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July 20, 2016 08:05 ET

Town of Penfield Joins Community of Local Buyers With the Empire State Purchasing Group

PENFIELD, NY--(Marketwired - July 20, 2016) - Today, the Town of Penfield announces it has joined the Empire State Purchasing Group, a regional purchasing community by BidNet. Local government agencies throughout New York utilize the purchasing group for bid and vendor management. Town of Penfield invites all potential vendors to register online with the Empire State Purchasing Group to access its upcoming solicitations.

Town of Penfield joins the Empire State Purchasing Group and the community of 200 participating local government agencies located throughout New York. Along with a variety of bid and vendor management solutions, Town of Penfield gains access to a bid library to help with bid creation, a shared pool of vendors, and association with like-minded purchasing professionals in the area.

"Collaboration and efficiency is important to us," says Barbara Chirdo, Town Comptroller of the Town of Penfield. "The bid library will help us save time in drafting more effective bids and access specifications, and it makes it easier for our vendors to access our bids," Chirdo continued. "Overall, purchasing with this group will help manage resources and benefit Penfield taxpayers."

Vendors interested in doing business with Town of Penfield and other nearby government agencies are encouraged to register at Benefits of joining the Empire State Purchasing Group include:

  • Centralized location for bids from all 201 participating agencies
  • Bid alerts customized to the vendors' products or services
  • Reliable and timely delivery of notifications, addendums and documents
  • Advanced notice of Term Contract expiration
  • E-Bid and E-Quote Submission

The Empire State Purchasing Group is one of BidNet's regional purchasing groups throughout the country. It provides the Town of Penfield a bid and vendor management solution, document and addendum distribution, and tracking of all activity throughout the procurement process.

About Town of Penfield:
The Town of Penfield, New York is a suburb of the city of Rochester in Monroe County. The town was founded by Daniel Penfield as a milling community along Irondequoit Creek in 1810 and developed as a rich agricultural community through the 1950s. Population as of the 2010 census is 36,242. The Town of Penfield is innovative and progressive, known for its sound financial management, leadership in sustainable energy and environmental practices, and preservation of open space and. About eight percent is commercial, with a strong medical community serving the greater Rochester area. East Penfield continues its tradition of agriculture, and the entire community prides itself on the town's agricultural roots.

About Empire State Purchasing Group:
Empire State Purchasing Group is a part of BidNet's regional purchasing groups available at no cost to local government agencies. With years of input from Procurement Professionals, BidNet specifically developed the bid system to fill the need for a robust bid and supplier management solution for local government agencies. BidNet runs regional purchasing groups throughout the country used by over 1,100 local government agencies. To learn more about the features and module available to government agencies, please visit

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