Polk County General Services

Current Bids

Polk County accepts NO responsibility for delays in the receipt of your bid.

Interested vendors may obtain bid packets for current bids, quotes or request for proposals from the Dept. of General Services, Room 365, Polk County Administrative Office Building, 111 Court Avenue, Des Moines, IA between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., weekdays or call (515)286-3215 or e-mail purchasing@polkcountyiowa.gov

RFP 187-1920 Insurance Program for Polk County Employees & Assets

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Sealed bids will be received by the Polk County Department of General
Services, Purchasing Division, Room 365, Polk County Administrative Office
Building, 111 Court Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa, until 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 5, 2020.  Proposals will be publicly opened and read at 2:05 p.m. on the above-mentioned date.

For more information please contact General Services at 515-286-3215.

Official Publication

Bid Drop Off Procedure- Administration Building Closed to Public

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Due to the closure of the Polk County Administration Building to the public, our process for dropping off bids has changed.

The procedure for dropping off bids is as follows:

  • Call 515-286-3215 on arrival to drop off bid.
  • General Services will meet you at the SW entrance of the Administration Building.
  • We will take your bid upstairs to be timestamped and return with a confirmation time stamp for your records.
  • Mailed bids are still accepted but please keep in mind that Polk County takes no responsibility for any delay or delinquency in the receipt of the bid.

Thank you for your cooperation and understanding during this time.

Bid No. 486-1920, Chiller Replacement at the Polk County Justice Center (Phase 2).

Friday, March 20, 2020

Sealed bids will be will be received by the Polk County Department of
General Services, Purchasing Division, Room 365, Polk County Administrative
Office Building, 111 Court Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa, until 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 14, 2020.  Bids will be publicly opened and read at 2:05 p.m. on the above-mentioned date.

Interested bidders may obtain drawings and specifications from the following locations:

• Beeline and Blue

• iSqFt

• Master Builders

A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 10:00 a.m., at 222 5th Avenue, Des Moines. Meet inside the lobby, past the security station. 

For more information please contact General Services at 515-286-3215.

Official Publication

COVID-19 POLK COUNTY RESPONSE

Monday, March 16, 2020

Des Moines, IA- In response to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic, Polk County is taking steps to protect employees and the public. Cleaning practices have been increased in all offices and plans are in place to assist employees in working remotely if necessary. To protect your personal health and the health of our employees, before visiting a Polk County building please call ahead to see if you can conduct your business electronically or over the phone.

Click here for more information on specific departments or visit www.polkcountyiowa.gov/health for the most up-to-date information about the rapidly evolving situation.

Bid 485-1920 Construction of the Polk County Sheriff's Office Building

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Sealed bids will be received by the Polk County Department of General Services, Purchasing Division, Room 365, Polk County Administration Office Building, 111 Court Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa until 2:00 p.m., Thursday, March 5, 2020 and shall include a five percent (5%) bid security, enclosed in a separate envelope attached to the outside of the bid envelope marked accordingly, as defined in Section 26.8 of the Iowa Code. Bids will be publicly opened and read at 2:05 p.m. on March 5, 2020 in Room 365.

A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at the Polk County Administration Office Building, Room 120, 111 Court Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50313. The meeting will be at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 12, 2020.

For more information please contact Ron Hinds, Project Manager, Shive Hattery.  rhinds@shive-hattery.com.

Official Publication

RFI 008-1920 Children's Outpatient Therapy and Medication Management for Polk County

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Responses shall be received by the Polk County Department of General Services, Room 365, Polk County Administrative Office Building 111 Court Avenue, Des Moines, until 2:00 p.m., Thursday, February 27, 2020. The responses will be publicly opened and read at 2:05 p.m. on the above mentioned date.

For more information please contact General Services at 515-286-3215.

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Bid No. 277-2021: Slurry Leveling on Asphalt Roadways.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Sealed bids will be received by the Polk County Department of General Services, Purchasing Division, Room 365, Polk County Administrative Office Building, 111 Court Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa, until 2:00 p.m., Thursday, January 30, 2020, and shall include a five percent (5%) bid security as defined in Section 26.8 of the Iowa Code.  Bids will be publicly opened and read at 2:05 p.m. on the above-mentioned date.

For more information please contact General Services at 515-286-3215.

Official Publication

Contact Us

Polk County Administrative Building
111 Court Avenue Suite 365
Des Moines, Iowa 50309-2251
General Services: 515-286-3215


County CourtHouse: 515-286-3772
Justice Center: 515-286-3772


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