1. What Department is responsible for buying for the County?
  2. Does the County have a set aside program for small, women-owned, and/or minority-owned businesses?
  3. How can I get started doing business with the County of Henrico?
  4. Where do I find bid & contract opportunities?
  5. Whom do I contact to get a copy of a solicitation package?
  6. Whom should I contact in the Division of Purchasing and Support Services to discuss selling my products/services to the County?
  7. Whom should I contact in the Division of Purchasing and Support Services to obtain information concerning existing contracts?
  8. Where do I find bid tabulations?
  9. Where do I find notice of awards?
  10. How does the County dispose of surplus property?

 

What Department is responsible for buying for the County?

The Department of General Services, Division of Purchasing and Support Services (DPSS), is the primary department for the procurement of goods and services for the Henrico County Government and Public Schools. The business hours for the division are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The office is located at:

County of Henrico
Division of Purchasing and Support Services
1590 East Parham Road
Henrico VA 23228

A list of the DPSS staff may be located here.

 

Does the County have a set aside program for small, women-owned, and/or minority-owned businesses?

No, the County does not have a set aside program. However, the County Board of Supervisors has adopted a resolution establishing a policy for Small, Minority, and Woman-owned Businesses in County Procurement.

 

How can I get started doing business with the County of Henrico?

The County of Henrico encourages all potential suppliers to register with eVA, the Commonwealth of Virginia’s electronic procurement portal. Registration on the eVA site is the first step in doing business with the County. The Division of Purchasing and Support Services of Henrico County uses eVA to: (1) prepare bid lists for solicitations or fax quotes, and (2) distribute notices of solicitations to suppliers.

The County further encourages you to attend one of the monthly Supplier Workshop sessions. To register your attendance, please go to Supplier Workshop website.

 

Where do I find bid & contract opportunities?

Current Invitations For Bids (IFB) and Requests For Proposals (RFP) can be found at the Bids and Proposals website.

 

Whom do I contact to get a copy of a solicitation package?

The best way to receive a solicitation package is to download from the Bids and Proposals website, or you may either:

* Visit the Division of Purchasing and Support Services and pick up a copy.

Division of Purchasing and Support Services
1590 E. Parham Road
Henrico VA 23228

* Call 804-501-5691, provide the solicitation number, your name and address, and a copy will be mailed to you.

 

Whom should I contact in the Division of Purchasing and Support Services to discuss selling my products/services to the County?

The best person to discuss selling your products and/or services would be the buyer in charge of those commodities. To determine the appropriate staff person, please review the contact us listing of staff.

 

Whom should I contact in the Division of Purchasing and Support Services to obtain information concerning existing contracts?

The buyer is the best person to speak with concerning current contracts. If you do not know the buyer for the contract, you may call 804-501-5691 for assistance.

 

Where do I find bid tabulations?

Bid Tabulations may be viewed in Adobe Acrobat on the web at Bid Tabulations.

 

Where do I find notice of awards?

Award Notices may be viewed in Adobe Acrobat on the web at Award Notices.

 

How does the County dispose of surplus property?

The County of Henrico conducts periodic surplus sales of equipment and vehicles. You will find additional information and dates for the sales at the website for Surplus Sales.

 

Disclaimer: The guidelines presented here have been prepared and provided to you, the supplier, for information purposes only. These guidelines do not supplant the laws, regulations, and procedures governing procurement and contracting by the County of Henrico. In the event of changes in those laws, regulations, and procedures, such laws, regulations, and procedures are binding and take precedence.