Tenders and contracts
Parkes Shire Council is committed to a consistent approach and control in all procurement activities. We aim to ensure we obtain best value-for-money in the expenditure of public funds and conduct our procurement with probity in a cost-effective, accountable, ethical and professional manner.
As with all local councils, we are required to conduct our procurement in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Local Government Act 1993 and Local Government (General) Regulation 2021, including the Tendering Guidelines for Local Government issued by the Office of Local Government.
We use a variety of procurement methods to source goods and services, including in-house services, store, established contract, quotation and tendering.
||When we use this method
||Where we provide the same or similar services.
||Where our Store stocks the same or similar items.
||Where an existing/established contract is made available through prescribed entities; Local Government Procurement, Procurement Australia, NSW Buy, available through the Central NSW Joint Organisation, and Council-established period contracts.
||Where the value of work