Bidding & Procurement


City of Glasgow – Glasgow Fire Department
Invitation To Bid/Purchase: Vehicle Exhaust Removal System 

The City of Glasgow – Glasgow Fire Department is currently accepting sealed bids for Vehicle Exhaust Removal System for GFD Stations #1 and #2. The exhaust system shall be designed to capture and vent 100% of exhaust gasses and particulates to the outside of the fire station(s) via a through the wall exhaust. The system shall be installed by factory trained personnel. Manufacturers shall be required to have a minimum of 5 years-experience in manufacture and installation of emergency vehicle exhaust extraction systems. Warranty description must be included in the bid. The system shall be designed for use by emergency vehicle high exhaust temperatures. The system shall automatically activate, disconnect, shutdown and reactivate upon vehicle return. The installation shall be a complete turnkey installation including exhaust fan, control box, ductwork, track, hoses and vehicle tailpipe connections. All electrical work and duct work wall penetrations shall be included. Exceptions and variances from these specifications must be acknowledged and listed and attached to the bid.

Complete bid packet with spec details is available at Glasgow City Hall, Office of the Mayor, 126 East Public Square, Glasgow, KY 42141 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CST, Monday through Friday or print a bid packet from our website:

Sealed bids will be received and opened Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. CST at Glasgow City Hall, Office of the Mayor, 126 East Public Square, Glasgow, Kentucky 42141. Completed bid form must be sealed in an envelope marked: Fire Department Vehicle Exhaust Removal System.

The City of Glasgow – Glasgow Fire Department reserves the right to reject any/all bids or waive any informality or technicality in any proposal in the interest of the City of Glasgow – Glasgow Fire Department.

In compliance with the above, the undersigned offers and agrees, if this bid is accepted, to furnish any and all of the items upon which prices are quoted, at the price set opposite each item, delivered at the designated point(s) within the time specified in the schedule. Items on bid are exempt from federal excise tax and Kentucky sales and use tax. Title shall pass to the City of Glasgow upon actual receipt and acceptance of the items. In the event there is a discrepancy between the unit price and the extended price, the unit price shall govern.

Procurement: City of Glasgow does abide by Residential Bidder Preference per KRS 45A.490 - .494: KAR 5:400. This is designed to give in-state bidders an advantage against out-of-state bidders whose states have own bidder preference laws. Prior to awarding a contract, City of Glasgow must provide a preference to resident bidders of KY against non-resident bidders, IF those non-resident bidders are registered in a state that gives or requires its own residential bidder preference. Preference must be equal to preference given or required by state of non-resident bidder. If tie between resident and non-resident, preference must go to resident.