County Opens Vet Services for Bid

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County is putting its veterinary services out for bid.

“We’ve always used Dr. Robert Chappell,” Davis Anderson, Deputy County Administrator, said. “But we wanted to have an official contract and give anyone who wanted to put in for it to opportunity to do so.”

The County is seeking a vet to provide services at the County Animal Shelter and Adoption Center. Services include in-house vaccinations, surgery (to include spaying and neutering), triage and tests and treatment of livestock involved in animal cruelty cases.

The vet would handle primarily small animals, Davis said, while the County would continue to employ S.C. Equine Associates for veterinary services for horses.

The official notice to bid can be found on page 14 of this edition. A detailed job description can be found on the County’s website at: http://www.fairfieldsc.com/_fileUploads/RFP%201816%20Veterinary%20Services.pdf

Proposals will be accepted by the County until 2 p.m., Sept. 7.