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Event Title
Weed Control and Fertilization
Event Type
Invitation for Bid
Event Number
Stage Title
Payment Terms
Sealed Bid
Time Zone
MDT/MST - Mountain Standard Time (US/Mountain)
Release Date
3/14/2019 2:00 PM MDT
Event Open Date
3/14/2019 4:00 PM MDT
Event Close Date
3/29/2019 2:00 PM MDT
Sealed Bid Open Date
3/29/2019 2:00 PM MDT
Question Submission Close Date
3/29/2019 2:00 PM MDT
If you need more information on this event, please contact:
Chike Ogbuehi
+801 (538) 3151
Issuing Procurement Unit State of Utah Division of Purchasing
Conducting Procurement Unit Department of Veteran and Military Affair


Weed Control and Fertilization

This Invitation for Bids "IFB" is issued in accordance with State of Utah Procurement Code and the Utah Administrative Code. If any provision of this IFB conflicts with the Utah Procurement Code or the Utah Administrative Code, then Utah Procurement Code and then Utah Administrative Code will take precedence.

Purpose of this Solicitation

The purpose of this IFB is to enter into a contract with the lowest responsive and responsible bidder to provide: Weed control and fertilizers at the Veteran cemetery.

This contract will result in one contract award to the lowest cost responsive and responsible bidder.

Closing date and time

The closing date and time for this sourcing event is Monday March 29, 2019 at 2 PM Mountain Time. If your time is different from that shown, your profile may be set to a different time zone. Please see the attachment titled "Changing Your Time Zone" in the Buyer Attachments section for directions on how to update your profile. It is your responsibility to make sure you submit your response by the date and time indicated above.

Length of the Contract

The contract resulting from this IFB will be for FIVE (5) years.

Issuing Procurement Unit, Conducting Procurement Unit, and Solicitation Number

The State of Utah Division of Purchasing is the issuing procurement unit and Department of Veteran and Military Affair is the conducting procurement unit for this IFB (referred to as “the State”). The reference number for this IFB is Solicitation # CO19040. This solicitation number must be referred to on all bids, correspondence, and documentation submitted to the State relating to this IFB.

Additional Information

Bidders are prohibited from communications regarding this IFB with the conducting procurement unit staff, evaluation committee members, or other associated individuals EXCEPT the State of Utah Division of Purchasing procurement officer overseeing this IFB.

Wherever in this IFB an item is defined by using a trade name, brand name, or a manufacturer and/or model number, it is intended that the words, “or equivalent” apply; and invites the submission of equivalent products by the Bidders.

Bidders may be required to submit product samples to assist the chief procurement officer or head of a procurement unit with independent procurement authority in evaluating whether a procurement item meets the specifications and other requirements set forth in the invitation to bid. Product samples must be furnished free of charge unless otherwise stated in the invitation for bids, and if not destroyed by testing, will upon written request within any deadline stated in the invitation for bids, be returned at the bidder's expense. Samples must be labeled or otherwise identified as specified in the invitation for bids by the procurement unit.

New Technology

Pursuant to Utah Administrative Rule R33-12-502 the awarded contract(s) may be modified to incorporate new technology or technological upgrades associated with the procurement item being solicited, including new or upgraded: (i) systems; (ii) apparatuses; (iii) modules; (iv) components; and (v) other supplementary items. Further, a maintenance or service agreement associated with the procurement item under the resulting contract(s) may be modified to include any new technology or technological upgrades. Any contract modification incorporating new technology or technological upgrades will be specific to the procurement item being solicited and substantially within the scope of the original procurement or contract.

Evaluation of Bids

Each bid received shall be evaluated for responsiveness in as outlined in the Utah Procurement Code. This IFB shall be evaluated by the objective criteria described in this IFB. Bids submitted must comply with the prerequisites and questions sections of this IFB. Any bid that does not comply with the prerequisite and questions sections will be deemed non-responsive and will be rejected.

Multiple or alternate bids will not be accepted, unless otherwise specifically required or allowed in the invitation for bids. If a bidder submits multiple or alternate bids that are not requested in this IFB, the chief procurement officer or head of a procurement unit with independent procurement authority will only accept the bidder's primary bid and will not accept any other bids constituting multiple or alternate bids.

Any exceptions to the content of this IFB, including the prerequisites, must be protested in writing to the Division of Purchasing prior to the closing date.

To be responsive and responsible Bidders must review and respond to the following sections of this IFB: Prerequisites, Buyer Attachments, Questions, and Items.

  • The Prerequisites Section contains the objective criteria that will be used to evaluate the bids, including the mandatory minimum requirements and general requirements that Bidders must certify that they have read, understand, and agree to in order to submit a bid.
  • The Buyer Attachments Section contains the required State of Utah Terms and Conditions of the IFB, which are non-negotiable, and other documents required for this IFB.
  • The Questions Section contains the questions that Bidders are required to answer in order to submit a bid.

Bidders must review each section of this IFB carefully.

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