Sealed Invitations to Bid (ITB) and Requests for Proposal (RFP) over $30,000 are posted under the City's Bids and Proposals. Carefully follow the instructions within the ITB/RFP when submitting your response. You can subscribe to get bid and proposal updates via RSS feeds.
Small Purchases/Non Professional Services Thresholds:
$00 - $5,000---------No Bids required, but encouraged.
$5,001 - $15,000-----Three (3) documentated Telephone bids.
$15, 001 - $30,000---Three (3) documentated Written Bids from Vendor.
Over $30,000--------Sealed Advertised ITB/RFP.
Professional Services over $30,000 - Sealed Advertised RFP
Professional Services as defined by the Code of Virginia: Work performed by an independent contractor within the scope of the practice of accounting, actuarial services, architecture, land surveying, landscape architecture, law, dentistry, medicine, optometry, pharmacy or professional engineering.
Purchases under $30,000 are usually done at the department level. You may file a Vendor Application with the Purchasing Department who will distribute your Vendor Application to the using departments.
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