20 Acres Baling Bids



The City of Altamont is requesting bids for the mowing, baling, and removal of hay for the 2023 harvest season. The general scope of this project includes the property of approximately 20 acres located at McMillian Avenue and Huston Avenue.  There is a scheduled UTV Poker Run starting on this property on April 29th, 2023.

Payment to the City of Altamont, KS must be received as a lump sum prior to beginning of cutting.  The number of crops harvested is limited to one and mowing height shall be set so that the remaining cut stubble height is at least 4 inches.  All baled hay shall be removed from the property within 14 days of being baled.  All hay must be baled and removed from the City Property no later than August 21, 2023.

All sealed bids must be in writing and delivered by hand, FED Ex, UPS, or USPS mail to the City Administrator, City of Altamont, 407 S. Huston, PO Box 305, Altamont, KS  67330.  There is a drop box available on the West side of City Hall. Bids are to be sealed and clearly labeled “20 Acres Baling- 2023”.  Bids will be accepted no later than 2:00 PM on April 6, 2023, at which time bids will be opened and read.  Any proposal received after the time set for opening will be rejected. 

Bid selection will be approved by the City of Altamont Governing Body on April 13, 2023, at 7:00 PM. The City of Altamont reserves the right to waive irregularities in bids, to reject any and all bids with or without cause, and to award the bid that is determined to be in the best interest of the City of Altamont.

The City of Altamont does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or handicapped status in employment or provision of service.  If you have any questions regarding this bid, please contact Brad Myers with the City of Altamont at 620-784-5612.