Construction related purchasing, please contact the Engineering Department or contact the Engineering Department at (615) 791-3218, for more information about construction-related purchasing.

Non-construction-related purchasing that is valued under the City’s public advertisement / sealed submittal threshold ($25,000) is generally handled by the respective departments requisitioning the purchase. Exceptions include some procurements that are common to multiple departments. Non-construction-related purchasing that is valued at or above the $25,000 public advertisement / sealed submittal threshold is normally facilitated by the Purchasing Office.

See a listing of current and recent formal procurement solicitations for both construction-related and non-construction-related purchasing.

Principles & Mission

The City of Franklin Purchasing Office is dedicated to the principles of accountability, ethics, impartiality, professionalism, service and transparency in the procurement of non-construction-related products and services needed by the various departments of the City.

The mission of the City of Franklin Purchasing Office is:

  1. to support the City’s end-user departments in the policy-compliant procurement of non-construction-related products and services so that the City may fulfill its mission;
  2. to strive for the City to receive maximum value for every non-construction-related purchase of the City; and
  3. to strive to preserve and enhance the public trust in the manner in which the City conducts its non-construction-related purchasing.