Occasionally, the library seeks proposals for services. Requests are published here.


The Chillicothe & Ross County Public Library is accepting quotes for 2021/2022 snow removal and ice treatment on parking lots and sidewalks at the following locations when snow accumulates 1” or more and icing occurs.

Main Library and Library Annex, 140 S Paint Street, Chillicothe

Northside Branch, 550 Buckeye Street, Chillicothe

Kingston Branch, 29 N Main Street, Kingston

Frankfort Branch, 167 Springfield Street, Frankfort

Richmond Dale Branch, 770 Main Street, Richmond Dale

The Main Library/Annex and Northside Branch locations must be cleared by 8 am Monday through Saturday and by noon on Sunday.  All other locations must be cleared by noon on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and by 9 am on Wednesday.  All locations should be kept clear of snow and ice during regular business hours.

Please quote hourly rates for laborers and whatever type of equipment you have available for use.  (Ex:  pickup truck w/blade, skid loader, dump truck, front end loader, etc.)  Also, please quote prices for ice melt/salt per 50# bag or ton.

All contractors are required to provide proof of workers’ compensation coverage and $1,000,000 general liability and $300,000 automobile liability insurance coverage.

All quotes must be received no later than Friday, October 8th at noon and can be emailed to nclary@crcpl.org or mailed to:

Chillicothe & Ross County Public Library

Nanette L. Clary, Fiscal Officer

PO Box 185

Chillicothe, OH 45601

For specific questions regarding snow removal or to inspect any locations, please contact Rick Edler, Facilities Manager at redler@crcpl.org or (740) 702-4154.