Mission Statement

In full recognition of Washoe County's strategic plan and the goals and objectives established by the Board of County Commissioners, the Purchasing Division shall obtain the goods and services required by each department, division and agency of the County, ensuring that such are received at the correct time, in the right place and for the best price possible, further ensuring that all such purchases are legal, ethical and non-discriminatory.  Washoe County Purchasing thereby discharges its responsibility ot "Guard the Public Trust".


What items are sold at the Government Auction?

Bid Opportunities

Bids and Proposals (see below for Capital Projects/Construction Bids)

Additional Information


Purchases supporting Capital Projects are managed by the Community Services Department (CSD) and Bidding Opportunities are found at https://www.washoecounty.us/csd/engineering_capitalprojects/capprj/openbids.php

CSD may be reached at 775.328.2040


How to obtain Public Information (Records)

Search for Contracts and Bid Documents in the County’s new Contract Lifecycle Management System, CobbleStone at https://washoe.cobblestone.software/public/. If you are unable to locate the document or documents you are looking for, please use the Washoe 311 contact information below to submit a public records request.

Washoe County’s new centralized service center is as easy to reach as dialing three simple numbers: 3-1-1. It’s your connection to Washoe County, answered by real people who can help you quickly answer and address your everyday needs. Outside of Washoe County, call 775.328.2003 or submit a Service Request at https://www.washoecounty.us/servicerequest.php.


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