Current Bid Openings

2021 Bid Opening Dates

Currently Advertised Bids

2022 Stree Lights Maintenance Contract
Bid Opening: November 9, 2021

Upcoming Bids

5th St Panel Repair - Minnesota to Stumer
Projet No. 2657
Anticipated Bid Opening: November 30, 2021

Pavement Rehabilitation Project - locust  Ivy
Project 2623
Anticipated Bid Opening: November 30, 2021

Sewer Force Main Air Release Valve Replacement Haines Avenue - Informal
Project No. 2663
Anticipated Quote Opening: November 10, 2021

Miscellaneous Impovements, Facility Type Projects 
Project No. 2608
Anticipated Bid Opening: November 30, 2021

Tower Road Stabilization Project - Poad Reconstruction Phase
Project No. 2537
Anticipated Bid Opening:December 14, 2021

Miscellaneous Impovements, Fencing Projects
Project No. 2606
Anticipated Bid Opening: December 14, 2021

St Cloud Street Reconstruction - 5th to Highland Ct.
Project No. 2487
Anticipated Bid Opening: December 14, 2021

2021 Roadway Surfacng Project
Project No. 2673
Anticipated Bid Opening: December 14, 2021


 We now post bid opportunities on Public Purchase, a web based eProcurement service. As new bid solicitations are posted, this eProcurement system provides an automatic notification to registered vendors/contractors. This service is provided at no charge. Plans and specifications are also on file in the office of the City Finance Officer and may be obtained at the Engineering Services Office, 300 Sixth Street, Rapid City, South Dakota.

To view a solicitation on Public Purchase, you must be registered. Once you are registered, click on the appropriate listing and you will be able to view the specifications and any applicable documents. If preferred, we do provide one hard copy of plans and specifications to interested vendors/contractors, which is available upon request.

This eProcurement system will create a single location to view current bid opportunities and award information for previous bids issued through the Public Purchase website. This system will also provide you with automatic notification of bid solicitations to vendors. In addition, Public Purchase gives you access to bid opportunities with other government entities. All of this is provided at no charge to you.
If you have need any assistance with the registration process, please contact Public Purchase at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Or use their Live Chat during business hours, which can be found in the upper left corner of the web site. Please contact the City of Rapid City (605-394-4154) with additional questions or for questions regarding a bid.

1.    Register with Public Purchase:

Use the link below to begin the registration process. It can take up to 24 hours for your account to become active. You will receive an email from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. letting you know your account is activated. Be sure and add this email address to your contacts to avoid the bid notification emails being sent to your junk folder.
If you are already registered with Public Purchase previously please proceed directly to step 2. 

2.    Register with City of Rapid City:

A. Once you have received your activation email from Public Purchase log into and accept the terms and conditions of use.

B. Then click on the link below to start your registration process with City of Rapid City. Begin by selecting the NAICS Commodity Codes that relate to your business so you can receive email notifications of future bid opportunities.,sd/buyer/public/home
C. If, for any reason, the link above fails, you can follow the following procedure to complete the registration process: Use the Public Purchase link in Step 1 and log in. Then click “Select Region,” and “Select Agency.” After selecting City of Rapid City  click on the “Register with City of Rapid City ” on the right hand side of the City of Rapid City 's logo
It is important that this second part of the registration is complete or you will not receive notifications of upcoming quote opportunities from the City of Rapid City. It is your responsibility to keep the information up to date, particularly the contacts and email addresses.   

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