Open Bids & RFPs
During this COVID-19 pandemic Placer County is committed to public participation in county government in a manner that is consistent with the guidance provided by local, state, and federal requirements.
Placer County will continue to take the following steps to utilize technology to encourage full yet remote public participation during all bid openings.
For the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic, Placer County Procurement Services’ bid openings will be conducted by telephone. The public bid openings may be accessed by the following means:
- Information regarding a specific bid opening may be accessed by visiting placer.bidsandtenders.net and selecting "Bid Details" for a specific bid. The Bid Opening information can be found under the Meeting Locations section of the details.
- Alternatively, Citizens who wish to participate may call 530-886-2122 or email Procurement to receive dial-in information regarding a specific bid opening.
- Citizens who wish to participate shall indicate which bid they would like to be added to. A request to participate is made on a "bid-by-bid" basis only.
- Participation is limited to "listen only."
- Placer County bid opening broadcasts are not recorded for future listening however the system-generated bid opening information is available by visiting placer.bidsandtenders.net.
eProcurement - bids&tenders
Great news! Placer County has partnered with bids&tenders to conduct its competitive bidding opportunities in an effort to eliminate paper waste and streamline the competitive bidding process. Bids&tenders is a fully-integrated online eProcurement tool that makes it easy for vendors to review, register for, and submit bids anytime and from anywhere. We’ve joined hundreds of purchasing agencies who have already made the switch to the bids&tenders platform.
How does bids&tenders work?
Simple! Go to placer.bidsandtenders.net and click on the "Create Account" button. Select commodity codes for goods, services and construction opportunities that are relevant to your firm and you will automatically receive email notices of opportunities that match your selections. The entire competitive process will take place electronically - from getting the bid documents to submitting your bid response.
What does this mean for your business?
You will need to subscribe to bids&tenders to continue receiving notices about and responding to Placer’s competitive bidding opportunities.
Create your free bids&tenders account!
What do you get with your free bids&tenders account?
- Automatic notifications of new bids, addenda, meeting reminders & bid results
- Unlimited document downloads and addenda notices
- Unlimited category subscription for bid matching
- Instant access to bid results
- Customized vendor dashboard with access to active opportunities and bid history
- Self-serve profile management
- Ability to add up to 10 contacts to your account
To learn more or create an account click here: https://placer.bidsandtenders.net
Individuals not participating in Placer County competitive opportunities can receive copies of any bid for general review purposes by emailing Procurement or calling 530-886-2122.