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-FBR1027-17  Breathing Air Compressor Trailer Exceptions due by 3pm on 9-14-16

Bids due by 3 pm 10/19/16

Bids due by 3pm 10/25/16
 Addendum 1

 Addendum 2

 Addendum 3

Addendum 4

Addendum 5
 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
 Bid has been postponed
 Addendum 1

 Addendum 1

 Addendum 2
 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
 298-MiscWTPUpgrades2016 Request for Bids for
Miscellaneous Water Plant Improvements

Request for bids
Due by 2:00 p.m. 10/24/2016

Mandatory Pre-bid meeting
10-12-16 at 10:00 am
 Addendum 1
 298-tr1617002bid  IFB Avon Rd, Castle St, Dillingham Rd, Oak Hill Dr,
 Traffic Calming
 Bid Documents 
 Due by 2 pm 10.25.2016   None
 298-BRUSHFY17 Request for bids for 
Brush and Leaf Disposal Site

Request for bids
Due by 4pm 10-26-16 None
 298-2016EDR Request for proposals for
Electronic Document Review (EDR) solution
Request for proposals
 Due by 4 pm 11-7-2016  None
 298-PrequalNFDamImprove Request to Prequalify Contractors for North Fork 
Dam Improvement Project
Request for Qualifications
Prequalification Application
Additional Documents
 Due by 2 pm 11-21-16 None
 298-ENG-13-14-003BID-1 Request for bids for
Cedar Street Bridge Repair
Request for bids
Due by 5 pm 11-15-16

Non-Mandatory Pre-bid Meeting
11-3-16 at 1:00 pm
 298-PR-16-17-001 Request for bids for
Beaucatcher Mountain Greenway
Request for bids
Bid Documents 1
Bid Documents 2
 Due by 2 pm 11-17-16

Non-Mandatory Pre-bid Meeting
11-3-16 at 10:00 am
 Addendum 1



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


response to questions and comments.
response to questions and comments.
Stay Connected