The following information will help familiarize you with Sacramento County purchasing policies and procedures.
Before supplying any goods or services to the County of Sacramento, the vendor must obtain a Purchase Order (PO), or Contract Shipping Order (CSO). This PO or CSO must be provided in written form. Verbal orders are not acceptable. Failure to obtain a written purchase document (PO or CSO), will result in the delay, or non-payment of any invoice.
LOCATION Contract and Purchasing Services Division offices are located at: 9660 Ecology Ln, Sacramento, CA 95827, and is available between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
For your convenience, please call (916) 876-6360 for an appointment. If appropriate, Purchasing staff may arrange for meetings between your representatives and representatives of other County departments. Directions to our offices.
BIDDER REGISTRATION PROCEDURE If you are interested in doing business with the County of Sacramento, please visit the Vendor Registration website and follow the instructions provided. Registration is a two-step process. When you complete the process, your firm will receive email notifications of bidding opportunities that match the commodities listed in your vendor profile. Please make sure to maintain your contact information (email addresses) and keep your vendor profile up to date to ensure you receive all matching bid opportunities.
BIDDING OPPORTUNITIES To ensure that you are aware of all formal bidding opportunities, periodically check our website (www.saccountybids.net) and click on the link titled Current Bids Opportunities under the heading Goods & Services , where you can preview a list of current bids. To view a solicitation, click on the title and you will be redirected to Public Purchase. You must be registered in order to view and respond to the bid.
BID RESPONSE INFORMATION Bidder's response must comply with all specifications, terms and conditions stated in the bid request. The Contract and Purchasing Services Division will reject any and all bids that do not comply with all mandatory elements of the bid request.