Purchasing & Risk Management

Division Functions:
  • Process purchase requisitions/orders to acquire goods and services
  • Compile and administer Requests for Quotations, Bids, and Requests for Proposals
  • Maintain and control a capital asset system in conformity with generally accepted accounting principals
  • Investigate and develop new products and sources of supply in order to provide greater value to the Town
  • Administer contracts; alert department heads of upcoming contract expiration dates
  • Maintain and recommend updates to the Town’s Purchasing Policy & Procedures
  • Administer the safety and loss prevention program and the worker’s compensation insurance program
  • Manage all claims filed against the Town
  • Process certificates of insurances to include the receipt and issuance, to and from vendors
  • Manage advertisements of bids and post bids on vendor Email Notification System
  • Manage all required documentation including surety bonds, certified payrolls, and insurance certificates for construction projects.
  1. Finance

    Physical Address
    180 High Street
    Wakefield, RI 02879

    Fax: (401) 792-9646

  2. Julie Mason

    Procurement Administrator
    Phone: (401) 789-9331 x1205