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The Purchasing Division, which operates under the purview of the Finance Department, is responsible for the timely and cost-efficient acquisition of supplies, equipment, professional and construction services for all City Departments. Additionally, we provide for surplus property management and disposition.

Division Director

Purchasing Agent
David Clemente


Purchasing Division is located in the lower level of Pawtucket City Hall, 137 Roosevelt Avenue
Mailing Address:
Pawtucket City Hall
Purchasing Division
137 Roosevelt Avenue
Pawtucket, RI 02860
Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Phone / Contacts

City Hall Main Number: (401) 728-0500
David Clemente: Extension 271
Purchasing Fax: (401) 728-3988
Purchasing Office: Extensions 211, 271, 273


The City's purchasing policies are administered in strict compliance with applicable Federal laws, the State of Rhode Island's "Award of Municipal Contracts" law, Title 45, Chapter 55, and the City of Pawtucket's "Home Rule Charter."

The "System"

The procurement system in place is centralized, with all purchasing requests routing through Purchasing in a "requisition" format, and a "purchase order" end result.

It is of paramount importance to this office that the citizens of Pawtucket be assured that the procurement policies employed are fair and equitable. The highest ethical standards are expected of vendors, City Employees, and agents of the City having official responsibility for procurement transactions.

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