Roane County Government

Purchasing Department

Lynn Farnham, CPPO,CPPB, Purchasing Agent

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.

Phone Number:

P: 865-376-4317
F: 865-376-4318


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


Important Information

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
Phone: (865) 717-4104

Buyer – Gina Lehman
Phone: (865) 717-4105

Assistant Purchasing Agent – Carol Maines
Phone: (865) 717-4209

Purchasing Clerk – Mona Wright
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: