RFP's & RFQ's

The City will often solicit vendors for projects and other services through a procurement process of a Request for Proposals (RFP) or a Request for Qualifications (RFQ).   During the process there is a defined time when vendors may submit their proposal and or qualifications.  RFP's & RFQ's are opened in the City Council Chambers at the designated time and date the solicitations are due.  During openings, vendors and the public may attend.


City of Abbeville, South Carolina 

Request for Bid Proposals            Hydraulic Excavator Bid Packet

Bid Number 300-2-2018 

The City intends to purchase and is requesting sealed bids for one hydraulic excavator. Detailed specifications may be obtained from the city’s website, www.abbevillecitysc.com, or from the City Manager’s office by calling 864-366-2109 or emailing the City Manager at bstone@abbevillecitysc.com. The City Manager can also be reached at 864-378-8101. 

Bids will be accepted until 12:00 PM, August 30, 2018, in the City Manager’s Office, Opera House, 100 Court Square, PO Box 40, Abbeville SC 29620, at which time they will be opened. The City reserves the right to reject any or all bids. Bids will be awarded on the basis of the lowest and/or best bid. 


A fully enclosed (solid) cab 

Factory installed heating and air condition system 

Auxiliary hydraulics 

Operating weight at least 21,550 lbs. 

Hydraulic thumb installed 

Hydraulic coupler for smooth change of buckets 

Additional 2 years of filters based on 1200 hours per year use 

Rubber tracks 

Zero tail swing 

At least 72 horsepower 

Straight blade 

One 36" digging bucket 

One 48"ditching bucket