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 - Fire Pumper Truck

The City of Paducah, Kentucky will receive bids for One (1) Pumper Truck for use by the City Fire Department at 2:00 p.m., CST, on Thursday, November 4, 2021.  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 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 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 Sealed Statements of Qualifications - 2021 BUILD Project Design and Construction Administration

The City of Paducah will receive sealed Statements of Qualifications for the procurement of a qualified professional services firm for design and construction administration of the Paducah Riverfront Infrastructure Improvement Project (BUILD project) on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 by 4:30 P.M. CST.   This project is funded by the U.S. Department of Transportation through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant program.

BUILD Project Design and Construction Administration Packet
Addendum No. 1 (October 11, 2021)

If you have a question, contact Engineering Project Manager Melanie Townsend at