Purchasing and Bid Opportunities


300 Henry Ward Way, Suite 103, Gainesville, GA 30501
P. O. Box 2496, Gainesville, GA  30503

Kevin Hutcheson

Budget and Purchasing Manager

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.


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.  

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RFP No. 18014 Desota Park Renovations - Tennis/Basketball Court Reconstruction

Sealed Proposals will be received by the Gainesville Parks and Recreation Agency, 830 Green Street, NE,
Gainesville, GA 30501 until 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 6, 2017.

The City of Gainesville, Georgia Parks and Recreation Agency (Hereafter also referred to as “The Agency”)
seeks sealed proposals for the removal of existing play courts, fencing, etc., grading and construction of new
courts, construction of new concrete walkways, and installation of fencing and landscaping per Plan
Specifications at Desota Park for its Parks and Recreation Agency.

A Pre-Proposal meeting will be held on site at Desota Park, 1142 Desota Street, Gainesville, GA 30501, on
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. to discuss details of the RFP and familiarize prospective
contractors with the work to be done.

All questions must be submitted in writing to the proposal correspondent named above. Questions must be
received by 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 22, 2017.
A list of questions and answers will be provided
to all know proposers and by request. Requests may be made to the proposal correspondent named above.


Michael Graham, Deputy Director
Gainesville Parks and Recreation Agency
830 Green Street NE, Gainesville, GA 30501
Phone: 770.533.5857
FAX: 770.531.2681


Details and Documents:
pdf RFP No. 18014 Desota Park Renovations
pdf Bid Set
pdf Pre-Proposal Meeting Minutes

The City of Gainesville is seeking proposals for qualified actuarial consulting firms interested in providing a range of actuarial services while functioning as actuarial advisor to the City and the Board of Directors for the City's Retirement Plan A.  Additionally, the City is inviting proposals for the purpose of evaluating.
Individual sealed RFQ's will be received at the City of Gainesville Purchasing office, until 4:00 P.M. EST, Friday, December 22, 2017. after which time, no further qualifications will be accepted. Any qualifications received after the above stated time will not be considered. It is the responsibility of the person/firm submitting the qualifications 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. RFQ's received after the deadline will not be considered under any circumstances, and will be returned unopened after the  award is made.

Questions regarding the RFQ should be submitted via email by November 20, 2017 no later than 10:00 am to kevin.hutcheson@gainesville.org.

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 $150,000.

Details and Documents: