Supplies/Equipment Procurement

For the Supplies/Equipment Procurement

The Commerce Department is responsible for providing all City Departments with supplies, equipment and services necessary to perform their activities.  The Department is charged with the development and review of bid specifications jointly with City departments, administration of the formal bid process, contract administration and the sale of surplus equipment.  The Commerce Department obtains bids through advertising and direct solicitation.  Our main objective is preserving and protecting the fiscal resources of the City by ensuring that the process for procuring goods and services is conducted in a fair, competitive and transparent manner, using objective standards for the selection of contractors and vendors, which allows for fair, impartial and uniform bidding, contract development and awarding procedures.