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Purchasing Department

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IT'S HERE!  Effective September 1, 2018 the Chemung County Purchasing Department will be accepting bids submitted electronically by way of BidNet Direct.
Please note that bidders are NOT required to submit a bid electronically.
Bidders will still have the option of submitting a hard copy bid directly to the Chemung County Purchasing Office.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Chemung County Purchasing Department.

Our Mission:

The Purchasing Department acts on behalf of the public to consistently provide quality goods and services at the lowest possible cost to Chemung County and the City of Elmira.  We work to uphold efficiency, transparency, and integrity in the purchasing process.

The Purchasing Department solicits bids and requests for proposals for equipment, materials, contracts, and professional services for County and City Departments. The Department also manages the County Central Store Facility which is responsible for the following: 
    • maintaining office supplies for all County and City Departments  
    • maintaining equipment inventory 
    • disposition of surplus equipment through public auction 
    • administering the County mail system

The Purchasing Department is a shared services department between Chemung County and the City of Elmira.

Mailing Address:                  Physical Address:
PO Box 588                         John H Hazlett Building
Elmira, NY  14902               203 Lake St, 2nd Floor
                                            Elmira, NY  14901
Phone:  (607) 737-3577
Fax:  (607) 737-2073

Office Hours:  Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  
                       Closed Daily 12:00-1:00 
Purchasing Coordinator: Tricia Wise
Purchasing Assistant: Jackie Crowley- County Purchases and Bids 
Purchasing Assistant : Louis Spaziani- City Purchases and Bids

Memberships:  NYSampo and NIGP
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