Greene County Purchasing Department

The Greene County Purchasing Department is responsible for the centralized coordination of county purchasing, for the procurement of supplies, equipment, services, and construction for all Greene County departments at the best economic value for the taxpayers of Greene County, Missouri.

It is the Purchasing Department's responsibility for insuring compliance with Missouri Revised Statutes and insuring that the county receives quality goods and services at the lowest possible cost by seeking competitive prices and proposals in an open, fair and competitive process. The Purchasing Department issues bids, request for proposals, contracts, and coordinates the disposal and / or transfer of surplus county property.

Mission Statement

"The mission of the Purchasing Department is to provide for fair and equitable treatment of all persons involved in public purchasing by the county, to maximize the purchasing value of public funds in procurement, to provide safeguards for maintaining a procurement system of quality and integrity, and to provide the highest level of customer service for county departments."


Eric Brower
Purchasing Director
(417) 868-4019

Laura Merriman
Buyer II
(417) 868-4014

Michelle Hunt
Buyer I
(417) 868-4003

Contact Information

The Purchasing Department is located in the Greene County Commission Building. Vendors are welcome during business hours but are encouraged to call for appointment.

Current Prevailing Wage
For an official copy, please contact Purchasing.

  • How to do Business with Greene County - View our "How to Do Business With Greene County" guide complete with all the information you need as a vendor, access required forms, or learn about the County's procurement procedures.
  • The Purchasing Department has instituted the system to automatically notify registered vendors of all formal bid opportunities. Vendors may also view and download bid documents, legal advertisements, tabulation sheets, bid holders lists and current contracts free of charge. For more information, please contact DemandStar at (800) 711-1712.
  • If you are interested in purchasing surplus equipment from Greene County, please visit for all of our current available items.

Bids and Proposals

Bids and proposals are due at or before the time shown on the bid document. Late bids and proposals cannot be accepted. It is the bidder's responsibility to ensure that the current version of the bid document has been downloaded or otherwise obtained, including any addenda. Bids received without the applicable addenda will be rejected as incomplete.

It is the responsibility of each supplier to check the County website for bid postings. The County is not responsible and accepts no liability in the event a supplier is not sent a bid document. The County is not responsible for and accepts no liability in the event a response is late due to network, internet, or any other technical problem or interruption.