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Inclement weather policy

Original Date Posted: December 8th, 2015

“During inclement weather in the Seattle region, City Purchasing and Contracting may extend bid deadlines and pre-bid conferences so that they occur after any weather events that are likely to obstruct normal transportation and delivery services.  The City will post a notice at this website location and will send project-specific notices accordingly.  Please check the […]

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Expiring Blanket Contracts

Original Date Posted: November 4th, 2015

Click here to view the Expiring Blanket Contracts

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Online Business Directory Annual Clean-up Project

Original Date Posted: August 19th, 2015

City Purchasing and Contracting Services is in the process of verifying our business records to ensure the information in the City of Seattle’s Online Business Directory (OBD) is accurate. Our staff may be contacting you in the near future to confirm the information in your business’s profile is current. All businesses are asked to log […]

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WMBE Advisor List

Original Date Posted: April 14th, 2015

Click here to view the WMBE Advisor List

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City Purchasing is revising the City Purchasing Director Rule

Original Date Posted: January 27th, 2015

City Purchasing is revising the City Purchasing Director Rule.  Click here to see the proposed rule.

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2016 First Friday Drop-In Day

Original Date Posted: December 30th, 2014

Click here for 2016 schedules and locations What: How to do business with the City of Seattle When: Class starts at 9 a.m. Where: Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Avenue, Conference Room 4080, Seattle WA 98104 Cost: Free- No registration required Questions? Call 206-684-0444

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Online Business Directory (OBD) and Consultant Roster Redesign

Original Date Posted: July 3rd, 2014

Online Business Directory (OBD) and Consultant Roster Redesign The City’s Online Business Directory and the Consultant Roster have been redesigned and incorporated into a single registration system. To log into the new system, users will need to enter their legal business name and the last four digits of the business’ federal tax ID. There are […]

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Mayor Murray signed executive order strengthening equity in City contracting

Original Date Posted: April 10th, 2014

On April 8, 2014, Mayor Ed Murray signed an executive order strengthening the City’s ongoing commitment to social equity in City contracting opportunities. The order requires departments promptly pay invoices, support businesses by providing technical assistance, and increase accountability and coordination to ensure fair and equitable treatment among all businesses competing for public works, purchasing and […]

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Updated Policies on Background Checks and Immigrant Status

Original Date Posted: September 11th, 2013

City Purchasing and Contracting Services has updated our policies for Contractors and Consultants that need to place workers or provide access to highly secured facilities or systems.  The Background Policy will be permanently posted for future reference and is now in effect.   Link to new policy.

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Updated WMBE Inclusion Plan for Consultant Contracts

Original Date Posted: August 29th, 2013

City Purchasing and Contracting Services has updated the WMBE Inclusion Plan for Consultant Contracts.  You will see this new version on all upcoming Consultant Solicitations.  See the Form and Instructions.

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