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City of Clarksville hosted a Vendors Workshop, Wednesday

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – On Wednesday, March 28th, Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and Camille Thomas, the City Purchasing Director, hosted a Vendors Workshop at Freedom Point in Liberty Park for businesses who want to sell products and services to the City.

The event was free and open to all local business representatives.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan speaks at the Vendors Workshop held at Freedom Point, Wednesday.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan speaks at the Vendors Workshop held at Freedom Point, Wednesday.

Thomas led about 70 participants through a variety of topics, including:

  • City purchasing policies.
  • How to learn about City bidding opportunities.
  • How to obtain and use City bidding forms.
  • Rules to follow when bidding on City projects that include state and federal funds.
  • Why some products and services are subject to bidding, while others may be procured using procedures such as quotes or a Requests for Proposals.

The event was part of Public Procurement Month, which is proclaimed each March to promote excellence in government purchasing practices.

The City of Clarksville is dedicated to professional public procurement practices, which promote honesty, and fights corruption, favoritism, fraud and waste by conducting the process in an open manner consistent with the rules, regulations and good business practices.


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