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File #: 18-0851    Version: 1 Name: 6/18/18 - Crimboli Nursery, Inc. Contract for the Purchase, Delivery and Planting of Trees on City Street Rights-of-Way ($331,400.00; Bid No: ITB 4533
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/18/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/18/2018 Final action: 6/18/2018
Enactment date: 6/18/2018 Enactment #: R-18-238
Title: Resolution to Award a Contract to Crimboli Nursery, Inc. for the Purchase, Delivery and Planting of Trees along City Street Rights-of-Way ($331,400.00; Bid No. ITB-4533)
Attachments: 1. Service Agreement between Crimboli Nursery Inc for Street Tree Planting FY19.docx, 2. ITB_4533_FY19StreetTreePlanting.pdf, 3. ITB_4533_BidTab.pdf, 4. FY19_StreetTreePlantingPlan.pdf
Title
Resolution to Award a Contract to Crimboli Nursery, Inc. for the Purchase, Delivery and Planting of Trees along City Street Rights-of-Way ($331,400.00; Bid No. ITB-4533)
Memorandum
Attached for your review and action is a resolution to authorize the awarding of a contract to Crimboli Nursery, Inc. in the amount of $331,400.00 for the planting of trees along City street rights-of-way until June 30, 2020.

ITB-4533 was issued on BidNet for Street Tree Planting, which included the purchase, delivery, and planting of 1,000 trees along City street rights-of-way, and a one-year guarantee. Two bids were received and opened on May 1, 2018. Crimboli Nursery, Inc., with a bid of $331,400.00, was the lowest responsible bidder.

The 1,000 street trees to be planted as part of this project will be planted in areas identified in the FY2019 Tree Planting Plan. The Tree Planting Plan, which was included as part of ITB-4533, is attached. Trees provide many environmental, social and economic benefits to the city, including decreasing the quantity of stormwater runoff and improving the quality of the run-off that reaches local lakes and streams. According to a 2009 street tree analysis, Ann Arbor's public trees intercept an estimated 65 million gallons of stormwater each year.

Sustainability Framework
The work completed through this contract will help to achieve tree canopy targets identified in the Urban and Community Forest Management Plan, adopted by City Council in June 2014 (R-14-0696). In addition, it will help further goals in the City's Sustainability Framework, including Sustainable Systems, Clean Air and Water and Healthy Ecosystems.

Budget/Fiscal Impacts
City of Ann Arbor street tree planting has been identified as an eligible project for funding through the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality's State Revolving Fund (SRF) loan program. The Washtenaw County Water Resources Commissioner (WCWRC) has secured this low-interest loan on behalf of the City, wh...

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