Lynn Farnham, CPPO,CPPB, Purchasing Agent

Lynn Farnham, Purchasing AgentFunctions of the Purchasing Department

The Purchasing Department contracts for and purchases all supplies, materials, equipment and contractual services required by county departments which expends or encumbers county funds. This also includes the rental of any machinery, buildings or equipment.

In addition to the responsibilities listed above, the Purchasing Department manages the following programs:

  • Disposal of Surplus Property
  • Property & Casualty Insurance Program
  • Building & Grounds Department
  • Inventory Management of County Property

Purchasing Staff

Purchasing Agent – Lynn Farnham
Email: lynn.farnham@roanecountytn.gov
Phone: (865) 717-4104

Senior Buyer – Jeanie Brown
Email: jeanie.brown@roanecountytn.gov
Phone: (865) 717-4105

Procurement Specialist – Carol Maines
Email: carol.maines@roanecountytn.gov
Phone: (865) 717-4209

Purchasing Clerk – Sandy Williams
Email: sandy.williams@roanecountytn.gov
Phone: (865) 717-4106

The Purchasing Department is governed by the Purchasing Law of 1957, T.C.A. §5-14-101-116, the policies outlined in the Roane County Purchasing Manual and the direction of the Purchasing Commission. The Purchasing Law of 1957 was adopted by the Quarterly Court of Roane County on March 12, 1973. The Roane County Purchasing Manual was updated and approved by the Roane County Commission on April 9, 2012.  The Purchasing Agent is an appointee of the County Executive and requires confirmation by the county legislative body.

Vendor Information

To become a registered vendor for Roane County, please follow the link below:

To see a list of solicitations for bids for Roane County, please follow the link below:

Important Info

Office Location:

200 East Race Street
Suite #3
P.O. Box 643
Kingston, TN 37763

Phone: 865-376-4317
Fax: 865-376-4318

Surplus Property For Sale
Back Tax Property Sale 2020
Roane County Purchasing Manual
Vendor Registry
Open Solicitations