The City of North Bay Purchasing Department is responsible for, and committed to, ensuring best value for the taxpayers of the City through open, fair, competitive and transparent procurement practices.

Competitive bidding is the foundation for all purchases. Purchasing By-law 2013-200 outlines the manner and methods the City employs to procure goods and services. We make every effort to contract with responsive and responsible vendors and contractors who have the capability to provide quality goods and services in a timely manner at competitive prices.

If you have a product or service to offer the City of North Bay, please contact the Purchasing Department.

Register to have notification of Current Opportunities sent to your email. Unless specifically noted in the notification, Tender/RFP/RFQ documents for Current Opportunities are available and must be downloaded through Merx at merx.com/cityofnorthbay.  

Current Opportunities


    District of Nipissing Healthy Community Funds

    Posted on Monday January 16, 2017 Closes on Monday February 13, 2017


    For the Development of New Affordable Rental Housing in the District of Nipissing

    Posted on Friday December 16, 2016 Closes on Friday March 17, 2017

Awarded Contracts

See awarded contracts

Surplus Goods

Purchasing By-law 2013-200 outlines the process for disposal of City Surplus Goods. Surplus Goods with a residual value may be offered for public auction through www.govdeals.com/cityofnorthbay.


Paul Valenti
 Manager of Purchasing
 (705) 474-0400 x2233
Pam McLellan
 (705) 474-0400 x2230
Dan Farrow
 Public Works Stores
 (705) 474-0400 x5217