The Township of Springwater encourages a transparent and fair bidding process through our Procurement By-law.
We advertise our bid opportunities through bids&tenders, an electronic bidding platform that manages bids and tender documents online.
bids&tenders requires a paid account to submit bids and receive notifications on new opportunities. It is the responsibility of bidders to understand terms and conditions outlined in the documents prior to submitting a bid.
The Township of Springwater does not accept unsolicited offers or sales calls.
Group tenders and purchasing associations
The Township of Springwater is a participating member in the following associations:
- Ontario Public Buyers Association
- Georgian Bay & Area Public Purchasing Cooperative
- Ontario Education Collaborative Marketplace
- Ontario Vendor of Record Program
- Local Authority Services
Policies and procedures
Our Procurement By-law outlines the policies and procedures related to purchasing goods and services. Bidders must comply with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board. Bidders must also provide a certificate of insurance and have a health and safety program.
From time to time, we may sell assets such as land, equipment and vehicles. We post those opportunities on:
- Our Bids and Tenders webpage
- In the Springwater News
- On Gov Deals
Read our Sale of Surplus Land Policy for more information about purchasing Township property.
Join local public agencies at the Southshore Community Centre, 205 Lakeshore Dr., Barrie, on November 6, 2019, 9 AM - 1 PM for an interactive and informative morning designed to provide our vendor community with networking and education opportunities. Click here for more information Simcoe Connections Save the Date 2019
Stay tuned for more information about registration and attendance.