Purchasing Division Office
3231 Mr. Joe White Avenue
John Cowan, Purchasing Division Manager
The Purchasing Division is housed within the Financial Services Department. The division handles the posting and procurement process for the city organization's many needs. The division is located at 3231 Mr. Joe White Avenue.
ONLINE BID SYSTEM & VENDOR REGISTRATION
The City of Myrtle Beach has a new online system for posting bids and proposal requests, as well as for vendor registration! Current bid postings are available online here. New and existing vendors can register here. If you need assistance, please call the Vendor Registry Support Team number at 844-802-9202.
DOING BUSINESS WITH THE CITY OF MYRTLE BEACH
Thank you for your interest in the City of Myrtle Beach! Your involvement as a provider of goods and services is critical to meeting the city’s operational and service delivery requirements. The Purchasing Division is the primary point of contact for the procurement of goods and services by the city. This page will help you navigate and understand the procurement process, including how to pursue city contracts. Procurement serves the public and accomplishes critical city functions.
Generally, the process takes the following steps...
- A need is identified.
- A solicitation is written and published.
- A competition is held.
- A vendor is selected and a determination is made about its responsibility.
- A contract is negotiated and signed.
- Finally, the contract is performed or delivered.
SURPLUS ITEMS SOLD AT ONLINE AUCTION
The City of Myrtle Beach sells surplus, obsolete and unneeded items through an auction at govworldauctions.com. Surplus items might include chairs, desks, file cabinets, police cars, trucks, lawn mowers, radios, computers and machinery. By selling at auction, the city recovers money, while the public has a chance to buy surplus items at auction prices. See the GovWorld auction site for details.