SPRINGTIME: Annually, SERSG Invites bids for Paper, Water & Sewer Treatment Chemicals, and DPW Supplies. These are available in late March, awarded by June, and result in contracts effective from July 1 of that year, through June 30 of the following year.
Every two years, bids are also invited for Office Supplies, following a similar schedule as above. This results in a two-year contract that begins on July 1.
AUTUMN: Annually, SERSG invites bids for DPW Services. The IFB is available in October, generally awarded in December and results in one-year contracts effective from February 1 of the next year. Some items of work allow for contract renewals up to 3 years.
Every three years, a Request for Proposals is issued for Drug & Alcohol Testing services. The RFP is available by October with a proposal opening by November, and results in a three-year contract that begins on February 1.