The purchasing department is responsible for generating and soliciting bids for purchases as well as obtaining competitive quotes with regard to departmental procurement within the county.

Responsible Vendors

If you wish to be considered as a vendor for St. Joseph County, you must complete and submit a Vendor Registration Packet (PDF) to Purchasing. This informational packet is being required of all prospective vendors and must be signed and submitted in it's entirety.
A completed W-9 Form (PDF) is also required. 

Enterprise Resource Planning System
and Implementation Services

Proposals are being accepted for an Enterprise Resource Planning System and Implementation Services for St. Joseph County Government. The R.F.P. is available here on St. Joseph County's website below and also at the Board of County Commissioner’s Office located within the County/City Building at 227 W. Jefferson Blvd, 7th Floor, South Bend, IN 46601.

Proposals received after 10:00 A.M. EST on 2/20/2018 will be returned to the vendor unopened. Proposals must be submitted in a clearly marked and sealed envelope, along with a signed and notarized non-collusive affidavit.

St. Joseph County Government reserves the right to reject any and all proposals or to accept the one(s) which, in its judgment, will be in the best interest of St. Joseph County.

St. Joseph County will not knowingly accept any contract in which the contractor discriminates on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, handicap, status as a veteran, or as a disabled veteran.