Metra's purchasing functions are handled through Materials Management, which is comprised of three departments:
- Materials and Services Procurement
Purchases materials, equipment, and various services.
- Construction and Facilities Maintenance Procurement
Procures goods and services related to construction, facilities maintenance and other infrastructue projects.
- Professional Services Procurement
Contracts for architectural and engineering, IT, and other professional services.
Material and Stores
Material and Stores is responsible for the day-to-day activities related to the receipt, storage, distribution and replenishment of Metra's physical inventory.
Annual Procurement Plan
The Procurement Plan, updated quarterly, identifies potential contracting opportunities for goods and services anticipated by Metra Departments such as Engineering, Mechanical, Fleet and Facility Management, Finance, Information Systems and Materials and Stores. This document also includes information about vendor registrations and how Metra ensures that small, minority and women-owned businesses have equal opportunity to receive and participate in Metra contracts.
Review Metra’s Annual Procurement Plan here.