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Category Definitions
Overview
The City of Flagstaff is responsible for the operation of municipal services: 
  • Libraries
  • Maintenance of City-owned streets & facilities
  • Parks & recreation centers
  • Public works construction
  • Public safety (fire, police)
  • Water & sewer service
 
Bid Notifications
Follow these steps to sign up for bid notifications by email:
  • Find the subcategory or subcategories that best match your business profile
  • Go to the Bid Opportunities page
  • Select New Bid Notifications
  • Enter your email address 
  • Select subcategories that pertain to your business
  • The City will automatically notify you of bid notifications as they are posted to Bid Opportunities.
 
Bid & Contract Opportunities
Bid and Contract Opportunities by category and subcategory are defined here.

Alternative Project Delivery Methods
Construction Manager at Risk
Examples may include a project delivery method in which there is a separate contract for design services and another for construction services. The contract for construction services may be entered into at the same time as the contract for design services or at a later time. Design and construction of the project may be sequential or concurrent. Finance services, maintenance services, operations services, preconstruction services, and other related services may be included.

Design Build
Examples may include a project delivery method in which there is a single contract for design services and construction services. Design and construction of the project may be sequential or concurrent. Finance services, maintenance services, operations services, preconstruction services, and other related services may be included. 

Commodities
 
Furniture / Interior Fixtures
Examples may include: flooring, library furniture, office furniture, outdoor furniture, shelving / storage, wall and window coverings

Supplies

Examples may include: building maintenance / repair, computer, electrical, fuel, hardware, hose, irrigation, janitorial, laboratory, library, lighting, medical, office, paper, plumbing, police, and safety 

Machinery / Equipment Items – Components Repair Parts
Examples may include: generators, industrial, laboratory, mowers, playground, pumps, shop machinery and tools, street light fixtures, repair parts for machinery, equipment, and vehicles

Vehicles
Examples may include: automobiles, earthmoving / grading, firefighting apparatuses, police, refuse packers, light / medium / heavy duty trucks, and repair vehicles

Miscellaneous
This is a catch-all for everything that did not fit in the other commodities categories.

Contractual Services
Equipment & Vehicle Maintenance
Examples may include: A/V, communication, elevators, HVAC, laboratory, office / photocopier, plant operating equipment, and specialized vehicles

Facility & Grounds Maintenance
Examples may include: custodial, guard, landscape maintenance, hazardous waste removal / disposal, and pest control

Miscellaneous
This is a catch-all for everything that did not fit in the other commodities categories.

Public Works Construction
Buildings
Includes the process of building, altering, repairing, improving, or demolishing any public structure or building or other public improvements of any kind to any public real property.

Infrastructure

Includes “horizontal construction” meaning: highways, roads, streets, bridges, canals, floodways, earthen dams, and landfills. Also, underground utilities, waterworks, public parks, trails, playing fields construction and/or renovation, and airport improvements. 

Specialty
Trade contractors such as roofing, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, fencing, landscape, etc.

Miscellaneous
This is a catch-all for everything that did not fit in the other commodities categories.

Real Estate
Leases
Examples may include: short or long term leases of grounds, facilities, and operating agreements

Sales
Examples may include: unimproved land or land with improvements (buildings) owned by the City that are available to the public for purchase

Miscellaneous
This is a catch-all for everything that did not fit in the other commodities categories.

Sale of Surplus Property
Listing of public auctions or announcements for the sale of City surplus property. Items that may be included in public auction are: police inventory, vehicles, heavy equipment, bikes, and other miscellaneous City property.

Services
Architectural / Engineering Consultants
Examples may include: design (architectural / interior / landscape / lighting), engineering (civil / electrical / mechanical / structural / traffic), and related specialties (corrosion / environmental / geotechnical / land or urban planning)

Computer / Data System-Related
Examples may include computer programming, system analysis, EDP maintenance, wire / cable installation, telecommunications, etc.

Consultants Other than Architectural / Engineering
Examples may include: accounting, financial, insurance, legal, management, medical, organizational training, psychological, public art, real estate, etc.