Bids and Purchasing


Shannon Milroy, Director
501 Virginia Street East, Room 101
Charleston, WV 25301
Phone: 304.348.8014
Fax: 304.348.8157

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 2749
Charleston, WV 25330

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm
Closed Saturday and Sunday

An informal 'Interested Bidders List' is kept by the Director of Purchasing for reference when solicitations are released. Any vendor interested in being added to that list should make a request in writing by sending an email to The email should include the company name, contact person, address, telephone number, email address and a list of the product(s) and/or service(s) for which the company is interested in receiving opportunities. Although the Director of Purchasing makes an effort to reach out to those on the Interested Bidders List, if and when solicitations of interest are released, vendors should regularly consult the legal advertisements section of the Charleston Gazette-Mail newspaper and this page for information on our latest opportunities. Other than this, there is no formal process for registering vendors to do business with the City. Formal solicitations are released when the value of the purchase or contract is estimated to be over $25,000. Purchases made and quotes obtained for items/services valued below that threshold are the responsibility of the City’s Department Heads. Therefore, interested vendors are encouraged to reach out to those individuals as well. A list of City Department Heads can be found here:

Sales meetings may be scheduled with the Director of Purchasing on Friday mornings. Vendors may call (304) 348-8014 or email to set up an appointment.

For additional information, questions or comments, please contact the Director of Purchasing via email to




The City of Charleston, West Virginia, is requesting sealed proposals from financial institutions to furnish a lease purchase agreement for various equipment and vehicles during Fiscal Year 2019. Proposals will be received until 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Proposal information may be obtained from the Director of Purchasing’s Office by calling 304.348.8014 or emailing Bidders must certify they practice equal employment opportunities. The City reserves the right to reject any or all proposals.






The City of Charleston, WV will receive sealed bids in the City Manager’s Office until 11:00 A.M. Thursday, July 19, 2018 for Industrial Grade Work Clothes for the City’s Public Works Department. Specifications may be obtained from the Purchasing Director’s Office by calling 304.348.8014 or email  Bidders must certify they practice equal employment opportunities.  The City reserves the right to reject any or all bids.