Purchasing

The Village of Skokie Finance Department Purchasing Division is responsible for the annual procurement of approximately $20 million of commodities, equipment, services and construction. Purchasing maintains many opportunities for vendors interested in doing business with the Village. Vendor lists are maintained for numerous types of requirements, and interested vendors are encouraged to contact the Purchasing Division to be placed on the bid list.

Doing Business with the Village


The Village routinely purchases many of the following: office supplies, computers and peripherals, office equipment and furniture, vehicles, heavy road equipment, street and sewer construction, capital construction, hauling services, printing, uniforms, and all types of architectural, engineering and professional services.

Registration


Any Vendor interested in being placed on our vendor list should fill out a vendor application. Interested firms will be contacted when the Village has a need in their area of expertise. Access the Vendor Application Form (PDF), which may be downloaded and printed.

Insurance


Vendors awarded construction and service contracts will be required to carry certain levels of insurance in order to do business with the Village. Specific insurance requirements will normally be detailed in the solicitation requirements. Insurance coverage required normally include Worker's Compensation, General Liability, Auto Liability, and in some cases, Professional Liability. The Village will normally require occurrence based coverage, and in all cases, the Village of Skokie is required to be named as an additional insured.

Terms & Conditions


Vendors bidding on Village business will be required to comply with several standard requirements in terms of submitting bid responses, and ultimately for the performance of any contract which may be awarded to them. The Village Standard Terms and Conditions, and required legal certifications may be viewed by clicking on the link shown below.