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Hughsonville Fire Department Joins New York Statewide Bid System the Empire State Purchasing Group

Hughsonville Fire Department Joins New York Statewide Bid System the Empire State Purchasing Group

HUGHSONVILLE, N.Y. (May 23, 2013) -- The Hughsonville Fire District announced today that it is has joined the Empire State Purchasing Group, an online procurement system that provides vendors with an easier and more economical way to access and compete for local government bids in New York.

Empire State Purchasing Group connects 2,255 departments from 144 local government agencies within New York and provides a bid notification system that gives vendors instant access to Bids, RFP's, Quotes and Addenda online. The Hughsonville Fire District joined the Empire State Purchasing Group in May 2013, providing its vendors with convenient access to bid information for the Hughsonville Fire District and all other participating agencies within New York on the bid system. The New York bid system was developed and is maintained by BidNet. BidNet's e-procurement solution manages 15 government purchasing groups throughout the country providing over 800 counties, municipalities and school districts a purchasing and vendor management solution.

The Hughsonville Fire District invites all local vendors to join Empire State Purchasing Group to receive access to its upcoming solicitations. Vendor benefits of registering on include:

  • 24-hour access to local government opportunities
  • Notification customized to the vendors’ products or services provided
  • Reliable and timely delivery of notifications, addenda and documents
  • Advanced notification of Term-Contracts

About Hughsonville Fire District:

The Hughsonville Fire District is located in the Town of Wappinger in Dutchess County, New York, about 60 miles north of New York City in the beautiful Hudson Valley. We are responsible for a nine square mile district located between the Village of Fishkill to the south and the Village of Wappingers Falls to the north. The district includes two arterial highways, a dense commercial atmosphere and a mix of residential housing types. It also includes an important marine exposure along 1½ miles of Hudson River shoreline and the mouth of the Wappinger Creek. In addition to providing exceptional Fire/Rescue services to the 9,000 residents of the fire district, the district's fire department also operates a ladder truck and a marine/dive unit. One of the most progressive fire districts in the region, the Hughsonville Fire Department has become the "go to" mutual aid department for many surrounding fire districts.


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