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How many of you do work for municipalities? Namely mowing. I live in Central Illinois & would like to know what you see as an AVERAGE price/acre. Yes, there are many veriable but someone is doing it now so you should know the price. I'm seeing 20-22/acre. Sounds low but you can sometimes knock out 30-40 acres at a crack without moving.

Let me know what y'all think.
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I have found that muni jobs can actually be a loss (unless the jobs are for a multi year contract). The reason for this:

they go with the lowest bidder (last year lost a schools contract to a $10 an acre bid!)

slow pay

many have equipment specs
Originally posted by dvmcmrhp52
wouldn't even load the trailer for $10 an acre.must be using child labor or some such.??????
My opinion also - have no idea what equipment (or lack of) he has. I do think it is a husband/wife team
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