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Purchasing

Note to vendors: To guarantee notification of any Bid, RFP, or RFQ, you must be subscribed to our mailing list.

To sign up on our mailing list, send an email to bids@fayetteville-ar.gov with your company name, primary contact name, and business phone number.  You will then be added to our mailing list.

If you have any questions, please contact our Purchasing Department.
(479) 575-8256
aforen@fayetteville-ar.gov


General Purchasing Information

The Purchasing division is responsible for assisting in the purchasing of all supplies and acquiring construction and miscellaneous services for all City Departments in accordance with State statutes, City ordinances, and proper purchasing procedures, as well as disposing of surplus City property.

This division seeks to provide economic and timely purchases of goods and services for all City departments through requests for proposals, bids, quotes, and centralized purchasing. Turnaround time will be 25 days or less for bids and four days for purchase orders. This division manages the City's insured and self-insured programs.

Management of the insured program includes the evaluation of insurance needs, soliciting insurance bids, purchase of insurance policies, and coordination of all losses. Management of the self-insured program includes the judgment and damages from which all third party liability and City property damages under deductibles or uninsured are paid.