The Purchasing Department provides quality goods and services, in a timely manner, at the best value for county departments. Staff sources and executes purchases, establishes and administers contracts, oversees the procurement card program, ensures compliance with policy and legal requirements, manage supplier relationships, and cultivates a business-friendly environment to promote local economic development. Essential values are customer service, partnership, innovation, ethical and fair conduct, professional standards, and transparency in the fulfillment of the department’s procurement duties.

The department also provide printing services, graphic design and video production, mail and inter-office courier services, handling of surplus property, and warehouse storage at approved rate within each internal service fund.