Purchases Under $25,000
For purchases under the $25,000 threshold, the City uses various methods to obtain quotes including the GovQuote website. Please register on GovQuote for additional opportunities to bid on these types of solicitations.
Purchases Over $25,000
The City of Hialeah in the spirit of continuous improvement and cost management has partnered with BidNet’s Florida Purchasing Group to post formal solicitations. The City of Hialeah continuously strives to receive the best value for the goods and services purchased for the City’s needs. The Florida Bid System delivers convenient, centralized online access to bid opportunities, reducing paperwork and making it easier for vendors to do business with the City of Hialeah. This system provides instant access to Bids, RFPs, Qualifications, Addendums, and Award information.
There is no charge to register, and the City of Hialeah encourages all vendors to register to the Florida Purchasing Group, and by selecting automatic bid notification, your company will receive emails anytime the City of Hialeah has a bid opportunity that matches your company's business. Feel free to call BidNet's Support Team at 800-835-4603 option 2 if you need any assistance.
If additional information or help is needed with downloading the solicitation package, please contact the City’s Purchasing Department at (305) 883-5865 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Purchasing Department hours are between 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Monday through Friday and is located at 501 Palm Avenue, Hialeah, FL 33010.
Request for Quote
With small purchases under $25,000 for services, materials, supplies, and equipment, the city will issue a request for a quotation.
Request for Proposal
A Request for Proposal (RFP) is a method of soliciting competitive proposals for a defined scope of work. An RFP considers and evaluates factors to measure qualification, delivery, and service reputation as well as price.
Invitation For Bid
For large purchases over $25,000 for services, materials, supplies, and equipment procurement, the city will issue an invitation to bid - a formal sealed bid process that typically results in a public bid opening. The City of Hialeah utilizes
Request for Qualifications
A Request for Qualifications (RFQ) is a method of soliciting competitive proposals that formally considers and evaluates factors to measure firms on the basis of demonstrated competency and qualification rather than price.