The Purchasing Department procures, prepares and delivers quality materials and services at a reasonable cost to Polk County Public Schools’ schools and learning centers.

The department strives to enhance the educational opportunities for students, provide courteous and expeditious service, perform its functions within the confines of local, state and federal rules and laws, as well as internal policies and procedures, and maintain and practice the highest possible ethical standards in all vendor relations.

The information contained on the Purchasing Department’s webpages is being provided as a service to customers and the community. Due to its dynamic nature, Polk County Public Schools cannot guarantee the information is current or complete at all times, though every effort has been made to assure its accuracy at the time of posting.

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Competitive Solicitations

All competitive solicitations require Adobe Acrobat Reader. PCPS distributes Invitations to Bid (ITB) and Requests for Proposals (RFP) through VendorLink distribution services. Visit VendorLink to access documents.

Please note: In order to view a document, you need to register with VendorLink.

VendorLink does NOT include bid opportunities generated by the School Facilities department for construction and maintenance-related activities.

To find a bid, go to www.myvendorlink.com and search for the solicitation number, or a keyword in the title.

Vendor Guide

The purpose of the guide is to explain the purchasing process by which the Polk County School Board acquires the necessary goods and services needed to efficiently operate the school district. If you have any questions not answered in this guide, please call the Purchasing Department at 863-534-0576.

Public Notices for Competitive Solicitations

There will be an Evaluation Committee Meeting to evaluate proposals submitted in response to RFP #001-PSC-0719, Charter Bus Services, in order to recommend proposer award(s). The meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 24, 2019, beginning at 2:00 p.m. in the Purchasing Conference Room, 1915 S. Floral Avenue, Bartow, FL 33830.

Please contact Sheila Conrad, Buyer, at 863-534-0576, ext. 697 if you have any additional questions or need additional information.

Thank you.
Posted 9/17/19

There are currently no Product Evaluations.