The Purchasing and Contracts Division is charged with the responsibility of obtaining required materials, supplies, equipment and services, including construction, for all County departments. The administration of the purchasing and contracting functions is centralized in the Administrative Services Department’s Purchasing and Contracts Division to provide for efficient and orderly administration of all County purchasing and contracting activities.
The Purchasing Manager is responsible for overseeing these functions and ensuring that all purchases and contract activities are done in compliance with the Nevada Local Government Purchasing Act (NRS 332), and other applicable state and/or local laws.
The Purchasing and Contracts Division is available to assist County departments in a variety of ways from routine purchase orders to preparing contracts to conducting complex Bid Solicitations, Requests for Proposals, and Requests for Information. Purchasing and Contracts services are provided by a staff of purchasing professionals who are specialists in their assigned commodity groups.
The Purchasing and Contracts Division is dedicated to providing for full and open competition in the purchasing and contracting process and to remaining fair and objective in all business decisions.
EMERGING SMALL BUSINESS (ESB) APPLICATION
The Emerging Small Business (ESB) certification program was created in 2014 to encourage the development and growth of small businesses in Nevada. The program seeks to assist small businesses in obtaining work with the state and local government agencies through identifying small businesses that want to contract with governments. Please visit the following to apply and for more information: