Bid Opportunities

The Craven County Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

General questions regarding the bidding process should be directed to:
Mr. Gene Hodges, Assistant County Manager
Phone: (252) 636-6600

Open Bids

Request for Quotes
Craven County is soliciting quotes for the trapping of beavers and removal of all beaver dams within the channel of targeted streams.  There are approximately 72.43 miles of streams, divided into four groups based on geographic location and watershed. The actual distances and number of dams within each stream is unknown.

Interested parties have until 2:00 p.m. on Friday, August 4, 2017 to submit a quote. Quotes may be submitted:
In person or mail to:
Craven County Soil and Water, 302 Industrial Drive, New Bern, NC  28562
email to

Click here for the pdf version of this Request for Quotes


Closed Bids

Request for Proposals
Craven County is Soliciting Bids for the following project:
Executive Parkway Extension
Craven County Industrial Park
Craven County, North Carolina

Project plans and specifications are available for review at the office of the Project Engineer during normal business hours. Bid packages can be obtained from the Project Engineer upon submission of a $30.00 non-refundable plan fee. Bid packages can be obtained from the Project Engineer:

Avolis Engineering, P.A.
5405 Morton Road
PO Box 15564
New Bern, NC 28561-5564
(252) 633-0068 – Office

A bid security is required in the amount of 5% of the Bidders maximum bid for all bids in excess of $100,000.

A Pre-Bid Conference will be held on Friday, April 28, 2017 at 10:00 AM at the project site on Executive Parkway Extension in the Craven County Industrial Park.

All bids are due by 2:00 PM EST, Friday, May 12, 2017 Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Bids will be publicly opened at that time in the Craven County Commissioner’s Meeting Room Board of Elections Training Room, 1st Floor,  406 Craven Street, New Bern, North Carolina 28560.

Craven County reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

Timothy Downs, Director
Craven County Economic Development
(252) 633-5300

Click here for the pdf version of this Request for Proposal



Craven County is soliciting written proposals from qualified contractors to collect Solid Waste from residential dwelling units and hand commercial establishments in the unicorporated areas of Craven County, North Carolina, as well as certain incorporated areas, all under a franchise agreement, using the Craven County Collection Sticker Program.
Proposals shall be opened on Wednesday February 1, 2017 at 11:00am in the Commissioners' Meeting Room. There shall be a pre-proposal conference on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 at 11:00am in the Commissioners' Meeting Room.

Request for Proposal RFP for Solid Waste Collections Program Franchise
(posted 12/23/2016 - closes February 1, 2017 at 11:00 am)

Addendum #1 - Attachments available upon request by calling 252-636-6659
(posted 01/19/2017)


A qualified firm is sought by Craven County Government (North Carolina), to prepare a Transit Development Plan (TDP) that will provide guidance for Craven Area Rural Transit System (CARTS) to utilize through the next steps of transitioning from a rural to a mixed rural-small urban transit system for the now designate New Bern urbanized area as determined by the Federal Transportation Administration (FTA).

Request for Proposal (RFP) for Transit Development Plan
(posted 11/18/2016 - closes 12/23/2016 4:00pm)

Addendum #1 Response to Questions
(posted 12/06/2016)

Leasing Craven County Owned Land for Field Crop Production - 3 Years
(posted 09/21/2016 - closed 10/21/2016 4:00pm)

Request for Proposals Public Notice

Addition & Renovation: Craven County Animal Shelter
(posted 05/04/2016 - closed 06/07/2016 2:00 p.m. - 246 pages)
Those wishing to bid on this project must contact the architect Charles R. Francis to receive a password to open the bid document.  Contact Charles at:
252-637-1112 or email to:

Advertisement for Bids Notice

click here for Bid Results opened June 7, 2016

Craven County Stream Debris Removal-Little Swift Creek,  Swift Creek and Harlowe Canal
(posted 04/19/16 - closed 05/13/16 5:00 p.m. - 28 pages)

click here for Bid Results opened May 13, 2016

Solid Waste Hauling from Staffed Convenience Center Locations In Craven County.
Contractors interested in bidding have until Friday, March 4, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. to submit a sealed envelope bid.
A mandatory pre-proposal conference will be held on Friday, February 12, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. in the Craven County Board of Commissioners' Meeting Room of the Craven County Administration Building at 406 Craven Street, New Bern, NC to review this Request for Proposal (RFP) and to answer any questions raised.

Addenndum#1  - Hauling from Staffed Convenience Centers
Posted 02/19/2016

click here for Bid Results opened March 4 , 2016 at 10 a.m.

Craven County Recreation & Parks Creekside Park Playground - Detailed Drawings
Contractors interested in bidding have until Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. to submit a sealed envelope bid. A Pre-Bid Conference will be held on Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.  Full details and requirements contained in the above links.  Click here for the Advertisement For Bids Notice. 

Addendum#1 - Craven County Creekside Park  Playground
Posted 01/21/2016

Creekside Park Playgound Bid Results 


Craven County Health Department - Renovation & Adaptive Reuse: Adult Primary Care Clinic
Contractors interested in bidding must record their intent to bid with the Architect in order to receive Bid Forms and Notification of Addenda-send email to Pre-bid meeting to be held on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015 from 2 -  3 p.m. at the Craven County Health Department.
(posted 10/16/2015 - closed 11/10/2015 3:00 p.m. - 179 pages/8.6 mg)
Click here for the full Pre-Bid Meeting Notice

Addendum #1 - Adult Primary Care - October 29, 2015

Addendum #2 - Adult Primary Care - November 6, 2015

Craven County - Request for Quotes - Fiber Boring - Industrial Park
(posted 10/12/2015 - closed 10/27/2015 10:00 am)

Addendum #1 - Handhole Rating and Size Changes - October 21, 2015

 Craven County - Request for Quotes - Fiber Boring
(posted 7/15/2015 - closed 7/22/2015 2:00 pm)

Craven County Soil & Water-Stream Debris Removal for Core Creek and Flat Swamp
(posted 6/23/15 - closed 07/10/15 5:00 p.m. - 10 pages)

Craven County Animal Shelter - Addition and Renovation - Notice to Bidders
(posted 6/05/15 - closed 06/30/15 2:00 p.m. - 1 Page)
 Addendum #1 - Posted 06/28/2015
Bid Tabulation Openings on June 30 , 2015
Animal Shelter Additions & Renovation bids were rejected - to be bid at a later date

Craven County Animal Shelter - Addition and Renovation - Specifications and Architectural Drawings
(234 Pages - 54 mb)

  Craven County Request for Proposals - Disaster Debris Removal and Clearance Services
(posted 4/17/15 - closed 05/15/15 10:00 a.m. - 50 Pages)

  Craven County Request for Qualifications - For Disaster Debris Monitoring Services
(posted 4/17/15 - closed 05/15/15 10:00 a.m. - 25 Pages)

Request for Qualifications - Questions and Answers
(posted 5/4/15)




Emergency Notification Signup