TODAY Sarasota County will begin a transition from its current electronic procurement system (Periscope 52G) to OpenGov Procurement for publishing solicitations and receiving vendor responses.
IMPORTANT: All new bid opportunities will be posted in OpenGov beginning Sept. 12. Vendors currently registered with Sarasota County through the Periscope program must re-register in the OpenGov system at to continue receiving notifications of bid opportunities posted after Sept. 11.
➡️NEW Users: Enter your email address to activate an account. Then complete the registration. For more information about how to register, please see our help file at
➡️EXISTING Users: If you are already registered with OpenGov, please subscribe here:
Sarasota County will continue to process existing business through Periscope while it begins accepting vendor registrations in OpenGov, but no new Sarasota County solicitations will be released in Periscope after Sept. 12.
Solicitations currently listed in Periscope will be completed in Periscope.
Current Periscope accounts do not need to be canceled prior to setting up a new account in OpenGov, but Sarasota County will stop using Periscope for posting NEW solicitations on Sept. 12.