What is the goal of your procurement process?

At the end of any project involving an outside supplier, we want to look back and clearly see three things: • Excellent value to the taxpayers of East Hants; •…

I’ve responded to a competition, now what?

We will get back to you.  Really. We’re a small municipality so it takes us time to get through an evaluation process which can, and typically does, include reading and…

How do I respond to a competition?

Every competition contains a description of what the response needs to looks like and what the rules are for submitting. Please read these carefully because the procurement rules we live…

How are procurement competitions advertised?

All public competitions (Tenders, RFPs, and Standing Offers) will be advertised through the Nova Scotia procurement website. The Nova Scotia website has the Tendering Opportunities Notification System (TONS) feature which…

What is East Hants looking for in a supplier?

Just like you, we want good value and a good business transaction with no surprises. To achieve that, the requirements for each competition may be unique and they will be…

What Does East Hants require?

Every job is different: individual projects have specific requirements which may also require certain qualifications. For example, we require anyone hired to do work on our premises to have Workers’…

You seem to ask for a lot in your responses?

The Public Procurement Act of Nova Scotia is the primary set of rules for Municipal procurement. We are tasked to be open, fair, efficient, effective, consistent and transparent in our dealings,…

Why does East Hants show who has downloaded publicly advertised documents?

The “Who has downloaded this” link on our website is designed to encourage suppliers to connect. Traditionally, electricians, plumbers, and businesses market their services to subcontractors or general contractors bidding…

How does East Hants go to market?

East Hants works hard to treat all potential suppliers fairly. While specific requirements of individual jobs may vary, we strive to ensure our approach and our respect for firms competing…

Will the new water meter interfere with other electronic devices in my home?

No, you will not see interference with other electronic devices such as your television, cell phone, garage door opener, security system, or a pacemaker. Over 9,000,000 of the Neptune R900…