The Purchasing Department supports and enhances the education of students by purchasing goods and services requested by District staff based upon an impartial open competitive vendor selection process that complies with applicable laws and District policies and achieves the lowest available acquisition cost consistent with the specified features, functions, quantity, quality, level of service, and required delivery time.

Purchasing Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the procurement of goods and services for all departments of the District
  • Promote fair, ethical and legal trade practices
  • Assure purchases are properly authorized
  • Determine if Purchase Requisition is complete with supporting documentation and create Purchase Orders
  • Direct Purchase Order to vendor
  • Expedite delivery of urgently needed goods and services
  • Bidding & Annual Contracts for supplies, equipment, and services
  • Contracts & on-call type service agreements for equipment repair
  • Asset Inventory & Tracking of District Property, such as furniture, equipment, computers, etc.

All Purchase Orders, Blanket Purchase Orders, Open Orders, Maintenance Contracts, and any other contracts issued by the Purchasing Department are subject to the terms and conditions in the provided link unless specifically stated by purchasing. PO Terms and Conditions

To do business with the District, please see our Doing Business page.

To see our current and future solicitations, please see our Purchasing Bids page.

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