What is the Procurement Department responsible for?

We are responsible for the complete end to end competitive bid process, vendor performance evaluations and contract negotiations.  All purchases in excess of $100,000 are reported to County Council.

We are governed by the County's Purchasing By-law, which is the policy that dictates the processes required for spending public funds. The Purchasing By-Law is updated every five years. All amendments to the by-law require County Council approval.

Accessible Customer Service Training Requirements - For Contractors, Consultants, and Service Providers

All contractors performing work for the County must comply with the Accessibility for Ontarians With Disabilities Act (AODA), 2005, in particular the Integrated Accessibility Standards, O. Reg. 191/11.

Without limitation, all contractors performing work for the County shall maintain training records with respect to all accessibility standards training provided as prescribed in the Regulations under the AODA and in the Human Rights Code, including dates when training is provided, the number of personnel who received training, and individual training records.

Contractors shall submit to the County, if requested, documentation describing their accessibility training policies, practices and procedures, and a summary of the contents of training, together with a record of the dates on which training is provided and the number of attendees.

Unless determined by the County to not be practicable, contractors shall ensure that any information, products, deliverables and/or communication (as defined in the Integrated Regulation), including future updates, produced pursuant to a Contract shall be in conformity with World Wide Web Consortium Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA and shall be provided in accessible Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF or other electronic format.

Asset Disposal 

If you have any questions, please contact our Procurement Manager 519.941.2816 ext. 2806 or via email at purchasing@dufferincounty.ca.

To see all bids submitted, please visit our Bids and Tenders Website.

2021-Present Awarded Bids/Tenders

Bid Number Bid Name Company

Contract Value

(No tax)

RFP2021 AD-21-03 Development of a Western Workforce Strategy Mellor Murray Consulting $121,150
RFP2021 CS-21-01 Assisted Living Services & Programming in Orangeville VON Ontario $296,174
RFP2021 HR-21-01 Third Party Disability Management Services ASG Rehab Solutions $265,825 (approx. 5 yr total)
T2021 FA-21-01 Supply, Deliver & Installation of Modernization of Various Elevators Element Elevator $1,002,250
RFP2021 AD-21-02 Integrity Commissioner Services ADR Chambers Inc. $2,000 yearly retainer + $300 per hour
RFP2021 AD-21-01 Transit Feasibility Study IBI Group Professional Services $69,288
RFP2021- DO-21-01 Mobility Products & Services - Dufferin Oaks Ontario Home Oxygen & Respiratory Services Inc. n/a paid by resident
T2021 PW-21-05 Supply & Load of Various Granular Materials Strada Aggregates $411,970
T2021 FA-21-02 Supply, Delivery & Installation of 250 Simon Street Roofing T. Hamilton & Son $182,428
T2021 PW-21-06 Reconstruction of the Dufferin Road 3 & 17th Line Intersection, Rehabilitation of 17th Line & Rehabilitation of Dufferin Road 3 Cox Construction $5,385,295
T2021 PW-21-07 Resurfacing Dufferin Roads 10, 124 & 109 Cox Construction $2,489,372
T2021 DO-21-02 Front Canopy, Walkway & Garden Replacement at Dufferin Oaks Long Term Care Home Avion Construction Group Inc. $238,497
T2021 PW-21-08 Supply & Delivery of Snowplow B & I Complete Truck Centre $329,146
Cooperative Agreement Purchase of 2 ambulances Demers $304,050
RFP2021 MU-21-03 Museum of Dufferin Strategic Plan Creative Process Inc. $39,460
RFP2021 ED-21-14 Economic Development Strategy & Action Plan MDB Insight Inc. $67,195
RFP2021 PW-21-14 Engineering Services - Rehab/Replacement of 4 Structures GM Blue Plan Engineering $194,985
RFQ DO-21-07 Dufferin Oaks: Resident Footcare Therapeutic Nursing Services $90,000
T2021 DO-21-05 Mel Lloyd Centre Shingle Replacement T. Hamilton & Son Roofing $70,500