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City of Tacoma Formal Bid Opening is held virtually on Tuesdays at 11 AM. This is for solicitations with Specification Numbers ending with an 'F'.

Attend via this link or by calling 1 (253) 215-8782.



Our Bid Results page has preliminary and final bid results.


The City of Tacoma invites qualified vendors to submit bids and proposals for posted solicitations. Solicitations are posted on the City's Purchasing website and are open to all interested parties. Formal, sealed solicitations are advertised in the Tacoma Daily Index, the City of Tacoma's official legal publication. 

SAP Ariba eProcurement

The City utilizes the SAP Ariba Network, an eCommerce platform, for Supplier Registration, Bidding, Contract Management and Electronic POs/Invoices.  


Sustainable Purchasing

The City of Tacoma seeks to do business with contractors and vendors who value our commitment to sustainability. This guide shares the knowledge and resources that help guide the City's purchasing decisions. 


Vendor Resource Guide

City Council Resolution No. 38248

Contact Us


Until further notice, please note that hand carried/hard copy submittals must be delivered to the TPU Guard House. 


In Person/Hand Carried:

Tacoma Public Utilities

Guard House (east side of main building)
3628 South 35th St.
Tacoma, WA 98409-3115


Carrier Submittals (FedEx or UPS for example), must still be sent to:

Finance Procurement and Payables Division

3628 South 35th St.
Tacoma, WA 98409-3115


By Mail:

Procurement and Payables Division

P.O. Box 11007

Tacoma, WA 98411-0007



(253) 502-8468



(253) 502-8372