Purchasing & Bids

The Council of Governments conducts its own procurements as well as some on behalf of the region. This site lists COG-specific solicitations and provides detail on the cooperative purchasing program for area agencies. Additionally, many partner agencies ensure that the COG Rider Clause is in local contracts so that other agencies may utilize the same agreements without going out to bid. 

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    Heart of COG: Alieu Turay

    September 5, 2017

    As a Contracts and Purchasing Specialist at COG, Alieu Turay helps recruit and select the most qualified firms to make sure that COG and its members receive the...

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    Heart of COG: Leah Boggs

    January 4, 2017

    Senior Environmental Planner Leah Boggs joined COG 17 years ago looking to make an impact at the local level. Now, she is guiding a major initiative to bring...

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    Harnessing the Region's Purchasing Power: Gasoline Fuel

    April 4, 2016

    Several local governments, public school systems, transportation authorities, and water utilities, participated in a Metropolitan Washington Council of...

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    Harnessing the Region's Purchasing Power: Ice Melt

    February 3, 2016

    Although winter arrived late (and with a vengeance!) to the region, the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) and area jurisdictions began...

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    COG Recognizes Loudoun County Chairman Scott York for Regional Leadership

    December 10, 2015

    Prince George’s County Fire Chief Marc Bashoor and Baltimore Metropolitan Council also receive COG regional awards at the 2015 COG Annual Meeting.

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    Senator George Barker Introduces Virginia Purchasing Bill

    March 11, 2015

    New legislation in Virginia, introduced by State Senator George Barker, will enable localities to purchase from a COG contract and to participate in cooperative...

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    Local Jurisdictions To Save Millions After Reverse Auction

    June 6, 2007

    Local jurisdictions will save millions of dollars in natural gas supply over the next three years, thanks to the region's first natural gas reverse auction.

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