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Request for Bids, Proposals, & Professional Services


The City of Ballwin is currently seeking bids for a new leaf vacuum for the Public Works Department. Bid specifications are below and any questions should be directed to Superintendent of Streets Jim Link at  . Bids should be submitted via email to Jim no later than  10/10/2018. 

  1. POWER PLANT: Electric start, air cooled gasoline engine, minimum 37 horsepower, with battery, alternator, locking hand throttle control.  
  1. BLOWER HOUSING: Housing to be not less than 10 gauge steel with a replaceable inner steel liner to be at least .25 inches thick 
  1. IMPELLER: Impeller to have at least four blades, not less than one half inch thick. Impeller to dynamically balanced, not to be less than 25 inches in diameter. Impeller to be belt driven and not direct drive.
  1. INTAKE: Intake to be a 16” diameter hose.
  1. DISCHARGE: Discharge to be adapted to, and fitted with a twelve inch inside diameter hose not less than five feet long.
  1. TRAILER: Unit to be trailer mounted, with automotive type wheels and tires with fenders, and an adjustable level pintle type hitch and support jack.
  1. SIZE: Height to be no less than 100 inches.  


The City of Ballwin will affirmatively assure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this Notice to Contractors, qualified minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, familial status, national origin or political affiliation.  If you are a person that requires an accommodation or desires more information, please call (636) 227-8580V or RELAY MISSOURI 1-800-735-2966 TDD not later than 5:00 P.M. on the third day preceding the last day for accepting bids.  Offices are open between 8:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday.