Purchases of $25,000 or less are made on the open market. Whenever possible, these purchases are based on informal quotations.
After a purchase order has been awarded to a vendor, four steps remain before the transaction is completed.
Due to the significant amount of public funds expended each year, the Purchasing and Warehousing Division is guided in its purchasing procedures by several established objectives.
Learn more about the two types of City purchases: Open Market Purchases and Blanket Purchases.
View a list of the responsibilities that the Purchasing and Warehousing Division assumes when purchasing for the City.