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The Purchasing Services Division of the Business Services Department is the central buying authority responsible for the procurement of equipment, supplies, and services. The Purchasing Department is solely responsible for issuing Invitations for Bids (IFB's), Requests for Proposals (RFP's), and Request for Qualifications (RFQ's).

The Purchasing Services Division also manages or assists in the management of the following functions: all purchasing related functions, contract/agreement management, vendor registration, postage, surplus property, fuel, inmate food services, and public records.

Mailing Address & Office Location:
201 Johnston St. 
St. George, South Carolina 29477

Hours of Operations: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Monday - Friday, excluding holidays

Summerville Phone: (843) 832-0142                        St. George Phone (843) 563-0142

Summerville Fax: (843) 832-0152                             St. George Fax: (843) 563-0152

Vendor Registration

Bid Opportunities

Purchasing Ordinance

Our Mission

The Purchasing Services Division's mission is to provide quality goods and services to our user departments at the lowest possible cost. In all business transactions, it is our goal to:

  • Keep competition open and fair
  • Maximize competition where possible
  • Develop clear and concise specifications and standards
  • Uphold and enforce the County Procurement Ordinance
  • Maintain the highest ethical standards in all transactions
Last updated: 6/15/2017 10:26:28 PM