The Division of Central Services serves the operational needs of County departments by assisting them in providing services to the public more efficiently and at a reduced cost.
Our division serves the public by leading Shared Services and Cooperative Procurement Programs, which provide cost savings and benefit municipalities and special districts as well as County departments.
We provide central purchasing, contract administration, duplicating and printing, mail service, inventory control, central billing, mail deliveries, supply delivery, and office supplies for County departments. We also ensure all goods and services are purchased in accordance General Municipal Law and local County Law.
Our staff are dedicated to a strong code of ethics, professionalism, accountability and unparalleled customer service. We look forward to working with you!
A listing of County contracts between the County of Dutchess and awarded vendors
Dutchess County holds auctions throughout the year, as needed
Current Requests for Proposals (RFP), Requests for Bids (RFB) and quotes
Common Questions About Quotes & Bidding with Dutchess County
Important policy and procedures documents
Shared services and consolidation initiatives with municipalities and qualifying agencies
We purchase many goods and services throughout the year in order to provide for necessary operations. With the exception of formal requests for bids and proposals, the County, to the extent possible and according to our procurement policy, wishes to purchase goods and services from local businesses.