How To Do Business with the City of Garden Grove
The City of Garden Grove welcomes your interest in doing business. The City operates under a centralized purchasing division in accordance with the City’s purchasing ordinance and other applicable procedures and policies. The division is responsible for purchasing all goods and services to all City departments and for inventory of materials and supplies for internal customers in our Central Stores Warehouse. This division is also responsible for the City’s telecommunication needs, and the disposition of surplus City property/equipment.
How Do I Get on the Bidder’s List?
The City of Garden Grove is now using a vendor and bid management system to conveniently assist you in the City’s procurement process. Current and new vendors that would like to receive notification of bid opportunities from the City of Garden Grove must Register Online. This system requires all vendors to have e-mail capability to download solicitations, documents, addendums, and award information. Both formal and informal solicitations will be processed through the online bidding system but only informal bids will be accepted electronically.
How Purchases are Made
The City is dedicated to the principles of competition and fair practices. The goal of the Purchasing Staff is to conserve public funds through reduction in cost and improvement in quality materials and services purchased. For a guide on "Doing Business with the City of Garden Grove" please click here.
Office Hours and Location
|Monday-Thursday||City of Garden Grove|
|P.O. Box 3070|
|Friday||11222 Acacia Parkway|
|7:30-4:30pm||Garden Grove, CA 92840|
|(Closed alternating Fridays)||(714) 741-5052 (General Information)|
|(714) 741-5205 (Fax)|
|Purchasing Division Staff|
|Sandy Segawa, C.P.M., CPPB||Julie Hitchcock|
|Purchasing Agent||Assistant Buyer|
|(714) 741-5050||(714) 741-5052|
|Jaime Chavez||Gary Hernandez|
|Stock Clerk (Central Stores Warehouse)||Stock Clerk (Central Stores Warehouse)|
|(714) 741-5374||(714) 741-5373|
Unless otherwise instructed, all deliveries should be made to the Central Stores Warehouse, located at:
13802 Newhope Street
Garden Grove, CA 92843
Delivery hours are Monday thru Thursday only from 6:30am-2:30pm.
The City actively encourages participation from all vendors. Vendors are encouraged to make appointments prior to visiting the Purchasing Division/Central Stores Warehouse. Courtesy visits are not encouraged, as staff may not be available due to daily responsibilities. Appointments ensure that staff is available and prepared to speak with you about your product or service. All appointments are to be scheduled with the Purchasing Division directly at (714) 741-5052.
Payment of Invoices
To ensure prompt payment, all invoices should include the purchase order number and be sent to the following address:
City of Garden Grove
Attention: Accounts Payable
PO Box 3070
Garden Grove, CA 92842
If payment information on an invoice is required, please contact the City of Garden Grove, Finance, Accounts Payable (714) 741-5068.
Permits and Licenses
A Garden Grove business license is required for all vendors doing business in the City of Garden Grove. For more information please call our Business License section at (714) 741-5073.
Gifts and Gratuities
City employees are prohibited from accepting personal gifts or gratuities from current or potential vendors since this can be viewed as an influence in procurement decisions. We greatly appreciate your assistance in adhering to this policy.
Questions or Comments?
The Purchasing Division values your feedback and suggestions on what we can do to make your experience with the City of Garden Grove a pleasant one. Please send email with your questions or comments.