Bids and Proposals

Once on the Bids and Proposals webpage, click the reference number to view the details of the competitive opportunity and download any official documents associated with the solicitation record.

It is the responsibility of each vendor, prior to submitting their Bid or Proposal, to contact the Manatee County Procurement Division to determine if addenda were issued and to make such addenda a part of their Bid or Proposal.

Active Solicitations - The County is actively soliciting competitive Bids or Proposals.

Closed Solicitations - Bids or Proposals are no longer being accepted.

Search Tool - On all screens you can do the following:

  1. Enter a keyword to filter the list using the Search Filter
  2. Sort the list by clicking any of the column headings
  3. Export your list of solicitations using the pdf link at the bottom of the page

Manatee Chamber of Commerce

In addition, Manatee County informs Manatee Chamber of Commerce, Manasota Black Chamber of Commerce, Latin Chamber of Commerce, and the Gulf Coast Builders Exchange of all active solicitations, who then distribute the information to their members.

Bids and Proposals on DemandStar

  • Manatee County has partnered with DemandStar - an online marketplace, to host our opportunities for Bids and Proposals.
  • There is NO CHARGE to vendors for use of the service.
  • Register for a free account with DemandStar
  • Your free account provides access to all bids and proposals for Manatee County; automatic notifications from Manatee County; download Manatee County bid documents free of charge.
  • The registration process typically takes less than five minutes.
  • Participation in the DemandStar system is not a requirement of doing business with Manatee County.