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VENDOR ANNOUNCEMENT

The Amador County Purchasing Division is proud to announce a new partnership with Public Purchase, a web based eProcurement service. Beginning October, 2013, in order to receive Bid, RFP, and RFQ notifications for the County of Amador, you will need to register with Public Purchase, (http://www.publicpurchase.com/amadorco,ca). Your registration will be submitted to Public Purchase for activation and review, which usually takes about 24 hours.

Why Register?

By Registering with Public Purchase, you will automatically be notified when Bid, RFP, and RFQ opportunities become available.

How to Register?

This Registration is a Two-Step process.

Step One: Create an account for your organization with Public Purchase. If you are already registered with Public Purchase please go to Step Two.

Step Two: Link your Public Purchase account to the County of Amador.

Confirming Email: When your registration with Public Purchase is activated, you will receive a confirmation email from Public Purchase. Using the link provided in the email, log in using your username and password, then click on the "Tools" tab on the right hand side of the screen. Type in "County of Amador" and click on the search then click "Register with Agency" on the right hand side of the County of Amador. Make sure that you add Public Purchase to your contacts list to ensure email notices from Public Purchase are not blocked by your spam/junk filter settings. You will be notified of bidding opportunities only one time per posting.

The County of Amador will require you to complete three (3) tasks in this part of the registration process:

1) You will be prompted to read and either accept and/or decline our Standard Terms and Conditions.

2) You will need to select the NIGP commodity code(s) that relate to your business so you can receive email notifications of future bid opportunities.

3) You will be prompted to fill out a W-9 for the County of Amador records. This form must be completed before you will be considered a vendor for the County of Amador.

These steps will be automated if you follow the process outlined above. It is your responsibility to keep the information up to date, particularly the contacts and email addresses.Public Purchase provides government agencies and their vendors with a comprehensive and easy to use web based eProcurement system. The Public Purchase eProcurement system is designed exclusively for use by government agencies and their vendors and is compliant with all Federal and State regulations, which set forth the required procedures for government agency purchasing.

This eProcurement system provides you with automatic notification and transmittal of bid, RFP, and RFQ solicitations to vendors. In addition, Public Purchase gives you access to bid opportunities with other government entities. All of this is provided at no charge to vendors.

For a complete list of bid, RFP, and RFQ opportunities please visit Public Purchase at www.Publicpurchase.com and register or contact the Purchasing Department Office at (209) 223-6375. If you have any problems with this process please contact Public Purchase at support@publicpurchase.com.

Unless otherwise noted in the Project Documents, you may also acquire official Bid/RFP/RFQ documents from the County's Department of General Services Purchasing Office located at 12200 B Airport Road, Martell, CA 95654.

DISCLAIMER REGARDING ELECTRONIC INFORMATION: Computer-based and electronic information (“Electronic Information”) for Amador County Bids, RFPs, and RFQs is provided solely for the convenience of prospective proposers, and are not considered part of the contract documents. No representation or warranty is made, either expressed or implied, with regard to the accuracy or suitability of said Electronic Information for any purpose whatsoever. It is the responsibility of prospective proposers to verify all aspects of the Electronic Information against the County’s official hard-copies of the contract documents. In the event of any conflict between the County’s official hard-copies of the contract documents and the Electronic Information, the official hard-copies of the contract documents shall govern. Utilization or viewing of said Electronic Information shall constitute implicit acknowledgement and acceptance of the provisions of this paragraph.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a disabled person and you need a disability-related modification or accommodation to utilize the Public Purchase System, please contact Public Purchase at (800) 591-5546, or Amador County Purchasing Department at (209) 223-6375.

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