The City of Abbotsford posts the majority of competitive goods and services opportunities over $75K and construction projects over $200K on posted on the BC Bid website. Competitive opportunity documents are distributed and responses are collected through a cloud base portal called Bonfire.
Procurement and Supply Services
The Procurement and Supply Services division is a support service for all City Divisions and a liaison between the vendor community and the City. We provide professional expertise in Procurement, Contracts and Supply Chain Management and ensure fair and transparent procurement processes are being followed.
The City of Abbotsford’s Council Policy C002-03, Purchasing, Equipment & Supplies describes how and when competitive bids are issued, approval authorization for purchases and contract execution and procedures. Procurement assists in sourcing supplies, equipment and services to provide the City departments with best overall value and is authorized to issue contracts. The competitive bid process is managed in accordance with municipal guidelines, policies, legislated trade agreements and provincial laws.