The Bureau of Purchases ensures the procurement of supplies, materials, equipment and contractual services for all departments, offices, boards, institutions and other agencies of the City by obtaining quality cost-effective goods and services in a timely professional manner through a competitive, fair and socially responsible process in accordance with the law. The Bureau performs the following duties:
- Provides departments direction on proper City purchasing policy and procedures.
- Responsible for the contract process from advertisement of Request for
Proposals (RFP) and Bid specifications to final contract.
- Approval and processing of all City purchase requisitions.
- Maintenance & expansion of all vendor databases.
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