Purchasing Agent

The Accounts Department is operating on a limited regular work schedule during the COVID-19 City Emergency Declaration. There are NO “in person” interactions at this time. Communication is limited to email, mail and cell phone.

The main contact for the Accounts Department during these emergency operations is Marilyn Rivers, the Director of Risk and Safety. Marilyn’s cell phone number is (518) 210-3243.

Purchasing: Invoices may be emailed to ap-invoice@saratoga-springs.org



The City Charter provides the Commissioner of Accounts the authority to make all City purchases. As the Purchasing Agent for the City, he ensures all City purchases are made in compliance with New York State Law.

Responsibilities
The powers, duties and responsibilities of the Commissioner of Accounts acting as the City Purchasing Agency include:
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