It is the intent of the City of Alexandria to secure bid proposals for the service of Electric Utility Right-of-Way Maintenance for the Electric Distribution Department. This service is to be used by the Electric Distribution Department on an AS NEEDED basis only; Quantities given are for evaluation purposes only. The successful bidder shall perform the specified work, at the quoted bid prices, for a period of twelve (12) months beginning with the issuance of a Notice to Proceed. Contingent upon the availability of funds, the successful bidder’s performance during the first twelve (12) months of service, and the ability of the successful bidder to honor the quoted bid prices, the City, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to renew the existing contract for a period of up to twenty-four (24) additional months, in minimum six (6) month increments. Should the Electric Distribution’s funds for this service be exhausted before the end of the current budget period, the Electric Distribution Department will immediately cease issuing work orders to the awarded Contractor.