Open Date Description Close Date
July 05, 2024 CLOSED
RFQ2024-000132 - Thermoplastic Pavement Markings
July 11, 2024
July 05, 2024 CLOSED
RFQ2024-000133 - Leaf Removal
July 10, 2024
June 18, 2024 CLOSED
July 15, 2024
June 11, 2024 CLOSED
RFQ2024-000122 - Office Painting
June 19, 2024
June 05, 2024 CLOSED
Invitation to Bid - Swat Rifle Plates
June 20, 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).


  • 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.