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Doing Business With the City

How We Do Business

The City abides by both State and local laws that govern the way the City engages and conducts business with third parties. The City has adopted the Model Procurement Code, as outlined in Kentucky Revised Statutes (KRS) Chapter 45A,

The City also follow it's own Purchasing Policies and Procedures, which outlines the internal staff process for all purchasing activity. You can access the city's Purchasing Policy here

Bidding and Contracting Opportunities

You can sign up to receive all bids that the City issues directly to your inbox by clicking the button below. Signing up to receive email notifications does not guarantee notification of ALL bid opportunities.

To inquire about bid tabulations and awards, please contact the City Clerk at 859.292.2314 or email mnyhan@covingtonky.gov.

Current Bid Requests

The purpose of the sale is to return a currently underutilized property back to a productive community asset. The City of Covington seeks qualified buyers to acquire and redevelop the property. The property was declared surplus by the City of Covington on July 7, 2015 via Order/Resolution #227-15. The sale of this property shall be by means of sealed bids, pursuant to KRS § 82.083(4)(e).

 

City-wide Economic Development Strategy

The City of Covington (the "City") is seeking qualified firms to develop an economic development strategy.

Covington is a unique city with a variety of business districts. The City will consider proposals from firms or teams of firms that have extremely strong experience in working with small-midsize cities with diverse business districts and neighborhoods. 


Mandatory Pre-Submittal Meeting: 
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 @ 10 AM at UpTech located at 112 W. Pike Street, Covington, KY. Following the meeting, staff will provide any interested attendees with a guided tour of the community. If you plan to participate in the tour, you MUST RSVP BY WEDNESDAY AUGUST 22 TO rpatten@covingtonky.gov. The City will offer an opportunity to join this meeting electronically. For those choosing this avenue, please send an e-mail requesting the contact instructions to: rpatten@covingtonky.gov


Deliver all submissions in response to this RFP to:
City of Covington, KY
Economic Development Department
20 W. Pike St.
Covington, KY 41011.


PLEASE NOTE: ALL SUBMITTALS SHOULD BE CLEARLY MARKED:

COVINGTON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY PROPOSAL


Deadline for Submissions: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 by 12:00 PM (Noon) Eastern Daylight Time. A submission received after this date and time will be considered non-responsive.


Questions and Answers: Technical questions during the time qualification packets are being put together may be addressed IN WRITING ONLY to: Tom West, Economic Development Director: twest@covingtonky.gov.

 

To view the RFP, HERE.

 


 

Police Firing Range Target System

The City is soliciting Bids from qualified Vendors to remove the current firing range target system and replace it with a new target system at the City's Police Department, located 1 Police Memorial Drive, Covington KY 41014.

The Covington City Manager will receive sealed bids for the:

"REPLACEMENT OF THE COMPONENTS OF THE FIRING RANGE LOCATED AT 1 POLICE MEMORIAL DRIVE, COVINGTON, KENTUCKY, 41014"

Said bid shall be enclosed in an envelope, marked with the aforementioned project name, and must be delivered to and time stamped by the FIRST FLOOR WINDOW FINANCE DEPARTMENT, 20 WEST PIKE STREET, COVINGTON, KY 41011 no later than ___10:00 a.m.____, prevailing time, ___August 22nd , 2018______ and will be opened and read in public by the City Clerk, or her alternate, at that time and date in the 1st floor Commission Chambers, 20 W. Pike Street, Covington, KY 41011.

Any questions should be directed to LT Jordan at 859-292-2362 or mjordan@covingtonky.gov.

To view bid, HERE.

 


Emergency Medical Pharmaceuticals 

The Covington Fire Department is requesting bids for a vendor as the primary supplier of emergency medical pharmaceuticals for a three-year period that begins Oct. 1, 2018. Emergency medical pharmaceuticals would not include other supplies, cardiac monitors and defibrillators, uniforms, radios, or ambulance vehicles. 

Proposals must be submitted in a sealed envelope plainly marked on the outside "EMERGENCY MEDICAL PHARMACEUTICALS."
SEALED RESPONSES MUST BE MAILED OR PHYSICALLY DELIVERED TO:
City Managers Office
City Hall
20 West Pike Street
Covington, Kentucky 41011

RESPONSES MUST BE SUBMITTED NO LATER THAN: 10 a.m. EST., Monday Aug. 13, 2018.

To view bid, HERE 

 


 

Emergency Medical Supplies

The Covington Fire Department is requesting bids for a vendor as the primary but not the sole supplier of emergency medical supplies and equipment for a three-year period that begins Oct. 1, 2018. Emergency medical equipment would not include specialty equipment, cardiac monitors and defibrillators, uniforms, radios, or ambulance vehicles. 

Proposals must be submitted in a sealed envelope plainly marked on the outside "EMERGENCY MEDICAL SUPPLIES."

SEALED RESPONSES MUST BE MAILED OR PHYSICALLY DELIVERED TO:

City Managers Office

City Hall

20 West Pike Street

Covington, Kentucky 41011

RESPONSES MUST BE SUBMITTED NO LATER THAN: 10 a.m. EST., Monday Aug. 13, 2018.

Any questions should be directed to David J. Geiger, EMS Director, at 859-292-2345 or emsdirector@covingtonky.gov 

To view bid, HERE

 


 

Police Department Firing Range

The City is soliciting Bids from qualified Vendors to remove the current firing range target system and replace it with a new target system at the City's Police Department, located 1 Police Memorial Drive, Covington KY 41014.

The Covington City Manager will receive sealed bids for the:

REPLACEMENT OF THE COMPONENTS OF THE FIRING RANGE LOCATED AT 1 POLICE MEMORIAL DRIVE, COVINGTON, KENTUCKY, 41014

Said bid shall be enclosed in an envelope, marked with the aforementioned project name, and must be delivered to and time stamped by the FIRST FLOOR WINDOW FINANCE DEPARTMENT, 20 WEST PIKE STREET, COVINGTON, KY 41011 no later than ___10:00 a.m.____, prevailing time, ___June 22nd , 2018______ and will be opened and read in public by the City Clerk, or her alternate, at that time and date in the 1st floor Commission Chambers, 20 W. Pike Street, Covington, KY 41011.

Said bids will be tabulated and referred to the City Manager for recommendations to the City Commission. The City Commission reserves the right to reject any and all bids. The owner reserves the right to waive any informalities.

Further information and/or specifications may be obtained at the City of Covington Police Department, 1 Police Memorial Drive, Covington, KY 41011 information for bidders, form of bid, form of contract, plans, specifications and forms of bid bond, and other contract documents, if applicable, copies of which, if applicable, may be obtained at the office of Covington Police Department, LT Jordan at 859-292-2362 for a non-refundable cost of $35.00 or by email at mjordan@covingtonky.gov for no cost.

To view the full IFB, click here.

 


 

1316 Greenup Street

The City of Covington seeks qualified buyers to acquire and redevelop the property for Economic Development Purposes.

Submissions Deadline: Wednesday, May 23. Proposals received after the deadline will not be accepted.

Deliver all submissions in response to this RFP to:

City of Covington, KY – Economic Development Department Director
Proposals for 1316 Greenup Street
20 West Pike Street
Covington, Kentucky 41011

Hand delivered copies must be delivered and stamped “RECEIVED” by the Finance Department window located in the lobby of City Hall.

To view the full RFP, click here.

1316 Greenup RFP Addendum #1

 


 

Neighborhood Development Code

The City of Covington is seeking qualified firms to create a development code which integrates form or character-based zoning and historic preservation regulations in the city.
 
Submissions Deadline:  Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by 12:00 PM (Noon) Eastern Daylight Time. A submission received after this date and time will not be considered further in the process.

Deliver all submissions in response to this RFP to:
City of Covington, KY
Economic Development Department
20 W. Pike St.
Covington, KY 41011.

PLEASE NOTE: ALL SUBMITTALS SHOULD BE CLEARLY MARKED:
COVINGTON NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT CODE PROPOSALS.

Any questions regarding the sale should be directed to Tom West, Economic Development Director, at 859-292-2168 or twest@covingtonky.gov.

 

To view the full RFP, click here

Existing Plans Covington KY RFP NDC

Review Documents Covington KY RFP NDC

CalfeeStudy2016

Code RFP Addendum #1

Pre-Submittal Meeting Presentation

Q&A May 9_Develpoment code_FINAL 

 


 

Sale of Surplus Real Property- 249 Pershing Avenue

Deadline for Submissions:  on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 by 2:00 p.m. A submission received after this date and time will not be considered further in the process.

Sealed bids must be marked “Sale of Surplus Real Property- 249 Pershing Avenue”. Bids must be delivered to and time stamped by the Finance Department, First Floor Window, 20 West Pike Street, Covington, KY 41011.

Any questions regarding the sale should be directed to Jeremy Wallace, Community Development Manager, at 859-292-2147 or jwallace@covingtonky.gov.

 

To view full IFB, click here

 


 

Covington Central Riverfront Strategic Master Plan

The City of Covington is requesting proposals from qualified firms to guide a community-based strategic master planning process for the north-central portion of the City, an area anchored by the soon-to-be closed 23-acre IRS Processing Center and envisioned to serve as the connector to Riverfront Commons, Mainstrasse and West Covington.  This area is a key commercial area located adjacent to the Ohio River levee and the Northern Kentucky Convention Center.
Deadline for Submissions:  on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 by 12:00 p.m. (Noon). A submission received after this date and time will not be considered further in the process.

ALL ENVELOPES SHOULD BE CLEARLY MARKED:  COVINGTON CENTRAL RIVERFRONT STRATEGIC PLANNING PROCESS.

Sealed bids must me mailed or physically delivered to:
 
City of Covington, KY
Covington City Manager’s Office
20 W. Pike St.
Covington, KY 41011.  

For more information please contact David Johnston, City Manager, djohnston@covingtonky.gov

To view the full RFQ, click here.

Addendum #1 – Update to Pre-Bid Development Meeting.

Addendum #2 – Covington IRS Study Area

Addendum #3 – Responses Submitted by

Covington's Central River Front Development Pre-Bid Meeting  Attendee List UPDATED 2.21.18

Central Riverfront Pr-Bid PowerPoint Presentation 

Central Riverfront Pre-Bid Q&A

Real Property Real Solutions

Overview of Federal Real Property Disposal

Progress Update #1

Update #2  5/18/18

Buy Surplus

You can buy unclaimed or surplus items from the City of Covington. The City’s Fleet Management Division often lists used fleet vehicles for sale on Gov Deals. Visit the Gov Deals page.