Purchasing Department

Mission
"To ensure the success of Carson City School District and all our customers' missions by providing access to strategic acquisitions, outstanding customer/operational services and material management guidance, while maintaining public trust."

Department Information

The District’s purchasing system is primarily decentralized and also includes Central Receiving, Material Services, Mail Services, Inventory Control and Distribution.

The Purchasing Department maintains a vendor list for frequently purchased commodities and services by the District. To be added to the list, please fill out a Vendor Application found under Operations Forms and mail, fax or e-mail attention: Purchasing Bid List.The Purchasing Department generally handles all formal bids and can provide contact information for public works projects.

Formal sealed bids are required for purchases $50,000 and over and presently must be mailed before the specified time and in accordance to bid instructions. All formal bids are publicly opened.

The District requires written quotes for items exceeding $5000 and these may be mailed, faxed,e-mailed, and/or delivered to Purchasing, depending on the specifications in the quote request. Vendors are required to provide firm pricing, delivery times and terms, etc. on all bids and quotes. A Purchase Order will be issued to all successful vendors.

Carson City School District requires the use of Purchase Orders, except in the case of cash payments or purchases made with the Procurement Card with Bank of America/MasterCard. Vendors are encouraged to call the Purchasing Department or issuing site with questions or concerns regarding authorization of an order and are expected to fill orders in accordance with any and all procurement documents. 

Please see Bulletin Board for current bid opportunities.

* If you will be submitting a bid, please make sure a Vendor Application is also attached to bid package if you are not currently a CCSD vendor.

To receive a copy of the bid recap, you must send a self address stamped envelope with bid package or you may contact Carol Akers to receive it via email.

Contact Information

Purchasing
*****Operations Service Center******

Richmond & Telegraph St. CC, NV 89703
Phone: (775) 283-2175
Fax: (775) 283-2191

Purchasing/Contracts

Carol Akers - 283-2172 Material Services/Purchasing Supervisor           

Email: cakers@carson.k12.nv.us