Welcome to the City of Owen Sound’s bid opportunities website

Effective February 1, 2020, the City of Owen Sound will be accepting bid submissions electronically.

If you are not a current subscriber to bids&tenders™, you will need to subscribe as a vendor to receive notice of opportunities and submit bids to the City of Owen Sound. An unlimited Subscription to bids&tenders™ is just $175.05/year. Pay once and access all agencies using bids&tenders in Canada. For those who choose not to subscribe, there is a one-time fee option of $52.38 per bid opportunity.

The City of Owen Sound does not charge any document, project or administrative fees to bidders. The annual subscription to bids&tenders is the only charge you will incur to place unlimited bids for City business.

After creating a bidding system vendor account with bids&tenders, you can select commodity codes for goods and services you supply and the bidding system will notify you by email of the bid opportunities matching your commodity code selection(s). If you do not already have a bids&tenders account, please create one

Purchasing support

To learn more about City of Owen Sound Procurement refer to our website Owen Sound Bids and Tenders.

If you have questions about a specific bid opportunity, please direct your inquiry to the contact listed in the bid document. You may also contact the City of Owen Sound purchasing department by calling (519) 376-4440 ext.1246.

Technical support 
Please contact bids&tenders by emailing technical support.

For detailed instructions on how to create an account, or support please refer to the bids&tenders vendor support portal

Viewing Bids

Open bids appear below, however by using the status dropdown list you may search historical or planned bids by selecting a status such as closed, planned, awarded,cancelled, etc.

Unofficial bid results for most bid opportunities are posted the same day as the bid closes.

Notice of Participation With Buying Groups

The City of Owen Sound intends to participate in one or more procurements conducted by the following cooperative buying groups. Public notice as required by the Canadian Free Trade Agreement.

For further information and access to relevant information and notices, please review the websites below.

Ontario Education Collaborative Marketplace (OECM) - https://oecm.ca/

Supply Chain Ontario - https://www.doingbusiness.mgs.gov.on.ca/mbs/psb/psb.nsf/English/forvendors

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