The Purchasing Department is a member of the administrative team of Johnson County. The Purchasing Board comprised of the three District Judges and County Judge appoints the Purchasing Agent for a two year term. The Purchasing Agent's job is to protect the interest of the Johnson County taxpayers and is responsible for assuring fair and equitable treatment to all vendors without regard to political pressure. The Purchasing Agent is charged with the responsibility of purchasing supplies, materials and equipment required and contracting for all repairs to property and supervises all purchases made on competitive bid.
As a local government, Johnson County encourages competition among potential vendors to obtain quality goods and services at the best prices available to maximize tax dollars.
Johnson County uses various tools available through state contracts, interlocal agreements, cooperative purchasing and government purchasing networks on the Internet such as DemandStar by Onvia.
All County Vendors must complete the Vendor Conflict of Interest form to be in compliance with House Bill 914. Failure to comply with the above may be considered a misdemeanor with a maximum $500 fine.
If you have any questions, please call the Purchasing Department at 817-556-6382 for more information about doing business with Johnson County