Ditch Rider

January 17, 2020 By Deputy Clerk

The City of Wendell is Seeking Contract Labor for the 2020 Ditch Rider (Irrigation) Season

Below are some of the requirements of this Contract:

  • Ditch rider will burn ditches and clean head gates.
  • Ditch rider will provide manpower, vehicle and cell phone to accommodate water delivery to irrigation users in Wendell.
  • The City of Wendell will provide weed burner, propane, and weed spray for Ditch Rider’s use to maintain ditches.
  • With the approval of the Mayor and/or Wendell City Council, City will provide pipe, tins, head gates, and material required to make small repairs.  Locks and keys will be provided by the City.
  • The City is responsible for irrigation pumps, Ditch Rider will grease and maintain pumps and equipment as needed.
  • Ditch Rider will notify the City of any misuse or unauthorized use of irrigation water.
  • Ditch rider will provide general liability insurance in the minimum amount of $500,000.

For more information contact Lesley Sandoval at Wendell City Hall 208-536-5161

Sealed bids will be accepted at the Wendell City Clerk’s Office until February 28, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

The City reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive any informality in a bid, and to make award in the best interests of the City