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Where goods and services to be purchased are contained in a current budget approved by Council, the general practice to be followed by the Purchasing Department shall be:
Purchases up to $1,500 utilize the Limited Value Purchase method. (At least one quotation required)
Purchases between $1,500 and $75,000 utilize competitive quotations.
Note: Public opening of quotations may or may not occur.
Quotations are typically received and opened in the Purchasing Office and inquiries are welcome; notice of these opportunities may include the same methods as used for the public tender process below
Purchases above $75,000 utilize Public Tender Process (Invitations to Tender and Requests for Proposals)
The Purchasing Department will advertise these opportunities; advertising may include one or more of the following methods:
Local, provincial and national newspapers
City of West Kelowna's bids website
In addition, known suppliers may also receive the notification directly
Tenders are opened publicly; Requests for Proposals are not
How to Become a Supplier
Selling Goods and Services to the City