The purchasing department is responsible for generating and soliciting bids for purchases as well as obtaining competitive quotes with regard to departmental procurement within the county.

Responsible Vendors

If you wish to be considered as a vendor for St. Joseph County, you must complete and submit a Vendor Registration Packet (PDF) to Purchasing. This informational packet is being required of all prospective vendors and must be signed and submitted in it's entirety.
A completed W-9 Form (PDF) is also required. 

St. Joseph County intends to adopt the "Buy Indiana" policy as outlined in the Governor's Executive Order 05-05 to the greatest degree possible.

2018 Paper Supply Bid

This bid will officially begin November 14th, 2017 at 11AM EST and run through December 19th, 2017 at 10AM EST.  The awarded contract(s) will be effective January 1st, 2018 through December 31st, 2018 and encompass paper supplies used by St. Joseph County offices.
Follow link to bid packet below:

2018 SJC Paper Bid Packet

The St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject or accept any quotes which it deems to be in the best interest of St. Joseph County. Once contracts have been awarded, the board reserves the right to rescind said contract at any time during the indicated contract period if it feels as though specifications have not been met.

St. Joseph County Government shall not knowingly accept any contract in which the vendor discriminates on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, handicap, or status as a veteran or disabled veteran.

For additional St. Joseph County bid information please contact the Purchasing Department.