Purchasing and Bid Opportunities

Vendor Application »

If you would like to be added to the City of Gainesville's vendor listing, please print and mail a completed Vendor Application and IRS Form W-9 to the address below.  Both forms can be found at the bottom of this page in the section containing "Related Documents".  As stated in the Vendor Application, the required documents must be provided to the City, and an "Active Vendor" status must be rendered before business can be conducted.  Thank you for your interest in doing business with the City of Gainesville.

The City of Gainesville
Purchasing Office
P. O. Box 2496
Gainesville, GA  30503

Bid Opportunities »

The City of Gainesville invites all vendors and contractors to visit the bid opportunities web page on a regular basis.  We will list each Invitation to Bid, Request for Proposal, and Request for Qualifications on this web page when the City is ready to receive bids.

Please read each bid package carefully to ensure all requirements are met when submitting a bid package.  The City reserves the right to reject any or all bids based upon the guidelines outlined in the City of Gainesville's Purchasing Ordinance.  If you have any questions concerning a specific bid, contact the correspondent as listed in the bid package.  All questions regarding specific bid packages must be submitted in writing.

The City will post most addenda for specific bids to the City's Bid Opportunities web page and disseminate this information to all known bidders; however, it is the Bidder's responsibility to check this web page for the addenda prior to submitting a bid package.

Bidders without the appropriate documentation as listed in the bid package or any addenda may be deemed non-responsive or nonresponsible.  

Current Bid Opportunities

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RFP #15027 - Property and Liability Risk Management and Insurance Brokerage Services

RFP #15027  - The City of Gainesville is requesting sealed proposals for: Property and Liability Risk Management and Insurance Brokerage Services.

Individual sealed proposals for furnishing commodities or services described above will be received at the City of Gainesville Purchasing office, until 2:00 P.M. EST, Monday, October 27, 2014, 2014 after which time, no further proposals will be accepted. Any proposal received after the above stated time will not be considered. It is the responsibility of the person/firm submitting a proposal to ensure that it is received at the physical address of the Purchasing Office prior to the stated deadline. A date/time stamp located in the Purchasing Office will determine the time of receipt. Proposals received after the deadline will not be considered under any circumstances, and will be returned unopened after the proposal award is made.

Questions concerning this document should be directed  no later than October 20, 2014 at 10:00 am to:

Janeann Allison, Director of Human Resources/Risk Management
City of Gainesville
PO Box 2496, Gainesville, GA 30503
Phone: 770.297.5485

Fax: 678.450.5059


The City of Gainesville is an equal opportunity owner/employer and will not discriminate against any vendor because of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, or ADA disability status.

In accordance with City Code 2-4-29, a local vendor preference is applicable for purchase between $20,000 and $100,000.

Details and Documents:
pdf RFP #15027 - Property and Liability Risk Management and Insurance Brokerage Services
pdf Addendum 1 Q&A