The Purchasing Division is responsible for all aspects of City-wide procurement including the procurement of materials, equipment, and contractual services in accordance with City policy and with North Carolina General Statues. The Purchasing Agent confers with department staff to determine purchasing requirements, and coordinates and participates in bid specification and requests for proposal, advertises bid openings, presides at bid conferences, recommends the award of bid contracts, tracks bid proposals and ensures compliance with all legal requirements.
- Purchasing Policy
- Vendor List
- Surplus Property
The City of Morganton is not bound by any commitment to a vendor by a department. Purchase orders are required for all purchases of services of $100 or more, and for all purchases of goods of $1,000 or more for all City of Morganton departments.
All purchasing procedures for the City of Morganton fall within the guidelines established by the North Carolina General Statutes.
The City of Morganton City Council reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
The Purchasing Division maintains a bid supplier list by product. To add your company to the supplier list contact the office, submit a Vendor Application and submit it to:
City of Morganton
ATTN: Purchasing Agent
PO Box 3448
Morganton, NC 28680-3448
for an application or click the 'Vendor Application' attachment below to download the application.
Being listed as a supplier does not guarantee your company will automatically receive notification of current bidding. Please check the website for current bids or contact the Purchasing Office directly.
Any surplus property owned by the City of Morganton is sold by auction through www.govdeals.com. Items may be viewed Monday - Friday from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm at the City of Morganton Warehouse Facilities, 97 Kirk Street, Morganton, NC.