Does the City of Deltona give preference points to local firms?

Except where otherwise provided by federal or state law or other funding source restrictions, purchases of goods, general services, or construction services by the City of Deltona shall give preference to local businesses in the following manner:

Under a competitive bid solicitation, the following shall apply:

  • If the low responsive and responsible bidder is not a local business or a locally-headquartered business, then any and all responsive and responsible local businesses submitting a price within 10% of the low bid, and the low bidder, and any and all responsive and responsible locally-headquartered businesses submitting a price within 15% of the low bid, shall have an opportunity to submit, within five working days after the bid opening, a best and final bid equal to or lower than the low bid.
  • If the low bidder is a local business but not a locally-headquartered business, then any and all responsive and responsible locally-headquartered businesses submitting a price within 5% of the low bid, and the low bidder, shall have an opportunity to submit, within five working days after the bid opening, a best and final bid equal to or lower than the low bid.
  • If no local business or locally-headquartered business submits a bid, then any and all  responsive and responsible local County businesses submitting a price within 10% of the low bid, and the low bidder, and any and all responsive and responsible local State businesses submitting a price within 5% of the low bid, and the low bidder, shall have an opportunity to submit, within five working days after the bid opening, a best and final bid equal to or lower than the low bid.
  • Award, if any, shall be made to the responsive and responsible bidder offering the lowest best and final bid.

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1. How can I renew a contract with the City of Deltona?
2. Is the City of Deltona tax-exempt?
3. How can I thank a Purchasing employee for their help?
4. How do I get paid?
5. How do I bill the City of Deltona?
6. What if I don't have the whole order?
7. Why does the City of Deltona require delivery date information?
8. Where do I deliver my goods?
9. Can I watch the opening of bids?
10. How do I know if I received the contract?
11. What criteria is used to award bids and proposals?
12. What if I make a mistake on my bid?
13. What if the City of Deltona doesn't accept any bids submitted?
14. What about bond and insurance requirements?
15. What is a Pre-Bid/Pre-Proposal conference?
16. Am I supposed to include tax in the price on an Invitation for Bid or a Request for Quotation?
17. Can I fax my bid to the City of Deltona?
18. How do I submit bids?
19. "What are the types of contracts offered?"
20. Does the City of Deltona give preference points to minority or women-owned businesses?
21. Can I contact departments directly to sell my products/services?
22. May I visit the Office of the Purchasing Agent and City Hall?
23. How soon is payment made to vendors?
24. Does the City of Deltona give preference points to local firms?
25. How does the City of Deltona obtain pricing?
26. How can I find out which services or commodities are currently being solicited?
27. How do I do business with the City of Deltona and whom do I call if I have a question and can't find an answer?