Bids & Proposals

Current Bid Opportunities

Listed below are our current bid opportunities.

Bid Description: Request for Proposals – Schlanger Park Splash Pad Project

Bid Release Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Bid Closing Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 5:00 pm

The City of Pittsburg, Kansas is seeking proposals for a design/build project from qualified firms for design/build plans for the complete construction of a splash pad at Schlanger Park located at 724 E. 6th Street, Pittsburg, Kansas.  The Splash Pad will replace the fill and drain pool and occupy the same site.

 

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Bid Description: Request for Quotes – Leasing of Information Technology Network Equipment, Server and Storage Infrastructure, Software Licenses and Installation Services

Bid Release Date: Thursday, February 6, 2020

Bid Closing Date: Friday, February 21, 2020 - 10:00 am

The City of Pittsburg, Kansas (City,) is seeking quotes from financial institutions for the financing of information technology network equipment, server and storage infrastructure, software licenses and installation services.

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Bid Description: Request for Quotes – Case Compact Wheel Loader Equipment Leasing

Bid Release Date: Friday, February 7, 2020

Bid Closing Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 2:00 pm

The City of Pittsburg, Kansas is seeking quotes from financial institutions for the financing of a New Model 321F Case Compact Wheel Loader for the Pittsburg Public Utilities Street Division.

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Bid Description: 2020 Sales Tax Street Program Asphalt Material

Bid Release Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Bid Closing Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 2:00 pm

The City of Pittsburg, Kansas, will be receiving sealed bids for the provision of asphaltic concrete material for the 2020 City Sales Tax Street Program and Crawford County, Kansas, consisting of an estimated total of 17,500 tons of asphaltic concrete base and surface mix to be F.O.B. at the asphalt plant, or as an bid alternate, delivered to the City of Pittsburg.

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Bid Description: 2020 Land Bank Lawn Care Services

Bid Release Date: Friday, February 14, 2020

Bid Closing Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 2:00 pm

The City of Pittsburg, Kansas is seeking to procure a contractor to provide lawn care services for the Pittsburg Land Bank during the contract period of April 1st through September 30th, 2020.

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Competitive Bid Process

The City’s Purchasing Agent coordinates the competitive bid process for the purchase or sale of goods, services, equipment, and materials for all departments of the City of Pittsburg. The City maintains a weighted local preference policy to support businesses in the corporate city limits.

Bid Openings

Bid openings will be conducted in a public setting on the Tuesday before a regular City Commission meeting at a time and place published in the official bid documents. Temporary note and bond bids will be opened at a time published in the official bid documents on the date scheduled for the Commission meeting, during which meeting the purchase of the temporary notes or bonds will be awarded.

Weighted Local Preference Policy for Formal Sealed Bids

Recognizing that our citizens financially support this community, providing local vendors with a weighted bid process in order to keep our tax dollars in Pittsburg is desired.

Local Pittsburg vendors shall receive preference in the amount of 5%. The local preference applies to businesses in an area within a mile of the City of Pittsburg corporate limits; however, in a case where a bidder within the corporate City limits and a bidder outside the City limits are the lowest bidders (including the preference), then the bidder within the City limits would be awarded the contract. Local Pittsburg vendors shall receive preference in the amount of 5%.

The weighted bidding process is subject to the following requirements:

    • There must be at least two bids submitted.
    • The local Pittsburg vendor must comply with the bidding procedures.
    • The weighted bidding process shall not apply to construction projects, or to combined construction and equipment projects where construction costs exceed 50% of the total project.
    • The bid selected must still constitute the lowest and best bid submitted.
    • The weighted local bidders’ policy is not applicable to purchases involving grant funds.