Register as a VendorVendors may complete a Vendor Contractor Questionnaire and return it to the Purchasing Division. Once the completed application has been received, the vendor will be placed on the bid mailing list under the appropriate categories. Vendors will be mailed requests for bids when they are issued for the commodities that they provide.
Vendor / Contractor Questionnaire
Upon award of a contract, the vendor must provide proof of a current City of Turlock business license if they are located in, or perform services within the city limits or if they deliver products in company owned vehicles.
More information about obtaining a business license
Bid and performance bonds are required when it is necessary to protect the interests of the City. All contracts for Public Works require bid and performance bonds. Most bids issued by the Purchasing Division do not require bonding.
If a vendor's personnel is required to enter City property to repair, install, service, construct, or perform similar work, General Liability, Auto Liability, and Worker's Compensation insurance are generally required. Proof of insurance meeting our criteria must be on file with us before you start work.
Deliveries in almost all cases are required to be made to us F.O.B. Turlock, freight prepaid. Failure to meet specified delivery dates may cause cancellation of the order, liquidated damages charged, and removal from bid list. Never ship materials or initiate any services without a purchase order number.