Central Purchasing

Responsibilities


Central Purchasing buys goods and services for all offices, agencies and boards within York County and the York County School Division. The purpose is to:
  • Buy goods and services at the least cost and in a timely manner, consistent with County policy.
  • Realize cost savings from consolidation of purchasing actions for both organizations.
  • Standardize procedures for County-wide consistency in procurement policy and vendor/supplier relations.
  • Provide for the sale or disposal of surplus property for the County and School Division.

Membership


Central Purchasing is a member of the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP), the Virginia Association of Governmental Purchasing (VAGP), the Southeastern Virginia Governmental Purchasing Cooperative (SVGPC), and the Southeastern Virginia Public Fleet Consortium (SVPFC).

Public Solicitations


Note that public solicitations for the County of York and the York County School Division (YCSD) are also regularly published on the Commonwealth of Virginia's eVA website

Department Awards


Fully Certified Procurement Staff award given in 2005 and 2007. Winner of the National Purchasing Institute's (NPI) 10th Annual Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award.
National Purchasing Institutes Award