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Purchasing

The Purchasing Division, which operates under the purview of the Finance Department, is responsible for the timely and cost-efficient acquisition of supplies, equipment, professional and construction services for all City Departments. Additionally, we provide for surplus property management and disposition.


PURCHASING BOARD COVID-19 NOTICE:

Purchasing Board 2021 Calendar

Purchasing Board Meeting Agenda for April 8th, 2021

Due to COVID-19, Purchasing Board meetings are currently being held via Zoom Videoconference instead of in-person in the City Council Chambers.  Anyone interested in attending the next meeting or providing Public Input may do so with the information below:

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Division Director

Purchasing Agent
Peter Wingate

Location

Purchasing Division is located in the lower level of Pawtucket City Hall, 137 Roosevelt Avenue
Mailing Address:
Pawtucket City Hall
Purchasing Division
137 Roosevelt Avenue
Pawtucket, RI 02860
Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Phone / Contacts

City Hall Main Number: (401) 728-0500
Purchasing Agent: Extension 350
E-Mail pwingate@pawtucketri.com
Purchasing Fax: (401) 728-3988
Purchasing Office: Extensions 350, 299

Mandates

The City's purchasing policies are administered in strict compliance with applicable Federal laws, the State of Rhode Island's "Award of Municipal Contracts" law, Title 45, Chapter 55, and the City of Pawtucket's "Home Rule Charter."

The "System"

The procurement system in place is centralized, with all purchasing requests routing through Purchasing in a "requisition" format, and a "purchase order" end result.

It is of paramount importance to this office that the citizens of Pawtucket be assured that the procurement policies employed are fair and equitable. The highest ethical standards are expected of vendors, City Employees, and agents of the City having official responsibility for procurement transactions.

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