Albany Street Tree Inventory RFP

The City of Albany, California is requesting proposals from qualified arborists to perform their Street Tree Inventory. The consultant will work with the City’s ArcGIS Online Tree Management Solution software to identify and map existing trees in the City right-of-way, along with existing tree basins that are, at time of data collection, unplanted.

Project Scope

The complete requirements of the Street Tree Inventory will see the consultant collecting data about all of the following:

Location information

  • Street address information and GPS coordinates for location of each tree and empty tree basin
  • Tree basin size (narrowest dimension of the growing space [i.e., 27”x48”])
  • Tree placement notes (distance from): gas, water, sewer lateral, streetlight, corner (entering), corner (exiting), hydrant, accessible parking, bus zone, red zone, other comments
  • Presence of overhead wires: high-voltage, low-voltage, communications, service drop(s)
  • General comments on sidewalk/hardscape condition

Tree information

  • Genus/species and common name
  • Tree number for address listed in direction of traffic
  • Measurement in tree DBH (diameter at breast height) in inches
  • Location and size of empty tree basins
  • Crown condition and/or percentage of crown dieback (excellent, fair, poor, etc.)
  • Location of tree on property (front, side, rear)
  • Observations/comments
  • Digitally time-stamped photo of each tree

Evaluation Criteria

All proposals submitted will be reviewed and evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Knowledge of best practices of municipalities in managing street trees;
  • Experience in successfully completing projects similar in scope and purpose;
  • Understanding of the project scope;
  • Detailed work plan to complete and effective timeline of the project scope;
  • Qualifications and experience of team members;
  • Overall quality of response to RFP;
  • References; and
  • Price quotation.

View the full RFP by visiting the City of Albany, CA official Site.

Submission Information

Please submit one (1) electronic submittal via email: hard copies are not required.
Deadline: August 26, 2022 by 12:00 PM
Submit to: Office of the City Clerk
City of Albany
1000 San Pablo Avenue
Albany, CA 94706
Phone: (510) 528-5710

Inquiries concerning this Request for Proposals (“RFP”) should be directed by email to Elizabeth Carrade, Sustainability Coordinator, at: Such contact shall be for clarification purposes only.

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