How does the City of Deltona obtain pricing?

The City of Deltona utilizes the following methods of purchasing: formal Request for Proposals (RFP), formal Invitation to Bids (ITB) and informal Request for Quotations (RFQ –written or phone). Formal solicitations, RFPs and IFBs, require the posting of a public notice, submission of a sealed bid or proposal, public bid opening and an award by the proper authority. Formal IFBs and RFPs are for purchases in excess of $25,000.

The City of Deltona also utilizes DemandStar for obtaining quotes through its QuoteWire. Informal requests for quotations may be either written or oral or obtained through Quotewire. Although a sealed bid technique is not used, all informal quotations are made on a competitive basis securing quotes from at least three vendors whenever possible.

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1. How can I renew a contract with the City of Deltona?
2. Is the City of Deltona tax-exempt?
3. How can I thank a Purchasing employee for their help?
4. How do I get paid?
5. How do I bill the City of Deltona?
6. What if I don't have the whole order?
7. Why does the City of Deltona require delivery date information?
8. Where do I deliver my goods?
9. Can I watch the opening of bids?
10. How do I know if I received the contract?
11. What criteria is used to award bids and proposals?
12. What if I make a mistake on my bid?
13. What if the City of Deltona doesn't accept any bids submitted?
14. What about bond and insurance requirements?
15. What is a Pre-Bid/Pre-Proposal conference?
16. Am I supposed to include tax in the price on an Invitation for Bid or a Request for Quotation?
17. Can I fax my bid to the City of Deltona?
18. How do I submit bids?
19. "What are the types of contracts offered?"
20. Does the City of Deltona give preference points to minority or women-owned businesses?
21. Can I contact departments directly to sell my products/services?
22. May I visit the Office of the Purchasing Agent and City Hall?
23. How soon is payment made to vendors?
24. Does the City of Deltona give preference points to local firms?
25. How does the City of Deltona obtain pricing?
26. How can I find out which services or commodities are currently being solicited?
27. How do I do business with the City of Deltona and whom do I call if I have a question and can't find an answer?