Requests for Bids & Proposals


The City of Asheville is currently seeking bids and proposals for the item(s) or services identified below. Prospective bidders may download a bid package or directions to obtain a bid package by clicking the bid document. Bids cannot be submitted online. All questions should be directed to the department identified in the bid document.

The Purchasing Division is now located in City Hall 1st Floor Suite 100 C 

All Bid Openings will now be held at City Hall 70 Court Plaza Asheville NC Suite 100 C

Please allow sufficient time to park and proceed through Security



 Bid Number  Description  Bid Deadline  Addendums
 298-FBR1023-17  Turnkey Ford Interceptors Exceptions due by 3 pm on 9-1-16 
Postponed Indefinitely-See Addendum 1

Bids due by 3pm on 10-4-16
 Addendum 1

Addendum 2-

 Addendum 2

 Addendum 3
 298-pr-17-19-01  RFQ for Landscape Architectural/Engineering/Architecture
Request for Qualifications
 Qualifications due by 10.4.16 by 3:00pm  None
 298-FBR1027-17  Breathing Air Compressor Trailer Exceptions due by 3pm on 9-14-16
Bids due date postponed
 Addendum 1
 Fire Station Design
Design for Fire Station  Request for Qualifications:
Request for Qualifications (RFQ)
Recorded Plat
Aerial Map
 Qualifications due by 3 pm 10/11/16  None
 298-IBR1025-17  Informal Bid Request for
 Calcium Chloride
 Questions due by 3 p.m. 9-22-16
 Bids due by 3 p.m. 9-29-16
 Addendum 1
 298-FBR1031-17  Formal Bid Request for 
 John Deere Compact Utility Tractor
 Bids due by 3 p.m. 9-28-16  None at this time
 298-wdwtpbulkcaustictank Request for Bids - William DeBruhl WTP Bulk Caustic
Tank Replacement

Request for Bids
 Bids due by 11 a.m. 10.7.16

 Non-mandatory, Pre-Bid meeting
 9.23.2016, 10:00am
 298-mrwtpfiltermedia  Request for Bids - Mills River WTP Filter Media Replacement

Request for Bids
 Bids due by 2 p.m. 10.7.16
 Revised Bid Date:
 Bids due by 2 p.m. 10.14.16
 Addendum 1
 298-IBR1032-17  Informal Bid Request for
T-shirts, Uniform shirts & Sweatshirts 
 Bids due by 3 p.m. 10-3-16  Addendum 1
 298-92716RFIPATY  Request for Information for Pay As You Throw
Solid Waste Solutions & Services

RFI Cover Letter
Request for Information
 Due by 2 p.m. 10.24.16  None
 298-FBR1026-17 Formal Bid Request for
Ford Fleet Vehicles
 Exceptions due by 3 pm  10-6-16
 Bids due by 3 pm  10-18-16
 298-NATCTRFOODGIFT Request for Information for
Nature Center concessions and gift shop operations

Request for Information
 Due by 10 a.m. 10-28-16  None



Sustainability Goals

 The Purchasing Division supports the City of Asheville's sustainability goals by encouraging “green” purchasing decisions. The following characteristics of products or services support this effort:

  • At least 30% recycled content 
  • Energy efficient, energy star
  • reduced packaging
  • life cycle cost accounting
  • recyclable
  • water efficient
  • reusability
  • organic
  • biodegradable
  • alternate fuel capable
  • rebuilt or remanufactured
  • durability

Other Important Information

Instructions for submitting bids and proposals to the city are outlined in the bid package.

Deadlines for submitting requests for exceptions (if applicable) and bid responses/proposals are shown.

  • Pre-bid conferences and bid openings will be held at the location designated in the bid package.

  • If bid addenda are issued, they will be posted to the Web site no less than seven days prior to the bid opening date. Each addendum will be identified by number (i.e., Addendum No. 1, Addendum No. 2, etc.). Bidders should check this page prior to submitting a bid response to ensure that they have obtained all addenda that may have been issued for the bid package. Bid addenda should be acknowledged and included with the bid response. Bid responses submitted without acknowledged addenda may be rejected.

  • The City of Asheville reserves the right to cancel any bid without notice at any time up to and including the date and time identified as the deadline for receiving bids.

Vendors who obtain a package from this site are also encouraged to download and submit a City of Asheville Vendor Application (3.24.2015) Please email to


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