Purchasing


* Announcement *

Electronic Procurement: As of November 1, 2020, Jefferson Parish no longer accepts manual bid submissions, Request for Proposal (RFP) submissions and Statement of Qualifications (SOQ). These submissions will only be accepted electronically via the Parish’s e-Procurement system, Central Bidding. Central Bidding can be accessed by visiting either www.centralauctionhouse.com or www.jeffparishbids.net.  All vendors will be required to register with Central Bidding. Jefferson Parish vendors are able to register for free by accessing the following link: www.centralauctionhouse.com/registration

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.