Procurement Policy

Mission Statement and Protocol

To ensure that Cavan County Council’s Procurement function is discharged with probity, transparency and accountability, adheres to EU/National Law and National guidelines, and operates in the most efficient and effective way to support value for money purchasing while achieving the required standards to deliver quality services to the citizens of County Cavan.


To achieve best value for money, the Council’s Procurement Protocol is to :

  • Utilise the Office of Government Procurement’s centralised contracts / frameworks (where applicable) for goods and serviced.
  • Utilise the Local Government Operational Procurement Centre’s centralised contracts / frameworks for Plant Hire and Minor Civil Works (where applicable).
  • Participate in Regional / Collaborative tendering with other Local Authorities/Public Bodies.
  •  Aggregate Council run tenders.
  • Publish / Advertise Council run tenders in the correct manner to reflect the Value of the contract. (Quotes / etenders / OJEU)
  • Manage Contracts whether awarded at National, Regional or Local level to ensure works, supplies and services are delivered in accordance with the contract terms and conditions
  • Ensure that the transactional process of buying goods and services or engaging a works contractor is complied with.


Download Cavan County Council Procurement Methods and Thresholds (PDF, 177kb)