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Bidding opportunities for projects are listed here. Please review any additional announcements and downloads on the right.

UPDATE: 

Due to precautions related to COVID-19, the city building is closed to the public. Sealed bids may be deliverd via regular mail, courier, or hand-delivery. For hand-delivery, please the drop box located in the vestibule at 998 Monmouth.

We cannot accept bids via email or facsimile, as stated in individual bid specs, the bid forms must be submitted in a sealed envelope that is labeled as a bid with the project name. 

Unless a bid is postponed or rescheduled, bid openings will continue as stated in the bid notices and submitted bids will be opened as planned on the first floor in the Multipurpose Room, those wishing to observe the bid opening may assemble at the Monmouth Street entrance, bids will be opened at the window, hung up for review, and a preliminary summary of results will be posted promptly to the city website.

BID NOTICES

2020 STREET RESURFACING BID PACKAGE NO. 1

KYTC PROJECT NUMBER: CS 1135 (for Grandview) and CS 1150 (for Overlook)

The City of Newport, KY will receive sealed bids until May 7, 2020 at 10:00 a.m., local time, at which time they will be opened and read aloud in the City Building’s Multi-Purpose Room, 1st floor of 998 Monmouth Street for 2020 Street Resurfacing Bid Package No. 1.  All bids must be sealed and clearly marked “2020 Street Resurfacing Bid Package No. 1” and shall be addressed to the City of Newport, Attention: City Clerk Amy Able, 998 Monmouth Street, Newport, KY 41071.

Plans and specifications for this work are available from James W. Berling Engineering, PLLC, 1671 Park Rd., Suite One, Ft. Wright, KY 41011, at a cost of $50 per set. All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Bond in the amount of 5% of the bid. The successful bidder will be required to provide a performance bond in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price. The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids and accept the lowest or best bid. Available for download are the Notice to Bidders and General Specifications, please contact the engineer to obtain plans in advance of placing a bid.  

LEGAL NOTICE TELECOMMUNICATIONS FRANCHISE

Notice is hereby given,pursuant to Sections 163 and 164 of the Kentucky Constitution that the City of Newport, Kentucky (“City”), will consider offering telecommunications systems franchises as permitted by Ordinance No. O-2019-008, (the “Ordinance”) adopted by the Board of Commissioners on May 20, 2019. The Franchise shall be non-exclusive (the “Franchise”) and shall allow the Franchisee to construct, operate, and maintain on or within the City rights-of-way, cellular antenna towers, small cell towers, transmission equipment, fiber optic cables and/or other such related devises or equipment facilities (the “systems”) for the transmission, distribution and sale of telecommunication services and other related purposes. The Franchise shall be granted only after the Franchisee makes initial application with the City Code Enforcement Department and receives approval thereof as being in compliance with the provisions of the Official Zoning Code (the “Code”) of the City and for which the Franchisee shall then be issued the requisite permit for the same. The Franchises shall be granted for an initial period of ten (ten) years with two (2) two automatic five (5) year renewals and shall be effective sixty (60) days after the award of the Franchise. The Franchisee shall be required to submit an Application and pay the requisite fee associated therewith.

In addition, the Franchisee shall be required to pay a Rights-of-Way Usage Fee as set forth in the Code and Franchise.  The Franchisee shall also be required to make a Franchise Fee payment in conformance with KRS 136, unless the City provides written notice to the Franchisee of its intent to opt-out of the State’s Communications Services Tax System. Any person desiring to submit a bid for the Franchise may do so at any time by submitting a written Notice of their intent to do so and making application with the City of Newport Code Enforcement Department, 998 Monmouth Street, Newport, KY 41071.

The submission of any bid shall require compliance with all City laws, ordinances, rules, regulations, and procedures.

The City reserves the right to accept any bid or to reject the same for non-compliance and to waive any irregularities in awarding the Franchise.

Published February 28, 2020.

RESULTS OF RECENT BIDS

Four bids were received and opened on May 7, 2020 for the 2020 Bid Package 1 Project. Preliminary results are available here. No action is anticipated before the May 11, 2020 meeting of the Board of Commissioners at the earliest.

Two bids were received and opened on April 23, 2020 for the Grandview Stabilization Project. Preliminary results are available here. Action was taken at the April 27, 2020 special meeting of the Board of Commissioners to award the project to Scherzinger Drilling. 

Three bids were received and opened on April 10, 2020 for the 2020 Ralph Mussman Recreation Complex Resurfacing Project. Preliminary results are available here. Action was taken at the April 27, 2020 special meeting of the Board of Commissioners to award the project to JK Muerer Corp. 

Twelve bids were received and opened on March 19, 2020 for Annual Supplies. Preliminary results are available here. Contracts were awarded by action at the March 23, 2020 meeting of the Board of Commissioners, all bidders to be contracted have been notified.

Three bids were received and opened on March 13, 2020 for the Sidewalk and Curb Repair and Replacement Project. Preliminary results are available here. Action was taken at the March 23, 2020 meeting of the Board of Commissioners to award the project to low bidder, Prus.

Two bids were received and opened on March 13, 2020 for the Monmouth Street Stamped Concrete and Paver Replacement Project. Preliminary results are available here. Action was taken at the March 23, 2020 meeting of the Board of Commissioners to award the project to low bidder, Hendy.

Five proposals were received and reviewed by the October 4, 2019 deadline for the 2020 Comprehensive Plan Update. A contract was awarded to CT Consultants at the December 16, 2019 meeting of the Board of Commissioners.

One bid was received and opened on November 27, 2019 for police pursuit vehicles. No action was taken.

One bid was received and opened on October 3, 2019 for Ram 3500 trucks. Apparent low bidder was Jeff Wyler. No action will be taken until after the October 21 meeting of the Board of Commissioners at the earliest. Preliminary results may be viewed here.

Two bids were received and opened on October 3, 2019 for a leaf collector. Apparent low bidder was Brown Equipment Co. No action will be taken until after the October 21 meeting of the Board of Commissioners at the earliest. Preliminary results may be viewed here.

Two bids were received and opened June 7, 2019 for the Riverfront Commons Pedestrian Bridges project. Sunesis was the apparent low bidder and was awarded the contract on June 17, 2019.

Bids were received and opened publicly on April 17, 2019 for Veterans Pool Resurfacing Project. Bids were received from three vendors. Preliminary results may be viewed here. Awarded to Paul Michels and Sons April 22, 2019.

Bids were received and opened publicly on April 19, 2019 for 2019 Dodge Charger Police Pursuit Vehicles. Bids were received from three vendors. Preliminary results may be viewed here. Awarded to Jeff Wyler of Fort Thomas April 22, 2019.

Bids were received and opened publicly on April 5, 2019 for Annual Supplies. Bids were received from nine vendors. Preliminary results may be viewed here. No action is anticipated to award contracts before the meeting on April 22 at the earliest.

Bids were received and opened publicly on April 5, 2019 for Street Resurfacing Bid Package One. Bids were received from two contractors. Preliminary results may be viewed here. Items 1-5 were awarded to Eaton Asphalt Paving, Inc., Item 6 was awarded to Paul Michels and Sons, Inc.

Proposals/Statements of Qualifications for Engineering and Design Services for the Phase I US 27 / South Monmouth and Phase II US 27 / Monmouth Underpass Improvement projects were received and publicly opened on March 1, 2019. Submissions were reviewed. The project was awarded to Integrated Engineering, PLLC on May 20, 2019. 

Bids were received and opened publicly on March 4, 2019 for Fire Department Vehicle Exhaust System. Two bids were received. Preliminary results may be viewed here. The contract was awarded to Rossman Enterprises Inc., d/b/a Clean Air Concepts.  

Bids were received and opened publicly on February 8, 2019 for Turf Maintenance for 2019. Two bids were received. Preliminary and tabulated results may be viewed here. The contract was awarded to Team Turf LLC d/b/a Team All Sports.

Bids were received and opened publicly on February 8, 2019 for Grass Cutting and Maintenance for 2019. Four bids were received. Preliminary and tabulated results may be viewed here. The contract was awarded to Professional Lawn Care, Inc.

Sealed bid proposals for Solid Waste Collection and Recycling Services were due April 10, 2017. One bid was received from Rumpke. At a special meeting on May 8 the Newport Board of Commissioners adopted an ordinance awarding the franchise to Rumpke and selecting Option A which calls for trash and recycling collection once a week on the same day. For more information please follow our open records request procedure

 Bids were received March 22, 2017 for Slope Stabilization, Drilled Shaft Retaining Wall, Grandview Ave. Two bids were received, the apparent low bid was from Smith Construction ($454,809.00). Approval of the contract was granted by unanimous vote of the Newport Board of Commissioners at the meeting on March 27, 2017. For more information please follow our open records request procedure

 

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