BID OPPORTUNITIES AND MORE… SEE TSMSDC’S 305TH EDITION OF THE COMMUNITY BUSINESS NEWS BULLETIN!

OUR 305TH EDITION OF THE BID OPPORTUNITIES AND EVENTS
2021
May 28, 2020: BID OPPORTUNITY – Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) invites bids for SCNS Lunchroom Products (School Delivery) #7978.  Click here for additional information
May 28, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Louisville Regional Airport Authority invites bids for Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Vehicle.  Click here for additional information
May 28, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – University of Kentucky invites bids for PAV WH and PAV H AHU Upgrade – AHU Purchase Package. Click here for additional information
May 28, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Transit Authority of River City (TARC) invites bids for Transit Scheduling Professional Services. Click here for additional information
May 30, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Louisville, Kentucky invites bids for Communication Franchise May 2021.  Click here for additional information
NEW!!! June 1, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Burns & McDonnell invite bids for their Paradise & Colbert Simple-Cycle (PCSC) Project in Drakesboro, Kentucky.
Major Equipment Procurement Contracting Opportunities: In-line Instruments and Transmitters. Click here for additional information
NEW!!! June 1, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Burns & McDonnell invite bids for their Paradise & Colbert Simple-Cycle (PCSC) Project in Drakesboro, Kentucky.
Major Equipment Procurement Contracting Opportunities: Gas Composition Analyzer.
NEW!!! June 1, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Burns & McDonnell invite bids for their Paradise & Colbert Simple-Cycle (PCSC) Project in Drakesboro, Kentucky.
Major Equipment Procurement Contracting Opportunities: Gauges, Thermocouples, Orifice Plates, Level Gauges and Level Switches. Click here for additional information
June 1, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Fayette County Public Schools (FCPS) invites bids for Produce.  Click here for additional information
June 1, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Fayette County Public Schools (FCPS) invites bids for Hydroponic Lettuce.  Click here for additional information
June 1, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Knoxville, Tennessee invites bids for Stage for Special Events.  Click here for additional information
June 1, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – West Virginia University (WVU) invites bids for Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium Exterior PM.  Click here for additional information
June 1, 2020: BID OPPORTUNITY – Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) invites bids for Servicing of Automotive Equipment Washers #7987.  Click here for additional information
June 1, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government (LFUCG) invites bids for Universal Roll Carts.  Click here for additional information
June 2, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Louisville Water Company invites bids for Yale Drive Area Water Main Replacement Project.  Click here for additional information
June 2, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – University of Louisville (UofL) invites bids for School of Dentistry, IAQ Upgrades – Installation.  Click here for additional information
June 2, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) invites bids for Marketplace Vending Services.  Click here for additional information
June 2, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Louisville Water Company invites bids for Ductile Iron Fittings and Accessories.  Click here for additional information
June 2, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Knoxville, Tennessee invites bids for Salt Spreaders.  Click here for additional information
June 2, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Knoxville, Tennessee invites bids for Notice of Intent to Award a Sole Source Procurement.  Click here for additional information
June 2, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Louisville Water Company invites bids for Waste Disposal.  
June 3, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Louisville, Kentucky invites bids for Construct Shipping Containers for Office and Storage Building.  Click here for additional information
June 3, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government (LFUCG) invites bids for Employment Sector Data Research.  Click here for additional information
June 3, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) invites bids for Hawthorne Avenue Drainage Improvement Project.  
June 3, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) invites bids for Conference Room Audio/Visual Equipment and Enhancement.  
June 3, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – University of Kentucky invites bids for Delta Gamma House – BP#1 Early Demolition and Abatement. Click here for additional information
June 3, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Louisville, Kentucky invites bids for Prepaid Debit Card Program Services.  Click here for additional information
June 3, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Shelby County Schools (SCS) invites bids for Kingsbury High School – Courtyard Drainage – MT.  Click here for additional information
June 3, 2020: BID OPPORTUNITY – Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) invites bids for Cafeteria Graphic Design and Installation Services #7988.  Click here for additional information
June 3, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – University of Kentucky invites bids for LTS Buildings 100, 200 and 300 Window Replacement. Click here for additional information
June 3, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government (LFUCG) invites bids Universal Roll Carts.  Click here for additional information
June 3, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Shelby County Schools (SCS) invites bids for Replacement Display Screens for SCS Probook 430 G7 Laptop and Installation WA.  
June 4, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – University of Louisville (UofL) invites bids for Student Housing Sub-Lease Agreement.  Click here for additional information
June 4, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – University of Kentucky invites bids for Workers’ Compensation Third Party Administration and Managed Care Services. Click here for additional information
June 4, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – University of Kentucky invites bids for PAV WH Floors 1-3 Replace Trace on Hot Water System. Click here for additional information
June 4, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Knoxville, Tennessee invites bids for Northwest Greenway Connector Phase II ROW Acquisition Services.  Click here for additional information
June 4, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – West Virginia University (WVU) invites bids for Beechurst PRT Elevator Modernization.  Click here for additional information
June 4, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Louisville, Kentucky invites bids for Elevator Modernization – Louisville Metro Archives Building and Southwest Government Center.  
June 4, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) invites bids for Guttering and Siding Repair Services. Click here for additional information
June 4, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Transit Authority of River City (TARC) invites bids for Transit Scheduling Professional Services. Click here for additional information
June 4, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) Requests for Qualifications for Architectural and Engineering Services Q2117.
June 7, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Shelby County Schools (SCS) invites bids for Auditing Cloud-Based Software Application.  Click here for additional information
June 7, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Louisville, Kentucky invites bids for Exhibit Theming and Graphics.  Click here for additional information
June 8, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division, City of Memphis invites bids for Nokia Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) Network Equipment.
June 8, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Knoxville, Tennessee invites bids for Solar Equipment and Materials.  Click here for additional information
June 8, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Shelby County Schools (SCS) invites bids for SCS Mobile HVAC and Lift Equipment.  Click here for additional information
June 9, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Louisville Water Company invites bids for Valve Boxes, Lids and Risers.  Click here for additional information
June 9, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Shelby County Schools (SCS) invites bids for Old Goodlett ES Demolition.  Click here for additional information
June 9, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division, City of Memphis invites bids for VMWare 3-Year License Agreement. Click here for additional information
June 9, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – University of Kentucky invites bids for On-Demand Ridesharing Technology Platform. Click here for additional information
June 10, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government (LFUCG) invites bids for Single Pass Leaf Collections Services.  Click here for additional information
June 10, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Shelby County Schools (SCS) invites bids for Non E Rate Network Cabling KC.  Click here for additional information
June 10, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government (LFUCG) invites bids Torres Lighting Equipment.  Click here for additional information
June 10, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Louisville, Kentucky invites bids for Veterinary Pharmaceuticals and Medical Supplies.  Click here for additional information
June 10, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Knoxville, Tennessee invites bids for Air Sweeper Truck.  Click here for additional information
June 10, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Knoxville, Tennessee Request for Quotes – X-Ray Generator.  Click here for additional information
June 10, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) invites bids for Freightliner Cascadia (NEW) – Owensboro CTC.  Click here for additional information
NEW!!! June 11, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Burns & McDonnell invite bids for their Paradise & Colbert Simple-Cycle (PCSC) Project in Drakesboro, Kentucky.
Major Equipment Procurement Contracting Opportunities: Medium Voltage Cable and Low Voltage Cable 4/0 and larger. Click here for additional information
June 11: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Knoxville, Tennessee invites bids for Knuckleboom Loader. Click here for additional information
June 14, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – West Virginia University (WVU) invites bids for Stream and Wetland Mitigation.  Click here for additional information
June 15, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – University of Kentucky invites bids for Elevator Modernization – Peterson Service Building. Click here for additional information
June 15, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government (LFUCG) invites bids for Management Services of the Kentucky and State Theaters.  
June 16, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – University of Kentucky invites bids for Anthropology Building – Collections Area HVAC Upgrades. Click here for additional information
June 16, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government (LFUCG) invites bids Fleet Services Ventilation Upgrades.  Click here for additional information
June 17, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – University of Kentucky invites bids for UKHC Gill MRI Replacement. Click here for additional information
June 18, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – University of Kentucky invites bids for Window Replacement – Peterson Service Building. Click here for additional information
NEW!!! June 22, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Burns & McDonnell invite bids for their Paradise & Colbert Simple-Cycle (PCSC) Project in Drakesboro, Kentucky.
Construction Subcontracting Opportunities: Electrical Subcontractor Providing Temporary Construction Power Services. Click here for additional information
June 23, 2021: EVENT – Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) – City of Knoxville 12th Annual Business Opportunity Breakfast. Click here for additional information
June 23, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Transit Authority of River City (TARC) invites bids for Next Generation Mobile Ticketing Application. Click here for additional information
June 25, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Fayette County Public Schools (FCPS) invites bids for Comprehensive Compensation Study for Classified Hourly Staff.  
June 25, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government (LFUCG) invites bids Supplemental Legal Services.  Click here for additional information
NEW!!! June 28, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Burns & McDonnell invite bids for their Paradise & Colbert Simple-Cycle (PCSC) Project in Drakesboro, Kentucky.
Construction Subcontracting Opportunities: Civil Subcontractor.
June 28, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Louisville, Kentucky invites bids for Auctioneer Services.  Click here for additional information
June 30, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Louisville Water Company invites bids for Small Business Enterprise Application. Click here for additional information
June 30, 2021: EVENT – TSMSDC Virtual ‘Raising the Bar’ Mini-Series – Doing Business With…
GE Appliances. REGISTER NOW! Click here for additional information
NEW!!! July 6, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Burns & McDonnell invite Construction Subcontracting Opportunities:bids for their Paradise & Colbert Simple-Cycle (PCSC) Project in Drakesboro, Kentucky.
Construction Subcontracting Opportunities: Concrete Subcontractor.
NEW!!! July 6, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Burns & McDonnell invite bids for their Paradise & Colbert Simple-Cycle (PCSC) Project in Drakesboro, Kentucky.
Miscellaneous Services & Supply Contracting Opportunities: Portable Toilets Service Company, Temporary Site Fencing, Bottled Water Supply, Office Supply, Equipment Rental, Dumpsters, Office Trailers, Catering, etc. Click here for additional information
NEW!!! August 3, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Burns & McDonnell invite bids for their Paradise & Colbert Simple-Cycle (PCSC) Project in Drakesboro, Kentucky.
Miscellaneous Services & Supply Contracting Opportunities: Surveying Layout.
August 5-6, 2021: EVENT – SAVE THE DATE… Lexington MBE Expo. Additional information coming soon
NEW!!! August 18, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Burns & McDonnell invite bids for their Paradise & Colbert Simple-Cycle (PCSC) Project in Drakesboro, Kentucky.
Construction Subcontracting Opportunities: Subsurface Construction Contractor (Subcontractor must self-perform this scope). Click here for additional information
August 19, 2021: EVENT – TSMSDC Virtual ‘Raising the Bar’ Mini-Series – Doing Business With…
Element Fleet Management. REGISTER NOW! Click here for additional information
August 26, 2021: EVENT – SAVE THE NEW DATE… TSMSDC Virtual Impact Awards Gala. Additional information coming soon
September 13-14, 2021: EVENT – SAVE THE DATE… TSMSDC Virtual Business Marketplace. Additional information coming soon
October 25-28, 2021: EVENT – SAVE THE DATE… NMSDC National Conference and Business Opportunity Exchange (BOE) Miami,FL. Additional information coming soon
NEW!!! November 5, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Burns & McDonnell invite bids for their Paradise & Colbert Simple-Cycle (PCSC) Project in Drakesboro, Kentucky.
Miscellaneous Services & Supply Contracting Opportunities: Utility Potholing/Locating Service Contractor. Click here for additional information
NEW!!! November 15, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Burns & McDonnell invite bids for their Paradise & Colbert Simple-Cycle (PCSC) Project in Drakesboro, Kentucky.
Construction Subcontracting Opportunities: Electrical Subcontractor for Above-Ground Electrical Construction. Click here for additional information
NEW!!! November 17, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Burns & McDonnell invite bids for their Paradise & Colbert Simple-Cycle (PCSC) Project in Drakesboro, Kentucky.
Construction Subcontracting Opportunities: Heavy Haul Subcontractor for Transporting Utility-Scale Turbines and Generators from rail spurs near each site to the installation location.
November 17, 2021: EVENT – TSMSDC Virtual ‘Raising the Bar’ Mini-Series – Doing Business With… University of Kentucky. REGISTER NOW! Click here for additional information
NEW!!! November 22, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Burns & McDonnell invite bids for their Paradise & Colbert Simple-Cycle (PCSC) Project in Drakesboro, Kentucky.
Construction Subcontracting Opportunities: One (1) Administrative/Warehouse Building, and One (1) Electrical Equipment Building. Includes Pre-cast concrete panels, steel erection, interior finishing, concrete, millwork, wondows/doors, electrical, HVAC, painting, flooring, roofing, etc. Click here for additional information
NEW!!! December 7, 2021: BID OPPORTUNITY – Burns & McDonnell invite bids for their Paradise & Colbert Simple-Cycle (PCSC) Project in Drakesboro, Kentucky.
Construction Subcontracting Opportunities: Furnish and Erect Scaffolding.

OPEN: BID OPPORTUNITY – City of Knoxville, Tennessee invites bids for Architectural/Engineering Services. Click here for additional information

2022
NEW!!! January 11, 2022: BID OPPORTUNITY – Burns & McDonnell invite bids for their Paradise & Colbert Simple-Cycle (PCSC) Project in Drakesboro, Kentucky.
Construction Subcontracting Opportunities: Fire Protection Subcontractor for Admin. Building. Click here for additional information
NEW!!! January 11, 2022: BID OPPORTUNITY – Burns & McDonnell invite bids for their Paradise & Colbert Simple-Cycle (PCSC) Project in Drakesboro, Kentucky.
Major Equipment Procurement Contracting Opportunities: Structural Steel Materials and Components. Click here for additional information
NEW!!! March 14, 2022: BID OPPORTUNITY – Burns & McDonnell invite bids for their Paradise & Colbert Simple-Cycle (PCSC) Project in Drakesboro, Kentucky.
Construction Subcontracting Opportunities: Design, Procure and Install Lighting Protection.
NEW!!! April 15, 2022: BID OPPORTUNITY – Burns & McDonnell invite bids for their Paradise & Colbert Simple-Cycle (PCSC) Project in Drakesboro, Kentucky.
Construction Subcontracting Opportunities: Design, Procure and Install Plant Communications. Click here for additional information
NEW!!! April 15, 2022: BID OPPORTUNITY – Burns & McDonnell invite bids for their Paradise & Colbert Simple-Cycle (PCSC) Project in Drakesboro, Kentucky.
Construction Subcontracting Opportunities: Design, Procure and Install Heat Tracing System for Piping and Equipment. Click here for additional information
NEW!!! April 19, 2022: BID OPPORTUNITY – Burns & McDonnell invite bids for their Paradise & Colbert Simple-Cycle (PCSC) Project in Drakesboro, Kentucky.
Miscellaneous Services & Supply Contracting Opportunities: Electrical Relay and Equipment Functional Testing Service Contractor. Click here for additional information
NEW!!! April 29, 2022: BID OPPORTUNITY – Burns & McDonnell invite bids for their Paradise & Colbert Simple-Cycle (PCSC) Project in Drakesboro, Kentucky.
Construction Subcontracting Opportunities: Insulation Subcontractor for Piping and Equipment. Click here for additional information
NEW!!! May 19, 2022: BID OPPORTUNITY – Burns & McDonnell invite bids for their Paradise & Colbert Simple-Cycle (PCSC) Project in Drakesboro, Kentucky.
Construction Subcontracting Opportunities: Painting Subcontractor for Piping and Equipment.
NEW!!! May 28, 2022: BID OPPORTUNITY – Burns & McDonnell invite bids for their Paradise & Colbert Simple-Cycle (PCSC) Project in Drakesboro, Kentucky.
Construction Subcontracting Opportunities: Design, Procure and Install Plant Security System.
NEW!!! June 18, 2022: BID OPPORTUNITY – Burns & McDonnell invite bids for their Paradise & Colbert Simple-Cycle (PCSC) Project in Drakesboro, Kentucky.
Miscellaneous Services & Supply Contracting Opportunities: Create Training Manuals for Operation of the Plant. Click here for additional information
NEW!!! July 27, 2022: BID OPPORTUNITY – Burns & McDonnell invite bids for their Paradise & Colbert Simple-Cycle (PCSC) Project in Drakesboro, Kentucky.
Major Equipment Procurement Contracting Opportunities: Warehouse Overhead Crane.
NEW!!! September 1, 2022: BID OPPORTUNITY – Burns & McDonnell invite bids for their Paradise & Colbert Simple-Cycle (PCSC) Project in Drakesboro, Kentucky.
Construction Subcontracting Opportunities: Civil Subcontractor.
NEW!!! September 15, 2022: BID OPPORTUNITY – Burns & McDonnell invite bids for their Paradise & Colbert Simple-Cycle (PCSC) Project in Drakesboro, Kentucky.
Miscellaneous Services & Supply Contracting Opportunities: Combustion Turbine Lube Oil Flushing Service Contractor. Click here for additional information
***October 3, 2022: EVENT – SAVE THE NEW DATE… TSMSDC Kentucky Golf Invitational. Additional information coming soon
***2022: EVENT – TSMSDC Tennessee Golf Classic – New date and additional information coming soon

BUSINESS FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE INFORMATION
JUNE 30, 2021: LOUISVILLE WATER COMPANY – SMALL BUSINESS EQUITY PROGRAM – KENTUCKY:  In 1860 Louisville Water started as a small business, delivering drinking water to a growing city. Today, the company has opportunities for small businesses to work with them. Learn, register and quality for the Small Business Equity Program.  Click here for additional information
JULY 16, 2021: COMMERCE LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY – LFUCG SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC RECOVERY PROGRAM: To support the recovery of local small businesses in Lexington with established goals to sustain or increase employment, and/or payroll.  
JPMORGAN CHASE – ADVANCING BLACK PATHWAYS:  Expanding Economic Opportunity for Black People. This program combines JPMorgan Chase’s business and philanthropic resources to focus on three pathways to accelerate economic empowerment and opportunity for the black community … Wealth | Education | Careers.  Click here for additional information
SMALL BUSINESS SUPPORT PROGRAM – LOUISVILLE METRO GOVERNMENT, KENTUCKY:  Park Community Credit Union is launching the Small Business Support Program to help small businesses in Louisville that need financial support due to COVID-19 pandemic. Louisville Metro Government has awarded $2.2 million to fund the program which will be split equally between loans and grant to provide relief to small businesses. Loans and Grants are awarded on a first come, first serve basis.  Click here for additional information
SBA PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM (PPP) EXTENSION:   The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is a loan designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on payroll. Borrowers may be eligible for PPP loan forgiveness. SBA is currently offering PPP loans until May 31, 2021. President Biden announced program changes to make access to PPP loans more equitable. Click here for additional information
SBA NEW ROUND OF ECONOMIC INJURY DISASTER LOAN (EIDL) ASSISTANCE: The U.S. Small Business Administration launched a new round of Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) assistance – called Supplemental Targeted Advances – on April 22, 2021 that will provide $5 billion in additional assistance to 1 million small businesses and nonprofit organizations that have been most severely affected by the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Effective April 22, the SBA modified the Targeted EIDL Advance application process to determine if businesses also qualify for the additional $5,000 Supplemental Targeted Advance. SBA will contact eligible business entities to apply and applications will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis. To qualify for the Supplemental Targeted Advance, an eligible business entity must be in a low-income community, suffered greater than 50 percent economic loss, and have 10 or fewer employees.   Click here for additional information
SPECIAL NOTE:
COVID-19 RESOURCE CENTER: NMSDC’S ONE-STOP RESOURCE FOR MBE – CENTRIC NEWS, RESOURCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES. Click here for additional information

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