Welcome to the Purchasing Division. We are responsible for the acquisition of all goods and services made by or on behalf of the county, its agencies, departments, officials, and authorized agents in accordance with county purchasing policies and procedures. These acquisitions are done in a manner and method which provides the most efficient and effective expenditure of county funds and the maximum protection of county taxpayer interests.
Learning About Bid Opportunities
Suppliers may learn of bid opportunities with Johnson County by clicking on the Bids/RFPs tab. All formal solicitations will be distributed through https://jocogov.ionwave.net
Potential vendors must register (free of charge) and indicate commodities of interest to receive and respond to formal solicitations electronically. Need to register? Go to Supplier Registration
For additional information about how to do business with Johnson County, please see the Supplier Manual for Equipment, Supplies and Services.
Robin Lynes - Purchasing Manager | 913-715-0596
Dale Bauer - Sr. Purchasing Administrator | 913-715-0591
Amy Vallery - Purchasing Administrator | 913-715-0595
John Boos - Purchasing Administrator | 913-715-0590
Larry Allen - Purchasing Administrator | 913-715-0594
Johnson County Vendor Outreach Opportunity
September 18, 2017
9:00 – 12:00 p.m.
Johnson County Administrative Building
111 S. Cherry Street
Lower Level Conference Center, Room 200 & 201
Olathe, KS 66062
9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Visit with department representative
10:00 – 10:45 a.m. Presentations by Johnson County on “How to Do Business”, Small Business Administration and Procurement Technical Assistance Center
10:45 – 12:00 p.m. Visit with department representatives
Registration for the event is not necessary.
MACPP Fall Conference 2017
“Putting the Pieces Together”
October 18th, 2017
Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center
Register at: www.macpp.org and go to: Upcoming Events
Reverse Vendor Fair- Agencies of the Mid America Chapter of Public Procurement will set up tables to meet vendors. Vendors will learn how to do business with each government agency in attendance.
Stay and join us for a box lunch and learning opportunities in the afternoon designated for agencies and vendors:
Collusion and Bid Rigging
Presented by Tom Gottschalk
Johnson County KS District Attorney
Expertise-Driven Project Delivery
Presented by Brian Lines, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
- National Institute of Governmental Purchasing- The NIGP Forum is the largest North American conference exclusively for public procurement. The Forum is NIGP's showcase educational event, providing an ideal environment for networking with colleagues and suppliers, attending educational workshops led by subject matter experts in the field, and being motivated and inspired by professional speakers during general sessions.
- National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP)
- Mid-America Council of Public Purchasing (MACPP)
- Mid-America Regional Council (MARC)
- Administrative Policies and Procedures