The Purchasing Department is the central purchasing agency of the City of Palm Beach Gardens government. It is the responsibility of the Purchasing Department to issue and maintain purchasing policies, procedures and guidelines for the city’s departments. It is also the Purchasing Department's responsibility to issue solicitations and prepare contracts at the authorization levels established within the purchasing guidelines.
The Purchasing 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 ultimate 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.
Awards & Recognition
The Purchasing Department of the City of Palm Beach Gardens has been awarded the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing's (NIGP) OA4 Accreditation Award and the Small Agency Certification Award from Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC). The Department is also the proud recipient of the National Procurement Institute's Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award and is a Sterling Award winner.
How to Obtain Information on Bids & Other Solicitations
The City of Palm Beach Gardens utilizes electronic online services for notification and distribution of its solicitation documents. The city’s solicitation information can be obtained from Public Purchase, Demand Star, or by joining the city’s Vendors Registration List. Please click on the links below for additional information: