SEALED BIDS for Tractor Mowing Services will be received at the Dorchester County Council Office, 501 Court Lane, Room 108, Cambridge, Maryland 21613 until 11:30 am on the date specified below, for Bid Opening, at which time and place they will be publicly open and read aloud in Room 110. All proposals shall be submitted on provided bid form along with certificate of insurance in a sealed opaque envelope with the following notation “Tractor Mowing Services-Dorchester County”. The Dorchester County Council hereby notifies all bidders that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement; bidders will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this notice and will not be subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex or national origin in consideration for an award.
County: Dorchester Cost of Plans: N/A
Contract/ Project: Tractor Mowing Services – Dorchester County Department of Public Works.
Opening Date: 11:30 am prevailing time, Wednesday April 15, 2020
Contact: Stephanie Newcomb at 410-228-2920 or
Bid Packet may be obtained from the Dorchester County Department of Public Works 5435 Handley Road, Cambridge, MD 21613, (410-228-2920) or by email to
Pre-Bid Conference: A Pre-Bid Conference will not be held.
All questions must be received in writing or email by 4:00 pm April 2, 2020
The Dorchester County Department of Public Works on behalf of the County Council of Dorchester County is soliciting bids to perform roadside tractor mowing services on Dorchester County Roads for a two year period. Tractor mowing Dorchester County Roads right of ways along chosen roadways will be done using approved tractor powered flail mowers only. This contract will be active for the 2020/2021 mowing seasons or until the monetary limit of the successful bid has been reached. Mowing routes have been chosen by the County. Pricing for this work will be lump sum per assigned route.
The County reserves the right to reject any and all bids, waive formalities, informalities and technicalities therein, and to take whatever bid they determine to be in the best interest of the County considering the lowest or best bid, quality of goods and work, time of delivery or completion, responsibility of bidders being considered, previous experience of bidders, or any other factors they deem appropriate.

Jay L. Newcomb, President
Dorchester County Council