Published on 17 January 2023
The Mornington Peninsula Shire Open Spaces maintenance tender is now open.
The successful tenderer will be responsible for the delivery of Council’s open spaces maintenance services from July 2024 for up to six years. The scope of the services includes maintaining sports fields, cemeteries, playgrounds, skate and bike facilities, grassed areas, garden beds, fencing, park furniture, signage and beach cleaning.
The Open Space tender is the third to be released under Council’s newly reshaped maintenance services delivery model, ensuring effective and efficient management of its $2.3 billion worth of community assets.
Our Road Corridor Maintenance tender opened in late October and closes on at 2pm Tuesday 14 February 2023. Our Tree Management tender opened in mid-December and closes on 2pm, Tuesday 28 February 2023.
The tender for Bushland Management will be advertised soon. Buildings and facilities maintenance services are to be delivered through a series of direct service contracts planned for procurement later this year, along with a cleaning services contract. Council’s maintenance services will be further supported by supplier panels.
The Open Space tender is available at tenderlink.com/mornpen, along with all the information needed to make a submission. The tender closes at 2pm, Thursday 9 March 2023.
Quotes attributable to Mayor Councillor Steve Holland:
“This maintenance tender addresses how we best manage our much-loved public open spaces, whilst adapting to changing weather patterns, and covers activities such as mowing and garden bed maintenance to looking after sporting facilities and playgrounds.
“We have heard loud and clear from our community on their needs and priorities. This tender ensures that locals and visitors can continue to enjoy our incredible part of the world to the fullest, with well-maintained open spaces.”