2023 Specifications – Sludge Hauling

Specification for Sludge Hauling and Disposal

 For The City of Niles, Ohio

Wastewater Treatment Facility


                       999 Summit Street Ext.                                                                             


Duration:  March 1, 2023 to March 1 , 2025


Hauling Bid:               Haul rate per load including fuel surcharge.



Disposal Bid:              Any all fees including but not limited to inspection fees, County, State, Federal and EPA fees. Disposal fees at the landfill are to be stated and part of bid.  Shall be quoted per ton. And a separate hauling fee must   be submitted. Award will be based on total cost to the city.


Liner Bid:                   One (1) liner per box.



Location:                    The disposal site must be within 40 miles of the Niles WWTP and be approved                                  by the Ohio EPA for Municipal Sludge Disposal.        


Provision:                   Contractor will provide two (2) well maintained 20 cubic yard roll off boxes.                              

Other:                         Roll off dumpster will be in place in the solids building no later than 7:00 am daily,                                  generally Monday -Thursday. One roll off dumpster per day is needed with exceptions when 2 rolls offs per day will be needed. In the case of 2 rolls offs per day the provider will switch out roll offs at noon, with the second empty roll off being in place at the same time,  or as other specified times determined by the City of Niles. The city of Niles may adjust these times.

Penalty for delay:        Contractor is responsible for meeting the deadline times of 7:00am and Noon for box switch-outs at the City’s discretion.  If Contractor is late, the financial penalty of $ ___150  per occurrence will be assessed.

The award will be based on total cost to the city per ton and the hauling per load cost. The city has the right to accept or refuse any bid.

RFP Bid Specs – Plow Truck 2023 – CLOSED –

2023 Municipal - International Plow truck

Plow Truck Specifications:

ModelHV Series
CabDay Cab
Axle Config4X2
VocationMRD SnowPlow
Battery BoxAluminum Cover
Fuel Tank Size70Gal
Def TankCoverStainless
EngineCummins L-9
TransmissionAllison Automatic
HoodHigh Visability
DashFlat Dash
Door MirrorsC-Loop
Front Axle16,000 lb
Rear Axle22,000 lb
Tires/ Wheels22.5 Wheels
LightsLED Strobe Package
 Green & Amber
 Lights Over Cab & Rear of Bed
Fog LampsLED
Collision SystemOMIT

Henderson Plow Package Specifications:

RSP Plow – Integrated shield. 10Ft Plow
Hercules snow plow hitch pin and loop
TGS Tailgate spreader – Stainless
Mark E Dump Body – Stainless / Single Axle
Telescopic hoist.
Hydraulics – Certified
Mailbox cut out on plow
Top Mount Cylinders
Heavy Duty Full lift push frame
Stainless Steel Dump box
Stainless Spreader
10 Ft Plow

RFP – New Firetruck



City of Niles‘ Advertisement to issue a Request for Proposals for

A New Fire Engine for the City of Niles Fire Department

City of Niles (City) is soliciting requests for proposals for a New Fire Engine for the City of Niles.  Please see the City Website for specifications. www.thecityofniles.com.

Sealed proposals will be received by the City of Niles Auditor’s Office, in the City Hall, 34 West State Street, Ohio, until 11:00 a.m. on October 11, 2022, for the following project:

Request for Proposals for a New Fire Engine for the City of Niles Fire Department

Envelopes should be plainly marked “Request for Proposals for a New Fire Engine for the City of Niles.

Each proposal shall contain the full name and address of every person, firm, or corporation interested in the same, and if a corporation, the name and address of the president and secretary, and shall comply with the ORC, including 735.06 and bid and performance sureties if applicable and also review Niles Codified Ordinances 138.01, if applicable.  The City reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

For questions regarding Requests for Proposals and specifications from the project study can be obtained by contacting Fire Chief John Stevens, at 330-544-9022 or via email at jstevens@thecityofniles.com.    

RFP Submittals shall be mailed in a sealed envelope to be opened on:

Date: October 11, 2022 @ 11:00 a.m.

Attention:  City Auditor

34 West State Street

Niles, Ohio 44446

2t, September 23, 30, 2022