What is a Multi-Step Bid?
The Multi-Step bid process may be utilized as a procurement method when it is determined that factors other than price must be considered in making a contract award. These factors may include the ability of the product to meet performance or design specifications and/or the vendor’s capabilities and qualifications for providing the required services or product. Bidders whose technical submissions have been found to be acceptable under the criteria set forth in the bid shall have their prices considered. Final award is based on the lowest responsible responsive responsible bid price.

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1. How do I find out about current Procurement Opportunities?
2. How can I get on the County's bid list to receive solicitations?
3. Who should I contact in the Contract Administration & Procurement Office to obtain information concerning current contracts such as the expiration date, incumbent vendor or contract administrator?
4. What number can I call to get more information about the Office of Purchasing?
5. How do I request clarification on bids?
6. Do I have to read the entire solicitation package, including all the attachments and fine print?
7. What is a Multi-Step Bid?
8. Would the County accept a bid that is received late
9. How can I obtain bid results?
10. Does the County use a Credit Card for Purchasing?
11. What is the County’s small procurement threshold?
12. When will my invoice be paid?