Procurement Services / Central Stores

Procurement Responsibilities:

To provide acquisition of goods and services, asset investment recovery and manage the operation of central stores, in a professional, responsible and cost-effective manner.

Procurement is a service group providing procurement services to all user groups

  • standard maintenance, repairs and operation’s products (MRO)
  • detailed engineered designed products
  • contracts - construction contracts, consulting services, annual supply agreements
  • expediting services
  • surplus disposal

Procurement’s Goals & Objectives:

To maximize the long-term value of the City's dollar recognizing the best buy encompasses evaluation of price, quality, service, delivery, training and performance to determine the total cost of ownership. To pursue a high standard of equity, honesty and open communication and to ensure that all suppliers are given fair and equal access to do business with the City of Vernon.

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Central Stores Hours:
Monday - Friday: 7:30 am to 4:00 pm

Contact Information:

City of Vernon - Operation Services Office
1900 - 48th Avenue
Vernon, BC V1T 8Y7

Procurement Services:
Phone: 250-550-3646
Fax: 250-550-3523

Phone: 250-550-3602
Fax: 250-550-3487

Central Stores:
Phone: 250-550-3603
Fax: 250-545-3345

How to Become a Supplier or Service Provider:

Procurement Services maintains a list of qualified potential suppliers / contractors for all goods and services required throughout the year. If you wish to have your company added to the list, simply contact procurement services expressing your interest and / or email the following information:
  • Full company name
  • Address
  • Phone, fax, email, website link
  • Sales & technical support contacts
  • Authorized product lines / brand name
  • Commodity type, quality
  • Brochures / corporate profile
  • Area of service, delivery

We encourage the supplier community to bring forward any new or innovative products for evaluation and consideration for future requirements.

Pre-qualification Registration Forms:

On occasion throughout the year the City requires to hire equipment and/or operator with equipment for various operational projects including arborist services. If you are interested in having your company pre-qualified, please submit the registration form along with required documentation to:
Email to:
Fax to: 250-550-3523
Mail to: Procurement Services
City of Vernon 1900 48th Ave
Vernon BC  V1T 8Y7

It is the responsibility of the Contractor to ensure the information and required documentation is kept current.

Doing Business with the City of Vernon:

Be sure to frequent the City’s Bidding Opportunities webpage for a complete list of bid requests.

Should any potential bidder download documents from our website, it is the bidder’s responsibility to monitor the City website for any scheduled or non-scheduled  addendum(s) that may be posted.


Contact Info
General Inquiries: 250-550-3602
Manager Procurement Services: 250-550-3646
Fax: 250-550-3523

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