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Purchasing Agent:
Julius N. Coltre
(T) 973-621-5100 (F) 973-621-5109

Portal Statistics as of 12/10/2016  

Opportunities Posted:  1740

Registered Vendors:  11,940

Total Downloaded Opportunities  1,020,158

Unique Viewed Opportunities:  4,642,074

Search for Opportunities, Awards and Co-ops
Recent Postings as of Saturday, December 10th 2016
Bidders and proposers must comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31, et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27

 Posted 12/06/2016 - (3) Opportunities
 Posted 12/02/2016 - (1) Opportunities
 Posted 11/29/2016 - (5) Opportunities
 Posted 11/22/2016 - (5) Opportunities
County Co-Ops (CK07 - Essex)

  Furnish and Install Vehicle Graphics on 11/09/2016
  Purchase of Holiday Lighting Accessories on 10/05/2016
  Provide a Holiday Lighting Display at Turtle Back Zoo on 10/05/2016
  International 4400 Forestry Truck (or equivalent) on 12/07/2016
  Furnish and Deliver Auto and Light Duty Truck Parts on 08/10/2016
  One new International 7400 Truck Cab Chassis Knuckleboom or equal on 06/22/2016
  Various Tires via Catalog Discounting for Fleet Vehicles on 06/08/2016
Total Awarded Voluntary Co-Ops - 143  |  View All Co-Ops
Awarded Contracts

  Bid #  16-183 - $ 40,000.00 for Furnish and Deliver Supplemental Toiletries and Beauty Supplies on 11/09/2016
  Bid #  16-184 - $ 157.16 for Provide Vending Machines to Various Essex County Locations on 11/09/2016
  Bid #  16-185 - $ 40,000.00 for Provide Computer Network System Maintenance and Software Support on 11/09/2016
  Competitive Contract #  16-173 - $ 198,360.00 for Consulting Service to Assist in developing process improvement on 11/09/2016
  Bid #  16-175 - $ 100,000.00 for Furnish and Install Vehicle Graphics on 11/09/2016
  Non Fair and Open #  16-164 - $ 108,000.00 for Authorized Zamboni Repairs & Parts on 10/12/2016
  Bid #  16-161 - $ 200,000.00 for Furnish and Deliver Toiletries and Beauty Supplies on 10/26/2016
  Bid #  16-154 - $ 374,547.40 for General Electrical Improvements Maintenance Repairs Installations on 10/12/2016
  Bid #  16-157 - $ 67,656.00 for Provide a Holiday Lighting Display at Turtle Back Zoo on 10/05/2016
  Bid #  16-158 - $ 24,164.00 for Purchase of Holiday Lighting Accessories on 10/05/2016
View All Awarded Contracts
Bid Tabulation
Bid Tabulation_Competitive Contract_16-227_Essex_County_Special_Transportation_System__11_01_2016_155813.pdf
Bid Tabulation_Competitive Contract_16-226_ALTERNATE_INCARCERATION_PROGRAM_11_01_2016_155729.pdf
Bid Tabulation_Bid_16-231_Pharmacy_Provider_for_the_Hospital_Center_11_08_2016_155642.pdf
Bid Tabulation_Bid_16-212_Four_Traffic_Signals_and_Roadway_Improvements_Newark_NJ_10_18_2016_103943.pdf
Bid Tabulation_Bid_16-229_Miscellaneous_Construction_for_Roadway_and_Bridges_11_01_2016_114621.pdf
Bid Tabulation_Bid_16-228_FURNISH_AND_DELIVER_PRODUCE_FOR_THE_TURTLE_BACK_ZOO_11_01_2016_114520.pdf
Bid Tabulation_Bid_16-222_Maintenance_Cleaning_and_Waxing_of_Statues_10_25_2016_114410.pdf
View All Tabulations
Your source for Business Opportunities in the
County of Essex, New Jersey
Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. Essex County Executive
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The Board of Chosen Freeholders
Department of Administration and Finance, Office of Purchasing

Welcome to the Essex County Purchasing Portal. Through this site businesses can register to automatically be informed on all business opportunities with the County of Essex. Once registered, vendors can download current opportunity documentation, stay up to date with the purchasing process and track past awards. Constituents can view our site to stay informed on current purchasing proceses and view awarded contract details. Local Municipalities can access Co-Op information for pricing on goods and services within the County of Essex.

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 Register your Business with the Office of Purchasing Online!
Registered Vendors gain access to:
Download Specifications Online - Once registered, vendors can download the full opportunity specifications online 24x7x365!.
Auto-Notice by Commodity Type - Based on the registered commodity type for your account, you will automatically be notified when an opportunity fitting your type is released. You may choose multiple commodity types once registered. Vendors can choose to be notified by email and/or fax.
Tracking - Automatically be informed when addendums and other notices are posted related to the opportunity that matches your commodity type. Also keep track of your awarded contracts with us.
Reporting - Your registration details will aid in disparity studies and mandatory state reporting.
Sustainability - By participating in this electronic registration and notification system you help save natural resources and reduce your business' carbon footprint.

Any questions or comments please email procure@admin.essexcountynj.org

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Please be sure to fill our all required forms in the specification download for each opportunity.


Opportunity Types:

RFP - (Request for Proposal)

RFQ - (Request for Quotation)


Competitive Contract

To Respond to an Opportunity in the County of Essex NJ you must:

#1 Have a copy of your NJ BRC. You cannot bid on an opportunity without being registered with the state.
Click here to register for NJ BRC

#2 Register with Purchasing Portal to receive automatic emails based on register commodity type(s).

#3 Download All required forms, complete and submit with response.

#4 Follow Opportunity instructions and due date.

#5 Successful bidders will be contacted by the Office of Purchasing.

Please use the following links to access other information within the County of Essex.
County of Essex Web Site
Learn more about the County of Essex through the link above. Access information on county events, the parks system, county directory, sign up for Essex eNews and more!
County of Essex OPRA Office
If you were unable to find information on a past opportunity process please forward all public records inquiries via the link above.
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Department of Administration and Finance, Office of Purchasing, Essex County, New Jersey.
(T) 973-621-5100 (F) 973-621-5109
Hall of Records Room 333 465 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, Newark, NJ 07102