Where can I find the agency funding application?
How can I bid on City surplus items?
The City of Tuscaloosa sells all surplus items through Southeast Auction Company. The City’s items are sold as part of Southeast’s regular monthly auctions. For more information on auction schedules, call Southeast Auction at 205-758-3068.
What are Finance's hours of operation?
The Finance Department is open Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
What is the City of Tuscaloosa's investment policy for municipal funds?
The City of Tuscaloosa solicits bids on a weekly basis for certificates of deposit from local financial institutions that participate in Alabama's Safe program. The institution quoting the highest interest rate will be awarded the investment. In the case where more than one institution quotes the same rate, the investment will be given to the financial institution that is holding the lowest number of investments.
When are accounts payable checks processed and mailed?
Checks are processed and mailed every Monday after 2:30 p.m.
Can I pick up my check from the Finance Department?
What does the City of Tuscaloosa do to collect on a returned check?
When the check is returned to the City, it is sent to Certegy Check Services for collection. If Certegy is unable to collect on the check within 60 days, it returns the check to the City. A certified letter is then issued and if the check is not collected on within 10 days, it is sent to the Worthless Check Unit and a warrant is issued.
What is the deadline for turning in an invoice to get a check processed for the same week?
The invoice must reach the Finance Department with signed approval from the appropriate department before 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday to receive a check for that week.
Is there a charge to be placed on the bid list?
No. There is no charge to be placed on the bid list.
How do I find out about bidding opportunities?
All City Of Tuscaloosa bids and formal solicitations are posted on our website at tuscaloosa.com/bids.
Additionally, purchasing maintains a bid mailing list for product bids. Vendors on this mailing list are mailed copies of bids that fall into their commodity areas. To be added to this mailing list, click on the link titled “Bidder Registration” at the top of the Bid Postings page. Please note that Purchasing is unable to mail bids for Public Works bids and Professional Services solicitations issued by other departments. For more information on those projects, please contact the issuing department.