Bellevue's Finance Department procures products and services necessary for the City's operation.
The Procurement Services Division oversees this effort through managing the competitive process for purchasing
goods and services, contracting and supplier maintenance. If you are interested in selling products or providing
services to the City, the following information will help you learn how:
Shared Procurement Portal
The City is a partner in the Shared Procurement Portal
which consists of seven public agencies in the greater Seattle area who've partnered together to create a
regional website that consolidates procurement services, making it easy for government and businesses to work
together. This website provides businesses a one-stop shop for procurement opportunities via the online roster
system Public Purchase. Businesses may apply to
Public Purchase by going to the SPP's Vendor Registration page.
Materials, Supplies & Equipment
The City's Procurement Services division oversees the buying of materials, supplies and equipment over
$5,000 for all departments. Vendors interested in doing business with the City should contact Procurement
Services before making contact with any City department. Procurement Services can be reached at
firstname.lastname@example.org or at 425-452-7876.
Purchases of material, supplies and equipment costing $90,000 or less do not require a formal competitive bid
or public notice. Price quotations for such purchases are typically solicited either through the City's
online roster program Public Purchase or via
email. Purchases of material, supplies, and equipment costing $5,000 or less do not require a competitive
Public works include all work, construction, alteration, repair or improvement other than ordinary maintenance,
executed at the cost of the agency. For public work projects under $300,000, the City may utilize their
Small Public Works Roster (RCW 39.04.155) to solicit bids. To register on the
small public works roster, go to Public Purchase
and select Go To Register. For projects over $300,000, the City advertises in their local newspapers and posts
on their website.
The City also has implemented a Job Order Contracting program (RCW 39.10.420) which may be utilized for public
works projects under $350,000. Subcontractors interested in working with the JOC General Contractor may
contact the Procurement Services Division at
email@example.com or 425-452-7876 to obtain contact
information for the current JOC General Contractors working with the City.
The City contracts for various types of services including maintenance, engineering, legal and recreation
services. Depending on the estimated cost of the work and other considerations, the City may issue either a
Request for Proposals (RFPs) or Request for Qualifications (RFQs). Per State and City policy, for certain
types of professional services, legal services and recreation services, the City may review, evaluate and
select consultants based off their Statements of Qualifications (SOQ). Consultants who've registered for
these kinds of services must upload an SOQ on the City's roster for viewing to be considered for work
with the City.
To view the City's current Bids, RFP's and RFQ', click on
In addition to posting solicitation information on this website, the City
advertises larger projects in the Legal Notice section of the
Seattle Times and the
Daily Journal of Commerce.
Notifications about most solicitations are sent electronically to businesses registered on our City's
online roster program Public Purchase..
To register, go to the Vendor Registration page on this SPP website.
This will take you to our online roster program Public Purchase where you can select the types of goods
or services your business provides. The City uses NIGP
codes to classify what types of goods or services to solicit.