City of Glasgow





Bidding & Procurement





The City of Glasgow requests proposals from vendors regarding the City’s intent to purchase a 77 feet long aerial ladder truck for Glasgow Fire Department.  The ladder truck must have, at a minimum, a 450 horsepower motor, a 500 gallon water tank and a 2000 gallon per minute (gpm) pump.  All proposals must guarantee delivery of the Ladder Truck within 60 days of the City’s acceptance of the proposal and must permit the City to take possession within 60 days but provide for the funding of the purchase in the City’s 2018-2019 budget cycle.

This advertisement has generally described the ladder truck to be purchased, however, a document containing detailed specifications of the ladder truck to be purchased can be obtained at the Glasgow City Hall, Office of the Mayor, 126 East Public Square, Glasgow, KY 42141, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 7:30 AM and 4:30 PM. Or printed from our website Prospective vendors are encouraged to review a copy of the specifications prior to submitting a proposal. Bid Specifications RFP Aerial Ladder Fire Truck

All proposals must be in writing, signed and dated by an authorized agent, sealed in an envelope marked RFP: Aerial Ladder Fire Truck. Bid Opening will be at Glasgow City Hall, Office of the Mayor, 126 East Public Square, Glasgow, KY 42141 on Friday, February 23, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. CST.

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 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.