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File #: 15-20127    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/11/2023 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 5/22/2023 Final action: 5/22/2023
Title: Airport Arborist Services Contract


Airport Arborist Services Contract




A.                     Approve a contract with Bartlett Tree Experts to provide Arborist Services, for an initial term of three years, and


B.                     Authorize the City Manager to renew the contract for up to two, one-year terms with possible price adjustments and to amend the contract consistent with the purpose for which the contract was approved.



Staff Resource(s):

Haley Gentry, Aviation

Jack Christine, Aviation



§                     Aviation contracts for Arborist services to maintain a clean and effective visual appearance and provide a safer and more aesthetic environment for clients and passengers.

§                     The Airport is also required by Federal Aviation Administration regulations to maintain trees to a safe height in order to protect arriving and departing aircraft.

§                     The contract will cover stump grinding, deep root fertilization, disease and pest treatment, tree removal, and structural pruning among other services.

§                     On February 9, 2023 the city issued a Request for Proposals (RFP); one response was received.

§                     Bartlett Tree Experts meets the city’s needs in terms of qualifications, experience, cost, and responsiveness to RFP requirements.

§                     Annual expenditures are estimated to be $120,000.


Charlotte Business INClusion

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. 


This contract meets the provisions of (a) - No subcontracting opportunities.


Fiscal Note

Funding:  Aviation Operating Budget