The Purchasing & Contracts Division procures goods and
non-professional services for City departments through a centralized purchasing
process. City-funded capital improvement program (CIP) projects are handled by
the Public Works department.
Prepare Quick Quotes
Bid and Proposal packages
Advertise and solicit for competitive bids to supply goods equipment materials and services to meet the City’s needs
Utilize State contracts for cooperative purchases when State goods and materials meet department specifications and needs
Issue purchase orders to the lowest responsible bidder
Bidder understands and agrees that if Living Wages are applicable subject to the provisions of Chapter 2.525 of the San Buenaventura Municipal Code (the “Code”) entitled, “Living Wages and Benefits for City Services”
Effective January 1, 2015, the payment of State prevailing rates of wages as designated for Ventura County for on-site work and delivery of materials shall apply to projects for alteration, demolition, repair, or maintenance work over $15,000. Prevailing wages are required to be paid to all workers, including subcontracted employees.