Opportunity to bid for goods and services for next school year

Opportunity to bid

The Knox County Board of Education will accept sealed bids for the period July 1, 2024, to June 30, 2025, for the following goods and services:

Alarm Systems Maintenance

Athletic Equipment and Services

Blacktopping and Sealer Services

Building Materials and Supplies

Bus Accessories, Cleaning Supplies, and Repair Parts 

Bus Tires

Clothing and Shoes

Copier Repair and Purchasing

Custodial Supplies

Custom Hire (Equipment)

Drug Screening/Testing Services

Fire Suppression and Maintenance

Garbage Service

HVAC/Plumbing Supplies and Service

Office and Instructional Supplies

Oil and Lubricants

Pest Control Service

PPE, Nursing, and Health Supplies

School Pictures

Septic Tank and Grease Trap Service


Soft Drinks

Tree Services

All bids (electronic submissions and mailed) must be received by the closing date, Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 9:00 A.M. and none will be considered thereafter. Your bid should include all the required pages and any other pertinent documents.  A W-9 form is available for download.

Bids may be returned by Electronic Email Delivery to purchasing@knox.kyschools.us (preferred method) or dropped off in person or by mail in an envelope clearly designating the above reference number by certified return receipt to:

Knox County Board of Education
ATTN: Tim Melton 
210B Wall Street
Barbourville, Kentucky 40906

If you are sending electronically, you should request a Read Receipt when you email your bid packet.

If you are mailing, the bid should be mailed early enough to allow ample time for mail delivery. The Board of Education cannot assume the responsibility for any delay as a result of failure of the mail to deliver bids on time. You can email purchasing@knox.kyschools.us to request confirmation of receipt of your bid packet.

Bid opening can be viewed live online at www.knoxkyschools.com by clicking on the Bid Opening link or in person at the Knox County Board of Education Annex Building at 199 Daniel Boone Drive, Barbourville, Ky. 40906 on Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 10 A.M. ET.

Bids will be awarded on Thursday, June 13, 2024, at 6:30 P.M. at the regularly scheduled board meeting.

The board reserves the right to reject any or all bids.