The Purchasing Department is a member of the administrative team of Denton County. Scott Arledge, CPPO, CPPB, Director of Purchasing, is employed by the Denton County Commissioners Court. He protects the interest of the Denton County taxpayers, and is responsible for assuring fair and equitable treatment to all suppliers without regard to political pressure.

The Director of Purchasing is charged with the responsibility of purchasing all supplies, materials, and equipment required. The Director also contracts for all repairs to property and supervises all purchases made on competitive bid.

Persons or suppliers interested in being added to Denton County Bidder's Mailing List may register at eBid DentonCounty, powered by ionWave Technologies. Minority and small business suppliers are encouraged to bid on any and all Denton County projects.

Statement of Purpose

  • To provide the best service possible to all county departments in a fair and equitable manner.
  • To ensure an atmosphere of equality to all vendors without regard to undue influence or political pressures.
  • To protect the interests of the Denton County taxpayers in all expenditures.

Joseph A. Carroll - County Administration Building
401 West Hickory
Suite 324
Denton, TX 76201-9026
(940) 349-3130
(972) 434-8853
(940) 349-3131 (Fax)


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