How to Land a Project with Government Agencies

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How to Land a Project with Government Agencies

  1. 1. How to do business with the City of Corona “ A Vendor Guide: Welcome to the Purchasing Division”
  2. 2. <ul><li>The Purchasing Division’s Purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain continuity of services and supplies to support the various City agencies and departments </li></ul><ul><li>Supplier Information Form </li></ul><ul><li>Provides your company’s information to the City for future bidding opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>www.DiscoverCorona.com </li></ul><ul><li>Quick Links Supplier Information Form </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>City of Corona Bidding Opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>The City of Corona posts available bids on the City’s website </li></ul><ul><li>To access the City of Corona current bid opportunities, please visit: </li></ul><ul><li>www.DiscoverCorona.com </li></ul><ul><li>Quick Links Bid Opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>City of Corona current bid opportunities are also available at </li></ul><ul><li> www.CoronaB2B.com </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Bid Specifications </li></ul><ul><li>Written specifications are used in the bidding process to describe the required level of quality, quantity, delivery, and scope of work </li></ul><ul><li>In addition to the specifications, certain terms and conditions governing purchases are also outlined in the form </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Basis for Bid Award </li></ul><ul><li>It is the City’s desire to develop maximum competition for all purchases and to make awards based on the lowest responsible and responsive bid received </li></ul><ul><li>Bid awards are a matter of public record. Bid results are typically posted on the City’s website on the bid opportunities page </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Helpful Hints for Bids </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure that your bid is submitted at the correct date, time and location </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure that all of the required forms are completed and included in your bid submittal </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Contracts and Insurance </li></ul><ul><li>The City requires all vendors to sign a contract for any services that are provided on City property </li></ul><ul><li>All signed contracts will also require endorsed certificates of insurance. All of the City’s contracts include the complete requirements for insurance coverage </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Local Bidder Preference </li></ul><ul><li>The qualifying local vendor’s bid will be reduced by 5% in the tabulation of bids to determine the lowest responsible bidder </li></ul><ul><li>Applicable to purchases of materials, supplies, and equipment, and contracts for maintenance work and other general services </li></ul><ul><li>Total purchase must be $200,000 or less </li></ul><ul><li>For purchases of materials, supplies, and equipment greater than $200,000 the City may take into consideration the 1% sales tax to be returned to the City </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Local Bidder Preference </li></ul><ul><li>To qualify the vendor must have </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fixed facilities with employees located at a business address within City limits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(post office box or residence does not qualify) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Current City business license </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Questions </li></ul><ul><li>Scott Briggs </li></ul><ul><li>Purchasing Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Department of Finance   </li></ul><ul><li>City of Corona </li></ul><ul><li>400 S Vicentia Ave, Ste. 320 </li></ul><ul><li>Corona, CA 92882 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>(951) 736-2272 direct </li></ul><ul><li>(951) 736-2445 fax </li></ul><ul><li>www.DiscoverCorona.com </li></ul>

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