|Brown County uses four (4) main vendor selection processes described below:|
|1. Brown County's Request for Bid (RFB) 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) is a structured purchasing 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 process used to determine source selection when price 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 / Offer To Purchase (OTP) & Offer To Lease (OTL) are posted on the “Open Projects
” page link as shown on the left. The majority of these purchases result in term contracts up to five (5) years in length. When the purchasing solicitations 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 and 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
The Department of Administration operates a centralized purchasing department to ensure that goods and services are procured at the maximum value in compliance with State Statutes, County Ordinances, Administrative Policies and procedures. Click 'here'
for more information on the What, Why & Where.