Purchasing

Open Date Description Close Date
April 18, 2024 Request for Quote - RFQ2024-000092 - Engine 3 Tools
OPEN
April 24, 2024
April 18, 2024 Request for Quote - RFQ2024-000093 - Copper Tubing
OPEN
April 25, 2024
April 18, 2024 Request for Quote - RFQ2024-000094 - Meter Parts
OPEN
April 25, 2024
April 10, 2024 CLOSED
RFQ2024-000018 - Radiator Repair
April 15, 2024
April 05, 2024 CLOSED
RFQ2024-000091 - Promotional Items
April 10, 2024
April 04, 2024 CLOSED
RFQ2024-000089 - Hardwood Lumber
April 09, 2024

The Purchasing Division manages the purchases of goods and services for the City of Akron. All purchases are processed in accordance with the City of Akron Charter, Codified Ordinances, and Policies. For more information, email Purchasing (purchasing@akronohio.gov).

DUTIES OF THE PURCHASING DIVISION

  • Plan, organize and control acquisitions of materials, equipment, and services for the City of Akron.
  • Complete bid specifications and gather technical, non-technical and legal information.
  • Issue sealed bids and request for quotations.
  • Open and evaluate sealed bids and quotes.
  • Obtain Board of Control approval for purchases over $15,000.
  • Prepare contracts and issue purchase orders.
  • Maintain current pricing data on scrap metal.
  • Manage surplus inventory and maximize the revenues generated.

SEALED BIDS (Goods & Services over $50,000)

ALL SEALED BIDS, documents, Q&A, and bid submissions are done through the procurement portal Bonfire (A Euna Solutions Brand). Notices of bid opportunities are sent from Bonfire by the Purchasing Division. Bid tables and awards can be requested by emailing Purchasing@akronohio.gov or PublicRecords@akronohio.gov. 

Bonfire registration is easy and free!

Register for Bonfire

Please be sure to complete the entire registration process paying special attention to vendor type if certified with the State of Ohio, and commodity codes associated with your type of business or organization.