Request for Bids or Proposals

Bid Results and Tabulations

After the closing date of a bid, City staff reviews each bid in order to make a recommendation to the City Commission.  Visit Bid Results and Tabulations for further information.


Active Requests for Bids or Proposals

Invitation to Bid - One Ton Transit Van

The City of Paducah, Public Works Department will receive sealed bids for the purchase of ONE (1) 1-TON TRANSIT VAN for use by the PADUCAH POLICE DEPARTMENT on Thursday, December 3, 2020, at 2:00 P.M. CST.    All Bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud in the Commission Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 300 South 5th Street, Paducah, Kentucky.

Copies of specifications may be obtained at the office of the Public Works Fleet Department located at 1120 North 10th Street. 

BID EVALUATION - AWARD OF CONTRACT:  After reasonable consideration of all bids received, a Notice of Award will be given to the responsible bidder who submits the responsive bid of the lowest evaluated bid price in accordance with the specifications.

PREFERENCE TO KENTUCKY BIDDERS:  In accordance with KRS 45A.365, prior to a contract being awarded, a resident bidder of the Commonwealth shall be given a preference against a non-resident bidder registered in any state that gives or requires a preference to bidders from that state.  The preference shall be equal to the preference given or required by the state of the non-resident bidder. 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:  The Contractor shall ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age or disability.

DRUG FREE WORKPLACE:  The City of Paducah has adopted a Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Policy in compliance with 803 KAR 25.280, in which drug and alcohol use and abuse in the workplace is prohibited.  All contractors and subcontractors doing business for the City of Paducah shall adhere to this policy. 

OWNER'S RIGHTS RESERVED:  The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids in accordance with the City of Paducah’s Code of Ordinances and the Specifications.  

Request for Qualifications - Professional Design Services for Flood Protection Flap Gate Replacement

The City of Paducah, Kentucky, requests Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) from professional services firms for engineering services for the Flood Protection Flap Gate Replacement Project associated with the City’s Ohio River Shoreline Reconstruction Project with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).

The Scope of Services will likely consist of data compilation, design, plans & specifications, bidding assistance, and construction administration.

Flap Gate Replacement Information Packet

Information about the project and a complete Request for Qualifications (RFQ) package can be obtained in the link above or by contacting Melanie Townsend, Engineering Project Manager, at

Seven (7) individual copies of the proposal should be submitted to City of Paducah, Attn: RFQ 2020 Flap Gate Replacement Engineering, City Clerk’s Office, 300 South 5th Street, P.O. Box 2267, Paducah, KY 42002-2267 and clearly marked on the outside with Firm name, Project Title, and RFQ number. Proposals must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. CDT on Thursday, December 3, 2020.

Inquiries regarding this RFQ should be directed to Melanie Townsend, Engineering Project Manager, at

Women and Minority-owned businesses are encouraged to submit proposals for this project.

The City of Paducah is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The City of Paducah does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion or disability, and provides, upon request, reasonable accommodation, including auxiliary aids and services, to afford an individual with a disability an equal opportunity to participate in all services, programs, and activities.