The SacMetro AQMD partners with Public Purchase to publish its contracting opportunities. Public Purchase provides government agencies and their vendors with a comprehensive and easy to use web based e-Procurement system. This system provides vendors with automatic notification of request for proposals (RFP) with access to respond electronically. To receive RFP notifications and have access to download RFP information, you must register as a vendor using Public Purchase.
Register with Public Purchase (If you are already registered proceed directly to step two).
Register at https://www.publicpurchase.com/gems/register/vendor/register. Once your registration is activated you will receive an email confirmation from email@example.com. Add this email address to your contacts to ensure bid notification emails are not marked as spam. Activation can take up to 24 hours.
Link your Public Purchase account to SacMetro AQMD.
Once you have received your activation email from Public Purchase, log in to www.publicpurchase.com and accept the terms and conditions of use.
Click on the "Tools" tab, click on the "Agencies" tab, search for "Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District". Click "Register with agency".
To ensure you receive bid notifications you must select NIGP classification code(s) that relate to your business. You will receive email notifications when opportunities for the codes you have selected become available.
Contact Public Purchase for assistance at firstname.lastname@example.org, or use their Live Chat during business hours by clicking the chat button in the upper left corner of the web site.
Purchases of $15,000 or more typically require formal competitive bidding. These bid opportunities are advertised on Public Purchase. Contracts exceeding $50,000 per year are presented to the SacMetro AQMD Board of Directors for approval at the monthly Board of Directors meeting.
For purchases of $1,000 up to $15,000 the SacMetro AQMD will obtain three informal written bids.
Purchases of less than $1,000 can be made without a competitive bid process.
All contractors doing business with the SacMetro AQMD for the first time must complete a County of Sacramento Payee Data Record form and provide their federal tax ID (or social security number if a sole proprietor). The Payee Data Record form is required in lieu of an IRS W-9 form.
Payee Data Record Form
Submit completed Payee Data Record Forms to May Saeteurn at email@example.com