Hancock County Purchasing Department is committed to the highest standards of service. Our primary objective is to have on hand the necessary goods to provide uninterrupted operations at the lowest possible expense. More briefly summarized: it is to obtain what is wanted, when it is wanted, where it is wanted, of the right quality, and at the right cost.

Duties & Responsibilities

The Department of Purchasing has sole responsibility to purchase all equipment, heavy equipment, machinery, supplies, commodities, materials, and services used by any office or department of the county except those offices or departments whose expenditures are not required by law to be approved by The Board of Supervisors (31-7-101,103).

Purchasing Guidelines

  • $0 to $5,000 - Quotes requested but not required
  • $5,000 to $75,000 - Formal written quotes required (Competitive)
  • $75,000 and above - Sealed bid process including public advertising

If you are a vendor and are interested in doing business with Hancock County, please send a copy of your W-9 and a brief description of what you have to offer.