Purchasing & Contracting

The Purchasing Division of Finance is responsible for general oversight and management of the procurement and contracting process as conducted for and by Iredell County departments and elected offices. The Division’s primary objectives are:
  • To ensure that all procurements are made and contracts let in compliance with North Carolina General Statutes and Iredell County policy
  • To purchase items that meet the departments’ requirements, while obtaining the best price possible to preserve county funds.
Some additional responsibilities of the Division include:
  • Developing specifications for goods and services for all formally bid items
  • Developing terms and conditions for informally bid items, contracted services, lease arrangements and other items
  • Coordinating the sale of county surplus property
  • Reviewing and negotiating contracts
  • Ensuring the state’s HUB program requirements are met