We appreciate your interest in supplying materials and services to the City of Richmond. We hope you will find this guide helpful to your business experience with the City. The Purchasing staff strives to obtain the best quality, service and price, while promoting good business relationships which are beneficial to both the City and its suppliers. This guide summarizes the City’s procurement policies, but is not intended to be a complete statement of all City practices and requirements.
Division employees are members of the California Association of Public
Procurement Officials (CAPPO). As such, we regard public service as a
sacred trust. We give primary consideration to the best interests of the
City of Richmond. Our goal is to obtain the best value for the City,
and attain the maximum value for each tax dollar, while giving all
qualified vendors equal opportunity. We conduct ourselves with
professionalism, fairness and dignity; and demand truth and honesty in
all business transactions. We support a respectful, open and fair
City of Richmond Vendor Workshop January 18, 2024
The City hosted a “How to do Business in the City of Richmond – Vendor Workshop!” The January 18, 2024 event discussed business opportunities with the City of Richmond, UC Berkeley, Lawrence Berkeley Lab, CalTrans, and Chevron.