Purchasing Home

Office Overview
The Purchasing Division is responsible for coordinating all County purchases that are completed with a purchase order to ensure the County receives the best price possible for the goods and services it needs. This includes approving department purchase requests, soliciting bids from vendors, creating purchase orders, managing the County's formal bid process (for items that cost $7,500 or more), and ensuring purchasing procedures comply with applicable regulations.


Mission

Thank you for your interest in the Baldwin County Office of Purchasing. The Office of Purchasing’s overall mission is to provide centralized procurement of all goods and services for all offices under the direction of the Baldwin County Commission, ensuring the proper quantity, quality, price and timely delivery consistent with the needs of the County. This mission also includes fostering broad-based competition with integrity, while administering the purchasing laws and providing effective stewardship to the County taxpayers.

For additional information regarding the Baldwin County Office of Purchasing, please take a few moments to peruse the other areas of our website, or Contact the Purchasing Department.


A Vendor’s Guide

This guide is designed to assist you in understanding the basic procedures of centralized purchasing in Baldwin County Government. Baldwin County Commission welcomes vendors to do business with the County and will provide any assistance and information that may help you to better understand our procedures.

All vendors, contractors and grantees are required to comply with the Alabama Immigration Law under Sections 31-13-9 (a) and (b) of the Code of Alabama 1975. For more information view E-Verify.










Contact Us

Mailing Address:
312 Courthouse Square,
Suite 15
Bay Minette, AL 36507

Physical Address:
257 Hand Avenue
Bay Minette, AL 36507

Wanda Gautney
Purchasing Manager

Phone: 251.580.2520
Fax: 251.580.2536
Email:
wgautney@baldwincountyal.gov

Sherry R. Smith
Purchasing Assistant

Phone: 251.580.1911
Fax: 251.580.2536
Email:
 ssmith@baldwincountyal.gov

Pam Kirchharr
Buyer II

Phone: 251.937.0336
Fax: 251.580.2536
Email:
pkirchhar@baldwincountyal.gov

Barbara Pate
Buyer I

Phone: 251.580.2657
Fax: 251.580.2536
Email:
barbara.pate@baldwincountyal.gov