Information on the City's Policy and procedures in relation to the Procurement of Goods and/or Services.

Whenever the City of Canning undertakes a procurement process, it is governed by the Local Government Act 1995 and the associated Local Government Act Functions and General Regulations - 1996 or internal City Policy.

Policy

The City of Canning maintains two Policies to govern its procurement practices, as approved by Council. These are the Procurement of Goods and/or Services Policy (AF301), which covers all levels of procurement, and the Pre-Qualified Panel of Suppliers Policy (FM09), which governs how the City may arrange a panel of providers for the same goods and/or services.

Procedure

When undertaking a procurement process, in addition to ensuring compliance with policy and procedure, City personnel must operate within the requirements of a procurement framework. This framework is designed so as to ensure all suppliers are treated in a fair, equitable and honest way, with transparency surrounding the City’s decision making.

Purpose

The overall purpose of the City’s procurement Policies and framework is to ensure a value for money decision is reached, which maximises the efficiency of every ratepayer dollar spent.

Terms and Conditions

The terms and conditions utilised may vary between procurement processes, but are generally related to the following: