Brown County follows a decision tree process when determining the method used for vendor selection for acquisition for goods/services. Click 'here'
to view process.
|Brown County uses three (4) main vendor selection process as described below:
|1. Brown County's Request for Bid (RFB) which is a structured purchasing process for Public Works projects $5,000 and greater and used to determine source selection when price is the only factor. |
|Click 'here' to view RFB flowchart. |
|2. Brown County’s Request for Proposal (RFP) which is a structured pruchasing decision process used to determine source selection when price is not the only factor. |
|Click 'here' to view RFP flowchart. |
|3. Brown County's Request for Quote (RFQ) is a structured purchasing decision process used to determine source slelction when prices is the only factor. |
|Click 'here' to view RFQ flowchart. |
|4. Brown County occasionally will use a Request for Information (RFI) to determine capabilities and costs of particular goods / services. |
|Click 'here' to view RFI flowchart. |
Brown County welcomes the opportunity to do business with all interested vendors. Open RFBs / RFIs / RFPs / RFQs / OTPs & OTLs are posted on the “Open Projects
” page link as shown to the left. The majority of these reoccuring purchases result in term contracts up to five (5) years in length. When the projects are past the due date, they are moved to the “Closed Projects” link for your review.
In addition to posting open projects on Brown County’s website the majority of RFIs / RFPs / RFQs / OTPs & OTLs are also posted on the Onvia Demandstar website, utilizing automatic project notification features with details listed below:
For FREE Vendor Registration, visit this link: www.onvia.com/WAPP
or call 800-711-1712
Demand Star brings together an extensive database of government agencies and vendors on the internet as a FREE service. Their services enable us to improve our service to you by promoting automatic project notification and instant access to detailed specifications via the web.
If you are interested in doing business with Brown County in any of these areas, please periodically visit this website(s).
For more Questions & Answers, please visit the FAQ page. Click 'here' to be redirected