Purchasing and Contracts
The Purchasing and Contracts department is the central purchasing agency of the City of Palm Beach Gardens government. It is the responsibility of the Purchasing and Contracts department to issue and maintain purchasing policies, procedures, and guidelines for the City’s departments. The Purchasing and Contracts department is also responsible for issuing solicitations and preparing contracts at the authorization levels established within the purchasing guidelines.
The Purchasing and Contracts department’s goal is to provide the City with the required goods and services in the most cost-effective manner and at the time and place necessary to help ensure that the City provides the public timely and quality service. The purchasing function involves the procurement of goods, materials, supplies, equipment, and services at the lowest possible cost consistent with the quality needed for the daily operations of various City departments. The Department’s goal is the promotion of the City’s best interest through proper planning and fair dealing with vendors to obtain maximum value for each dollar expended.
Expenditures for Purchasing and Contracts Management total $236,597. This amount reflects an increase of $14,123, or 6.35% from the fiscal year 2023 adopted budget of $222,474.