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Environmental Purchasing

County agencies and all of our contractors are required to use recycled and other eco-friendly products whenever possible.



Social Equity

Disadvantaged Businesses

Women and minority-owned businesses are more competitive bidding on contracts designated as Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE).

Small Businesses

SCS certification increases the competitiveness of local small businesses when bidding on King County contracts.


Recent studies forecast a shortage of skilled workers in the construction industry. In response, selected King County public works projects require contractors to hire minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and economically disadvantaged youth as apprentices.

Equal Benefits

Contractors doing business with King County must provide benefits to their employees' domestic partners that are equivalent to benefits offered to spouses of employees.




Economic Prosperity

Living Wages

Contractors doing business with King County must pay their employees a Living Wage according to a schedule set by the County Council. 


Our Purchasing Card program generates huge rebates that save taxpayers nearly one million dollars annually. 

Procurement Reform

We're always improving how we provide economical procurement solutions that reflect the values of our community.



Contact Us

Phone: (206) 263-9400

TTY Relay: 711

Fax: (206) 296-7676