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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

Project: One Year Supply of Liquid Aluminum Sulfate and Anhydrous Ferric Chloride

Specifications for ANHYDROUS FERRIC CHLORIDE

Specifications for LIQUID ALUMINUM SULFATE

December 11, 2019  December 23, 2019 
RFP: Branding for the City of Rochester, MN   December 16, 2019 January 8, 2020 

 

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 SECTIONS 5-13-1 AND 5-13-2 OF CHAPTER 5-13 OF TITLE 5 OF THE ROCHESTER CODE OF ORDINANCES RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF PAWN BROKERS. November 18  December  16
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 9-5-1 OF THE ROCHESTER CODE OF ORDINANCES RELATING TO THE PERMITTING OF WORK IN THE RIGHT OF WAY. December 2  January 6 
AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING THE SALARIES OF THE MAYOR, COUNCIL MEMBER-AT-LARGE, AND COUNCIL MEMBERS FOR 2020. December 2  January 6  
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 11-6-28 OF CHAPTER 11-6 OF TITLE 11 OF THE ROCHESTER CODE OF ORDINANCES RELATING TO PARKING ZONES; GENERAL LIMITATIONS.  January 6  February 3 

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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

ORDINANCE NO. 4389 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.

Published on October 17, 2019

 Oct. 7

ORDINANCE NO. 4390 AMENDING SUBDIVISION b OF SECTION 2-5-2 OF CHAPTER 2 OF THE ROCHESTER CODE OF ORDINANCES, RELATING TO THE BICYCLE ADVISORY COMMITTEE.

Published on October 17, 2019

 Oct. 7

ORDINANCE NO. 4391 AMENDING SECTION 11-6-49 OF CHAPTER 11-6 OF TITLE 11 OF THE ROCHESTER CODE OF ORDINANCES RELATING TO SEASONAL PARKING RESTRICTIONS.

Published on November 15, 2019

 Nov. 4

ORDINANCE NO. 4392 REPEALING CHAPTER 2-8 OF THE ROCHESTER CODE OF ORDINANCES RELATING TO THE MAYO CIVIC CENTER COMMISSION.

Published on November 15, 2019

 Nov. 4

ORDINANCE NO. 4393 CREATING SECTION 9-9-4 AND AMENDING SECTIONS 9-9-3 AND 9-9-2 OF CHAPTER 9-9, TITLE 9 OF THE ROCHESTER CODE OF ORDINANCES, RELATING TO PEDESTRIAN SKYWAY SYSTEM.

Published November 22, 2019

 Nov. 18

ORDINANCE NO. 4394 ANNEXING TO THE CITY OF ROCHESTER APPROXIMATELY 42.2 ACRES OF ROW ALONG WEST CIRCLE DRIVE NW AND VALLEYHIGH ROAD NW.

Published November 22, 2019

 Nov. 18

ORDINANCE NO. 4395 REPEALING ORDINANCE 4386 AND ENACTING A NEW ORDINANCE ANNEXING TO THE CITY OF ROCHESTER APPROXIMATELY 53.71 ACRES OF LAND LOCATED ON THE NORTH SIDE OF 19TH ST NW, EAST OF ASHLAND DRIVE NW, OLMSTED, MINNESOTA.

Published November 22, 2019

 Nov. 18

ORDINANCE NO. 4396 ANNEXING TO THE CITY OF ROCHESTER APPROXIMATELY 5.42 ACRES OF LAND LOCATED ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF 50TH STREET SE, EAST OF ST BRIDGET ROAD SE.

Published December 16, 2019

 Dec. 2

 
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UPCOMING MEETINGS

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Public Hearing Notices 

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Commissioners (the “Board”) of the Rochester Economic Development Authority (the “EDA”), will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at a meeting of the Board beginning at approximately 7:30 p.m. Central Time, or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, in the Council Chambers located in the City Hall, 201 Fourth Street SE, Rochester, Minnesota, relating to the proposed establishment of Economic Development District No. 75, pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, 469.090 through 469.1082, as amended.  The boundaries of the proposed Economic Development District No. 75 (the “District”) are shown in the map below.

Economic Development District 75 

The purpose of this proposed action is to facilitate development of a police station and development services center facility and redevelop portions of the former Think Bank building site, in cooperation with the City of Rochester, Minnesota (the “City”).  A draft copy of the Economic Development Plan for the District will be available at the public hearing or prior thereto upon request at the office of the City Clerk at City Hall during regular business hours.

At the time and place fixed for the public hearing, the Board will give all persons who appear or submit comments in writing prior to the hearing, an opportunity to express their views with respect to the proposal. Interested persons may file written comments respecting the proposal with the City Clerk (507-328-2911) at or prior to said public hearing.

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