Bids and Tenders
The Purchasing & Risk Management Division is responsible for purchases of goods and services for the Town and risk and claims management.
Procurement goals are to:
- Encourage an open and competitive bidding process;
- Provide objective and equitable treatment of all suppliers;
- Ensure accountability and transparency while protecting the financial interests of the Town and obtaining the best value;
- Protect the integrity of the Town, the public and participants;
- Acquire goods and services which will conserve energy and help to preserve and protect the environment.
Town of Caledon Request for Tender, Request for Proposal and other solicitation documents will be advertised and available for electronic download here.
View current bid opportunities.
How to Bid
To do business with the Town login or register here.
Suppliers are provided with options to pay for an annual membership or one-time fee to download the document. Members will receive an email alert when any new solicitations are issued by the Town regarding procurements that relate to the supplier's selected commodity codes.
The Town of Caledon intends to make all reasonable efforts to inform registered suppliers of relevant bid opportunities and related documents, but shall not be liable for any failure to do so. It is the sole responsibility of suppliers to keep informed on bid opportunities, document downloads, site meetings, addendums, updates and timely bid submissions.
Suppliers are fully responsible for keeping their information up to date.
The Town of Caledon intends to make all reasonable efforts to inform registered suppliers of relevant bid opportunities and related documents, but shall not be liable for any failure to do so.
Supplier Sales Calls
The Town of Caledon does not accept unsolicited offers or supplier initiated sales calls. Supplier-initiated sales calls are not an efficient use of staff time and does not promote fair and equal treatment to all suppliers.
Suppliers interested in leaving sales brochures for Town departments may do so by e-mailing departments directly or by dropping off sales materials directly to specific departments. Suppliers are asked to limit their sales materials to a maximum of 5 pages.
Suppliers registered on the Town of Caledon Bids and Tenders site are not guaranteed any business and are not pre-qualified for any procurement process.
Disposal of Town Assets
Surplus goods are disposed of via online auction, trade-in, donation or bid solicitation. Current online auction goods can be viewed at govdeals.ca.
Policies and Procedures
Suppliers should be aware of the following Town of Caledon policies and procedures:
For technical assistance with the bids and tenders process, suppliers are encourage to visit the Bids and Tenders website or contact Customer Care by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 1.866.691.5528.
For general inquiries about purchasing policies and procedures please contact Purchasing Services at 905.584.2272 or 1.888.225.3366, or by email to email@example.com.