(Chicago, Illinois)—Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to City of Alcoa for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) Read on...
Stansell Electric and MDI Contracting informed the City of Alcoa that traffic signal installation operations on W. Bessemer Street and N. Calderwood Street will start next week on Monday, October 26, 2020. Read on...
The City of Alcoa operates a centralized purchasing program. The Purchasing and Warehousing Division acts as the City's central purchasing authority and exercises control over the acquisition of equipment, materials, services, and supplies for all City departments through the formulation of specifications and the selection of bidders/proposers. The Purchasing and Warehousing Division assumes responsibility to:
Maintain open and fair competition
Decline to take advantage of vendor errors
Maintain fair and clear purchase and bid specifications
Adhere to ethical purchasing policies and principles and laws
Observe and maintain honesty and candor in all transactions with suppliers
Respect the confidence of suppliers in the handling of information
Remain free from any obligation to suppliers
Furnish and complete accurate information
Follow up on deliveries, and foster prompt payment of invoices
Keep an open mind on new methods and procedures for procuring goods and services
Encourage testing or demonstration of materials and products which may be of value to the City
Visit sources of supply and keep informed as to their methods and stability
The Purchasing and Warehousing Division acts as liaison between vendors and the City. This division is located at:
725 Universal Street
Alcoa, TN 37701
The division is headed by the Purchasing Agent , Mr. Larry Harper. The division is open for business from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.