Administrative Services Department

240 West Huntington Drive
Arcadia, CA 91007

Tel: (626) 574-5424
Fax: (626) 821-0092

Hue Quach
Administrative Services Director

Hours of Operation
Monday -Thursday
   7:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m.
Friday (Closed alternate Fridays)
   7:30 a.m.– 4:30 p.m.

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The City of Arcadia provides Purchasing Services through the Administrative Services Department's Purchasing Division, whose goal is to ensure the acquisition of quality goods and services at the lowest total cost. 

Doing business with the City of Arcadia

Policies and Procedures

The City of Arcadia makes its purchases under authority granted in the City Charter and the Municipal Code.  Purchases are made by competitive bidding procedures and by negotiation. Award is made to the lowest responsive responsible bidder that meets the specifications and requirements.

Local Business Preference

The City of Arcadia grants a preference to vendors whose place of business is located within City limits only if price, invoice terms and delivery time are equal.

Vendor Information

Vendors who would like to be listed on the City's Bid Solicitation List should download and submit an application to be added to the City's approved vendor list.

Vendor Application for Approved City's Bid Solicitation List

Emergency/Disaster Purchases

The City of Arcadia maintains Letters of Understanding for priority purchasing with vendors in times of an emergency or disaster. Download information about how you can become one of these vendors and a Letter of Understanding For Emergency Purchases Form.

Vendor for Times of Emergency information and letter of understanding

Business License and Permits  

Businesses and contractors doing work in Arcadia should verify with the Development Services Department as to what licenses may be required.  Please call (626) 574-5423 for more information.

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