The Baltimore Regional Cooperative Purchasing Committee works with regional procurement officers from its eight county/city membership to aggregate the purchasing volumes of like commodities and services to leverage the committee's buying power.
This work is facilitated by the Coordinator of Cooperative Purchasing employed by the Baltimore Metropolitan Council.
Purpose and Mission
- Identify cooperative procurement opportunities.
- Identify a lead buying entity to administer the cooperative procurement under their purchasing policy and procedures.
- Save participants money, time and administrative burden through consolidation efforts.
- Share best practices and essential information.
Anne Arundel County, Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Anne Arundel Community College, City of Annapolis, Baltimore County, Baltimore County Public Schools, Community College of Baltimore County, City of Baltimore, Baltimore City Public Schools, Baltimore City Community College, Carroll County, Carroll County Public Schools, Carroll County Community College, Harford County, Harford County Public Schools, Harford County Community College, Howard County, Howard County Public Schools, Howard County Community College, Queen Anne's County and Maryland Department of General Services.
The Baltimore Regional Cooperative Purchasing Committee created a video to provide important information for suppliers, employees and the public on the topic of governmental ethics in procurement activities. Please take the time to view this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RamJ5naD4D0.