The purpose of this Purchasing Policy is to serve as the approved source of instruction on purchasing policies and procedures for the purchase, procurement, and acquisition of goods and/or services. It also serves as the official reference document on purchasing questions and issues.
Applicable Laws, Regulations, and Rules
Compliance with City of Palatka Ordinances, Florida Statutes, the Florida Adm;nistrative Code, Federal Procurement Regulations, and the Uniform Commercial Code, when and where applicable, with compliance with the strictest of the rules that pertain, is made a specific requirement of all procedures covered in this policy even though they may not be stated specifically. If a cooperative agreement has stringent rules and regulations, City will follow when and where applicable, with compliance with the strictest of the rules that pertain, is made a specific requirement of all procedures covered in this policy even though they may not be stated specifically.
NEW CONTRACTOR & SERVICE VENDOR
All the following information must be submitted before a purchase order is issued.
City of Palatka – Finance 201 North Second Street Palatka, FL 32177
Public Invitation to Bid, Request for Proposals and Request for Qualifications shall be advertised on the City website. This will apply to commodities or contractual services (which include professional services) that cost more than $25,000, and construction that cost more than $200,000. Maintenance agreements and single-source items are exempt. State contract pricing will not have to go out for bid as long as local merchants are afforded an opportunity to bid. Vendors wishing to receive email or text alerts for future ITB, RFP and RFQ solicitations can register on the City website at https://palatka-fl.gov/list.aspx
If you have questions or need additional information, please contact Finance at 386-329-0100