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CITY TO HOST MULTI-AGENCY VENDOR OUTREACH EVENT “BIDS, BUYERS AND BUSINESS”

The City of Santa Clarita invites vendors specializing in all areas such as printing, promotional, construction, engineering consulting and janitorial supplies, to attend the 2018 Vendor Outreach Event.  The event will take place on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to noon at Santa Clarita City Hall, located at 23920 Valencia Blvd. RSVPs are required to attend. 

This year, a panel of representatives from the City of Santa Clarita, City of Burbank, City of Santa Monica, and the William S. Hart Union High School District will answer questions and discuss topics about how to do business with their respective agencies.  PlanetBids, a widely-used electronic procurement system, will be on hand to talk about tips and tricks for electronic bidding.

RSVP by clicking on the link below:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bids-buyers-and-business-vendor-outreach-2018-registration-51276628777 


Welcome to the City of Santa Clarita's Purchasing web page. Purchasing is part of Administrative Services and is responsible for:

  • U.S. Mail, shipping, receiving, surplus and warehouse functions
  • Providing purchasing services to City departments

Purchasing buys most of the office supplies, services, equipment and equipment maintenance. Additionally, quote and bid preparation assistance is provided to City staff. Purchasing is very interested in promoting business opportunities within the City. All bids over $40,000 are published on Planetbids. Vendors will be notified via email based on category codes linked to supplier registration. Purchasing staff work very closely with Accounts Payable to make sure invoices are correct and paid promptly.

The City of Santa Clarita strongly encourages the participation of small and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise in its public projects. For more information on available training and assistance please visit www.sba.gov/surety-bonds and www.dgs.ca.gov/pd/Programs/OSDS.aspx.

Public Surplus Auctions: www.publicsurplus.com