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Public Works is seeking proposals from contractors for disaster debris removal services

Friday, June 14, 2019 - 11:24am

Douglas County is seeking proposals from contractors for the removal of disaster generated construction and demolition (C&D) debris from public lands, easements, and rights-of-way, the reduction of woody debris by grinding at one Debris Management Site, and the hauling off of the woody debris mulch generated by grinding from the same Debris Management Site. Removal of private property disaster debris moved to within reach of public rights-of-way is included.

The primary focus of these services is to insure that the entire debris removal, hauling, recycling and/or disposal process is done properly and expeditiously and is eligible for reimbursement under Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance Program and Douglas County Emergency Management agency guidelines.

Proposals must be submitted in writing by 10 a.m. Friday, June 21. Proposals must be in sealed envelopes, addressed to the Office of the County Clerk, 1100 Massachusetts, Lawrence, Kansas, 66044 upon which is clearly written, or printed, "Proposal for Disaster Debris Removal” and the name and address of the contractor.

Questions pertaining to this Request for Proposal need to be submitted in writing no later than 5 p.m. June 19 and emailed to Keith Browning, Public Works Director at

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Karrey Britt, Communications Specialist