Purchasing

The goal of the Purchasing Department is to procure supplies, equipment, and services for all county departments at the best possible price. Procurements are made through methods such as direct purchases with purchase orders, online purchasing, requests for proposals, sealed bids, and the use of the county procurement card.

PURCHASING THRESHOLDS

 
$1.00 - $10,899.99 Direct purchase (more than 1 quote encouraged but not required)
$10,900.00 - $20,099.99

Requires 3 written/telephonic quotes or state contract pricing/must
prepare a motion for approval to purchase through Commissioner’s meeting.

$20,100.00 and above Advertised sealed bid or state contract pricing/must prepare a motion
for approval to go out for bid or purchase through Commissioner’s meeting.
 

Any vendor interested in being added to our bidders’ list should fill out the application and fax it to 717-771-9226 or email it to TLBlessing@yorkcountypa.gov.

A copy of the “Purchasing Manual “ is available by calling 771-9269, 771-9275 or emailing TLBlessing@yorkcountypa.gov.

The Purchasing Department operates from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays.