County Bid Proposals & Sales


1991 Ford F800:
Buchanan County is accepting sealed bid proposals at the Buchanan County Auditor's office until 9:00 a.m., Monday, February 11, 2019 for the sale of the following item:

     1991 Ford F800 with 40 ft. pelican bucket lift with hydraulics, to be sold as is with 183,810 miles.

All bids shall be submitted on bid proposal forms which can be obtained at the Buchanan County Auditor's office located at 210 5th Ave. NE, Independence from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday or you may click on this bid proposal link.

The words "truck bid" must be written on the outside of the sealed envelope.  Bids will be opened beginning at 9:15 a.m., February 11, 2019 in the Supervisors boardroom at the Buchanan County Courthouse.  Those submitting sealed bids will be allowed to raise their bids at that time.  The Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

Contact the County Engineer's office at 319-334-6031 for further information.

Bridge Structure Materials:
Buchanan County is accepting sealed bid proposals at the Buchanan County Auditor's office until 9:00 a.m., Monday, March 4, 2019 for the following bridge structure materials:

     Three (3) 89 ft. railroad flatcars designed for 100 ton loading and cut just outside the bolster.  Cars shall be raised sill design with all obstructions removed for a flat deck on all cars except the raised sill shall be left on one side on two cars.

All bids shall be submitted on bid proposal forms which can be obtained at the Buchanan County Auditor's office located at 210 5th Ave. NE, Independence from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday or you may click on this bid proposal link.

The words "Bridge Materials" must be written on the outside of the sealed envelope.  Bids will be opened beginning at 9:15 a.m., March 4, 2019 in the Supervisors meeting room at the Buchanan County Courthouse.  Proposals containing any reservations not provided for in the forms furnished may be rejected.  The County Board of Supervisors reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

Contact the County Engineer's office at 319-334-6031 for further information.