The role of the Purchasing Division is to assist county departments and divisions in acquiring goods, services, or construction. The office is generally the initial contact for agencies and contractors to acquire goods or services. The Purchasing Division oversees a purchasing process that assures impartial and equitable evaluation of bids and proposals from vendors and helps agencies to establish fair and reasonable contracts. In the event of a contract dispute or claim resolution, the division acts as mediator.
To provide efficient, responsive services that enhance our quality of life, meet common needs, and promote a safe and healthy community.
Awards and Recognition
- 1998 National Association of Counties "Achievement Award"
- 2000 National Institute of Governmental Purchasing "Outstanding Agency Accreditation Achievement Award"
- 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004 National Purchasing Institute "Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award"
- 2003, 2005 and 2007 Florida Association of Public Purchasing Officers "Excellence in Public Procurement Award"
213 Palafox Place 2nd Floor
Pensacola, FL 32502-5822