Purchasing


COVID-19 UPDATE

Jefferson Parish Government buildings are open to the public. All visitors will be required to wear a mask or face covering and undergo a temperature screening prior to entry.

Bid Openings:
Due to COVID-19 safety precautions, all public bid openings have been suspended. Bid openings will continue and be made available via phone conference.

        Dial-in Number:(504) 323-1800
        Meeting ID:181357

Bids will be accepted through Central Bidding or manual submission. Manually-submitted bids can be delivered to either Purchasing office location; however, if submitting bids on the day of the bid opening, bidders must submit at the West Bank location. Advertised bids will be received until 2 p.m. The bid opening teleconference will begin at 2:30 p.m. on each bid opening date.

Through the competitive bidding and RFP (Request for Proposals) processes, the Purchasing Department provides centralized services for purchases of equipment, material, supplies, public works and non-professional services Professional Services are procured via SOQs (Statements of Qualifications). Vendors seeking to do business with the Parish by providing professional services should contact the Purchasing Department at 504-364-2682.

Our main office is located on the West Bank of Jefferson Parish:

Jefferson Parish General Government Building
200 Derbigny Street, Suite 4400
Gretna, LA 70053
Phone: 504-364-2678

In an effort to enhance services to our vendor community, the Purchasing Department also has an East Bank location in the Joseph S. Yenni Building, 1221 Elmwood Park Blvd., Suite 404, Jefferson, LA 70123.

Mission Statement
The mission of the Purchasing Department is to provide central procurement services for all Parish departments’ requests for services, equipment, supplies, and public works projects. Our goal is to procure quality products using cost effective and transparent methods and to ensure compliance with Jefferson Parish’s codified Uniform Purchasing Procedures and Louisiana Public Bid Law. Our mission is to continue to serve Parish citizens, vendors and employees with excellent customer service while fostering open and fair competition.