The Department of Purchasing is responsible for the procurement of goods and services in accordance with the New Jersey Local Public Contracts Law (LPCL).
We recognize that the procurement process may seem complex, but it is easy to do business with Mercer County. All purchases are made through a comprehensive system of specifications and competitive solicitations.
The County of Mercer's purchases vary greatly; therefore, the vendor qualification process differs for the type and/or service that is being purchased. Our bids and request for proposals are advertised in The Times of Trenton.
Any vendor that wishes to do business with the County of Mercer is asked to fill out our vendor profile form. A weekly e-notification is sent to all vendors currently registered with the County of Mercer, directing them to bidding opportunities on the County Procurement website.
Thank you for your interest in doing business with Mercer County. If you have additional questions, please call the Purchasing Department, 609-989-6710.
Current Bidding Opportunities: www.mercercounty.org/bids
The following documents are necessary to do business with Mercer County:
- Completed Vendor Form
- Completed Federal W-9 Form
W-9 Form: http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw9.pdf
- New Jersey Business Registration Certificate (NJ BRC)