Purchasing Department

Mission of the Purchasing Department

The mission of the Purchasing Department is to assist all County Departments in the efficient procurement of goods and services that are consistent with quality and delivery needs at the lowest possible cost. The Purchasing Department provides leadership in procurement to ensure the County's process is fair, competitive, efficient, and conducted under strict ethical guidelines.

Bids & RFPS

If you or your company are interested in becoming a vendor for Portage County please be sure to check the Bid and RFP page which lists any active solicitations. Any documentation required for the submittal of bids will be available on that page.

All submitted bids must adhere to all the requirements in the bid documents or the bid will be rejected. Due dates and requirements are strictly adhered to and exceptions will not be made for any reason.


Portage County also utilizes the State of Wisconsin's VendorNet page for all solicitations. We strongly encourage vendors to register on this site in order to receive email notifications regarding any current solicitations from Portage County.

Please note that Portage County does not send out direct communications/notifications to vendors for officially solicited bids and RFPs. To be notified of any active solicitations please register on Wisconsin's VendorNet.

About Us

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