Welcome to the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority (Authority) Procurement Department. We procured over $112 million of goods and services in fiscal year 2012 to support the operations of Tampa International Airport and the following three general aviation airports: Peter O. Knight, Plant City and Tampa Executive. We operate our solicitation process in accordance with the Authority’s procurement policies & procedures, Florida Statute 287, the Florida Sunshine Law and a Cone of Silence to ensure fairness, competition and best value.
The Procurement Department’s Mission, Vision and Values are:
To create value for the Authority and the Tampa Bay Region with timely procurement and efficient management of goods and services in a professional and transparent manner
To attain the highest level of accreditation, achievement and recognition in public procurement for innovation, excellence, and customer service.
Professional. We will conduct ourselves in a professional manner and consistent with the highest standards of conduct.
Partnership. We will operate by the principle that “none of us is as good as all of us”. (High Five).
Transparent. We will operate in a transparent way that promotes accountability and fiscal responsibility.
Credible. We will operate with honesty and integrity that instills confidence that we will do what we say we will do.
Efficient. We will develop and execute innovative and creative measures that enhance productivity, improve operations and utilize our resources effectively.
Customer Focused. We will provide outstanding customer service by listening to our customers and acting upon their needs.
We invite the supplier community to register with the Authority. As a registered supplier, you will have the opportunity to receive automatic e-mail notifications of advertised solicitations. To register, click on Supplier Registration. To learn more about doing business with the Authority, click on How To Do Business with HCAA - Supplier Guide.
A listing of future, planned solicitations is updated and posted on the website monthly. Click on 12 Month Planned Procurements to view the current listing.
Periodically the Authority has surplus equipment and supplies. Surplus items that have market value are normally sold at auction utilizing either Tampa Machinery Auction (www.tmauction.com), a traditional auction house located in Tampa, or GovDeals (www.govdeals.com), an online auction service. Tampa Machinery Auction is open to the public. For more details and to view the items available for sale, click on Tampa Machinery Auction. GovDeals is an on-line auction service and is also open to the public to bid on surplus items. For more details and to view the items available for sale, click on GovDeals. To view Authority listed items, enter “Hillsborough County Aviation Authority” in the Search field.