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About Us

The Purchasing Department is the center for procurements in the City School District of New Rochelle. The department oversees all purchases of goods, services and public works in the District. It is the Purchasing Department's responsibility to see that all procurements in the District are conducted efficiently and effectively to ensure the most prudent use of District resources.

The Purchasing Department is responsible for ensuring that procedures and practices comply with District policies and safeguards as well as New York State laws and regulations. The department is committed to operating with the highest levels of integrity and transparency as it welcomes responsible vendors and contractors seeking to do business with the District. The department's practices foster competition to the extent practicable as it engages a diversity of vendors.

The purpose of this page is to offer information on how to conduct procurements with the District, and also to present the ways in which the department assists District employees in obtaining the goods and services required to carry out the district's mission.


The purchasing department welcomes responsible suppliers and vendors seeking to do business with the District. The department is committed to following fair, transparent business practices to foster free, open competition among vendors to the extent practicable. The City School District of New Rochelle follows green practices. Beginning September 1, 2018, all purchase orders will be sent electronically rather than mailed.



All orders should have proper documentation to demonstrate how prices were determined (i.e. current catalog, fax, internet, etc.)

  • $1-$10,000 Discretion of the Purchasing Agent with written quotes

  • $10,001 ‐ $19,999 Documented written quotes from at least 3 vendors (Commodities)

  • $10,000 - $34,999 Documented written quotes from at least 3 vendors (Public Works)

  • >$20,000 Commodities – Competitive Bidding Required

  • >$35,000 Public Works  – Competitive Bidding Required

Meals Reimbursement as per GSA

Mileage Reimbursement as per IRS is $0.67 per mile

Additional Resources

Contact Us

Meilisa Arlt

Purchasing Agent


Sheila Governale

Junior Purchasing Clerk


Maureen Flynn

Junior Purchasing Clerk