Requests for Bids & Proposals

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    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.


     Bid Number  Description  Bid Deadline  Addendums
     RFP #943-15  800 MHz, P25 Public Safety Radio System
     RFP Advertisement
     RFP Documents 

      Responses Due 11-21-2014 at 4 p.m.
    Addendums and Updates
      298-CPM-14-15-008-Bid1-R   Guardrail installation and Maintenance
      FY15 Rebid
      New Bid Package              
     Mandatory Site Visit: 10-29-2014 
     at 2 pm
     Bid Opening: 11-5-2014 at 5 p.m.
      None at this time
     298-FBR945-15  Tire Lease for Transit
     Bid Document
     Bid Due: 10-20-2014 by 3 p.m.
     New Date: 10-29-2014 at 3 p.m.
     New Date: 11-7-2014 at 3 p.m.
     Addendum 1  
     (New Opening Date)
      Addendum 2
      Extension and Q & A
     298-FBR 949-15 ARRA  American Recovery & Reinvestment
     Act of 2009 (ARRA) Funded Project

     Passenger Waiting Shelters:
     Bid Documents

    Request for Approved Equals Due:
    October 17, 2014 by 3 p.m. 

    Bid  Due: 10-27-2014 at 3 p.m.
    Extended until: 11-3-2014 by 3 p.m.

      Addendum 1
      298-RFP6876Haywood  RFP for Pre-Development Planning
     and Marketing of 68-76 Haywood St.
     RFP Package 
      Proposals due by 11-6-2014 by 4  p.m.   None at this time

     Shiloh Road Sidewalk Improvements
     Bid Documents 
     Plan Drawings

     Bid Opening: 10-29-2014 at 10 a.m.
     Mandatory Site Visit: 10-20-2014 at 
      2:30 p.m.    
       Addendum 1

     Request for Proposal for
     Recruitment and Selection of
     Deputy Police Chief for COA
     Request for Proposal 
     APD Org Chart 
     COA Org Chart

     Proposals due by: 11-5-2014 at 3 p.m.   None at this time
      298-RFP-311-1501   Bulk Container Refuse/Recycling Disposal
      RFP Request
     Proposals due by: 11-3-2014 by 12 p.m.   None at this time
      298-FBR 953-15   Inflatable Boats for AFD
      Bid Package
     Exceptions date: 11-3-2014 at 3 p.m.
     Bid Opening: 11-17-2014 at 3 p.m.
      None at this time

     RFQ for Structural and Acoustical
     Analysis for US Cellular Center
    Bid Package 

     Requests due by 12-5-2014 by 2 p.m.   None at this time
      298-RFQEagle   RFQ for Construction Oversight
      Consulting Services 
     Requests due by 11-7-2014 by 4 p.m.   None at this time
      298-W1005BeaucatcherTank   Advertisement   Requests due by: 11-20-2014 by 2 p.m.   None at this time
      298-IBR955-15  Dive Equipment for AFD
     Bid Package
      Bids due by 11-7-2014 by 3 p.m.   None at this time



    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
    and City of Asheville Business License Application

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