Amalie Arena

Purchasing Department

The Purchasing Department  offers the option of virtual/remote access to Pre-Bid Meetings, Pre-Proposal Conferences and other meetings when applicable. 

Submittals for solicitations may be sent electronically via the Internet as an attachment to an email addressed to  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

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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