City Purchasing Policy

The City of Canon City is required by the Internal Revenue Service to obtain the taxpayer identification number (TIN) for vendors doing business with the City.  Vendors must submit a completed W-9 form prior to receiving payment. For information on how to complete the W-9 form, please refer to IRS.GOV

 Questions regarding the status of bids can be directed to Dana Whitney, Senior Purchasing Technician, at 719.276.5243.

 Any questions regarding the W-9 should be directed to Lori Lesle, Accounting Technician, at 719.276.5277.


The City of Cañon City has partnered with BidNet Direct as part of the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System and will post their bid opportunities to this site.  As a vendor, you can register with the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System and be sure that you see all available bids and opportunities. By selecting automatic bid notification, your company will receive emails once the City of Cañon City has a bid opportunity that matches your company’s business. In addition, the site handles ITB’s, RFPs, and RFQs for other member governmental agencies, districts & authorities throughout Colorado.

The City of Cañon City looks forward to providing you with more bid information and simplifying the entire bid, proposal, and quote processes for everyone involved. We appreciate your cooperation and welcome your participation. If you need help registering, please call the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System support department 800-835-4603 option 2.