Purchasing, Contracts, and Warehouse Services is responsible for the purchase of all supplies and equipment within the District. We also are responsible for recommending contractors for construction projects and for other outside services. Within the purchasing function, the purchasing office exercises primary control of expenditures for services, equipment, supplies, and materials. Additionally, Purchasing, Contracts, and Warehouse Services provide assistance to other departments in selecting the best product and service vendors, considering the needs and budgets of the user departments.
Purchasing, Contracts, and Warehouse Services establish a framework of law and ethics within which competitive procurement can bring an optimal combination of quality, service, and affordability to the District.