Anna WattBusiness In Glen and the Glen Innes Severn Council are holding an information session for local business owners to explain how they can included thjier business on a register of preferred suppliers.
The information session will be held on Wednesday, May 11 at 6pm in the Remembrance Room at the Glen Innes and District Services Club.
President of BIG, Jim Ritchie said all contractors and businesses, small and large, are invited to attend the information session.
“Council’s Chief Financial Officer, Paul Della, will explain the processes Council must follow to purchase goods and services in accordance with the Local Government Act 1993,” he said.
Council’s purchasing and Supply Officer Preston Parkes said he will provide an overview of the Vendor Panel software to attendees.
“All potential contractors and businesses must sign up for this so that they can be considered for supplying goods and services to Council,” he said.
“I look forward to contractors and businesses coming along to this information session to hear the reasons why Council has the procurement system in place, what it does, and to see how easy it is to get involved in providing goods and services to Council.
“Vendor Panel is a web based tool that connects contractors and businesses with Council, and that assists in ensuring that all legislative and policy requirements relating to procurement are met.”
Director of Corporate and Community Services Anna Watt will facilitate the session.
“Council’s Local Business and Industry Policy benefits local business by providing a 10 percent reduction on their quoted price to Council, “she said.
“This ensures they can effectively compete against regional suppliers for goods and services, so by coming along local businesses and contractors can hear how to take advantage of this incentive.”
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