Do Business with the City

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Step 1.Review city documentation on local preference and livable wages 

See documentation located in the box on the right side of this page. 

Step 2.Become a city supplier

Become a city supplier by first registering with DemandStar for free.

Step 3.View Current Bids 

Visit GovQuote to submit quotes for projects below the formal bid threshold and DemandStar for other City of Gainesville projects.

Step 4.Small Business, Minority-Owned and/or Service-Disabled Veteran?

Contact the Office of Equity & Inclusion about programs and resources to support small, minority, woman and service-disabled businesses. 

Step 5.If awarded contract, complete supplier packet 

Supplier applications are provided to vendors AFTER a bid has been awarded. The City of Gainesville pays via EFT or Visa. To receive EFT payments from the City of Gainesville, the supplier application must be completed and returned to the city department you are doing business with.