Notice To Bidders

Properties For Sale

128 S. Milner Street    The City of Ottumwa is accepting bids for the house and property at 128 S. Milner Street.    The deadline for bids is 2PM on April 11, 2017.     The property consists of  one lot with a placarded house.   The structure is presently placarded as unfit for habitation and must be repaired to at least the minimum standards of the City’s building codes.   For more information download the bid packet for 128 S. Milner.

 

 

 

211-215 N. Green Street    The City of Ottumwa is accepting bids for the house and property at 211-215 N. Green Street.    The deadline for bids is 2PM on March  28, 2017.     The property consists of two lots with a placarded house.   The structure is presently placarded as unfit for habitation and cannot be occupied until numerous deficiencies are corrected.  This property must be repaired to at least the minimum standards of the City’s building codes.      For more information download the bid packet 211-215 N. Green.

 

 

2102 E. Main Street   The City of Ottumwa is accepting bids for the house and property at 2102 E. Main Street.   The deadline for bids is 2PM on February 28, 2017.     The property consists of one lot with a structure that was formerly used as a duplex.  The structure is presently placarded as unfit for habitation and cannot be occupied until numerous deficiencies are repaired to at least the minimum standards of the City’s building codes.   For more information download the bid packet 2102 E Main.

 

 

 

 

 

See our list of City Owned Vacant Lots for Potential Development. Some are vacant lots, some are lots with houses. Offers to purchase must be submitted on a completed purchase offer form along with a deposit. Purchase of City owned property is subject to a public hearing and formal approval by the City Council. Completed the purchase offer forms can be sent or delivered to: Ottumwa City Clerk’s Office, 105 E. Third St. Ottumwa, IA 52501. The minimum price for each lot shall be $500 per lot, except that the minimum per lot price shall be $250 to owners of adjacent properties. If the City has owned the lot for more than 5 years, the minimum lot price shall be $250 to the general public and $125 for an adjacent property owner. If more than one adjacent property owner wants to purchase the lot, sealed bids will be accepted. The City Council may consider modifying the minimum price. A development agreement with the buyer may be required when the City Council approves a modification of the minimum price.

Projects

– NOW ACCEPTING BIDS –  New Cambridge Court Sewer and Pump Station Elimination Project

This project consists of approximately 900 linear feet of new 8 inch gravity sewer main from an existing manhole on Wildwood Drive to Cambridge Court.  The new sewer main will supplant the pump station currently serving Cambridge Court.  This pump station will be decommissioned as part of the project.

The deadline for bids is 2 PM, February 1, 2017 at the Ottumwa City Clerk’s Office.   Bids will be publicly opened and read immediately after the deadline.  See attached PDF documents for details.   For more information on this project please contact:  Phillip J. Burgmeier, P.E.    Asst. City Engineer    (641) 683-0680

All bidders shall register email addresses and names and addresses with the Ottumwa Engineering Department in order that any addenda which may be issued may be sent to them.

Cambridge Court Sewer and Pump Station Elimination Project PDF Documents:

Project Notice    –    Plans    –    Specifications     –     Addendum #1

 

– NOW ACCEPTING BIDS –  Ottumwa Public Library Air Conditioning Package Units Replacement 

Project consists of replacing two 8.5 ton air conditioning roof top units and one 10 ton condensing unit with associated piping, insulation, electrical, and controls at the Ottumwa Public Library.

The deadline for bids is 2 PM on February 8, 2017 at the Ottumwa City Clerk’s Office.   Bids will be publicly opened and read immediately after the deadline.

A pre-bid meeting will be held February 1 at 2 PM.  Meet at the main desk at the Ottumwa Public Library.  Access to the roof will be arranged.  Bidders are encouraged to attend and verify scope of work.    See attached PDF documents for details.   For more information on this project please contact: Dwight L. Dohlman, P.E. City Engineer at (641) 683-0680.

All bidders shall register email addresses and names and addresses with the Ottumwa Engineering Department in order that any addenda which may be issued may be sent to them.

Library Air Conditioning Project PDF Documents –     Project Notice    –    Plans    –    Specifications

 

– NOW ACCEPTING BIDS –  Jefferson Street Bridge Repairs Project – 2017

This project consists of repair of spalled and deteriorated concrete, replacement of bridge deck expansion joints, spot cleaning involving lead/chromium paint, repair, and painting of existing structural steel in the vicinity of joint replacements on the Jefferson Street Bridge in Ottumwa, Iowa.

The deadline for bids is January 31, 2016 at 2 PM at the Ottumwa City Clerk’s Office.  Bids will be publicly opened and read immediately after the deadline.

For more information on this project please contact: Dwight L. Dohlman, P.E. City Engineer at (641) 683-0680.

All bidders shall register email addresses and names and addresses with the Ottumwa Engineering Department in order that any addenda which may be issued may be sent to them.

Jefferson St. Bridge PDF Documents –     Project Notice    –    Plans    –    Project Manual

 

– BIDDING CLOSED – Demolition at 313 Allison Avenue

– BIDDING CLOSED – 2016 CDBG Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Project

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Effective July 1, 2016, there are three specific ways in which the Notice to Bidders must be posted in Iowa:
1. In a relevant contractor plan room service with statewide circulation.     Master Builders of Iowa
2. In a relevant construction lead generating service with statewide circulation.     Master Builders of Iowa
3. On an internet site sponsored by either a governmental entity or a statewide association that represents the governmental entity.  This page is the designated site for Notice to Bidders for the City of Ottumwa, Iowa.  

 

City of Ottumwa
105 E. Third Street
Ottumwa, IA 52501