When bidding on a construction project for more than $50,000, a current valid Arkansas State Contractor’s License is required.
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The City of Fayetteville Purchasing Division does not send out notifications of bid opportunities to individual vendors. Register with the City’s new electronic bidding software to find out about competitive bid opportunities at the City of Fayetteville.
Not all bids have an associated plan holder listing. Typically these are kept only for construction related projects. Any bid which has an associated plan holder listing will be posted and made available through the City’s electronic bidding software.
An RFP (Request for Proposals) or RFQ (Request for Qualifications) is used more where price is a consideration, but not the most weighted factor. Other factors considered include: 1. Qualifications in Relation to Specific Project to be Performed 2. Experience, Competence, and Capacity for Performance 3. Work Method and Location of Facilities 4. Past Performance 5. Price (not considered in an RFQ)
RFQ's are only done for architectural, engineering and legal services.
A bid bond is required to be submitted with construction bids totaling $50,000 or more. A 100% performance and payment bond is required whenever a vendor is awarded a construction contract totaling $50,000 or more. Equipment or service contracts exceeding $35,000 may in some instances also require a performance and payment bond.
All advertisements run in the Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette under classification 1210 legal. You may also sign up to receive notification through the City’s electronic bidding software.
The results of our bids can be accessed through the City’s new electronic bidding software at the link below.