Request for Proposals
Civic Center Monument Sign
Pursuant to North Carolina General Statutes - Chapter 160A Article 2, proposals will be received by the
City of Asheville for the following:
Description of Work:
The Project consists of the removal and disposal of the existing signage, “u.S. Cellular Center”, and
fabrication and installation of the new sponsorship signage on the north face of the facility in downtown
Asheville, NC. The successful bidder will be responsible for all logistics involved with the installation
including required road closures and crane rentals.
Any questions regarding the preparation of the bid, the documents or the scope of work will be referred
to the architect for clarification.
The City of Asheville reserves the right to waive any informality or to reject any or all bids.
Issuance of RFP
Pre-Proposal Meeting (not mandatory)
U.S. Cellular Center
87 Haywood St
Deadline to Submit Questions
Projected Project Start
Tuesday October 1, 2019
Friday October 4, 2019, 1:00 pm
Monday October 7, 3:00 pm
Thursday, October 10, 2:00 pm
January 2, 2020
Pre-Proposal Meeting attendance is highly encouraged but not mandatory.
This Request for Proposals (RFP) is posted on the City procurement website at
www.ashevillenc.gov/bids. This is t he official source of this solicitation. All updates to this solicitation
shall come in the form of published addenda and shall be published to the same location. T he City
will not be responsible for full or partial sets of Contract Documents including any addendum
obtained from any other source.
Proposals may be hand carried, emailed or mailed to the following. Email submittals must be in PDF
City of Asheville
U.S. Cellular Center
Attention: Chris Corl, U.S. Cellular Center
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87 Haywood St, Asheville, NC 28801
Hours of Operation: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (EST), Monday through Friday
The City of Asheville reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to waive informalities.
All questions concerning this Request for Proposal (RFP) should be submitted via email to:
Chris Corl, Project Manager
Ken Betch, Project Architect
Minority Business Plan:
Prospective Contractors are notified that the City of Asheville has adopted a Minority Business Plan to
encourage participation by women and minority businesses in the awarding of contracts. Women and
minority businesses are invited to participate. Questions regarding this should be directed to Rosanna
Mulcahy, Minority Business Program Manager, Community & Economic Development at (828)
259-8050 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Certification of a Drug-Free Workplace:
Prospective Contractors are notified that the City of Asheville has adopted a Drug-Free Workplace
Policy requiring successful contractors to insure that a drug-free workplace is provided in the
performance of any City of Asheville contract. By submitting a proposal, the Prospective Contractor
certifies that if awarded the Contract, they and their subcontractors shall comply with the City’s
Drug-Free Workplace Policy. The policy may be viewed at the following:
Miscellaneous Requirements of the Proposal:
● Prospective Contractors are notified of a City policy that prohibits contracting with persons or
firms who are delinquent in the payment of ad valorem taxes owed to the City of Asheville.
City of Asheville - RFP -Civic Center Monument Sign
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P roposals due O ctober 10, 2:00 pm