City of Memphis putting contract info on Web

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The city of Memphis is now sharing details of city contracts and purchase orders on a website.

The initiative announced by Mayor A C Wharton on Tuesday is meant to promote transparency and provide local businesses with information on city contracts.

Visitors to can view amounts of contracts, the category of services or products related to contracts, and the date that contracts were executed or amended.

The site also includes a link to lists of all open and recently closed bids and solicitations from the city for qualified businesses.

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