The Sac Metro Air District partners with Public Purchase to publish its contracting opportunities. Public Purchase provides government agencies and their vendors with a comprehensive and easy to use web-based eProcurement system. This system provides vendors with automatic notification of contracting opportunites with access to respond electronically. You must register as a vendor using Public Purchase to receive notifications and download contract solicitations.
Register with Public Purchase (If you are already registered proceed directly to step two).
Register at https://www.publicpurchase.com/gems/register/vendor/register. Once your registration is activated you will receive an email confirmation from firstname.lastname@example.org. Add this email address to your contacts to ensure bid notification emails are not marked as spam. Activation can take up to 24 hours.
Link your Public Purchase account to Sac Metro Air District.
Once you have received your activation email from Public Purchase, log in to www.publicpurchase.com and accept the terms and conditions of use.
Click on the "Tools" tab, click on the "Agencies" tab, search for "Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District". Click "Register with agency".
To ensure you receive bid notifications you must select NIGP classification code(s) that relate to your business. You will receive email notifications when opportunities for the codes you have selected become available.
Contact Public Purchase for assistance at email@example.com, or use their Live Chat during business hours by clicking the chat button in the upper left corner of the web site.
Purchases of $100,001 or more typically require formal competitive bid method. These bid opportunities are advertised on Public Purchase. Incentive contracts exceeding $1,000,000 and non-incentive contracts exceeding $200,000 are presented to the Sac Metro Air District Board of Directors for approval at the monthly Board of Directors meeting.
For purchases of $10,001 to $100,000 the Sac Metro Air District will attempt to obtain a minimum of three written quotes from qualified vendors.
Purchases of $0 to $10,000 can be a direct purchase and no quotes are required.
Sample Contract (non-incentive)