Michigan LCO's

Discussion in 'Network: Central' started by tiedeman, Sep 4, 2003.

  1. Working Man

    Working Man LawnSite Member
    Posts: 90

    Same here, $7500/year for the next three years on 30 acres (not open field mowing) 15 bids. The guy said the last company had 3 mowers and two whips for a whole day and they skipped it 6 or 7 times last year because it was two wet. I wonder why that happened! Will these people in charge start looking into the companies more instead of going for lowest bid and complaining about the quality? We're already at the bottom dollar on prices I'm going to start charging to just kill off all of the grass and then they don't have to cut it anymore.
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  2. bln

    bln LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 370

    Wow, that's roughly 12.50 an acre.
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  3. Outdoor Services

    Outdoor Services LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 283

    This was bike path mowing 6' wide pass each side total of 48 miles long. Trimming around 30 plus trash cans, benches, gaurd rails and bridges. Also included 25 intesections at roads that had to be cut and trimmed wider for visability and saftey.
    Plus 2 parks. First park 1 acre and the other at 1/2 acre. About 40 acres all to be cut 12 times a year.
    18 bids High Bid $35K Low Ball Bid $3,600.00 for the season.
    Thats 7.50 an acre WTF!!!!!! :eek:
     
  4. P.Services

    P.Services LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,325

    48 miles long! wow! that would be a hike on a ztr
     
  5. bln

    bln LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 370

    Hey picasso, I sent you apm.
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  6. JCLawn and more

    JCLawn and more LawnSite Fanatic
    from MI
    Posts: 5,204

    That would not be around Jackson MI would it?
     
  7. ULTIMATE LAWN SERVICE

    ULTIMATE LAWN SERVICE LawnSite Member
    Posts: 71

    just a little insite to the job , we cut trail last yr took 3 guys 3.5 hrs to cut the trail , @ 28.00 a man hr is is 294$ x 12 cuts $ 3,528

    hope this helps 3 years from now when it comes back up for bid
     
  8. terrapro

    terrapro LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,234

    "Hello this is Cole with Terrapro Landscape customer service and sales department".....holy smokes this is insane! I need a new phone this one gets to hot and burns my ear when I am on it all day.
     
  9. Superior L & L

    Superior L & L LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 567

    Hmmm $28 a hr.
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  10. terrapro

    terrapro LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,234

    I saw that, $.46 a minute...
     

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