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

Request for Proposals for Purchase and Transfer of Property at 1131 Flournoy Street

The City of Paducah, Kentucky is requesting sealed proposals for the purchase and transfer of property at 1131 Flournoy Street.

Transfer of surplus property will be based on the best-evaluated future use of the property-25%, highest bid-25%, proposed reinvestment-25%, and compliance with applicable codes-25%. To be considered for these properties bidders must be current on City taxes and have no existing liens on any property currently owned in the City of Paducah.  Only bids for rehab of structures that meet minimum building code requirements will be considered.

Additional Information for 1131 Flournoy Street and Submittal Form >>

Use of the form is not mandatory.

Proposed bids must be sealed, the words “Sealed Bid” written on the outside of the envelope, and include the following:

  • Purchase price offer for the property of at least $325.00 per lot.
  • Statement describing the intended use of the property and improvements to be made.
  • Commitment to the date in which those improvements will be completed.
  • Commitment to establish and maintain appropriate groundcover and at least one tree on the site.
  • Name, address, and other contact information of person making the bid.

Property will ONLY be sold if immediate development, repair or rehabilitation is proposed and the probability of such activity is high.  NOTE: New property owner must maintain the premises including mowing. Property MUST be secured at all times.

All such sealed proposals should be submitted to the Planning Department prior to 9:00 AM, local time on August 27, 2018.  All proposals will be opened on August 27, 2018 at 9 AM in the City of Paducah Commission Chambers. 

The City of Paducah reserve the right to reject any or all proposals submitted.

Accepting Applications for Roof Stabilization Assistance Program

The City of Paducah’s Main Street Program requests applications for the purpose of roof replacement or stabilization in the Roof Stabilization Project Area (see Map 1).  To qualify for assistance under the RSAP an applicant shall submit a complete application, three bids from the list of qualified contractors, current photographs, and proof of financial ability from a qualified financial institution.

Application for Roof Stabilization Program >> 

Applications will be ranked in accordance with the following criteria:

1. Urgency of roof stabilization. 25%
2. Contributing structure on the National Register of Historic Places. 25%
3. Historic relationship to adjacent structures. 25%
4. Capital commitment of owner to rehabilitate remaining structure. 25%

Grant awards will be given based on availability of funds.  For 2019, the Main Street program may award up to $105,000.  Each grant will not exceed 50% of a project’s total roof stabilization costs or 50% of total funds allocated for 2019.

Questions?  Contact Katie Axt, Main Street Director at 270-444-8690. Complete applications are due 4pm, September 4, 2018.  Submit to City of Paducah, Planning Department/Main Street. 300 South 5th Street. Paducah, KY 42002-2267.

The City of Paducah reserves the right to approve or deny any application.

roof stabilization map