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 www.memphistn.gov/business 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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