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Cindy Steen

Purchasing Director

Cindy_Steen@co.jackson.ms.us

Cindy Steen, Purchasing Director

(228) 769-3061

(228) 769-3121

Susanne Samples, Deputy Purch. Agent

(228) 769-3257

P.O. Box 998

Pascagoula, MS 39568-0998

2915 Canty Street

Pascagoula, MS 39567-4239

Monday - Friday

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

(228) 769-3291

Purchasing Department


  • Service Complex

The Purchasing Department is staffed by four procurement professionals who are committed to timely acquisition of quality products and services required to support the county's needs. We currently support approximately fifty-two departments to efficiently operate the county.

The County has centralized procurement authority under the Office of the Purchasing Agent. Our goal is to provide services and goods needed to fulfill the mission of "Quality Service and Responsible Spending" in a timely manner.

Solicition Process: For Procurements

  • Up to $50,000.00 - Request for Quotes are solicited by phone, fax or email by the buyers.
  • Over $50,000.00 - Formal bidding is required. Requirement are advertised two times in the Mississippi Press

Bidding Process by Dollar Value per MS Code

  • $0 - $5,000.00 - Quotes Requested but not required
  • $5,000.00 - $50,000.00 - Formal written quotes required (Competitive)
  • $50,000.00 and up - Bid process including public advertising

Becoming A Qualified Vendor

  • Contact Purchasing by phone or fax. Sales calls are welcome, appointments are not required, but requested. Product lists, line cards or catalogs are helpful.
  • Upon review of the vendors' capabilities, the Buyers will provide an opportunity to quote on the products based on the County's needs.
  • Upon successfully winning a quoted item, your company will be added to the County's Vendor List
  • Contact information and bid specifications will be available at the Purchasing Departments, or from the Architect or Engineering firm in charge of the project. All pertinent information for bids will be contained in the specifications.

Current Bid Specs and RFPs

Jackson County-RFP Body Camera - Final pdf

All bids must be on file on or prior to the hour and date noted after each spec with the Clerk of the Board:

Clerk of the Board

2915 Canty Street

Pascagoula, MS 39567-4239

All bids must be sealed and Certificate of Responsibility must be on the outside of the Bid envelope. Contact the Purchasing department with questions and for details specifications