Bids & RFPs

Competitive Bid System

  • Procurements Less than $1,000 - Authorized persons may make procurements that are less than $1,000 directly from vendors by using a city issued Procurement Card. Vendors who do not accept procurement cards will be issued a purchase order.
  • Procurements between $1,000 and $5,000 (Professional Services) or $1,000 and $20,000 (Consumables/Equipment) – Authorized persons may make procurements that are $1,000, but less than $5,000 and $20,000 respectively, after obtaining three price quotations and receiving written approval from his/her department director and the purchasing agent on a form or in a format prescribed by the purchasing agent.
  • Procurements greater than $5,000(Professional Services) and $20,000 (Consumables/Equipment) are competitive sealed bids – All purchases anticipated to exceed $5,000 and $20,000 respectively shall be formally bid, except as otherwise stated in the Procurement Policy.

All active bids are available online.

Procurement Policy (PDF)