CKCATS Central KY Community Action Transportation Services (CKCATS)

Article By:  Kerri Taylor, CKCATS Director

Newsletter   |   Jan 10, 2024


BID # 0123-SW

CKCATS will receive bids pertaining to a major software/camera system upgrade for all transit operations in its fleet.  

All bids must be turned in to CKCATS, 332 Hood Ave., Lebanon KY 40033, no later than 5:00 PM EST on February 23rd, 2024. Bids cannot be accepted at any other location. The complete bid package can be requested in writing by email to  on or before February 16th, 2024 by 5:00 PM EST. Bids will be opened there upon or about 12:00 PM EST on February 26th, 2024, at a public bid opening at CKCATS, 332 Hood Ave., Lebanon KY 40033. Bids must be received by the designated date and time, and none will be considered thereafter.

Electronic Bids: electronic bids can be emailed to with a CC to

Pre-Bid Meeting: There will be no pre-bid meeting set for this project.

Questions and Approved Equals Request Deadline:

Requests may be submitted in writing by email to  on or before February 16th, 2024, by 5:00 PM EST.

Answers to Questions and Approved Equals Requests:

Answers will be posted on on or before February 23rd, 2024. Changes and addendums will also be emailed to all known possible bidders based on the return of “Confirmation of Receipt”.

CKCATS reserves the right to reject any and all bids received, and to select that bid which it determines to be in its best interest. The award of this bid will be made on the basis of the lowest evaluated bid price as permitted in KRS 45A.365.

All bid forms, information, and specifications regarding this bid are available from CKCATS. Bidders must submit their bid in a sealed envelope, and the bidder is advised to clearly mark the sealed bid with the bid number and description, opening time and date listed above. CKCATS is not responsible for the premature opening of, or the failure to open, a sealed bid not properly addressed or identified.

This bid package is subject to the requirements of Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 26, Participations of Disadvantaged Business Enterprises in Department of Transportation Financial Assistance Programs. The bid package is subject to a financial assistance between CKCATS, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinets Office of Delivery, and the Federal Transit Administration.

Bidders are invited to attend in person at 12:00 PM EST on February 26th, 2024, in order to hear the opening of the bids submitted.