News | October 25, 2018

Tarrytown UFSD Joins Regional e-Procurement Community With The Empire State Purchasing Group

Sleepy Hollow, NY (PRWEB) - Today, Tarrytown UFSD announces they will utilize the Empire State Purchasing Group for vendor management and bid distribution. This purchasing community and e-Procurement solution from BidNet connects 216 public purchasing departments throughout the state of New York. Tarrytown UFSD encourages all local vendors interested in doing business with local government agencies to register online with the Empire State Purchasing Group to gain access to upcoming bid opportunities by visiting

The Empire State Purchasing Group is a regional online community for public purchasing professionals looking to increase efficiency and transparency for their agency’s procurement process. Through participation with the Empire State Purchasing Group, Tarrytown UFSD joins White Plains CSD and Harrison CSD in posting RFPs and RFQs on one central location. The online purchasing group makes it easier for local vendors to find, access and bid on local public solicitations.

“As a School District, we are always looking to increase our vendor pool and competition,” says Joy Myke, Business Administrator of Tarrytown UFSD. “That’s why collaboration with nearby school districts is important. We hope the Empire State Purchasing Group will help us extend the reach of our solicitations, and it can help our vendors find more local opportunities,” continued Myke.

Vendors are able to register with the Empire State Purchasing Group for free and gain access to open bids from 216 local government agencies all on one platform. Vendors have an option to upgrade their account for notification services and other added benefits for extra cost.

The Empire State Purchasing Group is a cloud-based e-Procurement solution built to help local government agencies, such as Tarrytown UFSD, simplify their bid and vendor management process. “These days, anything that helps to save time and cut costs is a no brainer for us,” Myke adds. Tarrytown UFSD encourages all interested vendors to visit and register.

About Tarrytown UFSD:
The Public Schools of the Tarrytowns stretch along the scenic east bank of the Hudson River, serving approximately 2900 students from the villages of Tarrytown and the legendary Sleepy Hollow. It is an ethnically and socioeconomically diverse district located in southern Westchester County, approximately 25 miles north of New York City.

The District’s schools are organized under the Princeton Plan whereby all students at a given grade level attend the same school. This approach helps to ensure a consistent academic experience for all. Our students attend five schools, located in four buildings: John Paulding Elementary School(Pre K-1), W.L. Morse Elementary School(1-2), Washington Irving Intermediate School(3-5), Sleepy Hollow Middle School (6-8), and Sleepy Hollow High School (9-12).

About The Empire State Purchasing Group:
The Empire State Purchasing Group is a part of BidNet’s regional purchasing groups available at no cost to local government agencies throughout the country. 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 40 regional purchasing groups used by over 1,300 local governments. To learn more and have your government agency gain better transparency and efficiency in purchasing, please visit

Source: PRWeb

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