Purchasing - Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Pre-Bid Meetings

What are pre-bid meetings for?
Pre-bid meetings are a valuable opportunity for potential bidders to review with City personnel the terms, conditions, requirements and specifications of a bidder's proposal PRIOR TO the bid opening. Site inspections of the work location may also be held during pre-bid meetings.


Do I have to attend pre-bid meetings to be eligible to bid?
If the pre-bid meeting is MANDATORY, yes, you must attend the MANDATORY pre-bid meeting in order to be eligible to bid. Date and times for pre-bid meetings are shown on the cover page of bid documents as well as whether or not the pre-bid meeting is MANDATORY.