Bids and Proposal Process

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Purchases $5,000 to $24,999
Competitive solicitation of at least three written quotations. Vendors can provide quotes by:

  • Submitting directly to City departments or the Procurement Office
  • Online at Public Purchase
  • US Mail to PO Box 768, Olathe, KS  66051-0768

Purchases above $25,000
Formal "Invitation for Bids" or "Request for Proposals"

  • Notices are published in the local newspaper, City of Olathe website, and online at Public Purchase
  • Online at Public Purchase
  • Bid awards over $50,000 require approval of the Olathe City Council.

Vendor Requirements
Vendor Registration is required to become a vendor with the City of Olathe and receive notification of bid and proposal invitations.  There are no costs associated with vendor registration on Public Purchase.

Bid and Proposal Opportunities

All bid documents, addendums, and tabulations are available at Public Purchase for commodities, construction, services, and JHUD projects. Registered vendors receive notification of all bids and RFPs related to the commodities and services they select.

Additional Resources

Staff Contacts

  • Procurement 913-971-8925
  • Construction & Public Improvement Projects 913- 971-9045.
  • HUD Housing Projects 913- 971-6472

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