office of procurement

March 12, 2021 | Michael Hernández

County Awards Informal Solicitations to Small Businesses, $2 Million Awarded in FY20

The director of procurement will require that all informal solicitations be reserved under the Local Small Business Reserve Program (LSBRP), starting April 1, 2021. This is part of County Executive Marc Elrich’s effort to assist local small businesses impacted by COVID-19. According to the county, $2,026,173 was awarded in informal solicitations during fiscal year 2020. […]

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January 15, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

New Bill Aims to Help Local Small Businesses Thrive

Montgomery County councilmember Will Jawando recently introduced the Local Small Business Reserve Program and Direct Purchase Enhancement Act [Bill 39-19]. The goal of the bill is to open up more opportunities for local small businesses including non-profits. Officials say 95% of businesses in Montgomery County have 50 or less employees and this legislation is aimed […]

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July 18, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for July 18 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, July 18 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. Click here for today’s forecast. 1. It’s National Latino Conservation Week: This is apart of an initiative by the Hispanic Access Foundation launched in 2014 to provide the Latino community and others opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, learn about conservation […]

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July 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 17 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, July 17 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Procurement Monthly Open House: The Montgomery County Office of Procurement is hosting its first monthly open house today from 10 to 11 a.m. at its office at 255 Rockville Pike Suite 180. Anyone interested in learning how to do […]

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June 27, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Office of Procurement Recovers Wages for Over 300 Workers (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Office of Procurement has announced the recovery of over $300,000 in unpaid wages for 318 people employed by five different service contractors engaged in contracts with the county. Find out more in this interview, below: You can find out more about Bill 43-15, here. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to […]

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June 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Council Confirms Branson for New Procurement Position (VIDEO)

At its June 16th meeting, the Montgomery County Council unanimously confirmed Cherri Branson as the new head of the Office of Procurement. ORIGINAL POST – In this MyMCMedia extra, County Executive Isiah Leggett announces his appointment of Cherri Branson, a former County Councilmember with extensive federal government experience in procurement oversight, to head the Office […]

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February 9, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Office of Procurement Public Hearing Set for Feb. 24

The Montgomery County Council will hold a public hearing at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 24, on Expedited Bill 7-15 that would establish the Office of Procurement as a principal office of the County’s Executive Branch. The bill would transfer procurement related functions to the Office of Procurement and generally would amend the law regarding procurement […]

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