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Doing Business with the City

The City of Lethbridge is committed to fair and transparent procurement practices. Bid opportunities are available on our Bids and Tenders portal. The City is also required to advertise bid opportunities on an interprovincial website, Alberta Purchasing Connection (APC), when the expected value of the purchase is:

  • $75,000 or greater for Goods and/or Services; and,
  • $200,000 or greater for Construction 

View our current bid opportunities and surplus sales, month-end reports and vendor and purchasing policies.

Bid opportunities

Our purchasing department uses the Bids and Tenders portal to publish bid opportunities regularly. Register as a supplier to:

  • View current bid opportunities
  • Get notified of bid opportunities related to your business
  • Submit bids and proposals to the City electronically

Register as a vendor

All City departments can administer their own procurement of goods and services under $75,000. We maintain a database of vendors who may be eligible to bid on relevant goods and services based on the commodity they offer.

To register as a vendor and receive communications from us about any relevant bidding opportunities, please submit a Vendor Registration Form and be sure to indicate your commodity category.

Surplus sales

We use Govdeals, as well as other auction methods, to sell surplus goods. Surplus items are subject to the following terms and conditions:

  • All sales are final
  • All sales except foreign sales are now GST applicable
  • Items are offered on an "as is, where is" basis
  • Terms are EXW our City location, unless otherwise specified
  • There are no warranties
  • We can provide you with any additional information on items
  • We do not guarantee item use for a particular purpose
  • We encourage item inspections

How to do Business with the City

View our Purchasing Policy and our Purchase Order Terms and Conditions for buyers and vendors.

Trade agreements

All procurement events are subject to the following trade agreements:

The City of Lethbridge Procurement Department is firmly committed to the prevention of workplace injuries, ill health, and to the continuous improvement of its employee health and safety performance. Additionally, the City of Lethbridge requires that its contractors maintain a level of safety equivalent to that of City of Lethbridge employees while at City of Lethbridge workplaces. With this in mind, we recommend you familiarize yourself with the following policies and procedures:



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