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Purchasing division

Bidding Information

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Competitive Solicitation & Single/Sole Source Information

In general, price competition is the best way to make money go further. That is why the City of Oviedo advocates competition “wherever practical” in an effort to promote fairness and better pricing. Verbal Quotes are used for purchases $1,000 to $10,000. The using department will contact the suppliers to obtain quotes.

Purchasing Thresholds

The City of Oviedo Standard Operating Procedures establishes thresholds for the method of procurement based on the dollar value of the purchase.

Insurance Requirements

The City of Oviedo requires anyone who is performing any work on any City owned property to provide the following forms of insurance:

    * General Liability
    * Automobile Liability
    * Worker’s Compensation 

Bid Award

Once quotes, bids, or proposals are received, the department requesting the purchase will be involved in evaluating the results. For purchases under $35,000, the City Manager or his designee will approve the purchase. For purchases valued at $35,000 or more the City Manager will make a recommendation to the City Council for award.

Vendor List

The City of Oviedo uses the DemandStar.com by Onvia internet bidding service to maintain our vendor database and issue all solicitations for bids, Requests for Proposals (RFP) and Requests for Qualifications (RFQ).

Purchasing Division

Purchasing is responsible for overseeing a decentralized purchasing system that reviews and processes purchase orders for commodities and services that exceed $1,000.