Schenectady County Purchasing

The Purchasing Department is responsible for the procurement of materials, supplies, and services for all Schenectady County Departments with the objective of obtaining, in a timely manner, the best quality products and services for the best price or best value.  These goals are achieved in accordance with New York State General Municipal Law 103 and 104b and County Laws as applicable. 

Purchasing is responsible for initiating and maintaining effective and professional relationships with vendors and the various County Department employees, and to serve as the primary channel through which all requests for County purchases and price quotations are handled.

USPS mail and interoffice mail are handled through the Purchasing Department.

This site provides information to individuals and companies on Purchasing Policies and Procedures. There are links to our vendor registration site, current bidding opportunities, and previously awarded pricing. The Supplier Handbook will guide interested vendors through the process of doing business with the County. County Departments and municipalities will be able to view the Schenectady County Purchasing Procedures Manual, current awarded pricing and links to NYS and other relevant websites. We hope you find this Web Site a useful tool in keeping in touch with what the Purchasing Department is doing, and we welcome your suggestions

Current Bids
The County of Schenectady has the following bidding opportunities available.  Unless otherwise stated in the bidding documents, all bids must be delivered to the Purchasing Department-6th Floor, 620 State St., Schenectady, NY.  Late bids will not be accepted.  Bids openings are a public meeting and may be attended by anyone interested.  Bid openings are typically conducted in the County Legislative Chambers unless specified differently.  

ALL BID DOCUMENTS must be submitted in a SEALED envelope, clearly marked with the BID NUMBER and NAME.

Bid# Bid Name Date Posted Walk Through Appointment Bid Received No Later Than Description
RFP-2017-35 UCC Technical Services 2/3/2017 N/A 2/14/2017 5:00 PM Schenectady County Unified Communications Center (UCC) is seeking proposals to provide technical equipment monitoring and servicing for all of our equipment at the UCC




The purchasing office can be reached from Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (4:00 PM in July and August). Vendors are asked to schedule any meetings ahead of time at a mutually convenient time.

Bids and other mailings should be addressed to:
Schenectady County Purchasing 6th fl
620 State Street,
Schenectady, NY 12305
Or email to:

Our Staff:
Clifford Stoodley
Purchasing Direct

Jennifer Nelson
Assistant Purchasing Agent

Janis Natalie
Senior Requisition Clerk

Margaret Aragosa
Requisition Clerk

Sandra Tomecko
Senior Mail Clerk