Michael L. Sullens, C.P.M.
Purchasing and Contracts Manager
1001 E. 9th St., Bldg C, Room C-200
Reno NV 89512-2845
PO Box 11130
Reno NV 89520-0027
Hours 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
Washoe County Purchasing provides the following functions:
Purchasing - "To guard the Public Trust" as a service agency dedicated to obtaining goods and services through the best economical use of public funds. Purchasing strives to maintain an environment of integrity and confidence in practice and procedures, to supply goods and services when they are needed through comparison of prices and quality without prejudice, to disseminate information for new technologies, products, services, and sources, and while acting within the mandated limits of the legal requirements and restrictions, to arrive at the most cost effective expenditures of public funds for goods and services.
Contract Administration - From the collection of cable television franchise fees within the County to auctioneer services, Purchasing negotiates and administers most of Washoe County`s contracts for good and services. Suppliers of goods, services, and consulting are monitored for compliance with the terms and conditions of their contracts, including required licensure and applicable insurance, thus ensuring that the public trust is guarded and the interests of the County are protected.
Fixed Asset Inventory and Surplus Inventory - To compile, update and maintain current records on all personal property owned by Washoe County (i.e. automobiles, equipment, furniture, tools, computers, telecommunications, weapons, etc.) for inventory and insurance purposes. To transfer, dispose of, or sell such items at the end of their useful life or when no longer required, within the mandated limits of the legal requirements and restrictions, in a manner that ensures the fullest utilization of the assets, recoups some of the original investment for the County when sold, and ensures compliance with disposal requirements and regulations.