Bidding & Procurement


The City of Glasgow, Kentucky, Parks & Recreation Department, will receive sealed bids for mowing services at the following City Parks:  Beaver Creek, American Legion, Weldon, Twyman, Gorin; as well as Fort Williams and Cherry Street Cemetery.  Although the exact starting dates are yet to be determined, the mowing season shall begin in April 2021.

This advertisement has generally described the services being sought; however, a bid package containing the application, instructions, specifications, and other pertinent data can be obtained from https://www.cityofglasgow.org/bidding_and_procurement/index.php or request a copy at Glasgow City Hall, 126 East Public Square, Glasgow, Kentucky 42141, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM. Prospective bidders should have a copy of the bid package prior to submitting a proposal.

RFP Parks & Recreation Mowing Services Bidding Documents

There will be a MANDATORY pre-bid meeting held on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. at the Parks & Recreation Office located at 309 South Liberty Street, Glasgow, KY 42141.

All bids must be in writing, in the format outlined in the bid package, signed and dated by an authorized agent, sealed in an envelope, and must be received at Glasgow City Hall, 126 East Public Square, Glasgow, KY 42141, before bid opening date March 19, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. CDT.

Prospective bidders having any questions may contact Eddie Furlong at 270-651-3811.

Any bid which is not received by bid opening time shall be returned unopened. The City of Glasgow reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any formalities.

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.