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Missaukee County Joins Community of Local Buyers with the MITN Purchasing Group

Missaukee County Joins Community of Local Buyers with the MITN Purchasing Group

LAKE CITY, MI (April 25, 2017)-- Today, Missaukee County announces it has joined the MITN Purchasing Group, a regional purchasing community by BidNet. Local government agencies throughout Michigan utilize the purchasing group for bid and vendor management. Missaukee County invites all potential vendors to register online with the MITN Purchasing Group to access its upcoming solicitations.

Missaukee County joins the MITN Purchasing Group and the community of 173 participating local government agencies located throughout Michigan. Along with a variety of bid and vendor management solutions, Missaukee County gains access to a bid library to help with bid creation, a shared pool of vendors, and association with like-minded purchasing professionals in the area.

"Collaboration is important to us," says Precia Garland, Administrator of Missaukee County. "We think the bid library will really help us save time in drafting more effective bids and access specifications," Garland continued. "Plus it makes it easier for our vendors to access our bids."

Vendors interested in doing business with Missaukee County and other nearby government agencies are encouraged to register at www.MITN.info. Benefits of joining the MITN Purchasing Group include:

  • Centralized location for bids from all 174 participating agencies
  • Bid alerts customized to the vendors’ products or services
  • Reliable and timely delivery of notifications, addendums and documents
  • Advanced notification of Term-Contracts
  • E-Bid and E-Quote Submission

The MITN Purchasing Group is one of BidNet's regional purchasing groups throughout the country. It provides Missaukee County a bid and vendor management solution, document and addendum distribution, and tracking of all activity throughout the procurement process.

About Missaukee County:
Established in 1871, Missaukee County is located in the central part of northern lower Michigan. With a population of approximately 15,000 Missaukee County is rural in nature and enjoys a strong agricultural sector, with ample farmland supporting dairy, livestock, Christmas tree, and other crop farming. The pristine countryside also makes Missaukee County very attractive for tourism, with its Inland lakes and rivers providing opportunities for outstanding hunting and fishing. Located on the eastern shore of Lake Missaukee, Lake City serves as the county seat and it is here that the Missaukee County offices operate in the interest of the people of Missaukee County.

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