Search for:

About the Purchasing Department

The Purchasing Agent is responsible for purchases regulated by the City and its Charter, section 7.14 The Purchasing Agent reports directly to the Director of Finance.

The Purchasing Department is located at 54 Hill Street, Shelton, Ct 06484. The office is open Tuesday thru Friday 8:00am - 5:30pm.

All appointments are scheduled in advance by calling 203-924-1555 x 1506

The Purchasing Agent shall let to bid all purchases (including those made by the Board of Education) which reasonably may involve the expenditure of Five Thousand Dollars ($7,500.00) or more by the Invitation of sealed bids, giving at least ten (10) days notice of the closing for bids by publication at least once In a newspaper having A substantial circulation in the City. Within five (5) days after the closing date for bids, the bids shall be opened publicly by the Purchasing Agent contract for the purchase to the lowest responsible bidder, provided however, the City may reject any, all or any part of any bids. If the authority to award contracts has been delegated, shall award contracts. The Board of Aldermen may establish such other regulations for purchases and bidding as It deems appropriate.

When any purchase Involves an expenditure In excess of TwoThousand Dollars ($2,000.00) and does not exceed SevenThousand FiveHundred and Ninety Nine Dollars ($7,500.00), the Purchasing Agent, or In the case of the Board of Education, an agent designated by the Board of Education, shall obtain a minimum of three written proposals for the purchase of the item and shall make such purchase from the lowest responsible vendor, unless the Purchasing Agent, or In the case of the Board of Education, an agent designated by the Board of Education determines other wise and in that event, the Purchasing Agent or in the case, of the Board of Education, an agent designated by the Board of Education shall create and maintain a written record of the reasons for such choice.

"Purchase" as used herein shall be defined to include the purchase In any fiscal year of any item, service or combination of items or services which singly or in the aggregate total the amounts indicated herein. Aggregate purchases shall not be divided into smaller increments so as to avoid the provisions called for herein.

The Board of Aldermen and the Board of Education for its purchases shall establish by resolution those services which are considered as professional and as to which bidding is not required. The Board of Aldermen and the Board of Education respectively may by such resolution establish such procedures with regard thereto as each deems reasonable. When the purchase of goods and the provision for services are combined, that portion involving the purchase of goods shall be subject to the provisions of this section.

Waiver of Bids: Whenever the Purchasing Agent shall determine that bidding for any particular goods or services would be impractical, impossible, or unwise, the Purchasing Agent shall recommend to the Board of Aldermen that bids be waived. Each such recommendation shall be in writing and shall state its reason. If the Board approves such recommendation by an affirmative vote of at least six (6) of the eight (8) members, bids shall, be waived and the goods or services shall be purchased In such manner as the Board of Aldermen directs.

The Director of Finance shall record the amount of each authorized purchase and each contract for a future purchase a encumbrance against the appropriation from which it is paid or to be paid.

Each charge and prospective charge against at the City shall state the Department and the appropriation against which it is to be charged. The Director of Finance or his agent shall audit and approve as correct and valid each charge against the City and shall authorize payment of all approved charges in writing. At the end of each month the Board of Apportionment and Taxation shall review the charges against the City for the preceding month and may make recommendations to the Mayor concerning charges against the City.

The Director of Finance shall prescribe the time at which and the manner in which persons receiving money for the account of the City shall be paid.

Online Purchasing Forms

Bid Requirements

NON-COLLUSION AFFIDAVIT

Bid Return Label

Sample of Contract

Current Bid Invitations

Please contact the Purchasing Department for complete Bid Packets

 

 

 

 

BID INVITATION 39-15 Lane Waverly Bridge Inspections RFQ

 

 

http://cityofshelton.org/shelter-ridge/

 

BID INVITATION BID # 39-09 Sidewalk Replacement at 415 Howe Avenue

 

BID INVITATION 39-07 Natural Gas for the City of Shelton

Location:

City Hall
54 Hill Street – Second Floor
Shelton, CT 06484

Telephone:

(203) 924-1555 ext. 1506

Fax:

(203) 924-4273

Hours:

Tuesday - Friday 8:00 A.M. – 5:30 P.M.

Dept. Head:

Gene Sullivan

Send an Email

Federal Tax ID #:

06-6001896

To receive bid specifications please contact the purchasing department, (203) 924-1555 Ext.1304.

Shelton’s Fire Department provides fire protection; provides rescue services and conducts fire prevention and safety programs to the community. Currently, staffed by 270 volunteers, the department consists of four fire companies operating from four stations located throughout the city.

The fire department is administered by a Board of Fire Commissioners consisting of a Chairman appointed by the Mayor and four Commissioners, elected by each Fire Company. Supervision of the Department is entrusted to Fire Chief Francis T. Jones III, Deputy Chief Timothy Hongo, and Assistant Fire Chief’s Paul Wilson, Joseph Constantino, Nicholas Verdicchio, and Shawn Wheeler. The Office of the Fire Marshal provides inspection and fire prevention services. Fire Marshal James Tortora and his deputies are entrusted with the investigation of all fires and the issuing of all permits dealing with explosives and open burning.

Shelton is fortunate to have a volunteer fire department that provides professional services to the city. We enjoy a statewide reputation as a professional and progressive department.

The Shelton Fire Department is always seeking new candidates for membership. If interested in membership contact Recruitment & Retention Officer Ryan Mattioli, or call (203) 924-1555 x 1314.

Fire Department Inquiries – Contact:
Shelton Fire Department
Fire Chief – Francis T. Jones III
54 Hill Street, Suite 101
Shelton, CT. 06484
(203) 924-1555 x 1337

Send an Email

Latest Headlines