The department of purchasing is responsible for the processing of requisitions and generation of purchase orders of goods, materials and services in the most efficient manner, through well managed competitive practices while encouraging an atmosphere of fairness, honesty and integrity in dealing with vendors, suppliers and staff.
The department's function also includes the implementing and formulating of bid specifications, advertising for competitive bids, recommending awards and processing state contract resolutions for the governing body. In addition to purchasing and contracting functions, the department provides the disposal of surplus equipment, and maintains a major moveable asset inventory.
The Township of Union has adopted the Fair and Open Process of the Pay-to-Play Law (N.J.S.A.19:44A-20a, et seq.) in its request for proposals and awarding goods and services contracts with an annual value in excess of $17,500.
Pursuant to the Fair and Open Process, the Township of Union seeks proposals for the following: