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.
Purchasing 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
Purchasing’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.
Monday – Friday: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Central Stores Hours:
Monday – Friday: 7:30 am to 4:00 pm
City of Vernon – Operations Yard
1900 – 48th Avenue
Vernon, BC V1T 8Y7
How to Become a Supplier or Service Provider:
Purchasing maintains a list of qualified potential suppliers / contractors for all goods and services required through out the year. If you wish to have your company added to the list, simply contact purchasing expressing your interest and / or have the following information sent to purchasing via email or fax:
- Full company name
- 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:
2013 -14 HVAC Services - 82 Kb
2013 Equipment Hire form - 44 Kb
2012/13 Plumbing Services - 86 Kb
2011 Tree Service - 87 Kb
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 forms along with required documentation to:
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 our website to explore business opportunities, which include tenders, request for quotes and request for proposals.
Note: Should any potential bidders download from our website, it is the bidder's responsibility to check for any addendums which will be posted on the City of Vernon's website.
For up-to-date information and current opportunities, please contact us by phone at 250-550-3646.