Bid Opportunities

There are very specific guidelines placed on the City regarding purchasing goods and services of a particular kind or within a particular price range. This section explains each of the relevant guidelines and also houses the open and active Bids, Requests for Proposals (RFPs), and Requests for Qualifications (RFQs), and Requests for Information (RFIs) for the City of Coatesville.

Bids Ranging (10,500 – 19,400)

Unless otherwise required by state law, other purchases and contracts shall be made by the City Manager, by solicitation of bids orally, by telephone or in writing from at least three (3) suppliers. Written tabulation of solicitations made and quotations received shall be maintained on file for one (1) year.

For a purchase or contract exceeding two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500.), lack of competition is permissible only when an emergency exists which permits no delay because of the possibility of injury to life or destruction of property or when only one (1) source of supply is available and the City Manager or Finance Director shall so certify. If an award is made under the terms of this subsection, a report of such award, together with a statement justifying the lack of competition, shall be made to the City Council by the City Manager.

Bids Ranging (Over 19,400)

Unless otherwise exempt from bidding as provided in the City Code or by provisions of the Home Rule Charter, purchases and contracts in excess of nineteen thousand four hundred dollars ($19,400) shall be made only upon approval of the Council and on the following conditions:

1. Invitations to bid made by advertisement at least two (2) times, the last not fewer than seven (7) days before the bid opening date, in at least one (1) newspaper of general circulation and by mail to known qualified and interested suppliers or contractors.

2. Written specifications, terms and conditions.

3. Bid bond or deposit in the amount of ten percent (10%) of bid.

All contract documents shall have the approval of the City Solicitor prior to advertisement and shall be executed in accordance with Home Rule Charter § 2-607A.

Certificate of Financial Interest

Every contract shall contain a certification that no elected or appointed official of the city or any employee thereof has any direct or indirect financial interest with any person or other entity proposing to contract with the city which has not been disclosed as required by Home Rule Charter § 2-702B. This requirement shall also be made a part of any and all subcontracts.

Active Bids

Active bids provide opportunities for vendors and contractors to participate in Coatesville’s ongoing projects and initiatives. Often, responses to RFIs will be instrumental in shaping project directions and contributing to Coatesville’s ongoing growth and development. We value your insights as we work towards creating a thriving community. This section features active bids that are open for submission, providing qualified firms and individuals with a chance to contribute their expertise and services to our community’s growth and development.

Here are the listed bid opportunities available:

There are currently no active bids available.


The City will often publish Requests for Quotations for specific projects and initiatives. These RFQs allow the city to obtain competitive bids from qualified vendors, helping us determine associated costs and time lines for various undertakings. Below are the current RFQ opportunities, providing interested parties with the chance to participate in shaping our community’s future through their expertise and services. Be sure to check back regularly for updates and new opportunities to contribute to Coatesville’s growth and development.

Here are the listed RFQs available:

There are currently no active RFQs available.


The City of Coatesville periodically publishes Requests for Proposal (RFP) for various projects and initiatives. The RFPs section provides opportunities for qualified firms and individuals to submit proposals and contribute to the city’s progress and community development. Stay updated on the latest RFP opportunities and join us in shaping a vibrant future for Coatesville. Check out the current bid opportunities below.

Here are the listed RFPs available:

There are currently no active RFPs available.


The City of Coatesville’s RFIs (Requests for Information) will issue RFIs to gather information and insights from qualified vendors and experts for specific projects and initiatives. RFIs serve as an important step in the decision-making process, allowing us to explore potential solutions and gather valuable data to inform our projects. We encourage qualified firms and individuals to participate actively in our RFIs and share their knowledge and insights.

Here are the listed RFIs available:

There are currently no active RFIs available.

Contact Us

For any questions, assistance, or inquiries related to real estate taxes in the City of Coatesville, our Finance Department is here to help. You can contact us at [Finance Department phone number] or [Finance Department email address]. We are committed to providing exceptional service and ensuring clarity in property tax matters for our valued community members.