Request for Bids – Lawn Tractors

Please click on the link below to view the bid requirements:

Parks & Grounds tractor bid-specs

Request for bids to do Footbridge Inspections

Request for Bids

The City of Richland Center is seeking bids for inspection of two pedestrian bridges over the Pine River. See the attached location map.

The inspector shall be registered with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation as a bridge inspection leader and shall be present at the bridge inspections.

The inspection shall include:

  • Inspections of the substructure units (piers, abutments, foundations).
  • Superstructure (girders and deck)
  • Railings
  • Approaches
  • Signage
  • Steam conditions

Two copies of the inspection shall be provided to the Dave Fry at the Parks & Grounds Department in a report form for each bridge which describes the condition of each item inspected.  The report shall also include a list of suggested repair or maintenance items that should be completed for each bridge in order to keep the structure in good safe useable condition.

Inspections and reports shall be delivered to Dave Fry at Richland Center Parks & Grounds Department by February 28, 2017.

Please provide a bid for the work as described above per bridge by 2:00 p.m. on January 31, 2017 to Melinda Jones at the City of Richland Center, 450 S. Main Street, Richland Center, WI  53581 clearly marked as a bridge inspection bid.  Bids may also be emailed to

The City of Richland Center reserves the right to reject any and all bids. The City is an equal opportunity employer, provider, and lender.

Footbridge Map

Library Chimney Repairs-Request For Bids


The City of Richland Center, WI is accepting sealed bids for chimney repairs at the Brewer Library, 325 North Central Avenue.  Repairs must be completed by November 2016.  Work to be completed is the top 4-5 rows should be removed, both concrete caps must be removed and replaced with aluminum caps, tuck pointing and restoration of the integrity of the chimney.  A certificate of insurance must be presented with the bid.

For any questions please call Dave Fry at (608)604-6713 or (608)604-0398.

Sealed bids are due on September 30th no later than 2:00 p.m. to the City Clerk at 450 South Main Street, Richland Center, WI  53581.  Bids may be emailed to

The City of Richland Center reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

Pound the Pavement Route for July 31, 2016

Please review the attached map and use caution when driving near the event.

7-31-2016 Pound the Pavement Route Map

2016 Pound the Pavement 6k-6.5Mile Registration

Pine River Trails Grant Approved

The City of Richland Center Common Council approved the WI DNR Grant award in the amount of $94,100 under the Recreational Trails Act (RTA) Program with a total project cost being $188,200.00.

The grant consists of installing all-access canoe/kayak landings as well as one all-access fishing pier along the Pine River within the City limits.  Access to existing landings will be improved by adding steps and hand rails.

Primitive camping sites will be created as well as electrical service for other camping sites in three different locations.

A shelter will be constructed at the Seminary Street/old Community Center location. Fundraising is being done by the Richland Center High School Class of 1968.

A Mountain Bike/Hiking/Snow Shoeing trail is being constructed on City property overlooking the southern portion of the City.

The existing bike/hiking/walking trail will be paved from Bohmann Drive to County Hwy O.

Signage will be added along the projects for education, fitness and directions.

The Grant requires public participation and financial contributions.  If you are interested and as excited as we are for these projects, please contact Jodi Mieden at 608-647-8101 extension 1.

For more information click on the following link:


Emerald Ash Borer Information Update

The EAB is now a reality in Richland Center.  The City and WI DNR would greatly appreciate the publics assistance.  If you have an Ash Tree in your yard and plan to trim it or remove it, please call City Forester David Fry at 608-604-6713.  The part of the tree that is removed has to be kept separate from the brush piles outside of the landfill.  We are currently reviewing the plan already developed and will update the public when we have specifics set in place.  Thank you for your cooperation.