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CITY RFPs, RFQs and BIDS

  • For bids handled electronically, submit electronic quotes to the City Clerk through BidVAULT.
  • Download Plan Holder Data project files from the Projects in Bidding section of eGram. Bidders are responsible for all present and future downloads, including addendums and their attachments.

Electronic bids are being accepted for the construction of the following described local improvement, pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Chapter 429 as amended:

PROJECT NAME  DATE POSTED  DATE DUE
     
J73261 Storm Sewer Improvements  September 4, 2019 

 

September 24, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.

Bid opening to be held in the City Clerk's Office

 

Links to additional City pages with RFPs and Bids:

DMC (Destination Medical Center) RFPs

Public Works Contracts and Bids

 

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PROPOSED ORDINANCES

Ordinance Subject Matter   First Reading  Planned Second Reading
     

 

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SUBDIVISION b OF SECTION 2-5-2 OF CHAPTER 2 OF THE ROCHESTER CODE OF ORDINANCES, RELATING TO THE BICYCLE ADVISORY COMMITTEE. 

September 4 

October 7

 

ORDINANCE REZONING LAND FROM VARIOUS ZONING DISTRICTS TO THE TOD AND R-2X ZONING DISTRICTS, AND AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 2785, KNOWN AS THE ZONING ORDINANCE AND LAND DEVELOPMENT MANUAL OF THE CITY OF ROCHESTER, MINNESOTA.  

September 4  October 7 

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2019 ADOPTED ORDINANCES

 ORDINANCES ARE EFFECTIVE UPON PUBLICATION UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED
 Ordinance Information  Date Adopted  

Ordinance No. 4360 annexing to the City of Rochester approximately 1.60 acres of land located in the northwest quarter of Section 24, Township 107 North, Range 14 West, Olmsted County, Minnesota.

Published in the Rochester Post Bulletin Jan. 22, 2019

Jan. 7

Ordinance No. 4361 amending Subdivision 9 of Section 106A.01 of the Rochester Code of Ordinances regarding Animals at Large.

Published in the Rochester Post Bulletin Feb. 9, 2019

 Jan. 23

Ordinance No. 4362 amending Section 19B.14 and 19B.15 of Chapter 19B of the Rochester Code of Ordinances relating to Heritage Preservation.

Published in the Rochester Post Bulletin Feb. 28, 2019

Feb. 4

Ordinance No. 4363 amending Section 75.01 of the Rochester Code of Ordinances, relating to the designation of County Road 151 to Watson Avenue NW.

Published in the Rochester Post Bulletin Feb. 28, 2019

Feb. 4

Ordinance No. 4364 rezoning approximately .24 acres of land from the R-1, Mixed Single Family Zoning District to the R-2 Low Density Residential Zoning District, and amending Ordinance No. 2785, known as the Zoning Ordinance and Land Development Manual of the City of Rochester, Minnesota.

Published in the Rochester Post Bulletin Feb. 28, 2019

Feb. 4

Ordinance No. 4365 rezoning approximately 6.52 acres of land from the R-1, Mixed Single Family Zoning District to the B-5 Residential Commercial Zoning District, and amending Ordinance No. 2785, known as the Zoning Ordinance and Land Development Manual of the City of Rochester, Minnesota.

Published in the Rochester Post Bulletin Feb. 28, 2019

Feb. 4

Ordinance No. 4366 establishing the salaries of the Mayor, Councilmember-at-Large, and Councilmember for 2019,

Published in the Rochester Post Bulletin March 2, 2019

 Feb. 20

 ORDINANCE NO. 4367 AMENDING SUBDIVISION 3(E) OF 125B.11 OF SECTION 125B.11 CHAPTER 125B OF THE ROCHESTER CODE OF ORDINANCES RELATING TO ALCOHOL LICENSES.

Published in the Rochester Post Bulletin March 11, 2019

 March 4

ORDINANCE NO. 4368 AMENDING SECTIONS 141.01, 141.05, 141.07, 141.09, 141.17, 141.18, AND 141.24, AND REPEALING SECTIONS 141.02, 141.03, 141.06, 141.08, 141.20, 141.25, 141.26, 141.27, 141.29, 141.32, AND 141.33, OF THE ROCHESTER CODE OF ORDINANCES RELATING TO REFUSE COLLECTION. 

Published in the Rochester Post Bulletin March 11. 2019

 March 4

ORDINANCE NO. 4369 AMENDING SECTION 6.07 OF THE HOME RULE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF ROCHESTER, RELATING TO PUBLICATION OF ORDINANCES. 

Published in the Rochester Post Bulletin March 11, 2019

 March 4

ORDINANCE NO. 4370 REPEALING SECTION 8.03 OF THE HOME RULE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF ROCHESTER, RELATING TO THE DEPUTY CITY CLERK POSITION. 

Published in the Rochester Post Bulletin March 11, 2019

March 4

Ordinance No. 4371 creating and enacting Appendix C of the Rochester Code of Ordinances, relating to granting a franchise to CMN-RUS, Inc. ("Grantee") to construct, operate, and maintain a cable system in the City of Rochester, Minnesota ("City"); setting forth conditions accompanying the grant of the franchise; providing for regulation and use of the system; and prescribing penalties for the violation of its provisions.

Published in the Rochester Post Bulletin May 3, 2019

 March 18

ORDINANCE NO. 4372 REZONING APPROXIMATELY 11.53 ACRES OF LAND FROM THE 4-1, MIXED SINGLE FAMILY ZONING DISTRICT TO THE R-2 LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL ZONING DISTRICT AND AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 2785, KNOWN AS THE ZONING ORDINANCE AND LAND DEVELOPMENT MANUAL OF THE CITY OF ROCHESTER, MINNESOTA.

Published in the Rochester Post Bulletin April 23, 2019

 April 1

ORDINANCE NO. 4373 AMENDING SECTIONS 143A.01-.05, AND SECTIONS 143A.07-.08 OF THE ROCHESTER CODE OF ORDINANCES, RELATING TO MOBILE FOOD UNITS.

Adopted by the City Council April 15, 2019

 

 April 1

ORDINANCE NO 4374 ADDING SECTIONS 62.233, 62.234, 62.235, AND AMENDING SECTIONS 60.200, 60.310, 60.320, 60.605, 61.220, 62.126, 62.140, 62.260, 62.263, 62.264, 62.273, 62.284, 63.137, 63.264, 63.265, 63.441, 63.426, 62.933, and 62.936, AND DELETING AND REPLACING SECTION 62.278, OF THE ROCHESTER CODE OF ORDINANCES, RELATING TO R2X ZONING.

Published in the Rochester Post Bulletin May 2, 2019

 April 15 
 

ORDINANCE NO 4375 ADDING SECTIONS 62.335, 62.336, 62.337, 62.338, AND AMENDING SECTIONS 60.200, 60.310, 60.320, 62.126, 62.383, 62.727, 63.265, 63.503, 65.320, 65.410, OF THE ROCHESTER CODE OF ORDINANCES, RELATING TO TRANSIT-ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT.

Published in the Rochester Post Bulletin May 2, 2019

April 15

ORDINANCE NO. 4376 ANNEXING TO THE CITY OF ROCHESTER APPROXIMATELY 2.29 ACRES OF LAND LOCATED ON THE WEST SIDE OF MARION ROAD SE, SOUTH OF 33RD STREET SE, OLMSTED COUNTY, MINNESOTA.

Published in the Rochester Post Bulletin May 14, 2019

 May 6

ORDINANCE NO 4377 ADOPTING AND ENACTING A NEW CODE FOR THE CITY OF ROCHESTER, MINNESOTA; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF CERTAIN ORDINANCES NOT INCLUDED THERE IN; PROVIDING A PENALTY FOR THE VIOLATION THERE OF; PROVIDING FOR THE MANNER OF AMENDING SUCH CODE; AND PROVIDING WHEN SUCH CODE AND THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BECOME EFFECTIVE.

Published in the Rochester Post Bulletin May 14, 2019

 May 6

ORDINANCE NO 4378 AMENDING SUBDIVSION b OF SECTION 4-7-2 OF CHAPTER 4-7 OF THE ROCHESTER CODE OF ORDINANCES RELATING TO HERITAGE PRESERVATION.

Published in the Rochester Post Bulletin June 15, 2019

 June 3

ORDINANCE NO 4379 ANNEXING TO THE CITY OF ROCHESTER APPROXIMATELY 55.11 ACRES OF LAND LOCATED ON THE NORTH SIDE OF 19TH STREET NW, EAST OF ASHLAND DRIVE N.W., OLMSTED COUNTY, MINNESOTA.

Published on June 21, 2019
*Please note: Changes to the Rochester Home Rule Charter took effect starting with this meeting, requiring publication of ordinances on the City website in lieu of the City's official newspaper.

 June 17

ORDINANCE NO. 4380 REZONING APPROXIMATELY 9.72 ACRES OF LAND FROM THE R-1, MIXED SINGLE FAMILY ZONING DISTRICT TO THE R-2 LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL ZONING DISTRICT, AND AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 2785, KNOWN AS THE ZONING ORDINANCE AND LAND DEVELOPMENT MANUAL OF THE CITY OF ROCHESTER, MINNESOTA.

Published on July 9, 2019

 July 8

ORDINANCE NO. 4381 ANNEXING TO THE CITY OF ROCHESTER  APPROXIMATELY 6.53 ACRES OF LAND LOCATED WEST OF EAST CIRCLE DRIVE NE, SOUTH OF WHEELOCK DRIVE NE, OLMSTED COUNTY,  MINNESOTA.

Published on July 31, 2019

 July 22

ORDINANCE NO. 4382 AMENDING SECTION 63.458 OF THE ROCHESTER LAND DEVELOPMENT MANUAL, RELATING TO OFF-STREET PARKING.

Published on August 23, 2019

 August 5

ORDINANCE NO. 4383 AMENDING ORDINANCE NO 4376 TO CORRECT THE LEGAL DESCRIPTION FOR APPROXIMATELY 2.29 ACRES OF LAND BEING ANNEXED TO THE CITY OF ROCHESTER, THE LAND LOCATED ON THE WEST SIDE OF MARION ROAD SE, SOUTH OF 33RD STREET SE, OLMSTED COUNTY, MINNESOTA.

Published on September 16, 2019

 Sept. 4

ORDINANCE NO. 4384 AMENDING SECTION 98.20 OF ORDINANCE NO 3426, RELATING TO THE GRANTING OF AN ELECTRIC UTILITY FRANCHISE.

Published on September 16, 2019

 Sept. 4

ORDINANCE NO. 4385 AMENDING SUBSECTION b OF SECTION 4-7-15 AND SUBSECTION b(2) OF SECTION 4-7-16 OF CHAPTER 4-7 OF THE ROCHESTER CODE OF ORDINANCES RELATING TO HERITAGE PRESERVATION.

Published on September 16, 2019

 Sept. 4

ORDINANCE NO. 4386 REPEALING ORDINANCE NO 4379 AND ENACTING A NEW ORDINANCE ANNEXING TO THE CITY OF ROCHESTER APPROXIMATELY 55.11 ACRES OF LAND LOCATED ON THE NORTH SIDE OF 19TH STREET NW, EAST OF ASHLAND DRIVE NW, OLMSTED COUNTY, MINNESOTA.

Published on September 16, 2019

 Sept. 4

ORDINANCE NO. 4387 AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 4360 TO CORRECT THE LEGAL DESCRIPTION FOR APPROXIMATELY 1.7 ACRES OF LAND BEING ANNEXED TO THE CITY OF ROCHESTER, THE LAND IS LOCATED IN THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 25, TOWNSHIP 107 NORTH, RANGE 14 WEST, OLMSTED COUNTY, MINNESOTA.

Published on September 16, 2019

 Sept. 4

ORDINANCE NO. 4388 AMENDING, REPEALING AND CREATING VARIOUS SECTIONS IN CHAPTERS 9-1, 9-2, 9-6, 11-6, AND 11-8 OF THE ROCHESTER CODE OF ORDINANCES RELATING TO PARKING RESTRICTIONS AND SNOW EMERGENCIES.

Published on September 20, 2019

 Sept. 16

 
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UPCOMING MEETINGS

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Public Hearing Notices 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS for September 25, 2019

The City Planning and Zoning Commission of the City of Rochester, Minnesota, will hold a public meeting in the Council/Board Chambers of the Government Center, 151 4th Street SE, Rochester, MN, on Wednesday, September 25, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. regarding:

Final Plat CD2019-005PLAT, by Arcon Development, Inc. to be known as Hart Farm South Ninth. The plat would create 25 lots and two (2) outlots on 10.18 acres of land. The site is north of 40th Street SW and west of Starburst Drive SW.

General Development Plan Amendment #R00205GDP, by Arcon Development, Inc. The amendment removes a street intersection which extended Galaxy Drive SW to 40th Street SW. The proposed amendment terminates the southern intersection of Galaxy Drive where it intersects with Phoenix Road SW.

Conditional Use Permit - Incentive Development Preliminary Plan #CD2019-005CUP by Storm Properties LLC, for a six-story transient accommodation use (hotel) with surface and underground parking. The site is .67 acres in size and located on the northwest corner of the intersection of 5th Ave NW and 2nd Street NW.

General Development Plan #CD00002GDP by Hersch Hoaglan, to be known as Century Heights.  The General Development Plan is 9.3 acres in size and consists a 76-unit multi-family development, future commercial uses and a future residential property.  The site is located on the west side of East Circle Road NE, east of Viola Road NE.  The site is currently in Haverhill Township.

Conditional Use Permit -Restricted Development Preliminary Plan #CD2019-004CUP by Hersch Hoaglan, to be known as Century Heights.  The plan identifies a four story multi-family building containing 76 dwelling units on 4.25 acres.  The site is located on the west side of East Circle Road NE, south of Wheelock Drive NE.

All interested persons are invited to attend or submit written comment.  If you have any questions, please contact the City of Rochester Community Development Department at 507.328.2950. 

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS for October 7th, 2019

To:  Residents and Owners on 8th Avenue SE between 15th Street SE and 16th Street SE.

Notice is hereby given by the Common Council of the City of Rochester, Minnesota, that all persons interested in the removal of Residential Permit Parking on 8th Avenue SE between 15th Street SE and 16th Street SE may be heard at a meeting of the Common Council to be held in the Council/Board Chambers in the Government Center, 151- 4th Street SE in said City at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, October 7th, 2019.

The City Council will consider a petition by residents and owners on this street to remove the existing Residential Permit Parking in accordance with City Ordinance Chapter 11-10.  This request would affect the Residential Permit Parking area referred to as Zone 4 – Meadow Park Area. You are invited to come and address the City Council as to your interest in favor or against the proposal.

For further information or if you have questions, please contact the City Clerk’s office at

328-2900. 

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NOTICE OF COUNCIL HEARING for October 21, 2019

Notice is hereby given by the Common Council of the City of Rochester, Minnesota, that all persons interested in the following public hearings:

Annexation by Ordinance #CD2019-001ANX, by Olmsted County, for annexation of 5.42-acres of land in Rochester Township for this site located on the south side of 50th Street SE, east of St Bridget Road SE may be heard at a meeting of the Common Council to be held in the Council/Board Chambers in the Government Center, 151 4th Street SE in said City at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, October 21, 2019.

For further information or if you have questions regarding this matter, contact the City of Rochester Community Development Department at 507.328.2950, 201 4th Street SE, Room 108, Rochester, MN 55904.

Dated at Rochester, Minnesota, this 19th day of September, 2019 by Anissa Hollingshead, City Clerk.

 

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