City of Binghamton, New York

Bids & RFPs

Bids & RFPs

In addition to procuring goods & services from County & NYS purchase contracts, competitive bids are required for the purchase of materials or equipment in excess of $10,000. The threshold for public works or building contracts (labor & material) is $30,000. Bids are advertised in the Press-Sun Bulletin in the legal ads.

Bids are typically advertised EIGHT (8) business days prior to the bid opening. The bid advertisement contains information as to the nature of the bid, due date & time, and where to obtain bid documents.

The City of Binghamton is requesting proposals for the following services:

Human Service Programs

Applications will be accepted from qualified not-for-profit agencies and faith-based organizations that provide an unduplicated/essential service, or collaboratively meet a need, especially for low-moderate income City of Binghamton residents.  Approximately $120,000 in CDBG funding and $135,000 in ESG funding will be allocated on a highly competitive basis.  Programs of interest include educations, workforce training, youth development, parent engagement, crime prevention, and rapid re-housing services for homeless persons.

Senior Housing Repair Program

Applications will be accepted from qualified not-for-profit agencies and faith-based organizations experienced in providing minor housing repair services to low-income, owner-occupied senior households.  An allocation of $35,000 in CDBG funds will be used to support this program.

A full Request for Proposal and Application packet for each program area may be obtained at the City's Department of Planning, Housing and Community Development, 4th Floor, City Hall, 607-772-7240 or below.

Completed applications must be received by the City Purchasing Department, 2nd Floor, City Hall on or before 10:30am, Wednesday, November 12, 2014.

Closing Date:
November 12, 2014