The City of Arkansas City is soliciting bids to take care of nuisance abatement mowing for the upcoming growing season.

A nuisance abatement contractor will be used to mow and trim the yards of properties that have been turned in for tall grass and weeds.

The grass on these properties must be in excess of 12 inches tall.

This contract will be awarded based on the “apparent ability to perform a quality job in a timely manner,” according to a request for proposals.

Mowing will have to be completed within three days of notification from the city.

There are several qualifications that applicants must meet, including a minimum liability insurance coverage.

To view all of the specifications, visit Works/Neighborhood Services/2018 Bid Mowing Contract.pdf.

Bids are due to City Hall by 2 p.m. April 2. They should be addressed to:

City of Arkansas City, Kansas
Attn: Lesley Shook
118 W. Central Ave.
Arkansas City, KS 67005

Envelopes containing the application information should be marked: “2018 Nuisance Abatement Application”.

Call Terice Watts at (620) 441-4420 with questions.