Doing Business With The City of Las Cruces

All City competitive bid and proposal information is available on the New Mexico Bid System or by contacting or visiting the Purchasing Section. Registration with the New Mexico Purchasing Group is encouraged to enhance access to City of Las Cruces and other New Mexico governmental contract opportunities available on the New Mexico Bid System. 

Accessing Bids & Proposals

New Mexico Bid System

You can register online now. To access to solicitations statewide:

  • Option 1 - Search Registration
    • Login and Search Opportunities Available
    • No Cost
  • Option 2 - Standard Registration
    • Annual Fee
    • Automatic Notification of Opportunities Matching Profile

For assistance, call BidNet Support at 800-835-4603.

Vendor Insurance Requirements

The type of goods and/or services a vendor may provide to the City of Las Cruces will dictate the type of insurance, certificates, and, endorsement the vendor may need. Proof of insurance, certificates, and endorsements are required prior to the execution of any purchase order or contract. Below you will find a matrix detailing general insurance requirements based on goods or services rendered.  Additional/other insurance may be required. The general insurance requirements are:

Additional insurance requirements may be required based on the services to be performed. Please see the typical required coverages below.  Policies typically run between $100-$500; check with your insurance agent for exact pricing details.  

  1. Professional Liability  - $1,000,000 per occurrence
  1. General Liability Insurance
  1. $1,000,000 per occurrence / $2,000,000 aggregate
  2. Coverage must include premises and operations, and personal and advertising injury.
  3. The City must be named as an additional insured for all coverages listed above on endorsements acceptable to the City.
  4. Coverage must be primary and non-contributory.
  5. Coverage must be per project or per location.
  6. Coverage must be on an occurrence form.
  7. Subrogation must be waived.
  1. Property Damage Insurance – $100,000
  2. In the case of any approved subcontract, the CONTRACTOR shall require the subcontractor to provide statutory Workers’ Compensation and Employer’s Liability Insurance, with the same limits as those required by the CONTRACTOR.
  3. Auto Liability – $1,000,000 – Each Accident, and must include:
    1. Covers all owned, leased, hired, and non-owned autos or “any auto”
  4. Worker's Compensation Per New Mexico Statute
    1. $1,000,000 – Bodily Injury: By Accident – Each Accidens
    2. $1,000,000 – By Disease: Policy Limit
    3. $1,000,000 – By Disease: Each Employee
  1. The CONTRACTOR must immediately notify the CITY if insurance is canceled or not renewed.

The City must be named as additional insured – this coverage must be as broad as the coverage provided to the insured; coverage must be primary and non-contributory before any other insurance or self-insurance. A copy of the endorsement(s) for this coverage must be provided as a condition of this Agreement.

Waiver of Subrogation will apply and shall be noted on the certificate.

CONTRACTOR shall furnish the CITY with a certificate(s) of insurance showing CONTRACTOR and Subcontractors, if any, have complied with this Article. The CONTRACTOR shall provide insurance certificates before work is to start on the project and shall provide the CITY thirty (30) days written notification of cancellation of such policies.

By Phone or E-Mail

Contact Purchasing staff by calling 575-541-2525 or by emailing the Purchasing Office.

View Documents at City Hall or Purchase Construction Bid & Plans

Visit our office from Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.