Public Bid Information

Requests for proposals (RFPs), invitations to bid (ITBs) notices, and requests for qualifications (RFQs) from the City of Florence are available on this page on a regular basis. Check this page often to view active notices. The City of Florence has regulated the proposal process through the Purchasing and Contracting Procedures Manual. Plus, the City of Florence is dedicated to providing equal opportunity to Minority and Women-Owned Businesses.

The City of Florence, SC Purchasing and Contracting Procedures Manual is designed to describe and explain the responsibilities for administration of the City's purchasing and contracting program.  This manual defines the procedures to be utilized in the daily administration and management of the procurement function.  
It is the goal of the City of Florence to fairly, equally, and impartially administer its procurement program based on the guidelines set forth in this manual.  The City of Florence does not discriminate against any vendor on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, or veteran status in any area of the purchasing process.

Interpretation of the procedures outlined in this manual is the responsibility of the Purchasing Agent, subject to the guidance and supervision of the Finance Director and the City Manager.  

This manual is subject to periodic revision as an administrative policy subject to the final approval of the City Manager.  

Download the City of Florence Purchasing Manual

Bids, RFPs & RFQs

Bid Number Bid Description Closing Date Bid Files
2021-94 Request for Qualifications: Engineering Services - McQueen and Cedar Street Stormwater

The City is accepting sealed statements of qualifications from engineering firms interested in providing engineering services for design and project management for stormwater project on McQueen Street and Cedar Street.

Thu, 12/30/2021
2021-99 Request for Qualifications: Engineering Consulting Services for Stormwater Masterplan

The City is seeking statements of qualifications from professional engineering firms interested in developing a city-wide Stormwater Masterplan.

Tue, 12/28/2021
2021-92 Request for Proposals: Banking Services

The City of Florence is accepting sealed proposals from interested banks to provide Banking Services for Five (5) years.

Mon, 11/29/2021
2021-56 Invitation to Bid: Chemicals for the Surface Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants

Sealed bids will be received in the Office of Purchasing and Contracting in the City Center at 324 W. Evans Street, Florence, South Carolina, 29501 until November 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm from qualified vendors to deliver Calcium Hydroxide Greer Lime, Calcium Hydroxide Hydrated Lime, Calcium Hypochlorite Drums and Containers, Hydrofluosilic Acid, Sodium Hypochlorite, and Sulfur Dioxide, Chemicals are to be ordered on an “as needed” basis.

Wed, 11/17/2021
2021-83 Invitation to Bid: Surface Water Plant Vertical Pump Repair

The City of Florence is accepting sealed bids from qualified vendor to make repairs to a US Vertical Pump motor located at the Pee Dee River Regional Water Treatment Plant.

Tue, 11/16/2021
2021-91 Invitation to Bid: 400 Howard Street House Construction

The City of Florence is accepting bids from qualified and licensed contractors to build a single family residence at 400 Howard Street,  Florence, SC 29501. Contact Mr. Brian at 843-665-3175 to obtain drawings for a nonrefundable fee of $50.00. Mandatory Pre-bid meeting will be held on October 27, 2021 at 10:00 am at 400 Howard Street.

Tue, 11/16/2021
2021-86 Request for Qualifications: Professional Consulting Services - Brownfields Assessment Project

The City of Florence is accepting sealed statements of qualifications from qualified firms to provide environmental and engineering consulting services in support of the City's Brownfields Program. 

Mon, 11/15/2021
2021-84 Invitation to Bid: Cecil Road Water and Wastewater Extension

The City of Florence is accepting sealed bids from licensed and qualified contractors for the Cecil Road Water and Wastewater Extensions. Contact AECOM at 803-254-4400 to obtain drawings, specifications and bidding documents for a non-refundable payment of $125.00.

Thu, 10/21/2021
2021-82 Invitation to Bid: 965 W. Dixie Street Demolition Services

The City of Florence is accepting sealed bids from qualified vendors to provide demolition services at 965 W. Dixie Street, Florence, SC.

Thu, 10/21/2021
2021-76 Invitation to Bid: 1112 Oakland Avenue Renovations

The City of Florence is accepting sealed bids from qualified and licensed vendors to complete renovations at 1112 Oakland Avenue, Florence, SC.

Mon, 09/20/2021


Phone Number:
(843) 665-3162
324 W. Evans Street | Florence, SC 29501