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
2024-29 Invitation to Bid: 201 Lester Avenue Weatherization Renovations

The City of Florence is accepting sealed bid from qualified and licensed contractors to complete weatherization renovations at 201 Lester Ave., Florence, SC. A mandatory pre-bid meeting is scheduled at 201 Lester Ave. on May 1, 2024 at10:00 am.

Tue, 05/14/2024
2024-30 Invitation to Bid: 306 W. Athens Street Weatherization Renovations

The City of Florence is accepting sealed bids from qualified and licensed contractor to complete weatherization renovations at 306 W. Athens Street, Florence. A pre-bid meeting is scheduled at the job side on April 29, 2024

Mon, 05/13/2024
2024-37 Invitation to Bid: Manway Cover (Re-Bid)

The City of Florence is accepting sealed bids from qualified vendors for the purchase and delivery of fifteen (15) Manway covers. 

Fri, 05/10/2024
2024-21 Invitation to Bid: Security Camera System

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 April 12, 2024 at 2:00 pm from qualified vendors for the purchase, delivery and installation of a security camera system at the Public works/Utilities Facility at 1440 S. McCurdy Road and Fire Station #2 at 250 E. Marion Street, Florence, SC.

Fri, 04/12/2024
2024-22 Invitation to Bid: Pickleball Courts (Re-Bid)

The City is accepting sealed bids from qualified vendors to convert 3 tennis courts into 8 pickleball courts and resurface the remaining 8 tennis courts at Timrod Park located at 400 Timrod Park Drive, Florence, SC 29501.

Thu, 04/11/2024
2024-06 Invitation to Bid: Manway Covers

The City of Florence is accepting sealed bids from qualified vendors for the purchase and delivery of 15 Elliptical Manway Covers.

Fri, 03/08/2024
2024-08 Invitation to Bid : West Cedar Street/McQueen Street Stormwater Improvements

The City of Florence is accepting sealed bids from qualified and contractors to make improvements to the West Cedar Street/McQueen Street Stormwater Improvements. Drawings and specifications can be obtained for a non-refundable fee of $250.00. Contact AECOM at 803-740-1657.

Thu, 02/29/2024
2024-05 Invitation to Bid: Pickleball Courts

Tje City is accepting sealed bids from qualified vendors to convert 3 tennis courts into 8 pickleball courts and resurface the remaining 8 tennis courts at Timrod Park located 400 Timrod Park Drive, Florence, SC.

Tue, 02/06/2024
2023-101 Request for Proposals: Professional Services to Create new Downtown Design Guidelines

The City of Florence is accepting sealed proposals from qualified consulting firms to develop new downtown design guidelines.

Thu, 02/01/2024
2024-07 Request For Proposals: Third Party Administrator for the City's Roundup Program

The City of Florence is accepting sealed proposals from interested Not-for-Profit organizations for the administration of the City's roundup program.

Tue, 01/30/2024

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