Bids & Proposals

Current Bid Opportunities

Listed below are our current bid opportunities.

Bid Description: Request for Proposals – Concession / Special Event Beverage Provider

Bid Release Date: Friday, October 18, 2019

Bid Closing Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 5:00 pm

The City of Pittsburg, Kansas is seeking proposals from established vendors for a Concession and Special Event Beverage Provider for 2020 beverage sales.  The City is also seeking proposals for established vendors to supply vending machines to our public and work facilities.  The City intends to compare the services of Beverage Providers to providers and select one, or multiple, options for 2020 beverage sales.

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Bid Description: Directional Drilling of Water Line Pipe

Bid Release Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Bid Closing Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 2:00 pm

The City of Pittsburg is seeking to procure a Contractor to perform Directional Drilling of Water Line Pipe at various project locations during the contract period of January 1st through December 31st, 2020 (with option to renew for two [2] additional one [1] year periods).

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Bid Description: Ready Mix Concrete and Flowable Fill to Various Projects

Bid Release Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Bid Closing Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 2:00 pm

The City of Pittsburg is seeking to procure a Contractor to furnish and deliver Ready Mix Concrete and Flowable Fill to various projects during the contract period of January 1st through December 31st, 2020 (with option to renew for two [2] additional one [1] year periods).

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Bid Description: Sanitary / Storm Sewer Line Deep Repairs

Bid Release Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Bid Closing Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 2:00 pm

The City of Pittsburg is seeking to procure a Contractor to perform Sanitary / Storm Sewer Line Deep Repairs during the contract period of January 1st through December 31st, 2020 (with option to renew for two [2] additional one [1] year periods).

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Bid Description: Street Materials (AB-3 Limestone Rock and 3/4 Clean Rock)

Bid Release Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Bid Closing Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 2:00 pm

The City of Pittsburg is seeking to procure a Contractor to furnish and deliver Street Materials (AB-3 Limestone Rock and 3/4 Clean Rock) during the contract period of January 1st through December 31st, 2020 (with the option to renew for two [2] additional one [1] year periods).

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Bid Description: Wastewater Treatment Plant Chemicals – Lime (Calcium Hydrate)

Bid Release Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Bid Closing Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 2:00 pm

The City of Pittsburg is seeking to procure a Contractor to furnish and deliver Lime (Calcium Hydrate) to the City’s Wastewater Treatment Plant during the contract period of January 1st through December 31st, 2020 (with the option to renew for two [2] additional one [1] year periods).

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Bid Description: Wastewater Treatment Plant Chemicals – Polymer

Bid Release Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Bid Closing Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 2:00 pm

The City of Pittsburg is seeking to procure a Contractor to furnish and deliver Polymer to the City’s Wastewater Treatment Plant during the contract period of January 1st through December 31st, 2020 (with the option to renew for two [2] additional one [1] year periods).

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Bid Description: Aquatic Center Chemicals – Pulsar Plus Calcium Hypochlorite

Bid Release Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Bid Closing Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 2:00 pm

The City of Pittsburg is seeking to procure a Contractor to furnish and deliver Pulsar Plus Calcium Hypochlorite to the City’s Aquatic Center during the 2020 Aquatic Season for the period of April 1st through August 31st, 2020 (with the option to renew for two [2] additional one [1] year periods).

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Bid Description: Exclusive Tow Contract

Bid Release Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Bid Closing Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 2:00 pm

The City of Pittsburg is seeking to procure a Contractor to perform exclusive towing for the City of Pittsburg during the time period of January 1st, 2020 through December 31st, 2021.

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Bid Description: Parks & Recreation T-Shirts

Bid Release Date: Friday, October 25, 2019

Bid Closing Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 2:00 pm

The City of Pittsburg is seeking to procure a Contractor for the purchase of t-shirts to be used as awards for the many programs throughout the year and to be used for full time and seasonal staff for the two year period of January 1st, 2020 to December 31st, 2021 (2020-2021).

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Bid Description: Water Treatment Plant Chemicals – Aluminum Sulfate

Bid Release Date: Friday, October 25, 2019

Bid Closing Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 2:00 pm

The City of Pittsburg is seeking to procure a Contractor to furnish and deliver Aluminum Sulfate for use at the City’s Water Treatment Plant for the contract period of January 1st to December 31st, 2020 (with the option to renew for two [2] additional one [1] year periods).

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Bid Description: Water Treatment Plant Chemicals – Lime (Calcium Oxide)

Bid Release Date: Friday, October 25, 2019

Bid Closing Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 2:00 pm

The City of Pittsburg is seeking to procure a Contractor to furnish and deliver Lime (Calcium Oxide) to the City’s Water Treatment Plant for the contract period of January 1st to December 31st, 2020 (with the option to renew for two [2] additional one [1] year periods).

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Bid Description: Water Treatment Plant Chemicals – Liquid Carbon Dioxide (CO2)

Bid Release Date: Friday, October 25, 2019

Bid Closing Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 2:00 pm

The City of Pittsburg is seeking to procure a Contractor to furnish and deliver Liquid Carbon Dioxide (CO2) to the City’s Water Treatment Plant for the contract period of January 1st to December 31st, 2020 (with the option to renew for two [2] additional one [1] year periods).

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Bid Description: Water Treatment Plant Chemicals – Liquid Chlorine

Bid Release Date: Friday, October 25, 2019

Bid Closing Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 2:00 pm

The City of Pittsburg is seeking to procure a Contractor to furnish and delivery Liquid Chlorine to the City’s Water Treatment Plant for the contract period of January 1st to December 31st, 2020 (with the option to renew for two [2] additional one [1] year periods).

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Bid Description: Water Treatment Plant Chemicals – Liquid Polymeric Phosphate

Bid Release Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Bid Closing Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 2:00 pm

The City of Pittsburg is seeking to procure a Contractor to furnish and deliver Liquid Polymeric Phosphate to the City’s Water Treatment Plant for the contract period of January 1st through December 31st, 2020 (with the option to renew for two [2] additional one [1] year periods).

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Bid Description: Water Treatment Plant Chemicals – Polymer

Bid Release Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Bid Closing Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 2:00 pm

The City of Pittsburg is seeking to procure a Contractor to furnish and deliver Polymer to the City’s Water Treatment Plant for the contract period of January 1st through December 31st, 2020 (with the option to renew two [2] additional one [1] year periods).

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Bid Description: Unleaded Gasoline and Diesel Fuel

Bid Release Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Bid Closing Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 2:00 pm

The City of Pittsburg is seeking to procure a Contractor to furnish and deliver Unleaded Gasoline and Diesel Fuel to the City’s Central Fuel Station located at 1301 North Walnut for the contract period of January 1st to December 31st, 2020 (with the option to renew for two [2] additional one [1] year periods).

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Bid Description: Water Treatment Plant – SCU Blast & Recoat

Bid Release Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Bid Closing Date: Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 2:00 pm

The City of Pittsburg is seeking bids for the sweep blast and recoat of SCU #1 concrete walls along with the sandblast and paint of the SCU’s carbon steel exposed to water, located at the City’s Water Treatment Plant.  Alternative work includes:  the sweep blast and recoat of SCU #2 concrete walls along with the sandblast and paint of the SCU’s carbon steel exposed to water, power washing of the stainless steel troughs in SCU #1, and power washing of the stainless steel troughs in SCU #2

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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 3%. 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 3%.

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.