Welcome to the official website of Jefferson County New York

About Us

Our Mission and Values  


  • To provide quality services and best value in a fiscally responsible manner consistent with the laws of the State of New York.
  • Provide the highest level of Customer Service and Support through the use of the most user-friendly and efficient methods possible.


  • Accountability for the Stewardship of the Public funds we are entrusted with.
  • Flexibility to meet the ever-changing needs of our customers when necessary.
  • Development of effective business relationships with Suppliers and Departmental Employees.
  • Ongoing Development of the Skills and Training necessary to support our continual growth and our abilities to excel in our individual roles.

Those we Serve:  

The Purchasing Department provides services to all County Departments and Political subdivisions throughout the County who request our assistance, including:

  • Office of the Aging
  • Board of Elections
  • County Clerk
  • Sheriff’s Department including Corrections, Patrol Division, River Patrol and various County Task Forces
  • District Attorney and Associated Task Forces
  • Departments of Public Health, Mental Health and Social Services
  • Information Technology
  • Emergency Services - Fire and Emergency Management, Dog Control 
  • Facilities
  • Highway Department
  • Airport
  • Recycling Center