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Purchasing Services

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1565 First Street Room 205 2019 NPI Logo-wyears
Sarasota, FL, 34236        
Phone: 941-954-4151    
Fax: 941-954-4157



 Procuring Goods and Services for the City of Sarasota

The Purchasing Division

  • Competitively acquires goods and services 
  • Administers contracts for goods and services View the list of current City contracts
  • Approves payment for goods and services in accordance with the City’s Terms and Conditions
  • Provides contract and lease management for City-owned properties
  • Coordinates the disposal of surplus and obsolete goods

Contact our Staff

Ethics Policy

Code of Ethics for Public Purchasing

Purchasing Thresholds

  • $1 - 10,000: Procured with one written quote
  • $10,001 - $65,000: Minimum of three written quotes
  • $65,001 and greater: Formal Bid or Request for Proposals

Doing Business With the City of Sarasota

Register for BidSync as a City of Sarasota Vendor, and sign up to receive automated notices for City of Sarasota Solicitation Opportunities over $65,000

Bids (ITB)
Request for Proposals (RFP)
Sole Source Request
Formal Request for Quotes
Invitation to Negotiate (ITN)


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