Purchasing & Vendor Resources

City of Redlands Purchasing Division serves as the central acquisition point for equipment and services. The Central Warehouse provides all types of commodities to all City departments. The Division establishes and administers the purchasing program consistent with Chapter 2.16 of the Municipal Code with such exceptions contained in Chapter 2.16, the sole authority for the purchase of supplies, services or equipment is vested in this Division. This division also handles items declared as surplus for redistribution, sale or disposal per the City Municipal Code.

The Purchasing Division is extremely proud to be a recipient of the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement (AEP) Award seven years in a row. The AEP is awarded by the National Purchasing Institute (NPI). The program is designed to measure innovation, professionalism, e-procurement, productivity, and leadership attributes of the procurement function based on standardized criteria. The City’s Purchasing Division strives to meet these criteria by implementing processes and procedures that are constantly evaluated and improved upon. It is the goal of the City’s Purchasing Division to follow the path of continuous improvement and education.


Vendor Resources


Current Bids and RFPs
CADIR-State Prevailing Wages
Contact Purchasing
How to do business with the City of Redlands
Procurement Code of Standards and Ethics
Solicitation Questions and Answers (Q&A)
US Bureau of Labor Statistics
Vendor Registration


Revenue – Business License Information – contact
Insurance requirements
Purchase Order Terms and Conditions

Upcoming Surplus Auctions


Ken Porter Public Auction: June -Sept 2024

  • Auction House- Ken Porter Public Auction
  • The public auctions for City surplus vehicles and miscellaneous items will be conducted at 9400 Galena St. Riverside, Ca 92509
    • City of Redlands surplus items being auctioned thru Ken Porter Auction site can be found by clicking here.

Purchasing Division
Contact Information

Procurement Manager – Dana Abramovitz
Purchasing Clerk – Rene Nunez

Email: purchasing@cityofredlands.org
Phone:  909 798-7525


Procurement Code of Standards and Ethics

City of Redlands, Purchasing Division
Procurement Code of Standards and Ethics


Inventory Automation

Inventory Automation

Redlands implements first-of-its-kind fully automated supply store.