The information and documents provided below will help familiarize your company with City of Punta Gorda procurement policies and procedures.
VENDOR’S GUIDE TO DOING BUSINESS WITH THE CITY: This brochure is an overview of the City’s Procurement Division.
CITY’S PROCUREMENT POLICY: The Policy governs the City’s procurement activities, which was adopted by the City Council.
VENDOR VISITS: Please call the Procurement Office prior to visiting our office or any Department within the City for an appointment. If appropriate, Procurement staff may arrange for meetings between vendor’s representative and other City representatives.
EPROCUREMENT SYSTEM: The City uses a third party eProcurement provider for vendor registration, posting solicitations, notices, and awarding. Vendors must be registered with the eProcurement System access complete solicitation information. This system offers:
- FREE vendor registration and vendor record management
- AUTOMATIC notification of solicitation releases based on vendor's registered classifications
- ACCESS to posted solicitations
- AUTOMATIC notification of addenda release to those vendor who have downloaded the solicitation
- MONITORING of post opening solicitation events inclusive of award
- ACCESS to active and inactive contracts
Please click the Vendor Registration link if you are interested in doing business with the City and follow the instructions on the website to register. This page also provides you with a registration and bidding guides for navigating the system.
Vendors are responsible for maintaining their vendor record in order to keep their information up to date. City’s Procurement staff does not have the ability to make changes to your vendor record.
Instructional Guide for registering as a vendor and maintaining your vendor record.
SOLICITATION RESPONSE INFORMATION: Bidder’s response must be deemed responsive to the solicitation package and comply with all specifications, terms and conditions stated in the solicitation package. The Procurement Division will reject any and all responses that do not comply with all material and mandatory elements of the solicitation package.