The City of Goshen, Indiana is soliciting sealed bids for municipal solid waste collection, recyclable materials collection, and related services. Specification Documents may be obtained from the Goshen Clerk-Treasurer’s Office at 202 South Fifth Street, Goshen, Indiana 46528 or the City of Goshen’s current Bidding Opportunities portal at The City shall not be responsible for documents obtained from any other source.

A proposal must be submitted in accordance with the Instructions and all contractual terms and conditions that are included in the Specification Documents. A proposal must be accompanied by a bid security equal to Twenty Thousand Dollars ($20,000) as evidence of financial responsibility and guarantee that if the bidder’s proposal is accepted, the bidder will execute a contract with City and deliver the required performance deposit in the amount of One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000) within 14 days after notice of award of the contract. The bid security of all unsuccessful bidders will be returned upon the
selection of the successful bidder.

Sealed bids must be received by the Goshen Clerk-Treasurer’s Office at 202 South Fifth Street, Goshen, Indiana 46528 by 1:45 p.m. (local time) on May 2, 2022. All bids received will be taken to the May 2, 2022 Goshen Board of Public Works and Safety meeting at 2:00 p.m. to be publicly opened and read aloud. The Board meeting will be held in the City Court Room/Council Chambers at the Goshen Police & Court Building, 111 East Jefferson Street, Goshen, Indiana.

In addition to cost, proposals will be evaluated based on whether the bidder is responsible, and if the bidder’s proposal is responsive. The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids, delete any portions thereof, to waive any informalities or irregularities in any bid received, and to award a contract, consistent with Indiana law, to the lowest responsible and responsive bidder.