Purchasing Division

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RFP# 18-015

General Contract -Construction Services for the Innovate Newport Project

Notice to Bidders 

Specs- Volume 1    Specs- Volume 2    Specs- Volume 3   18-015 Drawings 



Purchasing Office

The Purchasing Office is responsible for carrying out the requirements of the City's purchasing polices and procedures to ensure that the City will obtain quality goods and services from the lowest responsible bidders.

Bidding Opportunities

 e-Procurement Center - (Note: This system came into effect August 16, 2013)

How to Register and Sign In as a Vendor (pdf file 296KB)

Enter the new e-Procurement Center


 Purchasing  is also responsible for the timely submission of insurance claims to the Rhode Island Interlocal Risk Management Trust for damages incurred to City property, as well as handling the direction of all other types of claims for and against the City.


  • To minimize taxpayer and service-user-costs by procuring goods and services through appropriate means at the lowest possible cost.
  • To collect reimbursements as soon as possible.
  • To process and check claims against the City in a timely manner.


Contact Information

Finance Department - Purchasing Division
Attn: Purchasing Agent
City Hall
43 Broadway
Newport, RI 02840

email:  emulligan@cityofnewport.com

Telephone: (401) 845-5414
Fax: 401) 845-5447


 Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

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