Doing Business With Kern County

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Bid Opportunities

County Construction Projects
View and respond to bid solicitations for Capital and Major Maintenance projects.

Public Purchase Bid Opportunities
View and respond to bid solicitations posted on Public Purchase.

RFPs (Requests for Proposal)
View the current RFPs for Kern County.

Road Construction/Infrastructure Projects Out to Bid
View, register, and respond to bid solicitations posted on Planet Bids for Road Construction/Infrastructure Projects by Kern County Public Works.

Surplus Property Auctions
View information about auctions of County-owned vehicles and other personal property.


Commodity Assignments(PDF)
Buyer contact information for each type of commodity purchased by Kern County.

Ethics Policy(PDF)

Public Purchase

How to Do Business With Kern County
Information for vendors looking to do business with Kern County.

Purchasing Processes

Price Agreements
Summary information for all current County price agreements. Agreements can be searched by category, vendor, agreement number, or buyer.

Terms and Conditions(PDF)
Terms and conditions for orders placed by Kern County.

Purchasing Policies(PDF)
Read Kern County's current Purchasing Policies (Chapter 5 of the County Policies and Procedures Manual)

Local Vendor Preference Worksheet(PDF)

Kern County Free Speech Policy(PDF)