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Columbus, Ohio 43215
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Finance and Management is led by Director Kathy Owens and Deputy Directors Christopher Long, and James Bond. Select learn more for details.
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To promote cost-effective city operations by acquiring high-quality goods and services at the lowest price and by selling surplus goods at the highest price.
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Code Section 329.18(b)(11), the Finance and Management Director has determined
that the responsible wage for purposes of service contracts for the year
2024 will be $20.00 per hour. In determining the best bidder
for the purposes of awarding a contract for any service, it is required that a
bidder pay a responsible wage to employees who will be performing the work
specified in the bid solicitation.
wage statute has changed from previous years, in the following three ways.
- The responsible wage
must be paid on all service contracts.
- There is no exemption
for business with less than twenty-five (25) full time employees.
- The code has been
clarified that this responsible wage is applicable for all contracts
executed, modified and/or renewed starting January 1 of 2024.
For more information, please see
If You Are Interested In Open Bids With The City of Columbus, Select The Vendor Services Graphic Below Or Visit: https://columbusvendorservices.powerappsportals.com/ This New Site Was Launched In January 2021. Details About Our New Site For Both New Business Registrations As Well As Vendors Needing To Re-Register With Our New Site Can Review Detailed Instructions And Videos Here: https://columbus.gov/finance/purchasing-office/About-Vendor-Services/
Vendor Services Contact Details Can Be Found In Our Purchasing Office And Agency Contacts Guide.
Items Being Auctioned By The City of Columbus Can Be Found On Govdeals.com