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.

On-Line Vendor Registration for Bid Notification (VendorLink)

The Purchasing Department has implemented a new online vendor registration system for bid notification called VendorLink.  Vendors can view and download bid/proposal documents at no cost.  Effective January 1, 2014, all new bid/proposal documents, Notices of Recommended Bid Award, and bid awards are posted at  All notifications are sent electronically via VendorLink. Visit  and click on the “Register” tab at the top of the page to register today!

Vendors may call the Purchasing Department at (863) 534-0576 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. (ET) for assistance in completing this process.

Note:  This registration does NOT include bid opportunities generated by the School Facilities Department for construction and maintenance related activities. To obtain more information on current bid opportunities for that area, visit Facilities and Operations Projects.