Purchasing

Purchasing Overview


The Purchasing Division is responsible for assisting in the purchasing of all supplies and acquiring construction and miscellaneous services for all City Departments in accordance with state statutes, city ordinances, and proper purchasing procedures, as well as disposing of surplus city property.

Duties


This division seeks to provide economic and timely purchases of goods and services for all city departments through requests for proposals, bids, quotes, and centralized purchasing. Turnaround time will be 25 days or less for bids and 4 days for purchase orders. This division manages the City's insured and self-insured programs.

Management of the insured program includes:
  • Coordination of all losses
  • Evaluation of insurance needs
  • Purchase of insurance policies
  • Soliciting insurance bids
Management of the self-insured program includes the judgment and damages from which all third party liability and city property damages under deductibles or uninsured are paid.

No Gift Policy


City employees are not allowed to accept gifts from vendors. This includes paying for meals. If you customarily send a token of appreciation to your customers, the City asks that you please not send any item to City employees or offices. Your assistance is appreciated.