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Business Resources

Business Discussion

Your Business In PA

Ready to get your business up and running? Registration is the next key step in your startup journey. This process will vary slightly depending on your business structure, so it’s important to know that information before embarking on this step. 


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Financial Analyst
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Food Safety Manager Certification


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Vendor Registration Process

Vendor Announcement

The Erie County Department of Procurement is proud to announce that we will now be using Public Purchase, a web-based eProcurement service. In order to receive bid notifications as a current vendor, you must register with this new system. This process will only take a few minutes.

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Special Events

The City of Erie requires that organizations or individuals requesting the use of City-owned property provide the City with a public liability insurance policy naming the City of Erie as additional insured. The policy must carry a minimum liability of at least $1,000,000 combined single limit for bodily injury and property damage.