This summary is designed to help you become familiar
with our policies and procedures for procurement, which
in turn will aid in selling your products/services to
County purchasing procedures are governed by California
Public Contract Code and County
2.50. Purchasing is a function of the Administrative
Services Department of Yuba County. The Purchasing Agent
of Yuba County is charged with the responsibility of
providing purchasing oversight for all departments and
administers contracts required by law to be
made on competitive bid. County departments have delegated
authority given by the Purchasing
purchases of certain materials and equipment under
$15,000. Public Works Contracts are
administered by the
Director of Public Works. Every purchase is made in the
County’s best interest while providing vendors a fair
and equal opportunity to do business with
The County will consider:
The quality of the product
The suitability of the product for the intended use
The ability, experience, efficiency, integrity, and
financial responsibility of the bidder
Qualifications for technical or expert services
DO I CONTACT PURCHASING?
Yuba County Administrative Services
915 8th Street, Ste 119
Marysville, CA 95901
HOW DO I GET ON THE VENDOR LIST?
Invitations for Bids (IFB) and Request for Proposals
(RFP) are usually sent to those firms listed under the
commodity being requested. The County may also choose to
use other sources such as the telephone book and/or
yellow pages to obtain names of firms which may be
capable of supplying the commodities/services. Vendors
remain on the Vendor List for two years as long as they
continue in good standing with Yuba County and return a
bid request or respond with a "No Bid" to bid requests.
WHERE AND WHEN ARE SOLICITATIONS ADVERTISED?
HOW CAN I RECEIVE SOLICITATION INFORMATION?
Vendors registered with the County will
automatically receive notification of IFB's, RFP's,
RFI's, for the commodities they have chosen.
Solicitations are also listed on the County website.
LIST OF CURRENT SOLICITATIONS
WHERE DO I SUBMIT MY RESPONSES TO IFB's/RFP's/RFI's/RFQ's?
At the address, date, and time specified in each
WHAT FACTORS DETERMINE TO WHOM THE SOLICITATION IS
Solicitations are awarded to the most
responsive and responsible bidder
who submits the offer
which represents the best value to the County.
STANDARD TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR PURCHASES