Landscape Maintenance Services for First 5 LA

Invitation To Bid (ITB)

POSTING DATE: November 3, 2021

RESPONSE DUE DATE: 5:00 p.m. PT on December 1, 2021

MANDATORY JOB WALKNovember 19, 2021 – Must RSVP By November 17, 2021


The Respondent will possess the following qualifications and skills related to landscape Maintenance Services.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bidders must have an active California C-27 Landscaping Contractor’s License
  • Bidders must be a registered contractor with the Department of Industrial Relations
  • Bidders must be located in Southern California
  • Bidders must have a minimum of five (5) years of experience with providing commercial landscape maintenance services
  • Use environmentally friendly, non-toxic maintenance products

Please note that Respondents that do not meet the requirements above will not pass the first level of review (see Section VII. Selection Process and Review Criteria of ITB).


This Invitation To Bid (ITB) is a solicitation for from those entities (Bidders) interested in providing landscape maintenance services for First 5 LA, located at 750 N. Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA. The bids must be submitted in accordance with the requirements set forth in this document.

Only written responses will be considered. All materials submitted will become part of the response and may be incorporated into any subsequent contract(s) between First 5 LA and the selected Bidder.

ITB Documents

Landscaping ITB Cover Letter
Landscape Maintenance Services 2021 ITB



Landscape Questions Received


For Informative Purposes

For Submission

  • Appendix A – Bid Submittal Form (For submission)
  • Appendix B – References (For submission)
  • Appendix C – Litigation and Contract Compliance Form (For submission)


To ensure that all potential applicants receive the same information, questions and answers will be compiled and posted on this webpage. All questions and requests for additional information regarding this ITB must be received before 5 p.m. PT on November 29, 2021, and answers will be posted on the website on November 30, 2021.

First 5 LA reserves the sole right to determine the timing and content of the responses to all questions and requests for additional information. First 5 LA may respond to individual inquires and then post replies to all questions by the posting date.


Bid packet with required documents must be received by First 5 LA no later than 5:00 p.m. PT on December 1, 2021.


Applicants must submit all required documents specified in the ITB via email to Terrie Johnson, [email protected]


Please check this Funding Center webpage regularly for updates and addenda. First 5 LA has the right to amend this solicitation by written addendum. First 5 LA is responsible only for that which is expressly stated in the solicitation document and any authorized written addenda thereto. Such addenda shall be made available via the online funding center. Failure to address the requirements of such addendum may result in the bid not being considered, at the sole discretion of First 5 LA. Addenda to this solicitation, if any, will be posted on this webpage. It is the responsibility of Respondents to ensure, prior to submission, that their bid reflects the most recent information and ITB requirements.


All questions and requests for additional information regarding this ITB must be submitted via email to Terrie Johnson, Contract Compliance Officer, at [email protected].


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