The Seal of London, Ohio

The City of London Ohio

Established in 1811

Emergency Notice:

Water Emergency:  Due to low water tower levels and high city demands on water, the London Water Department is asking the city residents and businesses to conserve water. Demands have the water plant at its maximum capacity and cannot keep up with daily use.

Free Fan Distribution:  Do you need a fan to get you through the summer heat? Free Fan Distribution at the London Fire Department. 

Attention: Invitations to bid!


 Sealed bids will be received at the City of London Administrative Offices, 6 E Second St., London, Ohio 43140 until 10:00 a.m. (local time), August 2nd, 2016 for the Renovation Project at 20 S. Walnut St. in London. At that time, all bids will be publicly opened and read. All bids shall be sealed and plainly marked, “Renovation Project at 20 S. Walnut St.”
The plans for this project are available for viewing at the Administrative Offices during normal business hours. Copies may be purchased from DC REPROgraphics, 1254 Courtland Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43201. Plans may also be viewed by following this link;
Project completion goal, November 1, 2016. Construction work shall be subject to the prevailing wage rates established by the Ohio Department of Commerce, Division of Labor & Worker Safety.
Each bid shall be in conformity with the Ohio Revised Code. In the case of corporations not chartered in the State of Ohio, the bid shall be accompanied by a proper certificate of the Secretary of State, certifying that such corporation is authorized to do business in Ohio.
Bidders shall comply with the Affirmative Action-Equal Employment Opportunity requirements. Each bidder must insure that all employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, national origin or any other reason.
The City of London reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive any informalities or irregularities in the bids received, and to accept any bid or combination of bids which is deemed most favorable to the City at the time and under the conditions stipulated. The City of London further declare that they will award the contract for this project to the lowest and best bid, which may not necessarily be the lowest bid. No single factor will control the City’s decision to award, and the Board reserves the right to exercise its full discretion.
The City of London, pursuant to Resolution 137-16, passed July 7, 2016, hereby serves notice that it will accept sealed, written bids for the purchase of a used aerial ladder. The bids must be submitted before 4:00pm on August 12, 2016, to the City of London, c/o Joe Mosier, 6 E. Second St., London, OH 43140.

The following is a list of minimum requirements to be fulfilled:

• Apparatus shall be no older than 2003 model year
• Apparatus shall have aerial platform no shorter than 100 ft.
• Apparatus shall have no less than a 1500 gpm pump
• Apparatus shall have no more than 50,000 miles
• Apparatus shall have seating for no less than 4 personnel
• Apparatus shall have automatic transmission
• Apparatus shall have diesel motor
• Apparatus shall have pre-piped waterway
• Apparatus shall have current, up-to-date certifications

The City of London reserves the right to inspect any apparatus prior to awarding contract. Winning bidder will be required to enter into a written purchase contract, which must be approved by a 2/3 majority of London City Council. The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids and re-advertise for bids. By submitting a written, sealed bid, bidders waive any formalities required by the bidding process.


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