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The Peach County Purchasing Department is constantly looking for suppliers of the varied goods and services it procures. What do we purchase? Almost everything. The business of the county government consumes large amounts of goods and services.
Specifically, the purchasing department is responsible for the acquisition of materials, supplies, equipment, various services including architectural and engineering services and public work projects (excluding road and bridge projects which are handled by the County Engineer).
The Peach County Purchasing Department manages and coordinates all phases of the competitive solicitation process, including:
The purchasing department works hard to provide a fair and impartial environment to allow all vendors an opportunity to compete for the county's business.
Any business enterprise desiring to be listed on the county's Vendor List may do so by providing sufficient information as listed below to the purchasing department.
The bidders mailing list is updated by submitting a request to be added to the bid list for future and upcoming bids. Peach County requests that the vendor submit, on company letterhead, the name of the firm, type of commodity or service, point of contact, phone and facsimile number, and any other pertinent information. This request can either be sent by fax or mailed to:
Peach County Purchasing Department
It is the responsibility of the vendor to keep current the name and address of the firm.
There are three ways to ensure you know what is being bid, as well as the date and time of the bid closing.
Depending on the project projected budget; Peach County may charge a fee for plans and specifications.
Bids are publicly opened on the advertised date, time shown on the bid sheet and newspaper advertisement, in the office of the Peach County Purchasing Department (unless otherwise advertised).
The purchase order or contract may be awarded to the lowest bidder who meets or exceeds what was prescribed.
When it is in the county's best interest, the county reserves the right to reject any and all bids.