The Procurement Office provides the following services for the Town, School Department and Enterprises accounts:
Request for Proposals (RFP) and Bidding – Provides preparation, administration and oversight of the bidding and Request for Proposal process, negotiating and contracting for goods, services, energy and construction projects. The Chief Procurement Officer is responsible for the compliance of the Town and Schools with the Massachusetts General Laws as they pertain to procurement and to ensure that municipal funds are spent in the most cost-effective means possible.
Invitation for Bid and Request for Proposal Website - Manages and maintains the Town of Barnstable website for the posting of all advertised bids and RFPs. Bid & RFP information and documents are available free of charge for download from this website for the public and contractors, consultants and vendors to maximize competition and maintain transparency in the bidding process. Bid results and contract award information is also available on this site. See the link on this page to access.
Surplus Disposition – The Chief Procurement Officer is responsible for the proper disposal of Town and School assets by declaring unneeded material, equipment or excess inventory as surplus for disposal in accordance with Town policies and facilitating the process for disposal based on residual value by appropriate disposal or recycling, resale by auction or advertised bidding process. Also supports the Property Management office in the advertised bidding process when applicable for the disposal of surplus property by sale in accordance with Section 16 of Chapter 30B.
Minority & Woman Owned Business Contract Compliance – Contract Compliance Officer provides oversight, reporting and compliance with the minority and woman owned business participated requirements associated with any construction contracts in regards to federal, state and local policies.