Bid Process

(updated 2/16/2017)


BIDS:             WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017 at 10:00 A.M.

PROJECT:     2017-2018 Tree Trimming, Tree Removals, & Stump Removals Bid

Sealed proposals entitled, “Tree Trimming Contract” will be publicly opened and read on Wednesday, March 1st, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. at the Office of the City Clerk, 425 N. Main Street Clawson, MI 48017. The contract involves the trimming of approximately 320 trees and chipping of brush located in the public right of ways, between N. Main Street to N. Rochester Rd and E. Fourteen Mile Rd. to E. Elmwood Ave. Also at this time, the City of Clawson is seeking bids for Tree Removals, Stump Removals, and Emergency Work, as deemed necessary by the City.

The acceptance of any proposal made pursuant to this invitation shall not be binding upon the City until a written purchase order has been delivered to the successful bidder. All proposals shall specify terms and show delivery date. The City of Clawson reserves the right to reject any or all proposals; waive any irregularity in the proposals received; and to accept any proposal which it shall deem to be most favorable to the interest of the City of Clawson.

All bid proposals must be accompanied by a bid bond, bank cashier’s check, bank draft, or certified check for not less than five percent (5%) of bid price, made payable to the City of Clawson.

Bid specifications and bid forms will be available starting Thursday, February 16, 2017 at the City of Clawson, City Clerk’s Office, 425 N. Main Street, Clawson, MI and online at

G. Machele Kukuk, City Clerk
City of Clawson
425 North Main Street
Clawson, Michigan 48017-1596

Published: The Daily Tribune, Thursday, February 16, 2017

A Public Notice for soliciting sealed competitive bids shall be published in a newspaper in general circulation in the city at least five days prior to the final date for submitting the bids. Such notice shall briefly state the specifications of the supplies, materials, service or equipment required and shall state the amount of surety to be submitted with the bid and the surety, if any, which is required to be given with the contract, and shall further state the time and place for filing and opening of bids and the general terms and conditions of the award of the contract.

The City of Clawson works with AEW Engineering who provides support for the bid process of any large project.  It is advised to check with their office for any current or future projects and bid documents or the Department of Public Works unless otherwise noted.

Anderson, Eckstein and Westrick, Inc.
51301 Schoenherr Road
Shelby Township, Michigan  48315