County Executive Joanie Mahoney Announces Live Streaming of Bid Openings

Municipal partners applaud benefits & savings

Syracuse, NY- Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney announced today that Onondaga County will now be live streaming bid openings. Bid openings will be broadcast to the public on the YouTube channel “Purchasing Bids”

Onondaga County Executive, Joanie Mahoney

“Live Streaming is a great opportunity to let the public see County government working in real time,” said Mahoney. “Bidders will no longer have to travel to attend bid openings and can instead stay on the job site and monitor their submissions right from their smartphones.”

The live streams will benefit all of the customers who conduct business with Onondaga County.

“Having City of Oswego Bid openings broadcast on-line will be beneficial to many City businesses, eliminating the trip to Syracuse for bid openings,” said Oswego Mayor Billy Barlow, “Live Streaming our bid openings will only enhance our new partnership with Onondaga County.”

“We are excited to see the improvements in the county’s outreach to our vendor community. We look forward to the opportunities this will create for our businesses to seek out projects with Oswego and Onondaga Counties,” said Shane Broadwell, Chair of the Oswego County Board.

“This is an important step forward in the future for our partnership with Onondaga County. Our staff as well as vendors can observe bid openings live from any location, decreasing the need to travel from Otsego County and saving taxpayer dollars. ” said David Bliss, Chair of the Otsego County Board.

Live bid openings can be viewed on the Division of Purchase’s YouTube Channel, Purchasing Bids: Division of Purchase’s YouTube Channel

The live stream recording will be posted to the channel immediately after.