Accounts Payable

The Town of Lexington has a decentralized Accounts Payable System, which processes payments and invoices of all Town Departments. The primary function is to procure cost-effectively, timely, and efficiently while complying with all applicable laws, regulations, and Town policies.

Methods of Procurement

  • Purchases of $999.99 or less may be made without securing competitive quotes.
  • Purchases of more than $1,000 but less than $20,000 are procured by solicitation of written quotations.
  • Purchases of $20,000 and greater are procured using the competitive, sealed bidding process. Purchases deemed as Professional Services may have separate requirements.

Vendor Requirements

  • Any vendor doing business within the Town of Lexington is required to have a current Town of Lexington Business License. Please get in touch with the Town’s Business & Development Services to obtain a Business License at 803-951-4631 or for further information.
  • Any vendor doing business on Town Property must have certain Certificates of Insurance on file that meet all Town requirements.