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  • The Town Board has approved spending approximately $258,000 to replace some of the street lights furnished by Duke Energy. The lights will be taken off the telephone poles and 72 d...  more
    Last post by Cathy Payne - August 19
  • Our Fire Chief has presented a proposal from a Fire Truck Vendor that gives us a 20%-30% discount if we prepay for the purchase of a fire truck upon ordering.  Has anyone done...  more
    Last post by Scott Edwards - July 29
  • Good morning,We are needing to repave some streets in town.  We are planning to hire a paving company to do this for us.  Is street paving considered a service or constru...  more
    Last post by Matt Evans - July 15
  • The City of Salisbury is hiring a Purchasing Coordinator / Manager (hiring depending on experience) a Purchasing Coordinator / Manager (DOE) for the City of...  more
    Last post by Shannon Moore - July 14
  • If you have put out a request for informal bids for playground equipment in your Park, would you please send me a copy? Looking for a document to get us started on preparing ours.&...  more
    Last post by Cathy Payne - May 24
  • We have a major repair that is needed at our wastewater treatment plant that has been proposed for a little over $32,000.  I see in G.S. 143-131 that we need to have informal ...  more
    Last post by Cathy Payne - May 11
  • Does anyone have an RFP/RFQ for new accounting software?  Please share.The City of Raeford is currently looking to replace its current accounting, financial, and utility softw...  more
    Last post by Scott Edwards - March 24
  • Greetings: 
    Registration is now open for the 2021 edition of the Basic Principles of Local Government Purchasing. The 64th annual edition of this four-day cours...  more
  • We are searching for a new fleet fuel card servicer, after local stations have stopped accepting Voyager at the pump.  Can anyone recommend a solid servicer?  Also, I'm r...  more
    Last post by Leeann Vinson - March 1
  • Can anyone tell me if there's specific guidance on the disposal of police firearms?  We use GovDeals for the sale of most surplus items but I'm not sure how to handle the sale...  more
    Last post by Roxanne Stiles - February 5
  • With the December deadline coming close, I was wondering if you would mind sharing what you have spent or planning on spending your CARES Act funds on. Thank you!
    Last post by Kim Wells - November 24, 2020
  • Is there anything forbidding a purchase of computer accessories directly from a foreign country such as Israel?
    Last post by Cathy Payne - November 18, 2020
  • The Metropolitan Sewerage District of Buncombe County, NC currently has a job opening and is accepting applications for the position of Purchasing Supervisor.  Interested cand...  more
    Last post by Scott Powell - July 20, 2020
  • We are in the process of updating our Delegation of Authority and Signature(s) for Contracts pertaining to Grants and need your help on the following items pertaining to how you ha...  more
    Last post by Linda Lewis - July 14, 2020
  • Good afternoon,We are planning to transition from our current water meters to Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI).  We are interested in talking to anyone who has done this...  more
    Last post by Bobby Cavenaugh - June 17, 2020
  • I have a question about taking sealed bids.  We advertised for bids for grass cutting around town and at our cemtery, along with leaf and limb pickup.  The cut off was to...  more
    Last post by Connor Crews - June 12, 2020
  • Are any governments accepting and storing vendor forms (W-9, EFT form) electronically? If so, what is your procedure? What document management system are you using?
    Last post by Sonya Hicks - May 22, 2020
  • We are in need of a RFP for Municipal Building Cleaning Contract.  If anyone has a copy they can share we would greatly appreciate it.Thank you for your time!
    Last post by Drew Finley - May 6, 2020
  • This morning I received two of the same emails from a vendor from the Charlotte area trying to make his presence known and what his company does, and then about half an hour later,...  more
    Last post by Mike Hoppe - April 28, 2020
  • Good Morning,Does anyone have a sample RFQ for a roof replacement that you wouldn't mind sharing?Thanks in advance!-Thadd Hodge, IPDC
    Last post by Thadd Hodge - April 23, 2020
  • Good afternoon,I'm taking over many finance duties for our small town and wondered if there are any specifics I need to be aware of for the town to purchase an extra mower for tour...  more
    Last post by Julie Rothrock - April 20, 2020
  • Good Morning, I am reaching out to see what services other municipalities currently use for e-signing. Does anyone use Docusign and if so, would you be willing to share your f...  more
    Last post by Kathy Lopez - March 31, 2020
  • Good morning,
    I have some purchasing/contracting questions.  The last heavy rain we had about a month ago washed out the drainage infrastructure at one of our Town parks. ...  more
    Last post by Kesha Matthews - March 6, 2020
  • Good Afternoon All! 
    Has anyone purchased a dump truck or vac truck this fiscal year? If so, I would be interested in speaking with you about the purchase. 
    Thank you in ...  more
    Last post by Sharon McFarland - March 3, 2020

    Good morning, Is it standard to include  a request to provide proof of $1,000,000 each of professional liability  and general liability, workers' comp, employer'...  more
    Last post by Kesha Matthews - February 19, 2020
  • Good morning,Is is standard to include  a request to provide proof of $1,000,000 each of professional liability  and general liability, workers' comp, employer's liabilit...  more
    Last post by Kesha Matthews - February 10, 2020
  • Does anyone have an example of an RFP used for credit card payment processing they are willing to share? We are currently using Bill2Pay and want to switch. Our Tax and Health depa...  more
    Last post by JOHN FRYE - February 6, 2020
  • Does anyone use purchasing cards that has Munis?  If so please contact me directly.  We are just starting a pcard program and I would like to talk about how you enter the...  more
    Last post by Ellis Prevatte - January 23, 2020
  • Can an agency utilize government funds to purchase flowers for an employee's family member's funeral?Thank You
    Last post by Jason Forlines - December 9, 2019
  • We are also looking for example RFQs for finance software (GL, AP, AR, payroll, inspections, capital assests, ect.) Does anyone have an example they can shre? Thanks so much.  
    Last post by Tammy Holland - December 4, 2019
  • Good afternoon,We are a small municipality and wondered if other towns have a policy on spending authority for its different department heads, i.e. Park Manager?  In other wor...  more
    Last post by Jeffrey Moore - November 22, 2019
  • Good Morning,Our Fire Chief has asked me to see if anyone has an RFI and/or RFP for ladder trucks.Thanks!Susan O'BrienCity of King
    Last post by Susan O'Brien - November 12, 2019
  • The City of Wilmington is currently recruiting for the following position:
    Job Title: Contract Specialist
    Closing Date/Time: Mon. 10/28/19 11:59 PM Eastern Time...  more
    Last post by Jennifer Maready - October 16, 2019
  • Good afternoon,Does anyone have a resolution for the purchase of a new fleet of  Police vehicles that they would be willing to share?
    Kesha Matthews
    Finance Officer
    Town of Ca...  more
    Last post by Kesha Matthews - October 15, 2019
  • Does anyone have an RFP, for the renovation of an existing building into a police department, you would be willing to share?
    Last post by Susan Hogan - August 29, 2019
  • Something new for us, a vendor has requested to share our experience in a conference about their product, implementation and overall experience. The vendor is willing to pay the co...  more
    Last post by supriya raghav - August 14, 2019
  • I am the finance officer of a small town and we are considering getting new printers/copiers in the near future. Do any of you have a request for copier/printer lease proposal docu...  more
    Last post by Jeffrey Moore - June 19, 2019
  • We are looking for vendors to reach out to about air handling, duct work cleaning and sealing.  The vendor needs to be certified mold remediation specialist.  Please feel...  more
    Last post by Sandra Martin - May 14, 2019
  • Good afternoon,Would a removal and replacement of heat/ac system be treated as a building construction repair or a purchase with install?  Is there a legal definition of a con...  more
    Last post by Steven Graham - April 1, 2019
  • Has anyone recently completed a disparity study in their local community?  Any vendors that you would recommend to conduct one?  If so, when and how much was the cost?&nb...  more
    Last post by Shannon Moore - February 4, 2019
  • Is a Town wants to purchase land, is there a procedure or public hearing that is required?
    Last post by Cathy Payne - January 11, 2019
  • What is the best option related to postage meter/equipment -  lease or purchase?Does anyone have a contact?
    Last post by mary jane westphal - January 9, 2019
  • We are looking to review job descriptions for a Purchasing Agent within a municipality. Any help is appreciated.
    Last post by Dawn Friedman - January 9, 2019
  • Does anyone know a person with government purchasing experience that would be interested in assuming the role of purchasing officer/agent on a temporary basis for the Town of Clayt...  more
    Last post by Robert McKie - December 18, 2018
  • Good morning all,
    The City of Statesville utilizes a benefits broker to coordinate and bid our health insurance plan. This year we would also like to reserve the right to us...  more
    Last post by Evangelina Mendez - November 19, 2018
  • Does anyone have a travel reimbursement policy for elected officials? If so, can you please share it with me?Thanks,Daphna
    Last post by Jason Forlines - November 2, 2018
  • Does anyone have a job description for a procurement position that mainly handles contracts?  Or a purchasing position job description that has specific language regarding con...  more
    Last post by Brian Barnett - October 30, 2018
  • Does anyone have a RFP they are willing to share for C&D debris removal?Thank you,Christi Wood Town of Beaufort252-728-2141
    Last post by Christi Wood - October 17, 2018
  • We are looking for someone to do the project managing for our FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grants. Does anyone have a contact for someone they have used or know of someone who may be wil...  more
    Last post by Stephanie Humphries - October 15, 2018
  • Does anyone have a Debris Removal Monitoring RFP that they are willing to share.Thanks,Anthony BowersTown of Winterville252-215-2348
    Last post by Anthony Bowers - October 8, 2018