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January 2018 Federal, State, and Local Contract Opportunities

by Melanie Berman - January 8, 2018

There are many federal, state and local funding opportunities advertised right now as it is the start of the 2018 calendar year. Reach out to your Arkansas Procurement Assistance Center (APAC) team for assistance with any of these open solicitations by calling 501-671-2390 (Little Rock) or 501-650-6180 (Bentonville). You may also reach us by e-mailing apac@uaex.edu .  

One such opportunity listed on FedBizOpps is to perform park maintenance for the Corps of Engineers, Arkansas, Pine Bluff Area. The combined synopsis/solicitation is set aside for Total Small Business and is due at noon on January 26.

Solicitation Name – Pine Bluff Park Maintenance

Solicitation Number - W9127S18Q0012

Agency – Department of the Army

Office – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Web link to the solicitation - https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=268f826f2b7d06746da79959329809ac&tab=core&_cview=0

If the current federal opportunities are not something your business is interested in, there are also local and state funding opportunities that can be found at Arkansas Bid Network as well as the State of Arkansas Office of State Procurement

Here are a couple of examples of current solicitations in the state:

  • The City of Little Rock has a current opportunity for their 2018 Street Resurfacing Program. This particular bid is due by 2:30 p.m. on January 25. You may find this opportunity along with others on the city’s Purchasing Division website of Current Bid Opportunities.

Solicitation Name – 2018 Street Resurfacing Program

Solicitation Number – 17189

Agency – City of Little Rock, Arkansas

Office/Contact – Jaime Motley, City of Little Rock Purchasing Division, 501-371-4563 or LRPurchasing@littlerock.gov

Web link to the solicitation – https://littlerock.ionwave.net/CurrentSourcingEvents.aspx?ReturnLoginURL=http://www.littlerock.gov/citydepartments/finance/divisions/purchasing.aspx

Note - Pre-bid meeting scheduled for 2:30 p.m., Jan. 12, 2018 

  • The State of Arkansas Office of State Procurement currently has an open janitorial contract for the Department of Arkansas Heritage due by 2:30 p.m. on January 23.

Solicitation Name – Janitorial Service

Solicitation Number – SP-18-0038

Agency – Department of Arkansas Heritage

Office/Contact - judy.shirley@dfa.arkansas.gov

Web link to the solicitation - http://www.arkansas.gov/dfa/procurement/bids/bid_info.php?bid_number=SP-18-0038

Note – Mandatory Pre-bid at 10 a.m., Jan. 10, 2018

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