Department Head
Jim Fortunato

Warning: Mahoning County Purchasing Department is being falsely represented by a man who is claiming to be the Purchasing Director seeking bids for computer hardware equipment from many companies. This is a scam, if you are contacted by someone claiming to be James Fortunato or if you receive an email from [email protected] do not engage with him. Notification of bidding only takes place thru the paper of general circulation. 

The Purchasing Department is responsible for the acquisition of common goods and services inherent to all county agencies and departments where the Board of Commissioners is the contracting/appointing authority. 

For agencies and departments not under the County Commissioners contracting and/or appointing authority, a spirit of cooperation and coordination will be pursued. This will further benefit economy of scale discount levels being obtained through total quantity usage. 


  • Review all requisitions for compliance with O.R.C. and purchasing policies/procedures
  • Administration of purchase orders and contracts
  • Ordering of goods/services
  • Issuance, opening and reviewing of bids
  • Review of bid tabulations/recommendations for award
  • Updates/Revisions to Purchasing Policies and Procedures Manual
  • Establishment of standardization and economy of scale annual contracts for goods/services
  • Participation in State Cooperative Purchasing contracts and/or other joint purchasing options
  • Functional lead for the entire Munis Purchasing Module

Purchasing Manual

Prospective Bidder/Bidder Results 

This information is provided by the Mahoning County Purchasing Department. The Mahoning County Purchasing Department makes no representations as to completeness or accuracy with respect to the information of the receipt of prospective bidder's list and/or who is the lowest, best or most responsive/responsible from the bidder's tabulation.  Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will Mahoning County be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits in connection with the use of this website.

This website will be updated on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the discretion of the Mahoning County Purchasing Department. The Mahoning County Purchasing Department takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for this website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

Prospective Bidder/Receipt of Bids list