Doing Business with the Halton District School Board
The Halton District School Board Purchasing Department is the centralized group responsible for procuring goods and services on behalf of the Board. Its goal is to obtain the best possible value and service to meet the requirements of schools and staff.
Competitive bidding is the foundation of all Halton District School Board purchases, and represents the gateway of opportunity for vendors. The Purchasing Department provides significant opportunities for responsive and responsible vendors and looks forward to working with vendors who are committed to product quality, timely delivery and innovative solutions. The Board's
Procurement Administrative Procedure and the Broader Public Sector Procurement Directive provides purchasing guidelines and instructions for vendors.
The Halton District School Board may participate in the Halton Cooperative Purchasing Group as well as OECM standing agreements, VORs or bidding processes from time to time as required by the Board.
Bids&Tenders and the Halton District School Board
Halton District School Board is uses
bids&tenders as their bidding platform. bids&tenders is user-friendly and makes it easy for you to review, register for, and submit bids anytime and from anywhere.
How does bids&tenders work?
create your profile, choose your payment option, check out open bids from your daily email, and start bidding!
What does this mean for your business?
You will need to subscribe to bids&tenders to continue receiving notices about bids and responding to HDSB's bid opportunities. Bonus - you get access to all North American bids on the bids&tenders platform, not just HDSB!
Key transition dates for HDSB:
- Sept 2019 - electronic submissions will come into effect [for all bids/for tenders/etc]. The entire process will take place electronically - from getting the bid documents to submitting your bid response.