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.


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 Practice

Purchasing employees do not accept gifts from vendors. This includes paying for meals. Your assistance is appreciated.