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Bids & Tenders

The City is committed to securing the best products and services at the most competitive prices. We strive to provide significant value to all of our stakeholders and set standards of excellence within the municipal sector, while supporting Council’s Responsible Spending objective.

City of Barrie Tender Process is going paperless!

As part of our commitment to embrace innovation and improve how we do business, the City is excited to announce that on October 15, 2018, our open tender process is going paperless.
 
After the successful launch on May 1 of our new e-tendering platform, we are now expanding to a fully electronic submission process. Effective October 15, 2018, ALL open procurements will be submitted electronically (including all Request for Procurements (RFP), High Score Request for Quotations, and Low-bid Request for Quotations).

Benefits of Going Paperless

  • 100% environmentally friendly, on-line submissions
  • Reduced carbon footprint - no more courier and printing requirements
  • No requirement to travel to public tender openings
  • Automatic notifications of new bid opportunities, addenda and site meeting reminders 
  • Online access to bid results
  • Customized vendor dashboard for quick access to active opportunities and bid history
  • Self-serve profile management

E - Bonding

Along with the move to full electronic tender submissions, the City is also moving towards the acceptance of electronic bonds. Stay tuned for more information on this initiative. Learn about electronic bonds.

Subscription Information

Documents are free to view, however; you will need to register and subscribe to bids&tenders™ to download bid documents, receive notifications about new City of Barrie bid opportunities, and submit bids to the City of Barrie. Subscription to bids&tenders™ unlimited is just $165/year.  Pay once and access all agencies using bids&tenders™ in Canada . A one-time, pay-per-bid option is also available at $45/bid.

Frequently Asked Questions

What happened to the existing bids on biddingo.com?

All bids posted prior to May 1, 2018 on Biddingo will continue to be valid, and submissions will continue as described in the bid document.  biddingo.com/barrie.

All new bids posted after May 1, 2018, will be done through bids&tenders™.  Bid documents and any associated addenda MUST be obtained through bids&tenders™ to be valid.

Where can I register with bid&bids&tenders™?

You need to register and subscribe to bids&tenders™  before May 1, 2018 to download bid documents, receive notifications about new City of Barrie bid opportunities, and submit bids to the City of Barrie.

How much does bids&tenders™ cost?

Subscription to bids&tenders™ unlimited is just $165/year. Pay once and access all agencies using bids&tenders™ in Canada. A one-time, pay-per-bid option is also available at $45/bid. Bid documents can be previewed without the payment.

 

 

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