Municipal Purchasing & The Power of e-Procurement
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saving Time, Money & Headaches by Knowing Your Options, and What NOT to Do
Public sector purchasing is riddled with detail-oriented and time-consuming tasks which are commonly viewed as cumbersome. If not implemented correctly, they can lead to even greater costs and headaches.
This interactive webinar will educate participants on the basic concepts and principles of procurement, allowing them to incorporate best practices and sound approaches.
It will then cover the many time and cost-saving benefits of e-Procurement, culminating with a brief demonstration of current e-procurement capabilities.
Steven A. Stine, Esq.
Mr. Stine is a sole practitioner in Hummelstown, Pennsylvania. He concentrates his practice in municipal law and currently represents a number of municipalities as solicitor and special counsel in Dauphin and Cumberland Counties. In addition, he has written a chapter on municipal procurement, which is included in the first, second, third and fourth editions of the Municipal Solicitor's Handbook, which have been published by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development. Mr. Stine received his A.B. from Albright College in 1982 and his J.D. from the Dickinson School of Law in 1985.
Freddy Lutz, Director of Strategic Planning and Client Development, PennBid
Mr. Lutz serves as Director of Strategic Planning and Client Development for Lancaster County, PA based PennBid/Apex PM Solutions. Mr. Lutz boasts 20 years' experience in municipal operations, project management, communications & marketing and capital project implementation. With a keen sense for cost effective and practical solutions, Mr. Lutz is a thought leader specializing in consensus building, creative thinking, and moving public sector clients forward. Mr. Lutz has a Bachelor in Fine Arts degree from Lock Haven University.