Purchasing Policy

It is the purpose of the purchasing policy to establish uniform guidelines by which City departments can acquire goods and services. The goals are designed to:

  • Ensure compliance with state and local laws pertaining to municipal purchasing.
  • Ensure the lowest responsive vendor is paid for goods and services meeting City specifications.
  • Meet the operational needs of the City.
  • Provide a timely and cost effective method for acquiring goods and services.
  • Provide reasonable and efficient internal controls.
  • Encourage competitive bidding on the part of vendors.