The Purchasing department is responsible for the procurement of commodities, equipment, and services at the lowest and best costs consistent with the item’s current economic conditions. The Purchasing department’s mission is to safeguard the standard of quality, continuity of service, and the County’s reputation for fairness and integrity. 

These are the purchasing guidelines:

$0-$5,000   Quotes not required
$5,001-$25,000At least two Competitive Quotes Required
$25,001 & AboveBid process including public advertising

For those items over $25,000, the contract requirements will be advertised in the local newspaper.

Sharde Smith

Purchasing Clerk
115 First Street
P. O. Box 579
Clarksdale, MS 38614
662-624-3029 Ext. 13