Purchasing Alliance

The SHACOG Purchasing Alliance is administered by the South Hills Area Council of Governments (SHACOG) for the following participating Councils of Governments: Allegheny Valley North COG, Butler County COG, Char-West COG, North Hills COG, Quaker Valley COG, SHACOG, Steel Rivers COG, and Turtle Creek Valley COG. SHACOG is responsible for surveying the participating municipalities for estimated requirements, developing and/or updating all product specifications, placing the advertisements for bid, updating the bid program used by the vendors, opening the bids, tabulating the bids, and disseminating the bid results.

Bids were opened at 2:00 PM, Thursday, March 16, 2023 for the following commodities:

  • Road Aggregates
  • Liquid Asphalt
  • Bituminous Surfacing Materials
  • Line Painting and Reflective Glass Beads
  • Guide Rails and Posts-Components and Installation
  • Traffic Signs and Sign Posts
  • Thermoplastic Pavement Markings
  • Frames, Rings, and Grates-Cast Iron and Steel
  • Precast Concrete Inlets and Risers
  • Manhole Inserts
  • Plastic Pipe
  • Wastewater Treatment Chemicals
  • Fertilizers
  • Ballfield Mixture
  • Top Soil
  • Hardwood Bark Mulch
  • Wood Carpet
  • Mushroom Compost


    The SHACOG Purchasing Alliance web site allows the member municipalities of the participating COG's to record and view their estimated commodity requirements via the Internet. By using this site, the municipalities have instant access to previous years' survey estimates and the ability to enter data for the new year as well as view all posted bid tabulations.

    MUNICIPALITIES - Click here to access the Municipalities section of the SHACOG Purchasing Alliance web portal.


    Registered Vendors may click here to access the SHACOG Purchasing Alliance bid program.

    Prospective vendors must be registered with the SHACOG Purchasing Alliance and have a Username and Password. If the vendor is not registered or does not have a Username and Password, the vendor should contact Sue Dawson (412-429-1130) in the SHACOG office.

    VENDORS - Click here to access the Vendors sections of the SHACOG Purchasing Alliance web portal.

      Allegheny Valley North COG
      Butler County COG
      Char-West COG
      North Hills COG
      Quaker Valley COG
      South Hills Area COG
      Steel Rivers COG
      Turtle Creek Valley COG
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