The City of Burlington is committed to open, fair and transparent procurement practices to get the best value for money for the city's taxpayers.
The role of Procurement Services is to provide a centralized, corporate-wide, strategic procurement perspective. This includes making best value decisions and minimizing risk related to the procurement of goods and/or services, the sale of revenue generating rights and the formation and management of contracts between the city and its commercial partners. Procurement Services staff is responsible for administering the Procurement Bylaw, setting procurement policies, guidelines, procurement procedures, and administering all Requests for Proposal (RFPs) and quotes and tenders over $25,000 for all city Departments.
The Engineering Department has delegated authority to administer quotes and tenders for construction projects over $25,000. All city departments have delegated authority to administer their own procurement of goods and services under $25,000.
Bylaw 19-2014, is the City of Burlington's corporate reference for business practices related to procurement and other commercial activities by the city.
If you have any questions about the city's procurement policies and practices, a specific RFP/RFQ or a tender document, please contact one of the procurement team members listed below.
Gar Darroch, CSCMP
Manager of Procurement Services
Phone: 905-335-7600, ext. 7658
Colleen Selkirk, CPPO, CPPB
Phone: 905-335-7600, ext. 7661
Rahul Kulkarni, MBA, CSCMP, CPPB
Phone: 905-335-7600, ext. 7660
Phone: 905-335-7600, ext. 7387
Procurement Services Assistant
Phone: 905-335-7600, ext. 7710