Frequently Asked Questions

How do we get on your bidder’s list?

KUA offers free Contractor/Supplier registration and current solicitation notification service at Contractor/Supplier must register, for free, to access current solicitations.

Solicitations are matched with Contractor/Suppliers categorized by the specific commodity or service offered and Contractor/Suppliers are notified of upcoming opportunities.

When are the results available from a bid that has opened?

Initial results should normally be available 24 – 48 hours after the bid has been opened and will be posted on myvendorlink. You may contact the Procurement Division after the review period.

If I do not want to register with myvendorlink is there another way to know what bids are currently being solicited?

Not Currently.

How can I find out the status of a project out for bid or under review?

The most up to date information can be found on myvendorlink; you can contact the Procurement Division.

What is the difference between a Request for Quote and a Invitation to Bid?

KUA requests quotes on informal projects where the total cumulative amount is under $25,000. Invitation to Bid is a formal competitive solicitation document that is publicly advertised and requires a sealed bid response for projects with a total cumulative amount over $25,000.

What exactly does KUA buy?

KUA buys a wide variety of products, materials and services necessary for operations. A commodity and services list is available from myvendorlink.

Does KUA have a minority or other Contractor/Supplier programs or preferences?

Not at the moment.