City Of Sparks

Purchasing & Vendor Info FAQ

How can I find out which projects are currently available for bidding?
How can I get on the City's bidders' list?
Does the City pay tax?
Where do I send my bid?
How can I get a copy of the summary of bids received on a particular bid?
Who do I contact in the City to get payment for my invoice?
Who is allowed to purchase goods/services for the City?
Who do I contact to find out about possible opportunities?
How can I set up an office visit?
What is a Pre-Bid/Request for Proposal (RFP) conference?
What criteria is used to award bids and requests for proposals?
What about bond and insurance requirements?

How can I find out which projects are currently available for bidding?
Current BID/RFP Documents can be found here Visit our bid broker site at DemandStar.com. Review the "Legal Notices" section of the Reno Gazette Journal newspaper or visit our office at:
    431 Prater Way
    Sparks, Nevada 89431
    (775) 353-2325

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How can I get on the City's bidders' list?
The City of Sparks does not maintain a "Bidders List."  Vendors interested in bidding for City supply or service contracts are encouraged to monitor the "Current Bids & RFP's" page or register with DemandStar to be notified of specific bidding opportunities.

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Does the City pay tax?
No. The City is exempt from payment of Sales and Use Tax. You may request a copy of our letter of "Certificate of Exemption" by visiting our web site or calling our office.

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Where do I send my bid?
The Invitation to Bid page on all procurement documents specifies the time, date and location for bid submittal.

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