The Ridgefield CT Purchasing Department procures materials, equipment and services at the lowest cost consistent with the quality and suitability of those proposed. It does this by following the guidelines established in the Purchasing Policy as approved by the Board of Selectman. The Purchasing Agent shall procure all items for all Town departments except the Board of Education, Library Board, and Probate Court. The Purchasing Department may delegate, at its discretion, some of these responsibilities to the individual Departments, as the situation warrants. The Purchasing Department is responsible for the administration of all Public Bids. Items in excess of $5,000 should go to bid. Professional services are specific exempted from public bidding procedures. The State of Connecticut extends all of its contracts to Towns & Municipalities. Each of the contracts have been competitively bid and awarded by DAS Procurement Services in accordance with Ct. General Statutes. Contracts for professional or recurring services are not required to go out to bid. The Purchasing Department conducts purchasing without regard to political affiliation, race, color, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, sex, familial relationship, or business association of vendors, contractors or consultants.
SCROLL DOWN the page and Click on the heading of the Bid item you are interested in to load a PDF file.
If ONLY a ONE (1) page legal advertisement is posted, contact the Purchasing Department for full bid documents.
If the Cover Advertisment, Instructions, Hold Harmless and Insurance requirements are listed,along with some sort of description or specification of what is requested, Then this is the full entire bid. Sometinmes it’s only a 1/2 a page.
NOTICE – It is the responsibility of the vendor to check back to the web site for addendum, if Any, as we have no way of contacting vendors that access documents from the web page. Addendum usually appear no later than a week before bid closing, but there are always occasional exceptions. Addendums will never be posted with less than 48 hours notice before the closing time, except as part of extending the closing time or canceling a bid.
Bidders lists are not possible due to electronic distribution from more than one web location without registration.
PLEASE NOTE : Specifications must be followed as listed below. ONLY official addenedums, which will ALWAYS be posted here, can ammend, change or adjust the listed specifications. Bid Responses will be judged solely by the specifications as listed here.
It is the Vendors Responsibility to check back for Addendum’s If Any
17-06 – John Deere 310SL backhoe loader – Bid Due Date 9/20/2016 11:00 a/m.
Jerry Gay, Purchasing Director