Purchasing and Procurement

Peter Montz Director

Peter Montz

(985) 652-9569 ext. 1171
1811 W. Airline Hwy, LaPlace LA 70068


Staff Title Ext. Email
Mellissa Tassara Purchasing Agent 1154 m.tassara@stjohn-la.gov
Toni Butler Distribution Clerk 1262 t.butler@stjohn-la.gov
Tedric Anderson Distribution Clerk 1151 t.anderson@stjohn-la.gov
Chentel Noble Purchasing Clerk 1111 c.noble@stjohn-la.gov


The Purchasing & Procurement Department is responsible for the acquisition of all materials and services acquired by St. John the Baptist Parish.  The department interfaces daily, with vendors and engineering and architectural firms designing projects for the parish, and with contractors repairing and building the infrastructure of the parish.  The department is also responsible for making purchases, submitting projects for bidding, executing contracts, and keeping records that are in compliance with auditing guidelines.


The Purchasing & Procurement Department uses Central Bidding as the official online journal for placement of bids, request for proposals, and request for qualifications.  The Central Bidding website can be accessed at www.centralauctionhouse.com.  Interested proposers are encouraged to sign up for free registration on the site to receive updated information regarding active solicitations.  To view current solicitations please visit the Bidding, Request for Proposals, and Request for Qualifications Page.