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