Requirements & Policies
The County has established policies and procedures for purchasing goods from companies or contracting for their services. In order to win a bid or contract, vendors must agree to certain requirements established by the Board of Supervisors.
Child Support Compliance
Bidders/proposers for County contracts must certify they are in compliance with court-ordered child, family and spousal support obligations.
Learn about adopted key policies that are applicable to service contracts and how they may impact your ability to respond to County needs.
The County Code governs contractor debarment and contractor rights.
Insurance & Indemnification
County insurance and indemnification programs are listed with examples for managing risk exposure.
Contractors are required to comply with the jury service program.
The Living Wage program is applicable to all County Proposition A and cafeteria services contracts.
Local Small Business Enterprise Preference Program
Learn about the eligibility and requirements to participate in the small business program, and the advantages for certified vendors.
Purchasing policies represent the basic intentions and goals of the County and the basic procurement standards by which the County operates.
Purchasing Terms & Conditions
Standard terms and conditions are provided for County purchasing contracts.
Contractors are prohibited from offering cash, discounts, services, travel, entertainment or tangible gifts to County employees involved in the award of a contract.
To reduce morning and afternoon commute traffic, the County asks vendors to make their deliveries and pick-ups during off-peak hours, defined as 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Safely Surrendered Baby Law
Contractors have responsibility regarding the Safely Surrendered Baby Law.