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File #: 15-19971    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Approved
File created: 3/15/2023 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 5/22/2023 Final action: 5/22/2023
Title: Airport Landscape Services Contract
Attachments: 1. CLT Landscape ZONES 19MAY2022


Airport Landscape Services Contract




A.                     Approve contracts with the following companies for landscape services for an initial term of three years:

-                     Brightview Landscape Services

-                     Leisure Time Lawn Care, LP (SBE) and


B.                     Authorize the City Manager to renew the contracts for up to two, one-year terms and to amend the contracts consistent with the purpose for which the contracts were approved.



Staff Resource(s):

Haley Gentry, Aviation

Jack Christine, Aviation



§                     These contracts allow the Airport to maintain a clean and effective outer roadway system and provide a safer and more aesthetic environment for clients and employees.

§                     The contracts will cover landscaping maintenance services for Airport Zones 1 and 2 which includes areas such as facilities, roadways, field and drainage areas, turf, shrubs, ground cover and trees, mulching, fall over seeding, bedding areas, annual color, and trash control.

§                     On January 9, 2023, the city issued a Request for Proposals (RFP); four responses were received.

§                     Brightview Landscape Services and Leisure Time Lawn Care, LP best meet the city’s needs in terms of qualifications, experience, cost, and responsiveness to RFP requirements.

§                     Estimated annual expenditures for the initial three-year term are $5,374,220:

-                     Brightview Landscape Services was awarded zone 1 with initial term expenditures estimated at $4,069,320

-                     Leisure Time Lawn Care LP, was awarded zone 2 with initial term expenditures estimated at $1,304,900


Charlotte Business INClusion

Leisure Time Lawn Care, LP is a city certified SBE


Per Charlotte Business INClusion Policy: Part C: Section 2.1 (a) The city shall not establish Subcontracting Goals for Contracts where (a) there are no subcontracting opportunities identified for the Contract; or (b) there are no MWBEs or SBEs certified to perform the scopes of work that the city regards as realistic opportunities for subcontracting. 


These contracts meet the provisions of (a) - No subcontracting opportunities.


Fiscal Note

Funding:  Aviation Operating Budget




Map of Airport Zones