We suggest that you review the City Website, Standard Terms and Conditions, and Bid Opportunities. Purchasing staff are more than happy to meet with any vender, but keep in mind the availability of key staff is sometimes limited.
A request for quotation, tender or proposal are standard processes utilized by the City to procure goods and/or services. The process for submission and deadline is outlined in the bid documents.
The City does not maintain a central supplier database.
Selecting vendors based on geographic location is a violation of legislated agreements including the Ontario Discriminatory Business Practices Act and the Federal Agreement on Internal Trade.
Staff has a few options regarding operating supplies. The Public Works team operates a Stores warehouse for routine supplies and some team members have access to Procurement Cards for smaller purchases. In addition, through a bidding process, standing agreements are established with suppliers for goods and/or services that are utilized by many areas of operations.
This page was reviewed or revised on Monday, March 20, 2017 10:54 AM