The A to Z of Local Government Procurement

As we all know, local governments are significant consumers of both goods and services. Local governments purchase a vast array of goods, including office equipment and supplies, recreational equipment and supplies, and emergency vehicles and equipment. Local governments also purchase a vast array of services, including janitorial services, construction services, and professional consultant services.

Suffice it to say that a significant part of the daily activities of a local government involves the procurement of these goods and services.

Given the nature and role of local governments, the procurement of goods and services raises a number of issues that must be considered in order to ensure that a local government receives good value for its dollar. In this paper, we will canvas a number of those issues.

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