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
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