The Township of Lower Merion's Purchasing Division is dedicated to the principles of competition and fairness. It operates under the auspices of federal, state, and local law. In addition, the Purchasing Agent assures that all public procurement practices are within the framework of the highest ethical standards. The Township has established policies and procedures that insure a fair and consistent procurement environment.
Our goal is to ensure that Lower Merion Township taxpayers receive the maximum value for every expenditure. Towards that goal, we encourage all qualified vendors to submit quotes/bids and respond to requests for proposals as requested by the Township.
The purpose of this guide is to acquaint businesses that sell to the Township with procedures followed by the Purchasing Division in carrying out purchasing activities for the Township.
The information included in this guide is general in nature and as such may not answer all questions that you may have. It is noted that nothing herein is intended to create any legal obligation on the Township and that the Township reserves the right to change its policies, procedures and practices at any time, with or without notice.
The Purchasing Division is open for business from 8:15 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday, at 75 East Lancaster Avenue, 2nd Floor, Ardmore, Pennsylvania 19003-2323.
If you have any questions, which are not answered here, please contact the Purchasing Division at 610-645-6170 (telephone) or 610-649-2529 (fax).
- Mission Statement
- Legal & Procurement Authority
- Office Visits
- Recycled Materials
- Types of Contracts
- Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
- Notice of Invitation To Bid (IFB) & Request For Proposals (RFP)
- Bid Openings
- Tabulation and Awards
- Rejection/Errors/Withdrawn Bids
- Hazard Commjunication Act (MSDS)
- Invoicing and Payment