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Publications iconKansas Register

Volume 42 - Issue 23 - June 8, 2023

(Published in the Kansas Register June 8, 2023.)

Flint Hills Area Transportation Agency

Notice to Bidders

The Flint Hills Area Transportation Agency (FHATA) is soliciting firm fixed bids for the construction of the following projects:

  • ATA Remodel–5815 Building and Parking Lot Renovation

Bids for construction of the project will be received until 2:00 p.m. (Central Time) June 28, 2023, at the FHATA Facility, 5815 Marlatt Ave., Manhattan, KS 66503. Bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked: Bid #: FY23-1012/ 21-023 ATA Remodel.

Public bid opening will be hosted in person and via Zoom at 2:00 p.m. (Central Time) June 28, 2023. The location and call information can be found on our website at

A pre-bid (not mandatory) conference will be held at the FHATA Facility at 2:00 p.m. (Central Time) June 21, 2023. A Zoom option will be available, that information can be found on our website and in the bid packet at

Inquiries and Addendums

Questions, comments or requests for clarifications are due by the end of day June 20, 2023, and should be provided via email to Heather Peterson at Responses will be provided through addendums.


The project includes the following work:

  • Adding approximately 520 square feet of office space under existing roof, new finishes in the existing office, a new bus parking shelter with site paving, new shade structure and various security upgrades.
  • Project Owner: Flint Hills Area Transportation Agency
  • Project Location: 5815 Marlatt Ave., Manhattan, KS 66503

The Issuing Office for the bidding documents is: Anderson Knight Architects, Attn: Heather Petersen, 2505 Anderson Ave., Suite 201, Manhattan, KS 66502, Architects Project Number: 21-023.

Bid Documents

Bidding documents may be obtained from the office of Anderson Knight Architects. Documents will be available in PDF only and can be requested by emailing the architect at or you can access documents and addendums at

Every successful bidder shall provide bid security in the form of a bid bond of a sum no less than 5% of the bid amount.

In connection with carrying out this project, the bidder shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or handicap. FHATA reserves the right to solicit or to waive a new solicitation, for new bids if sufficient effort, as determined by FHATA, has not been made to comply with the DBE goals and requirements. This project has a DBE Goal of 2.5%.

FHATA reserves the right to accept or to reject any and/or all bids, to re-advertise for bids and to waive any informality in any proposal and to determine the most responsive bid by its own criteria, as described within the specifications.

All prospective bidders should notify Melanie Tuttle of intent to bid at It is the bidder’s responsibility to check the website for any addendums and signature sheets prior to submitting their bids at FHATA will not be responsible for communicating with firms that do no not notify us of their interest in this solicitation.

Melanie Tuttle, CPA
Finance Director
Flint Hills Area Transportation Agency
913-738-4262 (Direct)
785-537-6345 (Office)

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