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

Accepting Proposals for Surplus Property

The City of Paducah, Kentucky is requesting sealed proposals for the purchase and transfer of surplus real property.  The address, lot dimensions, zoning information, and an aerial map of each piece of property are available at City Surplus Property.

Evaluation of the bids will be based upon the following considerations: new construction (30%) owner occupancy (20%); level of investment (20%); Comprehensive Plan compliance (highest & best use) (20%); and the bid amount (10%).

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.     

Proposals must include at a minimum the following information:

  • Completed Bid form indicating the intended use and bid offer (Minimum offer considered $325).
  • Total Investment anticipated over the next 2 years.
  • Detailed description of the proposed improvements and how the property will be used.
  • Description of landscape improvements.
  • Project timeline (improvements must be completed within 2 years).
  • Detailed construction plans. All changes and improvements necessary both to meet code requirements as well as to provide for the intended use must be specified and detailed.
  • Landscape plan drawings.
  • Cost Estimate of improvements by a knowledgeable & experienced third-party professional, e.g. an engineer, architect or experienced contractor. Complex projects should be broken down by cost centers.
  • Proof of financial ability to complete the project in an amount matching the estimated costs. Proof must be in the form of a letter of credit, loan commitment, proof of cash on hand, or some other proof of financial ability acceptable to the City. Grants or special financing must be listed, but cannot count toward financial ability unless a copy of the award notice or other acceptable guarantee is provided 

All bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked “Sealed Bid” with the address of the property on the outside.  Persons interested in submitting a proposal for more than one property must submit a separate written offer for each property. Proposals can be mailed to The City of Paducah, Planning Department, P. O. Box 2267, City Hall, Paducah, KY 42002-2267.

For additional information, please call 270-444-8690.  All such sealed proposals must be submitted to the Planning Department prior to 4:00 PM, CST on Tuesday, August 24, 2021.  All proposals will be opened on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at 9 AM in the City of Paducah Commission Chambers.  

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

Accepting Applications for the  Roof Stabilization Assistance Program (RSAP)

UPDATE:  Deadline extended to 4 p.m. on August 17.roof stabilization map area

The City of Paducah’s Main Street Program requests applications for the purpose of roof replacement or stabilization in the Roof Stabilization Project Area.

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 and more information  

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 fiscal year 2022, the Main Street program may award up to $74,000. Each grant will not exceed 50% of a project’s total roof stabilization costs, or 50% of total funds allocated for 2021.

Questions contact at 270-444-8690. Complete applications due 4pm, August 17, 2021. 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.