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INVITATIONS TO BID/ REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS 

 

PROPOSALS will be received by the City of Newport, Kentucky, in the Office of the City Clerk located at 998 Monmouth Street, Newport, Kentucky, 41071, until two o'clock (2:00 p.m.), on August 17, 2017 for the: "TOWING FRANCHISE". Copies of the Specification Documents may be obtained or examined in the Office of the City Clerk, 998 Monmouth Street, Newport, Kentucky 41071. Pursuant to specifications on file in the Office of the City Clerk of the City of Newport, proposals are to be submitted in a sealed envelope labeled as follows: City of Newport, Kentucky, Attn: Amy Able, City Clerk, 998 Monmouth Street, Newport, KY 41071, "TOWING FRANCHISE PROPOSAL". Successful vendor must be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, which prohibits discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, handicap, political affiliation or beliefs. The City of Newport is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. In addition, the successful vendor must obtain an Occupational License from the City Finance and Administration Department prior to commencing work. The awarded vendor will be required to post all bonds and insurance as stated in the specifications. The City of Newport will award the contract to the lowest responsible vendor based upon the Owner's opinion. The City reserves the right to reject any or all proposal and to waive any informalities or irregularities in the proposals received. Any and all questions dealing with this proposal should be reduced to writing and sent via regular mail, hand delivery, or facsimile to Amy Able, City Clerk at 998 Monmouth St., Newport, KY 41071 or via fax to (859) 292 -3669. 

 

RESULTS OF RECENT BIDS


Bids were received on July 31, 2017 for Street Resurfacing/Reconstruction "Bid Package No. 2" (portions of Thornton, Hodge, Lindsey, and Dayton Streets). Bids are being reviewed by the engineer and a recommendation is pending. At the regular meeting of the Board of Commissioners on August 21, 2017 the project was awarded to Len Riegler of Florence. Preliminary results can be viewed here. For more information please follow our open records request procedure.

Bids were received on June 23, 2017 for Street Resurfacing/Reconstruction "Bid Package No. 1". Three bids were received. On July 24, 2017 the Board of Commissioners awarded the project to low bidder Len Riegler of Florence. Preliminary results can be viewed here. For more information please follow our open records request procedure.

An RFQ was published on June 29, 2017 in the Campbell County Recorder and on the city website seeking proposals from qualified consultants for funding application preparation, environmental assessment, and project management services for projects to be assisted with Community Development Block Grant funds from the Kentucky Department for Local Government. This assignment will include provision of these services for possible new applications as well as management services for projects funded with CDBG program income. Information was distributed to three parties that inquired, proposals were due July 10, 2017, one proposal was received. On July 24, 2017 the Board of Commissioners adopted an Order selecting Atkins-Elrod and Associates as the City's CDBG Administrator/Cunsultant for the City's CDBG Program for current and potential projects. Selection is subject to approval of the Kentucky Department for Local Government.  For more information please follow our open records request procedure.

Two requests for bids were published on the City website beginning on May 25 and in the Campbell County Recorder on June 1, 2017 for the Monmouth Street Streetscape Imrpovements Projects "LED Lighting Replacements" and "Painting". Bids were received and opened on June 14, 2017. Two bids were received for each project.

A request for sealed bids for annual supplies was published, bids were received and opened on May 15. A summary of bids received is available here. Contracts were awarded to the low bidders by the Board of Commissioners at their meeting on May 22, 2017.  For more information please follow our open records request procedure

A request for sealed bids for concrete curb and gutter and brick paver sidewalk sections on Watch Hill Lane and Watch Pointe Lane was published, bids were recieved and opened on May 5, 2017. Three bids were received with TMS Construction submitting the apparent low bid at $53,432.50. (Two other bids were recieved, Michels at $105,247 and Len Riegler at $59,228.25.) The proposals are under review. Final approval and award of the project to TMS was given at the July 24, 2017meeting of the Board of Commissioners.  For more information please follow our open records request procedure

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 recieved, 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

Bids were received March 20, 2017 for Pole Mounted LED Lighting for Veterans Memorial Pool. Two bids were received, the apparent low bid was Atkins and Stang ($39.925.00). Award and 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

Bids were received February 7, 2017 for the Riverfront Commons Project - Cities of Ludlow, Covington, Newport and Bellevue. Two bids were received. Following tabulation and review of the bids the Newport Board of Commissioners on February 27, 2017 approved a reimbursement agreement for the City's local match portion of the Riverfront Commons SNK Grant with the project being awarded to Sunesis. This must also be acted upon by the City of Covington. 

Bids were opened on September 23, 2016 for Signal Pole Replacement. Two bids were received. For preliminary results and apparent low bid, click here. For the bid tabulation, click here. The Board of Commissioners voted on October 3 to award the project to Davis H. Elliott Construction, Inc.

An RFQ for Engineering Services for the Carothers Road Profile Improvement Project was posted to the City website from July 22 through August 29 and was advertised in the Campbell County Recorder on August 4 and 11, 2016. The submission deadline was 8/26/16. Three firms responded. Following review and recommendation by Development Services Director J. Gregory Tulley, by vote of the Newport Board of Commissioners at their regular meeting on September 26, 2016, the contract has been awarded to TEC Engineering.

Bids were opened on August 29, 2016 for Bid Package 4, a street resurfacing and reconstruction project on Wilson Road, Loraine Court, Riddle Place, Laycock Lane, and Mayo Avenue. Three bids were received. For preliminary results and apparent low bid information, click here. Update: due to scheduling conflicts, the low bidder was not able to accept the contract and the project has now been awarded to Eaton Asphalt following a vote of the Newport Board of Commissioners on September 26, 2016. 

Bids were opened for Police Pursuit Vehicles on August 18, 2016. Three bids were received and tabulated by the City Clerk. For preliminary results and apparent low bid information, click here. By vote of the Newport Board of Commissioners on August 22, 2016, the bid was awarded to Jeff Wyler.  

Bids were opened on June 30, 2016 for Bid Projects 1, 2, and 3 - three separate projects for street resurfacing and associated work. Bids were tabulated by the engineer. For preliminary results and apparent low bid information, click here. By vote of the Newport Board of Commissioners on July 25, 2016, Bid Packages 2 and 3 were awarded to Len Riegler Blacktop, Inc. No action has been taken with regard to Bid Package 1.

Bids were opened on June 10, 2016 for Repairs to Barrel Vault Masonry Structure and Bridge Abutments South Approach to L&N Bridge (Purple People Bridge) project. One bid was received. The Newport Board of Commissioners approved awarding the project to Hummel Industries, Inc. on July 8, 2016.

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