Areas of Responsibility:
- Acquire goods and services to support county departments for the best possible price, while being prudent with taxpayer dollars.
- Provide and ensure that the purchasing process is open, fair, competitive, and provides opportunities for all interested vendors.
- Promote vendor participation in County business through education and outreach to all vendors interested in providing goods and services for Sedgwick County.
- Maintain and manage more than 200 commodity contracts on behalf of departments and vendors who have been award ed contracts.
- Vendor training - Vendor Training Sessions take place on the third Thursday of each month at 4 p.m. at 525 N. Main, Room 823, Wichita, Kansas. Vendors may contact Purchasing at (316) 660-7255 to register to attend a training session. Walk-ins are welcome, although registration is preferred as room size capacity is limited.
- Board of Bids and Contracts
- Current RFBs/RFPs
- Previous RFBs/RFPs
- Current Construction Projects
- Awarded Contracts
- Vendor ACH Enrollment Information
- Bidder Registration
- Legal Notifications
Tax Exempt Information
Sedgwick County is exempt from paying Kansas sales tax. To receive a copy of the County's tax exempt certificate, please click the following link: Sedgwick County Exempt Certificate
Purchasing Staff Contacts
Joseph Thomas – CPSM, C.P.M. – Purchasing Director
Phone: (316) 660-7265
Areas of Responsibility: Consulting Services, Emergency Events, Professional Services, Special Projects for Departments, County Manager, and County Commission
Vacant - Senior Purchasing Agent
Phone: (316) 660-7150
Areas of Responsibility: Audio/Visual, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Engineering Consult Services, IT - Hardware & Software, Photography & Aerial Photography, Public Works - Aggregates, Roads & Bridges, Traffic Control, Flood Control, Radios & Telecom, and Signage
Lee Barrier - Purchasing Agent
Phone: (316) 660-7258
Areas of Responsibility: Aircraft Maintenance & Fuel, Commercial Appliances and Equipment, Construction/Remodel, Corrections, Disaster Preparedness/Emergency Planning, Disaster Relief, Election & Voter Equipment and Supplies, Emergency Warning Systems Maintenance/Repair, Fire, Flag Poles Banners and Accessories, Flags, Flooring Installation, Furniture, HVAC, Law Enforcement Equipment and Supplies, Painting Services, Plumbing, Printing Services, Public Safety, Real Estate, and Uniforms
Britt Rosencutter - Purchasing Agent
Phone: (316) 660-7262
Areas of Responsibility: Ambulances & Rescue Vehicles, Animal Control, Auto Parts and Services, Batteries, Chemicals & Solvents, Community Development, Counseling Services, Dead Animal Removal, Fire Trucks and Supplies, Fuel, Oils & Other Automotive Liquids, Heavy Equipment Parts and Services, Human Services, Janitorial Services and Supplies, Lighting and Accessories, Material Handling Equipment and Repair, Paper, Plastic and Foam Products, Recycling Services, Tanks and Tank Testing, Tires and Tire Accessories, Trailers and Accessories, and All Vehicles (Sheriff’s Vehicles, Heavy and Light Trucks, Fleet Automobiles, etc.) Parts, Supplies & Services
Jaimee Witmer - Purchasing Agent
Phone: (316) 660-7267
Areas of Responsibility: Accounting Consulting, & Billing, Actuarial & Retirement Planning, Advertising Publications, Agency Services, Outdoor Billboard, Alarm Systems Services & Maintenance/Repair, Auditing, Banking, Biometric Equipment & Maintenance/Repair, Cable Construction, Installation & Maintenance, Card Access Security Services & Equipment, Cash Management, Cash/Securities & Bonding Services, Communications & Marketing & Public Relations Consulting, Credit Card, Charge Card & Payment Card Services, Dental Equipment Supplies & Maintenance/Repair, Document Storage/Recovery, Educational Services, Equipment & Fixtures, Electronic Supplies, Employee Benefits Consulting, Finance, Financial Advisor/Financial Management Services, Financial Collection Services, Financial Debt Services, Health Administration, Human Resources Consulting, Image Processing & Conversion, Infant Mortality Reduction Initiative, Investment Management, Lease/Purchase Financing, Legal (Attorneys) Services, Livery Services, Materials/Compounds for Disease, Microfiche & Microfilm Equipment, Supplies & Services, Mortuary (incl. Crematory Services), Personal Hygiene & Grooming Equipment & Supplies, Physical Fitness Equipment, Programs & Maintenance/Repair, Point of Sale Equipment, Supplies & Maintenance/Repair, Print & Broadcast, Printers, Recorders, Decks, Scanning Equipment, Security Detectors, Ticketing Equipment & Supplies, Time & Attendance Data Collection Systems, Equipment & Supplies, Title Services, Tokens, Training Services, Examination & Testing Material, Voice Response Systems, Water, Bottled & Bulk Delivery (Tanker Services)
DeAnna Hutton - Administrative Specialist
Phone: (316) 660-7266
Areas of Responsibility: Advertisement, Office and Records Management, Legal Contract Management, Solicitation Support, Shopper, Website Management
Chris Hoppman - Purchasing Technician
Phone: (316) 660-7263
Areas of Responsibility: Mail Distribution, Telephone/Front Desk, Bid Opening, Bid Board, Vendor Management, Solicitation Support, Technical and Office Support, Website Management
Lacey Jeffrey - Purchasing Technician
Phone: (316) 660-7240
Areas of Responsibility: Mail Distribution, Bid Opening, Bid Board, Vendor Management, Solicitation Support, Technical and Office Support, Website Management