The Purchasing Department is responsible for the purchases pursuant to rules and regulations established by statues or ordinance; contracts for, purchases, stores and distributes all supplies, materials and equipment required by any office, department or agency of the City. The Department is required to:
Establish and enforce specifications with respect to supplies, materials, and equipment required by the City
Inspect or supervise the inspection of all deliveries of supplies, materials, and equipment, and determine their quality, quantity, and conformance with specifications
Have charge of such general storerooms and warehouses as the City Council may provide by ordinance
Transfer to or between offices, departments or agencies; or with the approval of the City Council, sell surplus, obsolete, or unused supplies, material and equipment at public auction.
Cause a running inventory to be kept showing receipts and disbursements of materials, supplies and equipment
Approves the processing of purchase requisitions to orders
Provides for the oversight to compliance with regards to advertisement and solicitation requesting bids or proposals
Vendors who are interested in selling products and services to the City should read the Vendor Requirements. If the vendor agrees to adhere by all requirements listed, please fax a completed Vendor Application to the Department or contact the Purchasing Office directly.