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 Manager and/or City Commission.

Bid Results and Tabulations 

Active Requests for Bids or Proposals

Request for Bids - Demolition of 1501 Broadway in Paducah

The City of Paducah is accepting sealed bids for – Demolition of 1501 Broadway. Bids will be received at the Paducah City Clerk’s office on or before 2:00pm local prevailing time, Tuesday, February 20, 2024, at which time will be publicly opened and read aloud in the City Hall Commission Chambers.

There will be one contract for the related work. The work generally consists of complete demolition and disposal of the referenced multi-story building and restoration of grounds. Per PVA records the building is circa 1919 and includes partial basements, one, two and three story areas. The ground level footprint covers approximately 13,320 square feet and total building volume is approximately 346,470 cubic feet. Basic construction consists of concrete foundations and floors with exterior brick/clay tile walls and interior clay tile walls. The roof system if wood frames. The aforementioned properties are scheduled for demolition within 45 days of contract execution.

The Contract Documents may be examined at the following locations:

  • City of Paducah, KY, 300 South 5th Street
  • Gardner Engineering & Consulting PLLC, 1030 Burlew Blvd., Bldg. 2B, Owensboro, KY

Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained in person from the City of Paducah (Mr. Greg Cherry, Deputy Chief of Fire Prevention) or via email from the engineering consultant Gardner Engineering & Consulting PLLC (

Requirements to bid include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • City Business License
  • Liability Insurance: $1,000,000 minimum
  • Workmen’s Compensation Insurance: $300,000 minimum
  • Qualified Past Experience successfully performing work of similar size, scope and nature within the past three (3) years. Include with your bid documentation and references (Project Name, date of work, client contact name and phone number) of said qualified past experience.
  • Refer to the Contract Documents for additional requirements.

Direct all questions to the Engineer: Mr. Kelly B. Gardner, PE 270-929-6354 or

The City of Paducah reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any or all bids.

Each BIDDER must deposit, with their bid, security in the amount, form and subject to the conditions provided in the Information for Bidders.

There will be a mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting for the Project at the site on Thursday, February 15, 2024 at 9:30am local prevailing time. No bidder may withdraw their bid within 90 days after the actual date of opening thereof.

The City of Paducah, Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Request for Bids - Port Security-Fire/Rescue Boat

The City of Paducah, Kentucky will receive bids for "Port Security - Fire/Rescue Boat” until 2:00 p.m., CST, on Friday, March, 1st, 2024. All Bids received will publicly opened and read aloud in the Commission Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 300 South 5th Street, Paducah, Kentucky. Bid packets can be returned by mail to: City of Paducah - Attn. Hope Reasons, 300 South 5th St., Paducah, KY 42003.

OBTAINING CONTRACT DOCUMENTS: Copies of specifications may be obtained a below or by email request at

Port Security-Fire/Rescue Boat Bid Packet

Addendum 1 - Removal of Kentucky Bidder Preference 

BID SECURITY A satisfactory Bid Bond executed by the bidder or a certified bank cashier’s check in an amount equal to Five percent of the bid price 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 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 Project Specifications.