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 - 100' Midmount Aerial Platform Truck

The City of Paducah, Kentucky will receive bids for One 100’ Midmount Aerial Platform Truck for use by the City Fire Department at 2:00 p.m., CST, on Thursday, February 28, 2019.  All Bids received will publicly opened and read aloud in the Commission Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 300 South 5th Street, Paducah, Kentucky. 

OBTAINING CONTRACT DOCUMENTS:  Copies of specifications may be obtained at the office of the Engineering-Public Works Department located in City Hall. If you have a question, contact Fleet Maintenance Superintendent Randy Crouch.

BID SECURITY:  A satisfactory Bid Bond executed by the bidder or a certified bank cashier’s check in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the bid shall be submitted with each bid.  No other forms of security will be accepted.  Failure to submit a bid bond or certified bank cashier’s check will result in disqualification of the bid.  

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 Vendor 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 Vendors and Sub-Vendors 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.  

Invitation to Bid - Phase 4 Greenway Trail Improvements

The City of Paducah will receive bids for the Phase 4 Greenway Trail Improvements – Schultz Park/Paducah Riverfront project until 2 p.m. (local time) on February 19, 2019 in the Paducah City Hall - City Commission Chambers, 300 S 5th Street Paducah, KY 42003 at which time all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.

PRE-BID MEETING - A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at Paducah City Hall -City Commission Chambers, 300 S 5th Street Paducah, KY 42003 at 2 p.m. (local time) on February 12, 2019. 

Addendum #1 - Greenway Trail Phase 4 >>

PROJECT - The project consists of the construction of approximately 3500 linear feet of multi-use trail and 1300 linear feet of sidewalk along the riverfront in Paducah.

OBTAINING CONTRACT DOCUMENTS - Plans and Specifications are on file at the following locations:

City of Paducah Engineering – Public Works
300 South 5th Street
Paducah, KY 42003

Associated General Contractors of Western KY, Inc. (AGC)
2201 McCracken Blvd.
Paducah, KY 42001

Copies of Plans and Specifications may be obtained at City of Paducah Engineering – Public Works.

BID SECURITY - A satisfactory Bid Bond executed by the bidder and acceptable sureties in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the bid shall be submitted with each bid.

OWNER'S RIGHTS RESERVED - The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids or waive any informalities in the bidding. The Owner, upon making a determination to award, shall award the contract to the lowest responsible bidder. No bid shall be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days subsequent to the opening of bids without the consent of the Owner.

FEDERAL AID FUNDING:  This project will be funded in part by a Federal Grant administered through the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Office of Local Programs. Bidders and DBE subcontractors must be prequalified with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and possess a Certificate of Eligibility at the time of the bid opening. All other subcontractors must be prequalified when accepting subcontracts. All bidders shall comply with the President’s Executive Order 11246 as amended, which prohibits discrimination in employment regarding race, creed, color, sex or national origin. Equal Employment Opportunity in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Acts of 1964, the Copeland Anti-Kickback Act, Contract Work Hours Standard Act, and the 41 CFR 60-4, in regard to affirmative action, to assure equal opportunity to females and minorities and will apply the time tables and goal set forth in 41 CFR 60-4.  The bidder will make positive efforts to use small, minority, women owned and disadvantaged businesses and a specific goal of 5% has been established for this project. The bidder will also be required to comply with the Buy American Provisions of 23 CFR 635.410.