Your NPPGov Q4 Newsletter

Your NPPGov Q4 Newsletter

Welcome to Your NPPGov Newsletter

Happy Holidays from our team to yours! As 2018 comes to a close, we want to take a few moments to reflect on all we’ve accomplished this year and extend a heartfelt thank you to you, our members. We wouldn’t have been able to do these things without you. This year we were able to:

  • Work with our Lead Public Agency partners to complete 6 new RFPs, resulting in over 20 new contracts

  • Attend over 40 tradeshows, including several vendor partner meetings and association conferences

  • Continue to grow membership and contract usage

We look forward to your continuous support and being your chosen cooperative procurement provider in 2019.

The City of Iowa City Sells Big with

The City of Iowa City recently sold many of its historic City Park amusement rides by using Using the online government surplus auction website to sell their miniature train ride, Ferris wheel and carousel, along with other rides, returned over $80,000 to the city fund. These funds will help in bringing a new, bigger adventure playground to the City for the public’s enjoyment. can help get items in front of potential buyers across the country. Items ranging from computer equipment to fire and police vehicles and equipment to various pieces of furniture have been sold on the auction website. The contract is available to all NPPGov members.

Leveraging Cooperative Contracts Strategically

Executive Director of NCPP, Tammy Rimes, recently wrote an article in Government Procurement about the strategic evolution of cooperative contracts. Public procurement teams are consistently being asked to do more with less staff. They must continually use all the resources at their disposal, one of them being cooperative contracts. As procurement personnel tackle the challenges they are faced with, cooperative contracts have evolved to provide even more help. The change is driven by government teams leveraging cooperative contracts even more efficiently.

Need FirstNet Services

Access the AT&T FirstNet Contract through NPPGov today! FirstNet, the First Responder Network Authority, is a nationwide wireless broadband network dedicated to public safety and is built with AT&T. With our streamlined process, the onboarding process can start immediately. Give your public safety officers and community the gift of a dedicated network this holiday season. Get more information here.

International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)

Orlando FL

National Procurement Institute (NPI)

Fort Worth, TX

National League of Cities (NLC)

Los Angeles, CA