The goals of the Purchasing Division are:
Recipient of the Award for Achievement of Excellence in Procurement® in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015!
In 1995, the National Purchasing Institute established a program designed to recognize organizational excellence in public procurement. The Achievement of Excellence in Procurement® (AEP) is awarded annually.
This prestigious award is earned by those organizations that demonstrate excellence by obtaining a high score based on standardized criteria. The criteria are designed to measure innovation, professionalism, productivity, e-procurement, and leadership attributes of the procurement organization.
The City's Purchasing Division has won this prestigious award eleven
times since 2004!