Purchasing Objectives

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    Tesla Boulevard Opening Ceremony Announced

    The City of Alcoa, in conjunction with the developers, RESIGHT of Denver, CO and former land owner, Arconic Inc., have announced the opening of Tesla Boulevard located on the site of the former Aluminum Company of America Inc. West Plant. Read on...
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    Hunt Road Interchange / Tesla Boulevard Traffic Pattern Change

    The temporary traffic pattern currently in effect at Tesla Boulevard and the western half of the Hunt Road interchange will switch to its permanent configuration at the intersection of Tesla Boulevard and the northbound off-ramp to Hunt Road and at the
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    Alcoa Electric Wildwood Power Interruption Scheduled

    The City of Alcoa Electric Department will be conducting repairs to the Wildwood Substation at approximately 3:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 22nd. Read on...
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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. These objectives are:
  1. To conduct all purchasing in accordance with Tennessee Law, City Charter, City of Alcoa Code, and the Uniform Commercial Code as adopted by the State of Tennessee.
  2. To comply with the City and National Institute of Governmental Purchasing Code of Ethics.
  3. To timely acquire and deliver in the proper place the right quantity and quality of goods and services at the right prices consistent with the needs of the City and its Departments.
  4. To stimulate competitive bidding in order to obtain from capable suppliers, goods and services at the lowest possible cost and to provide all interested vendors with equal opportunity to offer their products/services to the City.
  5. To treat all vendors fairly.
  6. To initiate and maintain effective and professional, public, vendor and agency relationships.
  7. To avoid becoming obligated to any supplier or to engage in any City transaction from which personal benefit may be directly or indirectly derived.