Effective April 18, 2011 Hernando County will post all Bids, RFP's, RFQ's, RFI's through the Florida Online Bid System at www.FloridaBidSystem.com . Please use the "Vendor Registration" link (on FloridaBidSystem.com) to complete the on-line registration. Any currently registered vendors to this system do not need to re-register separately for Hernando County.
Purchasing and Contracts is responsible for the purchase of products and services for all Departments under the Hernando County Board of County Commissioners. This includes all aspects of the purchase from the receipt of the department's requisition to issuance of a purchase order or contract. The following agencies are at liberty to utilize the Purchasing and Contracts Department, however these agencies have the option to maintain an independent procurement function:
- Clerk of Circuit Court, (352) 754-4201
- Property Appraiser, (352) 754-4190
- Sheriff's Department, (352) 754- 6830
- Supervisor of Elections, (352) 754-4125
- Tax Collector, (352) 754- 4180
- School Board, (352) 796-9716
EXEMPTION PER FLORIDA STATUTE 440:
If a vendor has less than 3 employees and states that they are exempt per Florida Statute 440, they must provide an exemption certificate from the State of Florida. Otherwise, they will be required to purchase Workers’ Compensation Insurance and provide a copy of Workers Compensation Insurance.
HERNANDO COUNTY FLORIDA PURCHASING DEPARTMENT
20 North Main Street,
Brooksville, FL 34601