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Purchasing Department

Effective June 7th, the Purchasing Department will be operating with all staff members in-person in our office location.  As has been in effect since March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Purchasing Department will continue to offer the option of virtual/remote access to Pre-Bid Meetings, Pre-Proposal Conferences and other meetings when applicable.  A list of the current online meetings can be found at:  https://www.tampa.gov/purchasing/meetings 

Submittals for solicitations may be sent electronically via the Internet as an attachment to an email addressed to BidControl.Division@tampagov.net.  The subject line of the email should include the Bid/RFP/REQ number and title.  To ensure that an electronic submittal is received by the opening date and time listed above it is recommended that the Bidder/Proposer submit their documents no less than 30 minutes prior to the deadline.  VERIFICATION OF THE CITY’S RECEIPT OF A BID SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY IS THE BIDDER/PROPOSER’S RESPONSIBILITY.  To verify receipt of submittals sent electronically, Bidders/Proposers may contact the Purchasing Department at (813) 274-8351.  Any submittal received after the solicitation’s opening deadline will not be considered.

If you have any questions, please contact the Purchasing Office’s main phone number at (813) 274-8351.

NOTE: Contract Administration Department Construction Project Bids and A/E Consulting RFQ responses must be submitted as instructed on their website at https://www.tampa.gov/contract-administration.

Welcome to the Purchasing Department, which is responsible for all aspects of the City's centralized procurement process.

Purchasing Department Bid Schedules

External Services

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