City Hall
200 Common Street, Room 301
Lawrence, MA 01840
Tel. (978) 620-3240
Fax. (978) 722-9120



The Purchasing Department's goal is to obtain the best price in procuring supplies, services and facilities for all City Departments, while keeping in compliance with state and local laws.

To view current bids and download specifications please visit http://bids.cityoflawrence.com. It is the contractor's responsibility to make certain they have received any/all addenda relating to their bid prior to the bid opening date.

Bids available to download (please click on the link above). If you have not previously registered, you will have to do so before downloading any bids.


1. Police Department Radio System Upgrade & User Equipment IFB Tuesday, 02/20/18 @ 10:00 AM  #1  03/05/18 Friday, 03/30/18 @ 11:00 AM
2. Emergency Solutions Grant Rapid Re-housing Program RFP     Wednesday, 03/14/18 @ 2:00 PM
3. Re-Bid Lease of Space for the Office of Planning & Development RFP     Monday, 04/09/18 @ 11:00 AM


Commonwealth of MA Statewide Contract Vendor Registration

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts' Operational Services Division (OSD) competitively bids and awards contracts for supplies, services and construction trades on behalf of State and local agencies, schools. cities and towns.  The City of Lawrence has made a commitment to take advantage of this opportunity to utilize Statewide Contracts whenever possible.  OSD offers free vendor training classes, free help desk support to aid new vendors in the registration process and above all, assists all small, large and diverse business grow their profit margins by connecting your business to the Commonwealth.

To register your business with the Commonwealth    https://www.mass.gov/how-to/become-a-statewide-contractor

Supplier Diversity Office   https://www.mass.gov/supplier-diversity-office

COMMBUYS Help Desk  COMMBUYS@state.ma.us  Phone:  888-627-8283 M-F